MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough has a solution for the Republican Party’s electoral woes: take on conservative talk radio. On Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, Scarborough likened conservative talkers to schoolyard bullies and suggested Republicans “punch them in the face,” which is something Mitt Romney failed to do during his campaign, Scarborough said. “What do you do to a schoolyard bully? You punch them in the face. You think any of these people on talk radio, if they’re punched in the face by a Republican nominee, you think they would push back?” Scarborough said. “No, they are cowards.
Comments: Morning Schmo used to talk about being the "Keep Calm and Carry On" voice of reason. Now he´s inciting metaphorical violence.
Let´s see, why don´t we compare the ratings. How many people hear Joe.....how many people listen to conservative talk radio.
Hey Joe, we aren´t Republicans. We are CONSERVATIVES. When the Republican Party ceases to be conservative.....we cease to be Republicans. THAT is what the party is afraid of and what puts them in a bind. We might not be able to elect all the conservatives we need. But we can sure as hell put the Republican Party dead in the water.
Scarborough like the "progressive" crowd he runs with can only react emotionally and irrationally. With all this talk about punching bullies, he hasn´t set forth his arguments why conservatives´ ideas are found wanting or untrue, safe for the fact that these ideas may be currently unpopular, thanks to Obamascare tactics, and may not have resulted in victory for the Republicans this time. Or perhaps, Obama did cheat and steal the election.
These ideas are important enough not to be censored by the "end justifies the means" Republican elite, just to grasp for power because they are the same ideas that may help reanimate a dying American culture slowly picked off by the ravening vultures of the Hollyweird-Lamestream Media Complex.
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Fiesta del sol, 12/10/2012 11:36:17 AM (No. 9057729)
Joe has a credibility problem. He voluntarily appears on a network that has Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow. Scarborough allowed Chris Matthews to call Reince Priebus a racist at the GOP convention...on Joe´s show...as Joe sat there. Joe Scarborough has a regular guest in John Heileman. The same Heileman appeared on Chris Matthews show and said that the word ´Chicago´ (when used by Republicans) was racist code. Scarborough´s show has Al "Freddie Fashion Mart" Sharpton as a regular guest. That is Joe Scarborough.
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god of irony, 12/10/2012 11:39:38 AM (No. 9057742)
It is the moderates that are trying to bully the conservatives for sticking to their principles.
But don´t worry Joe I hope someone punches you when they run into in public.
If I hear or read any conservative publication repeating anything from MSNBC, I immediately turn them off or stop reading.
Conservative news outlets have so many other priorities we should be focusing on. And we´re not. And MSNBC knows it. Scarborough and Chris Matthews have their jobs for one reason - MSNBC knows that they get under our skin. And because they do, these guys lead the discussion.
Conservative media needs to begin focusing on the results of failed liberal policies. Interview some Black Americans who can´t get jobs. Interview some Mexican citizens who´s loved ones were killed with the guns that Eric Holder sent across the border. Let´s have a talk with Ambassador Christ Steven´s family - we heard a lot from Valerie Plame´s husband!
Quit following the liberal´s lead. Change the discussion, turn up the heat on them for a change.
Mitt Romney went on Hannity. Mitt Romney went on Rush´s show, wait, no he never. Mitt Romney went on Glenn Beck, wait, no he never. Mitt Romney went on Mark Levin´s show, wait, no he never, that was Riese Priebus. Perhaps Mitt Romney went on Wilkow, wait no, he never. Joe has a point, the next GOP nominee might try actually checking in with the base this time. You know, for fun.
Rush Limbaugh Mark Levin Shawn Hannity Tammy Bruce Bill O´Reilly et al
are cowards? Seriously? Punch any of these folks & you will have a real fight on your hands. Metaphorically speaking, of course. Levin in particular, could take you out with both hands tied behind his back. Conservatives have the facts on their side & they know them backwards & forwards -- not liberal talking points. You are (shark) toast, buddy. Metaphorically speaking.
Oh zip your lip, big mouth. This plea for violence is only going to encourage the liberal mental defectives who smash windows, slash tires, beat up black men in wheelchairs, bite off fingers of bystanders at rallies, pie speakers, egg speakers, send powder in envelopes, etc. We have had more than enough of thug violence, punk, so use your mike to educate your audience. They desperately need correct information.
As far as bullies on talk radio, refute their talking points with words, fool.
Joe you would have to have a pair to even try the ladies of radio. They would just leave you as an embarrassed bloody blob on the streets, maybe you can get some of the Obama liberal labor thugs to go along and protect you from the ladies.
My advice is sit down and shut up always remember "It is better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and confirm that you are a fool"
i guess it isn´t enough for the left to label those who disagree as fascist, nazi, racist, sexist, homophobic, etc. here´s a new label, bully! so he thinks if someone disagrees with you, you should perpetrate a violent assault on them. liberal fascist.
in my whole life, i´ve never heard or seen anything like this from the right. on the right we use reasoned debate, not fists.
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