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NBC's Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'victim' of conservative 'advocacy media'
Politico ^ | Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Dylan Byers

Posted on 12/13/2012 6:44:59 PM PST by kristinn

NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd today called U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice a "victim" of conservative "advocacy media" while addressing her decision to withdraw from consideration for secretary of state.

"She became victim of the attacks. ... and it was all driven, in many cases, by conservative outlets who were making her the center of the Benghazi story," Todd told MSNBC's Martin Bashir. "There were legitimate questions to ask about the Benghazi story, but the idea that she belonged in the center of those attacks never made a lot of sense. She sort of became a victim of this.

"It's too easy now in the way our media landscape is set up: You can become collateral damage in a hurry, in the way you can just get piled on — whether it's Twitter, whether its advocacy journalism, talk radio. ... That's what she was. Make no mistake, she was political collateral damage," Todd said.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; chucktodd; enemedia; susanrice
Chuck Todd, the Vladimir Pozner of the Soviet States of Obama.
1 posted on 12/13/2012 6:45:08 PM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Susan Rice is a “victim” of low personal ethics.


2 posted on 12/13/2012 6:47:34 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: kristinn
...but the idea that she belonged in the center of those attacks never made a lot of sense.

Obviously Chucky Bumps didn't get up in time to watch those five Sunday morning shows where Rice tried to blame a goofy YouTube video for Barry's stand down at Benghazi.

3 posted on 12/13/2012 6:48:43 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I feel sad for my once great country. We deserve everything that is about to happen to us.)
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To: kristinn

Andrea Mitchell must have gotten the same talkingpoints memo.

I was channel surfing and caught a few moments of NBC Nightly News.

Andrea Mitchell was reporting on Rice’s request to not be considered for the SoS position. Mitchell was claiming the mean ole obstructionist Republicans who were threatening to oppose Rice’s nomination as being behind Rice’s decision to not seek the position.

Mitchell’s allegations to blame the Republicans was extremely convoluted, but she gave the report with a straight face.


4 posted on 12/13/2012 6:48:47 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: kristinn

Truth is the victim of the Orwell-Stream Media.


5 posted on 12/13/2012 6:49:08 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: kristinn

Susan prostituted her high position of authority for some stupid political points on behalf of brocko. You just don’t do that. The fact that her points were bald-faced lies did not help.
These people don’t think. They’re brocko-bots.


6 posted on 12/13/2012 6:49:24 PM PST by Migraine (Diversity is great; until it happens to YOU.)
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To: kristinn

Hey Chuck Todd, I never saw you defend Mia Love or Allen West who were being called every nasty, disgusting name in the book by the left. Hey Chuck, here’s an idea, type in Mia Love on twitter and see what your lefties have said about her..the use of the N word would make the seasoned racist blush..but oh yeah I forgot, West and Love both deserved it since they are both black Conservatives, therefore they are not considered to be human beings according to leftist scum


7 posted on 12/13/2012 6:49:41 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kristinn

[[NBC’s Chuck Todd: Susan Rice ‘victim’ of conservative ‘advocacy media’]]

Pssssst- Chucky- Susan rice is a victim of the ignorance o nthe left- which you have amply provided evidence of


8 posted on 12/13/2012 6:50:10 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: kristinn

What conservative media? Oh FOX? Sort of.


9 posted on 12/13/2012 6:52:21 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: kristinn

Criminal Marxist that brings death where she goes.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323339704578171191983312134.html?KEYWORDS=susan+rice


10 posted on 12/13/2012 6:52:33 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Navy Patriot

She is a person of low character.

She took one for “the team”....she chose the wrong team.


11 posted on 12/13/2012 6:53:13 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: kristinn
"There were legitimate questions to ask about the Benghazi story, but . . ."

Oddly enough, NBC never asked those questions: not the day of the attacks when everyone with common sense concluded that the rape/murder of our ambassador was a planned terrorist attack, not the same day in the face of a White House trial balloon that the attack was a negative film review complete with coordinated mortar fire, not when Susan Rice days later explained what happened with answers that made no logical sense and that were contradicted by obvious facts, and not today when NBC finally admits that there were "legitimate questions" but still fails to inquire regarding the answers to those questions. Journalism has a long and sad history of dishonest, one-sided reporting. Any brief shining moment of professionalism and integrity in the past has been totally obscured by a level of bias that even Joseph Goebbels would not have dared to order.

12 posted on 12/13/2012 6:55:30 PM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: kristinn
NBC's Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'victim' of conservative ultra-liberal 'advocacy media'

Fixed

13 posted on 12/13/2012 6:57:12 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority!)
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To: kristinn

And what were those 4 Americans who died needlessly in Benghazi victims of?


