Skip to comments.Axelrod calls Tea Parties 'unhealthy.'
Posted on 04/20/2009 7:02:54 AM PDT by SeattleBruce
WASHINGTON (CNN) Senior White House adviser David Axelrod on Sunday suggested the "Tea Party" movement is an "unhealthy" reaction to the tough economic climate facing the country.
Axelrod was asked on CBS's "Face the Nation" about the "spreading and very public disaffection" with the president's fiscal policies seen at the "Tea Party" rallies around the country last week.
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But but but Hillary said it was good to dissent. In fact she said it was “patriotic”. Is it only “unhealthy” when you don’t agree with the cause?
They are scared to death of the parties.
David needs to get out more often.
No, just get OUT.................and take Bambi with him!
And so they are - for the continuance of 0bama's despotic rule..
Being as ignorant as David Axelrod is unhealthy.
Hey Axelrod, my constitutions rights are not unhealthy.
What’s unhealthy is that people voted for that teleprompter puppet who now occupies the White House.
What’s unhealthy are the marxist/leninists who occupy Congress and whittle away at the foundation of our country!
What’s unhealthy is that since Inauguation Day, my blood pressure and acid reflux have escalated!
I feel better now.
There, fixed it.
As a Statist he is understating the effects of TEA parties.
Just as progressives consider the 10th and 2nd amendments unhealthy and antiquated.
I'm sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and disagree with this administration, somehow you're not patriotic. We need to stand up and say we're Americans, and we have the right to debate and disagree with any republican administration.
Everyone call your Congressman — regardless of party — and Raise Hell. They need to feel the heat on the budget in order to achieve any reduction in spending. Also hit home that we are tired of being treated with disrespect and disdain by the White House, Democratic leaders, and their media handmaidens.
Pick up your phone. They don’t give a rats ass about emails.
They are scared to death of the parties.
I think you’re right.
Tea parties must be bigger and more often until the entire country realizes the mess we’re in.
David is the effective POTUS. O’zer is just the visible presentation. Dave sees major problems in the mid-term elections if his policies are questioned by the electorate and real difficulty in four years if losses occur in 2010. Yes, he is afraid. He should be!
There is no way I would post on a Marxist MSM forum.
Why would I even give them recognition?
Besides, I don't have a condom big enough for my computer.
God knows what I would get from CNN with teabagger Cooper
on their staff.
Wait til Obama’s EPA and/or Cap & Trade policies get pushed through.
You ain’t seen “unhealthy” yet, you socialist clown.
Axlerod’s response is a good thing, they realize they’re in trouble and 2012 is getting closer and I hope Saracuda rips the WH a new one.
obama guy in anti tea party shocka.
what particular spins are they using now?
sorry, not interested.
obama guy in anti tea party shocka.
Too bad, so sad.
They’re going to continue. Most people do not agree with Biden’s view that paying taxes is patriotic.
Awesome Tea Party video:
Agree with them or not a very small minority makes a hell of a lot of noise, people notice them because they are not afraid to stand up and their issues are then adressed
Now if the American public in general starts to RE-Learn this, the fascist are done for.... and none too soon.
What is really unhealthy is Flapears becoming president when he does not have a birth certificate.
Axelrod is a shark and can smell blood in the water. The nly problem is, this time it is HIS BLOOD!
But this is a patriotic display of dissent.
They are scared to death of free speech.
What is unhealthy is Obama cutting the national defense budget 10%-25%; pushing for a much larger bureaucracy and huge increases in welfare state spending; positioning their policy for future tax increases; pushing aside right to life policy in favor of abortion on demand and shoving liberal immigration reform and amnesty down the throats of the people one more time.
Lets not forget to mention continued government intervention in the private sector, with more and more regulations piled on US businesses. Along with wacko environmental energy policies and increased government intrusions into public education.
I'd say Obama and his cronies like Axelrod are unhealthy for America's future.
I’d bet there were no flags burned at the Tea Parties.
We already have 8 additional Tea Parties planned between now and the 2010 election here in WA State - they’re about 2.5 months apart - I think we need to focus on the state capitals and DC - and then sprinkle in all the other sites (which is great) - but getting a big demo in the state capitals gets broad headlines. Enough headlines (across all media - forget about the captive MSM) and we can’t be ignored any longer.
We’re also pressing the initiative process here - with numbers of anti tax and spend measures - as the political process here has otherwise been co-opted by the liberal social engineers.
I also don’t rule out supporting Republicans who are fiscal conservatives, but let’s oppose all Rs and Ds (way worse) who are RINOs or big spenders (maybe a few Ds will survive that test?)
We’ve only begun to fight!
Healthiest thing to happen in the last 3 months.
Plenty of flags though - none on fire! I did see some smoke coming out of some ears though. Just good ol’ fashioned patriotic American anger though!
THERE’S a CHILL wind BLOWING......(remember that?)
What’s “unhealthy” is a corrupt Socialist Democrat Press lying to their readers and viewers, to push their perverted death cult agenda.
Maybe Axelrod needs to lean on Congress, so that when peons like us write to our representatives, we don’t get insulting form letters in return instructing us that neither he/she nor the rest of our overlords consider our concern valid.
Yeah, the massive democrap pig from NJ made that accusation. Won’t hear from Jerald now ‘cause his criminal enterprise is now in charge. Democrats have made politics something septic, not just mean. But what would we expect from dead souls who’ve used the slaughter of tens-of-millions of alive unborn as a means to empower their political capital?
Isn’t that what mob bosses say when they want to warn a ‘foe’...”What you are doing is ‘unhealthy’”?
Sounds like a threat to me...LOL
That nasty old piece of paper written over 200 years ago is cluttering up Obumas capital.
This country’s future depends on what the public perceives as the cause of our financial crisis, which will likely continue. Is it “the rich” and “capitalists” who hoard money or extreme overspending, debt, and trough-feeding by government unions and the welfare state?
It is imperative that we win the hearts and minds of the middle class. Politicians must also STOP their policies which flood the labor market with cheap foreign labor and offshore jobs. We cannot be free without a prosperous middle class.
Like invading bacteria considers white blood cells an unhealthy mutation.
Just one of many threats coming out of this admin.
The DHS document was essentially a declaration of war on opposing political ideas.
Considerably longer than that, I'd say. Our response to the attempts to conduct "closed door" recounts in Florida back in 2000 - that's the last such incident that comes to mind.
Tea Parties are “unhealthy”? No, SOCIALISM IS LETHAL!!
That sounds like a threat to me.