Twitter Erupts After Steve King Asks What ‘Sub-Groups’ (Besides Whites) Contributed to Civilization


Racist Republican Congressman on Live TV Suggests White People Have Contributed More to Civilization Than Anyone Else

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is perhaps best known to Americans as the man who claimed during the 2014 protests in Ferguson that all the protestors "

"This 'old white people' business does get a little tired, Charlie," Rep. King responded. "I'd ask you to go back through history and figure out, where are these contributions that have been made by these other categories of people that you're talking about, where did any other sub-group of people contribute more to civilization?"

"Than white people?" a shocked and stunned Hayes, who is 37 and headlines MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes," inquired.

"Than, than Western civilization itself," King responded. "It's rooted in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States of America and every place where the footprint of Christianity settled the world. That's all of Western civilization."

After some input from other panelists, in his usual form Hayes refused to let King's comment go without refutation.


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