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Peter King to Ted Cruz: I’m the ‘Third-Highest Republican’ on TV, So There (VIDEO)
Mediaite ^ | June 18 2014 | Tina Nguyen

Posted on 06/18/2014 1:41:26 PM PDT by PoloSec

So apparently, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY2) are in some sort of petty pre-GOP Presidential Primary bitchfight, and in the process turned CNN into their Burn Book.

On the Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer played a clip of some comments Cruz made last night to Erin Burnett — in which Cruz essentially called King an irrelevant basic bitch — and then asked King if he’d like to respond.

“Sure, why not?” King said, and then went off on how he was queen bee of the GOP and that Cruz better check himself.

“Maybe if he had listened to me over the years, he’d be a little smarter,” King said. “I was, I think, the third-highest Republican on national television shows last year. I’m on your show all the time.” So in the congressman’s universe, influence is directly correlated with how often you appear on cable news and/or Sunday talk shows.

“That shows he’s not watching you, Wolf, so I think you should go after Cruz for not watching you,” he added, and Wolf awarded King Wolf Points.

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1 posted on 06/18/2014 1:41:26 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Peter who?


2 posted on 06/18/2014 1:42:23 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: PoloSec

One thing you got right, Pete. You are definitely high.


3 posted on 06/18/2014 1:42:46 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: PoloSec

Looks like Ted’s arrow punctured that gasbag’s ego just as intended!


4 posted on 06/18/2014 1:44:45 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: PoloSec

Pete King was also the first congressman to start screaming for laws to protect congressmen from their constituents after the Giffords shooting.


5 posted on 06/18/2014 1:45:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: PoloSec

This is just like a little kid....

I’ve got more marbles than you do....


6 posted on 06/18/2014 1:45:44 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: PoloSec

This is hilarious

“That shows he’s not watching you, Wolf,”

HAHAHAHAH, Of course he’s not! CNN has 13 viewers. Why would Cruz watch that crap?


7 posted on 06/18/2014 1:46:24 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Jim Robinson

Peter...you’re on TV so much because you bash republicans...McCain does the same thing.

Cruz is on because he’s interesting and intelligent not to mention provocative.


8 posted on 06/18/2014 1:49:50 PM PDT by SPRINK
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To: PoloSec

Really???... little peety must be one of the stuffed heads on the wall in Phil Robertson’s house on Duck Dynasty


9 posted on 06/18/2014 1:50:02 PM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: PoloSec
"I was, I think, the third-highest Republican on national television shows last year."

And yet, nobody knows what your (my old) party stands for. Seems to me you need replaced Mr. King.

10 posted on 06/18/2014 1:50:30 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: PoloSec

Shaddup NY RINO, you worthless DemocRat.


11 posted on 06/18/2014 1:50:51 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: PoloSec

If he never appeared on TV again, would anyone care? King is a legend in his own mind.


12 posted on 06/18/2014 1:54:41 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: PoloSec

I often wondered if he was on something when he was on TV.


13 posted on 06/18/2014 1:56:30 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Jim Robinson

14 posted on 06/18/2014 1:56:32 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: PoloSec
the third-highest Republican on national television shows last year

And he thinks voting conservatives rank their representatives by how often the appear on TV shows?

15 posted on 06/18/2014 1:57:40 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: PoloSec

16 posted on 06/18/2014 1:59:10 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: PoloSec

And one of the dumbest.


17 posted on 06/18/2014 2:01:35 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Jim Robinson

Peter who cries Wolf.


18 posted on 06/18/2014 2:04:37 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: CatherineofAragon

Well OBVIOUSLY Cruz loves Obama. That is the only conclusion one can draw. I mean thats the truth, we are told, by our fellow Freepers of the left when we speak ill of their sacred RINOs and hold them to any conservative standard. I had one tell me I’m a paid staffer today for supporting conservative positions.

So either Cruz is an Obama supporter like many here are said to be, or the Freeper RINO Left is lying about the rest of us. It cannot be both ways.


19 posted on 06/18/2014 2:06:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec
Rep. Peter King: "...I was, I think, the third-highest Republican on national television shows last year..."

Why settle with merely being the third-highest Republican, Mr. King? Just a few more bong hits and you can be absolutely the highest, bar none. Spark it up, buddy.
20 posted on 06/18/2014 2:07:03 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: PoloSec
some comments Cruz made last night to Erin Burnett — in which Cruz essentially called King an irrelevant basic bitch

Didn't Cruz just say he doesn't know Peter King and never heard of him until he started blasting Cruz. This idiot writer is suggesting he said something else.

21 posted on 06/18/2014 2:09:35 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Starstruck

Maybe he doesn’t know him, but never heard of him? Considering he is it the forefront of RINOism? I cannot buy that. If Cruz said that it was sarcastically.


22 posted on 06/18/2014 2:13:03 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec

“I’m the 3rd stooge of the three stooges-Graham,McCain and me”


23 posted on 06/18/2014 2:13:43 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Jim Robinson
"Peter who?"

Peter...Peter...Pumpkin Eater!

24 posted on 06/18/2014 2:15:01 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: PoloSec

Peter King can’t put a full sentence together. I don’t know what backroom deals he has cut to get to his leadership position, but he is not the sharpest tool.

For him to think he is Presidential material (strike that.. if he thinks he has a snowball’s chance of winning any primary), shows how out of touch he is.

