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Christine O'Donnell: No Witchcraft Since High School -- If so, Rove Would be a Supporter
FOX NEWS ^ | 09/19/2010 | Kimberley Schwandt

Posted on 09/19/2010 4:26:51 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell responded to old clips that surfaced over the weekend where she said she had once "dabbled in witchcraft," clarifying at a GOP picnic in Delaware Sunday, "I was in high school, how many of you didn't hang out with questionable folks in high school? But no, There's been no witchcraft since, if there was, Karl Rove would be a supporter."

The jab at the former President George W. Bush senior adviser came after Rove had cast doubt on her ability to carry the state for the GOP and said there are too many questions about her past.

The nominee showed up at the picnic in a key county that helped secure her GOP Tuesday primary upset, despite canceling previously scheduled appearances on "Fox News Sunday" and CBS' "Face the Nation." Her campaign backed out of the talk show interviews, saying she needed to get back to Delaware and had a scheduling conflict, including attending church and then the afternoon picnic.

She was greeted with a raucous applause at the annual Sussex County GOP picnic with chants of "yes we can" and "yes we will!"

Many in the crowd kept saying "get over it," to the media when she clarified her original witchcraft comments, which included her giving details about a date she had with a witch. The 1999 tape from "Politically Incorrect" first surfaced Friday when Bill Maher aired it on "Real Time with Bill Maher," saying he would keep airing clips until she appeared on his show.

Local Republicans seemed un-phased by the latest clip, which followed other television interviews that surfaced where O'Donnell talked about such issues as sex and condoms on MTV and to Phil Donahue.

(Excerpt) Read more at politics.blogs.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: christineodonnell; delaware; karlrove; roverage; ryb; witchcraft
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1 posted on 09/19/2010 4:26:53 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

HAHAHA!! That is a great response.


2 posted on 09/19/2010 4:28:10 PM PDT by roostercogburn
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To: SeekAndFind
Bill Maher aired it on "Real Time with Bill Maher," saying he would keep airing clips until she appeared on his show.

Karl Rove & Bill Maher - together at last.

They make quite a tag team.

3 posted on 09/19/2010 4:29:57 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind
Next time a reporter asks O'Donnell about this, she should wiggle her nose at him. It would be amusing to see the MSM coverage. (It would be even more amusing, if the reporter turned into a toad.)
4 posted on 09/19/2010 4:30:22 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
I was just asking myself the same question...

Weren't these ladies the ones who influenced her young mind then ?


5 posted on 09/19/2010 4:32:36 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: roostercogburn

Yea, Rove use to be reasonable and understandable. He does seem to have a deep seated anger regarding O’Donnell. Still not sure what is causing it but would love for the media to ask him about it.


6 posted on 09/19/2010 4:32:49 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: roostercogburn

Yea, Rove use to be reasonable and understandable. He does seem to have a deep seated anger regarding O’Donnell. Still not sure what is causing it but would love for the media to ask him about it.


7 posted on 09/19/2010 4:32:56 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: Deagle

RE: Yea, Rove use to be reasonable and understandable. He does seem to have a deep seated anger regarding O’Donnell. Still not sure what is causing it but would love for the media to ask him about it.


He asked her out for a date once and she responded with : “Aren’t you already married?” :)


8 posted on 09/19/2010 4:34:36 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
This witchcraft issue is not going to help elect this lady. Especially if the story is “boomed” and as a result “gets legs.” Rove is right on this issue; deal with it as best one can then MOVE ON! She was well advised to cancel her appearances on television until she can consult with some sound advisors.
9 posted on 09/19/2010 4:35:30 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: SeekAndFind

see also http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2592323/posts


10 posted on 09/19/2010 4:36:37 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Yeah, lets make every conservative candidate explain ever single silly thing they ever did or said, while the marxists on the other side sit back & chuckle, untroubled by even one single f'n difficult question.

Its hard to believe American politics & media coverage have devolved to this point.

Its even hard to believe many on our side(?) are participating in the farce.

Its a vaudeville routine.

11 posted on 09/19/2010 4:37:09 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

Heh, makes more sense that what is going on now...


12 posted on 09/19/2010 4:37:13 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: SeekAndFind

"Drizzle drazzle druzzle drome... Time for Rovey to go home!"

13 posted on 09/19/2010 4:37:32 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SeekAndFind

That was a Sarah Palin like responce.


14 posted on 09/19/2010 4:38:11 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: SeekAndFind

Christine seems a lot more friendly than that Lisa “fishwife” Murcowsky up there in Alaska.


15 posted on 09/19/2010 4:39:22 PM PDT by dforest
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To: SeekAndFind

Perfect response. Rove needs to get over his case of sour grapes.


