Media Mashup: December 21, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 5.39.13 AMRubio On Immigration

Townhall.com opines:”[E]ven though Marco Rubio is only in the Senate today because he claimed to be in favor of securing the border and stopping amnesty, his position shifted 180 degrees and he became the front man for the Gang-of-Eight amnesty bill.”

http://townhall.com/columnists/johnhawkins/2015/12/19/the-ugly-truth-about-marco-rubio-and-his-gangofeight-amnesty-bill-n2095418

A Nobel Prize Winner Walks Into a Bar…

Sir Tim Hunt, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist forced to resign amid sexism allegations, is reportedly leaving the UK to move to Japan.He had to quit his honorary professorship at University College London earlier this year following a storm of criticism over his so-called “trouble with girls” speech.

In light-hearted comments meant as a joke, the 72-year-old father of two suggested women cry when criticised and should have separate laboratories.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12057365/Sir-Tim-Hunt-to-leave-Britain-for-Japan-after-sexism-row.html

Racism Is Okay If You’re Black

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer outraged customers after she admitted to openly discriminating against white males in an interview.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2015/12/americans-boycott-sams-club-after-ceos-racist-comments-about-white-males/

Christopher Harper is a longtime journalist, who reported in Europe and the Middle East. He teaches media law and international journalism. Send suggestions and tips to charper@temple.edu.

 

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