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Aubrey O'Day Calls Adolf Hitler and Fidel Castro 'Brilliant' Men on 'The Sean Hannity Show
New York Daily News ^ | 9/2/09 | ISSIE LAPOWSKY

Posted on 09/02/2009 2:07:05 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Aubrey O'Day really put her foot in her mouth this time.

The former Danity Kane member dug herself into a hole Monday night in a heated debate on Fox News' "The Sean Hannity Show" when the 25-year-old singer spewed out claims that both Adolf Hitler and Fidel Castro were "brilliant" men.

"As someone who has met [Castro]... I met him and worked with him while I was in Cuba. I'm not defending his behavior, but in many instances, but I do have to say, I will 100% agree, he's an incredibly brilliant man, he has outlived tons of our Presidents," O'Day said.

When Hannity gave the pop singer a second chance to clarify her point, O'Day reiterated, "I'm sure many murderers are brilliant people."

"Was Hitler a brilliant man?" Hannity asked.

"I don't condone Hitler one ounce, but yes, he was a brilliant man," she said. "He ran a country and convinced everyone of horrible things."

In response, Hannity shook his head and cut to Greta Van Susteren. In an effort to save what dignity she has left, O'Day issued a statement to TMZ.

"Murderers and dictators generally are some of the smartest people out there - they just use their brain power for evil purposes. I don't condone any of their evil behavior, but I was asked about their intellectual firepower... and in my opinion you can't have a low IQ and wreck [sic] that much havoc on the world," O'Day said. "What Hitler succeeded in doing, was deplorable... And I hope we never see such an abusive use of power again."

Still, despite such qualifiers, some members of the Jewish community find the singer's statements unforgivable.

Rabbi Chaim Cunin of Chabad House told TMZ, "When a woman like her uses public airwaves, with access to millions of wonderful citizens of America, and calls some of the most despicable, unspeakable hatemongers of history brilliant, then something is lacking with her intelligence. This is a constant reminder of how careful we need to be when we talk about hate, because hatred is always present."

He added, "We need to make sure we are careful and that hatred doesn't rear its ugly head. I'd like for her to think about some older Holocaust survivor having that comment beamed into their home while they are enjoying the freedom that this beautiful country provides and having to listen to her disgusting comments."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aubreyoday; castro; hannity; hitler; prodictator; shutupandsing
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1 posted on 09/02/2009 2:07:06 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Why does Hannity let these ultra-lites on his set??????


2 posted on 09/02/2009 2:08:51 PM PDT by downtownconservative (As Obama lies, liberty dies!)
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To: nickcarraway

Well, you have to have something on the ball to become a mass murdering tyrannical dictator of any country...


3 posted on 09/02/2009 2:09:28 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: downtownconservative

What was her purpose being on the show anyway?


4 posted on 09/02/2009 2:10:00 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: nickcarraway
I'd like for her to think about some older Holocaust survivor having that comment beamed into their home while they are enjoying the freedom that this beautiful country provides and having to listen to her disgusting comments."

Operative word is think! Libtards do not think...they 'feel' or 'emote'.

5 posted on 09/02/2009 2:10:15 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Rodebrecht

Not her brains... I guess.

6 posted on 09/02/2009 2:10:50 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: downtownconservative

I think because you keep your friends close and your enemies closer. It is good for people to see how ridiculous these people are.


7 posted on 09/02/2009 2:10:59 PM PDT by rep-always
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To: Rodebrecht

Cleavage??


8 posted on 09/02/2009 2:11:16 PM PDT by downtownconservative (As Obama lies, liberty dies!)
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To: downtownconservative

Who is this woman and why is she in Cuba with Fidel Castro?


9 posted on 09/02/2009 2:13:04 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: rep-always

That’s true, but this girl’s elevator only goes to the second floor.


10 posted on 09/02/2009 2:13:07 PM PDT by downtownconservative (As Obama lies, liberty dies!)
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To: downtownconservative

Her only evident attribute.


11 posted on 09/02/2009 2:13:32 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: SolidWood
LOL She really does look like a half-witted hooker!!!
12 posted on 09/02/2009 2:14:07 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: SolidWood

Bimbo dingbat


13 posted on 09/02/2009 2:14:34 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: 2banana

Not every dummy can kill millions or purge a country of its upper and missle class and kill all of his political opponents.


14 posted on 09/02/2009 2:14:55 PM PDT by nufsed (Release the birth certificate, passport, and school records.)
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To: downtownconservative

I would presume because she is hot, in a trashy way.


15 posted on 09/02/2009 2:14:56 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: F15Eagle

Or

Dingbat bimbo


16 posted on 09/02/2009 2:15:28 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Rodebrecht

I think I see both of her attributes...


17 posted on 09/02/2009 2:15:37 PM PDT by jyoders19
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To: nickcarraway

a PETA slut


18 posted on 09/02/2009 2:15:46 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Fiscal conservatism without social conservatism is dead.)
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To: nickcarraway

I say we take up an offering to buy her a one-way ticket to Cuba since she loves it so much.


