Hmm, I wonder why he ignores what the GOP did then?
Which is why, as he worked to get the 1968 nomination, he relied on Strom Thurmond to convince segregationists that he was all right. From @CrespinoJoe's great bio:
When Nixon first ran in 1960, it had a huge section on civil rights. When he ran again in 1968, not a word.
I'm going to dig a little deeper here, because it shows how fast and loose D'Souza plays with the evidence.
D'Souza insists that's the metric scholars use (while never providing a source for his straw man) because he knows how rare it is:
Well, the royal we should count again. Here's a list of thirty:
Whites who stayed in integrated areas? *More* racist.
This is, once again, contradicted by the actual history of the early wave of Southern Republicans, who were just as racist as older Dixiecrats:
(Again, my apologies to the very angry, very vocal PBR fans.)
But it'll take someone better than D'Souza to do it.