Racism

NYT Blames Conservative Victims for 'Diversity Bake Sale' Backlash, Threats on Left-Wing Campus

Encountering opposing conservative views in college? Perish the thought! Under the headline, "A 'Diversity Bake Sale' Backfires on Campus," New York Times reporter Malia Wollan suggests an ...

Poor, Disrespected Obama: Republicans 'Simply Do Not Like the Man'

Jennifer Steinhauer spins a Republican request that Obama address Congress on a different night from the presidential debate as "disrespect" for the president, and played the race card: "There is ...

Martin Bashir to GOP Rep: Are You Skipping Obama's Speech 'Because He's Black?'

Republican Congressman Joe Walsh and left-leaning MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir got into a contentious exchange over Barack Obama on Friday. The Congressman bluntly explained to Bashir, "Your ...

Keller Admits 'Late to Rev. Wright' in 2008, But Claims Paper Handled Story Well

Executive Editor Bill Keller thinks the Times eventually did a good job covering Obama's Rev. Wright problem: "Yes, Dems should be asked about their faith (and influences) too. We were late to ...

On NBC's Today, 'Honest and Open' Ray Nagin Blames Racism for Slow Katrina Response

Promoting his new book, 'Katrina's Secrets,' on Monday's NBC Today, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin stood by his assertion that racism played a role in the Bush administration's response to the ...

Reducing Early-Voting Window by GOP a 'Modern Whiff of Jim Crow'

From Monday's lead editorial: "The biggest part of that effort, imposing cumbersome requirements that voters have a government ID, has been painted as a response to voter fraud, an essentially ...

NYT's Matt Bai: 'Racial Element' to GOP Attacks on Obama Harken Back to Willie Horton Ad

New York Times reporter Matt Bai: "Is there a racial element to some of the attacks on President Obama? It's pretty hard to argue there isn't....The infamous Willie Horton ad that George Bush ...

Matt Bai: 'Racial Element' to GOP Attacks on Obama Harken Back to Willie Horton Ad

Times reporter Matt Bai: "Is there a racial element to some of the attacks on President Obama? It's pretty hard to argue there isn't....race and cultural otherness were powerful undercurrents in ...

Kate Zernike Finds Political Conspiracy Theories Driven by Conservative Themes, Racism

Zernike, whose Tea Party coverage is marked by hostility and accusations of racism, found a source to selectively pluck out links between conspiracy theorizing and conservative values, plus ...

Editorial Plays Race Card on 'Birthers,' Falsely Claims Origin on 'Radical Right'

The Times can't believe it: "The disbelief fairly dripped from Mr. Obama as he stood at the West Wing lectern. People are out of work, American soldiers are dying overseas and here were cameras to ...
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