Interesting use of ‘racism’ |

Interesting use of ‘racism’

It’s interesting how words, through usage, change their meanings over time.

For example, “racists” formerly was applied to those who believed that a race (usually their own) was inherently superior to other races. “Racism” was the promulgation of ideas and overt acts arising out of that belief.

That’s all changed, as a review of The Aspen Time’s columns and editorials from, say, eight years ago to today shows. Now, “racists” is applied to those who are winning the immigration debate against open-borders proponents.

“Racism,” as often as not, is now applied to the mere bringing up of the immigration subject. Interesting.

Mike McGarry


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