Skip to comments.Radio Host Diane Rehm says "Republicans have wanted to kill Obama from the time he was elected"
Posted on 01/22/2010 7:16:57 PM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD
A listener to Washington, DC's news talk radio station WAMU - 88.5FM (an NPR station) wrote the following today in the D.C. Radio & Television web site's Mailbag section (www.dcrtv.com)--
"Dear DCRTV: Diane Rehm on her 01/22/10 10am domestic politics show on WAMU said that "Republicans have wanted to kill Obama from the time he was elected." None of the guests said a word in response. Is Diane getting too old for the show or is she just showing her true colors? Her comment deserves some media attention. It's outrageous. Rgds. lanzil (1/22/10)"
I was appalled. I've included a link to Rehm's web page at WAMU, which has links to her podcast of today (1/22/10). Had words like these been uttered by Limbaugh, Hannity, Beck, Levin, etc., they'd be driven out of town and fired from their jobs.
This is unbelievable. Typical NPR station staple.
Our taxes at work.
She evidently has some information that none of the rest of us have.....
The Secret Service should probably spend some quality time with her......
RADIO PING LIST. Of interest.
Be a big girl, Diane. You and the Dems have wanted to kill Bush/Chaney for the last 8 years and still want to kill Palin.
Your tax dollars fund her salary.
Yeah well...jesse jackson want’s to cut off his balls!
That would make him a martyr...
Better he stay alive...
Just more Liberal (aka Progressive) blathering.
We sometimes listen to the left leaning news at work to get a laugh. When this commie comes one, the station changes.
Too late -— I think Massachusetts beat Jesse to it!!!
Silvie, I am sure you know about this appalling woman. I have wondered for years why she has a radio program. Just her screechy wavery voice is enough to drive a person crazy, let along the endlessly loopy PC stuff she parrots. True story: I was in Neiman’s at Mazza Gallerie minding my own business and, from across the entire store, like from cosmetics to all the way over to scarves and gloves, I could hear her talking to her friend, kind of a stream-of-consciousness narration of everything she saw. It was horrible. Every once in a while there would be a hyena-like laugh. I went upstairs to try on coats, but could still hear her. It was like she was haunting me. I had to leave.
Diane, you ignorant slut.
Projection is so passe’
Radical leftist elements upset by the moderation of O, will be the first to strike... not Toby Keith.
She’s just trying to fill the void left by the recently departed Air America...
Didn’t she have a stroke, the ancient crone? She speaks one....word....per....five....seconds.
OMG. I know the type. It’s ‘all about her’. Hmmmmmmm. Who else does that sound like?
Attention whores. *rolls eyes* We have one in the WH. Poor things.
You need to listen to some of her audio to get the full flavor, and to really appreciate how awful she is.
She's really not old - she has some neurological condition that makes her sound like a halting 90-year-old woman, which I guess supposedly endears her to her leftist fans. I've listened to her at length trying to detect the attraction: an entertaining wit; a sharp, reasoning mind; an original thinker. I found none of this.
We don’t want him killed. We want him in prison for crimes against the republic.
I don’t want him killed, I want him arrested and deported!
We want to exorcise the country from the Obama disease scourge.
They talk about killing. These people are dangerous and have dangerous fantasies.
I know of no one calling for his death- that is a crime and immoral. We just want the usurper out of office before he causes more damage.
I bet this ass is projecting and actually wanted Bush dead.
I think talk of killing the president, any president, ought to result in a frank discussion with the secret service. I am old enough to remember such a murder as well as a few attempts on presidents and this is not a light subject.
Ick! Thanks. I’ll put on my hazmat suit. ;-)
We want him to live a long disgraced life to serve
as a bad example of liberalism so our great grand
kids won't make this blunder again. I want him to
live to be 125 or older.
""""Remember how it was after 0bama!""""
Disgusting! Could she be “projecting” her own ideas?
It's the Libs who have wanted Republicans to want to kill Obama since the moment he was elected.
