Racism

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 ...

Obama Pays Homage to Incendiary Al Sharpton in New York City; Hometown Paper Virtually Ignores

While its two rival dailies plastered photos of Obama and Sharpton on their front pages, the Times virtually ignored the dynamic duo, relegating their appearance together to the fourth paragraph ...

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Plays Race Card on Budget and Libya

Covering the budget debate on Capitol Hill and the conflict in Libya, Andrea Mitchell spun two serious policy issues as examples of race-baiting.

MSNBC's O'Donnell Suggests 'Racist Message' in RNC Ad Linking Obama to Labor Unions

On Friday's Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC host O'Donnell seemed to channel his predecessor, Keith Olbermann, as he ridiculously suggested racism in an RNC ad which accused President ...

Times Editorializes for Justice Thomas to Talk More to Show He's Not Corrupt

Hypocritical concern for Thomas's reputation: "When the Supreme Court hears arguments next week, it will mark the fifth anniversary of Justice Clarence Thomas's silence during oral argument - ...

Linda Greenhouse, Still Fighting the Abortion Wars

The paper's long-time Supreme Court reporter and pro-choice marcher is still keeping up the fight on abortion, decrying racially inflammatory rhetoric, yet lighting into "white activists" for ...
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