Tagged: Barack Obama

On Racism in America

On Racism in America

[Editor’s Note: Offensive language follows] Did you catch the latest white supremacist twitterganza following the MTV movie awards? If not, then check out Public Shaming’s Tweets of Privilege post here. I would say that this sort of thing is shocking, but truth...

2016: Deconstructing Dinesh D’Souza’s Right Wing Fantasies

2016: Deconstructing Dinesh D’Souza’s Right Wing Fantasies

[Updated 9/25/12 with extended fact checking of film at end of post] This post offers a media analysis and political commentary on Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie 2016: Obama’s America. I had assigned both of my Intro to Politics classes at Fordham University...

“You Didn’t Build That” – Perpetuating the Myth of American Exceptionalism

“You Didn’t Build That” – Perpetuating the Myth of American Exceptionalism

Andrew Cline had a recent article in The Atlantic where he attacks Obama for a recent campaign speech where Obama made the following remark: “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that.” The article, called What ‘You Didn’t Build That’...