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Behar: Liberal Opinions Come from Being Smart; Conservatives Closed-Minded (Video)
Newsbusters ^ | July 12, 2010 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 07/12/2010 11:27:21 AM PDT by Rufus2007

It's patently obvious HLN host Joy Behar has a disdain for the conservative point of view. But is it because she is ideologically liberal, or perhaps does she just think it is "cooler" to be liberal?

On CBS's "Sunday Morning," CBS correspondent and sometime fill-in "Evening News" anchor Russ Mitchell interviewed the HLN host of "The Joy Behar Show." He asked her about views and where this view came from.

"Her unabashed liberal opinions often lead to some heated debates with her ‘View' co-hosts ... especially with the politically conservative Elisabeth Hasselbeck," Mitchell said. "Where did this liberal streak come from?"

...more (w/video)...

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; joybehar; liberalelite; liberalfascism; liberalprogressivism; liberals
Epic Fail.
1 posted on 07/12/2010 11:27:23 AM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

Right Joy, conservatives are close minded. Example, a young idiot from NYC said he refused to watch the new tv program that Angie Harmon is going to be on because “she is a stinking Republican”. That’s really intelligent and really open minded right Joy?


2 posted on 07/12/2010 11:30:07 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: Rufus2007

lulz, if only she was smart enough to relaize that she is irrelevant....


3 posted on 07/12/2010 11:30:10 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Rufus2007

Well there you go. Joy Behar speaks. Case closed I guess folks. We are stupid!/s


4 posted on 07/12/2010 11:30:25 AM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Rufus2007

I am not authorized to access this page?????


5 posted on 07/12/2010 11:31:43 AM PDT by acoulterfan
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To: Rufus2007

Link leads to ACCESS DENIED.

Thanks for saving me from the joys of Joy.


6 posted on 07/12/2010 11:31:55 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Rufus2007

Whenever I hear the name ‘Behar’ I think of a jackass braying. Beeehaaar.


7 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:19 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Rufus2007

Yes... We need a strong conservative voice to talk about islands tipping over.


8 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:39 AM PDT by ILS21R (A 200 year supply of oil... in Alaska....right now)
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To: Rufus2007

Because when you say “smart”, the first name that comes to mind is “Joy Behar”.


9 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:42 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Rufus2007

Liberal Opinions Come from Being Smart-Asses.................


10 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:55 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Rufus2007

I’d really like to read the entire article, but when I clicked on the link to Newbusters, I was told “access-denied-you-are-not-authorized-to-view-this-page.”

Talk about epic fails.


11 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:57 AM PDT by Monkey Face (Welcome home to my awesome army grandson!! Prayers and yellow ribbons for Anoreth of CG fame!)
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To: cranked

“that she is irrelevant....”

In Lib speak, that would be;
“that she is irrevalunt....


12 posted on 07/12/2010 11:32:57 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Rufus2007
Haughty and self-agrandizing are the hallmarks of a liberal true believer.

Liberals hold firm to their mask to psychologically aid them in overlooking the overwhelming evidence where history has repeatedly proven them in abject error.

13 posted on 07/12/2010 11:33:53 AM PDT by Obadiah (I can see November from my house!)
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To: Rufus2007
Behar wouldn't know what “smart” is if it bit her in her massively inflated buttocks.
14 posted on 07/12/2010 11:34:14 AM PDT by MBB1984
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To: Rufus2007

Keep it up Joy. November is coming bonehead.


15 posted on 07/12/2010 11:34:22 AM PDT by albie
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To: Izzy Dunne

She is their pride and joy.............

16 posted on 07/12/2010 11:34:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Joy to the world: The right is dumb..............


17 posted on 07/12/2010 11:35:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Rufus2007
Joy Behar:

"But it is really not easy to make fun of the Obamas, because they’re really — they’re kind of really perfect, aren’t they?"

– on Larry King, January 2009

18 posted on 07/12/2010 11:37:48 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: acoulterfan
I am not authorized to access this page

Your screen name was rejected by the Joy Behar Defense system.

19 posted on 07/12/2010 11:40:42 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Rufus2007

I’ve never seen a fool who knew they were a fool.


