Say What is the segment of Liberty Nation Radio where we unveil some of the most wacky, astonishing and damnable things uttered by politicians and the chattering class. Here is the latest episode:
Tim Donner: The statement of one Senator Richard Blumenthal, leftist from Connecticut, regarding the Michael Cohen guilty plea, qualifies as one of the rare ones that is wacky, astonishing, and damnable, all at the same time.
Richard Blumenthal: Today is going to be historic. We’ll all remember what we were doing when we heard this news about Michael Cohen implicating the president, in a very, very serious crime. The White House is looking increasingly like a criminal enterprise. We’re in a Watergate moment.
Tim: Yep, the JFK assassination, 9-11… and the fixer saying he paid off the hookers, those moments where none of us will ever forget where we were. This, from a senator who engaged in what many, including myself, consider one of the most despicable of all acts: Stolen valor. The guy claimed he served in Vietnam, and he never did, but he got elected and re-elected anyway.
But it was not just the political class that lost its mind over Trump and Cohen, and Stormy and all the rest – it was also the far-left entertainment industry, of course, embodied by one of the left’s darlings,
Bill Maher, saying the jig is just about up for our president cum Russian spy.
Bill Maher: I’m sorry, but it’s super obvious already. He is a Russian asset. This has been going on since the ’80s, they were targeting for this. Bob Mueller’s report is just going to be, it’s going to be foolproof.
Tim: Foolproof. Why don’t we just save ourselves a whole lot of heartbreak and trouble, and just storm the White House and take the president prisoner? And tell me the left would not do that, given the opportunity.
But to give you an idea of where the left is now, listen to the Reverend Al Sharpton, famously, the advisor to Tawana Brawley, who years ago ruined the lives of multiple people with false allegations of gang rape. And then he followed up with years of trying to stir up race wars. But the Reverend Al now has his own TV show, on far left MSNBC, and here he’s paying tribute to his great friend, Aretha Franklin, who just died.
Al Sharpton: In the words of my late friend, Aretha Franklin, show some R-E-S-P-I-C-T.
Tim: R-E-S-P—–I——C-T. Folks, you can’t make this stuff up. Truth is stranger than fiction, and there’s probably several other clichés I could use, but I will refrain.
But Reverend Al is just a demagogue, with no ability to actually vote on laws. Not so senator Elizabeth Warren affectionately known as Fauxcahontas, for falsely claiming Indian heritage, and using it to advance her career. Listen to her empathetic reaction to the ghastly murder or young Mollie Tibbetts of Iowa, by an illegal immigrant who for years went undetected.
Elizabeth W.: Now this is hard, not only for the family, but for the people in her community, the people throughout Iowa. But one of the things we have to remember, is we need an immigration system that is effective, that focuses on where real problems are. Separating a mama from a baby, does not make this country safer.
Tim: Well, that my friends is the compassionate left. A young girl was murdered by an illegal immigrant, the kind the left and the Democratic Party protect, and they simply brush this murder aside in favor of political talking points. Young Ms. Tibbetts was nothing more than roadkill. Speaking to hypocrisy, how come the Democrats turned down an offer to legalize twice as many dreamers, DACA recipients, as Barack Obama? The Dems said no, because they care far more about opposing any and everything Trump does and says, than actually protecting the people they claim they are committed to protecting. The hypocrisy is breathtaking.
We save the best, or worst, for last. With a vigorous debate about former CIA director John Brennan getting his security clearance stripped, the deep state, or permanent D.C. Swamp bureaucracy, is in full meltdown. Listen to former CIA operative, and CNN intelligence analyst, Phil Mudd lose it, just lose his grip, in a back and forth with Trump supporter, Paris Dennard, about monetizing security clearances on, of course, CNN.
Philip Mudd: How much do you think I’m paid to do that at the request of the U.S. government, give one answer, and you got 10 seconds. How much?
Paris Dennard: I’ll ask you a question, how much are you paid for your consulting and contracting gigs …
Philip Mudd: Answer the question (pounds table). I have no contract with the U.S. government that pay money, zero.
Paris Dennard: I’m not talking about the federal government deal.
Philip Mudd: When I’m asked to offer advice to the U.S. government, I get paid zero. That’s it.
Paris Dennard: Phil, let’s be honest, Phil, let’s be honest. I’m not talking about your role with the federal government, I’m talking about the subcontracting gigs, that you get from being a consultant, and a contractor.
Philip Mudd: Who are you talking about? You’re talking about General Hayden?
Paris Dennard: The consulting firms that they form, and that you all get, is because you get more money for having the security clearance. When you have a security clearance and you keep it …
Philip Mudd: I have zero relationships with the private sector that involve my security clearance, zero. I get zero dollars from consulting companies that deal with the U.S. government, are we clear?
Paris Dennard: Well, I will be clear in saying that everybody in Washington, D.C. knows. If you don’t want to be honest about it, that’s on you. But if you have a security clearance, and you keep it, you get more money to have it.
Philip Mudd: (screams) We’re done James, we’re done. Get out.
Tim: Of course, it was not Phil Mudd’s show, but he dismissed the guest anyway. The final chapter of that exchange, is that CNN fired Phil Mudd for his on-air psychotic break. Oh no, wait, they instead fired the pro-Trump guy, Paris Dennard, days later, alleging sexual misconduct. And CNN wonders why it has drained itself of every last drop of credibility.