Racism

Conflating Concern on Liberal Bias With (Alleged) Racism

Plus: Speaker John Boehner was racist for asking Obama to postpone a speech to Congress for one night.

NYT's Charles Blow Conflates 'Hatemonger' Newt's Racism with Belief in Liberal Media Bias

How dare Republicans think the media is liberal: "[Newt's] the street fighter with a history of poisonous politics who not only goes there but dwells there...Take the issue of media bias for ...

CNN Hints At 'Racial Coding' In Gingrich's Words

On Thursday's Starting Point, CNN's Soledad O'Brien insinuated that candidate Newt Gingrich speaks with a "racial coding" on the campaign trail.

NBC's Curry Claims Gingrich 'Playing the Race Card' in South Carolina

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry accused Newt Gingrich of playing up racial tensions to get votes in the South Carolina GOP primary: "...you've been increasingly stepping up your ...

South Carolina's 'Racially Charged Past' Emerging Thanks to Gingrich Remarks

Jim Rutenberg from Charleston: "But like the historic slave plantations that draw tourists on the outskirts of town, the legacy of that past has not been totally wiped from the politics of today. ...

MSNBC's Chris Matthews Slanders Gingrich, S.C. GOP Debate Attendees As Racists

Appearing on colleague Andrea Mitchell's eponymous 1 p.m. Eastern program today, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews to viewers that last night's South Carolina GOP presidential debate was chock ...

CNN's Cafferty Quotes Liberal Columnist to Suggest Gingrich Is 'Clueless' About African-Americans

On Tuesday's The Situation Room, CNN commentator Jack Cafferty pulled from a Daily Beast column to suggest that GOP candidate Newt Gingrich is "clueless" about African-Americans.

Wisdom From Rosenthal's Sunday Review: 'Romney's Meticulously Cultivated Whiteness'

Contributor Lee Siegel: "Mitt Romney is the whitest white man to run for president in recent memory....He knows that he offers to these people the white solution to the problem of a black president."

Politico's Thomas & Wash Post's King See Santorum 'Pandering' to Racist Whites

Appearing as a panel member on Friday's Inside Washington on PBS, Politico's Evan Thomas - formerly of Newsweek - made claims about the existence of "angry, white, middle class" men in the ...

Unrepentant NYT Editor Rosenthal Spews More Racism Accusations Against GOP

NYT Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal, prodded by criticism from The O'Reilly Factor, posted an update to his post offensively accusing House Speaker John Boehner of racism for asking Obama ...
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