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Chicago Tribune Columnist: Wendy Davis Getting 'Swift-Boated' for Lying
Breitbart ^ | 25 Jan 2014, 9:32 | Frances Martel

Posted on 01/25/2014 9:50:22 AM PST by gooblah

Democrats have given up arguing that Wendy Davis is being honest about her history and are now simply demanding we all accept her narrative and her lies simultaneously. In a column suggesting Davis is being "swift-boated" for fabricating parts of her biography, Margaret Carlson in the Chicago Tribune implores readers to be generous with Davis's biography.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Illinois; US: Massachusetts; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; chicago; chicagotribune; demlies; illinois; margaretcarlson; massachusetts; swiftboat; texas; wendydavis
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1 posted on 01/25/2014 9:50:22 AM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah

To a Leftists, everything is OK as long as you are protecting another Leftist.


2 posted on 01/25/2014 9:51:45 AM PST by mfish13 (Elections have Consequences.)
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To: mfish13

“...BE GENEROUS WITH HER BIOGRAPHY ?”

What on earth does that mean ?


3 posted on 01/25/2014 9:54:23 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: gooblah
Is there a leftist politician who HASN'T lied? The problem isn't with them, they are low life punks. The problem is with the Repubs. who constantly hide under their desk every time these punks lie through their teeth which is why they get away with it.

"Wendy Davis lied! As did Obama as did Hillary a million times over! We gotta do something about this...Oooh but I hope they don't hurt meeee.."

4 posted on 01/25/2014 9:56:50 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: mfish13
Screw her and all the lying Dumbs. I knew all of them were lying as soon as I saw their lips move. Amen
5 posted on 01/25/2014 9:57:17 AM PST by gakrak (“If you put the Fed Gov in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.”)
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To: gooblah

Anything to promote and advance their SOCIALIST AGENDA. These bastards really do rally under the motto: “The Ends Justify The Means”.

Libtards/Socialists really do illustrate daily that they are vile, evil reprobates that are completely lacking in any honor, standards, ethics or morals. They are cowards and completely unworthy of any respect, consideration or tolerance.

I believe that Libtards/Socialists deserve to be shunned, reviled and slapped down at each and every turn.


6 posted on 01/25/2014 9:58:26 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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Swift boating: the act of providing the public with accurate information about ones past


7 posted on 01/25/2014 9:59:00 AM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: gooblah
Swift BOOTED is more like it... right in her azz
8 posted on 01/25/2014 9:59:07 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: gooblah

If a person will lie to get elected, what will they do once they have the power? If dishonesty doesn’t matter when running for office what does?


9 posted on 01/25/2014 9:59:36 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: gooblah

Demoncrats are genetically predisposed to lie. It is a symptom of their mental illness. By extension, mental illness must be a dis-qualifier for public office. It should earn the loon a trip to eternal lockup in a looney bin.


10 posted on 01/25/2014 9:59:42 AM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: mfish13
Screw her and all the lying Dumbs. I knew all of them were lying as soon as I saw their lips move. Amen
11 posted on 01/25/2014 9:59:46 AM PST by gakrak (“If you put the Fed Gov in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.”)
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To: gooblah
Having gotten away with the Elizabeth Warren "Native American" scenario, the Demos are now emboldened to try anything.

Not that the Demorats aren't traditionally more aggressive. Why rumour has it that in 2008 they ran a guy for President who wasn't constitutionally eligible and probably was not even born in the US!

I know. I know. Hard to believe.

12 posted on 01/25/2014 10:00:01 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (This GOP is dead. What do we do now?)
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To: gooblah

Margaret Carlson - surprised she hasn’t joined the Obama administration. They must not want her.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 10:00:16 AM PST by kcvl
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To: gooblah

What liberals continually forget was that the “Swift-Boaters” were telling the truth.They just repeated the truth about Kerry a lot and, for that, these patriots were hated by the Left.


14 posted on 01/25/2014 10:02:40 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: gooblah

Can’t even start. Where does one start with this one?

Males find theis high priestessof baby killing attractive and that trumps in this

I can’t even start


15 posted on 01/25/2014 10:04:35 AM PST by stanne
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To: OrangeHoof

True. I was going to say the swift boat veterans told the truth about John Kerry. Somehow the term swift boating has been twisted around by the liberals to mean that lies are being told about liberal candidates for office.


16 posted on 01/25/2014 10:06:24 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: gooblah

“Swift Boating” is the term used by leftists to describe the unacceptable hindering of their narrative when the truth is told about one of its proponents. At the core of every Leftist there is decadence and deceit.


17 posted on 01/25/2014 10:06:27 AM PST by allendale
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To: Kenny Bunk

Its why they hate Christianity. It’s harder to get away with blatant lying to ethical people.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 10:07:03 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: gooblah
If "swift-boating" means telling the truth/relaying the facts, then so be it.

19 posted on 01/25/2014 10:08:14 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Chode
she'll always be "ABORTION BARBIE" to me.

20 posted on 01/25/2014 10:10:43 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: allendale
good definition. ;-)

21 posted on 01/25/2014 10:13:09 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

> > “...BE GENEROUS WITH HER BIOGRAPHY ?”

> What on earth does that mean ?

“Fake but accurate.”


22 posted on 01/25/2014 10:18:43 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: gooblah

I have a copy of Carlson’s bio stating she was a stripper in Tijuana. Now that has to be a lie. No one would EVER pay to see this moron!


23 posted on 01/25/2014 10:18:54 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: OrangeHoof
What liberals continually forget was that the “Swift-Boaters” were telling the truth.

