Sinema's MLK Day tweet sparks online fury

Summary by Ground News
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's tweet came as progressive lawmakers urged against remembrances of Dr. King that gloss over or ignore his radical legacy and vision. The corporate Democrat from Arizona has faced sustained rebuke over her opposition to reforming the Senate filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation. The same quote was shared in a tweet Friday by Bernice King, MLK's daughter.
4 months ago

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Sinema's MLK Day tweet sparks online fury

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema set off a flurry of furious condemnation Monday with a tweet to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day just days after she helped sink Democratic Party hopes to pass voting rights legislation.The tweet by the corporate Democrat from Arizona, stating that "today we remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.," came as progressive lawmakers urged against remembrances of Dr. King that gloss over or ignore his rad…

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Sinema's MLK Day Tweet Sparks Online Fury

One group criticized the Democratic senator from Arizona as "the white moderate MLK warned us about."

4 months ago·United States
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