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Breitbart On Sherrod's NAACP Speech: 'I Did Not Edit This Thing'
TPMMuckraker Tlking Points ^ | July 20, 2010, 3:58PM | Rachel Slajda

Posted on 07/23/2010 4:24:58 PM PDT by Anita1

We asked Andrew Breitbart, the founder of Big Government, why he hasn't posted the full video.

"I don't have it," Breitbart told TPMmuckraker in an interview. Breitbart said his source sent him just the edited clips at first, but is in the process of sending the full video. ~ Breitbart said he'll post the full video, if he can get permission from the video production company who filmed it for a local NAACP chapter. He also maintained that he didn't edit the clip and that it was sent to him already edited.


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Although now the liberals are calling for Breitbart's head - they Don't want to see the reality of what happened here to Sherrod -

The really bad actors here are those in the administration and at NAACP who threw this woman under the bus without bothering to verify the charges against her. Vilsack should have to resign.

~ Now Does Sherrod Have Anything to Say About THAT? Not!!

1 posted on 07/23/2010 4:25:00 PM PDT by Anita1
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To: Anita1

So is he claiming that the version posted by the NAACP is not complete (I know it has that one skip where they say they were changing the tape)?

He’s throwing his credibility out the door even more.


2 posted on 07/23/2010 4:28:17 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Anita1

I think Andrew was set up by the NAACP.


3 posted on 07/23/2010 4:28:34 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Professional Politicians are a Threat to the Republic! Remove them on 11-3-10!)
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Breitbart should sue any media outlet that claims he edited the piece...


4 posted on 07/23/2010 4:29:14 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Anita1
Breitbart should give Sherrod a phone call (with witnesses and on tape, of course)...he should make her spurn his advances to make peace.

This is the nature of this battle...let's get this show on the road, Breitbart!

5 posted on 07/23/2010 4:29:37 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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6 posted on 07/23/2010 4:29:45 PM PDT by stefanbatory (Insert witty tagline here)
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To: Anita1

According to the rules liberals use against everyone else, Sherrod and the USDA should be investigated and possibly prosecuted.


7 posted on 07/23/2010 4:30:08 PM PDT by donna (Pull over immediately and text your resignation.)
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the hilarious part of this incident is that the Left ACTUALLY believe attacking the messenger will work.
This video exposed what white America knew existed all along: black racism....the Left would be better off trying to bury the whole affair...


8 posted on 07/23/2010 4:30:48 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Anita1

Obama is the one who should resign. It was his fear of Glenn Beck that got Sherrod fired.


9 posted on 07/23/2010 4:31:10 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: Jim Robinson

That would be a good idea if it wouldn’t get us Biden as president.


10 posted on 07/23/2010 4:32:03 PM PDT by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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To: Gondring

I believe, when he posted the first version, he said that it was all he had received. He was trying to get the whole video, and would post it when he had it.


11 posted on 07/23/2010 4:32:09 PM PDT by doc1019 (Martyrdom is a great thing, until it is your turn.)
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To: Gondring

Horse hockey. Her speech stands on its own. She’s a racist and so are the NAACP members present who applauded and cheered as she screwed whitey.


12 posted on 07/23/2010 4:33:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: darkangel82

I’ll take Biden. He’ll keep us laughing.


13 posted on 07/23/2010 4:33:56 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: Anita1

The funny thing is, he did not disparage her. Her bosses and the NAACP did, they fired her and attacked her in the press and the attack continued until Beck came out and defended her. Within an hour NAACP reversed course and by morning the Obamists had also reversed course. Then started the attacks on the “racists” at Fox when in actual fact Beck took her side.

I’m not so sure that this wasn’t a set-up and when Fox and Beck in particular didn’t take the bait it blew up in their faces. But they are beating the drum anyway.


14 posted on 07/23/2010 4:34:32 PM PDT by marron
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To: Anita1
Editing cannot easily make a person say something they did not say; parts can be cut out, or rearranged, but not ADDED.

It would take some careful lip-syncing to even imply something different was said.

