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Mo Dowd, Matt Damon Repeat NutRoots Lie About Palin
publiusforum.com ^ | 09/13/08 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 09/13/2008 8:02:40 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

As if we needed another reason to think that the excitable Maureen Dowd and the empty headed Matt Damon are... well, excitable and empty headed... we get the newest raindrop in their river of blather as proof that their "research" into a subject seems to consist of hearing an unsupported claim and deciding it represent gospel truth. Our latest proof is that they both seem to have been taken in by a nutrooter lie, a fake quote that claims Sarah Palin said, "dinosaurs were here 4,000 years ago."

Both seem to have fallen for a parody of Governor Palin invented by a blogger who's post seems to have been taken literally. The following self-identified "fake Governor Sarah Palin Quote" was posted on August 30: "God made dinosaurs 4,000 years ago as ultimately flawed creatures, lizards of Satan really, so when they died and became petroleum products we, made in his perfect image, could use them in our pickup trucks, snow machines and fishing boats."

Damon's laughable little attempt at political analysis consisted of an interview he recently gave where he ripped into Governor Palin. He claimed he felt she was unqualified, yet then turned around one sentence later to say he knows nothing about her. Isn't that like claiming to be an expert on something then immediately admitting that you've never studied the subject? Near the end of the interview, Damon said. "I need to know if she really thinks dinosaurs were here 4,000 years ago, that's an important… I wanna know that, I really do." ...

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antichristianbigotry; demlies; democrats; dowdy; hollywood; mattdamon; mccainpalin; nutroots; sarahpalin
They just aren't very smart.
1 posted on 09/13/2008 8:05:01 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Matt Damon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnPWJOJYVKc&feature=related


2 posted on 09/13/2008 8:10:41 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Keep it up Hollywood!

With every snarky remark McCain gians 10,000 votes.


3 posted on 09/13/2008 8:10:57 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affimative Action Candidate)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Didn’t matt damon say a few months ago he would not weigh in during this election because he hates when people comment on things they really know nothing about and come off sounding stupid.
Well you’re right matt—you know nothing and sound stupid!

ps — It has been 4 or 5 libs I’ve heard now using the “Jesus was a community organizer and pontius pilot a governor.”
My gosh...are they really so incredibly braindead?????


4 posted on 09/13/2008 8:12:03 AM PDT by jackv
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Interesting that Matt Damon’s litmus test for Pres/VP candidates consists of their belief in dinosaurs. So much for the enlightened liberal immage, huh?


5 posted on 09/13/2008 8:12:41 AM PDT by Jackson57
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To: Mobile Vulgus

“They just aren’t very smart.”

Actually in his private life Damon has apparently been a bit smarter. He married a divorced Argentine barmaid with a child, not a fellow Hollyweird star. Perhaps he actually looked at the real person, and not just her unglamorous background. Poor Matt’s political views are just standard Liberal brainwashing. Perhaps some day before he dies the light bulb will go on in Matt Damon’s head; and then again perhaps not.


6 posted on 09/13/2008 8:12:43 AM PDT by devere
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To: Mobile Vulgus

MoDow rules. Hey do we get CZJ and Sarah now?


7 posted on 09/13/2008 8:12:49 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The shear number of actors who never finished high school, much less any college is staggering. Add to that the numbers that profess never to read books.

Yet they persist in trying to tell the rest of us what to do.


8 posted on 09/13/2008 8:13:35 AM PDT by txzman (Jer 23:29)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

“empty headed Matt Damon”

Redundant.

So many have fallen for style over substance. Very sad regarding the “thinkers” our schools are producing these days.

It’s not the politicians that’re important, it’s the policies.

I’m about to do a political site, and one of the points it will vehemently make is that it’s OK NOT to vote if you don’t have a clue. Let the adults make the important decisions.


9 posted on 09/13/2008 8:14:44 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: Mobile Vulgus

They are intellectually dishonest and malevolent. They don’t care if the allegations are true or not. It is the ugliness of the charge that is important, they are trying to do to Palin what they have succeeded in doing to Dick Cheney and President Bush.


10 posted on 09/13/2008 8:20:58 AM PDT by Maelstorm (This country was not founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a government check!")
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Damon's laughable little attempt at political analysis

Political analysis by a wooden headed marionette with a speech impediment! Though I will say that "Team America, World Police" was his best performance, ever.

Mark

11 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:34 AM PDT by MarkL (Al Gore: The Greenhouse Gasbag! (heard on Bob Brinker's Money Talk))
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To: txzman

“The shear number of actors who never finished high school, much less any college is staggering.”

Matt Damon is not in that category. To give credit where due, he was a straight-A student before college, and I believe had an excellent record at Harvard. His bio isn’t clear if he graduated, but at one point it says he left with only 12 credits to go for his degree.

So, his stupidity and ignorance are all the more disappointing.


12 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:35 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The current thinking is that birds are the direct decedents of dinosaurs so in fact, dinosaurs are with us today.


13 posted on 09/13/2008 8:22:13 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mobile Vulgus

She even believes a nutty story about a dead man coming alive again. </sarcasm>


14 posted on 09/13/2008 8:23:28 AM PDT by DManA
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To: jackv
It has been 4 or 5 libs I’ve heard now using the “Jesus was a community organizer and pontius pilot a governor.”

