The right’s record and rhetoric don’t match

JEFF JACOBY’S assertion that conservative principles are three — limited government, economic liberty, and color-blind equality — is the height of hypocrisy (“Party of minority civil rights? GOP”, Op-ed, Dec. 23).

I spent much of my youth watching these conservatives prevent blacks from voting, prevent unions from forming so management could have its way, cut poverty budgets, grossly misinterpret the Second Amendment, and on and on.


They assert these other beliefs when they are not in office.

Gerald Jones


Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
You're reading  1 of 5 free articles.
Get UNLIMITED access for only 99¢ per week Subscribe Now >
You're reading1 of 5 free articles.Keep scrolling to see more articles recomended for you Subscribe now
We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com