Am I the only one who's disturbed by the fact that a news host spoke at a political party's convention? They certainly don't seem to be too concerned about it or the implications over at Fox News. In fact, they seem proud. They've got a transcript of Huckabee's remarks on FoxNews.com. Besides the ethical questions of a host, even an opinion host, operating as a blatant party operative, Huckabee's comments contain racist, misogynistic dog whistles - and deceptive smears of the kind that Fox News would be hissing over 24/7 if they came from a Democrat.
Here are a few excerpts. You can read the entire speech on FoxNews.com.
(T)he only hitch in an otherwise perfect week, was the
awful noise coming from the hotel room next door to mine. Turns
out it was just Debbie Wasserman Schultz, practicing her speech
for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte next week.
Bless her heart.
...Forced out of their homes by foreclosure. Herded into
dependency upon a government that promises us candy, but gives
us cavities. Barack Obama seems intent on enrolling more people
...(Obama) Believes that human life
is disposable and expendable at any time in the wound (sic), even
beyond the womb. And he tells people of faith that they have to
bow their knees to the God of government and violate their faith
and conscience in order to comply with what he calls, health
The Elite Washington GOP Power Machine could care less with this two-bit preacher has to say.
Of course, you right-wing shills excel in false equivalencies, don’t you? (Oh, and what happened to your alliteration or is that only reserved for your tawdry twaddling tommyrot touting the Tundra Teabagging trollop?)