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MSNBC Guest: Would A White President Get Heckled?
Real Clear Politics ^ | June 15, 2012 | Julian Epstein

Posted on 06/15/2012 12:43:58 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy

"This is just so unprecedented and outrageous, that you have to ask the question, would the right-wing president be doing this if we had a white president there?" MSNBC guest and Democratic strategist Julian Epstein said on the channel this afternoon.

"I think it's a very important question because I think this is the first African-American president. We've never had a white president been told by the opposing party to shut up in the middle of a major address to the Congress. We've never had a president like this heckled so disrespectfully. We've never had this otherness afforded to any other president and I think the right wing has some explaining to do because to me it's patently obvious," he said.

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No one could possibly oppose The Won based on the fact that he is a socialist Hugo Chavez wannabe. Anyone who opposes him must be a racist.
1 posted on 06/15/2012 12:44:03 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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To: Bubba_Leroy

yeah they never did that to Bush


2 posted on 06/15/2012 12:46:11 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Did I miss something - I thought the reporter asked a pertinent question? Why is that “heckling”?


3 posted on 06/15/2012 12:47:12 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Bubba_Leroy
We've never had a president like this heckled so disrespectfully.

I guess he must have been unconscious for George W. Bush's entire term in office. Or maybe he's just unconscious.

4 posted on 06/15/2012 12:47:29 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy
MSNBC Guest: Would a White President Get Heckled?

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2009/09/10/flashback_democrats_boo_bush_at_2005_state_of_the_union.html

5 posted on 06/15/2012 12:47:32 PM PDT by Hodar (A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.- Burroughs)
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To: driftdiver
yeah they never did that to Bush

Or Kennedy, Nixon, Reagan, etc.

6 posted on 06/15/2012 12:48:12 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Nah, they just threw shows at Bush.


7 posted on 06/15/2012 12:48:25 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: Bubba_Leroy

“I think the right wing has some explaining to do because to me it’s patently obvious,” he said.”

It’s patently obvious he’s an idiot.


8 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:03 PM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

We need to start calling it as it really is. Not African-American but Arab-American.


9 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:09 PM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Nah, a white president would NEVER be heckled!...........

10 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:14 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

11 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Nah, they just threw shoes at Bush.


12 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:24 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: Bubba_Leroy
How about throwing a shoe at the President? Would a white President get a shoe thrown at him?
13 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:41 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Absolutely ridiculous.

In order to postulate that opposition to 0bama is race-based,
they would have to assert that we’d support his Marxist policies if he were white,
and we’d oppose a strict black conservative.

absurd


14 posted on 06/15/2012 12:49:50 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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First, it was a reporter asking a question. Hardly 'heckling'.

Here's one example of W handling an actual 'heckler'

15 posted on 06/15/2012 12:50:20 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: driftdiver

I personally saw President Nixon heckled during a speech in Phoenix back in the day.


16 posted on 06/15/2012 12:50:30 PM PDT by donna (Mitt quote: ...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way...)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

The proper question is:

Was there ever a white President who was NOT heckled?


17 posted on 06/15/2012 12:50:30 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Bush had a shoe thrown at him and liberals thought it was great. They lowered the bar to where it is now.


18 posted on 06/15/2012 12:50:48 PM PDT by RC one (this space intentionally left blank)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Does anyone remember ABC reporter Sam Donaldson? He made a career out of yelling out questions to Ronald Reagan at every opportunity.


19 posted on 06/15/2012 12:50:48 PM PDT by deener
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To: Internet Walnut
"Nah, they just threw shoes at Bush."

Hahahaha
20 posted on 06/15/2012 12:51:00 PM PDT by Democrats hate too much
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To: Slings and Arrows

21 posted on 06/15/2012 12:51:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hodar
Surely Julian Epstein has not forgotten Sam Donnelson. He made a career of being rude to presidents, mostly republican.
22 posted on 06/15/2012 12:51:11 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: Hodar
Surely Julian Epstein has not forgotten Sam Donnelson. He made a career of being rude to presidents, mostly republican.
23 posted on 06/15/2012 12:51:29 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Racism is the last refuge of the sociopath.


24 posted on 06/15/2012 12:51:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

How do you respect a “president” who doesn’t respect the law.


25 posted on 06/15/2012 12:53:30 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: RC one

“Bush had a shoe thrown at him and liberals thought it was great.”

I remember them gleefully approving and laughing at it.

Stupid Peas of Sh!t Democrats.


26 posted on 06/15/2012 12:53:30 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

We are getting a taste of the indignation to come when Obama is sent packing from whence he came.

