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Is it OK to call Hillary a bitch?
Mercury News ^ | Nov. 15, 2007 | Staff

Posted on 11/15/2007 8:43:53 AM PST by jdm

US Republican presidential hopeful John McCain has caused an uproar after he laughed when an audience member called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton a "bitch" instead of telling the woman off.

At a campaign event on Monday, the woman asked Senator McCain, "How do we beat the bitch?''

Senator McCain laughed along with the crowd as he said, "May I give the translation?''

"That's an excellent question,'' he said.

"I respect Senator Clinton. I respect anyone who gets the nomination of the Democratic Party.''

Overnight, Senator McCain said his response to the woman's comment was "appropriate", the Associated Press reported.

"She made a comment, I made light of the comment, and then I said very seriously I treated and continue to treat Senator Clinton with respect and I've said that many times,'' he said.

When asked whether he thought the woman's comment was funny, Senator McCain said he laughed because he wanted to move on.

"I can't dictate what other people say - that's not my business,'' he said.

Yesterday,CNN journalist Rick Sanchez raised the question of whether Senator McCain should have admonished the woman.

"Most people who have seen it are looking at it as a real mistake on his part in terms of the way he handled it,'' Sanchez said on the cable network's Out in the Open.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bitch; hillary
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1 posted on 11/15/2007 8:43:53 AM PST by jdm
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To: jdm

If the shoe fits...............


2 posted on 11/15/2007 8:44:45 AM PST by IrishMike (Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it)
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To: jdm

It’s OK. It also hurts our side.


3 posted on 11/15/2007 8:45:10 AM PST by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: jdm

I give my permission.


4 posted on 11/15/2007 8:45:43 AM PST by kempster
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To: jdm

HUH? The mistake is that bitch is too nice a word for her.


5 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:00 AM PST by Aria (NO RAPIST ENABLER FOR PRESIDENT!!!)
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To: jdm
Is it OK to call Hillary a bitch?

It should be a federal crime not to. ;)

6 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:05 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!" -- Jim Robinson, 09/30/07)
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To: jdm
Is it OK to call Hillary a bitch?

That depends on how you define bitch. ;O)
7 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:18 AM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! Duncan Hunter is a Cosponsor.)
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To: jdm

Was the audience member a Hillary plant? hmmmmm


8 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:28 AM PST by vietvet67
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To: jdm

“CNN journalist Rick Sanchez raised the question of whether Senator McCain should have admonished the woman.”

Uh, the last I checked, that action crossed the line from “journalist” to “editorialist.”


9 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:31 AM PST by TWohlford
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To: jdm
the woman asked Senator McCain, "How do we beat the bitch?"

McCain has no chance of beating his GOP rivals let alone the cucking funt in the other party.

10 posted on 11/15/2007 8:46:34 AM PST by Mr. Mojo (“Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.")
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To: jdm

No. It’s an insult to female dogs.


11 posted on 11/15/2007 8:47:08 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: jdm

I’m not sure. I think it insults female dogs.


12 posted on 11/15/2007 8:47:12 AM PST by Enterprise (Those who "betray us" also "Betray U.S." They're called DEMOCRATS!)
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To: jdm

Why nit? Anyone doubt her husband has done so multiple times?


13 posted on 11/15/2007 8:47:33 AM PST by Badeye (That Karma thing keeps coming around, eh Sally? (chuckle))
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To: Balding_Eagle

If anyone needs any other words, I know plenty


14 posted on 11/15/2007 8:48:04 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: jdm

There’s no need to point out that the sky is blue either.


15 posted on 11/15/2007 8:48:20 AM PST by yooling (Bring the troops home; bring the war home)
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To: jdm

16 posted on 11/15/2007 8:48:21 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: TWohlford

I wonder if this hack feels the same way about all the despicable things said about Prez Bush and his family hmmmm


17 posted on 11/15/2007 8:48:31 AM PST by italianquaker (Is there anything Ron Paul doesn't blame the USA for?)
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To: jdm
Is it OK to call Hillary a bitch?

Only if it's the truth. I think everyone here is smart enough to make that determination.
18 posted on 11/15/2007 8:49:06 AM PST by JamesP81 ("I am against "zero tolerance" policies. It is a crutch for idiots." --FReeper Tenacious 1)
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To: jdm

It’s inappropriate. She is a US Senator deserving of respect due the office.


19 posted on 11/15/2007 8:49:27 AM PST by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: jdm

Yes


20 posted on 11/15/2007 8:49:35 AM PST by Military family member (GO Colts!!)
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To: jdm

I don’t like McCain but I like how he is handling this, so far. Man, we need to stop apologizing everytime they make a ruckus over something.


21 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:06 AM PST by riri
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To: italianquaker

“I wonder if this hack feels the same way about all the despicable things said about Prez Bush and his family hmmmm”

Playing the odds on the political bias of members of the press, as well as the liberal bias of the story templates, the answer would be “no.”


22 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:15 AM PST by TWohlford
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To: jdm

A different word that does not allow kids to learn the word would be better in my opinion. Since when does conservatives allow for cursing? I tell you this year has changed the conservative on many things. Divorce is suddenly accepted, a half pro-lifer is being touted, and many other things that would have been looked at negative are accepted now. I don’t think I like that so much.


23 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:15 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: jdm

I think it should be her Secret Service callsign. “Agents be advised, Bitch is leaving the building.”


24 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:21 AM PST by LexBaird (Behold, thou hast drinken of the Aide of Kool, and are lost unto Men.)
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To: jdm
No, it is not OK, in public.

Makes us look small.

On the other hand, it is true.

On the gripping hand; if bill is a SOB and hillery is a bitch, this would explain how they got elected in Arkansas.

