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Steven Crowder and accusing the accusers

posted at 12:17 pm on December 12, 2012 by

Pinpoint precision from R.S. McCain on what yesterday’s burst of denialism from the left was all about. It’s not really denialism; it’s delegitimization.

What the hell is this silly gibberish? Are these people crazy?

No, they’re engaged in a systematic effort to create confusion and discourage mainstream journalists from reporting on the incident.

“Accuse the accusers“! Re-arrange the narrative of events so that a story that obviously makes the Left look bad is, instead, a story about the Right unjustly trying to make the Left look bad.

This perversion of the narrative makes the teller of the tale (“Crowder works for Fox News! Stranahan works for Breitbart!”) the pre-demonized focus of the story, the villain whose tale can’t be trusted by any mainstream, legitimate journalist. And you can bet that any MSM reporter who does try to report honestly on what happened in Lansing will be brutally excoriated by Media Matters and others on the Left for taking this incident seriously as actual news.

This side, the deny/discredit side, is one wing of the lefty response; the other is the “he had it coming” wing. It’ll be darkly fascinating watching them jockey for position as the collapse of the blue-state model brings more Crowder-ish encounters.

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sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:12 PM

I suggest you hold out for the piece that has the union label on it. As a show of support, of course.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 3:15 PM

He had no business being there. you’d feel the same way about liberal provocateurs at a tea party gathering. you’d probably say they were asking for it.

sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Welllll then, speaking of liberal provacateurs…

You people are just stupid. By your tortured lib logic, these lib provocateurs were just asking for it, right? Moron.

Harbingeing on December 12, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Welllll then, speaking of liberal provacateurs…

You people are just stupid. By your tortured lib logic, these lib provocateurs were just asking for it, right? Moron.

Harbingeing on December 12, 2012 at 3:21 PM

I bet would, knowing full well that Capitol Police would be all over any assailant, and the MSM would still be screaming about ‘Tea Party violence’ even though the vast bulk of Teas would condemn such an act.

At least we are consistent.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Same union goons who destroyed tent smashed hot dog vendors cart and hurled racial slurs at him.

Of course, using sesquipedalian double standards and logic he deserved it.

darwin on December 12, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Welllll then, speaking of liberal provacateurs…

Harbingeing on December 12, 2012 at 3:21 PM

i see congresspeople on their way to work. great photo, btw.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:33 PM

oh please, my comments are quoted months and even years after i make them. there are cadres of people dedicated to preserving my nuggets of wisdom for eternity, using my collected works to offer other commenters insight and intellectual nourishment by re-posting them on every goddamn thread.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Yes, it takes about a minute with a Google search. No one is saving your comments in a vault, sesqui. You can thank Al Gore for making it so easy to re-integrate your ridiculous musings about Grand Wizards and hostage takers into future debates where you do equally poorly.

Good Solid B-Plus on December 12, 2012 at 2:55 PM

You’re not implying there’d be something wrong with anyone who would save her comments in a vault, are you? If so, I resent the implication!

at least i’m pretty.

sesquipedalian on November 15, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Don’t you guys know that Nanzi carries that big-ass gavel with her everywhere she goes?

CurtZHP on December 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Don’t you guys know that Nanzi carries that big-ass gavel with her everywhere she goes?

CurtZHP on December 12, 2012 at 3:37 PM

My questions: 1) how and where does she carry it; 2) is the head of gavel facing inward or outward as she carries it

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

My questions: 1) how and where does she carry it; 2) is the head of gavel facing inward or outward as she carries it

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Depends on her mood.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 3:35 PM

perfect. sock-puppet perfect.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Shame that none of the Prog legacy media types were not around…

d1carter on December 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM

of course the dude is a bloody idiot for going there to provoke the crowd. but the reason he had it coming is not just showing up, it’s his long, irritating oeuvre that finally caught up with him.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Provide evidence of provoking people to violence on the part of Crowder.

Provide evidence that any of these blue-collars even knew who he was prior to this incident. Most conservatives I talk to IRL don’t know who he is.

i see congresspeople on their way to work.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Provide evidence that this is how congresspeople typically start their work day. I’m particularly interested to see EVEN ONE photo of Pelosi wielding that gavel on any prior day.

The Schaef on December 12, 2012 at 4:10 PM

i see congresspeople on their way to work.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Do you stay beyond the required distance of the Restraining orders?

portlandon on December 12, 2012 at 4:11 PM

I’m particularly interested to see EVEN ONE photo of Pelosi wielding that gavel on any prior day.

The Schaef on December 12, 2012 at 4:10 PM

it was a very special day.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Provide evidence that this is how congresspeople typically start their work day. I’m particularly interested to see EVEN ONE photo of Pelosi wielding that gavel on any prior day.

The Schaef on December 12, 2012 at 4:10 PM

C’mon man! Don’t you know every work day in Congress starts with a gavel-wielding procession up the Capitol steps, complete with wall to wall media coverage?? How else do you think they got that footage of that dude calling that black congressman names?

