McKinney gets a warm Israeli welcome

posted at 9:41 am on December 30, 2008 by Ed Morrissey

Well, maybe not so much warm as hot, as in hot pursuit.  After the erstwhile Green Party presidential candidate announced her intention to carry medical supplies by boat to Hamas — an organization on the US State Department’s terrorist list, by the way — the former Congresswoman had a close encounter of the third kind with an Israeli warship:

An Israel Navy ship clashed on Tuesday with a small boat carrying international activists with aid destined for Gaza, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

There were no reported casualties from the incident involving the small cabin cruiser “Dignity” that sailed from Cyprus late on Monday. …

Free Gaza Movement told Reuters their boat, carrying 3.5 tons of medical aid with 16 people aboard, was rammed and shot at while in international waters about 70-80 miles off Gaza by Israeli naval vessel.

Palmor denied there had been any shooting although the two ships made “physical contact.” He said no one had been hurt and that the Israeli ship escorted the aid boat back to Cypriot territorial waters.

Michelle has links to McKinney’s political donors, which would explain why she sides with terrorists against the Israelis.  She and her family have made no secret of their distaste for Jews, and running supplies to their enemies certainly fits within their pattern of hostility.

Actually, though, I think McKinney would have been shocked to reach Gaza’s shore.  The whole blockade-running attempt was a cheap political stunt intended to get attention.  McKinney didn’t get the kind of attention she thought she’d get at the top of the Green ticket this year, since Barack Obama managed to suck up all of the media fawning available.  Ramming her Dignity got her exactly what she wanted, and a delicious piece of irony for the rest of us.


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Hee-hee-hee.

Skywise on December 30, 2008 at 9:44 AM

Adds a whole new meaning to “bad hair day.”

manwithblackhat on December 30, 2008 at 9:45 AM

3.5 tons of supplies is nothing compared to what Israel gave to Gaza.

KillerKane on December 30, 2008 at 9:46 AM

Too bad it was such a minor bump. They should have splashed it. If you are not for us (or our allies) you are against us.

BoomJunkie on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

Ramming speed!

I was thinking the same thing when I read this story earlier this AM. ; )

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

That is one crazy lookin’ ho.

cntrlfrk on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

If Cynthia McKinney had any brains (moonbat!) she’d have invited Red Madame Pelosi on board and called it a diplomatic mission to visit Pelosi’s Boo-Bear Bashir Assad.

You know, so Headscarf Chic Nancy Pelosi could speak for US and Israeli Foreign Policy again.

BKennedy on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

A sane government would lock this woman up on the basis of her appearance alone.

Akzed on December 30, 2008 at 9:48 AM

After the erstwhile FAILED Green Party presidential candidate announced her intention to carry medical supplies by boat to Hamas

fify..

happens to Sarah Palin, don’t see why it shouldn’t happen to the nappy headed ho.

DaveC on December 30, 2008 at 9:49 AM

Embarrassing doesn’t describe what this woman does to America… What a pathetic disgrace of a human.

Keemo on December 30, 2008 at 9:49 AM

Can’t we work some kind of ‘Boat Shredded by ‘Accidental’ Machine Gun Fire’ in there some where??

How about something like ‘We don’t know what happened..The damn thing just blew up!!!’

BigWyo on December 30, 2008 at 9:49 AM

Where did Buckwheat’s twin sister get a cabin cruiser? Was someone stupid enough to rent her one?

Jaibones on December 30, 2008 at 9:49 AM

Give that girl some activator plz.

Mercy4Me on December 30, 2008 at 9:50 AM

That is one crazy lookin’ ho.

cntrlfrk on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

Dumber than a box of sinkers too.

saiga on December 30, 2008 at 9:50 AM

That is one crazy lookin’ ho.

Nappy headed?

jgapinoy on December 30, 2008 at 9:51 AM

She is HOT!

artist on December 30, 2008 at 9:51 AM

I’ll bet she can’t swim. Should have made that stupid ho walk the plank.

saiga on December 30, 2008 at 9:52 AM

Ramming her Dignity

isn’t that a euphemism for sex in some places?

