Atlantic County Democrat Party Chairman Michael Suleiman today issued a press statement in which he made racialist comments about the “GOP base”. Suleiman said: “They (the GOP) never miss an opportunity to not stand up to their base.”
What does Suleiman mean by the “GOP base”?
Does he mean “property taxpayers”?
Maybe he means “religious Christians and Jews”?
Or the “unionized working class” that his own party once represented?
Or is he making a snide reference to “white Christians”?
Suleiman needs to explain himself because he holds a taxpayer-funded patronage job and some of the people he might be disparaging pay his very generous salary, benefits, and perks. In March 2018, the Democrats gave Suleiman a public job as the lobbyist for the South Jersey Transportation Authority.
While the Democrats cut school funding across New Jersey, guys like Suleiman get paid. Of course, Suleiman supports Murphy’s illegal Sanctuary State scheme that bullies law enforcement into ignoring the findings of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission).
Suleiman is a made member of a corrupt political machine. He would support a horseshoe crab for office if his party told him to. Suleiman’s Twitter page is filled with selfies featuring the love-struck Suleiman with Hillary Clinton, Phil Murphy, and Cory Booker. Talk about having some explaining to do – we’re surprised this moron didn’t feature panegyrics to Jeff Epstein and Al Alvarez.
Oh, and we wonder what Suleiman thinks about this stunt by Cory Booker…
While attacking taxpayer advocate Seth Grossman, Suleiman ignored this anti-Jewish prank by Cory Booker. What does Suleiman have against taxpayers like Grossman?
But wait… in his statement, Suleiman compounds his racialism by making ethnic (and racial) assumptions about who comes into the United States illegally. He makes the claim that it is “race-baiting” to oppose illegal immigration. That is a horrible generalization. The term “illegal” does not denote a racial or ethnic group.
For Suleiman’s information of the 707,265 LEGAL immigrants who became LEGAL naturalized American citizens in 2017, 17 percent were from Mexico (118,559), followed by 7 percent from India (50,802), 5 percent each from China (37,674) and the Philippines (36,828), and about 4 percent each from the Dominican Republic (29,734) and Cuba (25,961). Nationals of these six countries accounted for 42 percent of all naturalizations. Other leading countries of origin included Vietnam (19,323 or 3 percent), El Salvador (16,941, 2 percent), Colombia (16,184, 2 percent), and Jamaica (15,087, 2 percent).
In common with many Democrats, Michael Suleiman uses race as a measurement for every human interaction. People who do this – who think in terms of “people of color” – are called racialists. Wikipedia notes that “Racialism is the belief that the human species is naturally divided into races, that are ostensibly distinct biological categories.”
The philosopher W.E.B. DuBois argued that racialism was merely the philosophical position that races existed, and that collective differences existed among such categories. DuBois held that racialism was a value-neutral term and differed from racism in that the latter required advancing the argument that one race is superior to other races of human beings.
But science has largely erased such arguments. Aside from some genetic correlations in the incidence of diseases in this subset or that, the idea of “racial identity” that is forced down every American child’s throat, that haunts our society in everything from census forms to employment applications, is entirely a political construct. The American idea of “race” is nonsense and calling people “racist” is a nonsense game. The actor Morgan Freeman got it right…
The Democrats’ insistence on the primacy of race is an inverted return to their past. Like then, Democrats today are obsessed with what measure of blood from this group or that flows through someone’s veins. They seem to forget that our blood – the blood of our common humanity – is categorized, not in terms like Black or White or “of color” or “not of color” – but as O, A, B, and AB.
The Democrats need to end their obsession… and embrace humanity.