Coulter: If McCain’s the nominee, I’ll campaign for Hillary

posted at 9:57 pm on January 31, 2008 by Allahpundit

The ne plus ultra of conservatives crapping away Iraq in a fit of spite at Maverick: “I think she would be stronger on the war on terrorism.” Madness.

Update: “The gulf between Hillary and McCain is Grand-Canyon like.”


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dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 11:21 AM

He can’t win. McCain is going to get SMOKED in the general election. You may believe that its not possible to predict elections but I think that a McCain vs Hillary or Obama election is one of the easiest to predict in the history of our nation. All these reasons contribute to why John McCain is going to get KILLED in the general:

1). Republicans will not be donating to his campaign.

2). Republicans will be sitting out the election in higher numbers then ever before in the history of this nation.

3). Having a lifelong career politician washington insider on the top of the ticket in a “change” election is begging for disaster.

4). The only reason Republicans will get themselves to the polls is to defeat the oppositions candidate. They are not FOR McCain. That senario loses every time.

5). From a marketing perspective, picture a young Obama or even Hillary side by side with an old, grey, cranky, hobbled man pushing 75 yrs old.

6). Democrats at this point are almost entirely anti war. They have absolutely no reason to reject one of their own in exchange for McCain.

7). The media is going to turn on him and tear him apart the day after the primaries are finished.

8). He has made it clear that he likes Hillary Clinton. He will not attack her. He can’t attack her. The media will tear him apart if he tries to attack her.

9). He is an economic ignoramous running in a year when the economy is turning out to be a huge issue.

10). He will not be able to take advantage of the 80-20% advantage Republicans have in regards to the illegal immigration issue. Many Democrats are not happy with the current flood of low skilled labor invading our country. They are largely against Amnesty. We are forfeiting a gigantic asset with a McCain nomination.

2.)Given your mountain climbing analogy, you might think through the dilemma posed by the story in “Touching the Void” about two climbers in the Peruvian Andes. It’s a riveting story if nothing else.

I’ll check it out. What’s the moral? Anything relevant to our conversation? I’m not being a wise guy, I’m really just curious.

3.)McCain’s defeat in November doesn’t set the Republicans on a path to recapture the White House any more than Carter’s defeat to Reagan led to a Renaissance for the left wing of the Democratic party.

I disagree. I think the manner by which this race shapes up will make it easy to pave the way for a complete and total reshaping of the Republican party. A house cleaning if you will. Every liberal with an R in front of their name that has their claws dug deep into the Republican party WILL be removed after a historical trouncing. The reason why I know it will be them who gets removed is because it is them in control right now. The Republican party will be forced to replace the losers with the traditional, authentic roots of the Republican party that was actually able to win. They will recognize that the shift to the left has led to the greatest election loss in the history of our party. Corrections will be made.

5.)If you want to pin the decline of conservatives on Bush 41, your call. I’d take him over Dukakis or either Clinton.

Back then, so would I because the party was in far better shape then it is now. Had I been able to forsee the direction the party would be led in. I’d have to think about it. In hindsight, I probably would have pushed harder for Buchanan, but that option was not as obvious back then as it is now.

I’m afraid to say that the time has come for change. We cannot put this off any longer.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:27 PM

We are relatively safe until then.
thegreatbeast on February 1, 2008 at 12:08 PM

“Conservatives for Clinton” is like “Undocumented Workers for Tancredo”. Clinton would use her Democratic congress to pass whatever she wanted. Conservative Republicans can have their votes noted for the record. The Conservative Republicans won’t even be able to muster a filibuster.

Looking beyond 2008 you’ll see a mirror image of what the Dems have seen over the past few decades where economic and social moderates gravitate to the Democratic party and the Republicans look at future as a minority party that can’t compete for the middle 20% of voters.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 12:29 PM

Looking beyond 2008 you’ll see a mirror image of what the Dems have seen over the past few decades where economic and social moderates gravitate to the Democratic party and the Republicans look at future as a minority party that can’t compete for the middle 20% of voters.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 12:29 PM

But the United States is a Moderate country, I have been saying this since I first started posting here.

The idea that this is a Far Right Ultra Conservative Nation – I have no idea where this idea came from.

This country has never been like this and never will be. Nor will it be Moonbat Central.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 12:35 PM

That the GOP officials are promoting McCain, completely aware of his self serving nature and destructive behavior to the GOP, is the story needing investigation.

The voters can surmise that the GOP is no longer the GOP. McCain did not need to leave the GOP in order to officially become an Independent because the GOP has become the RINOP.

