Read time: 1 minute

Wolf Blitzer And Those Flaming Liberals: UPDATED With VIDEO

This should put to rest any notion of fairness being used in the way the media treats Liberals and Conservatives. Here's Wolf on Late Edition from hi

wolfblitzer.jpg This should put to rest any notion of fairness being used in the way the media treats Liberals and Conservatives. Here's Wolf on Late Edition from his interview with Mike Leavitt, the secretary of health and human services:

icon Download    icon Download (UPDATED with video --Thanks to BillW)

BLITZER: ....Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who is a conservative, he's not a flaming liberal by any means, here's what he said in dealing with this issue. Because he's a firm supporter of the legislation on the Hill: "As far as the size of the package, it's important to understand that about half of the new money is needed just to keep the program running, and the rest goes to cover more low- income kids.

I'm flaming---you're flaming, we're all flaming liberals. My God, I was just sitting down in my "Impeach Cheney" cap on watching CNN, when when the hat caught fire. Is there a handy Guide Book for Liberals? What kind are you? Maybe a run-of-the-mill liberal that wants to go and hug a tree.

Blitzer would probably call Grover "I don't want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub," Norquist, a staunch conservative, which the public would perceive as a fiscally sound conservative that believes all the problems in the US are wrapped up in too many taxes and government intervention. So, of course, anyone who identifies with the Democratic Party and wants to end the occupation in Iraq would be considered "Flamers." This really typifies how the media views us and the presiding conventional wisdom among the Beltway class.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team