Media ‘faux outrage’ douches: Daily Beast reporter mocks World War II vets!/iowahawkblog/status/385233198910676993

Yes, he did.!/Bencjacobs/status/385215141291114496

Ben Jacobs of Newsweek and The Daily Beast took to Twitter to expose his douchebaggery. As Twitchy reported, Honor Flight World War II veterans knocked down the government shutdown barricades on the National Mall in order to visit the memorial to veterans. The vets have reportedly been threatened with arrest now.!/AG_Conservative/status/385239538827661312!/AceofSpadesHQ/status/385250920755240960

To “real journalist” Ben Jacobs, this was an opportunity to mock both veterans and those who are rightly outraged by the ludicrous government barricades.!/NolteNC/status/385225971798126593

Jacobs wasn’t alone. The foul Jonathan Chait was the first to jump aboard the douche-train. He then mocked “faux outrage.”!/iowahawkblog/status/385225478413365248

Poor persecuted Chait!

Fellow New York Mag-er Stefan Becket upped the jackassery both in reply to Chait and Jacobs.!/stefanjbecket/status/385217154117017600


Twitter users rightly gave them the business.!/iowahawkblog/status/385387213208313856!/derekahunter/status/385227263794757632!/NYB2Fight/status/385226973280485376!/UVApolitics87/status/385233048012603392!/Al_B_Damned/status/385233757382250496

Ha! Well, he does “work” for The Daily Beast, so he’ll probably get a promotion. Plus, he may be too busy for such polishing.!/bradcundiff/status/385236672243593217


And Iowahawk brings it all home with some snark perspective:!/iowahawkblog/status/385385323934404608



You’ll love the ‘trophy’ World War II vets took home from the government shutdown blockade [pic]

Honor Flight to bring more World War II vets to DC Memorial despite government shutdown

NY Mag’s Jonathan Chait confirms anti-Nazi stance after douchey tweet mocking World War II vets

World War II veterans knock down police barriers to attend memorial on the National Mall; Update: Did a congressman lead the vets through the barricade?; Update: Congressman says Obama administration knew about veterans’ request and rejected it

‘Hold me!’ Luke Russert laments catastrophic shutdown effect; Citizens ready pitchforks [pic]

‘How will we know what to eat?’ Gasp! #ShutNado to interfere with FLOTUS’ tweets

The bleeding continues: Congressional elevator button pushers become latest shutdown casualty

‘Hold me!’ Luke Russert laments catastrophic shutdown effect; Citizens ready pitchforks [pic]

‘Farewell humans’: Government agencies tweet about not tweeting during shutdown

Shutdown Schadenfreude: Hey, Nancy Pelosi, about that ‘bare cupboard’ …

‘How do I water?’ Citizens chronicle first hour of #Shutnado devastation

Twitter’s #ShutdownPlaylist captures the mighty roar of #Shutnado

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JPMorgan’s Stock Falls With Bank’s Trading Revenues Amid Big Legal Costs

Despite a little more volatility in the last three months of the year, America’s largest bank by assets is in a trading rut. It also had $990 million in legal charges.

JPMorgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon Getty Images Chip Somodevilla

In the last three months of 2014, JPMorgan Chase, had earnings per share of $1.19, or a net income of $4.9 billion, down from $5.3 billion in the fourth quarter of last year. The bank’s profit slide of 6.6% from the fourth quarter of last year also fell short of analysts’ expectations of $1.31, and the bank’s stock is down more than 4.5% to $56.17 in late morning trading. The bank, the largest in the United States by assets, was weighed down by $990 million worth of legal charges.

In November, JPMorgan was one of six large banks to pay big fines to settle charges from British and American regulators that its traders had manipulated the foreign exchange market. JPMorgan’s Chief Financial Officer Marianne Lake said the new charge was in “large part an incremental for foreign exchange.” The Justice Department is conducting its own investigation of the foreign exchange market.