20 posted on 07/12/2010 11:41:20 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: RichInOC
Because when you say “smart”, the first name that comes to mind is “Joy Behar”.

LOL!

Ain't THAT the truth!

21 posted on 07/12/2010 11:42:48 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Rufus2007
The 'liberals are smart, conservatives are dumb' meme has been around for a long time. I think a lot of it starts at college, when the libersl professors tell their students that liberalism is the 'thinking person's political philosophy' and anything else is just 'reactionary' An 18-year-old is easily influenced by some bearded, tenured professor with a PhD. so he adopts liberalism. That offers the advantage of disdaining all religion, really morality of any kind (you can't judge me!) and approving of abortion and 'recreational' drug use among other 'benefits'.

Later in life, many people mature out of liberalism and adopt conservative views, but many also cling to their 'benefits' and justify themselves by claiming to 'liberal' and thus, 'smart'.

That this is simply self-aggrandizing justification never seems to occur to these folks. That's why they aren't nearly as 'smart' as they like to pretend.

The current mess in Washington has been mostly caused by 'smart' liberals. Obama, a neo-Marxist, was supposed to be a near-genius. Obviously, he isn't even close to that. He's an a incompetent narcissist. This is typical of liberals. They talk a good game and love to call non-liberals 'stupid' (i.e. Sarah Palin now, Ronald Reagan, 'then') but when they're called on to prove their intellectual superiority, they fail, big-time.

Joy Behar is a has-been 'comedienne' with a spot on a popular TV show and a radio gig. She is not 'brilliant' and her comments prove nothing more than her inherent narcissism and complete lack of understanding what really separates liberals from conservatives. It's personal responsibility and a view that smaller government and lower taxes are good for everyone, including 'the poor' that leftists use to justify their wealth distribution schemes. Joy Behar is another clueless liberal, arrogant in her willful refusal to see herself for what she really is...because it isn't very much.

22 posted on 07/12/2010 11:47:00 AM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Rufus2007

That makes any debate futile.


23 posted on 07/12/2010 11:48:38 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Rufus2007

you hear this argument all the time (about liberals being more educated than conservatives) from the skanky likes of Behar, Garofalo, etc.....it’s been proven multiple times that the opposite is true. Any time you have an argument about the O with any liberal and they can’t come up with a reasonable defense of him, they just say that any criticism is “racist”. that’s the liberal line. Is that educated? Not to mention the beautiful and hilarious video from Howard Stern in Harlem asking liberals what they thought of O and his policies, and the majority were clueless as to his positions and goals, some even thinking that Palin was his running mate! They only wanted to vote for him for ONE reason. What do you suppose that is?

So, who is close minded?


24 posted on 07/12/2010 11:49:09 AM PDT by DecentAmerican
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To: Rufus2007

Nobody ever accused Joy of being smart


25 posted on 07/12/2010 11:51:10 AM PDT by camerongood210
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To: Rufus2007

apparently i’m not authorized to see it..


26 posted on 07/12/2010 11:51:25 AM PDT by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: Rufus2007

Ya know, if people stop watching her and people stop posting the outrageous things she says on FreeRepublic, she will go away a lot sooner. As long as she shows up in places like this, HLN will keep he show on TV because she is “provocative”.


27 posted on 07/12/2010 11:51:43 AM PDT by DustyMoment
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To: Rufus2007

Liberalism is the ideology of infantile morons. And Joy Behar is living proof.


28 posted on 07/12/2010 11:52:44 AM PDT by ponygirl
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If being liberal means one is smart, then Behar must be the smartest person on the planet. I welcome Joy Behar as the face and image of liberalism everywhere!


29 posted on 07/12/2010 11:56:41 AM PDT by mbs6
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To: Rufus2007

The field of Quantum Mechanics lost a giant when Joy Behar opted for a career as a TV jackass.


30 posted on 07/12/2010 11:59:17 AM PDT by avacado
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To: mbs6

This calls for Joy to take the test with Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance and the Unibomber’s Manifesto side by side so we can see how “smart” she is.


