Can’t lead from behind

Editor,
I had to shake my head at Tom McClintock’s absurd attempt to “mansplain” to us constituents the evil racist policies of liberals. (Guest opinion, May 27.)
What is the opposite of “woke?” Whatever it is, his opinion piece exemplifies it. As for reaching “into the dead past,” many of us concerned about the future are reminded daily that, “the past is never dead. It’s not even past.” (Faulkner)
The job of dismantling racism is far from done. We must deal with the inequities resulting from o...

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