Skip to comments.What If Crowley And Her Accomplices Succeed?
Posted on 10/19/2012 6:29:16 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan
Shortly after Obamacare was passed and signed by the President, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute noted a sudden plethora of articles that had begun to appear in a wide variety of MSM outlets about the probable ill-effects of "reform." This prompted him to ask, "Where were these reporters before the passage of the health care bill?" The answer to this question is now pretty obvious. They were colluding, via JournoList and other such forums that we don't know about, to make sure that no one screwed up and told the truth before that morass of taxes and regulations became the law of the land. To the nation's cost, their self-censorship succeeded.
Today, we face a similar but much more dangerous situation. The "reporters" of the establishment news media are engaged in a concerted campaign of misinformation to get Barack Obama re-elected. This has been evident for some time, but the breathtaking mendacity of this effort was writ large by Candy Crowley during last Tuesday's presidential debate. Everyone has by now seen the video clip: the President made the preposterous claim that he had identified the attack on our Benghazi consulate as an act of terrorism as early as September 12. Then, when Romney called him on this egregious whopper, Crowley repeated the lie.
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IF Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be VERY afraid; I’ve told myself that it just isn’t possible. Rush is right that Obama should be in the 70% range due to all the work his media is doing for him; if the media is just going to pick our leaders anyway then it is at open war with the American people (as Obama clearly already is).
I hope I’m not kidding myself when I say this election won’t even be close; Romney should be coasting to an easy win.
I agree. With the economy in the toilet, and the foreign policy disasters it’s downright scary Obama will get 45%.
Prison. The only solution is to seek imprisonment for treason for all of them.
they already know how to handle those long lines that will be occurring all over the country on Nov 6.
Americans CAN'T WAIT to vote this bass turd out!
The members of the mainstream American media are certainly enemy combatants in the Cold Civil War.
A year ago I was posting that they’d find a reason (health?) for Obama to avoid running for re-election; I couldn’t believe even back then that he had a prayer of winning. Before he focused on Republicans, he spent a lot of time and effort putting down any attempts in his own party to replace him on the ballot.
This goes beyond the regular ignorance of many Americans; this is a concerted effort (along the lines of Red China or the Soviets) to so carefully restrict the flow of information to citizens it is frightening.
I didn’t see that. What is your source of information?
About the embassies?
“Americans CAN’T WAIT to vote this bass turd out!”
Everything I’ve seen (especially the elections held since The Sultan ascended the throne) indicates that this is the case; how does the media get back on the air the day after the election if this is a landslide win for Romney?
You would think the above three reasons would give it to Romney by at least 60%. .
“IF Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be VERY afraid;”
I would beg to differ. If Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be very ashamed.
Yes. Which ones were under attack?
The members of the mainstream American media are certainly enemy combatants in the Cold Civil War.
Not positive. The author says it in the article, but it is not sourced. About a week ago I read somewhere that American embassies around the world were being attacked and that it wasn’t being reported, but I don’t remember where I read it. I’ll do some google searching tonight.
Thanks! If this can be verified, it would be yet another indictment of the MSM covering for Obama at the expense of our country’s security—nothing short of treasonous.
Regardless of the election results, IMPEACHMENT proceedings against Obama should begin immediately.
Romney accepted these moderators, he decided to go after this highly vunerable area of O and so he should have done his homework and have known that O made this statement and then nuked Obama in response to Crowley and Os responses:
O : I said it was an act of terrorism on day one
R : Yes, and on day two to day 21 you and your staff told the public it was a mobs reaction to a youtube video. You just admitted you knew you were lying all those days. Thank you for the rare honest admission Mr President even if it was unintentional.
As I said many many times before, whining is not winning. Dems see the whining and interpret it correctly as an admission of losing.
Brett Baur doing a special RIGHT now on this on FNC (10pm EST), "Special Report Investigation : Death and Deceit in Benghazi. ".
“If Obama can win re-election with the country in this shape, people should be very ashamed.”
What can you expect from people who are constantly bombarded with lies? I expect people to use their own 2 eyes to tell them what is going on, but I know that too many people are too trusting (or simply stupid).
There was a reason why during his rise to power Mussolini repeatedly burned down the offices of the communist newspapers; they were a cancer that he (and much of Europe) saw as the true threat to their way of life that they actually represented.
I think I may have read it a week or so ago in The Washington Times. Not positive though. Gonna do some investigating.
I agree whining is not winning. However, freedom will never win unless we expose and destroy the corrupt media. Almost half of voters will cast ballots for for a man that has nearly destroyed the country. They’ve been aiding and abetting the left for decades. It’s time to put a stop to this nonsense.
Almost half the country (or more) sees a benefit to a welfare state because they get a take.
The media is the media. Whining about them is not beating them.
Rush who gets good $$$(win-win for him ) from dwelling on the media bias has been doing it for decades now, yet they have not improved due to it. And that works for him. That is not doing anything.
Some in the media have been on this story, even Dems in congress have been grilling O people on this.
