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Racial Meme Suddenly Infuses Discussions of President’s Enemies

 The media are belatedly acknowledging a racial subtext to many anti-Obama protests, thanks to what one scholar calls the ‘drip’ factor.

 As anti-Obama protests escalated over the past six months, race largely remained an unspoken subtext in media coverage — “the elephant in the room,” in the words of NBC News’ Mark Murray. But in recent days, many prominent members of the press have begun pointing at the pachyderm.

via Racial Meme Suddenly Infuses Discussions of President’s Enemies.

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  1. Eiball
    September 16, 2009 at 9:37 AM

    Everyone has been afraid to say it. I know I have been.

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