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The Candy Crowley Tipping Point
The American Spectator ^ | 10/18/12 | Jeffrey Lord

Posted on 10/18/2012 10:03:50 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan

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"?

Tuesday night Candy Crowley became the latest -- and perhaps the most important -- example of what Fox's Bernard Goldberg called in his book title A Slobbering Love Affair: The True (And Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012debates; 2012electionbias; boycotttimewarner; candycrowley; debate; dinosaurmedia; media; ratherbiased; riggeddebates; riggedelection

1 posted on 10/18/2012 10:03:56 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Gives new meaning to the term useful idiot.


2 posted on 10/18/2012 10:07:36 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Obama was allowed to get in the last word (lie) 80% of the time.

She just to happens to have a transcript of his Rose Garden comments.

At least five of her questions were leftist hot topics or outright talking points.

When Romney brought up Fast and Furious Obama said, “Candy?”

On cue she stopped Mitt from speaking and changed the topic.


3 posted on 10/18/2012 10:09:03 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Obama was allowed to get in the last word (lie) 80% of the time.

She just to happens to have a transcript of his Rose Garden comments.

At least five of her questions were leftist hot topics or outright talking points.

When Romney brought up Fast and Furious Obama said, “Candy?”

On cue she stopped Mitt from speaking and changed the topic.


4 posted on 10/18/2012 10:09:36 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

When Romney brought up Fast and Furious Obama said, “Candy?”

On cue she stopped Mitt from speaking and changed the topic.


pre - arranged code - sure seems like it


5 posted on 10/18/2012 10:10:52 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: TigerClaws

“She just to happens to have a transcript of his Rose Garden comments.”

And Obama just happened to know she had it.


6 posted on 10/18/2012 10:11:37 AM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Candy kind of reminds me of some old cow tipping pranks we use to play - way back when.


7 posted on 10/18/2012 10:13:09 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: trappedincanuckistan
Both Crowley and Obama goaded Romney into committing on Acts of Terror, then She instantly knew the contents of the transcript... I'd like to read the transcripts of her conversation with Team Obama when this was planned!
8 posted on 10/18/2012 10:14:00 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper

I’ve been saying that since the night of the debate. How did Obama know Crowley had that particular transcript right in front of her?


9 posted on 10/18/2012 10:15:35 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

If Candy went to Guam, would it tip over?


10 posted on 10/18/2012 10:15:44 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: ari-freedom

About halfway through the debate it was clear Obama either had been slipped the questions ahead of time or knew what subjects would come up.

His responses were so scripted and rehearsed they sounded memorized during debate prep.


11 posted on 10/18/2012 10:17:39 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: ari-freedom

About halfway through the debate it was clear Obama either had been slipped the questions ahead of time or knew what subjects would come up.

His responses were so scripted and rehearsed they sounded memorized during debate prep.


12 posted on 10/18/2012 10:17:58 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: TigerClaws
What everyone seems to be missing is what Obama said in the 4th paragraph of his remarks:

Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None. The world must stand together to unequivocally reject these brutal acts.

No acts of terror was in the 10th paragraph.

He was blaming the video right out of the gate.

13 posted on 10/18/2012 10:18:26 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: TigerClaws

That “binders full of women” is the media obsession coming out of that debate is a complete joke. That debate was completely fixed (for reasons you’ve summed up nicely), and Obama outright lied re energy and Benghazi.


14 posted on 10/18/2012 10:19:52 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I believe dealing with twenty something children who have bachelor’s/master’s degrees but are still unemployed or even underemployed is perhaps the biggest offense to plenty of women in the U.S. right now. Hiring, probably not so much.


15 posted on 10/18/2012 10:23:00 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Is “Crowley Tipping” a new rural pastime?


16 posted on 10/18/2012 10:32:24 AM PDT by MortMan (Laughter is the best medicine, especially when ridiculing your enemies.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

>> If Candy went to Guam, would it tip over?

:-)

Yep, and the eastern seaboard of the US would rise six inches out of the Atlantic.

Problem would be getting the li’l heifer to Guam. I guess you might be able to borrow an aircraft carrier and tow her like an iceberg.


