Twitter backhands GOP Congressman for peddling racist 'great replacement' conspiracy theory

Twitter backhands GOP Congressman for peddling racist 'great replacement' conspiracy theory

Republican United States Congressman Pete Sessions of Texas on Monday accused the Democratic Party of fomenting racial discrimination against White Americans during an appearance on The Stew Peters Show. Sessions expressed agreement with host Stew Peters, a right-wing propagandist on, who claimed that Democrats are engaging in a "great replacement" – a dog whistle term for genocide – of White people in the United States with non-white immigrants from Central and Southern American nations.

“We’re being attacked at our southern border,” Peters said. “And they don’t want to talk about this because the great replacement is real. White Christian Americans, America First patriots, people who believe in conservative core values, they want them out and replaced. These people think for themselves. This isn't good, the human 2.0 that they want running around here. The Democrat Party claims to be anti-discrimination, yet they want more and more discrimination against certain groups all the time. Are you willing to say that the modern Democrat Party embraces racism against white people?”

Sessions jumped at the opportunity to promote the conservative conspiracy theory, for which he offered no evidence.

“Well, I don’t think there’s any question that they are pushing not just the narrative but the answers that would be exactly to that point,” Sessions replied. “When you look at the things which this Congress does, the conversation, when you look at the committee hearings, the outright lies that are being told about creation of wealth in this country, who is doing the things that are good for everybody, they’re attempting to throw that back. Not just on bankers, not just on the energy sector, not just on education, they are trying to throw this entire matter back.”

Watch below via Right Wing Watch:

Twitter went into a rapid-response mode of calling out Peters and Sessions for their transparent bigotry-baiting.

There was plenty of additional fodder ripe for scorn.

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