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Strange bedfellows: Michael Savage Donates to Democrats
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/16/06 | arual

Posted on 10/16/2006 12:52:56 PM PDT by arual

Strange bedfellows: It turns out that ultra-hot conservative talk show host Michael Savage is backing Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown for state attorney general. "What can I say? I think he'd make a great attorney general compared to the other guy. By the way, who is the other guy?'' Savage said, when asked why he chose Democrat Brown over conservative Republican Chuck Poochigian. Savage, whose rants can be heard locally on KNEW-AM, is backing up his hot talk with some hot money as well. Savage Productions, which lists Savage as president and his wife, Janet Weiner, as director, has donated $5,600 to Brown's campaign. "You have to make choices in an imperfect world,'' Savage said. "And this, this Machugian guy. (Like we said, it's Poochigian.) I never heard of him. I don't even know who he is." Poochigian has spent the past 12 years in Sacramento, first in the Assembly and now in the Senate. Doesn't impress the president of the Savage Nation. "Why bet on a horse that isn't going to win? Why throw your money into the garbage?'' So how did the best-selling author of "Liberalism is a Mental Disorder'' wind up backing a liberal once nicknamed "Governor Moonbeam"? "People change. He changed. He has experience,'' Savage said of Brown. "He started the Oakland military academy -- that was a good thing." And Brown's politics? "He's moved to the center, which is what this socialist state needs," Savage said.

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Strange bedfellows: It turns out that ultra-hot conservative talk show host Michael Savage is backing Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown for state attorney general.

"What can I say? I think he'd make a great attorney general compared to the other guy. By the way, who is the other guy?'' Savage said, when asked why he chose Democrat Brown over conservative Republican Chuck Poochigian.

Savage, whose rants can be heard locally on KNEW-AM, is backing up his hot talk with some hot money as well. Savage Productions, which lists Savage as president and his wife, Janet Weiner, as director, has donated $5,600 to Brown's campaign.

"You have to make choices in an imperfect world,'' Savage said. "And this, this Machugian guy. (Like we said, it's Poochigian.) I never heard of him. I don't even know who he is."

Poochigian has spent the past 12 years in Sacramento, first in the Assembly and now in the Senate. Doesn't impress the president of the Savage Nation.

"Why bet on a horse that isn't going to win? Why throw your money into the garbage?''

So how did the best-selling author of "Liberalism is a Mental Disorder'' wind up backing a liberal once nicknamed "Governor Moonbeam"?

"People change. He changed. He has experience,'' Savage said of Brown. "He started the Oakland military academy -- that was a good thing."

And Brown's politics?

"He's moved to the center, which is what this socialist state needs," Savage said.

"So that's about it. I'm sure you will spin this and make something out of it."

Brown campaign manager Ace Smith would say only, "Michael Savage is one of 5,000 contributors to the campaign."

As for the Poochigian campaign, chief adviser Ken Khachigian told us, "We have Bo Derek, they have Michael Savage -- so between us, we've got the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.''

Who needs to spin after that?

1 posted on 10/16/2006 12:52:57 PM PDT by arual
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To: arual

Dr Weiner is a demented blow hard


2 posted on 10/16/2006 12:54:26 PM PDT by clamper1797 (It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win)
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To: arual

Oh man, what will the three guys on the Savage Daily Thread say now?


3 posted on 10/16/2006 12:54:35 PM PDT by lormand (0 to 10,000,000 people read my posts everyday)
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To: arual

Let him pick whoever he wants. At least we shouldn't enforce groupthink on him.

If he wants to vote for the original illegal immigrant, in this case from a distant planet... let him.


4 posted on 10/16/2006 12:55:12 PM PDT by AbeKrieger (Liberals are the Mongol hordes destroying America from within.)
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To: clamper1797

Maybe now his fans here will finally see the moron for what he is --- a moron.


5 posted on 10/16/2006 12:55:20 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Kol Hakavod Lezahal)
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To: NotADove

....ahem.


6 posted on 10/16/2006 12:55:31 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: arual
Wiener Nation comes out of the closet
7 posted on 10/16/2006 12:55:52 PM PDT by llevrok (FREE KARASTAN !)
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To: lormand

LOL!


8 posted on 10/16/2006 12:56:45 PM PDT by Skooz (Chastity prays for me, piety sings...Modesty hides my thighs in her wings...)
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To: arual

Very interesting.


9 posted on 10/16/2006 12:57:38 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: lormand
Wasn't Gov. Moonbeam the guy who called capital punishment state-sponsored murder? Isn't he the guy that support inmate rights that allowed criminals to distribute kiddy porn while in stir?

Savage has definitely jumped the shark with this donation?

10 posted on 10/16/2006 12:57:48 PM PDT by Don'tMessWithTexas
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To: MeanWestTexan

Yep, he is a moron. It is too bad he had some really good rants against liberals.


