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Response to Reply #8
11. Don't excuse boorish behavior with a "but"
You're really no better than the people you bash.
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  -to those cheering the Fox reporter beatings backwoodsbob  Feb-03-11 08:00 PM   #0 
  - I agree with you.  RandomThoughts   Feb-03-11 08:04 PM   #1 
  - no..you see it too much here  backwoodsbob   Feb-03-11 08:07 PM   #7 
     - I agree with that also.  RandomThoughts   Feb-03-11 08:39 PM   #22 
     - Deflection?  DoBotherMe   Feb-04-11 01:46 PM   #159 
  - Good for you.  virgogal   Feb-03-11 08:05 PM   #2 
  - amen, brother. that is a righteous rant. thanks.  cali   Feb-03-11 08:06 PM   #3 
  - We're really no different from any other group  Abq_Sarah   Feb-03-11 08:06 PM   #4 
  - No one should cheer the beating of a reporter. That is censorship of the media. n/t  cynatnite   Feb-03-11 08:06 PM   #5 
  - Technically  Travelman   Feb-04-11 12:04 PM   #150 
     - Not just Fox reporters, but most media outlets were being targeted by the Egyptian government...  OnlinePoker   Feb-04-11 04:34 PM   #176 
  - My eighteen year old son just cheered when I read the headline out loud... I educated him  1monster   Feb-03-11 08:07 PM   #6 
  - agreed, but i suspect it is a minority  stephHart   Feb-03-11 08:07 PM   #8 
  - Don't excuse boorish behavior with a "but"  Abq_Sarah   Feb-03-11 08:08 PM   #11 
  - i didn't excuse it, i just pointed out that it was a minority  stephHart   Feb-03-11 09:34 PM   #40 
  - but it's irrelevant  Demstud   Feb-04-11 11:45 AM   #147 
  - Wow ! All knowing ! Must be nice...  russspeakeasy   Feb-04-11 09:22 AM   #124 
     - Yes! It is!  Abq_Sarah   Feb-04-11 03:28 PM   #170 
  - This is not about Faux news...it's about suppression of the media...  cynatnite   Feb-03-11 08:09 PM   #12 
     - That's why I said I "aggreed"  stephHart   Feb-03-11 09:36 PM   #41 
        - Your added supposition implied that they deserved what they got. n/t  cynatnite   Feb-03-11 09:40 PM   #46 
        - not true, or i would not have agreed that violence against reporters/anyone should not be cheered  stephHart   Feb-03-11 10:56 PM   #69 
        - You forgot "it is to be expected"...  cynatnite   Feb-03-11 11:02 PM   #71 
           - you forgot "it is to be expected that passions are inflamed" - thats a FACT not an endoresment  stephHart   Feb-03-11 11:17 PM   #76 
        - Thou doth protest too much. nt  zanana1   Feb-04-11 07:35 AM   #109 
           - Okay...  anafreeka   Feb-04-11 02:57 PM   #163 
              - Um....sure, anfreeka. nt  zanana1   Feb-05-11 05:10 PM   #197 
        - Don't waste your time trying to explain  Raoul   Feb-04-11 08:18 AM   #114 
           - Agreed...I understood the meaning behind the words too...  pipi_k   Feb-04-11 08:57 AM   #117 
  - So true. Don't let the idiots get you down. nt  sufrommich   Feb-03-11 08:07 PM   #9 
  - I still bet the "pro" beating thread will out "rec" this one. n/t  Zywiec   Feb-03-11 08:07 PM   #10 
  - I agree it is wrong, and must have missed the pro beating thread.  howaboutme   Feb-03-11 08:42 PM   #23 
  - There are many many idiots here. you just need to learn to filter them...  IamK   Feb-03-11 10:20 PM   #56 
  - That will be quite a trick.  The Doctor.   Feb-04-11 10:14 AM   #139 
  - Reporter?  upi402   Feb-03-11 08:09 PM   #13 
