RT News - December 22, 2015
Muslims face the blame game for terror while white right-wingers get a pass
The latest poll by The Guardian newspaper says 55 percent of respondents said they didn’t favor Islam. The paper then connected these sentiments to the latest jihadi attacks. They say the correlation doesn’t happen when the suspects are far-right and white extremists. RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky looks at the disparity of this perception, with a focus on the GOP debate, the NYPD, and the mainstream media.
Congress sneaks myriad of amendments into 2009-page bill
President Barack Obama signed a $1.1 trillion spending package which bankrolls the government through next September. The bill, passed through Congress before adjourning for the holidays, served as a way for Congress to sneak and rush through amendments which otherwise may have been unpopular or un-passable. RT’s Anya Parampil looks at some of these last-minute items.