Saddened by McClintock

Editor,

Reading Rep. Tom McClintock’s latest harangue, I am saddened by his refusal to understand what the blight of slavery did to our country and how it is still warping us today.

Rep. McClintock should know better. He can look around the House chambers and see how few people of color there are (particularly in his party) and realize systemic racism exists. He can look at the Senate and see it. He can look at governors and see it. He can look at the presidency — one president who was a p...

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