Video: Obama speaks at Harvard protest in 1990

posted at 8:20 pm on March 7, 2012 by Allahpundit

A snippet to whet your appetite for the big reveal on “Hannity” tonight by Breitbart.com team members Joel Pollak and Ben Shapiro. (Steve Bannon promised last week that they’d start rolling out what they have on Obama within 7-10 days and was true to his word.) Writes Pollak of this clip, released earlier this afternoon by BuzzFeed:

Earlier today, Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith announced on Twitter that video researcher Andrew Kaczynski had released “the mysterious Harvard/Obama/race video that the Breitbart folks have been talking about.”

The video, which Kaczynski says was “licensed from a Boston television station,” shows a young Barack Obama leading a protest at Harvard Law School on behalf of Prof. Derrick Bell, a radical academic tied to Jeremiah Wright–about whom we will be releasing significant information in the coming hours.

However, the video has been selectively edited–either by the Boston television station or by Buzzfeed itself. Over the course of the day, Breitbart.com will be releasing additional footage that has been hidden by Obama’s allies in the mainstream media and academia.

Smith initially tweeted that Kaczysnki “may” have found the long-promised Breitbart vid but then others corrected him and he retweeted the corrections. The BuzzFeed footage actually isn’t even new: After they posted it this morning, Frontline put up a post of its own reminding everyone that it first aired in PBS’s documentary “The Choice 2008.” You’ll find the clip of that below; the Obama speech comes at 6:30. According to Frontline:

While BuzzFeed did not publish all of the available footage of the event — a manager here noted that they were paying for each second of footage — they did post the entirety of what was available of Obama’s speech. While other cameras could have shot additional material from the event, no other footage of the event exists at WGBH.

And while there does appear to be editing in the footage available, that was almost certainly done in 1990. The Ten O’Clock News practice was to store completed segments as aired along with any relevant additional footage that might be useful in the future.

Some commenters in Headlines wondered whether BuzzFeed might have excised the more inflammatory parts of Obama’s speech. If you believe the above, they didn’t. And even if they had the footage, what would be gained by editing it out when they have every reason to believe the Breitbart team has it and is ready to unveil it? It’s going to come out anyway, in one of the biggest conservative forums in American media; under those circumstances, if you’re a lefty looking to help Obama on this, your best move is simply to release what you’ve got before the “Big” sites and Hannity do and spin it as hard as you can to frame the debate to O’s advantage. As it is, the brief BuzzFeed clip inadvertently operates as a teaser trailer for Pollak’s and Shapiro’s appearance tonight: Now I’m really interested to see what else they might have. And if they do end up producing something interesting, BuzzFeed and the rest of the media will be left to explain why they didn’t discover it first. Which is to say, I don’t see how BF benefits from posting a redacted clip except for the brief blip of traffic they’re getting by piggybacking on the “Big” sites’ big reveal. They must have published what they have, and this is it.

Anyway. Here’s your “Hannity” thread plus some background on the Harvard protest from Jake Tapper.

Watch Obama Speaks at Harvard Law in ’90 on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.


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Funny how conservatives have to dig waaaaaay back into the record in a desperate attempt to find the President saying something as stupid as one of your clowndidates spews on a daily basis. Stay on that, because you’ve had no luck finding a nominee who isn’t a gaffe factory.

Constantine on March 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

We don’t have to dig way back. You’re a$$clown-in-chief says beyond stupid things on a daily basis. It’s just the media won’t report it, and you can’t hear it with your head so far up his backside. Oh well, everyone has a purpose in life. Odoodoo thanks you.

msupertas on March 7, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Brickbat said tape(s). Plural. It’s a long way to the election and I doubt they’d shoot his {posthumous} wad all at once. Especially this weak one.

Lanceman on March 7, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Then why the dog and pony show and the hype?

You lead with the biggest thing you have. Otherwise, you lose credibility.

There is definitely stuff on Obama, but you look like an absolute joke, as an organization, when you say you are exposing Obama and then release a hug.

milcus on March 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Derrick Bell: “Racism is permanent”

faraway on March 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

And right on cue, Twitter is ablaze from the left with claims that the videos are racist and require no media inquiry as to content, history, or why they were “hidden.”

