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Sorry, poor spelling make me (sic).
Originally posted by hangedman13
reply to post by kinda kurious
Ahh but we seemed to have forgotten where that song originated from. The rev. Al Sharpton started that little ball rolling. All things in perspective, don't cherry pick
It is a parody by Paul Shanklin impersonating Al Sharpton and based on the Peter, Paul, and Mary hit song "Puff, the Magic Dragon
an Al Sharpton-like "singer" called Obama inauthentically black.
What Matthews is saying is that if and it is a mighty big if someone from the right does shoot the president and it comes out that he took the right wing talk radio blahblahblah seriously and as an inspiration...then those who did the provoking should be held responsible because there is no claiming that they do not know that their rhetoric is inflamatory and all it takes is one loose screw.
BTW I have never listened to air America but I am sure it is mild compared to mush loosebowels or micheal savage or ann coulter...
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BTW I have never listened to air America but I am sure it is mild compared to mush loosebowels or Micheal savage or ann coulter...
ike I said in an earlier post the hard right has spent a lot of time and energy demonizing Obama and really that is all it takes...you don't need to say kill someone...you just have to demonize them...the murder of abortion providers proves that...all it takes is one loose wingnut to take it all too seriously.
Originally posted by grover
Oh I know you conservatives simply hate mush loosebowels...but until a moderator tells me to stop I will continue to use it because it expresses more clearly than anything my utter contempt for him.
Originally posted by DoomsdayRex
While Benevolent Heretic is right, Matthews did not call those who criticize the President murderous racists, he is participating in the current meme that criticism of the President will lead to violence.
Sometimes I think people like Matthews and Pelosi want violence so they can shut down debate.
This is true. And I have criticized him for it. I am not, in any way, defending Matthews or what he said (Just FYI). My problem with this thread is that the OP makes up a bunch of crap and loses his credibility. If the OP wanted to go after Chris Matthews, then my opinion is that he should do it based on what Matthews actually said and his participation in the movement to associate Obama critics with violence. That would be a great thread! But clearly the OP doesn't care about my opinion, or the facts, which is fine by me. I don't care about the quality of his threads.
I don't think they WANT violence, but I do believe that they are trying to deflect any criticism. Problem is, I think there's a grain of truth to what they say and that gives their idea validity
I don't think they want violence, I think they want to prevent it.
But if and when it happens, you can be sure they're going to be saying "I told you so".
Originally posted by Wimbly
Do you know what "implied" means? Do you even comprehend what you read?
Originally posted by Wimbly
Matthews went on a tie raid threatening anyone who dares disagree with Obama and comparing those who do to murderous racists.
You seem to want to have it both ways. You agree that Matthews is wrong, then go on to proclaim how right he is. Which is it BH?