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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 04:05 PM
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48. That's like insulting your own Party members and handicapped people?
Not every situation that is superficially similar is truly comparable.
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  -Rahm Emanuel apologizes for 'retarded' remark after Palin attack 24601  Feb-03-10 05:40 AM   #0 
  - OK, now it's Sarah's turn to apologize to a Kennedy.  no_hypocrisy   Feb-03-10 05:50 AM   #1 
  - Palin's involvement is merely amusing - I'm far more concerned  24601   Feb-03-10 05:58 AM   #2 
  - meh  timo   Feb-03-10 06:39 AM   #10 
  - Yep, He's Trash  iamjoy   Feb-03-10 06:43 AM   #11 
     - bet your hind teeth  timo   Feb-03-10 09:09 AM   #23 
     - Birds of a feather, etc.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:11 PM   #50 
  - Has she ever acknowledged that Levi's version is accurate?  marshall   Feb-04-10 09:12 AM   #42 
     - Why would she? He's spewed so much since the election, it would be a full time  IndyJones   Feb-05-10 02:06 AM   #60 
  - But, what if Rahm resigns and winds up back in Chicago?  DailyGrind51   Feb-03-10 06:16 AM   #3 
  - By the way, did Cheney ever apologize for his GFY on the Senate floor? nt  booksenkatz   Feb-03-10 06:20 AM   #4 
  - To my knowledge, he did not. On the contrary, he made another remark.  secondwind   Feb-03-10 06:25 AM   #6 
  - I pay no attention to him - he doesn't have the President's ear nor  24601   Feb-03-10 08:44 AM   #20 
  - Please see Reply 47.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:08 PM   #49 
  - That's like insulting your own Party members and handicapped people?  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:05 PM   #48 
     - Pleeeze: Differently Abled  panzerfaust   Feb-05-10 06:23 AM   #62 
  - When will that hideous man apologize to us?  mdmc   Feb-03-10 06:24 AM   #5 
  - Having a nephew with Down's Syndrome  Sienna86   Feb-03-10 06:25 AM   #7 
  - odd, considering "retard" started as a politically correct alternative for "moron".  provis99   Feb-03-10 03:16 PM   #35 
     - Nothing odd about it. Rahm was using the word as an insult, not to describe someone born "slow."  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 03:52 PM   #46 
  - Liberals object to something he said - he tells them to get f*#ked  tularetom   Feb-03-10 06:26 AM   #8 
  - Please see Reply # 47.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:25 PM   #51 
  - Rahm Emanuel was wrong.  democrank   Feb-03-10 06:28 AM   #9 
  - It's His Way  Demeter   Feb-03-10 07:04 AM   #13 
     - He works for Obama, not the DNC. But, IMO, he does both a disservice whenever he shows his  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 05:30 PM   #57 
  - I told you he would listen to her, not us.  mmonk   Feb-03-10 06:59 AM   #12 
  - This from 'No, I don't want the retarded baby--I want the other one'-Palin?  tomm2thumbs   Feb-03-10 07:09 AM   #14 
  - He apologized in private to the CEO of Special Olympics.  cornermouse   Feb-03-10 07:09 AM   #15 
  - Obama would have a tough time with that  customerserviceguy   Feb-03-10 07:46 AM   #16 
  - "Special Olympics crack"  KamaAina   Feb-04-10 03:32 PM   #44 
     - That's not all Obama said. And your interpretation is....charitable.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:41 PM   #53 
  - Heh.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:34 PM   #52 
  - Maybe "retarded" liberals shouldn't be able to vote in 2012. They're retarded, after all...  salguine   Feb-03-10 07:53 AM   #17 
  - They should vote. That's why God made primaries.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:49 PM   #54 
  - I'll Say It Again  WVRICK13   Feb-03-10 08:00 AM   #18 
  - Yep. Please see Reply # 47.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:56 PM   #55 
  - Rahm is fucking ingnorant  Bluenorthwest   Feb-03-10 08:19 AM   #19 
  - So Palin's saying 'if you don't want me to say ni**er don't say retarded'.  Raschel   Feb-03-10 09:04 AM   #21 
  - You put words in her mouth and then you call her a hateful bigot  Salmonslayer   Feb-03-10 09:34 AM   #26 
     - First, apart from this article let me state again, she is a hateful bigot. Second, why  Raschel   Feb-03-10 11:26 AM   #31 
  - So when will Sarah call on Peggy Noonan to apologize? Probably never.  closeupready   Feb-03-10 09:06 AM   #22 
  - Noonan is a writer not the Chief of Staff  Salmonslayer   Feb-03-10 09:51 AM   #29 
     - Yes, of course I'm reaching; I'm sometimes too subtle with my points.  closeupready   Feb-03-10 10:16 AM   #30 
     - Noonan was Reagan's top speechwriter and she did it THREE TIMES  hojomo   Feb-11-10 03:33 PM   #64 
  - poor choice of words, but i still love rahm.  seeinfweggos   Feb-03-10 09:10 AM   #24 
  - In this case, he's a DLCer who was calling other Dems "fucking retarded."  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 03:45 PM   #45 
  - More like a caption competition every day ...  Nihil   Feb-03-10 09:15 AM   #25 
  - I find Rahm Emanuel's personality a little grating  gaijinlaw   Feb-03-10 09:39 AM   #27 
  - Your apology is accepted, if it accompained with a RESIGNATION  Hawkeye-X   Feb-03-10 09:42 AM   #28 
  - yet no apology to the left  fascisthunter   Feb-03-10 01:08 PM   #32 
  - You noticed that, too, eh? How smart can Rahm be if he thinks insulting the left repeatedly is  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 04:03 PM   #47 
  - Son of a bitch, Rahm, why did you do this?  Arkana   Feb-03-10 01:15 PM   #33 
  - Obama made a Special Olympics snide remark on Leno..  SKKY   Feb-03-10 02:20 PM   #34 
  - I thought Obama had apologized for that remark  Raine   Feb-04-10 02:13 AM   #39 
     - Obama called Shriver from Air Force One, right after that show. Still, it was not a great remark.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 02:26 AM   #40 
     - That's correct, he did appologize. And you could see on his face...  SKKY   Feb-04-10 01:58 PM   #43 
        - I disagree. I don't think Obama's remark was more pointed and acute.  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 05:15 PM   #56 
           - Please check post #34 by me.  SKKY   Feb-04-10 09:49 PM   #59 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Feb-03-10 06:54 PM   #36 
  - Interesting how the controversy has overshadowed its origins...  boppers   Feb-03-10 07:55 PM   #37 
  - That's their Constitutional right. After Rahm dumped on the "left of the  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 02:28 AM   #41 
  - Now Rahm needs to apologize to liberals and  Raine   Feb-04-10 02:12 AM   #38 
  - Why would a liberal accept Rahm's apology when, obviously, Rahm truly believes what he said?  No Elephants   Feb-04-10 05:49 PM   #58 
  - 41 > 59, healthcare = mandated insurance, Dems obey Palin, Mass = Rep Senator, Corps = people...  Wardoc   Feb-05-10 05:38 AM   #61 
  - So that's TWO major gaffes:  timtom   Feb-05-10 08:18 AM   #63 
  - Weasel. (nt)  w4rma   Feb-11-10 06:15 PM   #65 

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