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Diamondawg
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man

This my nomination for a female chair: Go Toddy!


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KeyserSoze999
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As long as none are gay...



and if there were a gay one, the gay community wouldn't stop until they outted him and ruined his life


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Scruffy
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
Not sure why I should care.


Tbobby
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
Diversity has become a very bad word for me.


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llfshoals
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It just further perpetuates the stereotype that the GOP is nothing but a party of old white men.


So you're saying what color they are is far more important than their IQ.

Gotcha.


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La Place Mike
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nothing but a party of old white men.
Sounds like a my Gay neighbors Christmas party.


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DaGarun
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It just further perpetuates the stereotype that the GOP is nothing but a party of old white men

Well, who wants all those Uncle Toms and sellouts to their race and sex, amirite?


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LSUwag
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
Why should race have anything to do with it? Does being non white make you better?


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RogerTheShrubber
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Is there anything wrong with this picture? Or is the lack a diversity acceptable for a party that claims it wants to be more inclusive?



Good lord....



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foshizzle
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
It's all part of the plan to keep minorities out of the picture. There's a weekly committee meeting to keep that plan on track.


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unbeWEAVEable
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
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It just further perpetuates the stereotype that the GOP is nothing but a party of old white men.


I'm 23. Hardly old.

And stop fricking trolling.


RRTiger
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
Every dam dem chair is a communist.


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Taxing Authority
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
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Is there anything wrong with this picture?
No. Not at all. Do you find anything wrong with it? Why is being white and male "wrong"?

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Or is the lack a diversity acceptable for a party that claims it wants to be more inclusive?
I don't understand. Are you saying that a white male is incapable of performing the job at hand? Or are you just a straight up bigot?

If you're going to claim that that only a person of XXXX color and XXXX sex can represent XXXX color and XXXX sex of the electorate, why would a straight man ever vote for a lesbian or female vote for a gay male?


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Taxing Authority
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so the whole "judged by character not color of skin" is right out the window?
If it's white and male it's wrong by default.

The true bigotry lies in the mirror for Tooty.


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davesdawgs
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re: Every House GOP Committee Chair will be a white man
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Is there anything wrong with this picture?


No

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Or is the lack a diversity acceptable for a party


Yes, Pubs make decisions based on character and qualifications not skin color. I guess you don't believe in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King.....


LSUconvert
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Seems like having the 19 best people is more important than worrying if every minority group is represented


You honestly believe the best 19 people are white males?


LSUconvert
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Pubs make decisions based on character and qualifications not skin color.




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Poodlebrain
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You honestly believe the best 19 people are white males?
Millions of Americans obviously did since they elected those men repeatedly. Who among the Republican members of the House should have been given a chair that wasn't? Please provide as specific example of a member with equal or greater experience on the respective committees, or why experience should be disregarded.

All members of Congress have to get elected by the people from their districts. The Republicans represent more districts than the Democrats. And the vast majority of those districts chose to have a white male represent them. Isn't that where diversity is supposed to start?


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ChiSaint
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Seems like having the 19 best people is more important than worrying if every minority group is represented


While I would theoretically agree that merit should trump all, this is politics and everything is about perception. If the Republicans took a consistent, principled stance on always doing what is best, rather than what is a strategic political position, that would be one thing. But if you are going to cut corners (which you have to do in politics if you want to win), then this is just a good a place as any.

Everyone can pretty much agree that if the GOP does not make inroads with women and latinos, they are doomed over the long term. So it would stand to reason it would be a good idea to at least make a token gesture to these demographics to avoid yet another public perception problem.

And finally, do you really think that of the 200+ Republican house members, the 19 committee chairs are really the "best people"? I'm going to guess that something more than true ability dictated who got a chairmanship.


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