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Grayson attacks Mark Levin’s ‘gullible’ audience, says conservative name-calling could unseat him
Conservative Intel ^ | 3/26/14 | David Freddoso

Posted on 03/26/2014 9:25:26 AM PDT by The Old Hoosier

The guy who called Alberta-born Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. “Canada’s revenge for acid rain” is having a sad over something Mark Levin called him recently.

If you need a good laugh, you should sign up for the email fundraising list of Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla. You just can’t find a more shrill, hackish, email fundraising operation laden with as many gratuitous ad hominem attacks — including last year’s classic “Tea Party = KKK” pitch.

And seriously — I’m signed up for an awful lot of email fundraising lists, and the fact that Grayson’s stands out this way says quite a bit.

It’s not that Grayson is a liberal — in fact, liberals like him, who have at times found common cause with Tea Partiers over NSA powers and war in Syria, can often garner a great deal of respect on the Right. But Grayson has repeatedly gone out of his way to make enemies of conservatives. He seems to enjoy it.

And today, he sent an entire fundraising email whining about it, even invoking the 2004 “Swift Boat Veterans” campaign against presidential nominee John Kerry. Here’s the text: [At link]

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: alangrayson; canada; florida; marklevin; tedcruz; texas

1 posted on 03/26/2014 9:25:26 AM PDT by The Old Hoosier
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To: The Old Hoosier

Great news, its working :)


2 posted on 03/26/2014 9:29:58 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Unseating the Unhinged is a wonderful thing.


3 posted on 03/26/2014 9:39:31 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: The Old Hoosier

My version of heaven would be to have Mark Levin debate the Obamadork.

Ah, the smell of roasting liberal slime.........


4 posted on 03/26/2014 9:42:21 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: The Old Hoosier

Why the excerpt?

The missing text:

from: Rep. Alan Grayson alangrayson@graysonforcongress.com

to: [Redacted]

date: Wed, Mar 26, 2014

subject: Radio Host Mark Levin Called Me a “Circus Clown”

Dear Friend:

I understand that you have to have a thick skin to be in politics. But I’m starting to think that I need an elephant’s hide. Or a flak jacket. Or both.

Recently, Tea Party star Joe the Plumber called me a “piece of nose slime.” Former Rep. Allen West revealed on national television that he “prays for my defeat.” Fox News propagandist Bill O’Reilly called me “crazy.” Former Gov. Mike Huckabee called my supporters “sick puppies.” So how long was it going to be, before national radio host Mark Levin chimed in and called me a “circus clown”?

If vicious personal attacks like calling a Member of Congress a “circus clown” make you feel ill, then click here, and give us the support we need to fight back.

For what it’s worth, I like circus clowns. I love the way that dozens of them pop out of those tiny little cars. My kids enjoy the suitcase gags, the juggling, and the magic tricks. But regardless of my affection for circus clowns, I am not one of them. Rather, I am a progressive, and the “most effective Member of Congress,” according to Slate magazine. Which is precisely why Mark Levin is calling me a circus clown. If I weren’t so effective, then they would ignore me.

And Mark Levin has an audience – a gullible audience, but nevertheless, an audience. Each week, 7.5 million people listen to his radio show. That’s the same number as Glenn Beck’s.

Lest you think that this is an isolated instance, an anomaly of some kind, here are some other harsh terms that right-wingers have flung at me during the merry month of March alone:

“Chief Maggot of All Liberal Lowlifes” (Downtrend.com)
“loudmouthed maverick liberal” (Gawker.com)
“pretty big POS” (FireAndreaMitchell.com)
“bad caveman” (AngryWhiteDude.com)
“loathsome pest” (Downtrend.com again)
“Lunatic” (“Jammie Wearing Fools”)
“Shrek look-a-like” (SatireWorld.com)

I know what you may be thinking: “Sticks and stones will break Alan’s bones, but names will never hurt him.” Except they will hurt, because the website Gawker.com has over four million visitors each month. Downtrend.com has had over a million. These right-wing TV shows, radio shows and websites are running a conscious and coordinated smear campaign to prevent my reelection.