14 posted on 12/13/2012 6:59:08 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: CottShop

Just caught a few moments of another Democrat spokesperson, a Black Woman of course, on Hannity.

She not only blamed the mean old Republicans, she singled out John McCain for his comments regarding Rice. I guess that means RINO McCain is a Racist just like those Tea Party GOP guys.


15 posted on 12/13/2012 6:59:26 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (They Live, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: kristinn

Talk to the DEMs. She had the votes in the Senate. Why back out?


16 posted on 12/13/2012 7:01:27 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: kristinn
NBC's Chuck Todd: Susan Rice 'victim' of conservative 'advocacy media'

Well, at least he's not biased!



/sarc

17 posted on 12/13/2012 7:03:29 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: rfp1234
Truth is the victim of the Orwell-Stream Media.

My dad, a career military oficer, always told me that truth is the first victim of war.

INCOMING!!!!!



Just kidding.

18 posted on 12/13/2012 7:05:58 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: CottShop

Not even Hillarious Klinton believes that she is capable of Sect. of State so , why the uproar ?

“We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue. ... The only check on it is that sooner or later a false belief bumps up against solid reality, usually on a battlefield.” — George Orwell, March 22, 1946 ( by Kaslin )


19 posted on 12/13/2012 7:09:38 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt ((Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison))
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To: kristinn

There is no surprise here. Of course NBC would see nothing wrong with Rice lying through her teeth about what happened. NBC does it all the time.


20 posted on 12/13/2012 7:12:03 PM PST by falcon99
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To: kristinn

Susan Rice LIED!


21 posted on 12/13/2012 7:14:16 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: CatOwner

Nothing qualified Susy rice — nothing except she was a liar for obammy. She is gone. Adios and good luck


22 posted on 12/13/2012 7:17:14 PM PST by willowdean
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To: kristinn

If the attacks are unfair, defend her.


23 posted on 12/13/2012 7:19:23 PM PST by marron
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To: kristinn
No Dumb Chuck; it was PETA and the other Lefties who threw her under the bus. If Obama wanted to save her he would've.

Oh, and Dumb Chuck, please don't forget to wipe your mouth off after the next interview (cough...cough) with Obama.

24 posted on 12/13/2012 7:19:45 PM PST by Artcore
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To: kristinn

Is that the same UpChuck that Biden was talking to?

Oh, no. That was an honorable disabled veteran.

Chuck Todd is more like the “Sweeney Todd” of the movie.


25 posted on 12/13/2012 7:21:38 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Navy Patriot
Susan Rice is a “victim” of low personal ethics.

If this is true, she is too stupid to be Secretary of State.
If this is NOT true, then something is rotten in DC.

First we have this woman going on not one, not two, but five Sunday talk shows which had to be arraged by someone in the White House, to present, nationwide, a cockamamy story, presumably provided by our intelligence agencies, which was totally false, as subsequently testified by the intelligence agencies themselves.

Then Barack Hussein indignantly blew his faux outrage claiming that she had "nothing to do" with the event! and, as a result, that she was unfairly attacked.

The regime can't have it both ways.
If she was too ignorant to address the issue, she should not have been ordered to attempt a very incompetent coverup.

Most informed citizens, with an IQ over 70, are incapable of accepting this gift from an alternate universe. Lies or incomptence. No other explanation is possible.

26 posted on 12/13/2012 7:22:03 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Union Label -- then buy something else)
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To: kristinn
Pat Caddell called it. Do you believe it yet?

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” Sept. 29, 2012(video 26:00)

Emotional Pat Caddell on the MSM ignoring Benghazi: “These people have no honor!” Oct. 27, 2012 (video at link 4:06)

The Media are enemies of the people!

27 posted on 12/13/2012 7:29:51 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: kristinn

Clinton wanted Kerry. Ignored attacks were from Republicans - the ones’ that worked were from dems...


28 posted on 12/13/2012 7:31:56 PM PST by GOPJ (Detroit should be renamed 'Michael Mooresville'...)
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To: CatOwner

This was a means to get the heat off. I’m sure that she will be “taken care of” some other way, quietly, after she leaves the administration. So, Hillary probably won’t testify. But someday, someone will crack. It may be after 2016, but someone will - you can be absolutely certain of this - if for no other reason than to sell books. And I’m keeping a list of the enablers and apologists. Andrea Mitchell may be oblivious and sitting in her own urine by then, but Todd won’t be. No matter where he’s working, he will be Dan Rathered.

Basically, this deception threw the election.


