The Epitaph

Being Right: The party switch is a lie

By Lyndon Lee A, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Filed under Being Right, Lyndon Lee, Opinion

I t is commonly thought in history classes that after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law by Democratic President Lyndon Johnson, the Republicans became the party of what was stereotyped as racist former Democrats while the Democrats became champions of civil rights. This myth is often supported by the overly simpli...