Joan Walsh: 'Newt Is the Face of the Politics' of 'Racism and Angry White Male Rage'

Salon's Joan Walsh stooped to an even further low Monday when she said on MSNBC's pre-debate show, "Newt is the face of the politics of resentment and racism and angry white male rage."

Yes, she was talking about Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (video follows with transcript and commentary):

JOAN WALSH: We have a really interesting case study in the Republican Party in these two candidates because Mitt is the candidate of vulture capitalism that hollowed out the middle class and represented and enriched the top one percent. But Newt is the face of the politics of resentment and racism and angry white male rage that let guys like Mitt do that to the economy.

As NewsBusters has been reporting, accusations of racism have been frequently tossed at Republicans by MSNBC anchors, commentators, and contributors of late so much so that it's becoming less and less possible to turn on this network without hearing such claims.

For the record, Gingrich won the female vote in South Carolina Saturday, not that facts matter to a shill like this.

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