Fiasco: Megyn Kelly, ACORN spokesman yell at each other for seven minutes

posted at 2:45 pm on March 19, 2009 by Allahpundit

Remember this tool? Suuuure you do. Given his penchant for unctuous filibustering and Killer Kelly’s flair for third-degree theatrics, this was the most predictable trainwreck shoutfest since O’Reilly went toe to toe with Barney Frank. I can only assume that’s why Fox booked him; there’s no value to this apart from the rubbernecking quotient.

In case you don’t make it to the end, yes, she does indeed end up cutting his mike. Exit question: Did I miss it or did Killer not manage to get in a question about this?

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Don’t feed the HuffPo monkeys. I know they type but there is no cognitive ability.

Sporty1946 on March 19, 2009 at 3:47 PM

It’s amazing that people on the conservative side of the aisle balked when the white house did this same thing to Rush and declared it “dirty”

And therein is the difference. If you can’t see it, then there really is no hope here.

todler on March 19, 2009 at 3:47 PM

It’s amazing that people on the conservative side of the aisle balked when the white house did this same thing to Rush and declared it “dirty”

I missed the part where Megyn Kelly was President of the United States.

patriette on March 19, 2009 at 3:48 PM

Can anyone name a single new ‘charge’ against ACORN that wasn’t already running on FOXNews 24/7 before the election and rejected by the voting public?

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 3:32 PM

Rejected? Democrats don’t find voter fraud to be wrong — its “helping the poor”. Besides helping the poor with pre-filled absentee ballots, they also like to help the dead and the fictional cartoon character community, as well. I don’t think ACORN swung the election, but had the vote been tighter, who knows. Likewise, I don’t think a criminal conspiracy should be excused because it wasn’t more effective.

littleguy on March 19, 2009 at 3:50 PM

Notice how the shill personalizes any criticism of ACORN fraud into simply a Fox News criticism. As if this issue was created by Fox News. These are federal indictments. Fox’s sin is that they dared report it.

keep the change on March 19, 2009 at 3:30 PM

Sorry, I meant to include KTC’s above comment above when I posted this:

Yep, he’s a piece of work alright, now and during election when ACORN was really comitting fraud!

Here’s what I had to say about this slick-suit earlier:

This stronza ACORN stooge is very good at spin, double-speak, defection, and out-and-out BS when ever confronted with facts about ACORN fraud! Seriously, OJ’s Dream Team’s got nothing on this guy when it comes to working is trade, he’s a master, so slick and greasy that it makes it impossible for truth to stick to him…

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 3:06 PM

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Why would any White Male be a member of ACORN.

pseudonominus on March 19, 2009 at 3:45 PM

Sweet, another race based argument from someone looking to make the republican party the party of exclusion.

I was pleasantly surprised by the lack of racism in this thread.

ACORN helps urban poor. Whites included.

Did you know that 5 out of 12 of those evil ACORN criminals stealing the election from McCain were white?

Of course you didn’t because you are too busy being a sore loser malcontent to do any kind of work that fixes our party.

Do any of you putzes know that ACORN did the exact same things in 2000 and 2004?

How the hell did we win?

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 3:56 PM

I have dreams of seeing that piece of ACORN trash in the wrestling ring ala Andy Kaufman. I would actually pay money to watch that match.

Hawthorne on March 19, 2009 at 3:56 PM

Sleeze-wad

CynicalOptimist on March 19, 2009 at 3:56 PM

Hehehehehehe…..the Don never does any of the actual killing.

Pitiful defense.

Bishop on March 19, 2009 at 3:11 PM

Yeah; all the ACORN workers were just following orders.

logis on March 19, 2009 at 3:57 PM

The cesspool released another stinker. ACORN is troo Obama chicago style dirt all the way.

They covered a 1 million dollar embezzlement internally and refused to even let their board know.

seven on March 19, 2009 at 3:59 PM

“Do I have to cut your throat?”

That would have been awesome.

