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WATCH: The View’s Sunny Hostin Reacts To Learning Her Family OWNED Slaves

LMAO: The Coven suddenly discovers 'nuance' when one of their own is implicated

Sunny Hostin LOVES to play the race card when it puts someone else on the defensive. She even compared white women voting for Trump to ‘roaches’.

Life threw her a curve ball when she was invited onto a PBS show to look into her own family history. She found out something about herself she didn’t know before: she’s descended from Spanish slave-owners.

She was ‘in shock’ because she always thought of herself as ‘Puerto Rican’.

She, uh, doesn’t imagine any connection between Puerto Rico and… Spain?

Then she doubles down. She’s offended that the question of her support for reparations came up after this news broke. (She still supports reparations for slavery.) Other Coven members backed her up, offended on her behalf than anyone challenged her on it.

All of their fussing on her behalf misses the entire point of reparation arguments.

Leaving aside the most cynical and opportunistic versions of reparations arguments, the most genuine version of the proposal works off a simple premise.

One group of people (slaveowners) exploited another group of people (the enslaved) for profit. Those slaves — and by extension their progeny — were denied the benefits of that labor. Reparations, then, is the means by which that historical wrong is set right.

The problem with how loopy chicas on this show understand it, is they don’t care about sorting out who is connected to one of those two groups. They have traded that approach for a broad-spectrum guilt-by-association approach. If you have white skin, you are guilty — whether or not you have slave holders in your family tree. And if you have brown skin, you are owed reparations — regardless of whether you have slaves in your family tree, OR, in Hostin’s case whether some part of your own family’s wealth was taken from the sweat of an exploited slave.

That guilt by association math gets awkward when you realize that people like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Barack Obama are all themselves descended from slave owners…

According to Reuters, the slaveholding ancestors of living US presidents are:

George Bush — One director ancestor, six generations removed, owned 25 slaves
Bill Clinton — One director ancestor, five generations removed, owned one slaves
Jimmy Carter — One director ancestor, four generations removed, owned 54 slaves
Barack Obama — One director ancestor, six generations removed, owned two slaves
Joe Biden — One direct ancestor, five generations removed, owned one slave — WION News

…while Donald Trump is NOT descended from slave owners.

Trump, the sole exception

While all American presidents have deep ancestral roots in US, Trump’s ancestors immigrated to the United States only after slavery was abolished in 1865, the Reuters report said.

Notably, none of Trump’s grandparents were born in the US. His paternal grandparents were born in Kallstadt, a small town in southwestern Germany, and emigrated to the US in the early 1900s. His mother Mary was born in Scotland, reports Business Insider.  — WION News


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Wes Walker

Wes Walker is the author of "Blueprint For a Government that Doesn't Suck". He has been lighting up Clashdaily.com since its inception in July of 2012. Follow on twitter: @Republicanuck

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