From what will now be known on this blog as the Huffyton Post (via Memeorandum)
Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle used a decoy to dodge members of the press at an event on Monday, a reporter on the scene tells the Huffington Post.
The Tea Party-backed pol, who has avoided public appearances since offering racially insensitive remarks to a group of Hispanic students, left reporters waiting at an event at a Microsoft Licensing office for nearly two hours (between the time she showed up late until they realized that she had actually left). Getting out of the building without being noticed, however, was tricky. According to Mackenzie Warren, a morning reporter for Reno's NBC-affiliate, KRNV, a staffer for Angle's campaign suckered the press by making it appear that she would be leaving the front entrance (the one she initially entered) while she was, instead, exiting through a side door.
Read the entire article here
File this under "so what?" for me. Liberals have no right to get pissy about this, they don't have media decoys because they don't need them...
Somewhere between his expectation that Hispanics group think their way to the polls for Democrats and his assertion that "negro dialects" can cost votes lies the possibility that Harry Reid would need decoys for himself if he was ever made to feel the heat for his insistently implying the intelligence of minorities is inferior.
He doesn't though, like all Democrats the press is his decoy.
Sharon Angle commented on the way a group of Hispanic students look. To be sure, it was a stupid gaffe to make, but if you're a minority which insult is more forgivable?