Tampon earring-wearing MSNBC host equates Gov. Perry to segregationists

Posted by: ST on July 28, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Melissa Harris-Perry

Dum dum.

Another stuck-on-stupid moment from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry (via Jeffrey Meyer at Newsbusters):

Weekend MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is known for making controversial statements about race, such as when she mocked Mitt Romney for having adopted black grandson, and on Saturday, July 26 she made yet another controversial statement on race.

Perry used her weekend platform to disgustingly compare Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) and his decision to sent National Guard troops to the border to that of southern Democrats blocking African American children from integrating into previously all-white public schools. [VIDEO]


Not only is Perry’s comparison between Governor Perry and segregationist Orval Faubas highly offensive but it is historically inaccurate. The Arkansas Democrat deployed the National Guard to prevent African-Americans who were citizens of the United States from accessing public schools. In contrast, Governor Rick Perry called on the National Guard to help stop the flood of non-U.S. citizens from entering the country illegally, which is in no way comparable to the treatment of African Americans during the days of segregation. Southern Democrats used dogs and fire hoses to attack U.S. citizens attempting to access public schools. Those at the border, while opposing illegal immigration, have insisted that the children be treated humanely and receive medical attention.

Will Melissa Harris-Perry issue yet another public apology for the offensive comments she makes on her MSNBC show? Only time will tell.

Don’t count on it.

Perhaps Ms. Perry should get back to rants about “abortion rights” – at least then she is mildly entertaining if not, as usual, completely off base.

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2 Responses to “Tampon earring-wearing MSNBC host equates Gov. Perry to segregationists”


  1. This woman is nothing more than a blight on the American consciousness. A racist herself, she stirs the post against the left’s political foes. Governor Perry is only the latest target. She seeks to protect the new leftist voters being imported by the Obama administration. Therefore, the blocking of illegal immigrants is wrong in her twisted thinking. Never mind that Governor’s actions will protect American citizens from disease, crime, and diminished ability to provide services by their government.

  2. Carlos says:

    When someone gets around to doing a new book of phrases (complete with pics), this “woman’s” pic may be the one used next to “stuck on stupid…”