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Lawrence O’Donnell Tears Into McCain
And Lindsay Graham For McCarthy-
Like Opposition To Susan Rice

Mediaite, by Josh Feldman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/15/2012 2:58:52 PM

Lawrence O’Donnell took on senators John McCain and Lindsay Graham tonight over what he deemed their brand-new standards for how to decide whether or not to support someone for a Cabinet position, and found their opposition to U.N. ambassador Susan Rice as the possible next secretary of state not only hypocritical, but McCarthy-like in rhetoric. (Snip) O’Donnell boiled the two senators criteria down to one simple fact: anyone but Rice. McCain and Graham both said that they would not support her nomination because she went on television and misrepresented the facts on the Benghazi attacks.

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You can see exactly what direction this is taking. And the moron James Clyburn has accused the critics of Rice racist so they´ve got that area covered. This is going to get very ugly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 11/15/2012 3:04:15 PM     (No. 9016699)

O´Donnell needs his meds and his mouth washed out. He is one hostile man. I don´t think he even likes himself!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/15/2012 3:06:39 PM     (No. 9016711)

Another sniveling Harvard sycophant.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Peach1, 11/15/2012 3:08:46 PM     (No. 9016717)

O´donnell is a putz!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 11/15/2012 3:09:42 PM     (No. 9016719)

Not one single word about the glaring truth that Senator Joseph McCarthy was right as was completely supported by the venona decrypts.

Lawrence O donnel´s ignorance is complete.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NYbob, 11/15/2012 3:15:21 PM     (No. 9016732)

Did he challenge anyone to a fight? I´d like a piece of that action if he did.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 11/15/2012 3:15:50 PM     (No. 9016734)

OK, I get the rules. You can be as dirty, and vile, and racist, and sexist as you want to be if you are a Demon-RAT. That is just ´´playing tough´´.

But if you are a Republican, you have to ´´play nice´´ all the time.

Forget that. I say we get in the gutter and be every bit as vile and evil as the Demon-RATS. I´m tired of ´´playing nice´´. We all know where nice guys finish. Apparently it´s the same for nice political parties...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma, 11/15/2012 3:22:40 PM     (No. 9016753)

mccain and graham should get back out there and tell the people they dont care if Susan Rice´s skin color is sky blue pink....this is about 4 Americans that were not protected by their own government...the very same government that takes responsibility for the safty of the military they belonged to...and it failed

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/15/2012 3:32:18 PM     (No. 9016780)

Yawn....it´s O´Donnell...on MSNBC.

That means that nobody heard this.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: compradore, 11/15/2012 3:38:04 PM     (No. 9016799)

methinks little lady larry doth protest too much...too much righteous indignation to be credible little liar larry

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Reply 10 - Posted by: altoona, 11/15/2012 3:41:19 PM     (No. 9016806)

Beat them at their own game. Say that the ambassador appears to have been ignored or even targeted because of his rumored sexual orientation. Say it was known that the locals were offended and that he may have been offered up by the administration, which may not itself be homophobic but may have given in to the feelings of the locals (pandering, if you will), who did not want their guns coming from such a man. See, that´s how the Dems would do it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: disasterman, 11/15/2012 3:43:39 PM     (No. 9016809)

Get in line #5. He´s mine, you can have him when he comes to.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rosewater, 11/15/2012 3:50:15 PM     (No. 9016816)

#6 you NAILED it!!! Mark Levin has been making the same point and his is that you don´t have to lie just call out the lies of the Dems and quit acting like you are afraid to support conservative principles. Now if some Repubs would grow some backbone things might start to improve.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: marthaville, 11/15/2012 4:01:00 PM     (No. 9016834)

No one listens to Lawrence O´Donnell. Were it not were for his blatant bias and prejudice to go along with his stupid rants, even the left wing media, like Dan Abrams´ mediaite.com, would pay any attention.

McCain and Graham criticizing Susan Rice is certainly not the same as what he views as McCarthyism. At least McCarthy was correct about the Communists in our midst. Susan Rice merely toed the line and lied as instructed by her boss.

It was humorous when O´Donnell questioned why Romney didn´t enlist and go to Viet Nam. He never asked the same of Bill Clinton, or of Lawrence O´Donnell, for that matter.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: spincut, 11/15/2012 4:11:10 PM     (No. 9016855)

Is a Lawrence O´Donnell some kind of fungus or lice?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 11/15/2012 4:17:26 PM     (No. 9016869)

There are only two possible scenarios here.

1. Susan Rice was briefed by the administration and the CIA that the Benghazi attacks were the result of a spontaneous protest against an unknown film clip no one has seen. And that that is the official position of the Administration and the US.

2. Susan Rice knew the attack was Al Queada but was instructed to say otherwise, or chose to say otherwise against the information she had been briefed with.

In scenario one she is simply incompetant, accepting verbatim a briefing that defied both the logic of the situation and the already known and publicised facts on the ground. In short she was simply a toady in blnders parroting whatever her puppetmasters told her. Not a strong recomendation for SecState.

In scenario 2 she was well aware of the reality and chose to lie to the American public and the world leadership, in blatant denial of the facts as they were known and most likely on the orders of the President or Jarrett. That disgusting behaviour would definitely be the death knell for any high office hopes in a rational world.

In short the administrations complete defense is either We´re incompetant (holder and the F&F e-mails), or we´re lying (Pick any of a dozen). The Obama Administration has used this excuse at least a dozen times and the press continues to allow them to get away with it. How long would a republican last floating the I´m not corrupt just incompetant excuse?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 11/15/2012 4:42:10 PM     (No. 9016898)

Don´t back down. Tell the truth. Pursue the truth. Throw it back at them. let ´em hurl the invective.

Ask them then, Don´t you care about the truth? Don´t you care about the FOUR men who died brutally? How about the dozens of injured? How about the US property?

How about for once, you dolts on the Left, YOU look at something other than skin color? You´re the racists. Wait! they are ideologues! For we have seen how viciously they treat minority Conservatives/Republicans.

Oh yeah. Those lefties are lousy hypocrites.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/15/2012 4:46:48 PM     (No. 9016909)

McCain and Graham? I guess he´s not mad at Ayotte?

Notice how they keep skipping her. She doesn´t fit into the War on Women narrative. Two old white men are the perfect targets for the scam.

And guess what, the Obama electorate is just stupid enough to buy it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/15/2012 5:42:53 PM     (No. 9016984)

O´Donnell - another member of the Smear-omatic Party.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: Angry Dumbo, 11/15/2012 6:08:36 PM     (No. 9017012)

Agreed. Rice is either a liar or a willing dupe. Sadly there are bigger fish to fry . . . go after the CIC or zip it.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 11/15/2012 6:16:55 PM     (No. 9017023)

Why do you guys prop up O´Donnell and MSNBC by constantly posting their stuff -- you only increase their ratings and then they turn around and slap us all in the face. I refuse to watch, read, or listen to any more liberal media. And, no, I didn´t read this article..just posted.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Chief1942, 11/15/2012 6:36:26 PM     (No. 9017048)

If you wouldn´t keep drawing attention to these neandertals on MSNBC, no-one would even know who Lawrence O´Donnell or the others are. Their viewship is less than the "Crackiling Fire" screensaver.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 11/15/2012 6:58:36 PM     (No. 9017082)

The Obama regime is turning up the racist heat when they don´t get their way. According to the regime, McCain and Graham are two "old White Guys" beating up on a black woman. This is what Obama´s "Hope and Change" will be bringing us for another 4 years. I hope the selfish idiot low-information voters are proud of this.

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