Video: Koch protests include calls to lynch Clarence Thomas; Update: Common Cause “outraged” over comments

posted at 12:55 pm on February 3, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

Yes, these comments come from the attendees, not the speakers at the protest organized by Common Cause at the Koch political conference, but according to the media rules on covering the Tea Party, that makes all liberals racists, and also responsible for the murders committed by Kermit Gosnell in his abortion clinic in Philadelphia. Right?

Granted, the cameraman is trying to get the people to say something outrageous, but he also doesn’t have to try very hard. He asks people at the rally what “we” should do after impeaching Clarence Thomas to get justice for Anita Hill, and he gets some mighty interesting answers:  Send him “back to the fields.” “String him up.” “Hang him.” “Torture.” One older woman wants his wife Ginny Thomas strung up as well. A younger and more creative woman wants Justice Thomas’ toes chopped off and forced-fed to him. Thomas isn’t the only one to get the necktie treatment; one protester wants Fox News executive Roger Ailes to get hung as well.

Big Government notes the hypocrisy of the protests:

Among Common Cause’s, well, common causes, are campaign finance reform, net neutrality, outlawing the filibuster, promoting cap and trade, and in this particular case, herding a mass of protesters outside a nearby hotel to yell at Charles and David Koch for being conservative and rich.

Unfortunately several “haves” have missed the memo that you’re not to be both rich and conservative at the same time, and that bankrolling your pet causes is an extra no-no if you’re conservative—thus exempting left-wing billionaire philanthropists George Soros (from whom Common Cause has received $2 million over the past eight years) Peter Lewis, John Doerr, Julian RobertsonNicolas Berggruen, and many others from being yelled at too.

At the morning panel event featuring UCI Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, activist Jim Hightower, Center for American Progress journalist and “Koch Brothers expert” Lee Fang, California Nurses Association co-president DeAnn McEwan, and President Obama’s former green jobs czar Van Jones, we were forewarned of the impending demise of both the environment and democracy at the hands of corporate lobbyists and their government shills.

There was eerily no mention of GE, AEP, Goldmann Sachs, Pfizer, Aetna, Alcoa, Xerox, Google, Motorola, IBM, or several other corporate giants who profit at taxpayer expense via their K Street connections to the Obama White House as well as the very economic and regulatory policies they lobby that these Common Cause panelists commonly endorse. But I’m sure that’s only because no one wanted to point out the obvious. Right?

Will the media cover the violence inherent on the Left with the same passion they pursued those non-existent connections between the Tucson shooter and Sarah Palin?  Will the Southern Poverty Law Center report on the “Rage on the Left” and label Common Cause a racist hate group?

Update: RB at The RightSphere makes my point more eloquently:

How long have we heard the steady mantra: “The Tea Party is racist”? Since day one. Nearly every Leftist pundit, columnist, and “journalist” on the planet has at some point or another implied or flat out stated that the Tea Party movement is racist. Congressmen have even accused Tea Party / Anti-HCR protesters of using the “n word” and spitting on them during rallies. To this day many still claim this happened despite the lack of evidence.

Are there racists who are also Tea Partiers? Of course. As the video proves, there are racists everywhere… even on the Left. Do those racists speak for the entire movement? Of course not. Do those racists represent even a significant portion of the movement? Only insofar as the racists in the video above represent a significant portion of the Left. But that has never stopped the Left from hurling their accusations against the entire conservative movement or the Tea Party, has it?

Let’s just imagine if the video above was taken during a Tea Party rally and several participants stated that a sitting US Supreme Court Justice should be sent “back to the fields” or “strung up”. Picture the news coverage. Predict what Chris Matthews or Rachel Maddow or Keith Olbermann (if he still had a show) would be saying right now and over the next few days. It would be non-stop. Democrat Congressional members would be using the tape as “proof” of what is really behind the opposition to ObamaCare or any other piece of legislation they want to get passed.

“The racist Tea Party.” That’s all you’d hear.

All you’ll hear about this in the national media is … the sounds of crickets chirping.

Update II: Common Cause has issued a statement condemning the remarks:

Common Cause’s 40 year history of holding power accountable has been marked by a commitment to decency and civility – in public and private. So we are of course outraged to find that a few of those attending the events around a gathering Common Cause helped to organize Sunday near Palm Springs voiced hateful, narrow-minded sentiments to an interviewer in the crowd.

We condemn bigotry and hate speech in every form, even when it comes from those who fancy themselves as our friends.

