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David Gregory Suggests Paul
Ryan Doesn’t Have ‘A Lot of
Sympathy’ For Poor People

Newsbusters, by Jeffrey Meyer

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/27/2014 7:29:16 PM

Meet the Press moderator David Gregory did his best to condemn Congressman Paul Ryan’s new anti-poverty proposal during an interview on Sunday, July 27. The NBC host played a clip of Ryan from 2013 in which he criticized a “dependency culture” in America which Gregory interpreted as not sounding “like there’s a lot of sympathy for people you think need the government´s help. What you seem to be saying is that people have a problem with their own dependency here the government is only furthering.” [See video below.] Gregory began his questioning of Ryan by pushing liberal talking points that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 7/27/2014 7:31:52 PM     (No. 9942426)

And the governments of Honduras and Guatemala are expecting the United States to fund their problems...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Former lurker, 7/27/2014 7:33:19 PM     (No. 9942428)

How dare David Gregory! Does he know anything about Paul Ryan other the knee jerk reaction of a rich liberal Democrat to any Republican?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 7/27/2014 7:42:44 PM     (No. 9942431)

No wonder he might lose his job. Maybe people are sick of his bias and he´s not afraid to show it.

Someday, I´d love to hear an interviewee (Repub.)give it right back to these prima donnas in the media. I would have loved Ryan to say to Gregory, "What are you doing to get rid of poverty? Got a plan?" The media disgusts me.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: spahrkl, 7/27/2014 7:46:25 PM     (No. 9942432)

what has D. Gregory every done for poor people? Does he have any ideas? All this guy does is blabber for a living and poorly at that.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 7/27/2014 7:49:54 PM     (No. 9942433)

Gregory´s a moron. I´d like to see a guest hand him a comb and tell him to shut up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: saguni, 7/27/2014 7:55:23 PM     (No. 9942435)

Sorry, David Gregory, you putz, but I agree with Benjamin Franklin´s theory of helping:

The best way to help people out of poverty is to make them uncomfortable in that poverty.

Today, overburdened taxpayers are "supporting" families that have been on various welfare programs for 5 or 6 generations.

Many "career" women--even those who only have a "job"--are back at work four or six weeks after giving birth, but welfare mothers are not "asked" to start looking for work until their youngest child is 6 years old, and if she falls pregnant before that one´s sixth birthday, well it is just another 6 years of benefits, now isn´t it?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/27/2014 8:05:35 PM     (No. 9942438)

An interviewer giving a biased interview, why would any true conservative give him the time of day?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 7/27/2014 8:11:53 PM     (No. 9942441)

I hear Gregory has been offered the lead in a movie as the Bardahl Man.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 7/27/2014 8:12:05 PM     (No. 9942442)

Serves Paul Ryan right for going on any of the MSM liberal shows

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MissMann, 7/27/2014 8:24:34 PM     (No. 9942456)

I hear that all the time from my liberal friends, as if "sympathy" for poor or disadvantaged people looks like only one thing.

I AM sympathetic, but I take an extra moment to think about what would REALLY help those for whom I have sympathy. Setting them up for a miserable life on the democrats´ plantations never seemed like the kindest thing I could do for them....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bkt23, 7/27/2014 8:30:09 PM     (No. 9942463)

Leftists love to conflate not wanting government to fund poor people with hating poor people. Not at all! It´s the responsibility we all share to help poor people. But what we cannot tolerate is the government, under threat of lethal force, taking from those who have to give to those who don´t. That´s not justice; it´s theft. I´m not a rich guy by any stretch but I understand that.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/27/2014 8:34:51 PM     (No. 9942465)

And David Gregory has?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 4justice, 7/27/2014 8:38:03 PM     (No. 9942468)

Gregory is simply using the typical leftist propaganda tactics of creating false perceptions and repeating the Democrat lies so people will believe its true. They repeat the lie that Republicans have nothing but disdain for the poor. Ryan hates poor people and people of color especially...

We know it is all a lie, but people DO believe this garbage because they say it over and over again and, what is worse, we never fight back or set the record straight.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 7/27/2014 8:45:09 PM     (No. 9942471)

So...David Gregory is cool......Paul Ryan is not. Gutfeld got it right again!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: curious1, 7/27/2014 8:52:26 PM     (No. 9942473)

The proper response to that is "Based on their track record, Libtards must really love poor people because they make so many people poor."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/27/2014 9:07:51 PM     (No. 9942480)

What else is new. Someday Pubbies will learn not to go into the lion´s den without snappy, clever, fresh comebacks to these same old insinuations.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/27/2014 9:08:55 PM     (No. 9942482)

...such as #15. Excellent!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/27/2014 9:42:57 PM     (No. 9942497)

Newt has no problem with liberals. Punch them back hard - really hard - directly challenging them for their pathetic bias and telling them to grow up. It doesn´t take a verbal joust, just a little testosterone.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/27/2014 10:18:24 PM     (No. 9942509)

Monkey bites man story... Goofy simian partisan Gregory monkeying around again. In comparison, he improves Russert´s legacy every week.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/28/2014 7:23:36 AM     (No. 9942751)

Neither does Obama. Since he became President (Dictator) of this country, he has impoverished more people in our nation than any President has ever done. AND Especially so to the Blacks who he called his own people. He really stuck it to them as a real enemy to the blacks and they fell and still fall for it. Tragic really. But this is only the beginning...he targeted the middle class and businesses........NOW he´s targeting Corporations......thus will dry up the economy of USA. Say.....what´s that the Plans and Dreams of ISLAM?

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