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'I'm So Damn Glad You Could Never Be My Wife'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 01/28/2009 4:19:19 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Talk about the political becoming personal . . .

On this evening's Hardball, Dick Armey told Joan Walsh:

"I'm so damn glad that you could never be my wife, cause I surely wouldn't have to listen to that prattle from you every day."

The former Republican representative from Texas had been wrangling with Salon editor Walsh over the politics of the stimulus package and the role Rush Limbaugh has been playing, when things got out of hand . . . [H/t reader JF.]

View video here.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dickarmey; joanwalsh; rushlimbaugh; stimulus

1 posted on 01/28/2009 4:19:19 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; netmilsmom; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Probably not having dinner together ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 01/28/2009 4:20:08 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hilarious. It was rude, but funny. Shouldnt be taken so serious. Geez. She was getting her panties in a wad.


3 posted on 01/28/2009 4:21:56 PM PST by GoCards
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Classic. Thanks for the video. I missed it. Just sent you a PM a few minutes ago regarding something else on the same program.


4 posted on 01/28/2009 4:22:42 PM PST by library user (Rod Blagojevich should have been TIME MAGAZINE'S "Person of the Year.")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Armey’s gotten a lot punchier in his old age. Too bad we couldn’t get that out of him back in the 90’s.


5 posted on 01/28/2009 4:23:00 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: GoCards

Libbies have no sense of humor unless it’s something totally foul coming from Whoopie Goldberg or some such.


6 posted on 01/28/2009 4:24:04 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: GoCards

From the picture two posts up, it looks like she was indeed experiencing the first moment of panty-wadding.


7 posted on 01/28/2009 4:25:47 PM PST by supremedoctrine ("One was drawing funny faces, but his own was grave"--Richard Hughes, A High Wind in Jamaica)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
It's easy to understand why Armey said that — but, when it comes to the art of the insult, he's no Churchill.

For instance:

Lady Astor: “If you were my husband, I would poison your tea.”

Churchill: “And if I were your husband, I would drink it.”

8 posted on 01/28/2009 4:25:49 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I have a leftist friend for whom that line would be very appropriate!


9 posted on 01/28/2009 4:25:55 PM PST by GenXFreedomFighter
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

LOL


10 posted on 01/28/2009 4:27:21 PM PST by GoCards
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To: GoCards

No man should ever have to be married to her, but maybe Janet Reno or Madeline Albright would do just fine.......


11 posted on 01/28/2009 4:28:10 PM PST by Enchante (What the Demagogues Call "bi-partisanship" is RINO Grovelling)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“If you were my husband, I would feed you poison.”

“And if you were my wife, madam, I would take it.”

LOL! Funny then and this is funny now.


12 posted on 01/28/2009 4:28:59 PM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ If Roe v. Wade would have been 10 years earlier, Nobama would NEVER have been born)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It reminds me of the Churchill quote:

‘If I was your wife Sir, I’d poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I’d let you!’


13 posted on 01/28/2009 4:30:38 PM PST by bronxboy
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To: Jemian

Great minds think alike...hehe. See my post concerning Churchill.


14 posted on 01/28/2009 4:31:26 PM PST by bronxboy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That picture is classic. the absolute OWRST you can do is laugh at liberals, just looking at the woman’s face is proof of that.


15 posted on 01/28/2009 4:31:30 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

LOL.

I can undertand where he’s coming from.


16 posted on 01/28/2009 4:31:33 PM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Your people have stood in his way; they're standing in his way on Capitol Hill right now,

Furthermore, Walsh is just wrong about this. The pubbies didn't stop the RATS during the last two years and Bush pushed the policies of Caligula just not as severely.

There is no way the pubbies can stop anything now. They are not holding up this legislation. The only thing is that the RATS want the pubbies to go along with this so when it fails, and it will, they can spread the blame.

17 posted on 01/28/2009 4:32:28 PM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ If Roe v. Wade would have been 10 years earlier, Nobama would NEVER have been born)
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To: Jemian

I see there are Churchill fans here...


18 posted on 01/28/2009 4:32:32 PM PST by bronxboy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
This was pretty funny. The broad is an ignoramus as to economics.
19 posted on 01/28/2009 4:32:40 PM PST by colorado tanker ("I just LOVE clinging to my guns and my religion!!!!" - Sarah Palin)
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To: gidget7
Sorry, I seem to be batting 1000 lately with the typos, and I swear I hit spell check. Evidently not, it didn't go there. I think I will go over in the corner and read for while. How embarrassing.
20 posted on 01/28/2009 4:32:59 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA; bronxboy

Yes, but USFriend has us both beat. LOL!


21 posted on 01/28/2009 4:34:06 PM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ If Roe v. Wade would have been 10 years earlier, Nobama would NEVER have been born)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It appears that most have already summoned Churchill, as did I.
He is often quoted as being one who’s retorts were polite but meaningful.


22 posted on 01/28/2009 4:35:33 PM PST by This_far
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If a democrap had said it to a republican it would have been considered JUST SO HILARIOUS!!


