Flashback: Carville Wanted Bush to Fail

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    Flashback: Carville Wanted Bush to Fail - Presidential Politics | Political News - FOXNews.com

    I only need to post the sub-head here, mostly because it just shows how biased FoxNews is.

    Ready?

    The press never reported that Democratic strategist James Carville said he wanted President Bush to fail before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But a feeding frenzy ensued when radio host Rush Limbaugh recently said he wanted President Obama to fail.

    On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, just minutes before learning of the terrorist attacks on America, Democratic strategist James Carville was hoping for President Bush to fail, telling a group of Washington reporters: "I certainly hope he doesn't succeed."


    So, on average, Rush Limbaugh reaches 20-30 million people per day.

    James Carville reaches....

    A group of Washington reporters.

    And FoxNews equates the two. It's absolutely laughable.
     
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    What's absolute laughable are your pathetic attempts to excuse any and every bias and misstep that anyone on your side ever makes. "It doesn't matter when we screw up, but it's the end of the damned world when the right does!"

    The objection to Rush wasn't that so many people heard it . . . until you needed some way to excuse that 1) someone on your side did the same thing once, and 2) the media didn't consider it worth reporting. Why am I sitting here, sneering at the thought that you wouldn't be at all outraged if it was the chief of staff of the governor of Idaho who had said it instead of Rush Limbaugh? Be serious. That poor, anonymous schlub would be national news and burned in effigy somewhere faster than I can spit.

    The fact of the matter is, James Carville was a paid member of the staff of the previous President of the United States, a political pundit appearing on a multitude of television programs and quoted in many media outlets (on other things, anyway), and an important public political figure. Rush Limbaugh is a celebrity with a radio program, officially affiliated with exactly zero administrations, political parties, or other government or quasi-government groups, but with a large audience.

    Yes, in terms of whether or not the media should have covered both statements, they are equivalent. And you'd know it if you'd stop inspecting your colon for polyps and pull your head out.
     
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    Did you actually read the article or are you just summarizing? Did you happen to read about the other event that took place that day? You know... 9/11?

    Let me see, which news story should we talk about in our media coverage tonight? What some political pundit said about George Bush or a terrorist attack on our country that killed 3,000 people, destroyed a good chunk of Manhattan, the Pentagon and 4 airplanes along with the death of hundreds of firefighters and police officers?

    If you want to wonder why people didn't discuss it on the evening news, perhaps THAT is why. Instead of being quick to judge the media coverage of this, you should've read the article.
     
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    ...every liberal on this board.
     
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    So three people then? Chris, Sealybobo and Jillian?
     
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    JAMES CARVILLE IS TERRAL'S ROGUE ELEMENT!!!
     
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    DUmmies! have no shame,, but much hypocrisy :lol:






    Flashback: Carville Wanted Bush to Fail - Presidential Politics | Political News - FOXNews.com
     
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    It shows hypocrisy. In this case, James Carville wanted Bush to fail and was prepared to announce it to the world except that he was 'saved' by the terrorist attacks and said "Disregard everything we just said! This changes everything!" Now Carville is deliberately focusing on words Limbaugh used which are the same as his own for the sole purpose of undermining the Republican Party. The guy is pure scum.
     
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    There just ain't no low that's too freaking low for a Democrat to go.!
     
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