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Middle of Pack 2020 Hopeful Unleashes Reparations Bill in Senate

There is certainly room in America for some updated research on the subject of reparations, but this candidate’s questionable timing might be a dead giveaway as to their true intentions.

As the democratic party continues to tumble towards 2020, a number of long-dormant diatribes have emerged on the horizon. 

Such is the case with the democrats, and any other progressives, who look to divide their base into small, neat segments in order to more easily galvanize their support.  This runs contradictory to human nature and the idea that “all are created equal”, but, politically, it is a tactic that bears great fruit.

The concept is simple; convince certain demographics within America that only the democrats have the solutions they seek, while also at times creating the problems themselves as well.

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Now, a word rarely heard on Capitol Hill is back in the air, conveniently just in time for the democrats to capitalize on it:  Reparations.

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And, wouldn’t you know it, a 2020 hopeful is leading the push.

Senator and 2020 Democrat presidential candidate Cory Booker (NJ) announced Monday he plans to introduce legislation that would form a commission to study reparations for black Americans.

“This bill is a way of addressing head-on the persistence of racism, white supremacy, and implicit racial bias in our country,” a statement via Booker reads. “It will bring together the best minds to study the issue and propose solutions that will finally begin to right the economic scales of past harms and make sure we are a country where all dignity and humanity is affirmed.”

According to The Hill, a Booker spokesperson said the bill would create a commission aimed at analyzing the “impact of slavery and continuing discrimination against African-Americans.” The body would be tasked with providing recommendations for those who are descendants of slaves. The New Jersey Democrat will unveil the bill’s text “shortly,” the lawmaker’s office said.

The debate over reparations has been raging in our nation for well over a century, and likely deserves an update in research, but Cory Booker’s timing has poor optics given his recent tumbling in the polls thanks to major fundraising hauls by Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Beto O’Rourke.

Whether Booker is sincere or not won’t be tested, however, as the democrats have whipped their flock into a fervor far removed from the concept of rational thought as of late.

 

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