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Chelsea's Liberal Media Fans Act Like She's a Forever Unmockable Child
Newsbusters ^ | 4/19/14 | Tim Graham

Posted on 04/19/2014 10:45:49 PM PDT by absentee

“Why we root for Chelsea Clinton” was the latest from the Washington Post’s new culture blogger Alyssa Rosenberg. “For those of us who were once curly-haired, awkward daughters, Chelsea Clinton’s arrival on the national stage at age 12 meant years of sympathetic wincing. The barbs directed her way landed on us by proxy,” including Rush Limbaugh’s old “family dog” joke.

Youngsters might not realize that almost everyone in politics treated Chelsea with deference to her parents throughout the Clinton presidency, which ended when she was 20. The weirdest part is how Rosenberg can complain about Clinton opponents mocking Chelsea instead of the “adult Clintons” while she talks about 2008 and 2010, when ahem, Chelsea headed into her thirties:

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2014/04/19/chelseas-liberal-media-fans-act-shes-forever-unmockable-child#ixzz2zP1NNSMm

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bias; bill; chelsea; hillary; partisanmedia; x42
Chelsea is a grown woman. The media is going nutbaggier than usual about her pregnancy while simultaneously pretending she's still a child immune to and above criticism.
1 posted on 04/19/2014 10:45:49 PM PDT by absentee
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To: absentee

dangit, it had one of those copy/paste scripts that includes the URL.


2 posted on 04/19/2014 10:46:19 PM PDT by absentee
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To: absentee

Does she still receive Secret Service and wondering about Amy Carter as well.


3 posted on 04/19/2014 10:55:29 PM PDT by funfan
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To: absentee

Yeah, just like the kid gloves treatment they gave the Bush, Palin, Ford and Reagan kids. Oh, wait...


4 posted on 04/19/2014 10:59:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: absentee

In Liberal Land everyone is an eternal adolescent.


5 posted on 04/19/2014 11:09:59 PM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: absentee
...Rush Limbaugh’s old “family dog” joke...

So the liars at the Washington Post are bringing up that falsehood again. In reality, it never happened.

6 posted on 04/19/2014 11:15:28 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: absentee

Alyssa Rosenberg is the Features Editor for ThinkProgress.org. She is a columnist for the XX Factor at Slate, and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com. Alyssa grew up in Massachusetts and holds a B.A. in humanities from Yale University. Before joining ThinkProgress, she was editor of Washingtonian.com and a staff correspondent at Government Executive. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, The New Republic, Esquire.com, The Daily, The American Prospect, and National Journal.

ThinkProgress is a liberal American political blog that "provide[s] a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies". It is an outlet of the Center for American Progress.

The blog is edited by Judd Legum, who founded it in 2005. It was edited by Faiz Shakir from January 2007 to May 2012 when it was announced that he would leave to join Nancy Pelosi's team as Director of New Media.

Zaid Jilani, a former blogger with the left-wing think tank Center for American Progress, explained this week how the Obama administration frequently tries to censor the progressive organization’s content when it departs from the White House’s agenda.

The Center for American Progress is a partisan liberal public policy research and advocacy organization. Its website states that the organization is "dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action".The Center presents a libera viewpoint on economic issues. It has its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Its President and chief executive officer is Neera Tanden, who worked for the Obama and Clinton administrations and for Hillary Clinton’s campaigns. Its first President and chief executive officer was John Podesta, who served as chief of staff to then U.S. President Bill Clinton. Podesta remains with the organization as chairman of the board.

7 posted on 04/19/2014 11:36:41 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: absentee

Liars lying liars lies.


8 posted on 04/19/2014 11:52:04 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: absentee
“For those of us who were once curly-haired, awkward daughters, Chelsea Clinton’s arrival on the national stage at age 12 meant years of sympathetic wincing. The barbs directed her way landed on us by proxy,” including Rush Limbaugh’s old “family dog” joke."

Apart from the Limbaugh comment that another poster has already debunked, what other examples can the author provide of "barbs" directed at Chelsea by mainstream journalists or pundits?
9 posted on 04/20/2014 12:02:26 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: re_nortex

I remember that episode of his tv show, though as I recall, he was talking about Bo and mentioned the “White House dog”, then his producer put up a pic of Chelsea. Who knows if Rush was in on it or not.


