WaPo’s Laziest Columnist Calls Protesters ‘Fascists,’ Equates Them to Manchester Bomber

31 May 2017 — FAIR

Washington Post: Protesters at Middlebury College demonstrate ‘cultural appropriation’ — of fascismFor the Washington Post‘s Richard Cohen (5/29/17), students who protested eugenics–the pseudo-science used by the Nazis to justify the Holocaust–are the real fascists.

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen (5/29/17) continues his impressive streak of downplaying racism and being wrong with his latest half-baked column, “Protesters at Middlebury College Demonstrate ‘Cultural Appropriation’—of Fascism.”

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Racist David Brooks Applies His Mental Equipment to the Egypt Coup By Jim Naureckas

5 July 2013 — FAIR Blog

David Brooks

David Brooks

“Islamists…lack the mental equipment to govern,” New York Times columnist David Brooks writes today (7/5/13). “Incompetence is built into the intellectual DNA of radical Islam.”

Now, Brooks has been known to cite eugenicist  Steve Sailer on “white fertility rates” (12/7/04;Extra!4/05).  But let’s give him the benefit of the doubt and assume that rather than making a racist argument, he’s simply appearing to be racist as a metaphor (as when he wrote recently that interracial marriage was producing a “nation of mutts”–6/27/13).

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