DaveC on December 30, 2008 at 9:52 AM

I would hit it.. (sorry.. had to throw that in there :)

DaveC on December 30, 2008 at 9:53 AM

I gotta tell you she is one serious nutcase. And she ran for president this year. If she had won Jimmy Carter would have a playmate. Come to think of it I’m kind of surprised he wasn’t in the boat with her.

kanda on December 30, 2008 at 9:54 AM

happens to Sarah Palin, don’t see why it shouldn’t happen to the nappy headed ho.

DaveC on December 30, 2008 at 9:49 AM

B/C even the msm knows she’s a loon.

They don’t use that word when referring to algore, Kerry or Edwards.

IOW Dems.

artist on December 30, 2008 at 9:54 AM

Now that Bush has sullied America’s image abroad.

McKinney is the perfect ambassador to heal our nations reputation.

She is such an awesome Statesman, so beautiful, so articulate.

She is one classy lady.

Ya bettah rekonize mofo!

TheSitRep on December 30, 2008 at 9:54 AM

Didn’t she play the crack ho in “Boyz in Da Hood”?

Or was she Lamont’s Aunt Esther?

Fred Sanford: Listen, Esther. In the first place, you can’t enter that contest because you’re not eligible. See one of the things you have to be is a part of a certain race.

Ester: What race?

Fred Sanford: Human!

NoDonkey on December 30, 2008 at 9:55 AM

After reading the media accounts, it appears that McKinney has scored a huge victory, an achievement that will turn the world against Isreal, except for the bitter conservative American contingent that has already proven itself irrelevant.

jay12 on December 30, 2008 at 9:55 AM

Well, this IS the same woman who believes 9/11 was an inside job, that 5000 residents of New Orleans were shot by troops, etc…

I mean, just look at her eyes…you can see the “Crazy”

JetBoy on December 30, 2008 at 9:55 AM

Guess the Israeli Navy didn’t recognize her either.

Just saw her on CNN. Whole lotta crazy. She even mentioned the USS Liberty.

BohicaTwentyTwo on December 30, 2008 at 9:57 AM

You can email your thoughts to her group here (I just did(:
http://www.freegaza.org/index.php?language=EN&module=contact_us

ae5x on December 30, 2008 at 9:57 AM

When did we stop SHOOTING traitors to this country? Why don’t we do that anymore? Loss of life would be a determining factor, I would think, in the actions of some of these idiots! What democratic president ended that? Was it Jimmih Cahtah?

Vntnrse on December 30, 2008 at 10:01 AM

What a lost opportunity for a successful missile strike.

It’s shallow but I have to say that woman has really scary wild looking eyes. I wonder if her head spins?

katiejane on December 30, 2008 at 10:01 AM

Ick, that be one scary lookin’ bee-atch.

Yeah jumping to conclusions based on looks and all, but dayamm.

Did Don King get a sex change?

G-man on December 30, 2008 at 10:02 AM

Another Fred Sanford “Aunt Esther” comment: You’re so ugly if your face was dough we could make gorilla cookies.

Dukehoopsfan on December 30, 2008 at 10:02 AM

Too bad they didn’t sink ‘em!

GarandFan on December 30, 2008 at 10:03 AM

What a lost opportunity for a successful missile strike.

It’s shallow but I have to say that woman has really scary wild looking eyes. I wonder if her head spins?

katiejane on December 30, 2008 at 10:01 AM

Wha… and turn her into a martyr?!

All I need to know about her I saw from her “concession” speech as a losing congresswoman.

Skywise on December 30, 2008 at 10:04 AM

You’re straying from the party line – on Michelle’s blog, the ramming idea is mocked.

corona on December 30, 2008 at 10:06 AM

She fits the mold of today’s leftard representation. I’m sure she sends a tingle up Al Franken’s leg.

Rovin on December 30, 2008 at 10:06 AM

Good time to point out the fact that Saddam Hussein was paying Hamas Suicide bombers openly, $20k to their families and doing it on TV for the world to see.

Seems McKinney has alot in common with Saddam

jp on December 30, 2008 at 10:07 AM

The only picute AP has better than that is the Osama & Evil Bert shot.

Alden Pyle on December 30, 2008 at 10:08 AM

And then she returned to her day job:
Being the world’s most attractive woman.

whitetop on December 30, 2008 at 10:10 AM

“McKinney didn’t get the kind of attention she thought she’d get at the top of the Green ticket this year, since Barack Obama managed to suck up all of the media fawning available.”

Life just isn’t fair. After all, she carried the same credentials as Oblahblah, yet went unnoticed by the media and the legions of moonbats.

