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David Frum Attacks Breitbart On The Day Of His Death As Racist…
Weasel Zippers ^ | March 1, 2012 | Weasel Zippers

Posted on 03/01/2012 9:15:40 PM PST by Qbert

I wish I could offer up a better retort to this pathetic sh**bag ( Ace does it better than I ever could) but all I have to offer is this — piss off and die.

Via Daily Beat/David Frum:

“Of the dead, speak nothing but what is good.”

It’s an ancient rule and a wise one, but one that does not do justice to the life and career of Andrew Breitbart, dead today aged 43.

It is impossible to speak nothing of a man who traced such a spectacular course through the contemporary media.

But to speak only “good” of Andrew Breitbart would be to miss the story and indeed to misunderstand the man.

Because President Obama was black, and because Breitbart believed in using every and any weapon at hand, Breitbart’s politics did inevitably become racially coded. Breitbart’s memory will always be linked to his defamation of Shirley Sherrod and his attempt to make a national scandal out of back payments to black farmers: the story he always called “Pigford” with self-conscious resonance. [...]

And this is where it becomes difficult to honor the Roman injunction to speak no ill of the dead. It’s difficult for me to assess Breitbart’s impact upon American media and American politics as anything other than poisonous. When one of the leading media figures of the day achieves his success by his giddy disdain for truth and fairness — when one of our leading political figures offers to his admirers a politics inflamed by rage and devoid of ideas — how to withhold a profoundly negative judgment on his life and career?

Especially when that career was so representative of his times?

We live in a time of political and media demagoguery unparalleled since the 19th century. Many of our most important public figures have gained their influence and power by inciting and exploiting the ugliest of passions — by manipulating fears and prejudices — by serving up falsehoods as reported truth. In time these figures will one by one die. What are we to say of this cohort, this group, this generation? That their mothers loved them? That their families are bereaved? That their fans admired them and their employees treated generously by them? Public figures are inescapably judged by their public actions. When those public actions are poisonous, the obituary cannot be pleasant reading.

Keep reading…

I know Frum worked in the Bush administration and for the Giuliani campaign but will the MSM please, for the love of God, stop calling him a “conservative.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: backstabberfrum; breitbart; davidfrum; frum4backstabberfrum; frum4romney; viciousfrum
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The disgraced pseudo-con, who got fired from his job for never showing up to work, clamors for more attention.
1 posted on 03/01/2012 9:15:47 PM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert

This worthless bastard is a vile POS. I hope he suffers some great loss or calamity in his life so I can be the first to ridicule and mock this Commie Lib. This turd should crawl back into the sewer he came from.


2 posted on 03/01/2012 9:20:38 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Qbert

What a douche bag!


3 posted on 03/01/2012 9:21:32 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Qbert
What a vile disgusting worm of a creature. Every word I read made me want to smash his face more and more.

He is purposely misrepresenting the Shirley Sherrod incident.

FUDF

4 posted on 03/01/2012 9:22:28 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Qbert

Actually I don’t want to be labeled as anti Frum, so... what an enema bag!

What a jerk!


5 posted on 03/01/2012 9:24:04 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Qbert

F david frum. He doesn’t even deserve captial letters and isn’t fit to carry a water pail for the likes of Andrew.

Such class...shame it’s all low.


6 posted on 03/01/2012 9:24:36 PM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Qbert
racially coded

For those who don't speak liberal, this phrase means "we just make crap up and claim you said it."

For example, if you say "a giraffe has a long neck," that's racially coded for "black people should die."

Douchebags who play this game are the lowest dirt on the earth. That's my racially coded way of saying "douchebags who play this game are the lowest dirt on the earth."

7 posted on 03/01/2012 9:25:50 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Qbert

I can hear Breitbart from here. F you!


8 posted on 03/01/2012 9:26:51 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Qbert

9 posted on 03/01/2012 9:27:03 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Qbert

Frum is a pandering whore to his leftist master overloads


10 posted on 03/01/2012 9:27:35 PM PST by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: dead
I gotta righteous anger going on for Shrum...stop makin’ me laugh.
11 posted on 03/01/2012 9:28:20 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Qbert

Frum is a pseudocon — a liberal masquerading as a conservative. We can see right through him.

Dead Right, indeed!


12 posted on 03/01/2012 9:29:13 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: dead

See what you did....FRUM!!!


13 posted on 03/01/2012 9:29:45 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Qbert

Pardon my French, but what an asshole Frum is. He couldn’t even wait for the body to get cold.


14 posted on 03/01/2012 9:30:25 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Common sense isn't a blessing. It's a curse because you have to deal with those who don't have it.)
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To: Qbert

Ace aced it-—Breitbart is smiling from heaven, and Frum should be running for a dark corner in la-la land.


15 posted on 03/01/2012 9:30:49 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Qbert

“Frum You”!!


