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´Punching´ Jim Messina
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/11/2013 9:54:39 AM

Jim Messina likes to talk about punching people. In August 2009, while serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama at the White House, he told Democrats to "punch back twice as hard" if they were "hit" by protests against Obamacare at town hall meetings. That month there was a wave of violent scuffles at town hall meetings, most of it by left-wing thugs, who also tried to shut down questions from the public. Now Messina is being celebrated for the thuggish daring of a statement he made to reporter Dan Balz

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: farmwife, 8/11/2013 10:13:50 AM     (No. 9468563)

I wonder how this guy would handle an actual ´punch in the face´? He talks tough, but I doubt he´d be able to take a punch.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/11/2013 10:34:13 AM     (No. 9468590)

He sounds like a complete wuss.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hazymac, 8/11/2013 12:48:34 PM     (No. 9468771)

Messina: "My favorite political philosopher is Mike Tyson...Mike Tyson once said everyone has a plan until you punch them in the face. Then they don´t have a plan anymore." That philosophy of persuasion by pugilism worked like a charm for Trayvon Martin, didn´t it, Jim?

Obama loves the rhetorical trope "punching above his (their) weight" because he´s such a weenie-armed poseur, as are those noisemakers with whom he´s surrounded himself. We have observed this kind of rhetorical brinksmanship being practiced by tinhorn dictators, idiotic college professors, militant labor unions, Occupy Wall Street, and domestic terrorist groups like the Weather Underground, and the objective is to breach the brink and cause a fight. Of course the cowardly dogs who go about barking their heads off are normally the kind that in a real fight will tuck their tails into a safe place and am-scray. Maybe they´ve got enough janissaries and enforcers to crack enough heads to achieve their political aims, but if government provocation causes an Egyptian style uprising and Obama panics and sends in the troops, hoping to use some of that DHS storehouse of ammo, he might be surprised to learn that the police and military forces just might support the put upon citizenry, and the out of control political players will join Morsi in jail. Or Saddam Hussein in hell.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Newtsche, 8/11/2013 12:57:49 PM     (No. 9468779)

Thank you, #3.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/11/2013 12:58:44 PM     (No. 9468780)

Messina looks like the type of bully who created fights but always depended on others to do the physical fighting on his behalf.
A true picture of what a ´whimp´ would look like.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 8/11/2013 1:57:38 PM     (No. 9468848)

THAT is jim messina?? I bet somebody got beat up a bunch in school. His picture just screams out wussy. Look at those hands. Never been wrapped around a socket wrench or shovel. I am willing to bet he doesn´t even own a screw driver, and if he does, it has "lefty loosey righty tighty" on the handle, but he doesn´t know why.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/11/2013 2:04:37 PM     (No. 9468856)

These tough-talking pussies (Messina, Axelrod, et. al.) had best be careful about what they wish for. A lot of us are more than ready to accommodate them.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 8/11/2013 4:01:12 PM     (No. 9468975)

He looks like a homosexual version of Jon Voight.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: plumnellie, 8/12/2013 7:57:38 AM     (No. 9469520)

We put nice guys up against street fighters and wonder why we lose. What is is about Republicans who only attack fellow Repubs...a la Palin...who try to fight for US? We are nicey nice to Dems and mean to Repubs. Crazy.

FTA: Similarly, Romney let Obama get away with the Benghazi scandal, after the mainstream media made clear that it was going to take the president´s side. He also, in a larger sense, let Obama get away with Obamacare, partly because Romneycare had been its predecessor. And he did not speak out against Wall Street bailouts--a policy detested by both Republicans and Democrats, but against which Romney failed to find his voice.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: shamus, 8/12/2013 8:18:52 AM     (No. 9469554)

Prizebiting rapists are ideal role models.

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