“Banks are under assault,” JPMorgan’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said on a call with reporters. “We have five or six regulators coming at us on every issue.”

The bank’s large and lucrative trading businessess saw sizable declines in revenue, with fixed income trading revenue sinking 23% from last year to $2.5 billion. The bank attributed the decline to “lower revenues in credit-related and securitized products” along with the sale of some businesses, including physical commodities trading. Not counting those sales, the fixed income business still saw a 14% declined in revenue, while equity trading revenue of $1.1 billion was up 25%, which the bank credited to more revenue from derivatives based on stocks and services to hedge funds.

The poor trading results, which are expected across Wall Street, were previewed late last year by Lake.

In a December speech, Lake projected a “high teens” decrease in trading revenue, eight percentage points coming from exiting commodities trading businesses, about $300 million.

Lake also said there had been an “uptick in realized in volatility particularly in foreign exchange and [interest] rates,” but said it was “low relative to where you would expect it to bein a m ore vibrant market.” Banks with large trading operations like JPMorgan tend to generate more revenue in more volatile markets, as larger swings in prices encourage more trading.

“It’s true to say volatility did pick up across asset classes,” Lake said Wednesday. “The [foreign exchange] business did well, and the the remaining commodity business did well on clients trading around oil.” Oil prices plunged in the last three months of the year and have contiued to fall.

With the exception of some choppiness in October, markets have stayed relatively quiet, with bankers and traders wondering where higher activity could come from. “It’s possible that while we’re going to see a little bit more volatility and hopefully that presents more opportunity, it’s likely the first half of next year at least is going to … continue to be challenging,” Lake said in December, and she said today that there were “no dramatic changes” in the trading environment in the beginning of the year.


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Tom Morello rages against Seattle cafe for not treating him like a VIP!/emzanotti/status/517067877183410176

That’s the trouble with communists, they only think the rules apply to the little people.

Over the weekend Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine got his elitist shorts in a bunch because he wasn’t immediately seated in a Seattle restaurant that was already filled to capacity. He took to Twitter to share the epic “don’t you know who I am?” moment with all his fans.

Five Point restaurant in Seattle is the WORST. Super rude & anti-worker. Shittiest doorman in the Northwest. Prick. Spread the word.

— Tom Morello (@tmorello) September 27, 2014

Spoiled musician experiences severe butt hurt over not being given special treatment, throws tantrum on Twitter. Spread the word.

@tmorello Wondering – A: Do people usually blindly do whatever you say? & B: Why not tell the doorman he's a prick, instead of telling us?

— Cayton (@StuffCaytonSays) September 27, 2014

Quote of the day: "Rock stars don't get special treatment at The 5 Point. We couldn't give less of a s**t."

— Ericka Andersen (@ErickaAndersen) September 30, 2014

The owner of the restaurant seems to be hard at work trying to implement the things Morello only talks about and took poor Tom to school.

@tmorello The 5 Point is totally pro worker & we pay more and have more benefits than any other small restaurant anywhere

— David Meinert (@davidmeinert) September 27, 2014

@tmorello higher starting pay, health insurance, retirement, paid vacation, sick days, and profit sharing.

— David Meinert (@davidmeinert) September 27, 2014

@tmorello we are or were fans of you & your work. Our staff are very cool & when they aren't it's typically a reflection of the customer

— David Meinert (@davidmeinert) September 27, 2014

@tmorello BTW I'm the owner & have supported & worked on paid sick days, higher minimum wage & city sponsored retirement for all workers

— David Meinert (@davidmeinert) September 27, 2014


@tmorello Attacking small business goes against your gimmick, asshole. Stop pretending you're a rock star.

