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Vitriol: The latest Liberal talking point BIG word
various | January 11, 2011 | Vanity

Posted on 01/11/2011 6:28:11 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Vitriol: the latest liberal talking point big word!

vit·ri·ol/ˈvitrēəl/Noun 1. Sulfuric acid. 2. Cruel and bitter criticism.

You can always tell what the useful idiots been told to say and what to write.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chat; giffords; media; reichstagfire; talkingpoints; vanity; vitriol
“An ill-tempered debate about vitriol's role” -- Washington Post

The Arizona sheriff investigating the Tucson shooting that left U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords critically wounded had harsh words today for those engaging in political rhetoric, calling conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh "irresponsible" for continuing the vitriol. – ABC News

“Enough is enough: No more nasty vitriol” - Bonner County Daily Bee

“Time to listen to the sheriff and pack up the vitriol” - CBC News

Boortz Objects To Ariz. Sheriff's Charge Of “Vitriol” - CNN Blog

Many pundits and lawmakers have keyed in on political vitriol as a potential contributing factor to the shootings allegedly carried out by Jared Lee ... The Hill

Had the vitriolic rhetoric that today shapes Arizona's political landscape (and, ... But that vitriol does exist as a powerful prompt to the paranoid, ... AlterNet (blog)

…..which left six dead, Pima County sheriff Clarence Dupnik spoke out against inflammatory rhetoric and "the vitriol that comes out of certain mouths. ... Scientific American

Vitriol is packed into the talk shows in which information is controlled by the host and offered in carefully controlled snippets designed to reinforce ... Statesman Journal

Gifford had been shot and numerous others had been killed or wounded, The New York Times blamed “vitriol” in politics for the massacre - FrontPage Magazine

Whether the political vitriol that has become much too common today played a ... People tend to poo-poo this business about all the vitriol that we hear ... Montgomery Advertiser

Vitriol in U.S. politics influences Canada - Edmonton Journal, "I'd just like to say that when you look at unbalanced people, how they are -- how they respond to the vitriol that comes out of certain mouths, ...

Sheriff in Ariz. speaks truth - Philadelphia Inquirer - Annette John-Hall --.. how they respond to the vitriol that comes out of certain mouths, about tearing down the government, the anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in ...

Enough is enough: No more nasty vitriol - Bonner County Daily Bee - I don't know if the increasingly nasty and vitriolic comments littering talk radio, the Internet and every form of media, social or otherwise, ...

Curbing online vitriol would be a start - The Journal News | LoHud.com - Michael R. Gordon -In our own small corner of the world, we repeatedly see vitriolic, malicious blog entries and posts on websites maintained by this and other local ...

And on and on and on...........

1 posted on 01/11/2011 6:28:15 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
vit·ri·ol/ˈvitrēəl/Noun 1. Sulfuric acid. 2. Cruel and bitter criticism.

That pretty much describes what the left is doing.

2 posted on 01/11/2011 6:35:22 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

IMO, the word “vitriol” lacks gravitas.


3 posted on 01/11/2011 6:36:42 AM PST by matt1234 (0bama's bunker phase: Nov. 2010 - Jan. 2013)
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To: matt1234

I wonder if Jared Loughner would approve of vitriol usage?


4 posted on 01/11/2011 6:38:47 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: MsLady

Wouldn’t want to leave out NPR:

‘Vitriol’ Cited As Possible Factor In Arizona Tragedy : NPR
Jan 8, 2011 ... A federal judge was among at least six people killed and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was among at least a dozen injured after a gunman opened ...


5 posted on 01/11/2011 6:45:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: matt1234

Wow...to new lefty words in a month...vitriol and kerfuffle...or however you spell the stupid word...


6 posted on 01/11/2011 6:48:55 AM PST by BubbaJunebug
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Vitriol is the new “racism.”

These people are shameless.


7 posted on 01/11/2011 6:54:24 AM PST by astuddis
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To: matt1234

Vitriol may lack gravitas but it does have schadenfreude. We know this because that great marxist linguist Noam Chomsky told us it is so.


8 posted on 01/11/2011 6:56:44 AM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: BubbaJunebug
Liberals are like the Borg -- interconnected and of one mind.


9 posted on 01/11/2011 6:57:20 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You can always tell when the left thinks they are losing. They call calm, conciliation, compromise, etc.


10 posted on 01/11/2011 6:59:33 AM PST by matt1234 (0bama's bunker phase: Nov. 2010 - Jan. 2013)
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To: matt1234
Ooops, I meant:

They call *for* calm, conciliation, compromise, etc.

11 posted on 01/11/2011 7:00:57 AM PST by matt1234 (0bama's bunker phase: Nov. 2010 - Jan. 2013)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Talking points - liberals lost the ability to think for themselves years ago...


12 posted on 01/11/2011 7:01:52 AM PST by GOPJ (When liberals are FORCED to pay for Rush Limbaugh's show, I'll be happy to pay for NPR.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
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13 posted on 01/11/2011 7:03:18 AM PST by RetSignman ("It's about saving our Republic, STUPID")
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To: RetSignman

Great graphic!


14 posted on 01/11/2011 7:07:18 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Vitriol is the Demonrat party’s flavor-of-the-month. February will bring another word to harp on until we’re tired of hearing it.


