Joy Reid’s twisted truth: ‘You just have to tell us how many jelly beans are in this jar, and you can vote’

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day just wouldn’t be complete without Joy Reid, the angry race lady at MSNBC, exploiting the day set aside to honor a man who placed a higher priority on character than on race to attack Republicans and support an attempted power grab by the Democratic Party.

“Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day when people who would have stood four-square against everything Dr. King fought for — equal rights, civil rights, the elimination of poverty, and especially voting rights — soberly repeat that one partial quote they memorized in high school,” Reid said, putting a false spin on reality, which is the trademark of a show that is reportedly on its last leg.

The MSNBC host ran a montage of Republican politicians repeating Dr. King’s famous remark about people being judged by the character — which wouldn’t fare well for Reid — along with a number of tweets from Republicans, setting the GOP lawmakers up to essentially declare them all racists and suggest that America is a racist nation that has made no progress since the mid-60s.

On that same note, the rumored outgoing MSNBC host turned her attention to voting in a not-so-veiled attempt to advocate for the passage of the Democratic Party’s alleged voting rights bills, which are little more than a power grab to strip states from their constitutionally assured right to manage elections.

After quoting Dr. King commenting on voting rights — in 1957 — Reid said, “Which brings us to the need to confront yet another big lie. Republicans who are attacking voting rights like to claim that well nobody is being prevented from voting.”

Again, she ran clips of Republicans disputing claims of voter suppression, to include Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., accurately stating that “it is easier than it has ever been in the history of the United States to register to vote and to vote.”

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is also seen stating, “Leading Democrats said they want to break the Senate because of an anti-voting plot that is sweeping America. Of course, this is totally fake. It does not exist.”

“You know, funny enough, that is exactly what the old version of the Dixiecrats said, back during the 1950s and ‘60s,” Reid claimed. “‘Oh, no one is being prevented from voting. You just have to tell us how many jelly beans are in this jar, and you can vote. Just read this complicated passage and you can totally vote. Now, of course, we’re going to make sure your schools are awful, and you’re barely even taught to read, let alone anything like this passage, but no one is keeping you from voting.’ The more Dixiecrats, interpositionists and nullificationists change, the more they stay the same.”

The inconvenient truth race-baiting party activists like Reid ignore is that more Americans voted in the last election than ever before, to include minorities.

Here’s a Feb. 2021 passage from The Harvard Gazette, “Thanks to record turnout of Black voters, the Democratic Party now controls the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives for the first time since 2009.”

Yeah, but voter suppression.

Tom Tillison


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