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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Fox News Executive VP Rails Against Diversity Of US Olympians: “Darker, Gayer, Different”

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

UPDATE: Fox News deleted Moody’s op-ed on February 9, and released a statement saying it “does not reflect views or values of Fox News.”

Fox News’ John Moody, who serves as the network’s executive vice president and an executive editor, criticized the diversity of Team USA in an op-ed a day before the 2018 Winter Olympics were scheduled to open in PyeongChang, South Korea.…

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Danziger: Going For The Gold

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.

Donald Trump Is Shamelessly Exploiting An NFL Player’s Death To Push His Racist Immigration Policy

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

In tweets shared on Tuesday morning, Donald Trump used NFL player Edwin Jackson’s death to exacerbate anti-immigrant sentiment across the nation. The president tweeted that it was “so disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed @Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. This is just one of many such preventable tragedies. We must get the [Democrats] to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST!” He then added, “My prayers and best wishes are with the family of Edwin Jackson, a wonderful young man whose life was so senselessly taken.”

According to the Indiana State Police, Colts player Jackson and his Uber driver, Jeffrey Monroe, were killed on the interstate on Sunday morning after Guatemala native Manuel Orrego-Savala allegedly collided into their vehicle while drunk driving.



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