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Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:09 AM

Nazi medal-wearing Gorka proclaims: "No persecution based on skin color" in US

First of all, a refresher, this is who we are talking about:

Did Gorka Really Wear A Medal Linked To Nazi Ally To Trump Inaugural Ball?

During an interview with Fox News broadcast from one of President Trump's inaugural balls, soon-to-be White House aide Sebastian Gorka wore a medal that some Hungarian news outlets and scholars identified with Miklós Horthy, the anti-Semitic World War II-era leader whose regime witnessed the murder of some 600,000 Hungarian Jews.

Gorka’s choice of dress, a black braided jacket known as a "bocskai" adorned with two medals, wouldn't necessarily catch the eye of an American viewer. But some Hungarians who came across the interview interpreted the getup as a nod to the knightly order of merit Horthy founded in 1920, the Order of Vitéz. Right-wing Hungarian media in particular fixated on what it saw as Gorka's callback to a resurgent native icon of the far-right.

And, oh look. Here he is again. Whitesplaining. He's an immigrant, so therefore there is no racism or bigotry in the United States.

Gorka: I Don't See 'Systemic Persecution Based On Skin Color' In US

According to White House aide Sebastian Gorka, persistent racial disparities in the U.S. can be attributed to a “dependency culture” created by the Democratic Party.

“Today I do not see, as a nation, systemic persecution based on skin color,” he said in an interview with the Center for Investigative Reporting’s “Reveal” podcast that aired Thursday.

Gorka, a London-born Hungarian who moved to the U.S. in 2008, argued that Democrats devote too much attention to identity politics and the historical roots of inequality.


Leston argued that the “inequities that have been built into American culture are still there” and that the U.S. economy was built on the genocide of Native Americans and centuries of chattel slavery.

“What I’m saying is in the structure of America, white supremacy is built in,” Leston said.

Gorka disagreed, saying he had a different perspective as an immigrant.

“As someone who consciously chose to be a citizen of this great nation I wholeheartedly reject your assertion that white supremacism is some foundational element of our society,” he said. “Historically it existed but my issue is this: how are you helping bridge divisions by using phrases like white supremacism? Because white supremacism is a conscious decision. It’s the individual who is denying the other their civil rights. Today I do not see, as a nation, systemic persecution based on skin color.”

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sunonmars Mar 2017 #1

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Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:10 AM

1. Gorka is one of the biggest frauds out there

its amazing how many people who are exactly like Trump are around him, connsumate liars who embellish and lie.

Its like a shit salesman convention.

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