…how right is rev wright? baltimore, ferguson, obama…

…’peau noire, masques blancs’, or whatever that means…

Not too many have forgotten that panicked, summary ‘firing’, apt euphemism, of Shirley Sherrod. And, an indignity inflicted without even offering Ms Sherrod the courtesy of ‘her side of the story’ – and it would turn out shortly afterwards that even those who had turned on Ms Sherrod had attended the very function at which she had given her speech, which had been subsequently manipulated for political advantage. Nor have too many forgotten that discourteous, unbecoming belittling of the late Helen Thomas, who in her questioning would be among the first public figures to show that there was not much ‘there’, there.

Even before then was this little item. The US MSM would be on a rampage to tar and feather one who had had the temerity, the impudence, the treachery to criticise the greatest, most humanitarian, most exceptional, most indispensable country on the planet. An example from that ABC, famous for its ‘World News Tonight’ of which some 95% is about the US, More From Obama’s Pastor: U.S. a Racist Superpower. And it comes from Maddy Sauer and Rehab el-Buri on 18Mar2008. Telling snippets, Read the rest of this entry »

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