Great Moments In #FORWARD

House Democrats Get Training to Play the Race Card

From the PJ Tatler:

House Democrats are getting formal training in the best practices of tossing out racial slurs. That’s not to say that racial smears don’t come to Democrats naturally. Clearly, they do. From the Ku Klux Klan (founded by Democrats, for Democrats) to today, the Democrats have put race front and center of many policy debates. They’re just getting training on refining how they use their natural racial dishonesty. Think of it as a race-baiting finishing school.

Read the whole thing.

And a follow-up:

Dems Choose ’60s Radical’s Daughter for Race Bait Training

Also from PJ Tatler:

According to the Washington Examiner, House Dems are ready to take on the election season with professional “race bait” training from someone who learned the art from the best. Their expert instructor,  Maya Wiley, has plenty of connections current and past to make her the ideal choice.

Currently with the Center for Social Inclusion, Maya has a resume that any progressive would envy, including work with Soros’ Open Society, NAACP, Tides, and the ACLU:

Prior to founding the Center for Social Inclusion, Maya was a senior advisor on race and poverty to the Director of U.S. Programs of the Open Society Institute and helped develop and implement the Open Society Foundation – South Africa’s Criminal Justice Initiative. She has worked for the American Civil Liberties Union National Legal Department, in the Poverty and Justice Program of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Maya previously served on the boards of Human Rights Watch, the Institute on Race and Poverty at the University of Minnesota School of Law and the Council on Foreign Relations. She currently chairs the Tides Network Board and was named a NY Moves magazine 2009 Power Woman.  In 2011 Wiley was named as one of “20 Leading Black Women Social Activists Advocating Change” by The

Again, read the whole thing.

Huh. Imagine that! Democrats needing training in race baiting! I would have thought decades of practice would have made perfect by now.


About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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