Anyone who has attended a public event has encountered people whose ideas or acts misrepresented, even embarrassed, the gathering. Every sporting event has its share of “fans” whose boorish behavior on the sidelines makes a mockery of good sportsmanship; every political gathering has a crude sign-painter or epithet-spewing heckler.

Yes, which was the exact same point that Tea Party organizers made when the media focused on the outliers (and usually provocateurs) that showed up at their rallies, and which was, in fact, the entire point of this post, too.


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It just doesn’t get any more tolerant than that.

Lily on February 3, 2011 at 12:59 PM

crickets chirping

OmahaConservative on February 3, 2011 at 12:59 PM

Ah, now we see the violence inherent in the system!

Rocks on February 3, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Storm troopers

faraway on February 3, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Will the media cover the violence inherent on the Left with the same passion they pursued those non-existent connections between the Tucson shooter and Sarah Palin? Will the Southern Poverty Law Center report on the “Rage on the Left” and label Common Cause a racist hate group?

LOL! We all know the answer to that. The Left is not anti-violence, it’s all about violence. When you use the power of The State to force people to behave in certain ways, you are not anti-violence, you are pro-violence.

rbj on February 3, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Will the media cover the violence inherent on the Left with the same passion they pursued those non-existent connections between the Tucson shooter and Sarah Palin? Will the Southern Poverty Law Center report on the “Rage on the Left” and label Common Cause a racist hate group?

Um, no.

JammieWearingFool on February 3, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Well this is not racist because Clarence Thomas is a conservative and so that makes him not a real black man so this is okay.

/

Spectreman on February 3, 2011 at 1:02 PM

It’s from one of Brietbarts sites so I am sure the left will want to see at least 24 hours worth of vid that was taken before and after this video. Plus the camera it was shot on. Only then can it be determined what is actually going on.

kahall on February 3, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Send him “back to the fields.” “String him up.” “Hang him.” “Torture.” One older woman wants his wife Ginny Thomas strung up as well. A younger and more creative woman wants Justice Thomas’ toes chopped off and forced-fed to him.

Wow! That’s…um…sick. But the real question: how can we blame Palin for this?

Weight of Glory on February 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Send this to your Facebook friends who insisted upon tarring you (is that racist?) with the same brush by equating mainstream conservatives with the fringe kooks that showed up at Tea Party events. I did.

jamie gumm on February 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Great show of tolerance.

closetgop on February 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM

How TOLERANT and CIVIL!

Liberalism is truly a mental disorder.

These spineless insects have no idea of the hornet’s nest they are stirring.

Useless idiots until the end.

Keep using that projection against the Tea Party. It’s working out soooooooo well for you. Bwahahahahahahahahaha

Flyboy on February 3, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Send the video to all the MSM outlets and see what they say.

Cindy Munford on February 3, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Peter Lewis

Any person who considers themselves conservative or moderate and has a Progressive Insurance policy should shop around for a better price.
I used to have a Progressive Insurance policy on my car but I now have State Farm Insurance and saved $646 a year initially and now save even more.

Vince on February 3, 2011 at 1:05 PM

So who was REALLY responsible for the Arizona shooting? Makes one wonder…

chai on February 3, 2011 at 1:05 PM

At 2:29, Breitbart himself is the one who yells “Let’s go to Applebees!” The man once was a leftist, so he knows how they think. Brillant.

thebrokenrattle on February 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM

rbj on February 3, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Well said. I would only add that violence can take many forms and the government uses most of them including financial violence.

I did not invent that nomenclature but often when I bring it up I get blank vacant stares from people.

dogsoldier on February 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM

Protesters advocating lynching Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas hang themselves with their own words.

Oh, the irony.

Christien on February 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM

Great video of the “tolerant” left also. Sorry for the extra post.

dogsoldier on February 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM

I’m sure they didn’t mean a “lynching” lynching.

