Viral Politics: Shirley Sherrod Video Flap Highlights Political Trend

The controversy over comments about race made by ousted USDA official Shirley Sherrod has ignited a political debate over using viral videos to "race-bait." The conservative publisher of the Web site that posted the clip of Sherrod at a recent NAACP conference saying she had not given a white farmer as much help as she could have more than two decades ago stood by his decision today, even after it was revealed that the comments may have been taken out of context. "The video shows racism and...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.