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Clarence Thomas: ‘Northern Liberal Elites’ Treated Me Worse Than Segregated South

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Tuesday, and Yahoo’s Chris Moody reported that he used the occasion to say the United States is still way too sensitive about racial issues, lamenting how much “more race and difference-conscious” the country is now than in the 1960s. He said race “rarely” came up when he became the first black child to go to a white school in Savannah, Georgia.

Nowadays, however, you can’t escape people being overly sensitive about race and sex, Thomas said, and revealed that he was treated much worse Northern liberals than by anyone in the South.

“The worst I have been treated was by northern liberal elites. The absolute worst I have ever been treated,” Thomas said. “The worst things that have been done to me, the worst things that have been said about me, by northern liberal elites, not by the people of Savannah, Georgia.”

Just last year Thomas said “elites and the media” disapprove of and go after any black person who doesn’t fit the “prescribed” mold they expect.

[h/t NRO]

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