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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 12:23 AM

2010 Ireland's president totally blasts Tea Party type radio host.

Note from You Tube:

This is an edited version of the exchange - you can hear it all here: http://media.newstalk.ie/extra/1602/popup

From May 2010, an exchange between Michael D Higgins (who was elected President of Ireland last year) and Tea Party-loving radio guy Michael Graham on Irish radio station Newstalk 106-108fm.

Apologies for closing the comments on the video, I tried opening them before but was inundated with racist bile from deranged Tea Party supporters (by the way: it's 'Muslim', not 'muslin', and it's 'Kenya', not 'kenyah') .... and life's too short for that. Sorry, haven't the time to be wading through them all, you can comment on any of the sites where the video is appearing. Thanks.


This truly moved me to tears. The video has been posted before, but we should expect our party to listen to this and speak this powerfully. No more wishy washy.

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Reply 2010 Ireland's president totally blasts Tea Party type radio host. (Original post)
madfloridian Nov 2012 OP
cantbeserious Nov 2012 #1
SariesNightly Nov 2012 #2
Franker65 Nov 2012 #3
srichardson Nov 2012 #4
madfloridian Nov 2012 #5
Iwillnevergiveup Nov 2012 #6
madfloridian Nov 2012 #7
lumpy Nov 2012 #8

Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:00 AM

1. Excellent!

eom

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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:24 AM

2. Be proud to be a decent American!

rather than a Te-Wanker whipping up fear!

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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 06:37 AM

3. Absolutely fantastic

He's a very well spoken guy, very intelligent too. After the tragic abortion case in Ireland last week, he's been very outspoken about finding a solution, almost overstepping his powers as President in the process.

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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 08:13 AM

4. Awesome!

I wish more people in America would use his tactics while dealing w the teabaggers who have radio shows. Of course, Beck, Hannity and Limbaugh would just hang up, or scream even louder.
Score one for some damn common sense!

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Response to srichardson (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 11:25 AM

5. Awesome is a very good choice of words.

I want to hear more like that.

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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 12:57 PM

6. Rant on, President Higgins

My goodness gracious glorious sakes....this gentleman is amazing! I believe I'll wear green today.

K&R

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Response to Iwillnevergiveup (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 02:50 PM

7. Warmed my heart.

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Response to madfloridian (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 03:24 PM

8. Nothing quite like a good old fashioned Irish spanking.

More more more

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