Digest for theDigitalDrum@topica.com, issue 9
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> -- Topica Digest --
> All about Jesse (Helms that is)
> By criticalman@...
> Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 20:34:11 +0000
> From: theDigitalDrum <criticalman@...>
> Subject: All about Jesse (Helms that is)
> theDigitalDrum #188, September 3, 2001, All about Jesse (Helms that is)
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> "America always ends up on the wrong side of the race question. Always.
> The first to play race and the first to always deny it."
> " most outlets painted Helms as a conservative whose career has merely
> been punctuated by controversial episodes, not as a demagogue whose
> career has been defined by the politics of hate and reaction.
> One exception was Washington Post columnist David Broder, whose August
> 29 column, headlined "Jesse Helms, White Racist," offered a glimpse into
> the public record that many other reporters were side-stepping."
> " Broder's call-out begs the obvious question: Why did he wait so long
> to tell the truth about Jesse Helms? And wouldn't it have been more
> effective, more dramatic, if Broder had stepped out front when Helms was
> the powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, instead
> of a lame duck retiree?"
> Jesse Helms, White Racist
> "While many Brazilians argue that the country has been more successful
> than the United States in creating a multiracial society, critics say
> Brazil has ignored deep-seated racism for more than a century -- simply
> because racism was never institutionalized in segregation or apartheid
> laws as in other countries."
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