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WATCH: Roger Stone dances to hip-hop pushing the ‘Big Lie’ outside CPAC

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<p>”We didn’t so much start with nothing as we stole what was here before we got here from Native Americans,” wrote the board. “And when we did end slavery, after a war in which the Confederacy — whose heroes Hawley defends — fought to preserve it, we were awfully late coming around. And then did everything possible, through Jim Crow laws, to keep things as inequitable as they had been. This doesn’t mean we hate America; it means we recognize reality, and see the need to learn from it.”</p><p>The board took a swipe at Hawley for calling for “a new nationalism” under the guise of a “country boy” — even though he is the son of a wealthy banker whose <a href=”https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article248436210.html” target=”_blank”>own hometown is split over him</a> — and highlighted the dark undertones of his concluding comment, “America now, America first, America forever!”</p><p>”As Republican Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said recently, ‘America First’ does sound familiar, and not in a good way,” wrote the board, drawing a parallel to the phrase’s use by <a href=”https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/01/20/president-trumps-america-first-slogan-was-popularized-by-nazi-sympathizers/” target=”_blank”>Nazi sympathizers in the 1930s</a>. “‘Segregation now, segregation forever,’ Alabama Gov. George Wallace said in 1963. That, too, was winked at in Hawley’s ugly address. Hawley, Stanford history major, is not ignorant of any of the above, shocked as he pretends to be that anyone else would acknowledge it.”</p><p>”America is not hopelessly divided,” concluded the board, “but that’s no thanks to Hawley.”</p><p>You can read more <a href=”https://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article249560293.html” target=”_blank”>here</a>.</p>

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