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Chris Hayes: I'm 'Uncomfortable' Calling Fallen Military 'Heroes'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 05/27/2012 6:30:17 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Effete: affected, overrefined, and ineffectual; see "Chris Hayes." OK, I appended the name of the MSNBC host to the dictionary definition. But if ever you wanted to see the human embodiment of the adjective in action, have a look at the video from his MSNBC show this morning of the too-refined-by-half Hayes explaining why he is "uncomfortable" in calling America's fallen military members "heroes."

Hayes is worried that doing so is "rhetorically proximate" to justifications for more war. Oh, the rhetorical proximity!

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chrishayes; heroes; military; msm
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1 posted on 05/27/2012 6:30:23 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Clearly living in la la land


2 posted on 05/27/2012 6:31:35 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Liberal talking head says he’s “uncomfortable” calling fallen members of our military “heroes.” Ping to Today show list.


3 posted on 05/27/2012 6:32:11 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Faggot.


4 posted on 05/27/2012 6:33:43 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

that’s ok because I am uncomfortable calling Chris Hayes an American - just sayin


5 posted on 05/27/2012 6:34:54 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (liberalism is the assault on the natural human condition)
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To: central_va

A knob-gnashin’, peter puffer to be sure.


6 posted on 05/27/2012 6:36:54 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

no, he’s not uncomfortable, he’s an ungrateful @ss. He wouldn’t have the Right to say a lot of the drummed down BS he spews except for the sacrifices of all of our fallen heroes. All gave some, some gave all just so that jack@ss can spew his drivel.

That’s something that all of these leftist mouth breathing wastes of oxygen need to understand... they wouldn’t be able to voice their opinions if it weren’t for the people that they hate so much.

Respect those that gave their lives for all of us. It’s the least we can do and yes, they are heroes because if it weren’t for them, we’d be slaves or dead right now.


7 posted on 05/27/2012 6:37:36 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That’s Rachel Madcow’s mini-me!

So funny his name is ‘Chris’; wasn’t that ‘Pat’s’ significant other’s name on SNL??


8 posted on 05/27/2012 6:37:50 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro....since 1998)
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

Besides being born without an upper lip, what and who is Chris Hayes ?


9 posted on 05/27/2012 6:37:56 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
What an unmittigated, steaming POS...and I mean, "Pile."

All of his fancywords and pontification to try and justify his anti-American and far left slant will do him no good one day if a radical Islamic is grabbing a hold of him to "slaughter" him on camera.

At that time, you can bet your backside that he will be looking for, hoping for, screaming for some of those individuals in our military whom he scholastically and intellectually refuses to acknowledge as the heores they are.

God preserve the Republic from such as this.

AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY

10 posted on 05/27/2012 6:38:14 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I'm 'Uncomfortable' Calling Fallen Military 'Heroes',

Can we arrange for him to be "uncomfortable" in...say...North Korea?

11 posted on 05/27/2012 6:38:20 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It is really ashamed that he feels so very limited in his verbage potential. In contrast, I feel quite expanded and have absolutely no problem calling him any number of names.


12 posted on 05/27/2012 6:40:57 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He ends with the words “...but maybe I’m wrong about that”. I would say so. When we honor those who have given their lives for this country, we indeed honor heroes. It takes a hero to willingly give his life so that his fellow Americans remain free. They are a cut above the rest of us.

This wannabee intellectual is “uncomfortable” with calling them heroes, because he knows he cannot, nor will not, rise to the occasion. He has no heroic bone in his body. And instead of elevating them, he wants to bring them down to his own pathetic irrelevance.


13 posted on 05/27/2012 6:41:05 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It’s great to see this smarmy little communist faggot speaking from his heart.

The more he does so, the better for our side.


14 posted on 05/27/2012 6:41:18 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Do you have cable? You’re financing this commie propaganda...that means YOU, Sean Hannity.


15 posted on 05/27/2012 6:41:35 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Another “useful idiot” leftist tool, who the closest he ever came to serving his country was picking up cig butts on Green Up Day and the closest he ever came being in “harms way,” was when he tried to grab a box of Girl Scout Cookies and not pay for them and nearly got his ass whipped by some 12 year old girl.


16 posted on 05/27/2012 6:45:04 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Jeff Head
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."

John Stuart Mill

English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)

17 posted on 05/27/2012 6:45:28 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

he fancies himself is an American broadcaster, journalist and liberal political commentator.


18 posted on 05/27/2012 6:45:44 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (liberalism is the assault on the natural human condition)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; ...

