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Shouldn't there be a 'three strikes you're out rule' for liberal pundits?
American Thinker ^ | 10/29/2012 | Doug Mainwaring

Posted on 10/29/2012 6:38:22 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

In his Washington Post column last week, E.J. Dionne once again tried to kill off the Tea Party movement, asserting that "Tea party thinking is dead," as if the claim would somehow make it true.

I could be wrong, but I'm beginning to think Mr. Dionne doesn't like the Tea Party and would prefer to see it vanish from the face of the Earth.

Two and half years ago, in the pages of the Washington Post, Mr. Dionne declared:

"The Tea Party is nothing new. It represents a relatively small minority of Americans on the right end of politics, and it will not determine the outcome of the 2010 elections."

This turned out to be breathtakingly untrue. The 2010 midterm election sent a tidal wave of conservative legislators to Capitol Hill and hundreds more to State Houses across the country. Not only did the Tea Party determine the outcome of the 2010 elections, it ended the insane governance of the 111th Congress, sending Nancy Pelosi and all her committee chairmen into exile.

In that same piece, he also asserted;

" . . . yes, there is authentic populist anger out there. But you won't find much of it at the tea parties." Actually, Mr. Dionne couldn't be more incorrect. The Tea Party's appearance represents a growing, massive, permanent populist opposition of millions of Americans against Washington's detached Aristocracy. The movement is Main Street America's indictment against our Statist Political Class and a resounding declaration of intent to bring to an end the era of big, overreaching government.

Exactly a year later (April 2011), during an interview on MSNBC's The Ed Show, E.J. declared, "[The Tea Party] has receded." This was wrong.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ejdionne; liberals; pundits

1 posted on 10/29/2012 6:38:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

They wouldn’t make it out of the powder room.


2 posted on 10/29/2012 6:42:47 AM PDT by Track9 (Ego undermines moral courage.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Mr. Dionne is simply a very miserable man who sold his soul long ago. He enables and supports a man who enthusiastically supports grisly third trimester abortions. He himself is indifferent and has acquiesced to the slaughter of forty million human lives. In for a penny, in for a pound. Dionne is capable of any abomination. Anyone who takes “moral instruction” from Dionne is a wretched fool.


3 posted on 10/29/2012 6:46:13 AM PDT by allendale
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To: SeekAndFind
Why Doug...??

Are you suggesting there should be due process?

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Unhinged_2

4 posted on 10/29/2012 6:50:38 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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