Kensington on March 19, 2009 at 4:02 PM

I can’t stand that slimey Joe Isuzu dude.

vcferlita on March 19, 2009 at 4:04 PM

I don’t think ACORN swung the election, but had the vote been tighter, who knows. Likewise, I don’t think a criminal conspiracy should be excused because it wasn’t more effective.
littleguy on March 19, 2009 at 3:50 PM

That’s not what this psycho’s screaming about. And he’s not trying to get any of ACORN’s convicted helpers released from prison. The last election is over, and moonbats are a dime a dozen.

It’s relatively easy for even a rabid Socialist to get into power. Hitler and Chavez both won (more or less) fair and square the first time around. That’s why their tactics actually escalated after the election was over – because they know the only thing that matters is KEEPING their grip.

logis on March 19, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Besides helping the poor with pre-filled absentee ballots, they also like to help the dead and the fictional cartoon character community, as well. I don’t think ACORN swung the election, but had the vote been tighter, who knows. Likewise, I don’t think a criminal conspiracy should be excused because it wasn’t more effective.

littleguy on March 19, 2009 at 3:50 PM

1. Filling out absentee ballots for voters isn’t illegal. Republicans do it all the time for the elderly and disabled.

2. Not a single dead person voted. Unless you have proof the GOP doesn’t. ACORN helped identify 95% of the fraudulently filed applications, and ACORN was mandated by law (HAVA) to turn in ANY application submitted with a signature. Even if it said Mr. T.

3. Every single person ACORN found had broken the law were turned over to the police, or feds.

There was no conspiracy. In fact they were scrutinized more than ever this year and not a single charge has been filed against any executive for vote fraud.

Since we have been over all this crap before the election and the voters refused to buy the exaggerations and outright falsehoods, how the hell do you think ACORN issues are going to somehow be believed now when there isn’t a shred of new evidence?

The leftists love to use Halliburton as their bogey man, yet smart Democrats understand that despite SOME abuse, there really isn’t another organization that could do the job Halliburton does so constantly attacking them is counter productive.

I long for the days we had leadership in our party instead of a bunch of egos looking to grab the spot light with the outrage du jour.

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Lord I wish I coulda pounded this douche when I saw him in the Diesel store here in NYC, but he looked like he was looking for another type of pounding by the guy helping him.

Rbastid on March 19, 2009 at 4:15 PM

Organized crime always uses the same tried and true methods. Just bury your tracks under 30 layers of flunkies and then challenge someone to connect the dots to prosecutable illegality of individuals.

Itchee Dryback on March 19, 2009 at 4:17 PM

Rbastid on March 19, 2009 at 4:15 PM

Oh that’s great….showing true conservative colors by wanting to viciously attacking gays.

No wonder the Republican party is in so much trouble. They need to get out their caves more.

Blueneck on March 19, 2009 at 4:20 PM

If guy’s like that are a sample of Acorns in a suit, no wonder no one trusts them, I wouldn’t let him in my door…..

ahkjr33 on March 19, 2009 at 4:22 PM

ACORN helps urban poor. Whites included.

Did you know that 5 out of 12 of those evil ACORN criminals stealing the election from McCain were white?

Of course you didn’t because you are too busy being a sore loser malcontent to do any kind of work that fixes our party.

Do any of you putzes know that ACORN did the exact same things in 2000 and 2004?

How the hell did we win?
barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 3:56 PM

I seriously doubt you believe what you say, but who knows. Maybe you can tell me about the tactics ACORN used to help the poor get those loans? Or why did they attempt to cover-up Dale Rathke’s embezzlement? And do you have figures as to where all the money ACORN receives actually goes?

And there is nothing wrong with continuing to talk about ACORN, especially now that they are going to help with the census. Or are you okay with that?

