North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson blasted liberal WRAL-TV for publishing a cartoon that depicts Republicans as members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).
Ironically, the media outlet published the illustration during Black History Month, and Robinson is a black Conservative. The left only has one narrative though: Doesn’t matter what race or color you are. If you are Conservative, then you are a racist bigot.
Today WRAL released this cartoon depicting our Lt. Governor, Mark Robinson as a Klansman because he won’t bow to the leftist anti-American agenda they are pushing in our schools! pic.twitter.com/RhJ8SiIuI6
— Tracy Philbeck (@tracyphilbeck) February 3, 2021
The Washington Examiner reports:
North Carolina lieutenant governor blasts local news outlet for cartoon depicting Republicans as KKK members
North Carolina’s lieutenant governor is taking issue with a cartoon posted by a local news channel depicting Republicans as members of the Ku Klux Klan.
It’s something we cannot stand for, folks,” Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a Republican and the first black lieutenant governor in the history of the Tar Heel state, said in a press conference Tuesday.
“On the second day of Black History Month, the first black lieutenant governor of North Carolina has been portrayed as [racist],” Robinson added. “That you would portray a black man, just because he’s in the GOP, as a Klansman …. the hypocrisy is mind-numbing, folks.”
The cartoon, posted online by WRAL-TV, shows an elephant, the symbol of the Republican Party, wearing a Klan robe and posing as a member of the school board, which Robinson is a part of.
Robinson held a press conference to call out WRAL-TV and blast their hypocrisy. “It was not the Republicans who were connected to the KKK,” he said. “That was the Democrats.”
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