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WaPo Writer Refers to Cruz as 'Ted bin Laden'
« on: October 14, 2013, 11:54:34 AM »

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Re: WaPo Writer Refers to Cruz as 'Ted bin Laden'
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2013, 01:39:50 PM »
She is one of the FIVE so-called conservatives who met off the record with Obama last week.  Also the so-called conservative who never liked Palin. 

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Re: WaPo Writer Refers to Cruz as 'Ted bin Laden'
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2013, 01:48:27 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/10/14/wapo-writer-refers-to-cruz-as-ted-bin-laden

 by John Nolte 14 Oct 2013, 6:31 AM PDT

On the pages of The Washington Post, columnist Kathleen Parker (who poses as a Republican) compared the Republican Party to a fictional mafia crime family and refers to Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz as "Ted bin Laden," an obvious reference to the Osama bin Laden, the Islamist terrorist responsible for the murder of thousands of Americans:

Parker closes the column with the suggestion that "it may be time for Sonny [Corleone] to take a drive through the toll plaza. Maybe he could give Ted bin Laden a lift."

Parker is referring to the famous scene in the Academy Award-winning "The Godfather" where Sonny Corleone is machine-gunned to death at a toll booth.
It's curious how Ms. Parker, in pursuing her shallow Godfather metaphor never mentions Fredo - the weak-willed sibling who envies his brother's strength, craves access to the power wielded by others, and recklessly betrays his brother to his enemies.

Hmmm... I wonder why that might be?
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Re: WaPo Writer Refers to Cruz as 'Ted bin Laden'
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2013, 01:56:14 PM »
It's curious how Ms. Parker, in pursuing her shallow Godfather metaphor never mentions Fredo - the weak-willed sibling who envies his brother's strength, craves access to the power wielded by others, and recklessly betrays his brother to his enemies.

Hmmm... I wonder why that might be?

Fredo will be played by John McCain, with Peter King as his understudy.    :beer:
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Re: WaPo Writer Refers to Cruz as 'Ted bin Laden'
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2013, 01:59:01 PM »
Gee, I wonder if Parker will be the first "conservative" to get away with this kind of allusion.

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"it may be time for Sonny [Corleone] to take a drive through the toll plaza. Maybe he could give Ted bin Laden a lift."
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