MS-NBC anchor: I’m so bummed that Shahzad wasn’t a Tea Partier

posted at 1:36 pm on May 4, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

Brian Maloney gives us this entry for the Someone Left the Irony On Department, in which Contessa Brewer tells Stephanie Miller that she’s really unhappy that she couldn’t use the Times Square bombing attempt to prove Tea Party “bigotry.”  Never mind that this clip shows the bigotry of Brewer in relation to conservatives — that all of the opponents of Barack Obama and the Democrats are somehow the equivalent of the Hutaree militia in Michigan.  Brewer really wanted a way to smear conservatives, and now she’ll just have to wait a little longer:

BREWER: I mean the thing is is that and I get frustrated and there was part of me that was hoping this was not going to be anybody with ties to any kind of Islamic country because there are a lot of people who want to use this terrorist intent to justify writing off people who believe in a certain way or come from certain countries or whose skin color is a certain way. I mean they use it as justification for really outdated bigotry.

And so there was part of me was really hoping this would not be the case that here would be somebody who is not the defined. I mean he’s accused he’s arrested you know I don’t want to convict him before it’s time to do so. He’s the guy authorities say is involved. But that being said I mean we know even in recent history you have the Hutaree militia from Michigan who have plans to let’s face it create terror.

That’s what they were planning to do and they were doing so from far different backgrounds then what this guy is coming from. So, the threat is not just coming from people who decide that America is the place to be and you know come here and want to become citizens. Obviously this guy did.

Yes, Contessa, there does seem to be a lot of people who want to “justify writing off people who believe in a certain way” as either terrorists or racists. Your network employs more than a few.

Newsbusters has more thoughts on Brewer’s unhappiness.


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Contessa Screwer

Schadenfreude on May 4, 2010 at 1:37 PM

Genius!

orfannkyl on May 4, 2010 at 1:37 PM

So disappointing for the left when their bias isn’t confirmed by reality. No wonder they’re so pissed off all the time.

ted c on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

Fret not, deary; Obama Regime’s Attack Media shall conjure up some crap!

Cybergeezer on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

good grief

ginaswo on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

That text is totally incoherent. And they make fun of Palin? jeeeeez.

ddrintn on May 4, 2010 at 1:39 PM

What an idiot.

ButterflyDragon on May 4, 2010 at 1:39 PM

You’ve got to be kidding me.

russcote on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

I can’t believe that her incoherent babble passes as news commentary. I guess she did not get her job with her brains.

dpierson on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

Now Contessa, which story would have had a longer life on your network (and others).

The islamic guy who tried to blow up time square

or

The teabagger tho tried to blow up time square

And what does that make you think about yourself? And your priorities?

lorien1973 on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

At least that guy that flew into the IRS was a teabagger.

Unconfirmed, does anybody know if Allahu Akbar means Taxed Enough Already?

El_Terrible on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

I mean they use it as justification for really outdated bigotry.

You don’t say?

Skywise on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

When those are the words coming out of her mouth, no level of physical attractiveness is enough for that.

MadisonConservative on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

Oh so ugly on the inside of that head though

VelvetElvis on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

Hopefully sarc tag was not needed

El_Terrible on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

4:30 longer than necessary!

lorien1973 on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

Eh, not to nit pick but the title is a little misleading.

changer1701 on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

Oh so ugly on the inside of that head though

VelvetElvis on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

You’re doing it wrong.

lorien1973 on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

Discernment is indignant.

Schadenfreude on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

The really great thing about being a hateful bigot is that you don’t need any evidence to justify your twisted beliefs, right Contessa…

Bruno Strozek on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

But the whole tirade, there is not a single coherent thought / sentence in there.

Sir Napsalot on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

Never let the facts get in the way of the story you want to report, Contessa.

Cicero43 on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

Tea Partiers don’t hate government. They hate being robbed by certain people that happen to be in government at the present time. There until the next election. Tea Partiers only riot in voting booths, and the only thing they destroy is Democrat dreams of political seniority.

RBMN on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

When those are the words coming out of her mouth, no level of physical attractiveness is enough for that.

MadisonConservative on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

eh, what the heart wants the heart wants.

Stupid, yes but she is still quite the looker

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

She really, really wanted it to be a toothless, Southern redneck who had attended a tea party. Poor girl.

TXMomof3 on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

She’s not even trying to show how much she hates the people of this country that have different political views than herself. Stunning.

Agent of the Cross on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

Hey Contessa….I am sure there are some size 4X berqas that would fit over your fat head.

yoda on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

where did she get her journalism degree….seriously

no integrity whatsoever

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

You know who is really disappointed?

