Racism

"Racially Tinged Attacks" Against Obama at Huge Washington Rally?

Pity our poor president. Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg began their front-page story: "President Obama has long suggested that he would like to move beyond race. The question now is whether the ...

NBC: 'Blunt' Carter 'Prompted Us to Reexamine Our Assumptions About Race'

An evening after trumpeting President Jimmy Carter's racism charge, NBC led Wednesday night with the "fallout" as Andrea Mitchell proposed that though "many thought" the "racial divisions" were ...

ABC: Obama Critics 'Driven By Refusal to Accept Black President'; NBC Trumpets Carter's Racism Charges

Tuesday night ABC and NBC joined efforts to undermine the tea parties by smearing them as racists. ABC framed a story around "Obama supporters are now saying" the opposition to him is "driven, in ...

Oppose Obama? Racist

Maureen Dowd imagines Rep. Joe Wilson shouting a derogatory word at Obama and uses her feverish imagination to slime all South Carolina Republicans as racists: "But, fair or not, what I heard was ...

CNN's Situation Room Charges: 'Racial Tinge to Tea Movement'

CNN's efforts to smear Obama critics as racist gained visibility on Monday's Situation Room when the usually more sensible Wolf Blitzer, with "RACIAL TINGE TO TEA MOVEMENT" as the on-screen ...

CNN's Lemon Praises Maher for Raising Anti-Obama Racism: 'Finally Someone's Talking About This'

Bill Maher is setting the news agenda for CNN. Literally. CNN anchor Don Lemon rued "town hallers yelling at lawmakers" and those "refusing to let kids hear the commander in chief. And on and on ...

Conservative Idaho "Hotbed of Hate-Filled Rubes, Gun-Toting Racists"?

Timothy Egan on Idaho Republicans: "For years, Idaho officials have been trying to convince businesses that their state is not a hotbed of hate-filled rubes, gun-toting racists and assorted nut ...

Company on Decision to Pull Ads from Beck TV Show: 'We Do Not Want to be Associated with Hateful Speech'

Sargento vice president of Corporate Communications & Government Relations says pulling advertising not based on political affiliation, but speech.

Paul Krugman Sees Racism Among Town Hall "Mob" Protesters

Paul Krugman: "...the driving force behind the town hall mobs is probably the same cultural and racial anxiety that's behind the 'birther' movement....it's a strategy that has played a central ...

Frank Rich Calls Out GOP for Racism, Dishonestly Links Sarah Palin to "Birther" Brigade

Sarah Palin's a Birther? Frank Rich evidently wants us to think so: "Obama's election, far from alleviating paranoia in the white fringe, has only compounded it. There is no purer expression of ...
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