TugboatPhil on February 3, 2011 at 1:07 PM

All you’ll hear about this in the national media is … the sounds of crickets chirping.

exactamundo…

the blm will blame the conference instead of these protesters…

cmsinaz on February 3, 2011 at 1:07 PM

Whatever. Hey, anybody see what McCain said about Rummy? Now that’s real news.

fossten on February 3, 2011 at 1:08 PM

jamie gumm on February 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM

they will just blame the folks having the conference in the first place…their blinders are on sorry to say

cmsinaz on February 3, 2011 at 1:09 PM

Chop his toes off and feed them to Thomas? Uh…you have to think hard to come up with that and really mean it, the scary part is that these jackhats are out there mingling with us.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:09 PM

Sergeant Schultz, media spokesman: I see nothing … nothing!

darwin on February 3, 2011 at 1:10 PM

what was MM’s bumper sticker during W’s term…

from the party who promotes tolerance and diversity?

yeah right

cmsinaz on February 3, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Chop his toes off and feed them to Thomas? Uh…you have to think hard to come up with that and really mean it, the scary part is that these jackhats are out there mingling with us.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:09 PM

Don’t you mean, asswagons?

But seriously, I sorta wish The Race Card wasn’t banned so he could avoid posting in this thread.

fossten on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

Could you imagine the outrage of these remarks if Clarence Thomas was an actual Black person instead of a “Right Wing Phony sell out Uncle Tom”? /

portlandon on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

This is why they embrace gun laws. They assume everyone else is exactly as horrible as themselves.

rogerb on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

So this is the left … a collection of murderous lunatics.

darwin on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

I honestly don’t think these people are bright enough to even know why they hate.

ORconservative on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

The SPLC is only followed by unhinged idiots. Whatever they say is less than meaningless.

Aquateen Hungerforce on February 3, 2011 at 1:12 PM

And what is with those crowds at leftist rallies, why do they always look so scroungy and fuzzy, as if they haven’t bathed in a while and are allergic to razors.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:12 PM

That kind of rhythmic chanting at that liberal rally … if the Tea Party did that, if the right did that, it would be portrayed as a hateful, mindless, groupthink, brownshirts, as if induced by opiate-like drugs, a mob mentality, did I mention hatred? Really, it’s creepy. Then when you listen to the individual members of the collective, you get to hear the content. And that’s creepy too.

Paul-Cincy on February 3, 2011 at 1:12 PM

fossten on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

There are others. Ernesto and crr6 always seem to appear when we’re talking Palin or a judge’s latest decision, but not on this sort of subject.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM

When Fascism comes to America is will be wrapped in a peace sign and carry a copy of Das Kapital.

Aquateen Hungerforce on February 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM

I honestly don’t think these people are bright enough to even know why they hate.

ORconservative on February 3, 2011 at 1:11 PM

Which is why they are so useful.

When a two-minute hate is called for, you don’t want your minions asking, Why?

Lily on February 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM

At 2:29, Breitbart himself is the one who yells “Let’s go to Applebees!” The man once was a leftist, so he knows how they think. Brillant.

thebrokenrattle on February 3, 2011 at 1:06 PM

LOL He is hilarious. For that, but even more his sheer balls, I like him more every time I see him.

inviolet on February 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM

This is not an outlier, this is not unusual. The great majority of the political hatred and violence in our country comes from the Left. It is an integral part of their strategy.

slickwillie2001 on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

……is this the HOPE AND CHANGE we heard about in Grant Park on election night 2008?

….or is this the “get in their faces and argue with them” that we saw in the 2008 Campaign from Obama?

PappyD61 on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

Janeane Garofalo was unavailable for comment.

Pablo Snooze on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

Still the Party of the Plantation.
How DARE Clarence Thomas not remain devoted to his massas?
String him up!

HammerNH on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

I often fantasize about dropping napalm on these vermin during their protests. Pure scum.

Sporty1946 on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

You know what would make all this hate go away? Gun control laws and stopping smoking in New York City, that’s what!

a capella on February 3, 2011 at 1:17 PM

Sigh. As usual, racial bombs thrown from the left at the right. Why do liberals have such a fixation on the color of one’s skin? How progressive.

search4truth on February 3, 2011 at 1:17 PM

So this is the community that BHO organized…?

d1carter on February 3, 2011 at 1:18 PM

There are others. Ernesto and crr6 always seem to appear when we’re talking Palin or a judge’s latest decision, but not on this sort of subject.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM

Oh I know, I just thought it was especially ironic since he always chimed in on the Tea Party threads. He was quick to point out ‘racism’ on the right, but always ignored it on the left.

fossten on February 3, 2011 at 1:18 PM

It’s their eyes. These people have eyes like Mark Dayton; dark, strange, tinged with something you can’t quite define but it gives you the creeps.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:18 PM

What’s so good about peace love and understanding?

Elvis Costello

MJBrutus on February 3, 2011 at 1:18 PM

I’m all about peace, but I would say torture.