25 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:35 AM PST by fireforeffect (A kind word and a 2x4, gets you more than just a kind word.)
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To: jdm
Calling her a bitch is going to be as winning of a strategy as Kerry calling Bush an idiot.

Republicans will win by selling their ideas and differentiating themselves from Hillary by running on a smaller, less intrusive government platform. Republicans will lose by being Hillary lite and calling her a bitch.
26 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:42 AM PST by mysterio
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To: jdm
Yesterdays thread on this subject.
27 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:47 AM PST by ASA Vet
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To: jdm

Ick. I thought the woman looked and sounded horrible and crass for saying it.

And it did come off as unnatural. Maybe someone did put her up to it.


28 posted on 11/15/2007 8:50:58 AM PST by Lijahsbubbe
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To: jdm

Bitch isn’t nice. How about %##@*& ^^%$ **&#$%!!!


29 posted on 11/15/2007 8:51:01 AM PST by albie
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To: rjp2005

Mr. Bush is not accored any respect and neither was the Secret Service detail that guarded her fat arse for all this time. why does she deserve it?

Treat others as you want to be treated.


30 posted on 11/15/2007 8:51:40 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: jdm

Connie Chung thought so back in ‘95. She just wanted to get it confirmed by Newt’s mother.

http://www.mediaresearch.org/cyberalerts/2002/cyb20020123_extra.asp#2


31 posted on 11/15/2007 8:51:57 AM PST by PurpleMan
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I read on another thread that Rick Sanchez killed a man while driving drunk, walked away from the accident, and was given a pass. And this Sanchez whimpers and moans about somebody calling Hillary a bitch?!

I watched him yesterday, and he was beside himself, like an old lady who has been mistaken for a hooker, and he kept saying "the B-word" this and that. Sanchez should get a life and reserve his shock at real tragedies such as drunken drivers killing innocent people.

32 posted on 11/15/2007 8:52:07 AM PST by Jane Austen
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To: rjp2005
It’s inappropriate. She is a US Senator deserving of respect due the office.

And I suppose Ted Kennedy deserves a Senator's respect even though he drove his car off into the water after drinking all night and leaving his passenger?

Sorry, wrong answer. Respect is earned by your actions. It is not bestowed because a large number of people voted for someone.
33 posted on 11/15/2007 8:52:38 AM PST by JamesP81 ("I am against "zero tolerance" policies. It is a crutch for idiots." --FReeper Tenacious 1)
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To: jdm
An audience member said it, not Senator McCain. What's he supposed to do give a lecture on etiquette to his audience? Besides, bitch is one of the nicer terms describing her.....
34 posted on 11/15/2007 8:53:35 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: jdm

I suspect that she has been called names much worse than the B word. She curses at people. Turnabout is fair play.


35 posted on 11/15/2007 8:53:47 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: jdm
I call IT a treasonous, communist, thing, that is lower than any female dog.
36 posted on 11/15/2007 8:53:49 AM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Remember the Alamo, Goliad and WACO, It is Time for a new San Jacinto)
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To: jdm
US Republican presidential hopeful John McCain has caused an uproar

Typical MSM hype. It hasn't caused an "uproar" anywhere except perhaps amongst Hillary! sycophants. Choruses of laughter, yes. And McCain didn't "cause" it, the questioner did. Sheesh.

37 posted on 11/15/2007 8:54:08 AM PST by JennysCool (Don't taze me, Bro!)
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To: fireforeffect
On the gripping hand;

I wonder what it says about me that 1) I know exactly where this reference came from and 2) I sometimes use it myself.
38 posted on 11/15/2007 8:54:10 AM PST by JamesP81 ("I am against "zero tolerance" policies. It is a crutch for idiots." --FReeper Tenacious 1)
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To: jdm

..and more!

39 posted on 11/15/2007 8:54:17 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TWohlford
“CNN journalist Rick Sanchez raised the question of whether Senator McCain should have admonished the woman.”

Ah the hypocritical righteous indignation of news readers!

40 posted on 11/15/2007 8:54:24 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: jdm

No. It’s an insult to myriad generations of female dogs.


41 posted on 11/15/2007 8:54:53 AM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: napscoordinator

“Bitch” isn’t a “curse” word - it is a perfectly legitimate term for a female dog. In Hillary!’s case, I think it is quite fitting.


42 posted on 11/15/2007 8:55:01 AM PST by Sicon
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To: Sicon

Well, it WOULD be fitting, assuming we can get some sort of confirmation that she’s actually female (or even human, for that matter!).


43 posted on 11/15/2007 8:56:17 AM PST by Sicon
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To: rjp2005
>She is a US Senator deserving of respect due the office

Judging by the maggots presently infesting the Senate, I would say that that is about as respectable as pond scum.

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not guilty."
- Theodore Roosevelt

44 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:07 AM PST by bill1952 ("all that we do is done with an eye towards something else." - Aristotle)
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To: jdm

I think we should leave the foul language to the libs. It tends to be their distinguishing characteristic.


45 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:17 AM PST by Cinnamon Girl (OMGIIHIHOIIC ping list)
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To: JamesP81

Hillary isn’t a female dog, she is a Communist political whore.


46 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:21 AM PST by Hunterite
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To: jdm

Hillary wantabe in training.

47 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:30 AM PST by Andy from Beaverton (I'm so anti-pc, I use a Mac)
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Considering what I’ve heard other people call her... I’d say YES.


48 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:44 AM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: jdm

“Just calling a spade a spade.”

(Oh wait, that’s probably not OK anymore.)


49 posted on 11/15/2007 8:57:46 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: JamesP81

Thank you. Well said.


50 posted on 11/15/2007 8:58:18 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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