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Spun Against His Own Teachings:

Weaponizing MLK’s words to undermine the efforts he championed

Martin Luther King Junior Thinking

Politicians, media companies, and independent journalists everywhere take advantage of the good feeling that can be generated by associating oneself with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Martin Luther King Day. Over time this has led to some strange bedfellows.



In 2021, now Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy tried to argue that Critical Race Theory went against everything Martin Luther King Jr. taught.