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Washington Post on the Warpath - (disingenuous anti-Bush column by Ceci Connolly, also Fox panelist)
A.I.M.ORG ^ | APRIL 19, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID

Posted on 04/19/2005 4:19:29 PM PDT by CHARLITE

The Washington Post published a story on Match 25 faulting President Bush for not injecting himself quickly enough into the tragic killings at the Indian reservation in Red Lake, Minnesota. Post reporter Ceci Connolly found a volunteer at an Indian office who said about Bush, "I don't feel he cares about the American Indian people." This is a classic case of a manufactured story designed to make the president look bad.

Connolly, a contributor to Fox News, wrote that "The reaction to Bush's silence was particularly bitter given his high-profile, late-night intervention on behalf of Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman caught in a legal battle over whether her feeding tube should be reinserted." A left-wing website ran the story under the headline: "School Shooting vs. Schiavo: Why is Bush Silent on Red Lake?"

Did it occur to Connolly that Terri Schiavo was alive at the time that Bush intervened to try to save her life, and that the president could not have done anything to save the victims of that slaughter by an Indian youth in Minnesota? That is a clear difference, making the comparison illogical and unfair.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: aim; antibush; biased; ceciconnolly; clinton; columbine; highschool; minnesota; redlake; redlakereservation; reporting; schoolshooting; washingtonpost
I'd be happy to see Ceci Connolly simply vanish off of Brit Hume's Fox cable show.
1 posted on 04/19/2005 4:19:34 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE

ceci is a typical lib dipwaddle


2 posted on 04/19/2005 4:22:06 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: CHARLITE
I don't understand why people would expect Bush to comment on killings that occurred in another country.
3 posted on 04/19/2005 4:24:09 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (I know a great deal about the Middle East because Ive been raising Arabian horses" Patrick Swazey)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Hmmmm? You are correct.

The school was inside a foreign nation with it's own sovereignty - actually - Bush had no right to intervene!

Which further proves how stupid Ceci is and why I hate it when she subs for Mara.


4 posted on 04/19/2005 4:28:18 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: CHARLITE
"I don't feel he cares about the American Indian people."

I don't think the Democrats care about the majority of the American people, particularly those who get up, go to work, obey the laws, and pay all their taxes... However, I doubt if that is news to Ceci.
5 posted on 04/19/2005 4:29:13 PM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: CHARLITE

We love to watch Special Report with Brit Hume. We love Fred Barns, Charles K., even Mort K. but when Cici is on we turn the TV off. She is:

Boring
Dull
Expressiionless
Meaningless
Dippy

What she babbles on about is stupid and so we don't waste our time watching anymore when she is on.


6 posted on 04/19/2005 4:30:09 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: RedEyeJack

"I don't FEEL"

That's your problem Cici... Stop FEELING! She should use her brain and THINK for a change!!!


7 posted on 04/19/2005 4:31:26 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: CHARLITE

What would he say? Cece is over the top. If the president is to comment on every tragedy people like her would say he is using their deaths for political reasons....


8 posted on 04/19/2005 4:32:25 PM PDT by Burlem
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To: CHARLITE
Post reporter Ceci Connolly found a volunteer at an Indian office who said about Bush, "I don't feel he cares about the American Indian people." This is a classic case of a manufactured story designed to make the president look bad.

Journalism 101--Find someone to verbalize your message, and then quote them.

Journalism 201--If you can't find a source to quote, fabricate one.

9 posted on 04/19/2005 4:32:49 PM PDT by Samwise (The sentence formerly known as tagline.)
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To: CHARLITE

Brit's got to have at least one lib on the panel. When Ceci subs for Mara, I find that she is usually on her better behavior and is reasonably reasonable, so to speak. Still, this column is absurd. I guess the unstated premise: Bush is a racist who cares about a white women but not about Indians. Ridiculous.


10 posted on 04/19/2005 4:33:05 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: CyberAnt

I can't stand her either - I turn it off when she's on. That smirk - reminds me of a sister in law from hell.


11 posted on 04/19/2005 4:34:34 PM PDT by Let's Roll ( "Congressmen who ... undermine the military ... should be arrested, exiled or hanged" - A. Lincoln)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

But wasn't Schiavo Jewish?


12 posted on 04/19/2005 4:36:14 PM PDT by Zhangliqun (What are intellectuals for but to complexify the obvious?)
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To: Let's Roll

I know - the smirk gets to me too.

And .. she is to me the epitomy of the arrogant, elitist liberal. She thinks she's better than we are, knows more than we do .. and she's not shy about showing her disdain for us.


13 posted on 04/19/2005 4:38:41 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Zhangliqun

Catholic! Don't you remember that she was given last rites and a lay friar was the spiritual advisor to her family?


14 posted on 04/19/2005 4:42:21 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Watching the Today Show since 2002 so you don't have to.)
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To: CHARLITE

When Ceci is on the tube, I scream at her like I scream at Elinor Clift, i.e., a lot. Only liberals can find a moral equivalence between trying to prevent a death (Terri Schiavo's) and making touchy-feely comments after a death (or several deaths, on the Indian reservation.)


15 posted on 04/19/2005 4:47:14 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny; CyberAnt
Neither of you understand how Indian Reservations work. The U.S. government steps in on certain crimes, like murder. Even though Indian Nations are sovereign, they are not completely independent of Federal Laws. A murder on a reservation can get the FBI just as well as any other murder in the US. I'm not saying that Bush should have said anything about this crime, just pointing out a fact. By the way, some fish and game laws apply too, especially with endangered species. For instance on our reservation we cannot kill or harass seals or sea lions, and we have to have special permission and papers to own eagle feathers.
16 posted on 04/19/2005 4:55:30 PM PDT by fish hawk (I am only one, but I am not the only one.)
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To: CHARLITE

Good article. Good job by Kinkaid.