  - yes, reporter, or don't you think he's qualified to be called one?  cali   Feb-03-11 08:12 PM   #15 
  - Oh no!,,, you gave my little quip a serious reply  upi402   Feb-03-11 08:23 PM   #21 
  - Because it's attitudes like the ones in your reply  NuclearDem   Feb-03-11 08:54 PM   #29 
     - Oh please.  intheflow   Feb-04-11 07:28 PM   #189 
  - I didn't know anything about him,  Beacool   Feb-04-11 09:36 AM   #130 
  - No, they are not. They are entertainers.  Aleric   Feb-04-11 09:42 AM   #131 
  - Ok then, how about a HUMAN BEING?  ekelly   Feb-03-11 10:15 PM   #53 
  - +1  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-03-11 10:38 PM   #63 
  - +100  Mass   Feb-04-11 09:52 AM   #133 
  - Seriously, who gives a shit if FOX is a legitimate media outlet or not  Hippo_Tron   Feb-04-11 11:02 PM   #194 
  - +1  slay   Feb-03-11 10:51 PM   #68 
  - Lame. And "it was a joke" is even lamer. nt.  Hosnon   Feb-04-11 12:51 PM   #157 
  - I completely agree. n/t  bbinacan   Feb-03-11 08:09 PM   #14 
  - a sad reflection of what this country has become  carolinayellowdog   Feb-03-11 08:13 PM   #16 
  - regimes of truth, power, the other, and textualities-2 quotes from the deconstructionist perspective  stockholmer   Feb-04-11 12:47 PM   #156 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-03-11 08:13 PM   #17 
  - K & R  a la izquierda   Feb-03-11 08:15 PM   #18 
  - Good post....!  RagAss   Feb-03-11 08:17 PM   #19 
  - You're absolutely right.  Dappleganger   Feb-03-11 08:19 PM   #20 
  - Thanks, I've been avoiding any threads about this,  kiva   Feb-03-11 08:47 PM   #24 
  - Even if he worked for Fox News, just the fact that he's actually on  bullwinkle428   Feb-03-11 08:47 PM   #25 
  - and more than anyone here  prolesunited   Feb-03-11 09:06 PM   #37 
  - I'm with you, dude. nt  Codeine   Feb-03-11 08:48 PM   #26 
  - Yep that is so very wrong and is just like the radical right wingers  RegieRocker   Feb-03-11 08:50 PM   #27 
  - The "two sides" are not engaging in this behavior.  Le Taz Hot   Feb-04-11 04:53 AM   #96 
     - I understand that you want defend the left but I was talking about  RegieRocker   Feb-04-11 09:17 AM   #121 
        - What "far left?"  liberation   Feb-04-11 10:50 AM   #141 
           - Those that would like for all guns to be illegal  RegieRocker   Feb-04-11 12:45 PM   #155 
              - How do you do.  Le Taz Hot   Feb-04-11 01:51 PM   #160 
                 - I'm a Democrat but not far left  RegieRocker   Feb-05-11 12:16 PM   #195 
  - Huge K/R - some of the comments  emilyg   Feb-03-11 08:51 PM   #28 
  - Thank you.  enlightenment   Feb-03-11 08:54 PM   #30 
  - Huge K&R n/t  OneGrassRoot   Feb-03-11 08:55 PM   #31 
  - Glad so far I haven't come across any of those  Raine   Feb-03-11 09:00 PM   #32 
  - i just read that entire thread and saw only a couple posts where people....  Gato Moteado   Feb-03-11 09:00 PM   #33 
  - k&r ....  spanone   Feb-03-11 09:01 PM   #34 
  - Anyone brave enough to wade into that mess is ok in my book.  The Doctor.   Feb-03-11 09:02 PM   #35 
  - It was an opportunity for DUers to show their class. Unfortunately, some failed the test.  elocs   Feb-03-11 09:03 PM   #36 
  - I dont consider people who work for Fox news reporters  dizbukhapeter   Feb-03-11 09:08 PM   #38 
  - So, they deserve to be beaten?  blogslut   Feb-03-11 09:38 PM   #44 
