Video: Galloway congratulates Hezbollah in Beirut

posted at 5:45 pm on August 26, 2006 by Allahpundit

And accuses Tony Blair of having done “everything he could to extend, to prolong, to intensify the suffering of the people of Lebanon.” The perfect complement to this morning’s Hitchens post.

Saturday evening treason from Gorgeous George is getting to be a habit around here. Click the image to watch.

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Galloway called him, a “drink-soaked former Trotskyist popinjay.” Sounds about right to me.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 4:35 PM

He must be a sage:

1. a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom.
2. someone venerated for the possession of wisdom, judgment, and experience.
–adjective 3. wise, judicious, or prudent: sage advice.

Entelechy on August 26, 2006 at 5:55 PM

Clarification – the “drink-soaked” fellow, referred to in the previous comment, is no other than Christopher Hitchens.

Entelechy on August 26, 2006 at 5:57 PM

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, whose name now rings in joy around the world

What a complete, total jackass. He’s picked the lowest of the low for a constituency, and then he has pandered to them in the worst way. If his Big Brother foolishness and his near total absence from parliament don’t get him voted out, I don’t know what will get rid of him.

Squid Vicious on August 26, 2006 at 6:21 PM

I still don’t know if Galloway actually believes the hyperbole he regurgitates, or if he does this for the payola attention. To spout the garbage he says, and become personally allied with some of the worst tyranical leaders (and their murderous policies), and to have sympathy, no, PRAISE for bonified terrorists reflects a blackened heart.

Is he not an elected official? It’s okay to oppose the viewpoints and political positions of others, that’s democracy. But Galloway is downright treasonous and I’ll bet he eventually incites the other looneys to the point where maybe one of them, one day, may just make a play for Tony Blair. He shouldn’t be in Parliament, or any official position of leadership, and the UK would do well to replace him.

SilverStar830 on August 26, 2006 at 6:21 PM

Hitchens called him a guttersnipe once.

Works for me.

Slublog on August 26, 2006 at 6:24 PM

Galloway’s as crooked as a knotted pine. There must be a way to get something on him and put his traitorous behind in jail.

darwin on August 26, 2006 at 6:29 PM

Sage Galloway and his (male) ‘girlfriend’

Entelechy on August 26, 2006 at 6:29 PM

If Galloway ever decides to visit Lebanon to visit his Hezbo pals, I hope its inside a vehicle with “TV” pasted all over it. Sorry for the attitude, but anyone who supports terrorists deserve’s a terrorist’s fate as far as I’m concerned.

GT on August 26, 2006 at 6:55 PM

I saw the Hitchens/Galloway debate in NYC one year ago. Galloway behaves like a fascist pig!

RobCon on August 26, 2006 at 6:56 PM

Why, why, why is he still a member of Parliament!?! I know they kicked him out of the Labour Party, but he shouldn’t be allowed to show his face there, much less hold office. Good lord. Time to kick him to the curb. Arrest him for treason or for giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Or, exile him or something. The man is a disgrace.

CP on August 26, 2006 at 7:02 PM

Galloway behaves like a fascist pig!

He IS a fascist pig. Put him in with all the terrorists and terrorist lovers. I’m starting to understand why they all seemed upset when we killed their hero… Zarqawi.

shooter on August 26, 2006 at 7:11 PM

This is a very dangerous individual.

The reported refered to him as a “moderate.” I’m thinking his is not a moderate political stance.

Corky on August 26, 2006 at 7:25 PM

Galloway is a polemicist, like Coulter, and Moore, and like Coulter and Moore, loves the cameras. He rarely has anything new, or useful to add to the debate, and I find him all too often on the defensive, even when he’s amongst like minded people.

I do however, agree with what he had to say about Hitchens, another fool on a fools errand.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 7:37 PM

Galloway is a polemicist, like Coulter, and Moore, and like Coulter and Moore, loves the cameras.

That’s it? That’s your take on a piece of shit stooge who goes around apologizing for every fanatic killer in the Middle East? He’s a “polemicist”?

Allahpundit on August 26, 2006 at 7:40 PM

Pretty much, yep. What can I say. When its brown, sits in the dirt, stinks and attracts flies, its shit. You can assume you don’t need to taste it. No need to write a story bout it, as anyone can tell what shit is.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 7:58 PM

Fair enough. I shall remind you of this the next time you accuse me of soft-pedalling some lefty-perceived atrocity.

Allahpundit on August 26, 2006 at 8:02 PM

That’s it? That’s your take on a piece of shit stooge…

Allahpundit on August 26, 2006 at 7:40 PM

Pretty much, yep. What can I say. When its brown, sits in the dirt, stinks and attracts flies, its shit. You can assume you don’t need to taste it. No need to write a story bout it, as anyone can tell what shit is.

Sorry, double post, but my first post didn’t quote Allahpundit, who was asking the question, so it may not have been clear what I was on about. Mind you, having tried to clarify, Allahpundit probably still doesn’t believe my thinking is particularly clear. I’m beginning to feel guilty.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 8:03 PM

Do you honestly consider Galloway an “atrocity”? My goodness, he’s a very small man, even in his own country. Hell, especially in his own country.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 8:05 PM

Largely irrelevent, I know, but I have a particular weakness for Scotsmen. And this may be the only one I’ve ever seen that makes me want to strangle his “arse” with his own kilt (or should that be leotard??)