Groovy, like, that’s so totally cosmic. Peace, torture being in one-ness under, like, the same totally radical rainbow of, um………..grooviness.

Heaven freaking help us.

nico on February 3, 2011 at 1:19 PM

That makes all liberals racists,

Tell us something we don’t know – Who chose, voted for and supported a president based mainly on his skin color?

Moreover, remember folks: Civility (i.e. Shutting up) in only for the Conservative side of the aisle.

Anything done for the sake of progress forwards to the Left’s National Socialist utopia is an A-Okay.

And that includes throwing Liberty in the form of free speech and the right of self-defense, under the bus.

Chip on February 3, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Sorry for my ignorance: do SCOTUS members get Secret Service or any other type of protection?

Are death threats against SCOTUS members against federal law?

Trying to figure out the parameters of the “new tone” here.

Bruno Strozek on February 3, 2011 at 1:21 PM

This is not an outlier, this is not unusual. The great majority of the political hatred and violence in our country comes from the Left.

slickwillie2001 on February 3, 2011 at 1:16 PM

True. They hate because they don’t have that moderating agency of seeing how they look to others, or even how they look to themselves. They are unbridled feeling, without the benefit of the safeguard of reason.

It is an integral part of their strategy.

Nah. It’s just the way they are.

Paul-Cincy on February 3, 2011 at 1:23 PM

To these people, none of us have any value at human beings. We’re just pieces on a political chess board…more like cattle in a pen…and they’re the ranchers.

RBMN on February 3, 2011 at 1:23 PM

I’m all about peace, but I would say torture.

Groovy, like, that’s so totally cosmic. Peace, torture being in one-ness under, like, the same totally radical rainbow of, um………..grooviness.

Heaven freaking help us.

nico on February 3, 2011 at 1:19 PM

A perfect example of Doublethink, isn’t it?

catmman on February 3, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Was this a coke party?

tommer74 on February 3, 2011 at 1:26 PM

Reminds me of this article from a year or two back: At What Point Does a Liberal Become a Stalinist?

Make no mistake, there are millions of democratics in the USA that would put folks like us in a concentration camp for reeducation purposes or worse.

slickwillie2001 on February 3, 2011 at 1:26 PM

Little old lady challenging Glenn Beck to a duel: I pack Glock.

Does that Glock have a High Capacity (more than 2 rounds) Magazine?

Chip on February 3, 2011 at 1:27 PM

I liked the lady who was worried about saying “a$$hole”.

Cindy Munford on February 3, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Is that Breitbart who comes out and yells “Let’s all go to Applebees!”

Classic.

cpaulus on February 3, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Reminds me of this article from a year or two back: At What Point Does a Liberal Become a Stalinist?

slickwillie2001 on February 3, 2011 at 1:26 PM

When they can’t hide the truth any longer.

Maybe they should call themselves: Liberals against Liberty.

Chip on February 3, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Ah, now we see the violence inherent in the system!

Rocks on February 3, 2011 at 1:01 PM

“Help! Help! I’m being repressed!”

Oh yeah, I got that reference. I’m surprised nobody else seems to have.

Pattosensei on February 3, 2011 at 1:30 PM

Liberal idiocy and blatant hypocrisy knows know bounds. It’s absolutely unreal. And yet, the Left never disappoints…they’re as predictable as the rising sun.

I am so, so glad I never swung Left. I may get in more than a few arguments with my fellow conservatives on the right…but it’s nothing compared to my total disagreement with the liberal Left.

JetBoy on February 3, 2011 at 1:30 PM

one protester wants Fox News executive Roger Ailes to get hung as well.

Grammar note to Ed: coats gets hung, people get hanged.

MJBrutus on February 3, 2011 at 1:30 PM

The crazy lady challenging Beck to a duel adds a nice touch to the video. She packs a glock – watch out.

tommer74 on February 3, 2011 at 1:31 PM

Note that the crowd seems to lack much in the way of minorities? Does that not prove how racist they are?
I’ve heard that about the Tea Parties.

michaelo on February 3, 2011 at 1:31 PM

Pattosensei on February 3, 2011 at 1:30 PM

I did and I’m sure the silent majority of readers did as well.

MJBrutus on February 3, 2011 at 1:31 PM

Remember these people’s views represent a portion of your neighbors and acquaintances. They would just as easily do this to you for your views and values.

Beto Ochoa on February 3, 2011 at 1:32 PM

All that talk about how racist the right is, and how they’re devolving political speech down to expressions of hate and violence because their ideas lack rationality?

