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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 09:04 PM

Media double standard on hate speech is sickening...........

Democrats get asked about hate speech when the media want an apology for something.

Rethugs get asked about it when the media wants a comment on something a Democrat said.




Summary of typical media reports:

"Drumpf said this thing about blacks. we didn't ask him to explain any of it, we just present it as a matter of fact because he said it."

"Drumpf said this thing about Native Americans. we didn't ask him to explain any of it, we just present it as a matter of fact because he said it."

"Drumpf said this thing about <insert any non-white male evangelical group name here>. we didn't ask him to explain any of it, we just present it as a matter of fact because he said it."

"Hey drumpf! Can you believe this awful thing a Democrat did?!" Drumpf: "Oh yeah media, they are awful aren't they!"

Case in point: The pressure on Warren to apologize and constant mentions of it in every media report about her. Have you heard any media reports talking about drumpf's need to apologize to Native Americans?

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Reply Media double standard on hate speech is sickening........... (Original post)
Takket Monday OP
guillaumeb Monday #1
SoCalDem Monday #2
Hoyt Monday #3
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Response to Takket (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 09:06 PM

1. Double standard?

Of course there is.

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Response to Takket (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 09:10 PM

2. They don't ask repubs very much because they

clam up..refuse to talk about it and soldier on.. Only Dems show conscience and try to explain..

and in politics, when you are explaining(apologizing) you are losing

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Response to Takket (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2019, 09:24 PM

3. The mere fact media presented it "matter of factly" is enough. People are smart enough to recognize

racism, hatred, BS, etc. Some people just don't care when it comes to trump.

Now if the media just hid it completely, we'd have a problem. But the media doesn't have to present it as, "Here's the Racist-in-Chief hating on Native American, etc." People get it, some just don't care. That is not the media's fault.

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Response to Takket (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 04:10 PM

4. Good point.

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