Wednesday :: Apr 2, 2008

Tweety Gets Ethnic, Again


by Turkana

Two days ago, Chris Matthews stereotyped African-Americans as good basketball players; yesterday, he suggested that African-Americans are not regular people. Once again, from Media Matters:

Discussing Sen. Barack Obama on the April 1 edition of MSNBC's Hardball, host Chris Matthews asked Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO): "Let me ask you about how he -- how's he connect with regular people? Does he? Or does he only appeal to people who come from the African-American community and from the people who have college or advanced degrees?" Earlier in the show, referring to Obama's bowling performance at a March 29 campaign stop at Pleasant Valley Lanes in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Matthews teased the segment with McCaskill by asking, "[C]an Obama woo more regular voters -- you know, the ones who actually do know how to bowl?"

Why is this pig on television?

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