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The Candy Crowley Tipping Point (Jeffrey Lord)
The American Spectator ^ | 10/18/2012 | Jeffrey Lord

Posted on 10/18/2012 8:43:51 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

She got it wrong.

She interfered.

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 ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: candycrowley; crowletlie; crowley; crowleytlie; debateanalysis; debates; enemedia; presidentialdebate2

1 posted on 10/18/2012 8:43:54 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

“You mean your Christian faith...” - Stephanopoulos


2 posted on 10/18/2012 8:47:21 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: RoosterRedux
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 . . ."

3 posted on 10/18/2012 8:49:00 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (To bid on this tagline space: www.jeffchandlerstaglinespace.com)
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To: RoosterRedux
The Candy Crowley TRipping Over Obama Moment:


4 posted on 10/18/2012 8:50:05 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: RoosterRedux
There was collusion between Candy and Barackward....before the debate!

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?

5 posted on 10/18/2012 8:51:00 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: RoosterRedux

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?


6 posted on 10/18/2012 8:52:16 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Arm_Bears
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.

7 posted on 10/18/2012 8:54:07 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux
Chris Matthews described thrills down his leg

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.

8 posted on 10/18/2012 8:54:19 AM PDT by Orbiting_Rosie's_Head (argh)
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To: Arm_Bears
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?

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.

9 posted on 10/18/2012 8:55:31 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Jeff Chandler

I bet her chair was wet.............


10 posted on 10/18/2012 8:57:06 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: RoosterRedux

Who better to tip the scales than Candy Girl?


11 posted on 10/18/2012 8:57:48 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: thingumbob

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!


12 posted on 10/18/2012 8:57:51 AM PDT by Conserev1
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To: RoosterRedux

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.

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT:

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.


13 posted on 10/18/2012 9:00:03 AM PDT by Jayster
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To: Orbiting_Rosie's_Head

He’s gonna need a pack of Depends............


14 posted on 10/18/2012 9:01:54 AM PDT by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for.......That's whay I said it..............)
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To: Conserev1
Then you love this then.....

Someone posted it here yesterday .......watch Obozo's lips in the video.

15 posted on 10/18/2012 9:02:13 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: RoosterRedux

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!


16 posted on 10/18/2012 9:03:59 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Orbiting_Rosie's_Head

I thought Matthews said “...tinkles down his leg”?


17 posted on 10/18/2012 9:10:04 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Oldpuppymax

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!”


18 posted on 10/18/2012 9:10:13 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux

I respect Mr. Lord, but Crowley is not the issue. The entire debate was a carefully produced charade controlled by the Obama Campaign.


19 posted on 10/18/2012 9:12:17 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: RoosterRedux

Her “tipping point” is quite a “weighty” issue. A REAL ponderous subject.


20 posted on 10/18/2012 9:15:51 AM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: ZULU

When I first saw the title, the term ‘cow tipping’ sprang to mind.


21 posted on 10/18/2012 9:17:31 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: RoosterRedux
I totally misread the headline as:

COW TIPPING

How appropriate!

22 posted on 10/18/2012 9:17:41 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SC_Pete

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.


23 posted on 10/18/2012 9:22:24 AM PDT by Obadiah (The corrupt MSM is the enemy of the American people.)
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To: ZULU
Her “tipping point” is quite a “weighty” issue. A REAL ponderous subject.

"Oh, the Huge Manatee!"

24 posted on 10/18/2012 9:22:51 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: RoosterRedux
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.

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

25 posted on 10/18/2012 9:24:44 AM PDT by GOPJ
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To: RoosterRedux
Crowley had Axelrod on her talk show weeks prior to this debate where she argued with him that the president initially didn't call it a terrorist attack but blamed a movie.

Date Sept 30, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

26 posted on 10/18/2012 9:27:45 AM PDT by THE_RAIDER
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To: Arm_Bears

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.


27 posted on 10/18/2012 9:30:51 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: Obadiah

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.


28 posted on 10/18/2012 9:31:21 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Logical me
Added to the fact that Crowley had cornered Jay Carney on 9/30 in the same lie she supported during the debate.

She not only was prepared with the defense of Obama, she knew the defense was a lie.

29 posted on 10/18/2012 9:35:11 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: RoosterRedux
“Candy!!!!”

the collusion between the Obama Campaign and Crowley was very obvious. It was a dishonest event.

30 posted on 10/18/2012 9:35:59 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: THE_RAIDER

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.


31 posted on 10/18/2012 9:37:07 AM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: All

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.


32 posted on 10/18/2012 9:44:14 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: thingumbob
Someone posted it here yesterday .......watch Obozo's lips in the video. Looks like "Let's go".
33 posted on 10/18/2012 9:48:45 AM PDT by smith288 (Peace at all costs gives you tyranny free of charge)
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To: Arm_Bears

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.


34 posted on 10/18/2012 9:50:18 AM PDT by Tenlein
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To: smith288; thingumbob

Nope. A friend who is deaf watched it and says he is definitely saying, “A$$hole.”


35 posted on 10/18/2012 10:11:52 AM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (Gingrich or bust! (5/7/12, I guess it's bust.))
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To: Arm_Bears

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?


I think it goes further than that. The “tough” question as picked by Crowley from Latka was part of the set-up. Listened to him last night on Greta and he’s still uncommitted. He’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing.


36 posted on 10/18/2012 10:33:23 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: RoosterRedux

The upside to all of this is that no one can now claim the media isn’t biased in favor of liberals.


37 posted on 10/18/2012 10:45:12 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: RoosterRedux

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.


38 posted on 10/18/2012 10:51:39 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: My hearts in London - Everett
Nope. A friend who is deaf watched it and says he is definitely saying, “A$$hole.”

So? Deaf friend or not, I don't see "A$$hole" being said here and it's debatable at best, not at all 100% just because you have a lip reading deaf friend. It's my opinion.
39 posted on 10/18/2012 1:43:11 PM PDT by smith288 (Peace at all costs gives you tyranny free of charge)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks RoosterRedux.
40 posted on 10/18/2012 7:38:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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