  - Whatever...  anafreeka   Feb-04-11 03:01 PM   #165 
     - Your response is unclear  blogslut   Feb-04-11 03:13 PM   #169 
  - . n/t  Catherina   Feb-03-11 09:44 PM   #47 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-03-11 09:47 PM   #48 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-04-11 09:21 AM   #123 
  - +1 n/t  tammywammy   Feb-03-11 09:10 PM   #39 
  - Was it the crew of Fox and Friends???  JoePhilly   Feb-03-11 09:37 PM   #42 
  - sorry, I'm just not feeling the funny  OnTheOtherHand   Feb-04-11 06:20 AM   #103 
  - BIG K&R! n/t  X_Digger   Feb-03-11 09:37 PM   #43 
  - What? People were cheering this? I'm pissed off to hear this. Rec'd  Catherina   Feb-03-11 09:39 PM   #45 
  - +1  stevedeshazer   Feb-03-11 10:02 PM   #49 
  - The majority will agree with you, but I'm looking at this...  DRoseDARs   Feb-03-11 10:03 PM   #50 
  - I rec'd the OP but agree with the point you made.  Kaleva   Feb-03-11 10:17 PM   #55 
  - A sincere Thanks for posting this  handmade34   Feb-03-11 10:08 PM   #51 
  - Agreed  av8rdave   Feb-03-11 10:12 PM   #52 
  - "It's becoming WORSE than FR." Becoming???!!  Number23   Feb-03-11 10:15 PM   #54 
  - Not even marginally.  The Doctor.   Feb-04-11 10:13 AM   #138 
     - Very large numbers of people disagree with you. And THAT is the reality.  Number23   Feb-04-11 09:54 PM   #193 
  - Amen. n/t k&r  LiberalLoner   Feb-03-11 10:20 PM   #57 
  - Oh feign a faint now.  lonestarnot   Feb-03-11 10:21 PM   #58 
  - Bookmarking reply for future reference (especially for future "our side doesn't hate" crowd) n/t.  apocalypsehow   Feb-03-11 11:08 PM   #73 
  - They were already cheering the beating of Anderson Cooper.  SharksBreath   Feb-03-11 10:25 PM   #59 
  - The first three assertions in this reply are simply false. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Feb-03-11 11:04 PM   #72 
  - False hun. Think Progress has it up now. A compilation.  SharksBreath   Feb-04-11 12:01 PM   #149 
     - Yep, FALSE. That link confirms not a single assertion you made above. Please try again. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Feb-04-11 12:57 PM   #158 
     - Your assertions were absolutely correct.  Kingofalldems   Feb-04-11 03:01 PM   #164 
  - Actually, *correction*: the first FOUR assertions in this reply are demonstrably false. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Feb-03-11 11:10 PM   #75 
  - "I'm OK with that."  cherokeeprogressive   Feb-04-11 02:26 AM   #88 
  - You're not a bleeding heart liberal?  NuclearDem   Feb-04-11 03:46 PM   #172 
  - so when one of ours takes a beating  backwoodsbob   Feb-04-11 06:01 PM   #185 
  - A little proportion, please. I just went through that thread and the vast majority . . .  MrModerate   Feb-03-11 10:30 PM   #60 
  - Some see what they want to see and disregard the rest?  Electric Monk   Feb-03-11 11:28 PM   #77 
  - exactly  stephHart   Feb-03-11 11:29 PM   #78 
  - This type of thinking is the reason Bushco isn't on trial now.  SharksBreath   Feb-03-11 10:34 PM   #61 
  - WTF?  OnTheOtherHand   Feb-04-11 05:55 AM   #100 
  - Sickening. Agreed. K n R  cherokeeprogressive   Feb-03-11 10:35 PM   #62 
  - Nobody would tolerate that in person. I believe that.  immoderate   Feb-03-11 10:43 PM   #64 
  - heartily recommended  Mira   Feb-03-11 10:44 PM   #65 
  - Agreed.  tekisui   Feb-03-11 10:45 PM   #66 
  - +10000000  Taverner   Feb-03-11 10:45 PM   #67 
