AEI scholar Gerard Alexander:
Has an essay
in the Washington Post where he argues that "conservatism does not equal racism". One talking point that he uncritically repeats is:
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) recently argued that race did not play a central role in the partisan shift in the South, saying the transformation was led by a younger generation of Southerners in the post-segregation 1970s.
Yet, in the much-derided
Alexander op-ed six months ago (also in the Post) on why liberals are so condescending
, he wrote:
Race doubtless played a significant role in the shift of Deep South whites to the Republican Party during and after the 1960s.AEI scholar
, don't forget.
Like any other "scholar" at AEI, he's paid to mislead at the bidding of his corporate masters.
It's a well-upholstered slavery.
A well-upholstered slave whose job is to keep the other slaves in-line.
Cato is the libertarian think tank but AEI leans that way. Remember the differnce between a lbertarian and an anarchist --- the libertarian still wants cops to keep his slaves under control.