Those aligning with McCain provide further evidence nullifying any effective distinction between RINO and Democrat politically. Bipartisan now infers a new uniparty implication.

maverick muse on February 1, 2008 at 12:37 PM

Some times the mountain climber lives. The problem is, you just don’t always know.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 12:20 PM

True, but it doesn’t help his chances when the person holding them, when the person who grabbed his hand hates him and would almost enjoy watching him fall to his death. It doesn’t help when the climber has his life in the hands of the very person he has stabbed in the back on a consistent basis for years and years.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:39 PM

Whenever I think about sitting out a vote for McCain, I think about the Marxist theory and/or identitiy politics specialists either Hillary or Obama would almost certainly place on the Supreme Court. So far as four-year presidential terms alone are concerned, a scorched-earth policy like the one Coulter seems to be envisioning might make sense. But when you consider the decades-long implications of Supreme Court appointments, things become a bit more scary.

I’m not certain McCain would do any better than Hillary or Obama on appointments, but I’m at least not certain he wouldn’t, and sadly that’s now worth a lot. Since it appears national politics is teetering on the brink of an irreversible collapse into all-out, anti-Consitutional socialism, even an outside chance at avoiding the appointment of radical activist revisionists to SCOTUS is worth my begrudging vote.

Blacklake on February 1, 2008 at 12:41 PM

Sorry all, but I’m with Ann on this. I will NEVER cast a vote for McAmnesty!

davenp35 on February 1, 2008 at 12:43 PM

Sorry all, but I’m with Ann on this. I will NEVER cast a vote for McAmnesty!

davenp35 on February 1, 2008 at 12:43 PM

No money and no votes for McAmnesty from me. Never going to happen.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:45 PM

The Dems will sweep Congress too, so it really doesn’t matter either way.

They will have override power….in any case McCain will be so busy kissing Dem ass in the spirit of bipartisanship.

It. doesn’t .matter/

mylegsareswollen on February 1, 2008 at 12:46 PM

Bashing McCain is one thing, but trying to argue that Mitt is the “principled conservative” choice is insulting. The backlash against so called real conservatives is going to be widespread.

myamphibian on February 1, 2008 at 12:51 PM

McCain is a wackjob who is more dangerous to the country than Hillary.

fossten on February 1, 2008 at 1:00 PM

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:27 PM

I agree with many, perhaps most, of your points but don’t arrive at the conclusion that Hillary (or worse Obama) is the answer.

There are many articles on the Internet summarizing the accounts in
Touching the Void. It is worth reading through as a real-world example of the mountain climber analogy. Also, probably along with Shackleton’s journey, it is one of the most incredible stories of human perseverance. If I ever think the odds are against me, I think about what those guys dug themselves out of.

As that story and the mountain climber analogy relate to McCain. I think your point was that cutting the rope would give the party the best chance of surviving. You could be right, but in Peru 20 years ago when the rope was cut, the guy at the end of a rope fell into a crevasse with a broken leg but managed to finish the decent, though abandoned and without food or water. My point isn’t that McCain would crawl to the election but that cutting the rope doesn’t guarantee a specific outcome.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 1:05 PM

True, but it doesn’t help his chances when the person holding them, when the person who grabbed his hand hates him and would almost enjoy watching him fall to his death. It doesn’t help when the climber has his life in the hands of the very person he has stabbed in the back on a consistent basis for years and years.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:39 PM

Ah yes. You are right when you put it that way. The irony is nearly cosmic.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 1:11 PM

I agree with many, perhaps most, of your points but don’t arrive at the conclusion that Hillary (or worse Obama) is the answer.
dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 1:05 PM

Yup, I would not expect my position on this matter to be amongst the majority. What we have is an honest disagreement about what is the right thing to do for OUR country and OUR party. I happen to believe that my path is the way to a long term improvement and revitalization. You believe that the country will be better off without Hillary or Obama in power, period. I respect your analysis and your opinion and I hope that which ever one of us is correct, that is the path most voters choose.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 1:16 PM

Just wait ’til the media and the Clinton’s war machine hammer him on his health and age. He’s Bob Dole II. Once he’s the nominee, the media will be all over his battle with melanoma, which, frankly, is likely to return.

