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A Tale Of Two Racists and the Media headlines

July 13, 2010 Politisite 0

When in 2003, Sen. Strom Thurmond passed away, the New York Times’ obituary headline read: Strom Thurmond, Foe of Integration, Dies at 100 The paper then went on to justify this summation of a 100-year life and 56 years in politics as ‘foe of integration’ by citing his past sins as a racist and his history of opposition to civil rights.  Here are some of the bullet points: He was […]