I'm sure CNN got exactly what they expected by bringing on former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani on Piers Morgan's show this Wednesday evening, to call Vice President Biden names, since I'm sure he's still smarting from Joe calling him "a noun and a verb and 9/11" a while back when Giuliani was running for president himself.
Giuliani just continued to prove that Republicans have little more than feigned outrage, projection and lies to run on right now during this interview. The party that's been playing the race card for decades and that implemented the Southern Strategy and that is still doing its best to make sure minorities can't vote to this day needs to shut the hell up when it comes to charges of racism.
But they won't, and we're going to see more interviews like this one from our corporate media that's happy to go along with them before the campaign season is over. We got a tiny bit of push back from Morgan on Giuliani's hypocrisy and whether he actually believes what he was saying here, but he basically just let Giuliani spew his venom unchallenged.
Giuliani also has that feigned victimhood card down pat, since he claimed we've got a media that actually gives deference to liberals, when that's about as far from the truth as you can get. Actual liberals are almost never allowed on the air by our corporate media and if by accident they let some of them on, there is always at least one to five "conservatives" on to counter them for "balance," with some of MSNBC's programming being the exceptions.
He also pretended that the corporate media regularly calls Republicans out for their race baiting, which is utterly false with the exception of again, just a few shows on MSNBC, and that Biden got some sort of "free pass" when that is also completely ridiculous. If the media was giving Biden a free pass, they wouldn't be letting Giuliani on the air to talk about what he said in the first place. And Fox News, which race baits themselves pretty much on a daily basis, if not an hourly one, would not be on the air running this story about every hour as well. And we wouldn't have CNN running with the story all day long.
Biden didn't get a "free pass" when this nonsense dominated a good deal of the news cycle on almost every single station that calls themselves "news" these days for the last couple of days, along with largely uncritical coverage of Romney's feigned outrage in response. The one who got a "free pass" was Rudy here playing the typical GOP feigned victimhood card.
Rough transcript of Rudy's hackery below the fold.
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