  - Didn't see any of it but they should be ashamed nt  K8-EEE   Feb-03-11 11:01 PM   #70 
  - Then you should probably read this thread  lukasahero   Feb-04-11 09:25 AM   #125 
  - Kick, Rec. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Feb-03-11 11:08 PM   #74 
  - K & R  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 11:37 PM   #79 
  - FANTASTIC post!!! k&r!!!  FLAprogressive   Feb-03-11 11:42 PM   #80 
  - Even Limbaugh back-tracked about reporters being beaten statement  Imagevision   Feb-03-11 11:51 PM   #81 
  - No one could cheer something like that and dare call themselves liberal minded.  phleshdef   Feb-03-11 11:58 PM   #82 
  - Spare us your moral outrage...  Youth Uprising   Feb-04-11 12:05 AM   #83 
  - Did you even read the thread?  NuclearDem   Feb-04-11 02:39 AM   #89 
     - Two or three posts? Out of how many hundreds/thousands posts are written in this site daily?  liberation   Feb-04-11 10:58 AM   #142 
  - unrec due to unfair smear against DU and DUers  tahrir   Feb-04-11 12:39 AM   #84 
  - Well I canceled your unrec.  Shining Jack   Feb-04-11 03:07 AM   #91 
     - As did I (200 and growing)  Roland99   Feb-04-11 08:00 AM   #110 
  - Like the Budweiser commercial of "WHUZ UP???"  BlackX-068   Feb-04-11 12:42 AM   #85 
  - Agree "cheering" this is wrong  egressingsparrowdrop   Feb-04-11 01:18 AM   #86 
  - Agree. K + R  deacon   Feb-04-11 02:20 AM   #87 
  - Put my name in your column on this one. K&R, nt  jobycom   Feb-04-11 03:07 AM   #90 
  - How about a little perspective?  Duende azul   Feb-04-11 03:10 AM   #92 
  - Amen  leftynyc   Feb-04-11 03:52 AM   #93 
  - Agree  democrank   Feb-04-11 04:03 AM   #94 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-04-11 04:12 AM   #95 
  - hear hear  melm00se   Feb-04-11 05:00 AM   #97 
  - 100% agree! eom  chowder66   Feb-04-11 05:16 AM   #98 
  - hear, hear!!!! k&r  Little Star   Feb-04-11 05:55 AM   #99 
  - I abhor violence.  Enthusiast   Feb-04-11 06:12 AM   #101 
  - For what it's worth, you are spot on! This board sometimes suffers  juajen   Feb-04-11 06:14 AM   #102 
  - I missed that. I would cheer no one getting beaten that is considered press.  mmonk   Feb-04-11 06:24 AM   #104 
  - K&R  lupinella   Feb-04-11 06:40 AM   #105 
  - K&R. nt  Kahuna   Feb-04-11 07:05 AM   #106 
  - kick and rec n/t  RainDog   Feb-04-11 07:18 AM   #107 
  - Seems obvious, but glad you posted /nt  October   Feb-04-11 07:28 AM   #108 
  - Damn Right!(nt)  Robyn66   Feb-04-11 08:02 AM   #111 
  - I agree completely  MissDeeds   Feb-04-11 08:16 AM   #112 
  - I haven't seen any threads like that at all.  Chimichurri   Feb-04-11 08:17 AM   #113 
  - How about this?  TomClash   Feb-04-11 08:19 AM   #115 
  - almost rec'd ya...  lame54   Feb-04-11 08:34 AM   #116 
  - Clearly, BWB & others dont' understand, we are in a battle for the soul...  orbitalman   Feb-04-11 09:01 AM   #118 
  - Hear, hear!!!!  Beacool   Feb-04-11 09:04 AM   #119 
  - Don't call the people from FOX News reporters...  backscatter712   Feb-04-11 09:07 AM   #120 
  - the guy who was beaten up from Fox is most assuredly a reporter  cali   Feb-04-11 09:55 AM   #134 
  - I agree with you, but I think it's fair to say that the people to whom your headline is addressed...  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-04-11 09:18 AM   #122 
