Harry Reid: Chris Coons is “my pet”

posted at 6:28 pm on September 15, 2010 by Allahpundit

An auspicious opening to Team O’Donnell’s campaign: Already, Democrats are making unforced errors as dumb as the ones Martha Coakley made in Massachusetts.

Reid said Coons would have won even if Rep. Mike Castle (R) had prevailed over O’Donnell.

“I’m going to be very honest with you — Chris Coons, everybody knows him in the Democratic caucus. He’s my pet. He’s my favorite candidate,” Reid said.

“Let me tell you about him: A graduate of Yale Divinity School. Yale Law School. A two-time national debate champion. He represents two-thirds of the state now, in an elected capacity. I don’t know if you’ve ever seen him or heard him speak, but he is a dynamic speaker. I don’t mean loud or long; he’s a communicator. So that’s how I feel about Delaware. I’ve always thought Chris Coons is going to win. I told him that and I tried to get him to run. I’m glad he’s running. I just think the world of him. He’s my pet.”

Putting aside the sheer Dr. Evil goofiness of referring to someone as “my pet,” does this moron not understand that his endorsement doesn’t help, even in a blue state? His national favorable rating is 26/56; I can’t find numbers for Delaware, but if The One’s approval rating is now underwater there, surely the vastly less likable Reid is deep into negative territory. Why would any semi-coherent Democrat want to nationalize this race in a year when the Democrats’ national brand is pure poison for their candidates?

Ace claims that, in one fell swoop, Reid has succeeded into branding Coons as … a beta male. Surely he’s not that low. Is he?

Update: Submitted for your approval: “Let’s put it this way: The first magazine he reads each week is People.”


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sit ubu sit. good dog.

sbvft contributor on September 15, 2010 at 6:29 PM

D

dont taze me bro on September 15, 2010 at 6:30 PM

Bwaahahahahhaha! This day just keeps getting better and better.

John the Libertarian on September 15, 2010 at 6:30 PM

Oh my God. That’s just nauseating. Well, perhaps a few more unforced errors like this and Ms. O’Donnell will make up some ground. I figure if she makes the Dems spend more cash to win the seat than they’d planned to, that’s a plus.

Jill1066 on September 15, 2010 at 6:31 PM

Coons = unviable

Ronnie on September 15, 2010 at 6:31 PM

He meant to say, “My preccccciousssss

Voldemort 2012!

dmh0667 on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Reid is right about one thing. He is a good communicator. I heard him tonight. And he’s awfully nice, too.

This could turn out to be more about policy direction and less about this character junk than Rove imagines.

AnninCA on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

You know, if a Republican said he had pet “Coons”, the NAACP would be all over it…

malclave on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

“…— Chris Coons, everybody knows him in the Democratic caucus. He’s my pet. He’s my favorite candidate,” Reid said.”

It puts the lotion on it’s skin…

… or it gets the hose again.

Seven Percent Solution on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Yes! I realize the RNC is broke, but can we somehow pay for this guy to have his own show until 11/2?

Kataklysmic on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Whatever Rush Limbaugh’s paying Dingy Harry, it’s worth every penny.

OhioCoastie on September 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Only thing that could make this day better would be for Biden to pop up someplace……..unplugged.
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(No pun intended).

RealMc on September 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM

“Don’t gnaw our kitty?” In what part of the recesses of your brain, AP, did you remember that clip?

Oy.

Jon Stewart will not be impressed.

Or maybe he will.

SteveMG on September 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM

GIFTS FROM HEAVEN FALLING FOR CHRISTINE TODAY!

Wonder if Coons is Rove’s PET too?

SDarchitect on September 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Brain relief.

Emily M. on September 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Seven Percent Solution on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

LOLOL

fesofee on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

Reid increasingly makes insane statements that demonstrate just how otherworldly he and his ideological cohorts really are.

IronDioPriest on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

You know, if a Republican said he had pet “Coons”, the NAACP would be all over it…

malclave on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Like white on rice…………..

RealMc on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

The TV ads write themselves…LOL

Norwegian on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

Yeah, well the Democratic Party is Soros’ pet so it wasn’t much of a leap.

Guardian on September 15, 2010 at 6:35 PM

Yale Law School.

Should be an automatic disqualifier this year.

rbj on September 15, 2010 at 6:35 PM

I just think the world of him. He’s my pet.”

