Skip to comments.Is the parrot media walking into a “Willie Horton” trap over Giuliani’s remarks about Obama?
Posted on 02/25/2015 8:54:52 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
The legend of Floyd Brown lives on!
During the 1988 presidential campaign a young and very clever Floyd Brown put together a brief TV spot showing people how Michael Dukakis the Democrat candidate had endangered the people of his home state Massachusetts- by allowing a murderer out of prison on a furlough. Under ordinary circumstances, had this fact been pointed out in print or mentioned in a recorded interview even something as outrageous as this would have been buried by the Democrats parrot media. But that is not what happened. The clever Mister Brown had actually set a trap for the self-important media.
The now famous Willie Horton spot actually ran only a few times on a local Washington, DC cable channel. The budget for the project wasnt very big so Brown had to bet that the media would bite and they certainly did. The dummies were outraged! The media jumped to blindly defend the release of a murderer who went on a crime spree that included assault, armed robbery and rape the moment he slipped away from his guards.
The spot which showed dangerous looking characters walking through a revolving door in front a prison was shown over and over again by an addled brained media that actually believed...
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unfortunately I don’t give guiliiane that much credit- perhaps he is, but I think he just said soemthign off the cuff without much thought- and the media just simply twisted what he said-
Funny too that nobody remembers the Willie Horton story was first put out there by the AlGore campaign, during the Dimocrat primary extravaganza.
And hopefully various GOP candidates will make good use of this. Two that I think know how to take the fight to the Dem’s are Walker & Cruz and blast past the GOPe when they do it.
Cruz yes, but Walker no. Walker had the chance to use this positively, but he skipped and made a mealy-mouthed response. No courage or tactical wit displayed there.
I’m a huge supporter of Cruz. But I do like that Walker is annoying the left, the media and of course the unions. And doing it as Gov of a blue state. :)
Willie Horton murdered a young white college student who was working nights at a service station. After stabbing him, Horton stuffed his body in a dumpster behind the station. Horton was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Horton was staying in a half-way house intended as a temporary place for prisoners who were soon to be released. On June 6, 1986, he was released as part of a weekend furlough program but did not return.
On April 3, 1987 in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Horton twice raped a local woman after pistol-whipping, knifing, binding, and gagging her fiancé. He then stole the car belonging to the man he had assaulted. He was later shot and captured by Corporal Yusuf Muhammad (formerly named Joseph Bell) of the Prince George’s County Police Department after a pursuit. On October 20, Horton was sentenced in Maryland to two consecutive life terms plus 85 years. The sentencing judge, Vincent J. Femia, refused to return Horton to Massachusetts, saying, “I’m not prepared to take the chance that Mr. Horton might again be furloughed or otherwise released. This man should never draw a breath of free air again.
The left-wing media thinks we’re idiots. They are the idiots. And dishonest too.
Giuliani- is just taking all the focus off the policies the President is trying to implement that voters don’t like. He’s doing Obama’s work for him.
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