Race-baiting MSNBC cuts away from ‘minority’ RNC speeches

MSNBC’s whitewashing of the minority speeches at the RNC last night is getting a lot of coverage in the blogosphere this morning and it should. After all, Chris Matthews just accused Mitt Romney of playing the race card the other day and Touré accused Mitt Romney of ‘niggerizing‘ Obama a few days before that. But on a night when there were quite a few speeches given by minorities at the RNC, MSNBC didn’t seem to want their viewers to hear from them:

RED ALERT POLITICS – When popular Tea Party candidate Ted Cruz, the GOP nominee for Senate, took the stage, MSNBC cut away from the Republican National Convention and the Hispanic Republican from Texas’ speech.

MSNBC stayed on commercial through former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis’ speech, as well. Davis, who recently became a Republican, is black.

Then, when Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuno’s wife Luce’ Vela Fortuño took the stage minutes later, MSNBC hosts Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews opted to talk over the First Lady’s speech.

And Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval? Noticeably missing from MSNBC, too.

Mia Love, a black candidate for Congress in Utah, was also ignored by MSNBC.

Will MSNBC conveniently manage not to show Governor Luis Fortuno’s speech tomorrow (Wednesday night) as well?

Former Secretary of State and prominent black conservative Condoleezza Rice is also slated to speak at tomorrow night’s convention.

And that’s not all. Drudge posted a link to MSNBC’s RNC video lineup from last night and there are several that are conspicuously missing, notably any given by a minority with the exception of Nikki Haley. But according to Red Alert Politics, Nikki Haley, who is Indian-American isn’t considered a conventional minority.

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  • EchoMike

    Just FYI: The Lib sites are hitting back saying that Fox didn’t show the speeches either.
    Unfortuantely for them, that argument falls short because Fox hasn’t spent the last 4 years telling their viewers how the Republican party hates minorities an women.

    • FoxNews didn’t show all of the Artur Davis speech, but they showed most of it. So it’s a BS argument by the left.

      • Joseph ewing

        Sadly for us Conservatives, it’s not.

        Other than Davis, Fox showed and omitted the same speeches as MSNBC.

        The difference lies in the availability of the minority speeches on FOXNEWS.COM, and the unavailability of those same speeches on NBC.COM.

        The minority speeches – especially Mia Love – should have been carried live on Fox yesterday. They dropped the ball.

        • Don

          Fox News has been sucking up to the extreme fringe liberals for sometime. They really could give a crap about being “Fair and Balanced” as ratings and the commercial dollar is all they aspire to. Bill O’Reilly is a shell of what he once was. If it wasn’t for Miller, I wouldn’t even watch.

          • Martin2717

            Fox sucks. The entire news media is poison.

        • It is a shame that we have to go to alternative news sites, blogs, and streaming media sites to get our information. They exist partly because of the MIA media. I watch Fox News, ABC News, and CNN sometimes. Since Dan Rather’s bit of irresponsible journalism with the G.W. Bush hit piece years back and the arrogance he showed in standing by the lies he disseminated, I don’t watch CBS News either. Fox News attempts to be responsible, but still falls short. Fox News’ problem is that they have more opinion commentators, pundits, “contributors”, and former advisers than actual reporters. My grandfather, who is a WW II veteran (almost 90 years old), when comparing Fox News to the other channels, said he’d rather get 10 percent accurate information than no accurate information at all. CNN is a shell of its former self, but their people do commit random acts of journalism, although it is rare that they do. I am disgusted with people at NBC and its offshoots (MSNBC), who are more concerned with pleasing leftists than actually doing any reporting; therefore, they do not deserve my viewership. Their latest example of omitting important speeches from Republicans who are not white, just to put on the appearance that the GOP is racist and bigoted or to delegitimize the speakers, is beyond reprehensible. Sites such as this one, along with the other sites I previously mentioned are the growing wave of the future.

    • Freempg

      Fox coverage has sucked, too. I find myself turning to C-SPAN and even PBS to listen to who’s speaking at the podium. I then turn back to Fox and sure enough the All Stars or whichever Fox personality is blathering on about something inane. No matter what network, these self-important media personalities just have to make themselves the story. They are as bad if not worse than politicians.

