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Yeas and Nays Reporter Booted from Sean Penn Event ("You desecrated this sacred place!")
Washington Examiner ^ | 03/12/10 | Nikki Schwab and Tara Palmeri

Posted on 03/12/2010 9:24:31 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

A Yeas & Nays reporter was publicly berated and threatened to be escorted out by police on Thursday night when the reporter asked actor Sean Penn a controversial question about his humanitarian work in Haiti.

Penn, who recently has been criticized for his motivations in helping to rebuilding Haiti, recently told CBS News he hopes his critics "die screaming of rectal cancer."

Members of the media were invited to a gala hosted at the Washington Hebrew Congregation and were allowed to ask one question each of the actor in a closed-door news briefing.

When the Yeas & Nays reporter asked, "How have you seen your critics change since you mentioned that they should die of rectal cancer?" publicity coordinator C.J. Jordan interrupted to say the reporter was only allowed to talk about the Haitian benefit.

"You know, I think that you are investing in a culture that I am not interested in. And you should go your way," Penn said to the reporter, when she said her question was related to his involvement in Haiti.

Jordan ended the interview, and publicly scolded the reporter outside of the media room. Jordan told the reporter that to keep her job, she needed to write a letter of apology to the Haitian ambassador. The publicity coordinator then threatened to have the reporter escorted out of the building by the police.

"You desecrated this sacred place," Jordan said.

The congregation's Rabbi Bruce Lustig attempted to take the reporter's recording device and delete the material. The reporter was approached by police and threatened to be escorted out, even though she responded calmly and exited quickly.

Bill Maher asked Penn a similar question about his rectal cancer comment on his show last week.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: haiti; ratsbehavingbadly; seanpenn

1 posted on 03/12/2010 9:24:32 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
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To: Mr. Silverback; martin_fierro; Slings and Arrows; Liz; SoConPubbie; Allegra; Alouette; maggief

Ping! ;)


2 posted on 03/12/2010 9:25:58 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Sean must think his life is a movie.
3 posted on 03/12/2010 9:27:10 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Penn..... recently told CBS News he hopes his critics "die screaming of rectal cancer."

That must be the "hope" they were talking about.

4 posted on 03/12/2010 9:31:25 AM PST by outofstyle (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I think this speaks more to those who hosted the event.


5 posted on 03/12/2010 9:33:07 AM PST by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He thinks he’s a dictator, like his buddy Chavez


6 posted on 03/12/2010 9:33:54 AM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: outofstyle

Penn believse in karma...and he knows it’s out to get him!


7 posted on 03/12/2010 9:34:08 AM PST by downtownconservative
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Sean Penn has a history as a violent person. That’s why it’s ironic that he’d be this spokesman for the ‘peace’ movement and all that is supposedly charitable and good in the liberal loonies world. Here he is again on display for his mental instability. These people are there for all to see. This is what makes up the Demon party.


8 posted on 03/12/2010 9:35:49 AM PST by bushfamfan (United States of America: July 4, 1776-November 4, 2008)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hollywood elites demand your worship!


9 posted on 03/12/2010 9:35:53 AM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Jordan told the reporter that to keep her job, she needed to write a letter of apology to the Haitian ambassador.

I realize America has jumped on the Hopey-Changey boat but I didn't know we'd changed this much.

10 posted on 03/12/2010 9:38:00 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: downtownconservative

Yep, that karma will get you sooner or later.
11 posted on 03/12/2010 9:38:18 AM PST by envisio (My wife don't care if I smell like welding rods and gasoline. She actually kinda likes it.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Washington Hebrew Congregation has a long history, and a beautiful building:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Hebrew_Congregation

As I guessed, it is a Reformed Jewish congregation. With a Rabbi who tried to confiscate the reporter’s recording device and erase the record. Nice. More leftist than Jewish, I would venture to guess.


12 posted on 03/12/2010 9:42:37 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
"You descrated this sacred place!"

Mind you, this is long after Sean Penn was already allowed into the building. ;)

13 posted on 03/12/2010 9:45:26 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Penn Hangs Again With Pal Chavez:
http://www.newser.com/story/40507/penn-hangs-again-with-pal-chavez.html
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Sean Penn Applauds as Venezuela's Chavez Bashes Bush:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,291855,00.html
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From National Public Radio (NPR):
August 29, 2006
"Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been visiting countries such as China, Iran and Russia as part of an effort to build a 'strategic alliance' of interests not beholden to the United States. He considers the United States his arch enemy.":
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5729764
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From CBS-News:
July 29, 2006
"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/07/29/world/main1847331.shtml

14 posted on 03/12/2010 9:46:25 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Penn, who recently has been criticized for his motivations in helping to rebuilding Haiti, recently told CBS News he hopes his critics "die screaming of rectal cancer."

A classy man, that Sean Penn!

Regards,

15 posted on 03/12/2010 9:46:27 AM PST by alexander_busek
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Sean must think his life is a movie.

3 posted on Friday, March 12, 2010 12:27:10 PM by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)


Nope, Hollywood elitists think they are God’s...


