I've condemned racism my entire life. I've been a human rights activist for as long as I can remember. When someone gets discriminated against based on their ethnic background it makes me livid.
Republicans Have Become Democrats - The Vicious Cycle of US Anti-Macedonian Policy I figured out why Republicans have become Democrats and are allowing the State Department to still be run by the Obama administration. To spite the Russians. For all the hate that each party has for each other, they hate the Russians more.
If somebody told you that an entire ethnic group's name and identity was being changed to appease its oppressors, you would react in outrage. If they followed up by saying, "Oh wait, it's a diplomatic dispute", would your response be "That's okay then. They should resolve this dispute by denying their own existence"? This is what's happening to Macedonia and Macedonians.