Skip to comments.Debra Medina Brings Momentum to Screeching Halt By Refusing to Take a Position on Who Was Behind the
Posted on 02/11/2010 11:52:48 AM PST by CautiouslyHopeful
Debra Medina states:
"I have never been involved with the 9-11 truth movement, and there is no doubt in my mind that Muslim terrorists flew planes into those buildings on 9/11. I have not seen any evidence nor have I ever believed that our government was involved or directed those individuals in any way. No one can deny that the events on 9-11 were a tragedy for all Americans and especially those families who lost loved ones."
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.dallasobserver.com ...
Closing the barn door, but the horses are already scattered.
I don’t think that Debra is quite ready for prime time.
TOO LATE, MILLIONS HEARD HER THIS MORNING ON GLENN BECK, AND SHE DID NOT, NOT, DISAVOW...
Maybe she confused it with birtherism? ;-)
Doesn’t matter. Her opponents have their sound bite and it no longer matters what she might have meant.
Sure se does. Except on the Glenn Beck show. You are done honey.
Day late and a dollar short.
If this is what she believes, then why not say so in the first place? She is Texas toast.
Train. Station. Left already...
She really impressed me this morning on the Glenn Beck show, until the last 2 questions. I had went to her webpage was gonna donate.....until then...
Nope I will be donating to Rick Perry.
It would have been much better to have just answered “No.” rather than having tried to spare the feelings of the 47 or so truthers who might support her. She also needs to learn how to LISTEN to questions and not talk over interviewers.
She needs to go to interview school.
Blew the opportunity with Beck, and rightly or wrongly it will probably preclude her from getting into a runoff.
To which she replied: "I think some very good questions have been raised in that regard. There are some very good arguments, and I think the American people have not seen all of the evidence there. So I haven't taken a position on that."
In her response to the blog, she says:
"The real underlying question here, though, is whether or not people have the right to question our government. I think the fact that people are even asking questions on this level gets to the incredible distrust career politicians have fostered by so clearly taking their direction from special interests instead of the people, whether it's Rick Perry and the his HPV mandate or Kay Hutchison and voting for the bank bailout..."
So she has no doubt but thinks it is alright for people to question the government's role in 9-11 and then turns it around into a hit on Perry.
She has no experience to be Governor to start with — haven’t people seen enough of OJT with ZERO?
I have listened to the interview and she did NOT disavow anything regarding Truthers. In fact, very wishy washy and not someone you would want as Governor.
First off, Beck did not ask whether people have the right to question our government. He does this every evening. We all do.
Beck asked directly: Do you believe that the government was involved in the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11? The dingbat responded, I think some very good questions raised have been raised in that regard.
Exactly. Not so hard to say this at first, unless you really don’t believe it or understand how abhorrent that conspiracy is to rational individuels.
I now want Rand Paul on Glenn’s show. Sarah endorsed him. But I’m hesitant becuase of his father. I’d like to know one way or the other where he falls. I’d like to support him just because the establishment doesn’t want him, but I won’t if he’s like his father.
I voted for it before I voted against it.
She’s backtracking. She’s made her bed. She’s lost my vote permanently.
Glenn asked her: “Do you believe the government was any way involved with the bringing down of the World Trade Centers on 9/11?”
To which she replied: “I think some very good questions have been raised in that regard. There are some very good arguments, and I think the American people have not seen all of the evidence there. So I haven’t taken a position on that.”
————————————————I learned ALL I needed to know about Islam on 9-11.
Yet she hasn’t ‘taken a position’ on it yet. Just how good of friends is she and Rosie O Donnell?
It really sounds like that.
Sorry, but if you entered this race believing it would only be about 'local' politics, you're too naive to be a part of this.
Freepmail me or ping me from the original thread to get on/off the 2010 Texas Governor's Race ping list.
I think this is always the danger of normal people getting into politics. We say we want everyday people in there, but we really don’t, because every day people say (and even think) some pretty dumb things. So do politicians, but they are better at avoiding it.