— Jason. (@GabrielPomerand) September 27, 2014

So Rage Against The Machine has become the machine they raged against:

— Nik Martin (@nik_martin) September 30, 2014

lol, @tmorello uses his celebrity to get special treatment, then makes political accusations when he doesn’t get it

— J. Arthur Bloom (@j_arthur_bloom) September 30, 2014

@tmorello turns out to be just another douche rock star wanting special treatment. via @po_st #shocker #antidoorman

— Jennifer Cobb (@jencobb1978) September 30, 2014

@tmorello Perhaps Yelp would be a better outlet for your hurt feelings then?

— m. pinero (@stabulousness) September 27, 2014

@stabulousness: @tmorello Perhaps Yelp would be a better outlet for your hurt feelings then?” On it

— Tom Morello (@tmorello) September 27, 2014

@gechsor15 @tmorello "Rebellious social activist" didn't get rock star treatment, trashes small business on Twitter. #whenrockstarsyelp

— m. pinero (@stabulousness) September 27, 2014

@gechsor15 "Local business I've never been inside of is THE WORST. They're anti-worker! Spread the word." Yes, my attitude is the issue here

— m. pinero (@stabulousness) September 27, 2014

Willing to forgive the Seattle Evil (Egg) Empire 5 Points Cafe doorman powertrip if good guy owner D Meinert fully embraces #15Now min wage

— Tom Morello (@tmorello) September 29, 2014

So big of him. He’s willing to forgive the restaurant he trashed to 384k Twitter followers … but only if they meet his conditions.


Pancake Gate update: Luv&respect the workers.Glad to sit down w/owner next time in Sea, happy about his commitment to pay raise for workers

— Tom Morello (@tmorello) September 30, 2014

@tmorello that's awfully big of you, mister rock star.

— Ben Ecker (@BenEcker) September 30, 2014



Rage against the ‘official story': RATM’s Tom Morello enjoys a little JFK conspiracy reading

Occu-twerp Tom Morello: ‘Heroic’ Bradley Manning ‘deserves the Medal of Honor’

‘Chavez RIP': Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello retweets Chavez slam on Bush

Snit fit idiot: Rage’s Tom Morello: Ryan is ‘embodiment of machine our music rages against’

Full Twitchy coverage of Tom Morello




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19 Times Parents Have No Chill

“Mom, you’re embarrassing me!”

1. When you meet your kid’s new “cool” friend and try to impress them.


2. When you’re out in public and realize you didn’t pack any diapers.

3. When your kid reaches even the simplest of milestones.

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4. When you’ve been away from your kid too long on a business trip.


5. When your kid says something rude in public.

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6. When someone sneezes near your newborn baby.


7. When your kid is at bat in Little League.


8. When you show your kid your favorite movie from your childhood and REALLY want them to like it.

9. When your kid insists on ordering their own meal at a restaurant and then doesn’t eat a single bite.


10. When your kid says they’re in their room “studying.”


11. When you come across an item you need on clearance at Target.


12. When you’re not feeling appreciated after a long day.


13. When you finally get a moment to yourself.


14. When you’re trying to snap a photo of your kid with your cell phone.


15. When some rando yells at your kid.


16. When the clerk tells you they only have one copy left of the new video game your kid desperately wants for Christmas.


17. When you realize you’re going to have to spend the day with your toddler somewhere that isn’t baby-proofed.

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18. When you think it might be too late to sign your kid up for preschool.


19. When you find your kid’s shoes in the middle of the family room.

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Disgusting: Andrew Sullivan gay-baits late Ed Koch, blames for NYC AIDS crisis!/sullydish/status/297419622007844864

As Twitchy reported, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch passed away this morning at 88. The colorful, widely beloved Koch was rumored to be gay but never confirmed or denied it.

Koch didn’t owe you a damn thing concerning his private life. It’s none of our business and you’re a horrible person if you think otherwise.

— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) February 1, 2013

Exactly. Unfortunately, vile hack Andrew Sullivan has no qualms when it comes to debasing himself. He’s seen fit not only to engage in good, old-fashioned gay-baiting, but also to suggest that Koch was responsible for New York City AIDS crisis:

Of course, no one – straight or gay – is entirely defined by their sexual orientation. But it’s a core part of your personality – and Koch was simply too old, too self-loathing, and too prickly to change. Here’s the money quote when he was asked about it:

What do I care? I’m 73 years old. I find it fascinating that people are interested in my sex life at age 73. It’s rather complimentary! But as I say in my book, my answer to questions on this subject is simply “Fuck off.” There have to be some private matters left.

Of course they do. And I sure don’t want to know about Ed Koch’s sex life, if he had one. But the plain fact of your orientation is not the same as the details of your sex life. And when you are such a public figure and single and your city is grappling with an epic health crisis among gay men, it does become other people’s fucking business – especially if he was inhibited from a more aggressive response because of not wanting to seem gay.

That’s just the sort of sick slop that gleeful lefties like these delightfully lap up:

Ed Koch is dead. Still dead are the thousands of gay men and people of color he abandoned during the height of the AIDs crisis. RIP, meh.

— Wile E. Quixote (@ScottLinnen) February 1, 2013

I’m stunned papers r portraying Ed Koch as a gay advocate. A closeted gay man who didn’t handle the AIDS epidemic for fear of being outed.

— GuinnessLover (@Mayati) February 1, 2013

@teenmom4evr Vile to call someone gay? I did it for years, not just now. Nothing wrong with gay. But his avoidance of AIDS action was awful.

— michael musto (@mikeymusto) February 1, 2013

Veteran NYC gay journalist Andy Humm joins me to discuss Ed Koch & his legacy, including his gay closet & dismal response to AIDS. 4:30 ET

— Mike Signorile (@MSignorile) February 1, 2013

A closeted gay man who could have saved the lives of millions if he would’ve spoken up sooner. Sorry, nope, Ed Koch.

— Some Gay Dude (@Pschlarm) February 1, 2013

But those out there who understand respect, those with morals, are giving Sully the throttling he so very richly deserves:

You never cease to disgust decent people. RT @sullydish: Was Ed Koch gay and did his closet inhibit him from faster action on HIV and AIDS?

— EEÉ (D) (@EEElverhoy) February 1, 2013

People will pay for this crap soon #Douche RT @sullydish Was Ed Koch gay and did his closet inhibit him from faster action on HIV and AIDS?

— Derek Hunter (@derekahunter) February 1, 2013

BREAKING: Andrew Sullivan is still a disgusting, classless douchebag

— Greg B (@gregb94) February 1, 2013

@sullydish You are one sick man ….

— Barbara Schwartz (@BarbaraS370) February 1, 2013

@lilmissrightie @sullydish time for shunning to come back in style. Sully is rotting from the inside out, what a vile creature

— PJ(@museisluse) February 1, 2013

@lilmissrightie Good gracious @sullydish has an unnatural obsession w/ other ppl’s pelvic areas, doesn’t he?

— Modern Comments (@moderncomments) February 1, 2013

@sullydish What in the Actual F*ck is wrong with you? Is there a name for it?

— John Starking (@JNStarking) February 1, 2013

Good Lord. Repulsive. RT @sullydish Was Ed Koch gay and did his closet inhibit him from faster action on HIV and AIDS?

— Heather (@hboulware) February 1, 2013

You are such a terrible person. MT @sullydish Was Ed Koch gay and did his closet inhibit him from faster action on HIV and AIDS?

— John Nolte(@NolteNC) February 1, 2013

You’re one sick fuck. Also disrespectful. RT @sullydish Was Ed Koch gay and did his closet inhibit him from faster action on HIV and AIDS?

— LilMissRuleOfLaw (@LilMissRightie) February 1, 2013

Loathsome cockroach.

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Celebrities join to ‘demand a plan’ on gun violence … from someone or other!/AaronWorthing/status/282271660189560832

It must mean something that the very first celebrity to appear in a new video to “Demand a Plan” on gun violence is Jamie Foxx. Even if you aren’t familiar with his movies, such as current release “Django Unchained,” you probably heard something about his recent appearance promoting the film on “Saturday Night Live,” where he explained to the audience that his character gets to “kill all the white people” in the movie. “How great is that?” Great, we guess, as long as there weren’t any guns involved.