Pure. Projection.

Socratease on February 3, 2011 at 1:33 PM

Community organizers

faraway on February 3, 2011 at 1:34 PM

The Lame Stream Media knows they suck; they just don’t care.

College Prof on February 3, 2011 at 1:35 PM

At 2:47 in the vid you can see a well-groomed guy wearing khakis and a polo, carrying a copy of “Going Rogue”. I’m pretty sure his presence caused the attendees to go batshhite crazy.

Bishop on February 3, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Pattosensei on February 3, 2011 at 1:30 PM

I did and I’m sure the silent majority of readers did as well.

MJBrutus on February 3, 2011 at 1:31 PM

Glad to hear it. :) I just felt bad that it seemed to have been wasted. I love a good pop culture reference.

Oh, and I guess I should write something about the video…

*Mock shock and outrage* I can’t believe it!

Pattosensei on February 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM

I’m all about peace, but I would say torture.

Yeah I guess we differ about who deserves torture.

I say we should go after people who are trying to kill us, our families, and other innocents.

Whereas you prefer to torture uppity blacks who rise above their stations and marry white women.

Hmmm….You are definitely going to have a hard time convincing me you have the moral high ground here. But hey, as long as you know in your heart you are a moral human, that’s all that counts, eh? Oh wait, is that a Prius you’re driving? Well then.

Lily on February 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM

{chirp}

Tim_CA on February 3, 2011 at 1:40 PM

“Let’s go to Applebee’s!!”

Abby Adams on February 3, 2011 at 1:44 PM

POS Bill O’Reilly’s fallback in feigning neutrality is always to say that ‘the left and right both have their kooks, let’s move on.‘ Yet, there is no equivalent of this bile on the right, unless you want to hang nazi power movements around the neck’s of tea partiers (a bogus construct), but I’d argue they’re closer to the leftist ideology.

Western_Civ on February 3, 2011 at 1:45 PM

Pattosensei on February 3, 2011 at 1:39 PM

The day a Monty Python reference, no matter how obscure, is lost on Hot Air commenters, is the day the threads are populated solely by Norwegian Blues pining for the fjords.

Lily on February 3, 2011 at 1:45 PM

Video comment!

ted c on February 3, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Hurry, hurry! Let’s talk about how mentally unstable some people are!

MeatHeadinCA on February 3, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Well there is another way to look at this um collection of folks… Imagine Van Jones looking out at the crowd he gathered and then comparing those losers and rejects to say the crowds the TEA Party and Sarah Palin gather and tell me Van Jones doesn’t cry himself to sleep at night…

That video shows one large dirty perverted group of LOSERS!

CCRWM on February 3, 2011 at 1:49 PM

The guy also says we should send Alito “to Sicily.”

A little Italian-hate mixed in just for fun.

mankai on February 3, 2011 at 1:52 PM

The day a Monty Python reference, no matter how obscure, is lost on Hot Air commenters, is the day the threads are populated solely by Norwegian Blues pining for the fjords.

Lily on February 3, 2011 at 1:45 PM

Or a Princess Bride reference, or nearly any funny pop culture reference, have noticed. We conservatives do love to laugh.

That’s one of the things the humorless libs hate about us (and fear, because it’s so attractive), hence the media stereotype of conservatives as dour prigs.

Breitbart’s awesome in playing up this conservative trait as well. “Let’s go to Applebees!” LOL

inviolet on February 3, 2011 at 1:52 PM

“Back to the fields?” OMG, someone actually said a sitting Supreme Court Justice, a highly-trained, highly-educated jurist needs to go “back” to a profession he never had, simply because some ancestors of his were forced into that line of work two centuries or so ago?

How racist can you get?

Sekhmet on February 3, 2011 at 1:55 PM

So according to the Left, the Ku Klux Klan would be within their rights to burn a cross on Clarence Thomas’s front lawn in the middle of the night?

Oh wait, of course they would. The Ku Klux Klan was a terrorist group serving the interests of embittered Southern Democrats. What else do you need to know?

Aitch748 on February 3, 2011 at 1:58 PM

The guy also says we should send Alito “to Sicily.”

A little Italian-hate mixed in just for fun.

mankai on February 3, 2011 at 1:52 PM

Yeah, there’s a little bit of everything in this video. It’s a very unfunny version of Blazin’ Saddles.

forest on February 3, 2011 at 1:59 PM

…..Norwegian Blues pining for the fjords.

