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Disgraced Hack Elspeth Reeve Decides to Double Down on ‘RAAAAACISM’!

Posted on | October 1, 2012 | 17 Comments

You will recall the O-Phone video: Woman says she’s voting for Obama because he gave her a free cellphone.

Elspeth Reeve of the Atlantic has decided it’s racist! racist! racist! to laugh at that video because . . . uh, racism.

Now the World’s Least Reliable Fact-Checker™ has checked her facts again and decided Patterico is the worst racist of them all.

Dubious integrity, a paucity of talent, an utter lack of humor — liberals can overcome all of these handicaps to a journalism career, as long as they can scream “racism” loud enough.


17 Responses to “Disgraced Hack Elspeth Reeve Decides to Double Down on ‘RAAAAACISM’!”

  1. Peter Ingemi
    October 1st, 2012 @ 8:59 pm

    They are crying racist because it is devastating to Obama,

    although in fairness the program started under bush

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    October 1st, 2012 @ 9:22 pm

    […] until after the election. Don’t like it? You’re a racist!(Trying to get me one of those Elspeth Reeve gigs at the Atlantic.)Last week, one of my tip-jar hitters informed me that he was one of the 575 people to be laid off […]

  3. Ben Franklin
    October 1st, 2012 @ 10:13 pm

    Did Obama add the cell phone provision? I thought it had been for emergency landlines only previously.

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    October 1st, 2012 @ 11:05 pm

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  5. Cp
    October 1st, 2012 @ 11:11 pm

    Short, not too sweet, but def to the point… Week-started!

  6. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    October 1st, 2012 @ 11:23 pm

    She and Scott Beauchamp lie to each other about how fabulous they are…but they are just fabulists.

  7. Adjoran
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 12:33 am

    Her plaintive cries are music to my ears. As a black commenter at Patterico observed, why does some privileged lily-white chick get to tell black people when they should be offended?

  8. erehwon
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 12:45 am

    I like the ‘Rule Five’ stuff better, even if it IS pure titillation (so to speak) with little if any actual reward. Most everyone liked the ‘Page 3 Girls’ — even other girls!

  9. ThomasD
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 6:43 am

    Give Elspeth a break, she finally figured out why the Atlantic hired her, and it wasn’t for her honesty and credibility.

    Hack gonna hack.

    Gotta admit though, Frey facing charges of racism for something he said just makes me smile a little.

    You think he gets it now? I have my doubts.

  10. McGehee
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 7:51 am

    Elspeth Reeve calls Patterico intellectually dishonest???

    I care about this because I only have half a case of popcorn in the house.

  11. Bob Belvedere
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 9:01 am

    It started under The Raygun with landlines.

  12. Bob Belvedere
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 9:06 am

    Patterico a racist!?!

    Why that’s so damn unfair and uncalled for! A totally baseless charge!

    Kinda like, you know, if a DDA called a Gonzo Reporter raaaaacist without any evidence.

  13. Wombat_socho
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 9:09 am

    What goes around comes around, eh?

  14. Wombat_socho
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 9:11 am

    Well, if you want more Rule 5 and less reportage & opinion, I think Soylent Green would be more up your alley. Almost certainly NSFW.

  15. Bob Belvedere
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 9:22 am

    Karma’s a bitch.

  16. McGehee
    October 2nd, 2012 @ 11:21 am

    Of course he thinks it’s uncalled for when it’s turned on him.

  17. erehwon
    October 9th, 2012 @ 4:27 pm

    Ummm. That’s a teeny bit much. Thank you though. Of course it’s true that ‘Nothing succeeds like excess’, so Soylent Green will get lots of hits.