16 posted on 03/01/2012 9:31:16 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Qbert

Andrew grew up with the Hollywood libs. One of the reasons he became a conservative was because of the stealth racism on the left.


17 posted on 03/01/2012 9:31:31 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
I gotta righteous anger going on for Shrum...

Shrum. Frum. Whatever...

18 posted on 03/01/2012 9:32:22 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Qbert

David Frum is one of the main reasons I dropped my subscriptions to National Review and the Weekly Standard.
The last paragraph in his article could be corrected briefly: Most of the anger and incivility in politics today can be attributed to a staunchly left-wing mainstream media and the administration of a Marxist, race-baiting president and his vitriolically partisan party.
And after this libel on a dead man, this fraud Frum will still try to fly under conservative colors.
No to Romney. No to McCain. No to dishonest `crunchy cons’ like Frum and no to `moderate’ Republicans like Dick Luger.
“Can we count on your support this fall?” GOP
No.


19 posted on 03/01/2012 9:33:47 PM PST by tumblindice (zero+zero=zero)
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To: TBP

Frum’s mother, Barbara, worked for government television (CBC) here in Canada. He’s always been a statist.


20 posted on 03/01/2012 9:34:05 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Qbert

Usually Im not the kind of person that wishes another person ill will, but in this case, after reading this garbage, David Frum..DROP DEAD..I hope karma gets that bastard for writing this disgusting filth


22 posted on 03/01/2012 9:35:50 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Qbert

Stunned by the comments from the “civilized” left.

But I guess I shouldn’t be. Look what they said about Tony Snow. :(:(:(:(:(


23 posted on 03/01/2012 9:35:52 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Qbert

Time for true conservatives to wake up and identify the fifth columnists in our midst. Frum is one of them. I trust no magazine, periodical, news outlet, or newsletter or newspaper that has so much as even a pretense to conservatism, will ever again allow this piece of scum to opine on their publications or news programs. Go away Frum.


24 posted on 03/01/2012 9:36:50 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Qbert

Frum is evidently sick...its obvious


25 posted on 03/01/2012 9:38:15 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Yep.

He’s getting to be even more vile than your average hateful OWS leftist- if that’s possible.


26 posted on 03/01/2012 9:38:20 PM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Tzar

Frum is a sanctimonious egghead jerk.


27 posted on 03/01/2012 9:39:57 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Qbert

David Frum has been irrelevant for so long I began to believe he was dead! Good grief! He cannot let us grieve, but has to pile on before Andrew is in the grave!


28 posted on 03/01/2012 9:45:00 PM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Qbert

Frum is lower than beetle dung.


29 posted on 03/01/2012 9:45:26 PM PST by Bullish (12-22-2012)
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To: smokingfrog

“One of the reasons he became a conservative was because of the stealth racism on the left.”

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Hollywood’s disdain for whites, (more exactly white Christians), has been front and center for at least the last 40 years, in my opinion.


30 posted on 03/01/2012 9:46:02 PM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Qbert
Amazing. Disgusting. Predictable.

I like this retort from the "Ace of Spades" blog:

"As I type this, Breitbart is more alive than David Frum has ever been."

I can't say anything better, myself.

31 posted on 03/01/2012 9:56:43 PM PST by Yossarian ("All the charm of Nixon. All the competency of Carter." - SF Chronicle comment post on Obama)
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To: Qbert

32 posted on 03/01/2012 10:02:48 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Usually Im not the kind of person that wishes another person ill will, but in this case, after reading this garbage, David Frum..DROP DEAD..I hope karma gets that bastard for writing this disgusting filth

Ditto! And when he gets to hell, he can say hello to Alger Hiss, William Z. Foster and Julius Rosenberg.

33 posted on 03/01/2012 10:12:56 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Fiji Hill

Reading what these so-called “Compassionate leftists” think of all of us makes me sick. Mark Levin said it best today on his show, the left hates us, they wish us ALL dead, why, because we refuse to do what they say, we refuse to kiss their agenda’s ass. That is why they hate us. They are only “Compassionate” to those who they think they can use. Andrew refused to be used, he stood right up there and said what we all feel, and the left just can’t stand it. They can’t stand the fact that we are showing them for EXACTLY what they are. Usually cockroaches come out at night, seems recently these roaches come out during the day too


34 posted on 03/01/2012 10:15:58 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Qbert

Frum is one of the worst human beings that ever lived.


35 posted on 03/01/2012 10:20:35 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: dead

lol. That is likely more accurate than we know


36 posted on 03/01/2012 10:23:54 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Bullish

That’s an insult to beetle dung


37 posted on 03/01/2012 10:25:23 PM PST by goodnesswins (2012..."We mutually pledge our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor")
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To: Qbert

Frum can go —ck himself, Andrew never had a racist bone in his body and I remember clearly the day he personal asked me to be a contributor as he was starting the Big Websites because wanted to give more voice to Black Conservatives.


