Skip to comments.John Kerry: Media Has "Responsibility" To "Not Give Equal Time" To Tea Party (video)
Posted on 08/05/2011 6:08:11 AM PDT by i88schwartz
Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday that the media has the responsibility to ignore the Tea Party and not give any credence to their views. Here's what he said:
SEN. JOHN KERRY: "And I have to tell you, I say this to you politely. The media in America has a bigger responsibility than it's exercising today. The media has got to to begin to not give equal time or equal balance to an absolutely absurd notion just because somebody asserts it or simply because somebody says something which everybody knows is not factual.
"It doesn't deserve the same credit as a legitimate idea about what you do. And the problem is everything is put into this tit-for-tat equal battle and America is losing any sense of what's real, of who's accountable, of who is not accountable, of who's real, who isn't, who's serious, who isn't?"
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So much for the “Fairness” Doctrine........
If they did that, J.F. Kerry and his team would not be quoted at all.
Think you got that backwards, Johnny boy.
The media needs to ignore two time gigolos.
... and they bash Sarah Palin for her speech patterns?
Fairness, like ‘compromise’, is only one direction for the Dims...
So sez the moron who picked John Edwards as a running mate.
OBTW, did you know he was in Viet Nam??
Spoken like a true blue member of the American ruling class. And have you paid the taxes on your boat yet?
Don’t give equal time to those who say spending has to be curtailed and that it has reached insane levels. We are living in a bizzare world indeed.
"Under questioning from the Committee, Kerry referred to the democratically elected government of South Vietnam -- our allies -- as a "dictatorial regime, the Thieu-Ky-Khiem regime," while respectfully calling the North Vietnamese communist regime we were fighting by its oxymoronic official name, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and the murderous Viet Cong's political arm by their preferred "Provisional Revolutionary Government.":
June, 1970 -- Kerry joins Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), a national veterans group that is part of the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice. The PCPJ is a broad coalition of local and national organizations, including the Communist Party, USA, "committed to conducting demonstrations aimed at ending the war in Indochina, and poverty, racism and injustice at home." The VVAW, CCI and PCPJ all have headquarters at 156 Fifth Avenue in New York City. VVAW Executive Secretary Al Hubbard, a former Black Panther, is also on the coordinating committee of the PCPJ. Hubbard soon appoints Kerry to the VVAW's Executive Committee, bypassing the normal election process.
Fact: The Black Panthers were revolutionary communists...
From the Maoist Internationist Movement:
[1960s/original] Black Panther Party [BPP] Archives
From the article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS
"On May 1st, May Day , the day of the gigantic Free Huey rally, two of Alioto's top executioners vamped on the brothers from the Brown Community who were attending to their own affairs. These brothers, who are endowed with the revolutionary spirit of the Black Panther Party defended themselves from the racist pig gestapo [i.e., the police].
Pig Joseph Brodnik received his just reward with a big hole in the chest. Pig Paul McGoran got his in the mouth which was not quite enough to off him.
The revolutionary brothers escaped the huge swarm of pigs with dogs, mace, tanks and helicopters, proving once again that "the spirit of the people is greater than the man's technology."
To these brothers the revolutionary people of racist America want to say, by your revolutionary deed you are heroes, and that you are always welcome to our camp."
Source: Maoist Internationist Movement
Article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS (May 11, 1969):
November 22, 1970 -- During a fund-raising tour for GI deserters, Vietnam Veterans Against the War and the Black Panthers, Jane Fonda is quoted in the Detroit Free Press as telling a University of Michigan audience:
"I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would someday become communist," and "The peace proposal of the Viet Cong is the only honorable, just, possible way to achieve peace in Vietnam."
John Kerry and the VVAW--Hanoi's American Puppets?
"Two recently discovered documents captured from the Vietnamese communists during the Vietnam War strongly support the contention that a close link existed between the Hanoi regime and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) while John Kerry served as the group's leading national spokesman."
Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) Complete FBI files:
"Shortly after taking office in 1985, Kerry and Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa went on a fact-finding trip to Nicaragua, where they met with Daniel Ortega (right) and other Sandinistas. The trip was criticized when the Sandinistas cemented ties with Moscow."
well... he’s sort of right! the left shouldn’t be allowed to spew their lies! and the hucksters pushing the global warming fraud shouldn’t be allowed air time!
but I don’t think that was exactly what he had in mind.
I agree in this respect only with the Senator from Mass. The Media should ignore idiots /unreasonable persons like Quick John the darling of the Communist Revolution. They have nothing positive to say that would move America in the right direction.
How about this notion?
John F. Kerry paid some 3% income tax rate on hundreds of millions the same year he was telling me I wasn’t paying enough at over 30% income tax rate on tens of thousands.
Lots of popcorn at the ready.
...which is why we can't have a "truce" with them,either...
...although the RINO'S can't seem to understand that!
He is consistently 180 degrees out of phase. Whether it is declaring Global Warming is real, dammit, the NIGHT before the Data Fraud Scandals break, or in his myopic, surrounded-by-yessies, demands on media.