Danny Pearl.

profitsbeard on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

Contessa Brewer….poster girl for birth control…stupid people shouldn’t breed.

HornetSting on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

How are you going to keep up with the official ‘narrative’?

/if facts keep getting in the way

Sir Napsalot on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

If they started to realize that Islam is not a race but a political movement intent on control and the use of terrorism is allowed,,maybe they could get their craniums out of their rectums

retiredeagle on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

Are these kind of sexist remarks really necessary on a political thread?
I hate it when they have Sarah Palin (or any other attractive right wing lady) as the object as much as the instance here.

Jenfidel on May 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM

The stress of losing his home, and taking the oath of citizenship simply was too much for Faisal Shahzad to bear.
See this video to witness how stressed he was.

Cybergeezer on May 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM

I don’t want to convict him before it’s time to do so

that’s rich….she’d convict a tea partier or GOP folk in record time….it’s their MO there at MSDNC
heck chrissy was doing that yesterday…

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM

I appreciate her honesty. She’s hardly the only person who feels that way in her, ahem, profession.

Mr. D on May 4, 2010 at 1:44 PM

awwww, her wittle feelings are hurt :)

FontanaConservative on May 4, 2010 at 1:44 PM

So this is the reason MSNBC is doing so well…

d1carter on May 4, 2010 at 1:44 PM

Stupid, yes but she is still quite the looker

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

Her looks aren’t really the issue or the problem.

Could you use your larger head to comment, please?

Jenfidel on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

eh, what the heart wants the heart wants.

Stupid, yes but she is still quite the looker

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

Oh please. I don’t think your heart has anything to do with it.

Terrye on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

Please let me correct you Contessa. I don’t want people that believe Americans should be slaughtered to just simply be “written off”, I want them to be bombed into little tiny pieces. Then I want the pieces to be covered with pig blood.
(Thanks General Pershing for the idea!)
Capiche?

Typical frakkin’ liberal, more worried about people in their own country trying to protect their rights and not be taxed into oblivion than satanic Jihadists trying to kill us all.

Battlecruiser-operational on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

I had no idea that someone who makes money by talking on television could be so inarticulate. Interesting that she talked about “outdated bigotry”, but too bad she’s too dumb to realize that she represents a current – and acceptable, to those on the left – bigotry.

ProfessorMiao on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

Leftists feel emboldened and out themselves daily now.

faraway on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

Stupid, yes but she is still quite the looker

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM

If she’s a mindless moderate like Meghan McCain, absolutely.

If she’s a completely hate-filled pile of slime like Brewer…ugh.

MadisonConservative on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

These idiots parody themselves.

gwelf on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

Why doesn’t she go to speak directly with the taliban and see how much they appreciate her support?

Stephanie on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

I’ll bet she shags like a minx.

rollthedice on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

I am absolutely ‘stunned and speechless’

RUReadingthis on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

When those are the words coming out of her mouth, no level of physical attractiveness is enough for that.

MadisonConservative on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

You never heard of Gag and Bag’em?

Holger on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

I’m sorry guys, but if I had man-parts, I’d be much kinder to them than think about sticking them anywhere near Contessa Brewer.

Sekhmet on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

The pride of MSDNC.

Good Lt on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

From the movie The Sixth Dense.

“I see bigots and they don’t even know they are bigots.”

shick on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

Irony

Rightwingguy on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

still wouldn’t mind 5 minutes in C*ntessa’s cavern

Doctor Zhivago on May 4, 2010 at 1:38 PM

You could be arrested for lewd and lascivious with a juvenile.

Cybergeezer on May 4, 2010 at 1:47 PM

I love it when morally retarded and mentally blind leftists like her decide to be candid as it really nicely highlights how ignorant, hypocritical and generally nonsensical their ideologies and arguments truly are.

Thank you Contessa, keep up the good work!

Heralder on May 4, 2010 at 1:47 PM

If they started to realize that Islam is not a race but a political movement intent on control and the use of terrorism is allowed,,maybe they could get their craniums out of their rectums

retiredeagle on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

When you stop to consider that their intents are identical, the mystery begins to dissolve.

oldfiveanddimer on May 4, 2010 at 1:47 PM

Well 1st of all, being a Muslim has nothing to do with skin color or race.
And since all of those who follow Islam proscribe to the teachings of the Koran, a book that teaches them to kill unbelievers, convert them, or have them live as a dhimmi, I would say that profiling people bcs they are Muslims is a good idea.
If you are not a Muslim, & you’re an Arab, then who cares.
There are white, black, Arab etc muslims.
They all follow the Koran if they practice their religion AKA political ideology, therefore they are our enemy.
Period.