Sensible Mom on February 1, 2008 at 1:19 PM

As that story and the mountain climber analogy relate to McCain. I think your point was that cutting the rope would give the party the best chance of surviving. You could be right, but in Peru 20 years ago when the rope was cut, the guy at the end of a rope fell into a crevasse with a broken leg but managed to finish the decent, though abandoned and without food or water. My point isn’t that McCain would crawl to the election but that cutting the rope doesn’t guarantee a specific outcome.

dedalus on February 1, 2008 at 1:05 PM

Thats a valid point. Nothing is ever 100% predictable.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 1:21 PM

Romney won’t fair any better than McCain since he can’t get anywhere with republicans. How the heck will he attract the moderate republicans he needs to beat Hillary or Obama. Barring a miracle, the democrats will win in November.

Sensible Mom on February 1, 2008 at 1:23 PM

And now I’m done with the negative Nellie comments.

Sensible Mom on February 1, 2008 at 1:24 PM

Cankles Vs. McCain

* . Write in Fred (56%, 5 Votes)
* . Vote McCain (22%, 2 Votes)
* . Stay Home (22%, 2 Votes)
* . Vote Hillary (0%, 0 Votes)

TheSitRep on February 1, 2008 at 1:29 PM

My older son is a U.S. Army First Lieutenant (with Ranger tab) who until last October served as an infantry platoon leader in Iraq; for his service, he earned a Bronze Star and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor for actions under fire. My younger son will be commissioned a U.S. Marines Second Lieutenant in May having already passed officer training at Quantico

Phil Byler on February 1, 2008 at 7:15 AM

Question for you Phil.

How many times are you going to post that same stuff about your sons and verbatim?

Like nobody cares anymore. I know I don’t anyway. I am tired of hearing about your sons. If they knew all your bragging on them they would probably be embarrassed, or maybe feel slighted as that is all you seem to think of them. It has nothing to do with what a POS lier McCain is anyway. I don’t get the concretion.

Of course, pretty much all of what you post is the same stuff repeated verbatim and it has been answered so many times by so many people.

Are you living in “Groundhog Day”?

MB4 on February 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM

TexasJew on February 1, 2008 at 2:06 AM

Yeah, in 1990 when Bush the First made his New World Order speech, conservatives bound to the preservation of the American *republic* new full well that we had at long last entered into the open quest for empire. Consider it America’s Rubicon speech.

We knew that perpetual war for perpetual peace, war in the name of liberty, freedom and protection from enemies, ad nauseum would become the language of “conservatism.”

We knew that “Give me your tired, your poor …” open borders were inevitable once the pronouncement of America qua World’s Savior Nation was made by Bush 1st.

We knew that trade policies with American interests put first were never again going to happen.

We knew that First Amendment rights were up the creek because of the nature of empire, which requires worship of the state (which the Repubs are doing a fine job of accepting) above all else.

And now you have your empire candidate — John McCain — and you don’t know what the heck has hit you. Moreover, your only alternative is mealy-mouthed billionaire Mormon.

Whodathunk? Well, real conservatives wouldathunk.

Good luck.

Drum on February 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM

Rather than not voting then complaining about our leadership for the next 4 years, or casting a vote for someone you can’t stand just to take the lesser of the evils, consider A) writing someone in (see TheSitRep above) or B) grit your teeth and vote for Ron Paul. THEN you can bi7ch about the state of the Dem’s administration for 4 years on this board and know that you did, in fact, cast your vote. If you choose to vote for no one, I’ll certainly hit the ignore button every time you complain about the administration. And I suspect Bryan and AP will shut you down quickly as well.

Biffstir on February 1, 2008 at 2:12 PM

If you choose to vote for no one, I’ll certainly hit the ignore button every time you complain about the administration. And I suspect Bryan and AP will shut you down quickly as well.

Biffstir on February 1, 2008 at 2:12 PM

Noooooo! Not THAT! Anything but THAT!!!

I’m sure Bryan and AP will be right there with ya… voting for… Ron Paul!!! Bwahahahahahahahaha!!!

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 2:30 PM

I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone and a big fat ass!

Bikerken on February 1, 2008 at 3:01 PM

Noooooo! Not THAT! Anything but THAT!!!

I’m sure Bryan and AP will be right there with ya… voting for… Ron Paul!!! Bwahahahahahahahaha!!!

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 2:30 PM

Don’t think so….

I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone and a big fat ass!

Bikerken on February 1, 2008 at 3:01 PM

I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone an extra chromosone and a big fat ass for a brain!

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 3:13 PM

Drum on February 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM

Yo what’s up Drum, no cross burnings to attend, no Turner Rallies to get to or no Real Ronulen Vampire initiations happening – so you’re here…yet again?