Deanna on March 19, 2009 at 4:26 PM

Earlier someone reference my blog post about a conference call regarding this. The conference call was with Republican National Lawyers Association Vice President Heather Heidelbaugh, the one asserting that ACORN committed election fraud. She is the one I got all the info from.

http://rightwingsparkle.blogspot.com/2009/03/acorn-fraud-and-obama-campaign.html

Rightwingsparkle on March 19, 2009 at 4:35 PM

TO ALL YOU ACORN SUPPORTERS:
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WOW!!! ACORN actually had a program called “muscle for the money” program, which provided liberal causes with protest-for-hire services and coerced donations from the targets of demonstrations through a mob-style “protection” racket. ( keep in mind this is just 1 case)

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/19/hill-panel-testimony-to-accuse-acorn-of-mob-tactic/

JeffVader on March 19, 2009 at 4:58 PM

The leftists love to use Halliburton as their bogey man, yet smart Democrats understand that despite SOME abuse, there really isn’t another organization that could do the job Halliburton does so constantly attacking them is counter productive.

I long for the days we had leadership in our party instead of a bunch of egos looking to grab the spot light with the outrage du jour.

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Have you ever sat across the table from ACORN in a “negotiation”? Have you ever had them protesting at your workplace? Have you ever actually spoken with any of their “organizers”? Because I have. They are radical thugs. Read the history of Wade Rathke sometime – he is just another Bill Ayers only without the bombs. These people have been building toward a radical leftist takeover of the U.S. government for decades. They want to destroy the American banking system, for starters.

Believe me when I say that ACORN is FAR from a simple do-gooder nonprofit that only wants to encourage more participation in elections and representation of the poor. They don’t give a CRAP about the poor except to use them to gain power for themselves.

rockmom on March 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM

Levinson acts like a mob lawyer which, essentially he is. Look up the word shister, and you see his picture. However, Megyn Kelly should not be so heavy handed with this creep then again he is trained to bloviate. She should let him step in a pile lies and then call him on it.

RobCon on March 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM

Megyn has flair. I usually can’t sit through the O’Reilly shout fests, but something about Megyn transfixes me…I think it’s that tight sharp smile…when she’s just about at her with’s end, she gets this malicious, but happy look on her face and runs down the ACORN litany of evil. I hope FOX keeps her…she is very entertaining even during a tedious interview.

austinnelly on March 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM

I long for the days we had leadership in our party instead of a bunch of egos looking to grab the spot light with the outrage du jour.

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Yeah, me too. Problem is, all Democrats have is their outrage — responsibility, not so much. For the record, helping folks fill out a ballot is fine, but using the old, infirm, aliens, and the slow to vote for a candidate through the con, by paying them, or through some other ruse is a tradition in Philly and other big cities — voting the dead, too, by the way. I wish I could share your certainty in the good intentions of left-wing cover groups. If you’re right, then ACORN has nothing to fear — perhaps you should tell that to the bug-eyed big mouth on the video, since he seems to think he has something to hide.

littleguy on March 19, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Yawn… its the 12 dollar an hour flunkie employees making the supremely altruistic ACORN look bad.
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If Wal-Mart were unable to restrain its employees from committing major fraud, it would be prudent to assume the corporation of at least being lax in trying to control fraud. Some could find an audience to believe they may even be encouraging the activity through their lack of effective control measures.
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Now replace the word Wal-Mart with ACORN
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The comparison isn’t really fair as the victim of Wal-Mart fraud committed by its employees hurts the corporation itself. They have a direct incentive to control their people and reduce fraud.
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ACORN derives a direct benefit from the types of fraud their employees have committed. They have little incentive to prevent it beyond the potential hit to their public image. Spin can deflect blame for the fraud off of the organization. So the 12 dollar an hour flunkies that may commit fraud (regardless of who motivates them to do it) should be aware they will be on their own.

bigskinny on March 19, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Ooops… I had a typo…

The comparison isn’t really fair as the victim of Wal-Mart fraud committed by its employees IS the corporation itself. They have a direct incentive to control their people and reduce fraud.

bigskinny on March 19, 2009 at 5:13 PM

1. Filling out absentee ballots for voters isn’t illegal. Republicans do it all the time for the elderly and disabled.

2. Not a single dead person voted. Unless you have proof the GOP doesn’t. ACORN helped identify 95% of the fraudulently filed applications, and ACORN was mandated by law (HAVA) to turn in ANY application submitted with a signature. Even if it said Mr. T.

