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Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris makes illogical arguments on reparations: Jason L. Riley

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Democratic 2020 candidates, the question of reparations to make illogical arguments on the issue of Wall Street Journal columnist and Fox News commentator Jason L. Riley argues.

Riley, who is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, criticized the recent remarks by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on the subject of.

“Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a town-hall audience in Jackson, said Miss., Monday, “it’s time to start, the national, full-blown conversation’ about slavery reparations for black people. Come again? Compensating black Americans for past oppression is a topic of discussion for decades. The senator, the problem is that large majorities of the public consistently against reparations, it’s not that we don’t have to talk,” Riley wrote in the Wall Street Journal.

READ JASON L. RILEY’s COLUMN IN the WALL STREET JOURNAL IS HERE

Jason L. Riley is critical of the recent comments on reparations of Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris in a new Wall Street Journal piece.
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On sen. Harris he wrote: “Mrs Harris would like to keep the slavery is responsible for black America’s problems of the present. But that requires the progress, the lived of black—both in absolute terms and relative to white, ignore a lot closer to the era of slavery. For example, the rising violent-crime rate, which so much trauma,” in poor black communities, which do not exist today in these municipalities in the first 100 years after the emancipation produce “, even if the poverty at the time were much higher, and racism was still legal and widespread.”

In a statement last month, the California Democrat, explained why she supports reparations.

“We have to be honest that the people in this country start from the same place or have access to the same opportunities,” the statement read.

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During a town hall event on Monday, Warren also expressed support for the reparations, and said she would be back, to consider the establishment of a panel”, slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate AIDS.”

“I think it’s time to start, the national, full-blown conversation about reparations,” Warren said on CNN, before adding: “ignore the problem will not work.”

Read Jason L. Riley’s full column in the Wall Street Journal

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