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Mordor's John McCain vs Christine O'Donnell & Tea party Hobbits
Delaware News Center ^ | July 31, 2011 | Jon Moseley

Posted on 07/31/2011 6:30:55 AM PDT by Moseley

John McCain & the Wall Street Journal attacked the tea party and Christine O'Donnell as HOBBITS, who think they are going to vanquish "Mordor" (the evil kingdom) and return to the Shire. McCain (quoting from the Wall Street Journal) went out of his way to target Christine O'Donnell and Sharron Angle as the examples of the tea party movement that veteran Senator John McCain was criticizing.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/07/28/angle-odonnell-slam-mccain-over-tea-party-hobbits-speech/?test=latestnews

But apparently this national political uproar of insiders viewing tea party political activists as "the little people" who are like "Hobbits" was no accident.

Christine O'Donnell's academic interest in Tolkien's use of imagery from The Lord of the Rings was publicized during her 2010 U.S. Senate campaign.

So is Christine O'Donnell the tea party's Eowyn, Lady of Rohan?

And does John McCain represent MORDOR in this imagery, after 28 years in Washington in the U.S. Congress? Does Washington insider and power player John McCain represent the old, inside-the-Beltway establishment, what is wrong with America? When John McCain taunts that the tea party will not overcome Mordor, is John McCain defending the status quo of insiders?

O'Donnell's role as a Tolkien fan became prominent during her 2010 U.S. Senate campaign.

http://www.politico.com/click/stories/1009/odonnell_assesses_middle_earth.html

POLITICO is a major "inside the beltway" news source for political people. Therefore, those on John McCain's staff who wrote his speech and writers at the Wall Street Journal KNEW WHAT THEY WERE REFERRING TO WHEN THEY WROTE THE "HOBBIT" MENTION.

The reference was no accident, but on the minds of John McCain's speechwriter and the Wall Street Journal's writer.

In 2003, Christine O'Donnell promoted positive role models of women in J.R. Tolkien's The Lord of The Rings, as the Communications Director for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/pro​gram/WomenofM

What is O'Donnell's role, as John McCain explicitly targeted her among the tea party hobbits?

While Christine O'Donnell greatly admired the gently strength of Elfin (Elvin) Princess Arwen, O'Donnell identified a little more with the feminine but "scrappy" Lady of Rohan Eowyn, with Eowyn's balance between fighting when necessary and also finding peace and giving strength.

In 2003, in the Heritage Foundation forum broadcast on C-SPAN, Christine O'Donnell said:

"Look at the significance that he gives to Eowyn, the lady of Rohan. She was a warrior spirit and, to me, that's who I love. I mean, I aspire to be soft and gentle like Arwen, but realistically, I'm a fighter, like Eowyn."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: christineodonnell; hobbitgate; hobbits; johnmccain; mooredoor; teaparty

1 posted on 07/31/2011 6:30:58 AM PDT by Moseley
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To: Moseley

McCain cant even insult people correctly. He is most likely the dumbest man in the senate.


2 posted on 07/31/2011 6:40:13 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Moseley
Damned good investigative reporting Delaware News Center.

Say, how's it coming on Urkel's college records?

3 posted on 07/31/2011 6:42:08 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Yorlik803

4 posted on 07/31/2011 6:42:30 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Yorlik803

mccain looks like ‘lil orphan annie.


5 posted on 07/31/2011 6:43:13 AM PDT by ken21 (dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Moseley

I sent McCain an e-mail asking for my 2008 campaign contribution back. My reasoning was that I wanted to support a Republican for president and he used my money to support Obama.


6 posted on 07/31/2011 6:47:35 AM PDT by anoldafvet (18 months until we're rid of "The Boy Blunder".)
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To: Moseley

once again I apologize for my state returning this guy back to the senate in 2010


7 posted on 07/31/2011 6:52:11 AM PDT by Jeff Vader (Palin 2012)
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To: Moseley

No, John McCain represents Isengard, not Mordor. He’s unwittingly cast himself as Saruman.


8 posted on 07/31/2011 6:59:15 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Moseley

"Look, Sen. McCain, all I'm saying is...."