3. Every single person ACORN found had broken the law were turned over to the police, or feds.

There was no conspiracy. In fact they were scrutinized more than ever this year and not a single charge has been filed against any executive for vote fraud.

Since we have been over all this crap before the election and the voters refused to buy the exaggerations and outright falsehoods, how the hell do you think ACORN issues are going to somehow be believed now when there isn’t a shred of new evidence?

The leftists love to use Halliburton as their bogey man, yet smart Democrats understand that despite SOME abuse, there really isn’t another organization that could do the job Halliburton does so constantly attacking them is counter productive.

I long for the days we had leadership in our party instead of a bunch of egos looking to grab the spot light with the outrage du jour.

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 4:09 PM

I have to give barko some points here as his/her argument was well thought out and logical, which is much more than I can say for some of the lefty troll bomb throwers (not saying barko is one of them) that show up here in HA land.

With that said I do have a couple of comments/questions regarding point #2:

While it may be true that not one dead person voted (even if the registration was from Mr. T) can you be absolutely certain given all of the controversy and law enforcement raids surrounding ACORN and how it conducts itself that not even ONE of their voter registrations didn’t get through inspection and allowed someone to vote fraudulently?

As someone commented earlier the recent election wasn’t close enough to have the outcome of the election changed regardless of what ACORN did or didn’t do, which really is beside the point.

The point is that fraud of ANY type during an election (regardless if it affects the outcome or not) goes completely against the very principals of what this nation was founded on. In addition had the election been close (like in 2000) even the slightest amount of fraud could have affected the outcome of the election and therefore ANY ELECTION FRAUD IS WRONG AND WEAKENS OUR REPUBLIC/DEMOCRACY!

Also, as much as ACORN wants to absolve itself of any and all responsibility for any wrong doing by those in their employ that is a cop out, it’s like the CEO of a company trying to say he didn’t know the accounting books were cooked after the feds shutdown his company for fraud. The bottom line is the buck has to stop somewhere and ACORN cannot just shirk its responsibilities and play the innocent victim, they are responsible for ensuring their election registration efforts are fair and legal or they should abstain from conducting such efforts because even just ONE fraudulent vote is one too many!

Without trying to sound “conspiratorial” here it wouldn’t surprise me if those in charge of ACORN are not only aware of the attempts of some of its employees to submit fraudulent voter registrations, in fact it is probably unofficially encouraged yet done so with plausible deniability, after all, if even .001% of fraudulent registrations actually results in a vote that becomes a significant number when you consider all of the votes cast during a presidential election.

One last observation and perhaps you can answer this barko. To me it is obvious ACORN is a left-leaning organization as is evident by its history of voter registration activities, strong arming banks to make home loans for minorities, and its overall “community organizing” activities, so do you believe ACORN to be a non-partisan organization (as this slimy ACORN mouth-piece says) that can be trusted not to commit fraud in an attempt to stack the deck against republicans in its voter registration efforts?

Just curious as to barko’s thoughts on this…

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 5:16 PM

I can only assume that’s why Fox booked him; there’s no value to this apart from the rubbernecking quotient.

What’s happened to you lately, Allah? I know you like to piss most of your audience off with atheism nonsense, but your mocking of Beck and now Kelly is getting a little tired.

Was the shoutfest predictable and stupid? Yes. But there is more substance here. A lot of people don’t know about all the indictments, investigations, and convictions surrounding ACORN. Plus, the dishonesty of that turd’s responses is very revealing. He was refusing to let her ask the question to make sure he didn’t have to answer with a straightforward answer, because he heard her plenty of times and refused to just give a yes or no.

