Newsweek: Senator Webb Gives Democrats Testosterone

posted at 8:08 pm on January 30, 2007 by Ian

Well, that’s good because someone needed to give Democrats some of those

The February 5 edition of Newsweek magazine’s “CW” section asserts that Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb “gives Dems testosterone.” This sentiment was echoed on Tuesday’s edition of “Imus in the Morning” by Boston Herald columnist, Mike Barnicle. Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach across the desk in front of him and choke the person that he’s dealing with.”

(h/t Newsbusters)


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Heh, this morning on the radio they said that J&J and other companies here and from Germany are applying for FDA approval for a form of ‘Viagra for women’. Now this.

No wonder the Muslim radicals don’t like us (the understatement of this century).

Entelechy on January 30, 2007 at 8:18 PM

Oh, he and Franken should go on the road together then, busting up chairs and choking the opposition.
This is a good thing in their eyes, and yet they still refer to the Right as the broenshirts.

bbz123 on January 30, 2007 at 8:20 PM

Mr. Webb is nothing more than a Pig in clothes. As for his support from the aging homo Imus and Barnicle (who is left of Kennedy) who cares?

NEMETI IN SYRACUSE on January 30, 2007 at 8:21 PM

Barnicle….amazing how well he has done after losing his column at the Boston Globe for plagiarism…but hey those on the left always seem to have a fresh change of clothes when they stain themselves

Mellen on January 30, 2007 at 8:28 PM

Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach across the desk in front of him and choke the person that he’s dealing with.”

He’s a uniter, not a divider.

Sean M. on January 30, 2007 at 8:31 PM

Cynthia McKinney was admired by the left for her propensity for violence too. By the Capitol Police (and the grownups of America), not so much. Too bad they don’t save any of that aggression for the terrorists.

ReubenJCogburn on January 30, 2007 at 8:50 PM

He’s a rude punk.

Zorro on January 30, 2007 at 8:50 PM

Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach acorss the desk in front of him and turn the person upside down and…

Had to.

Freelancer on January 30, 2007 at 8:51 PM

Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach across the desk in front of him and choke the person that he’s dealing with.”

Yeah, just what I wanted–a Senator with Tourette’s syndrome.

bert169 on January 30, 2007 at 8:52 PM

Oh wait, then the post would have been captioned:

Senator Webb Takes Democrat’s Testosterone

Some lines write themselves.

Freelancer on January 30, 2007 at 8:53 PM

What a crock! Webb will be just like every other liberal: a party Tool, and his response to the state of the Union was a joke that had me cringing in embarassment for the guy.

I wonder if Nancy saw that coming …

Is Webb the new flavor of the month? It sure seems as if Obama has petered out, but I think everyone expected that.

DannoJyd on January 30, 2007 at 8:56 PM

Limp Richard.

Griz on January 30, 2007 at 9:00 PM

Is Webb the new flavor of the month? It sure seems as if Obama has petered out, but I think everyone expected that.

DannoJyd on January 30, 2007 at 8:56 PM

Please! After Freelancer’s bit of wrongness up there, the last thing we need are the words “Webb” and “flavor” in the same sentence.

ReubenJCogburn on January 30, 2007 at 9:01 PM

Well taking into account that it’s Webb, I reeeeally don’t want to know the delivery method.

- The Cat

MirCat on January 30, 2007 at 9:14 PM

He does have a stiff ….neck.

SouthernGent on January 30, 2007 at 9:20 PM

Then there’s the final quote: “The Democratic party is about…how not to piss people off”. Yes, they’re such uniters – such bi-partisan friends of all Americans. Looking out for the little guy…*sniff*…kinda chokes me up to think about it really. But wait! What’s the part about “reaching across the desk to choke the person in front of him”? Oh, yes! There’s the liberal double-speak I’m familiar with! A quote for the MSM to run with and overlook the rest.

thedecider on January 30, 2007 at 9:22 PM

Yeah…well Pelosi has the Kryptonite.

Limerick on January 30, 2007 at 9:26 PM

The Viagra of politicians.

