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Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:30 PM

GOP Blasts Biden's Pentagon Nominee for 'Incendiary,' 'Intemperate' Tweets

Source: U.S. News and World Report

President Joe Biden's nominee for the No. 3 civilian at the Pentagon faced a contentious confirmation hearing Thursday with Republican senators taking aim at his fiery tweets in the last four years that they considered "incendiary," "intemperate and imbalanced insults."

Sen. Tom Cotton was the first at the Armed Services Committee hearing to center on some of the specifics of Colin Kahl's online presence during President Donald Trump's administration. The Arkansas Republican took issue with a tweet from October 2019 in which the former Pentagon staffer and Biden aide criticized GOP support for Trump's decision to unilaterally and suddenly withdraw forces from Syria, clearing the way for a Turkish assault on local forces that had fought and died for American interests there.

"The GOP used to pride itself as a party that put values front and center in US foreign policy. Now—as they debase themselves at the alter of Trump—they are the party of ethnic cleansing," Kahl wrote at the time.

Cotton said such "volatile outbursts" demonstrate a lack of good judgement and would poison Kahl's relationship with Congress as well as with his colleagues at the Pentagon were he approved to become the undersecretary for policy. Cotton said he – like many others who would speak on Thursday – will oppose Kahl's nomination.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/gop-blasts-bidens-pentagon-nominee-for-incendiary-intemperate-tweets/ar-BB1ef2ZX?li=BBnb7Kz



Oh fuck off fake ranger.

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Reply GOP Blasts Biden's Pentagon Nominee for 'Incendiary,' 'Intemperate' Tweets (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 4 OP
Efilroft Sul Mar 4 #1
sinkingfeeling Mar 4 #2
Blue Owl Mar 4 #3
LiberalLovinLug Mar 4 #8
Irish_Dem Mar 4 #4
Justice matters. Mar 4 #5
StClone Mar 4 #32
2naSalit Mar 4 #6
blm Mar 4 #7
dsc Mar 4 #44
blm Mar 4 #46
msongs Mar 4 #9
TomCADem Mar 4 #10
msongs Mar 4 #11
TomCADem Mar 4 #17
msongs Mar 4 #41
rickyhall Mar 4 #12
bucolic_frolic Mar 4 #13
ancianita Mar 4 #14
FakeNoose Mar 4 #15
Midnight Writer Mar 4 #16
turbinetree Mar 4 #19
turbinetree Mar 4 #18
Warpy Mar 4 #20
redstatebluegirl Mar 4 #21
movingviolation Mar 4 #22
Marthe48 Mar 4 #23
deurbano Mar 4 #24
LymphocyteLover Mar 4 #25
Martin68 Mar 4 #26
Mr.Bill Mar 4 #27
Bettie Mar 4 #28
MFGsunny Mar 4 #29
piddyprints Mar 4 #30
Cha Mar 4 #31
onecaliberal Mar 4 #33
littlemissmartypants Mar 4 #34
dlk Mar 4 #35
IronLionZion Mar 4 #36
NNadir Mar 4 #37
PatSeg Mar 4 #38
Hekate Mar 4 #39
The Mouth Mar 4 #40
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Mar 4 #42
ebbie15644 Mar 4 #43
George II Mar 4 #45
Botany Mar 4 #47
LogicFirst Mar 4 #48

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:32 PM

1. I hope Kahl takes Trump's betrayal of the Kurds and shoves it hard down Cotton's throat.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:33 PM

2. I depise old Tom.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:35 PM

3. I'm sorry, but any credibility the GOP has in regards to tweeting...

...after 4 years of Donald Fucking T***p's insipid twitter history, can be shoved sideways up their big fat ass.

Fuck these hypocrites.

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:08 PM

8. They really have no shame at all

Its to the bizzare point that they just want everyone to also accept that they have no shame. That we should just zero out the scale, into not counting Trump. Create a new normal. That Trump, who has been their leader for the last 5 years, and obviously still is, just talks "locker room" English. That is "normal" for him. So he is excused. Now Democrats!.....they have to live by some standard of Billie Graham in the 1950's.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:37 PM

4. A crime boss says honest people are liars.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:44 PM

5. They should rename from the GQP to the Hypocrite Party nt

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Response to Justice matters. (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:04 PM

32. But drop the "e"

So it is just the Hypocrit party, right? Why not.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:50 PM

6. Oh, Tommy, honey...

Just don't even go there.




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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:56 PM

7. Focus on Cotton's record of supporting Trump's nominees despite

mean, partisan statements and complete lack of qualifications.

Anthony Tata comes to mind.

“In May 2018, Tata tweeted at former CIA Director John Brennan, ‘Might be a good time to pick your poison: firing squad, public hanging, life sentence as prison b*tch, or just suck on your pistol. Your call. #Treason #Sedition #crossfirehurricane #Obamagate’
In another deleted tweet from July, Tata wrote that Obama sought to fundamentally change America because he hated the country.”

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Response to blm (Reply #7)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 06:36 PM

44. Yeah Tata was a piece of work

he was my Superintendent for a few years when I worked in Wake Co.

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Response to dsc (Reply #44)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 06:53 PM

46. My sympathies

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:13 PM

9. manchin likes not people who send naughty twits...if that person is a democratic nominee nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #9)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:21 PM

10. FYI: The Linked Story Contains No Mention of Manchin

The story is about comments made by a Republican.

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Response to TomCADem (Reply #10)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:23 PM

11. the article is about criticizing people for their tweets, which is something manchin does nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:14 PM

17. So, we are engaging in Fox News Like Whataboutism Attacks on Democrats to Defend Republicans?

It is a wonder why we get so upset when Republicans respond to the insurrection by saying what about black lives matter protesters?