Not kewl enough, I guess.

fogw on December 30, 2008 at 10:10 AM

I detest McKinney as much as anyone on this blog, but since when did it start to be ok to call all women we don’t like “hos” and “beeyotches?” Whatever happened to “crazy”, “ignorant”, or “intellectually bankrupt?” Come on people; I know you have better vocabularies than a bunch of rappers who think all women are prostitutes or dogs.

patriette on December 30, 2008 at 10:11 AM

I just hope the Israelis send a tinkle down McKinney’s leg when she got rammed.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 30, 2008 at 10:12 AM

*shudders* She is scary looking. Definite crazy eyes there…

McKinney needs to be hung for treason..or have her citizenship revoked. Why do we coddle these people giving aid and comfort to terrorists? Isnt there a law against that?

becki51758 on December 30, 2008 at 10:12 AM

Another Fred Sanford “Aunt Esther” comment: You’re so ugly if your face was dough we could make gorilla cookies.

Dukehoopsfan on December 30, 2008 at 10:02 AM

Haven’t heard that one in a long time. ; )

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 10:13 AM

I’d hit it.

Tinian on December 30, 2008 at 10:14 AM

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale,
A tale of a clueless drip
That started from this Cyprus port
Aboard this 66 foot ship.

McKinney is a nutty sailing ma’am,
The moonbats brave and sure.
The passengers set sail that day
They’re the Free Gaza Group, the Free Gaza Group.

The Dignity started getting rough,
The tiny ship was blocked,
If not for the Restraint of the IDF Navy
The Dignity would be lost, or Dignity would be sunk.

maineconservative on December 30, 2008 at 10:14 AM

Tinian on December 30, 2008 at 10:14 AM

just make sure you use protection, i.e. a Boxing glove of course

jp on December 30, 2008 at 10:15 AM

Like I said, McKinney tried the same trick on the Israeli Navy embargo that she used against the US Capitol Security, attempting to evade a metal detector and striking a Policeman “because she could.”

maverick muse on December 30, 2008 at 10:15 AM

There were no reported casualties

Oh puleeze!

Mr_Magoo on December 30, 2008 at 10:16 AM

I did not know Buckwheat had opened a Ladies’ Hair Style Shop. Yikes!

With this kind of leadership, no wonder Barry, Caroline and Franken are viewed as qualified by the Democrats.

kingsjester on December 30, 2008 at 10:16 AM

Arms for hostages!
Medical supplies for publicity!

whitetop on December 30, 2008 at 10:16 AM

McKinney voted with Ron Paul more than any other member of congress on Foreign Policy and “Civil Liberties” and Drug related issues. not suprisingly of course.

jp on December 30, 2008 at 10:17 AM

maineconservative on December 30, 2008 at 10:14 AM

LOL I love it! :D

becki51758 on December 30, 2008 at 10:18 AM

This is almost as hilarious as when sean penn tried to go rescue people in NO. Never trust liberals to do anything right.

Corsair on December 30, 2008 at 10:19 AM

Wrong move.

They should have let it in, just not let it back out.

Limerick on December 30, 2008 at 10:21 AM

*shudders* She is scary looking. Definite crazy eyes there…

McKinney needs to be hung for treason..or have her citizenship revoked. Why do we coddle these people giving aid and comfort to terrorists? Isnt there a law against that?

becki51758 on December 30, 2008 at 10:12 AM

You are dead right. I just wonder who paid for her little “humanitarian effort”.

milwife88 on December 30, 2008 at 10:22 AM

Think about this for a minute. Cynthia McKinney can’t remember what she ate for breakfast and yet even though she failed re-election, the general IQ of Congress went DOWN (again).

SeniorD on December 30, 2008 at 10:22 AM

That woman has a few screws missing upstairs. Rosanne Barr voted for her. Should tell something about her. I remember hearing her on some radio show. I turned the channel real quick.

sheebe on December 30, 2008 at 10:22 AM

Next up, McKinney revises her LA bodies in the swamp story.
Mossad did it.

Limerick on December 30, 2008 at 10:23 AM

Now that’s dope and mange I can believe in!

wccawa on December 30, 2008 at 10:25 AM

Ahhh, yes, trying to run a boat into a warzone. An Israeli warzone, no less.

THAT makes sense.

