James O’Keefe’s Race Problem
By Max Blumenthal

Many of the conservatives who gleefully promoted James
O’Keefe’s past political stunts are feigning shock at
his arrest on charges that he and three associates
planned to tamper with Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s
phone lines. Once upon a time, right-wing pundits hailed
the 25-year-old O’Keefe as a creative genius and model
of journalistic ethics. Andrew Breitbart, who has paid
O’Keefe, called him was one of the all-time “great
journalists” and said he deserved a Pulitzer for his
undercover ACORN video. Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly declared
he should have earned a “congressional medal.”

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