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Hugh Hewitt Gets Taken For a Ride
Froggy Ruminations ^ | July 25, 2005 | Matthew Heidt

Posted on 07/26/2005 10:05:28 AM PDT by EveningStar

Hugh, my friend, feel thou not slammed. Just a bit of constructive criticism, Froggystyle.

Hosting Hassam Aloush (?) the SoCal head of C A I R for the first two hours of his program today, Hugh unwittingly turned the keys of his radio show over to an organization that has a long track record of apologizing for islamic terror. I’m not sure if Hugh was simply unprepared for the interview, or in his zealousness to deconstruct the Tancredo Option that he decided to swing the conversation in the opposite direction.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Government; History; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: cair; chat; conspiracy; hewitt; hughhewitt; islam; nukemecca; politics; tancredo

1 posted on 07/26/2005 10:05:29 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: RonDog; moutland; Darkwolf377; COEXERJ145; dennisw; Howlin; righttackle44; colorado tanker

ping


2 posted on 07/26/2005 10:09:21 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

His buddy Mark Steyn could have helped him out on all things Islamofascist and dhimmi as well. Mark takes no prisoners and no guff from these CAIR jerks.


3 posted on 07/26/2005 10:12:51 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: thoughtomator; Clemenza; cripplecreek; k2blader; montag813; BlueNgold; Alia

ping


4 posted on 07/26/2005 10:13:27 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Alouette; SJackson; mhking; DoughtyOne

ping


5 posted on 07/26/2005 10:15:06 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Only a surprise to those who have mistaken Hewitt for a conservative.


6 posted on 07/26/2005 10:15:19 AM PDT by thoughtomator (How many liberties shall we give up to maintain the pretense that we are not at war with Islam?)
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To: EveningStar
I LOVE Hugh, but I was mad that he had the CAIR creep on yesterday when the CAIR guy was sounding sooooo reasonable UNTIL Hugh started asking "hard" questions like should Israel exist!! Then the Muslim creep was shown to be the LIAR that they all are.

Hey Hugh...when they say"we don't believe in killing "INNOCENTS", but they don't think Hews and Christians are innocents!!!

7 posted on 07/26/2005 10:15:28 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion: The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: beaversmom; doug from upland

ping


8 posted on 07/26/2005 10:16:09 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Bobby777; Salem; hail to the chief; Pokey78

ping


9 posted on 07/26/2005 10:41:20 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Hugh is a good guy and has been good to FR.


10 posted on 07/26/2005 10:41:53 AM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming)
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To: doug from upland

I agree.


11 posted on 07/26/2005 10:47:58 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: doug from upland
Hugh is one of my favorites. He doesn't fire off the first thing that comes in his head. He's right about Tancredo. As much gratification it might give us, bombing Mecca has no strategic value. The threat of bombing Mecca matters little to bin Laden and company. They could care less. Bin Laden, I believe, is not religious; but to get new recruits he must act like he is. He has other motives.
12 posted on 07/26/2005 11:03:09 AM PDT by loreldan (Lincoln, Reagan, & G. W. Bush - the cure for Democrat lunacy.)
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To: loreldan

I will respectfully disagree about bin Laden. I think he is religious, perverted as his religious wing is. He really does believe his duty is to covert or kill for Allah.


13 posted on 07/26/2005 11:06:47 AM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming)
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To: Ann Archy
I think your post demonstrates that Hewitt exposed the CAIR guy under the pretense of giving him a platform.

Frankly, I think too many of the Tancredo fetishists find solace in attacking Hewitt rather than defending Tancredo:
Hugh Hewitt on the The Tancredo Blunder
Wishful thinking about Islam - (Diana West answers Hugh Hewitt and Charles Krauthammer!)
Hugh Hewitt, Conservative Fraud

14 posted on 07/26/2005 11:10:22 AM PDT by AmishDude (Join the Amishdude fan club: "LOL, you have a great sense of humor." -- msmagoo54)
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To: AmishDude

I listened to the show yesterday. I did notice that Hugh was less than thrilled with some of the guy's answers. It will be interesting to see what happens when and if this CAIR guy and Gaffney meet on the air on Hugh's show.


