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Trash-talking veepís Tampa tantrum
NY Post ^ | August 23, 2012 | Michael A. Walsh

Posted on 08/24/2012 10:44:37 AM PDT by LucyT

In an electoral season of appalling gutter politics, the Obama campaign is about to test a new bottom. Contrary to tradition — which dictates that Democrats and Republicans respectfully lie low during their rivals’ presidential nominating conventions — Vice President Joe Biden will land in Tampa, Fla., during the Republican convention to try to upstage Mitt Romney’s coronation.

“Are you going to Florida?” Biden joked to reporters...the other day. “I’m going to be the speaker at the convention.”

Such trash talk is typical of the increasingly deracinated veep, whose motor mouth now seems beyond the control of even campaign consigliere David Axelrod’s well-oiled media machine.

But what’s really behind this stunning example of in-your-face poor sportsmanship?

The heckler’s veto, that’s what.

A “heckler’s veto” is an attempt to shout down political speech by preventing its expression; the heckler seeks to silence his foe, marginalize him as outside the mainstream, beyond the pale of civilized discourse and unworthy of a fair hearing.

Since the day Paul Ryan was announced as Romney’s VP selection, Democrats have barely missed an opportunity to assault the new GOP team — sometimes even physically.

Is that what the Obama team wants? If not, (then) why send a loose cannon like Biden to Tampa on the first day or two of the GOP convention? Especially when there already are credible reports of potential violence from the New Black Panthers, the Occupy Wall Street rabble and even some terrorist groups?

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: History; Reference; Society
KEYWORDS: biden; corruption; florida; gopconvention
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A misplaced word or incendiary phrase — Biden’s pandering crack, “They’re gonna put ya’ll back in chains,” to a largely black crowd in Danville, Va. — could set off trouble.

Make no mistake: The macho swagger started at the top. “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said at a fund-raiser during the 2008 election

Both sides need to ... give their opponents a respectful hearing and let the voters make up their minds — peacefully — at the ballot box in November. That’s not the Chicago Way — but it’s the American Way.

1 posted on 08/24/2012 10:44:46 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

Just another anarchist coming to the convention. Seriously, what’s the difference?


2 posted on 08/24/2012 10:53:03 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Tantaros: "Plainly put, Romney and Ryan can't push granny off the cliff. Obama beat them to it.")
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To: LucyT
The first paragraph from the Noonan WSJ opinion article this morning ......

It is good that Joe Biden is going to the Republican National Convention to hold high the flag of his party. People make fun of his gaffes, of his embarrassing verbal forays, but he's no fool and he knows how to take it to the other guy. The speech he is working on, to be given in the heart of downtown, just across from the convention site, will be stirring and stentorian: "All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Tampa, and, therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words, 'Ich bin ein Tampon.'"

3 posted on 08/24/2012 10:55:35 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: LucyT

Worse than ‘no class’ is ‘low class’, this pair is the lowest of the low.

That’s ok.

The tunes and refrain that they are playing are to the lowest-common denominator in America. The rest of the country will be able to see the contrast in prime time. They have totally lost it since 2008 and they make no pretense now about the type of people that they really are.

Fear not. We have nothing to worry about. They are showing the country who they really are now.


4 posted on 08/24/2012 10:59:56 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: LucyT
A “heckler’s veto” is an attempt to shout down political speech by preventing its expression; the heckler seeks to silence his foe, marginalize him as outside the mainstream, beyond the pale of civilized discourse and unworthy of a fair hearing.

Remember that whenever you see the staged protests and shouting down of Ryan-Romney during events. And expect the media to give it plenty of play; otherwise it wouldn't be effective. I think the best way to deal with the play is to identify it clearly and to attach it to Obama in every instance. You don't want to lend too much credibility to it by responding vehemently but with civility and some humor. That will marginalize both the perpetrator and their cause, and in this way the GOP can claim moral high ground. Of course that's easy when your opponent is a deceptive, conniving, Marxist political gangster bound to no sense of propriety. The open question of whether or not it hits home with the moron vote remains.

5 posted on 08/24/2012 11:02:52 AM PDT by Dysart (Obama Faults Profit. Reject That.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Is that your spoof, or is there a link? Surely the sappy Swoonin’ didn’t write such a screamingly funny line?


6 posted on 08/24/2012 11:05:32 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: LucyT
Especially when there already are credible reports of potential violence from the New Black Panthers, the Occupy Wall Street rabble and even some terrorist groups?

Maybe Joe's going to be there to give them the go ahead sign.

7 posted on 08/24/2012 11:06:20 AM PDT by azishot (When your life is on the line, lead is worth more than gold.)
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To: Mamzelle
She did but the WSJ link I got it from is subscriber only. Just perhaps a little of the ol' Peg is still rattlin' around up there.

Maybe you can google the title ... 'Noonan: America Meets Mr. Romney'. I think the entire article is worth reading.

