Wednesday, October 17, 2007

The Best Of the Loon Left On the Randi Rhodes Incident:

FROM DU: The Best Of the Loon Left On the Randi Rhodes Incident:

Randi Rhodes Mugged!! Just Heard On John Elliot. Apparently she lost a number of teeth. No other info available.(bonescrat)

DU Chimes In:

--Wow. my biggest fear and i have stated several times in posts, that at some point, SOMEONE is going to snap. It may be someone on the left, or it may be someone on the right. It now appears that it may be from the right.

I am too cynical to believe that Randi was a random mugging. She is too well known, especially for her outspokenness, but once it starts, it will be extremely difficult to stop. It could, literally, end in an ideology war between conservatives and liberals, that will rip this country apart.

A war that will be bloody, and claim lives and, once it starts, all grievances will be addressed. We won't be able to hide from the freepers (conservatives/posters at, the freepers won't be able to hide from us, the politicians will not be protected by their gated communities... the shit will, literally, hit the fan.

Too bad Americans don't care enough to deal with the situation, but would rather ignore, whistling past the graveyard, until it is too late. Hell, maybe this is what has to happen before we can start to take our country back. I hope not. Randi, please heal as fast as you can, we need you. (ldf)

--But you don't hear about Liberals openly attacking Limpballs (Rush Limbaugh), O'leilly, Coulter or whats-her-face Malkin... If this was a neocon... they have just upped the anty... (madmaddie)

--I hate living in a country were I have to suspect my government did this. Random mugging? Maybe. But IMHO, the odds of her being the victim of a random assault are much, much smaller than the odds are of somebody from the BFEE (Bush Family Evil Empire) busting her chops just because they hate what she says. (Rageneau)

--I think it was the Brownshirts, not the Nazi Leadership--probably acting independantly, as Brownshirts often do. They don't need to be told who needs a beatin'. (tom_paine)

--Oh man!! That sucks! No wonder she's been out. I wonder if Rush or his bullies were in town that day... I hope Randi is okay, she is very brave. (Breeze54)

--If she was targeted and my spidey sense is also tingling it is a phase in the process to an authoritarian society... Target key individuals... Yep, and those "key individuals"... who are hurt are supposed to serve as examples to the rest of STFU, or else. (nadinbrzezinski)

--No one should allow these cowardly thugs to affect anyone or anything. They can suck it, as far as I'm concerned. It's too bad that the Scott Farkases of the world grew up and allowed themselves to be hired-hand violence prostitutes for ingrates who are just as cowardly and worthless as they are. (TwoSparkles)

--Kristallnacht must have been comprised of thousands of singular episdoes like this one... (tom_paine) Crime is getting worse in the Bush years... I'm not surprised. Crime goes up every damn time a Republicans get into office and start slopping up the middle-class-funded public treasury like pigs at the trough, and cutting social programs that would benefit the same kids who end up mugging people on the streets. (liberalmuse)

--Everything seems to be getting worse in the bush years. (alyce douglas) Of course, if this was a political attack, either by the government or just some random wingnuts who think it is their duty to "cleanse" America from liberals, they would probably make it look like a mugging as well. (regnaD kciN)

--Oh, the fact that the Brownshirts and not the Nazi Leadership did this makes me feel so much better. You want to know what's useless?

Watching the clouds grow darker on the horizon, watching the millions of individual events signalling the transition of America from what it was 1776-2000 and whatever it will eventually become, of which this incident (if further information corroborates this to not have been a robbery, and if the perps aren't caught, which they likely won't be because Randi is a New Jew and her attakers then would be New Nazis, as it were, then we will know as close as we can to certainty without ironclad proof what is going on) is just another step and one which signals that we are getting well along now.

What's useless is watching all that and denying it because it's an Inconvenient Truth, perhaps the most inconvenient of the lost of them we have to deal with these days. I, for one, am willing to wait to hear what Randi has to say and to see if the cops do an "Anthrax Investigation" and the persp walk scot-free (that's my bet) before making final judgement. But this whole thing stinks to high heaven of the Middle Phase of the tRanisition of America. (tom_paine)

--Yes, (she lost) several teeth, as in "Shut your fucking mouth you Liberal bitch!" The poster above is correct in that we do need to wait for more information (though I suspect that if this was done by Loyal Bushies or Brownshirts, they will NEVER be "found") before being certain, This stinks to high heaven, and is right on time for those of us who have been following the Rise of the New Totalitarinism for 7 years now. (tom_paine)

--This is really unbelievable. Never thought I'd see so much hate unleashed by a bunch of people who would rather break the law than admit they are/were wrong. I just don't GET what they are defending! Killing? War? Tax cuts? WHAT?????????????? Whatever it is, they are damn determined to silence us, no matter what they have to do. I hate the people who must have hated what America WAS. (AZ girl7)

--Has anyone gone over to the Freep show to see if there is any bragging going on??? Remember the Freeps got to have a breakfast on the White House lawn just a month ago.Do you think casual/idle conversations took place about people who they would love to see silenced??? (MagickMuffin)

--Well one thing we know about these people that they are in denial and full of hate. Looking for scapegoats, and targeting people who speak the truth. (alyce douglas)

--I feel anger and hate for the gistappo neocon right. I will calm down sometime today. if i hear just one repuke say anything I will most likely knock their teeth out! (Froward69)

THE TRUTH: Was Talk Show Host Randi Rhodes Jumped By 14 Ketel Ones?

When it was reported that a couple of hoods had jumped Air America talk show host Randi Rhodes and knocked out some of her teeth, leftists and wobblies cried foul. "Right wing hate machine!" said John Elliot, a fellow host on AAR. Maybe there is one of those but Air America has retracted its claim that she was mugged at all.

"On Sunday evening, October 14, Air America host Randi Rhodes experienced an unfortunate incident hindering her from hosting her show. The reports of a presumed hate crime are unfounded." Poor Randi! But maybe, suggests a reader, it was an alcohol crime?

Our own commenter GBH writes:

Randi Rhodes was no more assaulted by a right-wing fanatic on Monday than Dick Cheney was. She, in fact, fell down and injured her teeth outside of a Midtown Irish bar at around 6 o'clock Sunday evening after downing about fourteen Ketel One Bloody Marys. She was abusive to the barstaff and generally gross, crass, loud, and pretentious. I genuinely hope she has a speedy recovery.

I never would've disclosed this (I believe that anyone should feel free to hang out at Irish pubs at any time and not be concerned about someone publishing their behavior) if Air America hadn't grossly interpreted a drunken indiscretion and allowed it to be morphed into some bullish rhetoric on air. Whatever journalistic integrity the station may have ever had is now completely compromised. The manipulation of the public diminishes any cause, whether just or fabricated.


Blogger The Merry Widow said...

This thing keeps getting better and better! Did they allow her dog into the bar? Since she was supposed to have been walking him...or was this another story to hide the fact that she was 4 sheets to the wind?
Leftistas do seem to be unacquainted with a little thing called, "TRUTH"!


12:36 PM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

Hey, I DO wonder what happened to the dog. If the Lefties run true-to-form they should have us stringing it up and swinging it in traffic! LOL!

1:39 PM  
Anonymous cassie said...

No, Donal, we boil puppies, don't you know?! Hee

These people are truly deranged. I wonder how many of them go out into the everyday world with this kind of chip on their shoulders.

If somebody is trying to ruin your day, or be really nasty, I wouldn't be surprised it wasn't one of these revved-up children!

3:20 PM  

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