Politician Declares War on Kwanzaa

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Calling it a holiday that “almost no black people today care about,” state Sen. Glenn Grothman is characterizing Kwanzaa as a false holiday conjured up by a racist college professor and perpetuated by hard-core liberals.

“Why must we still hear about Kwanzaa?” the Republican lawmaker from West Bend asked in a press release. “Why are hard-core left wingers still trying to talk about Kwanzaa — the supposed African-American holiday celebration between Christmas and New Year’s?”

His remarks drew immediate criticism from a Democratic party leader, who called Grothman’s comments “absolutely jaw-dropping.”

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