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Comedian Patton Oswalt: Right-Wing Machine Based on Accusations & Feelings; Left-Wing Based on Facts
Three Fingers of Politics ^ | January 24, 2011 | Stupac

Posted on 01/24/2011 10:26:31 AM PST by Superstu321

What would Twitter have been like on September 11, 2001? This was the question posed to ESPN’s Bill Simmons by comedian Patton Oswalt on Simmons’ podcast, “The BS Report.” While the question may be a bit morbid, it is interesting to speculate. However, Oswalt’s response was somewhat odd:

“But to see it boiled down like that, and especially if not only Twitter had existed but the right-wing noise machine had existed…and the left-wing. You know like, the way it is now, it would be, and I do not equate the left-wing noise machine with the right-wing noise machine because the left-wing noise machine seems to be based more on facts, where are the right-wing one seems to be based more on accusation and feelings.”

Simmons quickly changed the subject and moved onto other incidents that would have been interesting to follow on Twitter such as the infamous Superbowl XXXVIII “nipplegate”.

However, Oswalt’s comments – especially implying that September 11 would have been politicized by the “right-wing noise machine” shouldn’t surprise anyone. Oswalt, best known as the pathetic sidekick “Spence” on the long-running CBS comedy series “King of Queens” is just another Tinseltown lefty -, having been interviewed by the Huffington Post and regularly advocates for liberal positions on his Twitter page.

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: liberal; pattonoswalt; twitter
god this guy is a moron...
1 posted on 01/24/2011 10:26:35 AM PST by Superstu321
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To: Superstu321

Another deep thinking court jester weighs in.

Pffft...


2 posted on 01/24/2011 10:29:00 AM PST by Obadiah (BHO -- out the door in 4!)
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To: Superstu321

this guy looks exactly like that lady Obama put on the court, Elena Kagan


3 posted on 01/24/2011 10:31:15 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: Superstu321

Why does anyone report or care what this stumpy, inarticulate, foul-mouthed little turd has to say?


4 posted on 01/24/2011 10:32:31 AM PST by MintyHippo1980
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To: Obadiah

We are ignoring these folks at our own peril. All of these accusations are sticking to the folks. We cannot allow this. We need an A Team. We seem to kill our own though.


5 posted on 01/24/2011 10:32:59 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: Superstu321
Freepers-Have Feelings and Love BASED on Facts

Patton Oswald-Based on Krispy Kreme doughnuts

6 posted on 01/24/2011 10:33:45 AM PST by KC_Lion (Lord help our Armed Service members that they not become pawns in Hussein's quest to destroy America)
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To: Superstu321
Patton Oswalt: Right-Wing Machine Based on Accusations & Feelings; Left-Wing Based on Facts farts.
7 posted on 01/24/2011 10:34:27 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: Superstu321

Yup: Oswalt is on that list of folks in showbiz who ... well, let’s just say I try not to cause any money to flow into their pockets if possible. It’s why I wouldn’t pay to see loony James Cameron’s “Avatar.” I see some of Oswalt’s good, apolitical shtick, but I see it for free on YouTube.

At some level, I have to respect him for this, though: He KNOWS he’s going to lose business in this sense, yet he flaps his mouth anyway. Even Robin Williams — obviously a big lefty too — usually tries to keep his material somewhat politically ecumenical. Oswalt, in contrast, is aiming for (”Ratatouille” co-star) Jeneane Garofalo’s career path.


8 posted on 01/24/2011 10:35:39 AM PST by pogo101
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To: Superstu321

Patton Oswalt (left in black)

9 posted on 01/24/2011 10:35:58 AM PST by kcvl
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To: KC_Lion
Patton Oswald-Based on Krispy Kreme doughnuts

More like Tim Horton's.

10 posted on 01/24/2011 10:36:16 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: dragonblustar

Bravo good sir/mam Bravo!


11 posted on 01/24/2011 10:37:47 AM PST by Superstu321
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To: Superstu321

The left: “Palin is an idiot! Palin caused the shootings in Tucson! Palin says she sees Russia from her house! Bush caused 9-11! Bush lied about WMD in Iraq! We have to ban guns because of what happened in Tucson! It’s all that right-wing rhetoric that caused the shootings!”

Yep... the left is all about facts.


12 posted on 01/24/2011 10:40:51 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: kcvl

Someone toss that dwarf!


13 posted on 01/24/2011 10:41:30 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ScottinVA

He’s just mad because he doesn’t have an Emmy or a Golden Globe like William Shatner does.


14 posted on 01/24/2011 10:50:01 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Superstu321

somebody got the sign wrong in that equation


15 posted on 01/24/2011 11:06:26 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just restock [chg'd to comply w/ The Civility in Discourse Act of 2011])
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To: Superstu321
This dude played various weirdos on Reno 911. No wonder it seemed so easy for him.....
16 posted on 01/24/2011 11:13:03 AM PST by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: Obadiah

Yep a regular Einstein.