I’ve never heard of him before and now I’m sorry that I have. Even by MSNBC standards, he’s a nut.


19 posted on 05/27/2012 6:45:53 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: yldstrk

a real traitor in the flesh here


20 posted on 05/27/2012 6:46:26 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (what??`?? Who knew?)
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To: Travis McGee
"Conservatives are stupid people, but not all stupid people are Conservatives."

John Stuart Mill

English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)

21 posted on 05/27/2012 6:49:23 AM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Never heard of him. What is he, 14? Is this the dreck that colleges are excreting these days? No wonder the Chinese, Koreans, Indians and Japanese are eating our lunch. What has this fakakta little effeminate mook ever done that he can sit on his high horse and judge the men who protect his nerdy little ass? Buehler? Buehler?


22 posted on 05/27/2012 6:49:55 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I think we need a new ping list for rhetorical proximities as they happen...I always want to stay up to date on those.

I wish a few of those military war-monging Marines would kick him in the teeth just so he couldn’t utter “rhetorical proximity” ever again and would truly know what it’s like to feel “uncomfortable”.

What a pompous little ingrate...


23 posted on 05/27/2012 6:50:04 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro....since 1998)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It makes their gift to their country and people all the more heroic when they did their honorable duty as Americans, put themselves in harms way, and suffered the ultimate sacrifice - in the face of the ungrateful scum of the media like this thing.

If he ever grows up to realize his shame, he’d spend the rest of his life trying to make up for his self-humiliation, realizing he’ll never succeed in doing so.

Honor always eludes these husks of humanity. They know they will never achieve, so they seek approval amongst their circle of hollow little boys.


24 posted on 05/27/2012 6:51:23 AM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Someone should ask him who he is comfortable calling a hero. Any number of gay icons would make the list, I’m sure.


25 posted on 05/27/2012 6:52:10 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Old Sarge
"Conservatives are stupid people, but not all stupid people are Conservatives."

John Stuart Mill


What did "Conservatives" mean in his day and usage?
26 posted on 05/27/2012 6:52:10 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: bunkerhill7

Some guys just beg to be slapped....not worth a ponch...just slapped around.


27 posted on 05/27/2012 6:53:11 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: homegroan
That’s Rachel Madcow’s mini-me!

Come to think of it, there is quite a resemblance between "Chrissy" and "Mad Cow" Maddow:

hayes 56494474

28 posted on 05/27/2012 6:53:59 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Travis McGee

“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.”

John Stuart Mill

English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)”

Well, that is most of the liberal Democrats. Nothing is worth fighting for. Just let it go “It’s all good”—what claptrap


29 posted on 05/27/2012 6:59:26 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

What a disgusting little commie freak......Probably thinks Barry is a “real” hero for his views on gay marriage. Makes me want to puke. Great and Honorable men died so thiis little butt pirate can go on TV and disparage them.......


30 posted on 05/27/2012 7:00:17 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We are well past the point in this country when vile liberal scum can say things like this without any ramifications. These POS liberals strut around ignorantly believing they are the smartest people in the room continuously espousing their filth, lies, and perversion, completely clueless or indifferent to the fact that they are only able to do so because of those in the military who have fallen defending this country. This disgusting little pervert needs to be placed in a room with family members of those fallen military heroes look them in the eye and repeat that statement. Words cannot adequately describe how much I despise liberals...


31 posted on 05/27/2012 7:00:50 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We are well past the point in this country when vile liberal scum can say things like this without any ramifications. These POS liberals strut around ignorantly believing they are the smartest people in the room continuously espousing their filth, lies, and perversion, completely clueless or indifferent to the fact that they are only able to do so because of those in the military who have fallen defending this country. This disgusting little pervert needs to be placed in a room with family members of those fallen military heroes look them in the eye and repeat that statement. Words cannot adequately describe how much I despise liberals...


32 posted on 05/27/2012 7:01:00 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

Are their monthly cycles in sinc?


33 posted on 05/27/2012 7:02:55 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

this “person” is welcome to go to any of our bases or military academies and spout this theory...instead of the safe echo chamber of MSNBC.


34 posted on 05/27/2012 7:02:55 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

And I’m uncomfortable calling him a man.


35 posted on 05/27/2012 7:04:57 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Old Sarge
What did “conservative” mean in the context of 19th century Britain?

Without that contemporary context, the quote means nothing.

36 posted on 05/27/2012 7:05:30 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

MSNBC has rapidly become a gathering place of spitle spewing fools, homosexuals,radical black activists and buffoon’s(malisa-something perry) The one that sounds like Elmer fudd.