I take pleasure in mentioning to them that the last "community organizer" that made news in the US was Jim Jones, in Guyana.

Mark

15 posted on 09/13/2008 8:23:48 AM PDT by MarkL (Al Gore: The Greenhouse Gasbag! (heard on Bob Brinker's Money Talk))
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I want to know if Matt Damon thinks anybody really cares what he has to say. I really need to know that. Oh wait....I don’t care.


16 posted on 09/13/2008 8:24:23 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: devere

Ok what’s not smart? Having children and not an abortion

Matt how would you feel if your wife had thought your child was going to be a burden to her. Went and had it killed because it’s just not a good time for her.

Could you imagine your life without your childs love and yours for them?

Why does a woman who can think for herself instead of just saying liberal talking points is threatening.

Ok I get it Sarah Palin scares the bejezes out of you. Imagine a woman trying to argue with the Liberal ideology.

To think anything but liberal thoughts makes you a moron and crazy person.

I think there must be something in the bottled water out there in LoneyToons land LA.

How many celebs have come out and bashe PALIN? I lost count. They must grab you when you first get into the film business and send you to Jane Fonda and Barbara Streisand for RE-Education 101.

How to say what we tell you and think anyone that argues is insane. Then call that lunacy freedom. if i’m ever out there I would drink only drinks I poured or came in can/bottle. Watch out...LOL


17 posted on 09/13/2008 8:24:44 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: DManA

So true.....and the worst part of that is? That Christians actually believe that.


18 posted on 09/13/2008 8:26:01 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Hey Matt Dumon. . .the dinosaurs are in Washington!


19 posted on 09/13/2008 8:26:16 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Mobile Vulgus

It seems pretty obvious to me the media/Dem plan. Each press will attack a different issue/view of Palin to destroy her. If you can’t eliminate her, destroy her character.


20 posted on 09/13/2008 8:26:27 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Well I was shopping for a new car, which one's me?
A cool convertible or an SUV.

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Too bad I didn't know my credit was whacked,
cuz now I'm driving off the lot in a used sub-compact.

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Now instead of lookin' fly and rollin' phat,
my legs are sticking to the vinyl and...

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... my posse's getting laughed at.

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L-O-S-E, that spells "lose," gaffes galore and Chris Matthews...

21 posted on 09/13/2008 8:26:51 AM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: Mobile Vulgus

It tells you something about the lefties that they can hate someone so virulently whom they have barely seen for the first time.


22 posted on 09/13/2008 8:29:52 AM PDT by BenLurkin (What did Obama's Koran instructors teach him about women?)
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To: devere
married a divorced Argentine barmaid with a child,

That doesn't seem very smart.

Good hearted perhaps...but not "smart".

23 posted on 09/13/2008 8:31:42 AM PDT by BenLurkin (What did Obama's Koran instructors teach him about women?)
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To: MarkL

Haha!! Good one!!


24 posted on 09/13/2008 8:31:52 AM PDT by jackv
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Isn’t that like claiming to be an expert on something then immediately admitting that you’ve never studied the subject? .............................. He may have spent the night before at a Holiday Inn Express?


25 posted on 09/13/2008 8:34:04 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (OBAMA, = Jimmah's big chance to get out of last place.)
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To: txzman
The shear number of actors who never finished high school, much less any college is staggering. Add to that the numbers that profess never to read books.

Well, you have to give credit where credit is due. Damon's mother is a professor of education, he was a straight A student growing up, and while he didn't graduate from Harvard, he left school in his senior year to pursue his career, sort of like what Bill Gates did.

The guy may have been heavily influenced by his mother and neighbors growing up, including apparently, Howard Zinn.

Mark

26 posted on 09/13/2008 8:34:17 AM PDT by MarkL (Al Gore: The Greenhouse Gasbag! (heard on Bob Brinker's Money Talk))
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To: Mobile Vulgus

How smart can the actors be if their main claim to fame is pretending to be someone else living in a story that someone wrote. These people live for fantasy.


27 posted on 09/13/2008 8:34:39 AM PDT by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking" - JC Watts)
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Neoliberalism is truly a mental disorder.

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28 posted on 09/13/2008 8:36:15 AM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: jackv
Pontius Pilate was a liberal.

How do I know?

Because he liked the idea of introducing European* law to a non-European country.

*Roman

29 posted on 09/13/2008 8:40:46 AM PDT by syriacus (Calling humans "pigs" is second-nature for anti-war radicals, Black Panthers + radical Islamists.)
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To: polymuser

It’s no mental disorder. It’s programming. someone to react without thought to any given situation. You are only around Ultra liberals and hear one viewpoint half truths that it is impossible to know which way is up. Then they show you the “facts” and how wonderfull thing liberalism is. People who are liberal care more and know better than inbred hicks form red states.