17 posted on 01/24/2011 11:14:32 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: sauropod

home


18 posted on 01/24/2011 11:20:02 AM PST by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: MintyHippo1980

You’re too kind.


19 posted on 01/24/2011 11:24:29 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: Superstu321

That’s why he’s funny. The Left promotes false ideas as though they are fact.


20 posted on 01/24/2011 11:35:33 AM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White)
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To: Superstu321

Considering who this little runt is, I don’t care what he says.


21 posted on 01/24/2011 11:38:15 AM PST by ozzymandus
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To: kcvl

The big idiot standing next to Oswalt is Brian Poeshan. He is another piece of work. As for facts...Hollywood types don’t need facts....they have writers to put words and ideas in their mouths. Not necessarily good ideas or good words.


22 posted on 01/24/2011 11:45:33 AM PST by LottieDah (Exterminate the 'Rats and save the Republic!)
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To: Superstu321
I heard that podcast, and while that statement, annoyed me, it was hardly newsworthy. Wow, another Hollywood guy, leans a little left, shocking!

It was about 30 seconds or less out of a 90 minute conversation, and I believe the only part that touched on politics.

He came across to me, more like a typical, politically ignorant, actor parroting Liberal talking points, as opposed to a rabid, highly political lefty. I almost got the sense that he when he mentioned the existence of a “left-wing noise machine” he realized that Hollywood establishment would be furious, so he qualified it with the “fact based vs. emotion based” drivel.

23 posted on 01/24/2011 12:11:19 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Above My Pay Grade

Too bad, becasue Oswalt’s stand-up is hilarious. He barely touches politics, which is good, because his liberal jokes aren’t very funny.


24 posted on 01/24/2011 12:53:24 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: Superstu321

Never heard of the guy .


25 posted on 01/24/2011 12:55:27 PM PST by katykelly
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To: Superstu321
Oswalt's best part:

Too bad the entire film was infested by leftists. The ratties were kinda cute.

26 posted on 01/24/2011 12:57:09 PM PST by ssaftler (Is "Audacity of Hope" English for "Mein Kampf"?)
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To: Obadiah

that’s too bad... i liked this guy on King of Queens... but he’s now shown himself to be a non-thinking moron...


27 posted on 01/24/2011 12:58:30 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Superstu321

LOL, yeah, this guy Oswald is a comedian alright. (Sometimes the jokes write themselves.)
Now, is this guy somebody I should have heard of before?


28 posted on 01/24/2011 1:02:54 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Superstu321

Another one bites the dust. Sounds like more and more of these idiots on prime time bash the right for everything. This Patton goof was once part of the cbs show Kings of Queen after several seasons.


29 posted on 01/24/2011 1:02:58 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: latina4dubya

How do you stand to watch that show? I want to choke the bitch wife after five seconds.


30 posted on 01/24/2011 1:06:01 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: Superstu321; All
Psychological projection or projection bias is a psychological defense mechanism where a person unconsciously denies their own attributes, thoughts, and emotions, which are then ascribed to the outside world, such as to the weather, or to other people. Thus, it involves imagining or projecting that others have those feelings.[1]


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

31 posted on 01/24/2011 1:20:46 PM PST by The Comedian ("Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice" - B. Goldwater)
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To: boop

>>>Too bad, becasue Oswalt’s stand-up is hilarious. He barely touches politics, which is good, because his liberal jokes aren’t very funny.<<<

I had never heard of him until I listened to the podcast. He was pretty funny in it and made some interesting points (the “right wing vs. left wing noise machine” comment not being one of them). The comments they made before and after that about how national tragedies would play out on Twitter were interesting.

The premise of the book he was promoting seemed kind of dumb, though.


32 posted on 01/24/2011 1:24:21 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: ssaftler

>>>Too bad the entire film was infested by leftists. The ratties were kinda cute.<<<

I don’t think you can fault the producers for casting a bunch of Leftists in a movie about rats. I’m sure they were aiming for authenticity.


33 posted on 01/24/2011 1:28:02 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Above My Pay Grade
I’m sure they were aiming for authenticity.

"Who are you calling a leftist?"

34 posted on 01/24/2011 1:56:07 PM PST by ssaftler (Is "Audacity of Hope" English for "Mein Kampf"?)
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To: Sir Gawain
I want to choke the bitch wife after five seconds.

haha! i know... he's a jerk, she's a bitch.... they are both selfish... i found it funny in a low brow kind of way... i didn't watch it religiously... just when i could catch it... i like the one where Doug and Arthur (her father) would make drinks for her after work because she was nicer when she was having "happy hour."

35 posted on 01/24/2011 4:10:58 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Superstu321

This is liberal logic alright. This is akin to saying it isn’t the booze in the glass, it’s the ice.


36 posted on 01/24/2011 5:44:34 PM PST by jmacusa (Two wrongs don't make a right. But they can make it interesting.)
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