Though I doubt that Stitt even believes racism truly exists, I’m still a bit amazed at the set of testicles on him to use that moment as a stump speech for his anti-McGirt manifesto, as he was obviously hoping to pit the various races against each other in a last-ditch effort to avoid losing Oklahoma in the upcoming election. Did it work?
And while people have spoken out against Stitt’s public tears, I’m more intrigued about the other historical figures that he will probably march out in upcoming weeks to help him—spiritually, at least, I’m sure—speak up against not only McGirt, but all Indigenous rights in general. People like…
1. Mahatma Gandhi
Shortly after learning that the Indigenous from Oklahoma and Indians from, well, India are two different groups of people, Stitt would reason that Gandhi was all in favor of a unified India and Pakistan, and as a result, would be "disgusted" by McGirt.
2. Woody Guthrie