16 posted on 09/19/2010 4:39:30 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: SeekAndFind

If O’Donnell was into killing babies via abortion or “dabbled” in Marxism like her opponent Chris Coons and Barack Hussein, maybe she’d be an ideal RINO. Maybe she can stick a pin into a Rove doll.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2591460/posts


17 posted on 09/19/2010 4:43:16 PM PDT by raptor22 (The truth will set us free)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

She probably lit a candle with some dippy goth friends at the summer solstice or something. I think her soul is still secure.

If the MSM tries to make this sound like she one slit livestock throats and had sex in its blood, they’re gonna get laughed out of town.


18 posted on 09/19/2010 4:43:22 PM PDT by mquinn (Obama's supporters: a deliberate drowning of consciousness by means of rhythmic noise)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Exactly what more is there to say to this than what she said?


19 posted on 09/19/2010 4:43:33 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Chuck Norris wears Carl Paladino pajamas.)
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To: Deagle

A caller to, I think it was Rush, stated that Rove was involved in Castle’s re-election bid. That’s why he’s trashing the competition. All he’s doing now is making a fool out of himself.


20 posted on 09/19/2010 4:44:05 PM PDT by donhunt (No animals were harmed in the making of this message... yet.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
Rove is right on this issue; deal with it as best one can then MOVE ON!

Her opponents would love for her to legitimize their charge by attempting to refute it. I mean, thats what republicans have always tried to do in the past, and the result is the same. She can never answer them to their satisfaction because receiving an acceptable answer is not their goal

Its a stupid charge, and people are fair minded enough to see it for what it is - a cheap political smear.

She's far better off laughing at those trying to make something of nothing.

21 posted on 09/19/2010 4:44:14 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter
Yeah, lets make every conservative candidate explain ever single silly thing they ever did or said, while the marxists on the other side sit back & chuckle, untroubled by even one single f'n difficult question.

Good point.

The liberal media calls for questioning conservatives on their high school follies, while no one questions the Clintons on Vince Foster or Obama on Donald Young, the gay friend of Barack's who was choir director of Rev. Wright's church and who was gunned down the same week two other gay members of that church lost their lives, right after he started talking about his affair with Obama... in Dec 07...

Wake up, America. Your "news" is just what one side wants you to hear.

22 posted on 09/19/2010 4:44:30 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: skeeter

“Its even hard to believe many on our side(?) are participating in the farce.”

I cannot agree more. Even some right here on FR.


23 posted on 09/19/2010 4:46:01 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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I’d like to see Christine ask the media why they were never all wee wee’d up over 0bummer’s ‘dabbling’ in cocaine (per his autobiographies)... and where was the media when Bill Clinton was ‘dabbling’ all over Monica Lewinski???


24 posted on 09/19/2010 4:46:18 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: skeeter

My sister kissed a frog once. It didn’t do any good.


25 posted on 09/19/2010 4:46:21 PM PDT by donhunt (No animals were harmed in the making of this message... yet.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
(It would be even more amusing, if the reporter turned into a toad.)

Hmm, if she had the cash, an interesting CGI campaign commercial at the expense of the drive-by media and RINO's (Tokyo Rove especially) could be very interesting.
26 posted on 09/19/2010 4:47:34 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
Exactly what more is there to say to this than what she said?

Nothing. She wins this round. Move on.

27 posted on 09/19/2010 4:48:09 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: donhunt

I’d rather not imagine the things I’d have to answer for.


28 posted on 09/19/2010 4:48:15 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
I would say her response was pitch perfect. If the SRM continues from here they are the ones that will look petty and stupid and not Christine. They don't like being mocked or laughed at but they deserve it. I dare them to try to milk this some more.
29 posted on 09/19/2010 4:48:15 PM PDT by JPG (Care for another lobster, Mookie? How's your steak? Ready for another triple Stoli/rocks?)
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To: SeekAndFind
she said she had once "dabbled in witchcraft," clarifying at a GOP picnic in Delaware Sunday, "I was in high school, how

The video they have reportedly have shows her wearing a witch doctor outfit and dancing around a fire...Everyone there was chanting and babbling as if casting spells...

It was just fun.

30 posted on 09/19/2010 4:48:54 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
I disagree. Turn it around on the MSM and RINO’s with a very clever advertisement that would connect with the average voter.
31 posted on 09/19/2010 4:49:09 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: mquinn
Karl Rove is probably thinking of a scene in Delaware along these lines:



32 posted on 09/19/2010 4:50:18 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

But was it bearded witchcraft?


33 posted on 09/19/2010 4:51:37 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: SeekAndFind
But no, There's been no witchcraft since, if there was, Karl Rove would be a supporter."

ROTFLMAO! Nicely played, Christine...