CurtZHP on December 12, 2012 at 4:15 PM

perfect. sock-puppet perfect.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Oh, really? :D

You are even easier than I thought – thank you for playing your part so well, you bad-humored dingbat!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:16 PM

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sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Right Here.

JPeterman on December 12, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Depends on her mood.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 3:47 PM

That clapping seal has a mood other than ‘always inward’? That’d be news to me! :)

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:19 PM

of course the dude is a bloody idiot for going there to provoke the crowd. but the reason he had it coming is not just showing up, it’s his long, irritating oeuvre that finally caught up with him.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 2:21 PM

So…if one of us normal people ever get to meet you, and paste you one upside the head…you’ll understand that it was just because you’re an irritating azzhole.

And because – unlike Crowder – you actually do try to provoke an adverse reaction.

You leftist peckerwoods had better start to realize that your actions and words will have consequences.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:19 PM

you bad-humored dingbat!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:16 PM

i made a joke back in november and you’re still laughing. end of story.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:22 PM

right, though i was never fat.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Yeah. Your mommy told you that you were just “big boned”; and that the other kids were just jealous.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:24 PM

So…if one of us normal people ever get to meet you, and paste you one upside the head…you’ll understand that it was just because you’re an irritating azzhole.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:19 PM

i understand the urge, yes.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:24 PM

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Realistically–what is your purpose and point here?

You liberals ‘won’, so why do you unnecessarily keep needling when you really don’t need to any more?

You keep trying to find all kinds of excuses to defend your side. But there’s no longer need to.

I doubt you realize this, and likely won’t accept it…But you and liberals like you destroy your own cause. You do not persuade, you do not present any reason at all to come even an inch toward your point of view.

To whatever mission you set yourself–except to just annoy people–you fail miserably.

As can only be expected among sanctimonious weekend-warrior Internet liberals.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

Your mommy told you that you were just “big boned”; and that the other kids were just jealous.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:24 PM

right, except it was my girlfriends who’d tell me that.

wow, i can’t believe i typed this.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

So…if one of us normal people ever get to meet you, and paste you one upside the head…you’ll understand that it was just because you’re an irritating azzhole.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:19 PM

i understand the urge, yes.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:24 PM

But you would scream for police if the urge became action.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 4:26 PM

i made a joke back in november and you’re still laughing. end of story.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:22 PM

at least i’m pretty.

sesquipedalian on November 15, 2012 at 3:40 PM

You are truly are a genius, as much as you are pretty!

Are you dating Dante, perhaps? I ask because he is one of the few posters here who is on your intellectual level!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:28 PM

it was a very special day.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:15 PM

No kidding. It will be biting Democrat a$$ for years to come. If years do continue to come, that is.

Why, just today a number of Dem senators are trying to take back their vote. Saying a tax on medical equipement is a “job killer”

Funny, if not so sad.

Jabberwock on December 12, 2012 at 4:28 PM

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

So your “girlfriends” called you fat, too.

Solaratov on December 12, 2012 at 4:32 PM

He had no business being there. you’d feel the same way about liberal provocateurs at a tea party gathering. you’d probably say they were asking for it.

sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012 at 4:52 PM

… or you posting at Hot Air or does that logic escape you?

bw222 on December 12, 2012 at 4:32 PM

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

You’re invited to speak here.

JPeterman on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Realistically–what is your purpose and point here?

You liberals ‘won’, so why do you unnecessarily keep needling when you really don’t need to any more?

You keep trying to find all kinds of excuses to defend your side. But there’s no longer need to.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

wow, i can’t believe i typed this.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

That’s OK. Nobody else here believes it either.

CurtZHP on December 12, 2012 at 4:35 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I’m not sure I’ve ever read any of your “positions”. Do you ever state them or is this the extent of your “ball” display? Anyone can go into hostile territory and act like an idiot.

darwin on December 12, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Crowder has put out a call to raise money for a reward for whoever rats out the thug that attacked him. He said that if the guy turns himself in, he will donate the money to whatever union cause the thug chooses. Otherwise is goes as a reward to the person that identifies the thug. This should be interesting.

There is no honor among thieves. Suppose there is any honor among union thuggies? I bet somebody drops a dime on that cretin.

iurockhead on December 12, 2012 at 1:39 PM

He was identified rather quickly yesterday already, wasn’t he? Or was that an error?

Midas on December 12, 2012 at 4:37 PM

i’m now officially the most popular commenter at hotair.

Sandra Fluke is woman of the year.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 4:37 PM

He had no business being there. you’d feel the same way about liberal provocateurs at a tea party gathering. you’d probably say they were asking for it.

sesquipedalian on December 11, 2012 at 4:52 PM

You use that same logic on women who have been raped?

What a dingbat you are. Sure, we’d be annoyed, but to destroy property and assault people. No surprise you don’t get it. Anything that requires a moment of thought confuses liberals.

kim roy on December 12, 2012 at 4:37 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

So, now you’re OK with what Crowder did?
I mean, it’s OK for you, no?

Jabberwock on December 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

you’re still a wretched, violent, little puke. But bless your little heart!

22044 on December 12, 2012 at 2:22 PM

What do you have against wretched, violent, little pukes?

