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Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:35 PM

McConnell lashes out at media, Democrats over "Moscow Mitch" label

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Zachary Basu
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McConnell lashes out at media, Democrats over "Moscow Mitch" label

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took to the Senate floor Monday to angrily defend himself against allegations that he is doing the bidding of Russian President Vladimir Putin by blocking a series of election security bills proposed by Democrats.

"Last week I stopped Democrats from passing an election law bill through the Senate by unanimous consent, a bill that was so partisan that it only received one Republican vote over in the House. My Democratic friends asked for unanimous consent to pass a bill that everyone knows isn't unanimous and never will be unanimous. So I objected. ... Over the last several days I was called unpatriotic, un-American, and essentially treasonous by a couple of left-wing pundits on the basis of bold-faced lies. I was accused of aiding and abetting the very man I've singled out as an adversary and opposed for nearly 20 years, Vladimir Putin."


The backdrop: In the 24 hours after former special counsel Robert Mueller testified about Russian interference in the 2016 election, McConnell and several other Republicans blocked election security bills from being passed by unanimous consent on the grounds that they were partisan, and that the GOP has already take steps to improve security for the upcoming election.

Democrats and many in the media responded by questioning whether McConnell's actions would effectively amount to an invitation for Russia to interfere again in 2020. MSNBC host Joe Scarborough dubbed McConnell "Moscow Mitch," while Washington Post columnist Dana Milibank wrote a scathing op-ed accusing him of being a "Russian asset." In the op-ed, Milibank noted that McConnell had blocked attempts to pass the following bills:

A Democratic bill passed in the House that would "direct $600 million in election assistance to states and require backup paper ballots."

"A bipartisan bill requiring Facebook, Google and other Internet companies to disclose purchasers of political ads, to identify foreign influence."

"A bipartisan bill to ease cooperation between state election officials and federal intelligence agencies."

"A bipartisan bill imposing sanctions on any entity that attacks a U.S. election."

"A bipartisan bill with severe new sanctions on Russia for its cybercrimes."


The big picture: McConnell maintains that he takes seriously the threat of election interference, and that Republicans have already taken steps to strengthen security. But just last week, FBI Director Christopher Wray testified that the Russians are "absolutely intent on trying to interfere with our elections," and that the U.S. has not done enough to deter the Kremlin from repeating what it did in 2016.

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Reply McConnell lashes out at media, Democrats over "Moscow Mitch" label (Original post)
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:38 PM

1. Oh my, poor "Moscow Mitch!"

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:27 PM

41. aka/dba "Putin's Bitch"

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #41)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:29 PM

42. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #41)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:31 PM

43. Funny shit there...

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #41)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:56 PM

54. That's hilarious!

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #41)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:35 PM

74. I think Putin's Mitch is more accurate.

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Response to patphil (Reply #74)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:22 PM

91. Yes

There's a photo of a billboard that says Putin's Mitch going around facebook and other social media.

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Response to radical noodle (Reply #91)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 01:06 AM

117. It's in KY right on the busiest stretch of I65 nt

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Response to patphil (Reply #74)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 08:58 AM

128. I like both. Moscow Mitch, Putin's Bitch

It makes a nice chant too.

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #41)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:52 PM

79. DUzy

from a turtle to a puff fish

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:39 PM

2. The end sound system like Lindsey Graham

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:40 PM

3. Well, we certainly should not make # MoscowMitch a trending # on social media

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Response to Va Lefty (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:25 PM

97. No, none of us have EVER called him that...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:40 PM

4. Good. Must hurt for him to come out of hiding to rebut.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:40 PM

5. Noted: Refer to him as Moscow Mitch from here on out

Sorry Mitch, the truth hurts.

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:43 PM

16. So it shall be done.

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:17 PM

35. +1

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #5)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:34 AM

135. No apologies necessary. It's truth.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:40 PM

6. I think Joe Scarborough may have come up with 'Moscow Mitch'

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Response to spanone (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:56 PM

93. Yep he did

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Response to spanone (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:32 PM

111. He repeated it 16 times lol

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:41 PM

7. Aww.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:41 PM

8. Joe Scarborough was the one who started it on Morning Joe and then it trended on Twitter.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:41 PM

9. If the label fits,

it's tough shit!

