Tag Archives: Slavery

Poetic Justice

From Slave to Immigrants

Ben Carson’s at it again, rewriting black history.
But was this a case of stupidity or sophistry?
He tried to inspire folks at HUD,
But his comments fell flat — with a thud.
And how he transformed slaves into immigrants remains a mystery.

Verbatim

Comparing Abortion to Slavery Is ‘the Holocaust of Analogies’

At minute 2:25:

Look … listen … I know these guys want to make a point, but you don’t do it by appropriating the worst thing that happened to other people. Equating anything you don’t like to slavery trivializes centuries of suffering. It’s like the holocaust of analogies.

— Daily Show Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore reacting to right-wingers comparing abortion to slavery.