Thursday, August 20, 2009

MSNBC - in the Business of Dangerous Propaganda

MSNBC - in the Business of Dangerous Propaganda

Yesterday I used an MSNBC broadcast in a blog piece to highlight how ridiculous the Health Care Reform Debate has become in Washington.

Today I find MSNBC was back in true form while broadcasting truly disturbing & dangerous far left Propaganda News
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From NEWSBUSTERS - http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2009/08/18/msnbc-no-mention-black-gun-owner-among-racist-protesters

MSNBC’s Contessa Brewer fretted over health care reform protesters legally carrying guns: "A man at a pro-health care reform rally...wore a semiautomatic assault rifle on his shoulder and a pistol on his hip....there are questions about whether this has racial overtones....white people showing up with guns." Brewer failed to mention the man she described was black.

Following Brewer’s report, which occurred on the Morning Meeting program, host Dylan Ratigan and MSNBC pop culture analyst Toure discussed the supposed racism involved in the protests. Toure argued: "...there is tremendous anger in this country about government, the way government seems to be taking over the country, anger about a black person being president....we see these hate groups rising up and this is definitely part of that." Ratigan agreed: "...then they get the variable of a black president on top of all these other things and that’s the move – the cherry on top, if you will, to the accumulated frustration for folks."

Not only did Brewer, Ratigan, and Toure fail to point out the fact that the gun-toting protester that sparked the discussion was black, but the video footage shown of that protester was so edited, that it was impossible to see that he was black. The man appeared at a health care rally outside of President Obama’s speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Phoenix, Arizona.




1 comment:

Mark Krusen said...

Stan,
I can watch MSNBC (State run media) for about 10 seconds. Not even that long when Rachel(Nails scratching on a chalk board Maddow) and Keith ( My shit don't stink) Obermann are pontificating.

What did people expect? Did people really think Nobama would do everything he said he would? They just ignored his background,and the nastiness that is Chicago politics. We are getting what we deserve. 53% of the people that are our friends and neighbors voted for this clown. It good to see you posting on this subject. Keep up the good work.

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