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AOC Belittles Victims of Racism by Using KKK Comparison

The precocious progressive still has a lot to learn, it seems.

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When it comes to hyperbole, American politicians must be incredibly cognizant of the lines that they are toeing, lest they wish to venture into the offensive desensitization of some very serious subjects.

One such example of this is The Holocaust.  When politicians imply that their opponents are Hitler-esque, or that a certain policy is somehow akin to the treatment of the Jewish people during World War II, this is blatantly offensive to the victim of that horrific event, and it dulls the public perception of just how abhorrent the entire affair was.  This, in turn, creates opportunities within our culture for racists and antisemites to operate, now that we’ve become accustomed to hearing such comparisons.  It’s no longer taboo, in essence.

The same principle applies to other forms of racism as well, and it appears as though precocious progressive Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has yet to learn this lesson.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday alleged that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is working with what she described as his “Ku Klux Klan caucus” to enable violent threats against Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other women of color in Congress.

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“People truly don’t understand the scale, intensity, & volume of threats targeting [Omar],” Ocasio-Cortez wrote. “Kevin McCarthy is so desperate to be speaker that he is working with his Ku Klux Klan caucus to look aside & allow violent targeting of woc members of Congress. This cannot be ignored.”

By invoking the KKK, AOC has belittled the victims of their racism, and allowed their vile visage to be employed in petty political squabbles henceforth, completely neutralizing whatever hyperbolic point she was trying to make.

 

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Biden Accepts Defeat; Rescinds Private Vaccine Mandate Entirely

This disastrous defeat is just another of the Biden administration’s massive public failures, and certainly won’t bode well for the President’s already-dicey reelection hopes. 

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It took just over two months for justice to prevail, but prevail it did.

US President Joe Biden’s highly controversial private business vaccine mandate has suffered its final defeat, and will be rescinded by the White House.

The Biden administration is formally withdrawing its vaccine and testing mandate for businesses, after the Supreme Court blocked the requirements earlier this month.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will pull the rule for businesses effective Wednesday, Jan. 26, the agency said in a statement posted to its website Tuesday. The Supreme Court’s conservative majority, in a 6-3 decision, ruled that OSHA had exceeded its authority.

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“Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given that agency the power to regulate public health more broadly,” the court wrote in an unsigned opinion.

The move could help clear some court dockets as well.

The Biden administration is ending its legal battle over the mandate — at least for now. OSHA will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to dismiss all cases related to the mandate, according to a Labor Department spokesperson. The administration had faced dozens lawsuits from Republican-led states, private businesses, religious groups, and national trade associations. The 6th Circuit has jurisdiction over those cases.

This disastrous defeat is just another of the Biden administration’s massive public failures, and certainly won’t bode well for the President’s already-dicey reelection hopes.

It took just over two months for justice to prevail, but prevail it did. US President Joe Biden’s highly controversial private business vaccine mandate has suffered its final defeat, and will be rescinded by the White House. The Biden administration is formally withdrawing its vaccine and testing mandate for businesses, after the Supreme Court blocked the requirements earlier this month. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will pull the rule for businesses effective Wednesday, Jan. 26, the agency said in a statement posted to its website Tuesday. The Supreme Court’s conservative majority, in a 6-3 decision, ruled that OSHA had exceeded its authority. “Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given that agency the power to regulate public health more broadly,” the court wrote in an unsigned opinion. The move could help clear some court dockets as well. The Biden administration is ending its legal battle over the mandate — at least for now. OSHA will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to dismiss all cases related to the mandate, according to a Labor Department spokesperson. The administration had faced dozens lawsuits from Republican-led states, private businesses, religious groups, and national trade associations. The 6th Circuit has jurisdiction over those cases. This disastrous defeat is just another of the Biden administration’s massive public failures, and certainly won’t bode well for the President’s already-dicey reelection hopes.

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