Why conservatives don't like to talk about race

Posted on AllSides March 10th, 2015
From The Left
OPINION

Conservatives don't like to talk about race. And there are some very good reasons why. The first is that the left constantly and spuriously plays the race card against the right. Conservatives spent decades saying that welfare hurt the very people it was supposed to help by disincentivizing work. They were accused of being racists for saying that — until conservatives passed welfare reform, which is now widely acknowledged as one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in recent decades. Conservatives spent decades saying that public housing hurt the very...

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