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Leonard Pitts Jr.: No tantrum can last forever

August 24, 2021

Chris Rock described it as a kind of temper tantrum. This was in 2011. “When I see the tea party and all this stuff,” the comedian told Esquire, “it actually feels like racism’s almost over.” He likened the tea party — with its street theatrics, overwrought histrionics and overt panic at the idea of living under a Black president — to little kids throwing one last hissy fit at bedtime. “They’re going crazy. They’re insane. You want to get rid of them — and the next thing you know, they’re f—ing knocked out. And that’s what’s going on in the country right now.”

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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