The Left Attacks Jeff Sessions On His Past, But Excuses Keith Ellison
The left attacks Jeff Sessions on his past, but excuses Keith Ellison
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
Expect the left to use Mr. Sessions’ past statements on race as ammunition against him, while ignoring his record since then. Also expect those same people to make the argument that Rep. Keith Ellison’s controversial past statements are a non-sequitur in his bid to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Indeed, it’s already happening.
The Nation tweeted of Mr. Sessions’ AG pick: “Jeff Sessions was too racist to be confirmed by Republicans in 1985,” speaking of his failed confirmation hearings to be a federal …