Pathetic: MSNBC Blurs Charlie Hebdo Cartoon During Interview With Cartoonist

I saw this on Twitter and thought it was a joke. It was not a joke.

The sniveling cowards at PMSNBC actually blurred the cover of an issue of Charlie Hebdo during an interview with a contributor to the magazine, Tuesday.

The move was made all the more pathetic as Caroline Fourest, the Charlie Hebdo contributor, accurately predicted that the network would blur the cover, a decision which she said was “just crazy.”

“Then we had some other cartoons, more Charlie Hebdo, like this one, that I know because we are in America, you are probably going to blur it, which is just crazy,” Fourest told MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow.

Via The Daily Caller:

The French journalist then held up a copy of a Charlie Hebdo issue, the cover of which depicted a cartoon of Muhammad which MSNBC had blurred, as Fourest predicted.

“So let’s talk about that,” Farrow simpered. “It’s a debate going on in newsrooms around the world, and it is true, many stations including NBC News have decided they will not show some of those covers that are most offensive, particularly in their depictions of the Prophet Muhammad. What’s your response to that?”

“I think it is the saddest news I’ve heard in this all of this incredibly moving mobilization around Charlie Hebdo,” Fourest replied.

I don’t know what is more annoying about Farrow’s pathetic mewling.

The idea that MSNBC is not showing the cartoons out of politeness (not out of political correctness and mortal fear,) when everyone knows that they’ve not shown themselves to be so polite when it comes to offending other (conservative) groups.

Or Farrow’s idiotic insistence on calling the original head-chopper, “the Prophet Mohammed.”

Is Farrow a Muslim convert? If not – why does he call him, “the Prophet?”

Good grief man. I can sort of understand the reluctance to show the cartoons under the threat of murder and mayhem – but I don’t think the “violent extremists” are going to come after you for the offense of not showing enough groveling deference to their prophet.

 

Lt Col Ralph Peters: Obama Is A Coward – On The Same Side As The Terrorists

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 Appearing on Fox News Monday,  strategic analyst Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret.) called Barack Obama a coward who has chosen to side with the terrorists.

He said he was “ashamed” as he watched the March in Paris, Sunday.

“How could Obama do this? Not only not go himself – but forbid our other top officials from going.”

He added, “there is simply no excuse for it.”

He ridiculed the idea that security concerns prevented the president from going. “Look at the pictures for God’s sake. Queen Rania of Jordan was there in the front rank. In the second rank you’ve got Carla Bruni the wife of  former President Sarkozy of France – looking very good in a powder blue turtleneck by the way. We have a president who doesn’t have the guts of a French actress!”

Peters continued, “I’ve been in hot water for saying the president’s a coward. The president’s a coward! The president is a physical coward, he is a moral coward, he is an intellectual coward.”

Moral cowardice, Peters explained, is the reason Obama refuses to admit that he was wrong about Islam.  “Make no mistake, Passivity in the face of terror is complicity. And yesterday, President Obama chose the side of the terrorists.”

 “Future historians are gonna have a ball trying to unravel this guy’s psychology,” Peters continued. “You can explain his behavior to a point and then you’re just in the Twilight Zone. It’s appalling to me that this is a President of the United States who doesn’t get excited about terrorist threats to the homeland. He’s got this romanticized view of Islam that doesn’t jibe with reality, but he clings to it.”

Watch the video, here.

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Our Weasel Of The Week Nominees!!

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It’s time once again for the Watcher’s Council’s ‘Weasel Of The Week’ nominations, where we pick our choices to compete for the award of  the famed Golden Weasel to a public figure  who particularly deserves to be slimed and mocked for his or her dastardly deeds during the week. Every Tuesday morning, tune in for the Weasel of the Week nominations!

Here are this weeks’ nominees….

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Barack Hussein Obama, Defender Of Islamism,   President of the 57 states and fluent Austrian speaker!!