Flora Duh on March 7, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Sean Hannity should stick to his freeedumm concerts. Remember, if it wasn’t for Sean we would all be speaking Iraqi!

Have a red white and blue evening!

KeninCT on March 7, 2012 at 10:00 PM

..you know, you are pretty humorous for a condescending prick.

The War Planner on March 7, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Resist We Much on March 7, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Skip Gates? You do realize this thread makes you people look like the fringiest of the fringe. Next you’ll try and say T.D. Jakes is a communist or something.

libfreeordie on March 7, 2012 at 10:58 PM

I know who Frank Marshall Davis is, but who is T D Jakes? Do you mean the Preacher?
Some times it’s hard to understand ‘you people’.

Red State State of Mind on March 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM

that was it? really?

Kaptain Amerika on March 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM

One last point, for the proggies floating around.

Last night, 86% of OH voters said they will vote for the eventual nominee. Meaning 14% will only vote for their guy. Turnout in OH was higher last night than in ’08.

What do you think that 14% hold out is going to do?

It doesn’t matter if they’re Mitt, Rick or Newt supporters.

Mitt supporters who wouldn’t vote for Santorum will simply sit out. David Brooks is not going to pull the lever for Obama again. Frum, Dowd, even Meghan McCain would take the supposed “high ground” and wave off both.

Who does that hurt? Obama peeled off many of these people to carry parts of the country he wouldn’t have in a normal RvD election.

Then, it comes down to determination of the bases.

So if you have a steady drip – Alinsky theater and crazy bigot professors being two in one week – showing more proof that Barry has stood in lock-step with the hard left his entire life and now he’s going to have four years without repercussions…

Who do you think is going to be more determined?

budfox on March 7, 2012 at 11:13 PM

The video should be posted at bigwasteoftime.com

KeninCT on March 7, 2012 at 10:16 PM

So should your posts.

Dopenstrange on March 7, 2012 at 11:15 PM

@seanhannity Sean Hannity

@DavidLimbaugh @benshapiro @hannity #VetThePrez This is just the start. OBAMA PROJECT in full swing!!

Flora Duh on March 7, 2012 at 11:18 PM

You lead with the biggest thing you have. Otherwise, you lose credibility.

milcus on March 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

You do? This is a cross-country run, not a sprint.
If I were you, I wouldn’t worry about Brickbat losing credibility. Unless you’re a foolish liberal.

Lanceman on March 7, 2012 at 11:20 PM

that was it? really?

Kaptain Amerika on March 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Kaptain America here^ blew the landing by 26 miles.

Lanceman on March 7, 2012 at 11:20 PM

“Romney’s church was racist up until the 1970s!” = Romney is a racist now.

“Obama was close friends with racialists like Professor Derrick Bell, Professor Skip Gates, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, etc., until a few years ago.” = Meh.

Resist We Much on March 7, 2012 at 10:54 PM

It’s even better than that.

Progressive commenters on left-wing sites have dismissed Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu’s assertion that he wants to see gas prices rise to match those in Europe because Chu made that statement way back in…2008.

MidniteRambler on March 7, 2012 at 11:21 PM

In the CPAC speech Breitbart said he had a lot and was going to be releasing it from now until the election and from what I read/saw at PJMedia [courtesy of ted c on March 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM], then more is waiting. I kinda wonder, too, if a big part of AB’s plan is already working: he’s already got leftistslimestreamers scrambling around digging into stuff on Obama, trying to get the jump on his operation and so he’s making them work at it, forcing them to do what they should’ve done 4 years ago and they don’t even realize they’re doing it. And who knows what other gems may turn up!

stukinIL4now on March 7, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Remember when the lefties sneered at the early James O’Keefe videos that Breitbart hinted would destroy ACORN?

Remember when Anthony Weiner dismissed the Breibart allegations that the disgraced Congressman was “sexting” women?

I do.

MidniteRambler on March 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM

A magic trick consists of three stages : The Pledge , The Turn , and The Prestige.

Great magicians create illusions centered on the prestige that are so superior that even other magicians are dumbfounded.

Guess what?

