During MSNBC’s coverage of Judge Amy Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination on Saturday, MSNBC host Al Sharpton called the audience for Barrett’s nomination ceremony “the least diverse audience” he’s seen for such an announcement and remarked that “I was glad her two kids did come out, because I couldn’t find too many other people of color in that audience.”
“It is almost offensive for [President Trump] to brag about her adopting children from Haiti, which is certainly honorable. He called Haiti an s-hole country. So, he’s sitting there with the height of hypocrisy, in terms of his own rhetoric in the past,” Sharpton claimed irrationally. No, it’s not hypocritical, because calling Haiti a “shithole country” is a statement of fact, not racism.
Sharpton later added, “So, there’s a lot of reasons for us to be concerned. Not to mention, that that was the least diverse audience I’ve ever seen an announcement like this made [in front of] in my life. I looked around. I was glad her two kids did come out. Because I couldn’t find too many other people of color in that audience.”
This insinuation is typical meaningless race-mongering. Should there be a racial quota for such ceremonies? The left’s endless smears of racism have lost all meaning, especially regarding Trump, who has done more for American blacks than any President since Lincoln.