New York Times Stacks Deck So Holder Can Play Race Card

Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea
Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA –-( “A Partisan Lightning Rod Is Undeterred,” Charlie Savage of The New York Times writes in a December 17 page one exclusive political ad for Attorney General Eric Holder.

The tone is set. Any Fast and Furious investigation is a partisan power grab. Savage, one of the leading apologists (some assessments are more scathing) for the administration on the Fast and Furious story, makes full use of the amplifier and loudspeaker that are at his disposal. In just one “report,” the über “Authorized Journalist” can reach more readers than a year’s worth of investigative effort by lowly bloggers.

And reach them he does, with a meme familiar to those who disagree with the administration on policy and actions: Smear anyone challenging them as a racist.
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David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at

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The race card is used by those who have never developed a legitimate case with which to advocate for their failed policies in the arena of ideas… the Race Card is the only card in their hand. It is the last resort of a coward who has lost all rhetorical momentum, factual or philosophical, in successfully persuading others. The race card has been spewed so often, it has created a hall of mirrors that has drained all meaning from its power. It is no longer trump, it is no longer the wild-card. Resorting to playing the race-card is no longer… Read more »