The Civil Rights Act, MLK, and the GOP “Southern Strategy” Part II: The Denial

Part II: Revisionist History, Wingnut Style

Part I: The Actual History. In spite of the voluminous historical documentation concerning the passage of the Civil Rights Act, and the Republican party’s ideological shift in the 1960’s from progressive to reactionary, right-wingers are actively promoting an alternative history: First of all, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was NOT …