8 posted on 08/24/2012 11:11:02 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross
I take pride in the words, 'Ich bin ein Tampon.'"

That's a hoot...Did she rally say that?

Biden's IQ is in the single digits. Without a doubt, the dumbest VP of my life time.

9 posted on 08/24/2012 11:15:19 AM PDT by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: LucyT

Deracinated VEEP - is that a shot at his plugs?

de·rac·i·nate (d -r s -n t ). tr.v. de·rac·i·nat·ed, de·rac·i·nat·ing, de·rac·i·nates. 1. To pull out by the roots; uproot.


10 posted on 08/24/2012 11:17:14 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mamzelle

Yes, she did.

http://online.wsj.com/article/declarations.html


11 posted on 08/24/2012 11:33:10 AM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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12 posted on 08/24/2012 11:35:39 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Mamzelle
Ask and ye shall recieve ...Noonan: America Meets Mr. Romney
13 posted on 08/24/2012 11:37:05 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: LucyT
let the voters make up their minds — peacefully — at the ballot box in November.

Nah, the communists are probing for a Reichstag Fire. If it doesn't work, they'll try again against peaceful conservative protesters who may go to Charlotte.

0b0z0 will lose badly IF we have any semblance of a fair election and the communists will never accept that.

14 posted on 08/24/2012 11:54:49 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: LucyT

I think he’s in Tampa to discredit the Tea party. Remember how Nancy and other prominent RATS staged an “In your FACE” walk through of Tea Party protesters so they could lie about spitting and racial curses? Well the many cameras around them exposed the lies so this time Biden will do it again with a few people of their own to yell what they want to catch on film.


15 posted on 08/24/2012 12:01:41 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: LucyT
why send a loose cannon like Biden to Tampa on the first day or two of the GOP convention? Especially when there already are credible reports of potential violence from the New Black Panthers, the Occupy Wall Street rabble and even some terrorist groups?

Why? Arkancide?

It’s perfect! It serves every need and puts the blame on the opposition. Off an old white guy? Icing on the cake.

16 posted on 08/24/2012 12:23:39 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Nateman

They could very well do something like that. Let’s hope there are conservatives on hand to film the incident. Even if the yeller is identified as one of theirs, don’t expect the media to report that part of the story...but it would be good to have evidence.


17 posted on 08/24/2012 1:12:41 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: null and void; MestaMachine; azishot; melancholy; Servant of the Cross; LibFreeUSA; DManA; ...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is postponing his planned trip to Tampa, Fla., the site of the Republican National Convention.

An Obama campaign official says Biden is putting off Monday’s trip in order to ensure that all local law enforcement and emergency management resources can stay focused on Tropical Storm Isaac, which could impact Florida during the convention.

More:
http://news.yahoo.com/ap-source-biden-skipping-stop-tampa-011244963.html


18 posted on 08/24/2012 9:02:33 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

” - - - “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said at a fund-raiser during the 2008 election - - - “

WOW! I had no idea that the idea for “Fast and Furious” began BEFORE Obama was elected!


19 posted on 08/24/2012 9:16:02 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: melancholy; null and void; LucyT
"0b0z0 will lose badly IF we have any semblance of a fair election and the communists will never accept that."

I'm hopeful that the margin in November is so large that there won't be enough car trunks in America to hold the extra ballots needed to "reelect" this scumbag narcissist.

I am, however, beginning to side with Nully on how incredibly (more) dangerous "Obama" could prove to be from 06 November 2012 through 20 January 2013. I worry about that nearly as much as the idea of a second "term." Could he pardon every felon in America, at least theoretically?

Thanks for the Ping, LucyT.

20 posted on 08/24/2012 9:41:57 PM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome

He can only legally pardon FEDERAL felons.


21 posted on 08/24/2012 10:01:06 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: LucyT
I'm not buying it. SloJoe doing the right thing by freeing up law enforcement? Maybe he found out WHY he was being sent there in the first place. Plus now he'll not have the chance to wear the new shirt he bought.


22 posted on 08/24/2012 11:07:52 PM PDT by azishot (When your life is on the line, lead is worth more than gold.)
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To: LucyT; All

Ah, yes, Superman Joe, a man who thought he could get a wheelchair bound member of his audience to stand up, will save the state of Florida from the wrath of Hurricane (or Tropical storm) Isaac!!!


23 posted on 08/25/2012 10:13:25 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome
Could he pardon every felon in America, at least theoretically?

I wouldn't put it past him. He’d better pardon many more potential felons, including but not limited to, himself, H0lder, his Czars, all the MSM “workers,” union bosses, Hawaii DoH officials and all Chicago communist inhabitants.

24 posted on 08/26/2012 7:17:03 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: LucyT; azishot

Maybe one Reichstag Fire has been averted due to some big wigs nixing it.

Can you say, WHI?


25 posted on 08/26/2012 7:22:51 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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