I know, you think you’ve taken “your country back” with this election — and of course you have always thought it was yours for the taking, cuz that’s what we white folks are bred to believe, that it’s ours, and how dare anyone else say otherwise — but you are wrong.You have won a small battle in a larger war the meaning of which you do not remotely understand.
‘Cuz there is nothing even slightly original about you.
There have always been those who wanted to take the country back.
There were those who, in past years, wanted to take the country back to a time of enslavement and indentured servitude.
But they lost.
You have had this confidence before, remember?
You thought you had secured your position permanently after the overthrow of reconstruction in the wake of the civil war, after the elimination of the New Deal, after the Reagan revolution, after the Republican electoral victory of 1994. And yet, those you thought you had cowed and defeated are still here.
Can I get an amen from the progressive congregation on this one?.
Tim Wise breaks it down in this essay An Open Letter To The White Right, On the Occasion of Your Recent, Successful Temper Tantrum
Enjoy and remember 'white wing', November 6, 2012 is coming along with your looming minority status. So if your Republican House is thinking about gutting or repealing civil rights legislation, better leave it alone because 2050 is coming.
And karma is a rhymes with Christine O'Donnell
Tick, tock. Tick, tock..