CNN’s Tapper Spotlights Democratic Rep. Thompson’s ‘Uncle Tom’ Blast at Clarence Thomas

CNN’s Tapper Spotlights Democratic Rep. Thompson’s ‘Uncle Tom’ Blast at Clarence Thomas

By Matthew Balan Via Newsbusters- On Wednesday, Jake Tapper set aside a full segment on his CNN program to Rep. Bennie Thompson's "Uncle Tom" insult of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Tapper spotlighted the "racially-charged" and controversial" remarks, where the Mississippi Democrat also denigrated Senator Mitch McConnell and opponents of ObamaCare in general as "racists." The anchor turned to correspondent Dana Bash, who pursued Rep. Thompson about his attack on the prominent official. Bash reported that the liberal politician "doubled down" in particular on his inflammatory … [Read more...]