White Home financial adviser Larry Kudlow declared racism extinct on Monday, citing as proof the truth that some white individuals voted for Barack Obama.
Throughout an interview on CNBC, Kudlow stated that Obama’s two profitable presidential campaigns are a part of the explanation why he doesn’t consider in “systemic racism.”
“President Obama, the primary black president, was elected twice, and he obtained 79 million white votes,” he stated. “Due to this fact, I discover it arduous to grasp one thing known as systemic racism.”
LARRY KUDLOW: “Right here’s a thought: President Obama, the primary black president, was elected twice, and he obtained 79 million white votes. 79 million in two elections. Now due to this fact I discover it arduous to grasp one thing known as ’systemic racism.’”pic.twitter.com/LGhC3BLH7d
— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) June 15, 2020
As soon as once more, Larry Kudlow misses the mark by a mile
Larry Kudlow’s declare that white individuals voting for Obama is proof that systemic racism isn’t actual is laughable. It’s additionally fully on-brand for him and the administration for which he works.
Take into account, Kudlow is the man who said in 2007 – simply earlier than the financial system cratered – that every one was nicely. “There’s no recession coming,” he claimed.
In February of this 12 months, even because it was clear the coronavirus was a rising public well being risk, Kudlow stated it was underneath management. “Now we have contained this, I gained’t say hermetic however fairly near hermetic,” he stated.
Now, as one disaster after one other lays naked the systemic inequalities in America’s healthcare, financial and prison justice methods, Kudlow is claiming none of it exists.
Larry Kudlow has confirmed repeatedly that he wasn’t even certified to be a cable information character, a lot much less a White Home financial adviser.
Sean Colarossi presently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Inexpensive Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents get hold of medical health insurance protection.