Skip to comments.The Candy Crowley Tipping Point (Jeffrey Lord)
Posted on 10/18/2012 8:43:51 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
She got it wrong.
She took a side.
Candy Crowley may finally have done something else as well: so visibly tipping the scales of media bias that the end result makes Mitt Romney the next president.
Taken all together, CNN's Candy Crowley, in her zeal to intrude on the presidential debate and save President Obama from himself, may just have provided the televised moment that finally sparks a revolt against the four years of fawning coverage of President Obama.
Becoming to the liberal media what the Tet Offensive was to Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War.
For four years the mainstream media has done everything in its power to portray Barack Obama as the Second Coming, the messiah, or, in the immortal words of one-time Newsweek honcho Evan Thomas, "God." Chris Matthews described thrills down his leg. Katie Couric purred in a sycophantic Obama interview with hard hitting questions like this:
You're so confident Mr. President, and so focused. Is your confidence ever shaken? Do you ever wake up and say "damn, this is hard"
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
“You mean your Christian faith...” - Stephanopoulos
Katie Couric purred in a sycophantic Obama interview with hard hitting questions like this: You're so confident Mr. President, and so focused. Is your confidence ever shaken? Do you ever wake up and say "damn, this is hard. Oh yes, a little to the left, oh that's it, harder . . ."
How else could Obozo tell Candy to "Get the Transcript" when Romney was telling us Obama didn't call it a terrorist attack until 14 day later......hhhhhmmmmmmmm?
Remarkable, isn’t it, how Candy happened to have that particular document right at her finger-tips and how Zero knew to ask for it?
That little exchange will make a great ad for Romney.
It was a thrill UP his leg. On Nov. 6 there will be something going down Chrissy's leg, though. And it won't be a thrill.
You are right there. And to me the proof is so little paper in front of her, just how was it that this was almost the only one.
I bet her chair was wet.............
Who better to tip the scales than Candy Girl?
0 was also coaching her “Say it again Candy” and then
“Read the transcript”
So not only did she inject herself into the debate but also
garnered a blatant lie!
The Scripted Setup?
It is a shame that we have become so suspicious of our media but it is not without good reason. As you read the transcript below from the Hofstra University Presidential debate moderated by CNN’s Candy Crowley, as yourself if this was a scripted setup by the media and our President to bait Mitt Romney. It appears the words were chosen wisely by the President and Crowley just happened to have the transcript of his Rose Garden speech at her finger tips. Furthermore, pay attention to how the President says ‘get the transcript’ and note when the applause occurs.
CROWLEY: Because we’re — we’re closing in, I want to still get a lot of people in. I want to ask you something, Mr. President, and then have the governor just quickly.
Your secretary of state, as I’m sure you know, has said that she takes full responsibility for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi. Does the buck stop with your secretary of state as far as what went on here?
OBAMA: Secretary Clinton has done an extraordinary job. But she works for me. I’m the president and I’m always responsible, and that’s why nobody’s more interested in finding out exactly what happened than I do.
The day after the attack, governor, I stood in the Rose Garden and I told the American people in the world that we are going to find out exactly what happened. That this was an act of terror and I also said that we’re going to hunt down those who committed this crime.
And then a few days later, I was there greeting the caskets coming into Andrews Air Force Base and grieving with the families.
And the suggestion that anybody in my team, whether the Secretary of State, our U.N. Ambassador, anybody on my team would play politics or mislead when we’ve lost four of our own, governor, is offensive. That’s not what we do. That’s not what I do as president, that’s not what I do as Commander in Chief.
CROWLEY: Governor, if you want to...
ROMNEY: Yes, I — I...
CROWLEY: ... quickly to this please.
ROMNEY: I — I think interesting the president just said something which — which is that on the day after the attack he went into the Rose Garden and said that this was an act of terror.
OBAMA: That’s what I said. (Stated with confidence)
ROMNEY: You said in the Rose Garden the day after the attack, it was an act of terror. It was not a spontaneous demonstration, is that what you’re saying?
OBAMA: Please proceed governor. (Stated with a smile)
ROMNEY: I want to make sure we get that for the record because it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in Benghazi an act of terror.
OBAMA: Get the transcript.
CROWLEY: It — it — it — he did in fact, sir. So let me — let me call it an act of terror... (She is looking at a transcript from the Rose Garden speech - really, what are the chances)
OBAMA: Can you say that a little louder, Candy? (This coming from a man who always travels with a TelePrompTer - it’s starting to seem a little scripted)
CROWLEY: He — he did call it an act of terror. (Loud applause from the rear of the auditorium - which included the press and the First Lady. Note that due to the applause, the next part of Crowley’s statement was not heard.) It did as well take — it did as well take two weeks or so for the whole idea there being a riot out there about this tape to come out. You are correct about that.