On week, he slams Obama, the next week he is his biggest supporter, usually slyly indicating he as super secret information he can’t share. He is sooooo important!


25 posted on 06/18/2014 2:15:51 PM PDT by dan on the right
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To: PoloSec

Oh. Just. Jeez.


26 posted on 06/18/2014 2:21:35 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Maybe he doesn’t know him, but never heard of him? Considering he is it the forefront of RINOism? I cannot buy that. If Cruz said that it was sarcastically.

Ted Cruz took office in 2013. Peter King probably started blasting him immediately. Hence maybe Cruz hadn't heard of him before. Cruz is a Senator and probably doesn't pay a whole lot of attention to Representatives.

27 posted on 06/18/2014 2:22:24 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
" I had one tell me I’m a paid staffer today for supporting conservative positions."

LOL! Okay, Norm,'fess up...who's funnelling the money to you?

*Glancing at MY paycheck and slipping it unobtrusively into a pocket*

"So either Cruz is an Obama supporter like many here are said to be, or the Freeper RINO Left is lying about the rest of us. It cannot be both ways."

I have as much use for RINOS as I have for smallpox, so there's my position.

We're still pretty far out and they're popping out of the walls. Wait 'til we get closer to election time. Wheee!

28 posted on 06/18/2014 2:26:23 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Starstruck

You cannot honestly believe a federal pol has not heard of another federal pol that lives on Television spouting liberalism can you?


29 posted on 06/18/2014 2:28:15 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec

I always rathe rliked Peter King. I wished other rinos would belike him. But, when he suddenly became pro amnesty that ended that. Ilike the other (Steve) King better.


30 posted on 06/18/2014 2:30:14 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Well it isn’t anyone on the left and isn’t anyone on the right. Here’s the final hint...It ain’t anyone between them either. Whether I can be bought off or not, well no one ever tried but I am willing to entertain 7 figure numbers and a time machine. Other than that, I’ll stay a freelance vile and evil purist.

Now if someone comes through on the deal...well...See you in 1980!


31 posted on 06/18/2014 2:32:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec

So who’s one and two?


32 posted on 06/18/2014 2:39:51 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: PoloSec

I’m quite surprised that Cruz would use the words, “irrelevant basic bitch”. I’ve never known Cruz to use such language .. even when he’s irritated .. in fact, I’ve seen him do just the opposite - practically shut down and just let the other guy make a complete ass of himself.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 2:48:34 PM PDT by CyberAnt (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: Norm Lenhart

......A time machine?..

Oh, yeah. That could sway me, too. ‘80s hair, makeup, spike heels, the music.....


34 posted on 06/18/2014 2:53:45 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: PoloSec
LOL - Peter King's a legend in his own mind!


35 posted on 06/18/2014 2:53:46 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Gimmie a call when you get there. You, me and mt friend Ronnie got lots to discuss. Won’t be hard to find me. I’ll be the rich kid with friends in really high places. ;)


36 posted on 06/18/2014 2:56:39 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Oh...and by the time we get done, no one here would remember anyway. Because America would look rather different. I think it would look a lot like Berke Breathed’s Bloom Country strip about the ‘vanishing American Liberal...a beast that once thundered across the plains...and hunted to near extinction.”

Except for the ‘near’ bit...We’d have to work on that.


37 posted on 06/18/2014 3:03:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec

Peter is a dick.


38 posted on 06/18/2014 3:04:21 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: CyberAnt
I’m quite surprised that Cruz would use the words, “irrelevant basic bitch”. I’ve never known Cruz to use such language .. even when he’s irritated .. in fact, I’ve seen him do just the opposite - practically shut down and just let the other guy make a complete ass of himself.

He didn't say that. It's the reporter "interpreting" what he did say.

39 posted on 06/18/2014 3:23:00 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: PoloSec

Peter King... just another GOP elite whose A$$ needs dumped.


40 posted on 06/18/2014 3:33:16 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Norm Lenhart

Aagh, you’re making me wish it could really happen...


41 posted on 06/18/2014 4:02:49 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Visualize Liberal Collapse. ;)


42 posted on 06/18/2014 4:09:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart
You cannot honestly believe a federal pol has not heard of another federal pol that lives on Television spouting liberalism can you?

Myself and Cruz believe what he said and we are sticking to it.

43 posted on 06/18/2014 4:47:25 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Starstruck

Well best of luck to you.


44 posted on 06/18/2014 4:48:27 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec

What an ego, Peter King has.


45 posted on 06/18/2014 5:29:55 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: PoloSec

What in the Wide World of Sports are Wolf Points? Since I do not watch the show, I must be missing something.


46 posted on 06/19/2014 4:31:45 AM PDT by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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To: PoloSec; DoughtyOne; RitaOK; Mountain Mary; MountainDad; aposiopetic; crazycatlady; ...
Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!
47 posted on 06/19/2014 10:13:06 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: PoloSec

Peter King BlowHole-NY.


48 posted on 06/19/2014 10:18:52 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Rodamala
Separated at birth?
49 posted on 06/19/2014 10:20:12 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Viennacon

““That shows he’s not watching you, Wolf,”

HAHAHAHAH, Of course he’s not! CNN has 13 viewers. Why would Cruz watch that crap?”

You made my comment un-necessary.


50 posted on 06/19/2014 10:52:38 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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