ESPECIALLY, with the continuity of the BACKGROUND NOISE...i.e. the NAACP members.

I'm not a video editor, but in 15 years in radio broadcasting I've done a lot of tape editing...not with computuers, but the old razor blade/splicing block method. I could take a whole verse out of a song and you'd never know it was missing...no blips, no bumps, no pops. But, adding was a whole different ballgame..

After watching the video of shirley shirly bo birley several times, I do not see any lip-sync dropouts, or notice anything out of timing in her remarks. IF parts were taken out denoting she was for racism before she was against it (ahem) then I would have to do some side by side comparison to judge the edits.

So the bottom line is, the published video is her talking, in context, to the tale she was telling, which garnered laughs and comments from the NAACP crowd.

When a liberal shouts, "out of context", it just means they got caught in a lie, or a gaffe.

End of story.
15 posted on 07/23/2010 4:34:49 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Maverick68

Right, it’s like she didn’t say the racist remarks (irregardless of what came later) and those fools in the audience didn’t clap. Why were they clapping, were they prescient? Were they clapping because they knew that she’d turn it all around in the end?

The journolists are conspiring to turn this into a conservative problem but no one is asking about the original tape anymore.

Why were they clapping?


16 posted on 07/23/2010 4:48:21 PM PDT by Kenny
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17 posted on 07/23/2010 4:49:34 PM PDT by SouthTexas
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To: FrankR

I’m a video editor, and I agree with your comments about what we can and can’t do without it being obvious.


18 posted on 07/23/2010 4:52:40 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Gondring

No, he is saying that he does not have the entire tape. He has nothing to apologize for and his credibility is not damaged.


19 posted on 07/23/2010 4:56:41 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Anita1

And the bigot Sherrod knows it’s the whole tape and nothing but the whole tape.


20 posted on 07/23/2010 4:57:11 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Anita1
Regardless, the woman made racist remarks, the people in the audience were laughing. The Breibart's tape was in no way taken out of context because she happens to finally get a clue about how much she thought about helping pompass whitey, and instead gets a revelation about, "helping poor people." She is a loser of the lowest sort! She admitted to not doing her job properly by discriminating against the farmer. And since this whole thing has come to light she has gone on all the MSM shows and spouted more racist crap! I don't care if her father was murdered, it gives her no excuse to spout the crap she did and to treat the farmer with LESS then what she should have been required by law. People are missing where the real racism occured. It was when she stated the farmer ought to go find a lawyer of HIS OWN KIND.

Nobody made any mistakes by releasing the first video it showed the racism inherent with the NAACP and this woman. Sherrod's remarks were racist. And that was not even the point Breibart was making!

FU - MSM, NAACP (Racist, bigots, LIARS) and hypocritical dem biased hacks! I've had it with this shinola!

21 posted on 07/23/2010 4:57:20 PM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free)
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To: FrankR

The media does not know the difference between EXCERPTED and EDITED.


22 posted on 07/23/2010 4:58:29 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Anita1

This is a classic example of the guilty mind at work. The normal response to something like this would be to look into it with care. The response of the administration in this case was, “oh my God, we’ve been caught.” “Quick, dispose of the evidence!”


23 posted on 07/23/2010 5:02:44 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: sirchtruth

Yeah, that’s the funny part. Andy’s point was that the NAACP had no standing to call people racists. She was collateral to the issue.


24 posted on 07/23/2010 5:05:57 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Anita1
Let poor Shirley speak for herself.

"You know, I haven't seen such a mean-spirited people as I've seen lately over this issue of health care. Some of the racism we thought was buried. Didn't it surface? Now, we endured eight years of the Bush's and we didn't do the stuff these Republicans are doing because you have a black President."

Shirley Sherrod 3/27/2010 @ Georgia NAACP meeting

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While appearing on Anderson Cooper’s 360, Sherrod stated that Breitbart would “like to get us stuck back in the time of slavery.”


25 posted on 07/23/2010 5:07:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Maverick68

Shirley is now claiming he wants to put all blacks back into slavery. He may have a better cause of action than just false claims of editing.