"Listen to me! That Christine O'Donnell is a nut. Okay? A nut. Now go back to practicing reading the teleprompter. You're still a long way from being a Jedi Newscaster."

9 posted on 07/31/2011 7:02:53 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: anoldafvet
I sent McCain an e-mail asking for my 2008 campaign contribution back.

I can hear him laughing right now. I actively campaigned against and voted against mcfool. He's the reason for the treason amongst RINO's...

10 posted on 07/31/2011 7:03:15 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Jeff Vader
once again I apologize for my state returning this guy back to the senate in 2010

Those of us in the land of Lindsey "Light in the Loafers" Graham know EXACTLY how you feel, FRiend!

11 posted on 07/31/2011 7:04:09 AM PDT by PalmettoMason (Blacks are not inferior, but it is racist to hold them to the same standards as everyone else.)
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To: anoldafvet
I apologize. You stated 2008 and I was thinking 2010.

I voted for him in 2008 as well.

I can still hear him laughing... I should add, and you may or may not agree with my sentiments: I was appalled when mccain sank any hopes of open primaries during the 2010 election. He damaged our process by permitting crossovers to vote and get the most liberal candidates in our primaries and then request their preferred party's ballot for the general election.

I was so disgusted we registered as Independents - we may change that some year, but I want to see closed primaries that would compel me to commit.

12 posted on 07/31/2011 7:07:40 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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13 posted on 07/31/2011 7:13:02 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Knowledge is pitiless.)
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To: Moseley

When McLame made those comments about the Tea Party and O’Donnell and Angle, I lost what little respect I had for the man. That was despicable!


14 posted on 07/31/2011 7:14:00 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: Moseley

McLame is more like the cursed dead king..... Nah, he’s a breeding pit Orc, the one with a broom.


15 posted on 07/31/2011 7:16:12 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Moseley
The thing that interests me about this pops out after remembering the Hannity interview immediately after McCain's lame Senate monologue. He was defensive, embarrassed, and it occurs to me after reading this that some staffer wrote his routine, McCain loved the gales of derisive giggles he received when he read through it aloud a couple of times, but most likely had zero idea of who these characters were and who they might symbolize.

For example, why go "out of his way to target Christine O'Donnell and Sharron Angle as the examples of the tea party movement" anyway? That's all "Inside Baseball" now. Anyone posing as a "leader" of the "Tea Party" is flat out bogus, in my mind, and those two examples could only still be "fresh" on the minds of hipsters on the Hill, at this point.

He and the WSJ writer thought they were hitting one out of the park, but all they did was bean the umpire.

16 posted on 07/31/2011 7:24:01 AM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: Yorlik803
McCaine has a bunch of chilluns' not just the chubby daughter who follows the campaign camps.

He's probably more than familiar with the Hobbit imagery ~ poor guy!

17 posted on 07/31/2011 7:24:51 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Moseley
Eowyn, the lady of Rohan. She was a warrior spirit and, to me, that's who I love.

AKA Sarah Palin

18 posted on 07/31/2011 7:25:00 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: The_Reader_David
No, John McCain represents Isengard, not Mordor. He’s unwittingly cast himself as Saruman.

He's not smart enough to be Saruman. He's more like "Wormtongue."

19 posted on 07/31/2011 7:26:03 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Caipirabob; anoldafvet
I can hear him laughing right now. I actively campaigned against and voted against mcfool. He's the reason for the treason amongst RINO's...

Remember this during the next election cycle when Roaches in FReepers clothing crawl out from beneath the refridgerator and plead that we must support RINOs to win elections.

Be prepared to smoosh the stupid Roaches when they say we have to elect someone that "the late night talk show hosts like." Yes, a FReeper once posted this to me.

20 posted on 07/31/2011 7:29:09 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Jeff Vader

I appreciate your decency in proffering that apology.


21 posted on 07/31/2011 7:45:13 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (There is no native criminal class except Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Moseley
John McCain & the Wall Street Journal attacked the tea party and Christine O'Donnell as HOBBITS, who think they are going to vanquish "Mordor" (the evil kingdom) and return to the Shire.

Okay Juan McInsane. If Tea Party members are Hobbits, then your the Troll who lives under the bridge in, 'Three Billy Goats Gruff'!