15 posted on 07/26/2005 11:25:59 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I liked how he handled it.
Reeled him in, let him speak, then made him top in his tracks.
I didn't hear him legitimizing the readical muslim position in any way, and forced the CAIR guys to #1 expose some of what they consider to be mainstream views, but are in fact somewhat radical, and he also forced them to publicly distance themselves from the radical movement.


16 posted on 07/26/2005 11:41:56 AM PDT by BlueNgold (Feed the Tree .....)
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To: BlueNgold

I understand what you are saying. I just wonder at times whether Hugh, in his search for responsible Muslims, isn't the little boy looking for the pony in the manure pile.


17 posted on 07/26/2005 11:54:16 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: doug from upland
"I think he is religious, perverted as his religious wing is. He really does believe his duty is to covert or kill for Allah."

You may be right. However, his theology is a direct descendant of Wahabism. Wahabism is promoted and led by the royal family of Saudi Arabia and their allies. I don't think anybody believes the royal family, in general, actually believe in the religion they promote. Have you seen the pictures of various princes and family members at the beach or in clubs or bars? They promote that sect to cement their political power, yet when they leave the country their true secular selves appear. The 9/11 bin Laden followers met at strip clubs, drank, etc. Yes, on the surface bin Laden appears religious, but when he's not in front of the cameras?
18 posted on 07/26/2005 12:14:06 PM PDT by loreldan (Lincoln, Reagan, & G. W. Bush - the cure for Democrat lunacy.)
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To: Cinnamon Girl; veronica

ping


19 posted on 07/26/2005 12:25:14 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: loreldan

And Catholic High School girls put out and then go to confession.


20 posted on 07/26/2005 1:34:25 PM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming)
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To: RonDog; moutland; Darkwolf377; COEXERJ145; dennisw; Howlin; righttackle44; colorado tanker

Hugh has the guy on again today and this time, as promised, Frank Gaffney is on too.


21 posted on 07/26/2005 3:17:27 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
Thanks for the ping, EveningStar.

Hugh is indeed a conservative. And I don't have a problem with him having the CAIR guy on. How better to expose and reveal. One of the great things about America? Freedom. And this includes the freedom of anti-Americans to fully expose themselves for as many as will hear, see, or listen.

From the Froggy snip:

I’m not sure if Hugh was simply unprepared for the interview, or in his zealousness to deconstruct the Tancredo Option that he decided to swing the conversation in the opposite direction.

I don't think these choices are necessarily linked. Tancredo's words were rash, but also understandable. Having the CAIR guy on only exposes the CAIR guy. How these two items are connected or not, is ultimately, IMHO, irrelevant. And regardless of what may or may not be going on behind the scenes. Besides, having both issues on his show accomplishes exactly what radio show hosts seek and need to stay ON THE AIR: ratings.

22 posted on 07/26/2005 3:47:23 PM PDT by Alia
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To: EveningStar

He might be doing that. But I doubt it. I have yet to see anything reasonable coming out of CAIR.


23 posted on 07/26/2005 3:48:49 PM PDT by Alia
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To: loreldan
The threat of bombing Mecca matters little to bin Laden and company. They could care less.

What is your evidence for that conclusion?

24 posted on 07/26/2005 3:49:13 PM PDT by JCEccles
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To: Alia

Are you listening right now? That CAIR guy is really on the defensive.


25 posted on 07/26/2005 4:03:49 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I used to listen to Hugh while in CA. Can I get him via internet, do you know?


26 posted on 07/26/2005 4:13:20 PM PDT by Alia
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To: Alia

Try http://920wgka.com/ -- the "Listen Live" link is in the upper left hand corner.


27 posted on 07/26/2005 4:15:33 PM PDT by mhking (The world needs a wake up call gentlemen...we're gonna phone it in.)
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To: Alia

Yes. You can get him on the net. The segment has concluded. However, the transcript will be posted at Hugh's site tonight.


28 posted on 07/26/2005 4:18:15 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Wow, Gaffney ate that guy's lunch.

All he had was "racist!"