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Response to Penn Voter (Reply #9)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:53 PM

101. "If the shoe fits" IN REVERSE---

The 'Foo Bird': "If the Foo S***s"...

Jus' sayin'.....

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:41 PM

10. A couple of unnamed left-wing pundits said mean things about you, Mitch?

How utterly sad for you. Did you see where your favorite president basically called the entire population of Baltimore subhuman?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:42 PM

11. Fair and honest elections is a partisan Dem issue.

 

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Response to wasupaloopa (Reply #11)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:43 PM

15. Apparently it is NOW

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:43 PM

12. Nobody who supports election security in this country

should be afraid to- at the minimum- debate bills to make things better.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:43 PM

13. He has to keep lying. He has no other choice.

If he backtracks now, then he is basically admitting that he is both a partisan hack and was welcoming foreign interference. He's all in. I believe that he said that passing the bill would ensure Democratic majorities, but he didn't say that it would be because Democrats are cheating. He knows that in actually fair elections, our side WAY outnumbers their side and our policies are better for the vast majority of people.

The difference is that Republicans don't care if they hurt their own supporters as long as they win. Democrats don't care if people who vote Republican benefit from Democratic policies as long as government is helping the majority of Americans. We want government to work for everyone. They want government to ensure the powerful stay powerful.

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Response to Caliman73 (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 03:43 AM

121. Ding ding ding!!

I believe Putin's Mitch (AKA Moscowbot McConnell AKA The Traitorous Turtle) is finally realizing that the "legacy" he always dreamed of is now burning in the wastebasket, and that--horrors!!--he is going to be held responsible for his actions (or lack thereof) during this crisis. It's far worse than his eight years of stonewalling during the Obama administration and even that should've cost him everything. He won't be able to hide behind his wife when the tumbrels come.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:43 PM

14. Okay then, crybaby, how about this one:



LOSER

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Response to Leghorn21 (Reply #14)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:00 PM

95. Like this

one too. Moscow Mitch is good also. They definitely describe him best. Better than turtle.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:45 PM

17. I bet the billboards along the KY roads w/his picture..

.... and "Moscow Mitch" in big letters really bugs him. GOOD. Mitch stopped the American people from knowing about Russia rat fucking our election in 2016.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:46 PM

18. Ooh, looks like we hit a sore spot

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:48 PM

19. The Moscow Mitch doth protest too much...

Methinks.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:48 PM

20. Do you think we hurt the poor snowfwakes feewings?

Poor thing.

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Response to durablend (Reply #20)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:48 PM

78. +1

You know you're message is getting across when their talking points don't get coverage, but this does.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:49 PM

21. So Moscow Mitch.

"Last week I stopped Democrats from passing an election law bill through the Senate by unanimous consent, a bill that was so partisan that it only received one Republican vote over in the House.


Our election security is "partisan?" Got it. Democrats work for all Americans to have the right to a fair vote. All Republicans work for Russian and want to give THEM a fair vote in our elections. You are right it is partisan, America vs Russia. You are a traitor.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:50 PM

22. Just wait until "Moscow Mitch" goes back home to Kentucky....

and sees the billboards with him dressed in Soviet garb.

McTurtle's skin is as thin as Trumpy's it seems.

Moscow Mitch!!!

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #22)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:19 PM

88. He is sure to get a raucus earful at Fancy Farm this weekend!

https://www.wymt.com/content/news/Sen-Mitch-McConnell-to-speak-at-Fancy-Farm-Picnic-513307891.html

"Another major politician has added his name to the list of speakers at The 139th St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will attend Fancy Farm, the traditional start of the general-election campaign season.

McConnell joins plenty other big names at the state’s premier political event, including Republican Governor Matt Bevin and Democrat Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Beshear is challenging Bevin in the November election.

