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Offline Cincinnatus

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GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« on: September 30, 2013, 03:17:48 PM »
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CNN's Ashleigh Banfield scolded two Republican congressmen for bringing the U.S. economy "to the brink," and one of them retorted that she was giving them a "tirade."

"[W]hy connect the funding of the government, the entire U.S. economy, why bring it to this brink? Why not do it at all of the other times? All of the other 100-plus congresses have been able to fund the government," Banfield asked Rep. Oceander Rohrabacher (R-Calif.). [Video below the break. Audio here.] [at link]

Except not all other congresses have funded the government. There have been 17 government shutdowns and funding gaps since 1976. And Rohrabacher didn't like Banfield blaming Republicans for a possible shutdown.

"[Y]ou're telling your listeners that we Republicans are holding this up, and the government is going to shut down. We have actually reached out to the Democrats with a compromise position," he responded. Banfield answered that she was, in fact, blaming them.

"Congressman, that's not fair. Don't you dare put this back on me," Banfield fired back. "You know full well you attached ObamaCare and defunding it."

"Am I a guest on a news show, or are you here to give us a tirade? Let me finish my sentence," Rohrabacher insisted. "Excuse me, do your listeners understand this is the same thing we're putting up with with the Senate? We offer a compromise, they won't

Below is a transcript of the segment, which aired on Legal View on Septembe 30 at 11:15 a.m. EDT:


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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2013, 03:22:22 PM »
Dopey Canadian tramp!
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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2013, 03:22:26 PM »
Looks like at least SOME members of the republican party have grown a pair!

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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2013, 03:23:50 PM »
Is that liberal smart-a** still around?   
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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2013, 03:30:50 PM »
Good to see Repub's fighting back for a change...

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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2013, 03:46:41 PM »
Good to see Repub's fighting back for a change...

It is indeed. When dealing with the mainstream news media, Republicans ought never forget that they are actually dealing with the Democrat Party - there is no difference.
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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2013, 03:49:48 PM »
It is indeed. When dealing with the mainstream news media, Republicans ought never forget that they are actually dealing with the Democrat Party - there is no difference.

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Re: GOP Rep Blasts CNN Anchor: 'Are You Here to Give Us a Tirade?'
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2013, 04:28:55 PM »
What a nasty piece of work Banfield is. She was fired once, but dead fish are the most noticeable. She trapped those two republicans, and was grandstanding for her audience, playing the gotcha game. I doubt the viewers were impressed by the beyotch.


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