What to say about Diane Rehm? If you want to gain an understanding of the modern leftist mind, listen to a few of her broadcasts. Not elucidating at all, no critical thinking or analysis... really, nothing that cannot be found in the pages of that local DC paper. And incredibly painful to listen to. Her speech problem aside, the woman is as thick as a brick; there's not much going on in her head. And yet the bolshies tune in, presumably satisfied with themselves for having endured another round of mental flagellation and happy to have reinforced the programming they receive from the state media.
Ser....iiiiiii....ou......slyyyyyyyyyy......... whooooooooo..... caaaaaan......... lisssss..............tennnnnnn..... toooo.... thaaaaaaaaaaat.... craaaaaaaap?
NPR...the Air America that won’t go bankrupt.
We need to get NPR defunded.
If a conservative talker said that, they’d likely be off the air.
your NPR ping
Diane Rehm always seems very uninformed. She just seems reflexively liberal; and overall just seems intellectually shallow.
That narrative would make a great lead-in for a SciFi story.
The libs pull this out everytime Obama’s in trouble.
Personally, I think it’s a projection fantasy. Especially now. The hopeychangey period is over. Now comes the long slog.
From their point of view they have to look back to previous Democrat presidents to predict their future. Since Obama’s unwilling to do a Clintonian shift to the center, I believe that they fantasize that Obama will be a martyr.
Given the disappointment that the Left is having with Obama, I think the Left should be where the Secret Service focuses their attention.
WAMU pretty much sucks since they removed the Bluegrass music programming.
I figured that she was some sort of “honored legacy voice” or something, and no one at NPR is mean enough to shove her wheelchair down the steps.....yet.
But you know how those national socialists feel about euthanesia, and “useless feeders.” The Death Panel calleth.
She's as old as McKook.
I've listened to her at length trying to detect the attraction: an entertaining wit; a sharp, reasoning mind; an original thinker. I found none of this.
She was very glamorous in her prime.
The only people from whom I hear anything about wanting to kill the kenyan are liberals.
Diane Rehm on her 01/22/10 10am domestic politics show on WAMU said that “Republicans have wanted to kill Obama from the time he was elected.”
Mrs. Rehm, he’s doing this quite nicely himself ;-)
In context, what she said actually does represent a tangible threat to the life of the president of the United States. As such, it is incumbent on the Secret Service to pay her a visit to ask her *at least* if she has *any* evidence, whatsoever, of any individual or group that have been or are planning to kill the president.
What she said can, again in context, indicate any of several tangible threats. First of all, it could be interpreted as a *direct* threat to the president of the United States. That is, that she is inciting someone else to attempt to kill the president.
It is equivalent to saying that “somebody should kill the president.”
Second, it could be seen as above, that she has direct knowledge of a plot or conspiracy to kill the president.
Third, it is political incitement, not personal incitement, implying that “Obama has failed” the extreme left, so he should be killed by them, and the right should be blamed for the killing.
In any of these cases, or other possibilities not considered, there is probable cause for the Secret Service to at least question Diane Rehm, because what she said clearly rises to the point where an investigation is warranted.
Admittedly judging by that comment alone, the woman sounds dumber than a bag of hammers.
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
Funny you should mention that, because she did take a spill in the radio station parking lot around 6 months ago breaking a bone, and was off the air recovering for a couple of months. Now she's back, in all her acrid snottiness. Wonder if she ever thought about how Øbamaocare would have taken care of her.
Just a slip of the tongue. She MEANT Clinton.
Ummm, Diane, your side had wet dreams about Bush dying since 2000. They made movies about him being assasinated.
Diane, you liberal hag, your time is over. All you and the rest of your side can do is project your own warped deranged biases.
Rehm is a B****!!!
One time listened to her.. had some GOP’er on.. She was GIDDY asking things like... “When we gonna raise taxes?” or some Stuff like that...
NPR taught me all I needed to Learn about LIBERALS.
No, Diane... we want Fuhrer OBAMA to live a LONG, WORTHLESS LIFE in OBSCURITY!!
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