Video: Leftist interrupts reporter to accuse her of bias and hostility

posted at 2:55 pm on April 19, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

Here’s a palate cleanser for the afternoon, of a sort. Washington Times reporter and blogger Kerry Picket covered a press conference last Thursday in Washington DC, where Mayor Vincent Gray announced his opposition to the restart of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program, the school-voucher system that Republicans in the House re-funded after Barack Obama cut the funds in 2009.  Kerry asked a couple of extensive questions to Mayor Gray, who disagreed with her premise but appeared perfectly capable of handling tough questions.  Unable to handle it was a liberal activist standing behind Kerry, who accused her of hostility and bias while telling her to “drop dead.”  Kerry has the longer version with the exchange between herself and Gray on the WT site, but here’s the “bizarre” conversation:

However, as I referenced from a Daily Caller piece in a previous post, Dr. Patrick Wolf was asked by the Congress in 2009 to study the effectiveness of the DC school choice program, and he testified a number of times in front of a Senate Committee panel saying, “We know from this study that participating D.C. students are reading at higher levels as a result of the Opportunity Scholarship Program.” He added, “We are more than 99 percent confident that access to school choice though was the reason why OSP students graduated at these much higher rates.”

Furthermore, while a voucher program never had a chance to be established in Washington, D.C. until 2004 and was last voted down by D.C. residents in 1981, when the program was eventually started around a quarter century later, a 2011 poll conducted by the same company (h/t TWT’s Deb Simmons) that worked for Mayor Gray during his election last year showed that more than 70% of DC residents approved of the school choice program.

In fact, a majority of D.C. City Council members support public views on the voucher program. This includes Chairman Kwame Brown and other members who are not supportive with other measures in the budget deal. These members signed a letter to Congress supporting the re-authorization of the program.

I’d call this a classic case of projection.  Kerry isn’t sure who this might be; perhaps a tourist from Madison, Wisconsin?


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Effeminate, self-important, lisping nitwit.

Jaibones on April 19, 2011 at 4:41 PM

Maybe he’s just upset about not having had a better job repairing his cleft lip when he was a child…

Danny on April 19, 2011 at 4:43 PM

Schm*ck.
AS IF he and his pal (boyfriend?) WEREN’T biased.

Pot, meet kettle.

Libs like this just INFURIATE me in how self-righteous and nasty they are. And then they project it onto us.

Take a look in the EFFING MIRROR, MORON!

(Sorry, sorry…shouldn’t get so upset. He’s just another pre-programmed Obama-bot…)

Shirotayama on April 19, 2011 at 4:48 PM

The first guy looked like a velociraptor!
The guy with the eye, not the angry gay dude.

justltl on April 19, 2011 at 3:44 PM

The first guy looked like Lon Chaney from Phantom of the Opera. Both of them were out of a horror movie.

Delusional leftists who can’t speak English…..Obama Zombies!!

DINORight on April 19, 2011 at 4:50 PM

It is very hard to understand that mindset where you blame everything you are feeling on your opponent. That guy was so biased and hate-filled and angry, it’s like someone revealed to him how false his god of liberalism really is.

Tennman on April 19, 2011 at 4:51 PM

That’s how liberals pick up women. He was trying to impress her with his supreme eliteness and civility. Judging by the bruising it looks like he’s already been punched in the mouth. Very Dwight Schrute indeed.

Buttercup on April 19, 2011 at 4:51 PM

I think the fact that she didn’t offer him some Corectol, or at least a bran muffin, shows her bias.

rihar on April 19, 2011 at 4:55 PM

Okay, the guy clearly said to the reporter, “…look it up….” when asked his name. DC Hot Air readers – go!

DINORight on April 19, 2011 at 4:55 PM

Man, that was funny. What a d0uche…

Dopenstrange on April 19, 2011 at 4:56 PM

The amazing thing was, the more he accused her of being hate-filled and angry, the more hate-filled and angry he got.

Particularly because she just kept calmly asking him “Your name?” in a completely unruffled, not insulted tone.

