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Matthews: White House Staged Slain Marine Mom's Hug
NewsMax.com ^ | 2/3/05

Posted on 02/03/2005 7:54:50 AM PST by paudio

MSNBC's "Hardball" host Chris Matthews suggested last night that the high point of President Bush's State of the Union Address - the emotional hug between grateful Iraqi voter Safia Taleb al-Suhail and Janet Norwood, mother of a Marine who died liberating her country - was staged by the White House.

The cynical host apparently first voiced his skepticism during a commercial break. His comments were immediately seized upon by "Hardball" guest, MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan when the show returned.

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1 posted on 02/03/2005 7:54:51 AM PST by paudio
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To: paudio

Puke.


2 posted on 02/03/2005 7:55:20 AM PST by Bahbah
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To: paudio

Any evidence, Chris?


3 posted on 02/03/2005 7:55:49 AM PST by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.)
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To: Bahbah

double puke!!


4 posted on 02/03/2005 7:55:51 AM PST by pollywog (Psalm 121;1 I Lift my eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help.)
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To: paudio

Watching Chrissy after a good dinner is not good for your digestion.


5 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:03 AM PST by Semper Paratus
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To: paudio

Simply not true...I saw the mother today on GMA and when Diane asked that question, she said no...she didn't even know that the Iraqi woman would be there.


6 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:03 AM PST by mystery-ak (Jack's Back)
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To: paudio

Of course it was staged, so what.


7 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:27 AM PST by discostu (quis custodiet ipsos custodes)
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To: paudio

Mathews the Dan Blather of MSNBC--enuff said.


8 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:51 AM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: AppyPappy

"Any evidence, Chris?"

DUmmies don't need not Stinkin' evidence - Chrissy was feelin' that it was staged, don't-cha-know....


9 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:56 AM PST by roaddog727 (The marginal propensity to save is 1 minus the marginal propensity to consume.)
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To: paudio
Maybe it was staged - So what? If it was they didn't count on the Dog Tags getting tangled up in the Iraqi Woman's dress. Better rehearsals needed.
10 posted on 02/03/2005 7:57:58 AM PST by drt1
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To: paudio

I sent him and ronboy an email telling them what I thought of their disgusting suggestion. I also think they both owe these people and the president an apology for it. They make me sick.


11 posted on 02/03/2005 7:58:12 AM PST by jennyjenny
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To: pollywog

Yeah, well the ballerina agreed with him and we all know how politically savvy he is. Poor Ronald and Nancy how could such great stock produce such a whinney girlieman!


12 posted on 02/03/2005 7:58:21 AM PST by marlon
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To: paudio

Matthews is an horse's arse. I NEVER watch his program.


13 posted on 02/03/2005 7:58:43 AM PST by 1Old Pro
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To: paudio

Just make it up and call it fact, Chris.


14 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:07 AM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: paudio

Questioned on GMA this morning, Mrs. Norwood said that "the hug" was unplanned and purely spontaneous.


15 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:14 AM PST by AHerald ("Be what you is, cuz if you be what you ain't, then you ain't what you is." - a Boot Hill epitaph)
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To: paudio
What a sad,sick little man he is.These lefties will never quit,will they?
16 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:14 AM PST by Nooseman (by Mrs nooseman)
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To: paudio
He's used to dealing with Bubba.... who just happened to have a stack of stones on the beach so he could make a cross.
17 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:30 AM PST by Grammy (Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind and of a good tone of breeding. (JF Cooper))
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To: paudio

Clinton Staged hundreds of photo ops, from having his own folks throw american flags on the ground in Normandy over graves so Bubba could pick it up to the set of stones that miraculously appeared for him to create his cross.

DEMOCRATS HAVE NO MORALS, THEY HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO HANDLE FOLKS WHO DO.

Democrats are the Kooks Cluck Klan... Kooks who cluck like chickens and a Klan of so ideologically imbred that they cannot even function at any rational level.


18 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:39 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: marlon
Poor Ronald and Nancy how could such great stock produce such a whinney girlieman!

Adopted?

19 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:40 AM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: mystery-ak
Did you notice, though, that when Charlie Gibson was talking about the upcoming segment with the Marine's parents that he said "seemingly spontaneous" hug?

ww
20 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:51 AM PST by worrywart
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To: paudio

Hey, Chrissy......

Think I'll "stage" this doll up your sorry liberal a$$!"


21 posted on 02/03/2005 7:59:56 AM PST by add925 (The Left = Xenophobes in Denial)
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To: paudio

With all of the good things that could be focused on he comes up with this? These people are obviously miserable and doomed as a party.


