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Fox News hasn't rested on their collective laurels. The propoganda spin machine continues to spew conspiracy theories as to how in the world Obama could have been re-elected. (It couldn't possibly be because of Obama's ground game or Romney's incessant Political Tourette's.)

Fox's latest delegate is a Boston-based Tea Party loving radio talk show host named Michael Graham. Counterargument was provided by Julie Roginsky, a Democratic consultant and Fox News political contributor. Megyn Kelly of Fox News [legs fame] hosted the discussion.

(Special Note: As you're watching the video, pay attention to Roginsky's glossy-eyed non-responsive non-reaction to Graham's vile comments):

Video Transcript:

Kelly: "In this kind of divided country, could any president walk in right now with a mandate?"

Graham: "Absolutely! A president who ran on something, who said 'here's my affirmative goal, other than raising taxes on millionaires & billionaires, it's the one thing he was clear on,.. if he had an affirmative goal, he could run on it. But he didn't run on an affirmative campaign. He ran on 'The Republicans are satan incarnate, and if women vote for any of them, they're going to be forced into rape camps.' And when that's your campaign, you can't be suprised when people you ran against don't want to work with you, and you don't have an issue to rally people around. I challenge my guests: 'Name one thing President Obama campaigned on that we can all rally around.' Give me one."

Roginsky: "Well, I'll tell you right now one of the many things he ran on that we can... maybe you can't rally around it but the people certainly have, it's to uphold ObamaCare. That... people clearly sent a message about that. To have a fair tax system, the people clearly sent a message about that. And so on and so forth. The man had a record to run on for the past four years. If the voters had rejected that record, he wouldn't be going back to The White House. But if you want to keep this up, and you want to keep talking about the fact that Barack Obama is, you know, an illegitimate president, then you guys are going to keep losing elections."

A friend's response: "[Seishin], don't call me up & make up some ridiculous bullshit like that! Because no thinking Republican woud go on television and say anything like that!"

We're in agreement.

If it's uncouth to wear white after Labor Day, it's certainly out of bounds for Republican rape chatter after the election.

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  •  Tip Jar (16+ / 0-)

    BREAKING: Man Who Told Half the Nation to Fuck Themselves Somehow Loses Election. ~ Andy Borowitz

    by seishin on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 07:57:27 PM PST

  •  Well, this is the Grand Old Rape Party we (9+ / 0-)

    are talking about so it is not surprising that they are still obsessed with rape.

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:13:46 PM PST

  •  About that projection problem - GOP as Satan (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:

    incarnate and operating rape camps? Well, that was pretty much in every DNC stump speech we all heard, right? And didn't the beguiled and bewitched Romney/Ryan utterly fail to deny this election-swaying accusation strongly enough, and hold up their rosary, crosses, heave vials of Holy Water, display the Urim and Thumin to block the Devil's deadly attack?  Satan successfully possessing Republican candidates to make them seem like they're spouting off in an obsessed manner about rape and these Great American Christian leaders were powerless to stop this...well, that almost makes an odd sort of consistent view.  I do hope they go with that theory and spend the next two years vetting their candidates for 2014 against Satan's manipulations.

    It's still baffling that this comes out now, after the election.  Weren't the churches aware of this and eagerly battling Satan and his minions all throughout this year?  Weren't all their imprecatory prayers to that empty chair sincere enough to bind the devil laughing at them in a manic crimson gloat from that invisible spot on the seat?  

    Something heinous like this devilish threat to America's Way of Life clearly must have been reported on Fox News by America's spiritual warriors all year long...oh...right. Fox still 'reports' whatever crazy propaganda bullshit the right wing wants launched into the echo chamber as very serious stuff, stuff that matters, that people need and want to hear, that our nation can't survive without knowing.  There goes fair & balanced Fox, exorcizing the right to know...   This is so extreme crazy that not even Pat Robinson of the 700 Club would have imagined pushing this.  What next?  Desperate Republicans toying with the idea of changing allegiences to the Devil so they can finally win?

    When life gives you wingnuts, make wingnut butter!

    by antirove on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 10:58:43 PM PST

  •  Your friend wasn't talking about Graham (0+ / 0-)

    when he said no thinking R would say that.

    He was talking about Roginsky.  No R would ever admit that attacking Obama's legitimacy would ever hurt them in elections.

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