From Media Matters:
After launching what has now been conclusively shown to be an unfair and false attack on Shirley Sherrod, Andrew Breitbart is scrambling to justify his decision to post the deceptive video. He now says that his blog post — which smeared Sherrod as racist — was “not about Shirley Sherrod. It’s not about Shirley Sherrod. I can say it 20 times. It’s about the NAACP.” In fact, there is ample evidence that Breitbart directly went after Sherrod.
And if his claim that the NAACP tolerates racism is based on the debunked claim that Sherrod’s speech shows she is racist, doesn’t his whole excuse fall apart? Well, Breitbart claimed on Fox News last night that the video proves there are racists among the NAACP because “the audience was laughing and applauding as she described how she maltreated the white farmer,” and he argued that the audience did not “know that there was going to be a point of redemption” in her story.
On Good Morning America today, Breitbart again claimed that his video shows that “at an NAACP event, people are applauding racism.” And he demonstrated:
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