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

LOL, brother sesquipiddleshimself, you don’t now what extreme hostility is. Wow, you’re a bigger clown than i thought you were even after yesterday’s performance.

Midas on December 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM

Realistically–what is your purpose and point here?

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 4:25 PM

As my 10th grade Earth Science teacher used to say, “Simple pleasures for simple minds” – sesquid continuously proves herself to be an uncreative, bored and boring simpleton who thrives on negative attention, a perfect target for a Trollcott!

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

The delusional, unwarranted self-superiority all of you leftists possess is hysterically funny – I bet you “think” you are a wonderfully skilled listener who has genuine concern for what those who disagree with you have to say, too. ROFL@you!

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM

at least i’m pretty.

sesquipedalian on November 15, 2012 at 3:40 PM

..and you have girlfriends…yack.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 4:41 PM

I think it’s time for some more big Tea Party rallies. 4/15 in D.C., anyone? EVERYONE!

Who is John Galt on December 12, 2012 at 4:46 PM

I think it’s time for some more big Tea Party rallies. 1/21 in D.C., anyone? ;)

Who is John Galt on December 12, 2012 at 4:46 PM

The delusional, unwarranted self-superiority all of you leftists possess is hysterically funny

Anti-Control on December 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM

i’m glad i made you laugh. that was the point.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Wait, this pathetic, ignorant and repulsive creature with self-proclaimed big balls is a female?

ROFL.

Midas on December 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Just a reminder for you.
You are sitting at a computer, typing by yourself and posting anonymously.
Somehow, big balls, courage and extreme hostility don’t fit in.
I have no problem if you want to do this, but please get a grip and don’t portray yourself as some super hero.
You degrade the words you use.

Jabberwock on December 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

I think it’s time for some more big Tea Party rallies. 1/21 in D.C., anyone?

Who is John Galt on December 12, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Why not? And apparently it’s OK to punch people who say stuff you don’t like, or that you decide are somehow ‘stealing’ from you, so it could be a very rich opportunity!

Midas on December 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

it was a very special day.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:15 PM

So in other words, no you do not “see congresspersons going to work”. You see something entirely apart from that.

Strange how an image that, by design, elicits a specific emotional response from you, is simultaneously not provocative on its face. I do not think that word means what you think it means.

we’re all the same, except i have the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Hey, congratulations to you for being the same as us, except different in a way that makes you objectively superior to all your detractors.

Because I’m sure nobody else subscribed to this site ever goes on HuffPo and posts their opinions there.

The Schaef on December 12, 2012 at 4:51 PM

the reason people ever comment is ultimately self-satisfaction. we’re all the same, except i have bigger balls the courage to defend my positions in the face of extreme hostility.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 4:33 PM

One day, kid, you’re going pat yourself so hard on the back you’re going to knock yourself face-down.

The reason there is hostility is because you make defense with the lamest of things, being totally unwilling to be honest. All you do is make defense. Nothing more. And every time you do your schtick, you drive people further away.

No, we’re not all the same. I want nothing to do with you and your kind at all. People like you are the precise reason I years ago stopped leaning Left. Before then, I was a hardcore liberal.

I’m not the same as every other Conservative here; none of us are dime-a-dozen cookie-cut like you liberals. We sometimes have differences in detail but, unlike you and your kind, we don’t throw each other away at a whim. But if a Dem says, “Hey, let’s give the Pubs a moment here on their idea,” the entire Left calls him/her a traitor.

You’re nothing special, kid. You don’t have guts, and the only reason you face hostility around here is because you’re not only obnoxious, but you’re a parrot. You earned no respect at all by your very own behavior, by being textbook liberal. And, as I see, you just come around to annoy people. That’s not guts. That’s just getting away with your sh*t in a place that won’t ban you the same way liberal sites ban any and every Conservative post and the posters.

You’re not gutsy. You’re another Internet opportunist getting a free ride at being an abuser with impunity. To me, you’re like a wife-beater who knows the town sheriff, so the abuser never faces consequences.

You’re not gutsy or unique among your kind. You do not persuade, you do not motivate Conservatives to your point of view. You offer nothing, no fresh ideas or even possibilities why any of us should see you and your ideals differently than we do.

You change nothing around here, Ses. But, if you want attention so badly, HuffPo surely has a reservation for you to be among your own kind without debate. And, if you want to change that up, suggest a Conservative idea just once and let the fights begin.

You’ll be banned from there in ten minutes for it. Then you’ll come crawling back here, trying to regain liberal cred.

You’re not brave at all, because there are truly well-meaning liberals out there to make far better cogent arguments than of which lil ole you is capable.

Liam on December 12, 2012 at 4:58 PM

i’m now officially the most popular commenter at hotair.

of course the dude is a bloody idiot for going there to provoke the crowd. but the reason he had it coming is not just showing up, it’s his long, irritating oeuvre that finally caught up with him.

sesquipedalian on December 12, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Is that all this boils down too? You are nothing more than an attention whore? You’ll support any stupidity just as long as it gets you attention, good or bad?

NotCoach on December 12, 2012 at 5:02 PM

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