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 3:19 PM

Point being, at least a vote cast for RP is a vote cast for Anyone But McHO (Mc/Hillary/Obama) and gives you carte blanche to complain in 09. And you know RP’s not going to win, so….it’s one of those ‘can’t go wrong’ votes :)

Biffstir on February 1, 2008 at 3:21 PM

I find it astonishing that a spoiled rich kid from Connecticut named Anne Coulter, who was taking horseback riding lessons when John McCain was being tortured in a communist prison cell, should question John McCain’s patriotism. Anne Coulter grew up with a silver spoon in her mouth. On the day that John McCain was shot out of the sky by Soviet SAM missiles, Anne Coulter was probably in her jodhpurs and riding clothes at the countryclub in Connecticut. What was the biggest danger Anne Coulter ever faced? Getting stuck by a wayward pin at her debutante ball? Anne Coulter could have entered the US military if she so chose. But like other spoiled rich kids from fancy private schoools in Connecticut, Anne would not have fared well in the military. Anne Coulter is a character right out of Private Benjamin. If Anne spent one day in the military, she would gone crying straight to her mom and complained that they don’t have servants bringing her meals. Ann likes to pose with firearms. She has never used one but likes to pose as a streetwise toughie. Hey Anne, I heard it was awfully dangerous wandering the streets of Wilton, Connecticut when you were young.

Larraby on February 1, 2008 at 3:24 PM

Whatever. Fred is still on the Illinois primary ballot, and so are the delegates committed to him. I’m going to vote Fred. Why not. If no one (not McCain, not Romney, not Huckleberry Huckster) has enough delegates walking in the door of the convention, it is quite possible it will go to none of these 3. I will go to someone else. Maybe Fred. Maybe not. Might be a fun thread — to discuss candidates for a brokered convention.

SunSword on February 1, 2008 at 3:36 PM

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 3:13 PM

I was being sarcastic.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 3:39 PM

Larraby on February 1, 2008 at 3:24 PM

Ann Coulter along with many war heros throughout the United States have arrived at the same conclusion. John McCain does not speak for all war heros. Nor should all war heros vote for John McCain. She can say and think whatever she wants. And you were quite heavy with all that class envy stuff.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 3:43 PM

Electing Hillary or Obama in place of McCain may actually save this nation.
Look at the disaster that Schwarzenegger has wrought on California! Does anyone think that McCain will do better??
I have repeated this in other posts, but it needs repeated thousands of times between now and the general election. McCain will attack conservatives with a zeal as hot as anything Hitlery could muster! But, unlike how it may be if a Dem were in the White House, there will be little opposition to McCain. Democrats and RINO’s will all join hand in hand to eagerly destroy the constitution!
McCain will be drunk with giddiness as he targets conservatives for payback!
Rush and Hannity will be first and foremost on his list! The Fairness Doctrine will be enacted so the rest of his agenda, including open borders, amnesty, massive tax increases, global warming mandates to name a few, will be much easier to pass!

But,, if McCain fails in his run for the White House, it may very well be the rebound of the conservative party. First off,, the congress would be rid of McCain!
Republicans will have the opportunity to show clear differences between them and the Dems and have a real opportunity to take over congress in two years. If they can pull that off, they will cut in half the term of Hillary/Obama.
Then, a clear conservative will need to emerge for the next election.
Honestly,, unless Mitt pulls off Super Tuesday or a 3rd party candidate emerges, there is no better choice.
Any conservative who thinks McCain will throw them a bone once he is actually in power and no longer needs to suck up to the ghost of Reagan, is wishing in a fairly tale. Once in power, his dream will be realized and what little pretenses he had will be thrown off. Even his pro-life position I expect to evaporate!

JellyToast on February 1, 2008 at 3:51 PM

I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone and a big fat ass!

Bikerken on February 1, 2008 at 3:01 PM

Let’s see, ripping on Ann Coulter’s looks, talking about “trannies”, generally acting like a teacher on holiday, let me guess: did April sign off of DU to come visit with the big kids?

Jaibones on February 1, 2008 at 4:11 PM

Jellytoast, you are dead on. Ahnold has been an absoute disaster out here. He is as much a socialists as the morons in the CA assembly. He is actually talking about letting out 22000 felons and firing prison guards to save money yet he wants to create a single payer heath plan for the entire state, including illegals! He is a perfect model of what McCain would do.

I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone and a big fat ass!

