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MSNBC Omits All Coverage From Minority Speakers at “Racist” RNC Convention

posted at 7:10 am on August 29, 2012 by

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A funny thing happened on race-obsessed MSNBC tonight. The liberal network failed to give viewers coverage of the speakers who happen to be member of racial minorities.  As Francesca Chambers, Editor of Red Alert Politics, reported on August 28th:

When popular Tea Party candidate Ted Cruz, the GOP nominee for Senate, took the stage, MSNBC cut away from the Republican National Convention and the Hispanic Republican from Texas’ speech.

MSNBC stayed on commercial through former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis’ speech, as well. Davis, who recently became a Republican, is black. Then, when Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuno’s wife Luce’ Vela Fortuño took the stage minutes later, MSNBC hosts Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews opted to talk over the First Lady’s speech. And Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval? Noticeably missing from MSNBC, too. Mia Love, a black candidate for Congress in Utah, was also ignored by MSNBC.

Why is MSNBC trying to exclude conservative Republicans of color in their coverage?  Could it be that they are aghast that they’re not on the side of the infallible Barack Obama?  Could it be because it cuts against their persistent whine that the GOP is the party of “dog whistle” politics aimed at working-class white voters?

It’s irnoic since Daily Beast contributor Michael Tomasky friviously labeled this year’s RNC convention as racist.

Shall we take bets on when Condi Rice’s speech will be interrupted by a Michelin tire commercial?

The Democrat-Media Complex is hard at work.

Originally posted on Newbusters.

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The Democrat-Media Complex is hard at work.

no doubt…

cmsinaz on August 29, 2012 at 7:28 AM

MSNBC proves that they consider non-white contributions to our national election process to be unimportant.

PXCharon on August 29, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Exactly what I would expect from this racist network (I can throw that word around like they do), who bends over for Obama every chance they get.

sadatoni on August 29, 2012 at 7:44 AM

If it wasn’t for the fact that I would have to watch MSNBC, I would locate their advertisers to boycott.

Doesn’t the FCC issue licenses to Cable Networks? Can we lodge compliance protests with the FCC (Not that it will do any good until we turn over this administration and all it’s fellow travelers).

Grumpy Curmudgeon on August 29, 2012 at 9:02 AM

In response to this “black out” (pun intended) of Republican minorities, we should have ALL speakers, PATICULARLY MINORITY SPEAKERS, if not all attendees at the convention, wear real dog whistles around their necks. The sheer “in your faceness” of it should put an end to the credibility of their argument (though limited as it is).

mgman on August 29, 2012 at 9:10 AM

As television gets more and more computerized, we should create a new APP that will automatically superimpose either an Obama sticker or a DNC Brand over the forehead of some of these “objective” anchors. It would give us perspective, drive the anchors crazy, and let us laugh a little more.

willardcsmith on August 29, 2012 at 9:25 AM

It’s okay, we all ignore Maddow and Mathews and MSNBC every chance we get too.

HoosierStateofMind on August 29, 2012 at 9:51 AM

Irnioc?

SpikeRHSC on August 29, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Eyes closed, fingers in ears, constant lalalalalalalalalal…
There – no minorities in the Republican party./
What does that say when you refuse to show coverage of a minority speaker? I’d say it’s pretty easy to see now who the real racists are.

dentarthurdent on August 29, 2012 at 10:44 AM