Racist Anti-Obama Campaign No Longer Stealth: O'Reilly's Lynching Threat, Lies About Faith and More
I've noticed a certain uptick in scaremongering stories and racist drivel about Barack Obama coming out of the wingnut media machine since he started to gain enough momentum that it looks like it's possible he'll be on the ballot come November. And while the wingnuts still hate McCain, they'll eventually get over it. What this uptick really says to me is that they're gearing up for the day that they no longer have Hillary Clinton to kick around anymore.
Consider the wingnuttosphere a test lab for the mainstream media and its anti-Democrat bias. They try out all kinds of wacky theories to see what will grab the attention of the mainstream media and get pushed out there as fact. So far, they've focused mostly on their favorite target, Hillary Clinton, but as Obama gains momentum, they're starting to hedge their bets and go after him. It's slow right now, because that sweet, sweet Clinton-hating is a hard habit to break, but eventually they'll have to give it up almost entirely, with only the occasional fix.
And when I saw that O RLY had magnanimously declined to lynch Michelle Obama over some comments of hers -- for the moment -- and that the Cornerites had put out the theory that Obama is the product of a secret breeding program of Communist Jewish women and black men (feel the moral panic! Black men with white women! Jewish intellectuals! Commieeeeees!), I knew it had started.
You thought the "Barack HUSSEIN Obama" and the madrassa things were the worst they had? They're just getting warmed up.