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Maddow Complains Labeling Hasan Terrorist Would ‘Paint the Democrats as Soft on Terror’ [ADMITS IT]
Newsbusters ^ | November 13, 2009 - 12:05 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 11/13/2009 9:14:15 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out

It’s one thing to avoid the “terrorist” label when reporting on Ft. Hood suspect Major Nidal Hasan. It’s quite another to say that those who do use it are making a political calculation to “paint the Democrats as soft terror.” Yet that’s what MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow insisted on her Nov. 11 broadcast.

Maddow launched into a minute-and-a-half soliloquy on why it is bad for the Democratic Party when commentators label Hasan a “terrorist.” She even attempted to make the case on Hasan’s behalf against a terrorism label. Who needs a legal team when you have friends like Maddow and Chris Matthews, who fretted over the legality of Hasan’s al Qaeda communications?

“Remember this one? Yes, it is the old ‘paint the Democrats as soft on terror’ routine,” Maddow said. “But in order to play that politicizing terrorism, anti-Democratic greatest hits, the Fort Hood case has to be terrorism. Now, regardless of how you feel about the political issue of politicizing terrorism, it’s worth asking was Fort Hood, technically speaking, terrorism? It’s not just a political question. It’s not just a judgment call. It’s not just a matter of taste. It’s a question to which there is an answer, a legal answer.”

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KEYWORDS: chuckposts; dems; forthood; globaljihad; islamobama; jihad; jihadinamerica; leftistjihadalliance; msnbc; obamabinbiden; sodomhuseinobama; sodomhusseinobama
Dems: party uber amerika, party uber alles.
1 posted on 11/13/2009 9:14:16 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Has anyone seen Captain Obvious?


2 posted on 11/13/2009 9:18:30 AM PST by duckman (My Grandma Isn't Shovel Ready!)
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To: duckman
"Has anyone seen Captain Obvious?"

obambi? He's in China.

3 posted on 11/13/2009 9:19:56 AM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

The odd thing is.....Rachel Madcow would be one of the first people Islamic Terrorists like Dr Hasan would be-head....she may like muzzies...but muzzies do not like women with jobs, wearing pants, having sex with other women.....


4 posted on 11/13/2009 9:19:56 AM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (The Return of America)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

It’s hardly surprising. And I guarantee you Maddow would not recognize this as a case of bias. Fish don’t notice water.


5 posted on 11/13/2009 9:23:51 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

It’s a question to which there is an answer, a legal answer.”

And the answer is YES.


6 posted on 11/13/2009 9:28:13 AM PST by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Who listens to that dude anyway?


7 posted on 11/13/2009 9:29:40 AM PST by yobid (2012 can not get here soon enough)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Hasan was looking for a wife. The two would’ve made such a handsome couple.


8 posted on 11/13/2009 9:30:44 AM PST by 353FMG (Save the Planet -- Eliminate Socialism)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out; NautiNurse; 444Flyer; MestaMachine; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Vn_survivor_67-68

Aw, do the democrats feel bad because we know they’re soft on terrorists?


9 posted on 11/13/2009 9:38:28 AM PST by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
Lesbian dudes like Maddcow, would be among the first to be beheaded; while they try to sing kumbaya to their Muzzie aggressors. It would be like shooting fish in a barrel.
10 posted on 11/13/2009 9:41:21 AM PST by skully (It's time for our own Jihad on Political Correctness...)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

If the shoe fits. . . .


11 posted on 11/13/2009 9:41:46 AM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

When Democrats push to close Gitmo, prosecute CIA agents, cripple the war on terror, and change terms to “Overseas Contingency Operations” and “Man Made Disasters” they are indeed painting themselves “Soft On Terror”. The unfortunate Hasan incident is just one more case of Reality messing up the Democrat’s version of Reality and it is in conflict with their own rhetoric.


12 posted on 11/13/2009 9:42:19 AM PST by FDNYRHEROES (In just His first 3 days, the War on Terror became the War on Free Speech.)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

ROFL! Nail on the head post.


13 posted on 11/13/2009 9:51:16 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Obama, Hitler, Stalin: Who are 3 people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
"It’s a question to which there is an answer, a legal answer.”