The national conversation on guns that so many still are demanding is well underway, whether they like the direction it’s taking or not. As Twitchy has reported, the NRA finds itself in a no-win position. The organization was criticized for not making a statement immediately after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and demonized by politicians and celebrities alike during its presser today. “Demand a Plan” has become a rallying cry, but like it or not (and many in Hollywood certainly did not), the NRA did present a plan. Part of that plan was for Hollywood to take a close look at its own contribution to what Bob Costas called America’s gun culture.

“demand a plan” unless it’s the NRA’s plan, and in that case then “f&ck u” right? Celebrities…

— Cali (@thistleandfern) December 21, 2012

So Hollywood is going to “demand a plan” to deal with gun violence?Take the log out of your own eye, you hypocrites.

— Dan Isett (@DanIsett) December 21, 2012

If only a predatory group of people who thrive off love of violence could step up and take action. Oh, whew:…

— Old Hoss Radbourn (@OldHossRadbourn) December 21, 2012

Also among the nearly 50 celebrities to appear is Beyoncé, who must have had an opportunity to demand a plan at some point during the fundraiser she and husband Jay-Z held for President Obama less than two months after the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting. We also recognized Jeremy Renner, the guy brandishing the handgun on the poster for “The Bourne Legacy.” Even Sarah Silverman manages to deliver six words in a row without an obscenity, so you know this is serious business.

The NRA’s plan scored two big thumbs down. So, what does anyone else have planned?

@_juliannemoore I stand with Julianne and demand a plan to end gun violence!!! No more guns!!!

— CC (@nycgirl111) December 21, 2012

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That’s the ticket! Study suggests minimum wage should be $21.72!/MikeElk/status/301790040621711360

President Obama is pushing for the hourly minimum wage to be raised to $9, but according to a study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, that’s not nearly enough. The study suggests that, in order to keep up with increased worker productivity, the minimum wage should be increased to $21.72 per hour. No, really:

The minimum wage should be $21.72, and that’s science:

— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) February 14, 2013

Shockingly, some people are quite keen on that number:

If minimum wage was $21.72 I wouldn’t mind working in fast-food

— ☆☆Laquil Humbles☆☆ (@JadaLegit_16) February 14, 2013

YES please happen RT @huffpostlive: Why the minimum wage should actually be $21.72

— Anis Filza (@anisfilza) February 14, 2013

Yeah RT @musbenyce: I’m down RT @huffingtonpost The minimum wage should be $21.72, study says

— Mr. De La Cruz (@SixxMinutes) February 14, 2013

“Why The Minimum Wage Should Actually Be $21.72″ Who would be against this?

— HimSoCool (@weaver_robert) February 14, 2013

No surprise here. Suppressed wages is why we have a 1% | The minimum wage should have reached $21.72 an hour in 2012.

— kevin (@k_bristol) February 14, 2013

Fuck Yea @cherbelleamour: Absolutely RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— iDee (@westbmorecash) February 14, 2013


@huffingtonpost ok, see this is how we Progressives and Liberals start to loose the argument, $21.72 is not going to gain any traction.

— Josue Pierre (@CitizenPierre) February 14, 2013

You’ve got that right. Businesses are already being squeezed by countless taxes and regulations. If the minimum wage increase to $9 would result in more hiring freezes and layoff bombs, just imagine what an increase to $21.72 would bring.

#Headdesk RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— Doug Mataconis (@dmataconis) February 14, 2013

What could possibly go wrong? RT @huffingtonpost The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— Matthew DesOrmeaux (@cynicusprime) February 14, 2013

@boldprogressive Yes, and unemployment rate would be about 21.72%Please tell me you understand the concept of my point at least.