11 posted on 10/16/2006 12:57:57 PM PDT by YdontUleaveLibs (Reason is out to lunch. How may I help you?)
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To: MeanWestTexan

Savage has used his intellectual "prowness" to reveal what he is: a liberal bufoon.


12 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:01 PM PDT by brivette
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To: lormand

LOL... great one :)


13 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:25 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: arual

Savage is Not conservative in the least. I'm thinking RAT shill to make the GOP look bad.


14 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:28 PM PDT by John Lenin
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To: Don'tMessWithTexas; All

Does Gov Moonbeam support gun control????


15 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:35 PM PDT by KevinDavis (Nancy you ignorant Slut!!!!!)
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To: arual

Well, I actually think he's right that Jerry Brown has moved to the center, and I don't actually think he'll be all that horrible as AG, although I'd still vote for Paghoogian or whatever his name is if I wasn't still voting in Washington.

But for a wingnut like Savage who thinks virtually every member of Congress is a socialist, he's just proving what most of us already knew: He's either a liar, and idiot, or mentally unstable. Possibly all 3.


16 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:36 PM PDT by zbigreddogz
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To: everyone

Never thought much of Savage. And I think less of him now. What a flake.


17 posted on 10/16/2006 12:58:45 PM PDT by California Patriot ("That's not Charlie the Tuna out there. It's Jaws." -- Richard Nixon)
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To: arual
I never heard of him. I don't even know who he is."

Maybe it's just me, but I would certainly check out the positions and qualifications of the Republican candidate before supporting the Democrat in any election.

The "I'm voting for the guy I heard of" rationalization is the talking point of the braindead "moderate" voter who has no interest in actually learning about the issues before the electorate.

18 posted on 10/16/2006 12:59:41 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MeanWestTexan

Most of his fans here will still worship him because they are “morons” like him.


19 posted on 10/16/2006 12:59:57 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: lormand

I will just say that Michael Savage is a human.

He is not a god emperor worthy of worship.

He makes mistakes sometimes.

But his "BORDERS, LANGUAGE, CULTURE" statement rings more true than "GLOBALISM, BILINGUALISM AND MULTICULTURALISM".

Simple.

.....unless anyone wants to repeat "Islam is a religion of peace" again, like President Bush cannot say often enough???


20 posted on 10/16/2006 1:00:44 PM PDT by fishtank
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To: arual
Savage featured Senator Charles SCHUMER of NY on his show not once but TWO times.

Bad enough? There's more --Savage totally KISSED HIS ASS!

I still remember when Savage was a hero to me 8 years ago--called up Tom Lantos, chewed him out, then SLAMMED THE PHONE DOWN ON HIM.

Savage *TURNS* on his friends.

BUYER BEWARE.

21 posted on 10/16/2006 1:01:00 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: lormand
Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting The Weiner Nation followers will not be happy. Me, I always thought that he was a moron.:)
22 posted on 10/16/2006 1:01:08 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Islam is the Death Cult of Perpetual Outrage!)
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To: beaversmom; beyond the sea; b4its2late; BigTom85; blackdiamondracer; Buford T. Justice; ...

ping


23 posted on 10/16/2006 1:02:22 PM PDT by fishtank
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To: arual
Michael's rants on "free market capitalism" show that at his core, he's as Authoritarian as any Socialist could ever want to be. Guy wouldn't know sound economic policy if it was beating him in the head with a pimento loaf.

Some of his rants are dead on though.

24 posted on 10/16/2006 1:02:34 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Well, my days of not taking your seriously are certainly coming to a middle)
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To: arual

Savage can support who he wants, however the only center Jerry Brown ever moved to was the middle lane of a three lane highway !!!


25 posted on 10/16/2006 1:02:46 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: clamper1797

He should be labeled.... for entertainment purposes only.

Like any party gag.


26 posted on 10/16/2006 1:03:27 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares
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To: fishtank

SAVAGE!


27 posted on 10/16/2006 1:03:47 PM PDT by HitmanLV ("If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking until you do succeed." - Jerry 'Curly' Howard)
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To: lormand

I ALWAYS KNEW savage WAS A dim!

LLS


28 posted on 10/16/2006 1:03:49 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Preserve America... kill terrorists... destroy dims!)
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To: arual

Michael Weiner is the 21st century equivalent of Morton Downey Jr.


29 posted on 10/16/2006 1:04:53 PM PDT by Antoninus (Ruin a Democrat's day...help re-elect Rick Santorum.)
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To: arual
I think Savage has a serious drinking problem. That will impair your judgment, just ask Mel, and the thousands of dead each year killed in auto accidents.
30 posted on 10/16/2006 1:04:54 PM PDT by HisKingdomWillAbolishSinDeath (Psalm 9:17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.)
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To: Obie Wan
Savage can support who he wants

But of course. No one's questioning his right to support Moonbeam, merely his judgement in doing so.

31 posted on 10/16/2006 1:05:09 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: jveritas

Maybe he is the great white hope (Is he white?) for Air America.


