Cliven Bundy: ‘welfare queen with a cowboy hat,’ racists or folk hero?

CNN host asks Cliven Bundy if he’s ‘a welfare queen with a cowboy hat’ (via Raw Story )

Former conservative media darling Cliven Bundy ran into a tougher crowd on Thursday, when CNN anchor Bill Weir poked fun at both the disappearing act from his former media allies while also questioning Bundy’s claims that he should be able to graze…

Racism taints US rancher in folk hero standoff (via AFP)

A Nevada cattle rancher has become the unlikely ring-leader of an armed right-wing militia, billing himself as a people’s hero locked in a showdown with US federal authorities. But supporters scrambled Thursday to distance themselves from Cliven Bundy…

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