Racism

Reagan the Racist? David Brooks vs. Paul Krugman, Round 2

Slate picks up on David Brooks' secret attack on Paul Krugman for spreading myths about Reagan and racism.

David Brooks Defends Reagan on Racism, Sinks Bank Shot Against Krugman

Is Paul Krugman reading this? "But still the slur spreads. It's spread by people who, before making one of the most heinous charges imaginable, couldn't even take 10 minutes to look at the evidence."

Times Just Can't Stand Lou Dobbs' Stand on Illegal Immigration

The Times pursues Lou Dobbs' opposition to illegal immigration as if he was the first journalist to ever make his opinion on an issue clear (although it's an everyday occurrence in the liberal media).

After Duke, Sudden Concern for "Racial Overtones" in Rape Allegations

Faced with a black athlete as a suspect and an alleged rape victim who is white, the Times displays a concern for "racial overtones" totally absent in its shoddy coverage of the Duke lacrosse ...

"Republican Message Machine" of Talk Radio, Racists Fight Immigration Bill

Jeff Zeleny finds scary, racist Republicans harassing senators: "At the heart of the opposition rests conservative hosts on talk radio and cable television, which often are a muscular if untamed ...

Illegal Immigration Concerns in "The Whitest Congressional District in Colorado"

Kirk Johnson on Coloradans concerned about illegal immigration: "Residents and local political leaders say the answer comes down, at least partly, to words like 'order' and 'stability.' Those ...

Lou Dobbs, "Heir to the Nativist Tradition" Against Mexicans

David Leonhardt fact-checks the CNN anchor with a vengeance - but could the Times itself withstand similar scrutiny?

Times Lets Sharpton Turn the Tables on Romney Over Bigoted Anti-Mormon Remark

Michael Luo takes dictation from inflammatory Al: "Mr. Sharpton said that unlike many conservative Protestants and Roman Catholics, he believed that Mormons were Christians. But he also said Mr. ...

"Foul" Racial Bias in the NBA?

The Times' crusade for social justice knows no out-of-bounds: "An academic study of the National Basketball Association...suggests that a racial bias found in other parts of American society has ...

Only ABC Addresses Broader Context of Imus Firing Adequately

Is the story of the firing of radio shock jock Don Imus only about racism, or is it also about hatred and incivility in hip hop culture?
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