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It's Happening: CNN Already Freaking Out About New Media Vetting President Obama
Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 03/08/2012 3:50:23 PM PST by Kaslin

Last night, Breitbart.com released a video of President Barack Obama fully embracing radical Marxist Harvard Professor Derrick Bell. Now, predictably, the mainstream media is circling the wagons around the president and trying to distract away from the real issue: Barack Obama is a radical and his political philosophy was built by people like Bill Ayers, Jeremiah Wright and Derrick Bell.

The Vetting: CNN Implodes Over Obama/Bell Video

Notice how CNN host Soledad O'Brian tries to cut off Amy Holmes, who happens to be black, when she defends the production of the video and the vetting of President Obama.

"This is an indictment of the mainstream media that did not open this conversation back in 2008 with the full video, with the full audio, it did not and we didn't have this conversation for the American people. We didn't broach this to then candidate Senator Obama to discuss his background which is all fair," Holmes said.

To answer O'Brian's question about where the "bombshell" is, I give you Michelle Malkin.

 #VetThePres - Michelle Malkin - Sean Hannity - 3-7-12


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: breitbarttapes; cnn; democrats; elections; enemedia; liberalmedia; mediabias; nobama2012; obama; vettingobama
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Also here is a video of Dr Thomas Sowell on the radical professor Bell

Thomas Sowell Discusses 'Despicable' Derrick Bell; Compares To Hitler

1 posted on 03/08/2012 3:50:30 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

OBAMA AND THE BELL CURVE

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/03/obama-and-the-bell-curve.php

Last night the spirit of Breitbart lived on with the release of a video showing Harvard law student Barack Obama celebrating the radical “critical race theorist” Derrick Bell. Bell can’t be written off as “some guy in my neighborhood” as Obama did with William Ayers, or sloughed off like Rev. Jeremiah Wright with the “I-didn’t-really-listen-to-his-sermons” excuse. Obama used to assign Bell in his class on “race and the law” at the University of Chicago. Now we know Obama has an affinity for Bell. Let’s see if the mainstream media asks about this the way the media used to ask Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan about their supposed ties to the John Birch Society. I’m not holding my breath....


2 posted on 03/08/2012 3:57:48 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Kaslin

More videos coming soon , talking heads going pop ,pop. I hate CNN ,it’s like those talking heads are always “YELLING” at you .


3 posted on 03/08/2012 3:57:48 PM PST by molson209
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To: Kaslin

check out this thread from earlier today on Freep where a CNN host grills Joe the Plumber about his past remarks and “how what you said in the past is relevant when running for office”...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2856414/posts?page=1#1

this link should be sent to TownHall as another example of the blatant hypocrisy of the criminal liberal media...


4 posted on 03/08/2012 3:59:07 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Kaslin

Saw the Soledad O’Brien video this morning.

Stunning.


5 posted on 03/08/2012 4:01:55 PM PST by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Marc Levin)
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To: sauropod

>>>Stunning.

Why? It’s CNN for cryin’ out loud. They are one of many foot soldiers in the Democrat Propaganda Machine that was once known as “the press corps”.


6 posted on 03/08/2012 4:05:00 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Look. I expect Soledad news slanting.

I don’t expect outright news fascism - which is what this was.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 4:10:52 PM PST by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Marc Levin)
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To: Kaslin
LA TIMES videotape from 2008: Now if we could only pressure LA TIMES to release its videotape of candidate Obama speaking at an Arab/Palestinian dinner in California in 2008, we could really put President Obama into a very bad situation, when it was viewed alongside this Dr. Bell videotape.

In 2008, LA TIMES refused to release the tape out of fear that it would damage candidate Obama's chances of becoming the new President of the United States.

There are rumors that in the 2008 videotape, candidate Obama said some things that would upset the American Jewish community and Israel leaders.

8 posted on 03/08/2012 4:11:35 PM PST by john mirse
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To: Kaslin

O’Brian is the female Rick Sanchez- both are extremely untalented and loathsome.


9 posted on 03/08/2012 4:12:53 PM PST by citizencon
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To: Kaslin

Soledad O'Brien defends Barack Obama

10 posted on 03/08/2012 4:13:08 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Kaslin

Soledad, while insisting that Mr Pollak was lying about Critical Racial Theology, did not know what it meant. After being pressed by Mr. Pollak on what SHE thinks it means, she didn’t answer. When he pressed her she gave verbatum the Wiki definition:

From Wiki-Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an academic discipline focused upon the intersection of race, law and power.

