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December 11, 2015 4:01 am

Justice Scalia Attacked for ‘Racist’ Comments During Affirmative Action Case

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Justice Scalia. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Justice Antonin Scalia. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Los Angeles Times – The Congressional Black Caucus, civil rights lawyers and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) denounced Justice Antonin Scalia on Thursday for what they said were racist and insulting comments in which he suggested some black students might be better off in a “slower-track school” rather than at a more competitive university.

“It is deeply disturbing to hear a Supreme Court justice endorse racist ideas from the bench of the nation’s highest court,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “The only difference between the ideas endorsed by [Donald] Trump and Scalia is that Scalia has a robe and a lifetime appointment.”

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