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Lethally Blonde (Ann Coulter Alert)
The Observer (UK) ^ | 6/11/2006 | Gaby Wood

Posted on 06/10/2006 5:54:27 PM PDT by 1066AD

Lethally blonde

Ann Coulter has made a career out of saying the unthinkable. Last week the bestselling American author caused outrage when she described the widows of 9/11 as 'witches' who revelled in their husbands' deaths. Mixing soundbites with short skirts, this former lawyer has become the most extreme - and popular - polemicist in America. How did that happen?

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
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Her motto might as well be: you can never be too rich, too thin, too blond, too tall, or too rude. She has a mane of expensively blond hair, the crane-limbed body type of a pterodactyl, and a smile that seems entirely un-Machiavellian.

A (UK) Guardian type meets Ann !

1 posted on 06/10/2006 5:54:29 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: 1066AD

to bad we can't get a load of her in old Zark's leopard print nightie.....:-)


2 posted on 06/10/2006 5:57:42 PM PDT by Nightrider
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To: 1066AD

Ann got a direct hit on the lefties with her two 500 pounders and they're all trying to get off the gurney and run away. LOL! Go Ann!


3 posted on 06/10/2006 5:58:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (DemocRATS! America's Lynch Mob.)
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To: 1066AD

Notice they said Ann said widows of 9-11, not particular ones that she mentions in her book.

They lumped them all in, didn't say she was speaking about those that were political activists looking for immunity from criticism.


4 posted on 06/10/2006 6:00:21 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Nightrider

Ann and Zark can't be the same size.


5 posted on 06/10/2006 6:01:20 PM PDT by tomzz
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Ah...isn't that the truth.
I love her. The one thing that I am certain is that she won't back down. It's wonderful to have conservative with a backbone even if it is too thin!! LOL


6 posted on 06/10/2006 6:02:55 PM PDT by Cricket24 ("We have met the enemy and it's the U.S. press (and the democrats and some Republicans)!")
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To: tomzz

hey, your right...what the hell size was that thing anyway???
well.....there wuz also some see thru panties...but i digress...:-)


7 posted on 06/10/2006 6:03:28 PM PDT by Nightrider
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To: A CA Guy

Yes, noticed that too.


8 posted on 06/10/2006 6:03:55 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Excellent analogy!


9 posted on 06/10/2006 6:05:06 PM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: 1066AD
Ann is a satirist. She uses extreme statements to wonderful effect. Its meant to be funny and the punch line - the joke is lost on liberals who take everything seriously. They miss the secret of Ann's popularity... she has fun with them.

(Denny Crane: "Every one should carry a gun strapped to their waist. We need more - not less guns.")

10 posted on 06/10/2006 6:05:35 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Go get em, Ann!

12 posted on 06/10/2006 6:07:19 PM PDT by jwalburg (If I have not seen as far as others, it is because of the giants standing on my shoulders.)
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To: All

Interesting that the critics can only focus in on one aspect of her work and ignore her major thesis. Love ya, Ann. You go girl.

That said:The rules! The rules!


13 posted on 06/10/2006 6:08:08 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: 1066AD
. . .Sean Penn has an Ann Coulter action figure on his desk - which he uses to put out his cigarettes. Press a button and the doll speaks: 'Why not go to war for oil? We need oil. What do Hollywood celebrities imagine fuels their private jets? How do they think their cocaine is delivered to them?'

Even the doll has more intellectual wherewithal than he, obviously.

14 posted on 06/10/2006 6:09:18 PM PDT by rhema ("Break the conventions, keep the commandments." -- G. K. Chesterton)
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To: goldstategop; 1066AD
"They miss the secret of Ann's popularity... she has fun with them."

Anne Coulter equals playful kitty, leftists equal scurrying mice?

15 posted on 06/10/2006 6:09:30 PM PDT by NicknamedBob (I grew up so long ago that being grown-up was more fun than being a kid!)
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To: 1066AD

Must have a picture on a Coulter thread. And she is hot in more ways than one.