ROMNEY: This — the administration — the administration indicated this was a reaction to a video and was a spontaneous reaction.
CROWLEY: It did.
ROMNEY: It took them a long time to say this was a terrorist act by a terrorist group. And to suggest — am I incorrect in that regard, on Sunday, the — your secretary —
OBAMA: Candy? (The President is asking for help from the moderator)
ROMNEY: Excuse me. The ambassador of the United Nations went on the Sunday television shows and spoke about how —
OBAMA: Candy, I’m — (Again - the President is asking for help from the moderator)
ROMNEY: — this was a spontaneous —
CROWLEY: Mr. President, let me —
OBAMA: I’m happy to have a longer conversation —
CROWLEY: I know you —
OBAMA: — about foreign policy.
CROWLEY: Absolutely. But I want to — I want to move you on and also — (The moderator now changes the subject)
OBAMA: OK. I’m happy to do that, too.
CROWLEY: — the transcripts and —
OBAMA: I just want to make sure that —
CROWLEY: — figure out what we —
OBAMA: — all of these wonderful folks are going to have a chance to get some of their questions answered.
He’s gonna need a pack of Depends............
Someone posted it here yesterday .......watch Obozo's lips in the video.
This author actually expects the media to revolt against their boy? Never happen. For that would require some slight bit of shame and one thing leftists lack completely is shame. Otherwise, they couldn’t be leftists!
Leftist members of the MSM will ALWAYS be shameless hypocrites. It is simply the definition of a leftist!
I thought Matthews said “...tinkles down his leg”?
I think the author actually expects the public to revolt against the media and Obama because Crowley’s shameless support for Obama in this debate was the tipping point at which the public finally said “enough!”
I respect Mr. Lord, but Crowley is not the issue. The entire debate was a carefully produced charade controlled by the Obama Campaign.
Her “tipping point” is quite a “weighty” issue. A REAL ponderous subject.
When I first saw the title, the term ‘cow tipping’ sprang to mind.
It wasn’t controlled. It was a set up, right down to every last “undecided” voter who made an attempt to whack Romney.
Know what? I blame the STUPID PARTY for - again - putting the corrupt liberal media in the drivers seat of these debates.
"Oh, the Huge Manatee!"
Obama hid behind Candy's more than ample skirt ... And she encouraged it.
So much for that 'feminism claptrap... Candy WAS the little woman behind her man. Well, maybe not so little...
That said, Obama also hid behind Hillary's skirt and Rice's skirt. Maybe that's how dem's 'man up'. They find some ball-buster and hide behind her. But like the proverbial street gang the MSM bravely have 10 members beat up one lone citizen. The MSM knows how to play dirty and get away with it. Yeah, we're impressed CNN. /s
Date Sept 30, 2012
In addition, Obama had many of the questions beforehand. Ordinarily he stutters around, er uh and then finally spits something out. But when Crowley gave him a question, he was able to fluently answer without his stutters. Proves to me he was rehearsed.
I agree with you. By “control” I mean that the Obama campaign produced the debate: from the questions, to the interruptions, the Benghazi gotcha, the applause, the cutaway to Mooshell, the camera agngles to exhalt the one, to the transcript. This was massive collusion and possibly criminal.
She not only was prepared with the defense of Obama, she knew the defense was a lie.
the collusion between the Obama Campaign and Crowley was very obvious. It was a dishonest event.
Candy pounced to THE FOREIGNERS defense like she was after the LAST PORK CHOP on the meat tray. Proof positive the Left’s ideology trumps this country every time.
I’ve been stating this for two years but it bears repeating:
This election will be more of a referendum on the media than it will be of Obama or the Republican.
I still believe they have something up their sleeves and it’ll be released a few days before the elections so there can be no legitimate refutation in time. They made the mistake in 2004 that they will not repeat again.
Exactly - I also wondered how she was able to scan that particular speech of his in a second and find “act of terror” in it.
Nope. A friend who is deaf watched it and says he is definitely saying, “A$$hole.”
Remarkable, isnt it, how Candy happened to have that particular document right at her finger-tips and how Zero knew to ask for it?
The upside to all of this is that no one can now claim the media isn’t biased in favor of liberals.
Jeffrey Lord misses the main point of the event. Obama said “Get the transcript,” and Crowley complied. Lord seems to think she just decided on her own to interject her comments. Not true.
This was quite clearly pre-arranged, and Obama gave it away with his “Get the transcript” comment.