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Anne Coulter on Liberal Treason « Previous | |Next »
February 4, 2003

Media Whores Online has a concise summation of Anne Coulter's position on treason in the US here.

It simply says that liberals who didn't clap for Bush at the SOTU speech are traitors.

Media Whores Online also mentions that Paul Begala at CNN's Crossfire, addressed Coulter's claim by asking whether those Americans who had helped the Iraqi's were also traitors. The transcript of the show can found here with Coulter coming on towards the end.

This is the question asked:

BEGALA: Let's check out another -- just to test your definition of treason. Take a look at this from "The Washington Post."

"According to oil industry executives and confidential United Nations records, Halliburton held stakes in two firms that signed contracts to sell more than $73 million in oil production equipment and spare parts to Iraq while Cheney" -- that would be Dick Cheney, now vice president -- "was chairman and CEO of the Dallas-based company. Two former senior executives of the Halliburton subsidiary say that as far as they know, there was no policy against doing business with Iraq."

Is that treason too?"

Good question huh? Takes us to the heart of the matter don't you think?

And Coulter's defense?

It was that the Cheney connection (and presumably other US companies doing mutually-beneficial business with evil dictators in the axis of evil) is too complex to grasp----America was not at war with Iraq in 1998.

Whereas, her own charge of liberal treason (liberal nonclappers) stands for itself. It is crystal clear. This is the reasoning. George Bush announced that his administration will deploy a shield to defend America from incoming ballistic missiles. But only only one side of the aisle stood up and gave that a standing ovation. The Democrats don't stand for defending America from incoming missiles. Therefore they are committing treason.

The assumption here is that Iraq can threaten the US by sending in ballistic missiles. That assumption is questionable on the available public evidence. Even if the current Iraqi regime is playing hide and seek games with the UN inspectors and is not disarming, that does not mean that it has the military capacity to land ballistic missiles on the US homeland.

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As a "clapper", I must posit the following question:What is the sound of one hand clapping?
Answer:
Me, slapping some sense into your lard-filled, brainwashed head.

You obviously didn't read the book. Typical liberal idoit to attack someone's book you have never read. You guys are so predictable and one of the main reasons the Republicans took back the Senate. What do you guys to in return? Vot in Nacy Palosi (sp?) as you house leader! Way to go! Let's give free tuition to illegals!

that woman was a lawer?!?!?!? says alot about the academic standards you have there. she thinks iran and iraq were at war in 98????
jeeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzz!!!!

To a disabled Vietnam vet: "People like you caused us to lose that war."

"If those kids had been carrying guns they would have gunned down this one [child] gunman. ... Don't pray. Learn to use guns."

"I think [women] should be armed but should not [be allowed to] vote"

This woman is clinically insane. Thank God for pies