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Fox’s Beckel Slams Sen. McConnell For ‘Disgraceful’ IRS Ad: ‘You Ought To Be Ashamed Of Yourself!’
MediaLite ^ | 5/31/2013 | Matt Wilstein

Posted on 06/03/2013 5:34:02 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat

Friday afternoon on The Five, Bob Beckel tore into Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for an online ad he released this week that uses the IRS scandal to equate President Obama with Richard Nixon. Beckel called it “one of the cheapest ads I’ve seen” and said to McConnell, “you ought to be ashamed of yourself!”

“To politicize this thing before you have the hearings,” Beckel went on, “and to go on the air with that kind ad, that’s a muckraking, disgraceful, disgusting ad, and it’s typical of a guy from the bourbon state.” To protestations from his co-hosts, Beckel said “in my worst day” he would never have put an ad like that on the air.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: beckel; democrats; irs; irsscandals; jabbabob; mcconnell; obamaisacrook; scandal
Video: "Demand Answers" - link to the ad that has Beckel so upset.

Decides to take a cheap shot at the Commonwealth of Kentucky to boot.

1 posted on 06/03/2013 5:34:02 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Republican Wildcat
‘You Ought To Be Ashamed Of Yourself!’

And Beckel, a drug-addled pervert isn't?

2 posted on 06/03/2013 5:37:55 PM PDT by South40
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To: Republican Wildcat

EAT it Beckel!


3 posted on 06/03/2013 5:38:24 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Republican Wildcat

“and it’s typical of a guy from the bourbon state”

If there’s one thing Beckel knows, its bourbon.


4 posted on 06/03/2013 5:39:10 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

In any comparison between the Won and Nixon, Nixon comes out way better.


5 posted on 06/03/2013 5:40:07 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Beckel, Williams and Colmes have been having a rough time lately now that their DNC massas are all being exposed as crooks. I can understand their being upset. When it dawns on you that you’re nothing but a useful idiot, one tends to become upset.


6 posted on 06/03/2013 5:40:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
Why hasn't this fat ba$tard been found dead by his own vomit in a dollar an hour hooker hotel?

Hey Blob...STFU and GTFO! It's hard to tolerate you solely to see Kimberly and Dana.

7 posted on 06/03/2013 5:42:20 PM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
said the coke head whore monger...
8 posted on 06/03/2013 5:42:29 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Beckel is such a constant horses-ass he hardly deserves a thread for discussion on FreeRepublic.

Everything he says should just be ignored.


9 posted on 06/03/2013 5:45:26 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: Republican Wildcat
Looks like he wears suspenders because he can't find a big enough belt. Is that a padded cell he's sitting in?


10 posted on 06/03/2013 5:46:21 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Republican Wildcat

They should settle this like gentlemen.Pistols at dawn anyone?(Beckel would tone down the talk if that were a real option today.)


11 posted on 06/03/2013 5:48:09 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Republican Wildcat

“‘You Ought To Be Ashamed Of Yourself!’”

That’s right - how dare he denigrates Nixon by comparing him to Obama.


12 posted on 06/03/2013 5:48:30 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Republican Wildcat
So what color is Beckel’s hair this week?
13 posted on 06/03/2013 5:48:48 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: beethovenfan
In any comparison between the Won and Nixon, Nixon comes out way better.

For one thing, Nixon loved his country.

14 posted on 06/03/2013 5:49:50 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Hey Beckel, just what in that ad is false or misleading? Hmmmm, you bloviating fatass blowhard?


15 posted on 06/03/2013 5:50:09 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Farmer Dean

Interesting you should say that...to hold a state office in Kentucky, to this day, your oath of office includes swearing that you have “never fought a duel with deadly weapons.”


16 posted on 06/03/2013 5:52:47 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Republican Wildcat; MinuteGal

This is what Beckel does when he doesn’t have any other ammunition to shoot with. He goes on an emotional rant, and smears the subject of his attack about how unjust that person is for telling the truth. It’s a diversional trick of his that he uses often. When in doubt, use an emotional outburst, do it loudly to shout down any opposition to his comments, and be irrational about whatever the subject matter is. Divert attention from the contents of the AD by attacking its author.

The rest of The Five need to attack Beckel back, point out what he is doing and why, rather than try to defend the subject of Beckel’s smear. Show the public what Beckel is really doing, the sleight of hand, the method of refutation he is using, so that everyone knows what Beckel is really up to which is diverting attention from the contents of the AD into an attack on its author, and hoping that by sliming the author, he makes the AD itself unbelievable or one that shouldn’t even be watched. Because if it is watched without any emotional spin layered on it, the truth comes shining through to any rational person. Greg Gutfeld of The Five is the only one who seems to poke holes in what Beckel is up to. The others are either wishy washy, or just aren’t capable of using good debate skills.


17 posted on 06/03/2013 5:56:14 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Michael.SF.

“So what color is Beckel’s hair this week?”

You mean the hairpiece? I saw him get dunked in a dunk tank and the hairpiece and the tape came off. It was a riot.


18 posted on 06/03/2013 6:00:06 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Republican Wildcat

If Beckel is screaming like a banshee we are doing something right.


19 posted on 06/03/2013 6:01:54 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Republican Wildcat

Doncha love the way libturds use that word while shame absolutely not in THEIR repertoire of emotions.


