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Michelle Malkin of Fox News on Chris Matthews' "Hardball" (2004)

One of many right-wing media propagandists who, in the runup to the last American presidential elections, said Democrat Senator John Kerry had shot himself during the Vietnam War. Swift Boat Veterans For Truth, engineered and put in commercials by Karl Rove and the Republican Party, was the sole source of this 'fact'.

Reality check:

"February 18, 1966:
A senior at Yale, Kerry commits to enlist in the Navy.

December, 1967:
Kerry is assigned as an Ensign to the guided-missile frigate USS Gridley. After five-months aboard, he returns to San Diego to undergo training to command a Swift boat, used by the Navy for patrols in Vietnam.

June, 1968:
Kerry is promoted to Lieutenant.

November 17, 1968:
Kerry arrives in Vietnam, where he is given command of Swift boat No. 44, operating in the Mekong Delta.

December 2, 1968:
Kerry gets his first taste of intense combat, and is

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  • Why are the right-wing chicks hot and the liberal chicks homely?

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  • Her and chris matthews are both idiots.

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  • Not sure who was loudest and most obnoxious.
    Either way, I dislike John Kerry.

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  • Yet, again, Michelle Malkin makes an attempt to glorify her perfect idiot IQ but, alas, not on Faux Noise.

    I cannot stand her...She is not a journalist, she is a pitiful and weak instrument of propaganda.(whoops, almost typed in whore

    She's too thin and needs a cookie or a sandwich. UGHHH!

    Can't stand her most times although there was one guest that called her a name and for that he was way out of line...

    Just once more, I would relish the thought of watching her face as she is handed her ow More..

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  • Good find Las,,,,,She is, what she is....

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  • omg. never seen this clown before. are you people serious over there? htf can a rank idiot like this even be in the public eye let alone a part of the news apparatus. beggars belief. fark. who the hell is she sucking off for her job? someone shut her up. annoying as hell.

    i really hope you people get your country back next election. its RP or its RIP.

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  • voted

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  • Gee Mr. Reversal, how come you're not criticizing Matthews for his aggressive, stepping-all-over-the-guest-and-not-allowing-them-to-full
    y-answer style, as you're so fond of doing with our friends at Fox? They're both kind of wacky, if you ask me.

    Has anyone followed up her assertions? Did the book she mentioned back up what she said, true or not? It seems like that'd be easy to verify. But then, that'd put things in a context and we certainly can't have that in an ad hominem attack can we? More..

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  • Fox should replace Alan Combs with Matthews. Then we'd have a fair and balanced show.

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  • Matthews is a complete moron.

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  • diknup: "Gee Mr. Reversal, how come you're not criticizing Matthews for his aggressive, stepping-all-over-the-guest-and-not-allowing-them-to-full
    y-answer style, as you're so fond of doing with our friends at Fox? They're both kind of wacky, if you ask me.

    Has anyone followed up her assertions? Did the book she mentioned back up what she said, true or not? It seems like that'd be easy to verify. But then, that'd put things in a context and we certainly can't have that in an ad hominem attack can we?!"
    A More..

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  • I am simply sick of these formatless debates. Just a bunch of ass clowns shouting over each other. Does anybody know of a well structured political debate show where there is a sense of decorum? Two people hollering at the same time just make me change the channel.

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  • blablablabla: "
    diknup: "Gee Mr. Reversal, how come you're not criticizing Matthews for his aggressive, stepping-all-over-the-guest-and-not-allowing-them-to-full
    y-answer style, as you're so fond of doing with our friends at Fox? They're both kind of wacky, if you ask me.

    Has anyone followed up her assertions? Did the book she mentioned back up what she said, true or not? It seems like that'd be easy to verify. But then, that'd put things in a context and we certainly can't have that in an ad hominem attack can we?!"
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    I didn't read it yet either. I'll mute the sound and read. I feel sorry for whomever had to listen to this and record the transcripts.

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  • blablablabla: "
    diknup: "Gee Mr. Reversal, how come you're not criticizing Matthews for his aggressive, stepping-all-over-the-guest-and-not-allowing-them-to-full
    y-answer style, as you're so fond of doing with our friends at Fox? They're both kind of wacky, if you ask me.

    Has anyone followed up her assertions? Did the book she mentioned back up what she said, true or not? It seems like that'd be easy to verify. But then, that'd put things in a context and we certainly can't have that in an ad hominem attack can we?!"
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    I read the text...That is John Kerry's official position. I read the book. The Swiftboaters say pretty much the opposite. The official medical reports for one of his purple hearts basicaly says a small metal splinter was removed and a bandaid applied. Kerry the applied for another medal. Are the swift boaters lying...possibly...is John Kerry lying...possibly....legitimate debate though

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  • ^I am not commenting here but read what blablablabla wrote if you have further questions. Thx, bla. And as you said, there is no debate -- people can debate, if they want, but the hard facts are more important.

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  • Malkin is just amazed that her strawman arguments dont fly outside of Fox.

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  • menderman: "
    blablablabla: "
    diknup: "Gee Mr. Reversal, how come you're not criticizing Matthews for his aggressive, stepping-all-over-the-guest-and-not-allowing-them-to-full
    y-answer style, as you're so fond of doing with our friends at Fox? They're both kind of wacky, if you ask me.

    Has anyone followed up her assertions? Did the book she mentioned back up what she said, true or not? It seems like that'd be easy to verify. But then, that'd put things in a context and we certainly can't have that in an ad hominem attack can we?!"
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    I read the text...That is John Kerry's official position. I read the book. The Swiftboaters say pretty much the opposite. The official medical reports for one of his purple hearts basicaly says a small metal splinter was removed and a bandaid applied. Kerry the applied for another medal. Are the swift boaters lying...possibly...is John Kerry lying...possibly....legitimate debate though"
    There is no debate, in 2005 Kerry signed SF180 and had all official documents released. They completely matched what Kerry had said. On the flip side, shortly after that some of the SBV actually admitted to having NO FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT THEY CLAIMED.

    It was a smear camapaign pure and simple. Though judging by some of the comments here, it worked as intended.

    Some of you should be ashamed...

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  • May I add that Malkin is an opportunistic, deceiving bitch. Thanks.

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  • ~isn't it just great that it takes 2 leftist lying scumbags to gang up on ONE CONSERVATIVE woman, and these lairs STILL lose the argument :)

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