The daft wanker!

tickleddragon on August 26, 2006 at 8:13 PM

Talk about ‘pole sitting’ Drifter…

shooter on August 26, 2006 at 8:19 PM

Was he wearing kneepads this time?

Kid from Brooklyn on August 26, 2006 at 8:28 PM

Do you honestly consider Galloway an “atrocity”? My goodness, he’s a very small man, even in his own country. Hell, especially in his own country.

It’s his behavior outside the U.K. that makes him so dangerous. He is a beloved guest at al-Jazeera and other venues where he slanders Israel, the United States, and his own country with the most outrageous falsehoods and does so as a member of the British government.

In that respect, his popularity within his own country isn’t particularly important. (After all, if someone is right about a particular issue, should their popularity at home matter? What a hero for reporting inconvenient truths about the West…) Popularity isn’t needed; his imputed authority is quite enough.

RD on August 26, 2006 at 9:43 PM

as a member of the British government.

RD on August 26, 2006 at 9:43 PM

He’s a member of the british parliament (just), not to be mistaken with a member of the government, which implies a cabinet position. Technically speaking of course. And the only ones that take him seriously, and even this could be debated, are the extremists.

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 10:07 PM

And the only ones that take him seriously, and even this could be debated, are the extremists.

And esteemed left-wing commentator James Wolcott, of course, who called him a “hero for our time.” Oh, and all the nutroots douchebags who had themselves a little circle jerk over his Iraq testimony before the U.S. Senate. And of course the crowds of people who came out to cheer him on when he debated Hitchens. Aside from those people.

Allahpundit on August 26, 2006 at 10:14 PM

Like I said, the extremists. It’s all about balance. Were you not saying that you could be joined, with open arms, in the center right?

THeDRiFTeR on August 26, 2006 at 10:20 PM

He’s a member of the british parliament (just), not to be mistaken with a member of the government…

Agreed. Wasn’t referring to Her Majesty’s Government, just government in lowercase.

RD on August 26, 2006 at 11:17 PM

Galloway obviously seems to be a traitor to the UK and an enemy to the US in my opinion.

The question is who is supporting him? Where are his political contributions coming from? Who is actually voting to keep this absurd Islamofacist collaborator in office? Why has he not been impeached?

Anyone have any answers? What district does he represent in the UK? (Think we should avoid this collaborator’s sponsors and his territory).

omegaram on August 26, 2006 at 11:28 PM

George Galloway was once a full-fledged Marxist.

He represents Bethnal Green and Bow, a Scottish district of Glasgow, with a large Muslim community, in Britain’s House of Commons.

His rhetoric is for votes, for payola, for attention, for controversy. His constituents think like him, lest they wouldn’t elect him.

Entelechy on August 27, 2006 at 1:37 AM

Glenn summed it up perfectly.

These people are not anti-war. They’re on the other side.

Niko on August 27, 2006 at 3:47 AM

He represents Bethnal Green and Bow, a Scottish district of Glasgow (???), with a large Muslim community, in Britain’s House of Commons.

Entelechy on August 27, 2006 at 1:37 AM

Actually its the northern part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Close, but no cupie doll. And a “Scottish district of Glasgow”, as opposed to what?

THeDRiFTeR on August 27, 2006 at 4:55 AM

THeDRiFTeR, always appreciate learning. Thanks for the update. Same constituency, though.

Unless you love me, please don’t call me “doll” or “honey”, unless you’re also at least over 80, sincerely,

Entelechy on August 27, 2006 at 8:49 AM

Close, but no cupie doll.

That’s an expression similar to “close, but no cigar”. Kewpie (cupie) dolls were a prize to be won. Drifter’s guilty only of misspelling Kewpie doll; not of calling you “cute”, or “doll”. So, please take a deep breath and have a cortadito. ;)

Kid from Brooklyn on August 27, 2006 at 11:08 AM

Kid, thanks – what a learning resource HOTAiR is! A cortadito sounds good, for a nice Sunday afternoon in San Diego :)

Drifter, you are forgiven :)

Entelechy on August 27, 2006 at 4:37 PM

Galloway is a polemicist, like Coulter, and Moore

Sheesh, was Goebbels a polemicist too?

I want to congratulate the Lebanese resistance and their leading edge, Hizbollah, whose martyrs and her s have achieved this great victory.

“And in particular to their leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, whose name now rings in joy around the world

Galloway == Coulter?

Galloway and Moore are rooting for the same team. However, Moore spends more energy throwing rocks at people like Coulter, while Galloway, when he is not encouraging world wide Islamist conquest, is still playing the cat, crawling on his knees to lap up the saucer of warm feedback from the islamists who one day may slice his decadent head off.

entagor on August 28, 2006 at 12:34 PM

Wow, a walking and talking tit

Kini on August 28, 2006 at 2:18 PM