I can’t help but think that the more he saw that she wasn’t going to get angry and hateful back at him, the angrier he got that she wouldn’t respond it a way that justified his view of conservatives. The more she didn’t act the way he thought she would, the harder he pushed and the more upset he got.

I hate to say this, but it reminded me of a child. I’ve got a daughter we adopted at an older age from a foreign country and she came to us with some serious behavioral disorders we didn’t know about before we adopted her. And the funny thing is, watching this libtard, it reminded me of her. The more we as the parents choose to remain calm and not react, the harder the kid pushes us to react and the angrier the kid gets.

This guy’s behavior fit the EXACT same pattern.

Which leads me to concluded that liberalism is either a sign of serious lack of maturity, a mental/behavioral disorder, or BOTH!

Shirotayama on April 19, 2011 at 4:59 PM

WHY ARE YOU SO HOSTILE!?!? LOL. Classic projection.

EasyEight on April 19, 2011 at 5:07 PM

Effeminate, self-important, lisping nitwit.

Jaibones on April 19, 2011 at 4:41 PM

Yeah, I kinda thought it was Garrison Keiller too…

Bruno Strozek on April 19, 2011 at 5:10 PM

Ironically, though he feared giving his name for this very reason, she didn’t misquote or misrepresent him.

He’s quoted both in full and in context.

swellhotair on April 19, 2011 at 5:24 PM

That’s how liberals pick up women.

Buttercup on April 19, 2011 at 4:51 PM

LMAO!!!!!!….someone else want to tell her…..??

Tim_CA on April 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM

Only one explanation – he must have escaped from “Hangar 18″ at Wright Patt.

MayorDaley on April 19, 2011 at 5:28 PM

Kerry played him perfectly – she kept her cool, there was no “tone” in her voice…completely professional. He, on the other hand showed the standard tolerance level of the left.

Paradox Drive on April 19, 2011 at 5:29 PM

Maybe he’s just upset about not having had a better job repairing his cleft lip when he was a child…

Danny on April 19, 2011 at 4:43 PM

Not funny, Danny. Some of the best people I know happen to have suffered that birth defect and there’s no reason to try to find a cheap chuckle in something completely out of one’s control.

hoosiermama on April 19, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Effeminate, self-important, lisping nitwit.

Jaibones on April 19, 2011 at 4:41 PM

obama?

Lanceman on April 19, 2011 at 5:33 PM

I always wondered what Limbaugh’s “New Castrati” character looked like in the flesh.

Now I know.

Del Dolemonte on April 19, 2011 at 5:55 PM

LMAO!!!!!!….someone else want to tell her…..??

Tim_CA on April 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM

I thought all liberals talk that way. Didn’t want to assume they’re all queer but I see your point.

Buttercup on April 19, 2011 at 5:59 PM

BIath! Beware the biathhhh!

TinMan13 on April 19, 2011 at 6:34 PM

Mr. Drop Dead is a little pompous, no?

Wow.

Grace_is_sufficient on April 19, 2011 at 6:52 PM

I AM NOT! ANGRY!–YOU ARE ANGRY!
funny man- blinded by his own issues

3dpuzzman on April 19, 2011 at 6:53 PM

That guy could have been Rush Limbaugh doing his “new castroti” voice. Priceless.

iurockhead on April 19, 2011 at 6:54 PM

Del Dolemonte on April 19, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Crap….I should read all the comments before I post.

iurockhead on April 19, 2011 at 6:55 PM

I always wondered what Limbaugh’s “New Castrati” character looked like in the flesh.

Now I know.

Del Dolemonte on April 19, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Too Funny!

But Mithter Lim-baw….Mithter Lim-baw….

Totally.

Tim_CA on April 19, 2011 at 6:56 PM

Truman Capote is still alive?? Who knew?