19 posted on 09/02/2009 2:15:51 PM PDT by envisio (Foxtrot Yankee Bravo Oscar)
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To: SolidWood

I knew there was something funny about my bike tires.

Has she been “spanked” by “brillant men” before? Sounds like a cop out for an evil garce.


20 posted on 09/02/2009 2:16:02 PM PDT by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: nickcarraway
he has outlived tons of our Presidents," O'Day said

So did Ted Kennedy. Ted wasn't brilliant either.

We have a term limit on presidencies. Dictators like Castro bitterly cling to power. He handed over the office to his brother.

21 posted on 09/02/2009 2:17:13 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: nickcarraway
Saw her utterances last night.

Ditzy female.

22 posted on 09/02/2009 2:17:27 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: nickcarraway
Eh, I don't have a problem with what she said. Brilliant does not necessarily have a moral component. Backin '77, Pat Buchanan got in trouble for say that "[Hitler] was also an individual of great courage."

I disagree with him on that, as I don't have a high opinion of suicides in the courage department. But, what he said, by itself, doesn't imply that Hitler was anything less than an evil monster.
23 posted on 09/02/2009 2:17:47 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: downtownconservative

This article only touches on what that airhead said. She was allowed to speak first and when Sean asked about 5 year olds needing masturbation education, according to the U.N. wink, wink, she got to open up with “absolutely” and went on to say “didn’t you wish you knew about those things when you were 5”?!!! And Sean just let her go on and on and his reply was so weak.

This is the reason I rarely watch Hannity anymore. It’s all about ratings, and that’s fine for him, but it isn’t for me.

And that broad was the dumbest person I’ve heard on the boob tube in years. Oh, and that evil moron Bob Beckel was on with her too.

SCREW YOU SEAN!!! You’re NOT a great american!


24 posted on 09/02/2009 2:18:16 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: 2banana
Well, you have to have something on the ball to become a mass murdering tyrannical dictator of any country...

A skilled propaganda team helps. One that wheatpastes up agit prop. One that seizes control of the media.

25 posted on 09/02/2009 2:19:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: nickcarraway

She worked with Castro while in Cuba?

What’d she do? Round up dissidents?


26 posted on 09/02/2009 2:19:46 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Brett66
Round up dissidents?

Rouse up dictators.

27 posted on 09/02/2009 2:21:53 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: nickcarraway

In a way, they all are brilliant. They run/ran millions of people to do their bidding. It’s hard to convince any single person to do everything you want, but these guys got millions to do it.

Hitler fell apart militarily and bit off more than he could chew, but Fidel, Kim Jong Il, and son on are amazingly good at what they do. Even Saddam was, until he also bit off more than he could chew.


28 posted on 09/02/2009 2:22:00 PM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: subterfuge
She was allowed to speak first and when Sean asked about 5 year olds needing masturbation education, according to the U.N. wink, wink, she got to open up with “absolutely” and went on to say “didn’t you wish you knew about those things when you were 5”?!!!

The goal of the sex positive agenda is to see everyone sexually active at every age. No concept of "age appropriate behavior" and no moral judgements over sexual pairings of any type, regardless of sex, age, relation, marial status, number, or species of partner(s).

There is even a "just say YES" campaign.

Some would say instructing children to masturbate and encouraging sexual experimentation with others is corrupting a minor.

Morals have been taken out of the schools. Replaced with secular hedonism while the Socialists rise to power. Reich, Kinsey, and Feminists have sought to bring this to the world.

Free Love doesn't make one free or feel special.

In England they are pushing to encourage daily masturbation "if you CAN'T find a partner...". So by all means kids, go seek out a Friend With Benefits...

29 posted on 09/02/2009 2:24:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: nickcarraway
“”Murderers and dictators generally are some of the smartest people out there - they just use their brain power for evil purposes.”

She could be talking about any evil genius: Lex Luthor, Dr. Evil, The Brain (the mouse with the big head — Pinky's pal), The Joker (Batman's Nemesis — not TOTUS), Emperor Palpatine, etc.

The evil genius vs. the stalwart hero fuels a whole genre of Hollywood films — but, that doesn't mean that we should be trying this stuff in real life.

30 posted on 09/02/2009 2:24:46 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: nickcarraway

She is not particularly attractive, and her voice is one of the most annoying sounds that I have ever heard.


31 posted on 09/02/2009 2:25:10 PM PDT by chris37
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To: nickcarraway
Honestly, such a word is not wrongly used with men who can achieve such power from such humble beginnings.

“Brilliant” does not imply “moral,” “just,” “honorable,” “fair,” or any other such ethically-positive meanings.

For all I can’t stand Clinton or 0bama, they are brilliant in their deviousness.

