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Flashback... Democrats "BOO" Bush during SOTU address.

Posted on 09/09/2009 8:45:38 PM PDT by Lachoneus

TED KOPPEL (ABC host): When the president talked about the bankruptcy of Social Security, there were clearly some Democrats on the floor who thought that that was taking it too far. And they did something that, apparently, no one at this table has ever heard before. They booed. [ABC, Nightline, 2/2/05; Koppel's panel consisted of former Bush adviser Mary Matalin, former Reagan chief of staff Ken Duberstein, and former Clinton speechwriter Michael Waldman]

JOHN ROBERTS (CBS White House correspondent): At a couple points in this address, it looked more like the British Parliament than the United States Congress. I've never heard the minority party shout at the president during the State of the Union address. [CBS, post-speech coverage, 2/2/05]

JOE SCARBOROUGH (former U.S. representative (R-FL) and MSNBC host): After the Democrats booed and hissed, Republicans were on the floor saying, you know, we never once did that to Clinton. So every time he would talk about Social Security, the roars got a little louder. And they got behind their president. [MSNBC, Hardball, 2/2/05]

BOB BARR (former U.S. representative (R-GA) and CNN contributor): It will be a very, very difficult battle as we saw by the unprecedented and, I think, highly improper virtual booing of the president when he simply said that the system is going to be bankrupt and the time is now to fix it. [CNN, Inside Politics, 2/3/05]

JOE WATKINS (radio host and CNN substitute host): Did you hear it? Certainly not the polite protocol usually practiced when a president speaks to Congress. If a Democrat one day delivers a State of the Union address, I hope the Republicans won't lower themselves to such a disrespectful level. I hope last night's behavior by a few lawmakers doesn't set a new precedent, that both parties can agree to remain civil, even when voicing disagreements.

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PAUL BEGALA (CNN host): Let me correct your history -- 1993, I was with President Bill Clinton in that House chamber when he addressed a joint session of Congress. And Republicans heckled him when he cited Congressional Budget Office statistics about the deficit. [CNN, Crossfire, 2/3/05]

JOHN GIBSON (FOX News host): Maryanne Marsh, what did you think of those audible jeers, boos, for the president? It sounded a little like the House of Commons: that grumbling that comes from the back-benchers when they don't like something [British Prime Minister] Tony Blair said. That isn't very common for state of the union speeches, is it?

MARYANNE MARSH (Democratic strategist): I don't ever remember hearing it, and was very surprised. But I have to say at least the good news is the Democrats are fighting and they're on offense. And they're more united than they've ever been against George Bush and the Republicans. [FOX News, The Big Story with John Gibson, 2/3/05]


TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: booed; bush43; dubya; presidentbush; presidentgeorgewbush; rudedems; w
Horray for Wilson! Despite the charade being played out tonight by the Democrats, they audibly booed President Bush during his State of the Union address when he warned Social Security would be broke by 2024.

Oh the hypocrisy!

1 posted on 09/09/2009 8:45:38 PM PDT by Lachoneus
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To: Lachoneus
Here’s the link.

http://mediamatters.org/research/200502040014

2 posted on 09/09/2009 8:46:13 PM PDT by Lachoneus
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To: Lachoneus

Was it even a question that the DIMS are hypocrites? It was only a matter of time (less than an hour) before physical evidence was found.


3 posted on 09/09/2009 8:50:36 PM PDT by frogjerk (Obama Administration: Security thru Absurdity)
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To: Lachoneus

Thank you for posting this...in the back of my mind, I knew something had happened to GWB that paralleled this to some extent. I knew a smart FReeper would remember it...

Don’t bother looking for the articles about all the speedy democrat apologies to GWB, though. I’m sure they don’t exist.


4 posted on 09/09/2009 8:51:07 PM PDT by LostInBayport (Shiny, pre-printed, mass-produced signs in the Obama font at town halls do not scream 'grass roots')
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To: Lachoneus

I will never forget Hillary Clinton and Dead Kennedy rolling their eyes, and refusing to stand.....nope never will.


5 posted on 09/09/2009 8:51:08 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: Lachoneus

bump


6 posted on 09/09/2009 8:51:27 PM PDT by VOA
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To: Lachoneus
Where was their apology? scuba diving in egypt
7 posted on 09/09/2009 8:52:20 PM PDT by SiVisPacemParaBellum (Peace through superior firepower!)
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To: Lachoneus
Actually, I don't care for the outburst because Obama's foolishness looks bad enough when it just comes out, and the American people feel mosre strongly about such things if they come to it themselves.

Having said that, I laughed when I read that the Republicans were considering how if at all to punish Wilson. How about this: "We'll punish Wilson after the Dems punish Barney Frank for being such a large part of wrecking our economy"?

8 posted on 09/09/2009 8:53:31 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Notice how the DUmmies aren't praising V for Vendetta anymore?)
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To: SiVisPacemParaBellum
Where was their apology?

Snakes don't apologize. Don't suppose we can get a youtube of the dems being hypocrites.

