Former President Jimmy Carter is still fighting to keep his title of “worst president ever” safe, despite stiff competition from the current president.
In an interview with AARP released this week, the ex-chief executive who presided over the “malaise”of the 1970s said America is still a racist country that won’t “let old wounds heal.”
(Let the irony of that sink in for a minute.)
“The recent publicity about mistreatment of black people in the judicial and police realm has been a reminder that the dreams of the civil rights movement have not been realized,” Carter said.
The former president also accused white people of harboring a superiority complex when it comes to non-whites.
“Many Americans still have racist tendencies or feelings of superiority to people of color,” he said.
(Considering that Jimmy Carter has harbored his own “superiority complex” since losing re-election to the infinitely superior Ronald Reagan in the 1980 election, feel free to let the irony of that sink in, too.)
While dividing Americans into groups and pitting them against each other are part and parcel for Democrats, the latest comments from Carter drew the ire of the Twitterverse.
Carter, it seems, is as popular now as ever.
@thehill former leader of the party of slavery, Jim Crow and KKK should know . Keep voting fools
— MephistoFish (@mephistofish) June 4, 2015
@thehill Mr. Carter, please stop projecting old time Southern racist self onto the rest of America. Find other consolation to your guilt
— Так себе Washington (@ZhidoBandera) June 4, 2015
Jimmy Carter himself is the perfect example of a guilty racist. https://t.co/8T5jIMVMua
— John Galt (@JohnGGalt) June 5, 2015
Carter can prove his point by offering up President Obama, who often displays his own racist tendencies! https://t.co/E88lyrrlSA
— Anthony Bruno (@ajbruno14) June 4, 2015
Senile Idiot Jimmy Carter: White Americans cling to ‘feelings of superiority’ toward minorities http://t.co/JoOFC3bepy SPEAK for YOURSELF AH
— RJM AMERICAN (@RJMorse13) June 6, 2015
DEMAGOGUE: a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power #JimmyCarter
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) June 5, 2015
@WashTimes – …and you cling to the notion that what you say is relevant or important to people. Please go back to Plains and be quiet
— Chuck (@Chuck30075) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes Another vague meander from the MOST “EX” of ex-presidents
— US Taxpayer (@TeaPartyStance) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes Did any1 ask him y he feels superior?
— Ted Mac (@tedmac1) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes Carter, feel pity for him… he is in the late stages of dementia
— ChrisPV (@ChrisPV66) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes democrats just can’t help themselves they are driven by dividing people by race,gender,sex&age…..it’s sad Jimmy
— f. lindsay (@hidefullofHoney) June 6, 2015
— Zook Zangsten, Ph.D. (@ZookZangsten) June 6, 2015
— Amorem Gaudium † (@AmoremGaudium) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes – Use logic. If that were so, Obama wouldn’t be Prez. Black vote was around 18%. Who do you think the rest were? Please be quiet.
— Chuck (@Chuck30075) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes Do Democrats ever get over race baiting and inciting minority anger for votes?! They are sick people.
— Reagan Nightshade (@Chosen_Soldier) June 6, 2015
— Kerry W (@Texican1957) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes Be careful Jimmy you’re losing ground to Obama in the worst ever category for this stupidity.
— Nicole B (@rightchicknb) June 6, 2015
@WashTimes yep, as a white man I was feeling all superior this am,until I read the crap from another whiteman, gee thanks Jimmy 4 the downer
— Scorpion Gulch (@ScorpionGulch) June 6, 2015
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