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  • Sunday, November 06, 2005


    The cracked mirror has two faces

    Even crazy-assed racists get the blues... Posted by Picasa

    It was knee-deep when Malkin did her whine-fest last week on O'Reilly which David at Orcinus covers in great detail here, but this really caught my attention. To set it up, Malkin said:

    What I do argue is that a lot of the violence, a lot of the paranoia, a lot of the conspiracy theories, a lot of this hatred that I talk about is not relegated to the fringes of the left, we are talking about, um, something that is permeating, a disease that is permeating the leadership, up to the top. You know, it wasn't just some fringe crackpot on some college campus who was suggesting on a radio station, for example, that President Bush was tipped off to 9/11. That was the head of the Democratic National Committee: Howard Dean.

    David points to this:

    WALLACE: The most interesting theory is that the president was warned ahead of time by the Saudis. Why would you say that, Governor?

    DEAN: Because there are people who believe that. We don't know what happened in 9/11. Tom Kean is trying to get some information from the president...

    WALLACE: Do you believe that?

    DEAN: ... which doesn't -- no, I don't believe that. I can't imagine the president of the United States doing that. But we don't know, and it'd be a nice thing to know.

    WALLACE: I'm just curious why you would call that the most interesting theory.

    DEAN: Because it's a pretty odd theory. What we do believe is that there was a lot of chatter that somehow was missed by the CIA and the FBI about this, and that for some reason we were unable to decide and get clear indications of what the attacks what were going to be. Because the president won't give the information to the Kean commission we really don't know what the explanation is.

    You'll notice that 'crackpot' Dean says that, although he doesn't believe it, the theory is floating around out there.

    Here's another moment in crackpothood:

    MALKIN: Well, yes. Why don‘t people ask him more specific questions about the shrapnel in his leg. They are legitimate questions about whether or not it was a self-inflicted wound.


    MATTHEWS: What do you mean by self-inflicted? Are you saying he shot himself on purpose? Is that what you‘re saying?

    MALKIN: Did you read the book...

    MATTHEWS: I‘m asking a simple question. Are you saying that he shot himself on purpose.

    MALKIN: I‘m saying some of these soldiers...

    MATTHEWS: And I‘m asking question.

    MALKIN: And I‘m answering it.

    MATTHEWS: Did he shoot himself on purpose.

    MALKIN: Some of the soldiers have made allegations that these were self-inflicted wounds.

    MATTHEWS: No one has ever accused him of shooting himself on purpose.

    MALKIN: That these were self-inflicted wounds.

    MATTHEWS: Your saying there are—he shot himself on purpose, that‘s a criminal act?

    MALKIN: I‘m saying that I‘ve read the book and some of the...


    MATTHEWS: I want an answer yes or no, Michelle.

    MALKIN: Some of the veterans say...

    MATTHEWS: No. No one has every accused him of shooting himself on purpose.

    MALKIN: Yes. Some of them say that.

    MATTHEWS: Tell me where that...

    MALKIN: Self-inflicted wounds—in February, 1969.

    MATTHEWS: This is not a show for this kind of talk. Are you accusing him of shooting himself on purpose to avoid combat or to get credit?

    MALKIN: I‘m saying that‘s what some of these...

    MATTHEWS: Give me a name.

    MALKIN: Patrick Runyan (ph) and William Zeldonaz (ph).

    MATTHEWS: They said—Patrick Runyan...

    MALKIN: These people have...

    MATTHEWS: And they said he shot himself on purpose to avoid combat or take credit for a wound?

    MALKIN: These people have cast a lot of doubt on whether or not...

    MATTHEWS: That‘s cast a lot of doubt. That‘s complete nonsense.

    MALKIN: Did you read the section in the book...

    MATTHEWS: I want a statement from you on this program, say to me right, that you believe he shot himself to get credit for a purpose of heart.

    MALKIN: I‘m not sure. I‘m saying...

    MATTHEWS: Why did you say?

    MALKIN: I‘m talking about what‘s in the book.

    MATTHEWS: What is in the book. Is there—is there a direct accusation in any book you‘ve ever read in your life that says John Kerry ever shot himself on purpose to get credit for a purple heart? On purpose?

    MALKIN: On.

    MATTHEWS: On purpose? Yes or no, Michelle.

    MALKIN: In the February 1969 -- in the February 1969 event.

    MATTHEWS: Did he say on it purpose.

    MALKIN: There are doubts about whether or not it was intense rifle fire or not. And I wish you would ask these questions of John Kerry instead of me.

    MATTHEWS: I have never heard anyone say he shot himself on purpose.

    I haven‘t heard you say it.

    MALKIN: Have you tried to ask—have you tried ask John Kerry these questions?

    MATTHEWS: If he shot himself on purpose. No. I have not asked him that.

    MALKIN: Don‘t you wonder?

    MATTHEWS: No, I don‘t. It‘s never occurred to me.

    Michelle Malkin: We knew she was a racist and a fake journalist. Now we can add fringe crackpot to her thin resume.


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