Giggle all the way to the bank Ann!

16 posted on 06/10/2006 6:09:45 PM PDT by ImpBill ("America ... Where are you now?")
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To: 1066AD
From the article:

Quotable Coulter

On 9/11

'If Chicago had been hit, I assure you New Yorkers would not have cared. New Yorkers would have been like, "It's tough for them, now let's go back to our Calvin Klein fashion shows. "'

On Muslims

'The question is not, 'Are all Muslims terrorists?' The question is, 'Are all terrorists Muslims?' The answer is yes .'

On her Muslim ex-boyfriend

'The relationship was complicated by his interest in committing jihad. I took away his box cutters. '

To a Vietnam veteran

'People like you caused us to lose the war.'

On Princess Diana

'Her children knew she was sleeping with all these men. That just seems the definition of "not a good mother".'

On women

'America would be a much better country if women did not vote.'

On the French

'A bunch of faggots.'

On her critics

'The more vicious they are, the happier I am.' These comments notwithstanding (except for the one wrt a Vietnam Vet which I don't believe she ever said) - THIS ARTICLE IS A HIT PIECE!!!!

17 posted on 06/10/2006 6:09:51 PM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Cricket24
It would be great if Rush would have her on for a half hour to let her 'splain herself, and pour it on some more. I saw where John Casich (sp?) had her on tonight, but could not watch it. I hope he played it straight and didn't go all wobbly like Hugh Hewitt and other self-styled conservatives who just want to be loved (et tu Hugh?).
18 posted on 06/10/2006 6:10:15 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: 1066AD
They always refer to Ann as attacking "the widows of 9/11", but that isn't the case. Ann took a vicious slap at FOUR of the widows of 9/11.

A lot of people lost immediate family in the 9/11 attack but there is a reason that only four of them have politicized their loved ones deaths--and that is that doing so is instinctively repugnant.
19 posted on 06/10/2006 6:11:03 PM PDT by TalBlack
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To: 1066AD

Notice how this guy pointed out that Ann's father was a "WASP" lawyer? Any shred of credibility he was attempting to gain ended right there!!


20 posted on 06/10/2006 6:11:28 PM PDT by PhillyRepublican
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To: 1066AD

"she described the widows of 9/11 as 'witches' who revelled in their husbands' deaths."




I keep reading this in the MSM over and over. Haven't actually read what Ann said yet, but my understanding is that she was talking about specific widows, not about all of them. So the MSM description of what she said seems inaccurate.


21 posted on 06/10/2006 6:11:43 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Robwin
"Love ya, Ann. You go girl. That said: The rules! The rules!"

"... she has fun with them"


22 posted on 06/10/2006 6:14:08 PM PDT by NicknamedBob (I grew up so long ago that being grown-up was more fun than being a kid!)
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To: shalom aleichem

Actually John was pretty rotten to her or at least I thought so. John can be a little bit of a RINO at times. He said that his wife liked her but "why did she (Ann) have to be so mean??? These idiots just don't get what she is saying. Plus they haven't read the book. Of course I haven't either but have just ordered it.
I don't need to read it to know what she means.
I saw the Jersey Girls several times and I thought to myself that they seemed to be enjoying all the publicity that their husbands dying had brought them. I thought this long before Ann Coulter's book came out!!


23 posted on 06/10/2006 6:14:47 PM PDT by Cricket24 ("We have met the enemy and it's the U.S. press (and the democrats and some Republicans)!")
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To: 1066AD

Writer claims that Franken and Alterman have caught Ann in lies, but fails to mention any in this extremely long roll of used ass-wipe.


24 posted on 06/10/2006 6:15:32 PM PDT by digger48
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To: A CA Guy
Notice they said Ann said widows of 9-11, not particular ones that she mentions in her book.

That kind of fact error should be actionable.

