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Democrats fire back at Quayle over Obama snub (Called him "the worst president in history")
CNN's Political Ticker ^ | August 12, 2010 | Ed Henry, CNN Sr White House Correspondent

Posted on 08/12/2010 12:47:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Top Democrats are firing back at House candidate Ben Quayle, son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, for running a new campaign ad that slashes President Obama by calling him "the worst president in history."

Brad Woodhouse, spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, told CNN that the candidate for a U.S. House seat from Arizona has no standing to judge Obama.

"The son of the worst vice president ever may think he has some wisdom on the job performance of political leaders, but if he thinks a president whose actions have saved the country from a second Great Depression, reformed a broken health care system and protected consumers from the risk and greed of Wall Street merits such mention, his analysis is only slightly less ridiculous than his candidacy for public office is," said Woodhouse.(continued)

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TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: 2010; arizona; benquayle; bho44; congress; democrats; obama; taxes
Just like us peasants don't have any standing to question his "natural born citizen" status, his bi-weekly vacations or any of his disasterous policies, right Brad? Oh, and I'm sure Mr. Quayle thanks you for all the free publicity, suckers! LOL
1 posted on 08/12/2010 12:47:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Worst VP".....Quayle???

Aren't they forgetting someone? Or maybe this is just a shot at former VPs.

bye-den will certainly take Quayle's place once 2012 throws him and the king of America out on their respective cans.

2 posted on 08/12/2010 12:49:58 PM PDT by Logic n' Reason ("Buzzard's gotta eat; same as worms.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good for Quayle! This should break him out of the 10 man race. Let’s hope MSNBC keeps running the spot and getting him some coverage.


3 posted on 08/12/2010 12:50:06 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Woodhouse should take his nose out of Hussein Obama’s Kenyan butt for a few minutes and look around. The Muslim Marxist is destroying and bankrupting this country. Good for Ben Quayle for having the guts to say what the RNC leadership is too afraid to say.


4 posted on 08/12/2010 12:50:30 PM PDT by Astronaut
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The son of the worst vice president ever"

Ben Quayle is Joe Biden's son ?

5 posted on 08/12/2010 12:50:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Truth is a tough pill to swallow for liberals - it usually freaks them out.


6 posted on 08/12/2010 12:51:29 PM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a dog.)
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To: Logic n' Reason

Read it again.


7 posted on 08/12/2010 12:52:03 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

LOL


8 posted on 08/12/2010 12:53:39 PM PDT by petitfour (Are you a Dead Fish American?)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Ben Quayle is Joe Biden's son?

No, Al Gore's...

9 posted on 08/12/2010 12:53:57 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Obama worst president ever”
“Democrats caused the economic collapse”
“Democrats are going to jack the taxes up on low and middle income”
“Biggest deficits ever by any political party”

Those things above are what should be coming out of all Republicnans’ mouths every time there is a microphone in front of them or they are on the TV political talk shows. Put the Democrats on the defensive.


10 posted on 08/12/2010 12:58:07 PM PDT by avacado
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The son of the worst vice president ever may think he has some wisdom on the job performance of political leaders, but if he thinks a president whose actions have saved the country from a second Great Depression, reformed a broken health care system and protected consumers from the risk and greed of Wall Street merits such mention, his analysis is only slightly less ridiculous than his candidacy for public office is," said Woodhouse.(continued)

Well, let's see... Avoided second great depression by forcing nearly ten percent of the workforce into not even bothering to look for a job anymore. Buys off another tenth of the workforce with a nearly neverending stream of unemployment checks, while at the same time spending trillions to feed unions and public employees. Reformed the health care system? I've yet to see word one from the Feds on how this is actually supposed to work, and I'm sure there's quite a few people working hard on trying to figure that out right now. But you can be sure that we'll get taxed more, given less service, and get to support tens of millions of others who can't be bothered to spend $70 a month for their own health insurance by paying five to seven times that much out of the taxpayer's pockets.

