Sean Hannity plays concern troll for Michele Bachmann after Rep. Betty McCollum said this on the House floor.
With hate groups and violent anti-government militias on the rise in this country elected leaders must be mindful of the potential of their words to inspire violence. Constructive, passionate political debate is expected in our democracy, but harsh, dangerous name-calling that vilifies the President or Members of Congress is irresponsible. We must not ignore that the Oklahoma City bombing was an act of political violence perpetrated by deranged, anti-government extremists. It’s much too late after a bomb goes off to start condemning hate-inspired, violent rhetoric.
Even though she wasn't called out by name, both Hannity and Bachmann know who she's talking about. That's pretty telling in itself. Bachmann's response is to say this.
Bachmann: Well apparently it's hate speech when it's on the right and it's not hate speech when it's on the left, so you know, go figure where that comes from.
Both of these dangerous propagandists need to quit polluting our airways and yesterday.
Bachmann goes to lie and fear monger about “the government takeover of private industry”, the dangers of federal regulation of our banking industries, calls the government “thugs”, refers to the Democrats as having a “government control base” and saying when it’s attacked “that’s what they equate violence with”.
She goes on about First Amendment “freedoms” under attack, lies about tax rates being higher now than they ever were, rails on about the government “taking over the student loan industry” when all that did is cut out a middle man fleecing the government, and says “of course the people are reacting”.
Michele, the ones that watch ClusterFox are reacting to the crap that you and Hannity are spewing here. I’m sure neither of you are shocked by this.
Hannity then pulls out the Bill Ayers card again which he literally beat to death during the campaign season, and asks if there is a coordinated attack by “all people on the left” and if they’re “all singing from the same hymnal at this point”.
Of course Bachmann agrees that that evil “librul” media has colluded to attack Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin and that anyone they see as an “affective voice” is who they go after and attack right now.
Oh my… those poor crazy ass wingnuts who are being unfairly attacked by you know, pointing out their words. They’re so abused. Bachmann and Hannity finish up the segment with playing the victim card. Something the conservatives have learned to do very well to deflect from the hateful bulls**t that comes out of their mouths.
As bad as most of our media is these days with not actually acting as "news" organizations as they should and as bad as a lot of the rhetoric coming from our politicians is these days with their hate speech and fear mongering, these two take the cake for the worst of all of it. I really look forward to the day when Sean Hannity is no longer drawing a huge paycheck to lie to gullible Americans who watch his show because they actually think he's telling them the truth, and when Michele Bachmann no longer is embarrassing the good people of Minnesota.