Democrats sure got it good. Louisiana Republican Governor Bobby Jindal dares to agree with CNN’s own reporting about European no-go zones, and the left-wing network brands him an anti-Muslim racist. On the other hand, when Vice President Joe Biden stereotypes Somali immigrants as nothing more than a bunch of cab drivers, the media pretends it didn’t happen. The slur is left completely out of their reporting.
Video shows that during Tuesday’s White House summit on generic extremism, Biden actually said of Somalis, “If you ever come to the train station with me, you’ll notice that I have great relationships with them because there’s an awful lot of them driving cabs and are friends of mine. For real. I’m not being solicitous. I’m being serious.”
The Associated Press chose not to report this.
AFP chose not to report this.
McClatchy chose not to report this.
So far I’ve seen nothing about it on CNN — the same CNN that spent at least 3 days doing everything it could to knock Bobby Jindal out as a threat to Hillary Clinton.
Nothing on Politico.
Biden has an ugly history of racist comments. Almost a half-dozen in the last 6 years. Any one of those comments would have seen a Republican destroyed. The media protects Biden, though, by laughing his bigotry off as a joke. Because the media thinks racism coming from the guy they voted for is funny.
As long as you’re a Democrat, you can stereotype Blacks, Indians, and Somalis to your heart’s content. Your White Democrat Privilege ensures the media will lie and cover it up so that you never pay a political price.
John Nolte on Twitter @NolteNC
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