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Tea party, right blast Teamster president Hoffa’s remarks; Bachmann fundraises
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Tea party leaders and conservative critics are calling on the White House to denounce remarks made yesterday by International Brotherhood of Teamsters president James Hoffa. Hoffa's detractors contend that his comments called for violence against tea party members

During Hoffa's introduction Monday of President Obama at a Detroit, Mich., Labor Day rally, Hoffa likened union fights to a "war" and a "battle" between union workers and tea partiers, and described union supporters as Obama's "army."


Hoffa on Tuesday defended his comments in an interview with Talking Points Memo, saying he has no regrets about his choice of words.

"How is that different than Mitch McConnell saying he wants to take out Barack Obama?" Hoffa asked.

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz refused to denounce the comments during an interview on Fox News Tuesday, accusing the network of failing to express outrage over incendiary remarks made at tea party rallies.

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  -Tea party, right blast Teamster president Hoffa’s remarks; Bachmann fundraises neoconn  Sep-06-11 05:23 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-06-11 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Hey, teabaggers!  sulphurdunn   Sep-06-11 05:50 PM   #2 
  - hypocrisy much  florida08   Sep-06-11 05:55 PM   #3 
  - So your reply is to... go wayyy down to their level?  Muskypundit   Sep-06-11 08:28 PM   #11 
     - limbaugh is the right's equivalent of the left's noam chomskys, but on 1000 radio stations.  certainot   Sep-06-11 10:05 PM   #15 
     - lol  florida08   Sep-07-11 07:27 AM   #19 
     - insensitive? really?  florida08   Sep-07-11 07:25 AM   #18 
        - And most of those same things would be said by the right  Muskypundit   Sep-07-11 10:00 AM   #21 
  - Well of COURSE they would be mad! They are always mad!  SoapBox   Sep-06-11 06:01 PM   #4 
  - Michele Bachmann used the same language as Hoffa - see below  Tx4obama   Sep-06-11 06:23 PM   #5 
  - The truth hurts  underpants   Sep-06-11 06:25 PM   #6 
  - Republiscum & TP can dish it out but cant take it-point this out & roll the video proof  StarsInHerHair   Sep-06-11 07:04 PM   #7 
  - 'I can't believe you're going to leave a soldier on the battlefield,'  duhneece   Sep-06-11 07:12 PM   #8 
  - he should have called them american traitors and fascists  fascisthunter   Sep-06-11 07:23 PM   #9 
  - Antics like this should have way more exposure in the news.  neoconn   Sep-06-11 07:42 PM   #10 
  - They're upset because they realize thats just what they are.  Historic NY   Sep-06-11 08:43 PM   #12 
  - my saintly old grama ;>)  la la   Sep-06-11 08:46 PM   #13 
  - i tend to agree with you...  Volaris   Sep-07-11 08:47 AM   #20 
  - bachmann and her bagger friends....  unkachuck   Sep-06-11 08:50 PM   #14 
  - He did not say anything wrong...  and-justice-for-all   Sep-06-11 10:32 PM   #16 
  - I'll say it, gladly. The GOP needs to be DESTROYED!!  BanTheGOP   Sep-07-11 01:08 AM   #17 

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