Rush Limbaugh also lashed out at the news media for pursuing "the ugliest racial stereotypes they can to attack a black conservative." He went on to say on his radio show: "This is about blacks and Hispanics getting uppity."
Coulter, Bozell and Limbaugh all evoke what Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said about Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment.
"From my standpoint, as a black American, it is a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves," Thomas said at his 1991 Senate confirmation hearings. source
Lastly, to the knee-jerk reacting right wingers who want to blame the so-called liberal press (as Sarah P. says the lame street media), if the noose is getting mighty tight on ole Herm's neck you may want investigate whether or not he is a victim of friendly fire - just check out what Republican Mike Huckabee states of FOX news:
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee said he could "almost guarantee" that therecent story about sexual harassment allegations against Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain came from information leaked by another GOP campaign. source
They side show continues...
Post Script: Isn't it hypocritical how the right wing nuts have no hesitation of playing the race card when any black conservative comes under even a little bit of heat.