MSNBC Visitor: ‘Just about All Racists Belong to the Republican Occasion’

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Saturday’s AM Pleasure on MSNBC displayed the most recent instance of the liberal information community’s eagerness to carry the type of Republicans onto their reveals who will trash different Republicans. 

Whereas showing as a visitor to advertise his ebook, former George H.W. Bush Treasury official Bruce Bartlett really asserted that “just about all racists belong to the Republican get together at this time,” and made a Nazi reference to Josef Goebbels as he attacked the right-wing media for supposedly misinforming conservatives.

Host Pleasure Reid appeared oblivious to her personal information community’s liberal bubble that usually excludes the type if Republican analysts who most popular Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton as she fretted over the “conservative information bubble” and what may be assist shoppers of stories who’re trapped inside it:

You do additionally discuss the truth that there are two silos of data — the conservative silo the place they’re getting their media from one place, after which everybody else getting their media from one other. So how can individuals type of shield themselves in the event that they’re inside that conservative information bubble?

Bartlett bemoaned that conservatives will not be keen on being saved by the extra liberal media as he responded:

I do not suppose they need to be protected sadly. I imply, you’ve got acquired an enormous variety of individuals on this nation who get just about all of their information from Fox or they pay attention solely to speak radio the place you actually solely hear the right-wing perspective from Rush Limbaugh or Sean Hannity. And in the event that they’re trying on the web, they’re studying the Drudge Report or Breitbart in a closed loop the place they by no means hear many info. 

He then acquired to the Nazi comparisons as he added:

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They hear lies. And so once they hear the identical lie again and again, we all know that is known as the “huge lie method” that Josef Goebbels invented again within the 1930s. And sadly it really works.

After studying from a tweet wherein Bartlett declared that he wouldn’t vote for Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie due to “his pandering to racists and neo-Confederates,” host Reid posed:

Is it simply Donald Trump that is inflicting the Republican get together to type of, I do not know, cuddle as much as or excuse this type of neo-Accomplice ideology that is crept into their base?

Bartlett absurdly claimed that the majority racists affiliate themselves with Republicans:

Nicely, you understand, it has been mentioned many occasions that not all Republicans are racists, however all — just about all racists belong to the Republican get together at this time. And I will make the purpose as effectively in order that these individuals was Democrats. Democrats’ get together was the get together of the South, and now the Republicans are the get together of the South.

He added:

And lots of people refuse to confess that there is been any change, however I really feel sorry for institution Republicans — individuals like Ed Gillespie who I used to work with within the 1980s — or Mitt Romney or any variety of others who must be silent. They’re afraid to talk out in their very own get together for worry of being excommunicated.

However even liberal MSNBC host Chris Hayes just lately admitted that, by the definition of “racism” frequent amongst liberals, polling suggests substantial portion of white Hillary Clinton voters may very well be thought of racist towards blacks.

Bartlett additionally appeared to imagine that solely whites may very well be thought of racist and didn’t tackle whether or not some blacks who vote for Democrats are racist.

Under is a transcript of the related parts of the Saturday, October 28, AM Pleasure on MSNBC:

11:20 a.m. ET

JOY REID: Your new ebook — which I have been studying by means of — it type of tries to disseminate for individuals type of the way to type of shield your self from faux information. However you do additionally discuss the truth that there are two silos of data — the conservative silo the place they’re getting their media from one place, after which everybody else getting their media from one other. So how can individuals type of shield themselves in the event that they’re inside that conservative information bubble?

BRUCE BARTLETT: Nicely, I do not suppose they need to be protected sadly. I imply, you’ve got acquired an enormous variety of individuals on this nation who get just about all of their information from Fox or they pay attention solely to speak radio the place you actually solely hear the right-wing perspective from Rush Limbaugh or Sean Hannity. And in the event that they’re trying on the web, they’re studying the Drudge Report or Breitbart in a closed loop the place they by no means hear many info. 

They hear lies. And so once they hear the identical lie again and again, we all know that is known as the “huge lie method” that Josef Goebbels invented again within the 1930s. And sadly it really works.

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REID: You probably did tweet out — and it might need been final evening or this morning — that you just won’t be able to vote in your outdated buddy, Ed Gillespie, who’s working for governor of Virginia. And your reasoning, you mentioned, “His pandering to racists and neo-Confederates is reprehensible.” That’s one other type of actually troubling Trumpian improvement, however is it simply Donald Trump that is inflicting the Republican get together to type of, I do not know, cuddle as much as or excuse this type of neo-Accomplice ideology that is crept into their base?

BARTLETT: Nicely, you understand, it has been mentioned many occasions that not all Republicans are racists, however all — just about all racists belong to the Republican get together at this time. And I will make the purpose as effectively in order that these individuals was Democrats.

Democrats’ get together was the get together of the South, and now the Republicans are the get together of the South, and lots of people refuse to confess that there is been any change, however I really feel sorry for institution Republicans — individuals like Ed Gillespie who I used to work with within the 1980s — or Mitt Romney or any variety of others who must be silent. They’re afraid to talk out in their very own get together for worry of being excommunicated.

REID: Yeah, certainly. And this may be fairly a time to talk out, given what is going on on.

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