Skip to comments.MURTHA "Fake But Accurate" MEDALS VIDEO CLIP! Marc Morano Scores Touchdown on CNN!
Posted on 01/24/2006 9:27:40 AM PST by Bob JEdited on 01/24/2006 2:29:58 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Investigative reporter and talk show host Marc Morano (CNSNEWS and Rightalk.com) who broke the Murtha "fake but accurate" medals story appears on Howie Kurtz/CNN and scores one for the good guys!
Excellent! Great job Mark. You were very understandable, persuasive and persistent. Well done!
Well John was a staff officer. Also, he spent the vast majority of his 38 years in the Reserves and was on active duty only a very short period during the many years of Vietnam. I always thought you got a Purple Heart at the hospital you were treated at when your unit cut the orders. That is how my men got them.
Makes me kind of wish I had put in for one when I got burned during a sapper attack. But what I did was stupid and I deserved to have gotten burned.
I can't get it to play.
A Touchdown and a Homerun! Thanks for posting this.
Murtha's an ex-Marine.
I had trouble too until I saved it to disk in order to play it.
Wow.. even better than that. He hit a homer on every attempt by CNN host to discredit him for bias, whatever..
Excellent candidate for RNC chairman, don't you think?
Tried that and it still doesn't work. What was said?
He did a very good job.
Great job Marc! (sorry I got snippy with you before)
Great job Marc! (sorry I got snippy with you before)
Hit it out of the park.
Can anybody condense the highlights? (I have no audio)
It's possible the server is being swamped...sorry. Try again in a few minutes.
Murano basically assails the MSM for failing to question the background of Murtha who is a liberal hero ONLY because of his war record. Murano also points out repeatedly and repeatedly the hypocrisy of the MSM when they questions Bush 41s war record or Dole's record or Reagan or Bush 43 service but when somebody questions Kerry or Murtha somehow it is political dirty pool.
Murano did a good job of representing himself. He was just a slight bit rushed but he kept to his points and didn't get knocked off track by the snarky questions from Howard Kurtz. Overall performance: A-
Talk about a home fricken run. This guy was awesome!
Thank you. And kudos to Murano. I hope he had Kurtz frothing.
Marc is an ace! Check out his weekly radio program...he's on Wednesdays at 2pm!
was on active duty only a very short period during the many years of Vietnam.
AD prior to the Viet Nam War as well and unless you've seen his OQR you don't know how much AD time he has.
oops-I guess "this guy" would be you. Outstanding. Murtha has especially rubbed us military types the wrong way. He is a disgrace.
Nope not me. I'm Marks producer at Rightalk.com.
OK, cool. You're both doing a great job from what I see. I'll listen out for Mark from here on.
Amazing! A reasonably fair interview on CNN.
What Murtha has been saying about the Iraq war and the men and women fighting it is a disgrace to the uniform he wore and ought to be attacked. That's where this should be fought.
He was on active duty for training earlier. When I say active duty, I mean assigned to an active unit in the field.
If you have more information on his active duty time, I would love the hear about it. I personally think he is nothing but a politician. He is no Chesty Puller or Audie Murphy. I just don't like it when people like him try to throw his military career up when he didn't have much of one. I really can't think of many politicians who had distinguished military careers.
One of his MOSs on active duty was as a DI at Parris Island and again, unless you've seen his entire OQR, which he should release, or his DD214 you're speculating as to how much time he spent on active duty and as an active reservist.
So what was it?
I do not know guys why are you getting so orgasmic about this moron Morano. All what he is doing is giving liberals a life saver so they can shift the debate from Murtha treasonous statements on Iraq that is greatly damaging the democrats on the national security issue, to this absolutely meaningless issue about Murtha medals that will generate a sympathy toward him. It is incredibly stupid politically to go this route.
I disagree. Murtha has stated by virtue of his service and his medals that he is more qulaified to comment on Iraq than Cheney, Rumsfield or Rice. He himself raised his record as a pertinent point in this issue and therefore it is fair game to research it and publicize any discrepancies in the record.
You must be nuts if you believe Murthas statements are destroying the dems. In fact, they are galvanizing around them to discredit Bush, the War on Iraq and use it as a linchpin in not only the upcoming midterms but '08.
Creating doubt on the credibility of their mouthpiece is an effective strategy and Murtha has some skeletons in his closet.
In fact the Swifties damaged John Kerry not because they exposed his medal record but because they exposed his utter treason against the Vietnam Vets and the country with his anti-war record in the early 1970s. It will be foolish for us to think otherwise. Morano is not John ONeil and he must understand this. I just hope that this issue will remain within the CNS news sphere and not to be taken by our much more influential radio talk show hosts.
Bob, we are not going to score political points on this but at the contrary we will lose some. Just let it go.
Great clip. Morano was on fire.
At a boy Marc, good job!
Bump for later
"IMHO, this whole stunt is nothing more than an attempt to gain the media spotlight for a run at the dem prez nomination."
Excellent job Marc!!!
That was priceless, thanks for posting.
What was what?
Thanks for posting.
What is Murtha's actual active duty time with units other than training? I thought perhaps you had some insite into that. I would like to know in case I get in conversation with people about him.
I don't think it's a run for Prez.
But he's got a good reason for what he's doing.
Found an article the other day that stated Dem strategy with Kerry was to actually let the focus be on medals, not congressional record, because it was so impotent.
If these allegations are true,
and the alleged corruption allegations are true,
and he's angling for Sec'y of Defense
and he's committed treason
I want him hung in the public square.
I agree, Mr. Morano presents himself very well, is lucid, clear, and forthright. Compare his performance with that of any of the shrieking harpies on the democrat side. One who comes to mind is the goofy dolt who was Kerry's spokesman in 2004 (I forget her name). She routinely appeared on TV and routinely was shot down in flames. A quick stop at DU will buttress my point that the democrats employ no rational thought processes (exhibit A: Hillary Clinton) and appear constitutionally unable to convey themselves.
I don't agree with you, but I see your point. I do believe that Murtha is a fraud who used his military service and his medals to further his political ambitions. His public statements that his service renders unto him more credibility in terms of the war than should be accorded to GWB, DC, and others, opens the game up. Had he not made those statements, there would be no reason to delve into his record. The impact of the Swifties in saving the USA from a John Kerry presidency cannot be overestimated. Similarly, had the media done its job back in 1991, 1992, perhaps the USA would have been spared the Clintons, maybe even 9/11/2001 would not have occurred.
Now, Hillary Clinton and the democrat party constitute, in my opinion, a clear and present danger to the security and perhaps sovreignty of the USA. In particular, HRC must be stopped from being elected to the Presidency. Our way of life would be altered irrevocably by a HRC presidency. But you can be sure that the entire MSM, hollywood, academe, the unions, and other un-American organizations will be at full throat for her, damn the consequences. What these democrats and hollywood misfits don't seem to understand is that they will be the first folks whose heads would be lopped off by conquering muslims. Hillary Clinton, Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein will be barefoot and in burkhas faster than you could say "Osama bin Laden", if not outright killed just for being outspoken women. So, to make a long story short, I agree that attacking Murths'a record is fair game and necessary to the overall outcome in our times. He very publicly and emphatically made his stand, it's permissible to try to dissect it.