The national daily, owned by News Corp, printed a cartoon of Biden referring to Harris as a 'little brown girl.'
The national daily, owned by News Corp, printed a cartoon of Joe Biden referring to Harris as a 'little brown girl.'
In a statement to HuffPost, The Australian Editor in Chief Christopher Dore said:“The words “little black and brown girls” belong to US presidential candidate Joe Biden, not Johannes Leak. When Johannes used those words, expressed in a tweet by Biden yesterday, he was highlighting Biden’s language and apparent attitudes, not his own. The intention of the commentary in the cartoon was to ridicule racism, not perpetuate it. In the context of Biden’s words, this is evident. Clearly some, including those without that context, have wrongly attributed Biden’s words to Johannes, and in doing so have attributed abhorrent and inaccurate motives to him. The Australian, and Johannes, opposes racism in all of its guises.”
These are the words in Biden’s tweet:This morning, little girls woke up across this nation — especially Black and Brown girls who so often may feel overlooked and undervalued in our society — potentially seeing themselves in a new way: As the stuff of Presidents and Vice Presidents.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden)August 12, 2020Dore had no further response when it was pointed out that the words in the cartoon were entirely different from Biden’s words ― which referred to children of color uplifted by Harris’s achievement, not to the senator from California herself.
News Corp publications in Australia have come under fire similarly in the past. In 2018, Melbourne newspaper Herald Sunthat sparked outrage in Australia and from civil rights leaders and others in the U.S. and abroad.News Corp did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.
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And if you don't vote for Biden, then you ain't black. I don’t think anyone is surprised this came from a Murdoch paper. Aaawwwww....cute couple. This news papers do this for attention. You should ignore them. Fire him What do you expect from a media corporation that hacks dead children’s phones and blames the death of 96 football fans on drunken hooligans and pick pockets. Even the owners son was so disgusted by this vile corp he actually quit recently
What do you expect from the FOX News owner. She’s Indian. Like from India. Shameful & Disgraceful!!! The whole ticket is a bad skit. Racists are gonna be racist. Sexists are gonna be sexist. Cheaters are gonna try cheating. VOTERS are gonna be VOTERS! Everyone who believes in the USA must vote! If you can’t Vote, help someone Vote! Make calls, by 2 stamps for 1 Blue Voter, donate $3!
She ain't black! So many racist pieces if shit. That didn’t take long... She used that phrase to describe herself. And yeah, well she ain't white that's for sure. I mean..... didn't she use that same exact phrase? 🥴 Never realized they were so racist. Shame on them. Cartoon wasn't offensive. It was an accurate portrayal of how Biden and the DNC are condescending to their own base.
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Rev. Al: Harris can handle any attack coming her wayThe Rev. Al Sharpton weighs in on Joe Biden's pick of Sen. Kamala Harris as his VP running mate, saying Sen. Harris is tough enough to handle the attacks that will come her way. TheRevAl That's what they said about Hillary. TheRevAl Really? That's his take? She can make mistakes? She's just a little arrogant but not too arrogant Geez. Please get these old guys off the pundit trail. TheRevAl Is that why California is letting all of her prosecutorial victims out of prison?
Steve Schmidt: Mike Pence and Kamala Harris are ‘not in the same league’Steve Schmidt on VP nominee Sen. Harris: “I think Mike Pence is going to have a very, very difficult time in the vice presidential debate. Frankly, intellectually, from an eloquence and articulation perspective, they’re not in the same league with each other.” SteveSchmidtSES SteveSchmidtSES Honestly I don’t see why there should be any debates! Everyone know Biden and Kamala and everyone one knows Trump and Pence.., we all know what all of them are able to do., Biden N Kamala are fixers..Trump and Pence are destroyers of America’s Constitution! That’s it! SteveSchmidtSES She is smart and pence is fake and just an ass kisser : (
What a Biden-Harris White House Could Mean for Tech PolicyPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s selection of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate suggests Big Tech might avoid the hammer blow of a breakup if the ticket wins the White House. You do realize that she is the absolute farthest left Senator in Congress, to the left of Bernie Sanders a card carrying Communist. So, no, she isn’t a moderate, not even close to being a moderate. She is a radical leftist. Kamala has backbone which will be a great threat for President Trump Less pushback on Chinese trade practices and IP theft.
Harris pick recasts Democratic power structure for years to comeWith all the glass ceilings that she's broken in her career, Kamala Harris has always resisted talk about her pioneering firsts. MaeveReston LOL. No. It doesn't. MaeveReston BEWARE OF THIS RED TIE MAGA THUG! 83 days to go.... Eject him from Oval Office 1.9 million people who clicked this short video could not have been willingly wrong: MaeveReston
'One of us': South Asians celebrate Harris as VP choice“Kamala Aunty': Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate is generating glee among many South Asians worldwide and putting the spotlight on her as the first person of Asian descent on a major party presidential ticket. For those that don’t understand “Aunty and uncle” is a term of endearment used for elder people they feel comfortable with, in some Asian countries. JoeBiden and KamalaHarris should meet with AndrewYang and strategize how best to pull YangGang into organizing best grass roots efforts. We will win and need to make sure we WIN BIGLY! She’s no longer black? Seems the gullible Black line didn’t work let’s try the Asian line. I’m black and I find these projections insulting and hilarious. This piece was written by a White racist reporter.
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