32 posted on 09/02/2009 2:27:19 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (Liberals have an inability to value good character or to desire it for themselves.)
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To: nickcarraway
As Ann Coulter is wont to say: All the pretty girls are on my side.
33 posted on 09/02/2009 2:27:59 PM PDT by Feline_AIDS (Boop boop hoop yeah!)
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To: nickcarraway

People are getting all lathered up over nothing. Of course these people were brilliant. And charismatic. And great orators. You can’t be an average joe and seize the reins of power over all other contenders - power politics is not something just anyone is good at. Unfortunately, they used their talents to commit great atrocities. And if a just God exists, they will burn in hell for all eternity.


34 posted on 09/02/2009 2:28:12 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always)
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To: downtownconservative

Anyone who watches a guest of this caliber and expects them to be anything but a trigger to stimulate their frustration deserves what they get. Hannity and O’Reilly both regularly invite idiots on their show for this very purpose, and it evidently works, as is evidenced here and in their ratings.


35 posted on 09/02/2009 2:28:37 PM PDT by catchem (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: downtownconservative
Because conservatives need to see this for themselves; to see what passes for intellect on the Left.

Too many people remain hopelessly clueless about the agenda and propaganda of the Left, by allowing them to appear on his program, Hannity exposes them for what they are; bantam weight intellects who got where they are by dent of nature (looks and or talent) not as a reward for their hard work and character.

Sunlight is the best disinfectant...by making themselves look like the fools they are, Hannity is doing us a favor.
36 posted on 09/02/2009 2:28:45 PM PDT by Sudetenland (Slow to anger but terrible in vengence...such is the character of the American people.)
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To: nickcarraway

Who the hell is Aubrey O’Day? Never heard of her/him!


37 posted on 09/02/2009 2:28:52 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Proud Citizen of the Gator Nation)
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To: a fool in paradise

I contend that liberals mostly want everything to be anything goes sexually, because it increases their odds of getting laid. By whom, they don’t really care.


38 posted on 09/02/2009 2:29:10 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Hildy

I am asking the same questions.


39 posted on 09/02/2009 2:29:48 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Rodebrecht

Oh,I’msure she has some hidden talents.


40 posted on 09/02/2009 2:30:05 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (Don't blame me,I voted for the American)
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To: SolidWood

I guess many mistake the circumference of her boobs and her head for her IQ.


41 posted on 09/02/2009 2:31:47 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: nickcarraway

The woman was probably right: the Allies gave all the captured Nazi bigwigs IQ tests and Goering, who scored a respectable 143, thought Hitler was pretty bright.

But all I can make of this is that intelligence - and courage (Iron Cross First Class), and charisma - aren’t by themselves sufficient qualifiers for high office.


42 posted on 09/02/2009 2:32:02 PM PDT by Grut
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To: 2banana

I hope Americans do not turn out to be as docile as the Cubans or Venezuelens when led to the slaughter.


43 posted on 09/02/2009 2:32:28 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Apparently anybody can get a recording contract....


44 posted on 09/02/2009 2:33:38 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Love my country. Hate my government./Barack Obama: An authentic "African American.")
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To: Zhang Fei
People are getting all lathered up over nothing. Of course these people were brilliant. And charismatic. And great orators

I think the woman may be on to something here.

Now, what current American politician possesses these kinds of characteristics? If we aren't careful, future generations of Americans (if such would even exist) might put the Kenyan-American in the same class as the big "H" and the big "C"...

45 posted on 09/02/2009 2:35:02 PM PDT by ssaftler (OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Tolsti2
In a way, they all are brilliant. They run/ran millions of people to do their bidding. It’s hard to convince any single person to do everything you want, but these guys got millions to do it. Hitler fell apart militarily and bit off more than he could chew, but Fidel, Kim Jong Il, and son on are amazingly good at what they do. Even Saddam was, until he also bit off more than he could chew.

All of these people were political geniuses - except for Kim Jong Il. Kim inherited his position from his dad Kim Il Sung, who was the founding ruler of this particular dynasty.

46 posted on 09/02/2009 2:35:05 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always)
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To: nickcarraway

not guilty.


47 posted on 09/02/2009 2:35:15 PM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: nickcarraway

Why are liberals so impressed with a dictator staying in power longer than term-limited, democratic presidents? Isn’t that a little like complimenting a pitcher’s rubber* for outlasting the pitcher?

(*That’s the marker a baseball player pitches from. Any appropriateness to the perceived homosexuality of certain liberal commentators is purely coincidental.)


48 posted on 09/02/2009 2:39:27 PM PDT by dangus (I am JimThompson)
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To: Rodebrecht

The same reason Buchanan, Novack and Carlson have for being on liberals’ shows: to make the other side look stupid.


49 posted on 09/02/2009 2:41:22 PM PDT by dangus (I am JimThompson)
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To: a fool in paradise
he has outlived tons of our Presidents," O'Day said

I caught that also...I must be the most brilliant, I have outlived every president since FDR died...

50 posted on 09/02/2009 2:42:30 PM PDT by goat granny
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