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Greta Van Susteren Backs Dem Candidate Into a Corner, Forces Him to Admit Big Lie
theblaze.com ^ | april 10, 2014 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 04/11/2014 3:04:21 AM PDT by lowbridge

Democratic congressional candidate Mike Dickinson recently promised to wage “war” on the NRA, Tea Party and Fox News. On Thursday, he was confronted by Greta Van Susteren in a tense exchange that ended with an embarrassing admission.

“Why do you hate me?” Van Susteren asked, immediately getting to business.

Dickinson, who is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in November, said he has a problem with her network as a whole.

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Then Van Susteren dropped the hammer by exposing a lie Dickinson once told about being CEO of a company.

“That’s really bad to portray yourself not as who you are, right?” Van Susteren began, knowing exactly where she was going. She then read a letter Dickinson sent to a Virginia newspaper in which he falsely claimed to be the CEO of Mid-Atlantic Show Clubs, a cluster of strip clubs.

“I consulted for them, I did,” Dickinson said in his defense.

“It says CEO of Mid-Atlantic. Were you the CEO?” Van Susteren pressed.

“You got me there,” Dickinson admitted, looking embarrassed.

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Full title: Greta Van Susteren Backs Dem Candidate Into a Corner, Forces Him to Admit Big Lie After He Accused Tea Party of Dishonesty
1 posted on 04/11/2014 3:04:21 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Saw it...it was most excellent!


2 posted on 04/11/2014 3:09:15 AM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: lowbridge

The problem being is that if we win the best we can hope for is Eric Cantor.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 3:15:22 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: prisoner6

Yes, she pretty much eviscerated him. But realize that, even doing this, getting him to admit it, he turns right around with a smile on his face and keeps on plugging. Telling the same old lies, spouting the same old Democrat blather -an homage to the old saying “tell a lie often enough and it becomes the truth.

They (Democrats) count on their followers being idiots and leeches who only care about me, me, me. Or, Republican RINO Establishment telling their loyal followers all the neat stuff they’re for and gonna do - yet never following through.

The truth really does not matter anymore.


4 posted on 04/11/2014 3:24:13 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: lowbridge

I like him. He’s got my vote.


5 posted on 04/11/2014 3:34:58 AM PDT by KingLudd
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To: Gaffer
They (Democrats) count on their followers being idiots and leeches who only care about me, me, me.

Correct. Issues don't matter. What matters with them is whether they get their freebies; so long as they do, they'll continue to push the RAT button at election time. Not a bad deal: vote for me and I'll give you stuff.

6 posted on 04/11/2014 3:44:38 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: Gaffer
They (Democrats) count on their followers being idiots and leeches who only care about me, me, me.

Correct. Issues don't matter. What matters with them is whether they get their freebies; so long as they do, they'll continue to push the RAT button at election time. Not a bad deal: vote for me and I'll give you stuff.

7 posted on 04/11/2014 3:46:54 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: lowbridge

Not a bright man. A moron, in fact.


8 posted on 04/11/2014 3:49:35 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Gaffer

Yup...that smile was creepy! He kept saying politicians should be honest then he’d lie in the next breath.


9 posted on 04/11/2014 3:53:51 AM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: lowbridge

Greta is the BEST news interviewer on the air today.


10 posted on 04/11/2014 3:56:07 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: prisoner6

I’m all for sacrificing a seat or two to a rat to get Boehner or cantor out


11 posted on 04/11/2014 4:00:40 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: bigtoona

“I’m all for sacrificing a seat or two to a rat to get Boehner or cantor out”

I have read that House Conservatives are planning to stage a coup after November elections. Problem is Cantor is next in line to replace Boehner. Will be interesting to watch this unfold....


12 posted on 04/11/2014 4:09:00 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: lowbridge

He joins a long list of rat liars, many claiming war service that didn’t happen, plus at least one rino, Republican Senator Mark Kirk.


13 posted on 04/11/2014 4:23:30 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: KingLudd
I like him. He’s got my vote

The democrat liar on Greta's show has your vote?

14 posted on 04/11/2014 4:25:19 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: bigtoona

So you would Vote Mike, having just watched the clip of that creepy SOB, because you don’t like Cantor?

Lord help us.....


15 posted on 04/11/2014 4:27:04 AM PDT by JusPasenThru (Posting here = IRS audit.)
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To: Graybeard58

Is adding the /s suffix really necessary every time? /s


16 posted on 04/11/2014 4:39:25 AM PDT by KingLudd
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To: lowbridge

“That’s really bad to portray yourself not as who you are, right?” Van Susteren began, knowing exactly where she was going. She then read a letter Dickinson sent to a Virginia newspaper in which he falsely claimed to be the CEO of Mid-Atlantic Show Clubs, a cluster of strip clubs.

I was going to say something about CEO=evil to the democrat party, but then I saw “strip club” so guess that makes it ok.


