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'Hottest Ring in Hell' for Messing with Michelle
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 06/11/2008 2:59:11 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

My late father, who worked with the toughest kids in a Brooklyn high school, used to say that when a person's reaction is disproportionate to the stimulus, something else is causing it. So when Obama campaign co-chair Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) dramatically reserved the "hottest ring in hell" for those who would go after Michelle Obama, my antennae went up. Interviewing him, MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell also seemed a bit taken aback by the forcefulness of Durbin's response.

O'Donnell broached the subject by quoting from Maureen Dowd's NY Times column of this morning:

It’s good news for Obama that Hillary’s out of the race. But it’s also bad news. Now Republicans can turn their full attention to demonizing Michelle Obama. Mrs. Obama is the new, unwilling contestant in Round Two of the sulfurous national game of “Kill the witch.”

View video here.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 110th; barackobama; dickdurbin; durbin; electionpresident; michelleobama; norahodonnell

1 posted on 06/11/2008 2:59:11 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; netmilsmom; Diogenesis; YaYa123; MEG33; ...

Don’t mess with Michelle ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 06/11/2008 2:59:56 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

SHe is ugly version of Aunt Esther


3 posted on 06/11/2008 3:00:07 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Catchy, has a nice rhyme to it... Kind of goes with the whole “burn, baby, burn” theme of the black panthers.


4 posted on 06/11/2008 3:05:05 PM PDT by Hoffer Rand (0bambi: the audacity of hype)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Did Durbin's dire warning amount to a pre-emptive strike?

That was my first thought, before I'd read that far! I suppose warning Republicans is easier than trying to shut Michelle up before she does any more damage (anyhow, I bet the moonbats lap it up!)! ;-)

6 posted on 06/11/2008 3:06:14 PM PDT by maryz
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

So Durbin is some kind of administrator in Hell? Very interesting.


7 posted on 06/11/2008 3:07:13 PM PDT by newheart (The Truth? You can't handle the Truth. But He can handle you.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

There’s a reason why the name “Dick” is apropoe for Mr. Durbin.


8 posted on 06/11/2008 3:07:42 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Now Republicans can turn their full attention to demonizing Michelle Obama.

Actually, her own words condemn her. The Republicans need not do anything than repeat her words.

9 posted on 06/11/2008 3:08:57 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Save your tears, Senator Durbin, for the inmates of Guantanamo.

A liberal like Durbin fails to impress.


10 posted on 06/11/2008 3:10:25 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: Unam Sanctam

And yet, if Republicans were to air an ad with nothing by clips of Michelle’s remarks, I’m sure they’d be condemned for it.


11 posted on 06/11/2008 3:10:31 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: newheart; justiceseeker93; freekitty; oswegodeee; ncfool; SouthTexas; Piquaboy; ...

Durbin is head of Obama’s Gestapo! Wonder if they will torture anyone that talks against the Radical Messiah or the Radical Messiah’s witch?

History is, indeed, repeating itself and it ain’t pretty folks! Will there be camps for Conservatives?


12 posted on 06/11/2008 3:12:33 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Durbin is a doughface Democrat.


13 posted on 06/11/2008 3:13:55 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“My late father, who worked with the toughest kids in a Brooklyn high school, used to say that when a person’s reaction is disproportionate to the stimulus, something else is causing it. So when Obama campaign co-chair Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) dramatically reserved the “hottest ring in hell” for those who would go after Michelle Obama”

Durbin knows Michelle is a huge liability to the messiah’s chances at the WH, especially considering the possibility of a Michelle “whitey” tirade coming soon to a screen near you. Me thinks something’s a foot.


14 posted on 06/11/2008 3:16:45 PM PDT by moose2004 (y)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’ll see you in Hell, Dick.


15 posted on 06/11/2008 3:17:14 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Durbin is an *ss-kissing, pus-filled scumbag.


16 posted on 06/11/2008 3:17:26 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (I'm not normally this grouchy - wait a minute, yes I am.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Republicans don’t need to waste time and energy focusing on Michelle. Barak himself provides more than enough fodder for criticism.

After some of the gaffes she has made already, I think their campaign will only let her appear in the most friendly of venues.


17 posted on 06/11/2008 3:20:18 PM PDT by randita
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To: randita
After some of the gaffes she has made already, I think their campaign will only let her appear in the most friendly of venues?

Interesting question. They have provided some high level people as her handlers. Why, I ask myself? If she was willing to be pushed into the background, this wouldn't seem to be necessary.

Somehow, I don't see Michelle allowing this and that would explain why they are trying to figure out what to do about it with the handlers and the pre-emptive warnings. I guess we'll see.

18 posted on 06/11/2008 3:25:22 PM PDT by Bahbah (Typical white person)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The best tactic is get Michele TALKING... gab gab gab smooze smooze smooze.. Get that girl talking.. She will do more damage than several small moonbats..


19 posted on 06/11/2008 3:35:05 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I guess it’s one thing to compare our troops to Nazis and the Khmer Rouge - that’s just fine, but calling Mrs. Messiah on her anti-American bs is taboo.


20 posted on 06/11/2008 3:38:55 PM PDT by Argus (Obama: All turban and no goats.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Has this perhaps, something to do with the “Whitey Rant” tape that’s rumored to exist?


21 posted on 06/11/2008 3:40:03 PM PDT by synchron
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This makes me fear for Scarlett Johanssen’s life.


22 posted on 06/11/2008 3:40:56 PM PDT by Shermy (I'm very proud of America giving me this opportunity, it's a sign of enormous growth in this country)
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To: SevenofNine

LOL! Just like Aunt Esther, without the beauty and charm.