26 posted on 07/23/2010 5:08:21 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Gondring

Oh, BS. What dumb ass.


27 posted on 07/23/2010 5:14:32 PM PDT by calex59
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To: TigersEye

she’s letting her racism come out, front and center. tell us how you really feel Shirley.


28 posted on 07/23/2010 5:17:01 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: darkangel82

“That would be a good idea if it wouldn’t get us Biden as president.”

Every time I read this comment I get angry. It’s a standard response to the possibility of Obama no longer being President. I don’t worry about Biden being President - he wouldn’t be able to DO anything. Isn’t that what we want? And how in the world could ANYONE be worse than Obama?


29 posted on 07/23/2010 5:19:14 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Anita1

Paranoid Shirley refused to appear on Fox News because they
are “ biased “ and would lie about what she said.
And FOX News is also racist.
“ they ( FOX News ) would love to take us back to… where black people were looking down, not looking white folks in the face,
not being able to compete for a job out there and not be a whole person.”
She reuses to lower herself to appear on FOX-
“ It is a bad taste in my mouth dealing with them. “
She is considering suing FOX News , Breitbart and the federal government - again.
Guess that 13 million her quasi community organizing group she got last April wasn’t enough.
Nor was the $ 300,000 she and her husband got last April
from Barry for “ their pain and suffering.”


30 posted on 07/23/2010 5:24:03 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: Anita1

As someone who has send many a (carefully sourced and verified) clip to Mr. Breitbart, including the Ron Gochez video, I have also sent emails warning them of the marginal veracity of certain clips. The problem is, Breitbart.TV has become a hectic carnival of a dozen hot clips a day - very difficult to manage them all. 99.99% of them are kosher. But all it takes is ONE slip to bring the full wrath of Cass Sunstein down upon all of us. And make no mistake, that is exactly what the Left is planning to use this “crisis” to do.


31 posted on 07/23/2010 5:30:55 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: smalltownslick

I feel the EXACT same way. People that think Biden would be worse or even as bad, as the horror story obama, are completely deluded.

Where does anyone get off thinking obama is even remotely capable of leading this country anywhere but into the ground???? Getting rid of obama is goal one and i don’t care what happens in the interim.

Good grief.


32 posted on 07/23/2010 5:38:41 PM PDT by spacejunkie01
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To: montag813

There was NOTHING wrong with that excerpt. Sherrod said what she said. And it was never ABOUT Sherrod. It was about the racist reaction of the NAACP to what she said.


33 posted on 07/23/2010 5:40:07 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
I don't think so, he posted the vid to show the audience's reaction of racist comments during the clip.

He didn't have the full vid and decided to put it out to expose the hypocrisy of the NAACP (agreeing, encouraging comments etc), a calculated risk on his part.

Think about it, if the NAACP was setting him up would they have denounced her?

Just stupidity on there part. (just like the white house)

34 posted on 07/23/2010 5:40:52 PM PDT by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: TigersEye

“Let poor Shirley speak for herself. “You know, I haven’t seen such a mean-spirited people as I’ve seen lately over this issue of health care. Some of the racism we thought was buried. Didn’t it surface? Now, we endured eight years of the Bush’s and we didn’t do the stuff these Republicans are doing because you have a black President.”
Shirley Sherrod 3/27/2010 @ Georgia NAACP meeting


While appearing on Anderson Cooper’s 360, Sherrod stated that Breitbart would “like to get us stuck back in the time of slavery.”

In my estimation, these comments are even more important than the part of the tape in qustion. So if she was trying to indicate she got over her racism, what do these things say? The ocmment about Health care, Obama and racism is later on in the same speech. This makes it clear she HASN’T changed. And the comment about trying to go back to the time of slavery is just totally insane. I think she may be misguided, but every time she tries to explain herself she digs herself into a bigger hole.


35 posted on 07/23/2010 5:48:05 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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In my estimation, these comments are even more important than the part of the tape in qustion.

I fully agree with that. The part in question was prefaced in a way that everyone there knew she was speaking in the past tense with regret. Their expressions were not in agreement with her bias but with her repentant sentiments IMO.