The Noisy Room : Barack Obama and his Administration for prioritizing the fighting of Islamophobia. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo and Kosher Market slaughters in Paris,France. Once again Obama came to the defense of Islam and terrorism, not the victims:

There are some individuals that are using a peaceful religion and grossly distorting it, and trying to use its tenets to inspire people around the globe to carry out acts of violence. And we have enjoyed significant success in enlisting leaders in the Muslim community, like I said, both in the United States and around the world to condemn that kind of messaging, to condemn those efforts to radicalize individuals, and to be clear about what the tenets of Islam actually are. And we’re going to redouble those efforts in the days and weeks ahead.

According to Breitbart, here are his 5 other greatest Islam defense remarks:

2009…

My job is to communicate to the American people that the Muslim
world is filled with extraordinary people who simply want to live
their lives and see their children live better lives. My job to the
Muslim world is to communicate that the Americans are not your enemy.

and…

So I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the
region where it was first revealed. That experience guides my
conviction that partnership between America and Islam must be based
on what Islam is, not what it isn’t. And I consider it part of my
responsibility as President of the United States to fight against
negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.

2010…

When I became the NASA Administrator, [President Obama] charged me
with three things. One, he wanted me to help re-inspire children to
want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand our
international relationships; and third, and perhaps foremost, he
wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage
much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good
about their historic contribution to science, math and engineering.

2012…

[A] crude and disgusting video sparked outrage throughout the Muslim
world. Now, I have made it clear that the United States government
had nothing to do with this video, and I believe its message must be
rejected by all who respect our common humanity. 
It is an insult
not only to Muslims, but to America as well — for as the city
outside these walls makes clear, we are a country that has welcomed
people of every race and every faith. We are home to Muslims who
worship across our country. We not only respect the freedom of
religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed
because of how they look or what they believe. We understand why
people take offense to this video because millions of our citizens
are among them….The future must not belong to those who slander the
prophet of Islam.

2014 – Kerry for Obama…

[Our effort] has to start major efforts to delegitimize ISIS’s claim
to some religious foundation for what it’s doing and begin to put
real Islam out there and draw lines throughout the region.

In the ‘Audacity of Hope’, Obama is famous for the quote: “I will stand with the Muslims if the Political Wind shifts in an ugly direction.”

At the rally in Paris in commemoration for those who died this week,
Barack Obama was noticeably absent. Over 50 world leaders showed – Obama ostensibly sent Eric Holder, who was not seen at the vigil, march or the rally. Plausible deniability, but if a politician goes to a wake and no one sees him, did he really go? Obama is dining and golfing… Holder is probably meeting with Islamists.

Ask Marion: My nomination for the weasel of the week is President Obama… yes again… this time for not joining the other leaders of the Western world in Paris to stand in unity against radical Islamic terrorism. Guess he is still recovering from jet lag after his two week Hawaiian holiday vacation?

President Obama and US Secretary of State John Kerry were noticeably absent as most of the world’s leadership stood together in unity and linked arms against terrorism and for freedom. At a time when the US looks ever weaker after our president has spent 6-years apologizing for American exceptionalism and continues to appease those who would oppress anyone who chooses not to accept their radical ideology, our president needed to be part of the united coalition in Paris. Radical Islam is at war with us. They are attacking us and the rest of the Western world on all fronts and President Obama is still cutting deals with the Muslim Brotherhood and inviting them to the White House.

This is what happens when we don’t vet our candidates and vote for people we do not know or understand.

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Noted Author And Wealthy Left Wing Fantasist JK Rowling!!

Bookworm Room :I’m giving my Weasel of the Week nomination to J.K. Rowling. She’s a brilliant writer, but when it comes to world issues, logic, and politics, she’s proven herself to be an uneducated, illogical, and possibly racist moron.

