Video: Anthony Weiner gets snotty with Megyn Kelly over tax cuts

posted at 5:42 pm on December 8, 2010 by Allahpundit

Via Greg Hengler. Weiner being abrasive is pretty much the opposite of breaking news, but I am a bit surprised at how subdued MK’s reaction is. One of the reasons Fox viewers love her is her willingness to throw down with the likes of KP; in this case, he’s all but telling her to pipe down and let the grown-up talk and yet she hardly bats an eye. The Megyn Kelly of old would have called him a pencil-neck geek and then cut his mic. Dude, I think she’s going soft.

As for Weiner’s angst over the deal, The One has three problems right now: His base hates the terms of the compromise on the merits, they hate the fact that he didn’t fightfightfight for a better bargain, and of course they hate the fact that they’ll be irrelevant in the House in a few more weeks. Time for the progressive caucus to make a last stand? Maybe!

Fox has learned that Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Jay Inslee (D-WA) are crafting a letter to share with the House Democratic Caucus that would try to prevent the Speaker from bringing the tax bill to the floor.

They hope to get 60 signatures on their letter (which is still being drafted) and then force a vote in the caucus. DeFazio says he thinks that if a majority of House Democrats are against this compromise, they shouldn’t bring it to the floor.

Barney Frank’s opposed to it too, and apparently the caucus had a big angry meeting last night with lots of applause for critics. The dilemma for bruised and battered Blue Dogs: Spite Nancy by siding with Obama on a deal they might not be thrilled with or spite Obama by siding with Nancy and handing liberals a victory over a centrist compromise? The One’s bringing all sorts of pressure on them, trotting out Larry Summers to warn of a new recession if the compromise fails and touting the fact that some respected centrists like Jim Webb are already in favor. If I had to bet, I’d bet they vote for the deal, but, er, check back with me tomorrow.


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Mr. Weiner has promised more than he can deliver.

ndanielson on December 8, 2010 at 9:35 PM

Weiner is an angry Marxist thief. Listening to him speak about ANYTHING is a complete waste of time.

Livefreeordie on December 8, 2010 at 9:40 PM

OK, When I was a child my father got up at 5 am every morning to go to work so he could beat the rush hour. He usually got home around 8 or 9 pm. He worked 6 days a week. I hardly ever saw him. He did that until a few months before he died of cancer at 63. (I was 9) This guy who was born in Texas with nothing and wound up the head of a conglomerate, this war hero, this guy who did more for this country then these parasites ever will; paid taxes on his paycheck and paid taxes on his investments. He paid property taxes and city taxes and state and federal taxes…

So how can some pig at the trough like Anthony Weiner call the money he left my mother “unearned income”?

These miserable parasites are absolutely convinced that the fruits of our labor belong to them and that anything they allow us to keep is a product of their generosity.

Boxy_Brown on December 8, 2010 at 9:50 PM

Weiner is an enemy of the state, that should be clear by now.

Viper1 on December 8, 2010 at 10:39 PM

I tried to listen to the clip, but then Anthony Weiner started TALKING. Egads!

Murf76 on December 8, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Poignant Boxy_Brown, well stated.

jbtripp on December 8, 2010 at 10:51 PM

What an idiot this congressman is, and he sure does want to control the American people, who are the stupid folks that put him in there ? oh yeah, I think you’ll know that it takes a lot of “UN Educated” folks that pull the lever for this sleze scumbag.

sharkman on December 8, 2010 at 11:02 PM

I had no idea that he was married to a Muslim woman who happens to work for Hillary Clinton.

milwife88 on December 8, 2010 at 11:25 PM

Weiner is just another @sshole Congressman from NY who thinks it’s his job is to screw over Americans.

RickZ on December 8, 2010 at 11:29 PM

I simply don’t understand how it can be possible for an individual to have no apparent qualms about going on national television and behaving like such an arrogant, condescending, pompous, ignorant assh0le. Does this man have even a modicum of pride or self-respect? His behavior borders on that of an individual with a mental disorder.

Dopenstrange on December 9, 2010 at 1:01 AM

Stalin would be proud of this guy.

DL13 on December 9, 2010 at 1:18 AM

if his real thing was to raise taxes on the rich all they need to do is change some of the tax codes so the rich do not have tax shelters to hide behind, for example if an investment is used for living expenses it gets taxed at the income rate, sort an investment version of the penalty for using withdrawing your 401 early.

