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Coulter, Harry Take Each Other On [Have Words On The Early Show About Her Mention Of Him....]
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Posted on 01/06/2009 6:25:18 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Coulter, Harry Take Each Other On NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2009(CBS) Ann Coulter says liberals should look in the mirror.

In her latest book, "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and Their Assault on America," the conservative firebrand stirs up controversy again, contending that liberals in America try to play victim when really, they're the bullies.

While she's at it, she points fingers at what she calls the liberal media.

"(The book is) basically about how victimhood is rewarded and everyone wants to be a victim," Coulter told CBS News. "It's about the rewards and praise you get for being a victim and the way liberals use victimhood and they oppress others."

At one point in "Guilty," Coulter remarks about an interview of Sen. Ted Kennedy by Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith in which Smith asks Kennedy if Barack Obama is at increased risk of being assassinated because he's African American. She dismisses the notion, saying presidential assassinations have been the work of left-wingers or people with no political leanings at all.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anncoulter; coulter
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1 posted on 01/06/2009 6:25:18 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
With Ann's new book out this week and all her appearances in support of its release, it's a regular Coulter-palooza!!!!
2 posted on 01/06/2009 6:27:08 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh boy! This will really make book sales soar!


3 posted on 01/06/2009 6:27:27 AM PST by doberville
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To: Sub-Driver

Nothing infuriates the libs more than simple truth.


4 posted on 01/06/2009 6:27:35 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Sub-Driver
With all the publicity over Ann's book, I wonder who was watching NBC this morning?

It would be interesting to see the numbers.

5 posted on 01/06/2009 6:30:30 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver

Coulter pwns Smith!


6 posted on 01/06/2009 6:31:40 AM PST by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who is Harry Smith?


7 posted on 01/06/2009 6:32:18 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: Sub-Driver

The body language of Ann’s segment with Smith spoke volumes.

I never saw a host invade a guest’s personal space as many times as Harry. Never.

He constantly pointed, leaned over to her to confront her, used his hands in off putting gestures forcefully, not once, dozens of times.

Rude, crude, and ineffectual in the long run.

Ann was having none of it.


8 posted on 01/06/2009 6:32:37 AM PST by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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To: Rummyfan; freekitty; 2ndDivisionVet; IrishMike; blackbart.223; rodguy911; ladyvet; BossLady; ...

Conservatives must take their gloves off and expose the Muslim Messiah, Pelosi, Reid, and the rest of the waste in DC. All Liberals fear truth and exposure more than anything else. They exist on lies, distortions, propaganda, and cover ups by the mainstream media. Take away their lies and ploys and they’re on a par with terrorists. They’re doing as much damage to America, our security, our military, our freedom as any terrorist could. Since the average American doesn’t want to hear the truth, we have to spend 24/7 exposing them and the truth in every way possible.


9 posted on 01/06/2009 6:33:28 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Sub-Driver

Ann improves with age!!!!

10 posted on 01/06/2009 6:33:30 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Sub-Driver
"(The book is) basically about how victimhood is rewarded and everyone wants to be a victim," Coulter told CBS News.
Need proof? Just look at one of the comments to the news article ...
11 posted on 01/06/2009 6:36:11 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Sub-Driver
Reading some of the comments at the original article and others on Ann's book I guess she does have to spell it out for morons. When she mentions single parents she's not talking about widows, divorcees, or women who had little or no control of their situations. She's talking about sluts.
12 posted on 01/06/2009 6:36:18 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The whole “take a breath” exchange with Smith is what happens when someone like Ann answers the question more completely and intelligently than the interviewer expected. He has no cogent response, so he paints her as a filibustering hysteric. I’m glad she continued to complete the answer.


13 posted on 01/06/2009 6:39:45 AM PST by edpc
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To: exit82

Typical leftist, ass. They can’t do anything with dignity.


14 posted on 01/06/2009 6:40:01 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (Welcome to Obama's America... Be afraid, be very afraid)
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s brilliant. She handled him with grace. He was reduced to snide insults.

I love Ann’s mind.


15 posted on 01/06/2009 6:41:54 AM PST by sauropod (An expression of deep worry and concern failed to cross either of Zaphod's faces - hitchhiker's guid)
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To: Sub-Driver
Cool, Calm & Collected.

"Bush is more at risk of assassination than Obamah!"

Ole Harry couldn't deny that.

16 posted on 01/06/2009 6:41:54 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: oh8eleven
because of this economy and governmental red tape I cannot remarry..

What kind of governmental "red tape" could keep her from remarrying?

I bet she means her governmental check will stop if she remarries.

17 posted on 01/06/2009 6:42:39 AM PST by CharacterCounts (1984 was supposed to be a work of fiction, not a how-to manual.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Ann said not one word that was in error. But ol’ Harry fighting back, you could almost see the flecks of foam.

You wouldn’t want to get a tomcat that blazing mad. But Ann seemed to have no aversion to poking ol’ Harry with a stick.