OkieDoc on March 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Barack Obama is not the target. The media are the target. The point of this effort is to show the public how very little we were actually told about Obama in 2008. So we will not trust anything they tell us anymore.

rockmom on March 7, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Brilliant comment. It fits exactly with what Breitbart was trying to do — to expose them for the frauds they are. What the media has done goes far beyond dereliction of duty; they are and have been willing accomplices in hiding not only Obama’s past, but also everyone around him. What, for instance, is Valerie Jarrett’s real purpose in the administration, besides what the media tells everyone is her “official” capacity?

As these tapes are rolled out, I hope that there will be so much damage and cause the media to implode so that they will not recover.

PatriotGal2257 on March 7, 2012 at 11:30 PM

ted c on March 7, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Thank you for the link. I’m surprised WGBH let him in the door. I’m looking forward to the slow unveiling of these tapes—little pebbles, larger rocks and maybe a few boulders—until the avalanche starts.

INC on March 7, 2012 at 11:31 PM

@seanhannity Sean Hannity

@DavidLimbaugh @benshapiro @hannity #VetThePrez This is just the start. OBAMA PROJECT in full swing!!

Flora Duh on March 7, 2012 at 11:18 PM

I sure hope there’s more Flora. I remember watching PBS Frontline, The Choice in 2008 and that footage was in there, including the “hug” with Bell. It was presented with other footage of the racial tensions going on at the school at the time, so all libs have to do to counter this is to state this WAS out in the media prior to the election and 1990 was a racially explosive time at Harvard, and poof – value gone. Maybe something more tangible like what his future plans for America that include actual socialism or something – just something more!

DoubleClutchin on March 7, 2012 at 11:32 PM

I too was half expecting a video of Obama in a Patty Hearst pose with a machine gun in his arms and was frankly a little let down but after hearing Ms. Malkin I realize the significance of this video; sadly after reading so many posts here few others do.

oregano on March 7, 2012 at 11:35 PM

MidniteRambler on March 7, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Yep.

“Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” – Barack Obama, 2008

“Ed, just from a political perspective, do you think the President of the United States going into re-election wants gas prices to go up higher? Is that — is there anybody here who thinks that makes a lot of sense? Look, here’s the bottom line with respect to gas prices: I want gas prices lower because they hurt families.” – Barack Obama, 2012

Don’t electricity rates that “necessarily skyrocket” “hurt families,” too?

“Well, I think Iran continues to be a threat to some of its neighbors in the region…But it is absolutely clear that this administration and President Bush continues to not let facts get in the way of his ideology. And that’s been the problem with their foreign policy generally. They should have stopped the saber-rattling, should have never started it, and they need now to aggressively move on the diplomatic front.” – Barack Obama, 2007

“Those folks don’t have a lot of responsibilities. They’re not commander in chief. When I see some of these folks who have a lot of bluster…when you actually ask them, specifically, what they would do – it turns out they repeat the things that we’ve been doing over the last three years. It indicates to me that that’s more about politics than actually trying to solve a difficult problem.” – Barack Obama, 2012

But, he knew everything when he wasn’t Commander-in-Chief!

“The problem is that the way Bush has done it in the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $5 trillion from the first 42 presidents. No. 43 added $4 trillion by his lonesome. So we now have over $9 trillion of debt that we are going to have to pay back. $30,000 for every man, woman, and child. That’s irresponsible, that’s unpatriotic.”

- Democratic Presidential nominee, Barack Obama, 3 July 2008

“The problem is that the way Obama has done it in the last 1,109 days is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $10,628,881,485,510.23 from the first 43 presidents. No. 44 added $4,703,901,070,937.52 by his lonesome. So we now have over $15,330,778,119,850.60 of debt that we are going to have to pay back. $49,132.90 for every man, woman, and child. That’s irresponsible, that’s unpatriotic.”

- Resist We Much, 3 February 2012

It’s not irresponsible and unpatriotic when he does it. Obviously. Just ask him. He’ll tell ya.

Resist We Much on March 7, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Flora Duh, ignore my post, I didn’t read the entire blog post, so the Frontline stuff is there. That’ll teach me!

DoubleClutchin on March 7, 2012 at 11:42 PM

See the rest of the right keeps harping on how he’s a racist and a socialist, thinking that the left is going to stop voting for him after they learn this ominous truth… news flash folks, the left is full of racist socialists… they’re glad to hear he’s who they voted for in 2008. if you want to win this election you better teach the left how republican or moderate he is and how he lied to them about how socialist he is.