Allahs vulva on April 19, 2011 at 7:17 PM

Those guys have the same look in their eyes as scientologists have…seriously.

equanimous on April 19, 2011 at 7:26 PM

HAHAHAHAHAHA

WisCon on April 19, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Pure anger and hate on public display. Gulags are an easy leap.

patrick neid on April 19, 2011 at 7:50 PM

How do you enrage a Liberal?

Disagree.

hadsil on April 19, 2011 at 7:51 PM

I wonder if this is one of those “Mr. Limbaugh!” people Rush is always describing.

cranbone on April 19, 2011 at 8:08 PM

I always wondered what Limbaugh’s “New Castrati” character looked like in the flesh.

Now I know.

Del Dolemonte on April 19, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Woops…didn’t read this one…beat me to it!

cranbone on April 19, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Float like a butterfly…

realitycheck on April 19, 2011 at 8:31 PM

Liberals are short tempered maniacs. Quite capable of violence.

hawkdriver on April 19, 2011 at 8:41 PM

What a f**king nut.

n0doz on April 19, 2011 at 8:55 PM

What a putz!

Nils2en on April 19, 2011 at 8:55 PM

Geeze, from the screen grab, I thought this was going to be an angry old woman…

….and I was about 90% correct.

BigWyo on April 19, 2011 at 9:05 PM

LOL, what a twit!

And the thought that leaps into my mind as he explains why he won’t share his name is…

“… so I can clearly not choose the wine in front of *you*…”

Midas on April 19, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Best video of the year! This twit is right out of central casting. I can’t stop laughing! :)

FalseProfit on April 19, 2011 at 9:22 PM

…was that the infamous homosexual lithp?

royzer on April 19, 2011 at 9:36 PM

That’s how liberals pick up women.

Buttercup on April 19, 2011 at 4:51 PM

…uh, is that how they pick up men too?

royzer on April 19, 2011 at 9:40 PM

Seems like neither one of these gentlemen need to be concerned by what school their children will attend

phreshone on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Float like a butterfly…

realitycheck on April 19, 2011 at 8:31 PM

…Stings like when I pee…

Lanceman on April 19, 2011 at 9:50 PM

Truman Capote is still alive?? Who knew?

Allahs vulva on April 19, 2011 at 7:17 PM

Capote would crush this guy.

AshleyTKing on April 19, 2011 at 9:54 PM

OhEmmGee.

Watch out that guy might hit you with his purse.

talk about having a snit.

lol

exsanguine on April 19, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Don’t worry, he’s still daddy’s fancy boy.

Aquateen Hungerforce on April 19, 2011 at 10:11 PM

This is one article Ace will be smart enough not to link to…

phreshone on April 19, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Man I hope that guy did not have garlic breath!

I wanted to smack his glasses off.

Guess I am not cut out to be a cool-headed type like Kerry.

But we should know our enemy. And we just got a taste of him.

I venture to say that should Obama lose(r) 2012, there could be real blood in the streets. It really is that bad.

I expect the dems will fleebag at the least.

This is bad. But I think it is reality.

Sherman1864 on April 19, 2011 at 11:32 PM

Float like a butterfly…

realitycheck on April 19, 2011 at 8:31 PM

…Stings like when I pee…

Lanceman on April 19, 2011 at 9:50 PM

In this case let’s go with….

“….I sit when I pee.”

Tim_CA on April 19, 2011 at 11:39 PM

wow, talking about white and tighty. I think that man has a stick about 10 feet in his shadow spot.

nwpammy on April 20, 2011 at 12:18 AM

The only thing funnier than the video are the comments here at Hot Air. My eyes are watering!

Mr_Magoo on April 20, 2011 at 12:18 AM

He must be fun to live with.

Sefton on April 19, 2011 at 3:25 PM

Let’s ask the guy he was with. Mr. Caved-In Eyes from The Walking Dead.

Mr_Magoo on April 20, 2011 at 12:19 AM

That was definitely Stewie from The Family Guy…

Mom! Mum! Mommie! Mom! Mummie!

What!?

Hi.

