Singer Tony Bennett brought up Nazi Germany at a press conference in Washington where he demanded gun control. TONY BENNETT: It´s the kind of turn that happened to the great country of Germany, when Nazis came over and created tragic things, and they had to be told off. And if we continue this kind of violence and accept it in our country, the rest of the world´s going to really take care of us, in a very bad way.
Comments: Stark-raving-mad old fool. Hard to believe that this man actually LIVED THROUGH this time period and is so stinking ignorant.
Observe. This is how they do it. Claim the very opposite of the truth, smear your opponent with comparisons to evil. If Bennett wasn´t on McCarthy´s list, he should have been. What an extraordinary dumbass.
I´m not too worried about Tony Bennett or any other liberal when it comes to gun control. For once I do believe that the citizens will not be suckered into the diminution of freedoms as in the past. The Tea Parties have been a way for people to effectively influence goobernment. And the effort by socialist/fascist to further restrict our freedoms will now be met with a grass roots resistance. All the celebrities and fancy entertainers’ opinions in the world will not change the desire of the many to have their freedoms restored and protected. And it is up to us to protect our freedoms from control freak goobernment officials and ‘do-gooder’ liberals.
He was on Wolf Blitzer´s show and said this outrageous statement while using his WWII experience as cover. Wolf kept bringing up that he fought in WWII as if that allows Tony to bash the USA as much as he wants. Meanwhile Tony´s son sat there and declared himself a ´Pacifist´, or as I call them ´Weaklings´.
So many years of experience, so little knowledge. The Nazis were some of the biggest proponents of gun control. So were slave owners in the south. It is easy to control or kill people if they don´t have the means to fight back.
These comments make absolutely no sense to me. Tony Bennett has his history wrong - and he is also very mixed up in his thinking. The rest of the world is "really going to take care of us," which seems to mean attack and subjugate us, unless we "show them how to behave" by imposing more gun control? What kind of sense does THAT make? None that I can tell.
I am afraid that his heart is not the only organ Tony Bennett left in San Francisco. He may indeed be manifesting signs of early dementia as some have suggested. The spectacle is more sad than anger inspiring. He really did not need to jump into this controversy. I suspect he is being used.
More liberal hyperbole. You know, I´ve got a great idea. Instead of burying our head in the sand let´s enforce our laws. A tactical squad marching shoulder to shoulder into Chicago on Saturday night would be a start. They could put a facsimile of George Washington out in front to draw their fire.
Another poor old has been sap, ready for the death panels yet Tony?- On the subject of the government stockpiling hollow point bullets, can we[collectively] find a way to pick off that ammo before they use it to pick us off.
I´m old, so I remember -- back when Valley of the Dolls came out it was rumored that the dim-witted Italian singer was modeled after Tony Bennett. The rumor was he was not just uneducated, but just plain dumb.
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pete moss, 2/9/2013 9:53:46 AM (No. 9167182)
What makes anybody think that an entertainer with, absolutely no qualifications to speak on the subject other than his drug and alcohol induced opinion, should be regarded as a source of rational thought on gun control. Yet, the mainstream media will trot out senile, old brain dead fools, and yes, younger brain dead fools ...... Bruce Springsteen and Barbara Streisand come to mind, and expect us to be influenced by their incoherent mutterings. Sadly, however, it seems to do just that to many. Especially to other brain dead humanoids like the morons who voted for Obamaomao.
I remember, many years ago, a TV miniseries called The Holocaust. I was struck then by the desperate attempt by the leaders of the Warsaw ghetto uprising to get guns. We all know what happened, of course. It made a deep impression on me and made me understand why we need the Second Amendment. Bennett, of course, is a fool.
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