So pet him!

fourdeucer on September 15, 2010 at 6:35 PM

So sad that harry doesn’t have anyone that cares about him to hide his dimentia from the public.

Do we really need to know about his perverted sex life with fellow Dems? He’s taken the mystery out of who wears the dog collar and leash and who wears the a$$less chaps in that “special friendship”.

Niteowl45 on September 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM

Kinda like how Harry sees the country as his herd.

Flock you, Harry.

SuperCool on September 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM

Meow or woof-woof?

DCJeff on September 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM

O’Donnell’s closing in on $750K raised since last night.

When I donated $100 last night right after the NRSC vowed to cut her off – she was at $25K.

Woman’s on FIRE.

HondaV65 on September 15, 2010 at 6:37 PM

Speaking of unforced errors, why would you have Christine smiling on your website, Mr. Coons?

BradSchwartze on September 15, 2010 at 6:37 PM

Yesterday, Reid got a present from the Republicans of Delaware. Today, he decided that he will do everything he can to help Republicans as a gesture of good will.

Perhaps, he’s an evil genius, who realizes the ad writes itself and that if they go with it, Republicans have less money on Angle. He can’t be that sinister. Can he?

amazingmets on September 15, 2010 at 6:38 PM

What does Barney Frank know and when did he know it.

Barneys Pet too I’d bet!

Not that there’s anything wrong with that!

Race should be even by Friday!

dhunter on September 15, 2010 at 6:38 PM

Coon skin hats anyone?

You betcha!

ornery_independent on September 15, 2010 at 6:38 PM

THIS JUST IN: Rove defends Reid statement on Coons. Implores establishment Republicans to support Coons – AND REID – campaigns.

sbvft contributor on September 15, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Reid increasingly makes insane statements that demonstrate just how otherworldly he and his ideological cohorts really are.

IronDioPriest on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

hmmmmm

I am probably one of the few people that click on ID links….possibly because I am nosy…but I go and look.

I went and looks……..you should too.

“It’s About Freedom” not sure when they are open for new members………..

interesting place without a doubt……

RealMc on September 15, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Heavy Petting.

portlandon on September 15, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Could we be so lucky that someone got this on audio or videotape?

Wethal on September 15, 2010 at 6:40 PM

Red Eye should be good tonight.

kurtzz3 on September 15, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Geez:

THIS JUST IN: Rove defends Reid statement on Coons. Implores establishment Republicans to support Coons – AND REID – campaigns.

sbvft contributor on September 15, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Don’t give them ideas………sheesh ;-)

RealMc on September 15, 2010 at 6:41 PM

I think Angle is the one who will benefit from this remark. LOL*

AnninCA on September 15, 2010 at 6:41 PM

The only thing that could sink Coons more would be a Levi Johnston endorsement.

Good Solid B-Plus on September 15, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Harry Reid as Gollum holding his prrrecioussssss

OhioCoastie on September 15, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Extra Dingy.

dont taze me bro on September 15, 2010 at 6:42 PM

48 days until you get to spend more time with your real pets Harry.

And why doesn’t Reid just refer to him as “my love, my precious”? think Harry Reid as Gollum and Coons representing control of the Senate……

PappyD61 on September 15, 2010 at 6:42 PM

“I’m going to be very honest with you — Chris Coons, everybody knows him in the Democratic caucus. He’s my pet. He’s my favorite candidate,” Reid said.
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I do wonder,what Barney Franks thinks of that statement,
ahem!!

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

You know, if a Republican said he had pet “Coons”, the NAACP would be all over it…

malclave on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

ROFLMAO

Vince on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

Ohio Coastie……great minds….

PappyD61 on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

If Reid spends a lot of time on getting his pet elected, O’Donnell will totally be able to pull off the win.

myrenovations on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

Reid once again proves that liberalism is a mental disorder. Just a matter of time before dementia rears it’s ugly head like it has with Peloser.

volsense on September 15, 2010 at 6:44 PM

Coons are thieves. They are the lowest of the scavengers.

SouthernGent on September 15, 2010 at 6:45 PM

This could turn out to be more about policy direction and less about this character junk than Rove imagines.

AnninCA on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Yeah, but exactly what could guy say policy wise?

Ummm … I support ObamaCare if though the country hates it.

Ummm … I support higher taxes on the job creators in America.

Ummm … everything I support, including not securing our borders and amnesty is great for the US!.

