Racist http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/3743/all en Media: Conservatives 'Crazy,' 'Stupid,' 'Racist' and 'Evil' http://www.mrc.org/commentary/media-conservatives-crazy-stupid-racist-and-evil <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Conservatives are crazy. Sometimes they're stupid, racist or even evil. On creative occasions they're all four - at least that's how they're portrayed by the American media.</p> <br /> <p>This election season, journalists have partnered fully with the left to depict conservatives in the most vile ways they can muster. While it's nothing new, the sheer volume of attacks is noteworthy. What's worse is that many are coming from supposedly legitimate news operations.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/media-conservatives-crazy-stupid-racist-and-evil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Business and Media Institute bachmann Racist stupid Wed, 31 Aug 2011 17:38:00 +0000 admin 29965 at http://www.mrc.org When 'Racist' Label Fails, Left Calls Tea Parties 'Crazy' http://www.mrc.org/articles/when-racist-label-fails-left-calls-tea-parties-crazy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >As the Tea Party movement continues to grow in popularity and influence, the attacks from the left and the media are intensifying. With the “racist” label largely failing to stick due to an utter lack of evidence for it, it seems anyone loosely associated with the Tea Party movement is now to be disregarded as “crazy.” <br /><br />Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is the latest to come under fire not based on her politics, but on her personal life and some statements she has made about her religious history. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/when-racist-label-fails-left-calls-tea-parties-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Politics ChristineO'Donnell crazy insance left race Racism Racist RandPaul SharronAngle TeaParty Wed, 22 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28880 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Rick Sanchez Again Hints Rick Perry is a Racist http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-again-hints-rick-perry-racist <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd8zVr8z6U&amp;c1=0x87B58E&amp;c2=0x085110&amp;a=0" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="202" width="250" allowfullscreen="true" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xd8zVr8z6U&amp;c1=0x87B58E&amp;c2=0x085110&amp;a=0&amp;sm=0"></embed></object></div><p>On Tuesday's Rick's List on CNN, Rick Sanchez again hinted that the Texas Governor Rick Perry is a racist.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-again-hints-rick-perry-racist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN KayBaileyHutchison liberalmediabias Racism Racist Rick'sList RickPerry RickSanchez WayneSlater Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:15:00 +0000 35749 at http://www.mrc.org Grasping at Straws: Olbermann Claims Obama 'Arrogant' Label a Racist Euphemism http://www.mrc.org/articles/grasping-straws-olbermann-claims-obama-arrogant-label-racist-euphemism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >A lot of leading thinkers on the right <a href="http://blog.heritage.org/2009/08/07/criticizing-the-president-is-not-racist/" />have warned about this</a>, but now with President Barack Obama <a href="http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/other/president_obama_job_approval-1044.html" />no longer enjoying high approval ratings</a> and many of his defenders with their back against the wall, the race card is being deployed as one of the last lines of defense.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/grasping-straws-olbermann-claims-obama-arrogant-label-racist-euphemism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Politics arrogant olbermann Racist Fri, 29 Jan 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 29154 at http://www.mrc.org Bozell Demands CNN, MSNBC Source Racist Charges Against Rush Limbaugh http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-demands-cnn-msnbc-source-racist-charges-against-rush-limbaugh <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/node/242"></a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="%3Cdiv%20style=" float:="" right;="" /><img src="http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2009/10/2009-10-12-CNN-NR-Limbaugh.jpg" /></div>"<b>Alexandria, VA - </b>Media Research Center President Brent Bozell has demanded that CNN and MSNBC prove that radio talk show king Rush Limbaugh uttered a racist quote they have attributed to him as fact after Limbaugh publicly denied having ever said, "Slavery built the South. I'm not saying we should bring it back. I'm just saying it had its merits.<p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/bozell-demands-cnn-msnbc-source-racist-charges-against-rush-limbaugh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division BrentBozell charges CNN MRC MSNBC pressrelease Racist RushLimbaugh Tue, 13 Oct 2009 17:04:00 +0000 admin 3332 at http://www.mrc.org Lincoln in Lavender http://www.mrc.org/articles/lincoln-lavender <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Happy Birthday Mr. President! Too bad you were a depressed bigot who was probably gay. Love, the CBS Early Show gang. </p> <br /> <p >The CBS 'Early Show' tribute to <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Lincoln</st1:city></st1:place> on Feb.12, the 2ooth anniversary of his birth, featured a two and a half minute segment dedicated to dispelling myths about Abraham Lincoln. The segment left viewers with a less-than-flattering portrait of our 16<sup>th</sup> president – including that he may have been a homosexual – and offered not one opposing view on the myths was presented. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lincoln-lavender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Politics AbrahamLincoln birthday cbs EarlyShow gay Racist Sexuality Thu, 12 Feb 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 28763 at http://www.mrc.org Mainstreaming the Million Man March http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mainstreaming-million-man-march <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span class="title">Mainstreaming the Million Man March </span></b><b><span class="title"><br /> </span></b><span class="normal">by <a href="http://www.mrc.org/bios/lbb/bozellbio.asp">L. Brent Bozell III<br /></a> October 19, 1995</span></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mainstreaming-million-man-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division farrakhan jennings october Racist Thu, 19 Oct 1995 04:00:00 +0000 3420 at http://www.mrc.org