CBS Offers One-Sided Look at Protests of Condoleezza Rice as Graduation Speaker

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<p>[For more, see video cross-posted at <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2014/05/05/cbs-downplays-ug…;.] In April, CBS and NBC found no time to cover the protests against Michelle Obama's planned graduation speech to high school students in Kansas. But both networks hyped the bullying of Condoleezza Rice from speaking to Rutgers University. Some of protest signs included an ugly caricature of the first female African American Secretary of State. Instead of discussing this, CBS This Morning journalist Elaine Quijano reported, "Some felt that the first black female Secretary of State didn't deserve the honors because she championed war in Iraq and supported harsh questioning of detainees." Quijano included two clips of liberal students chanting, "Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Condi Rice has got to go!" She then featured a clip of a professor deriding, "A person who has condoned and been involved in torture is not an appropriate person to receive an honorary degree, of laws no less."&nbsp;</p>

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