That's right. Texas is not Delaware. It's a huge state with a massive population and equally massive budget. I think it's the 15th or 16th largest GDP in the world. Contestants from amateur hour need not apply for that job, IMHO.
Medina is a liar.
Hear, hear. I don't won't "normal" people in politics, I want extraordinary people in politics. Running a state like Texas requires someone who's not just smart, with the right policy positions, but someone who is politically astute. If they aren't, the political machine will eat them alive and spit them out.
BECK: Do you believe the government was any way involved with the bringing down of the world trade centers on 9/11?
MEDINA: I, I don't, I don't have all the evidence there, Glenn, so I don't, I, I'm not in a place, I have not been out publicly, uh, questioning that, I think some very good questions have been raised in that regard, uh, there's some very good arguments and I think the American people have not seen all the evidence there, so I've not taken a position on that.
BECK: All right.
(Hilarity ensues in the studio)
BECK: I think that might be a YES...
Buh-bye, Deb, it's been nice knowin' ya, don't let the door hit you in the ass.
The most damaging part begins at about :43.
What did she say on GB?
Dan Patirck and Glenn Beck (who worked for 104 KRBE in Houston back in the 80’s) are friends.
Dan Patrick is a Perry supporter. Patrick gets to become U.S. Senator by a Perry appointment, if Kay retires.
Medina has never said she supports the 9/11 movement.
In the Dallas Morning News today they were pointing out that some posters pretending to be Medina supporters and making 9-11 Medina statements. When they checked the IPs - turned out they were actually Perry supporters. showed their “other” postings that were supporting Perry.
Perry is scared of Medina and I would guess this is probably the beginning of the mud slinging.
NEVERMIND I should have read all comments first.
Holy crap!! She said that?????
Dammit, what is wrong with these idiots?? Ok, Perry it is.
So, people need to be careful what they ask for. ;)
Yeah, it’s kinda like “I did not have sex with that woman!” ... LOL ...
You may say it after the fact, but who is going to believe you...
I will be staying out of this race.
Well, up until this he should have been. But sadly, I think this cooked her goose. I don’t know what to believe about what she thinks (and it hardly matters since I don’t live in TX anymore) but her answer concerns me. I wish she had just said, “Of course I don’t believe in that stuff. Let’s talk about real issues.”
Perry ain’t scared of Medina anymore. She just put him over 50%.
I see Medina is falling back on lying.
That is her strong suit after all.
If this is what she believes, then why not say so in the first place? She is Texas toast.
She originally did not want to offend a large group of her supporters, who knew that she believed that already. So, now that she sees that she's going to lose support -- bigtime -- she now crafts a statement to try and not offend her big group of 9/11 Truthers who support her...
I have not seen any evidence nor have I ever believed that our government was involved or directed those individuals in any way.
BUT, I'm looking for that evidence and it will show that they knew about it and did nothing [because it was an excellent "opportunity" doncha know...]. And when I find it, then I'll tell you I have believed that our government was at fault from the beginning!
She waffled on the Beck show and it is all over the net. If this is what she believed she needed to say that then.
I’d like to see all of the gubenertorial candidates go on Glenn Beck and tell whether or not they believe man is responsible for global warming and whether we should enact policies to “save the climate”.
That goes for Rick, Kay, Debra, and Bill White. Farouk is not even in the running and the other Democrats are in a total media blackout.
Her answer would have been somewhat reasonable if the question was “what do you think about those who believe the govenrment knew about 9/11”. But the question was “do you believe”, and if you can’t give your own belief in response to a “do you believe” question, you aren’t going to win many elections.
It took 42 seconds for this woman to burn her ENTIRE campaign to the ground and return to single digit polling numbers.
It blows me away!!
After that call, Rick Perry sits back and puts his feet on his desk, and lights a cigarette.
Better than sex, I tell ya.
I wish she had just said, Of course I dont believe in that stuff. Lets talk about real issues.
Well, she couldn't say that initially, because she knew that large group of 9/11 Truthers that do support her, already knew her stance on the issue... :-)
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