Skip to comments.Old Media Shields Rahm Emmanuel From Conservative Reporter, Threaten Violence
Posted on 10/13/2010 4:15:28 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
This is really outrageous. William Kelly, who has a program on the weekends on Chicago's WIND radio, went out with the rest of the media shadowing Rahm Emanuel as he walked around meeting and greeting Chicago voters yesterday. The outrageous part was that Kelly, a conservative, was pushed away by one self-professed "real" reporter and threatened with violence from another simply for asking Emanuel if he thought the stimulus was a failure.
I am very familiar with William Kelly as Ive worked with him off and on for the last year since his run for State Comptroller in the primary. Certainly Kelly is somewhat of a gadfly in Republican politics in Chicago, but for the Old Media to push him around and threaten to "deck" him is way out of bounds. Further, Kelly is just as much a "real" journalist as they are and has just as much right to ask candidate Emanuel a question as they do.
The fist arrogant Old Media "reporter" confronting Kelly is the rotund Charles Thomas of ABC 7 TV. He is the one that keeps insisting that Kelly is not a "real reporter." Presumably, Thomas imagines himself to be the only "real reporter" in the streets! Worse was the threat of violence blurted out by "reporter" Jay Levine, a reporter from CBS 2 TV. He threatened to "deck" Kelly for asking questions of Emanuel...
Video at Publiusforum.com...
Old habits die hard in the LSM, eh?
Illinois doesnt send military ballots...
I knew a boatload of Kellies in my youth. Trust me—none of them would be intimidated by these clowns. They were longshoremen with fists the size of hams. I used to witness barfights as a child—these guys used to slug each other w/blows that would have annihilated me. I wish him Godspeed.
The real face of "civil discourse" is anything but these days. The reality is shocking.
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Did you make this video or did you get it from somewhere else?
We see how protective the MSM of the left if nothing else
There is no civil discourse when the Old Media decides you aren’t “allowed” to be a “real reporter.”
I guess Jay Levine gets to decide who asks questions of a politician at a public event.
Can’t deny your point completely, Paul.
It is ripped off from breitbart.
Here is the direct link.
Thank you. :)
I encourage you to contact WLS-TV, home of the arrogant Charles Thomas
or at their website contact page
I also encourage you to contact Jay Levine and his superiors at WBBM-TV firstname.lastname@example.org
All of those email addresses are readily available on the respective websites.
I would encourage you to be direct and firm and respectful.
Once again you are a liar.
It is NOT “ripped off” from Breitbart. The video was made by William Kelly. The same Bill Kelly that gave it to Breitbart and me and everyone else. As I said in my post, I’ve worked with William for over a year on his campaigns and what not.
You (and your multiple screen name Democrat sock puppets) are a liar, an idiot, and wholly uninformed about ANYTHING you are rambling about. You make wild accusations without the slightest bit of proof backing up your lies.
Again this is William Kelly’s video released to everyone. NOT Breitbart’s.
But even if it was Breitbart’s, I work for Breitbart you brain dead idiot. So, I would not be “ripping him off” either.
For once get a life and for once ACTUALLY have some facts behind your childish, stalking, foolishness.
Liberals quickly wanted to see his documentation of being a reporter.
As in the Meg Whitman issue they are pro Sb1070 when they want to be.
watching the video over and over won’t change it. If RE doesn’t want to answer the guys questions that’s his business. It doesn’t excuse the other jerks behavior. Why would I waste my time calling anyone about it?
A liar AND too stupid too understand English? Bad combo for you, Sick Whimper Youranus.
Why do you come to FR?
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