29 posted on 12/13/2012 7:31:57 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: kristinn
NBC News White House correspondent Spokesman Chuck Todd...
30 posted on 12/13/2012 7:34:31 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: kristinn

Boo hoo hoo!


31 posted on 12/13/2012 7:35:56 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destroy the economy!)
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To: kristinn

Yet it was the Senate RINOs who lined up against her, at least on TV. And some libs complaining about her too.

And those pukes will all line up for Thurstan Howell IV lib John Kerry for that same job.


32 posted on 12/13/2012 7:37:19 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems know how to win. Rs know how to whine.)
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To: publius911
You make valid points.

If she was too ignorant to address the issue, she should not have been ordered to attempt a very incompetent coverup.

On this I would like to add that Rice had a choice to lie and coverup, or to reply: "FU Barack, I quit, do your own lying."

Only a subversive person of low moral and ethical character would follow those orders.

She's not fit to clean an American sewer, but she works in one anyway.

33 posted on 12/13/2012 7:44:45 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: kristinn

Dear Chuck,

Susan Rice went on national TV and lied.

1. There was NO DEMONSTRATION. That was an out-and-out lie.
2. The Intelligence Community KNEW that there was no demonstration and they KNEW that it was a terrorist attack.

We have been lied to. WHY?


34 posted on 12/13/2012 7:54:34 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: kristinn

ROTFLOL


35 posted on 12/13/2012 8:11:19 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Liberals killed her by her investment in Keystone pipeline


36 posted on 12/13/2012 8:22:02 PM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: kristinn

FU Chuckie T Odd. Last time I checked the US Senate was lilly white. No Conservative could stop the nomination with the white majority of ‘Rats and RINOs.. Plus Rice doesn’t have the US Senate pedigree.

President - former Senator
VP - former Senator
Senate majority leader - Senator
Senate minority leader - RINO Senator
Sec of State - former Senator


37 posted on 12/13/2012 9:07:40 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: kristinn

Obama used her badly and she loved it.


38 posted on 12/13/2012 9:24:33 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: kristinn
VCARD
39 posted on 12/13/2012 10:14:42 PM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: kristinn
"She became victim of the attacks. ... and it was all driven, in many cases, by conservative outlets who were making her the center of the Benghazi story," Todd told MSNBC's Martin Bashir. "There were legitimate questions to ask about the Benghazi story, but the idea that she belonged in the center of those attacks never made a lot of sense. She sort of became a victim of this.

Chuck Todd and elementary school go together well. Here, all this time, I thought that Rice was a victim of her own incompetence and a corrupt, misguided administration. I guess that Todd overlooked the content of her character, her past history, and her propensity to error on the side of people not of the USA.

Todd likes playing the color of the skin, and victims from the Democrat/Marxist playbook, a bit boring I might add.

40 posted on 12/14/2012 3:34:31 AM PST by olezip
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To: kristinn
Sooo the advertisements for months that JFKerry, Vietnam war hero, wants the job of Secretary of State had nothing to do with Susan's victimhood? Please Chuckie, which conservatives are advocating for JFKerry to be the next Secretary of State? (lord McCain is no conservative, remember, he wanted to be on the JFKerry presidential ticket.)

JFKerry is ‘due’ a promotion and since it is the Senate's job to approve the president's nominees, and liberals are in the majority in the Senate, Chuckie, might look closer to in the Senate as to why Susan is not who they want to fill that vacancy at the State Department.

Hey Chuckie, liberals have a long history of pointing an accusing finger at their mortal enemies, while doing the very thing they accuse others of being/doing.

Oh and Chuckie, when either Susan volunteered or willingly accepted the role, to be the face of Benghazi on all the liberal networks, it is really beyond any grains of credibility for you to pout out that conservative advocacy media had squat to do with or affect Susan's credentials. You liberals did this to Susan from the president all the way to the JonStewart media houses of worship on a Sunday morning.

41 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:40 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: kristinn

Chuck Todd would be ashamed of himself that the conservative internet media was able to bring a powerful blatant liar down and it was not him and his news agency that had the ethics, power and intellegence to do it.

He’s mad because better journalists did his job much better than him. Marxists really, really hate the freedom of speech. They have an impossible task of “selling” hate, envy and total control when they are challenged.


42 posted on 12/14/2012 7:06:09 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: kristinn
Chuck Todd is absolutely correct.

The conservatives should be statesmen and be as polite and respectful as the Democrats were to John Bolton and Robert Bork.

/sarc

43 posted on 12/14/2012 7:20:28 AM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Navy Patriot

Susan Rice was a victim of Obama politics.


44 posted on 12/28/2012 3:26:52 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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