Bevin is returning after skipping the last two Fancy Farm picnics.

Senator Rand Paul will not be at Fancy Farm, his spokesperson saying that Paul will be on a mission trip performing eye surgeries.

The 139th St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic will take place August 3rd."

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:51 PM

23. Suck it Mitch.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:51 PM

24. Moscow mitch gets mad

That makes me happy. Someone should follow him around with of those laser writer gadgets and project Moscow mitch onto every building he enters.

He actually doesn’t care but he must feel like it could actually hurt his re-election. Either way he should see and hear Moscow mitch everywhere he goes.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:55 PM

25. I called my senators today to ensure they do everything possible to get election security voted on.

Proud of Mark Warner for championing this. We need to all rally them on the phone if nothing else.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:55 PM

26. Poor Moscow Mitch...

Run to Uncle Vlad and let him know you've been wronged!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:05 PM

27. Republicans are so thinned skinned.

Just like all bullies.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:07 PM

28. Awe, is poor widdle Mitchy upset about the truth? Or is he just upset he got caught?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:07 PM

29. It fits. Wear it proudly.

Last edited Tue Jul 30, 2019, 02:13 AM - Edit history (1)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:07 PM

30. Thoughts and prayers, cup cake.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:09 PM

31. Tough shit, Moscow Mitch, that name's stuck on you because it's true.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:11 PM

32. Boo. Friggin. Hoo.

Don’t want people callin’ you a traitor, then don’t act like one.

Moscow Mitch

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:15 PM

33. Dial it up folks -- MORE MOSCOW MITCH!

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Response to Auggie (Reply #33)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:53 PM

102. Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch

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Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Moscow Mitch

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Response to lastlib (Reply #102)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:09 AM

133. +1,000,000

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:16 PM

34. All the more reason to keep using it.

#MoscowMitch

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:18 PM

36. Moscow Mitch,... Putin's beeyiotch....

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Response to magicarpet (Reply #36)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:23 PM

39. Perfect.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:18 PM

37. is there an advantage of unanimous consent instead of normal procedure?

 

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Response to Kurt V. (Reply #37)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:22 PM

38. Yes, otherwise, every action would require a roll call vote

Watch CSPAN-2 sometime if you want an idea how long and tedious roll call voting is.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #38)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:09 PM

63. Appreciate the explainer. no cable tv here tho.

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:23 PM

40. Okay

So he's sensitive about the Moscow Mitch label.

Fine.

I'm okay with товарищ Митч. That's Comrade Mitch for those without Google translate. So, you lose the alliteration, but it still works.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:31 PM

44. Fuck you, evil turtle

Your whole filthy party is an ever-thickening cesspool of sleaze. You went from being Russia haters to inviting Pootie to tea and crumpets at the White House.

No, nothing suspicious about that...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:34 PM

45. Well Moscow Mitch: What is your Steps to Improve Security for the Upcoming Election???


And

Why aren't you working with the Democrats to strengthen the security???

What are YOU hiding in this improvement plan of yours???

Ya know Moscow Mitch when you cry your phony crocodile tears and scream about the Democrats being partisan, look no further than the mirror. Oh, what's that you said, you don't own any mirrors!







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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:35 PM

46. What a whiner

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies all say that there has been and will be again foreign interference in our elections, but #MoscowMitch refuses to take a serious look at what House Democrats have successfully voted on (with no House rethug support) and passed along to the Senate. Then he whines that Democrats are lying loudly.

Well, MoscowMitch, perhaps you should show us what you and your party are working on. Wassat you say? Nuttin' so far? That's been your plan all along:

The Senate will not vote on any legislation to protect US elections from foreign interference, a Republican committee chair said, despite the consensus of the intelligence community that Russia will once again seek to hack election systems and manipulate American voters in 2020.

