Dana Loesch makes excuses to defend domestic terrorist Cliven Bundy's racist remarks

When far-right domestic terrorist Cliven Bundy made his awful racially tinged remarks about African-Americans, far-right fringe radio host Dana Loesch made excuses to DEFEND Bundy's racist bullshit. She smeared Politico writer Jonathan Topaz for telling the truth about Bundy's racism.

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney:
He said he would continue holding a daily news conference; on Saturday, it drew one reporter and one photographer, so Mr. Bundy used the time to officiate at what was in effect a town meeting with supporters, discussing, in a long, loping discourse, the prevalence of abortion, the abuses of welfare and his views on race. 
“I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro,” he said. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project in North Las Vegas, “and in front of that government house the door was usually open and the older people and the kids — and there is always at least a half a dozen people sitting on the porch — they didn’t have nothing to do. They didn’t have nothing for their kids to do. They didn’t have nothing for their young girls to do. 
“And because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?” he asked. “They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I’ve often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn’t get no more freedom. They got less freedom.”

Jonathan Topaz at Politico:
Loesch said that Bundy’s comments might have been aimed at “decrying what big government has done to the black family,” as opposed to necessarily being racist remarks. She said the Bundy affair is primarily about “government overreach.”
“If Bundy is a racist, that is awful,” she wrote, “but what exactly does that have to do with the [Bureau of Land Management]? I’ve been saying for weeks that this isn’t about one rancher. It’s about government overreach.”
Loesch concluded by suggesting that liberals are trying to distract from government overreach by focusing the story exclusively on Bundy.
Former Mediaite Contributor Tommy Christopher at The Daily Banter:
Dana Loesch, though, isn’t so sure. Faced with Bundy’s remarks, the conservative media powerhouse rushed to keyboard to comment. She wrote “I was alerted to this story this evening in the NYT on rancher Cliven Bundy which featured a quote I was told was racist, and therefor I should apologize for ever criticizing the Bureau of Land Management’s handling of this and other situations,” and then blockquoted the Timespiece. Granting that the quote is “odd” and that it “sounds” racist, Loesch went on to explain that even if the guy didn’t express himself “perfectly,” he kinda had a point (emphasis mine): 
A few things. First, to take the quote at face value it’s odd and sounds offensive. You’re talking about government overreach and you go into this story? Secondly, I hope no one is surprised that an old man rancher isn’t media trained to express himself perfectly. He seems to be decrying what big government has done to the black family — which big government has negatively affected not just the black family, but all families regardless of ethnicity — so perhaps he included that in his remarks against big government? 
In Loesch’s defense, and I mean this sincerely, what Bundy said is the kind of thing that mainstream Republicans say all the time, it is mainstream Republican thought. The only difference is they don’t usually use the word “Negro,” or something close. Watching them scramble to get away from the Bundy grenade is comical, because they are the ones who armed it and pulled the pin.
Video of Cliven Bundy's racist comments, via MMFA's 2nd YouTube Channel:

Loesch has defended Cliven Bundy repeatedly over the past two weeks.

More excuse-making for Bundy's racism by her on Twitter:

She takes a shot at MMFA, one of her arch-nemeses.

You're lying, Dana! You DID defend his racist remark.

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