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Andrew Breitbart for the Offense
AmericanThinker ^ | March, 2012 | R. Spencer

Posted on 03/05/2012 7:36:48 AM PST by Righting

Among the many things that made Andrew Breitbart a great man was that he played offense.  Most of the time warriors for freedom find themselves playing defense.  Instead, we should follow Breitbart's example.

So many, many times I have been speaking at anti-jihad events and heard other speakers saying, "We are not racists, we are not bigots, we are not Islamophobes..."  This is an understandable impulse: to counter the leftist/Islamic supremacist charges that smear and defame decent people who are trying to defend their freedoms and way of life.  But at the same, it is playing on their field, allowing the foes of freedom to set the terms of the debate.  Breitbart never did that.

We have allowed the jihadists and Islamic supremacists, and their leftist allies, to put us on the defensive.  We're always apologizing, tacitly accepting their narrative and responding to them in the parameters they set up.  Even worse, many even among the anti-jihadists eagerly throw their colleagues under the bus -- those colleagues whom the left and the Islamic supremacists have started to zero in on.  They're the ones we should be standing up for the most resolutely, for they are drawing fire because they are effective.

Instead of bowing and scraping to the Islamic supremacists and feebly protesting that we're not really racists and hatemongers and all the other calumnies and canards they throw at us, we should be taking the fight to them, and standing up and saying, "You are fronting for the most oppressive ideology on the face of the earth.  You are fronting for evil.  You are carrying water and running interference for the denial of free speech, the denial of the freedom of conscience, the institutionalized oppression of women, the subjugation of non-Muslims, and worse..


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TOPICS: Editorial
KEYWORDS: andrewbreitbart; breitbart; islamicsupremacist; islamofascism; leftist; liberals; msm
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1 posted on 03/05/2012 7:36:55 AM PST by Righting
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To: Righting
We should be hated and feared by the enemies of freedom. We should never bow to them, never apologize to them, never play the game they want us to play. Their hate is a badge of honor. Their fury and abuse are signs of our effectiveness. The people on the right whom the left love most are those who gore their oxen the least. These soft conservatives don't dare upset politically correct pieties.

Right on!! BE BREITBART!

2 posted on 03/05/2012 7:41:13 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Righting

“...he played offense”

Exactly!!! Why don’t Republican leaders do the same?????


3 posted on 03/05/2012 7:42:53 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: SumProVita

They are too busy being worried about re-election.


4 posted on 03/05/2012 7:50:00 AM PST by Pecos (O.K., joke's over. Time to bring back the Constitution.)
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To: SumProVita

The big question to me is “What will the American people do, not just the Republican Party.” We have heard Brietbart and we know where he was coming from, but now it’s up to us. Do we sit back and expect one party or the other to do our bidding or do we grab our own boot straps and pull this country of ours back to what it once was?


5 posted on 03/05/2012 7:53:21 AM PST by RC2
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To: SumProVita

Republican leaders are of the same cloth as the democrats. They are soft liberals these days. There is no other explanation that could leave us with the likes of Romney, Lindsay Graham, Olympia Snow and Susan Collins.

I like Breitbart’s way. Confront them and put them on defense. Make them the targets of scorn.


6 posted on 03/05/2012 7:53:51 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: SumProVita

Because they are pussies who are afraid of the left throwing a temper tantrum when you say what they don’t want said. Screw the left!

And screw all these spineless leaders the republicans have. The more I see of Rick the more I am taking a dislike to him. He just doesn’t seem to be half as effective as Newt in summing things up and tossing things back in the face of all those obscene “journalists.” I believe that Rick/Newt have a good chance of getting more delegates than Romney and they will work out a deal to deny Mittens the nomination. I just hope if its Rick he all these months under the spotlight will help him be more effective than he is today. Newt on the other hand can deal with the left quite effectively. So I’d rather have him as the nominee despite his “bagage.” Its not the the Marxist in Chief doesn’t have his own bagage!