Do you remember the “Swift Boat” attacks against Presidential candidate John Kerry? Through endless repetition of lies and insults, they took someone who was a genuine war hero, and made him seem like a coward. We can’t let that happen again, to me or to any other victim of what Hillary Clinton called the “vast right-wing conspiracy.”

What if you were the target of these vile, depraved and degrading personal attacks? What if it were you?

I’m willing to stand up in the face of this brutal character assassination, and continue to fight for the common good. But I can’t defeat them all by myself. I need your help, and I need it now. Every dollar counts. Monday marks our FEC report cut-off date. Please contribute today. And the best way to help our campaign is to make monthly contributions.
I’ll do my part. But I need you to do yours. Please support our campaign today.

Courage,
Rep. Alan Grayson


5 posted on 03/26/2014 9:42:28 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Is Grayson’s wife still beating him?


6 posted on 03/26/2014 9:42:34 AM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: shove_it

If not, she should be!!!


7 posted on 03/26/2014 9:45:24 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: shove_it

I didn’t see that one coming....You owe me a new screen....LOL


8 posted on 03/26/2014 9:47:21 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Joe the Plumber called him Nose Slime! I’m dying with laughter.


9 posted on 03/26/2014 9:48:36 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: shove_it

She isn’t doing it right. Maybe we should send her baseball bats.


10 posted on 03/26/2014 9:51:02 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Grayson is so mad he could beat his wife.


11 posted on 03/26/2014 9:51:31 AM PDT by struggle
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To: The Old Hoosier
Grayson attacks Mark Levin’s ‘gullible’ audience, says conservative name-calling could unseat him.

And this is a bad thing? To paraphrase him.

“Republicans want Grayson to die quickly”
Figuratively of course

12 posted on 03/26/2014 9:55:28 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: thackney
“loudmouthed maverick liberal” (Gawker.com)

Since when is Gawker right-wing?

13 posted on 03/26/2014 10:00:49 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Grayson should go back to beating his wife.


14 posted on 03/26/2014 10:01:22 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: The Old Hoosier
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15 posted on 03/26/2014 10:03:04 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: liberalh8ter
Lolita started it ...
16 posted on 03/26/2014 10:04:27 AM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: The Old Hoosier

Grayson is proof that Zombies are on the planet, along with Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.


17 posted on 03/26/2014 10:06:12 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks The Old Hoosier.


18 posted on 03/26/2014 10:08:04 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: The Old Hoosier

I feel slighted that Crazy Al didn’t mentioned some of the fragrant emails and voice messages I sent him....


19 posted on 03/26/2014 10:12:11 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: thackney

“...If vicious personal attacks like calling a Member of Congress a...”

This line caught my attention. Mr. Grayson is a public servant. His job title does not grant him some sort of superior standing.

Where respect should be derived from is his words and actions. And truly, the comments and antics of Mr. Grayson do not drive respect towards him or his colleagues in Congress.

Mr. Levin is on the right track, judging Mr. Grayson a “Circus Clown” label. But I would bet cash that the promotion to “Circus Freak” is not far behind.


20 posted on 03/26/2014 10:26:16 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: The Old Hoosier
One can only hope. This man is a horror!

vaudine

21 posted on 03/26/2014 10:28:10 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: The Old Hoosier
FTA:

Note: That's a Harlequin, not a Circus Clown.

22 posted on 03/26/2014 10:30:27 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: thackney

Dear Alan:

You are a ******* *******.


23 posted on 03/26/2014 10:33:50 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Made In The USA

VICIOUS is calling a member of congress a clown? That guy doesn’t need elephant skin, or a flak jacket. He needs Huggies.


24 posted on 03/26/2014 11:03:13 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: shove_it

Haha.....a right hook, no less!


25 posted on 03/26/2014 12:06:02 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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