9 posted on 09/09/2009 8:54:01 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Lachoneus
Wilson already apologized! BOOooooooo!

Meanwhile, I posted this on another thread. It took place a year after your SOTU post.

Watch this STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS!

Fast forward to 45:54 - 46:16 and listen to the howls, cheers, jeers and witness the standing ovation by the demonRATS.

Also, take note of the person in the lower LEFT (no pun intended) corner for a face you may all recognize.

Listen through to 47:00 minutes to hear how a real leader responds.

10 posted on 09/09/2009 8:56:40 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Darkwolf377
I laughed when I read that the Republicans were considering how if at all to punish Wilson.

Missed that tidbit. Were they honestly considering "punishing" Wilson?

If so, the republicans are more worthless than I originally thought.

11 posted on 09/09/2009 8:59:33 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody

Drudge should put this stuff up fast!

I think he gets too many “suggestions” to read them all. Anyone have a way to get him this so he will read it?


12 posted on 09/09/2009 8:59:58 PM PDT by Lachoneus
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To: Just A Nobody; eyedigress

ping


13 posted on 09/09/2009 9:09:50 PM PDT by Christian4Bush ("A community organizer can't start bitching when communities organize." - Rush, 8/5/09)
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To: Lachoneus

Never thought about Drudge putting it up. I have no idea how to get to him.


14 posted on 09/09/2009 9:10:24 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Lachoneus
they audibly booed President Bush during his State of the Union address when he warned Social Security would be broke by 2024...not only did they boo - as I remember it, they all rose to their feet when Bush admitted that he hadn't been able to make any progress on strengthening SS - one of the most despicable political acts ever by 'rats, and that covers a lot of territory......
15 posted on 09/09/2009 9:19:26 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Just A Nobody
If so, the republicans are more worthless than I originally thought.

Could we at least just stand for the truth? Obama does lie; was lying; and still is lying.

STOP IT Repubs! Your 'mea culpas' are killing us!

16 posted on 09/09/2009 9:45:18 PM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America'sorry' President))
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To: Christian4Bush; Just A Nobody

Obligitory inclusion......

What does this have to do with one representatve from SC making history and calling Obama out. He apologized for his decorum but that’s it. Dems booing a Republican or Republicans booing a Dem during a SOTU address doesn’t hold a candle to Obama trying to save his ass on healthcare. This guy did it ALONE!


17 posted on 09/09/2009 9:46:04 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Lachoneus

It is a charade. Just like “bipartisanship”. It exists only inside of the beltway. Washington DC is one big charade. The only thing real about it is the fact that it is bleeding our country dry.


18 posted on 09/09/2009 9:48:38 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: Just A Nobody

His e-mail on his site - have e-mailed him often re content!


19 posted on 09/09/2009 9:48:47 PM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America'sorry' President))
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To: Lachoneus

Does anyone remember seeing Charles Rangel feigning being asleep during one of Bush’s speaches? I wish I could find it online. I remember thinking how rude THAT was.


20 posted on 09/10/2009 2:00:56 AM PDT by FreeManWhoCan ("By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.")
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To: cricket; All

Yeah, Drudge posted it, and he even used the same language.

!!!


21 posted on 09/10/2009 7:02:13 AM PDT by Lachoneus
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To: Lachoneus

Did e-mail him in ‘early hours’ as no doubt; did many more! He is good about ‘following up’; but probably on that trail as soon as ‘Wilson broke’. Meantime; Fox News very balanced about it all; imagine others; NOT!


22 posted on 09/10/2009 7:07:15 AM PDT by cricket ('Don't bow for me . . Obama ' (America'sorry' President))
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To: Just A Nobody
It was on Drudge last night. I don't see it there now.

It's amazing how this story has backfired against the dems, who, like McCain, thought all that bull**** about the decorum of the chamber somehow is more important than what the American PEOPLE think.

23 posted on 09/10/2009 3:35:13 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Notice how the DUmmies aren't praising V for Vendetta anymore?)
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To: Just A Nobody
It was on Drudge last night. I don't see it there now.

It's amazing how this story has backfired against the dems, who, like McCain, thought all that bull**** about the decorum of the chamber somehow is more important than what the American PEOPLE think.

24 posted on 09/10/2009 3:35:18 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Notice how the DUmmies aren't praising V for Vendetta anymore?)
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To: Darkwolf377
Is this what you are looking for?

Video of Democrats booing Bush at 2005 STOU

25 posted on 09/10/2009 3:40:50 PM PDT by Eva (union motto - Aim for mediocrity, it's only fair.)
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To: Eva
Thanks!

But it's DIFFERENT now, it's SO uncivilized these days, cuz like we're at WAR and, uh...well, it's just different! /end DUmmie impression

26 posted on 09/10/2009 8:23:17 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Notice how the DUmmies aren't praising V for Vendetta anymore?)
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To: Darkwolf377; cricket

Sorry...I’ve been in DC. Hope y’all saw what a prominent place Joe Wilson played at the 912 March on DC. It was great! LOL!


27 posted on 09/15/2009 10:30:52 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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