29 posted on 07/26/2005 4:19:11 PM PDT by hattend (Alaska....in a time warp all it's own!)
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To: mhking

Thank you, Angel -- Listening! :)


30 posted on 07/26/2005 4:19:12 PM PDT by Alia
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To: Alia

http://www2.krla870.com/listen/


31 posted on 07/26/2005 4:19:56 PM PDT by hattend (Alaska....in a time warp all it's own!)
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To: hattend

Thank you, Sweets.


32 posted on 07/26/2005 4:20:41 PM PDT by Alia
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To: hattend

Yup!


33 posted on 07/26/2005 4:22:44 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

He should have just opened his lines for questions and have fun with it.


34 posted on 07/26/2005 4:25:27 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: hattend

Wow. Hugh just pretty much admitted that the guy was out there.


35 posted on 07/26/2005 4:30:22 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

hehehe Hugh always surprises me.


36 posted on 07/26/2005 4:31:43 PM PDT by hattend (Alaska....in a time warp all it's own!)
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To: EveningStar; onef

Thanks for the ping Eveningstar. I didn't get to hear the program in question, but my husband did. Also, do you know when Mark Steyn's segment is on now?


37 posted on 07/26/2005 8:35:28 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: meema

One more Hewitt ping.


38 posted on 07/26/2005 8:39:27 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: EveningStar
Hew Hewitt on demestic issues can approach competence as a political hack.

On foreign issues he is so far out of his depth that he comes out looking like a clown.
He is reduced to asinine exclamations (It's crazy!), which I enjoy throwing back at him (he has absolutely no proof of that!) as he babbles on without a clue.
He pretty much can say anything he wants and there isn't even a sharp Jr High schooler to dispute it. Verbal diahrea and BS. He is so falling all over himself to appear uberPC that I understand he is coming to work in a Kaffiyeh now.

I've been listening to this clown for two years?

Now I'm embarrassed.

Object lesson: pay attention now.

Stick with what you know!

39 posted on 07/26/2005 8:59:08 PM PDT by Publius6961 (Liberal level playing field: If the Islamics win we are their slaves..if we win they are our equals.)
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To: doug from upland
Hugh is a good guy and has been good to FR.

I don't drink kool-aid for anybody, sorry.

Since his ignorant and stupid, and pathetic and relentless attack on Tancredo and ignorant uninformed defense of islamofacism I would just as soon he didn't do us any favors.

He literally knows nothing of history and less about Islam. It shows. He keeps trying to fake it and it shows worse...

He's pathetic!

40 posted on 07/26/2005 9:03:45 PM PDT by Publius6961 (Liberal level playing field: If the Islamics win we are their slaves..if we win they are our equals.)
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To: Publius6961
Take a look.
41 posted on 07/26/2005 10:09:32 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Publius6961
Actually, it was Hugh Hewitt's radio show that drew my attention to FR in the first place.

But that doesn't alter the fact of what he has become over the years: A boot-licking, PC, George W. Bush suck-up, a Marine Corps wannabe, and now an Islamofascist apologist.

42 posted on 07/26/2005 10:14:38 PM PDT by Euro-American Scum (A poverty-stricken middle class must be a disarmed middle class)
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To: EveningStar
Yeah, I've been spanking Hugh and Lileks all week at my blog and over at Spleenville.

My titles include the following:
  1. Burying the Hugh Hewitt CAIR Story
  2. Hugh Hewitt… Is THIS The Best Your Researchers Can Come Up With?
  3. Last Night: Hugh Hewitt gets CAIR but Savage got Victor Davis Hanson
  4. Hugh Hewitt… Duped neo-Dhimmi ?
  5. The Unbearable Hughbris of Hugh Hewitt and James Lileks: Ankle-Grabbing neo-Dhimmis
Usually love Hugh and Lileks but they blew it. They've been recovering yet still harbor illusions about the "religion of peace".
43 posted on 07/29/2005 6:35:34 PM PDT by rantblogger (Aaron can be seen http://aarons.cc)
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To: rantblogger

Did you hear Hugh's show the following day? (see link in post #41)

Why do you call Hugh and Lileks dhimmis?


44 posted on 07/29/2005 7:50:11 PM PDT by EveningStar
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