'The troll ...is dirty and smelly and everybody is frightened of him,'
Hey, that actually describes him!
22 posted on 07/31/2011 7:45:49 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A.Einstein])
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To: Yorlik803

McLame is the reason we have Bam!


23 posted on 07/31/2011 7:55:48 AM PDT by PROTESTBYPROXY (We are manning up!!)
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To: Moseley

McLame has inadverently stumbled into a great metaphor for the Tea Party movement. They (we) are exactly like hobbits, in that what they want is to be left alone to enjoy their lives without interference from outside sources. Yet, if called upon to take on a task in the face of great danger, they will do it and see it through to the end.

New slogan of the Tea Party: “Who’s Bilbo Baggins?”


24 posted on 07/31/2011 7:56:16 AM PDT by Donkey Odious (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Moseley
The Hobbits are heroes.

My Hobbit name is Togo Proudfoot.

Hobbit Name Generator

25 posted on 07/31/2011 8:02:40 AM PDT by TennTuxedo
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To: anoldafvet

Did you really do that? If so, good for you!

I didn’t give $ to McCain - I gave it to Sarah. I have learned to despise McCain.

Just think - if Carly, Sharon, Christine, Linda has been elected to the Senate we wouldn’t be having to watch that POS Reid on TV - wouldn’t have Obamacare - wouldn’t be in the current crisis. For McCain to trash candidates who could have helped prevent this just illustrates where he really stands - with the enemy. Nothing worse than an enemy behind the gates.


26 posted on 07/31/2011 8:03:56 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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27 posted on 07/31/2011 8:04:22 AM PDT by mirkwood (Palin 12)
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To: TennTuxedo

That is cool.

My name is Tigerlily Bramble of Willowbottom.

I’ll take it!


28 posted on 07/31/2011 8:06:14 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Moseley

I’m ashamed of voting for McCain. I’ve despised him my whole life. The only solace I give myself is by telling myself I voted for Palin and he happened to head the ticket.


29 posted on 07/31/2011 8:13:12 AM PDT by Terry Mross (I enjoy getting on Windflier's nerves.)
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To: PROTESTBYPROXY
McCain ran the worse election campaign in history. He did everything but run ads urging people to vote for Obama.
The GOP dont look like they learned from that little disaster
30 posted on 07/31/2011 8:40:00 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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31 posted on 07/31/2011 8:55:16 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: Moseley
Poor John, he apparently doesn't know, in the end the hobbits win.
32 posted on 07/31/2011 9:20:04 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Jeff Vader
Imagine how I feel. I'm from Vermont.
33 posted on 07/31/2011 9:21:32 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Grizzled Bear; anoldafvet
Be prepared to smoosh the stupid Roaches when they say we have to elect someone that "the late night talk show hosts like." Yes, a FReeper once posted this to me.

I just got sick of the open betrayal. It's like they think we aren't paying attention or are too stupid and afraid to disagree with the likes of Bill Maher.

I've had it with the RINO's, they are on the same level as the other evil socialists. There can be NO COMPROMISE with evil, only the pursuit of it's destruction.

34 posted on 07/31/2011 10:18:42 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Moseley

Guess I’m a hobbit. Damn!! HATE hairy feet!


35 posted on 07/31/2011 10:19:01 AM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: Caipirabob
I've had it with the RINO's, they are on the same level as the other evil socialists. There can be NO COMPROMISE with evil, only the pursuit of it's destruction.

Those I refer to would now post -

"You might as well vote for Obama!"

"(RINOs Name) is the only GOP Candidate that can win!"

"(Conservative Candidate) just isn't electable!"

"By your standards, Ronald Reagan was a RINO!"

36 posted on 07/31/2011 10:27:29 AM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Aria
And I'm Merimac Gamgee of Whitfurrows.

Neat ... so I'm related to old Samwise ...

37 posted on 07/31/2011 10:45:40 AM PDT by BlueLancer (Secede? Y'all should hope that we don't invade!)
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To: Aria
Just typed in John McCains name and got the following hobbit name.

Olo Hamwich of Buckleberry Fern

38 posted on 07/31/2011 6:53:28 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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