38 posted on 03/01/2012 10:31:56 PM PST by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: dead

Har! I think Andrew would approve.


39 posted on 03/01/2012 10:32:12 PM PST by Yossarian ("All the charm of Nixon. All the competency of Carter." - SF Chronicle comment post on Obama)
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To: Qbert

Frum is the reason Caylee Anthony was killed.


40 posted on 03/01/2012 10:34:36 PM PST by NoLibZone (Buffet proves calls for more taxes is to buy votes,not reduce deficits.He pays less than Bush rates.)
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To: Qbert

Actually, I think that Frum demonstrates exactly what has become of the Republican Party. Let him and his gather together in their demise. The Republican Party has long ago lost the public. Time for a new party folks.


41 posted on 03/01/2012 10:39:58 PM PST by Deagle
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To: Shery
David Frum has been irrelevant for so long I began to believe he was dead!

Ever since Frum left the Bush White House, he slowly but surely began moving further and further left. Eventually, most conservatives began to realize that Frum had become nothing more than a leftist, so they largely ignored what he had to say just as they ignore Michael Moore's rants. So Frum needs to run to his friends in MSM outlets to attack conservatives like Palin, Rush, Beck, etc.

Spitting on the corpse of Breitbart is just what anyone who has been paying attention to Frum's career path should have expected from him.

Although I appreciated Ace of Spades takedown, the best payback we can give Frum is to completely ignore him.

42 posted on 03/01/2012 10:41:48 PM PST by feralcat
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Frum is a brazen, whorish, deceiving JACKASS.

"It" was called "Pigford" because TIMOTHY PIGFORD filed the lawsuit (Pigford vs. Glickman) just as Roe v. Wade is called "Roe" all the time or Citizens United v. the FEC is called "Citizens United" or Kelo v. The City of New London is called "Kelo."

How can we hope to strive beyond this morass with scum like Frum seeding discontent and discord at any attempt of discourse. A pox on the tactless protuberance known as Frum.

43 posted on 03/01/2012 10:43:07 PM PST by newzjunkey (Santorum: 18-point loss, voted for Sotomayor, proposed $550M on top of $900M Amtrak budget...)
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To: goodnesswins

Frum isn’t fit to shine Andrew’s shoes.


44 posted on 03/01/2012 10:43:27 PM PST by Bullish (12-22-2012)
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To: Qbert
Breitbart’s memory will always be linked to his defamation of Shirley Sherrod and his attempt to make a national scandal out of back payments to black farmers: the story he always called “Pigford” with self-conscious resonance.

When the entire video was later finally obtained it showed that Shirley Sherrod was even more of a racist than the original clip indicated.
Frum has to know this.

Therefore, Frum is now a documented liar.
And sure, he's still a regular old scumbag, too.

45 posted on 03/01/2012 10:48:22 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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I don't know where he's frum, but I wish someone would kick him in the crotch hard enough to send him back there airborne.

Forum discredited nobody else nearly as much as himself in this episode.

I don't like to take anyone to task on the day of their death. If I encounter someone lying about their true worth, I may do a low burn reminder of truth, but you'll never see me lying about them.

46 posted on 03/01/2012 11:14:25 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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Frum jumps the shark here.

Failing to recognize Barack Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm) as the primary race baiter in America—and attributing race baiting to the outspoken conservatives in our nation is evidence enough this former speech writer has lost his bearings.

Someone lock Frum up with that chain smoking has-been liberal Susan Estrich. They deserve each other.


47 posted on 03/02/2012 2:12:45 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Qbert

Greta attacked him to on her blog.


48 posted on 03/02/2012 3:00:57 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Qbert; All
Folks, Karma is a Beeootch, it is for Frum to deal with for what he said.

Don't get your kickers in a wad over this Panty-waist. We have so many of our Conservative "voices" let us down, Krute, Kristol, Coutler, Noonan , Parker, etc. etc etc. I don't even listen to them anymore Ditto that Frum, they all suck, I can think for myself, the beltway punditry class is a circle of jerks.

Andrew (Rest in Peace, Guardian of Liberty) went off on his own and exposed people for what they were.

As Springsteen said; "and the poets down here don't write nothin' at all they just stand back and let it all be"

He just told the truth, spoke his mind, and thought for himself.

We are better off going that route than listening to Frum...

49 posted on 03/02/2012 3:18:55 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Deagle
Time for a new party folks.

They been handing us our Divorce papers and we the dysfunctional have been hoping for reconciliation.

It is time for what I call 11.3.12, they day after we get our asses handed to us via Romney if we get stuck with that dog, The Party of Reagan.

50 posted on 03/02/2012 3:22:31 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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