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  1. Skybill9
    Member

    Where is the LIEberal outrage about these comments made on an MSNBC program?

    http://www.katu.com/news/entertainment/MSNBC-host-apologizes-for-jokes-about-Romney-baby-238298171.html

    They were made against Mitt Romney's family....Oh wait, never mind, I know why there is no outrage.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 03:52 PM #
  2. duxrule
    Member

    Did you read the comments below the story? I'm not seeing anyone that supports what the MSNBC clown said. There's a reason why they're called "talking heads," and it's not because of their massive intellect.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 03:58 PM #
  3. Andrew
    Member

    Harris-Perry apologized. What's the problem?

    When's the last time anyone on Fox "News" apologized for any of the offensive things they say?

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 04:43 PM #
  4. duxrule
    Member

    You mean like this classic from Elisabeth Hasselbeck on "Faux and Friends"?

    "...In a segment titled “Who’s Ruining the Economy Now?” Fox Business host Stuart Varney announced that the president was not going to be able to keep the promise that people could keep their doctors because “United Healthcare has just dropped — we don’t know exactly how many — but thousands of doctors have been dropped from United Heathcare’s Medicare Advantage program.”

    Conservative media outlets like The Washington Times have blamed United Healthcare’s decision on the Affordable Care Act.

    “That leaves hundreds of thousands of patients without the doctor that they’ve had for many many years,” Varney added. “We don’t know how many thousands have been dropped, but thousands have been dropped. What about their patients? What about the people who used to have this doctor who now no longer have this doctor? Broken promise.”
    http://www.talkbytes.com/elisabeth-hasselbeck-claims-65-older-pregnant-women-are-victims-of-obamacare/

    Others on the program pointed out that most Medicare recipients are OLDER, but I'm not aware of any retraction or apology.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 05:00 PM #
  5. Vitalogy
    Member

    Watch the episode and judge for yourself.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/12/31/258680043/msnbc-host-apologizes-for-comments-on-mitt-romneys-grandson

    Personally, I see it as more of a manufactured controversy the right is trying to take advantage of.

    The controversial statements:

    "One of these things is not like the others; one of these things is not the same," sang actress Pia Glenn. "And that little baby, front and center, would be the one."

    "I think that this picture is great. It really sums up the diversity of the Republican Party," Dean Obeidallah, a comedian, said. "The RNC — at the convention — they find the one black person."

    "My goal is that in 2040, the biggest thing of the year will be the wedding between Kieran Romney and North West," Harris-Perry said. "Can you imagine Mitt Romney and Kanye West as in-laws?"

    Personally, I don't see it as the black baby being made fun of. It's the Romney clan that is being made fun of.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 05:26 PM #
  6. Notalent
    Member

    Yeah... Code words for racism right there ladies and gentlemen!

    Racism is apparently OK if you happen to hate the target.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 09:33 PM #
  7. missing_kskd
    Member

    Okie Dokie

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 09:36 PM #
  8. skeptical
    Member

    Andrew, Bill O'Reilly apologized at least once for a told-on-Fox lie:

    “Last night (AUG, 2013) during my discussion with James Carville about the Martin Luther King commemoration I said there were no Republican speakers invited. Wrong. Was wrong. Some Republicans were asked to speak. They declined. And that was a mistake. They should have spoken.

    “Now, the mistake, entirely on me. I simply assumed that since all the speakers were liberal Democrats, Republicans were excluded. So, here’s the ‘Tip of the Day’ – Always check out the facts before you make a definitive statement. And, when you make a mistake, admit it.”

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 09:49 PM #
  9. darth talon
    Member

    Does anyone remember when Rush Limbaugh had his TV show? Rush showed a picture of the new dog living at the White House and it was Chelsea Clinton. And the conservatives in the audience all laughed.

    Where was the apology from Rush back then? Oh there never was one.

    Posted on December 31, 2013 - 10:07 PM #
  10. NoParty
    Member

    When is the last time Rush LimpBLAH apologized for one thing he's said that's racists or sexists?

    Where the hell was the CON outrage on ANY of his transgressions? Skybill?

    That's what I thought...

    HYPOCRITES!

    Posted on January 1, 2014 - 06:07 PM #