NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reported that “the U.S. wasn’t always on Mandela’s side. In the 1980s, President Reagan supported the Apartheid regime.”
Naturally, the right-wing attacked Mitchell for telling the truth. In fact, Reagan labeled Mandela and his party as “terrorists,” and vetoed sanctions against the pro-apartheid government that ruled South Africa
- Yes, Republican critics, President Obama shouldn’t have shaken Raul Castro’s hand at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela because nobody gives a shit whose hand President Obama shakes at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.