Last quote by Kevin Kruse
It's not identical in that those people in the '50s when they were talking about extremists on both sides, they were talking about NAACP activists asking that the South to comply with the Supreme Court's ruling of Brown v. Board of Education on the one hand and they equated that with Klan extremists and terrorists on the other hand. Whereas today, what Trump tried to do was say, Look, you've got the Klan but you've also got a few violent people in the anti-fascist movement and that's the totality of what the other side represents.feedback
The latest quote from Kevin Kruse is: “I think it shows that this sort of false equivalence that Trump's been in engaging in with Charlottesville is something we've seen before – and we've seen it before in almost this exact context.”. It comes from the Politicians blamed ‘both sides’ during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACP article. You’ll find on this page 2 articles with Kevin Kruse quoted on topics such as innovation and tradition. Kevin Kruse has been quoted 3 times in 2 articles.
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Quotes by Kevin Kruse
Aug 16 2017
I think it shows that this sort of false equivalence that Trump's been in engaging in with Charlottesville is something we've seen before – and we've seen it before in almost this exact context.feedback
Aug 31 2016
It's important to remember that a lot of these traditions that we take as timeless or dating back to the founders are pretty recent innovations.feedback
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