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Morning Joe's Odd Manifesto Against 'Angry Voices' Sounds A Lot Like Obama Speech
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 09/20/2010 6:06:45 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

In a strange departure from Morning Joe's typical spontaneity, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski issued what was clearly a scripted, teleprompted, manifesto this morning. The statement purported to be non-partisan condemnation of "angry voices" and a call, citing a WWII poster, to "keep calm and carry on." But even a cursory analysis reveals that the manifesto's message suits Dem themes to a 'T', and carries clear echoes of a recent partisan speech by Pres. Obama at a political event.

The manifesto amounted to a condemnation of the "angry voices" and the "political extremists" who, claimed Scarborough, "are dominating the airwaves and dominating the national debate." But at this juncture in American political history, the anger is understandably more present on the right. The Dems, after all, control both houses of Congress and the White House, and have used their power to promote a big-government agenda on everything from health care to trillion dollar spending schemes to higher taxes. You're darn right we're angry! In telling us to calm down, Joe and Mika are really seeking to sap the vitality from the political movement that threatens to sweep Dems from office.

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1 posted on 09/20/2010 6:06:55 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

You’re darn right we’re angry ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 09/20/2010 6:07:28 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“calm” and “civil” is what got us to the tipping point of fascism that we’re at now.


3 posted on 09/20/2010 6:08:58 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
PAY NO ATTENTION TO THAT MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN!


4 posted on 09/20/2010 6:12:14 AM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“Extremist” is clearly the slander of choice this week.


5 posted on 09/20/2010 6:13:12 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Good catch Mark.

This had to come over the MSNBC fax early this morning and Joe/Mika did just as ordered. You could tell Joe was reading it from a prompter. Orders were to get this message out to try and calm the ‘people storming the castle’. Will not work. People are ‘mad as hell and not going to take it anymore’.

I also noticed the ‘troublemakers’ were the ‘professional left’ and the ‘far right’. What in hell happened to the ‘far left’?

Oh yeah, they’re in the White House.

Thanks Mark. I DVR this show daily just to go back and check whatever you catch. I’m thankful you watch and report.


6 posted on 09/20/2010 6:13:18 AM PDT by Chuck54 (Dollar-A-Day Freeper (on fixed income). Join the club please.)
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To: Chuck54

Many thanks, Chuck. It really was strange, the way Joe was clearly reading the manifesto off the teleprompter. I won’t say Rahm wrote it, but he’s got to be loving it this morning.


7 posted on 09/20/2010 6:15:32 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This message will have a huge impact - on all six of MSNBC’s viewers.


8 posted on 09/20/2010 6:15:41 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (RINOs be gone!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey, Joe, the only extremists are in our government.

And we don’t need you and the blonde airhead next to you telling us what to think or do.


9 posted on 09/20/2010 6:16:12 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

You think voices are “angry” now, Joey boy...? You ain’t heard nothing, yet....


10 posted on 09/20/2010 6:17:36 AM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
"political extremists"

Funny, that is how I refer to the current White House occupants.

11 posted on 09/20/2010 6:18:16 AM PDT by Neverforget01 (It Could Have Been Worse Is Not A Defense For Bad Policy)
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To: freebilly

The Tea Party: Last Resort before the shootin’ starts.


12 posted on 09/20/2010 6:18:24 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: jiggyboy

An “extreme” viewpoint, by definition, is one only held by a very few individuals; by a small percentage of the population.

The Tea Party has “enthusiasts” and “supporters” numbering in the 30 to 40 percent range.

By definition, not “extreme”.


13 posted on 09/20/2010 6:19:50 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I never imagined the Tea Party would have such an effect. I went to a gathering concerning the health care legislation about a year and a half ago and there were probably a couple of hundred people there. Very civil. Mostly older people with some middle-aged. My daughter went with me who was 24. It amazes me how the movement has grown. They talk about it on cable every single day. Definitely the most amazing grassroots movement I have ever seen.


14 posted on 09/20/2010 6:20:40 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Poor Joe, still cannot get over the fact he was fired from WABC radio NYC.


15 posted on 09/20/2010 6:20:40 AM PDT by rocksblues (Obama, the biggest liar in the history of American politics!)
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To: MrB

Who is this fool, morning joke? Does anyone listen to his drivel?


16 posted on 09/20/2010 6:21:13 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: JaguarXKE

Yes! All 6 viewers! The same guys that watch that brilliant Ed Schultz. All 6 will ponder this crap.

Angry? You bet we are.

Joe is circling the drain. Hope he takes the bimbo with him.


17 posted on 09/20/2010 6:22:25 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

When conservatives are about to take power, it’s always the same... extremists, angry voices, far right wing, vocal minority.

Joe has become a valueless lump of flesh. He bows to his puppet masters, and no longer says anything that sounds genuine.


18 posted on 09/20/2010 6:33:23 AM PDT by brownsfan (D - swift death of the republic, R - lingering death for the republic.)
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To: Chuck54

I found it pretty hypocritical that immediately after Joe’s admonishment to both the left and right, MSNBC played an 11 year old clip of O’Donnel talking about witchcraft. Also Mark Halperin made a dig at Dick Morris about his past sexual indiscretions. It is funny how Joe can do this serious speech (kind of reminded me a Keith Olberfurher mock righteousness rant) and then immediately after, he and his crew resort to exactly the same kind of character assasination that he was decrying only moments earlier.


