To: The Twin Cities mainstream media
From: Mitch Berg, Regular Schnook
Re: Double Standard
Dear Madames and Sirs,
Remember the spring of 2010? When you furrowed your stately brows and tut-tutted about the ugliness, “vitriol” and “incipient violence” in American politics, when some of you noticed some questionable signs among a tiny fringe of Tea Partiers? Many of which were shown to be either beyond the fringe, out of context, or complete false flags?
I’m wondering where the indignation, the brow-furrowing, the concern is over this:
The left and media (pardon the redundancy) yakked a lot about purported racism at Tea Party rallies, especially the rally at the Capitol last March. You fretted and phumphered and worried about our nation falling apart.
Any comment about this?
Not to rush you, but are you planning on furrowing your brows anytime soon over this?
If not – is it because you are, as your colleagues in Milwaukee are reported to be, in the bag for the protesters?
Or is it because your union pressman or cameraman will break your knees?
Let me know, OK?
That is all.