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Baratunde Thurston on the Scene in Tampa

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Baratunde Thurston, WNYC special correspondent, author of How to Be Black, and former director of digital at The Onion, talks about the first day of the Republican National Convention and what to expect this week in Tampa.

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Comments [5]

john fowle from westchester, new york

Baratunde, why is there no news on the delegates throwing nuts at two african american cnn camerawomen and heard to say "this is how we feed animals." We're disturbed to get this news on BBC and not on NPR.

Aug. 29 2012 03:04 PM
john from office

The new code word is COOL, Obama is cool. Wink Wink, Negro

Aug. 28 2012 12:22 PM
hmi from Park Slope

So, Mr. Thurston is a leftist partisan who is anxious to challenge delegates on various points. May we presume that WNYC will be sending an equally partisan conservative to cover the Democratic convention?

Aug. 28 2012 12:18 PM
Meg

Who is this guy?

Aug. 28 2012 12:14 PM
Joe from nearby

Pandering to white racists with coded language has been a staple of the GOP for years.

Aug. 28 2012 12:12 PM

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