CNN's Jake Tapper now knows what it's like to be Breitarted and it's no fun. When Andrew Breitbart was still with us, he began making his bones by heavily editing a clip of Shirley Sherrod and smearing her with it. And they haven't stopped...Show More Summary
Remember that time Breitbart News smeared Shirley Sherrod with selectively edited video footage? That didn’t go so well, and destroyed the site’s credibility. And they have failed to learn the lessons of the past. The propagandistic prevarication site… … has posted a lengthy piece attacking Nordstrom, the luxury retailer that drew the president’s ire this week [...]
The Hill reports that the White House is hiring a writer from the notorious web site that published fake news about Shirley Sherrod (and others): Julia Hahn, a staff writer at Breitbart News, is expected to join the White House – a move that further underscores Breitbart’s influence in the new administration. According to two [...]
You may remember Jeffrey Lord from such classics as “3 police officers beating a handcuffed African-American to death with a 2-pound blackjack in Jim Crow Florida did not constitute a “lynching” and Shirley Sherrod was lying when she made this characterization” and “but voting against a conservative Supreme Court nominee in 1991 is totally a […]
Former U.S. Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod has settled her long-running defamation lawsuit against the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart.
Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod has reached a tentative settlement with the widow of conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart in a defamation suit. Sherrod sued blogger Breitbart and his colleague Larry O'Connor in 2011, a year after Breitbart posted a maliciously edited video of Sherrod that made her remarks appear to be racist. Show More Summary
Team Shirley 4-Evar Remember about a million years ago in 2010 when Barack Obama was still just getting started on his project of turning all Americans against each other by being a huge racist who forced teabaggers to bring racist signs...Show More Summary
Shirley Sherrod Five years after Breitbart ran a fraudulently-edited hit piece on USDA employee Shirley Sherrod, she finally reached a settlement in her lawsuit. A federal judge says former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod...Show More Summary
More than five years later, it looks like Shirley Sherrod may get some satisfaction from her tormentors at Breitbart News. Politico is reporting that the parties are nearing a settlement in Sherrod's libel suit against Breitbart News...Show More Summary
As we've been saying all along, Peter Schweizer honed his craft at the feet of Andrew Breitbart and his crew. It's just too bad the New York Times didn't investigate him or his smear books. Right Wing Watch: In 2011, Schweizer, a BigGovernment.com...Show More Summary
Peter Schweitzer, a former Bush speechwriter and conservative activist, and his colleagues at Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, were involved in a racially-charged smear campaign against the woman who improperly lost her job at the Department of Agriculture. Show More Summary
NO SURPRISE HERE: Emails Reveal White House, Not Breitbart, Got Shirley Sherrod Fired. And this image seems especially appropriate today.
White House gave final "go-ahead," supporting Breitbart defense in defamation case that it was political decision.
(Paul Mirengoff) I wrote here about Shirley Sherrod’s lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart’s widow in connection with video Andrew posted. In the video, Sherrod regales an NAACP audience with the tale of how, as a public employee, she initially stiffed a white farmer seeking her help. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Inside a Deposition in Shirley Sherrod’s Speech-Chilling Lawsuit v. Breitbart.
Here: - If you can wait another two years, you might not lose as much money on selling your house. Maybe. - Remember Pigford and Shirley Sherrod? There’s more… - Cyclorama moving to new digs at Atlanta History Center. - Shiver me timbers, queue up the Jaws soundtrack. - It’s been a whole year since […]
(Paul Mirengoff) Do you remember Shirley Sherrod? She’s the former Department of Agriculture official caught on camera saying she denied a white farmer the full measure of benefits she could have given him, before later describing how she ended up rejecting this racist approach to her job. Show More Summary
A COVERUP UNDER EVERY ROCK: White House Fights to Keep Shirley Sherrod Emails Secret: Admin says public does not have ‘any need for access to those documents.’ Yeah, that’s not the standard, guys.
J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Breitbart (and PJ Media) vs. Shirley Sherrod.