At the start of Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, the New York Times released a content asking, “Why Does the U.S. Military Celebrate White Supremacy?”
So where, precisely, did the NYT’s obtain the wild suggestion what America’s military in some way renowned bigotry?
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NYT: Military Bases Named After Confederate Officers = White Supremacy
In a content, which stands for the whole Times’ board, the paper grumbles that some U.S. military bases are called after Confederate Army police officers.
“This same toxic legacy clings to the 10 United States military installations across the South that were named for Confederate Army officers during the first half of the 20th century,” reviewed the content.
“Apologists often describe the names as a necessary gesture of reconciliation in the wake of the Civil War,” it proceeded. “In truth, the namings reflect a federal embrace of white supremacy that found its most poisonous expression in military installations where black servicemen were deliberately placed under the command of white Southerners — who were said to better ‘understand’ Negroes — and confined to substandard housing, segregated transportation systems and even ‘colored only’ seating in movie houses.”
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NYT: Why Does the U.S. Military Celebrate White Supremacy?
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The U.S. Army’s Explanation Under the Obama Administration is Rejected by the Times
The content likewise asserted that “The federal government embraced pillars of the white supremacist movement when it named military bases in the South.”
The debate used by the U.S. Army during the Obama management that “there was no need to expunge Confederate base names because the names were merely ‘historic’ and ‘represent individuals, not causes or ideologies,” was declined in the content.
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It likewise claimed that the names were embraced “as part of broader accommodation in which the military embraced stringent segregation so as not to offend Southerners.”
The New York Times Needs to Honor the Fallen on Memorial Day, not Stoke Division
Other than some U.S. military instillations being called after Confederate generals, the NYT did not share any type of various other instances of exactly how the American militaries in some way commemorated white preeminence.
Perhaps the Times must invest even more time on remembering our dropped heroes on Memorial Day rather than yet one more round of political correctness-policing.
From The New York Times.
On Memorial Day weekend.
This is so rude to all that have actually offered as well as shed their lives for our fantastic nation.
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