The Daily Caller
For many, the media coverage of the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a Sanford, Fla. youth, by accused neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, has left something to be desired. But according to Pat Buchanan, a former MSNBC contributor and author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?” this was just an opportunity the media have been waiting to seize upon.
“These folks in the media see America as ‘Mississippi Burning,’” Buchanan said on Thursday night’s syndicated “The Jason Lewis Show.” “You know, 1964 — [Michael] Schwerner, [James] Chaney and [Andrew] Goodman were lynched by these Klansmen. They see America as full of these people who have got this hatred, this racial hatred in their heart all ready to come out. And they wait, and they wait and they wait until they get a single episode they think that proves their case against America. The problem is with so many — like the Tawana Brawley thing and the Duke rape case — they turn out to be hoaxes.”…
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