State Senator Says Risk Is Minimal For Calling Out ‘Racist’ Activity | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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Last weekend, GOP State Sen. John McCollister of Nebraska on Twitter said his party was complicit in obvious racist and immoral activity. In response, the state GOP issued a statement telling McCollister to leave. State Sen. McCollister joins Morning Joe.
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State Senator Says Risk Is Minimal For Calling Out 'Racist' Activity | Morning Joe | MSNBC

25 Comments on "State Senator Says Risk Is Minimal For Calling Out ‘Racist’ Activity | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Bigots like to define other cultures by the lowest common denominator in order to make themselves feel superior. Truth is, they are morally bankrupt and afraid due to their own shortcomings. White fear is a societal burden and the sacrificing of minority rights and lives has often been the currency used to mitigate that fear.

  2. BubblebuttBubberduck | August 7, 2019 at 10:07 AM | Reply

    Honest Abe wouldn’t like Lying Trump

  3. They can’t tell him to go back to where he came from so, they tell him to leave the party. See the pattern.

    • Actually, they could tell him to go back to where he came from. Like 3 of the 4 Congress women he is an American citizen but his ancestors were not. They could have told him to go back to where he came from.

    • @Brad Parman why don’t you try it. Go back where you came from. Where would a Neanderthal go?

  4. jimmyvegas1000 | August 7, 2019 at 10:15 AM | Reply

    Quiet Republicans are loosing there souls , John McCollister is a role model for the future of the Republican Party

  5. Thankfully, John McCollister has breathed fresh air into the stinking swamp that is the GOP. Yes, it might well cost him his seat in the Senate but at the very least, he’ll be able to hold his head up high from now on. I wonder if other Republicans will at last find a backbone and follow his lead.

  6. John Edward Jones | August 7, 2019 at 10:57 AM | Reply

    The “risk” is huge for NOT calling out racism, hate, bigotry, xenophobia and homophobia.

  7. montetank tankkiller | August 7, 2019 at 10:57 AM | Reply

    Ok-its very late, but at least he shows balls now.

  8. Plínio Valente | August 7, 2019 at 10:59 AM | Reply

    Another republikkan retiring? So it starts talking against its dreadful party and its orange great wizard?

  9. The only problem is there is actually nothing for the GOP to go back to. They have no real policies for the people. Never had. They had always like the NRA only represented the .1% or corporations and not the people. They had never been fiscally responsible, in word only. They had never been the party of capitalism and the economy and democracy as a .1% economy is neither democracy nor capitalism. So the way forward would inevitably end in fascism, the way back would lead to their usual right extremism. The GOP is at its end like the Whig party. Where to go from here for them? Burn the GOP down to the ground and let true Conservatives form a new party.

  10. Thank you Senator McCollister! Thank you form having the guts to speak the truth. We need more republican men and women to stand up and join you!

  11. Thank you Senator McCollister! Thank you form having the guts to speak the truth. We need more republican men and women to stand up and join you!

  12. Lolly Barnard | August 7, 2019 at 11:16 AM | Reply

    Oh my, a Republican with a spine. A mythical figure

    • Frank Winkhorst | August 7, 2019 at 12:35 PM | Reply

      I’m surprised he didn’t ride in on a unicorn. “The party of Lincoln”–now there’s a joke. Lincoln would have left a long time ago.

  13. Thank you Senator McCollister!

  14. altitude illume | August 7, 2019 at 11:21 AM | Reply

    #NEBRASKAhonorMcCOLLISTER THE FINEST REPUBLICAN I’VE SEEN in some time.

  15. Awakening Butterfly | August 7, 2019 at 11:22 AM | Reply

    They dogged him just like they did Amash. The GOP has no problem eating its own as long as its politically advantageous.

  16. Claudette Earle | August 7, 2019 at 11:37 AM | Reply

    So the Republicans can respond to something! I thought the had taken a vow of silence. You see, to stand up for principles means you can’t stay a Republican? They’re sick!

  17. Carmen Neumann | August 7, 2019 at 11:46 AM | Reply

    That’s what I’m talking about if we continue to be silent we are worse than Trump. Thank you so much Senator John . I don’t care what party you may be we must have a basic morals and values.

  18. Conservatism is dying and sadly being replaced by Trumpism.

  19. ABOUT TIME!!!!!! Morality vs. Power that’s the risk to the Republican Party!!!!

  20. Ya mon Da Troll | August 7, 2019 at 12:32 PM | Reply

    Bravo to that guy for not being a coward, hopefully others will follow his lead.

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