Badger40 on May 4, 2010 at 1:47 PM

where did she get her journalism degree….seriously

no integrity whatsoever

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:42 PM

I’ve driven thru her home town countless times, Hicksville, Maine. It’s located on the main road connecting Portland with central New Hampshire.

She got a BS from Syracuse. Ask any farmer from her hometown what BS is, they’ll tell you. A MS is “more of the same”, and a PhD is “piled high and deep”.

Del Dolemonte on May 4, 2010 at 1:48 PM

I mean they use it as justification for really outdated bigotry.

But hip, trendy bigotry would be OK, apparently.

hawksruleva on May 4, 2010 at 1:48 PM

Inconceiveable!

MechEng5by5 on May 4, 2010 at 1:48 PM

there are a lot of people who want to use this terrorist intent to justify writing off people who believe in a certain way or come from certain countries or whose skin color is a certain way. I mean they use it as justification for really outdated bigotry.

You mean like against those in the Tea Parties?

What a total dimwit she is.

drjohn on May 4, 2010 at 1:48 PM

I’m sorry guys, but if I had man-parts, I’d be much kinder to them than think about sticking them anywhere near Contessa Brewer.

Sekhmet on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

I second that.

TXMomof3 on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

The Administration and the MSM are horrified that it was a Muslim Terrorist.

kingsjester on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

that’s rich….she’d convict a tea partier or GOP folk in record time….it’s their MO there at MSDNC
heck chrissy was doing that yesterday…

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM

Or the Hutaree Militia, who she convicts in the same breath. Only Jihadis get the benefit of due process.

trubble on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

I’ll bet she shags like a minx.

rollthedice on May 4, 2010 at 1:46 PM

It’d be a pity if she doesn’t. Gotta be good for SOMEthing.

ddrintn on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

Just one more twit in a long list of twits at MSLSD.

belad on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

MSNBC: The channel for bigots.

rbj on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

uhoh, he may not have been mirandized at the start

faraway on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

She should be fired for this. This is insane. Who in the hell has been butchering people all around the world? Hillbillies with guns? She was hoping it was domestic terrorism. Fire her now.
The left wants so badly to excuse anyone but Americans who don’t toe their communist line.

Fire this useful idiot.

darwin on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

White male Americans are now the enemies of the Democrats, liberals and media.
Why? Because all the people out protesting against Obama and the Democrats are for the most part white male Americans and the polls are showing that they plan to vote against Democrats in 2010.

Remember Saul Alinsky in everything the left does- “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

albill on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

Are these kind of sexist remarks really necessary on a political thread?
I hate it when they have Sarah Palin (or any other attractive right wing lady) as the object as much as the instance here.

Jenfidel on May 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM

I’d normally agree, but Contessa Teresa’s looks are relevant here. Because I can’t think of any other reason she’s held onto her gig at MSDNC for this long(well, that and sexual favors).

Sure, FoxNews has all their blonde hotties in their lineup, but at least they’re coherent and often times intelligent. Oh, and they can tell the difference between Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson.

Doughboy on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

Del Dolemonte on May 4, 2010 at 1:48 PM

did she have to take a few extra credits to pass her classes? what a dunce

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

All of the intellectual depth of a six-year old.

Thank you Miss South Carolina, er, Ms. Brewer.

SteveMG on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Contessa Brewer: I hate people who don’t think like me.

darwin on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Contessa Screwer

Schadenfreude on May 4, 2010 at 1:37 PM

Sorry, I don’t think I could get that drunk.

CurtZHP on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

ProfessorMiao on May 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM

Have you not heard of Keith Olberman? Chris Matthews? Ariana Huffington? Katy Couric? Bill Moyers? Bill Maher? etc. etc. etc.

Cybergeezer on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

The anchors at MSNBC remind me of a KKK rally – so many white faces

faraway on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Eh, not to nit pick but the title is a little misleading.

changer1701 on May 4, 2010 at 1:40 PM

I think so too even though it’s not a big leap to guess who she would’ve preferred to have carried out this attempted bombing.

Yakko77 on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

What I’m really bummed about is that we might as well not have any sedition laws on the books, since they never seem to get enforced anyway.

Bummer, man!

Ed Snyder on May 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Reality keeps proving their preconceived ideas (and there are three here: 1. That Tea Partiers are violent, 2. That Islamists aren’t, 3. That Americans will stereotype and attack Muslims) wrong, yet they keep believing them.

That’s pretty much the definition of hard-core bigotry.

