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Justice Thomas Sparks Emotional Outrage From Liberals

Holland McKinnie
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the most respected figures on the Supreme Court bench, is currently the target of intense scrutiny and criticism following his incisive, precedent-setting contribution to Thursday’s Supreme Court decision that deemed affirmative action and racial selection in college admissions unconstitutional. This verdict sent shockwaves through the liberal media. It sparked a tumultuous debate on race, individual rights, and the future of the American education system.

The liberal corporate media’s searing criticism of Thomas is striking and revealing. Their vitriol appears amplified due to Thomas’s identity as a Black man. The resentment is palpable, and as Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) insightfully pointed out back in April, “Democrats save a special degree of hate for him because he is a Black man.” According to Cruz, the concept of a conservative African American disrupts the Democrats’ narrative and threatens their left-wing orthodoxy.

Underpinning the media’s collective outburst is the detailed concurrence penned by Justice Thomas. He systematically dismantled the foundation of racial preferences in college admissions in his brilliant legal analysis. In critiquing the dissent and asserting that “Justice Jackson’s race-infused worldview falls flat at each step,” Thomas offers a compelling case against the racial determinism that underlies affirmative action.

Thomas’s words were a breath of fresh air for those exasperated with the left’s efforts to institutionalize a racial hierarchy. His argument resonated powerfully: “Individuals are the sum of their unique experiences, challenges, and accomplishments. What matters is not the barriers they face, but how they choose to confront them.”

While the liberal media fumed, an often overlooked yet significant segment of Americans welcomed the Supreme Court decision. To them, the judgment symbolizes another step toward true racial equality. Thomas’s supporters applaud his succinct rebuke of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s dissenting opinion.

Still, it’s worth noting that Justice Thomas’s path to this point is a testament to his perseverance. He hails from the segregated South and overcame the odds to make his mark on the nation’s highest court. His achievements are a testament to individual effort, not racial determinism. This perspective lends further weight to his incisive criticism of the affirmative action policy.


In the end, Justice Thomas’s compelling defense of a colorblind Constitution doesn’t stem from a betrayal of his race, as some critics suggest, but a deep-rooted belief in the nation’s founding principles – “That all men are created equal, are equal citizens, and must be treated equally before the law.” This ringing affirmation of equality under the law resounds in a divided nation, serving as a reminder that the relentless pursuit of justice should always transcend race and partisanship.