— Fred Colorado (@FredWMy) February 14, 2013

As a small business owner, this depresses me. via @petersgoodman if minimum wage were fair wage, would be $21.72 / hr…

— ShawnMammal™ (@shawnimal) February 14, 2013

Go for it. Good luck with that. RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) February 14, 2013

Erm. bankrupt half of small businesses RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— Dahnish(@dahnish) February 14, 2013

Perfect. It’s just what America needs.

I’m in favour of a $21.72 minimum wage to help the poor, reduce unfairness, end inequality, move forward, be diverse, and bet on America.

— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) February 14, 2013

But why stop there?

They couldn’t just round up to $22?

— RB (@RBPundit) February 14, 2013

Why not just make it an even $25? RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— Tommy (@FirstTeamTommy) February 14, 2013

Aww heck, why not $50! RT @huffingtonpost: The minimum wage should really be $21.72, study finds

— Daniel Webb (@DWebbVA) February 14, 2013

To infinity — and beyond!

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‘Don’t transition me, bro!’ Obamaspeak: Insurance is being ‘transitioned’!/ShannonBream/status/395196565692100608

Wait, what?!/rorycooper/status/395197923979321344

Wow, indeed. Out: Newspeak. In: Obamaspeak.!/michellemalkin/status/395198749300912129

Just when you think the Democrats can’t become more of a self-parody, this happens. Rep. Levin, with what we assume was a straight face, said that no one is losing their insurance. Those plans that you like, yet are losing? Guys, you are totally just being “transitioned.”

Where? Into Room 101?!/bradcundiff/status/395197609448452096

Seriously. And more truthful.

Citizens were rightly outraged and quickly gave the Democrats the business. With a nice dose of hilarious snark, natch.!/bradcundiff/status/395198279400448000!/hmfearny/status/395197431870423040!/Matthops82/status/395199072736272384!/JDtheBard/status/395198753117724673!/chrisjacobsHC/status/395197535863578625!/RBPundit/status/395199208585572352!/freddoso/status/395199792822767616!/hmfearny/status/395197952701911041

Let them put their transition in you.!/amylutz4/status/395202000297541633


And two exit booms:!/Matthops82/status/395199580146384896

We can see 2014 from Room 101.


Keeping it simple: Obamacare in a Newspeak nutshell

Truth-boom! RESOLVED: Tea Party rubes best Obamacare-gullible elites [pic]

FACT! Mary Katharine Ham has slogan for President Pants on Fire and lying liar Jarrett

Dear President Pants on Fire, meet Americans who have one question: ‘I like my plan, why can’t I keep it?’

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We Dare You NOT to Fall in Love With This Cat. It’s Impossible.

Snoopybabe the exotic shorthair cat is taking the internet by storm… and we’re not surprised. First, his home country of China fell in love. Then, it spread overseas. Now? Snoopybabe controls the world. With his cuteness.

No matter what he is doing or how he is feeling, Snoopybabe always looks precious.


It’s even better when his owner decides to dress him up.

Halloween 2013, prepare for Snoopybee.

Business casual.


It’s impossible NOT to fall in love with Snoopy.

His eyes demand your unwavering loyalty.

Or else he’ll be sad.

Like, really sad.

Don’t you dare disappoint Snoopybabe. LOVE HIM.

Give in to his supreme cute. Just give in. And share this. Source

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Derpitude: ‘Real journalists’ fall for vile Michelle Malkin parody account!/michellemalkin/status/251754875988344832

A pitiful Michelle Malkin parody account has apparently been floating around Twitter since August of last year. Most likely, its sheer lame-itude is what’s kept it under the radar until today, when it suddenly caught the attention of the illustrious Band of Merry Real Journalists made up of such luminaries as Keith Olbermann, Ana Marie Cox, and David Frum.