Time to start whining and start winning. Make the stories compelling to the MSM.
Not to mention the sabre rattling with China and Japan. not one word...they’re still talking about *binders*.
My comment was not personally directed at you. It is a point I been making for a few years now.
I’m still reeling about C Cowley and how she * happened* to have a copy of the Rose Garden transcript handy.
Why would Obama look at Candy Crowley and tell her to “Get the transcript”? Did he mean right then and there, for a staffer to go print it off and bring it back for everyone to read? Or did he know that she was going to use that line to defend him when the inevitable question arose . . .?
I didn’t take it personally. I’m old enough to know b*tching about stuff doesn’t accomplish anything.
” - - - Crowley repeated the lie.”
And that is how the phrase “to Crowley a debate” began.
“....Romney should be coasting to an easy win.”
With today’s American voter, you will never know until the ballots are counted.
I posted this here today. It will help you see my line of reasoning.
Romney has to realize that he is debating two RATs at the same time.
But, I’m sure, he knows that by now.
More importantly, the public is starting to understand it.
Can you think of any congresscritter with the stones to start them?
I didn’t think so.
Too many of them have become enablers in the past four years to even consider getting involved in impeachment procedures.
We need the Congress and the Senate.... and then all of the public pressure we can muster.
The Walnut Creek, CA Chik-Fil-A is scheduled to open November 8.
I watched the clip of that section repeatedly and Obama had a CLEAR "knowing smirk" on his face when instead of answering Mitt's question (to restate O's claim), Obama said "proceed Governor".
It was a SET UP and Crowley was in on it!!!!
Bob Schieffers sole job Monday night will be to run interference and ultimately run out the 90-minute clock. Each time Romney brings up Benghazi, Schieffer will quickly jump in and assure the Republican challenger that well get to Benghazi later, but right now I want to concentrate on China, Iran, Israel, the Middle East, etc. (any country except Libya).
Finally, at the tail end of the debate, with only a few minutes left, Schieffer will bring up Benghazi; hell do it by serving up a softball to Obama, which will allow Obama to knock it out of the park. Then, Schieffer will turn to Romney and say make it quick, we only have a few seconds left. Romney wont complete a single sentence before Schieffer interrupts and informs him that the debate is officially over.
Schieffer has nothing to lose by colluding with Obama; hes 75 years old, and this will be his last hooray. Schieffer can happily and proudly retire from the news business, and spend his golden years living in a communist utopia that he helped bring about.
It was supposed to open last month.
Why would Obama look at Candy Crowley and tell her to Get the transcript? Did he mean right then and there, for a staffer to go print it off and bring it back for everyone to read? Or did he know that she was going to use that line to defend him when the inevitable question arose . . .?
Obviously all pre-planned. If Schieffer pulls these stunts, Romney will be 10 points ahead. . Vote against the MSM November 6th!!
Collision with collusion!
From the article:
"An old-time political hand in D.C., whom I know and who has advised and worked on many campaigns, is utterly convinced that the exchange was a setup of Romney by the Obama campaign and Crowley. I agree, based on the principle all lawyers know: never ask a question in the courtroom to which you dont know the answer. After Romney argued that it took weeks for the Obama administration to admit that terrorism was involved, Obama claimed he had mentioned it the day after the attack, looked at Crowley, and asked her to get the transcript. Whereupon Crowley immediately responded he [Obama] did in fact. So let me call it an act of terror.
I set that special report up to record. It was recording the Van Suterin show, which was pre-empted. So I saw the thing recording and thought my recorder made a mistake, and I cancelled it part-way through.
Kicking self now...
Hope they repeat the thing this weekend I really wanted to see it.
Yes that is a good question. Of course it is merely a way to get yourself published based on a shocking headline. The leftist moderators have “suceeded” in giving Romney the momentum and not much more.
Crowley couldn’t help not by jumping on a Burger King sized WHOOPER that Obama threw at her..... the lie betrays her rhetoric that she’s a vegetarian...
That’s what you get with the Polite Party a.k.a. the GOP.
There were 4 political debates in all. Why is it that all moderators were selected by the liberals? Are we playing McCain games again where we are afraid to offend the RATs?
It is often very difficult and frustrating to vote for the GOP when one gets the impression that they are not even trying hard to win when the playing field already favors the opposition.
No one is energized to vote for a party that does not show total commitment to its convictions.
My cable converter boxes are also DVRs so its pretty straightforward unless the online guide has an error in programming. I cant really stop a recording without knowing what I am stopping,
The Baur special forced Lawrence O Donnell to work a Friday night (same time 10pm) to compete with it, and earlier he joked that it was not in his contract but he was doing it anyway ‘for the good of the country;.
Back in the 90s when the Clinton blowout was going on, O’Donnell wasn’t that bad. He has sure cratered. Keith Olberman was actually quite rabid in his criticism of Clinton.
These two guys have destroyed their credibility. I can’t imagine acting that vile to earn money.