      • WordsFailMe

        I’m waiting to hear that Megyn Kelly has been hired by NBC Morning show or CBS Evening News. She’d jump ship at FOX in a heartbeat in order to be around people more like her.

        • las1

          Really! Megyn Kelly?

          I must admit that I don’t get FOX on my low-carb cable plan, but everything I’ve seen of her on blog clips is pretty good. I have questions about Greta however.

          Canada’s little SunNews is covering it wall to wall including all the speeches, or most. Their analysis is pedestrian however. Michael Coren is great on Canada and Europe, but sucks gloriously about the US. He thinks Obama is centre/left! Duffus!

          Our state broadcaster the CBC had to air the required “Republicans are racist” meme… on the CBC scroll it says “2 people ejected from Republican meet for racist comments”. The poor idiots are early for the Dem convention. Either that or they are plants and the media bites the hook so willingly.

          • MiketheMarine

            I agree again. I comment, frequently on Gretawire and even got into it a little bit one day with Greta over her devotion and defense of that felon, Eric Holder. Greta is out of touch.

            • las1

              You know Mike, I’m quickly coming to the conclusion that you and me and others here who read blog news are much more informed than the so-called “journolisters” like Greta et al. (She’s not a journolister per se… but she is an example imho) I’m stunned by their ignorance of issues and the things they come out with. They hide it well… they really do by manipulating the interview or the narrative… but they really do need to get a clue and inform themselves. I can give them a listing of ten blogs and sites to read from off the top of my head. One thing they ALL have in common: their egregious ignorance of just who Barack Hussein Obama really is. They have no excuse. I knew everything about him a year before he even became President. What’s their excuse?

              • MiketheMarine

                Yep, I agree. I think those journolistos (great word, by the way) know exactly who Barry is but since they are all marxists just like he is, they are complicit in hiding his truth.

                • las1

                  In short the “journolisters” participated in an on-line discussion forum set up by Ezra Klein solely for leftist/liberal journalists whose sole intent was to define and shape the political meme and narrative for any number of given political issues. Their defacto collusion was to marginalize and demonize conservatives. They pushed the Obama talking-points and promoted his political regime. An example was their refusal to expose Obama’s ties to Jeremiah Wright because it would harm their “precious”. Their MO: It’s better to label and demonize conservatives as racist… the standard tool in the tool box of their demagoguery. They plotted to shut down FOXNews. If you’ll remember early on this was a constant theme from Obama’s regime when Axelrod initially set up the meme of “not a real news organization”. The Democrat Media Complex followed suit going so far as to try to refuse FOX a seat at the White House Press Corps. Breitbart extensively exposed them.

        • Joseph ewing

          Kelly’s going nowhere.

          Her high profile spot in the election coverage, plus her daily solo show gives her great exposure, and I’m sure – mucho dollars.

          Roger Ailes won’t be outbid for this prime talent.

          Kelly would never move back to mornings (kids to raise), and CBS still has a sore a$$ over Katie Couric on the Evening News.

          Finally, I can never understand the “to be around people more like her” stuff.

          I’m strongly conservative, but don’t want the right wing equivelant of MSNBC on Fox. I want diverse and strong opinions. Kelly brings that.

          Another network full of Kool Aid drinkers helps no one.

          • Freempg

            Your equivalence argument doesn’t fly. I’m all for diverse opinion, but lies? The obsession with “Fair and Balanced” often means nothing more than a corrupt, leftist pol or commentator is trotted out to drown out the truth teller. There is virtually none of that on the right.

            • las1

              Except when the right declares where their affections lay. Our SunNews is unabashedly conservative. They make no apologies and are up front. Liberals otoh make a pretense to being balanced and objective while pimping various cartloads of assorted liberal and leftist baggery. They are either one or a mixture of all three: gloriously un-self-aware; not very bright; or flat out lying.

            • MiketheMarine

              I agree with you. Once upon a time there may be two logical but opposing views discussed but now, whomever the token liberal is spews such illogical and hatefilled tripe that I refuse to even listen and I mean you, Juan Williams.

