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George W. Bush sucker-punches a rugby opponent at Yale(hysterical)
This ModernWorld via BalloonJuice. ^ | 08/11/04 | Bob Harris

Posted on 08/10/2004 9:25:30 PM PDT by Pikamax

August 10, 2004

Desperation...

How desperate are the Democrats when confronted with Kerry's possible lying nuance about Cambodia? Enough so to run this picture from the Yale yearbook showing Bush playing Rugby:

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Our intrepid partisan then notes:

As long as we're re-examining the 1960s, looking for signs of character, trying to decide if a man who volunteered for combat and was decorated five times was more or less courageous than a guy who didn't even show up for his own medical exam... here's George W. Bush during his college days, hitting a fellow sportsman in the face.

Bwahahaha. Sorry. I am laughing too hard to type.



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August 10, 2004

George W. Bush sucker-punches a rugby opponent at Yale (Note: this entry posted by Bob Harris)

As long as we're re-examining the 1960s, looking for signs of character, trying to decide if a man who volunteered for combat and was decorated five times was more or less courageous than a guy who didn't even show up for his own medical exam... here's George W. Bush during his college days, hitting a fellow sportsman in the face.

The above photo, credited to the Yale yearbook (the caption is in the original), appeared in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, alongside a story on the appeal of "bad boys" in American politics. It's not in the Times' online version, and the rest of the country should see it, I think.

Incidentally, while rugby is a contact sport, every player knows that tackling above the shoulders is a foul. So is leaving your feet during a tackle. Either of these is serious enough that the other team is immediately awarded a penalty kick, often directly resulting in points for the other team.

So even without throwing a punch, Bush is already well outside fair play.

Grasping an opponent by the back of the head and punching him in the face is beyond the pale -- I've watched rugby avidly for years, and I've never seen it during an open-field tackle like this, honest -- and will typically result in a player being immediately sent off.

I'm sure by next week Karl Rove will have a collection of rugby players claiming that John Kerry was even worse...

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1 posted on 08/10/2004 9:25:31 PM PDT by Pikamax
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To: Pikamax

Rugby is a rough game.


2 posted on 08/10/2004 9:27:04 PM PDT by Milligan
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To: Pikamax

Rugby is worthless unless you both give and receive a few bloody noses.

every fool nose this...
gouge his eyes W...

go fight, makem bleed.


3 posted on 08/10/2004 9:28:13 PM PDT by Robert_Paulson2 (the madridification of our election is now officially underway.)
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To: Pikamax

These people are beyond pathetic.

And look at this:

http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:JSgxIxgWJfUJ:www.indiewire.com/biz/biz_040809upriver.html+george+butler+john+kerry&hl=en


4 posted on 08/10/2004 9:28:23 PM PDT by Howlin (Kerry being called a war hero is "a colloquialism.")
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To: Pikamax

So? My dad would sometimes spit in the earhole of his opponents helmet. He also stepped on toes while fighting with pugil sticks.

You push as far as you can get away with. Just keep it on the field and don't make it personal.


5 posted on 08/10/2004 9:28:49 PM PDT by Bogey78O (Kerry lied and if elected people will die.)
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To: Pikamax

and of course we never see in the picture the preceeding moment, when this lout w is punching... kicked him in the face and the nuts...


6 posted on 08/10/2004 9:29:27 PM PDT by Robert_Paulson2 (the madridification of our election is now officially underway.)
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To: Pikamax

Oh geez louise! Rugby is a rough-and-tumble game. When are these namby-pamby Leftists going to get used to reality? Sakes...


7 posted on 08/10/2004 9:30:28 PM PDT by Prime Choice (The press is no longer free. Its bias exacts a heavy price with every report.)
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To: Milligan

Rugby, like Moose bites, can be very nasty.


8 posted on 08/10/2004 9:30:29 PM PDT by socal_parrot
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To: Pikamax

But was the other guy French?

Notice he has headgear on...

What a GIRLIE-MAN.


9 posted on 08/10/2004 9:30:43 PM PDT by sayfer bullets
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To: Pikamax
Devastating! Can you imagine the consequences this could have for a man like this to be in charge of our National Security?
10 posted on 08/10/2004 9:32:01 PM PDT by notforhire (It riles them to believe that we perceive the web they weave.)
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To: Pikamax

Rugby is a little like hockey or lacrosse, fouls are expected as long the ref doesn't see them.