32 posted on 10/16/2006 1:05:49 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: arual
Dr. Savage is a character, invented by an actor, who is making a living off of this persona and laughing all the way to the bank.

In private though, I can say from second hand experience that Dr. Weiner (Michael Savage), when you really get to know and understand him is a first class asshole.

33 posted on 10/16/2006 1:06:52 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Liberals would let Mark Foley be a Boy Scout leader.)
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To: arual
"By the way, who is the other guy?"

The major error of the Poochigian campaign has been to spend all their efforts knocking Brown while not pushing Poochigian. I've seen television campaign ads from the Poochigian campaign that mention Jerry Brown time and again, but I don't think Poochigian's name or positions are mentioned once. There's only a brief text message at the end with Poochigian's name. They have given Brown such high name recognition they may have well just been a part of the Brown campaign.
34 posted on 10/16/2006 1:07:41 PM PDT by backtothestreets
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To: brivette

bump


35 posted on 10/16/2006 1:08:04 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: jveritas

He butchers historical facts so badly... I can't listen to him.


36 posted on 10/16/2006 1:09:00 PM PDT by johnny7 (“And what's Fonzie like? Come on Yolanda... what's Fonzie like?!”)
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To: YdontUleaveLibs
"he had some really good rants against liberals"

As far out as he has gone, he STILL has Those!

37 posted on 10/16/2006 1:09:21 PM PDT by litehaus (A memory tooooo long)
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To: zbigreddogz
Well, I actually think he's right that Jerry Brown has moved to the center,

Yup, and I have beachfront property in Colorado to sell.

Moonbeam, if he has 'moved to the center', is doing what all Dims do to win an election.

His track record speaks otherwise and speaks volumes.

38 posted on 10/16/2006 1:09:21 PM PDT by technomage (NEVER underestimate the depths to which liberals will stoop for power.)
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To: backtothestreets
The major error of the Poochigian campaign has been to spend all their efforts knocking Brown while not pushing Poochigian. I've seen television campaign ads from the Poochigian campaign that mention Jerry Brown time and again, but I don't think Poochigian's name or positions are mentioned once. There's only a brief text message at the end with Poochigian's name. They have given Brown such high name recognition they may have well just been a part of the Brown campaign.

Republicans have nothing to fear, except themselves.

39 posted on 10/16/2006 1:10:20 PM PDT by technomage (NEVER underestimate the depths to which liberals will stoop for power.)
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To: technomage

He wasn't that horrible as Mayor of Oakland. In comparison to the rest of the Bay Area mayors, he looks like Jesse Helms.


40 posted on 10/16/2006 1:10:41 PM PDT by zbigreddogz
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To: arual

Savage is nothing more than a "conservative" Michael Moore. Hopefully, this hasten the end of his career.


41 posted on 10/16/2006 1:10:49 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: backtothestreets

Actually in California conservative circles, the name "Jerry Brown" says it all ...


42 posted on 10/16/2006 1:11:25 PM PDT by clamper1797 (It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win)
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To: johnny7

Mike Savage is the only person on the conservative side who can give Michael Moore a run for his money in that respect.


43 posted on 10/16/2006 1:11:33 PM PDT by zbigreddogz
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To: MeanWestTexan

Savage is a TALK SHOW HOST. Period.

He is NOT the Bush RNC (Republican National Committee) which supported both Arlen Specter and then Lincoln Chaffee against REAL Republican primary opponents.

Savvy?


44 posted on 10/16/2006 1:12:39 PM PDT by fishtank
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To: fishtank
I see that today's story on Savage STILL does not have you convinced.

I have been telling you Savage fans what a commie-socialist he was, dispite his slick sloganeering faking you guys to believe otherwise.

We are talking about Savage, but I'm not surprised to see Savage fans like yourself take any opportunity to bash Bush.

45 posted on 10/16/2006 1:13:05 PM PDT by lormand (0 to 10,000,000 people read my posts everyday)
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To: arual

Support of a part is support of the whole.


46 posted on 10/16/2006 1:13:31 PM PDT by SouthTexas (Nature's answer to global warming---snow.)
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To: fishtank
Savage is a TALK SHOW HOST. Period.

Yeah.

I guy that can talk.

How special.

47 posted on 10/16/2006 1:14:18 PM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: MeanWestTexan
"Maybe now his fans here will finally see the moron for what he is --- a moron."

I was hoping the same, but Savage seems to have powerful tin-foil-hat transmitters/recievers.

48 posted on 10/16/2006 1:14:30 PM PDT by lormand (0 to 10,000,000 people read my posts everyday)
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To: clamper1797
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49 posted on 10/16/2006 1:14:42 PM PDT by MarkeyD (The tree of liberty must from time to time be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: arual

My only comment about Savage is that he is loud and unshakeable. When he's right, he is loud and unshakeably right. When he's wrong, he's loud and unshakeably (and sometimes shockingly) wrong.


50 posted on 10/16/2006 1:14:47 PM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (Expect a lot of democrat poll-smoking between now and 11/7)
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