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Chuck Woolery Faces Criticism After Saying Racism Has 'Nothing To Do With Race'

Chuck Woolery Faces Criticism After Saying Racism Has 'Nothing To Do With Race'
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Former Love Connection host Chuck Woolery has ignited controversy once again by claiming that "racism has nothing to do with race."

Woolery, who has transitioned from game show host to conservative political podcaster in recent years, tweeted the rant Monday morning, saying:

"Racism is the Progressive Left crying out for attention."
"If you disagree with the ProgressiveLeft. They consider you a Racist."
"They are desperate to hold on to the Black Vote."


Sadly, it isn't the first time Woolery has courted controversy when it comes to racism and the GOP.

In 2017, he faced backlash after claiming that Republicans had never done anything "nasty" to black people.

But to absurdly claim that racism has nothing to do with race seems like a bit of a stretch, considering the root of the word "racism" is literally "race."

And it also seems, well, extremely privileged at best, and fairly racist at worst.

Even tennis legend Martina Navratilova laid into Woolery for his ignorance.

As people poked holes in Woolery's theory, he was too stubborn to back down.

Not a good look, Chuck.

But at least we got this gem out of it:


The book The Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant, available here, is a classic originally published in 1494. It tells the tale of the worst of mankind's all too human traits in allegorical form.


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