There's a Michelle Malkin parody account? With even more parody than the real one? And nobody's sent me the handle? #Harumph

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 28, 2012

Behold the kinds of tweets that captivated this trio of tools:

@KeithOlbermann Keith, don't get my blood pressure up. It's Friday. I have an entire weekend of nail-biting paranoia to plan for. Jesus.

— Michelle Malkin (@micheIIemaIkin) September 28, 2012

(The parody account replaced the letter “L” in Michelle’s name with capital “I.”)

Ana Marie Cox, who has a history of opening her mouth about things she hasn’t properly read, gladly retweeted a fake tweet:

RT @MicheIleMaIkin: Libs are using Nickleodeon and Teenage Mutant Liberal Turtles to implant socialism. // Funny because it's true!

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 28, 2012

Mocking Michelle Malkin’s drawing attention to pig Jason Biggs is totally hilarious, see?

Doltish bigot David Frum fell for the same tweet as Cox:

RT @MicheIleMaIkin: Libs are using Nickleodeon and Teenage Mutant Liberal Turtles to implant socialism. Turtles spew hatred and intolerance

— David Frum (@davidfrum) September 28, 2012

One would think that even vapid troglodytes like Cox and Frum would’ve at least been able to put their combined seven brain cells together and figure out that the real Michelle Malkin would never put out anything resembling the garbage in the parody tweets. Common sense eluded them, however. Malkin was disgusted, and she rightly gave them the business:

And @anamariecox @keitholbermann @davidfrum all fell for the fake account and spread the slander against me.

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) September 28, 2012

Remember, folks. They are #realjournalists and I'm #justablogger

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) September 28, 2012

And none of them will apologize.

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) September 28, 2012

And of course no apology from @davidfrum @keitholbermann @anamariecox #realjournalists

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) September 28, 2012

After learning that the parody account was, in fact, a parody account, Cox continued to make an idiot of herself:

So @michellemalkin may be a fake account (?) but the opinions expressed are, well, I guess we could call them "real"? Truthy at least.

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 28, 2012

Lesson: After Akin, flag-gate, birtherism, Seamus, 47%, I am prepared to believe all kind of crazy shit that conservatives might say.

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 28, 2012

She finally did apologize, but not without slickly qualifying it:

@michellemalkin I'm sorry RT'd without disclaimer that parody account Tweet. You deserve to have your views represented accurately.

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 28, 2012

@michellemalkin I mean, I do find some of your views mockable but you should only be mocked for the ones that are actually yours. I'm sorry.

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) September 28, 2012

Frum, however, didn’t even attempt a half-hearted fauxpology:

My mistake, that was a parody account. I can't think why I was fooled!

— David Frum (@davidfrum) September 28, 2012

Translation: Michelle Malkin didn’t actually tweet that stuff, but, like, she totally would have, because racist and meanypants and stuff!

Keith Olbermann, who thought the parody account was the bee’s knees, felt that he was the victim in all this, and he demanded that Malkin apologize:

I retweeted nothing from this fake account. You owe me an apology. You are not adult to offer it RT @michellemalkin

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 28, 2012

Still waiting for you to retract what you made up right here RT @michellemalkin @keitholbermann fell for the fake a…

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 28, 2012

Truth escape! I never retweeted nor referenced the fake account. So she won't apologize to me; your assessment of h…

— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) September 28, 2012

So, so mockworthy …

@michellemalkin It only proves how deeply gullible the Left is. Which is why they fell for Obama. @keitholbermann @anamariecox

— jon gabriel (@exjon) September 28, 2012

@KeithOlbermann for someone you claim is insignificant you seem to spend a lot of time tweeting about her

— Bob Weiden (@bobwnyg) September 28, 2012

Um @KeithOlbermann is no journo RT @michellemalkin: And of course no apology from @davidfrum @KeithOlbermann @anamariecox #realjournalists

— justin m (@justinHHI) September 28, 2012

Thank goodness the MSM is well-stocked with grownups like those three. Otherwise, we might be in real trouble.

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