When Rupert Murdoch correctly tweeted that Islamic terrorism stretches around the world and that it needs a reformation from within, Rowling sent several inane tweets in response:

“I was born Christian. If that makes Rupert Murdoch my responsibility, I’ll auto-excommunicate.” [See tweet here.]

“The Spanish Inquisition was my fault, as is all Christian fundamentalist violence. Oh, and Jim Bakker.” [See tweet here.]

“Eight times more Muslims have been killed by so-called Islamic terrorists than non-Muslims.” [See tweet here.]

By tweeting this nonsense, Rowling ignored the fact that Murdoch has never justified any of his actions by saying that he was following Biblical mandates; that Christian reformation resulted in rejection of the Spanish Inquisition; that American Evangelicals, rather than distancing themselves from Bakker by announcing that he wasn’t a Christian, instead denounced his conduct, calling it unbecoming for a Christian; and that citing to Muslim internecine massacres as an excuse for not castigating Muslim violence sounds remarkably like saying “It’s all good when the brown people kill each other.”

Secondary Weasel nominations go to all the Progressives around the world who actually thought Rowling said something intelligent, and lionized her accordingly in social media.

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 Murderous Islamist Thugs The Kouachi Brothers!!

 The Glittering Eye : These murderers of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and editorial staff are hard to match for sheer perfidy and are clearly the weasels of the week.

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Progressive Whack Job Sally Kohn!!

Nice Deb:I nominate Sally Kohn for being one of the first leftists out of the gate to make absurd equivocations, attack strawmen, and expose her own gross hypocrisy in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo slaughter in Paris, last week.

In a double whammy of stupidity, she tweeted:

Christians or Jews killing in name of religion = Extremists

But Muslims killing in name of religion = All Muslims??!

Come on…

Fallacy #1 She seemed to be suggesting that Christians and Jews commit terrorist attacks in similar numbers as Muslims.

Fallacy #2 She was also suggesting that a significant number of conservatives were accusing all Muslims of being terrorists. When I asked her who was doing that — name names, she ignored me.

She also put her gross hypocrisy on display with this tweet:

It is not inconsistent to believe in free speech AND be against insulting other people’s faith traditions. #CharlieHedbo

It took conservatives approximately two seconds to find examples of Kohn insulting other people’s “faith tradition” on Twitter here and here:

Those tweets are just a small sample of the irritatingly inane weasel-speak coming from Kohn in the past week.

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Islamist Shill and terrorist Groupie Nihad Awad, Executive Director and Co-Founder of CAIR

The Right Planet : Nihad Awad, executive director and co-founder of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), hijacked a press conference at a vigil for the Charlie Hebdo victims killed by Islamic terrorists in Paris last week. Awad used the opportunity to pump the tried-and-true meme CAIR always regurgitates every time an act of terror is committed by Muslims–namely, that Muslims are the true victims, never mind the real victims.

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Author, Hard Left Feminist Termagant, Conspiracy Fantasist And Israel Basher Naomi Wolf!!

 Simply Jews : I nominate Naomi Wolf, with one of her more unhinged “moments of truth”. Naomi Wolf, lately famous for her conspiracy theories, wasn’t able to keep her mouth shut even in an event like the recent Paris murderous spree by Islamic terrorists, producing one of her inanities on the spot.

Well, there it is. What a despicable group of  Weasels…ANY OF THEM COULD WIN! Check back Thursday to see which Weasel walks off with the statuette of shame!

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Marc Thiessen: “Obama Doesn’t Adjust His Schedule When There Are American Victims Of Terrorism – Why Would He Change His Schedule For The French?”

Former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen was on the Kelly File, Monday night to share his thoughts on the president’s decision not to attend the historic rally in France, Sunday.

“This is the same president who went to a fundraiser the day after an American Ambassador was killed in Benghazi, this is the same president who went golfing after an American was beheaded by ISIS,” Thiessen began. “So he doesn’t adjust his schedule when there are American victims of terrorism – why would he change his schedule for the French?”