Vote for me! Coons!!!

darwin on September 15, 2010 at 6:45 PM

Coons are thieves. They are the lowest of the scavengers.

SouthernGent on September 15, 2010 at 6:45 PM

And they wear masks to hide who they are.

darwin on September 15, 2010 at 6:46 PM

Yale Law School.

Should be an automatic disqualifier this year.

rbj on September 15, 2010 at 6:35 PM

AP is a Yale Law School grad.

Blake on September 15, 2010 at 6:46 PM

Coons wanting to get elected responded: “Harry who?”

Scrappy on September 15, 2010 at 6:47 PM

Wow, Christine just got handed some wonderful ammunition. Who you going to vote for, the Washington DC outsider or Reid’s “pet”?

ButterflyDragon on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Yeah, but exactly what could guy say policy wise?

Ummm … I support ObamaCare if though the country hates it.

Ummm … I support higher taxes on the job creators in America.

Ummm … everything I support, including not securing our borders and amnesty is great for the US!.

Vote for me! Coons!!!

darwin on September 15, 2010 at 6:45 PM

That’s what it’s going to be about. Policies. We’ll see what Delaware thinks.

She’s charming and a fresh new face, but he was articulate and very polite and well-mannered….sort of excited about talking about issues.

I haven’t gotten to hear her talk on issues. The conservatives interviewing her are obsessed about the negative campaign stuff.

AnninCA on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

RINO season in Delaware is now over. It was very successful hunt.

Next up: Coons season!

Norwegian on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Reid backpedal: I did not have petting relations with that potential Congressman.

Dusty on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

What Harry meant to say was that he views all Coons as pets.

Oh wait…

YellowDawg on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Wow what is in the water today for the Dems? First the ugly logo that was going to “Excite the democrats nation wide” and now THIS!!!!!

whatever they are drinking I hope they order cases of it until November!

Cookies Mom on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM

AP is a Yale Law School grad.
Blake on September 15, 2010 at 6:46 PM

I think Joe Miller from Alaska is, too…

joejm65 on September 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM

[YellowDawg on September 15, 2010 at 6:48 PM]

Not going to pet touch that one.

Dusty on September 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM

do wonder,what Barney Franks thinks of that statement,
ahem!!

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

It’s okay, Barney Franks can run the whole perverted affair from his basement.

fourdeucer on September 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM

My pet Coons???

onlineanalyst on September 15, 2010 at 6:51 PM

Here’s an example of what I mean by “nice.”

He was asked about the comment she made that Delaware is small, people get to know you, and negative personal campaign tactics don’t work well there.

He promptly agreed with her. “She’s right.”

He was then asked about her work with the Catholic groups and the masturbation stuff, and he said, “I totally respect anyone who works in the areas of their faith. It’s not easy to do.”

He did ding her on her lack of experience in private or public, and that’s a fair shot. She does lack experience.

AnninCA on September 15, 2010 at 6:51 PM

Harry Reid sez:

“He’s my pet marxist”

Ogabe on September 15, 2010 at 6:54 PM

Someone needs to quickly get an ad together with a Reid look-alike talking to Coons like a dog.

Roll over boy. Fetch boy. Sit. Stay. Now lay down.

Good boy, good Coons.

Here’s a treat. (Harry throws him an earmark or two)

This could be a killer for Coons. It needs to be marketed the right way. And played over and over and over.

Because no one wants a Harry Reid lapdog in the Senate. Not even the folks in Delaware.

ButterflyDragon on September 15, 2010 at 6:55 PM

oof

blatantblue on September 15, 2010 at 6:55 PM

do wonder,what Barney Franks thinks of that statement, ahem!!

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM

Probably that Reid misses Eric Massa as much as he does.

Dusty on September 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

Now THAT’s funny – I don’t care who ya are! (apologies to Larry the Cable guy)

…if by funny you mean weird and creepy and sure to give Christine a few more voters and lots more cash! LOL!

Cindy of TX on September 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

I thought Pelosi was the one who yelled, “come, my pretties!

Tzetzes on September 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

“We don’t gnaw our kitty. No…no.”

amerpundit on September 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

Are we sure that Dingy Harry didn’t call Coons “My Boy Lollipop”?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCUcbRTB6Rs

onlineanalyst on September 15, 2010 at 6:56 PM

test

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM

Hmmm. The analogy falls flat when you consider whether or not Harry knows not to gnaw on his own kitty.