Mr_Magoo on April 20, 2011 at 12:21 AM

I wonder if this is one of those “Mr. Limbaugh!” people Rush is always describing.

cranbone on April 19, 2011 at 8:08 PM

I love it when Rush does that! “But Mithta Limbah…”

Mr_Magoo on April 20, 2011 at 12:24 AM

“Dispositive”!

Chap on April 20, 2011 at 12:36 AM

Ann Coulter has a new book, to be out in June – “Demonic”. The guy is a prelude.

Schadenfreude on April 20, 2011 at 12:38 AM

What a complete, utter freak. In other words, a typical leftist.

Django on April 20, 2011 at 12:44 AM

I hope this goes viral, the world needs to experience this charmer.

Cindy Munford on April 20, 2011 at 12:45 AM

This leftie is like a cartoon character.

It’s like being screamed at by Droopy Dog!

theflyonthewall on April 20, 2011 at 1:00 AM

Was that Dwight Schrute?

Mallard T. Drake on April 20, 2011 at 2:50 AM

“You’re hostile. Drop dead.”
Um… OK.

Ronnie on April 20, 2011 at 3:37 AM

Judging by the bruising it looks like he’s already been punched in the mouth. Very Dwight Schrute indeed.
Buttercup on April 19, 2011 at 4:51 PM

Yep, he had a busted lip, his partner had 2 black eyes, domestic violence?

However if someone was that physically close to me talking like that I woulda busted his chops as well!

DSchoen on April 20, 2011 at 3:58 AM

swamp_yankee on April 19, 2011 at 3:20 PM

Bout the same as the Sun coming up tomorrow!

DSchoen on April 20, 2011 at 4:10 AM

The first guy looked like a velociraptor!
The guy with the eye, not the angry gay dude.
justltl on April 19, 2011 at 3:44 PM

I’m not getting the reference.


“Velociraptor It was a bipedal, feathered. Velociraptor can be distinguished from other dromaeosaurids by its long and low skull, with an upturned snout.”

Are you seeing this guy in a Hot Pink Boa and Tutu?

DSchoen on April 20, 2011 at 4:32 AM

I wonder if this is one of those “Mr. Limbaugh!” people Rush is always describing.

cranbone on April 19, 2011 at 8:08 PM

He is the guy! Talk about life imitating art. This clip needs to be sent to Rush, now, stat, quickly.

hawkdriver on April 20, 2011 at 4:34 AM

Imagine there no libtards
It’s easy if you try
No insulting douchebags
Or Nancy men that cry
Imagine all the people
Not getting in your face

Imagine there’s no unions
It isn’t hard to do
No thugs threatening to kill you
And no Bush Haters too
Imagine all the people
Remaining calm and sane

You may say I’m a schemer
But I’m really not alone
Perhaps some day they’ll join us
And try hard to change their tone

Imagine no redistribution
I wonder if you can
No surrendering the fruits of your labor
To some ridiculous brotherhood of man
Imagine all the progressives
Making their own way – hey … hey

You may say that I’m a schemer
But I’m just thinking of my heirs
Perhap someday they’ll join us
And stop thinking what’s ours is theirs

Apologies to John Lennon (On second thought, screw his stupid Maxist song)

hawkdriver on April 20, 2011 at 5:13 AM

“Perhaps”

hawkdriver on April 20, 2011 at 5:20 AM

The fellow looks and behaves like a typical white District resident from the DuPont Circle locale.

zoyclem on April 20, 2011 at 7:04 AM

So Mr. “Drop Dead” looks like a candidate for Barney Frank’s newest boyfriend.

olesparkie on April 20, 2011 at 7:57 AM

“You are clearly biased!” (Unlike me, who is as pure as the wind driven snow)

olesparkie on April 20, 2011 at 7:59 AM

Night Of the Living Dead.

David2.0 on April 20, 2011 at 8:26 AM

How many liberals does it take to screw up a presser?

Maybe, this guy is pharmacologically impaired. Because he is so out of it that he does not know where reality begins and ends that he does not even know his own name and is not proud enough to give he real name.

I think if he pulls out his wallet his drivers license which will probably his name on it.