23 posted on 06/11/2008 3:41:26 PM PDT by MarineBrat (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccination that the Church offers.)
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To: newheart

lol


24 posted on 06/11/2008 3:44:41 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: synchron

I hope it exists! It would be HER chickens come home to roost, how fitting, haha!!!


25 posted on 06/11/2008 3:54:55 PM PDT by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Durbin has certainly called attention to HIMSELF....

He is without doubt, one of the most offensive POS within the DNC — and now the picture is becoming more clear..

He supports this suspect Muslim, racist Affirmative Action empty suit with NO solutions that don't come from the Communist Manifesto or the Koran.....

Is Illinois REALLY that corrupt, ignorant, racist or anti-America that a Durbin, Obama, Jesse Louis Jackson, Blagojevich doesn't raise some serious questions about ALLEGIANCE?

26 posted on 06/11/2008 4:17:55 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Shout-out from Rush ping!

Drive-By Media Uses GOP Dupes to Mainstream Obama's Radicalism
27 posted on 06/11/2008 4:21:19 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Miss Didi

Thanks for posting, Didi: very cool!


28 posted on 06/11/2008 4:22:48 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

 

   

29 posted on 06/11/2008 4:57:33 PM PDT by Fintan (Lisa? Lisa??? Wake up, you gotta leave...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

These flunkies are all puppets of Daley and the incredible machine he is building.

People should take notice of him.


30 posted on 06/11/2008 4:58:14 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Iraq's WMD's will be found in Syria after Bush leaves office.God will vindicate a righteous decision)
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To: Finalapproach29er

Word.


31 posted on 06/11/2008 5:10:22 PM PDT by Clock King (Under revision...)
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To: newheart

“So Durbin is some kind of administrator in Hell? Very interesting.”

Dickbrain Durbin is one of the many effeminate politicians the Democrats send to Washington on a regular basis. You all know the type: Hall monitor in shcool; cleaned the teacher’s erasers after school; would not shower after gym class (that’s if he even took gym: he may have had a note from his mother excusing him from physical exercise); wore (and probably still wears) black socks with his shorts; collected stamps instead of baseball and football cards; sniffed bicycle seats.


32 posted on 06/11/2008 5:12:11 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Please tell Dick Durbin to go to HELL, the sooner the better:-()
33 posted on 06/11/2008 5:12:27 PM PDT by geo40xyz (McCain or Obama! possibility of 4 Supreme Court Justices, Gore @UN. The WINNER is?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Holy Smokes! Look how the dems fear her!!

That’s delightful.


34 posted on 06/11/2008 5:25:21 PM PDT by bannie (clintons CHEAT! It's their only weapon.; & Barry/Barack has two faces.)
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To: Unam Sanctam

5 words:

Barack Will Require You to Work

Would be a thought-provoking bumper sticker imo. Just those words, nothing more.


35 posted on 06/11/2008 5:41:06 PM PDT by nascent skeptic
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To: nascent skeptic

Oh Jeez. 6 words. First mistake all year. :-)


36 posted on 06/11/2008 5:42:29 PM PDT by nascent skeptic
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I thought this was a vanity thread about Michelle Malkin.


37 posted on 06/11/2008 5:43:30 PM PDT by cyborg (Living Strong every day since March 12, 2008)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Winnie Mandela gave the "necklacing" treatment to those who "dissed" her

How long before those who "dis" Michelle encounter the same fate?

38 posted on 06/11/2008 5:49:10 PM PDT by SauronOfMordor (When injustice becomes law, rebellion becomes duty)
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To: SauronOfMordor
How long before those who "dis" Michelle encounter the same fate?

LOLN! (nervously)

39 posted on 06/11/2008 5:51:34 PM PDT by nascent skeptic
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UPDATE | 8:50 PM EDT: Dem Talking Point? Maddow Echoes Durbin


I'm beginning to think that Durbin wasn't freelancing with his warning, but instead mouthing an Obama campaign talking point. On this evening's Race for the White House, Air America's Rachel Maddow also tried to warn Republicans off going after Michelle. Host David Gregory was discussing polling data revealing Obama's weakness in various demographics.

View video here.

DAVID GREGORY: Among white suburban women: McCain 44%, Obama 38%. Rachel, how do you read that?

RACHEL MADDOW: I think that Obama's obviously looking to bring back, to lock up the Hillary Clinton demographic, in terms of women who supported him [sic], women who supported her, bringing them over to him. One of the things we talked about earlier in the show today which I think is important here is if the McCain campaign, and conservative groups outside the Republican party proper, are really thinking about attacking Michelle Obama, that is going to drive women toward Obama in droves. There's almost nothing that Republicans and conservatives could do more than attack the spouse, I think, than to bring women home to Obama.

Is ardent liberal Maddow offering good-faith advice to McCain—or is this a Dem campaign tactic to bluff Republicans away from attacking Obama on a vulnerable point?

40 posted on 06/11/2008 6:04:54 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: newheart
So Durbin is some kind of administrator in Hell? Very interesting.

Not as yet, but I am sure that Satan, has that office ready for him!

42 posted on 06/11/2008 7:59:31 PM PDT by oswegodeee (Dee) ( Born in the South and raised in a G_D centered home)
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To: river rat
Durbin has certainly called attention to HIMSELF....

THE DICK DUMB BIN DOTH PROTEST TOO MUCH!

43 posted on 06/11/2008 8:03:25 PM PDT by oswegodeee (Dee) ( Born in the South and raised in a G_D centered home)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The same “Turban” Durbin who compared the treatment of Gitmo prisoners to those of the Nazi’s, Soviet Gulags, and Polpot’s Cambodia?


44 posted on 06/30/2008 7:44:28 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch (US Constitution Article 4 Section 4..shall protect each of them against Invasion...domestic Violence)
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