29Victor on May 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM

Oh, and as a bonus, Contessa uses the left’s favorite word “bigotry” in describing an attempt at mass murder, which is quaint, like calling a bb gun a high-powered rifle.

Heralder on May 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM

trubble on May 4, 2010 at 1:49 PM

or other libs…

cmsinaz on May 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM

MSNBC: The channel for bigots.

rbj on May 4, 2010 at 1:50 PM

Bigots. Bozos. Bimbos. Birdbrains.

It much more inclusive than you claim. ;)

Shy Guy on May 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM

I think y’all have this all wrong.

I think she should be saying this on her own show, every day.

Along with all the other newsies who think this way.

It makes it easier for those who don’t pay attention every day to figure these people out.

cozmo on May 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM

all of the opponents of Barack Obama and the Democrats are somehow the equivalent of the Hutaree militia in Michigan.

all of the opponents of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis are somehow the equivalent of the Jews who killed Christ.

Same bigoted show just under a different tent.

More and more, scratch a “liberal”, find a fascist.

MB4 on May 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM

Remember Saul Alinsky in everything the left does- “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

Is that anything like the “BRASS” method? You know, Breathe, Relax, Aim, Squeeze, Shoot…

Battlecruiser-operational on May 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM

Does this woman possess any relevant life experience, beyond being immersed in a cynical amoral popular culture and receiving an “education” from some far left academic echo chamber?

I’ve had it with these people. They have nothing interesting to say, they just recycle the same ol’ tired crap from the 60′s over and over again.

Anyone who wants to “make a difference” in politics or in the media, needs to bodily be thrown out the door. Go make a wacking material flick missy, we have all that you’re offering here as far as “thought” in immense surplus.

NoDonkey on May 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM

I mean he’s accused he’s arrested you know I don’t want to convict him before it’s time to do so. He’s the guy authorities say is involved. But that being said I mean we know even in recent history you have the Hutaree militia from Michigan who have plans to let’s face it create terror.

I’ll not defend the Hutaree militia, but it’s interesting that Contessa Brewer is anxious not to condemn the guy that actually acted to kill people, but the Hutaree Militia, they’re already absolutely guilty as charged in her mind.

RJL on May 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM

I just can’t believe the hatred for Americans by another America is far greater than the hatred for terrorism.

Oil Can on May 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM

So does somebody brilliant want to explain this brand new Democratic talking point to me? I just noticed it today. I sense you’ll be hearing it a lot more often with regard to Islamic terrorism, as the Obama years go on:

This is a new way of life for Americans and we just have to get used to it.

Since when? No fewer than two separate speakers uttered those words today on Fox. I thought it was bizarre the first time I heard it. The next time, I knew for sure that it was just another insidious lib talking point.

What happened to, we’re gonna fight these people, we’re gonna stop these people, we’re gonna smoke them out of their holes……?

LibTired on May 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Wow Contessa Brewer, you

Can’t
Understand
Normal
Thinking

Fishoutofwater on May 4, 2010 at 1:55 PM

When the crap hits the fan, she and others like her, will be the one hiding behind my boots.

gator70 on May 4, 2010 at 1:55 PM

WTF is her point. She makes no sense!

rjoco1 on May 4, 2010 at 1:55 PM

Yes, Contessa, there does seem to be a lot of people who want to “justify writing off people who believe in a certain way” as either terrorists or racists. Your network employs more than a few.

Psst…Contessa…your network looks like an all white, all exclusive WHITES ONLY country club….got sheets?

HornetSting on May 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM

Here’s the list of MSNBC personnel’s political donations.

Emperor Norton on May 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM

I just can’t believe the hatred for Americans by another America is far greater than the hatred for terrorism.

Oil Can on May 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Unfortunately, I can.

TXMomof3 on May 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM

Hasn’t this woman hit David Schuster level so that MSNBC can actually pull her off the air? How much lower does she have to go before someone gets the big hook and drags her off the stage. She is AN EMBARRASSMENT!! And that is saying something for MSNBC.

Dan Pet on May 4, 2010 at 1:57 PM

Oil Can on May 4, 2010 at 1:54 PM

Perfection in lubrication; Very well said.

Cybergeezer on May 4, 2010 at 1:57 PM

Isn’t it bigoted of her to look at this man and think that he is NOT a tea bagger? C’mon. Tea Baggers are a diverse group and are multi-racial and cross party lines now. We should put to bed the myth that Faisal Shazhad was not a Tea Bagger. He very well could have been. Shame on the media for jumping to conlusions.

James on May 4, 2010 at 1:57 PM

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