34 posted on 09/19/2010 4:54:33 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Christine is kind of an empty head, no real resume, like 0bama. I would vote for her given the chance and sure would not be giving the enemy ammunition the way Rove and others are

But Karl Rove no longer runs campaigns. He is a media personality, a Fox New commentator, and as such is expected to give the negatives and positives on all politicians he is asked about. But if I were Karl Rove I still would have said the minimum about Christine and not helped the Democrats. Too much is at stake


35 posted on 09/19/2010 4:56:54 PM PDT by dennisw (-He who will not economize will have to agonize- - - - - - - - Confucius)
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To: SeekAndFind

Look, is she the best America can do? No. I didn’t vote for her mainly because I live in PA. Is Toomey the best America has to offer? Probably not, but they’ll have to do. I believe she’s a bit flaky, but my God, compared to Hitlery, Stretch Pelosi and Commie Obama, I’ll take’em!


36 posted on 09/19/2010 4:57:46 PM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: SeekAndFind

If I were in the business of renting Halloween costumes in Delaware; I’d stock up on witch outfits STAT...


37 posted on 09/19/2010 4:59:01 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: skeeter
Your Statement: "She's far better off laughing at those trying to make something of nothing."

Response: That may well be one way of dealing with the issue. They key will be if the media rtuns with the story and it "gets legs."

38 posted on 09/19/2010 5:00:39 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: SeekAndFind
Remember when Obama's mother-in-law Marian Robinson was practicing Voodoo (Santeria) in the white House? She wasn't in high school either!

Michelle's mother moved into the White House to help raise her grandchildren. It was revealed that Marian was practicing Caribbean voodoo witchcraft called Santería. Reports say she picked up the craft when her husband was dying from multiple sclerosis and was desperate for a cure. At the time, Marian took her husband to ceremonies where they did spells and trances, and sacrificed animals. After arriving in D.C., she was concerned for her health and invited her Chicago voodoo priestess to the White House. Barack Obama had a fit, “No voodoo in the White House. Absolutely. I don’t care what you call it,” he told his mother-in-law.

http://www.conservapedia.com/Michelle_Obama#First_Grandmother

Maybe that is why there have been so many parties and state dinners at the white House. That's one way to get rid of all those dead chickens. :-)

39 posted on 09/19/2010 5:01:03 PM PDT by Sons of Union Vets (No taxation without representation!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Watching that show when I was a boy I thought Samantha to be the perfect woman.
Never did get her attraction to Darwood, or whatever his name was.
40 posted on 09/19/2010 5:03:14 PM PDT by jla
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To: SeekAndFind
Rove may actually be unwittingly helping her at this point. How many Republicans are legitimately at war with one of the most unpopular political figures of the Bush Adm.
41 posted on 09/19/2010 5:04:03 PM PDT by redk
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To: SeekAndFind

I think that she may already have put a hex on the Dems and few Republicans to boot.


42 posted on 09/19/2010 5:04:34 PM PDT by davisfh
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

JMO, but I think this issue is making the MSM look goofier than CO’D.


43 posted on 09/19/2010 5:05:35 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Pox
Your Statement: " Turn it around on the MSM and RINO’s with a very clever advertisement that would connect with the average voter."

Response: This is yet another way of dealing with it. However, keep the response down to one or two statements at the most. Silence would be another way.

Comment: By the way, Rove should stop dealing with Delaware election until he can say something nice about a fellow Republican.

44 posted on 09/19/2010 5:06:31 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
They key will be if the media rtuns with the story and it "gets legs."

But thats the dirty little secret the media won't tell - they can only provide the left leg - the target needs to provide the right one or the smear can only hop in a circle.

OK I know, but you get the idea.

45 posted on 09/19/2010 5:06:47 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: donhunt; Deagle; casino66; Poetgal26; generationgop; wschrader; Hurricane Andrew; Uncle Jazzbo; ...

Rove tried to pull an inside sneak on the 9-12 Delaware Patriots to get support for Mike Castle...

Russ Murphy would have none of it! (Good Man!)

http://www.therightscoop.com/karl-rove-secretly-tried-to-help-castle-win

http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/checker.aspx?v=hdkUnzqG8z

Guess they think Castle’s Rove tactics (smear-smear-smear)just needed a couple more months till people would believe them... Geeesh. Just proves to me that Christine is the RIGHT Choice!


46 posted on 09/19/2010 5:07:36 PM PDT by DelaWhere (Better to be prepared one year early than one day late!)
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To: All

DO NOT DONATE to Karl Rove’s fundraising organization:

http://www.americancrossroads.org


47 posted on 09/19/2010 5:09:05 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: SeekAndFind
She might pickup some Dem voters having dabbled in the occults!

48 posted on 09/19/2010 5:09:24 PM PDT by TSgt (And the war came.)
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To: donhunt
My sister kissed a frog once. It didn’t do any good.

For her or the frog?

49 posted on 09/19/2010 5:09:28 PM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority (What this country needs is an enema.)
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To: skeeter

Got the idea. However, Rove should now stop the negative speaking about a fellow Republican. That was Reagan’s famous Eleventh Commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican.”


50 posted on 09/19/2010 5:10:20 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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