Leonard Pitts: The National Weekend of Bigots

Leonard Pitts Jr.

It was the “National Weekend of Bigots.” At least, that’s what Ana Navarro called it Monday on “The View.” It was as good a description as any for the soul-draining drumbeat of hate that dominated weekend headlines.You had the Black rapper Ye, nee Kanye West, on Twitter threatening to go “death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE” who, he complained, have “toyed with me and tried to black ball anyone who opposes” their “agenda.”

Then there was Marjorie Taylor Greene, a white congresswoman from Georgia, telling a mostly white audience that, “Illegal aliens are on the verge of replacing you, replacing your jobs and replacing your kids in school and . . . they’re also replacing your culture.”

Meantime, Nury Martinez, a Los Angeles city councilwoman of Mexican heritage, was heard on a secret recording disparaging people from Oaxaca as “little…

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