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Here’s The Disgusting Tweet Rashida Tlaib Posted Denouncing America & The Declaration of Independence

To celebrate the Fourth of July, Rep. Rashida Tlaib decided to take the moment to denounce America and the Declaration of Independence on Twitter.


Tlaib retweeted this message:

So the Declaration of Independence is “sexist, racist, and prejudiced”?

Do you know who else believed that? Roger Taney, the author of the infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court decision, and Stephen A. Douglas, Abraham Lincoln’s challenger in the 1860 presidential election.

So why is Rashida Tlaib repeating the arguments of the racist Taney and Steve Douglas against the anti-slavery Lincoln and Fred Douglass?

Because she doesn’t know any better.

From Salon:

Yet despite its overwhelmingly positive impact on history, the Declaration of Independence was also a product of its time — and bears some of the shortcomings of its era, including sexism, racism and prejudice against Native Americans. …

I won’t repeat any of the historical distortions and outright lies that the piece makes in order to make its point.

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