22 posted on 02/03/2005 8:00:01 AM PST by Lost Highway (http://www.therightbrothers.com The Right Brothers)
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To: paudio
Breaking:

Chris is a pedophile.

I have NO evidence...just wondering.

23 posted on 02/03/2005 8:00:18 AM PST by Drango (To Serve Man.....IT'S A COOKBOOK!)
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To: paudio

And so I guess we are not supposed to think that the dems stage things? Oh come on! Nice try Mr. Matthews you jackass!


24 posted on 02/03/2005 8:00:24 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: paudio


Too effective and sincere for Chrissy.
HA!


25 posted on 02/03/2005 8:00:44 AM PST by onyx ("First you look to God, then to Fox News" -- Denny Crane, Republican...lol.)
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To: mystery-ak

Chris Matthews LIED!!! He is what pond scum scrapes off their shoes.


26 posted on 02/03/2005 8:00:58 AM PST by NonValueAdded ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good" HRC 6/28/2004)
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To: paudio

well duh! of course it was. are we supposed to think it happened by luck just as the camera was on them. what a non-story.


27 posted on 02/03/2005 8:01:29 AM PST by isom35
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To: pollywog

THIS SLEAZE BALL.... HAS JUST ABOUT HIT ROCK BOTTOM....I THINK IT STARTED SERIOUSLY WITH ZELL MILLER.... HE WAS TAKING A NOSE DIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT ZEV MADE US ALL REALIZE WHAT LIGHT WEIGHT THIS GUY IS. I MEAN "HARDBALL"? LET'S PLAY HARDBALL? CHRIS LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING....AND I HOPE YOU ARE READING WHAT WE ARE ALL SAYING IN THIS FORUM TODAY, AS YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING. YOU COULDN'T PLAY HARDBALL WITH A CLASSROOM OF THIRD GRADERS...YOU'RE IDEA OF PLAYING HARDBALL IS TO RIDICULE SWIFTBOAT VETERANS WITHOUT READING THEIR BOOK, CHASTISING MICHELE MALKIN, ETC. ANN COULTER AND OTHERS MAKE MINCE OUT OF YOU LIKE ONE SWATS A FLY. I PREDICT THAT BY THE YEAR'S END YOU WILL BE ON SOME OTHER NETWORK...PROBABLY BEHIND THE SCENES... AND OF COURSE WE'LL HAVE TO ENDURE YOUR TELL ALL BOOK... THAT WILL BLAME CONSERVATIVE AND TRADIONALISTS IN THIS COUNTRY FOR YOUR DOWNFALL. BOTTOM LINE IS... YOU'RE A JERK...

NIKOS VLACHOS


28 posted on 02/03/2005 8:01:44 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: paudio

The left assumes this was staged because they themselves have staged every public act since the Clintons rose to power.


29 posted on 02/03/2005 8:02:01 AM PST by WestTexasWend
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To: Grammy
He's used to dealing with Bubba.... who just happened to have a stack of stones on the beach so he could make a cross.

And also had American flags knocked over on some graves at Normandy so he could "happen upon them" and fix them.

30 posted on 02/03/2005 8:02:06 AM PST by Phantom Lord (Advantages are taken, not handed out)
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To: roaddog727

of COURSE it was staged...and what's more, they weren't real people...they were androids created by Halliburton (do I really need a sarcasm tag?)


31 posted on 02/03/2005 8:03:03 AM PST by rudy45
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To: mystery-ak
Simply not true...I saw the mother today on GMA and when Diane asked that question, she said no...she didn't even know that the Iraqi woman would be there.

Shamefull... absolutely shamefull.

First, Bush kills this woman's husband and then forces her (probably at gunpoint) to smile through the SOTU and lie about how staged it was!

< /liberal channeling>

32 posted on 02/03/2005 8:03:40 AM PST by IMRight ("Eye" See BS)
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To: paudio

Another straw man from 3000 word per minute Mathews.


33 posted on 02/03/2005 8:03:56 AM PST by squirt-gun
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To: paudio

Chris Matthews is a product of Democratic Party deception and of course he would assume this moving human moment to be "contrived"

We have Hollywood and the other phoney baloneys to thank for our cynicism - and Chris Matthews again proves how it diminishes our public discourse.

Let's ask Matthews if anyone in his family actually plays that monster grand piano pictured in his "Cathy Chris at home photo" shown elsewhere on Freepers.