              • Add Alan Colmes to that list too.

                • MiketheMarine

                  Absolutely. In fact, I believe that Alan Colmes is handicapped, both physically and mentally. I’m curious what birth defect he actually has because he isn’t just normal ugly but seems to have some odd medical issue.

            • keyesforpres

              Agreed. When I watch that stuff I want to learn something. The leftwingers don’t tell the truth…they just make stuff up and I don’t want to listen to lies.

      • EdHerold

        The Blaze TV showed all the speeches with little commentary in between.

    • That isn’t true either because I watched Mia Love’s speech live on fox.

  • Don’t forget the Governor of New Mexico Susana Martinez is supposed to speak tonight too.

  • Sandra123456

    NBC only shows colored people when it suits them. I am sure they consider the minorities speaking at the GOP Convention to be all be Uncle Toms.

    • keyesforpres

      What’s so funny about them calling conservative blacks “Uncle Toms” is it’s really a compliment. If they’d ever bothered to read “Uncle Tom” they would find out that he was his own man and refused to snitch on a runaway slave to the point of allowing himself to be killed.

  • badbadlibs

    Instead of the left moaning about Fox not covering speeches that the leftists stations refused to cover, shouldn’t they be eating their words about now? After all, the left says Fox is a schill for the right….guess they just proved themselves wrong.
    But, then the “political left” is an accurate synonum for hypocrite.

  • Rshill7

    C-Span did a great job airing everything, as did Scoop right here. Mia Love was exceptional. What a strong, passionate, cutie patootie, who delivered her speech extremely well. Awesome lady. Rising star. All the “minorities” were grrrreat!

    I really liked Ted Cruz too. I couldn’t tell if he was using a teleprompter or not.

    Good thing MSNBC has such a tiny audience. Anyone watching this convention on that network is clueless already and/or doesn’t give a hoot about fairness or honesty. A friend of mine flipped over to MSNBC for a few seconds just to see how unhinged they were, and said that even Tom Brokaw seemed quite embarrassed by his co-whore-ts. He said they were like ultra-petty children over there. Par for their divot-laden course.

    • las1


      Ha… love it!

      I’m still snickering.

      • Rshill7

        I’ll have to take credit for the “co-whore-ts” Las…just trying to him help him out a little with some extra words.

        A little bit of literary license, which is about to expire again 🙂

  • The Monster

    Nikki isn’t dark enough for most people to realize she’s not “white”. Heck, Chris Christie has more color. She doesn’t have a “black dialect” (ah ain’t noways tahrd).

    • keyesforpres

      Actually, she is caucasion. Many Indians are actually caucasion. She even listed herself as white on her driver’s license and the left went bonkers.

  • RosencrantzUndGuildenstern


    How do we communicate to people, in an articulate and convincing manner, the fact that 99% of the media (television, newspapers etc) are no longer their friends, if indeed they ever were?

    This is one of the most important questions which constitutionalists and God-fearing conservatives have to answer as we move further into the 21st century.

    • MiketheMarine

      You are engaged in the answer to that question. We, here at TRS, call the internet blogosphere the fifth estate and we will reach the American Sheeple, one ewe at a time.

    • keyesforpres

      The fact that CNN did not want to comment on it further tells me the person was probably a party crasher….ie…democrat.

  • MiketheMarine

    This needs to be POUNDED in the media. We need to expose the racist pricks at MSDNC for what they really are. Hate filled, anti American, marxist liars.

    • Don’t forget fascists. They certainly have that streak in them too.

  • My Skin Not Black Crowd (MSNBC) and their news correspondence consist of 90% white commentators. And they have the gall to call us conservative racist, sexes, homophobes.

    • Sandra123456

      MSNBC does have its token blacks. Speaking of token blacks has anyone see the Rev. Al on the nightly coverage or lack thereof?

      • MiketheMarine

        He is probably enrolled in an English as a second language class since mushmouth can’t hardly speak.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    MSNBC will stoop to disgraceful levels of deceit to push their portrayal of the Republican party as anti-black. And as I’ve stated in the past, it’s “stuff” like this as to why more and more people are tuning-out television news reports….it’s not news, it’s propaganda most of the time!!!