It looks like someone was reading this into her earpiece. Watch the video again. It’s pretty obvious! Enjoy!


11 posted on 03/08/2012 4:14:16 PM PST by marstegreg
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To: sauropod

I don’t watch CNN, I am glad though Kathy Pavlich posted it in Townhall.com though


12 posted on 03/08/2012 4:16:29 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: john mirse

Maybe we could pool enough money to put out a bounty on it to make some poor LA times employee or (laid off one that knows where it is) interested enough to have a copy appear?


13 posted on 03/08/2012 4:18:22 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Kaslin

14 posted on 03/08/2012 4:19:34 PM PST by TSgt (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: sauropod

That was disgusting. These people are the farthest thing from journalists that they could possibly be. I am repulsed.


15 posted on 03/08/2012 4:20:14 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Kaslin

This could work..CNN took the bait..got the discussion going.
Now, if there are more and increasingly damning videos to come. Hopefully one that is the knock out punch?
You know..a stain on a blue dress thing.
The MSM, with its usual arrogant ways, thinks all it has to do is play it all down and its smooth sail for King BO.
However, this isn’t 2008 and more people are starting to see him for what he is.
Forcing Catholics to go against their conscience and not doing anything to reduce gas prices. Infact, doing the opposite by denying the Keystone pipeline in a purple state no less.


16 posted on 03/08/2012 4:20:47 PM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: God luvs America

It is time we educate the people against these _____rds and the entire SRM, or MSM, and LSM


17 posted on 03/08/2012 4:21:19 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: All

It’s called “nooooo, we TOTALLY vetted Obama as the main stream media!!!!!! Why would you say otherwise????”


18 posted on 03/08/2012 4:22:15 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Leep

These people are from the Ministry of Propaganda, and in a sane world, the FEC would be coming down on them like a ton of bricks.


19 posted on 03/08/2012 4:22:30 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: sauropod

The snarky superciliousness was dripping from Soledad’s fangs.

On the other hand, I was VERY impressed with Joel Pollak - he was well-informed, expressed himself well, challenged Soledad, didn’t let her get him off track, showed a lot of courage & toughness and generally irked the ire of Soledad mightily in a polite and gentlemanly way. AB is smiling.


20 posted on 03/08/2012 4:22:42 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Kaslin

I’m convinced the media, including FOX, is told what to report everyday. Every media outlet has a liason they speak with on a daily basis.

But why are the republicans so afraid of this man? They apparently know something that we don’t know. And we know a lot! There’s something very creepy about all this.


21 posted on 03/08/2012 4:23:54 PM PST by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin)
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To: Kaslin

Nice job as evenhanded interlocutor there, Soledad. Does the Obama campaign pay you by cash or check?

But Pollack handled her pretty well.


22 posted on 03/08/2012 4:25:41 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

Yahoo’s headline right NOW:

Øbama video scandal Fizzles

I hope this nightmare ends. Not that Willard is any better. AT least he ran something.


23 posted on 03/08/2012 4:29:10 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: All

The media love obama. It’s not all blackmail and threats. They truly love him and will do anything he asks them to do.


24 posted on 03/08/2012 4:29:31 PM PST by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin)
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To: Kaslin

So if Harvard was being racist about tenure, then how did Henry Louis Gates get tenure at Harvard as as chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies and director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research in 1991.


25 posted on 03/08/2012 4:30:01 PM PST by Despot of the Delta
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To: marstegreg
Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an academic discipline focused upon the intersection of race, law and power.

What an evasive definition. Like it was written just so a second-rate media bimbette could recite it on camera to void the issue.

26 posted on 03/08/2012 4:33:30 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

bump


27 posted on 03/08/2012 4:38:58 PM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: timestax

28 posted on 03/08/2012 4:39:33 PM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: sauropod

Soledad was attending Harvard in 1988. Just sayin’.


29 posted on 03/08/2012 4:39:44 PM PST by Unknowing (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.)
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To: Kaslin

They’re scared that all the stuff they hid in ‘08 so they could get that big “First Black President!!!” story will come out and torpedo anything left of their credibility. They’re scared with good reason.


30 posted on 03/08/2012 4:42:33 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Terry Mross

I get the same feeling.


31 posted on 03/08/2012 4:47:55 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: Kaslin
CNN Already Freaking Out About New Media Vetting President Obama

MSM are trying to preempt as many negatives against Obama a they can before October.