It’s gonna be ugly, ugly, ugly.


27 posted on 06/15/2012 12:53:30 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: driftdiver

...as well as to the other Bush and Reagan.


28 posted on 06/15/2012 12:53:51 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

An idiotic statement when Bush was regularly interrupted and heckled by the Dem Lame Stream Press.

And BTW, so was Ronald Reagan.


29 posted on 06/15/2012 12:54:48 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Bubba_Leroy

A white Republican president would have already been impeached and probably imprisoned having done what O’Bastard has done.


30 posted on 06/15/2012 12:55:25 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: billhilly

Actually I think you mean

Sam Donaldson

Referred to as “Mohair Sam” as he was receiving 100 grand a year in federal subsidy payments for his sheep ranch.


31 posted on 06/15/2012 12:55:44 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Julian Epstein; can also be spelled “fool”...


32 posted on 06/15/2012 12:56:46 PM PDT by LRS ("He's 12 slices shy of a 1/2 loaf of Bunny Bread!")
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To: dfwgator

Pelosi’s put on some weight.


33 posted on 06/15/2012 12:58:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

OhLord, is Epstein still around? At one time I couldn’t decide who took the prize for the most arragance, Obama, Epstein or Weiner.


34 posted on 06/15/2012 12:58:32 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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"This is just so unprecedented and outrageous, that you have to ask the question, would the right-wing president be doing this if we had a white president there?"

Huh? Right wing president?

We've never had a white president been told by the opposing party to shut up in the middle of a major address to the Congress.

Who told him to shut up? When did that happen?

We've never had this otherness afforded to any other president and I think the right wing has some explaining to do because to me it's patently obvious."

I think Julian Epstein has some explaining to do, as nothing he said in this exchange makes any sense at all.

35 posted on 06/15/2012 12:58:55 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (How much better off would we be if these bastards would just leave us alone?)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

He is the first biracial president - not the first AA president. He is as much white as he is black. And I’m not racist - I hate his white half, too!


36 posted on 06/15/2012 12:59:34 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Bubba_Leroy

The lame leftist meme that racial animosity is the reason anyone (white) opposes Obama, is patently absurd. This too will cause a backlash in whites that voted for Obama, now see it was a mistake and oppose him. Being told by some liberal elite that, essentially, you’re a racist if you don’t vote for this failure of a president won’t sit well with many Americans sick of Obama’s surrogates using his half-African race as a justification to vote for him.


37 posted on 06/15/2012 12:59:43 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Would a fully black president allow
the unemployment rate for black
Americans rise so high?


38 posted on 06/15/2012 12:59:53 PM PDT by WKTimpco (Traditional Values Counter Revolution)
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To: billhilly

Wasn’t Julian Epstein a sweathog?


39 posted on 06/15/2012 1:00:00 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Bubba_Leroy

A white President who acted like Obama would get impeached.


40 posted on 06/15/2012 1:00:16 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Did Sam Donaldson heckle Ronald Reagan? Or are they saying RR wasn’t white? It’s hard to keep up with liberal delusions.


41 posted on 06/15/2012 1:00:33 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

This whole Barbara Streisand is about to come to a head. Enough already.


42 posted on 06/15/2012 1:01:19 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Yes, a white president would be, and has been, heckled.


43 posted on 06/15/2012 1:01:22 PM PDT by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: Molon Labbie

Never forget, it took a while before the Clintonheads allowed GWB to even move in.


44 posted on 06/15/2012 1:01:23 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Shoes thrown.


45 posted on 06/15/2012 1:01:30 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Mrs. Epstein’s little Juli needs to lighten up. His boy is okay and survived this unprecedented and outrageous “attack” by a “right-wing” reporter because he was “black”. No harm done.


46 posted on 06/15/2012 1:02:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

I have a few rotten tomatoes I’d like to throw at Dear Leader King of the Dream Immigrants today ...


47 posted on 06/15/2012 1:02:16 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Had to goog Julian Epstein because I never heard of him and sure enough...I was not surprised.


48 posted on 06/15/2012 1:02:27 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: Bubba_Leroy; seekthetruth

So asking a question is now ‘heckling’?

When Sam Donaldson did this to Pres. Reagan, the liberal media had no problem with such ‘shout outs’. In fact, they closed ranks and treated Donaldson like a hero!


49 posted on 06/15/2012 1:02:44 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go in 2012!)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

OMG - can you imagine 0zer0 having to put up with Sam Donaldson’s heckling?


50 posted on 06/15/2012 1:02:48 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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