In 2000, for example, an NAACP ad recreated the gruesome murder of James Byrd to imply that then-Gov. Bush was sympathetic to lynching black men. Over footage of a chain being dragged by a pickup truck, Mr. Byrd’s daughter says, “So when Gov. George W. Bush refused to support hate-crimes legislation, it was like my father was killed all over again.” - William McGurn
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Funny, Racism, Oops, Smears, Demagoguery
An Indiana lawmaker has accused another lawmaker’s 18-month-old son of being a racist. On the floor of the state General Assembly, Democratic Rep. Vanessa Summers said the toddler, the son of Republican Rep. Jud McMillin, is afraid of her because she’s black... “I asked him ‘please, introduce your child to some people of color so that he won’t live his life as a prejudiced person.’”
Liberal, Hate, Character, Racism, Smears, Media
While speaking Saturday night with Trayvon Martin‘s family attorney, shortly before the verdict was read for George Zimmerman‘s acquittal, HLN host Nancy Grace said “f--ing coons” live on-the-air while railing against what she considers to have been the defendant’s undeniable “hatred” for the teenager he shot.
Hate, Racism, Smears, Demagoguery
"I heard from a very reliable source who saw a 25 foot deep crater under the levee breach. It may have been blown up to destroy the black part of town and keep the white part dry."
Democrat, Liberal, Obama, Racism, Demagoguery
“Let’s not even deal with the facts right now. Let’s deal with just our blackness and pride — and loyalty. We have the chance to re-elect the first African-American president, and that’s what we ought to be doing. And I’m not afraid or ashamed to say that as black people, we should do it because he’s a black man.”
Liberal, Government, Racism, Crazy
“I’m convinced AIDS is a government-engineered disease. They got one thing wrong, they never realized it couldn’t just be contained to the groups it was intended to wipe out. So, now it’s a national priority. Exactly like drugs became when they escaped the urban centers into white suburbia.”
Hate, Obama, Racism, Smears, Teaparty, Hollywood
Morgan Freeman, in an interview to be aired on CNN Friday evening, says that President Obama has made racism worse in America. Chatting with Piers Morgan, the Oscar-winning actor also blames the Tea Party saying they're "going to do whatever [they] can to get this black man outta here”
Liberal, Government, Character, Racism, Smears, Fascism, Tolerance, Diversity
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) wants its white VISTA volunteers who work with low-income, racially diverse public schools to examine the “privilege” their Caucasian race confers on them. One “diversity” document linked to DPI’s Web site suggests that white people “wear a white wristband as a reminder about your privilege, and as a personal commitment to explain why you wear the wristband.”
Hate, Racism, Smears, Media, Stereotyping
“There is an inability for white seniors to trust Barack Obama on Medicare,” she continued, “and it doesn’t have anything to do with the policies that he’s put out. It has to do with the demographics –” “I like the way you’re using the word ‘demographics,’” Hayes interrupted. “You mean race.” “Well, yes, I’m sorry. By no means am I afraid to use the word ‘race,’” she responded.
Hypocrisy, Character, Racism, Narrative, Smears, Demagoguery, Lie, Stereotyping, Ignorance
"I believe his vested interests are in white Americans," said Charlette Stoker Manning, chair of Women in NAACP. "You cannot possibly talk about jobs for black people at the level he's coming from. He's talking about entrepreneurship, savings accounts — black people can barely find a way to get back and forth from work." Pointing to what she sees as Romney's lack of interaction with the poor African-Americans, Manning added, "It's such a big gap in what he's attempting to sell us."
Liberal, Hate, Incitement, Racism, Demagoguery, Politics
Former NAACP leader C.L. Bryant is accusing Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton of “exploiting” the Trayvon Martin tragedy to “racially divide this country.” “His family should be outraged at the fact that they’re using this child as the bait to inflame racial passions,” Rev. C.L. Bryant said in a Monday interview with The Daily Caller.