Skip to comments.GOP Rep. Physically Threatens Reporter After Being Asked About Campaign Corruption (Video at Link)
Posted on 01/30/2014 4:01:40 AM PST by tsowellfan
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) threatens a NY1 reporter after he is asked about campaign corruption during a post-SOTU interview.
"Let me be clear to you, you ever do that to me again I'll throw you off this f***ing balcony," Grimm said, according to NY1.
"It's a valid question," Michael Scotto, the reporter, told Grimm.
"No, no, youre not man enough, youre not man enough. Ill break you in half. Like a boy," Grimm responded.
Here is the transcript released by NY1...
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...
The MSM was why they ONLY focus on the GOP.
“When Democrats do this, it is a GOOD thing”.
Yes, there is a double standard. However this classless moron is probably guilty. Even if innocent he should be working in a transfer station.
Why is he making physical threats?
What happened to that picture of the peasants storming the capitol with pitchforks and torches??
First requirement to be ‘one of the 535’ - BE A MORON.
The best and brightest conservative are not in politics. They are out there creating wealth. That leaves the second string running for office and staying there forever.
Isn’t “Grimm” a TV series on Friday nights, where a Portland police officer takes on various creatures which morph from human form into legendary mythical beasts?
Maybe this Grimm was facing down one of these mythological morphing beasts.
The left has arrested a conservative movie maker, used the IRS to silence our political speech and told us to get out of “their” state. And there was no outrage or other mentions from them on much much worse conduct.
Thus, its hard to care about their propaganda agent wetting his panties because he got caught playing their usual anti-GOP games.
I hate the BS headline on this. He was NOT asked about campaign corruption. The reporter asked if he could move on to another topic, and he said ‘no’ and walked away. Then the reporter, gets on camera and says that he REFUSED to answer questions about campaign corruption, and the guy got p*ssed. I think it’s beneath his office, but I can understand what turns Mr. Hand into Mr. Fist. (thanks, Sam Kinnison).
And, of course, he apologized and said “My mother didn’t raise me that way.” Every time a conservative shows that he’s got a pair, he puts them back in his pocket and turns tail. They all apologize. What I hold against them is doing things KNOWING they’re going to apologize later. If they don’t have to balls to take the heat, they should keep their mouths shut.
Totally agree. Either stand up for what they say or do like a man, like they have some integrity and meant it, or don’t do it in the first place. They choose the worst of all possible worlds by doing or saying things then backing down later. People like that azzhole Alan Grayson never back down, never apologise. And their constituents back them to the hilt. So would we, if ours would stop wussying out.
How bad is it with the GOP these days? Bad enough that I’m thinking this guy needs to be in a leadership position. At least he has some spine.
We should NEVER depend on the media to be our checks and balances. That's the job of our elected officials in the House.
Paging John Boehner! Paging John Boehner!
It’s the George McFly party vs the Biff Tannon party.
“Do you really think I should swear, Marty?”
(note: only those familiar with back to the future will get the context)
Newt Gingrich or Allen West - Now that's spine.
I am having a hard time caring about it also. At least Grimm threatened him personally and not with the power of his office. With people like Rangel, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Cybthia McKinney, Alan Grayson, etc. as member the bar has been set pretty low for acceptable behavior in the House.