Apartheid

Ted Cruz: John Kerry Should Step Down

Burgess Everett, Politico

Sen. Ted Cruz called for the resignation of Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday afternoon, criticizing Kerry for reportedly telling world leaders that he fears Israel could become an “apartheid state.”

Gingrich: Reagan Committed to Ending Apartheid

Lisa Barron, Newmax

Reagan vetoed a bill passing S. African sanctions, only to have Congress override the veto. But Gingrich said, "Reagan's critics are wrong to say his opposition to economic sanctions made him pro-apartheid. He disagreed with our group of activist Repubs. in Congress over tactics, not over the aim of ending the institution.

Matthews: Apartheid Leaders More Patriotic Than GOP

Noah Rothman, Mediaite

Matthews linked the GOP to South Africa’s white apartheid advocates and declared that those who facilitated the transition to Mandela’s presidency were more patriotic and had greater regard for their country than the Repub. in Congress. 

The Stark Contrast Between Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela

Conservative writer Ben Hart says he truly loved Nelson Mandela. Even though Mandela was a socialist, Hart puts him on the level of Mother Teresa and George Washington in terms of being a true force for good in the world. Contrast that with Barack Obama. Read Hart's take on Mandela and comment inside.