As you might have deduced from the title, this is going to be a contentious post. But there’s no getting around it: this is exactly what Alabama State Rep. Alvin Holms (D) actually said – only I don’t think he realized it. So, let’s just get to it. Here is the story:
“Justice Clarence Thomas on the United States Supreme Court is an Uncle Tom,” Holmes said when asked if he stands by his comments. “A black man allow himself to be used to carry the message of a white man, which is against the interest of black people in America, in my opinion that is an Uncle Tom.”
Holmes then reiterated that Thomas is indeed a “very prolific Uncle Tom.”
OK, now before you dismiss me because you think this story is about Justice Thomas – STOP! Because it is not about Thomas, it is about racism, period! Now, let me explain how and why this is true.
What if Holms were white and had said the following about…oh, say, Justice Roberts, who was instrumental in declaring Obamacare ‘constitutional:’
Now, before you attack me, read the rest 😉