What a better way to promote hate than at some neo-con shindig. Of course the
queen of hate speech, Ann Coulter, made a nice little presentation.
Max Blumenthal has highlighted some of her comments at
Raw Story but here is one that is really interesting:
Coulter on killing Bill Clinton:
(Responding to a question from a Catholic University student about her
biggest moral or ethical dilemma) "There was one time I had a shot at
Clinton. I thought 'Ann, that's not going to help your career.'"
Now why is this one interesting? Well, anytime a pundit talks about
assassinating a President it should be make heads turn, especially those in the
Secret Service. You would expect them to keep the President, Vice President or
anyone else they protect away from such a person - right?
Well, if Bill Bennett didn't cause a few more riots in the Muslim world,
I suppose we can always count on Dick Cheney. Last night Cheney spoke at the
annual CPAC convention, a big big big Republican affair here in DC. Now what
kind of people was Cheney there giving his good name to? People who rise up
in boisterous applause when keynote speakers call Arabs and Muslims "ragheads."
For any of our foreign readers, that's an American racial slur.
Well it seems like
John at AMERIABlog has proven me wrong. Cheney had no problem speaking at
the same engagement that Coulter was talking about her thoughts of assassinating