Yesterday, my colleague Jeff Charles wrote an article that caused a bit of a stir. He titled it “Critical Race Theory Is Going to Win,” in which he noted that critical race theory (CRT) is an idea that has caught on with the left and that the right hasn’t done, or won’t do, the necessary things to stop it. He wrote that while making it illegal in some states to force on others, conservatives haven’t brought forth the necessary ideas that solve problems CRT claims it will.
“It is easy to think that simply banning the idea will keep America safe,” he wrote. “However, what happens when the hard left continues its campaign to convince enough Americans to accept critical race theory? As the problems continue to persist, people will want answers, and if at the end of the day, the left is the only party with something to offer, people will become more open to their ideas since they do not have an alternative.”
Jeff makes good points, but I have to respectfully disagree with him on one issue. In my honest opinion, conservatives have the ideas necessary to fix many of the racial issues that plague America today. We have the necessary tools just the inability to implement them, and that’s because we’ve failed to show up to the necessary battlefields in order to make them effective.
If you take a look at black people who are successful in life, you’ll notice that their story isn’t too dissimilar from any other person’s success story from a different race. They had a solid family life growing up and they were educated.
It should be a simple formula, but the left has made it its mission to muddy these waters or completely eliminate the waters altogether. For instance, one of the things the extreme left wants to do is abolish the nuclear family. In fact, it was part of the Black Lives Matter mission statement until it became too dicey to have that agenda item in the open.
To be sure, the left has done its level best to keep
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