7 posted on 03/05/2012 7:53:58 AM PST by BJ1
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To: SumProVita
Because they do not believe in the truth. They do not have a true commitment to doing what is right. McConnell, Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, and on down the line. Time to remove them.
8 posted on 03/05/2012 8:01:17 AM PST by Bainbridge
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To: RC2

There needs to be a more ORGANIZED effort to really do that.


9 posted on 03/05/2012 8:07:58 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: BJ1
Please, look at Newt more closely. The baggage is overpowering. His new,improved wife is such a ridiculous stereotype. His vanity overwhelms any self discipline he might have. This weekend he “tweeted” about the wonderful birthday dinner and “Sublime” lemon cake made by the new chef at L’Auberge Chez Francois. This is the High end,, inside the beltway, everyone’s birthday place in DC. He even mentioned the fact that the original owner would be pleased with the quality. Talk about prooving you are a member of the “In Crowd”. I am sure Callista wore a specially chosen Tiffany piece of jewelry for the occasion.
10 posted on 03/05/2012 8:08:51 AM PST by Bainbridge
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I am sure Callista wore a specially chosen Tiffany piece of jewelry for the occasion....Did she pay for it was in her White House budget?


11 posted on 03/05/2012 8:20:26 AM PST by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: Bainbridge

I HAVE done that! I sincerely believe that Romney and Santorum are weaker choices. If I am forced to vote either Romney or Santorum, I will do so, but for now, I do say that I think Newt is the strongest chance....despite OBVIOUS baggage.

For those who care, Newt is the ONLY one who has come out strongly and vocally against the power elite in an issue I care deeply about: the UN Agenda 21.


12 posted on 03/05/2012 8:21:03 AM PST by TEXOKIE
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To: SumProVita
"He wasn’t afraid of fight, didn’t care if he was liked, he wanted to be right. We have far too many on our side who are interested in being liked, being invited back on various TV “news” networks and to cocktail parties. Not Andrew. The stakes are too high to make nice with someone who lies while compromising our nation’s future. This country is too great a force for good, our Constitution too important a guardian of our liberty, to stand by while it’s trampled under the guise of a perverted vision of “progress.”

Who will replace Andrew Breitbart? No one, and everyone.

How many people have started blogs because of him? Started attending townhall meetings with Members of Congress because of him? Started filming their professors because of him? Started questioning the corrupt media because of him? Started speaking out against attacks on our way of life because of him? To go silent now is unthinkable.

Andrew won many battles, but the war rages on. No one man was going to win it, the loss of no one man will lose it.

Mourn the loss of our friend, but honor his memory by picking up a piece of the fight. He wasn’t going to be able to win it alone, now, as always, it’s up to us to win it together. Derek Hunter, TownHall.com

13 posted on 03/05/2012 8:21:37 AM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Righting

Here’s to hoping he produces some security cam vids from “Man’s Country.”


14 posted on 03/05/2012 8:24:51 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Righting
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15 posted on 03/05/2012 8:31:44 AM PST by Chance Hart
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To: SumProVita
Why don’t Republican leaders do the same????

Not just leaders, but conservatives in general. So many average, everyday conservatives accept the premise of leftists' accusations and questions. They don't know how to go on offense, and they need to learn--fast.


16 posted on 03/05/2012 8:41:12 AM PST by Cinnamontea
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To: Righting
Breitbart reminds me of Spartacus (sic).
17 posted on 03/05/2012 8:43:17 AM PST by hummingbird (Why DID they call him Bat, Bat Masterson?)
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To: SumProVita
Why don’t Republican leaders do the same?????

Simple. Because we the people have not forced them to.

18 posted on 03/05/2012 8:43:28 AM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Righting
...playing on their field, allowing the foes of freedom to set the terms of the debate. Breitbart never did that.

He's right. It's time to quit cowering before liberal bullies... and their name calling.

19 posted on 03/05/2012 8:55:23 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-media complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Righting

Bookmark.


20 posted on 03/05/2012 8:58:46 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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