Bikerken on February 1, 2008 at 3:01 PM
I’d be willing to bet all these people dissing Ann’s looks have two things in common, no Y chromosone an extra chromosone and a big fat ass for a brain!

AprilOrit

Gee April, did I hit a nerve?

Bikerken on February 1, 2008 at 4:13 PM

I find it astonishing that a spoiled rich kid from Connecticut named Anne Coulter, who was taking horseback riding lessons when John McCain was being tortured in a communist prison cell, should question John McCain’s patriotism. Anne Coulter grew up with a silver spoon in her mouth. On the day that John McCain was shot out of the sky by Soviet SAM missiles, Anne Coulter was probably in her jodhpurs and riding clothes at the countryclub in Connecticut. What was the biggest danger Anne Coulter ever faced? Getting stuck by a wayward pin at her debutante ball? Anne Coulter could have entered the US military if she so chose. But like other spoiled rich kids from fancy private schoools in Connecticut, Anne would not have fared well in the military. Anne Coulter is a character right out of Private Benjamin. If Anne spent one day in the military, she would gone crying straight to her mom and complained that they don’t have servants bringing her meals. Ann likes to pose with firearms. She has never used one but likes to pose as a streetwise toughie. Hey Anne, I heard it was awfully dangerous wandering the streets of Wilton, Connecticut when you were young.

Larraby on February 1, 2008 at 3:24 PM

Exactly – you covered the historical points re: Senator McCain in detail, so I won’t elaborate on that but I will say this – she plays a character on TV and these people buy into it hook, line and sinker. She has never used a gun, wouldn’t know the first thing about using one. She only dates Liberral boobs like Andrew Stein, never has anything to do with Conservative Right leaning men at all.

And if she is so Conservative where is her husband and her children? Most normal Conservative woman in her age bracket are happily married with children, not hanging out in gay bars with their male friends.

She is nothing more than a liberal feminist parading in Conservative clothing selling her schtick and most of the readers here have been hoodwicked and hooked.

In NYC we know her story, period.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:25 PM

Well April, if I could find a “real woman” around here I’d surely date her. Just hasn’t happened and I doubt it ever will.

Oh, and I don’t consider being shot down and captured worthy of war hero status. He may have endured years of inhumane treatment while in captivity, but he did nothing like real heroes do like falling on a grenade to save his platoon. If he wants to campaign on something, he should let it be known that he’s a clone of Colin Powell, and a true liberal. You can tell by the way he whines…

stacman on February 1, 2008 at 4:28 PM

And she isn’t from Wilton, she’s from New Canaan, but both are two the most affluent towns in the country.

Ang Lee filmed his movie The Ice Storm there.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:30 PM

she plays a character on TV and these people buy into it hook, line and sinker…
She is nothing more than a liberal feminist parading in Conservative clothing selling her schtick and most of the readers here have been hoodwicked and hooked.

In NYC we know her story, period.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:25 PM

And by that math Michelle Malkin must be what you describe as well. Are you willing to say that, here, on her site? I think Michelle and Ann Coulter know eachother pretty well too. THEY MUST ALL BE IN ON IT!!!!! AHHHHH!!!

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:39 PM

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:25 PM

Actually, she dated Dinesh D’Souza, so there’s at least one “conservative male” dalliance – which apparently “you” in New York City (a fantastic place that, surely in penance for its sins, must endure you) missed.

As for McCain, he caved and tried to say he used “stilted jargon” to show that it was “forced.” Well, of course it was forced- but I just think it’s hilarious that he thinks he’s so incredibly well-spoken that the grammatical errors contained in the letter would vindicate him – because, as we all know, he was the only candidate that supported the surge. To be fair, he is the only candidate who supported the surge who called John Kerry a great man.

By the way, if we’re talking “privileged,” I’m thinking “McCain” is much more privileged than “Coulter.”

emailnuevo on February 1, 2008 at 4:40 PM

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:25 PM

Ann Coulter can’t really believe what she says. Right? Let me guess… You’re a McCain supporter.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:40 PM

Well April, if I could find a “real woman” around here I’d surely date her. Just hasn’t happened and I doubt it ever will.

Oh, and I don’t consider being shot down and captured worthy of war hero status. He may have endured years of inhumane treatment while in captivity, but he did nothing like real heroes do like falling on a grenade to save his platoon. If he wants to campaign on something, he should let it be known that he’s a clone of Colin Powell, and a true liberal. You can tell by the way he whines…

stacman on February 1, 2008 at 4:28 PM

But so is Ann Coulter a true liberal, she plays a Conservative on TV. She is doing it for the money honey. Conservatives lap it up and she knows it. Liberals are a bit harder to sell to, they are immersed in self doubt and low self esteem which creates an element of mistrust. You know how they love to believe all the conspiracy theories, etc. They always think someone is out to stoop’em somehow, somewhy.

