This picture, courtesy of PBS, should scare all of us; it does me. The story is by
The PBS piece quotes patriarch Pete Tilly saying this:
All these protestors and all this stuff, and people saying he’s racist and the Black Lives Matter, well, you what? Red lives matter. Because when you bleed, we all bleed red.
For the life of me I can’t make sense of that quote. But it does reek of racism. Too bad Grace’s husband and father didn’t have the honor to serve with the men of color that I did.
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