What is Clarence Thomas? An amazingly thoughtful and intelligent Supreme Court justice? A hero of sorts that overcame the disadvantages of his upbringing, the prejudices of his time, and the damage done to his career by affirmative action and ended up at the very top of the legal system?
Well, yes, those are both correct answers. But the jabbering parrots on “the View” didn’t arrive at that answer. No, according to those bitter, cackling hens, Clarence Thomas is a “race traitor.” Yes, they really said that. Oh, and they implied that Amy Coney Barrett is a traitor to women.
Those comments, indicative of the hate-filled nonsense that suffused the entire segment, are both truly reprehensive and are quickly becoming mainstream thought on the left, which is firmly committed to the radical ideology of CRT and remains stuck on other grievance studies.
In any case, the racist comments from “The View” began when Haines said “And of course, the representation more than anything, you pointed out, first black woman. There’s only been two black men. Those numbers are a little shocking.”
In reply, Sunny Hostin said “And one doesn’t really represent the black community,” an echo of Brandon’s “you ain’t black” comment. Haines, rather than stepping in to say that Hostin was wrong and racist to say that, just nodded along and agreed.
Shortly afterward, Joy Behar broke out the sarcastic air quotes and went on a vile rant in which she accused both Clarence Thomas of not really being black and Amy Coney Barrett of not really being a woman. She said:
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“You could make the case that somebody like Amy Coney Barrett was put in there because she’s a white woman. Who they say, well, she’ll go against abortion rights and she’s ‘a woman.’ So that was deliberate, I think. Clarence Thomas, ‘a black guy, a black man,’ a justice, okay, I’ll give it to him.”
He’s a smart guy, but he is to the right of Attila the Hun, this guy. And they put him in there saying, oh, a black man will go against voting rights, which is what he does.”
Sometimes one wishes the crazy, far-right lunatics the lefties imagine all conservatives are actually existed. They’d certainly do a better job of holding the line than semi-conservative public figures like ACB do.
In any case, the view didn’t leave it there. Hostin again attacked Clarence Thomas, saying “It’s terribly disrespectful to appoint someone like Clarence Thomas with his philosophies to the seat of Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights activist.” Because having a justice who’s not an outright communist is racist or something.
Behar then went on another rant that exposed her utter ignorance and vapidity, saying that the judiciary is a “dictatorial branch of the government.” She added “I always feel like that particular branch of government is so anti-democracy, To call that a democratic institution seems an oxymoron.”
You can watch them make fools of themselves in these videos:
This bigotry showed up earlier in the segment when Sara Haines noted: "There's only been two black men" in the history of the court.
And Sunny Hostin responded by saying: "And one doesn't really represent the black community." pic.twitter.com/k6WMD6sEvV
— Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) January 27, 2022