McCormick’s Denouncement of ‘Structural Bigotry’ Not an Endorsement of BLM

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2022
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Amid nationwide protests after George Floyd’s murder in 2020, Dave McCormick, then CEO of a hedge fund, emailed his colleagues, calling on them to “be agents of change” and to show “solidarity by denouncing and eradicating structural bigotry around us.”

A new ad from a super PAC supporting McCormick’s chief rival in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania cites that email as evidence that “McCormick’s woke Connecticut hedge fund supported Black Lives Matter.” But the letter did not mention Black Lives Matter, and it expressed concern not only...

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