11 posted on 08/10/2004 9:32:35 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Pikamax

That's my president! Perhaps he can be recruited for the Springboks at the last minute. They've been a bit dispirited lately *LOL*


12 posted on 08/10/2004 9:33:00 PM PDT by cyborg
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To: Howlin

I knew the age of Orwell had come when the Clintonistas slimed the White House with their 'pc' bs and their trailer trash morals, but I had no idea the Dems would continue to be this transparently propagandistic even AFTER the master liars left.

Amazing! Amazingly stupid, that is.


13 posted on 08/10/2004 9:34:05 PM PDT by XenaLee
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To: cyborg

ROFL

They really think we're bothered by this? I wouldn't mind seeing him direct that Right at a few certain Senators.


14 posted on 08/10/2004 9:34:56 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Pikamax
ROFLOL. Cheap Rugby plays verses Lying before congress, filing false reports, war crimes, and treason. If that is all they found....Bring It On!!
15 posted on 08/10/2004 9:35:36 PM PDT by armymarinemom (Ultimate Flip Flop->I support the Troops but not their mission)
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To: Pikamax
Well, compare this in gravity with this:


16 posted on 08/10/2004 9:35:43 PM PDT by FairOpinion (FIGHT TERRORISM! VOTE BUSH/CHENEY 2004.)
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To: notforhire

Hey! What happened to my sarcasm tag?


17 posted on 08/10/2004 9:35:50 PM PDT by notforhire (It riles them to believe that we perceive the web they weave.)
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To: Pikamax

LOL, I'm surprised Drudge doesn't have the Siren out for this :-)


18 posted on 08/10/2004 9:36:17 PM PDT by MJY1288 (John Kerry Says he Would Conduct a More Thoughtful and Sensitive War on Terror)
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To: notforhire
IT'S ALL NIXON'S FAULT!!!
19 posted on 08/10/2004 9:36:25 PM PDT by socal_parrot
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To: Pikamax

20 posted on 08/10/2004 9:37:03 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Fabrizio Quattrocchi: "Adesso vi faccio vedere come muore un italiano")
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To: Soul Seeker

This further cements in my mind that Dubya isn't a WHIMP. Yeah I'd love to see him give Kerry a walloping.


21 posted on 08/10/2004 9:37:28 PM PDT by cyborg
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To: XenaLee

There is absolutely nothing these people won't do to get the White House back. Nothing.

And we have people on this very site who are going to sit home because they don't like a couple of things Bush hasn't or has done.


22 posted on 08/10/2004 9:38:57 PM PDT by Howlin (Kerry being called a war hero is "a colloquialism.")
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To: Pikamax
Doesn't rugby take pride in its rough play? "Soccer is a gentleman's game played by houligans, Rugby is a houligan's game played by gentlemen." There is also the slogan often found on bumper stickers (below). Doesn't sound to me that too many rugby players would be shocked, shocked by George Bush's play. Maybe we could check to see how many of Bush's Yale rugby Band of Brothers support him?


23 posted on 08/10/2004 9:40:35 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: So Cal Rocket

Must be a Texas thing.

24 posted on 08/10/2004 9:40:39 PM PDT by dfwgator (It's sad that the news media treats Michael Jackson better than our military.)
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To: dfwgator

Ah yes... and Nolan Ryan is a big Bush supporter... don't know about Robin Ventura, though


25 posted on 08/10/2004 9:41:34 PM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Fabrizio Quattrocchi: "Adesso vi faccio vedere come muore un italiano")
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To: Pikamax

What we really need is a good picture of Bush lighting his opponent on fire with a Zippo...

*lol*


26 posted on 08/10/2004 9:41:34 PM PDT by TwoEyesOpen (Anti-Conformist Teenager)
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To: So Cal Rocket

Who says that it is illegal. If no penalty was called, no foul occurred.


27 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:05 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: Soul Seeker

I wouldn't mind seeing him do that to John Kerry. He deserves it, for all the lies he has told about Our President.


28 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:05 PM PDT by jerry639
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To: Soul Seeker

I wouldn't mind seeing him do that to John Kerry. He deserves it, for all the lies he has told about Our President.


29 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:10 PM PDT by jerry639
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To: Pikamax

Mr Harris is obviously unfamiliar with the phrase "Give Blood; Play Rugby!"