RonK on December 9, 2010 at 5:28 AM

I’d like to start seeing these tax enthusiasts cornered and asked how much in taxes they actually pay. My guess is that the majority who advocate higher taxes have either found shelters to ease their tax burden or don’t pay anything at all.

zoyclem on December 9, 2010 at 7:41 AM

tiny weiner…oh I`m sorry, you said Tony Weiner

Lou on December 9, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Weiner . . . the name says it all.

WannabeAnglican on December 9, 2010 at 8:44 AM

The honorable Weiner says that the government isn’t taxing the dead. He believes that dead folks have no say in where their money goes after they die. The government has the final say about where that money goes. Effectively he is saying that the government has the right to take whatever it wants from the dead, for instance, say, 100%. Anyone who receives money from a dead person should be thankful that they receive anything, and not thankful to the dead person but thankful to the honorable Weiner, other congressmen, the U.S. Government, and state and local governments. After all, those government entities “let” them have some of what the government has taken from the dead person and then given by the government to them. The honorable Weiner believes that the will made out by the live person prior to his death is amendable by the government in any way it wants, and that those assets should be available to fund whatever projects the honorable Weiner wants to fund, like Cash for Clunkers, or Bridges to nowhere, or Porkulus, or ObamaCare. In other words, the government knows better how to spend the dead person’s money than the will executed by the dead person.

stefano1 on December 9, 2010 at 9:26 AM

Megyn was too kind with him. I’d like to watch her chew him up and spit him out.

petefrt on December 9, 2010 at 9:33 AM

A snotty Weiner is evidence of a STD.

/RAINcoat!!

44Magnum on December 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM

if his real thing was to raise taxes on the rich all they need to do is change some of the tax codes so the rich do not have tax shelters to hide behind, for example if an investment is used for living expenses it gets taxed at the income rate, sort an investment version of the penalty for using withdrawing your 401 early.

RonK on December 9, 2010 at 5:28 AM

Better yet, if the left was really interested in the ‘evil rich’ paying their fair share, then they would propose a one-time tax surcharge on NET WORTH and really bring in the revenue from ALL those rich bastards that are hiding their wealth.

Don’t hold you breath though, these leftists know that their base support would drop them faster than greased fly ball.

belad on December 9, 2010 at 9:37 AM

To put it bluntly, Weiner is such a wiener!

pilamaye on December 9, 2010 at 9:53 AM

44Magnum on December 9, 2010 at 9:35 AM

*snort*

Damn. Coffee on my monitor. Again.

iurockhead on December 9, 2010 at 10:05 AM

“Oh, Okay, I’ll try to focus”.. *snark*.. terrific, good for her. Then she goes right back after him keeping her composure the whole time.

shar61 on December 9, 2010 at 10:49 AM

Funny how these liberal Congressman are going berserk over the President’s reaching a deal with Republicans when they couldn’t even bring the President’s previous policy to a vote the entire last two years.

If they really had the strength and determination to avoid a compromise with Republicans, why the hell didn’t they vote several months ago?

Chuckles3 on December 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM

I am sure there are plenty of weiners that would like to attack Megyn Kelly.

ZING!

DJ Rick on December 8, 2010 at 5:51 PM

That remark was totally sexist.
Grow up.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 9, 2010 at 10:56 AM

This happy Weiner does no one good.

Speakup on December 9, 2010 at 10:59 AM

Ah, now I see what the big problemo was. The Dem members wanted more of a show fight so they could impress their own base that they tried and lost. They wanted to force the Pubs to make statements they could use later against them in campaigns.

PattyJ on December 9, 2010 at 11:03 AM

A Weiner by any other name is still a wiener.

Herb on December 9, 2010 at 11:06 AM

Memo yp Foxnews:
Rep. Anthony Weiner is a WEENIE. Keep the abusive nut off the air, problem solved!

byteshredder on December 9, 2010 at 11:29 AM

Weiner is an angry Marxist thief. Listening to him speak about ANYTHING is a complete waste of time.

Livefreeordie on December 8, 2010 at 9:40 PM

DITTO. Adding, however, that having to listen to anything Weiner “says” is an exercise in torture. Has he ever met another human being who he respects adequately enough to simply take a few breaths before he bites them? Verbally-speaking, bites them.

