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Florida Democrats “Victims” of GOP in Primary Problem?
Flopping Aces ^ | March 10, 2008 | Staff

Posted on 03/10/2008 7:54:45 AM PDT by jdm

Somehow it’s our fault that Democrats in Florida are in a mess!

Brit Hume Interviews Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Shultz (D-FL)
Fox News Sunday
March 9, 2008

HUME: The Democratic presidential nominee could be decided not in the remaining primaries but in the outcome of the bitter fight over what to do about Michigan and Florida.

Both states lost all their convention delegates when they were penalized by the Democratic National Committee for moving up their primary dates earlier this year in violation of party rules.

For more on this, we turn to Debbie Dingell, a DNC committee member and a superdelegate from Michigan, and, from Florida, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, who is also a convention superdelegate.

Thanks to both of you for being with us.

First let me start with you, Congresswoman. What do you think is the fairest way to settle this question?

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Well, I think when you’re talking about fairness, we have to remember that this was started by the Republican- led legislature here that actually set the date of our primary.

So the victims here in all of — in the decision by the DNC to strip us of our delegates are Democratic voters in the state of Florida.

HUME: Can I stop you there? Just let me stop you there for a second, if I can.

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Sure.

HUME: In the Florida state senate, who introduced the bill to move the primary forward?

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: The bill was introduced by a Democratic member, a new Democratic member of the state senate.

HUME: And in the legislature, senate and house as well, how many Democrats voted against it?

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Well, that’s an inappropriate line of questioning, Brit, because that bill ultimately…

HUME: Well, wait a minute. Well, inappropriate or not…

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Excuse me, Brit.

HUME: … could you just answer the question?

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Can I answer your question?

HUME: Yes. How many?

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: I would like to answer your question without you asking me another one, if you don’t mind.

The legislation that was originally sponsored was amended into an overall election package that included the major provision to ensure that we could have manual recount and a paper trail. So this is a major election package that the change of a date in our primary was included in.

So the vote total was unanimous, but that was because there’s no one in the Florida legislature that was going to vote against changing our voting system so that you could have a paper trail and make sure that every vote can be counted, unlike our touchscreen voting system right now which doesn’t allow for that.

So to try to hang a unanimous vote on the fact that Democrats supported that — that’s misleading, because they supported it because they certainly weren’t going to vote against making sure there was a paper trail in Florida.

Democrats proposed the legislation and voted for it UNANIMOUSLY and Ms. Wasserman-Schultz says it “misleading” to suggest they supported it? Correction Ms. Wasserman-Schultz: it’s not only misleading but WRONG to suggest that somehow Democrat voters in your state are the VICTIMS of the Republican legislature. Democrats in Florida were warned in advance not to move up their primary date and like the Florida 2000 recount you boobs messed it up again and are now trying to change the rules.

Ms. Wasserman-Schultz: qualified for what?

As readers can probably tell, I’m not a big fan of Debbie’s. I first saw her on C-Span a few years ago and my first thought was that I had flipped to the nearby Home Shopping channel by mistake. Like some presenters on the shopping channel, Ms. Wasserman is an empty-headed pretty face trying to sell you something you don’t need.

And this time, she just makes Florida Democrat voters look even more foolish than they already are.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; fl2008; florida; florida2008; howtostealanelection; lyingliars; revisionisthistory; stalinisttactics; thebiglie; victims
I first saw her on C-Span a few years ago and my first thought was that I had flipped to the nearby Home Shopping channel by mistake.

LOL.

1 posted on 03/10/2008 7:54:47 AM PDT by jdm
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To: jdm

It is Bush’s fault!


2 posted on 03/10/2008 7:59:30 AM PDT by pnh102
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To: jdm

I saw that exchange between Debbie Wassherface and Brit yesterday, and it was pathetic.

Notice she never attempted to answer Brit’s original question about the “fairest way” to deal with the situation, and just launched directly into her talking point of blaming the Republican legislature.


3 posted on 03/10/2008 8:01:44 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Bi-partisanship: Democrats and RINOs working together to screw up the country)
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To: jdm

Democrats are the most childish, cantankerous, imbecilic group of people in America. It’s any wonder they can muster up enough intelligence to make sure they draw a breath every now and then to maintain life.


4 posted on 03/10/2008 8:02:03 AM PDT by ought-six
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To: jdm

Just another Dem being a Dem—ALWAYS blame the Republican first.


5 posted on 03/10/2008 8:02:49 AM PDT by piperpilot
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To: jdm

She’s the second democrat claiming that it’s the fault of the GOP.


6 posted on 03/10/2008 8:05:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Voting CONSERVATIVE in memory of 5 children killed by illegals 2/17/08 and 2/19/ 08)
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To: jdm

This is truly rich!

I just had a mini discussion with one of the libs here a couple days ago, and withdrew because I had very little factual information. Though I did a bit of a search for useful stuff, I found little. This article fills the bill very nicely. Since I’m sure it will come up again soon, I thank you greatly.


