Skip to comments.MSNBC Guest: Would A White President Get Heckled?
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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yeah they never did that to Bush
Did I miss something - I thought the reporter asked a pertinent question? Why is that “heckling”?
I guess he must have been unconscious for George W. Bush's entire term in office. Or maybe he's just unconscious.
Or Kennedy, Nixon, Reagan, etc.
Nah, they just threw shows at Bush.
“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.
We need to start calling it as it really is. Not African-American but Arab-American.
Nah, a white president would NEVER be heckled!...........
Nah, they just threw shoes at Bush.
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.
I personally saw President Nixon heckled during a speech in Phoenix back in the day.
The proper question is:
Was there ever a white President who was NOT heckled?
Bush had a shoe thrown at him and liberals thought it was great. They lowered the bar to where it is now.
Does anyone remember ABC reporter Sam Donaldson? He made a career out of yelling out questions to Ronald Reagan at every opportunity.
Racism is the last refuge of the sociopath.
How do you respect a “president” who doesn’t respect the law.
“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.
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.
...as well as to the other Bush and Reagan.
An idiotic statement when Bush was regularly interrupted and heckled by the Dem Lame Stream Press.
And BTW, so was Ronald Reagan.
A white Republican president would have already been impeached and probably imprisoned having done what O’Bastard has done.
Actually I think you mean
Referred to as “Mohair Sam” as he was receiving 100 grand a year in federal subsidy payments for his sheep ranch.
Julian Epstein; can also be spelled “fool”...
Pelosi’s put on some weight.
OhLord, is Epstein still around? At one time I couldn’t decide who took the prize for the most arragance, Obama, Epstein or Weiner.
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.
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!
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.
Would a fully black president allow
the unemployment rate for black
Americans rise so high?
Wasn’t Julian Epstein a sweathog?
A white President who acted like Obama would get impeached.
Did Sam Donaldson heckle Ronald Reagan? Or are they saying RR wasn’t white? It’s hard to keep up with liberal delusions.
This whole Barbara Streisand is about to come to a head. Enough already.
Yes, a white president would be, and has been, heckled.
Never forget, it took a while before the Clintonheads allowed GWB to even move in.
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.
I have a few rotten tomatoes I’d like to throw at Dear Leader King of the Dream Immigrants today ...
Had to goog Julian Epstein because I never heard of him and sure enough...I was not surprised.
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!
OMG - can you imagine 0zer0 having to put up with Sam Donaldson’s heckling?
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