RightWinged on March 19, 2009 at 5:16 PM

ACORN’s Head Honcho demands that Joe Arpaio be taken down by the Justice Department

William Amos on March 19, 2009 at 5:10 PM

Un-Fing-real! I posted the comment below about this absurd shiite in the Puke-losi thread where she says enforcing illegal immigration laws is “un-American.”

Yep, but here’s the kicker, I live in AZ and the gubment is going after Sheriff Joe for “civil rights violations” because Sheriff Joe had the audacity to enforce immigration laws here!

Yeah, it’s un-American…right! So with that Pelosi-logic is it not un-American that AZ now has one of the highest kidnapping rates in the world due to Mexican coyotes and their illegal immigration trafficing, not to mention the out of control drug cartel violence that is starting to spill over into the US, I guess that’s not un-American according to the wicked witch is it?

As far as I’m concerned The People’s Republic of California can’t sink into the sea soon enough, and when it does I hope Nancy is there to enjoy it…what a souless POS she is, she’s a perfect fit with SF values and morals…or lack-there-of!

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 2:48 PM

This crap is getting absurd and downright scary my friends!

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 5:22 PM

Please, I beg you, send an Obamacorn worker to my door, please please please!!

Viper1 on March 19, 2009 at 5:23 PM

On a lighter note… I failed to mention that Megyn is a cutie. I guess she hates that Herman Munster dude a lot. I swear that when I saw the video still it was a plant image… but that dude really does look like him. I wanna see him clap his fists together and go hahahahahaha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5OOsNhoD4U&feature=related

bigskinny on March 19, 2009 at 5:29 PM

Mere words cannot express how much I love Megyn Kelly. Oh my she is good!!

Maxx on March 19, 2009 at 5:44 PM

AP is so insufferably snarky I cannot stand to read his comments. I do enjoy the video and discussions, however. AP is a leftist masquerading as a “moderate.” Why does Michelle give him a platform here, at an ostensibly conservative website.

Charles Martel on March 19, 2009 at 6:24 PM

Funny how she is wearing leopard (read wildcat) print.

- The Cat

P.S. Tarzana

MirCat on March 19, 2009 at 6:26 PM

Can anyone name a single new ‘charge’ against ACORN that wasn’t already running on FOXNews 24/7 before the election and rejected by the voting public?
barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 3:32 PM

How about this one:

Police in Baltimore today [2/23/09] made what is believed to be the first arrest in a civil disobedience program aimed at supporting homeowners who refuse to vacate their foreclosed homes.

An activist with ACORN — the Association of Community Organization for Reform Now — faces criminal charges after breaking into a home in southeast Baltimore on Thursday to protest the foreclosure crisis sweeping the country.

Christian Conservative on March 19, 2009 at 6:27 PM

rockmom on March 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM

That astroturfing asshole knows all that, and I’ll be really surprised if he replies directly to your post.

BigWyo on March 19, 2009 at 6:42 PM

ACORNs are nuts.

hillbillyjim on March 19, 2009 at 6:55 PM

One last observation and perhaps you can answer this barko. To me it is obvious ACORN is a left-leaning organization as is evident by its history of voter registration activities, strong arming banks to make home loans for minorities, and its overall “community organizing” activities, so do you believe ACORN to be a non-partisan organization (as this slimy ACORN mouth-piece says) that can be trusted not to commit fraud in an attempt to stack the deck against republicans in its voter registration efforts?

Just curious as to barko’s thoughts on this…

Liberty or Death on March 19, 2009 at 5:16 PM

Hell NO.

But the demonizing hyperbole already tried and failed isn’t going to help us create accountability.

Especially when conservative groups are also participating in census work in rural areas in red states.

We also seem hypocritical when we try to capitalize on populist anger at wall street while at the same time demonizing urban poor for what ails the middle class.

We have R Senators calling on CEOs to commit hari kari and our ‘hero’ pundits pretend the senator was a Democrat while they defend AIG execs withholding names and numbers due to threats.