17 posted on 04/19/2005 4:57:06 PM PDT by Bahbah (Something wicked this way comes)
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To: CHARLITE
Let's see. Ceci uses a mass murder and a horrific event to bash Bush.

No class, Ceci, no class at all.
18 posted on 04/19/2005 4:57:34 PM PDT by Ticonderoga34
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To: cubreporter

Since the first time I saw her on Brit's show, I was struck by what a beltway conventional wisdom type she was. I thought she had very little intellectual candle power.

There was incident where the left and the MSM were claiming that Bush had claimed that Iraq was an "imminent threat". Only on Fox would you hear that Bush never made that claim, infact to the contrary. Well, here was little Cici on the round table making the point that "everyone knows" that Bush claimed Iraq was an imminent threat. I wish I had taped Brit taking her to the hoop on that one.


19 posted on 04/19/2005 4:59:27 PM PDT by Stand W
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To: CHARLITE

Isn't cici a typical liberal horse's ash?


20 posted on 04/19/2005 5:06:29 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (In dealing with liberals remember When you wrestle with a pig, you both get dirty and he loves it.)
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To: CHARLITE

While I disagree with Mara Liason, I don't find her obnoxiously nasty as I do Ceci. I concur heartily with your comments on this.


21 posted on 04/19/2005 5:07:15 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Official Ruling Class Oligarch Oppressor)
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To: fish hawk
I actually do understand the relationship of Indian Nations and the US....I was just over simplifying it, and found it amusing because if the President had stuck his nose in it, people would be accusing him of meddling with autonomous countries.

So you're an Indian?  That's awesome.  We see people from all nationalities here at FR but you're the first I've known of from a Indian Nation.

22 posted on 04/19/2005 5:09:22 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (I know a great deal about the Middle East because Ive been raising Arabian horses" Patrick Swazey)
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To: Stand W

I know. She's a real dip. I LOVE it when Brit takes her and Juan to the woodshed. :)


23 posted on 04/19/2005 5:37:28 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: CHARLITE
Indians are the Holy Grail for liberals. I have a Indian-wannabe (a la Ward Churchill) coworker who's as WASPy as me and she's about as left as they get.
Every Indian wannabe I've encountered claims to be related to either Pocahontas, Chief Sitting Bull or some other famous Indian. What a coincidence...

I love watching Charles Krauthammer tear Ceci's arguments to shreds.
24 posted on 04/19/2005 5:41:20 PM PDT by Redgirl (I actually voted for John Kerry before I voted against him.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Yes, not only am I a half breed but I am a rare breed. (a conservative American Indian, very rare.)By the way there are a few other Indians on FR. Chad Fairbanks for one.


25 posted on 04/19/2005 6:08:10 PM PDT by fish hawk (I am only one, but I am not the only one.)
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To: kingattax
"ceci is a typical lib dipwaddle."

"DIPWADDLE!" - Fantastic. I love "dipwaddle!"

Char :)

26 posted on 04/19/2005 6:57:50 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: zert_28
"No class, Ceci, no class at all."

Great comment, zert! I like it!

Thanks!

Char :)

27 posted on 04/19/2005 7:06:01 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: FreedomPoster
"While I disagree with Mara Liason, I don't find her obnoxiously nasty as I do Ceci."

I agree.........also with someone's comment about Eleanor Clift. She's the living end as far as I'm concerned. Snobbish, high fallutin' - condescending, snippy, humorless, arrogant..........and always wrong.

There is another one who appears on a lot of shows on Fox. O'Reilly frequently has her on as a guest. Maryanne somebody. I've forgotten her last name. She's in Boston.

Maybe the quintessential model of the worst of the worst, however, might be Christina vander Heuvel. Now there's a snobby female liberal, if I ever saw one. She even beats Clift, so I guess I'd have to say that Vander Heuvel is "the living end."

Char

28 posted on 04/19/2005 7:11:22 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: CHARLITE

:)


29 posted on 04/19/2005 7:19:37 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: CHARLITE

I guess I should count myself lucky that I've missed Maryanne and Christina vander Heuvel. I pretty much quit watching O'Reilly regularly a year or two ago, when his ratings and ego became simultaneously very large.


30 posted on 04/19/2005 7:25:53 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Official Ruling Class Oligarch Oppressor)
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To: kingattax
Thanks for the smiley face!

Char :)

31 posted on 04/19/2005 8:25:53 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; Timesink; VPMWife78; cgk; Gracey; Alamo-Girl; RottiBiz; FoxGirl; Mr. Bob; ...
FoxFan ping!

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my FoxFan list. *Warning: This can be a high-volume ping list at times.

32 posted on 04/20/2005 10:11:16 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: CHARLITE

Margaret Carlson is also in that class.


33 posted on 04/20/2005 10:23:58 AM PDT by Joann37
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping!


34 posted on 04/20/2005 8:34:25 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: cubreporter

"That's your problem Cici... Stop FEELING! She should use her brain and THINK for a change!!!"

That expression is a dead giveaway about libs. They preface every comment with, "I feel..." They NEVER think. Libs are totally incapable of rational, logical thought.


35 posted on 04/20/2005 8:46:28 PM PDT by lawdude (Liberalism is a mental disease.)
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