Skip to comments.Sen. Dick Durbin: Past Rhetoric Of Sarah Palin And Tea Party “Beyond The Bounds”
Posted on 01/09/2011 9:02:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Senator Dick Durbin appeared on CNNs State of the Union and told Candy Crowley that Sarah Palins gun imagery of targeting certain congressional districts was beyond the bounds and not acceptable rhetoric. Although when pressed by Crowley, Durbin did not want to suggest there was a direct connection between the rhetoric and yesterdays shooting of Congresswoman Giffords, nor whether there was similarly unacceptable rhetoric amongst Democrats.
We live in a world of violent images and violent words, but those of us in public life and the journalists who cover us, should be thoughtful in response to this and try to bring down the rhetoric, which Im afraid has become pervasive in our discussion of political issues. The phrase dont retreat, reload putting crosshairs on congressional districts as targets these sorts of things I think invite the kind of toxic rhetoric that can lead unstable people to believe this is an acceptable response.
Watch the video from CNN below:
(VIDEO AT LINK)
This is ridiculous, irresponsible.
"Abraham Lincoln (1865) - killed by John Wilkes Booth, a Democrat
James Garfield (1881) - killed by Charles J. Guiteau, a Democrat
William McKinley (1901) - killed by Leon Czolgosz, Democratic Anarchist
John F. Kennedy (1963) - killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, Communist
Andrew Jackson by Robert B. Randolph, Democrat Liberal
Franklin D. Roosevelt by Giuseppe Zangara, Democrat Liberal
Harry S. Truman by Pedro Albizu Campos, Nationalist Socialist
Gerald Ford by Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, Socialist
Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley, Jr., Registered Democrat"
We can now add Giffords shooting to this list.
Turncoat Turbin Durbin is still around?
Little Dick Durbin is a pinhead.
Did Durbin have anything to say when Obama called on his hispanic followers to punish their enemies? when he told his supporters to “bring a gun”, when he quoted well known advocate of violence Malcolm X(”By Any Means Necessary”) to whip up black crowds in advance of the SC primary?, when his fellow dem from IL Rahm Emanuel said any of the tough-guy things he did? Or any of hundreds of other examples I could cite?
Of course, no one in the media will ever bring up anything Obama or any other dem ever said.
Here’s an oldie but goodie about all the recent threats of violence by the left... Let’s not forget that they actually made a movie about killing GW Bush!
There was a post earlier about a group called ‘21st Century Democrats’ that Durbin founded and something that they had done regarding a threat of violence about conservatives.
That’s right, I remember that.
Palin needs to put these scumbags in their place.
That’s what a leader would do.
Dick Durbin is a (&*^(&^%
Sticks and Stones may broke your bones but names can never hurt me. Bet Rush will have some nice Rhetoric from Dirtbag Durbin.
Just political rhetoric, eh?
These are the same libs who think video games depicting grand theft auto and gang killings/rape are just “fantasy” and “good ol’ fun” and “free speech”. Their lies are becoming so outrageous and their feigned sorrow is over the top. Amazing they are not called out loudly and often by so called conservatives! Where the HECK are the conservative LEADERS!!!!!!!!????????
I'll tell you what's beyond the bound...
...For a public official, a sitting United States Senator no less, to make public allegations that a private citizen is, at the very least, morally complicit if not more, in a capitol murder case, without offering any evidence whatsoever, and for the sole purpose no less, of gaining a political advantage. To use this incident solely for selfish purposes is beyond shameful. It's disgusting.
Aw hell, let’s just give up. YES, Sarah Palin shot all those people! OK, liberals, you WIN, it was all her fault! She was the one who gave all that Propofol to Michael Jackson, and SHE SHOT THOSE BIRDS OUT OF THE SKY. And we like her anyway because we are all fricking MORONS on the right!!! Oh, and we all hate people who have dark skin, even if we too have dark skin, and we hate all poor people too, even if we are poor. You have been right about us all along!!