17 posted on 04/11/2014 4:44:04 AM PDT by jughandle ( "We have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!" -HRColl)
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To: lowbridge; flaglady47; mickie; Maine Mariner; seekthetruth
Greta's segment with the porn candidate was nightmarish overtalking babble. O'Reilly's and Hannity's shows are all overtalking and stepping on lines now.....and fights with crazy guests. Sean is tone deaf and unable to get into the rhythmic flow needed for intelligent interviews. He interrupts constantly with vacuous remarks, harming the guests' trains of thought. O'Reilly's interviews are now merely platforms for his own lengthy opinions.

My jaw dropped when Greta wished that loony Larry Flynt candidate "good luck" in his senatorial campaign at the end of the segment.

Hannity is getting even more repetitive in his parrot-like "x-million unemployed", "x-million on food stamps", "x-million this" and "x-million that" schtick. He can't help interrupting his guests every minute or so just to let folks know he's there and how erudite he is...too bad his comments are lightweight and often just ridiculous.....and never original.

The Fox evening lineup features more and more freak guests, like that Muslim PR flak featured on two successive Megan shows. Such incoherent shouting matches between hosts and guests are evidently "in", while intelligent, understandable discourse is "out".

When Greta's voice rises and speeds up she becomes totally unintelligible.

The under-informed O'Reilly and the boring GOPe agent-provocateur Karl Rove, are a babbling duo trying their best to muddle the Republican primaries beyond salvation. Neither of these two carnival spielers have any guiding conservative or constitutional principles whatsoever. Their dueling-banjos segments bear this out.

BOR's interviews have degenerated into mere platforms for his Hamlet soliloquies. The other night he ranted the whole segment while his two guests sat like waxen figures from Madame Tussaud's museum. One of the guests actually managed to get ONE personal observation in during the total segment.

The Fox evening lineup is becoming unwatcheable and unlistenable. The three hours are now more tabloid, more insulting to our intelligence and more uncomfortable. The hosts are become more aggressive, angry, confrontational and interruptive.

Maybe the network thinks this is what people want. Maybe the shows are just reflective of the unsettling times we're trying our best to live through.

Just some of my random observations, in no order whatsoever. I'm interested in other "Fox News" evening-lineup comments....and I promise no one's opinions will be interrupted, lol.

Leni

18 posted on 04/11/2014 4:45:52 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Our greatness - built upon our freedom - is moral not material)
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To: lowbridge
"You still put him on and in my mind that's kinda grandise."

WTF is "grandise"? He doesn't even speak his native tongue correctly.

What a greasy marble-mouthed slimeball. I'll bet twenty bucks he's got some bodies buried under his porch.

19 posted on 04/11/2014 4:50:52 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Graybeard58

KingLudd must be the DUmmy watcher on FR.


20 posted on 04/11/2014 4:52:21 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: KingLudd
Is adding the /s suffix really necessary every time? /s

Absolutely not. I abhor the use of the sophomoric "/s" and never use it myself.

I apologize for misunderstanding you.

21 posted on 04/11/2014 4:54:55 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: lowbridge
Hey Greta...when a Democrat lies it's for a good cause. Not like those mean Tea Party KKK folks.
22 posted on 04/11/2014 4:58:46 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: MinuteGal
Hannity is getting even more repetitive in his parrot-like "x-million unemployed", "x-million on food stamps", "x-million this" and "x-million that" schtick.

Ditto

23 posted on 04/11/2014 5:04:07 AM PDT by varon (Para bellum)
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To: MinuteGal
I'm interested in other "Fox News" evening-lineup comments....and I promise no one's opinions will be interrupted, lol.

Although I agree with most of your assessment, and am delighted they finally moved Shep from the evening lineup, I still record Chris Wallace, Greta and Megyn. However, I find myself only watching Chris Wallace anymore.

I also enjoyed watching this blathering idiot get owned by Greta.

He probably should be running in Minnesota.

24 posted on 04/11/2014 5:06:59 AM PDT by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: Graybeard58

I personally don’t get written sarc and very much appreciate the identification as sarc and do not consider it “sophomoric”, but adult to identify sarc comments as sarc


25 posted on 04/11/2014 5:14:48 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MinuteGal

Good post. I myself no longer have TV broadcasts in my home and haven’t had any for about 5 years.

I used to watch Fox from its inception in 1996 and also enjoyed Tony Snow on Fox News Sunday.

But here’s the thing; Fox News grabs the attention of a certain age demographic, the newbies to politics and the uninformed and unaware. If it weren’t for Fox News the electorate would be programmed and brainwashed by the likes of CNN and MSNBC. I would hate to think of the world without Fox News even though I don’t watch them anymore.

So we should be grateful there is a Fox News. They are the most successful news and tabloid broadcast that exists today. I hope they put MSNBC and CNN out of business or at least force them to hire quality conservative hosts.

But as you say Fox News can make some improvements and if any of their staff are reading this thread I would bet they are taking notes. That’s the difference.


