This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, August 17, 2015:
While ignoring deep and decades-long communist sympathies, the mainstream media used the death of Julian Bond on Saturday to glorify a radical revolutionary, calling him a “hero,” “gifted,” “smart,” a “friend” of President Obama, “passionate,” “eloquent,” and a civil rights “champion.”
Al Sharpton was solicited for his comments on Bond:
As one who came out of the immediate generation after him, I grew up admiring and studying the work of Julian Bond.… The country has lost a champion for human rights.
As was Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, who added: