The Hill keeps pushing the completely unsubstantiated “racist tea partiers shouting the n-word at black congressmen” story, even though their accompanying piece about Jesse Jackson has no similar thing taking place:
Rev. Jesse Jackson confronted an angry crowd of approximately 200 Tea Party protesters outside the Capitol on Sunday evening while his son, Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.), filmed the encounter on his cell phone.
Jackson was visiting the Capitol to witness the expected passage of healthcare reform legislation, and he walked out of the building at 6:45 p.m. with his son. As he walked by a grassy knoll below the Speaker’s Lobby balcony, protesters were chanting anti-reform slogans and waving signs.
Jackson’s interaction was particularly tense given the assault on Saturday of two black congressmen by Tea Party protesters. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and John Lewis (D-Ga.) were spat at and called the N-word as they entered the Capitol.
The Hill joined CNN, NBC, CBS, Fox News, ABC and countless newspapers and websites who reported Cleaver and Lewis’ “n-word” claims as fact while showing absolutely no evidence to support it.
Watch in horror as absolutely nobody in the crowd calls Jackson any offensive names, in spite of Jesse’s best efforts — but there is one protester who’s so racist that he won’t let Jackson take his sign:
(h/t Gateway Pundit)