I played this “directly from the mouth of Obama” game in 2008 and it only confirmed their wildest dreams. you lay all the things Obama has said on the record end to end and no red blooded American could vote for him… unless that person hated America… here’s another news flash folks… the left hates America.

You want to win? GitMO… Iraq… Afghanistan… Libya… Osama… Drone Killings… Economy… he’s not the man they voted for, call him on that.

Kaptain Amerika on March 7, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Breitbart adds another pebble to start the avalanche.

Video of Thomas Sowell from May 1990:

Thomas Sowell Hammers ‘Despicable’ Derrick Bell; Compares To Hitler

INC on March 7, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Racial quotas are racist.
Racial quotas are the opposite of merit-based employment.
Racial quotas say: this person of color is not good enough, so we have to lower the standards to be “fair”
Racial quotas is political correctness on steroids.

Mark7788 on March 8, 2012 at 12:01 AM

More Obama Tapes: Michelle Obama a Race Agitating Occupier?

http://pjmedia.com/jchristianadams/2012/03/07/more-obama-tapes-michelle-obama-a-race-agitating-occupier/

Resist We Much on March 8, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Breitbart adds another pebble to start the avalanche.

Video of Thomas Sowell from May 1990:

Thomas Sowell Hammers ‘Despicable’ Derrick Bell; Compares To Hitler

INC on March 7, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Juan Williams : Sowell is racist
:O

burrata on March 8, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Juan Williams : Sowell is racist
:O

burrata on March 8, 2012 at 12:10 AM

I hope you’re kidding, but the fact that I’m unsure tells you what I expect from Williams.

INC on March 8, 2012 at 12:29 AM

Juan Williams : Sowell is racist
:O

burrata on March 8, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Juan Williams is racist, and an apologist for racists, as long as they’re left wing racists they’re ok by Juan.

The guy is disgusting.

Wolfmoon on March 8, 2012 at 12:31 AM

Found this comment on another forum; this is for all you Leftist O’bama FLuffers here who are saying “What’s the Big Deal?”.

The real story isn’t just what’s on the tape. It’s the FACT that such tapes (and the one of Obama at the dinner with the Islamic terrorist) that have been KNOWN about and SUPPRESSED.

The transparent Marxist has been shielded by a complicit media. The same sort that forged military memos to try to throw a presidential election.

Del Dolemonte on March 8, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Funny how conservatives have to dig waaaaaay back

Constantine on March 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

lol, first of all, the Democrats almost won the 2000 Presidential Election by “digging waaaaaaay back” some 25 or so years to find Chimpy Bush’s DUI.

And in 2003, the Democrats tried to win the election by “digging waaay back” with forged documents to try and steal a Presidential election. What made that race even funnier was that the Idiot you guys put up for your “candidate” couldn’t run on any record of accomplishment, so tried to fool the people into voting for him solely based on what he did 35 years before the election.

G-

Del Dolemonte on March 8, 2012 at 12:49 AM

I played this “directly from the mouth of Obama” game in 2008 and it only confirmed their wildest dreams. you lay all the things Obama has said on the record end to end and no red blooded American could vote for him… unless that person hated America… here’s another news flash folks… the left hates America.

You want to win? GitMO… Iraq… Afghanistan… Libya… Osama… Drone Killings… Economy… he’s not the man they voted for, call him on that.

Kaptain Amerika on March 7, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Hmmm … some very interesting and entertaining possibilities for a nice little disinformation campaign directed at the Lefties. Thanks for the tip.

PatriotGal2257 on March 8, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Funny how conservatives have to dig waaaaaay back

Constantine on March 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

lol, first of all, the Democrats almost won the 2000 Presidential Election by “digging waaaaaaay back” some 25 or so years to find Chimpy Bush’s DUI.

And in 2003, the Democrats tried to win the election by “digging waaay back” with forged documents to try and steal a Presidential election. What made that race even funnier was that the Idiot you guys put up for your “candidate” couldn’t run on any record of accomplishment, so tried to fool the people into voting for him solely based on what he did 35 years before the election.

G-

Del Dolemonte on March 8, 2012 at 12:49 AM

BWAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!

Pwn3d!

Nice touch on that ‘G’ business.

Lanceman on March 8, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I played this “directly from the mouth of Obama” game in 2008 and it only confirmed their wildest dreams. you lay all the things Obama has said on the record end to end and no red blooded American could vote for him… unless that person hated America… here’s another news flash folks… the left hates America.

You want to win? GitMO… Iraq… Afghanistan… Libya… Osama… Drone Killings… Economy… he’s not the man they voted for, call him on that.

Kaptain Amerika on March 7, 2012 at 11:54 PM

This is dead on. They should start running commercials from the Left of Obama. As if he is in a primary. “Hey Latinos… Obama promised you A,B and C. But never came through with any of it. Are you going to believe him this time?”

brewcrew67 on March 8, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Then why the dog and pony show and the hype?

You lead with the biggest thing you have. Otherwise, you lose credibility.

There is definitely stuff on Obama, but you look like an absolute joke, as an organization, when you say you are exposing Obama and then release a hug.

milcus on March 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Fool. Breitbart has done this over and over. The first revelation merely whets the appetite. Gets people talking. The second is more damaging and establishes a pattern. The ones after that? Those are the really damaging ones. Same pattern with Weiner and Acorn. It manipulates the news cycle. They can’t help but cover the building story. I’m stocking up on popcorn.

theCork on March 8, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Lanceman, popcorn? The left is this afraid of the trailer for the trailer for the movie. This will be great fun to watch the libtards squirm.

Bmore on March 8, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Lanceman, popcorn? The left is this afraid of the trailer for the trailer for the movie. This will be great fun to watch the libtards squirm.

Bmore on March 8, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Nah. It’s nothingburger with cheese/

Lanceman on March 8, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Is anyone here into the technology blogs? You know how when there’s a new droid software a out to be released all the techie crowd gets all excited. This is the political version of that..

The general public could care less but its a big deal room those who spend hours online paying attention to these types of things.

Politricks on March 8, 2012 at 2:36 AM

I sure hope there is more than this video.

This video is hardly explosive or damaging to Obama.

The Jeremiah Wright association didn’t seem to matter much, and this seems far tamer than that.

See, this is why I say we shouldn’t pin our hopes on this kind of stuff. To the extent that this stuff hurts Obama, then great.

But the election will be won by focusing on Obama’s economic record, jobs, the debt, etc.

Having our nominee call Obama a radical marxist socialist Kenyan with a fraudulent birth certificate isn’t going to have much effect beyond those already disinclined to support Obama.

Still, I hope there is some truly damaging Obama video yet to come.

bluegill on March 8, 2012 at 4:37 AM

Funny how conservatives have to dig waaaaaay back into the record in a desperate attempt to find the President saying something as stupid as one of your clowndidates spews on a daily basis. Stay on that, because you’ve had no luck finding a nominee who isn’t a gaffe factory.

Constantine on March 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Really? How many states are there in the U.S.? What language do they speak in Austria? What is a corpseman?

Let me help you out with understanding this issue. If Breitbart/Bannon can demonstrate that the MSM had these videos, and withheld material information from American voters during an election, then is another chunk of the MSM’s credibility gets ripped away.

ghostwriter on March 8, 2012 at 5:40 AM

They should start running commercials from the Left of Obama. As if he is in a primary. “Hey Latinos… Obama promised you A,B and C. But never came through with any of it. Are you going to believe him this time?”

brewcrew67 on March 8, 2012 at 1:11 AM

this

cmsinaz on March 8, 2012 at 5:42 AM

It’s hard to say which movie was a bigger flop from these clowns, this one or The Undefeated.

