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In a blog entry at BlackAmericaWeb, author Michael H. Cottman admonishes GOP presidential candidates for failing to condemn white supremacists who attended last week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. It sends a clear message to minorities that they are not welcome in the Republican Party, he says.

What were white supremacists doing at last week's high-profile GOP conference in Washington, D.C.? Mingling with Republican leaders and sharing the word — the racist word, that is.

It's unconscionable that the frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination — Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich — did not utter one word to denounce leading white nationalist Peter Brimelow, founder of the racist website VDARE.com, who was featured prominently on the agenda at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, along with Romney, Santorum and Gingrich.

Brimelow, a well-known and longtime bigot, spoke at the GOP conference and titled his speech, "The Failure of Multiculturalism: How the Pursuit of Diversity is Weakening the American Identity."

According to Brimelow's website, "America was defined — almost explicitly, sometimes very explicitly — as a white nation, for white people, and what that means is that there is virtually no figure, no law, no policy, no event in the history of the old, white America that can survive the transition to the new and non-white version. Whether we will want to call the new updated version 'America' at all is another question entirely."

Read Michael H. Cottman's entire blog entry at BlackAmericaWeb.