Sure as hell ain’t Rogaine.

Kid from Brooklyn on January 30, 2007 at 9:37 PM

Before swallowing (sorry) their opinion of Webb’s macho-ness, consider the sources.

Imus: aged, wrinkled, frail, bag a bones, burnt out, coked up, alcoholic, sickly, half a homo, kerchief wearing, nit wit.

Barnicle: fat, middle aged, washed up, disgraced, liberal columnist.

Pee Wee Herman seems like a scary he-man to those bums.

Alden Pyle on January 30, 2007 at 9:39 PM

Webb

Finally the Dems have their own McCain, oh well our standards have fallen, again

EricPWJohnson on January 30, 2007 at 9:44 PM

Come on guys. He’s not perfect. He’s a Democrat, but he does have sack. You have to give him that. I find that refreshing in any American man these days, but especially a Democrat. I used to be one and the lack of guys like him drove me out, among other things.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a Democrat Party that could be the loyal opposition of old? It was once, remember. That the Dems trotted out their brand-new Senator is a sign of hope. He is what John Kerry pretended unsuccessfully to be. He’s a guy you can work with. You don’t want them all to be Chuck Shumers now do you?

Tom McLaughlin on January 30, 2007 at 10:04 PM

Imus YUK!

sonnyspats1 on January 30, 2007 at 10:14 PM

Bag him all you want, I suspect he’s going to be quite a dangerous challenge to the GOP if the Dems keep putting him up front..

Reaps on January 30, 2007 at 10:31 PM

Yeah…..he is really somthing…like a mega Ramsey Clark, or Harold Brown, or that nuke sub driving Jimmah!

Limerick on January 30, 2007 at 10:34 PM

….. at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach across the desk in front of him and choke the person that he’s dealing with.”

Or, reach down, pick them up by their ankles and ……

Webb is an empty suit with no ideas. He’s only getting the glory treatment because he was rude to Bush at the White House in December.

Here in Virginia, we’re still waiting on his ideas on transportatiom improvements, Iraq (other than leaving) and a whole host of real life issues. Hail Senator Webb! King of Nothing!

BacaDog on January 30, 2007 at 11:10 PM

1) since when do the Nancy-boys on the Left know anything about testosterone? Haven’t seen it in a while, hmm?

2) Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach across the desk in front of him and choke the person that he’s dealing with.”

Maybe he can practice on Jim Moran first.

naliaka on January 30, 2007 at 11:12 PM

Bag him all you want, I suspect he’s going to be quite a dangerous challenge to the GOP if the Dems keep putting him up front..

Bagging him is fun because he’s a pugnacious little douchebag. Oh boy, a politician that isn’t a gelding nancy boy. Ok, 15 minutes later, now what? Maybe he’ll threaten to punch out a reporter or something on fox. Meanwhile, the dems don’t need to worry about attacking the Republicans. As usual, our power turds have the guns inward and are doing their best to urinate on their base and guarantee another electoral drubbing. I’m just sick of the fawning on these lame a$$es. First Saddam Hussein Obamaramasama, now this d*ckweed Webb. Why not show John Kerry open mouth kissing the Iranian President in Davos? I bet at least 35% of our voting population in America would find that to be a good thing and entertaining.

austinnelly on January 31, 2007 at 12:04 AM

Freelancer on January 30, 2007 at 8:51 PM

Damn, you beat us all to it.

Hey Ian, I’m surprised there’s been no “View” post today. They had Whoopie on as guest host, and they talked about all sorts of interesting stuff – like the war, the surge, Dick Cheney being a “draft-dodger”, and Hillary dealing with “evil men”. I was actually still at home when that joke of a show was on – only watched part of it.

Rick on January 31, 2007 at 12:12 AM

It’s not a sexual act,” Webb told Plotkin regarding the “Lost Soldiers” excerpt. “I actually saw this happen in a slum in Bangkok when I was there as a journalist

Jim webb states about the 4 yr.old doing the deed.

This is great research, this is what he watches and writes about. Definitely DNC leadership material.