26 posted on 04/11/2014 5:15:57 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: lowbridge

I saw this. What an incredible douchebag this guy is. Sheesh.


27 posted on 04/11/2014 5:30:21 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: lowbridge
“You got me there,” Dickinson admitted, looking embarrassed.

He was embarrassed being caught in a lie? That makes him better than 99% of the Democrats...

28 posted on 04/11/2014 5:32:48 AM PDT by GOPJ (When fascism comes it will come..with promises of a better world.The jackboots come later..-Shapiro)
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To: lowbridge

Bodacious lying ability is a sure-fire resume builder within the Democrat Party.


29 posted on 04/11/2014 5:35:15 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Gaffer

He reminds of the guy who is married to Morgan Fairchild...Yeah...That’s the ticket.


30 posted on 04/11/2014 5:57:25 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
--Greta is the BEST news interviewer on the air today.--

Short and straightforward questions. If not answered, ask again. Avoid long and multifaceted questions that allow a path to wiggle and go off on tangents.

31 posted on 04/11/2014 6:05:33 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: KingLudd

I like him. He’s got my vote.

_____________________

You’ve got to be kidding, right. I think you are because anyone who has evolved to the point of possessing a opposable thumb knows this guy is a dolt. But........if you’re serious, well it appears this guy will back your free speech unless; 1: He’s told to oppose it. or 2. He opposes it on what meager brain cell functioning he has available.


32 posted on 04/11/2014 6:05:45 AM PDT by navymom1
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To: lowbridge

Funniest part to me was that he said he hated all politicians because they lie.

Then Greta exposed him as the ultimate lying hypocrite before the whole world......

Greta is one of my favs......no bias, nothing but the facts and truth.....in your face......


33 posted on 04/11/2014 6:10:40 AM PDT by Arlis
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To: bigtoona

I’m all for sacrificing a seat or two to a rat to get Boehner or cantor out


That’s how I feel about McDonnel. We need to clean these guys out of the R party, even if it means electing democrats.

For me, it’s the brass ring or nothing. And if all we get is a bunch of Rinos, don’t kid yourself, it will be nothing.


34 posted on 04/11/2014 6:16:10 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: lowbridge

I love the fact that the Democrat’s Congressional candidate has to lie to claim he was the CEO of a strip club. What’s next?—Will they start touting fake murder-for-hire and extortion convictions?


35 posted on 04/11/2014 6:38:01 AM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Chewbarkah

Her last comment before leaving him was, “Good Luck, you’re a piece of work.”


36 posted on 04/11/2014 6:50:02 AM PDT by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: MinuteGal

I will echo your comments.


37 posted on 04/11/2014 6:59:05 AM PDT by Gritty (Gun controllers aren't afraid of guns but a country where the individual has power-Dan Greenfield)
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To: Vaquero
The problem being is that if we win the best we can hope for is Eric Cantor.

JMO but I think Cantor blows with the wind. If the leadership is tougher and more conservative, I believe Cantor will follow suit.

38 posted on 04/11/2014 7:00:21 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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To: KingLudd
Is adding the /s suffix really necessary every time? /s

If ever there was a time. .THIS WAS IT!!LOL. . .WHAT A PERFECT RAT BAG OF SLEAZE!!!

39 posted on 04/11/2014 7:17:36 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: jughandle

“Van Susteren began, knowing exactly where she was going.”

I guess that’s an attribute of a good attorney. I know that a lot of the news chicks on Fox have legal backgrounds, but Greta is the best no-nonsense interviewer they have.


40 posted on 04/11/2014 7:18:14 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: lowbridge

Greta: “Doing the job Republicans refuse to do”


41 posted on 04/11/2014 8:20:23 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: MinuteGal
I certainly agree with your comments at post #18. Excellent observations there, especially about O'Reilly.

To which I'd add one more thing. I really liked Megyn Kelly when she was on in the afternoon. She had a fresh and breezy style. But her evening show is different. Too edgy. Everything is either breathless “breaking news” or a mini-fight.

Nowadays I listen to bit of Greta, then I pop in an Andy Griffith DVD.

42 posted on 04/11/2014 8:22:23 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: KingLudd; Graybeard58
Is adding the /s suffix really necessary every time? /s

Now, now. Not everyone is as blessed as you & I are.

Some need 'special' help.
(SARCASM OFF)

Incidentally, he's got my vote too.

43 posted on 04/11/2014 8:48:38 AM PDT by laotzu
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To: prisoner6

“Saw it...it was most excellent!”

Yeah, me too! Thought I was watching a rerun of Austin Powers and this guy was “Fat Bastard.”


44 posted on 04/11/2014 8:56:47 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: lowbridge

bfl!


45 posted on 04/11/2014 2:48:47 PM PDT by HiJinx (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: bigtoona

Me too.


46 posted on 04/11/2014 2:50:44 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I support Joe Carr in the TN GOP Primary against Lamar!)
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