10 posted on 04/20/2014 12:10:04 AM PDT by Mr. Blond
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To: re_nortex

When it comes to Chelsea jokes, leave it to Senator Johnny “Crash” McCain, in 1998: “Do you know why Chelsea Clinton is so ugly?” he told a handful of GOP-e fat cats. “Because Janet Reno is her father.”


11 posted on 04/20/2014 12:30:15 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

Now, that is funny.


12 posted on 04/20/2014 12:32:08 AM PDT by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: absentee

Okay, the last “personal” thing I heard about Chelsea was that her then-pretty-much-new husband had run off and gone skiing or something for apparently the rest of his life? That was years ago. Anyone know what happened in the interim to create this new domestic bliss?


13 posted on 04/20/2014 12:47:04 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: kcvl
Alyssa Rosenberg is the Features Editor for ThinkProgress.org. She is a columnist for the XX Factor at Slate, and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com.

She's on welfare, in other words.

14 posted on 04/20/2014 12:48:57 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: absentee
Knowing the family as we all do, my guess is this pregnancy was completely arranged to "soften" Hillary.

Oh, look! She's such a doting grandmother!

15 posted on 04/20/2014 12:51:40 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: absentee

During the Clinton WH era I remember Hillary saying that Chelsea was off limits to the press and apparently so as a 27-year old Chelsea told a 10-year old reporter that she didn’t talk to the press.


16 posted on 04/20/2014 2:05:32 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: absentee
Give her a cigar.
From Daddy.
17 posted on 04/20/2014 2:28:06 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Jesus please come back and bring John Wayne with you.)
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To: Mr. Blond

The write-up at the link explains what happened. Doesn’t sound like it was intentional to me. And Al Franken’s account of it in his book, which is how most most people are aware of it, is certainly incorrect. BTW, that Franken book is the one book you can count on all liberals having read.


18 posted on 04/20/2014 2:51:16 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

Hate her politics


19 posted on 04/20/2014 3:44:20 AM PDT by des (IMAGIRL)
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To: funfan
Does she still receive Secret Service

No, she's so ugly even the guard dog was scared away........

20 posted on 04/20/2014 3:47:51 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: absentee

Another elite liberal progressive socialist commie to continue this nightmare for our children and grandchildren, this is how you have to view it. Do you think this child will be allowed to be a conservative? The cancer continues


21 posted on 04/20/2014 4:12:08 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: cynwoody

“Because Janet Reno is her father.”

I thought it was webb hubble! lol

cue the pic of chelsea morphing into webb....


22 posted on 04/20/2014 4:23:30 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: absentee

Notice she fails to mention the liberals running Saturday Night Live making fun of Chelseas looks right after the election.


23 posted on 04/20/2014 4:26:52 AM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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Notice she fails to mention the liberals running Saturday Night Live making fun of Chelseas looks right after the election.

Both Leno & Letterman too. I remember Clinton going on one of those shows to play his saxaphone, I might have had a little respect for Clinton had he smacked the face of the host, after said host had attacked his daughter.

24 posted on 04/20/2014 4:46:37 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (What? came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only? 1 Cor. 13:36)
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To: absentee

I’m sure she will have a late term abortion just to shore up her “Progressive” bona fides....it’s the Clinton way, same as Bubba executing a mentally challenged inmate.


25 posted on 04/20/2014 5:54:35 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: JennysCool
She's on welfare, in other words.

Nah, she went to Yale

She lives off, or with, her parents.

26 posted on 04/20/2014 6:37:09 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: absentee
Remember when the MSM fawned over Jenna's baby and the proud grandparents & great-grandparents?
...proclaiming a new "royal" birth? ...countless interviews?


27 posted on 04/20/2014 6:47:34 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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Anyone know what happened in the interim to create this new domestic bliss?

"I’ll straighten this thing out. I know just what to say to her. Okay? I’m gonna’ tell her you’re gonna’ go back to her and everything’s gonna’ be just the way it was you were first married. There’s gonna be romance, it’s gonna’ be beautiful. I know how to talk to her, especially to her."

28 posted on 04/20/2014 6:54:55 AM PDT by dfwgator
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