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Surreal Juxtaposition of the Day: Rosa and Scalia


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Surreal Juxtaposition of the Day: Rosa and Scalia

Abby Zimet

Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.