[Ed. – A followup to this story]
The New York Times, ABC News and NBC News are all keeping their readers in the dark about a Democratic congressman’s sexist attack on White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
Speaking Wednesday at a Washington Press Club Foundation dinner — which was emceed by MSNBC’s Greta Van Susteren — Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond said that Conway looked “familiar” on her knees, referring to a picture of the White House staffer kneeling on the Oval Office couch.
Richmond’s comment earned himself the condemnation of both Republicans and Democrats alike. Chelsea Clinton called Richmond’s remark “despicable” and said Conway deserves an apology.
As the saga carries into its third day, however, The New York Times, ABC News and NBC News have yet to even acknowledge Richmond’s sexist attack on Conway in any of their online coverage. (Just last month, the Times covered two state lawmakers who suggested wives should make their husbands breakfast in bed on Sundays, which the paper’s coverage described as “straight-up sexist.”)