Rep. Cori Bush Promptly Silenced After Claiming ‘Black People Still Aren’t Free’ To Celebrate July 4: ‘This Land Is Stolen’


Freshman Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.), a member of the so-called “Squad” of far-left House Democrats, triggered a tsunami of backlash Sunday when she said Independence Day is not about celebrating freedom for all Americans.

According to Bush, America is a “stolen land,” black people “aren’t free,” and when people declare that Independence Day is about celebrating freedom, they mean for white people only.

“When they say that the 4th of July is about American freedom, remember this: the freedom they’re referring to is for white people. This land is stolen land and Black people still aren’t free,” Bush said.

Bush routinely publicly espouses far-left progressive ideas. Just last month, Bush celebrated the passage of a bill that made Juneteenth a nation holiday by demanding reparations.

Bush’s remarks drew predictably sharp criticism and prompt rebuke from every corner of the internet.

* “Singlehandedly, @CoriBush has dishonored every Black person who ever fought for this nation, sprinkled a little Marxism into the mix, and lied about the history of America.

Well done, Democrats. Well done,” congressional candidate Buzz Patterson said.

* “I’m black and I’m pretty free, always have been. As far as I can recall neither me nor my father were slaves. So I’ll celebrate my freedom and this country that gave it to me,” one person responded.

* “Black people aren’t free? Your district hasn’t had a white representative in over 50 years. You, a black woman, went from being a nurse to being elected to one of the highest offic… (Read more)

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