23 posted on 01/28/2009 4:40:30 PM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: GoCards
She was getting her panties in a wad.

Jock strap. She's a liberal.

24 posted on 01/28/2009 4:44:39 PM PST by 50mm (Kitties are restless.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Perfect!


25 posted on 01/28/2009 4:46:27 PM PST by bronxboy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Prattle, prattle, here comes the cattle.


26 posted on 01/28/2009 4:50:38 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I'm glad Rep. Armey said what he said to this left wing BDS sufferer. Every time this Walsh lady from Salon is on Tingleball, she just spews propaganda talking points. She thinks she's so smart but she's stupid. Good for you, Chairman Armey.
27 posted on 01/28/2009 5:00:57 PM PST by freedom1st
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That’s just old Dick in his own inimitable style. Remember when he made the remark if he had done what Clinton had done, he’d be dead on the floor, and his wife would be saying, “How do I reload this thing?”


28 posted on 01/28/2009 5:03:40 PM PST by Inspectorette
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
WALSH: I actually care about social justice.

No you don't. All you care about is raw power.

29 posted on 01/28/2009 5:05:00 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We need to form an active 1994 GOP alumni division to tell these current Reps how its done. ..or should have done this 4 years ago.


30 posted on 01/28/2009 5:20:01 PM PST by naguszed
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To: Brilliant
Armey’s gotten a lot punchier in his old age.

A lot of old guys (but certainly not all) are like that. Screw it, they say. Who cares what anyone thinks about me anymore? I know how they feel.

Young guys still have a future to think about so they can be very PC even when they don't want to.

31 posted on 01/28/2009 5:20:32 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (What's Obama's Secret?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“WALSH: I actually care about social justice.”

Just another word for socialism.


32 posted on 01/28/2009 5:33:21 PM PST by yazoo
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Okay...this seemed to sum up his feelings about her...

33 posted on 01/28/2009 5:35:43 PM PST by rlmorel ("A barrel of monkeys is not fun. In fact, a barrel of monkeys can be quite terrifying!")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

There is that phrase again....”social justice”. Can someone tell me what that means please?

JoMa


34 posted on 01/28/2009 5:52:46 PM PST by joma89
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To: joma89

.......Can someone tell me what that means please?.....

Rob those who work and succeed, pay off those who are lazy and fail


35 posted on 01/28/2009 5:56:21 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The original point of America was not to be Europe)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
She had ALL the dem talking points and you could tell she believed every one of them. ha ha Sic ‘em Dick!
36 posted on 01/28/2009 6:22:34 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Brilliant
I think Armey was poisoned by the Washington culture and was basically neutered while living there.

A friend who knows him personally swears that he didn't change during the 90’s. Perhaps his public appearances and his TV appearances were so clipped by the cameras that we didn't see the real Armey.

Glad to see the guy who lived on such a tight budget, during his first terms in DC, that lived in his office and cut his own hair in a mirror.

I truly hope that Dick Armey is back.

37 posted on 01/28/2009 7:15:48 PM PST by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: Jemian

Well there is a marriage were there are two political views, James Carville and Mary Mattlin.


38 posted on 01/29/2009 3:37:52 AM PST by Biggirl (GO UCONN!=^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^=)
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To: Biggirl

You are so right. I’ve wondered about them. How could she put up with him? Sort of like if you had to be married to Alan Colmes. You’d want to strangle him if you could ever stop laughing at his absurdities.


39 posted on 01/29/2009 3:58:03 AM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ If Roe v. Wade would have been 10 years earlier, Nobama would NEVER have been born)
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To: texas booster

I think all the republicans we elect get infected by the RINO virus. It attacks them as soon as they cross into the Beltway. When they leave the Beltway, the virus wears off and they begin spouting conservatism to their constituents.

It’s a virus and they’re all sick with it. It doesn’t affect RATS because they’re sick anyway.


40 posted on 01/29/2009 4:00:24 AM PST by Jemian (PAM of JT ~~ If Roe v. Wade would have been 10 years earlier, Nobama would NEVER have been born)
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To: Jemian
That's another reason why I want to see the federal government in Washington DC broken up and spread across the country, besides the national security angle.

It becomes too insular, and one only hears echos of groupthink.

Move HUD out of DC to North Dakota. They could use the real estate activity, and rates are much lower than in DC.

Move the Dept of Education to Wyoming. Different way of thinking than in the Beltway.

41 posted on 01/29/2009 7:03:14 AM PST by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: joma89; bert
"What does 'social justice' mean?"

Economic misery spread around equally.

Leni

42 posted on 01/29/2009 7:07:26 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; hellinahandcart
I actually care about social justice. I care about jobs. I care about the economy.

Her self-righteousness is suffocating.

I got a chuckle out of Armey though.

43 posted on 01/29/2009 7:58:53 AM PST by sauropod (An expression of deep worry and concern failed to cross either of Zaphod's faces - hitchhiker's guid)
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To: joma89

It means “what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine too”


44 posted on 01/30/2009 6:40:28 AM PST by tom paine 2
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