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Krauthammer: W.H. Chamber Accusations 'Reptilian Desperation,' 'Oozes of Slime and Innuendo'
Newsbusters ^ | October 11 2010 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:19 PM PDT by Rufus2007

Albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. And so goes the White House with these attacks on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce drummed up by the “professional left’s” blogosphere that it is using foreign donations to finance political advertising.

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer however, had another take on what these attacks are. He said they’re not insane, but desperation of on of the highest degrees. During the Oct. 11 broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Special Report with Bret Baier,” Krauthammer attacked the Obama administration, calling this campaign against the Chamber “reptilian desperation.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; chamberofcommerce; charleskrauthammer; jonahgoldberg
Someone had to say it...
1 posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:22 PM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007
Well--clicking on the link I get the message that I am not authorized to access this page.

Okay, I'll just go to bed instead--LOL!

2 posted on 10/11/2010 9:13:03 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Rufus2007

I keep getting “Access Denied” when I try to view the article. The page comes up alright, but there’s a big warning up top.

Any suggestions?


3 posted on 10/11/2010 9:15:07 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: basil

I’m not authorized either. We must just not be conservative enough.

I am going to go light another piece of incense at my Ronnie Reagan altar now.


4 posted on 10/11/2010 9:15:24 PM PDT by gthog61
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To: gthog61
I’m not authorized either. We must just not be conservative enough.

I'm feeling hurt that I can't get in.

Wait....does that make me some sort of liberal???

5 posted on 10/11/2010 9:18:17 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: gthog61

I got in w/o any problems. Good article and right on Mr Krauthammer.

OH! and a BUMP too.


6 posted on 10/11/2010 9:22:34 PM PDT by coincheck (Vote 'em all out!!)
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To: gthog61

I got in w/o any problems. Good article and right on Mr Krauthammer.

OH! and a BUMP too.


7 posted on 10/11/2010 9:22:48 PM PDT by coincheck (Vote 'em all out!!)
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To: Rufus2007

According to journalist M. Stanton Evans, in his new book on Joe McCarthy, the Senator did have evidence of Communist Party memberships for those he talked about. His style of interrogation and talking was piss-poor and rude, but it looks like he was right in who he targets despite efforts by the Left to deny his information.

On behalf of slime and ooze inhabitants, I resent the comparisons of the Democrats to them. They are useful creatures who recycle the detritus of the environment which is more than you can say about Democrats and liberals.


8 posted on 10/11/2010 9:24:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Windflier

I just read the article...no problem.


9 posted on 10/11/2010 9:24:15 PM PDT by vvpete (We are on our own against Muslim terrorists.)
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To: Rufus2007

Krauthammer hits a home run again! Liberals 0, Conservatives 1... or if you go back a few weeks, Conservatives 4...

Too bad he didn’t see the O’Donnell race differently...


10 posted on 10/11/2010 9:27:14 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: vvpete
I just read the article...no problem.

Do you have an account, or are you registered at that site? That seems to be the problem for some of us.

11 posted on 10/11/2010 9:28:22 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Fixed now


12 posted on 10/11/2010 9:29:26 PM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

You, sir, are right. McCarthy was correct about Communist infiltration of the US government.

But he threw his net a bit too wide, and was not sophisticated enough to charm the elites that be.


13 posted on 10/11/2010 9:35:57 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: vvpete

Well, I finally got in to read the article. Interesting stuff, and a horrible critique of what Obama’s doing. He is clearly in way over his head, and is now puzzling even his left-wing elitist supporters.

Jonah Goldberg commented that Obama sounds like he’s hanging out at leftist blogs. I’d say that’s accurate. Just listen to him. He sounds just like a basement-dwelling DU’er.


14 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:38 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Rufus2007

Obama is a no good shape shifting reptilian. That’s how he looks some days. Pretty dark and nasty. Dark, as in evil inner thoughts casting a dark aura over him


15 posted on 10/11/2010 9:46:31 PM PDT by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confuscius.)
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To: Rufus2007

“Reptilian desperation” has quite a ring to it, just like “Magnificent desolation”. We’ll see if it sticks.


16 posted on 10/11/2010 9:56:50 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Rufus2007

As a life-long Democrat and speech-writer for Vice President Walter “Fritz” Mondale, he ought to know.


17 posted on 10/11/2010 10:18:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: Rufus2007
Albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results

No, he didn't

18 posted on 10/11/2010 10:34:56 PM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: Rufus2007
And so goes the White House with these attacks on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce drummed up by the “professional left’s” blogosphere that it is using foreign donations to finance political advertising.

Krauthammer once accused the Left of projecting. He should have accused the WH of projecting their own crime from the presidential campaign to the Chamber of Commerce.

So, how much did the Saudis give to Obama to take control of the WH?

19 posted on 10/11/2010 11:04:40 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenario at a time.)
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To: Rufus2007

Another October suprise withers and becomes further evidence that the Obummer regimes tendencies to operate like Chicago street organizers doesn’t work in the real world.

I’m sure Harry Reid had his hopes up for the media to carry this water.


