The Corner

Double Standards, Again

Yes, this is an old topic, but it’s still a point worth making: Via the Media Research Center: “On Monday, for the second straight weekday, Access Hollywood’s New York correspondent, Tim Vincent… sported a hammer and sickle T-shirt as he introduced a story.”

Now, this doesn’t make Tim Vincent Joe Stalin, and nor does it mean that NBC is run by Bolsheviks, but it’s yet another reminder of the way that the atrocities of Communism somehow seem to count for less than those of other mass-murderers.

Put it another way: would Tim Vincent have appeared on Access Hollywood sporting a swastika?

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