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Chris Hayes: Cruz Speaking of Spanking = 'He Hits His Kids'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 05/02/2016 6:14:37 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Chris Hayes has established a new standard. It is henceforth fair game to say on national TV of any parent who has spanked his child that such parent "hits his kids." Hayes employed the inflammatory formulation on his MSNBC show this evening. Hayes played a clip of a child in a Cruz audience telling him "you suck" and Cruz responding "in my household, when a child behaves that way, they get a spanking." Proclaimed Hayes portentously: "I should note it's a matter of public record by Ted Cruz that he hits his kids."

Okay then, so Hayes has equated a spank, which can be more symbolic than real, with a "hit." Would Hayes encourage the next reporter who interviews Hillary to ask if she ever spanked her daughter, or was ever spanked herself, and in any case how she views the issue? What about Barack and Michelle Obama? This is absurd--and despicable.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: badmanners; childbeater; chrishayes; discipline; spanking; tedcruz; yousuck
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1 posted on 05/02/2016 6:14:37 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: GOPJ; ColdOne; AmericanCheeseFood; netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; ...

To quote the kid, Chris Hayes: you suck!

Ping to Liberal Media Criticism list.


2 posted on 05/02/2016 6:15:31 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Looks like Chris Hayes could have used a spanking or two.

Too late now.


3 posted on 05/02/2016 6:17:51 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I don’t have TV (but who needs TV with Mark Finkelstein?).

Is the dude with glasses Chris Hayes? Looks like Pajama Boy in a suit.


4 posted on 05/02/2016 6:19:02 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Cicero

Never too late!


5 posted on 05/02/2016 6:19:07 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Actually, if I read this correctly, the kid told Cruz, "You suck!".

Certainly uncalled for by a kid.

Cruz's response? You should be spanked ... Meh.

Maybe he can get his daughter who is repelled by him to defend him with this kid.

6 posted on 05/02/2016 6:19:24 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Cicero
prolly pays to get spanked now
7 posted on 05/02/2016 6:20:18 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -w- NO Pity for the LAZY - Luke, 22:36)
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To: Cicero

In today’s world, are parents still allowed to spank children, otherwise be charged with child abuse? Serious question.....some of the stuff I hear about parents getting in trouble with any physical discipline of children is very troubling.


8 posted on 05/02/2016 6:20:20 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Fact is, and this is something every actual parent has known since the human race dropped out of the trees, children need hard borders. Strict limits. Moral guidelines with painful consequences. Anyone who’s critical can kiss my a$$.


9 posted on 05/02/2016 6:20:53 PM PDT by katana
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

You know, I’ll tell you in my house,” Cruz delivered in his practiced sing-song, “if my daughter Catherine, the five-year-old, says something that she knows to be false, she gets a spanking!”

Cruz spanks his five year old for lying, he should be proud, she has inherited his most obvious talent for doing the same.


10 posted on 05/02/2016 6:21:35 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Race Baiting...... "It's What's For Breakfast")
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To: Chode

+1


11 posted on 05/02/2016 6:21:40 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Why spank when you can water board?


12 posted on 05/02/2016 6:23:26 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Race Baiting...... "It's What's For Breakfast")
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To: johniegrad

Yes. Only adults should tell Ted Bush he sucks.


13 posted on 05/02/2016 6:23:34 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I wish everyone will figure out that the kid was a plant. What 11 year old goes to a Cruz rally alone to disrupt?

Then Cruz uses it to immediately attack Donald Trump and make a statement that such values as “spanking” and respect are gone. Ironically, Rush’s show made a big deal out of how great of a statement that was by Ted Cruz.

Ted does not think on his feet that well- I’ve seen the interviews and he makes the same talking points over and over. It was way too scripted!


14 posted on 05/02/2016 6:24:31 PM PDT by Fast Ed97
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hayes is a poofter.


15 posted on 05/02/2016 6:24:42 PM PDT by beethovenfan (Islam is a cancer on civilization.)
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To: Chode; MinuteGal

Man, that Hayes is one ugly dude. No one would want to spank him. Too hideous to contemplate.


16 posted on 05/02/2016 6:24:58 PM PDT by flaglady47 (TRUMP ROCKS !!!)
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To: katana

Agree with you 100%. As young’uns my kids got tapped on the butt when they did something wrong. As they got older, they were always well behaved. Could got to any fine restaurant with them. Never had a checkout meltdown like the brats of today.

Spare the rod - spoil the child


17 posted on 05/02/2016 6:25:18 PM PDT by mouse1
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To: johniegrad

“Maybe he can get his daughter who is repelled by him to defend him with this kid. “

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I’m no Cruz fan but one incident caught on camera makes you say his daughter is “repelled” by him?

Wow !

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18 posted on 05/02/2016 6:25:32 PM PDT by Mears
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To: COUNTrecount

Interesting enough—if the kid said “You Suck” to Ted Cruz—it wasn’t really an issue of lying.


19 posted on 05/02/2016 6:25:33 PM PDT by Fast Ed97
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