By Arturo R. García
Another week, another politically damaging phone con. This time, National Public Radio was the mark, and it got hit hard.
NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller was forced to resign Wednesday after a fellow executive, Ron Schiller (no relation) was caught on tape describing the Tea Party as not just “Islamaphobic, but really xenophobic. I mean basically they are, they believe in sort of white, middle-America gun-toting. I mean, it’s scary. They’re seriously racist, racist people.”
Now, what could ever have given Mr. Schiller that impression?
Photos and video are under the cut. Warning: photos contain racist language/imagery.