  • James1754

    If you don’t show the minority speakers then it is easy to call the Republican party the party of the old white guys.
    MSNBC does not want to show anyone from a minority that supports any party other than the democrats.

    Why is anyone surprised? It is easier to tell lies if they withhold the facts from their ever shrinking public.

  • Boris_Badenoff

    MSNBC can’t have their viewers seeing the truth can they…

    Propaganda 24/7

  • Nukeman60

    I’m not disappointed that MSNBC didn’t show the minority speeches. What I am disappointed in is that MSNBC showed any speeches at all. What they should have shown was several hours worth of Looney Tunes cartoons. They would be more in line with MSNBC’s programming and would certainly draw a bigger crowd for them.

  • WordsFailMe

    I find it hard to conceive of a world beyond the defeat of President Dung For Brains where liberals, Democrats and commies run free. All welfare must be based on having and holding a paying job. Practitioners of late term abortion should be charged with manslaughter. Members of the communist party should be stripped of US citizenship and US citizens authorized and encouraged to defend the borders actively at all times.

    • MiketheMarine

      Defend the borders actively at all times using privately owned and required by law, fire arms.

    • keyesforpres

      Don’t forget to boot out muslims.

    • You need look no further than the EU for an example of what the U.S. would be like if El Presidente is allowed another four years and leftards are allowed to run free and unopposed.

  • Sober_Thinking

    As I said before… the LSM is one of the top 3 dangers facing America. These people suck in the worst way. Yeah, they have a smaller viewing audience… but until they exert a little journalistic integrity, they are a danger to this country. They lie, distort and under report legitimate news-worthy stories…

    I hope they get exposed and publicly slammed for thier bias and dishonesty.

  • SFCDeano

    Here’s a primer on how not to be a racist


  • 911Infidel

    Dhimirhoids are just doing what they’ve always done to minorities. You know like the KKK and Jim Crowe? They got lots of experience keeping people down. Why change now?

    Why bother listening to MSLSD or any of the alphabet networks? A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

  • 1tootall

    I’d really like to know who actually watches MSNBC? No one I know as a matter of fact.

    • MiketheMarine

      I think the only viewership is fact checking orgs that watch to hear what insanity they spew from day to day.

  • Bologna…Haley was on Fox, Davis was on Fox, Mia Love was on Fox and Cruz was in the background with Hannity….SO THAT IS BS!!

  • Rocco11

    Good to see Matthews as the face of today’s democrat party.

    • Also, the poster child for what an insane leftist looks like.

  • I will say this though Megyn Kelly gets annoying but she did scold Juan Williams over his remark about Ann. Megyn is too much a lawyer and she has lost something since she has her own show on Fox. She is getting boring and her shrill is getting old. I could care less where they put her just get rid of her already!

  • The fact is all the networks foster that personality BS….let us here them speak and stop with the interviews and background garbage…..we get that 364 days is it too much to ask to allow the American people the chance to JUST LISTEN without their mind numbing comments.

  • Joe

    Do they think no one would notice?

    Ratings for Cable news shows >>>


    This says it all !

  • Joe

    SEE something SAY something >>



    MSLSD got STIMULUS MONEY – OH! You didn’t know they were given $500,000


    • MiketheMarine

      I knew.

  • Chris Whitesell

    Look PMSNBC is about to fall off a cliff. They have been bleeding money and viewers. They are going to need George Soros to pump them with money or they are screwed.

    I used to like CMat as he was equally hostile to everyone but since the Obama tingle ran up his leg he is nothing but a hack.

    I thought fox and CNN were both Shortchanging the minority speeches last night. I recommend watching C-Span as they air the entire convention without talking heads and their opinions

    Hey and quit knocking Megan K…..they are all about worthless but at least she is super hot. The only person in all of the media that discusses topics with depth and insight is the King of EIB ELRushbo……yes he is conservative but I have listened to them all and he is no shill and not carrying anyone’s water. He has been as critical of the repub establishment as anyone and pulls the curtain back on liberal lies like no one else….he has been the best for more than 20 years and will be until he retires

  • drphibes

    NBC is a racist organization.