Saturday on Meet the Press, David Gregory tried to provide cover for Obama with his editorialized comment to Rep. Cantor regarding gas prices:



MSM will do all they can to provide cover for Obama. That is most of the reason for all the flapping over contraceptives and Fluke -- to distract attention away from joblessness, the economy, and other 'real' issues.
32 posted on 03/08/2012 4:48:38 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: reasonisfaith

The good news is—I don’t fear Obama, the news media or Mrs. Sebelius.

I fear the Good Lord. And I pray to Jesus that all Americans do the same.


33 posted on 03/08/2012 4:49:21 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: Kaslin
media IS the enemy
34 posted on 03/08/2012 4:54:03 PM PST by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: Kaslin

!


35 posted on 03/08/2012 4:56:15 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Simple: Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: Kaslin

Soledad got pwned.


36 posted on 03/08/2012 4:56:47 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: kristinn; Jim Robinson; All
If this video and association didn't mean anything then why is the Wikipedia page for "Critical Race Theory" being scrubbed?

Side by side comparison of the changes after the CNN interview

Something is up!

37 posted on 03/08/2012 5:02:13 PM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Yardstick

I was listening to that. “Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an academic discipline focused upon the intersection of race, law and power.”

It was idiotic to say that. I mean, Nazi philosophy is also focused upon the intersection of race, law and power, is it not? Soledad is is an apologist for race hatred on the left.


38 posted on 03/08/2012 5:04:32 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: I still care
The Wikipedia entry has been heavily edited since the interview aired.

Some are saying that her producer was just reading from the entry into her ear-piece and that's why she got rattled.

39 posted on 03/08/2012 5:06:38 PM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Yardstick
Pollock was on Hannity last night along with Ben Shapiro

Exclusive: Unedited Obama race video unveiled

40 posted on 03/08/2012 5:09:38 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Yardstick
Pollock was on Hannity last night along with Ben Shapiro

Exclusive: Unedited Obama race video unveiled

41 posted on 03/08/2012 5:09:54 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: bicyclerepair

They are hoping it fizzles, but we must keep it alive


42 posted on 03/08/2012 5:17:24 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Good find!


43 posted on 03/08/2012 5:26:03 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: I still care
Nazi philosophy is also focused upon the intersection of race, law and power, is it not?

That would have been the perfect comeback.

44 posted on 03/08/2012 5:29:28 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Kaslin
It's not long before we can be called the USSR. The sheeple will act just like the Gestapo, as Solzenichen (sp) stated, they will go with the jack-boots to the interrogation room thinking since they were so polite that they would get off. Sadly, these people were never seen again. Coming to a county/ community of yours soon.
45 posted on 03/08/2012 5:29:56 PM PST by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

It tell you, these lefties are a sneaky bunch.


46 posted on 03/08/2012 5:37:16 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Kaslin

Soledad O’Brien is the Obama Administration’s “comfort girl.”


47 posted on 03/08/2012 5:38:40 PM PST by WeatherGuy
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To: Kaslin
It is time we educate the people against these _____rds and the entire SRM, or MSM, and LSM.

I think you misspelled _____rds. It is spelled bastards.

48 posted on 03/08/2012 5:59:02 PM PST by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: Kaslin

From what I’ve heard on the radio, Soledad O’Brien needs to wear a “I work for the Demonrats and O’bummer” sign while she is on air....
pathetic excuse for a journalist.


49 posted on 03/08/2012 6:26:17 PM PST by matginzac
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To: Kaslin
"What Is Critical Race Theory"

"CRT recognizes that racism is engrained in the fabric and system of the American society. The individual racist need not exist to note that institutional racism is pervasive in the dominant culture. This is the analytical lens that CRT uses in examining existing power structures. CRT identifies that these power structures are based on white privilege and white supremacy, which perpetuates the marginalization of people of color. CRT also rejects the traditions of liberalism and meritocracy. Legal discourse says that the law is neutral and colorblind, however, CRT challenges this legal “truth” by examining liberalism and meritocracy as a vehicle for self-interest, power, and privilege. CRT also recognizes that liberalism and meritocracy are often stories heard from those with wealth, power, and privilege. These stories paint a false picture of meritocracy; everyone who works hard can attain wealth, power, and privilege while ignoring the systemic inequalities that institutional racism provides."

http://spacrs.wordpress.com/what-is-critical-race-theory/

50 posted on 03/08/2012 6:33:01 PM PST by Red Dog #1
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