Skip to comments.AP Stereotypes Tea Party Race Demographics; Ignores Gallup Poll Showing Numbers in Line With Public
Posted on 04/06/2010 5:36:48 PM PDT by Rufus2007
It's incredible to see how many ways the mainstream media are able to analyze and dissect the Tea Party movement phenomenon on a regular basis. But lately it has been en vogue to challenge this movement on merits of race - a popular ad hominem talking point for opponents of the movement.
However, the Associated Press, an organization known for its extensive fact checking of conservatives, took a look at the other side of racism in the Tea Party movement - the backlash against "black conservative Tea Party backers." An April 6, 2010 AP story by Valerie Bauman spelled out all the ways these black conservatives have been labeled by opponents - with curiously little or no outrage from the same members of the media quick to advertise alleged Tea Party protest indiscretions.
"They've been called Oreos, traitors and Uncle Toms, and are used to having to defend their values," Bauman wrote. "Now black conservatives are really taking heat for their involvement in the mostly white tea party movement-and for having the audacity to oppose the policies of the nation's first black president."
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I figured the msm would ignore the Gallup poll. It does not fit their racist agenda.
The white Obamanoids at the Ass. Press have to continue their “Americans are racists” rant in order to hold on to their privilege to play the race card.
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