20 posted on 10/11/2010 11:05:00 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA ("Forces of Evil" member in good standing)
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To: Rufus2007

He has a most incisive way with words.


21 posted on 10/11/2010 11:13:11 PM PDT by matthew fuller (11/03 Headline: Dems Totally Decimated, Obama Flees Country.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

One of our lady commentators has been saying this for a while, I think either Michelle Malkin or Ann Coulter. Or both.


22 posted on 10/11/2010 11:16:51 PM PDT by matthew fuller (11/03 Headline: Dems Totally Decimated, Obama Flees Country.)
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To: Rufus2007
Cloward-Piven is direct actual premeditated plan to overthrow the United States..
There are Americans and non Americans domestically actively putting this plan in action..

And many republicans (and others) are denying this is the case..
Treason, sedition, and espionage are all around us..
Cowadice to attack this action is unforgivable..

23 posted on 10/12/2010 12:13:43 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Rufus2007

Krauthammer needs to be more careful with use of terms like “reptilian”.

There was a line from one of the old Amos & Andy shows that went “I deny the allegations, and I resent the alligator!”

Watch for charges of racism! to be thrown out loudly and often over this ...


24 posted on 10/12/2010 12:20:24 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Rufus2007

Obama & Company need to go back to attacking Christine, so that Krauthammer can go back to humping RINO leg.
This strategy isn’t working out so well for the dems.


25 posted on 10/12/2010 3:45:06 AM PDT by PalmettoMason (LIBERALISM: Ideas so good, they HAVE to be mandatory!)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

According to journalist M. Stanton Evans, in his new book on Joe McCarthy, the Senator did have evidence of Communist Party memberships for those he talked about.

....YES , thanks MM for the insight. Both Kraut and Jonah ought to read a little before shooting off their mouths and being an embarrassment by invoking leftist talking points. Really sloppy excuse for “conservative commentary”... makes you wonder if they aren’t playing a pseudo con role on TV...

ymmv


26 posted on 10/12/2010 8:03:36 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe)
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To: Rufus2007

Properly used, “reptilian” is one of the best insults ever.


27 posted on 10/12/2010 8:07:12 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: dr_lew

I’m sure “reptilian” can be spun as

ray ssssssssssssssssssssssssisssssssssssssssssssst

by the left.


28 posted on 10/12/2010 8:09:16 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: Leaning Right

But he threw his net a bit too wide, and was not sophisticated enough to charm the elites that be.

..... oh please, quit swallowing commie propoganda by the gallon. He never accused or netted anyone but commies, and was slammed by the leftist controlled press for not being a “we love Joe Stalin” go along. The “elites” were and even today many are Leftists, Commies, Fellow travellers, or Dupes and were never going to be “charmed” as they pulled out all stops to protect the cells they had in place. Chambers proved how deeply imbedded the Commies were all the way up to hte White House. So, how many rational citizens think the cells all just dried up and blew away in the early 50’s? Yeah , right...

ymmv


29 posted on 10/12/2010 8:09:28 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe)
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To: ElectionInspector

Please let me explain something to you.

It is now known that some of the people McCarthy questioned were actually Soviet spies. Many more were not actually spies, but Communist sympathizers in positions that could do our country great harm.

But McCarthy threw his net too wide, as I said before. He also targeted leftists who were essentially harmless, Charlie Chaplin and Orsen Welles, for example.

So the public became distracted, and eventually turned against McCarthy.

That’s not commie propaganda, my friend. It’s a lesson that if you try for everything, you may end up with nothing.


30 posted on 10/12/2010 9:24:40 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Leaning Right

Please let me explain something to you.

....ahhhh, please go read some non leftist history, maybe start with Evans and Coulter. Your beef may be with Hoover and the HUAC, not McCarthy who focused on cells of hard working Commies as confirmed by Chambers. As a non citizen, Chaplin had been a leftist actor for decades and chose not to cooperate with the HUAC, but McCarthy did not bring up his name to the committee.... Please name a leftist who was essentially “harmless” since you admit they were in position to “do the country great harm”.... The distraction/turning was ALL communist propoganda and lies planted in the leftist controlled press. “Trying for everything” was an effort to stop the cells from making the US a mirror image of the glorious soviet union!

ymmv


31 posted on 10/13/2010 6:59:36 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe)
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To: ElectionInspector

I was perhaps a bit unclear in my last post. My main point is this: because McCarthy - and his allies - went after so many communists, he give the lefties an opportunity to attack him, and bring him down.

So what could, and should, have been a solid hard strike against American communism ended up backfiring. Look at the results. “McCarthyism” is now a dirty word to the general public. It should be just the opposite, a synonym for vigilance.

But I do agree with you, and Coulter, on this point: McCarthy was fundamentally correct.


32 posted on 10/13/2010 9:00:31 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: Leaning Right

“McCarthyism” is now a dirty word to the general public. It should be just the opposite, a synonym for vigilance

... agreed, so my point is Kraut and Goldberg as so called conservatives should inject “ah, but McCarthy was right” every time the leftists use the McCarthyism smear... instead they let the left define the terms of discussion and even contribute to the problem.

ymmv


33 posted on 10/13/2010 10:59:37 AM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe)
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