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MSNBC's Schultz Lectures Union Members Who Voted for Scott Walker (Video)
Newsbusters ^ | 6-6-2012 | Brad Wilmouth

Posted on 06/07/2012 5:38:29 AM PDT by servo1969

On Wednesday's The Ed Show, MSNBC host Ed Schultz took a lecturing and even mocking tone toward labor union members who voted for Governor Scott Walker in Tuesday's recall election in Wisconsin as he recounted NBC News exit poll numbers showing that a significant chunk of union voters supported the Wisconsin Republican.

The MSNBC host ended up invoking President Obama's assertion from the 2008 campaign that people in rural areas vote for Republicans because of a tendency to "cling" to guns and religion, and suggested that Obama was correct in his diagnosis of what he viewed as a problem that some union members in rural areas vote for Republicans instead of sticking with the union line.

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It doesn't make sense, huh Ed?
Logically shouldn't they vote for themselves first and to hell with everyone else?
That's the way the game is played, right?
Why would union members vote for Walker?

Because they were thinking long term?

Because they're worried about their children's futures?

Because they realize the gravy train can't run forever?

Because they secretly desipise their union?

Because what's right isn't the same as what's easy?

Because there's a difference between selfishness and self-interest?

I'm a union member and a conservative voter. Some things are more important than my own comfort.

1 posted on 06/07/2012 5:38:34 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Thank you


2 posted on 06/07/2012 5:41:59 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: servo1969

‘Special Ed’ SFB (sh*t for brains) speaks...


3 posted on 06/07/2012 5:42:36 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: servo1969

Excellent questions in your comments.


4 posted on 06/07/2012 5:42:41 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: servo1969

Special Ed doesn’t “get” much of anything, apparently.


5 posted on 06/07/2012 5:42:55 AM PDT by fwdude
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To: servo1969

To which union does Ed Schultz belong?


6 posted on 06/07/2012 5:46:18 AM PDT by TJ Jackson
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To: servo1969

what an A******.


7 posted on 06/07/2012 5:47:37 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: servo1969

I’d love to see special Ed go up against Terry Bowman who leads the Union Conservatives group here in Michigan.

Bowman is pro private sector union, pro right to work, anti card check and has testified on capitol hill against union political fundraising.


8 posted on 06/07/2012 5:48:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: TJ Jackson
To which union does Ed Schultz belong

most likely, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

9 posted on 06/07/2012 5:51:01 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: carriage_hill

AS I’ve always said,”Everytime a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.”


10 posted on 06/07/2012 5:52:40 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: servo1969

The Democrats have been perplexed by the same question for years:

“What’s wrong with Kansas?”

The question as they see it is, why do people who could collect from a socialist agenda vote Republican?

The answer, which has totally escaped them is - morals.

Moral people won’t vote to take a share of stolen goods.


11 posted on 06/07/2012 5:53:49 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: servo1969

Thanks for the clarity. The Left sees people as simple parts or pieces. In their cloudy little minds, a union member is a one-dimensional piece in the grand leftist world who has only one role to play. It never occurs to them that people are complex individuals who have varied interests and unique priorities.


12 posted on 06/07/2012 5:54:44 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: servo1969

Ed Schultz is paid $200,000 a year by various unions to be their shill. What would anyone expect him to say?


13 posted on 06/07/2012 5:54:58 AM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: servo1969

Liberalism, is really a mental disorder.


14 posted on 06/07/2012 5:57:48 AM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: running_dog_lackey

Does this guy have any audience, or does MSNBC just keep him on in spite of bad ratings because they are radical leftists just like him?


15 posted on 06/07/2012 5:58:00 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: servo1969; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...

Good post, Ed Schultz was almost in tears last night over a poll showing thar 37% of WI union members or their families voted for Walker, he kept asking them why they would do that to themselves.

Why???
Ed, Those are the taxpayers who don’t work for government who want their schools and libraries open rather than closed with government employees getting more $$$. WI voters woke up and realized that they are the 50% who pay the bills.


16 posted on 06/07/2012 6:04:45 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: servo1969

So Ed in his wisdom thinks taxpayers should fund union perks and pensions far beyond what the taxpayers get for themselves. That it’s okay state budgets are in disarray because union pensions have become a huge financial burden on their budget. That corporations should be taxed higher so those taxes can be passed on to the consumer in increased costs of products and services. That those evil rich people who reinvest in their business or just invest in the economy should be punished for their success. That liking your guns and your God is bad. This guy is disgusting but any sane American knows that.


17 posted on 06/07/2012 6:05:10 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: servo1969

...because some union members have seen what happens to workers in socialist countries. Because some union members have seen what is happening in Greece. Because some union members resent the hate-soaked intimidation that keeps them from daring to question the union. Because some union members don’t like being forced to work hard only to have their pay confiscated for the union. Because some union members see their non-union buddies becoming successful and living high as free employees or business owners. Because some union members resent their coworkers who slack off or behave badly but still keep their job and get paid the same. Because some union workers wish they would be rewarded for working harder than their slacker coworkers. Because some union workers see what union pay does to motivation and work ethic. Because some union workers resent their dues going to corrupt political party members instead of service to the union members. Because some union members love freedom and love America.


18 posted on 06/07/2012 6:07:07 AM PDT by iacovatx (If you must lie to recruit to your cause, you are fighting for the wrong side.)
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To: servo1969
Also, this clip of Crazy Ed Schultz should be saved for later use, when he and his fellow travelers again bring up "tone" and "violent rhetoric" and such.

Near the end of Crazy Ed's monologue, he said that the union should discuss at their "war table" this problem of members voting for Republicans.

"War table?"

Really, Crazy Ed?

That kind of rhetoric gets politicians shot. Or so you said a couple of years ago.

19 posted on 06/07/2012 6:07:07 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: servo1969

servo, there’s nothing I could add to your excellent post.

Would that more Americans had your perspective.


20 posted on 06/07/2012 6:09:22 AM PDT by Walrus (Barack Obama --- there are fools, and then there are dangerous fools)
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