Déjà vu: Little Rock race protesters in ’59 used same rhetoric as Obama foes today


by Paul Schmelzer | September 7, 2009 • 

A 1959 protest against racial integration of schools in Little Rock featured similar rhetoric as today’s protests against ObamaCare — that it’s “Communism.” Via the Library of Congress at Wikimedia. Detail:

But the similarities don’t stop there: The middle sign says race mixing is the “march of the anti-Christ,” a not unfamiliar notion today.

Eyeteeth – Paul Schmelzer is a writer, editor, and journalist, and the managing editor of Minnesota Independent. Occasional posts from his blog, Eyeteeth, are re-published with his permission.