Hoffa at Obama rally: We need to take these tea party sons of bitches out

posted at 3:43 pm on September 5, 2011 by Allahpundit

Via Breitbart TV, this is Labor Day the way it should be — with a guy named Hoffa threatening his political enemies while a union-stooge Democratic leader sits by and smiles. Honestly, I can’t decide how seriously to take him. On the one hand, this sort of salty tough-guy “we don’t take sh*t from no one” garbage is par for the course for labor leaders when addressing the rank and file, and all the more so when it’s the head of the Teamsters speaking. Sure, he makes $300,000 a year on the backs of his working-class constituents, but he knows conservatives are sons of bitches so his “authenticity” is secure. Plus he’s a Hoffa; this sort of rhetoric may be congenital. On the other hand, so filthy was the the left’s demagoguery of the right’s “tone” after the Giffords shooting that this sort of verbal excess by one of their own will never, ever be allowed to pass again without their faces being ground in it. So here you go. Start grinding, please.

A Twitter pal argued that this could have been a “Sistah Souljah moment” for Obama if he had challenged Hoffa on what he said. Interesting point, but I think O had other priorities today — like, for instance, noting how “proud” he is of Hoffa and other union leaders. Oh, and also questioning the patriotism of congressional Republicans who might object to his new jobs plan. That’s the second clip below, which doubles as a sneak preview of Thursday night. How rude it was of Boehner in hindsight to ask Obama to wait a day before accusing them of not caring about America on national television. Happy Labor Day, everyone.


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It’s just incomprehensible to me that these people are still denying who the Tea Party really is. It’s We The People. It’s American citizens… voters. We’re talking about retirees, moms with strollers, guys who work with their hands.

I find it utterly amazing that these idiots can’t see that, not even after the 2010 midterm. But hey… never interfere with your opponent when he’s busy making a mistake, I guess. lol

Murf76 on September 6, 2011 at 9:22 AM

Amazing. A passive-aggressive Moby.

You really did not see and hear what you saw and heard. Who are you going to believe…me or reality?

kingsjester on September 6, 2011 at 9:45 AM

Be careful what you ask for Mr. Union Thug, you just might get it, and you definitely will not like it. Just keep wearing your Union Pride shirts, jackets and bumper stickers so as to easily identify you.

Bleed_thelizard on September 6, 2011 at 10:26 AM

It’s just incomprehensible to me that these people are still denying who the Tea Party really is. It’s We The People. It’s American citizens… voters. We’re talking about retirees, moms with strollers, guys who work with their hands.

Yeah, but what is obviously forgotten by Obama et al is that those calls of the “early death of the Tea Party” were a bit premature. Obama, Hoffa, Reid, … have put additional energy into the Tea Party.

J_Crater on September 6, 2011 at 10:42 AM

I work at a shop where the teamsters are our union. I have been working there for almost 5 months and I have yet to ever even meet anyone from the union. They are so lazy and good for nothing that the workers got fed up and passed around a petition to get rid of the union. A vote was scheduled and a week or so before the vote, the union found a way to file a grievance against the company so as to prevent us from voting until the case goes into arbitration. So I guess the employees are just forced to pay union dues for months on end until the case finally makes it before an arbitrator.

NeverLiberal on September 6, 2011 at 10:45 AM

Yeah, but what is obviously forgotten by Obama et al is that those calls of the “early death of the Tea Party” were a bit premature. Obama, Hoffa, Reid, … have put additional energy into the Tea Party.

J_Crater on September 6, 2011 at 10:42 AM

The scary part….the part I’m sincerely worried about, is we very well may see real blood spilled at the pols. The 2008 election saw the threat of it with the Black Panthers in Pennsylvania. Tea Partiers will not be intimidated (as well they shouldn’t), and these thugs, if they keep this rhetoric up, may unleash something on their fellow citizens they will regret.

itsspideyman on September 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

if they keep this rhetoric up, may unleash something on their fellow citizens they will regret.

itsspideyman on September 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

I’m going to volunteer to be an election “watcher” in 2012. I won’t do anything stupid but will not allow the other side to do anything stupid either. The only chance the libs have is to try to bring chaos to the electoral process and they will try.

VegasRick on September 6, 2011 at 11:11 AM

…if they keep this rhetoric up, may unleash something on their fellow citizens they will regret.

itsspideyman on September 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

They wont regret a thing because they wont acceptany fault for insighting such actions. They’ll blame conservatives/Tea Party and the MSN will repeat it constantly and many sheeple in this country will eat it up. Bank on it.

Yakko77 on September 6, 2011 at 11:17 AM

Bring it on, Hoffa…

I doubt your “toughness”.
$300,000 a year really brings out the man in you.

There are more than a few of us out here who can make you cry like a baby…

Fartnokker on September 6, 2011 at 11:24 AM

VegasRick on September 6, 2011 at 11:11 AM

Take a look at True the Vote. There is info on how to start a citizen poll watching group in your area. This is a good initiative and it needs to spread across America. Stay strong in truth!

redwhiteblue on September 6, 2011 at 11:30 AM

Rep. Michele Bachmann Presidential Candidate and head of the House Tea Party Caucus should request Secret Service Protection.

meci on September 6, 2011 at 12:47 PM

“President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these son of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong,” Hoffa added…

“Give America back to an America where we belong.”

Brilliant.

Akzed on September 6, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Yeah, but what is obviously forgotten by Obama et al is that those calls of the “early death of the Tea Party” were a bit premature. Obama, Hoffa, Reid, … have put additional energy into the Tea Party.

J_Crater on September 6, 2011 at 10:42 AM

Well, if Obama has done nothing else for this country.. at least he’s ripped the mask off of liberalism and shown us the foaming socialist beneath. These union characters are his true face, and their words of war and division are the exact opposite of what exhausted American voters are looking for in a president.

Murf76 on September 6, 2011 at 12:52 PM

I am sure we can find a nice spot to accomodate Jr. between Jimmy Sr. and Helen Brach.

ObamatheMessiah on September 6, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Just wondering if this shooting took place after hoffa’s remark. Just saying what the dems would say.

Bambi on September 6, 2011 at 4:46 PM

Be sure to read Sarah Palin’s response to Hoffa’s speech.

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150285058673435

wren on September 6, 2011 at 5:23 PM

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