15 posted on 01/11/2011 7:20:18 AM PST by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Do you have any record of Al Sharpton using the word “Vitriol” in his campaign against hate speech on talk radio, before the shootings took place?
16 posted on 01/11/2011 7:20:49 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Vitriol sounds like pecker medicine. Just sayin’...


17 posted on 01/11/2011 7:23:43 AM PST by YoungHickey (Is it time yet, Claire?)
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To: BubbaJunebug

Kerfuffle is not a liberal word. James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal used it for a few years in referring to the “Plame Kerfuffle.”


18 posted on 01/11/2011 7:26:03 AM PST by RightFighter (Now back to my war station.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

John Edwards, as far as I can tell, was correct about one thing and one thing only. There are two Americas.

This nightmare in Arizona and the reaction to it is only hardening those lines of division.

It’s a dangerous game the left has decided to play (no, Mr. FBI, that is not a threat) because it only feeds the fear of countless citizens that elected officals and the fourth estate cannot be trusted.


19 posted on 01/11/2011 7:27:54 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thanks, CW.


20 posted on 01/11/2011 7:28:16 AM PST by RetSignman ("It's about saving our Republic, STUPID")
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To: GOPJ

Democrat Dictionary

Vitriol: Telling the truth about democrats.


21 posted on 01/11/2011 7:30:44 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You are so right. They totally model themselves after the Borg. I love the comparison.


22 posted on 01/11/2011 7:32:50 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

How long after the incident did the post that? I’m thinking right away.


23 posted on 01/11/2011 7:34:48 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady
How long after the incident did the post that? I’m thinking right away.

Pretty darn quick. I didn't see a posting time but I did find this quote:

"Dupnik said that [Judge John] Roll, whom he described as "one of the finest human beings I ever met in my life," had stopped by Giffords' event on his way home from Mass, which he attended daily."

Is it possible that Dupnik feels great guilt for letting the shooter wander loose to kill his friend?

24 posted on 01/11/2011 7:48:18 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You can bet that when the Republicans put the Obamacare repeal back on the docket in the house, we’ll hear cries of, “See...more vitriol from the right!”


25 posted on 01/11/2011 7:50:34 AM PST by Lou L (The Senate without a fillibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"Experts Note Increased Use of 'Vitriol' Unexpected"


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

26 posted on 01/11/2011 7:54:15 AM PST by The Comedian (Puzzling puzzle pieces precisely proliferating panoramically.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If dissent is perceived as “vitriolic”, then so be it. They want us to stop dissenting.


27 posted on 01/11/2011 7:55:12 AM PST by wayoverontheright
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To: Lou L
“See...more vitriol from the right!”

I know. We need to wear it like a badge of courage.

28 posted on 01/11/2011 7:55:51 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: SE Mom
First thank you for your sons service!

The left has been using "vitrolic" language since the tea party's conception over two years ago. They cannot stand that America is not following them to their Utopia they have planned for us.

They hate Reagan, Bush, Cheney, Palin, Petraus, condi Rice, the soldiers fighting in any war, Glenn Beck, Rush, O'Reilly etc,etc.

They love terroists (freedom fighters), wikileaks (freedom of speech) and the Palestanians (victims).

29 posted on 01/11/2011 8:23:03 AM PST by thirst4truth (The left elected a mouth that is unattached to an eye, brain or muscle.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Is our alleged president not the personification of "vitriol"?

- - He's insulted his predecessor, President Dubya, numerous times.

- - He's gone out of his way to insult our traditional allies.

- - Obama insulted the U S Supreme Court, to their face, in the SOTU.

- - IIRC, he's insulted and disrespected the finest among us, those who wear the uniform.

- - IIRC, he believes that his critics are "enemies".

The list goes on.

Am I wrong here? Has there ever been a U. S. President who would closely fit the term "vitriolic"?

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30 posted on 01/11/2011 8:27:40 AM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Your probably right. But, only a coward would demonize others for what he might have stopped.


31 posted on 01/11/2011 8:50:20 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: screaminsunshine
Vitriol: Telling the truth about democrats.

Good one!

32 posted on 01/11/2011 8:54:35 AM PST by GOPJ (When liberals are FORCED to pay for Rush Limbaugh's show, I'll be happy to pay for NPR.)
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To: Seaplaner
Am I wrong here? Has there ever been a U. S. President who would closely fit the term "vitriolic"?

When you're right, you're right.

33 posted on 01/11/2011 9:03:51 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

let’s end vitriol, end this stuff ...

* “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.” Barack Obama in July 2008

* “I want you to argue with them and get in their face!” Barack Obama, September 2008

* “Here’s the problem: It’s almost like they’ve got — they’ve got a bomb strapped to them and they’ve got their hand on the trigger. You don’t want them to blow up. But you’ve got to kind of talk them, ease that finger off the trigger.” Barack Obama on banks, March 2009

* “I don’t want to quell anger. I think people are right to be angry! I’m angry!” Barack Obama on ACORN Mobs, March 2010

* “We talk to these folks… so I know whose ass to kick.” Barack Obama on the private sector, June 2010

* “A Republican majority in Congress would mean ‘hand-to-hand combat’ on Capitol Hill for the next two years, threatening policies Democrats have enacted to stabilize the economy.” Barack Obama, October 6, 2010

* “We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us.” Barack Obama to Latinos, October 2010


34 posted on 01/11/2011 9:22:48 AM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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To: WOSG

Thank you!


35 posted on 01/11/2011 9:25:03 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife (Allhttp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2122429/posts)
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