I've been on both sides of the Hilary Rosen affair for a very good reason — there are two sides. Last time I wrote about Rosen the not-lobbyist and all that implies.
But I don't want to leave it there. I'm appalled at the "Don't Hurt Me" Dems and their need to sell out their own, even when their own are right. And on this issue, Hilary Rosen is right.
Here's Cenk Uygur making this point, after Wolf Blitzer did the Beltway deed and broderized Hilary Rosen, on camera and to her face.
Via Crooks and Liars; watch:
As Ana Kasparian says (at 2:00):
The Republicans always paint Democrats as being weak, and this is a perfect example of that.The run of Obama administration bus-tossings (sorry, apologies) is gathered into one cringe-making string at 1:15 in the clip. Amazing — we're ruled by a party that fights and a party that says "Don't hurt me."
Blitzer's performance starts at 5:12. "Look into the camera and talk to her [Ann Romney]" he says to Hilary Rosen. Rosen's reaction is pathetic, but Blitzer's provocation is beyond the bad word that's rolling through my mind. You have to watch to see just how *** he is.
Here's a thought — Let's fix the "Don't Hurt Me" party, shall we? As Princess Leia (might have) said, "It's our only hope."
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