Brian Beutler EXAMINES a recent socio-political phenomenon:
There are a few black people up to no good in this country and Fox News is on it! So is Drudge Report. Vigilantly on the lookout, 24 hours a day, for stories about black youths behaving badly.
This isnít a particularly new phenomenon, but itís intensified noticeably in the past year for at least two reasons. Conservatives, particularly white conservatives, feel a burning urgency to find a racial counterweight to the aftermath of Trayvon Martinís shooting (including President Obamaís public comments about the incident), a logical response to the argument that things ...