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9/11 commissioner criticizes Coulter
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A member of the Sept. 11 commission on Friday lashed out at conservative pundit Ann Coulter for a "hate-filled attack" in saying the widows whose husbands died in the World Trade Center used the deaths for their own political gain.

In her latest book, Coulter criticizes the four New Jersey widows who pushed for an independent commission to investigate the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The women also backed Democrat
John Kerry's presidential candidacy in 2004. "These broads are millionaires, lionized on TV and in articles about them, reveling in their status as celebrities and stalked by grief-arazzis. I've never seen people enjoying their husbands' deaths so much," Coulter wrote.

Former Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind., a member of the commission that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks, called Coulter's "hate-filled attack on the patriotic heroes of 9/12 the widows of 9/11 reprehensible and undignified." Roemer urged people not to buy her book. "Americans shouldn't contribute to her profiting from these vicious remarks."

Rep. Rahm Emmanuel, D-Ill., said Thursday on the House floor that Coulter is a "hatemonger" and called on Republicans to denounce her: "I must ask my colleagues on the other side of the aisle: Does Ann Coulter speak for you when she suggests poisoning not Supreme Court Justices or slanders the 9/11 ... widows? If not, speak now. Your silence allows her to be your spokesman."
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  -9/11 commissioner criticizes Coulter wicket  Jun-09-06 03:35 PM   #0 
  - good, a campaign should be wedged against her vile hatred  still_one   Jun-09-06 03:38 PM   #1 
  - The best thing would be if she were totally ignored!  napi21   Jun-09-06 03:42 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, but ignoring her doesn't work.  closeupready   Jun-09-06 03:46 PM   #4 
  - I agree.  FiveGoodMen   Jun-09-06 04:41 PM   #12 
  - Always call her "REPUBLICAN A** C******" if you can't help mentioning her  struggle4progress   Jun-09-06 07:07 PM   #18 
  - the swift pukes are the best example why that is not a good idea  still_one   Jun-09-06 04:00 PM   #7 
     - Maybe I didn't explain myself well. By ignore, I meant that NO TV  napi21   Jun-09-06 04:23 PM   #11 
     - absolutely  still_one   Jun-09-06 06:32 PM   #14 
     - Complaining to Sponsors Sometimes Works  PADemD   Jun-10-06 08:55 PM   #28 
     - Very true. To go unchallenged is not good strategy, unfortunately.  Lastlaughin08   Jun-09-06 06:40 PM   #15 
  - Many people NEED to hate because of their own shortcomings.  tabasco   Jun-09-06 06:27 PM   #13 
  - Make her the Willie Horton of the 2006 election.  gort   Jun-09-06 10:08 PM   #22 
  - Good. Joe Conason mentioned this today on Franken's show - that  Pirate Smile   Jun-09-06 03:40 PM   #2 
  - Good to hear that neither Joe nor Al will ever debate her again!  CTyankee   Jun-09-06 03:49 PM   #5 
     - I'd rather they debate her and show her for the bitch she is  RamboLiberal   Jun-09-06 04:23 PM   #10 
        - If liberals say "this shall not pass" and refuse to debate her  CTyankee   Jun-09-06 06:41 PM   #16 
  - A strong, critical reaction of Coulter's remarks should  Frustratedlady   Jun-09-06 03:56 PM   #6 
  - Al Franken said not three hours ago  rocknation   Jun-09-06 04:02 PM   #8 
  - Yea! Emmanuel said the brave thing  goclark   Jun-09-06 04:02 PM   #9 
  - Go to book signings and make her life hell.  mom cat   Jun-09-06 07:01 PM   #17 
  - She wants that - the bitch was playing victim last night on Dobbs  RamboLiberal   Jun-09-06 07:23 PM   #19 
  - Where's the Republican criticism?  fjc   Jun-09-06 07:28 PM   #20 
  - emmanuel nails it  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jun-09-06 09:02 PM   #21 
  - Have ANY Republican representatives or officials come out against...  colinmom71   Jun-10-06 01:17 AM   #23 
  - "Your silence allows her to be your spokesman." & her little adam's apple  truthisfreedom   Jun-10-06 04:49 AM   #24 
  - Dems should make a point of quoting Coulter and also mention  Vinca   Jun-10-06 04:53 AM   #25 
  - There's no such thing as bad publicity.  Dulcinea   Jun-10-06 05:11 AM   #26 
  - I didn't know people were that heartless and insensitive  tinfoil tiaras   Jun-10-06 03:09 PM   #27 
 

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