30 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:17 PM PDT by SeaWolf (Orwell must have foreseen the 21st Century Democratic Party when he wrote 1984)
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To: Pikamax

RICK-EM, RACK-EM, RUCK-EM, RIGHT!

W can really fight.

Dick-em, Dack-em, Duck-em, Doos.

Kerry Boy is such a Wooos.

Goooooooooo Yale!!


31 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:20 PM PDT by Edit35
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To: TwoEyesOpen

went to a prize fight and a rugby match broke out!


32 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:32 PM PDT by GoforBroke
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To: Pikamax

My president's prostate can beat your Democratic candidates prostate. Or whatever is left of it.


33 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:38 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Strategery - "W" plays poker with one hand and chess with the other.)
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To: Milligan

"Rugby is a rough game."

I saw a bumper sticker that read "You have to have leather balls to play rugby."


34 posted on 08/10/2004 9:44:55 PM PDT by Razz Barry
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To: Pikamax

It might be illegal but it is certainly no "sucker punch"


35 posted on 08/10/2004 9:45:19 PM PDT by Wycowboy
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To: FairOpinion

"I'm a shaggy hippy freak dishonoring my military uniform."


36 posted on 08/10/2004 9:45:53 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: aruanan

...not to mention betraying his fellow military "brothers" still fighting.


37 posted on 08/10/2004 9:48:20 PM PDT by FairOpinion (FIGHT TERRORISM! VOTE BUSH/CHENEY 2004.)
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To: Pikamax

Thanks dude, this is funny ohn so many levels.....................


38 posted on 08/10/2004 9:48:23 PM PDT by metalcor
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To: Pikamax

RNC needs to get that picture on T-shirts.


39 posted on 08/10/2004 9:49:05 PM PDT by NotQuiteCricket (XP SP2 a.k.a. "Hi-Tech Scythe of Death")
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To: Pikamax

Thsi is the best they can come up with? What kind of hockey player was Kerry?


40 posted on 08/10/2004 9:50:48 PM PDT by tobyhill (The war on terrorism is not for the weak!)
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To: Wycowboy

Proof that Dubya is no wimp. Go Bush!


41 posted on 08/10/2004 9:52:03 PM PDT by Carolinamom
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To: Pikamax
George Bush yells, 'Next'.
42 posted on 08/10/2004 9:52:14 PM PDT by paul51
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To: Pikamax

43 posted on 08/10/2004 9:53:52 PM PDT by Sloth (John Kerry: Frank Burns with Charles Winchester's pedigree.)
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To: Pikamax
The above photo, credited to the Yale yearbook (the caption is in the original), appeared in yesterday's Los Angeles Times, alongside a story on the appeal of "bad boys" in American politics.

Hmmm, then Kerry has no chance. He was never a bad boy, just a pretty sad one.
44 posted on 08/10/2004 9:54:39 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: jerry639

Worthy of a double post!! LOL


45 posted on 08/10/2004 9:56:03 PM PDT by landerwy
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To: Pikamax

Well shoot. I am impressed with W even more than before. Although a potential foul, that is one righteous hit. Specially on a panty-waste who is wearing helmet. Used to play, would do so now if my knees would take the beating.

Love that game. Absolute mayhem.


46 posted on 08/10/2004 9:58:44 PM PDT by TexanToTheCore
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To: Pikamax

Holy scrum, Batman, someone got hit playing rugby?


47 posted on 08/10/2004 9:59:15 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (When it came to Intelligence, Kerry was absent)
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To: Pikamax

Bring it on!


48 posted on 08/10/2004 9:59:53 PM PDT by Diddley (Hey Libs: If you have a good story, why lie? [Oh, heck. I know the answer.])
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To: Pikamax

WHOA! President Bush punched somebody in a full contact sport lonnggg time ago... That just convinces me to give my vote to sKerry... /sarcasm

Do these liberals think sKerry won't get elected? Ah, that is why they will stop at nothing to get rid of Bush. <:)


49 posted on 08/10/2004 10:00:25 PM PDT by jjames001 (Hillary......? Hitler........? Hitlery......?)
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To: Pikamax

I've been known to clothline a winger or two.... too small for football but bigger than most of the college rugby players.... I loved destroying them, just loved it.


50 posted on 08/10/2004 10:00:37 PM PDT by Porterville (Your sensitivity offends me you disgusting liberal.)
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