January 17, 2022

This is Martin Luther King day, and it's always a day of mixed messages, consisting mostly of talk without significant progress, a tsunami of hypocrisy from Republicans, and a deliberate misreading by racists of his radical message of equality.

Like this from the Ohio GOP, who is fighting like hell to make sure Black voters aren't represented:

Or Scott frigging Walker, who pulls the favorite MLK quote of racists:

Actions, of course, speak louder than empty words:


Let's remember not ONE REPUBLICAN voted to support the voting rights bill. Not one.

And then we have the reminders of who MLK really was:

The obstacles remain, but his legacy still inspires. Happy birthday, Dr. King!

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