Hostility Toward France's Tough-on-Crime Candidate

Elaine Sciolino on a popular French candidate for president: "Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy, the candidate of the governing center-right Union for a Popular Movement party, has yet to shed his ...

Fawning Over (Pro-Democrat) Talk Radio Host Tom Joyner

News you can use? Among Felicia Lee's big scoops in her flattering article about black radio talk show host Tom Joyner: Mr. Joyner's show blends such interviews with radio staples like news, ...

Joe Biden's "Oops!" vs. Dick Armey's "Slur"

The Times gives front-page play to Sen. Joe Biden's latest controversial statement, but gives him the benefit of the doubt that it was a simple mistake ("Oops!")

George Allen's "Macaca," "a Jolting Suggestion of Bigotry"

Frank Bruni Frets Over "Macaca" as well as a "worrisome" word from Bush.

"Civil Rights Leader" Al Sharpton, Again

Republican-bashing Jesse Jackson makes the grade as well.

Good News for Dems in South: Voters May Overcome Their Racism

Adam Nossiter: "At one level, Mr. Ford's loss to the Republican, Bob Corker, was simply a reiteration of an ancient reality for Democrats in the South: black candidates in statewide races are ...

Willie Horton Redux: GOP "Stoke[s] Subliminal Racist Fears" in Tennessee

Alessandra Stanley writes that an RNC ad mocking Harold Ford Jr. is "seen as racist" and that the GOP "tried to stoke subliminal racist fears with the infamous Willie Horton ad...."

Ad Mocking Harold Ford "A Racist Appeal to Tennessee Voters"

"The ad, resonating with the miscegenation taboos of Old South politics, may or may not be the nadir in the low-blow salvos now assailing the nation."
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