25 posted on 06/10/2006 6:15:39 PM PDT by papertyger (Evil preys on civility.)
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To: jwalburg

hahahahahahahahahh


26 posted on 06/10/2006 6:16:23 PM PDT by Nightrider
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To: 1066AD
but every time she writes a book - and Godless, published this week, is her fifth - it's an instant bestseller.

Well, at least they recognize this. Why is it that conservative women are always criticized for their make-up and hair? It didn't hurt Katharine Harris, but when do they ever criticize Hillary's make-up or Madeleine Albright's hair?

27 posted on 06/10/2006 6:17:05 PM PDT by jwalburg (If I have not seen as far as others, it is because of the giants standing on my shoulders.)
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To: Rummyfan

Probably Max Cleland


28 posted on 06/10/2006 6:17:08 PM PDT by digger48
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To: A CA Guy
I stand with Ann...No sane person would suggest a wife reveled in the tragedy of that day, but the 4 Jersey girls certainly have enjoyed the celebrity aftermath. That's the only way to read this and Coulter is correct.

The double whammy is that the publicity is generating nice books sales where the REAL lib killing occurs. Love her.

29 posted on 06/10/2006 6:18:37 PM PDT by chiller (every time we call MSM "mainstream" we confirm their status. "OLD" or "ANTIQUE" please.)
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My Question is...why didn't they crawl all over these articles, essentially about the same subject:

Published on Thursday, May 13, 2004 by the New York Daily News

Wall Street Journal vs. 'Jersey Girls'
by Lloyd Grove

Wall Street Journal pundit Dorothy Rabinowitz - who last month penned an acid assault on the "Jersey Girls," four 9/11 widows who've dared to criticize the Bush administration - received some payback yesterday at the hands of "Jersey Girl" Kristin Breitweiser.

The 33-year-old widow of portfolio manager Ron Breitweiser, who died in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers, gleefully shared with the Daily News Rabinowitz's intemperate and insulting response to Breitweiser's recent op-ed submission to the Journal enumerating "systemic" problems with government efforts to meet the terrorist threat.

The rest of the story...
30 posted on 06/10/2006 6:19:19 PM PDT by FrankR (Don't let the bastards wear you down...)
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To: rhema

I'm surprised Penn has enough of a sense of humor to have the doll.


31 posted on 06/10/2006 6:19:19 PM PDT by altura (Bushbot No. 1 - get in line.)
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To: Rummyfan

How would you like to bet she made that Vietnam Vet quote to a particular Vietnam vet? One that she thinks is people like him who made us lose the war. I can think of one I'd say that to.


32 posted on 06/10/2006 6:21:51 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (The left aren't stuck on stupid. They're swimming in a vat of stupid.)
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To: papertyger
That kind of fact error should be actionable.

It is, they will probably get a journalism award for that.

33 posted on 06/10/2006 6:22:03 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: 1066AD
How did that happen?

Well, she's smart and tough and pretty and welcome at humble Manor.

I guess that'll suffice.

34 posted on 06/10/2006 6:22:24 PM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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.... described the widows of 9/11 as 'witches' who revelled in their husbands' deaths<<<...Really???...All of the widows.....or just 4 out of thousands??.....Do u really have to go to school to understand Journalism , or just get thru the 3rd grade??
35 posted on 06/10/2006 6:23:20 PM PDT by M-cubed (Why is "Greshams Law" a law?)
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To: jwalburg

"Well, at least they recognize this. Why is it that conservative women are always criticized for their make-up and hair? It didn't hurt Katharine Harris, but when do they ever criticize Hillary's make-up or Madeleine Albright's hair?"



Think Janet Reno. I'm sorry, but that is the ugliest woman on earth.


36 posted on 06/10/2006 6:24:03 PM PDT by JustaCowgirl (The left aren't stuck on stupid. They're swimming in a vat of stupid.)
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To: JustaCowgirl; Rummyfan
" I can think of one I'd say that to."

Say, I'm not sure ... my memory could be faulty on this ... but didn't John Kerry spend a little time over there as a budding fiction writer and part-time gun-toter?