The reason, said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Wednesday, is that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has decided not to bring any election security bills to the floor for a vote. Blunt’s remark occurred during a hearing of the Rules and Administration Committee, which has oversight of election administration. When Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) asked Blunt, the chairman, whether he was planning mark-ups of any of the several election security bills pending before the committee, Blunt responded that it would be fruitless to advance legislation that McConnell would not allow to come up for a vote.

Blunt also acknowledged that it was McConnell who stopped the Rules Committee last year from advancing the Secure Elections Act, a bipartisan bill to protect elections from interference. The committee was poised to mark up that bill last August when the hearing was mysteriously canceled the same morning that it was set to begin.


Hey, Putin's Mitch, get off your dead ass and do something worthwhile!

And quit your damn whining.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:42 PM

47. Oh, YES! We're hitting him where it hurts.

I for one will ALWAYS be using Moscow Mitch whenever and wherever I'm referring to him.

Moscow Mitch!
Moscow Mitch!
Moscow Mitch!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:47 PM

48. Moscow Mitch

Poor wittle Turtle? Gonna put your head back in the shell?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:48 PM

49. I'll give him points for saying DEMOCRATIC instead of Democrat

but Moscow Mitch can still go fuck himself (although I am not sure he could find the time to do that while he is so busy fucking America)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:53 PM

50. Go eat a bag of shit, Mitch.

Don't dish it out if you can't take it.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:54 PM

51. .....In The Words...

.....of the late, great, Jackie Gleason......."How sweet it is!!"......and Moscow Mitch is having a fit over it.......because....IT...FITS....HIM...TO...A..."T"......

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:54 PM

52. Thanks for letting us know how much it irks you to be called "Moscow Mitch"

We'll be sure to do it again -- and again

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:56 PM

53. Thank you Joe Scarborough for giving

the title “Moscow Mitch” for us to use. It is going to stick. Henceforth, you shall be called Moscow Mitch. I love that he hates it. What do they say about truth hurting.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:57 PM

55. Well, you know what they say

"a hit dog will holler". (Not that hitting dogs is ok, figure of speech) I guess we found out our new name for Mitch and it sticks!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:59 PM

56. Come on Du-ers, we are better than this.

He deserves more respect. We should refer to him as Mr. Moscow Mitch or Senator Moscow Mitch.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:00 PM

57. Tough shit.

Bed. Made. Lie.

Oh, and go fuck your treasonous self.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:01 PM

58. Shoe. Fits.

Moscow Mitch.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:02 PM

59. Pfft! Moscow Mitch, If you're unwilling to work with Dems to protect our elections...

then you must be okay with Russia's past and ongoing interference.

If you want to look like a patriot you need to work with Dems to ensure our elections are legit. If you won't you're helping Putin, Russia and other enemies of our country and that makes you a traitor.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:03 PM

60. Whiny Little Mitch!

Putin's Little Bitch! What's wrong, Boo Boo? Are you feeling triggered? Suck it up, asshole!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:05 PM

61. Joe Scarborough is now a left wing pundit?

That's some real progress on his part.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:06 PM

62. Komrade Mitchski said what?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:12 PM

64. Fuck off you lipless, wattle-necked, googley eyed lying corrupt creep.

#MoscowMitch take it and wear it, ya shit swilling saboteur!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:12 PM

65. Great post

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:14 PM

66. If he's crying, that means we're getting hits in...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:16 PM

67. Cry Me A River, Senator

The Don or the Volga.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:23 PM

68. Since he's starting to feel the heat,

it's time to turn up the burners on this worthless prick.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:24 PM

69. That seals it - he is now officially "Moscow Mitch"

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #69)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:34 PM

112. Yep, just in time for his re-election campaign.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:27 PM

70. Putin's Mitch is in a snit

I really don't care, do you?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:28 PM

71. If it quacks like a Russian duck

etc etc.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:32 PM

72. Moscow Mitch says what?

His idea of "election security" is making sure that brown people and Democrats don't vote. And yes, Republicans have taken quite a few steps in that direction.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:34 PM

73. Keep it up and every liberal in the media should bring up why he doesn't like Democracy

And wants Russia to interfere in the elections in our country.

