Skip to comments.(Liberal) Alan Colmes: Rick Santorum took dead baby home to 'play with it'
Posted on 01/02/2012 8:16:51 PM PST by tobyhill
Liberal talk show host Alan Colmes sunk to new a new low when he said on Fox News that former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum took his deceased baby home to 'play with it.'
Noting that the GOP has "speed-dated" every other candidate, Colmes said voters should "get a load" of what he called the "crazy things" Santorum has said and done.
"Like taking his two-hour old baby who died right after childbirth home and played with it for a couple hours so his other children would know it was real, I mean..."
At this point, Fox News contributor Rich Lowry tore into Colmes, calling his statement a "cheap shot."
Lowry lambasted Colmes for "mocking" the death of Santorum's child and said it was beneath the liberal talker, sometimes known as "Skeletor" among some conservatives
(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...
Whom exactly are you claiming that Santorum told that ‘made it a public issue’? You sound like you’ve never heard of ‘opposition research’. If you don’t know exactly whom ‘was told’, you can’t honestly claim that Santorum made it a ‘public issue’, can you? So why don’t you drop your unfounded assumptions - you sound almost as bad as a-hole Colmes himself.
Who knows? Maybe he was making a point concerning the value of human life - every human life. Perhaps he didn't think baring his soul over such a personal matter would have political repurcussions down the road. Maybe he isn't aware of how disgustingly low the level of political discourse has become in this country.
I must admit as cynical as I've become that some would make an issue out of this surprises even me.
Watching you get roasted for your sick twisted comment has been delicious.
I agree with most of that, except this.
Nobody, I mean NOBODY would have know about this if Rick Santorum had not, himself, told the media about it.
Anyone can assign a value to it as he is a POTUS candidate now. They can decide if it's important or not, and whether it affects their vote.
RICK SANTORUM BROUGHT THIS INTO THE PUBLIC SQUARE.
Only an a-hole would even consider it a public issue.
For Rick Santorum, Politics Could Hardly Get More Personal
By Mark Leibovich
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, April 18, 2005; Page C01
This article is over six and a half years old AND the portion about Rick Santorum prefaced discussion regarding partial birth abortion and its horrors.
Colmes should be shit canned for this one.
Oh jeeze....man up a little, will ya?
Though Colme's crack about 'playing' was indeed tacky, you have to admit that taking a dead baby home is just this side of ghoulish.
I think it weird when little kids are being encouraged to lean over into a coffin to kiss Grannie goodbye, but this is beyond that.
Now you may disagree, but you ought to be able to see Mariner's point without thinking its some outrageous, out-of-bounds and 'oustable' comment.
Not a single poster has responded rationally.
He was forcing that into peoples mindsplaying with dead bodies. (Marxist twisting of words to create intentional perceptions.)
You are exactly right. He is a sick, demented, evil man. I stopped watching Fox nearly a year ago because of Shep and others that are flaming liberals. This just reaffirms my decision that I did the right thing.
So I guess if we lose a child at birth, we should just “shut-up” about it....yeah, sorry, my baby IS a part of my family..whether on Earth or in heaven.
That is great :D
Go to Hell, Alan.
“Nobody, I mean NOBODY would have know about this if Rick Santorum had not, himself, told the media about it.”
Really? Private issues never come up? Tell it to Senator Jack Ryan. Look it up.
Do your research before you speak on a subject you are not knowledgeable in.
et tu Brute
Guess the administrator agreed with the newbie. You comment was removed by the mods. Sigh up date doesn’t mean jack sh^t pal. Many zotted trolls lately have been on FR for 10 years.
Alan is the undisputed Queen of cheap-shots on Fox news.
Might it have been Howdy Doody?
Indeed ... you couldn’t bring the kids into the NICU and the hospital morgue isn’t the place to say goodbye. Perhaps the funeral home but as someone else posted, that’s a relatively new thing. Birth - and the occasional childbirth death - occurred at home and the family got to say their goodbyes.
Please restore it.
by the way, I think you owe an apology.
Colmes just showed that he does not have the ability to even appear anything close to impartial with that hate filled comment.
Not only that, but he clearly do not have good manners and no common decency either, Fox aught to not have him on anymore, shame on him
You miss the point. The infant was first alive and then died. This means the newborn was a living soul, deserving of dignity, loved and recieved into the family for what he was, a baby brother to the children. The funeral was in the home, on the same day that he was brought to the home, after his death at birth, and after the other children and family were able to view the little body.
An apology to whom, for what?
#27,....because it was revolting, insensitive, and ignorant.
You haven’t given any clue why it is or should be an ‘issue’. I can hardly think of anything that is less relevant to a presidential candidate’s qualifications. You should keep in mind that pretending otherwise is venturing way into a-hole territory.
Behold pro-life versus satan's little helper.
Obama pushed the bill to kill the abortion survivor.
Obama is an Alinsky follower and Alinsky dedicated Reveille to Lucifer.
We aren't having a civil debate with such creatures--we're removing them in the manner of pest extermination or an exorcism.
Colmes has alwalys been this way; Hussein is the abomination we stipulated in 2007.
#27, can’t you tell by looking at the post where the so called newbie told you to remove it?
This is second time I’ve read of a family taking a stillborn neonate home for time with the family. Just guessing, I think it brings the reality of the baby home to any siblings, acknowledges the baby as a member of the family, and brings some emotional closure.
You are right. I emailed Fox and told them its way past time to cut Alan loose. I hope a few million others did also. That guy is beyond words.
What is wrong with this idiot? Did he fall and hit his head?
Mariner sailed across those waters about 100 posts back.
No. You go away.
When my niece lost her month old baby after a failed attempt to fix her heart, we gathered in the hospital an held her, prayed, cried, comforted each other, waited for other family members to come by, talked to counselors, doctors and pastors. It took hours, and it still wasn’t enough in the sense that we still had a need to love and protect her and yet left her little body there and went home without her. Everything about it was surreal and horrid and heartbreaking.
For some people like Colmes who are trying to turn this into a public issue, being an a-hole is an aspiration.
Post 59 seemed pretty rational and reasonable to me. JMHO.
Colmes is a total sleezebag for ridiculing Santorum in this manner and casts his lot with the same type of lowlife who make sport of regularly ridiculing other people's religious faith on this forum and elsewhere.
Now thats a new word for O’Reilly, and tell him WHO it means. Maybe Bill can just say, “Don’t be a COLMES”.
To anyone who has suffered the death of a baby, for your insensity and lack of respect..As if a dead child should simply be swept under the rug and forgotten about. To me, for starters...and to my two “potatoes”, one who now runs a homeless shelter for teens in LA and the other who is a fireman.
What is wrong with the Liberals? If the tables were turned and a Conservative said something like this all hell would break loose.
The fact that you are taking a known a-hole's unsubstantiatedd word for most of the above tells me that the sickness is in your mind.
God bless you. I’m sorry for your loss
I have looked at all my history and it appears intact.
“....you have to admit that taking a dead baby home is just this side of ghoulish.”
Perhaps not, if you consider that the dead child was thought of as being part of the Santorum family. Bringing the child home gave the other children the chance to see their dead sibling and say goodbye.
It also taught the children a lesson in respect for a dead human being — something they will carry with them for the rest of their lives. These children will not grow up as members of the “pro-choice” generation.
Well sailor, since you're such a veteran here maybe it's high time you pull up anchor and chug your little tugboat over to DU harbor.
Yet it was your post that got zapped. Go figger.
Imagine something else, would ya?
You don’t get a vote in the matter.