Monday, June 16, 2014

New Republic Focus Earns A Belling Retrospective

Mark Belling got a lot of ink in The New Republic's heavy slam at Scott Walker, so here is one among the many blog posts about the right-wing talker.

From 2012:

Another Dirty, Rotten Mark Belling Outrage

James Causey of the Journal Sentinel takes WISN AM 1130's right-wing Mark Belling to task for an unconscionable attack on the African-American Milwaukee man whose videotaped death while hand-cuffed and begging for his life in police custody has sparked calls for a federal probe and new state-mandated police training.
As Causey writes:
WISN-AM (1130) radio host Mark Belling referred to Derek Williams as a dirty, rotten thug and said the only reason his death is in the news is because the Journal Sentinel discovered the story.

Belling made the comments during the last three minutes of his three-hour show Wednesday. Click here to hear his rant.
It's hard to keep track of Belling's demogoguery at the expense of minorioties and the less-powerful over the years, but here is a partial scorecard of his targets:





He's the face and voice of the poison in Southeastern Wisconsin that is right-wing talk radio.

[Note the last highlighted link connects to an analysis of talk radio's corrosive impacts statewide posted almost exactly three years ago, to the day.]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How come you don't have your own talk show James?