Maybe if he’s prodded enough he’ll admit he’s a Russian puppet like fat donnie.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:35 PM

75. Guess that hit home.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:44 PM

76. Needs more Moscow Mitch ... um ... bell. nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:45 PM

77. cry more

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:53 PM

80. Hey Moscow Mitch...

Go fuck yourself, ya treasonous terrapin.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:56 PM

81. LOL! Way to Telegraph You're Weakness Dummy!

Looks like a bullseye. Increase pressure by orders of magnitude and full steam ahead! Moscow Mitch it is!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 07:57 PM

82. Paper ballots NT.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:07 PM

83. This just makes me laugh

He did everything in his power to make life as hard as possible for Obama for his entire presidency. Did any of these assholes say one word when trump and others were attacking Obama's citizenship and loyalty to the US? Not a fucking one.

Supposed to have sympathy for you while you and your wife are using your positions of power for graft and self-dealing and I'm supposed to take you serious? Fuck you McConnell.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:08 PM

84. Mr. Moscow Mitch, sir. Joe Scarborough gave you the name and he is a

fucking Republican or at least was (a Republican congressman even) until he had to go undercover.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:08 PM

85. Old Moscow Mitch is the worst person America has ever had as the Senate leader...

Doesn't care about anybody except to cover his own ass and look good for himself.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:10 PM

86. BTW, Someone should update Paul Ryan's quote about who Putin pays to

include Moscow Mitch:

So that would be Trump, Rohbacher and McConnell.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:13 PM

87. "I stopped Democrats from passing an election law bill..."

And that's why you're called "Moscow Mitch," bitch. It doesn't matter whether you agree with what the House sends you or not, your job is to see that it gets properly shepherded through the Senate, not act as Protector of the President.

A law requiring a candidate to report contacts with foreign governments is not unreasonable. It wasn't considered a necessity before Fat Donnie became [p]resident because everyone else was patriotic enough to know intrinsically that having an outside entity interfere with our elections is wrong. IQ45 cares not a whit about his country, only himself.

As far as the sensitivity you feel about being called "Moscow Mitch," you're gonna love this!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:21 PM

89. Poor guy

He don't like it that everyone knows his real name... Moscow Mitch McC(ocaine)onnell...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:21 PM

90. I think Mitch has really stepped in it and will not escape these labels

because his behavior and the Russian aluminum plant in his district are such strong evidence.

He can tell the public it's unfair, but he can't explain it away. Ever.

Checkmate, Moscow Mitch!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:44 PM

92. Too close to home

 

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Response to crazytown (Reply #92)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 05:17 AM

123. No wonder he scowls all the time. He looks like the village idiot when he smiles.

Quick: Someone run the monster's dna to make sure he's human.

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Response to crazytown (Reply #92)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 01:08 PM

141. It would be useful if this could get wide circulation.

It's great!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:00 PM

94. Hey Mitch...Иди нахуй сам!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:04 PM

96. Poor Moscow Mitch

he doesn't like people knowing his allegiance!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:44 PM

99. It's funny because it's true.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:45 PM

100. poor baby. How much Russian money has Moscow Mitch received?

Not counting the Deripaska deal, how much has Moscow Mitch cost Putin so far?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 09:54 PM

103. McConnell is rightly called Moscow Mitch because he has used

the power given him by the people to betray this country and the constitution he swore to uphold. Not to mention the corruption that enriches him.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 10:15 PM

104. Nationalize this election against moscow mitch like they did against nancy pelosi

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 10:39 PM

105. Don't forget Moscow Mitch's McComrade-- Kremlin Kev!!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 10:55 PM

106. It's very simple:

If you don't want to be called "Moscow Mitch," then you should stop working on behalf of Moscow, Mitch.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:00 PM

107. Mitch needs that velvet rope snipped.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:01 PM

108. The Trotsky Turtle

n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:09 PM

109. Cry Me A River Moscow Mitch

You will go down in history as a dastardly dupe who licked the boots of the most criminal, the most evil, the dumbest person ever....well in his case installed in that office.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:30 PM