As we all KNOW: the media could NOT ignore the Tea party movement more! The media could NOT disregard the views of the Tea Party more. The media could NOT be more hostile to what the US American people are saying.
Amazing arrogance. Absolutely amazing. He surely must have been breast-fed and adored by his mother to have such an abundant ego.
I think the commuies know they're toast for a long, long time unless they pull off a "there is no opposition" heist.
Lots of popcorn at the ready.
The debt should get to 100% of GDP without a peep.
Hey Knucklehead, have you and Lovie paid those evaded property taxes on your yacht yet?
With Nicaragua's Commie Ortega
Commie Vietnamese Museum Display
With Syrian Butcher Assad
“It doesn’t deserve the same credit as a legitimate idea about what you do”
This is a common tactic of the left. Urge media to ignore the right. First heard it applied to the global warming hoax.
Just shows how bad the left is getting beat.
I find it incredible that a Dem like Kerry is complaining about media coverage. Kerry's simply trying to tuck the MSM into his pocket and shove them back in because they dared to peek out and air something that wasn't along the Dem's party lines. Piece of advice John: Shut up! The public didn't like you 8 years ago and they like you even less now and don't even get me started on the self-centered bi%$^ you sold yourself to.
Just like all the other Left Wing Liberals, they HATE diversity of anything if it collides with their way of thinking.
They would rather destroy true free speech rather than allow it for those who disagree with them.
Un-American Constitutional hating Tyrant.
Kerry you POS!
I guess the media has a responsibility not to ask about that form he was supposed to release (something about his military career in Viet Nam, where he was for a while, dontchaknow!).
Too bad the N. Vietnamese did not capture his ass during the brief time he was there. What an absolute scum bag! But you know what, this is just a reflection of the HUGE divide between many here that cherish freedom and those that, beyond ‘not caring less about it’, actually WANT TO ELIMINATE IT!
It’s high time to start calling these ‘Americans’ actual “traitors” to their country!
Classic quote: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
BTW, Kerry’s tax free yacht The Isabelle is for rent in Ft. Lauderdale for $45,000 a week in tax free Florida.
“The media has got to to begin to not give equal time or equal balance to an absolutely absurd notion just because somebody asserts it or simply because somebody says something which everybody knows is not factual.” ..................................................... Oh, does that include the constant Palin smears from the press? Of course not, the double standard only applies to the left leaning media. Hmmmmm? Christmas in Cambodia comes to mind, wasn’t Kerry on a secret mission there, he was wounded while Bush was AWOL from the USAF? Yeah, that was all factual. Riiiight.
Hey, John F’n Kerry! I got your “Fairness Doctrine” right here!
Geez John, telling the media they shouldn’t cover your opposition is about as honest as me telling my boss that I should be in charge of deciding how much of a raise I get this year.
So besides putting the Politburo in place in the form of the “Super Congress” we now have demands for censorship by the ruling elite to silence dissent.
Live Shot is very afraid, if this keeps up, and we the unwashed gain power, he may have to, perish the thought, be accountable to the voters...
Too bad the N. Vietnamese did not capture his ass during the brief time he was there................................................. That’s all we needed, he would have been given a radio mike and made into the North Vietnamese version of Lord Haw Haw.
I fear that HE IS serious. I think the media owes it to the public to BURY JOHN KERRY into obscurity!!!
“...not factual...”, eh?
Hey, Kerry-butt, what about your medals?
Where’s that military discharge form that you’ve never completely released” (The Kerry version of Obama’s two faked birth cerficicates).
What about your compadre who trashed the Swift Boat vets that just had his medals taken back? You and he...perhaps on that secret mission to Cambodia....NOT.
Kerry boy, you’re the white boy version of the Cretin in Chief.
You lie constantly because you have absolutely no talents for anything else.
I've also seen that pic of him as he left the U.S., on his way to serve....He is toting a video camera! Now, who in the early ‘60’s brought a big old video camera with them to war? Oh...that would be some creepy, vapid, windbag that wanted to be immortalized ala John Kennedy.
Honestly, John...You must know that people see through you. “Reporting for duty!”....My arse.
let’s give you the benefit of the doubt and say you aren’t a damned communist.
How would you be acting differently if you were?
Doesn't this mean he just said the media should stop listening to him or Obama? If so I am, for the first time, in total agreement with him.
The bastard does not deserve equal tinme.
and we'd hear a lot less blah blah blah.
And Cambodia. In 1969. Richard Nixon sent him there.
Great thread! BTTT!
My oh my...
The tremendous FEAR they have of the Tea Party (Common-sense Americans) is palpable.
Oh you mean like this, Jawn:
"...personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Ghengis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam..."
What a lying, anti-American sack of crap.
It's ironic that Massachusetts sparked the Revolutionary War and now they keep reelecting a traitor to represent them.
I can honestly say that I became more active in politics because of John Kerry.