It’s painfully obvious there is no message management, no strategy. Just rage at everything and hope people are too dumb or distracted to notice when we contradict ourselves.

Raging toward irrelevance.

Less than 60 days in and already some ‘conservatives’ are calling for revolution and claim legions of followers ready to revolt with them. The also think people take them seriously.

Some people act like the sky is falling and the world is ending as if Obama overthrew a wildly popular administration.

That a conservative utopia is being ripped from the clutches of an unwilling populous.

The same people ridiculing the birthers are themselves screaming about the communist takeover, or the brownshirt Obama squads about to terrorizing their neighborhoods.

It’s sad that people don’t refute the crap they read here more.

I read comments that I’m sure most be liberal ‘trolls’ coming here to make the site look bad, but instead of people gassing the comment I find 10 replies applauding it.

When anyone does object, point out a contradiction, or suggest a strategy adjustment they are shouted down and called liberals.

Does anyone know of a ‘well’ moderated conservative forum, perhaps I’m just at the wrong place?

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 7:02 PM

I’ve seen this tool on Hanity a few times, to use the term Douche Bag would be a gross understatement, and by the way, not fair to Douche Bags.

He has one of those faces that you just want to use like a speed bag, and a personality to match.

M-14 2go on March 19, 2009 at 7:17 PM

Have you ever sat across the table from ACORN in a “negotiation”? Have you ever had them protesting at your workplace? Have you ever actually spoken with any of their “organizers”? Because I have. They are radical thugs. Read the history of Wade Rathke sometime – he is just another Bill Ayers only without the bombs. These people have been building toward a radical leftist takeover of the U.S. government for decades. They want to destroy the American banking system, for starters.

Believe me when I say that ACORN is FAR from a simple do-gooder nonprofit that only wants to encourage more participation in elections and representation of the poor. They don’t give a CRAP about the poor except to use them to gain power for themselves.

rockmom on March 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM

Why was 2008 the first time ACORN became domestic enemy number one?

Where is the outrage that the Bush administration didn’t sick the justice department on an organization people like you claim is committing numerous felonies, and plotting numerous conspiracies?

He had eight years. Was it dereliction or incompetence?

I’m not defending ACORN anymore than when doing so prevents us from looking like sore losers or tin foil nutters.

We spent eight years defending the faith based programs that went to wink/nod non partisan faith organizations, while at the same time continuing to fund ACORN and other entrenched community organizations.

When Bush continued funding ACORN they were just a harmless org and a trade off to begin funding church programs.

Now that Obama controls the purse strings and has pledged to continue the faith based funding, some of you expect people to believe ACORN is all of a sudden a threat to the very existence of this great nation?

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 7:30 PM

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 7:02 PM

Project much?

hillbillyjim on March 19, 2009 at 7:33 PM

How much money is ACORN getting in the stimulus? 2Bil?

Black Adam on March 19, 2009 at 7:48 PM

Oh that’s great….showing true conservative colors by wanting to viciously attacking gays.

No wonder the Republican party is in so much trouble. They need to get out their caves more.

Blueneck on March 19, 2009 at 4:20 PM

You need to learn to use a dictionary. Nobody has been viciously attacked here, though some of the descriptions were fairly colorful.

As far as Republicans living in caves, that was not an issue until the sodomites broke out of their closets and invaded the big tent.

platypus on March 19, 2009 at 8:00 PM

I’m not watching the clip.

But Kelly did look hot today. Yum.

madmonkphotog on March 19, 2009 at 8:24 PM

Man she is fine… and SO SMART… and fine… I’m glad she’s on OUR side.

Woody on March 19, 2009 at 8:30 PM

There’s no such thing as “voter registration fraud.”

DeathToMediaHacks on March 19, 2009 at 3:04 PM

So there were complaints, defendants, prosecutors, cases, court documents, records, pleas, decisions (including some guilty) about something which there is ‘no such thing’?

