100 Years Later, a Modern Speaker Showdown Feels Eerily Similar – DNyuz

“Without question, the issues that divide us today are much less severe than they were in 1856,” Mr. James, who is Black, said in nominating Mr. McCarthy for a seventh round of indeterminate voting. “The issues today are over a few rules and personalities, while the issues at that time were about slavery and whether the value of a man who looks like me was 60 percent or 100 percent of a human being. It was a long, drawn-out, painful process, but it had to happen.”

“On that day long ago the good guys won,” he said. “The leading Republican nominee won then and the leading Republican nominee will win again.”

100 Years Later, a Modern Speaker Showdown Feels Eerily Similar – DNyuz