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Hating Breitbart
American Rattlesnake ^ | March 5, 2013 | Gerard Perry

Posted on 03/05/2013 3:41:21 AM PST by OddLane

It’s been over a year since we lost Andrew Breitbart, although it seems much longer, and his departure is just as piercing today, as we confront an administration unencumbered by the rule of law, overseen by a politically neutered Congress, and whose actions are facilitated by a press whose slavish devotion to the left’s ideological agenda is something you would expect to find in the former Soviet Union.

I don’t think we can exaggerate the importance of the space he occupied within the counterrevolutionary movement against the domestic left, and particularly, its allies among the mainstream media. Sitting through a screening of Hating Breitbart, a remarkable film directed by Andrew Marcus which examines why his enemies hated him-and went to such great lengths to misrepresent, vilify or simply ignore his message-reminded me yet again of what a groundbreaking figure he was in disseminating news and information that had been suppressed by what Jim Lehrer nostalgically calls America’s “gatekeepers.”

The beauty of this documentary is that it captures the essence of Andrew Breitbart both as the pubic face of an online samizdat as well as the individual whose unique personality and character shaped the movement which arrived at an historical moment when-as Andrew Klaven observes-quantum leaps of technology had made the stranglehold the fourth estate exercised over the distribution of information increasingly obsolescent. This is one of the recurring themes of Hating Breitbart, whose interview subjects accurately diagnose the dilemma facing a mainstream media which has consistently failed to adapt to the challenges imposed by progress. In this regard, the campaign to destroy Andrew Breitbart’s reputation made practical sense not only because he offered an alternative form of news gathering and media consumption, but a wholly different business model.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: americanrattlesnake; andrewbreitbart; hatingbreitbart; liberalmedia; newyorktimes; righteousindignation

1 posted on 03/05/2013 3:41:31 AM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

IMHO he was murdered for poking fun at the Obama regime.


2 posted on 03/05/2013 3:44:27 AM PST by Craftmore
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To: Cacique; rmlew; arasina; PGalt; cripplecreek; moonshinner_09; Tax-chick; GeronL; ...
He was irreplaceable.

War...

3 posted on 03/05/2013 3:59:14 AM PST by OddLane
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To: OddLane

Yep.
A slow-acting poison administered an that leftie “dinner party” with a zillion commie witnesses who didn’t see anything.


4 posted on 03/05/2013 4:02:06 AM PST by Flintlock (Paul Revere: "The British are coming--TO TAKE OUR GUNS!")
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To: OddLane

IMO, when I saw “we confront an administration unencumbered by the rule of law, overseen by a politically neutered Congress” , it reminded me of when my daughter played championship field hockey. In the playoffs, I always reassured her, “what are you nervous about, you are undefeated, they should be scared of you,”
I look at this congress as scared to death about the 2014 elections, therefore totally silent practically invisible.
They friggin act like they’ve been neutered.

Sorry I borrowed that word but it truly is spot on.


5 posted on 03/05/2013 4:07:31 AM PST by Undecided 2012
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To: OddLane

I wonder if we’ll ever know “the truth” about it all. Doubtful, not knowing the full capabilities of the Gov’ts ‘Black Bag Ops’. Wasn’t the (edited) ‘autopsy’ already released, a while ago?


6 posted on 03/05/2013 4:23:27 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Undecided 2012

And not a patriot among them, least for maybe Ted Cruz.


7 posted on 03/05/2013 4:26:35 AM PST by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: Undecided 2012
They should be scared.

This is the most pathetic excuse for an opposition party that I've ever laid eyes on.

8 posted on 03/05/2013 4:33:03 AM PST by OddLane
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To: marygam

BTTT.


9 posted on 03/05/2013 4:34:23 AM PST by OddLane
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To: Flintlock

It does seem strange that such an effective conservative voice dies at 43 when so many leftists seem to hang around forever.


10 posted on 03/05/2013 5:25:10 AM PST by skeeter
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To: carriage_hill

The coroner died, too. Mysteriously.


11 posted on 03/05/2013 7:28:47 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: wac3rd
Was there an (edited) autopsy or (edited) toxicology report issued? Like it matters, now. Done deal; sealed & delivered to a filing cabinet drawer, somewhere in here...


12 posted on 03/05/2013 8:39:18 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Craftmore

I think he was murdered too.


13 posted on 03/05/2013 9:14:10 AM PST by GOPJ (DHS secured: 1.6 BILLION bullets - 2.700 tanks and 35,000 drones ...to use on American soil...)
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