He’s one ugly, uhh, I can’t write it or I’ll be banned, what I think Weiner is. But he is one.

Lourdes on December 9, 2010 at 11:41 AM

…No self-respecting woman would be able to stomach his childish outbursts.

Clink on December 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM

Yeah, you’re right.

Lourdes on December 9, 2010 at 11:42 AM

Rep. Dick. What a communist. That last two minutes with MK is all one needs to see to know the truth about Democrats and liberals.

Drum on December 9, 2010 at 12:44 PM

Wiener seperated at Birth?

Thune on December 9, 2010 at 12:57 PM

“Weiner” His name is not for nothing.

Claypigeon on December 9, 2010 at 1:38 PM

That arrogant little pr*ck. I’d sure enjoy kicking his little twirp a$$.

av8tr on December 9, 2010 at 2:03 PM

“Those people will be dead”

Finish your sentence: “so we can steal the money from their family.”

sheesh on December 8, 2010 at 9:22 PM

Cannot be said enough.
Bcs that is what they are doing.

So how can some pig at the trough like Anthony Weiner call the money he left my mother “unearned income”?

These miserable parasites are absolutely convinced that the fruits of our labor belong to them and that anything they allow us to keep is a product of their generosity.

Boxy_Brown on December 8, 2010 at 9:50 PM

To make the peasants feel better about this, they exempt a certain amount.
Of course, they are not concerned that any $$ or assets might be split dozens of ways, reducing the amount each heir could get.
It is outrageous that people do not howl louder about this government confiscation of private property.

Badger40 on December 9, 2010 at 2:50 PM

Whiner, sorry Wiener, is certainly an artful dodger and – sorry Michelle – a bit of a prick.

Megyn handled him with a great deal of class and restraint.

greenLibertarian on December 9, 2010 at 3:30 PM

I read the Huffinton Post version of this. According to the commenters there, Megyn is a brainless Faux News whore who is too stupid to give an opinion. I didn’t even bother to bust their bubble. 2012 can’t come soon enough……

adamsmith on December 9, 2010 at 5:43 PM

Weiner is a typical left wing liberal socialist. “When you are DEAD, your money isn’t yours or your family’s, it’s OURS!” That son of a B!T(CH!

afotia on December 9, 2010 at 6:30 PM

You know the military is aware of all this news. Push comes to shove and, um. Who do you think they respect more, the Constitution or the current Admin?

Coronagold on December 9, 2010 at 9:01 PM

She blew it. She should have kicked him off the air.

proconstitution on December 9, 2010 at 9:24 PM

What do you mean “gets snotty?” He’s snotty all the time. How did this big baby ever get elected? I’d like to see him get interviewed by R. Lee Ermey.

flataffect on December 9, 2010 at 9:39 PM

A husband and a wife work all their lives…the husband dies and 1/2 of his estate is 10 million, the wife is taxed on that.
After working together, building their legacy, paying taxes all along the way, and she is taxed on her husbands estate.
Yeah, that make sense…

right2bright on December 10, 2010 at 10:08 AM

arrogant, condescending, pompous, ignorant assh0le.

Congratulations. You just perfectly described the average liberal democrat politician. These things are in their nature, they cant violate it.

abcurtis on December 10, 2010 at 11:27 AM

wiener – wie·ner

–noun
1.
frankfurter.
2.
Vienna sausage.

from http://www.dictionary.com

I think it fits. And it’s probably not the first time he’s heard it.

abcurtis on December 10, 2010 at 11:31 AM

I watched the video. I cant believe what an immature twit weiner is. Too bad MK couldnt have reached through the screen and slapped him good and hard to get his attention. What a condescending jerk. But the people in is district must be just like him because he keeps getting re-elected.

abcurtis on December 10, 2010 at 11:39 AM

Why is it I can so easily picture Megyn Kelly telly “Whiner”:

“Don’t you wish your girlfriend was hot like me?”

MmmmmmmmmmmmmMegyn……………

RealMc on December 10, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Megan was kewl, knowing this turd did not need any help making a ass of himself.

Wade on December 11, 2010 at 4:46 PM

How do you really pronounce Rep. Weiner (D- NY) last name? Is it We-ner, Whiner, or Wi-nar? One thing is for sure it is not winner.

MSGTAS on December 12, 2010 at 7:23 AM

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