Outrageous. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) a civil rights legend, who lied about being called a n*gger by tea party activists in 2010, was back at it last night. During his speech at the godless DNC Convention on Thursday Lewis told the audience that Republicans will bring back segregation.
What a disgusting remark. This man has squandered his good name to hurl racist insults against Republicans.
Rep. Lewis – You owe the country an apology.
The Daily Caller reported:
Rep. John Lewis used his Thursday convention speech to argue that a GOP victory in November will send African-Americans back to the early 1960s, when he and other Africans-Americans were forcibly denied access to restaurants, public transportation and the ballot box.
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“I’ve seen this before, I lived this before,” he claimed, after extensively describing his activism in Southern states in the 1950 and 1960s.
“We were met by an angry mob that beat us and left us lying in a pool of blood,” he said to raucous applause from roughly 20,000 delegates and activists.
“Brothers and sisters, do you want to go back?” he called, prompted a loud response of “No!”
“Or do you want to keep America moving forward?” he asked Sept. 6 to raucous applause from roughly 20,000 delegates and activists.