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Assassination Fantasies

posted at 8:01 am on October 30, 2009 by

Gore Vidal, another member of the Left-wing mob who is not in the least bit qualified as any kind of political analyst yet considers himself one nonetheless, has appeared on the Joy Behar show, with eminently (or, were I to speak the English of Sonia Sotomayor, “imminently”) predictable results.

Vidal’s moral compass can be deduced by his reaction to the long overdue arrest of Roman Polanski.  Sky News quoted him as telling The Atlantic that,

I really don’t give a f*ck.  Look, am I going to sit and weep every time a young hooker feels as though she’s been taken advantage of?

Rather than placing the blame on Polanski’s own decision to drug and rape a girl barely in her teenage years, Vidal made the claim that Polanski was instead a victim of anti-Semitism and xenophobia.  Which will in all probability form the backbone of Polanski’s no doubt airtight defense at his (hopefully) upcoming trial.

Proving that level of vileness to be anything but a fluke, Vidal stated — at around the 1:52 mark on the vid — on Behar’s show, with regard to President Bush, that,

That’s one murder that I miss not committing.

To which Behar gave the robust reply of,

Yes, well, it’s too late, anyway.

To be fair, though, anyone who only hates — rather than actively seeking to do harm to — the 43rd president is a paradigm of objectivity to the Left, so perhaps Behar was simply trying to burnish her credentials as a “moderate” by not quite joining in with Vidal’s assassination fantasy.

This must be the mythical “respectful debate” whose passing the Democrats have long bewailed (well, since January 2009, at any rate).

Cross-posted at Track-A-‘Crat.

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Joy saves her assassination fantasies for Elizabeth Hasselbeck, anyway.

jon1979 on October 30, 2009 at 8:28 AM

Sad. For everyone on that set.

I am going to watch Buckley fry him as a palette-cleanser

thebrokenrattle on October 30, 2009 at 9:28 AM

What an unspeakable abomination of a person. I’ve rarely seen someone so dripping with hatred.

MadisonConservative on October 30, 2009 at 10:36 AM

jon1979 – that she does, but surely this hate-monger has enough for all?

thebrokenrattle – let us hope so. Vidal and Behar could both use being publicly brought down a peg or two.

MadisonConservative – aren’t ultra-successful, entirely embittered people (a la George Soros and Michael Moore) great?

Track-A-'Crat on October 30, 2009 at 1:43 PM

MadisonConservative – aren’t ultra-successful, entirely embittered people (a la George Soros and Michael Moore) great?

Track-A-‘Crat on October 30, 2009 at 1:43 PM

Speaking of those two…I was wondering if Michael Moore referenced super-rich George Soros in his new movie. Anyone? Anyone? Oh, that’s right…nobody bought a ticket to the damned thing.

MadisonConservative on October 30, 2009 at 5:09 PM

Heh, like it, MC. No way am I ever subjecting myself to that horrorshow. How long did its theatrical release last? Four days?

Track-A-'Crat on October 30, 2009 at 7:49 PM

This is that civil discourse and respect for the other side they were talkin’ about, right? Eight years wasn’t enough, they gotta keep up the BS to keep their base aroused.

I wish the people of this country would quit rewarding people like Behar for their pointy headed, hypocritical behavior and start calling them to task.

For anyone to suggest ANY president, present or former, should be harmed in any way is reprehensible. Period.

Yet more classy behavior from the left. What a surprise. Not.

Mad Mad Monica on October 31, 2009 at 2:52 AM

Whew. I’m an idiot. And a racist. And I want people to die without healthcare.

Somebody please shoot me.

SagebrushPuppet on October 31, 2009 at 8:45 AM

You know, if a meteor or some other large object had struck these two while they were in close proximity, the lot of humanity would’ve been greatly improved.

tsj017 on October 31, 2009 at 9:56 AM