Perhaps for some. But I suspect that most knew he was lying once the evidence was there. Their bitch about "Swift Boating" was that the lies were being so forcefully exposed.

Remember, with the left, the guilt is not in the doing, it is in the getting caught.

24 posted on 01/25/2014 10:19:57 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: gooblah

Is this a tacit admission by the Rat media the Swift Boat Veterans were telling the truth about Kerry in 2004?


25 posted on 01/25/2014 10:20:03 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: gooblah

Windy Davis served in Vietnam? What the ...


26 posted on 01/25/2014 10:22:32 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: gooblah
"Get a detail wrong about whether you divorced at 21 or at 19," she complains, "and woe unto you."

A detail?? WTF? She doesn't know how old she was when she got divorced? If she got that wrong because of a faulty memory, then she's too damn stupid to hold office. Can't have it both ways, Margaret.

27 posted on 01/25/2014 10:23:21 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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Twelve FReeper-Patriots are now
New Monthly Donors.
Who will be lucky number 13? :)

28 posted on 01/25/2014 10:24:20 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: gooblah

In Chicago, a candidate can’t be considered serious unless they lie


29 posted on 01/25/2014 10:26:51 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Doc Savage

Wasn’t she the one with the donkey painted like a zebra?


30 posted on 01/25/2014 10:28:30 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: gooblah

Wendy Davis proves the old saying “Love ‘em and leave ‘em!”

Her kids, that is.


31 posted on 01/25/2014 10:28:43 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: gooblah

For lying...if she didn’t lie this wouldn’t have happened. Wendy hurt Wendy, nobody else.


32 posted on 01/25/2014 10:30:03 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: gooblah

Nothing more damaging for lefties than the light of truth.


33 posted on 01/25/2014 10:30:11 AM PST by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: cripplecreek
“In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is...in some small way to become evil oneself. One's standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to.” ― Theodore Dalrymple
34 posted on 01/25/2014 10:33:25 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: gooblah

Margaret Carlson is still alive? She looked like near-death 30 years ago on McLaughlin or whatever show it was she appeared on regularly.

She was definitely a Lucy-type, who saw herself as THE smartest person in a room full of dummies who could never, ever be right about anything.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 10:36:56 AM PST by EDINVA ( m)
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To: kcvl

The human chipmonk.....


36 posted on 01/25/2014 10:41:25 AM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: kcvl
Margaret Carlson - surprised she hasn’t joined the Obama administration. They must not want her.

She was already in the Carter Administration, though it's hard to figure out in what capacity (her bio's quite fuzzy).

She's in her sixties now (though that's also a guess). She has a cushy berth writing stuff like this and probably doesn't need the headaches.

Jay Carney, a younger guy, needed to get his card punched with a White House job. He's not competent or trustworthy, but we'll be hearing about him for a very long time because of the White House connection.

37 posted on 01/25/2014 10:44:37 AM PST by x
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To: Cyber Liberty

>>Is this a tacit admission by the Rat media the Swift Boat Veterans were telling the truth about Kerry in 2004?<<

No, probably not, but it might be an inadvertent one. A few more articles like this one could result in “swift boated” being understood, accurately, as “outed for blatant lying to advance one’s political career.”


38 posted on 01/25/2014 10:48:50 AM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: blueunicorn6

And her 2nd husband after the HLS was paid off.


39 posted on 01/25/2014 10:52:10 AM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Norseman
A few more articles like this one could result in “swift boated” being understood, accurately, as “outed for blatant lying to advance one’s political career.”

Word. They're doing it to themselves, and they don't even know it.

40 posted on 01/25/2014 11:01:29 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: gooblah

100 million democrats in this country and the democrats can’t find one gubernatorial candidate who isn’t a serial liar?

Actually no, they can’t.


41 posted on 01/25/2014 11:06:20 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: gooblah

How about D’Souza, McDonald and Christie?

Aren’t they being swift-boated?

I guess not. Just as non-white can’t POSSIBLY be racists, only liberals can be “swift-boated”.

Don’t know how much more of this PC crap I can stomach without going into vomitory spasms.


42 posted on 01/25/2014 11:11:50 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Wait until it gets dark before reading it?


43 posted on 01/25/2014 11:30:29 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: kcvl

“Margaret Carlson - surprised she hasn’t joined the Obama administration. They must not want her.”

Margaret Carlson is a real dogface. Literally.


44 posted on 01/25/2014 11:31:33 AM PST by flaglady47 (Proud Conservative Republican)
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To: gooblah

So. Swiftly swift-boat Wendy Davis.


45 posted on 01/25/2014 11:37:49 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: gooblah
Margaret Colson's full article if anyone is interested in reading her rant.

Wendy Davis’ story keeps essential truthiness


46 posted on 01/25/2014 11:41:43 AM PST by deport
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To: mrsmel

Exactly. The left know they’re being lied to and even repeat the lies knowing they’re false but not really caring because the only thing that matters is winning.


47 posted on 01/25/2014 12:04:15 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: gooblah

I remember Margeret Carlson. She has always been extremely stupid.


48 posted on 01/25/2014 12:13:47 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: gooblah

What kind of world is it when your average-to-below-average sleazeball can’t lie her way into a State House to sit on the State treasury for her own personal enrichment?

On the other hand, why is it we have an FDA, ICC and FTC to enforce truth-in-advertising laws, and DA’s all have consumer fraud divisions, but politicians like the contemptible Sugar Baby of Texas can falsely advertise themselves for public consumption?


49 posted on 01/25/2014 12:30:57 PM PST by DPMD
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To: DPMD
She had a good roll model in Pocahontas
50 posted on 01/25/2014 12:38:19 PM PST by spawn44 (MOO)
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