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Byrd & Thurmond: A Tale Of Two Racists, Courtesy Of the NYT

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Posted on July 13 2010 4:15 pm
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by Brad Schaeffer

When in 2003, Sen. Strom Thurmond passed away, the New York Times’ obituary headline read:

Strom Thurmond, Foe of Integration, Dies at 100

The paper then went on to justify this summation of a 100-year life and 56 years in politics as ‘foe of integration’ by citing his past sins as a racist and his history of opposition to civil rights.  Here are some of the bullet points:

Continue reading at Big Journalism.

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