NAACP’s Attack on Tea Partyers
July 16, 2010
I wish I couldn’t say what I am about to say right now, but here goes. I don’t think there is anybody in the media who has been slandered and damaged more than I have.
And, what was the damage caused by? It was caused by a conspiracy to knock me from my perch as “the king of New York talk radio.”
That is a quote from a full-page advertisement in the New York Times in October of 1992.
Yes, the record is there. But where is there?
The answer is with me, the victim, and perhaps a few other people who knew what was going on in the year 1996.
The reason I am writing about it today is caused by the events taking place in Kansas City, Missouri. That is where the NAACP is holding its annual convention. This year, they are slandering the tea party folks.
Of course, if you are black and you want to damage someone in the white community you call them racists! And that is what the NAACP is calling members of the tea party.
No one to my knowledge has ever heard a racist statement made at any of the tea party functions that take place all across this country every week. The fact no one is guilty of such ugly speech is not even the point of this editorial.
What is the point is that when one has been damaged as I have, because of the unfair, untrue libel of racist, he must come to the defense of someone else who is being smeared with that obvious lie.
How could I forget when a magazine pretending to be virtual fans of mine came up to the studio day after day to interview me, twisting my words to suit their calumny and evil plot, so that I myself might wonder.
Those of you who have been good, loyal fans know me for what I am and what I am not. You might say, “Hey, Bob, that’s water over the dam. Why don’t you forget it?”
When I think of the damage it has done to my reputation and where I would be today and where I should be today, it is virtually impossible to forget it.
And, therefore, I urge you to remain vigilant to the bloody libel of the real racists in our nation and do not be made to feel guilty because of anything you were not responsible for.
And above all, do not be misled by the president of the United States who will use Orwellian double speak in order to regain his approval ratings which keep sinking week after week.
If the Republicans don’t shoot themselves in the foot, which they are so good at, then maybe in 2012 we can correct the mistake of 2008.