MSGTAS on April 20, 2011 at 9:21 AM

Ewww! Now I feel a strong need to clean my computer screen. I hope that camera person uses some good antibacterial lens cleaner – or they might just want to toss that camera out and get a new one. Ewww.

redwhiteblue on April 20, 2011 at 9:38 AM

Teh gheys are funny when they try to be toughies

Alden Pyle on April 20, 2011 at 10:27 AM

So, did anyone eventually find out this guy’s name?

Blake on April 20, 2011 at 10:47 AM

He surely practice his act.
I didn’t detect a Wisconsin accent.

seven on April 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM

I thought the guy actually did quite a fair Sylvester the Cat impression. Someone should call Looney Tunes. He may have a bright, bright future.

warden on April 20, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Glad to see crr6′s pops is still doing the “fascist” activism!

MeatHeadinCA on April 20, 2011 at 1:18 PM

My Boy Lollipop

Wade on April 20, 2011 at 1:36 PM

He kind of reminds me of John Lithgow on Third Rock From the Sun.

74impala on April 20, 2011 at 3:01 PM

Midas ““… so I can clearly not choose the wine in front of *you*…””

“Truly, you have a dizzying intellect.”

OBQuiet on April 20, 2011 at 4:15 PM

I got a pair of boots with just enough riding heel on em (among other things less appealing) that’ll fit right nice in his flappy mouth. Looks like someone’s already rearranged his mouth for him. Check out how he talks out of one side of his flapperty maw. The only thing I can think of that the gal interviewing this gob of shidt should have said in addition to “and your name is”? would be “care for a breath mint? cause you could knock a buzzard off a shidt wagon”.

44Magnum on April 20, 2011 at 5:44 PM

hawkdriver on April 20, 2011 at 5:13 AM

Good one, hawk. I have often wondered how the lyrics would have been if some of these pop/rock songs had been written by believers. But that’s just me.

On a serious note: Was that cat in the video who Frazier’s brother was modeled after?

OkieDoc on April 20, 2011 at 6:13 PM

Holy cow….I thought he was going to scratch her eyes out.
What does he care about the school system…?
Somehow I get the feeling he won’t be reproducing any time soon.

NeoKong on April 20, 2011 at 6:32 PM

I had balled fists after listening to that person for about 30 seconds. I guess I’m biased too.

Atomic on April 20, 2011 at 6:58 PM

That was freakin’ awesome I am shocked he didn’t bite her finger off!

Behold the progleft with their back up against the wall.

Smell the fear, they know it is all coming apart.

roy_batty on April 20, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Delusional leftists who can’t speak English…..Obama Zombies!!

DINORight on April 19, 2011 at 4:50 PM

A product of our universities unfortunately.

roy_batty on April 20, 2011 at 8:46 PM

That guy looks like he would be totally cool with running the Progressive’s Conservative Re-Education/Extermination Camp.

BigAlSouth on April 21, 2011 at 11:27 AM

It would appear that behind those eyes is someone who is dead inside and doesn’t know it.

wtng2fish on April 21, 2011 at 1:17 PM

This buffoon needs a hug. He also needs a Chuck Norris kick in the throat.

JP1986UM on April 21, 2011 at 2:17 PM

Astonishing that they feel free to violate freedom of the press, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and prevent her from doing her job of covering the event.

Lisping thugs (or is it “sugs”) displaying “righteous anger?” Yeah, right.

Sheesh, guys, don’t get your panties in a twist. If you don’t want to give us your name, we’ll quote you as Big Gay Al and Mr. Slave.

“We’re being trampled on.” LOL!

flataffect on April 21, 2011 at 4:41 PM

After I posted that comment. The ’60s hit San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) came on the radio. “You’re sure to meet some gentle people there . . .” cracked me up.

flataffect on April 21, 2011 at 4:55 PM

Three days later, and I can’t believe that somebody still hasn’t identified this biased, hostile yutz.

Shirotayama on April 21, 2011 at 8:10 PM

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