31 posted on 07/12/2010 11:59:26 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Jim Scott
Later in life, many people mature out of liberalism and adopt conservative views, but many also cling to their 'benefits' and justify themselves by claiming to 'liberal' and thus, 'smart'

Great description. Notice too, how many leftists stay in careers where they (in essence) never have to grow up. Professors, actors, etc. They live and work in never-never land, where they are never challenged on the logic of their views. I think they truly think most of America sees things their way. (Not all, but most)

32 posted on 07/12/2010 12:01:48 PM PDT by justsaynomore (The Hermantor - 2012 - www.hermancain.com)
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To: Rufus2007

Coulter beheads Behar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aNq0Nhzd40


33 posted on 07/12/2010 12:04:06 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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Liberal opinions generally are derived from "emotion". Rationality goes out the window.

Pick your favorite injustice. Something must be done!. And of course, you know who has to do it: the government.

Costs money? No problem -- take it from the "rich".

Unintended consequences? It's just another "injustice" to be solved, in the same manner.

To a liberal, there's no problem that can't be solved with a sufficient dose of class warfare.

34 posted on 07/12/2010 12:06:51 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Rufus2007
"Liberal Opinions Come from Being Smart; Conservatives Closed-Minded"

Says closed-minded, idiotic Behar.

35 posted on 07/12/2010 12:12:55 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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The ignorance never ends!


36 posted on 07/12/2010 12:23:33 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Rufus2007

“Joy, you ignorant slut!”

Doing a little Dan Akroyd!


37 posted on 07/12/2010 12:28:45 PM PDT by Circle_Hook (Lies, deception and payoffs will get you everywhere)
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Smart liberal. Now THERE’S an oxymoron if ever there was one.


38 posted on 07/12/2010 12:44:25 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Jim Scott
The 'liberals are smart, conservatives are dumb' meme has been around for a long time. I think a lot of it starts at college, when the libersl professors tell their students that liberalism is the 'thinking person's political philosophy' and anything else is just 'reactionary' An 18-year-old is easily influenced by some bearded, tenured professor with a PhD. so he adopts liberalism. That offers the advantage of disdaining all religion, really morality of any kind (you can't judge me!) and approving of abortion and 'recreational' drug use among other 'benefits'.

Its like smoking. You gotta hook them when they're young and don't know any better.
39 posted on 07/12/2010 12:47:15 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Jim Scott

I agree, EXCEPT Behar the Joyless has NEVER been a comedienne.

She is NOT nor has she ever been funny. Like Garofalo and Bernhard...no jokes; skits; or timing. I guess just well connected friends.


40 posted on 07/12/2010 12:49:13 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom ( (((((((((((((((((((PALIN/BACHMANN 2012))))))))))))))))))))
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To: Rufus2007
I think it works like this:

Little Kids - “I believe whatever my parents do.”

Teen - “The world sucks, I hate my parents. There must be a better way.”

College Kids - “Why don't we all just work together? I bet no one has ever thought of that before!”

Post-college Kids - “Why didn't we change things? The MAN must be keeping us down!.”

Working Adults - “Well, on the one hand I guess I'm glad there's a system that keeps my safe and lets me earn a living. I better join the Sierra Club though. Just in case.”

Wise People - “I'm not the smartest person ever, and I should study history to what's worked and what's failed. If I have these ideas about politics there's a good chance other people had the same ideas a long time ago.”

I think Behar is somewhere between a teen and a college kid.

41 posted on 07/12/2010 12:58:55 PM PDT by oldleft
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To: Rufus2007
Joy Behar, Larry King's replacement
42 posted on 07/12/2010 1:16:19 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Rufus2007

I have met very few smart lefties. I have met a huge amount of followers and group-thinkers who are lefties.


43 posted on 07/12/2010 1:27:36 PM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: Rufus2007

Liberalism, fail
Socialism, fail
Communism, fail

Why yes, they are the smartest people on the planet.

*snickers*


44 posted on 07/12/2010 1:29:55 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: oldleft

“I’m not the smartest person ever, and I should study history to what’s worked and what’s failed. If I have these ideas about politics there’s a good chance other people had the same ideas a long time ago.”

This is an excellent observation.


45 posted on 07/12/2010 5:10:23 PM PDT by BenKenobi (I want to hear more about Sam! Samwise the stouthearted!)
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