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  •  as Ifill pointed out (7+ / 0-)

    the cowardly media mostly held back until Imus was fired and only then jumped on the bandwagon of condemation. Reason, according to Gwen - complicitcy. Distinctly uncomfortable. Righteous she was.

    •  All the while (and over the years) ignoring ... (1+ / 0-)
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      Zapp Branigan

      . . . Limbaugh, Beck, Coulter, Hannity, et mal.  

      Now, when I say "ignoring", I don't mean ignoring to laud, snicker with, and pay them.

      BenGoshi
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      New pithy saying nominees being considered. . .

      by BenGoshi on Sun Apr 15, 2007 at 04:55:52 PM PDT

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      •  If you had watched the segment (2+ / 0-)
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        Gooserock, blindyone

        you would have noted that one of her points was that something had changed over the years. What. Well, lots more African Americans and women in the media so that the good ol boys just couldn't giggle and roll their eyes and ignore it.

        •  It's Still Very Early. This Could Be Big Turning (0+ / 0-)

          point.

          We weren't "ignoring" lynchings when the nation responded to Rosa Parks' bus seat demonstration.

          We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

          by Gooserock on Sun Apr 15, 2007 at 10:57:20 PM PDT

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