110. And by raising the issue on the floor it will live forever in the records

(Thanks Lawrence)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:35 PM

113. Moscow Mitch. KY Dems need to have signs printed for 2020 elections.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:42 PM

114. ...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 12:05 AM

115. WOW! Finally hitting him so he reacts!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 12:26 AM

116. The Truth Hurts...

New slogan: “Time to ditch Moscow Mitch”

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Response to dlk (Reply #116)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 02:12 AM

120. And given his own defense, I think Delusional Lying Moscow Mitch is more accurate.

But I'm ok with the shortened version.

Just plain old Moscow Mitch.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 01:10 AM

118. Moscow Mitch also blocked this bill

Senate GOP blocks bill to require campaigns report foreign election assistance

Senate Republicans blocked legislation on Thursday that would force campaigns to notify the Federal Election Commission and the FBI about attempts by foreign nationals to influence an election.

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tried to pass the Foreign Influence Reporting in Elections (FIRE) Act by unanimous consent.

"This legislation is pretty simple, even for this body, it would require any presidential campaign that receives offers of assistance from an agent of a foreign government, has an obligation to report that offer of assistance to law enforcement, specifically the FBI," Warner said from the Senate floor.

Under Warner's bill, campaign officials would have to report contacts with foreign nationals who are trying to make campaign donations or coordinate with the campaign to the Federal Election Commission, which would in turn notify the FBI.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 01:17 AM

119. This is a gift to Amy McGrath

She doesn't have to do a thing except run ads showing Scarborough referring to McConnell as "Moscow Mitch" and quote from Milbank's op-ed calling McConnell "unAmerican".

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 04:19 AM

122. ha ha #MoscowMitch is having a Bigly Sad!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 05:45 AM

124. "Moscow Mitch" - 22,100,000 hits on Google.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:45 AM

125. Wow. $600 million! That's a giant chunk of change.

Is it for anti-tampering software? Would every precinct need it?

Think we should have a national telethon. You could get the top celebrity talent to perform and tell the world this is the only way to protect the vote since GOP won't. They would hate that negative publicity. But $600 mil is likely undoable. Maybe just buy for purple states?? Sounds corny..but at least it's something! If president stupid can do GoFundMe for wall (trashing us for not funding)...why can't we do a telethon for election protection and trash them?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:58 AM

126. So Joe and Mika...

are left-wing pundits now! Really?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 08:27 AM

127. Moscow Mitch does not like his new name

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 09:21 AM

129. I can't wait for the moment when this half wit traitor is out on the campaign trail and the crowd...

erupts into a chant of "Moscow Mitch".

that will be the defining moment that he is done.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 09:29 AM

130. Dems should ask McConnell to prove he's not unAmerican or a

Russian asset. And keep asking and asking and asking.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 09:32 AM

131. I often wonder why Dems don't go after him. It's obvious what he is.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 09:43 AM

132. He loves partisanship

He has passed plenty of bills that got no democratic support in the house

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:33 AM

134. You are unpatriotic and treasonous...

Benedict McConnell. And a race baiting opportunist like all your rethuglican "friends". So stop calling the Dems your friends, Mitch. We're not your friends. You belong in prison for the rest of your miserable life.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:56 AM

136. womp womp, indeed!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:57 AM

137. He's not only doing the bidding of Putin

He's also doing the bidding of his father-in-law, James Chao.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 10:58 AM

138. So that's what a 'triggered snowflake' looks and sounds like.

I've always wondered...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 11:03 AM

139. Dear Moscow Mitch...

If the shoe fits!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 11:20 AM

140. And his quivering turkey wattles were purple with rage.

Bite me, Comrade McConnell.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 01:32 PM

142. Sounds like we should push this extra hard.

I plan to mention it at every opportunity.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 04:18 PM

143. Moscow Mitch.. for now and Ever MORE.

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