RT America -- October 20, 2014
Drunken rioters ravaged a pumpkin festival in Keene, NH on Saturday, overturning cars and causing severe property damage. The incident immediately went viral online, with many questioning why the largely white crowd was met with such a muted response compared to the harsh police crackdown on the African-American protesters in Ferguson, MO. RT’s Manila Chan takes a look at the differences in both the police response and media coverage with Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola.
Double standards, fear and blatant ignorance were visible this past week throughout the government and mainstream media. Answering questions about NATO expansion, a Navy admiral and Pentagon spokesman admitted he barely passed his college history classes, while CNN continued its Ebola virus fear campaign. RT’s Tabetha Wallace and Tyrel Ventura take a look at the MSM’s best from the past week.