19 posted on 09/20/2010 6:35:02 AM PDT by milwguy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Mika Brzezinski (mooney eyed):
"I so love the way you read our script, Joe. (sigh)"

20 posted on 09/20/2010 6:38:04 AM PDT by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the right of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Joe is just another economically comfortable blowhard who is out of touch with the people enduring financial troubles. He doesn’t get it. If he did - and knew his history - he’d realize that clueless people like himself in the past ended up on meathooks.


21 posted on 09/20/2010 6:40:58 AM PDT by qwertypie
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; ...
Rally cry to RINOs! They want both parties to work together to ‘get things done’

Joe : “ We are going to continue like we've done for three years to encourage viewers and guests to resist the pull from those people on the far right and the professional left who seek division. We're going to say resist that and keep focusing on the task at hand ensuring that Americans greatest days lie ahead.“
Mika takes over: “We will continue to call out those that preach hate, and continue to celebrate civility and promote open debate where all voices on all sides are welcome.
Video here :http://media.eyeblast.org/newsbusters/static/2010/09/2010-09-20MSNBCMJmanifesto.wmv

Speaking of hate Joe+Mika, just check out your MSNBC evening lineup : Schultz, Olberman, Maddow. You never call them out on your show you phonies.

Plus it was bipartision RINO policies that got us here to begin with: giving home-loans to those with bad credit, easing up loan requirements to promote affordable housing and stimulate the economy.

Sounds like Joe is a Romney man.

22 posted on 09/20/2010 6:44:51 AM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: milwguy
...and then immediately after, he and his crew resort to exactly the same kind of character assasination that he was decrying only moments earlier. Nice catch.

EXACTLY.

"Anger OK for me, but not for thee".

23 posted on 09/20/2010 6:47:37 AM PDT by Chuck54 (Dollar-A-Day Freeper (on fixed income). Join the club please.)
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To: Diogenesis
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24 posted on 09/20/2010 6:48:29 AM PDT by Chuck54 (Dollar-A-Day Freeper (on fixed income). Join the club please.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The DNC fax machines are running top speed.


25 posted on 09/20/2010 6:53:14 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

I think the DNC has a direct feed right into the Morning Joe teleprompter ;-)


26 posted on 09/20/2010 6:59:03 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

What is this. A logo for the latest regime slogan? Who is responsible for this bullshit? Recycling British WWII motivational propaganda as a dem. talking point? Who's the genius? How dumb do they think we are?

27 posted on 09/20/2010 7:02:40 AM PDT by Seven plus One
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

So now it is politically incorrect to be angry? We’re supposed to be used and abused and smile about it? Were supposed to sit around placidly while these jokers and their accomplices in the media destroy our country? I think not.

I’m here and I’m not queer and I’m sick of all of them and their agendas. I’m not angry, I’m pi$$ed and I’m ready to throw them all out of office.


28 posted on 09/20/2010 7:03:03 AM PDT by tiki
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I don't think Joe has a sincere bone in his body..What a charlatan he turned out to be.

You betcha...we are angry!

29 posted on 09/20/2010 7:24:24 AM PDT by MEG33 (God Bless Our Military Men And Women)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

” ...extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

Barry Goldwater


30 posted on 09/20/2010 7:28:25 AM PDT by 386wt
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Joe’s knee pads are wearing out.


31 posted on 09/20/2010 7:39:41 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Stay focused and determined. Our destination is NOVEMBER!!)
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To: MEG33
Yep...I've been watching them for a while now, and although it was often frustrating, it seemed worth it for the times Joe would take the lefties to task. Those days are gone, and he has completely emerged from the closet as a left-center "Republican." I would expect he will change parties soon...what a dreadful disappointment.

And I won't even bring up the dead girl in his campaign office a while back...

32 posted on 09/20/2010 7:43:20 AM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: hal ogen
Who is this fool, morning joke?

He looks just like Jughead from the Archie comic books.

33 posted on 09/20/2010 7:53:09 AM PDT by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Morning Joe's Odd Manifesto Against 'Angry Voices' Sounds A Lot Like Obama Speech

Are these angry voices in Joe's head very often?

34 posted on 09/20/2010 7:59:19 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Joe’s proclamation to ‘calm down’ to the unwashed masses from on high?
I’d say we’re more resolute and focused than angry. But take it any way you want it Joe. We’re tired of your equivocating bullsh!t.


35 posted on 09/20/2010 8:22:58 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: freebilly
"You think voices are "angry" now, Joey boy...? You ain't heard nothing, yet...."

Bump that, freebilly.

36 posted on 09/20/2010 10:32:48 AM PDT by Miss Behave
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

One of the happiest days of my life was when our local radio station dropped those two. Yuck. What a waste of air time.


37 posted on 09/20/2010 1:59:53 PM PDT by EDINVA
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