Skip to comments.Here's somebody who won't abandon Ann Coulter
Posted on 03/06/2007 3:04:14 PM PST by pissant
I'm positively amazed at all the serious American conservative voices who are throwing right-wing flamethrower Ann Coulter under the bus for her schoolyard joke about political correctness and the word "faggot."
The snorts of disapproval and huffs and puffs are pouring in. "I was not amused." "She hurts the conservative movement." "We should never name-call." "She was a distraction from the serious straw poll that featured strong showings by Romney and Guiliani." And on and on...
Why are so many conservatives afraid to fight back?
Time and time again, we're called a variety of names by liberal Democrats. We wag our finger at them and warn them to stop calling us Nazis and liars and warmongers and the like.
So when one of our own gets under the skin of wimpy liberals, we burn her at the stake?
I hope everyone who wants to bash Ann Coulter had a chance to see her on "Hannity and Colmes" last night. As the videotape proved, her entire speech to the CPAC crowd included a series of zingers and punchlines and potshots at the other side. And as she said on the show, her joke was intended to be a commentary about the idiocy of sending a Hollywood actor into rehab because he used a bad word. Besides, unless John Edwards was preparing to announce that he's coming out of the closet, the happily married man with children should have no real worries about being called something he's not. She intended it to be the schoolyard taunt of "wuss", something said all the time.
Well, I'm not going to cave with the rest of the weenie liberals and pompous conservatives who like to eat their own. I think Ann Coulter is gutsy and terrific. Besides, she's a commentator, not a U.S. Senator.
I still think Gallagher is a horse's ass, but he is right on this one.
I've not listened too him much in the last couple of years. He was boring me a bit. Though I can say that about most talk radio.
He was a big cheerleader for Janet Reno when he sent Elian Gonzalez back to his real "father", Fidel Castro.
I didn't like her using it. She could have made the same point using other words. Someone has to take the high road. Otherwise we'll all be swine in the gutter slinging mud.
He nailed this one.
Yikes. I'm all for illegals being shipped out, but that's pretty sad.
He doesn't come on the radio here anymore but I used to enjoy listening to his show. He was very entertaining. I think he got the boot when one of the local station went Air America.
As I told my wife the story of Coulter and her faggot comment, she --- who doesn't really follow politics --- remarked that it's amazing how liberals can say ANYTHING about conservatives and get away with it. "They can dish it out," she said, "but they can't take it."
I think the house of feigned outrage is crashing down on the feigners as we speak.
I think the real questions is, is Edwards really a faggot? I mean, to call a guy a faggott who isn't, that's a low blow. I notice that Edwards hasn't denied it...so.....
It wasn't mud. It was a biting, brilliant one line joke to decimate PC and Edwards in one fell swoop.
I'm just not big on having to defend someone calling someone else a faggot.
Stupid, childish, and it wasn't even funny. She got what she wanted, attention.
I"D NEVER ABANDON YOU ANN~!!!!
Good to see one conservative with cajones...
"Why are so many conservatives afraid to fight back?"
He hit the nail on the head!
Well, what about Duncan Hunter? Did he rush to Ann's defense?