dukakis http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3353/all en Is It Civil To Suggest Bush Is a Killer? http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/it-civil-suggest-bush-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media&#039;s Willie Horton Ad Bashers Sit in Stony Silence While NAACP Ad Is Denounced by Bob Kerrey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/fax1026.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1121254" title="fax1026.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><span class="normal"> - In 1988 (and 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992), the media slammed George H. W. Bush for suggesting (or gaining from independent ads declaring) that Michael Dukakis released a convicted murderer on a furlough program who traveled to Maryland and raped a woman. Willie Horton became famous not for his crimes, but as a symbol of Republican nastiness and race-baiting. </span> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/it-civil-suggest-bush-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division clanormal dukakis Republicans Thu, 26 Oct 2000 04:00:00 +0000 admin 2662 at http://mrc.org Notable Quotables - 08/22/1988 http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/notable-quotables-08221988 <p align="left">&nbsp;</p> <h3 align="left"><strong>Anonymous Sources</strong></h3> <p align="left">&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/notable-quotables-08221988" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division august dukakis Mon, 22 Aug 1988 04:00:00 +0000 admin 8185 at http://mrc.org