Martha MacCallum harkened back to President Bush’s World Series pitch in the wake of the 9/11 attacks “that must have given Secret Service some gray hairs,” but he was determined to do it.

“Absolutely he was,” agreed Thiessen. “And he was on Ground Zero just a couple of days after 9/11 standing on top of the rubble.”

Thiessen said that he didn’t buy the security excuse, but giving them that – no one else could go?

We had forty world leaders  — a million people marching behind 40 world leaders walking arm and arm saying we are going to combat Islamic radicalism together. And the U.S. is completely absent from that picture.”

All good points.

Another example of Obama’s bizarre apathy in the wake of a terrorist event would be in 2009 when Obama shocked the nation for the first time with his insensitive, disconnected demeanor  in the wake of the Ft. Hood massacre.

After news broke out of the shooting at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, the nation watched in horror as the toll of dead and injured climbed. The White Housewas notified immediately and by late afternoon, word went out that the president would speak about the incident prior to a previously scheduled appearance. At about 5 p.m., cable stations went to the president. The situation called for not only his trademark eloquence, but also grace and perspective.

But instead of a somber chief executive offering reassuring words and expressions of sympathy and compassion, viewers saw a wildly disconnected and inappropriately light president making introductory remarks. At the event, a Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian affairs, the president thanked various staffers and offered a “shout-out” to “Dr. Joe Medicine Crow — that Congressional Medal of Honor winner.”  Three minutes in, the president spoke about the shooting, in measured and appropriate terms. Who is advising him?

Anyone at home aware of the major news story of the previous hours had to have been stunned. An incident like this requires a scrapping of the early light banter. The president should apologize for the tone of his remarks, explain what has happened, express sympathy for those slain and appeal for calm and patience until all the facts are in. That’s the least that should occur.

Over five years later, and this president remains weirdly detached in the face of Islamic terrorism.

Daniel Bongino Rips Obama A New One For Lying About Secret Service

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Copied in its entirety from  Bongino’s Facebook page:

 As a former Secret Service agent I am apoplectic that the President is, again, blaming security and, by default, the Secret Service for skipping the historic rally in Paris. This President is absolutely incorrigible and appears to have no shame at this point.
He is not telling the truth. Don’t you find it just a bit odd that the Nelson Mandela funeral, which was an organizational security threat given that it was scheduled to take place just five days after his death, was attended by the President despite the chaos, and the Paris rally wasn’t.The truth is that the President screwed up and made a bad call. The Secret Service doesn’t tell the President where to go, his staff makes that call. If he wanted to go to the rally the Secret Service would have made it happen. We have an office in Paris that does just this type of visit. What makes this President different is his compete inability to acknowledge mistakes and move on. He must blame others and find a scapegoat to cover for his inadequacies. He has done this before with the Secret Service when he placed the blame on them for the suspension of the White House tours, which was another tall-tale.The Secret Service doesn’t have the luxury of being able to publicly respond to this garbage so I’ll do it for them. Stop blaming the men and women who subordinate their lives, and their safety, to yours to fix your self-inflicted political problems. What you did was shameful and I hope Americans see through it.
The real reason Obama didn’t go? Apathy. Obama and his aides thought the Charlie Hebdo terror event was a 3-day story tops. No big deal. Make a statement, tweet #IAmCharlie, sign a condolence book at the French Embassy and that should be that.
But the off-key, out of step,  White House was “caught off guard” at the massive outpouring in Paris. Wait –  people care about freedom of politically incorrect speech?
Via the Politico:

White House aides were so caught off guard by the march’s massive size and attention that they hadn’t even asked President Barack Obama if he wanted to go.

So by Monday morning, the intensity of criticism was so fierce that the aides knew they had to apologize. The media, they felt, had constructed a problem. This time, though, they thought the media might have a point. But they were also counting on the low-attention-span White House press corps to move on as soon as they gave in.

Um yeah – Good call.
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