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DearAbby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:04 PM
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Has the media covered this - if not why not?
I was sitting here thinking about last night's debate, the question raised by Wolf Blitzer, about the 30 yr old. Has the media focused in on how this person can cheer "YEAH!" others "YES" and the smattering of applause, when the follow up question was, should we allow him to die? Not ONE CANDIDATE, stopped speaking and addressed this head-on. "No sir, in America we do not allow people to die." NOT ONE. I find this absolutely STUNNING, And FRIGHTNING. And if the Media isnt covering this point, WHY AREN'T THEY???

Why aren't they covering the fact that a Person could say this and NOT ONE PERSON, Responded, not even Wolf Blitzer. WHAT THE HELL HAS HAPPENED TO THIS COUNTRY!!??


thanks for listening.
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RockaFowler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:06 PM
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1. No they aren't
As a matter of fact, there are Tea-Baggers who say it never happened. Even after you play them the tape - Nope I didn't hear it. It's a real sick world those Repukes live in
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:06 PM
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2. stunning and frightening is only the beginning. these are not americans as i know them
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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:40 PM
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11. Tea Party Traitors for Death.
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RKP5637 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:09 PM
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3. We, are not a well country. n/t
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Parker CA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:11 PM
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4. Michael Smerconish was on MSNBC earlier, and he's the only one I've heard mention even a peep. nt
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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:13 PM
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5. Yes, the media has covered this:
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DearAbby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:16 PM
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8. Thank you
I am still in shock...Not one person on that stage stopped to rebuke this attitude. I was so Horrified.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 04:14 PM
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13. Including Perry who is now trying to cover his
ass
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DearAbby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 05:01 PM
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15. I notice Huntsman, or at least a spokesperson
is walking this back. I hope people open their eyes to the horror this has become, turn back. This is not what I want this country to become. Turn BACK.
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:15 PM
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6. Tea-party debate gave new meaning to term "Death Panel"
And an MD turned extreme libertarian politician is one of the deadliest of the entire panel.

Skeletal evidence suggest that Neanderthals cared for their sick and injured, so this particular throw-back takes them way-way back.
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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:15 PM
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7. Exactly my question on another thread:
Edited on Tue Sep-13-11 03:21 PM by CrispyQ
What the hell has CNN said about this? Or is it 'fair & balanced' to not call out socially repugnant behavior?

Fuck you Wolf Blitzer. You're as bad & as guilty as the assholes on stage.

on edit: His show is coming up. Maybe he will address this?

on second edit: Even if Blitzer does address this, my "fuck you" still stands.
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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:35 PM
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10. I've only seen clips of the debate on the news -- I tried watching it
but couldn't stand to.

The bit I saw, actually heard on the radio, of Blitzer asking that question sounded that he kept focused on it and wouldn't let the responder slither away without answering it, so I was kind of surprised/impressed.

I don't think the debate would be the venue for the moderator to call out the other candidates - it was up to them to do it, IMO. Sooooo, we'll see if he addresses it today.

If he does, I'll give him some slack on this (since I liked his questioning). But if not, I'll add my Fuck You to yours. :)



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pacalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 03:21 PM
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9. I'd paste this OP to every top of the page on DU if I could.
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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 04:13 PM
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12. It shows that there are people whose most prevailing desire is revenge
Edited on Tue Sep-13-11 04:14 PM by lunatica
There must be so much anger permeating their every thought that there simply isn't any room for compassion or even love. I know many who aren't good spouses or parents. They claim they love their families, but don't really. They may believe it's love, but in reality it's mostly cruel and mean. They're abusive parents who blame their for their sadistic actions
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 04:21 PM
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14. Tweety is covering this now
exposing the blonde woman and the rest of the goons
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DearAbby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-13-11 05:50 PM
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16. Totally amazed
They are not even the same party, who faught for the right of Terri Schiavo to live...they have moved way beyond that to the party of "LET EM DIE"

The center hasn't shifted, SANITY HAS!
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