In that, I think Coons is slightly ahead of his “pet daddy”.

applebutter on September 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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It’s okay, Barney Franks can run the whole perverted affair from his basement.

fourdeucer on September 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM

fourdeucer: Oh ya,and like Franks last episode,he would be
oblivious to the going on’s from his basement
when his ‘friend’ was running a business from
it!(sarc).

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM

And Coons is Biden’s chia pet.

mydh12 on September 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM

http://www.livingbeing.com/images502/raccoondead1.jpg
Harry’s pet.

fourdeucer on September 15, 2010 at 6:57 PM

That has to be good for 10 points mid October.

DFCtomm on September 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

It puts the lotion on it’s skin…

… or it gets the hose again.

Seven Percent Solution on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Now that’s a good one!

Oh, and AP, the link to Mini Mr. Bigglesworth was brilliant! “we don’t gnaw our kitty” LOL!!

glennbo on September 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

“Let me tell you about him: A graduate of Yale Divinity School. Yale Law School. A two-time national debate champion……”

Thanks, Harry. You’ve just made your “bearded Marxist” sound geekier than the nerds on “The Big Bang Theory.” At least those guys are funny.

olesparkie on September 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

Vote Christine O’Donnell.

She’s nobody’s pet.

Lily on September 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM

“That Obooba is light skinned, and doesn’t have a negro dialect unless he wants to affect one. Ihat’s how I like em. Have I mentioned that we klilled the Patriot Act? This war is lost. And that Chris Conns… he’s my pet. Here Chrissy Chrissy Chrissy,” Reid said.

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 6:59 PM

So,Reid claimed he could smell the “tourists” who came
in to tour the Capital building!!!!!!!!!!

So,ummm,me thinks,My Pets comment is fitting for Reid!

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 6:59 PM

Chris Coons,
“Damn The War Is Lost!”

dhunter on September 15, 2010 at 6:59 PM

Anyone else’s posts not sticking? They disappear then I’m told my redo is a duplicate.

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Can we get a list of banned words?

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:00 PM

I am just flabbergasted that anyone would say such a thing.

With help like this who needs enemies.

sharrukin on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

“That Obooba is light skinned, and doesn’t have a n*gro dialect unless he wants to affect one. Ihat’s how I like em. Have I mentioned that we klilled the Patriot Act? This war is lost. And that Chris Conns… he’s my pet. Here Chrissy Chrissy Chrissy,” Reid said.

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Aren’t those the lyrics to a song…?

You’re my baby, you’re my pet, We fell in love on the night we met….

NeoKong on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Oh…

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Can we get a list of banned words?

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Would be helpful.

I have asked for that as well.

sharrukin on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Reid needs a life,

a Pet Rock is fashionable,and trouble-free!

And,it would fit,nicely on his desk!

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

he’s my pet. Here Chrissy Chrissy Chrissy,” Reid said.

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Akzed:With this Pet talk,I have a gut feeling,that some
where mixed in all this is a “Precious Pet Ratty”!:)

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 7:05 PM

Anyone else’s posts not sticking? They disappear then I’m told my redo is a duplicate.

Akzed on September 15, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Yep…same problem here. It showed up, then disappeared

lukespapa on September 15, 2010 at 7:05 PM

Could it be …. Mini-Me?

tom on September 15, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Seven Percent Solution on September 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM
LOLOL

fesofee on September 15, 2010 at 6:34 PM

too funny 7%

cmsinaz on September 15, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Pet Shop Boys – Absolutely Fabulous

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YjDMmjgKec

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 7:08 PM

Coons = Marxist

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/36726.html

davidk on September 15, 2010 at 7:09 PM

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 7:08 PM

good one :)

cmsinaz on September 15, 2010 at 7:11 PM

I hope the pet poops in Reid’s shoes.

Yellowdog12 on September 15, 2010 at 7:14 PM

Fake breaking news from BendOver BackWards News (BBN)
======================================================

NewFlash,Harry Reid claims he has Favourite Pets….

……….and inexplicably called it “Coons”…….

Meanwhile……Rac-Coons have signed a Protection
Cooperation and Security Agreement,with the Moma
Division of P*ssed Off Kodiak Grizzly Bears…….

Grizzly Mama’s have vowed to straight’n out Reid on
all his Pets,including his Pet Spending………….

November 2,is Set Your Pets Free Day!!!!!(snark).

canopfor on September 15, 2010 at 7:18 PM

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