One of the most insidious racial slurs against non-white people are when they are told they’re not thought of as a minority. It totally shoots down their history and current struggle, letting people know that, to be a minority, you have to act and behave a certain way to please them.
In those regards, Rep. Markwayne Mullin is, as he claims, an Indigenous individual.
That being said, perhaps even sicker is being a sell-out that gives up your own people for a materialistic climb up the Oklahoman Republican ladder. This too is Mullin, as captured in a Tweet last week that no one asked for and, more importantly, no one needed.
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One time, when I was a child, I was looking through a book about unexplained phenomena, as I often did and still do. I came across an old woodcut of Satan leading a pack of fortune tellers to Hell. While that wasn’t necessarily the scary thing, what was terrifying was the idea that they had all their heads on backward, a sign that they’re unrepentant sinners for leading Christ’s followers down the path to the unholy and infernal…