Pat Buchanan Makes Racist Claims in New Book

The conservative commentator warns that "whites may discover what it is like to ride in the back of the bus."

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Political website Talking Points Memo has the lowlights from a new book by conservative Pat Buchanan, in which the MSNBC pundit makes some fairly racist claims about the decline of America civilization.

In his book Suicide of a Superpower, Buchanan places the blame squarely on the shoulders of diversity efforts and multiculturalism. A few excerpts:

From the chapter, "The End Of White America":

Those who believe the rise to power of an Obama rainbow coalition of peoples of color means the whites who helped to engineer it will steer it are deluding themselves. The whites may discover what it is like to ride in the back of the bus.

On crime:

If [conservative political commentator Heather] Mac Donald's statistics are accurate, 49 of every 50 muggings and murders in New York are the work of minorities. That might explain why black folks have trouble getting a cab. Every New York cabby must know the odds, should he pick up a man of color at night.

Read more at Talking Points Memo.

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