30 posted on 09/13/2008 8:42:10 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: polymuser

It’s no mental disorder. It’s programming. someone to react without thought to any given situation. You are only around Ultra liberals and hear one viewpoint half truths that it is impossible to know which way is up. Then they show you the “facts” and how wonderfull thing liberalism is. People who are liberal care more and know better than inbred hicks form red states. Only a dumb person would believe that no thoughts and to think as we do is freedom.


31 posted on 09/13/2008 8:43:56 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: Roscoe Karns
LOL!

Obama, Biden, and Matthews look very cozy in those pictures.

32 posted on 09/13/2008 8:43:59 AM PDT by syriacus (Calling humans "pigs" is second-nature for anti-war radicals, Black Panthers + radical Islamists.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The leftists, right up to some “respected” members of the propaganda media, have been taking lunatic fantasies from the nutroots blogosphere and presenting them as “news” almost from the moment Governor Palin was announced as Senator McCain’s VP pick. And they just keep doing this over and over and over again and the numbers for McCain/Palin keep on climbing. What was that definition of insanity again?


33 posted on 09/13/2008 8:44:20 AM PDT by scory
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To: Roscoe Karns

Hilarious!!!


34 posted on 09/13/2008 8:45:28 AM PDT by jackv
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To: Mobile Vulgus

35 posted on 09/13/2008 8:56:57 AM PDT by matt1234
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To: jakerobins
It’s no mental disorder.

You obviously haven't been around a Liberal when they 'go off', or you wouldn't say that

Othewise sane and wise people, many in our own families or friends turn into raving lunatics in mere moments.

There have been whole threads hundreds of replies long about persoanl expericences of Freepers when these folks lose it.

I've a a few such experiences myself with a family members at the mere mention of George Bush. It is some sort of mental disease.

36 posted on 09/13/2008 8:57:50 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (God has blessed the Republicans with stupid enemies.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
They just aren't very smart.

MoDo and Matt D'oh
37 posted on 09/13/2008 9:15:00 AM PDT by caveat emptor
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To: Balding_Eagle

Liberals will brook no personal opinion other than their own. Any other provokes a loud, juvenile hissy fit. So much for “choice”. - We have a “choose life” license tag with the picture of a baby (large fetus in lib talk) on it. Yesterday, while my husband was driving out of town, some lib vandalized the tag. Bent it staight backwards and up so that we now have to remove the tag and straighten it back out and put it back on. So much for personal “choice”.


38 posted on 09/13/2008 9:15:56 AM PDT by Twinkie (BUBBA BARACK . . .)
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To: Roscoe Karns; doug from upland

Good one!! Needs to be Youtube’d!!


39 posted on 09/13/2008 9:17:48 AM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

Maybe Christians who don’t are misinterpreting Scripture. Just a thought.


40 posted on 09/13/2008 9:27:50 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Matt Damon: Proof that human evolution has a long long long way to go ...


41 posted on 09/13/2008 9:42:55 AM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The “4000 years” comment betrays an even deeper ignorance. Its origin was an analysis of scripture by Archbishop James Ussher of Ireland, published in 1701, that purported to prove that the Creation occurred in 4004 BC. Of course this is NOT Church doctrine. And while virtually every wild theory can find 1 or 2 adherents in the world’s population of over 6 billion, perhaps Mr. Damon is the ONLY individual who thinks that ANY person believes that the date of Creation was in 1992 BC - 4000 years ago.


42 posted on 09/13/2008 10:15:24 AM PDT by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!.)
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To: Roscoe Karns

ROTFLMBO!


43 posted on 09/13/2008 10:27:40 AM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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To: jackv

Pontius Pilate was the ROME-appointed local RULER, with the title equivalent to “Governor”. Sarah Palin is the Governor (modern English word and meaning) ELECTED by the people of Alaska to serve as the chief executive officer of their state for a specific, limited term. This comparison is as specious as the implied equivalence of Obama to Jesus.

Mrs Palin had it right - she has been a REAL “Community Organizer”, with real responsibility for results, for more WEEKS than the DAYS he has spent in the Senate. As a Jew I will not attempt to speak on the role of Jesus with any authority, but as I understand it, his purpose was to bring people to G_d, not to organize mobs to confront the government.

Democrats that use this brainless comparison ought to be ashamed of themselves, but I think that part of their brains have atrophied due to inactivity. Steve Cohen (D-TN9) used this on the House floor a few days ago. As a Jew, he ought to have known better.


44 posted on 09/13/2008 10:31:07 AM PDT by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!.)
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To: MarkL

Actually, I am fairly certain that he was heavily influenced by HARVARD, which has lost it’s vocation and become just another liberal sinkhole like the rest of the Ivy League.

I still receive my Alumni Newsletter from MIT - just down Mass. Ave. from Harvard - that has similarly deteriorated.


45 posted on 09/13/2008 10:35:12 AM PDT by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
The Mainstream Media aren't very smart for giving such credence to people, though some fairly well educated like Damon, who spend the majority of their working hours playing roles as opposed to carrying out leadership duties...it really speaks volumes as to just how vapid and self serving these people truly are.

The fact any credible reporter or journalist would care what Hollywood actors and musicians think on any given subject is one more reason to cancel subscriptions to newspapers and cable service. These people are not serious about their trade.

46 posted on 09/13/2008 10:35:58 AM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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