MSNBC: The Anti-Immigration Network [VIDEO]

On June 11th, according to a Media Matters report as many as 15 segments aired on MSNBC about the immigration bill in Congress. One after another, and in Pat Buchanan's case several times, conservatives appeared expressing their anti-immigration views. Not once was someone who was a member or representative of the immigrant community given an opportunity to speak. The amount of airtime Buchanan was allowed is particularly troubling considering the blatant racism inherent in much of his immigration positions. The video to your right is a mash up of the seven hours of xenophobia MSNBC spewed at its viewers.

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