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Robor

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Boohoo! Biden got asked some tough questions and now they won't do any more interviews with the Flordia TV station. I think it's the media's job to ASK the tough questions. Why is it ok to hammer Palin with tough questions, but not Biden?
Do you mean tough questions like, 'What does a VP do'? Right. Sorry but being asked to provide examples of repeated talking points like her and McCain being mavericks and reformers are not tough questions and if she didn't want to discuss them she shouldn't include them in her stump speeches.

Originally posted by: Corbett
I seem to remember Palin getting a REALLY hard time from everyone here when she basically did the same thing, and I'm sure most here will try to divert this thread into another "But Palin did..." thread.
You mentioned Palin in your OP so it's not a diversion. Anyway, Biden not doing any more interviews with a particular TV station is different than Palin not doing interviews. If you can't see the difference I don't know what to tell you.
 

seemingly random

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Originally posted by: Throckmorton
Is that trollup with pasted on makeup a part of the liberal media?
Yes, damn libruls. Wait, she was baiting a democrat ... no ... yes ... head assplodes.
 

CaptnKirk

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Originally posted by: senseamp
Tough questions? That "reporter" had an agenda. She also did not answer who was writing her questions.


You're right about her having an agenda:

On October 23, 2008, news anchor Barbara West, interviewed Joe Biden, VP Democratic candidate for the United States Presidency asking questions about Obama's affiliation with ACORN and Voter Registration fraud, comparing Obama's response to an earlier question from Ohio voter "Joe the plumber" to a quote from Karl Marx, and suggesting that Obama wants to turn the U.S. "into a socialist country much like Sweden."

The Obama campaign responded by canceling a subsequent interview with the candidate's wife, Jill Biden. The campaign's official statement was, "This cancellation is non-negotiable, and further opportunities for your station to interview with this campaign are unlikely, at best for the duration of the remaining days until the election" [5]

Barbara West is married to Republican strategist Wade West.[6] Wade West is "a popular consultant for political candidates ranging from local elections, to more than 85 members of Congress and members of the President?s cabinet."[7] In addition, West has made multiple campaign contributions to the Republican Party.[8]

Who da thunk it?



 

Butterbean

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Originally posted by: Jhhnn
Progressive taxes are now "Marxist" in the rightwing lexicon. Check.

At least Dems aren't desperate enough to ask Palin or McCain if they're Fascist.

?There is only one way to kill capitalism ?by taxes, taxes, and more taxes.?

Karl Marx

 

Budmantom

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A qoute from the Obama camp; "There's nothing wrong with hard questions please keep asking them to McCain and Palin"


 

dmcowen674

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Boohoo! Biden got asked some tough questions and now they won't do any more interviews with the Flordia TV station.

I think it's the media's job to ASK the tough questions.

Why is it ok to hammer Palin with tough questions, but not Biden?
Because the station is clearly Anti-American.

In fact the airwaves are supposed to be property of the American public.

When a station acts in an interest to the detriment of the country we should be able to reclaim that frequency immediately from the offending management and staff.
 

aphex

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Originally posted by: CptObvious
God, I hate the local Orlando media. When they're not broadcasting the Caylee Anthony circus 24/7, they've got political hacks trying to sway public opinion.

If you have any doubts as to which side Barbara West is batting for, watch this:
http://www.wftv.com/video/17712615/index.html
Why am I not surprised? She seems to take the Republican talking points as the basis for every question.
 

heyheybooboo

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LOL @ ButterBrain ... keep pumping those ad hom talking points.

And avoid responding to on-topic posts like that of CaptnKirk.

 

Farang

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Originally posted by: aphex
Originally posted by: CptObvious
God, I hate the local Orlando media. When they're not broadcasting the Caylee Anthony circus 24/7, they've got political hacks trying to sway public opinion.

If you have any doubts as to which side Barbara West is batting for, watch this:
http://www.wftv.com/video/17712615/index.html
Why am I not surprised? She seems to take the Republican talking points as the basis for every question.
She is worse than that, McCain never called Obama a communist like this reporter tried to do. This interview was ridiculous, it is as if Katie Couric had asked Palin if McCain was a fascist bloodthirsty murderer who liked the taste of Iraqi babies.
 

dmcowen674

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Originally posted by: aphex
Originally posted by: CptObvious
God, I hate the local Orlando media. When they're not broadcasting the Caylee Anthony circus 24/7, they've got political hacks trying to sway public opinion.

If you have any doubts as to which side Barbara West is batting for, watch this:
http://www.wftv.com/video/17712615/index.html
Why am I not surprised? She seems to take the Republican talking points as the basis for every question.
Hopefully her and the rest of those like her leave this country should Obama be elected.
 

aphex

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Originally posted by: Butterbean
Its about time someone asked Obama/Biden about BO campaigns ties to ACORN. Its a matter of record BO sued banks for ACORN and his campaign did give ACORN 800k. ACORN even advertises its ties to BO looking for workers:

http://gatewaypundit.blogspot....nvassed-for-obama.html

BO has run most corrupt campaign in history.
Your source is a partisan blog? lol
 

techs

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Originally posted by: CaptnKirk
Originally posted by: senseamp
Tough questions? That "reporter" had an agenda. She also did not answer who was writing her questions.


