Racism

Times Watch Quotes of Note - Kate Zernike Still Smearing Tea Party as Racist

Plus Sheryl Gay Stolberg explains the Ground Zero mosque to the rubes outside Manhattan, and Matt Bai questions the "nativist impulse" behind the mosque's opponents.

Kate Zernike Still Smearing Tea Party as Racist

Plus: Matt Bai blames nativist impulse against Ground Zero mosque opponents, and Obama critics long for return to a white and largely Christian nation.

Overwhelmingly White Media Criticize Conservative Rallies as 'Overwhelmingly White'

Notoriously minority-deficient media criticize Tea Parties, other conservative gatherings for lack of diversity.

Oh No! Glenn Beck Rally 'Overwhelmingly White and Largely Middle-Aged'

Reporter Kate Zernike can't quit her obsession over the race (and racism) of the Tea Party, as shown by her descritption of Beck rally attendees: "The overwhelmingly white and largely middle-aged ...

Zernike Does It Again, Suggests Tea Party Opposition to Minimum Wage Racially Suspect

In Kate Zernike's world you might be a racist if...you oppose minimum wage laws and other "safety net" programs. "Even if Tea Party members are right that any racist signs are those of ...

Joe Klein & Matthews Link Anti-Muslim 'Attitude' to 'Deranged Muslim' Violence, Small-Town Whites Miss 'Ethnic Purity' of Past

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews show, during a discussion of a poll reporting that a majority of self-described Republicans expressed a negative view of Islam, as Time magazine's Joe Klein ...

Olbermann Ties Stabbing to Ground Zero Mosque Opposition, GOP Strategy is 'Hate'

On Thursday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann tied together Republican opposition to same-sex marriage, the Ground Zero mosque, and illegal immigration, as he charged that "the ...

MSNBC Suggests Palin & Bachmann Encouraged Shooting Minorities, Ignores Obama's 'We Bring a Gun' to Fight GOP

On Thursday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, substitute host Cenk Uygur blamed conservative opposition to the Ground Zero mosque for violence against Muslims, and tagged the GOP the "party of hate." He ...

Running Scared? A Sour Times Editorial Hits GOP 'Insurgents From the Far Right'

Running scared? A sour, factless Times editorial lashes out at conservatives for being conservative: "Republican insurgents from the far right did well in Tuesday's primaries. What their campaigns ...

Former Reporter Timothy Egan Takes On Rush, Fox, McCain, etc....

In a scattershot column attacking all manner of Republican, former reporter Timothy Egan blames an old enemy, Rush Limbaugh, for the popularity of the rumor that Obama is a Muslim: "In the ...
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