Are all politicians this stupid? You know what, don’t answer that. I think I already know……

mjk on December 30, 2008 at 10:27 AM

Want to know the scary thing?

When she left the Democrat Party, the Democrat Party’s collective I.Q. dropped.
_____

RJGatorEsq. on December 30, 2008 at 10:28 AM

Bigoted anti semite – Nappy Headed Ho. The IDF should have made the byatch into fish food.

Kuffar on December 30, 2008 at 10:29 AM

I am surprised the Israeli Navy did nor arrest her and the rest of the crew of the USS Minnow.

She now takes her rightful place next to Sean Penn, Harry Belafonte, Hanoi Jane and Danny Glover.

FireBlogger on December 30, 2008 at 10:30 AM

jp on December 30, 2008 at 10:07 AM

It was $25,000. Saddam was no piker, he was willing to cough up the bigger bucks for his friends and allies.

Oldnuke on December 30, 2008 at 10:30 AM

Dear Cynthia McKinney:

You are the craziest black person to ever attend USC!

Sincerely,

O.J. Simpson

radjah shelduck on December 30, 2008 at 10:31 AM

Guess the Israeli Navy didn’t recognize her either.

BohicaTwentyTwo on December 30, 2008 at 9:57 AM

She changed her hair style.

Johan Klaus on December 30, 2008 at 10:32 AM

Can’t Understand Normal Thinking

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 10:35 AM

Can’t Understand Normal Thinking

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 10:35 AM

‘Twhat did you say?

bilups on December 30, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Ynet referred to a former congresswoman but did not give her name. It’s a good way of dealing with attention freaks.

Blake on December 30, 2008 at 10:41 AM

Twhat did you say?

bilups on December 30, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Zachary

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 10:41 AM

IS there anyway we can, I don’t know drop her by plane into Gaza? Water finds it’s own level…so do people. Cynthia McKinney you can’t go home again:)

Dr Evil on December 30, 2008 at 10:42 AM

Question: How exactly does Sideshow Bobbette here, harness her Chia Hair into one of those trendy hijbabs?

I’m thinking that it would look like someone three an old sheet over a Christmas Tree.

NoDonkey on December 30, 2008 at 10:44 AM

IS there anyway we can, I don’t know drop her by plane into Gaza? Water finds it’s own level…so do people. Cynthia McKinney you can’t go home again:)

Dr Evil on December 30, 2008 at 10:42 AM

Pond scum and cream both float to the top.

thomasaur on December 30, 2008 at 10:45 AM

Cynthia McKinney is a national embarrassment.

But this is not the way to win friends and influence people:

I did not know Buckwheat had opened a Ladies’ Hair Style Shop.

Ick, that be one scary lookin’ bee-atch
Did Don King get a sex change?

Where did Buckwheat’s twin sister get a cabin cruiser?

That is one crazy lookin’ ho.

Good grief, isn’t there anyone out there who wants to win an election again?

Bruno Strozek on December 30, 2008 at 10:46 AM

What Cynthia is about to discover is what Cindy Sheehan learned when she attacked Democrats and challenged Nancy Pelosi after they took over Congress in 2007 — with Obama entering the White House, she’d have to immolate herself on Pennsylvania Avenue to get any sort of media publicity, if her actions are seen as causing problems for the new administration.

It’s one thing to act like a moonbat when a Republican is president, and quite another to try it when a Democrat has the position.

jon1979 on December 30, 2008 at 10:50 AM

“Good grief, isn’t there anyone out there who wants to win an election again?”

Oh please, Democrat politicians and the DNC lied slandered and tossed obscenity after obscenity at President Bush, who was a good man.

Democrat politicians and the DNC stood by while their lunatic base lied, slandered and tossed obscenity after obscenity at President Bush’s daughters and his wife.

This idiot McKinney is an embarrassment to idiots and tossing invectives at the likes of her has nothing to do with why the Democrats were able to successfully lie to the point where the nation elected them.

NoDonkey on December 30, 2008 at 10:54 AM

“Adds a whole new meaning to “bad hair day.”

Hee hee, that was my first thought when I saw the picture. Is that “do” done on purpose, or was it the result of the whiplash from the ramming?
God, how much longer does this country have to tolerate these morons in our midst?