Conservatives on the other hand tend to be more trust-worthy and grounded and take people at their word, (President Bush) which is sometimes not a good thing.

Thankfully this is not happening with John McCain, Conservatives are finally getting it.

But they obviously need to get it more because they are still hoodwinked by her.

Regarding McCain’s war time I will not pass judgement on anyone who serves this country, it’s tacky and it’s just not how my parents raised me to behave. We were raised to respect anyone who wears the uniform and serves Uncle Sam.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:42 PM

Oh, and I don’t consider being shot down and captured

worthy of war hero status. He may have endured years of inhumane treatment while in captivity, but he did nothing like real heroes do like falling on a grenade to save his platoon. If he wants to campaign on something, he should let it be known that he’s a clone of Colin Powell, and a true liberal. You can tell by the way he whines…

stacman on February 1, 2008 at 4:28 PM

stacman, in fairness, I think you should read up on the details of McCain’s “stay.” He was offered to be released in exchange for information on several occasions and he refused to divulge anything useful to the enemy. In other words he willingly subjected himself to years of torture in order to make it more difficult for the enemy to find out info that they would then use to kill American soldiers. I call that heroic.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:45 PM

We were raised to respect anyone who wears the uniform and serves Uncle Sam.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:42 PM

Which means you were “raised to respect” Benedict Arnold, doesn’t it? I love the juvenile insinuation that the rest of us (or, as we call ourselves, conservatives) weren’t “raised right,” since we’re calling McCain on his history of being a liberal (oops – I mean a Maverick.

It is precisely because I love this country and its troops that I refuse to endorse or support John McCain.

emailnuevo on February 1, 2008 at 4:46 PM

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:25 PM
Ann Coulter can’t really believe what she says. Right? Let me guess… You’re a McCain supporter.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:40 PM

No I am not. If you have been around here for a while you would know I started out supporting Huckabee, then I moved to Fred. Now I am at a loss, not sure what I will do.

But under no circumstance am I a Ronulin, which I was accused of being. No real Jews are supporting Ron Paul, that’s be clarified, verified and put to bed.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:47 PM

Liberals are a bit harder to sell to, they are immersed in self doubt and low self esteem which creates an element of mistrust. You know how they love to believe all the conspiracy theories, etc. They always think someone is out to stoop’em somehow, somewhy.

Conservatives on the other hand tend to be more trust-worthy and grounded and take people at their word, (President Bush) which is sometimes not a good thing.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 4:42 PM

AprilOrit, do you see the irony in this statement? Think about it. You are currently spouting a conspiracy theory that Ann Coulter is really a closeted liberal and you know this because of the fact that you happen to live in NYC.

What you say is not fact. It is theory. In addition to it being a theory, if true, would constitute a conspiracy of a sort. Hence the term conspiracy theory.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:56 PM

AprilOrit, do you see the irony in this statement? Think about it. You are currently spouting a conspiracy theory that Ann Coulter is really a closeted liberal and you know this because of the fact that you happen to live in NYC.

What you say is not fact. It is theory. In addition to it being a theory, if true, would constitute a conspiracy of a sort. Hence the term conspiracy theory.

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:56 PM

Oh stop, it hardly a copnspiracy, she is what she is. Where’s her Conservative husband and her children?

No real Conservative woman dances the night away at Cobalt, Twist or Crobar with Matt Drudge…LOL.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 4:56 PM

Actions and who you really are in your daily life speaks louder than words.

She is just another one in a long line of phonies who says, do as I say, not as I do.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 5:51 PM

Nor does a Conservative woman defend Snoop Dog.

When she defended Snoop Dog that was the dead giveaway of all dead giveaways and I am glad both Michelle and Laura Ingraham called her on it.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 6:54 PM

Well, if it’s Clinton v. McCain, I too will vote for Clinton. And I’ll be following William F. Buckley Jr.’s admonition to vote for the rightward most viable candidate.

paul006 on February 1, 2008 at 7:50 PM

Which means you were “raised to respect” Benedict Arnold, doesn’t it? I love the juvenile insinuation that the rest of us (or, as we call ourselves, conservatives) weren’t “raised right,” since we’re calling McCain on his history of being a liberal (oops – I mean a Maverick.

