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America's Democratic Party was until 50 years ago the party of state-enforced anti-black racism

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Submitted by Alec Rawls (United States), Jan 19, 2015 at 15:44

Then, in keeping with its history of liberty hatred, it immediately switched over to being the party of state-enforced anti-white racism, both of which are far worse than the European parties that are pushing back against the ruling leftist attempt to create a permanent majority by importing a Muslim electorate that they think will side with them against conservatives and Christians.

That left wing policy of importing a new electorate in order to defeat domestic political opposition is the very definition of anti-republican. In the New York constitutional debates Alexander Hamilton defined republicanism as referring, first of all, to the right of the people to choose who shall represent them. That is, the people are master and the government is the slave. Government policies to transform the electorate invert this essential republican relationship, making government the master and the people the slave.

The traditional republican relationship between the people and their representatives is described colloquially as the people having the right and power to "throw the bums out." When left wing elites got power in Europe they immediately turned this around and threw the electorate out, opting to import a new one that they thought would better serve their interests, and now Obama, with his intentional collapse of our southern border, is doing the same thing in the United States. These clear attempts to transform the electorate are the very epitome of anti-republicanism.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

You make an excellent point about the U.S. Democratic Party in the context of the European parties.

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