I would hate to hear what else he would like to reach across the table and choke.

right2bright on January 31, 2007 at 12:20 AM

Thanks kids! I HAD forgotten about Webb’s porn until you refreshed my memory …

The topic leaves a bad taste in ones mouth.

DannoJyd on January 31, 2007 at 12:26 AM

The topic leaves a bad taste in ones mouth.

DannoJyd on January 31, 2007 at 12:26 AM

Had to go there, didn’t you?

Rick on January 31, 2007 at 12:28 AM

Webb = pile of crap

retired on January 31, 2007 at 12:58 AM

My abject apologizes, Rick.

Bush made me do it. /sarc

DannoJyd on January 31, 2007 at 1:11 AM

Bush made me do it. /sarc

DannoJyd on January 31, 2007 at 1:11 AM

In that case, don’t worry about it. More often than not, it is Bush’s fault – hell, I can’t think of a time when it wasn’t his fault.

Rick on January 31, 2007 at 1:24 AM

I personally don’t have that problem. I remember when America demanded that we go to war against the terrorists, and I continue to support Bush for his honest efforts in this. My personal problem[s] with the POTUS concerns his handling of the Illegal Alien Invasion.

IMHO, Webb will turn out to be just another liberal who wasn’t up to the task.

DannoJyd on January 31, 2007 at 1:36 AM

As a citizen of VA.

I want to apologize (on behalf of Virginia) for electing Webb to office.

Webb spent to much time writing soft porn novels (in NOVA), and does not fully reflect the views of citizens throughout the state/commonwealth.

F15Mech on January 31, 2007 at 1:53 AM

What austinnelly said….

georgej on January 31, 2007 at 2:01 AM

I second F15. Sorry folks, but we Virginians let you down by letting that chihuahua get elected. But, on the plus side, at least we’re not like Massachusettes! I mean, they keep re-electing Kerry and Kennedy after all….

No offense to you New Englanders btw. We all have our crosses to bear.

wolfva on January 31, 2007 at 4:21 AM

Heh, I actually worked campaigns as an intern here in New England in the late 80′s early 90′s and got to see uncle Teddy in his hey day. It was an eye opener for all of us, especially the girls.

Alden Pyle on January 31, 2007 at 7:34 AM

well they are all nuts anyways, so they can get a stone refill…

retired on January 31, 2007 at 7:58 AM

-Sorry folks, but we Virginians let you down by letting that chihuahua get elected.- wolfva

Chihuahua… I like that description!! I will never look at Webb the same way again. That would make a great Secret Service code name for junior Senator. On second thought, let’s hope there is never a need for him to have a code name.

Lastly, one night in Bangkok obviously did not make Jim Webb humble!! Where was he doing his research, in the gay part of town?

gmaninatl on January 31, 2007 at 8:46 AM

Webb’s got a big mouth and is too into his own machismo … sooner or later, he is going to embarrass the people that sent him to the senate in the first place. Big time.

thirteen28 on January 31, 2007 at 11:11 AM

webb is classless…a moron who wants America to lose the war on terror…I don’t consider him a part of the ‘Band of Brothers’ from Vietnam…he’s a disgrace…

areseaoh on January 31, 2007 at 12:05 PM

Barnicle described Webb as being “so terrific for this country and for the United States Senate because at any given time, he’s liable to reach across the aisle or reach acorss the desk in front of him and turn the person upside down and…

Had to.

Freelancer on January 30, 2007 at 8:51 PM

So, would he have time to turned me upside down before or after I punched him in the nose?

Lawrence on January 31, 2007 at 5:02 PM

Another Virginian who didn’t elected Copperhead Jim Webb. He has such a large sack that he wouldn’t even speak on issues during the campaign. He let the WaPo shout macaca for a month straight and got into office by the narrowest of margins.

He is 1200 pounds of steam in a 600psi boiler. Give him 3 years and he will be found wandering the streets of D.C. shouting at traffic lights.

TugboatPhil on January 31, 2007 at 9:06 PM