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How Samantha Bee Survives
NRO ^ | 1 June 2018 | David French

Posted on 06/01/2018 6:52:56 PM PDT by Rummyfan

Let’s call it progressive peer-group privilege.

The older I get, the more firmly I’m convinced of a fundamental psychological fact. We never really leave high school. Of all the forms of pressure that one can apply to a person — political pressure, market pressure, moral pressure — the one that matters most of all is the one that mattered in the lunch room when you were wearing your class ring and letter jacket. It’s peer pressure, the unbreakable bond of the high-school clique.

No reasonable person thinks Samantha Bee would still have a job at TBS if she used the same terrible language to insult Chelsea Clinton or Michelle Obama. No reasonable person believes that MSNBC would stick with a conservative for so long in the face of anything like the steady drumbeat of outrageous revelations (excused, in part, by dubious claims of hacking) about Joy Reid’s old work.

From the outside, looking in, the easy explanation is to simply say that it’s pure ideology. Progressives are more forgiving of fellow progressives. They’ll look for reasons to excuse their behavior when, if the tables turn, they’ll look for reasons to magnify their opponent’s offense. Yesterday, I was a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio, and a caller challenged my comparison of Roseanne’s racist tweet and Bee’s grotesque expletive by saying that Roseanne was calling back to centuries of oppression. Yet, as my colleague Charlie Cooke notes today, if Sean Hannity had used the same language as Bee did, it would be cast as The Handmaid’s Tale come to life, reflecting some sort of deep-seated conservative desire to subjugate the female body.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bloggers; elites; elitists; fullfrontal; groupthink; ivankatrump; partisanmediashill; peerpressure; privilege; rulingclass; samanthabee; smearmachine; tbs; trump
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1 posted on 06/01/2018 6:52:56 PM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan

Samantha Bee needs a hive collapse.


2 posted on 06/01/2018 6:53:45 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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To: Sasparilla

Som-”B”.


3 posted on 06/01/2018 6:58:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ads for Chappaquiddick warn of scenes of tobacco use. What about the hazards of drunk driving?)
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To: Sasparilla

Release the MITES!


4 posted on 06/01/2018 6:59:52 PM PDT by reed13k
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To: Rummyfan

Lib privilege?


5 posted on 06/01/2018 7:00:18 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Rummyfan

if you hate Trump, you can do anything.


6 posted on 06/01/2018 7:01:12 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Lazmataz
Laz, your thoughts? After a six-pack or shots of Jack's maybe?

Now don't let our Sessions feud get in the way of your analysis of whether or not Samantha Bee is viable in between the sheets...

7 posted on 06/01/2018 7:02:08 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Democracy: The cliff's edge of Marxism)
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To: Rummyfan

She can grin all she likes. However when you viciously and crudely attack the daughter of a man like Trump, eventually despite your friends and position, you will pay a significant price.


8 posted on 06/01/2018 7:02:15 PM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: Rummyfan

How many chances does she get?

9 posted on 06/01/2018 7:05:12 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Lazmataz
See, I offer an olive branch and you still diss me.

Whateves! Bye Felicia!!

10 posted on 06/01/2018 7:08:35 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Democracy: The cliff's edge of Marxism)
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To: allendale

Her price paid will result in more disgust of the Democrat message in 2020...


11 posted on 06/01/2018 7:13:28 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: Rummyfan
Samantha beast survives like all liberal-progressive comedians do. She makes vile statements about conservatives and President Trump then they forgive themselves by apologizing after the fact. It is a simple pattern but it has repeated numerous times. The nyt and TV news always use this approach too. Make a sensational or outlandish statement then retract it weeks later in some backwater forum.

If a conservative were in the same boat, nothing is acceptable except losing their job and being branded with the reputation as a racist, nazi, gun loving, woman exploiter and children hater. Ask some lacrosse players how that apology thing worked for them.

12 posted on 06/01/2018 7:14:54 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: Sasparilla

Who is this nothing? She should be home breast feeding. This would be doing something for her worthless life.


13 posted on 06/01/2018 7:21:22 PM PDT by raiderboy (" we’ll close down the country because we need border" DJT NOW !!)
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To: Rummyfan

“We never really leave high school. “

I was going to say Middle School but okay...


14 posted on 06/01/2018 7:35:12 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: Rummyfan
Samantha Bee.

Canadian-born college dropout insults our President, our traditions, tells us how to run our lives.

Thanks, anyway.

15 posted on 06/01/2018 8:29:45 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...excepto for convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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“Oh, she’s very popular Ed. The sportos, the motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, waistoids, dweebies, dickheads - they all adore her. They think she’s a righteous dudette.”


16 posted on 06/01/2018 8:49:35 PM PDT by BraveMan
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To: raiderboy

She favors aborting her baby, rather than being rejected for trying to breast feed it. (Which, if Darwin is correct, may be a good thing.)


17 posted on 06/01/2018 9:15:01 PM PDT by Robert A Cook PE (The democrats' national goal: One world social-communism under one world religion: Atheistic Islam.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

That picture looks as if she sat down on her c**t and it blew the gasket.


18 posted on 06/01/2018 9:31:56 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: raiderboy

“She should be home breast feeding.” Prolly nothing in them thar boobs but air and silicon.


19 posted on 06/01/2018 9:34:41 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: Sasparilla

Her ratings good??


20 posted on 06/01/2018 11:54:52 PM PDT by snarkytart
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