And Wall Street reform? I mean, come on, who the bleep cares. I can change bankers, I can lose money on investments, if they wanted real reform they'd say 'Hey, you're on your own.' Instead the worst is still out there, feeding on us like the prey we are, IE: public employees, who are slowly bankrupting us with ever increasing demands for salaries, benefits and retirement deals. If the Federal Government had to follow the same rules as Wall Street, the dollar would be a delisted penny stock.

11 posted on 08/12/2010 1:02:58 PM PDT by kingu (Favorite Sticker: Lost hope, and Obama took my change.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is the worst and still worsting.


12 posted on 08/12/2010 1:03:16 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Chump Obama promised "Change" and we got chump change.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if Mr Quayle is getting a little revenge over the unfair smears that his dad got. Is he a little ticked over hearing his father called stupid?

I hope he wins and makes the liberals brown their Depends.


13 posted on 08/12/2010 1:03:17 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It's ironic that the press totally demonized Dan Quayle for misspelling a word, and didn't say a thing about obama's "57 states", or any of his other gaffes.

Quayle let them put him in a box, but he is actually a pretty smart guy.

Then came biden....

Biden Gump


14 posted on 08/12/2010 1:05:24 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
How many lies can they pack into so small a space? That takes talent:

Brad Woodhouse, spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, told CNN that the candidate for a U.S. House seat from Arizona has no standing to judge Obama.

No standing? No standing!? He's an American citizen. Every American citizen has "standing" to question our elected representatives.

"The son of the worst vice president ever may think he has some wisdom on the job performance of political leaders

Ah, typical lib tactic - personal attack when you have no good argument. What his father did or did not do in office has absolutely no bearing on his qualifications, or his freedom to criticize hussein. Really, I'd like this guy to tell me why he wrote this, how this in any way addresses the issue. It really is just a personal attack, and reflects worse on him than the candidate.

...a president whose actions have saved the country from a second Great Depression,

You lie. Even the administration's own economists put the effect of porkus at only about 2 to 3% GDP. That's the optimistic ones. The recession took something like 2 to 4% out of the economy. Economists generally say it takes a 10% dip in GDP to qualify as a depression. So by their own numbers, even if porkus hadn't happened, we would've been no-where near a depression. hussein and his cohorts in crime took advantage of another crisis, that's all.

...reformed a broken health care system

Wow, two lies in one. First, the health care system wasn't broken. Widely recognized as the best health care in the world. Second, their so-called "reform" wasn't a reform at all. In fact it isn't even much about health care or health care insurance. It is about power and control. Our health care suffering is just collateral damage.

...protected consumers from the risk and greed of Wall Street...

Oh, we're protected all right. Yes, business will look for opportunities to make money. But don't worry, they won't be looking to consumers - the government is confiscating all our money via taxes and imposed fees and mandatory purchases of "insurance."

15 posted on 08/12/2010 1:05:38 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Methinks someone hit a raw nerve there ....


16 posted on 08/12/2010 1:05:38 PM PDT by An.American.Expatriate (Here's my strategy on the War against Terrorism: We win, they lose. - with apologies to R.R.)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

Quayle was destroyed by a biased press that lied constantly. That is harder to do with the internet. Chrissy Matthews was one of them that flat out lied.


17 posted on 08/12/2010 1:07:45 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

Yea, the first thing the scum do is attack someone’s family (like Palin’s Downs Syndrome child). So Quayle should come back with ...”and his wife is the ugliest alleged woman and has the fattest ass I’ve even seen...


18 posted on 08/12/2010 1:09:57 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: FrankR
It's ironic that the press totally demonized Dan Quayle for misspelling a word,

He didn't. He was given cards. It was a setup.

Quayle let them put him in a box,

There wasn't an internet to expose the press. There's at least one occasion that they flat out lied about his wife.

19 posted on 08/12/2010 1:11:11 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Quayle was destroyed by what my good friend Lawrence Ward, the president of PoliticalMedia.com, has called “Caricature Assassination.” The leftwing media creates a caricature of the conservative enemy and then piles on the ridicule.

Quayle’s problem was that he was too much of a gentleman to come out swinging and take the bastards heads off. Hopefully, his son learned the lesson: Give no quarter; take no prisoners.