17 posted on 10/18/2012 10:33:03 AM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: patriotspride; All

” When Romney brought up Fast and Furious Obama said, “Candy?”

On cue she stopped Mitt from speaking and changed the topic.

pre - arranged code - sure seems like it”

The whole thing was pre-arranged between Obama & Crowley.
IT IS SO OBVIOUS AS TO BE LAUGHABLE.


18 posted on 10/18/2012 10:50:01 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: TigerClaws; All

I am thinking this morning - always a dangerous thing, without the MSM’s excellent informing of my my tiny little female brain.

Anyway, reading this post, and the comments following, I am trying to imagine how President Romney will be treated by the MSM.

It won’t be pretty.


19 posted on 10/18/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT by jacquej
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To: stephenjohnbanker
” When Romney brought up Fast and Furious Obama said, “Candy?” On cue she stopped Mitt from speaking and changed the topic.

pre - arranged code - sure seems like it”

CNN's in luck - they'll be able to convince their friends at the New York Times, ABC, NBC and CBS that it's all about nothing... Strange how so called journalists are so gullible ... well, under the right circumstances...

20 posted on 10/18/2012 10:55:34 AM PDT by GOPJ
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To: trappedincanuckistan

“so visibly tipping the scales “

Bet this is a daily event for Candy...


21 posted on 10/18/2012 10:57:33 AM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: GOPJ

Yeah, strange how that is : )


22 posted on 10/18/2012 10:58:06 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Did all of the Germans hate the Jews? I don’t think so. Then how could the abuse and slaughter of the Jews happen with so little interference? It was originally put down to the Prussian militaristic streak of obedience in the German people. I don’t think so. Germany was considered to be very progressive in the 1930s. I think the German people looked the other way because the National Socialists were promising them a utopia. Yes, the lies and the stealing and the killing was bad, but the Nazis were promising them utopia. That’s what I think is going on with our press. “Yes, the Democrats lie and steal and get Americans killed, but look at the utopia they want to give us!” And thus, 300,000 babies are killed each year in this country while the press proudly marches to hell.


23 posted on 10/18/2012 10:58:38 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nervous Tick
They won't have any problem getting Candy out to Martha's Vineyard next summer for her vacation with the Obama’s that she earned Tuesday night. It's been at least 4 years since Ted was out there, but I'm sure the local dockworkers can still remember how to load and unload a big fish.
24 posted on 10/18/2012 11:06:10 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Nervous Tick
They won't have any problem getting Candy out to Martha's Vineyard next summer for her vacation with the Obama’s that she earned Tuesday night. It's been at least 4 years since Ted was out there, but I'm sure the local dockworkers can still remember how to load and unload a big fish.
25 posted on 10/18/2012 11:07:35 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Candy can tip a lot of things over.


26 posted on 10/18/2012 11:17:30 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Who writes this stuff? Candy Crowley tipping the scales? Might the liberals think that’s a personal pot shot at her weight? Just asking........


27 posted on 10/18/2012 11:20:03 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: trappedincanuckistan

What did anyone reasonable expect from a communists liberal (expletive).


28 posted on 10/18/2012 11:38:53 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: ari-freedom

and she just happened to stay at the same golf resort for 2 of the days HE was there.


29 posted on 10/18/2012 11:43:03 AM PDT by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
From the article:
In the case of the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive -- which was actually thwarted by the U.S. military of the day -- was presented to the American people as a military disaster. While the war formally went on until 1973, ending in a disastrous evacuation, the media portrayal of the Tet Offensive attack tipped the scales. The opposition that was once limited to far leftist student protestors went mainstream and eventually forced an end to the war -- although not to Communist murder and oppression as was promised by anti-war activists. Two months and a day after all the negative media coverage of Tet in January of 1968 -- Lyndon Johnson, the liberal darling of 1964's Johnson/Goldwater race -- dropped out of his race for re-election.

Tet was a Big Deal. No minor thing.

The Big Deal wasn't Tet itself. While Tet wasn't minor by any means, it certainly wasn't the total military disaster for the U.S. that the media made it out to be.

The real Big Deal about Tet was the media's ability and willingness to lie about it in order to undermine support for the war.

