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roenyc Donating Member (824 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:18 AM
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Help me write a letter to the NY Post Please!
This editorial in the Post is making me crazy. i cant "get over it".

any other editorial in NY isnt a big deal because most new yorkers arent even going to read it. but the post is the fox news in print.

i have to say something and dont know how. i am so P.O. at Schumer i want to wring his neck. and the fact they just live to bash Hillary has me back to defending her. i dont even know who this Rep. Anthony Weiner guy is. but heck all he did was sign he didnt even Stand up!! and join in. i dont know what the hell he signed!

anyway here is the article. i really need your help.

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HILLARY LOSES HER WAY

So much for the new, moderate dare we say centrist Hillary Rod ham Clinton.

Yesterday she lined up with her party's moonbat "They-Stole-Ohio" caucus to headline the first formal congressional challenge to a presidential election since 1877 only to see the effort, in equal measures baseless and slanderous, fail spectacularly.

Thus the second inauguration of George W. Bush as president of the United States will proceed on schedule Jan. 20.

No doubt visions of her own installation are dancing in Hillary's head; that could explain her flirtation with the grassy-knoll commandos of her party's left wing: They work hard for their candidates in presidential primaries.

The fun started yesterday during the constitutionally mandated joint session to certify the Nov. 2 vote.

Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-Ohio) objected and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Cal.) signed on, citing "election irregularities" in Ohio.

At which point the session dissolved, with the members retiring to their respective chambers to debate the matter.

Then both chambers overwhelmingly rejected the objection.

Even Hillary voted to certify the results but not before a seismic fracture between herself and her colleague from New York, Sen. Chuck Schumer, appeared:

* Said Schumer: "My view is that you don't hold up the election unless there is concrete real evidence of fraud. I haven't seen that."

* Said Clinton: "As we look at our election system, I think it's fair to say that there are many legitimate questions about its accuracy, about its integrity, and they are not confined to . . . Ohio."

Schumer, of course, is correct.

There is no evidence of fraud in the Ohio outcome. None.

Certainly there are no "legitimate questions" about the accuracy or integrity of the Nov. 2 vote.

If Hillary Clinton had any, she would have raised them long before yesterday's pander to Internet trolls and others who see benefit in undermining the legitimacy of critical American institutions.

No election is perfectly conducted.

That's not the issue.

Clinton and her Democratic colleagues yesterday alleged without actually saying so, of course that November's election was stolen.

And that's simply outrageous.

Here's a footnote with particular relevance to this year's New York City mayoral election: Rep. Anthony Weiner, the Brooklyn Democrat who heretofore had impressed a lot of people with his apparent seriousness of purpose, was front and center in yesterday's panderfest: He signed a letter demanding the challenge.

One would have to be either shamefully cynical, or a moron, to take the Ohio election-fraud charges seriously.

Weiner is no moron.

That leaves shameful cynic.

He also presumes to run against Mayor Bloomberg this fall, and clearly sees benefit in a pander to his party's wacko wing.

New York doesn't really need yet another shamefully cynical panderer in public life.

Weiner and Sen. Clinton need to get a little perspective.

It's not always about winning.



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Cooley Hurd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:24 AM
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1. Write it on toilet paper...
...although they might mistake it for their own newsprint. ;)
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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:26 AM
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2. The Ohio vote is conducted in a similar way to the votes in News Corp...
the outcome has already been decided by the Murdochs in advance, but is promoted as democracy.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:33 AM
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3. Easy. Send a short letter saying how relieved you are that
Sen. Clinton respects voters enough to be on their side. That clean elections is a bipartisan concern. And that Mr. Schumer would do well to be more careful with the votes that keep him in office.

(If you write that in your own words --90 or so-- it will work.

Good luck.
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thanatonautos Donating Member (282 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:36 AM
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4. You can just list all the negative characterizations they make
So you are concerned that the `moonbat "They-Stole-Ohio"
caucus' of the Democratic party had the gall to make
`baseless and slanderous' allegations that were picked
up by the Democratic party's `grassy-knoll commandos'
when there are `certainly no "legitimate questions" about
the `accuracy or integrity' of the vote' thus `undermining
the legitimacy of critical American institutions'

And anyone who disagrees with your editorial board must be
`either shamefully cynical, or a moron.'

Sheesh guys, thanks for yet another fair and balanced
editorial. You sure convinced me!

(Modify according to taste.)



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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:39 AM
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5. I wouldn't crawl into the sewer with them. Reframe in case some
sane person accidently reads this rag.
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thanatonautos Donating Member (282 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:42 AM
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6. Your letter is a lot better.
But the NY Post is not going to publish it anyway,
so I figured why not have a little fun with them.

:)
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:44 AM
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7. okay, so the sewer is more fun than the Post ! n/t
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thanatonautos Donating Member (282 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:46 AM
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8. LOL, right again!
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 05:52 AM
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9. I'm really happy that you're doing this. I started lettering around
just after 9/11, because I was scared. Not of bin Laden but of Fearless Misleader. Read the news every morning, monitored the MSM and eventually started writing BACK to it.

If you do it enough, you get to the stage where you can predict what story they will go with, what the cut off time is for your submission. Short is better. NYTs ran a one sentence letter I wrote in December: "Count our votes."

Go for it!
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roenyc Donating Member (824 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:06 AM
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10. Thank you all, made my day
you all made me laugh. love the thanks for the fair and balanced review.

count our votes. made me realize its just ridiculous. once i got really crazy because of one of their editorials.

i cant remember what it was on but i went off on them. and i called them a GOP print branch of FOX and all kinds of things. i only read the stupid rag when i do a search it leads me there.

i have a tendency to go NYC in my letters. i will take your advice. short and sweet.

thanks guys.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 06:18 AM
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11. "Moonbat" . I like that. I should read the Post every morning. n/t
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mattclearing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 07:37 AM
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12. Don't waste your time. The NYP is a joke.
It's a rag for nutty Republicans. I can't remember the last time I didn't see a totally ridiculous and biased headline on the front page.
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