But her other comments, such as the ones I posted, reveal that her repentance is as phony as a three dollar bill. I don't feel the need to make the one thing something it is not in order to make the point that she has a racist victimhood mentality when she has said things in other parts of the speech and since then that make the point on their own.

36 posted on 07/23/2010 5:54:56 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: TigersEye

This topic should be finished. If anything this makes Obama and the NAACP look bad. No reason to keep this alive, especially with the mediacrats ability to spin this.


37 posted on 07/23/2010 6:45:51 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Helter Skelter. The Revolution is Upon Us.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz; TigersEye

They are successfully spinning it and you want to retreat? That’s why we lose. Every time.


38 posted on 07/23/2010 6:52:52 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: Eagles6

I know its just my opinion, but in my eyes I would not have posted just that part of the speech without understanding the complete context.

And we know what opinions are like.

I think this was just sloppy work on his part.

As Marion Berry said, “the bitch set me up.”


39 posted on 07/23/2010 7:01:04 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I lived in VT for four years. That was enough.)
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To: montag813

The speaker and the complete version of the speech don’t matter. They’re not significant. The issue was NAACP charges of racism against FOX News and the tea parties.

Breitbart showed the video to demonstrate a speaker discussing a racial incident while the NAACP audience cheered her for committing a racist act and using government authority to screw someone because of race. She said that she used her job to stick it to somebody because of race. The audience applauded her.

The first comments that I saw with the video stressed the audience approval of what she did. The NAACP cries racism when it doesn’t exist and applauds it when it does.

Now maybe Sherrod really did have some racial epiphany, although I honestly doubt it. Her class warfare comments elsewhere on the tape ought to be enough to have her permanently disqualified from any government position. Nothing in our laws authorizes the use of government as a tool for any economic class to act against any other. What was she before she had this racial epiphany? She was a bigot. By her own words describing her own actions, she used her position to stick it to people because of race. She ought to be brought up on civil rights charges.


40 posted on 07/23/2010 7:10:41 PM PDT by sig226 (Bring back Jimmy Carter!!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Her speech stands on its own. She’s a racist and so are the NAACP members present who applauded and cheered as she screwed whitey.

Agreed.

Horse hockey.

Disagreed. :-)

41 posted on 07/23/2010 7:21:29 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

This topic is just getting ripe. It’s ours to win.


42 posted on 07/23/2010 7:38:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I have no idea what you’re talking about.


43 posted on 07/23/2010 7:39:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Gondring
"So is he claiming that the version posted by the NAACP is not complete (I know it has that one skip where they say they were changing the tape)?

He’s throwing his credibility out the door even more."

Uh..noooo. He is claiming (try revamping your reading comprehension from this point on...emphasis on "try")... that he only got the already edited tape.

What part of that is too difficult for you to comprehend? (apparently...all of it).

44 posted on 07/23/2010 7:47:19 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: TigersEye

I responded to a post addressed to you so I also included you as a courtesy.


45 posted on 07/23/2010 7:55:16 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: Vermont Lt
without understanding the complete context.

What context? It was NEVER about her. It was about the reaction of the NAACP to what she was saying.

46 posted on 07/23/2010 7:57:42 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Ah, I see. Thank you.


47 posted on 07/23/2010 8:39:25 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Point is, the left cannot spin this. It is viral. Now it’s time to sit back and let the left try to extricate themselves from something that has given the RATS a serious credibility and race issue.

There is no need to add fuel to the fire. There is nothing else to say about it. They can spin it anyway they like, but in the end, she will still be a racist who made racist comments on video.


48 posted on 07/23/2010 11:49:09 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Helter Skelter. The Revolution is Upon Us.)
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To: Gondring
He’s throwing his credibility out the door even more.

LOL.

49 posted on 07/23/2010 11:51:45 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I disagree but that’s ok. When there’s a firestorm on FR they seem to hear it. They need to hear that we are no longer allowing things like Journolist and Cabalist to control the debate and that we know the truth and will tell it until they shut up.


50 posted on 07/24/2010 5:28:09 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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