Left a few marks, too.


18 posted on 01/06/2009 6:43:08 AM PST by alloysteel (Balkanization - perhaps one of the few remaining ways to preserve American ideals.)
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To: edpc

“I’m breathing just fine, thank you.”

LOL! ROFLMAO!


19 posted on 01/06/2009 6:43:20 AM PST by sauropod (An expression of deep worry and concern failed to cross either of Zaphod's faces - hitchhiker's guid)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Smith wouldn’t dare try that with Obama, Hillary, or any Democrat.

When he said that condescendingly arrogant “Take a breath. Take a breath” to Ann, that was it. Ann had far more grace and civility than I would have been able to muster.

Harry would be laying on the floor.


20 posted on 01/06/2009 6:44:28 AM PST by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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To: sauropod

Harry really looked like a grumpy old man, who either couldn’t hear or couldn’t comprehend...his ridiculously snarky comment “You should have a cross”....made me wanna puke.

She was so much more intelligent and better prepared for his interview than he was it was almost sad when he got a chance to speak and reveal how ignorant he truly is.


21 posted on 01/06/2009 6:48:32 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan (My mom says I need religion, I think I need a shower and something to eat.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“Take a breath. Take a breath

Too bad she didn't think to say..."Why, can't you keep up?"

Go Ann!

22 posted on 01/06/2009 6:49:32 AM PST by CAluvdubya (Sarah's my girl! Palin 2012---Go Chargers!!)
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To: Sub-Driver; Ann Coulter
Just finished reading “If democrats had any brains they'd be republicans”.. by Ann Coulter.. It is a brilliant recapitulation of the reaction(s) by liberals of her other books.. Basically a study of liberal denial and confusion to "the truth".. by Ann or most anyone else..

Just so, even "being" a democrat is an indictment.. Do you have friends/relatives that are democrats?.. Well theres something wrong with them.. even if you cannot see it clearly.. I am waiting for the new book to be released.. a month or so I've heard from a BArnes and Noble clerk..

23 posted on 01/06/2009 6:50:11 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Sub-Driver

btt


24 posted on 01/06/2009 6:50:38 AM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Sub-Driver

OMG, this lady is good.


25 posted on 01/06/2009 6:54:52 AM PST by Marauder ("What this country needs is more unemployed politicians." - Edward Langley)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Early Show?
Does anyone really watch these exercises in liberal propoganda?
A bunch of elitest get together and trash America and Americans. Who needs that crap...........
Oh and this is not just the Early show. All the others are just a different version of the samething.........


26 posted on 01/06/2009 6:59:00 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: exit82

I only watched to see this interview and saw exactly what you did. The whole crew there are a bunch of dumba$$es, even the weather guy had to throw in his displeasure at having to follow her. Smith was a jerk and only enforces what she says about him and libs.


27 posted on 01/06/2009 7:00:04 AM PST by WestCoastGal (If we will hold the course, God in Heaven will raise up friends to help fight these battles.P Henry)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s the first time I have ever seen that Smith dude.

What a smug POS stating that Ann’s views are simplistic and sophomoric and implying that liberals are soooo cerebral.

“Of each particular thing, ask: What is it, in itself, what is its nature?”-—Marcus Aurelius


28 posted on 01/06/2009 7:00:17 AM PST by cowboyway ("The beauty of the Second Amendment is you won't need it until they try to take it away"--Jefferson)
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To: exit82

Harry was sounding like Charlie Rose but Ann was, well, Ann.

No wonder she infuriates the liberals; they can not have a serious conversation with her because she’s so quick that she throws everything back at them. Liberal interviewers like to be in charge and most conservatives are polite and sit and accept the premise the interviewer starts off with. Ann challenges it and throws it right back at them with facts wrapped in a clever response. It was frustrating as heck for Harry Smith.


29 posted on 01/06/2009 7:01:32 AM PST by CedarDave (Under Obama, yesterday's pork-laden earmarks have become tomorrow's economic stimulus projects)
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To: Sudetenland

pwns?


30 posted on 01/06/2009 7:02:23 AM PST by Zechariah11
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To: CharacterCounts
That's exactly what she meant.

"you are right I did choose not to marry because if I did I would loose benifits that would take away from my other 3 three children from thier DEAD FATHER!!!! I have done everything in life that I was supposed to do... I am not claiming victum because I have chosen my lifestyle...for your information I did pay the ultamate price I lost my husband of 11yrs who served his country proudly...so shame on you for saying that I am being selfish nowhere did I say that I wanted my benifits to take care of my other child I just didn''t like the label that Ann was putting out."

She completely contradicts herself...first she IS playing victim with the emphasization of their deceased father, then she says would lose the government benefits, then says she's not trying to be selfish and doesn't want the benefits to take care of her kids.

Amazing...
31 posted on 01/06/2009 7:02:26 AM PST by JenB987
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To: edpc

Yes, because Smith is trying to figure out which way to go next with her. She keeps him on the edge of his seat. I do think she was ready for him and his left wing statements. LOLOLOL That was a pretty good video. Good for her, put them in their place.