34 posted on 02/03/2005 8:04:03 AM PST by highflight (from a distance - buzzards might appear as eagles.)
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To: discostu
Click here.
35 posted on 02/03/2005 8:04:54 AM PST by kinsman redeemer (the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
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To: lilylangtree
Mathews was in the Peace Corps I believe in late 50's. He was stationed in the Congo. I bet that is where he became a communist.
36 posted on 02/03/2005 8:04:54 AM PST by JonDavid
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To: HamiltonJay
DEMOCRATS HAVE NO MORALS, THEY HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO HANDLE FOLKS WHO DO.

That sentence alone explains just about every action, remark and attitude of the Dems.

37 posted on 02/03/2005 8:04:58 AM PST by najida (TO A GOOD HOME: Cute, male baby chinchilla. Please send references and criminal background check.)
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To: paudio
I know one thing for sure, if my son was recently killed, weather defending his country, or in a car accident, or whatever, the last thing I would agree to is a "staged hug"! I don't care if it was with the Pope! A grieving mother is not going to make a skeptical of her son's death!
38 posted on 02/03/2005 8:05:09 AM PST by ladiesview61
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To: paudio

Everything is a political or personal scam except J F'n Ks war 'injuries'


39 posted on 02/03/2005 8:05:10 AM PST by N3WBI3
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To: drt1
Click here.
40 posted on 02/03/2005 8:05:32 AM PST by kinsman redeemer (the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
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To: paudio
You want to talk about "staged" Chrissy:
41 posted on 02/03/2005 8:05:52 AM PST by dfwgator (It's sad that the news media treats Michael Jackson better than our military.)
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To: paudio

Spitting on the grave of a dead Marine by calling his mother a partisan/hack/fake...


43 posted on 02/03/2005 8:06:04 AM PST by trebb ("I am the way... no one comes to the Father, but by me..." - Jesus in John 14:6 (RSV))
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To: paudio
Excerpt from the excerpt: "MATTHEWS: This is done so often, Pat. You are acting so naive about this. [END OF EXCERPT]"

I Must say Pat, you are acting naive and, if I might add, stupid about this. You should have called Matthews on his pettiness and asked him what difference it made whether the hug was sincere or staged then sat back and watch the piece of s*** spin in the wind.

Pat, you really have got to learn how to let these morons on the left hang themselves instead of trying to defend president Bush.
You should have asked Matthews what were his thoughts on Bush's points instead of allowing him to divert everyone's attention away from what Bush proposed.

JMHO
44 posted on 02/03/2005 8:06:10 AM PST by divulger
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My my, I just had a Mr. Spike quisling flashback.


45 posted on 02/03/2005 8:06:37 AM PST by Quilla
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To: paudio
The infamous Pat Buchanan, scourge of the 'neocon' community, stood up for the Administration? And on an issue involving the situation in Iraq?

Wonders never cease.

46 posted on 02/03/2005 8:06:45 AM PST by skeeter (OBL "Americans" won't honor any law that interferes with their pocketbooks)
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To: Phantom Lord

Don't forget those stone that just HAPPENED to be on that all sanded beach in Normandy that clintonboy placed into a cross. Lightning should have struck him for that hypocrisy and faux religiosity.


47 posted on 02/03/2005 8:06:53 AM PST by Carolinamom
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To: paudio

Why are Republicans obsessed with Chris Matthews? He's a light weight. I suppose focusing on Matthews is the same as focus on Kennedy. Both have crossed over the edge, so we use them to show how far the Dems and MSM have gone.

Still, I never watch Matthews. He isn't worth the effort. I think last exception I made was when Zell challenged him to duel. ;-)

The Dems insulted the parents of the fallen soldier. They insulted that soldier's memory. They insulted that brave young woman that risked her life to vote. It is THEY that are shamed today. So let the American people hear their commentary. If they wish to keep sliding further into irrelevancy it's their choice made of their own Free Will.


48 posted on 02/03/2005 8:07:06 AM PST by Soul Seeker
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To: Drango
Breaking: Chris is a pedophile.

I have NO evidence...just wondering.

You're right. The serious of the charge itself should be more than enough, if you apply the same rules to the Left that they apply to us.

49 posted on 02/03/2005 8:07:10 AM PST by Uncle Vlad
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To: jennyjenny
Tell Prissy Crissy that his whole life is staged.
So what ? if they wanted the IRAQ woman and the Marine's mother there at the speech, so what, so what if they hugged ? so what ?
I was so happy and proud of that IRAQ woman standing up, and showed her purple finger, and victory sign, it was clear she was shaking because she was nervous, but, I guess we all felt so proud of her. The big problem I have was those Democrats disrespectfully boooed President Bush while he was talking, that is so rude, I guess they are getting their training from the feminist and the gays, for being so disrespectful like that.
50 posted on 02/03/2005 8:08:00 AM PST by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The ( FOOL ) hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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