Racism

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 ...

A Liberal Lecture for Haley Barbour on Civil Rights Era

From a "news" story by Campbell Robertson: "Governor [Haley] Barbour...has also, however, been dogged by statements that suggest a considerably old-fashioned, even blinkered, view of history, ...

On MSNBC, Rolling Stone's Taibbi Accuses Boehner & Tea Party of Racist 'Coded Language'

Appearing as a guest on Thursday's Countdown show on MSNBC, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi accused Republican House Speaker John Boehner and Tea Party activists of racism in the form of using "coded ...

FNC's Colmes: 'Tea Party Was a Bunch of Angry White Guys' with 'Racist Signs'

On Saturday's Fox News Watch, liberal FNC analyst Alan Colmes asserted that the Tea Party was a "bunch of angry white guys who went around and put up racist signs." As a debate ensued pitting ...

Time's Joe Klein: Tea Party Will Be 'Biggest Losers' Next Year, Dream Act Opponents Will 'Suffer'

Appearing as a panel member on Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Time columnist Joe Klein predicted that the Tea Party will be the "biggest losers" next year after he agreed with MSNBC's ...
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