The racial dynamics of the sexual harassment allegations against Congress´ longest-serving member are causing division within the Democratic Party. Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) has been accused of mistreating female aides for more than two decades, including making sexual advances, inappropriate touching and verbal abuse. Conyers has defiantly denied wrongdoing and has no plans to resign or retire from the House. After an accuser detailed her experience on “Today” on Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democratic leaders called for Conyers to resign. Some have noted that the response to Conyers, who many consider a civil rights icon, seem harsher than how party
Comments: Seems like Trump Hatred is no longer enough to keep the various factions of the Democrat party bound together. They are at each others´ throats.
Conyers did not have bad luck, he is a dirty old man who has been sexually harassing women and mis-using his political power and his office for decades. Conyers´ lovely wife is a convicted felon who spent several years in jail for accepting bribes. Both Conyers are a disgrace. And how appalling to read that the (racist) CBC wants to be sure that the various politicians being accused of sexual misconduct are treated with parity. That is a bad bad place to be arguing from. How insulting to Black America to have such "icons" be representing them. And what have these glorious leaders actually done for their constituents? Looking at the woeful state of the districts of Conyers, Clyburn, John Lewis, Maxine Waters and many other CBC members, I would say absolutely nothing, or at least nothing good. Inspiring anger, resentment, victim mentality and a taste for welfare, is doing no favor for anyone. (During the Ferguson and Baltimore riots CNN interviewed multiple adult Americans who were to a one, functionally illiterate. If not Democrats who consistently side with the teachers´ unions and oppose charter schools and vouchers, who else is there to blame?)
Remember when the Democrats took control of the House in 2007, and they had to create a position for someone because Nancy, Steny and someone else claimed all the top Dem leadership positions, and the CBC was demanding some position for an African-American?
Can´t remember who they bestowed the unofficial(non-constitutional) title to, at this time though.
Oh, tut-tut, Black people. You have known the Democratic party was Racist long ago. In fact, you knew the day your Mississippi Party joined ole´ Lyndon Johnson at the Democrat Convention all those years ago. Afterall, Johnson himself said, "I´ll have the N(word)s voting Democrat for the next 100 years." And so there ya are. Bein´ all down on the plantation and all and sho´nuff happy ´bout it, too. So the White folks in the big House, Miz Nancy and Massah Schumer want your black Senator to resign all while giving a pass to that Whitey Franken. Won´t matter none come ´lection time. They all know you goin´t vote that Democrat ticket straight up, no questions axed. what else you goin´ t´do? Yep, they gotcha by the toe, aw´rite.
If there be any honesty, integrity and character left in DC, they should resign.
Phillipians 4:8 "Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—think on these things."
The ´Rats figure that Conyers is old and used up, but Frankin still has a lot of bile and spite in him, which they can use to hate on the Pubbies and America in general.
People are only valued by the ´Rats as long as they are useful to The Cause (of communist world domination) and are to be discarded as soon as they are judged no longer useful. Note that Hildebeast´s attack on Trump has flopped, so now the Powers Behind the Green Curtain are working to get rid of HillB, Bubba and their cohorts Wein-stien, Weiner, Conyers, etc. Looks to me like this is the result of Obummer meetings with Soros, Steyer, Peter Lewis, Bloomberg, Bezos, and the rest of the Billionaire Globalists.
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