Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Yes, Racism Is Alive

And it lives in the hearts of conservative pundits apparently.

Michelle Malkin kicks things off with her usual brand of selective outrage when she goes off about an act of violence on a bus between a black kid and a white kid, claiming it was an act of racism.

Andrew Sullivan calls her on it when even the police backed off on the claim, and apologized.

Malkin, instead of taking the high road, shows her baseness by not only refusing to apologize, but keeps throwing gas on that fire:
Update: The police are backing off the racial motive claims. Given the explosive consequences of candor about such matters, this is not surprising.
Our own local famous loudmouth, Charlie Sykes does her one better. He puts up one of his usual one line copy and link posts regarding the incident:

But if even the least intellectual of his followers would have bothered to follow his link, they would have read this:
A student on a Belleville West High School bus was beaten for his choice of seat, not because he was white, according to a witness and police.
Sykes never bothers to clarify his error, much less apologize. And if you read the comments, the usual suspects that listen to his garbage show that they really are no better.

Perhaps after Malkin gets done with her appearance with the teabaggers, she and Sykes can go to the park to set off some fireworks. Or burn some crosses. Whichever.

Tip of the Crown to Illy T, who by the way, has the best put down of McIlheran that I've seen in a long time:
And, scroll down to John Foust's comment re: Willie Soon, who McIlheran identifies as an "astrophysicist" and who, McIlheran claims, "managed to offend climate alarmists with, of all things, data."

McIlheran only left out two words: "misuse of" before "data."
Journalists may obtain a .pdf copy of this article by request to Harvey Leifert [of the American Alarmists Geophysical Union].
No wonder Patrick McIlheran couldn't obtain a copy!
ADDENDUM: And Limbaugh makes it a trifecta.

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