Lou Dobbs Calls MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow A Liar and the Tea Bagging Queen

On his radio show today Lou Dobbs took shots at both FNC’s Gerald Rivera and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow for disproving his birther claims. Dobbs called Rivera, “severely intellectually challenged,” and Maddow a leftist lady “tea bagging queen who twisted his words.” He also called her a liar. Somehow, I don’t think Maddow is much into tea bagging.

Here is the audio courtesy of Media Matters:

Dobbs was trying to defend himself from the fact that FNC and MSNBC have been portraying him as a nut job. Dobbs said about Maddow, “Tea bagging queen Rachel Maddow over at MSNBC she wanted another shot, so apparently, she twisted, she tried to twist my words. She ignored my statements on the issue.”

He called Maddow a liar, “In other words, she was not being intellectually honest…By the way, she lied. I have never said that I am a birther. I’m not. I don’t know how many times I’ve said Barack Obama is a citizen of the United States. Why not release your birth certificate? What is the big deal with saying that? Good Lord all I am asking for is a little truth from the left, would you mind? Of course, it is probably going to be as forthcoming as the truth from the right.”

Here is the video from Maddow’s show that sent Dobbs on the attack:

Of course, Dobbs is a birther. If he wasn’t he wouldn’t be raising questions about Obama’s birth certificate. He using the old, Obama is a citizen, but other people have questions, which is a very insidious way to spread a personal attack without having to take responsibility for his words.

It is safe to presume that Rachel Maddow has had many life experiences, and it is just a hunch here, but I don’t think she has much contact with tea bagging, politically or otherwise. If Dobbs wanted to claim that Olbermann was lying about something, I could see that, but Maddow can get so fact based, she is almost dull.

Lou Dobbs should be used to people calling him a lunatic, so I don’t understand why this is getting to him so much. I think it is because if CNN competition keeps treating jobs like a mentally unstable joke, he might just find himself out of a job. Dobbs can hide behind all the flimsy word devices that he wants, but I think this whole thing has backfired on him, and made him look like a bigger kook then when he is bashing immigrants.

7 Replies to “Lou Dobbs Calls MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow A Liar and the Tea Bagging Queen”

  1. Here’s Obama’s dilemma in a nutshell (READ VERY CAREFULLY AND DIGEST):

    If BHO shows his original long form birth certificate, indeed showing he was born in Hawaii, it will also show his father was American citizen, Frank Marshall Davis, not the Kenyan/British citizen, Barack Obama Sr. While that would allow Barack Jr. to be POTUS eligible as BOTH a “citizen”/“native born citizen” AND an Article 2 “natural born citizen” — that is, born to two American citizens on American soil — it would simultaneously show he is a fraud hiding his real father — an unacceptable political debacle.

    If, on the other hand, BHO keeps hiding his original long form birth certificate — while simply repeating, without showing, he was born in Hawaii — he can still CLAIM BOTH he was born in Hawaii AND his father was the Kenyan/British Barack Obama Sr. This would enable Barack Jr. to claim he’s a “citizen”/“native born citizen” but it would mean (if a federal court would ever get around to declaring and thus far no one has standing to bring the suit) that he’s NOT an Article 2 “natural born citizen” and thus not eligible to be POTUS — a legal/constitutional debacle since all acts under an illegal POTUS are void.

    So it seems, BHO has elected option one until forced to go option two because for now it looks like no federal court will ever find a plaintiff with standing. (Of course, there’s the additional issue of BHO losing American citizen status if/when he became an Indonesian citizen — that is, IF he returned and was naturalized he would be a legal citizen, but would lose both native and natural born status, and, IF he returned and was not naturalized, he would be an illegal immigrant unlawfully in this country — but we’ll leave that for another day.)

  2. A comment so contextually inaccurate could only come from someone who willfully denies what the synapses from their eyes tell their brain.

    “I see, therefore I deny.” This isn’t a good start for anyone who wants to be taken seriously.

    Tea bagging reference to woman? Clearly, Lou is on the run, flailing about; lashing out with infantile name-calling, so disorganized a thinker that he can’t even get his insults right. Though, come to think of it, I see this a lot in the Palin/Birther followers. A very juvenile tossing out of every insult that comes to mind, just figuring one will stick and wound the victim long enough to give the petulant, irrational birther a chance to get away without ever having to explain exactly how it is that they can’t read and yet want to be taken seriously.

    It’s the domestic abuse model of “political discourse”, otherwise known as the Fox News/Rush Limbaugh model; hit hard, hit fast, make it hurt so bad the person is incapacitated and reeling from the pain. This type of helplessness can then inflict a sense of shame on the victim, temporarily rendering them passive or still. Meanwhile, the perp can run like the coward he is and then deny, deny, deny.

    Oh, Lou. It’s sad when we see our fellow humans regress into children…and even sadder still when we notice they left all semblance of integrity and moral compass behind them.

    Rachel is the model of class, brilliance, and dignity…she left Lou in the dust a long time ago. I suspect Lou is dimly aware of his inadequacies and this anger is a coping mechanism he uses to deal with his intellectual failures.

  3. This slanted article just try’s to lump Dobbs in w/’the birthers’. Dobbs has stated numerous times that he believes Obama was born in Hawaii. Dobbs used his show as a forum for believers and disbelievers of the birther issue, and let them fight it out.

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