Jul
13
2011

NYT Says: No All-Star Game Immigration Protests. And Reality Says. . .

The headline in today's New York Times (7/13/11):

Plenty of Action Before the Game, but No Immigration Law Protests

The Paper of Record reported that the much-discussed protests against Arizona's SB 1070 law fizzled:

In the end, commerce trumped conscience. It was no mystery why the fervor over the immigration law was as flat as a half-full can of soda left in the 100-degree heat.

Meanwhile, back in reality (Think Progress, 7/13/11):

About Peter Hart

Activism Director and and Co-producer of CounterSpinPeter Hart is the activism director at FAIR. He writes for FAIR's magazine Extra! and is also a co-host and producer of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. He is the author of The Oh Really? Factor: Unspinning Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly (Seven Stories Press, 2003). Hart has been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including NBC Nightly News, Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday and the Associated Press. He has also appeared on Showtime and in the movie Outfoxed. Follow Peter on Twitter at @peterfhart.