20 posted on 08/12/2010 1:14:10 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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Quayle’s problem was that he was too much of a gentleman

Yes and he DID travel for Bush making alliances. He was very good at it. The press down-played it. Always. Or twisted it.

21 posted on 08/12/2010 1:17:45 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
"He was given cards."

I did not know about that...do they know who gave them to him?
22 posted on 08/12/2010 1:20:14 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: FrankR

The school gave him the cards. Either they were complicit or the press “played” with the cards. Either is possible.


23 posted on 08/12/2010 1:23:43 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

AND, when I worked with him in the Senate, he was one of the brightest stars in the firmament. He authored the Jobs Creation Act (workfare) and he is the father of the patriot missile. Of course, don’t expect the mainstream media SOBs to every acknowledge any of that.


24 posted on 08/12/2010 1:28:11 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: hampdenkid

Of course not. The guy was a conservative rock. That’s why the press HAD to get rid of him. They smeared his wife too. The press are pigs.


25 posted on 08/12/2010 1:29:57 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Brad Woodhouse, spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, told CNN that the candidate for a U.S. House seat from Arizona has no standing to judge Obama.

What a peculiar statement by Brad. He must've meant that Ben wasn't qualified to comment because he doesn't have a press pin and a Che flag.

26 posted on 08/12/2010 1:31:15 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: Deb
The best man in this ten man race is a woman - Pamela Gorman.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TS-9AgLzoM&feature=related

What has Ben Quayle ever accomplished (other than being Dan's son)?

27 posted on 08/12/2010 1:33:55 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Logic n' Reason

“Worst VP”.....Quayle???”
I think I’d give my vote to Kerry.
That poor guy thinks he still has ‘Gravitas.”
What a waste of a Senate seat!


28 posted on 08/12/2010 1:43:30 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s pretty tough to argue that he is not the worst President in history ... only Jimmah Cahtah could say, “No, he’s not! I am!”


29 posted on 08/12/2010 1:46:48 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Being originally from Indiana, Dan Quayle got a real bad rap ! I know the big reason was he didn’t go to the elite east coast schools like most Washington politicians and was an average person and made average grades in school. Now they are going to try the same crap on his son as well.

In my opinion, an average joe can run things a lot better than these snot nosed kids from an elite background. Also the average joe is not out of touch like the elitists.


30 posted on 08/12/2010 1:48:15 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The son of the worst vice president ever

Joe Biden make Dan Quayle look like Albert Einstein.

31 posted on 08/12/2010 1:59:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Jimmy Carter had a cumulative effect (helping to usher in Islamic terrorism/wahabist theocracy) and continues to support the enemies of America.

on the other hand, Barack Obama was raised a red diaper doper baby and is hell bent on deliberately taking this nation down.


32 posted on 08/12/2010 2:01:12 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Worst Vp ever, what no love for Spirrow T Agnew????


33 posted on 08/12/2010 2:21:25 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

With men like Aaron Burr (1801-1805) and Henry A. Wallace (1941-1945, a known communist sympathizer) in the mix, Dan Quayle and Spriro Agnew ain’t even in the running!!


34 posted on 08/12/2010 2:33:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Brad Woodhouse, spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, told CNN that the candidate for a U.S. House seat from Arizona has no standing to judge Obama.

Yet a spokesman for the DNC somehow does have standing to judge a former Vice President. Go figure. And another leftist double-standard is born.

35 posted on 08/12/2010 8:19:24 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Henry Wallace is definitely in the running, but my vote goes to LBJ.


36 posted on 08/12/2010 8:24:10 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He seems to have struck a nerve.......

My, aren't they thin skinned?

37 posted on 08/12/2010 8:26:04 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: FrankR

The teacher gave Quayle a list of the spelling words. When the boy spelled ‘potato’ correctly, Quayle looked at the card given to him by the teacher who had mispelled it. I don’t know if she did it on purpose but the press-smear that followed worked like a charm to tag him as stupid.


38 posted on 08/12/2010 8:34:21 PM PDT by carmody
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To: GraceG

Why? Because he exposed the nattering nabobs of negativism?


39 posted on 08/12/2010 8:46:43 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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