Can you explain to me why I need to spell out obvious racism?

Because of the clear and obvious problem that you’re not omniscient, although you seem to think you are, and the difficulty of what you personally interpret as “racism” isn’t racism at all.

To wit:

You cannot rebuild your civilization with somebody else’s babies. You’ve got to keep your birth rate up, and that you need to teach your children your values,” King said, paraphrasing remarks he said he’s delivered to audiences in Europe. “In doing so, you can grow your population, you can strengthen your culture, and you can strengthen your way of life.”

That’s the direct quote from King, and guess what? It’s not particularly controversial in the least. Why? Because it’s fairly obvious to …. well, everyone…..that if you want to transmit a culture from generation to generation (I assume you understand the Sociology 101 concept of cultural transmission) having an overreliance on immigrants WHO DO NOT SHARE YOUR CULTURE can detract from or even halt the process of cultural transmission.

Unfortunately, (and I say this as a general critic of King, in that I’m Muslim, and he has a tendency to paint people of my religion with a bit too broad of a brush) you didn't consider cultural transmission as the concept behind King’s statement. You immediately jumped to “racism”, without rational thought, for whatever reason which is your problem, not mine.

But, like most American conservatives (I am not an immigrant) I agree that there is value in US/Western culture, and propagating its values forward is a worthy goal.

I could go on. Hammering Carson for calling the slave trade “immigrants”? Poorly put, I agree, but Obama took similar license on several occasions.

Or, Pruitt? The question he was asked was if CO2 was THE PRIMARY DRIVER (one, not more) of climate change. He said that it wasn’t. Are you sure he was wrong? Nobody involved even cursorily debates that CO2 is anything other that ONE of the primary drivers. But is it THE primary driver??

New to Medium? You need to up your game. The minute you say “no proof needs to be given” you’re going to get pilloried by BOTH sides of the political equation here.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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