Video: Michelle talks about CNN’s farm team on Fox & Friends

posted at 9:20 am on November 30, 2007 by Bryan

The boss’ column this morning deals with the plant scandal and its harvest. We’re up to 8 or 9 questionable questioners now, including the CAIR intern whom Michelle outed last night.

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These “plants” are growin’ like weeds … and Michelle is the weed killer! Nice work BossLady!

Tony737 on November 30, 2007 at 9:23 AM

CNN’s just trying to solve global warming. All of the plants have to help.

amerpundit on November 30, 2007 at 9:31 AM

“It’s a veritable greenhouse, Steve.”

Heh.

God, the left must hate this woman with a white-hot intensity. We need to start researching how many moonbats have spontaneously lit on fire while listening to her talk.

Jaibones on November 30, 2007 at 9:36 AM

Looks like we need a big spray bottle of “Round Up.”

otcconan on November 30, 2007 at 9:39 AM

A “balanced” garden, to CNN, means plants from every Dem candidate.

jgapinoy on November 30, 2007 at 9:41 AM

Michelle,
It seems you and your opinion are becoming more and more highly respected in many circles, not just by your fans here. Nice job, you deserve the recognition. When and on what channel will we see the “Hour of truth with Michelle Malkin”?

abinitioadinfinitum on November 30, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Kudos, Michelle. Being against the debate format from the beginning, I have now learned another good object lesson from the conservatives. Turning that farce of a format into a major display of liberal news bias and agenda for the world to see, is a marvel to see. Now to apply this “lemons to lemonade” to my own life….

captivated_dem on November 30, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Michelle was too nice. The question isn’t a lack of vetting by CNN, but of CNN’c choice in questioners.

Are we to believe that it was just a coincidence that a squad of Democratic activists just “happened” to be chosen among what must have been tens of thousands of questioners? Either CNN and the Democrat activists’ brain waves are in near-perfect sync — a remarkable case of group think — or CNN knew exactly what they were doing. The evidence points to the later. To believe that a supposed news agency doesn’t know how to use Google or can’t recall that they had used the General in a CNN interview before is completely beyond belief.

Such arrogance in liberals is not surprising. As far as I can tell from conversations with my family of moonbats, the leftist creed has no room for shame. What is surprising is that it was so obvious. A token CNN head or two might roll for this (although I don’t think so — the spin is already that it doesn’t matter who asks the questions), but the only lesson CNN and the rest will learn, I fear, is to be more cautious in the future.

Aardvark on November 30, 2007 at 9:53 AM

Looks like we need a big spray bottle of “Round Up.”

otcconan on November 30, 2007 at 9:39 AM

I’d opt for the Carthage solution…but could we get away with salting Atlanta?

James on November 30, 2007 at 9:59 AM

SoulGlo on November 30, 2007 at 9:44 AM

If you can’t disprove the message, attack the messenger.

abinitioadinfinitum on November 30, 2007 at 9:59 AM

Graci.

I’ll tell you what David Borman’s telling his ‘crack staff’ – “Dammit; we got caught. Next time, do the DHS thing.”

steveegg on November 30, 2007 at 10:00 AM

I’d opt for the Carthage solution…but could we get away with salting Atlanta?

James on November 30, 2007 at 9:59 AM

Well, we know burning it down doesn’t work. I’m game for the salt.

steveegg on November 30, 2007 at 10:01 AM

As Chris Mathews said this morning it is also about the type of questions. The Dem debate had questions given to them that support their view like global warming ect…, while the Rep. were attacked with questions from a Dem. view point.

abinitioadinfinitum on November 30, 2007 at 10:06 AM

How do we know this was an orchestrated coup?

Here’s a clue ….

Hillary’s staff has issued a denial of any knowledge of General Homohero’s planting or any direct association with him.

Smartest woman ever, never knows anything.

Huh?

fogw on November 30, 2007 at 10:12 AM

Wow, how ever did I guess that the muslim girl was from CAIR in the chat two nights ago.

Shocking.

BKennedy on November 30, 2007 at 10:18 AM

God, the left must hate this woman with a white-hot intensity. We need to start researching how many moonbats have spontaneously lit on fire while listening to her talk.

Jaibones

The mystery of spontaneous human combustion: solved!

I’d opt for the Carthage solution…but could we get away with salting Atlanta?

Sure. After what General Sherman did to the place, salting would be lenient.

Bigfoot on November 30, 2007 at 10:30 AM

Sure. After what General Sherman did to the place, salting would be lenient.

Bigfoot on November 30, 2007 at 10:30 AM

Well, it’s implied that razing is part of the Carthage solution…we just know from historical precedent that we can get away with that part.

James on November 30, 2007 at 10:32 AM

Insert gratuitous “Gosh Michelle sure is cute” comment here.

Sorry. Couldn’t help myself. Carry on.

Professor Blather on November 30, 2007 at 10:42 AM

Michelle’s new nickname:

“The Weed Wacker”!

Tony737 on November 30, 2007 at 10:44 AM

Come on folks! This was CNN. What did you expect? Look at the material CNN chooses to broadcast. Look at the material CNN believes to be news. Who do you think will be attracted to that material, and that viewpoint? Why were you shocked to find liberal democrat activists in the audience?

The point I found most telling was when Rush pointed out that the questions selected would be difficult for Republican candidates to answer, and those answers would be, could be, embarrassing for the Republican party. A point picked up on, and expanded by others, with Peggy Noonan’s column making the case that running away from these questions would be as bad as answering them badly.

Out of all the problems we face, right now, the one problem with the greatest repercussions is the divide between left and right. Someone, some where, some how, had better find a way to neutralize the radical left, and calm those of us on the right, before we destroy ourselves.

rockhauler on November 30, 2007 at 10:45 AM

Michelle’s new nickname:

“The Weed Wacker”!

