Now that Joe Biden is president and things are going reasonably well, Fox News has decided to halt talking astir governmental issues. Instead, the web is precise focused connected Critical Race Theory, an precocious people typically taught astatine instrumentality schools.
But alternatively of explaining what CRT is, the personalities connected Fox stoke radical tension. A ample portion of this is claiming that America is not and has ne'er been a racist country. During Tuesday segment, a impermanent adjacent claimed that slavery “wasn’t a racist happening astatine first.”
Ty Smith, a vigor host, told Martha MacCallum:
“America was not founded connected racism. Don’t get maine wrong. Yeah, determination was slavery going on, but slavery itself was not initially a racist thing. It ne'er was astir contention initially. So to beryllium determination and instrumentality it similar America was founded connected racism is simply a implicit lie. Yeah, determination was slavery going on, but slavery was going connected successful each the world. It ne'er was a contention thing, truthful wherefore are we making it a contention happening now?”
There are a fig of arguments against Smith’s theory, of course, but helium was not making a bully religion statement successful the archetypal place. MacCallum did small to respond to the claims of the vigor host, choosing alternatively to convey him and determination connected to her adjacent segment.
See a clip of the comments below, courtesy of the Fox News network:
Fox Guest: "There was slavery going connected but itself was not initially a racist happening it ne'er was astir race… It ne'er was a contention happening truthful wherefore are we making it a contention happening now?" pic.twitter.com/9oBLZwQDQa
— nikki mccann ramírez (@NikkiMcR) July 13, 2021