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Response to TomCADem (Reply #17)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 05:20 PM

41. no the similarity is repubs and mancin both used others tweets as reasons to not vote for them

and by "them" I mean qualified democratic selections

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:40 PM

12. Tom Cottonhead Twit

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:43 PM

13. This is nothing but spewing GQP FAKE NEWS!!!

Such SNOWFLAKES!! They can dish it out, but THEY CAN'T TAKE IT!!! So many people are saying!!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:01 PM

14. They will always oppose all nominees who have told that truth that makes them look bad.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:02 PM

15. What ROCK has Tom Cotton crawled out from under?

Mean tweets - they just aren't nice!


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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:13 PM

16. Isn't Cotton the Senator who sent a letter to Iran telling them not to trust Obama?

He recommended that they not negotiate with America over their nuclear program.

I'll give him this. He's got a lot of nerve accusing anyone else of "lack of good judgement".

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Response to Midnight Writer (Reply #16)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:16 PM

19. Same "guy" and he had 47 co-signatures from that crowd of traitors

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:15 PM

18. hey GOPeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

you had a and now have a "guy" that is the brother to a "guy" that was basically selling himself to the highest bidder, that wasn't an American, and just think he was on a phone call when people at the capital were begging for help when they were being attacked by your fucking buddy now playing golf down in Florida, and every once in awhile he pops his treasonous head out to still fuck over the country and whine...............so in closing of this rant.....go pound fucking sand..........FU...........

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:18 PM

20. But were any of them dishonest?

No?

Then sit down and shut up. You have lost that particular moral high ground forever.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:20 PM

21. This is the utmost hypocracy.

These assholes supported a President who was the biggest online bully known to mankind. It was ok when Trump did it, but if a Democrat does it, it is a deal breaker. We need to just laugh at them and move on.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:25 PM

22. They should in no way be allowed to play this game anymore..

Where have they been the last 5 years? Sucking up to the absolute worst offender, that's where. The hypocrisy and gaslighting is so glaringly ridiculous. I have no solutions except gotv, and that may not be enough.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:35 PM

23. I don't know who picked cotton

But you can count on him being a p.o.s.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:37 PM

24. I must admit I also find the featured tweet to be quite offensive.

"alter of Trump" (!!???)

Have you no sense of decency, Mr. Kahl?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:40 PM

25. Kahl was 100% right in his assessment of the GOP. Fuck Tom Cotton.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:42 PM

26. Only Trump is allowed incendiary intemperate tweets (that inspire insurrections).

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:47 PM

27. I would have told Cotton

I would be perfectly happy having no relationship with him at all. Then tell him any veteran who supported Trump was a disgrace to the uniform they once wore.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:57 PM

28. It worked on Neera Tanden, so they

figure they can use it for pretty much everyone who has ever tweeted.

Personally, I think they should tell Tom Cotton to stuff it where the sun don't shine.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:57 PM

29. Tom Cotton? the Red Rover of Incendiary and Intemperate? Like his unauthorized letter Syria?? n/t

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 03:59 PM

30. LMAO



They've shown by now that "incendiary" tweets are just fine with them. The "volatile outbursts" one is even funnier. How do they do this shit with a straight face?

I see nothing "incendiary" about that particular tweet. Or, do they think truth is "incendiary?" Sort of hard to tell with these clowns.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:02 PM

31. Cotton needs to check the Traitor's tweets..

the fucker got Banned from Twitter.. any complaints about ASSFACE's tweets?

No? Then STFU, cotton mouth.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:10 PM

33. From the digit suckers of the banned from twitter monster.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:19 PM

34. Tommy's mommy must be so proud. See those multisyllabic words he just spewed?

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What a "smart" boy.

His penchant for churning stomachs is second only to Marge Greene.

Can you imagine, if they had a child, what it would look like?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:22 PM

35. Trump isn't the only Republican who engages in projection

Cotton is working hard to keep up him

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:24 PM

36. Many of us agree with Colin Kahl

and the tweets are hardly "incendiary" when we could see our Kurdish allies being abandoned after all they've done to support the US over the decades.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:30 PM

37. But tweets from the orange white supremacist were AOK

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 04:31 PM

38. That's a volatile outburst? Seriously?

Meanwhile, I guess Tom must have been in a coma for the past four years. These people are shameless.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 05:01 PM

39. Ah, so this is the tack they are going to take. Mean Tweets. They are so afraid of Mean Tweets.

@#$*#! hypocrites.

I hope President Biden just flat-out ignores them.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 05:06 PM

40. Politics, race, or gender aside, flaming the living fuck out of

the people who are going to vote on you never works out well.

People seem to mistake the difference between Dotard's tweets, which attacked the people his voters hated, with tweets by Democrats up for confirmation flaming the same Republicans who will be voting on them. Two entirely different things.

Trump going off on Democrats, however crudely, didn't hurt him with the people he needed to have vote for him. Tanden's and Kah;'s tweets attacked the same people who are voting on them, which never works well.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 05:22 PM

42. It's time to read T*****'s tweets into the congressional record.

Let's hold the Qrepubs responsible for the man they blindlessly followed and defended these past four years.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 06:24 PM

43. This is aimed at trying to get Manchin

to torpedo the nomination and if he doesn't he really shows us, which we already know, what a hypocrite he is

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 06:48 PM

45. Maybe someone should send them binders of trump's "incendiary and intemperate" tweets?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 06:55 PM

47. And what part of Kahl's tweet wasn't true?

Trump sold out our allies the Kurds to Turkey and Erdogan because they had the goods
on Trump and Kushner in brutal killing of Khashoggi by men working for the Crown Prince
of Saudi Arabia.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 07:26 PM

48. They certainly have read enough incendiary tweets over 4 years

to know what one looks like.

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