|Slave holding Dutch in 1898 New York (AP File Photo)|
Moron Alert - Brain dead Democrat Congresswoman says the Dutch owned slaves in 1898 New York
- She should resign her office today and allow someone who knows how to read to get elected.
A Democratic congresswoman from Brooklyn appears to believe that slavery existed in her district until 1898.
Against the advice of her party’s leadership, Rep. Yvette Clarke appeared on “The Colbert Report” on Tuesday for one of host Stephen Colbert’s occasional “Better Know a District” segments. After getting in a few digs at Brooklyn, Colbert asked Clarke, who is currently serving her third term in the House, what she would say to her district if she could go back to 1898 in a time machine.
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Democrat Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY)
“Set me free!” Clarke said.
“From?” Colbert asked.
Trying to hold back his laughter, Colbert said he didn’t realize there was slavery in Brooklyn in 1898. “I believe there was,” Clarke responded.
“Sounds like a horrible part of the country, that kept slavery going until 1898,” Colbert said. “Who would be enslaving you?”
“The Dutch,” said Clarke.
“Those sneaky Dutch bastards,” Colbert said, to which Clarke responded “Exactly.”
For those wondering, no, there were no Dutch-owned slaves in Brooklyn in 1898.
Civil War Black Troops
Company E, 4th United States Colored Troops.
This moron Congresswoman's total lack of any basic knowledge of either Black or American history is an embarrassment to the the nation.
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Being ignorant, the Congresswoman may not even know that African Americans served in Congress and the state legislatures before 1898.