Tag Archives: Shirley Sherrod

Did Juan Williams get ‘Shirley Sherroded’ by NPR? **UPDATE: ThinkProgress responds

I don’t know Juan Williams personally, though I’ve interviewed him on the radio show I used to co-host, and I’ve talked to him a bit. And I don’t watch Fox News, so I’m not aware of everything he thinks or … Continue reading

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Hell no, she won’t go (back to the Agricultural Department)

Asked and answered. Shirley Sherrod will not take one of several new jobs offered to her by Secreatry of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Watch an excerpt from Sherrod and Vilsack’s press conference below, in which Vilsack says he “disaapointment myself, and … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: Obama on ‘The View,’ Sherrod will sue, and no Obamacare amendment in Florida

A Florida Judge has tossed a GOP-sponsored proposed constitutional amendment designed to prevent implementation of “Obamacare” in Florida. This as a new poll shows healthcare reform is becoming more popular, just as the president and leading Democrats predicted when it … Continue reading

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(Video) HoDo calls Fox News ‘racist’ … while appearing on Fox News

Courtesy of Mediaite, Howard Dean debates Fox News’ handling of the Shirley Sherrod matter, with Newt Gingrich and FNS host Chris Wallace, calling the network “absolutely racist” regarding both Sherrod, and its ginning up of phony tales of “black racism.” … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: Obama should fight the race-baiters **UPDATED**

This week’s Herald column is running on Sunday instead of Thursday (many thanks, Myriam!) The subject: not surprisingly, is the Shirley Sherrod fiasco, and why the Obama White House should stop tolerating the racial fearmongering of the right, and fight … Continue reading

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Take that, Breitbart! Shirley Sherrod and the Spooners reunite

This video is so heartwarming, it really gives you hope for America. The vast majority of us are not Breitbarts and Becks and Mark Williams and Limbaughs. For the most part, we are Shirley Sherrods and Roger and Eloise Spooners. … Continue reading

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For Breitbart: things fall apart …

Andrew Breitbart launched BigGovernment and BigHollywood.com to try and force the mainstream media to cover stories conservatives care about. He’s had some high profile successes, even taking down ACORN (they were cleared of all wrongdoing, but only after being stripped … Continue reading

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Good man. President Obama calls Shirley Sherrod

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(Video) Shirley Sherrod: not sure on job, considing suing Breitbart, wants to talk to the prez

From CNN’s “American Morning” on Thursday, Shirley Sherrod said she is mulling a lawsuit against blogger Andrew Breitbart, and says she’d like to talk with President Obama, to help him understand her life experiences. She also dismissed Breitbart’s “explanation” that … Continue reading

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Not for nothing, but the media bought Breitbart’s snake oil, too

The Shirley Sherrod fiasco has made the White House and the NAACP look foolish, and forced the Obama administration to waste two whole news days when they should have been leading the cheering section for finreg and unemployment insurance. But … Continue reading

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