For the Global Thinker

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

O'Reilly, Hannity, Olbermann and the rise of white rage on cable television

Why black commentators would never get away with the antics of Hannity, O'Reilly, and Olbermann. Great Article....a must read! Enjoy


The era of the angry white man is officially here.

There’s Bill O'Reilly, commanding "bad Americans" to "shut up" or shoving his index finger into people's faces and yelling, "Bull!" There was Sean Hannity, accusing guests of saying they would "stand by" while women around the world were raped. And over there was Glenn Beck, dousing a staffer in pretend gasoline before hovering a match over the pleading young man's head—conveniently, Beck's horror show was passed off as a metaphor for the way Barack Obama was going to incinerate America, instead of what it actually was: a gruesome theater spectacle that belonged not on a news network, but in an old-timey street revival...

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