  - I agree with you Bob  Bluenorthwest   Feb-04-11 09:30 AM   #126 
  - I don't support or condone the beating of these reporters  white_wolf   Feb-04-11 09:31 AM   #127 
  - Violence is violence.  peace13   Feb-04-11 09:32 AM   #128 
  - I agree and thought any reporters getting beaten is just terrible.  Jennicut   Feb-04-11 09:33 AM   #129 
  - Agreed.  WI_DEM   Feb-04-11 09:47 AM   #132 
  - Just because  du_da   Feb-04-11 09:56 AM   #135 
  - I must have missed some stuff...  disillusioned73   Feb-04-11 10:06 AM   #136 
  - My first Unrec since unrec became available.  Buddyblazon   Feb-04-11 10:10 AM   #137 
  - Can you provide actual examples?  liberation   Feb-04-11 10:46 AM   #140 
  - Think Progress. Here is your proof. Right Wing Mocks Reporters In Egyp  SharksBreath   Feb-04-11 11:56 AM   #148 
  - Uh huh. Just like pointing at a rape victim and saying she went to seedy clubs  woo me with science   Feb-04-11 07:36 PM   #190 
  - Violence  leftcoastie   Feb-04-11 11:23 AM   #143 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-04-11 11:23 AM   #144 
  - + 1  denbot   Feb-04-11 12:37 PM   #154 
  - +1  itsrobert   Feb-04-11 05:39 PM   #183 
  - how about you kiss my ass  backwoodsbob   Feb-04-11 06:21 PM   #186 
  - kicking this  backwoodsbob   Feb-04-11 07:03 PM   #188 
  - I'm glad I totally missed the thread(s) where cheering went on. That's beyond  tpsbmam   Feb-04-11 11:27 AM   #145 
  - Yeah, bit of a Chimera that one. n/t  The Doctor.   Feb-04-11 11:43 AM   #146 
  - Nonviolence? Peace? Are these progressive values?  Doc Martin   Feb-04-11 12:05 PM   #151 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Feb-04-11 12:06 PM   #152 
  - It's a goddamn shame  No Passaran   Feb-04-11 12:25 PM   #153 
  - DU is not, nor has it ever been "WORSE than FR"  DoBotherMe   Feb-04-11 01:53 PM   #161 
  - +30000000000000000  itsrobert   Feb-04-11 05:37 PM   #181 
  - It's The Only Thing, That There's Much Too Little of  louslobbs   Feb-04-11 02:30 PM   #162 
  - K&R nt  woo me with science   Feb-04-11 03:03 PM   #166 
  - Anyone that compares this site to FR should be forced to post on FR  Rex   Feb-04-11 03:03 PM   #167 
  - +100000000000000000  itsrobert   Feb-04-11 05:11 PM   #178 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-04-11 03:04 PM   #168 
  - Tragically, once again, the victim is not Glenn Beck  Zambero   Feb-04-11 03:34 PM   #171 
  - I agree.  Catherine Vincent   Feb-04-11 03:51 PM   #173 
  - Exactly. This is DU, not freak republick.  muntrv   Feb-04-11 04:24 PM   #174 
  - Cool.  Butch350   Feb-04-11 04:25 PM   #175 
  - Overreact much ?  itsrobert   Feb-04-11 05:10 PM   #177 
  - Unrecommended  itsrobert   Feb-04-11 05:21 PM   #179 
  - I'm surprised that posts like that aren't being deleted by the moderators.  Crunchy Frog   Feb-04-11 05:29 PM   #180 
  - so it turns out this was all bullshit  HankyDubs   Feb-04-11 05:38 PM   #182 
  - Screw FOX!  Can of Whoop-ass   Feb-04-11 05:56 PM   #184 
  - I didn't enjoy anyone being beaten  The Farmer   Feb-04-11 07:02 PM   #187 
  - Uh, I am not seeing what you're seeing here.  ElboRuum   Feb-04-11 08:07 PM   #191 
  - I agree completely. Please don't leave. We need sanity  Curmudgeoness   Feb-04-11 08:14 PM   #192 
  - I noticed some people here are using this clip as justification for this  The Nexus   Feb-05-11 02:29 PM   #196 
 

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