Now that’s a hoot.

anuts on March 19, 2009 at 9:38 PM

Reminds me of Herman Munster.

Dr. ZhivBlago on March 19, 2009 at 10:52 PM

It’s “mic” not “mike”

TheJoker on March 19, 2009 at 11:43 PM

Just on a matter of presentation, does anyone at ACORN think this ‘spokesman’ in any way helps their cause? I would hazard a guess and say he’s not done any media training at all. Do they really believe that they have won anyone over to their cause by this display?

His opening statement was to attack Fox News for exposing the confessed criminality of ACORN employees. Now stop and think about that for a moment: if these employees did something wrong, it would make sense to dissasociate your organisation from them. Instead the guy goes on the attack on Fox News for exposing it, utterly avoiding the issue altogether. That does not engender trust. Does he really think that is going to help his case with people who have not made up their minds about ACORN? Does he really think he’s going to win friends by attacking the messenger?

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of the issue (and for the record, I think ACORN is a very dangerous organisation), putting this clown up as the public face of any entity is sure to backfire. ACORN will have lost, rather than gained support due to this oaf.

I just don’t know. Someone must think he’s doing a good job.

dcpolwarth on March 20, 2009 at 5:14 AM

That’s entertaining.

Aronne on March 20, 2009 at 8:53 AM

Unbelievable.

AnninCA on March 20, 2009 at 10:29 AM

Reminds me of Herman Munster.

Dr. ZhivBlago on March 19, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Herman Munster was smarter.

darktood on March 20, 2009 at 10:44 AM

I’m surprised this didn’t go up earlier, yesterday…I watched it live, what an awesome way to start the day.

Cylor on March 20, 2009 at 11:35 AM

I missed seeing this live, so I’m a little late in commenting here. But I do have a few thoughts regarding this interview.

I don’t feel that it was intolerable or at all like “fingernails on a blackboard”. I admire the conviction that Megyn has to not let a guest control the interview. It is quite obvious that, when a guest starts out an interview by accusing Fox News of lying, the chances of getting real answers to any questions become quite slim. I also resent AP’s use of the phrase “third-degree theatrics” to describe Megyn’s way of dealing with uncooperative guests. I am guessing if she were to just sit and let these guests spout off their stupid anti-Fox rhetoric, AP would criticize her for that too.

I know I should refrain from feeding the trolls here, but I can’t stop myself on this one. Death To Media Hacks, I found your initial comment to be just as juvenile and predictable as you are. I also find your name quite ironic, since “media hacks” are largely responsible for your guy BO being in the White House right now.(God help us all).

Lastly, I’d like to point out to one of the posters here that made comments about how Megyn was dressed and made-up. I feel that comparing her to hookers and calling her look “skanky” was completely tasteless on your part. It might interest you to know that 80′s fashion is apparently coming back in style right now, so you may be seeing things like this more often. I hope the next time you see someone dressed this way, you can refrain from making stupid generalizations that reveal more about you than they do about your target.

PburgJason on March 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM

I also resent AP’s use of the phrase “third-degree theatrics” to describe Megyn’s way of dealing with uncooperative guests.

PburgJason on March 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM

I don’t think ‘third-degree theatrics’ is a fair characterization either; IMHO she handled him about as well as anyone could, without direct access to the mike-cutter.

Does anyone know of a ‘well’ moderated conservative forum, perhaps I’m just at the wrong place?

barkolounger on March 19, 2009 at 7:02 PM

If you *were* at the wrong place, what good would it do to ask that question of a bunch of people who think it’s the *right* place to be??

And since (1) HotAir is a self-selecting environment, as people presumably sign up as commenters only if they want to comment — and (2) HotAir is not a moderated forum, ‘well’ or otherwise — what conceivable purpose does your comment serve, other than to misconstrue your true understanding of the site and how it functions?

If you have the slightest bit of integrity you’ll post a follow-up comment admitting as much.

RD on March 22, 2009 at 4:58 AM

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