It is Now Racist to Oppose Taxes

According to the logic of a Greg Garland story in today’s The (Baton Rouge) Advocate, it is racist to oppose taxes. The story breaks by down by precinct and race last Saturday’s election where a giant property/sales tax was soundly defeated.

“Report indicates racial disparity” and “White voters led defeat of bond issue,” according to the story title and lede.

We call bullshit.

UPDATE: 12:20 pm

Advocate’s lazy attempt at analysis

3 Responses to “It is Now Racist to Oppose Taxes”

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    […] Rouge Tax defeat last Saturday. Looks like we’re not the only folks who were offended by Monday’s story in The (Baton Rouge) […]

  2. We Ain’t the Only Ones « Lincoln Parish News Online Says:

    […] Ain’t the Only Ones By Walter Abbott Last week, we opined that The (Baton Rouge) Advocate took a gratuitous shot at the opponents of a giant billion-dollar […]

  3. St. Helena Tea Party to Fight Lawless Fed Judge « Lincoln Parish News Online Says:

    […] parish is 52% black, it is clear that many blacks voted no on the tax. LPNO readers will recall how last fall’s defeat of a Baton Rouge tax was painted as “racist” by The (Baton Rouge) […]

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