KeninCT on March 8, 2012 at 6:00 AM

They should start running commercials from the Left of Obama. As if he is in a primary. “Hey Latinos… Obama promised you A,B and C. But never came through with any of it. Are you going to believe him this time?”

brewcrew67 on March 8, 2012 at 1:11 AM

this

cmsinaz on March 8, 2012 at 5:42 AM

Yes, this makes a lot of sense. Hold his feet to the fire on his promises to Hispanics. They should also do the same with Blacks, and in both cases, they should highlight how Blacks and Hispanics are taking the worst of this recession which Obama has prolonged.

ghostwriter on March 8, 2012 at 6:07 AM

There is no easy silver bullet like a Kenyan birth certificate nor a tape showing Barry repeatedly stabbing a while policeman while yelling Allahu Akbar. To get Barry out, the GOP needs to unite and do the hard work of campaigning and defeating him the old fashion way. Vote by vote. It will not be easy, especially given the present state of disarray in the party. But it must be done.

galtani on March 7, 2012 at 9:18 PM

I don’t know if I’m too late to be the first person to applaud galtani, but if I’m not… jebuz, imagine if the rest of the bell-ends on here and in the conservative movement at large had a modicum of your sense: stuff might actually occur. Meanwhile we have a bunch of yellers… yelling. And nada possibility of anything happening. Yell, yell, Rev Wright, Alinksy, etc..

No brains.

zarathustra on March 8, 2012 at 6:17 AM

Jesus Christ, I’ve never seen so many trolls on one single thread in HA history.

Lanceman on March 7, 2012 at 10:55 PM

First prayer I’ve ever read on HotGas.

JellyToast on March 8, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Skip Gates

Sounds familiar?

Um, remember this?:

Beer Summit?

“I don’t know all the facts, but the Cambridge Police acted stupidly.”

That was the day in 2009 that Obama’s Gallup daily tracking number started to fall and it hasn’t recovered since.

MaggiePoo on March 8, 2012 at 6:32 AM

That video of Zero is so revealing, no wonder they suppressed it. Very damning stuff and I’ll wager the video of that dinner with a terrorist will surface soon too.

Zero exposed for the racist and radical marxist he is, and the best bit is there’s a lot more to come.

dogsoldier on March 8, 2012 at 6:40 AM

I find it interesting that some of our most adamant Romney supporters are coming down on the side of Scooter in this matter.

kingsjester on March 8, 2012 at 6:57 AM

kingsjester on March 8, 2012 at 6:57 AM

great piece this am KJ

cmsinaz on March 8, 2012 at 7:05 AM

cmsinaz on March 8, 2012 at 7:05 AM

Thank you, ma’am!

kingsjester on March 8, 2012 at 7:18 AM

Drip. Drip. Drip.

The vetting has begun.

Looks like the libs and the Mittbots (but I repeat myself) are in full blown Sgt Schultz mode. While this kind of radical racialist, diversity crap may be just another Tuesday in Massachusetts, they don’t know how poorly the race baiting plays in battleground states. We’re not going to win the Northeast anyways, but the election is definitely up for grabs if the conservative media (Breitbart RIP)and SuperPACs can step it up and define the Bamster as the race baiter he is.

sauldalinsky on March 8, 2012 at 7:52 AM

Get Real!!!! If these tapes were innocent and nothing to them, why would the media and others try to hide them? They are telling you in their own words just how damaging they really are. Anybody who denies this guy is not way out there is delusional or lying.

Tn.-Vol on March 8, 2012 at 8:07 AM

Get Real!!!! If these tapes were innocent and nothing to them, why would the media and others try to hide them? They are telling you in their own words just how damaging they really are. Anybody who denies this guy is not way out there is delusional or lying.

Tn.-Vol on March 8, 2012 at 8:07 AM

This video was out there in 2008. So who was hiding it? Not PBS.

sob0728 on March 8, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Funny how conservatives have to dig waaaaaay back

Constantine on March 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Would you rather they simply create it like Dan Rather?

Resist We Much on March 8, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Let’s be honest. The remaining people at Breitbart and to a lesser extent Hannity really did a disservice to Andrew the way they rolled this out.

Not only was the clip so benign and nuanced, they offered up no corroborating audio or video of Derrick Bell saying offenisve things to tie the hug and his statements together. It was really a terrible piece of TV production.

Really, what was the hurry? Why not wait and do some more due dillegence and create a better narrative than coming out and laying that turd on national TV. It got zero buzz. Andrew deserved better than that.

AYNBLAND on March 8, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Derrick Bell: “Racism is permanent”

faraway on March 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Of course Bell would say that. Race hustlers have to make a living too, amiright?

cicerone on March 8, 2012 at 11:56 AM

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