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NBC’s David Gregory Slams Blair Over Islamic Terrorism: Didn’t You And Bush Make It Worse?
The Daily Caller ^ | 04/27/2014 | Brendan Bordelon

Posted on 04/28/2014 7:44:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun

NBC’s David Gregory pressed Tony Blair over the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism worldwide, arguing that perhaps the former British prime minister’s support for the Iraq War bolstered Islamic terrorism — a charge Blair vehemently denied.

Blair appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday to advocate for a stronger Western response to the burgeoning threat of Islamic fundamentalism in places like Syria, Yemen, Iraq and North Africa.

But Gregory pushed back. ”Isn’t the legacy of your leadership, and that of President Bush, in part responsible for the reality today?” he asked, noting that many in both the United States and Britain believe interventions in places like Iraq emboldened and inspired Islamic radicals and took resources away from the fight against al-Qaida in Afghanistan.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: blair; bush; gregory; therapist
“So we’ve got to liberate ourselves from this,” Blair responded forcefully, “because we’re making a huge error when we end up thinking somehow it’s our actions that have caused this.”
1 posted on 04/28/2014 7:44:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Seems David got his mind right!


2 posted on 04/28/2014 7:46:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
Yeah Dick, because 9-11 never happened and terrorism didn't exist until Blair and Bush made it a big deal.

No wonder NBC wanted this man to have a mental evaluation.

3 posted on 04/28/2014 7:47:52 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: TexasCajun

Like many on the left he believes in peace through surrender


4 posted on 04/28/2014 7:48:19 AM PDT by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: TexasCajun

Gregory is why Meet the Press ratings tanked...


5 posted on 04/28/2014 7:48:24 AM PDT by tje
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To: TexasCajun

Wow..........what a freakin’ idiot Gregory is. One look at history of Islam and he’d know we have done nothing to make it worse.

Well actually, yeah we have made it worse with our Political Correctness and Religion of Peace rhetoric, so yeah, maybe Gregory has an obtuse point of sorts.


6 posted on 04/28/2014 7:48:36 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: TexasCajun

What an idiot. When in history was it worse than 911 (Bill Clinton’s folly)?


7 posted on 04/28/2014 7:49:32 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: TexasCajun
David Gregory willfully dismisses decades of islamic terrorism prior to 9-11-2001!
8 posted on 04/28/2014 7:51:04 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
Would I be wrong to assume that Dave asked this question in French?
9 posted on 04/28/2014 7:55:38 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: TexasCajun

David, tell me what Slick Willy Clinton did to eliminate the problem of Islamic terrorism?

Did he take Bin Laden into custody when he had the chance? Did he cover up Flight 800? Did he hide the Oklahoma City bombing connections to the Middle East?

Did he do anything other than get b******s under the desk?

And don’t even get me started on what Sheik Obama has done.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 7:55:42 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: TexasCajun

I guess the psychiatric sessions didn’t help


11 posted on 04/28/2014 7:58:35 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: TexasCajun

Thankfully, Obama has made our relationship so much better. What a braindead Marxist.

Pray America wakes up


12 posted on 04/28/2014 7:59:04 AM PDT by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 is here)
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To: TexasCajun

Gregory needs to have his head examined.


13 posted on 04/28/2014 8:02:12 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: TexasCajun

14 posted on 04/28/2014 8:04:47 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: TexasCajun

Odd. Didn’t Zero say AQ was on the path to defeat? Would Bush and Blair be responsible for that?


15 posted on 04/28/2014 8:07:04 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: TexasCajun

All together now: “IT’S BUSH’S FAULT! (AND BLAIR’S!)”


16 posted on 04/28/2014 8:11:27 AM PDT by Argus
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To: TexasCajun

Send Gregory back to the shrink.


17 posted on 04/28/2014 8:16:24 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: TexasCajun

Blaming Bush is just another way for Leftists to never have to take responsibility for anything that goes wrong.

Daniel Greenfield has a story about this very subject today:

How Blaming Bush Led to the Ukraine Crisis
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/dgreenfield/how-blaming-bush-led-to-the-ukraine-crisis/

“For the Democratic Party, history began and ended with the election of George W. Bush. Nothing had happened before him. Every world crisis began with him and would only come to an end when the Democratic Party finally squeezed one of its own into the White House.

If there was a problem, Bush had caused it. If another country hated America, it was Bush’s fault. Bush alienated Europe, Russia, Asia, the Middle East and even parts of Antarctica.

It was all his fault, the media, academia and angry Trotskyite grandmothers marching for peace and tyranny in San Francisco agreed. Books were written and movies were made. Cartoons were scrawled and songs were written.

It was all Bush’s fault.”


18 posted on 04/28/2014 8:28:55 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: tje
No doubt. His tendentious, prosecutorial style went out with 60 Minutes circa 1985. And like the later 60 Minutes, he prosecutes the wrong people.
19 posted on 04/28/2014 8:34:45 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: TexasCajun

Gregory is nuts


20 posted on 04/28/2014 8:45:51 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Somewhere in journalist heaven, Lawrence B. Spivak is steaming,, just like the noxious pile MTP has become.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 8:49:21 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: TexasCajun

David Gregory opens his mouth and proves that he has a screw loose.


22 posted on 04/28/2014 8:50:31 AM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: Paladin2
Send Gregory back to the shrink.

David just got back from the Corporate Shrink, can't you tell.

Blame Bush will not improve his ratings, but it will secure his job.

23 posted on 04/28/2014 8:51:02 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: McGavin999

It’s not that terrorism didn’t exist, it’s that there was an “acceptable level” of terrorism in the world. Leftists say that the level increased because we fought against it instead of just laying back and enjoying it.


24 posted on 04/28/2014 9:11:10 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I guess acceptable would mean that someone else died instead of them or their families.


25 posted on 04/28/2014 9:13:37 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: TexasCajun

Worse? How much worse could it be than 9-11?

Idiot Gregory really does need therapy.


26 posted on 04/28/2014 9:17:32 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: McGavin999

Exactly.


27 posted on 04/28/2014 9:23:57 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: TexasCajun

The twit Gregory has achieved his goal. At least people are talking about him and his show. Any “ink” is good ink as the old saw goes.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 9:28:19 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: McGavin999

This kind of idiocy could only come from today’s left. I told a huge lefty I used to work with that it was literally quite beyond stupid, and it would be the same as WWII era Americans wringing their hands and saying, “Oh we shouldn’t train armies, build tanks and planes and FIGHT the NAZIS, ‘cause that will just make ‘em mad at us.”

Beyond asinine.


29 posted on 04/28/2014 9:53:11 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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And NBC has to hire a Psych firm to study why no one likes this asshat?

That's like hiring a PR firm to study why no one likes stepping in dog crap.

30 posted on 04/28/2014 10:06:53 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: TexasCajun

When Bush left office we almost had the war won, even the Iranians were ready to overthrow their terror sponsoring dictators.

El-Presidente sided with the terrorists and surrendered, thus emboldening the terrorists. Now we will have to start over again. Nice job Berry!


31 posted on 04/28/2014 10:10:52 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: Paladin2

Send him to Afghanistan.


32 posted on 04/28/2014 11:42:33 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TexasCajun

Yes, that damn Bush invaded Afghanistan and Irag, and then those Islamists flew the planes into the Twin Towers. I’m sure that’s the way it happened. (snicker)


33 posted on 04/28/2014 12:41:47 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: TexasCajun
“What were we supposed to do David, kiss their arses? Oh by the way David, if radical Islam takes over, you'll be one the first in line to become lampshades.”
34 posted on 04/28/2014 2:44:34 PM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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