20 posted on 06/03/2013 6:02:18 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Does Beckel think 0bama hasn’t “POLITICIZED” the IRS by attacking people based on their political beliefs? Does Beckel think the Benghazi narrative wasn’t “POLITICIZED” by 0bama to avoid damage to his re-election campaign?


21 posted on 06/03/2013 6:06:00 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Republican Wildcat

“To politicize this thing ...”

That’s right, Bob. Because that’s the only game you guys know, and the best way to DEFEAT you bums!


22 posted on 06/03/2013 6:15:01 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Republican Wildcat
Liberals ought to know a thing or two about shame however, as they have no moral absolutes, shame is not in their play book.

They do toss the word around a bit here and there, of course always at their Republican, especially conservative counterparts!

One can always tell when liberals know something is working, they scream, shout and name call.

They even toss out words like "shame" and considering their team, Teddy Kennedy, Barney Frank, Chris Dodd, Bill Clinton and Anthony Weiner, that's going some (finding a member of the GOP "shameful!")

23 posted on 06/03/2013 6:17:04 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: flaglady47

You are correct . Beckle uses this same line at least 3 times a week to feign outrage ( and does it loudly ) . This is really not news .


24 posted on 06/03/2013 6:17:09 PM PDT by katykelly
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To: Republican Wildcat
Thank you Mr Beckel

I would have never seen the ad if it weren't for you. Not sure many who see it will disagree with McConnell.

Thanks for the heads up BOB!

25 posted on 06/03/2013 6:21:09 PM PDT by Cannoneer
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To: Republican Wildcat

BREAKING: IRS Paper Trail All The Way To The Top Level In D.C.
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/06/breaking-irs-papertrail-all-the-way-to-the-top-level-in-d-c/


26 posted on 06/03/2013 6:23:03 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: Republican Wildcat

See, it’s threads like this that make me glad I don’t own a TV.


27 posted on 06/03/2013 6:25:38 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: tioga

Would love for Mitch to have come back a la Chevy Chase:

“Bob, the bottom line is that I’m a senior United States Senator, and you’re not! And the guy whose campaign for President you `managed’, went on to go down in flames! So there, nyah!”

Well, maybe not the last line.

;^)


28 posted on 06/03/2013 6:26:15 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Republican Wildcat

Bob......

You’re a liberal....

What would you know about “shame” and when it might enter the picture?


29 posted on 06/03/2013 6:34:28 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Republican Wildcat
It was Bombastic Bob Beckel's turn to use the "shame" attack on Republicans.

-PJ

30 posted on 06/03/2013 6:35:11 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Please stop with the fake outrage, Bob. You’re a member of the party that said Romney didn’t pay his taxes. You helped put this former Marxist in the White House. It’s Obama’s IRS that is trying to stifle conservative groups. So cry me a river.


31 posted on 06/03/2013 6:38:25 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
“To politicize this thing before you have the hearings,” Beckel went on,

The IRS is the one who "politicized" this thing. Just remember that...BOB

32 posted on 06/03/2013 7:00:42 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Pull up your big girl pants Bob.


33 posted on 06/03/2013 7:27:47 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
Typical "Saul Alinsky" tactics.

This shows we hit a nerve.

GOOD.

KEEP IT UP.

Raise more funds.

RUN MORE ADS, ALL ACROSS AMERICA, ELECTION YEAR OR NO ELECTION YEAR

34 posted on 06/03/2013 7:28:57 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

35 posted on 06/03/2013 7:29:54 PM PDT by narses
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To: IrishPennant

‘in a dollar an hour hooker hotel?’

Has Bob stepped up in class?

Who knew?


36 posted on 06/03/2013 7:47:22 PM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: Delta Dawn

He’s making a few more bucks on The Five now, ya know?


37 posted on 06/03/2013 7:49:15 PM PDT by IrishPennant
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To: okie01

In any comparison between the Won and Nixon, Nixon comes out way better.

For one thing, Nixon loved his country.
_____________________________________________________

Nixon was a citizen of the USA.


38 posted on 06/03/2013 7:50:10 PM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Would you look at that, McConnell is over the right target for once.


39 posted on 06/03/2013 8:02:30 PM PDT by Hawk1976 (It is better to die in on your feet than it is to live as on your knees.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Republican Wildcat.
Bob Beckel tore into Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for an online ad he released this week that uses the IRS scandal to equate President Obama with Richard Nixon.
Way to spin reality and try to misdirect public attention from a scandal, Beckel, you ignorant partisan shill.


40 posted on 06/03/2013 8:35:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: beethovenfan

Very well said!


41 posted on 06/03/2013 8:36:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Ad comes too close to the truth for Beckel - might get people thinking.....


42 posted on 06/03/2013 9:29:15 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: driftdiver

If this is his response, then it’s working.

Keep it up, Sen. McConnell! Apparently you’ve hit a nerve.


43 posted on 06/04/2013 4:23:44 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Powerful stuff


44 posted on 06/04/2013 4:33:28 AM PDT by motor_racer (Pete, do you ever get tired, of the driving?)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Mr. Macho Toad Beckel, I gather, is not the least bit ashamed of his political party stealing the 2012 presidential election by its corruption of the IRS.


45 posted on 06/04/2013 6:03:36 AM PDT by Amagi (Obama is never so animated as when he is assaulting the Constitution.)
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