37 posted on 05/27/2012 7:05:44 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: aruanan; Old Sarge

17: 26, 36— GMTA


38 posted on 05/27/2012 7:10:49 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

in short, he is a hater of conservatism and an enemy of liberty


39 posted on 05/27/2012 7:11:23 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (liberalism is the assault on the natural human condition)
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To: Travis McGee

Just posted that on my new fb wall.. lets see how many followers I lose. Is there a Free republic fb page?


40 posted on 05/27/2012 7:12:32 AM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: aruanan

Mill developed utilitarianism so that might help shine the light of truth. The greatest happiness principle is rhetorically proximate to collectivist thinking. IMO it is dangerous to accept the notion of leftist pansies like this making decisions for our greatest happiness. My definition of happiness is probably 180 degrees out from this clown. The timing of choosing Memorial Day weekend to drag this guy out from under his rock is intentionally done to keep us bitter clingers on the edge.


41 posted on 05/27/2012 7:12:48 AM PDT by gcraig (Freedom isn't free)
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To: homegroan

I guess I’m confused. I thought liberals like the military now, because of the end of Don’t Ask / Don’t Tell.

So do you mean to say, that the liberals still dislike the military, even though we now allow open homosexuality in the ranks?????

Bill Clinton was quoted as saying that he “loathed the military”.

It is an irony, that the rights of the liberals to bitch about everything they bitch about, exists precisely because we have a military.

To paraphrase Zell Miller, it is the soldier, not the news reporter, who gave us freedom of speech.


42 posted on 05/27/2012 7:13:10 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: FrdmLvr
And I’m uncomfortable calling him a man.

I can see exactly why he's uncomfortable with heroes. Edward "Shakespeare" de Vere nailed it.

"...And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by,
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remember'd;
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition:
And gentlemen in England now a-bed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day."

Poofter boy must hold his manhood limp.

43 posted on 05/27/2012 7:14:13 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (When we cease to be good we'll cease to be great. Be for Goode.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Thanks for watching & posting, Mark. It’s part of the meme...

“We are living in a militarized society. That, that, it’s clear what the message is from power. The message is that Occupy represents violence, and marginalization and insanity, when in reality it’s the 1% that represents violence, and insanity and militarism. We’ve got a militarized society and its become so common sense that, getting on the airplane coming out here, the first thing they said was let all the, uhh, let all the ya know, uniformed military get on first and thank you for your service. And I said as I always do: let’s let the teachers and nurses get on first and thank them for their service. I mean, why is it that everything military has got to be good and everything that has to do with actual work, real work, not jobs, real work for people, that stuff gets discouraged and marginalized.” - Bill Ayers, Occupy Wall Street rally, New York City


44 posted on 05/27/2012 7:15:44 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: jakerobins

Oh God, wasn’t that unbelievable how the media embraced Obama on gay marriage?

I can’t remember the last time the media seemed to have a mediagasm over some policy position taken by a president, as they did over Obama and homosexual marriage.

And we ended up with gay marriage week in the media.

I couldn’t believe the Newsweek cover. When somebody posted the picture here, I really thought somebody photoshopped a picture of Obama with a halo, to make fun of Obama. I was truly shocked to learn that was the real Newsweek cover.

Anybody still doubt there is liberal media bias????


45 posted on 05/27/2012 7:16:55 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: WorkerbeeCitizen

I’m uncomfortable calling anyone that effite a man.

From Wikipedia:

Hayes is married to Kate A. Shaw, Associate Counsel for President Barack Obama and daughter of award-winning Chicago journalist Andy Shaw, who has also appeared a number of times on MSNBC.[10][11] Hayes and Shaw resided in Washington, D.C., until they moved to New York City, where Up with Chris Hayes is produced.[12] Their daughter, Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes, was born in November 2011.[13] Hayes’s brother Luke is a Democratic political operative.


46 posted on 05/27/2012 7:20:34 AM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: gcraig

Was this the guy who came up with the idea of the panopticon?


47 posted on 05/27/2012 7:25:42 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: stinkerpot65

He’s still effeminate.


48 posted on 05/27/2012 7:27:45 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m ‘Uncomfortable’ Calling Fallen Military ‘Heroes’
I’m uncomfortable calling you a human being...


49 posted on 05/27/2012 7:29:36 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Every single one of them signed up of their own free will, and a good majority of them did in a time of war.

They are heros you asshole!!


50 posted on 05/27/2012 7:32:12 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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