30 posted on 10/18/2012 11:51:24 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Col Frank Slade
His responses were so scripted and rehearsed they sounded memorized during debate...

Exactly. I caught that the very first time he spoke. His lack of er, uh, ect. was a dead giveaway.

31 posted on 10/18/2012 12:02:46 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I remember when I was kid, Creepy Crawlers were fun...guess Candy Crawlers are fun too!
Huh.


32 posted on 10/18/2012 12:13:08 PM PDT by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: TigerClaws

I must get 5 emails a day from different people in the Romney campaign asking for donations.

I swear that until they take a stand against the liberal debate moderators... no more $$$. McCain sabotaged his elections, and it appears that Romney’s people are sabotaging his. Sure, it looks like he’s ahead in the polls, but anything can happen. There’s an excellent chance that Schieffer will be just as bad as, or worse than, Crowley.


33 posted on 10/18/2012 12:14:08 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Foolsgold; Col Frank Slade
and she just happened to stay at the same golf resort for 2 of the days HE was there.

Col, check out post #29. Foolsgold, where did you get this info?

34 posted on 10/18/2012 12:17:32 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Morpheus2009

Candy the Hut


35 posted on 10/18/2012 12:17:59 PM PDT by intheheartland
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To: Zakeet

Your opinion solicited.

Did Romney make a calculated decision early on to NOT contest the debate moderators and accept whoever they put up? Did he calculate that they would not be able to help themselves, and expose themselves during the debate as Obamatons?

And does he have enough self-confidence to say that he could handle, on his feet, anything they threw at him?

Did he dare hope that one of them (like Candy Crowley) would actually try to blatantly rig the questions, as happened Tuesday night? And become the public fraud that she now is?

Is Romney that smart?

Will that turn out to be the winning strategy?

Because if it works, he wins the election, AND exposes the media ONCE AGAIN as integral component of the liberal/academic/media Axis.


36 posted on 10/18/2012 12:26:15 PM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I remember when I was kid, Creepy Crawlers were fun...guess Candy Crawlers are fun too!
Huh.


37 posted on 10/18/2012 12:28:48 PM PDT by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
This is the BIGGEST thing that I thought came out of that debate!

Democrats look into the camera and lie through their teeth to the American people, the media swears to it, and then with his "Candy, can you say that again?" Obama showed that they go back and use the "press" as their propaganda machine to propaganize their lies.

We've been laughed at and called paranoid for decades and decades every time we called "Media Bias", but this incident ripped off the mask to show that it does indeed exist.

I just couldn't figure out why none of the other talking heads noticed it.

Dems lie, media swears to it and dems ask for repeats until the lie becomes truth or at least the truth is confused into being a lie.

38 posted on 10/18/2012 1:15:32 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: abb

Your opinion solicited.

Check out The Presidential Debates Are Nothing But Scripted Beauty Contests.

The entire article is worth a read and a watch (it contains three videos. The second video, Who's Afraid of an Open Debate? The Truth About the Commission on Presidential Debates , directly answers your questions.

The bottom line: The whole process is rigged from top to bottom, the MSM is indeed an integral part, Mittens is nowhere as smart as he seems, Obozo is a lot dumber than he seems, and dissent is not permitted.

Please feel free to post the entire article in its own thread, and please ping me if you do.

/Zak

39 posted on 10/18/2012 1:25:02 PM PDT by Zakeet (Calling the Obozo/Bernack economy sluggish is an insult to slugs)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

You might find this interesting - starts slow: http://d24edc7kaf4agn.cloudfront.net/3650/rhiDownloadVariant/10-12-col-hunt.mp3?rhihttphost=audio.wrko.com


40 posted on 10/18/2012 5:32:53 PM PDT by GOPJ
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To: GOPJ

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2946895/posts?page=1#1

TRANSCRIPT


41 posted on 10/19/2012 12:04:53 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: ari-freedom

HOW did Obama KNOW that Candy had the trascript????? Because he GAVE it to her!!! CHEATERS!!!


42 posted on 10/19/2012 4:26:30 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

BTTT!


43 posted on 10/19/2012 5:43:46 AM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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