Robinson Laments GOP Using ‘Fiery’ Blacks at Conventions; Smiley Compares BLM to Boston Tea Party

Curtis Houck | July 18, 2016
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After spending the previous hour on Monday smearing Pat Smith’s speech about her son’s murder in Benghazi as having “ruined” the night, an MSNBC panelist questioned why Republicans turn to “fiery, committed” African-Americans at Republican National Conventions (RNC) “to make [their] case” and another compared the Black Lives Matter movement to the Boston Tea Party. 

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson chimed in by declaring that “[b]y the end of the night, the podium will have been more diverse than the hall in terms of this racial and ethnic diversity and frankly, that’s not the first night of a generic Republican convention that's been the case.”

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