GREAT perspective! I want to run this past some of my libturd co-workers when they start ranting about so called “right-wing extremists”. As always, the liberal-socialist-marxist-communist RAT bastard demoRATS are the the most evil ones among us. Their propensity for violence & bloodshed is beyond measure.
I think he’s a “his first name” head!
Little problem is that they are all winning because here is no echo from our side. We just can’t fight such a force of hatred..we just cannot. I am so sick of all that. So discouraging. The only echo is : we close the congress for a week. Well, if it’s not a win for the left so what is? Nobody - absolutely nobody from our side is fighting to stop these awful smear and hate - nobody! We might as well be guilty. I bet obama is relishing this moment!
Dick Durbin. That Senator who wants to tax garage sales and all transactions that occur on the internet esp Ebay etc.
Too bad we don’t have someone to run against him.
But no matter. I’m hearing that the dems plan to raise State income taxes 75% in our state.
I work in Georgia. I think this does it for me. I’m going to change residency, and start voting in Georgia.
Illinois, is going to look like Detroit Michigan very soon, and if the likes of Carol Mosely Braun becomes mayor of Chicago, it will be a toilet very soon.
They just can`t resist getting in their piece.
“Of course, I`m not saying there`s a direct link, but ....”
Yes, senator, you are. You are parroting the long-ago prepared DNC talking points that were designed for a tragedy such as this.
BTW, thanks, Illinois, for Dick Durbin...like an STD, he`s the gift that keeps on giving.
You can add to that list the shooting of Congress back in the 50’s by Puerto Rican Marxists.
I predict that Sarah is compiling a list of the rhetoric being launched at her and will release a long article/oped that will highlight the absolute incestuous affair between the far left and violence both physical and verbal. Start with political assassinations by the left, the treasure trove of the hippy 60s/70s, the rise of the left's violent imagery via the internet. the various media slander topped by "The Killing Of A President", and so on.
No matter what she puts out there it will force the left into defense, a position they should have been in because the is guy in most ways is a product of the left.
Also, Leo Ryan, US Rep. from San Fran who was killed by the commies of Jonestown in ‘78.
dickless has always been a jackass....
In this environment I hate to quote her, but at the moment she is not metaphorically retreating.... I leave it to you to fill in the rest. My guess when she comes out in public to make a statement or statements, it will succinct and to the point to say the least.
I am afraid you are correct. Whenever there is even a smidgen of criticism or negative comment about 0b0z0 or any of the left-wing, marxist, socialist demoRATs, the demoRATs will INSTANTLY react with feigned outrage and massive condemnation of the source. However Repubs just seem to have a tendency to hunker down and let the smears & lies proliferate and finally perhaps may issue some sort of mild presss statement rebuttal. GW Bush was pounded on for 8 years by the demoRATs no matter how much he pandered & appeased & capitulated to the left! You would think by now the Repubs would realize this and instantly react STRONGLY rather than letting the smears & lies proliferate. In other words, go after the attackers the way the demoRATs do!
Frankly, I'm hoping that one day very soon, I can say this is "old news", "it's past history", etc..... just like all the Democrat pundits and paid weasels have been spouting for the last dozen years. Unfortunately we are in for at least a month of Democrat Kabuki Theatre, at least until the next Obama peccadillo occurs or an evil gun owning Republican single handedly gang-molests a minor.
Now that we all know that Jared is an Extreme Far Leftwingtard pretty much in the pattern of Dick Durbin himself, we can see that Dick was trying to cover up his own involvement in the murder of a Republican judge.
I suggest we not forget what this guy is up to and the first chance we get PUT HIM ON TRIAL FOR HIS CRIMES.
I have said this on numerous occasions...
I find Dick Durbin to be the most reprehensible politician in Washington.
He won't get prosecuted, at least at the federal level; he fits at least one of Eric "they're my people" Holder's criteria. While not black, he is 'black' i.e., black in the spirit of his political persuasion - a Democrat, which is just as good as long as it's against a conservative renegade populace - what Holder, Obama, the FBI, TSA, DHS, the BATFE, and any other government entity considers as terrorists and the prime enemy. .