Elie Mystal: White Male Republicans in Southern States Act Like They Own Black People

Elie Mystal: White Male Republicans in Southern States Act Like They Own Black People


MSNBC regular and The Nation’s justice correspondent Elie Mystal said Wednesday on “The ReidOut” that white Republicans in the Southern states are “doing now and what their ancestors did when they owned people” while discussing abortion laws.

Mystal said, “There are a lot of people who are center, center-left people, who think that, you know, it’s fine for the states to choose for themselves and that really, if I’m, you know, a northeastern liberal, you know, whatever. Who cares about Florida? Who cares about Mississippi? I live in New York. I live in California. I’m going to be fine. And there are a couple of real, deep problems with that. One of them is that most African Americans in this country still live in the

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