32 posted on 01/06/2009 7:03:58 AM PST by nbhunt
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To: CedarDave

Poor, pathetic Harry S. wanted to make a name for himself but ended up looking bad.


33 posted on 01/06/2009 7:06:13 AM PST by Dante3
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To: WestCoastGal

No doubt all these folks just revere Michael Moore and that ilk.


34 posted on 01/06/2009 7:07:27 AM PST by Carley
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To: WestCoastGal

I dunno. I thought he was just debating. The “take a breath” was rude, but at least he was taking her seriously. Well, the cross line was bad.


35 posted on 01/06/2009 7:10:18 AM PST by ichabod1 (Reagan would’ve fired them.)
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To: CedarDave

I think she has gotten better at it.


36 posted on 01/06/2009 7:11:14 AM PST by ichabod1 (Reagan would’ve fired them.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Excellent...our Annie always drives the libs nutz.


37 posted on 01/06/2009 7:12:27 AM PST by Cuttnhorse
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To: TexasCajun

Today was on in our house for about 10 minutes this morning. They had Rachel Maddow on instead of Ann Coulter!


38 posted on 01/06/2009 7:12:57 AM PST by freemama
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To: ichabod1
I think she has gotten better at it.

She's had a lot of practice facing Alan Colmes. Like last night when Sean just sat back and grinned as the two of them go at it.

39 posted on 01/06/2009 7:14:03 AM PST by CedarDave (Under Obama, yesterday's pork-laden earmarks have become tomorrow's economic stimulus projects)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“Nothing infuriates the libs more than simple truth.”

That’s right. They can not handle the truth. It’s about lying to them. That’s all they do.


40 posted on 01/06/2009 7:14:03 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: exit82
*** I never saw a host invade a guest’s personal space as many times as Harry. Never. He constantly pointed, leaned over to her to confront her, used his hands in off putting gestures forcefully, not once, dozens of times. ***

A few years back on Hannity & Colmes, the lefty (male) guest was sitting next to Ann and he was on a typically long lefty rant. When he finished Ann looked him in the eye and said...

Are you done staring at my boobs.
I nearly fell off my chair laughing.
41 posted on 01/06/2009 7:14:37 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: ichabod1

They have to pretend you are children when in truth they never got past the age of 14.


42 posted on 01/06/2009 7:15:15 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Rummyfan

Bump for later


43 posted on 01/06/2009 7:17:17 AM PST by wjcsux (White liberal elites are America's losers with money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t see what’s so controversila about Ann’spoint. Democrats have always got into power by convincing the masses that ‘they’ are victims. Republican’s get into power by convincing the masses that ‘they’ are in control of their own lives. I never buy the Dems message but, as in this last election, it is an effective political sometimes.

One of my favorite sarcastic sayings is, “I won’t be free until the government sends me a check.” Keep going Annn.


44 posted on 01/06/2009 7:18:16 AM PST by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Sub-Driver
I have asked this question before but no one seems to remember but me. Harry Smith was interviewing Newt Gingrich on one of the morning shows, Harry asked a question and the camera panned to Harry and he was bent over laughing at Newt. After that Harry Smith was banished from in front of the camera and it was years before he was seen again. I would be happy if he was working at a convenience store in the bad part of town, I detest Harry Smith.
45 posted on 01/06/2009 7:19:37 AM PST by Ditter
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To: freemama
Wouldn't you just love to see a Rachel Maddow v Ann Coulter catfight.

Talk about ratings, NBC shows it is more concerned with its advocacy journalism than any real exchange of ideas and thoughts.

46 posted on 01/06/2009 7:19:59 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver
No wonder NBC banned her... :)

She's WAY too smart and fast for them, and what she says is the TRUTH!

How can they fight that without insults and smears?

I've been her fan since the EARLY Human Events columns in 1995, and she's better than ever!

It's SO funny how she makes the libs just go nutz! :)

47 posted on 01/06/2009 7:21:24 AM PST by No!
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To: Condor51

Smith tried to put her down at the end by commenting that “serious” conservative National Review authors don’t like her. She responded they’re upset just because they can’t sell as many books as she can.

The point is, we need both “serious” conservatives and Ann to counteract liberal dominance in the media. Some would says she misrepresents conservatism and gives it a bad name. But instead she points out the hypocrisy of liberals in a way most people understand and her humor (sometime outrageous) makes it all the easier to read her books.


48 posted on 01/06/2009 7:22:04 AM PST by CedarDave (Under Obama, yesterday's pork-laden earmarks have become tomorrow's economic stimulus projects)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

To anger a conservative, tell him a lie,
to anger a liberal, tell him the truth.


49 posted on 01/06/2009 7:23:59 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

To defeat the left, expose the left.

Their true agenda and beliefs would not be accepted by 80% of the country.


50 posted on 01/06/2009 7:25:08 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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