“Cynthia McKinney is a national embarrassment.” hee hee, lol, very good!

hopefloats on December 30, 2008 at 10:55 AM

Kudos, Ed for that picture of former Congresswoman McKinney; it’s one of my favorites.

Now, can you give AP a picture of Sarah where she is not winking? Thanks!!

Red State State of Mind on December 30, 2008 at 10:56 AM

McKinney/Sideshow Bob = separated at birth

Mojave Mark on December 30, 2008 at 10:56 AM

Why would they allow McKinney on board? She is a disgrace and a recognized loon.

Blake on December 30, 2008 at 11:00 AM

Amazing that we live in a country where you can attempt to give supplies to an organization on our terrorist list and not be jailed for treason.

Esthier on December 30, 2008 at 11:02 AM

I hope the boatload of medicines included some really strong anti-psychotic drugs. Cynthia McKinney could really use some meds–Madame Defarge looks good by comparison!
***
She will probably be re-elected to Congress soon. Maybe a fitting replacement for Joe Biden, Barack Obama, or Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat. She would be perfect for a mideast policy committee chairman (chairperson?) (chairwacko?)
***
Hope and change you can believe in.
***
John Bibb

rocketman on December 30, 2008 at 11:04 AM

McMoonbat wants a ‘free gaza’ which to her means a territory run by an islamofacist misogynistic terrorist anti western pro Iranian government. There isn’t medication strong enough to make that woman sane.

eaglewingz08 on December 30, 2008 at 11:06 AM

Just had to..: o )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z78Yrilmzj8

christene on December 30, 2008 at 11:06 AM

Quote from 2006 almost COMPLETELY usable at her soon to be televised press conference.

Replace ‘ME’ in 2006 with ‘The Boat carrying ME’ today and it’s completely interchangeable.

“This whole incident was instigated by the inappropriate touching and stopping of ME (Insert ‘and my boat’ here), a female black congresswoman. I deeply regret that this incident occurred and I am certain that after a full review of the facts, I will be exonerated.”

Barrack on December 30, 2008 at 11:07 AM

If Cynthia McKinney had any brains (moonbat!) she’d have invited Red Madame Pelosi on board and called it a diplomatic mission to visit Pelosi’s Boo-Bear Bashir Assad.

You know, so Headscarf Chic Nancy Pelosi could speak for US and Israeli Foreign Policy again.

BKennedy on December 30, 2008 at 9:47 AM

‘Know Your Power’

Barrack on December 30, 2008 at 11:12 AM

Is she trying to look like Don King??

CurtZHP on December 30, 2008 at 11:12 AM

I realize the Green Party includes a lot of kooks, but surely even they can find a representative with more credibility than this brain-dead loser.

AZCoyote on December 30, 2008 at 11:15 AM

Cindy Hair-do’s campaign song.
“She’s a Super Freak…Super Freak…she’s super freaking…..OUT!

RobCon on December 30, 2008 at 11:18 AM

She must think Hamas is Green Party Headquarters

Barrack on December 30, 2008 at 11:18 AM

Guess the Israeli Navy didn’t recognize her either.

BohicaTwentyTwo on December 30, 2008 at 9:57 AM

She changed her hair style.
Johan Klaus on December 30, 2008 at 10:32 AM

I thought she just stuck her finger in a lamp socket with the power on.

Dasher on December 30, 2008 at 11:18 AM

Cindy McKinney – What the Founding Fathers intended.

Barrack on December 30, 2008 at 11:20 AM

I would hit it.

DaveC on December 30, 2008 at 9:53 AM

Me too. Across that nappy head with a 2 X 4.

UltimateBob on December 30, 2008 at 11:20 AM

Jooos – One
Hair-Do – Zero

RobCon on December 30, 2008 at 11:20 AM

that lady is 10lbs of crazy in a 5lb bag….

liquidflorian on December 30, 2008 at 11:21 AM

Give that girl some activator plz.

Mercy4Me on December 30, 2008 at 9:50 AM

She actually needs a relaxer, but I quibble.

SouthernGent on December 30, 2008 at 11:22 AM

Debbie Schlussel on December 30, 2008 at 10:36 AM

Debbie, you may want to copyright Jihady Cindy as well. It has a better ring when you add the Y.

CC; Creative Commons
Attribution

:-)

FireBlogger on December 30, 2008 at 11:25 AM

Did she break any laws? US or Internationally?

Kini on December 30, 2008 at 11:29 AM

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