It is precisely because I love this country and its troops that I refuse to endorse or support John McCain.

emailnuevo on February 1, 2008 at 4:46 PM

So what – he served his country, there are many who have not.

I don’t remember hearing that John McCain tried to surrender to the Vietnamese, so your ridiculous analogy using Benedict Arnold sucks wind – bigtime.

What’s your silly point –

Benedict Arnold = John MCain?

I never said I was raised to respect traitors, that may be your story, not mine. And I never said you were not raised right, that’s your own internalized phobia.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 8:32 PM

It is precisely because I love this country and its troops that I refuse to endorse or support John McCain.

emailnuevo on February 1, 2008 at 4:46 PM

And who says that – you??

So that makes it true? If you have a problem with anyone in uniform you must be = to all the loons in San Francisco?

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 8:35 PM

Attack John McCain for valid reasons, not because he choose to serve his country during a time of turmoil when most of my parent’s generation were not.

Jeez.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 8:37 PM

It was a shock to hear Ann say that ‘stuff’. I kinda believe it tho. If goofy McCain gets the nom I doubt she will ‘campaign’ for Billary, but she may come out in ‘support’ or ‘in favor of’ Billary to piss off goofy McCain fans and Republicans in general for voting for a democrap like McCain who supports illegal immigration – no fence – and wants to raise taxes – he didn’t vote for the tax decreases.

countywolf on February 1, 2008 at 9:12 PM

McCain is going to get SMOKED in the general election

4). The only reason Republicans will get themselves to the polls is to defeat the oppositions candidate. They are not FOR McCain. That senario loses every time

6). Democrats at this point are almost entirely anti war. They have absolutely no reason to reject one of their own in exchange for McCain.
Zetterson on February 1, 2008 at 12:27 PM

I agree. Conservatives have no reason to vote for McCain. Democrats have two strong minority candidates. McCain has made voting for him a degrading act for conservatives

Let the vile games begin – -

I don’t remember hearing that John McCain tried to surrender to the Vietnamese, so your ridiculous analogy using Benedict Arnold sucks wind – bigtime.

What’s your silly point –

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 8:32 PM

McCain surrendered to the Vietnamese after the war ended, when he rushed the hearings to declare all MIA accounted for and hopped a jet to Vietnam to cut the ribbon on the sweatshops. McCain is reviled by many who loved their missing brothers

It is precisely because I love this country and its troops that I refuse to endorse or support John McCain.

emailnuevo on February 1, 2008 at 4:46 PM

And who says that – you??

So that makes it true? If you have a problem with anyone in uniform you must be = to all the loons in San Francisco?

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 8:35 PM

This is one of many reasons so many conservatives have trouble with McCain.

In any war, there are many heros. The greatest hero is the one who does not leave his brother behind

entagor on February 1, 2008 at 9:33 PM

Well it ain’t over ’til it’s over, maybe he will not even win.

Mitt Romney isn’t out of ther picture so relax!!!

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 9:47 PM

Coulter’s antics just go to show that the adage “when you lie down with dogs you get up with fleas” proves true once again.

Bradky on February 1, 2008 at 9:55 PM

Coulter’s antics just go to show that the adage “when you lie down with dogs you get up with fleas” proves true once again.

Bradky on February 1, 2008 at 9:55 PM

Do you mean her or McCain? Because lately she was lying with swarmy scary Andrew Stein – talk about a bed of fleas.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 10:03 PM

Please pardon me for being redundant, but Ann makes the point … “At least under President Hillary, Republicans in Congress would know that they’re supposed to fight back. When President McCain proposes the same ideas — tax hikes, liberal judges and Social Security for illegals — Republicans in Congress will support “our” president — just as they supported, if only briefly, Bush’s great ideas on amnesty and Harriet Miers.” Good point!

My thoughts on the matter are that at least Billary is honest in her lies [note the *D* after her name] while Juan McLiberal lies through his teeth. Consevative my aching arse, and if it takes voting for the other party to send the “Frack Off!” message to the GOP then so be it.