Time travel. I didn't think it possible, but it's happening. It's September 10, 2001, and we're going to take a hit in the shorts. Again. Big time.
14 posted on 11/13/2009 9:51:47 AM PST by PowderMonkey (Will work for ammo.)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

‘Maddow Complains Labeling Hasan Terrorist Would ‘Paint the Democrats as Soft on Terror’

So what’s her point?


15 posted on 11/13/2009 10:05:51 AM PST by Spok (Liberals are living proof that terrorism works.)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; NewMediaJournal; Cindy; LucyT; NormsRevenge; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; Marine_Uncle; ..
You know,...it's actually much worse than just being soft on the Jihad's....

They in fact are using them to take out their hated enemy...America as the Constitution desscribes and enables it....so as to be able to form their Utopia...

See Horowitz's book...

Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left (Paperback)

...some will say...that is being said by Captain Obvious...

But most of the country doesn't understand that at all...and the Leftists are doing everything they can to keep things confused...

I think that article by WSJ's J.R. Dunn says in closing:

The terror conflict is a two-front war. It always has been, as reluctant as we have been to admit it. The time to open the second front is coming.

That article on FR is:

The left and terror

16 posted on 11/13/2009 10:46:21 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Well, DUH!


17 posted on 11/13/2009 10:49:12 AM PST by Waryone (II Chronicles 7:14)
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To: duckman; ~Kim4VRWC's~; NormsRevenge; Cindy; Marine_Uncle; Grampa Dave; jveritas; neverdem; ...
As a Captain Obvious movement I propose a new keyword to be used for such threads....

leftistjihadalliance;


18 posted on 11/13/2009 10:51:01 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I actually laughed out loud- Maddow is delusional.


19 posted on 11/13/2009 11:06:57 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Sounds good go me E. That is exactly what the are. Leftistjihadalliance. Surely more mainstream Americans are finally getting a clue as how these folks operate.


20 posted on 11/13/2009 11:32:27 AM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Fred Nerks; ...
Thanks Ernest.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow... Nov. 11 broadcast... launched into a minute-and-a-half soliloquy on why it is bad for the Democratic Party when commentators label Hasan a "terrorist." ... "But in order to play that politicizing terrorism, anti-Democratic greatest hits, the Fort Hood case has to be terrorism. Now, regardless of how you feel about the political issue of politicizing terrorism, it's worth asking was Fort Hood, technically speaking, terrorism? It's not just a political question. It's not just a judgment call. It's not just a matter of taste. It's a question to which there is an answer, a legal answer."

21 posted on 11/13/2009 4:40:57 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out; SunkenCiv; Ernest_at_the_Beach

Let them try to downplay it all they want to.

For murdering a young PREGNANT woman:

As far as I am concerned, and it is only a humble opinion, this is the straw that breaks the camel’s back. All the anti-death penalty, anti-torture, tree-hugging, terrorist apologist pieces of shit in this country can shut up and step aside while this sonofabitch HASAN is strung up by a meat hook or two and slowly whittled into the next plane of existence. RIGHT NOW would be good. SOONER even better.


22 posted on 11/13/2009 4:51:02 PM PST by bigheadfred (I'm trying to remember. Did I wake up happy today?)
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To: bigheadfred

He should be staked out on an anthill (in before this is a reply to a purged message). Or maybe strung up non-fatally, but given cuts to slowly drain his blood away. Guess those would fall under the “cruel and unusual” thing though.


23 posted on 11/13/2009 5:19:45 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: SunkenCiv

Just telling it how I feel.


24 posted on 11/13/2009 5:26:03 PM PST by bigheadfred (I'm trying to remember. Did I wake up happy today?)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

NewsFlash Dems nearly everyone in America figured out that it was a terrorist attack when he yelled “Allah Akbar” while he shot everyone so you all look ridiculous trying to deny it and people know you are lying!


25 posted on 11/13/2009 6:24:13 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: bigheadfred

I would like to state for the record my wholehearted agreement.


26 posted on 11/13/2009 7:12:28 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks for the excellent key word to describe the nasty relationship between liberals in power and the media with their beloved mass murdering Jihadists:

leftistjihadalliance

27 posted on 11/14/2009 6:07:02 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does 0b0z0 have any friends, who aren't traitors, spies, tax cheats and criminals?)
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To: Grampa Dave
Most if not all the material with the story line represented by leftistjihadalliance is going to come out of the Blogosphere....
28 posted on 11/14/2009 6:28:28 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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