  • Yazz55

    The racist rulers of the plantation don’t want their audience to see non white folks who are conservative. Accordingly, they issued their edict to their media outlets to comply.

  • GuessWhoFan

    How do you explain that?

  • Don

    MSNBC is practicing racism on a level that is so obvious that it should be a loud signal to the public of their hypocrisy. They are not allowing the speeches of minorities because they do not want them heard. They are suppressing minority voices and the republicans ,as usual, are trying to defend something they have not done.

  • msverde1

    Paraphrasing the words of that bad ass Ray Lewis in the form of an interrogative, “Why not be pissed off for greatness?” That is who we are as Americans, isn’t it.

    So, each time actions as such are executed by the left to stymie the self-motivating powers of others to create their own success stories, built and erected off of a portfolio of dreams, it is the visual (and in the case of Mr. Matthews, abrasive-induced auditory) effect of their hatred towards the realization of a black person attaining prosperity and wealth through relentless hard work and perseverance that perhaps challenge the very work ethic of those who continually marginalize that person’s determination and refusal to remain soundly secured on the plantation.

    Their modern-day ploy and tactic used here is no different than the standard barbaric tool of yesteryear, the whip, to recapture their “property” and regain their control over the “inferior” species. To them, the [diatribe] word is mightier than the whip, sort of speak.

  • 12grace

    Perhaps stupid Matthews should talk about matter like the following:

    More great things from obama’s friends.

    Man Crucified By Muslim Group For Allegedly Directing U.S. Drones In Yemen – Video Posted On YouTube – Warning: Graphic Images http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/
    Fresh on the heels of the Muslim Brotherhood crucifying opponents in Egypt comes this report from Yemen. These are Islamic hardliners who do everything by the Koran. The Koran says: “Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land” (5:33).
    Man Crucified By Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Ansar Al-Shari’a For Allegedly Directing U.S. Drones In Yemen – Video Posted On YouTube – Warning: Graphic Images
    MEMRI’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM)
    On August 27, 2012, a member of the leading jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam posted a YouTube link to a video showing a man accused of spying for the U.S. by placing chips to direct drones targeting terrorists being crucified on an electric pylon in Abyan province in south of Yemen. A sign placed above the man’s head shows the group’s flag and verse 5:33 of the Koran, which reads: “The recompense of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off from opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.”
    To view this clip on MEMRI TV click here.

    Despite being uploaded on February 22, 2012, it appears that the video has been made available recently as suggested by the low number of views and the recently made comments. Based on the date of the video, it is safe to say that the crucified man is Saleh Ahmed Saleh Al-Jamely who was executed on February 12, 2012 after being convicted by a court managed by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Al-Shari’a.
    Al-Jamely was accused of spying and placing two chips in two cars that were later targeted by U.S. drones. According to a statement issued by the Islamic court of Waqqar Emirate in Abyan Governorate, dated February 10, 2012, in that attack, ten members of Ansar Al-Shari’a were killed. The other two men, Hassan Naji Hassan Al-Naqeeb – accused of recruiting, delivering chips, and paying spies; and Ramzi Muhammad Qaid Al-Ariqi – accused of spying for the Saudi intelligence by taking photographs of several buildings, were executed in public, but not crucified.[1]

    [1] See MEMRI JTTM Report No. 4729 In Yemen, Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Ansar Al-Shari’a Executes ‘Saudi Spy,’ Wanted for Communicating with U.S. Drone Operation Center, May 14, 2012.

  • GuessWhoFan

    When it comes to MSNBC and their charges of racism, the old joke about passing gas comes to mind: He who smelt it, dealt it.

  • The decision to cut away was in keeping with the diversity of MSNBC’s on air lineup…

  • LiberalBoycotter

    Rich, White, Racists, that is what the libs, and the propaganda machine for them think of anyone who calls themselves a Republican…..

  • SKL53

    They are finished and they know it! You can’t fight a battle of the wits with people like Mathews and Maddow who are mentally unarmed!!!!