Tony737 on November 30, 2007 at 10:44 AM

heh…
Eureka, the episode where the town cop says,

“if I have to come back, I’m brining the stun gun, and the weed whacker!”

rockhauler on November 30, 2007 at 10:48 AM

Rounding up these weeds is easier than playing a game of Where’s Waldo (Kindergarten version).

faraway on November 30, 2007 at 11:00 AM

At the Democratic debate, the questioners were all liberals planted by CNN. The typical planted guest was the lady from the Culinary Workers Union who asked a softball question to Obama. Obama began his answer by saying “Thank you for the work you do for the culinary workers”. The woman had not identified herself as a union official for the culinary workers. So obviously, CNN and Obama both knew in advance that the woman would be a questioner at the debate.
CNN’s political director says that CNN is fair and balanced: We provide liberal questions and liberal questioners for both Democrats and Republicans alike.

Larraby on November 30, 2007 at 11:08 AM

Hey, I’m just happy to see Michelle again! I was beginning to forget what she looked like. ;)

Malpaso on November 30, 2007 at 11:10 AM

And still not one word of this on the CNN website.

Not. One. Word.

BacaDog on November 30, 2007 at 11:34 AM

Michelle: “CNN didn’t do due [...]“

On the contrary — they’re covered with it. :-)

Mark Jaquith on November 30, 2007 at 11:35 AM

This is why I have deleted or blanked out #202 and #204 from my remote and favorite list on DirectTV. I guess it is best to say that; I treat CNN as a porn channel.

oldelpasoan on November 30, 2007 at 12:00 PM

oldelpasoan on November 30, 2007 at 12:00 PM

It is amazing, more and more feel the same way that you do, CONGRATS.

Michelle, your awesome, keep up the great work

bones47 on November 30, 2007 at 12:22 PM

Morning prime time, spotlight on the absence of honesty and integrity at a no longer prominent cable network. Perfect.

Zorro on November 30, 2007 at 1:06 PM

And still not one word of this on the CNN website.
Not. One. Word.
BacaDog on November 30, 2007 at 11:34 AM

Does anyone know WHERE this is posted? outside the obvious places…Like MM, HA, LGF, Rightwing…etc.?
.
How about on the alphabet killers ‘news’ sites, i.e. ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, etc? The Slimes? either?
Anyone see anything any where?

shooter on November 30, 2007 at 1:08 PM

I’m sorry, Michelle, cnn did do due dilligence, including Grover Nordquist, before airing all this. Their intention was to damage as many of the republican candidates as possible. Nordquist being in there was just a red herring to fall back on. Out of thousands of videos submitted, only one thoughtful question? And they accidently pick six (or possibly as many as nine) wackjob leftist activists?No way, I don’t believe it. I bet there are regulars here on Hot Air who submitted videos. They tried to walk the line as careful as possible, choose as many landmines for the candidates as possible without being overly blatant. And if anyone thinks cooper wasn’t involved in the conspiracy, you are fooling yourself.

peacenprosperity on November 30, 2007 at 1:48 PM

Either CNN and the Democrat activists’ brain waves are in near-perfect sync — a remarkable case of group think — or CNN knew exactly what they were doing.

Given that MainScream Media people are 90% Democrats, the group-think is a given. The CNN people chose questions that fit their own worldviews. There is no reason to assume a Vast Left Wing Conspiracy here. They don’t have to conspire; they just have to be themselves; the rest comes naturally.

The Monster on November 30, 2007 at 2:04 PM

They don’t have to conspire; they just have to be themselves; the rest comes naturally.

The Monster on November

Sorry, the “they are just stupid and incompetent” excuse doesn’t fly with me. We are not talking about britney spears, we are talking about people who run one of the biggest, and arguably, influential cable news networks in the world. Does anyone know if they are talking about all the planted questions on cnn international? I bet not.

peacenprosperity on November 30, 2007 at 2:10 PM

Wow what a screw up I am, I ment Chris Wallace not Mathews. duhhhhh sorry :- P

abinitioadinfinitum on November 30, 2007 at 2:17 PM

The Clinton News Network can’t claim ignorance on this one. They knew EXACTLY who they picked. What a crock. The same Shultz defense Shrillary uses when she gets.

I know nutting, nutting!

What utter BS.

BobJones-77 on November 30, 2007 at 2:24 PM

If CNN had any intention of being fair, it would have invited the Brigadier General to the Democratic candidate debate and had him ask this question to Hillary Clinton: “You said that you were an integral part of the Clinton administation and were involved in key decisions. The “don’t ask-don’t tell” policy that the Clinton administration adopted was opposed by gay groups because it forced gay men and women to hide their sexual orientation. Do you think that Bill Clinton was correct to adopt a policy of forcing gay men and women to hide their sexual pereference if they wished to serve in the military?”

Question 2: “When Bill Clinton ran for president he stated that he would allow gay men and women to openly serve in the military. After he became president, he refused to honor his campaign pledge. Do you think that President Clinton was correct to go back on his pledge?

Larraby on November 30, 2007 at 3:01 PM

CNN knew what was going on….
and so did Hillary.

The False Dervish on November 30, 2007 at 4:27 PM

My dream team is to have Michelle Malkin and Laura Ingraham to cohost together an hour show. I’d watch it and drop what I was doing….hands down. I would not even DVR it…they are that smart/pertinent to the age we live in to me.

Highrise on December 1, 2007 at 4:06 AM

Great job, like the Martha Stewart body/hand language.

Let’s role up our sleeves and get to the root of the problem and expose it to the sunshine that will take the life out of it.

MSGTAS on December 1, 2007 at 8:26 AM