Lovely plumage!

nico on February 3, 2011 at 2:02 PM

That kind of rhythmic chanting at that liberal rally … if the Tea Party did that, if the right did that, it would be portrayed as a hateful, mindless, groupthink, brownshirts, as if induced by opiate-like drugs, a mob mentality, did I mention hatred? Really, it’s creepy. Then when you listen to the individual members of the collective, you get to hear the content. And that’s creepy too.

Paul-Cincy on February 3, 2011 at 1:12 PM

I was privileged to be at the original Tea Party march on D.C. People kept trying to chant, but it never really panned out-we are just not wired like the left. It always devolved into laughter, at ourselves. Also- at one point some jackwagon tried to start some chant with the F word in it, and all the other marchers shouted him down. One nice lady took him to school, explaining how not-awesome it would be if he was the fool that ended up on the news. I love the Tea Party- it is chock full of decent sorts.

Kristamatic on February 3, 2011 at 2:05 PM

I won’t comment on the individuals in that video, but my own Mom (Obama Cultist, campaigned for Obama) really believes that Clarence Thomas is a rapist. No amount of evidence or discussion will get her to even consider that he might not be a rapist. I tried to give her my copy of My Grandfather’s Son and she literally wouldn’t even touch it…as if the book had “cooties.” I wish I was making this up.

visions on February 3, 2011 at 2:13 PM

So someone who hates the 2nd Amendment exercises it? LOL! Does it hold more than 1 bullet?

I truly weep for my country. Any wonder I don’t mind the idea of secession from these evil people?

Tim Burton on February 3, 2011 at 2:14 PM

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What about “civility“?
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Didn’t Common Cause get the message? What about their attendees?

Arbalest on February 3, 2011 at 2:17 PM

Send this to your Facebook friends who insisted upon tarring you (is that racist?) with the same brush by equating mainstream conservatives with the fringe kooks that showed up at Tea Party events. I did.

jamie gumm on February 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM

I try not to friend nutbags. If I find out they are nutbags, I get rid of them.
Luckily, my liberal real friends I’ve known for years keep their opinions to themselves about these issues regarding anything I may say on FB, & likewise do the same for them.

Badger40 on February 3, 2011 at 2:17 PM

Look I’m tired of hypocrisy. I’m even tired of pointing out hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is everywhere in politics especially among leftists. But seriously folks, do you think SHAMING them with their hypocrisy is going to work? No. its wayyy beyond that now. This is political war, and you should recognize it as such. These people are as unhinged, insane and ruthless as you can imagine. If they were given the chance, they would be Lenin’s compadres slitting the Czar’s throat and killing his daughters, and torturing their political enemies.

Time to defeat the permanent bureacracy – EPA, FDA, FTC, FCC etc. Time to deny state funds to universities which harbors and festers this filth. Time to go on the offensive in the state legislatures. Time to NULLIFY every unconstitutional federal law in the states.

Its war. no more nice guys

flawedskull on February 3, 2011 at 2:21 PM

Mediaite has this figured out. It’s the conservative’s fault for “encouraging” them to be violent racists.

On the surface, it appears that Hartsock cleverly egged on some moonbat protesters, in a desperate attempt to provide some false equivalence with leading conservatives like Sarah Palin and Sharron Angle.

All it takes is a little clever egging-on to get normal people to call for lynching and dismemberment of a SCOTUS member? And equivalence? What?

forest on February 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM

Obviously their inherent racism and hatred are Sarah Palin’s fault.

Eren on February 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM

“The racist Tea Party.” That’s all you’d hear.

I did hear that – in that video from one of the enlightened “progressives” who are sent to Earth to teach us all about civility, tolerance, honesty, integrity, race relations and how numbingly stupid people who don’t agree with them on every issue of the day are.

Thanks goodness for them.

Good Lt on February 3, 2011 at 2:27 PM

Mediaite has this figured out. It’s the conservative’s fault for “encouraging” them to be violent racists.

On the surface, it appears that Hartsock cleverly egged on some moonbat protesters, in a desperate attempt to provide some false equivalence with leading conservatives like Sarah Palin and Sharron Angle.
forest on February 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM

He asks people at the rally what “we” should do after impeaching Clarence Thomas to get justice for Anita Hill” And thats cleverly egging them on? Mediaite must have some low IQ if thats what they consider some sort of clever manipulation.

Greed on February 3, 2011 at 2:31 PM

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