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11:25 AM ET, April 7, 2012

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Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
NBC Fires Producer of Misleading Zimmerman Tape  —  NBC News has fired a producer who was involved in the production of a misleading segment about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida.  —  The person was fired on Thursday, according to two people with direct knowledge of the disciplinary action …
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Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
NBC Producer Out But Unnamed  —  The NY Tmes breaks its Trayvon Martin silence long enough to report at one of their blogs that an unnamed NBC producer has been fired as a result of the doctored Zimmerman “He looks black” report.  —  The people with direct knowledge of the firing characterized …
Michael Miller / Riptide 2.0:
Armed Neo-Nazis Now Patrolling Sanford, Say They Are “Prepared” For Post-Trayvon Martin Violence  —  Neo-Nazis are currently conducting heavily armed patrols in and around Sanford, Florida and are “prepared” for violence in the case of a race riot.  The patrols are to protect …
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
CNN proves “beyond a reasonable doubt” why cases should not be tried in the media
Discussion: JustOneMinute
Scott Johnson / Power Line:
A sorry spectacle  —  Jay Cost takes a look back at Obama's public performances this week, as I did in “Twice in a lifetime,” and explains exactly what is happening: … Cost absolutely nails what is happening and what it portends for our future in this terrific column.
Discussion: The Other McCain
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Jay Cost / Weekly Standard:
Morning Jay: A Sorry Spectacle  —  Many commentators have expressed outrage over the president criticizing Paul Ryan and demagoguing the Supreme Court.  Personally, I can't muster outrage.  I think it's just a sorry spectacle.  —  Somewhere along the line, Obama decided that his best path …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Jennifer Hewlett / Lexington Herald-Leader:
At UK, Clarence Thomas talks about his upbringing, Supreme Court
Discussion: NewsBusters.org
Laurence H. Tribe / CNN:
The 5th Circuit Court's insult to Obama
Annie-Rose Strasser / ThinkProgress:
National Review Writer Pens Racist Screed: ‘Avoid Concentrations Of Blacks,’ ‘Stay Out Of’ Their Neighborhoods  —  Popular conservative columnist and National Review writer John Derbyshire topped all of his previous racist screeds (and sexist rants) today by posting a long breakdown …
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Josh Barro / The Barrometer:
Why National Review Must Fire John Derbyshire  —  Last week, National Review Editor Rich Lowry wrote a column arguing that the Trayvon Martin case is a distraction, because the real problem facing black Americans is black on black crime.  And on Monday, he complained that some people had called him a bigot for writing the column.
Alexander Nazaryan / NY Daily News:
How to succeed in racism without really trying: John Derbyshire tells his children to stay away from black people  —  Once in a while, I read something and think: Please, Lord, tell me that this is a joke.  Please, please tell me that a human being did not actually think these things and, worse yet, think to write them down.
Discussion: Gawker and Guardian
John Derbyshire / Taki's Magazine:
The Talk: Nonblack Version  —  There is much talk about “the talk.”  —  “Sean O'Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us.  Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 …
Joseph Williams / Politico:
Obama reflects on Easter message  —  In his weekly address broadcast to the nation Saturday, President Barack Obama set aside political partisanship to reflect on the Easter holiday and the ancient religious story of Christ's resurrection, as an inspirational message for all Americans regardless of religious beliefs.
Discussion: The Hill
Dawson Bell / Detroit Free Press:
Michigan House Republicans want immediate effect powers back  —  LANSING - Republicans in the state House have asked the state Court of Appeals to strike down an injunction issued earlier this week that impaired their authority to give immediate effect to legislation and nullified immediate effect …
John Hudson / The Atlantic Wire:
Arby's Is Messing with the Wrong Slice of America  —  On Wednesday, Arby's inflamed the conservative blogosphere with the announcement on Twitter that it will no longer advertise on Rush Limbaugh's show.  Big mistake.  The statement probably would've blown over, like all the rest of them …
Discussion: iOwnTheWorld.com
 
 
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William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
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Chris Wilson / ABCNEWS:
Checking Santorum's delegate math: Are Romney's numbers really inflated?
Discussion: CNN
Reid Pillifant / Capital New York:
Paladino says Gingrich has a ‘blistering’ pre-primary schedule in New York, calls Romney a mope and a Jeff Immelt
Discussion: Mediaite and Daily Kos
ABCNEWS:
Obama, Comedian-in-Chief, Woos Women Supporters
Discussion: Indecision Forever
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Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Intuit Is Now The Fourth Company To Drop Voter Suppression Group ALEC
Discussion: Paper Chase and Daily Kos
Andres Jauregui / The Huffington Post:
‘God Prefers Kind Atheists Over Hateful Christians,’ Portland Church's Sign Reads
Discussion: The Reaction and BuzzFeed
James B. Stewart / New York Times:
Common Sense: Lots of Accolades, but Little Action, on Budget Plan - Common Sense
ABCNEWS:
‘Women Are Not An Interest Group,’ Obama Says