Maureen Dowd: Joe Wilson’s ‘You Lie’ Outburst All About Racism


One of the biggest concerns most conservatives had about a Barack Obama presidency was that any criticism of him or his policies would be reported by liberal media members as an act of racism.

Sadly, such fears ended up actually being understated, for since Inauguration Day, the left-wing punditry have routinely depicted anyone with the guts to question the new President — from Tea Party goers to town hall meeting protesters — as wearing white robes and burning crosses on folks’ lawns.

The latest example is New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd who in her most recent screed attributed Rep. Joe Wilson’s (R-S.C.) “You lie” outburst during Wednesday’s healthcare speech to the ignorant notion that “Some people just can’t believe a black man is president and will never accept it”:

Read More: By Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters


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