DannoJyd on February 1, 2008 at 11:53 PM

I find it astonishing that a spoiled rich kid from Connecticut named Anne Coulter, who was taking horseback riding lessons when John McCain was being tortured in a communist prison cell, should question John McCain’s patriotism. Anne Coulter grew up with a silver spoon in her mouth. On the day that John McCain was shot out of the sky by Soviet SAM missiles, Anne Coulter was probably in her jodhpurs and riding clothes at the countryclub in Connecticut. What was the biggest danger Anne Coulter ever faced? Getting stuck by a wayward pin at her debutante ball? Anne Coulter could have entered the US military if she so chose. But like other spoiled rich kids from fancy private schoools in Connecticut, Anne would not have fared well in the military. Anne Coulter is a character right out of Private Benjamin. If Anne spent one day in the military, she would gone crying straight to her mom and complained that they don’t have servants bringing her meals. Ann likes to pose with firearms. She has never used one but likes to pose as a streetwise toughie. Hey Anne, I heard it was awfully dangerous wandering the streets of Wilton, Connecticut when you were young.

Larraby on February 1, 2008 at 3:24 PM

Classic class warfare stuff. Apparently, Anne is not allowed to be a conservative, or a patriot, or have an opinion, because she wasn’t poor enough growing up.

John McCain has a history he can be proud of, but it’s not exactly recent history. In recent history, McCain undermined the actual President as he tried to prosecute the war on terror and protect the country. When the Democrats pulled out all the stops to keep the president from interrogating known terrorists, John McCain helped give them political cover. In the distant past, he was a patriotic hero. In recent history, he’s been a disloyal RINO who puts his political ambitions ahead of the good of his country.

If he does become president, I guarantee he won’t be happy if any Republican senators undermine him like he did President Bush.

theregoestheneighborhood on February 2, 2008 at 2:56 AM

Classic class warfare stuff. Apparently, Anne is not allowed to be a conservative, or a patriot, or have an opinion, because she wasn’t poor enough growing up.

You missed the point, obviously.

The point the poster was making is that she is not at all what she appears to be.

She is playing a character.

And a patriot? LOL, now that is hilarious, a patriot for what, by making fun of liberals, writing a book about Bill Clinton and furthering tin foil hat Ronulin – type conspiracy theories about Hillary and Vince Foster? Discoing down with Matt Drudge? Drawing negative attention to Conservatives by threatening judges, insulting widows and calling presidential candidates names?

And now after all of the bitching, bellowing and bloviating, the only Harpie is drawing more provocative attention to herself by suggesting that she is going to vote for Hillary.

She is a marketing genius – I will give her that. In the genre of the Conservative Madonna, she realizes there are true believers out there ready, willing and able to acknowledge their marching orders and do as they are told.

AprilOrit on February 2, 2008 at 4:44 AM

Larraby-

McCain, on the other hand, glommed onto a rich trophy wife to make his fortune.

And she, with $30 mill of liquor money won’t even fund his campaign, depending on peons to do it for the family.

Loyalty, eh?

profitsbeard on February 2, 2008 at 11:11 AM

Where’s her Conservative husband and her children?

No real Conservative woman dances the night away at Cobalt, Twist or Crobar with Matt Drudge…LOL.

AprilOrit on February 1, 2008 at 5:50 PM

That’s got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard in my life.

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April, you own about 50% of the posts on the last page or so. Do you know what the definition of “troll” is?

HYTEAndy on February 2, 2008 at 11:18 AM

That’s got to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard in my life.

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April, you own about 50% of the posts on the last page or so. Do you know what the definition of “troll” is?

HYTEAndy on February 2, 2008 at 11:18 AM

Yeah, you. Who are you anonymous poster, I post her regularly, you’re the troll, and a tired one too, but brave, I’ll give you that.

AprilOrit on February 2, 2008 at 1:23 PM

Let’s assume for a moment that McCain gets the nomination (and it is looking that way) I’m curious to what many of you will do? Will you start to look at all the things McCain has done right? – rightwingsparkle

Doubtful. I mean, yes; he has done some things right.

That doesn’t mean he gets any reprieve for CFR, for suing to shut down political speech on the internet, for shamnesty, for the gang of 14, for Keating 5, for Global Warming support, for wanting to close Gitmo, or for opposing tax cuts.

He has been right on occasion, but he’s been wrong a lot; and in some cases egregiously wrong.

All he needs is a few different FEC commissioners and he can apply CFR rules to Blogs and e-mail. Giving him the power to actually push that through, allowing and encouraging a man who has no respect for the first amendment?

He’s going to have to have a lot more “things done right” than I’ve ever heard of to make that palatable.

gekkobear on February 3, 2008 at 9:11 AM

Well go ahead, and we’ll send you over to CNN after that.:)

Actually, neither one is going to win, so dont worry.

johnnyU on February 4, 2008 at 7:56 PM

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