Skip to comments.The right’s black crime obsession
Posted on 08/23/2013 5:02:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Conservative media's total fixation on black-on-black and black-on-white crime isn't going to end. Here's why...
There are a few black people up to no good in this country and Fox News is on it! So is Drudge Report. Vigilantly on the lookout, 24 hours a day, for stories about black youths behaving badly.
This isnt a particularly new phenomenon, but its intensified noticeably in the past year for at least two reasons. Conservatives, particularly white conservatives, feel a burning urgency to find a racial counterweight to the aftermath of Trayvon Martins shooting (including President Obamas public comments about the incident), a logical response to the argument that things like background checks and an assault weapons ban are appropriate ways to reduce the likelihood of another Sandy Hook-style massacre, and anecdotal justifications for indiscriminate policing of dangerous neighborhoods.
But these are hopeless pursuits. The incidents they draw attention to fail by definition to underscore the things they believe. They all require projecting motives or details or both into tragic events, to create false dichotomies between shootings perpetrated by whites and blacks. They have the unhealthy effect of creating dueling tallies of white-on-black and black-on-white crime. And ironically they all tend to underscore the argument that more stand your ground laws and more racial profiling are off-point responses to these incidents....
(Excerpt) Read more at salon.com ...
“Vigilantly on the lookout, 24 hours a day, for stories about black youths behaving badly.”
Oh, and are such stories hard to find?
WOW, that is rich.
Slow day in the bath house, Brian?
What a putz. Fox is reporting because no one in the liberal press (everyone other than Fox) is reporting. Those murders are “random” acts....not at all related to race or hate. Nah.....
Bottom line - leftists really don't care who gets killed or how many as long as their political agenda marches forward.
I clicked the link, the article comes up and then disappears.
When Blacks start killing Libs instead of 13 mo. old White toddlers in strollers and 88 year old White veterans, maybe morons like this writer will wake up.
And just how many have gone unreported. Check out WND and that site has a list of crimes that have never seen the light of day elsewhere.
Hard not to obsess when you’re the target!
Sorry, I got it to come up on IE.
Well, yeah actually. Reported by the U.S. Mainstream Media, those stories are hard to find. They may be occurring at an alarmingly high rate, but our Media won't report it.
The author of this blathering screed ignores an important point -- you will never change behaviour, or fix a problem, if you don't identify the problem. Putting your head in the ground like the proverbial Ostrich is not going to make the situation better. Also, breathlessly blaring the opposite events (white on black violence - be it self-defense, or not) - which our depraved Media is want to do - will aggravate the problem. You need to highlight the issue. Best case, embarrassment and shame will set in to self-correct the problem. Worst case, more people are warned to be on alert.
Bo knows gangsta crime, yo.
Hey, Brian baby—let us educate you (be sure to read the dates on this article, too, Brian—this crap’s been going on for quite some time. We have PC Crap—like you—to thank for it, in part.)
Exactly—he’s projecting. Wants us to pretend that the Left’s manic obsession with Whites shooting poor unarmed Blacks doesn’t exist.
Does this guy write for Saturday Night Live?
His trash is almost funny.
Lines like looking 24/7 for stories of blacks killing blacks. LMAO
Just pick up a paper in the morning, no need to look 24/7.
50% of the murders are committed by 3% of the population...
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