Bill Clinton appeared as a guest on Comedy Central’s the Daily Show this past week and he said something that I wholeheartedly agree with (which is shocking). Speaking with the shows host, Trevor Noah, Clinton argued that the United States, as a nation, has actually come a long when in dealing with bigotry and prejudice. However, the former President argued, we do still have one prejudice remaining that we’re having a hard time getting rid of…
We don’t want to be around people who disagree with us.
“America has come so far. We’re less racist, sexist, homophobic and anti specific religions than we used to be. We have one remaining bigotry: We don’t want to be around anyone who disagrees with us. The crowd’s laughing, but they didn’t laugh loud because they know I’m telling the truth…”
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I completely agree with that entire statement. He is exactly right, with one caveat.
This statement should be directed at American liberals. See, we on the right are fine having people we disagree with around. In fact, we encourage it, we ask for the opportunity to debate our ideas. We understand that our nation has endured disagreement for the entirety of our history, but today’s liberals are doing everything they can to silence the voices of those opposing them…
You can see the entirety of Clinton’s Daily Show interview below: