There are, gentle readers, two videos you must see. For those that don’t know him, Elbert Guillory is a Louisiana state senator who committed apostasy. He switched political parties from Democrat to Republican. When he did, he recorded a significant video explaining his reasons.
Oh yes: Guillory is black. As you might imagine, Guillory has been pilloried for his supposed betrayal of progressive ideology. SMM readers, of course, know that the Republican party, for all of its current faults–and they are legion–was the party that worked to abolish slavery, while Democrats–well into the 1970s–worked to deny civil rights to blacks. Abraham Lincoln was the first Republican president. Democrats worked assiduously to disarm blacks, the better to control and suppress them. Every Democrat social program, including Head Start, has been a spectacular failure and have actively contributed to the destruction of black families and the current plight of black culture.
Guillory has also produced a brilliant video explaining to Louisana voters why they should vote against Senator Mary Landrieu. My friend and fellow blogger Bookworm has both videos. You owe it to yourself to visit her article and see them. It will renew your faith in humanity, and perhaps kindle at least a bit of hope that the Republican party is not entirely populated with self-serving twits and whiners.