37 posted on 06/10/2006 6:27:23 PM PDT by NicknamedBob (I grew up so long ago that being grown-up was more fun than being a kid!)
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To: 1066AD
I've been saying it for over two years now. Before Mo Dowd came up with her "moral authority" comment concerning Cindy Sheehan.  I'm glad to see someone else finally gets it.  I was banned from a half dozen forums because of my position on the position of these twits which became painfully obvious in the run-up to the 911 commission.

 

 

38 posted on 06/10/2006 6:27:31 PM PDT by HawaiianGecko (Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.)
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To: 1066AD

Ann is a godess. Looks AND brains!


39 posted on 06/10/2006 6:27:48 PM PDT by radar101 (The two hallmarks of Liberals: Fantasy and Hypocrisy)
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To: 1066AD
Mixing soundbites with short skirts, this former lawyer has become the most extreme - and popular - polemicist in America.

Ann is not the most "extreme polemicist" just the most extreme on the conservative side.

Reid, Pelosi, Boxer, Schumer, Clinton, etc, are much more polemic than Ann is, they just aren't as pretty.

40 posted on 06/10/2006 6:28:27 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We must act today in order to preserve tomorrow......R.R)
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To: JustaCowgirl
Think Janet Reno. I'm sorry, but that is the ugliest woman on earth.

Beg to differ, the ugliest woman on earth has got to be Helen Thomas...oh wait! You may be right - I don't think Helen is a woman. But are we sure Janet Reno is?

41 posted on 06/10/2006 6:28:48 PM PDT by Inspectorette
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To: humblegunner
...you can never be too rich, too thin, too blond...

That part don't count her out either...

I would add can't be too conservative also.

42 posted on 06/10/2006 6:29:24 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: 1066AD

Ann is usually funny, but talking about the personal relationships of 9/11 widows with their husbands is a losing topic to comment about. There is no way to win in a debate like that.


43 posted on 06/10/2006 6:31:41 PM PDT by Democratshavenobrains
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To: Cricket24

Oh, me too. Someone should have called them on their open politization of their hubby's deaths a long time ago. Their applause and acting like a little lynch mob at the 911 hearings. Ann has guts and will not back down, It is up to US to support her and hope she is not effectively marginalized as a hatemonger. Rush may answer the call, and then again he may not. Kasich is a toady, full of himself. He "offered" to run for Ohio governor because he felt the crop was rather thin (his words, off the record). Ohio GOP said "No thanks, toady." (also off the record). LOL


44 posted on 06/10/2006 6:36:38 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Syncro
I would add can't be too conservative also.

She and you both are always welcome!

45 posted on 06/10/2006 6:37:23 PM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: 1066AD
What I like most about Ann is the cute way she will giggle when a liberal is on a rant. It is so disarming and just puts them in their place.

Ann just says what most conservatives should be saying about the wacko left but don't for fear of the return heat.

She would never dis a Vietnam Vet.

46 posted on 06/10/2006 6:37:59 PM PDT by im4eagles (and the eagles shall soar above)
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To: 1066AD
Ann Coulter has made a career out of saying the unthinkable.

No, she made a career out of saying what many people think, but are too polite to say!
47 posted on 06/10/2006 6:38:44 PM PDT by massfreeper
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To: massfreeper
You couldn't put it better! Exactly right; plus, there are more conservatives than liberals in this country and its high time we stopped being afraid of them. They're not 10 feet tall.

(Denny Crane: "Every one should carry a gun strapped to their waist. We need more - not less guns.")

48 posted on 06/10/2006 6:41:15 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Rummyfan
except for the one wrt a Vietnam Vet which I don't believe she ever said

It coulda been to JFnK.

49 posted on 06/10/2006 6:43:32 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: altura
I'm surprised Penn has enough of a sense of humor to have the doll.

I think he's secretly employing it as a tutor.

50 posted on 06/10/2006 6:43:33 PM PDT by rhema ("Break the conventions, keep the commandments." -- G. K. Chesterton)
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