Feb. 24, 2015

Al Sharpton Named in Racial Discrimination Suit

For years, race-baiter Al Sharpton has made bank by telling companies to pay him to avoid being accused of racism. Now, Sharpton himself is named in a $20 billion lawsuit accusing him of facilitating racism at Comcast in order to “whitewash Comcast’s discriminatory business practices.” The National Association of African-American Owned Media sued over the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, alleging such a merger would discriminate against black-produced media. “Despite the notoriously low ratings that Sharpton’s show generates,” the suit said, “Comcast has allowed Sharpton to maintain his hosting position for more than three years in exchange for Sharpton’s continued public support for Comcast on issues of diversity.” Ouch. While Comcast calls this suit frivolous, Sharpton may not fare well in the near future. There are rumors swirling at MSNBC that the company is struggling because leftist opinion isn’t making the money it used to. Sharpton may lose his 6 p.m. weekday slot for a less desirable time on the weekend. We know what Sharpton would say of the change: It’s discrimination! More…

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