You're right about her having an agenda:

On October 23, 2008, news anchor Barbara West, interviewed Joe Biden, VP Democratic candidate for the United States Presidency asking questions about Obama's affiliation with ACORN and Voter Registration fraud, comparing Obama's response to an earlier question from Ohio voter "Joe the plumber" to a quote from Karl Marx, and suggesting that Obama wants to turn the U.S. "into a socialist country much like Sweden."

The Obama campaign responded by canceling a subsequent interview with the candidate's wife, Jill Biden. The campaign's official statement was, "This cancellation is non-negotiable, and further opportunities for your station to interview with this campaign are unlikely, at best for the duration of the remaining days until the election" [5]

Barbara West is married to Republican strategist Wade West.[6] Wade West is "a popular consultant for political candidates ranging from local elections, to more than 85 members of Congress and members of the President?s cabinet."[7] In addition, West has made multiple campaign contributions to the Republican Party.[8]

Who da thunk it?
/pwnd

 

dmcowen674

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Originally posted by: techs
Originally posted by: CaptnKirk
Originally posted by: senseamp
Tough questions? That "reporter" had an agenda. She also did not answer who was writing her questions.


You're right about her having an agenda:

On October 23, 2008, news anchor Barbara West, interviewed Joe Biden, VP Democratic candidate for the United States Presidency asking questions about Obama's affiliation with ACORN and Voter Registration fraud, comparing Obama's response to an earlier question from Ohio voter "Joe the plumber" to a quote from Karl Marx, and suggesting that Obama wants to turn the U.S. "into a socialist country much like Sweden."

The Obama campaign responded by canceling a subsequent interview with the candidate's wife, Jill Biden. The campaign's official statement was, "This cancellation is non-negotiable, and further opportunities for your station to interview with this campaign are unlikely, at best for the duration of the remaining days until the election" [5]

Barbara West is married to Republican strategist Wade West.[6] Wade West is "a popular consultant for political candidates ranging from local elections, to more than 85 members of Congress and members of the President?s cabinet."[7] In addition, West has made multiple campaign contributions to the Republican Party.[8]

Who da thunk it?
/pwnd
It's sick and Anti-American.

Orlandans and Americans should demand these people be fired immediately and take our airwaves back from these America haters.
 

retrospooty

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Originally posted by: Butterbean
Its about time someone asked Obama/Biden about BO campaigns ties to ACORN. Its a matter of record BO sued banks for ACORN and his campaign did give ACORN 800k. ACORN even advertises its ties to BO looking for workers:

http://gatewaypundit.blogspot....nvassed-for-obama.html

BO has run most corrupt campaign in history.
pfappffff


Your too funny BB. Now go crawl back under your rock and think up some more... I cant wait.
 

Jhhnn

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Tough questions are one thing, loaded questions are entirely another, which is what Biden was subjected to in the interview. No point in going back for more.

When did you quit beating your wife?

Why don't you quit smoking crack?

When will you admit you're a sekrit mooslim marxist who hates America?

The rightwing is pushing their koolaid pretty desperately, but few are drinking it... guess that just means there's more for those who like it, right?

 

fskimospy

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Originally posted by: retrospooty
Originally posted by: Butterbean
Its about time someone asked Obama/Biden about BO campaigns ties to ACORN. Its a matter of record BO sued banks for ACORN and his campaign did give ACORN 800k. ACORN even advertises its ties to BO looking for workers:

http://gatewaypundit.blogspot....nvassed-for-obama.html

BO has run most corrupt campaign in history.
pfappffff


Your too funny BB. Now go crawl back under your rock and think up some more... I cant wait.
At this point you can almost see the desperation oozing out of Butterbean's posts.
 

retrospooty

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Originally posted by: eskimospy
Originally posted by: retrospooty
Originally posted by: Butterbean
Its about time someone asked Obama/Biden about BO campaigns ties to ACORN. Its a matter of record BO sued banks for ACORN and his campaign did give ACORN 800k. ACORN even advertises its ties to BO looking for workers:

http://gatewaypundit.blogspot....nvassed-for-obama.html

BO has run most corrupt campaign in history.
pfappffff


Your too funny BB. Now go crawl back under your rock and think up some more... I cant wait.
At this point you can almost see the desperation oozing out of Butterbean's posts.
No so much desperation as it is paranoid psychosis =)

I say that jokingly, but on a serious note - I really do think BB has some paranoia issues that he needs to work out.
 

classy

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I thought Biden did real well. Very well. I don't blame him for being annoyed. Just how many more names and lowlife comparisons are the rightwing blowhards going to try and make against Obama. Now he's marxist, give me a break.
 

Perknose

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Originally posted by: midway
She should have asked if he thought the man who made this statement was a Marxist.

"The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. A tax upon house-rents, therefore, would in general fall heaviest upon the rich; and in this sort of inequality there would not, perhaps, be anything very unreasonable. It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion."
- Adam Smith


Adam Smith is a Marxist! Who is this Marxist troublemaker and why is his hand invisible? :p
 

shadow9d9

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Palin was asked what newspapers she read and Biden was quoted Karl Marx and asked if he was a socialist...Yeah, compareable.

Palin couldn't answer. Biden answered the ridiculousness professionally and intelligently.
 

shadow9d9

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Corbett, we can't take you seriously when you post something that is as preposterous as this and try to dress it up as the same. It is laughable and disingenuous in the extreme.
 

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