Posts Tagged ‘usda’

Shirley Sherrod got her call from the president, but still believes that her ouster was guided by the White House, and that Andrew Breitbart is a racist. Asked to respond to Breitbart during an interview Thursday night with CNN’s John King, Sherrod… called Breitbart a liar and accused him of stoking racist elements. Asked what […]


Are the right people being blamed in the Shirley Sherrod caper? Fox News is facing scathing attacks from the Vast Left Wing Conspiracy, but Fox wasn’t even involved in the story until after the White House had fired Sherrod. Many people from MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann to Shirley Sherrod herself have implied Fox News was a […]


World Tour

22Jul10

The Shirley Sherrod World Tour continues, with the fired USDA sometime racist visiting the View, among other shows. Ousted but now recruited U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod says she wants to hear directly from President Obama that he and his administration are fully committed to fighting discrimination against black farmers. “I can’t say that […]


More Sherrod

21Jul10

More Shirley Sherrod tape is out, and while the new sound may exonerate her with regard to her story of judging farmers based on race, there is other material that shows a fixation on race. Andrew Breitbart gives his take on the controversy to John King on CNN. Tom Vilsack, who fired Sherrod late Monday […]


Forced to resign from the USDA yesterday after a tape surfaced of her describing her own racist behavior as a government worker 20 years ago, Shirley Sherrod says she isn’t racist anymore. Shirley Sherrod, who resigned Monday as the department’s state director of rural development for Georgia, told CNN she had four calls telling her […]