7 posted on 03/10/2008 8:07:24 AM PDT by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: jdm

hyphenated broads for Hillary?


8 posted on 03/10/2008 8:07:33 AM PDT by Soliton (McCain couldn't even win a McCain look-alike contest)
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To: jdm

I am continually amazed by how these people can turn a question into a non-answer by doublespeak....


9 posted on 03/10/2008 8:07:37 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: ought-six
"Democrats are the most childish, cantankerous, imbecilic group of people in America."

PRICELESS! May I have your permission to use this as my new tag line? :-)

10 posted on 03/10/2008 8:08:22 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.")
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To: jdm
...and it was not Howard Deans fault because he stripped the states of all delegates????
11 posted on 03/10/2008 8:10:03 AM PDT by mware (Americans in arm chairs doing the job that the media refuses to do.)
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To: EnigmaticAnomaly

Re: Your Post #10

Certainly.


12 posted on 03/10/2008 8:10:29 AM PDT by ought-six
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To: jdm

Disenfranchisement!! Disenfranchisement!!! No fair!!! Wah!!!!

(Tee hee hee hee hee...)
:-)


13 posted on 03/10/2008 8:12:05 AM PDT by pillut48 (CJ in TX --Soccer Mom and proud Rush Conservative with no dog in the presidential race now *sigh*)
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To: jdm

Wasserman-Schlitz is a hard core communist that has embarrassed the state of Florida for years.

Somehow it is fitting that she represents the area of Florida that screwed up the 2000 election AND said the ballot was confusing.


14 posted on 03/10/2008 8:12:34 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Benedict Arnold was against the Terrorist Surveillance Program)
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To: jdm
Well, Brit really made her look like the fool she is.

Go Brit!

15 posted on 03/10/2008 8:15:45 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner ("We must not forget that there is a war on and our troops are in the thick of it!"--Duncan Hunter)
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To: jdm

Wasserman Schultz is a vacuous idiot. But what should we expect for a democrat? Fox’s questioning of her pointed out that is was the democrats own fault for this nonsense and they have no one to blame but themselves.


16 posted on 03/10/2008 8:23:23 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: jdm

>> Like some presenters on the shopping channel, Ms. Wasserman is an empty-headed pretty face <<

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot on that “pretty face” comment.


17 posted on 03/10/2008 8:26:03 AM PDT by dangus
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To: jdm

I saw this yesterday. She is in essence blaming the Republicans for not voting against the stupidity of Democrats.


18 posted on 03/10/2008 8:26:08 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: jdm
Like some presenters on the shopping channel, Ms. Wasserman is an empty-headed pretty face trying to sell you something you don’t need.

Pretty face? More like a perpetually congested candidate for the "before" pictures in an episode of Extreme Makeover.

If you've ever seen her flapping her gums on the House floor you'd agree that she is one of the most annoying personalities on the Marxist side of the aisle.

19 posted on 03/10/2008 8:27:46 AM PDT by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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To: ought-six

I will add your tagline to my compendium of taglines, but I thought up another one to use for the moment. Thank you for your permission...:-)


20 posted on 03/10/2008 8:47:03 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly (Proud member of the largest 'Hate Group' in the USA...The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy")
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To: jdm; Cacique; rmlew; Seeking the truth
Wasserman-Schultz (Forest Hill, Queens) and Ron Klein (Brooklyn) are but two of NY's finest exports to South Florida. Klein actually came to speak at my high school whrn he was a state Rep.

Debbie Wasserman used to be attractive...until she opens her mouth. Looks have faded, so she is no longer "mute button" material either.

21 posted on 03/10/2008 8:47:40 AM PDT by Clemenza (I Live in New Jersey for the Same Reason People Slow Down to Look at Car Crashes)
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To: jdm

The hosts on HSN are far better looking.

And not as dumb.


22 posted on 03/10/2008 8:50:10 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: jdm

thanks for posting this


23 posted on 03/10/2008 8:53:02 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: jdm

To me, it seemed Brit stopped this silly woman in her tracks with his questions. She came off looking like the dimwit she is.


24 posted on 03/10/2008 8:53:46 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: jdm

She has to get up pretty early in the morning to be that stupid by noon.


25 posted on 03/10/2008 8:56:06 AM PDT by capt. norm (Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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To: jdm

I saw that amazing exchange. If anyone ever needed proof that liberals are insane, there it is.


26 posted on 03/10/2008 9:22:27 AM PDT by MizSterious (The Republican Party is infected with the RINO-virus)
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To: jdm

Brit Hume rocks.


27 posted on 03/10/2008 10:57:21 AM PDT by BfloGuy (It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect . . .)
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To: BfloGuy

Indeed Brit Hume is awsome! Thanks for the article. I fished around elsewhere, but found it easily on Free Republic.


28 posted on 03/20/2008 6:34:08 PM PDT by village idiot
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