Skip to comments.My scrape with the liberal media
Posted on 07/09/2008 6:30:43 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous
Today I was interviewed by a French newspaper reporter.
She was interested in whether the folks in my county, which is mostly registered dem would vote for Obama.
When I told her that I felt that due to my informal research less than 50 percent of registered demos would go for him, she seemed shocked.
Why would this not happen, she asked. It must be due to racism and fears that he is a moslem, she noted.
I said no, not really. I said it was due to that he was anti coal (we have a lot of coal miners) as well as anti gun and the fact that his wife apparently only recently discovered she appreciated America and that Obama surrounded himself with a slew of exceedingly leftist, shady characters such as jerimiah wright and the lefists from Chicago.
This did not compute in her french mind and kept trying to awkwardly steer me back to racism as a reason.
After about ten tries she threw in the towel and told me how poor my county looked. When I informed her that the median income of this county was 68 thousand dollars a year she was flabbergasted and could not fit it into her brain.
I was not impressed by her interviews, which were on par with a fifth grade school newspaper reporter.
Oh...and she reminded me time again that the french seemed to love Obama..and why didn't we? I suggested that maybe he ought to move there and run for president of France.
Somehow she didn't comprehend my humor.
Best wishes! Born and raised in Logan.
Did you take a shower afterwards?
The first question that sprung into my mind was whether she was cute. And this editor/reporter did not let me down. Straight to the point, a credit to the profession.
Good job. Keep bringing up Obama’s failures. Conservatives are the last people that care about race - we’re about the issues that keep America great (strong military, constitution, low taxes)
did you mean a majority of dems wouldnt vote for him....or that with the low voter turnout, his vote would be less than 50% of registered voters
Sounds like your typical reporter -— mind already made up, leading questions -— and not a clue.
Got a pic of the french news info babe?
Check back there in a few days and see if anything turns up. I’d be curious.
That's why they call them stories rather than reports.
Actually, I informed her that a large number of demos would not vote for him, but could not bring themselves to vote for any republican, so they would not vote in the presidential election at all.
Also, there were a measurable number that already have McCain stickers on their vehicles, such as my life long democrat mother.
It’s not that I don’t like the guy. I might find him a nice guy. It’s that I can’t stand his liberal politics and like you said, the hate America crowd. including his wife and his pastor, he surrounded himself with.
She smelled good actually, but smoked a lot of Marlboros, which kind of masked the soap smell.
“Did you take a shower afterwards?”
The interviewer in all likelihood didn’t. It’s odd: France has some extremely good looking women, but their aversion to bathing is a mystery to me. It kind of “ruins the picture,” if you get my drift.
She sort of looked like Bourne’s girlfriend in the Bourne identity..only not as emaciated. She was cute...maybe 24 or 25.
And yes, she appeared to have bathed.
Turtle Creek, WV here..20 miles north of Logan on US 119
And liberals are the first to call someone a racist for not wanting to vote for Obama.
“And yes, she appeared to have bathed.”
Then was was probably Canadian, not French.
Yes, my mom retired to Pecks Mill and died at my sister’s in Max Meadows, VA. House sold for $12,000 ten years ago : )
I did some quick research on Paris Match. It looks like a cross between Time and Life. Looks like their combat photographers have some balls, also.
Amother thing that struck me was her determination to label us a “poor” county.
Every where you look, new houses are going up, and there are numerous half million dollar homes that were uncommon ten years ago. Some people only see what they want to see and discard all else.
“Then was was probably Canadian, not French.”
Some of the harder-core Hillary supporters in the region I've run into told me they would write in Hillary come November than vote for either Obama or McCain.
Ahh the French...
So eager to paint us all as backwater racist bigots.
Pay no attention to scads of the Arab youths, rioting in their streets, for more socialist entitlements...
Yes, I’m sure some French have an already nostalgic “love” for Obama, now that majority of them have done a sensible thing in picking Sarkozy.
Did you converse in French? Or are you an American yahoo like me who doesn’t know a single word and hopes to keep it that way until I meet my Maker.
You should have asked her why they are such racists.
i’m not surprised. they idolize jerry lewis for god’s sake!
The question posed to him by the women reveals a disturbing mindset I suspect many liberal Euros have. Who could not possibly like the most leftist candidate ever nominated by a major American party? It makes me laugh at the naivete and ignorance of the women, but disturbs me as well. I can't imagine asking a French citizen why any French voter could have a reason for not voting for Sarkozy.
I asked her what she thought of Sarkozy...
She said she didn’t like him because “he didn’t believe in democracy and freedom of speech.” and “He would put journalists in jail if he could.”
I never attended kindergarten and I’m not a journalist and probably nobody would read what I wrote, but if you ever need a conservative American to do an interview, let me know.
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