16 posted on 03/12/2010 9:51:40 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Libtards hate being challenged


17 posted on 03/12/2010 9:53:28 AM PST by wardaddy (women are crazy)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
I know the guy who flew Penn into Haiti....he was accompanied everywhere by armed guards.

I just got back from there myself...went everywhere (but cite soliel) without armed escort. Penn is a pussy.

18 posted on 03/12/2010 9:54:05 AM PST by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: Freddd

For years, “celebrities” have had the privilege of being able to speak out on issues...and now, they are being called on it. People are asking these celebs to back up their statements, to answer for their outrageous attacks. I’d like to know why I see so many photos of Sean Penn with Hugo Chavez in the first place...can someone please enlighten me as why this is occurring?


20 posted on 03/12/2010 9:57:02 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
he hopes his critics "die screaming of rectal cancer."

Why is it liberals are always so vile. Do we have conservatives who talk like this? They say whatever they want about how they want someone or somesone's family dead, raped, violated, anything vulgar and it seems to be ok with all of them, and they call us the bad guys.
21 posted on 03/12/2010 9:59:25 AM PST by JPII Be Not Afraid
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To: Nachum

ping


22 posted on 03/12/2010 10:11:53 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

He should get beat to death by his ex-wives. Irony.


23 posted on 03/12/2010 10:14:33 AM PST by Venturer
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Just your normal registered Democrat....


24 posted on 03/12/2010 10:16:23 AM PST by rrrod
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

http://www.whctemple.org/staff_directory.htm


25 posted on 03/12/2010 10:16:58 AM PST by bvw
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To: Cicero

He started it.


26 posted on 03/12/2010 10:18:15 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
From their website:
Who We Are

Founded over 150 years ago in 1852 by a small group of German Jews, Washington Hebrew Congregation has grown to over 2,700 families, making it one of the largest and most dynamic Reform congregations in the nation. Our congregation is led by Senior Rabbi, Bruce Lustig ...


27 posted on 03/12/2010 10:18:37 AM PST by bvw
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To: Nachum

Hu is he.


28 posted on 03/12/2010 10:19:59 AM PST by bvw
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To: outofstyle

I knew Penn said...I just didn’t realize it was on CBS..the home of the on-air Harry Smith colonoscopy...with a safety shielded and blue gowned Katie Couric in his “splash zone.”

Oh Sean...Karma...she is a bitc# even worse than Madge.

Those who planned the event should be ashamed and humiliated.


29 posted on 03/12/2010 10:21:18 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (BOOM! Taste my nightstick! Sarah, making Shatner sound Shakespearean.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Said the Publicity hack for the Uber Liberal JINO Congregation:
“You desecrated this sacred place,” Jordan said.”

This mere unenlightened one wonders how the Publicity hack rationalized in his own twisted, little, Liberalism impaired, mind the Congregation’s decision to allow that ‘theatre person’ into the “sacred place” at all.

But, they are, after all, mere urban Liberals, de facto commies, really. They are to Judiasm as Rap music is to classical music.

‘Nuff said.


30 posted on 03/12/2010 10:22:54 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: JPII Be Not Afraid

“.....they want someone or someone’s family dead, raped, violated, anything vulgar.....”

And that’s just the crap they say about Sarah Palin and her family!

Sarah Palin / Paul Ryan in 2012.....or sooner


31 posted on 03/12/2010 10:24:11 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation ("And when the Antichrist comes, millions will love him.")
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To: Venturer
He should get beat to death by his ex-wives. Irony.

I'm absolutely dreadful at keeping up with these sorts of things. ;) Are there just the two, then -- i.e., Princess Buttercup and the Material Girl -- or are we talking about an even more one-sided beatdown...?

32 posted on 03/12/2010 10:26:10 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
he hopes his critics “die screaming of rectal cancer.”

That miserable little sleazebag. I work with children dying with cancer and the pain is unbearable! To wish cancer on anyone is despicable. Maybe that statement will come back on him.

33 posted on 03/12/2010 10:30:22 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Sean Penn has rectal cancer?


34 posted on 03/12/2010 10:36:19 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Karma's a bitch Sean... And when you die in screaming pain from colon rectal cancer I will be laughing my ass off.
35 posted on 03/12/2010 10:37:00 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Sean Penn, like Obama, cannot tolerate anything remotely resembling criticism.


36 posted on 03/12/2010 10:47:18 AM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: arrdon

No, I think he’s the pus that oozes out of the hemorroid.


37 posted on 03/12/2010 10:55:37 AM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Knarly Dude !!! ,,,,,,,,, might be the most intellegent this idiot has ever spoken ,,, and it’a all going down hill fast from there .


38 posted on 03/12/2010 11:18:26 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I think just the two , but properly armed they should get the job done.


39 posted on 03/12/2010 11:36:59 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Does he still have a CA concealed weapon license ???


40 posted on 03/12/2010 12:54:20 PM PST by Cockroach (rust never sleeps.)
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