Wednesday, May 09, 2012
When the Right Is Right
My new piece for the Daily Banter is up and it deals with Bill O'Reilly's latest bit of faux-indignant theater.
But my take on it doesn't necessarily go where you'd think it might.
Here's the opening shot:
"Every once in a while I apparently like to see to it that my progressive street cred takes a huge hit and, well, I guess it’s that time again. The line to angrily show me the error of my ways forms to the left — just, please, not the face, eh?
In case you haven’t been watching Bill O’Reilly’s show on Fox recently — and I can’t in good conscience suggest that you do — his latest indignant crusade involves the search for answers in the beating of a pair of Virginia newspaper reporters by an angry mob a few weeks back. The two reporters were white; the people who attacked them, throwing rocks at their car and eventually sending both of them to the hospital, were reportedly all black."
Read the Rest Here