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Mccain Racism

'Watermelon Roll': More Racism from 'Team Sarah'

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

There is something very ugly happening out there in the hinterlands these days--a brewing cauldron of racist anger being directed at President-elect Barack Obama.

Racist Emails on State of Alaska Accounts: A Palin Connection?

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Sources that I have spoken to in Alaska acknowledge that there is a pervasive "atmosphere of racism" throughout pockets of state government. Palin's failure to condemn the emails is troubling -- but not out of character.

Ashley The Liar: Another Moment In The "Black Kid Did It!" History

Karen Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Russell

Did the McCain campaign want to stir up the racial tensions in PA? Is there a race baiter on McCain's staff? Is this Willie Horton 2.0?

Powell Chief Of Staff: I Expected Klan Wizard To Endorse McCain

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lifelong Republican Colin Powell surprised the audience of NBC's Meet the Press this weekend with his endorsement of Barack Obama for president, calli...

Next President Must Show Support For Muslim Americans

Paula B. Mays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paula B. Mays

A show called Little Mosque on the Prairie will soon appear on television in America. The show hopefully educates the public that to be Arab or Muslim does not equal being a terrorist, or being primitive or subversive. The recent events of the campaign reveal that we need such a series.

Sam Stein

McCain Accidentally Agrees: Western Pennsylvania Is Racist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain offered, on Tuesday, what may go down as one of the more awkward moments of this campaign cycle, in which -- speaking in Western Penn...

How Come McCain's "Gook" Slur Isn't Bigger News?

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

Compared to offensive remarks against blacks, Hispanics and Jews, cultural affronts on Asians rarely get too high on the food chain. The missed McCain Gook story would seem to bear that out.

Weekly Roundup, Readers Drowning in the Mud of McCain's Campaign

Chris Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Nelson

While Obama continues to outspend and outcool his way to national polling margins that are increasingly insurmountable, McCain has latched on to Joe the Plumber as his last vestige of hope while his campaign continues the barrage of negativity through ads and robocalling.

McCain's Racist Surge

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The debate tonight is McCain's last chance to change the direction of his campaign. That is why he should consider something bold, something a real maverick would do. He should apologize to Obama.

Black Congressmen: Palin's Rhetoric Racist

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the McCain campaign ratchets up the intensity of its attacks on Barack Obama, some black elected officials are calling the tactics desperate, unsee...

Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

The UpTake interviews author Irwin Tang about his book, "Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters." McCain has used the work "gook" in the media for 30 years, including during his 2000 presidential run.