Since George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder for killing Trayvon Martin, people of all races have expressed a range of opinions about race relations — past and present — in this country. MSNBC reports that on his radio show Monday, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh took the opportunity to say that white people have no reason to feel guilty about slavery.
Limbaugh said Caucasians should not have any “guilt about slavery” and explained why.
“A little history lesson for you. If any race of people should not have guilt about slavery, it’s Caucasians,” he said. “The white race has probably had fewer slaves, and for a briefer period of time, than any other in the history of the world.”
Limbaugh said that the “rest of the world” gets a pass when the “civil rights coalition gets ginned up” …
The conservative host argued that since slavery was a main catalyst for the Civil War, Caucasian Americans actually transcended other races by fighting a war to end slavery.
Read more at MSNBC.