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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    The media owes the American people an apology for trying to use this tragedy and other similar tragedies to try to infringe of 1st and 2nd amendment rights.
    Not the media, but the people who are proposing that bill that would make it illegal to basically say anything bad about members of Congress. They owe us an apology.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by friday View Post
    … the media jumped on the story and had made all the assumptions before the blood on the ground dried. They lumped Loughner in with me and every other constitutionalist TEA Party member.

    So the question stands, does the mainstream media owe the TEA Party a national and public apology?
    Could you provide some examples of media accusations that you feel were unfair? This would be helpful in understanding the issue.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Absolutely not! Does the Tea Party owe the POTUS an appology for the Nazi, Hitler signs they displayed?
    Do Libbos owe Bush an apology for burning him in effigy?
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Absolutely not! Does the Tea Party owe the POTUS an appology for the Nazi, Hitler signs they displayed?

    Yea right. As soon as Bush gets an apology for even worse Hitler Nazi and death threats on signs and pictures depicting a bullet through his head.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    How about we stop being so offended by idiots that we demand apologies for everything.

    That sounds like a good idea.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    How about we stop being so offended by idiots that we demand apologies for everything.

    That sounds like a good idea.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    So, let me get this straight.

    The whole time leading up to election day this time around, every time something someone attacked the Tea Party movement (or the movement embarrassed itself) we were told that it wasn't a party. We were told (paraphrasing of course) that it was a loosely confederated bunch of grassroots organizations whose chief goal was power to the people and smaller government, not a party.

    Now, we're seriously asking ourselves if the media owes the Tea Party an apology? A strawman organization we were repeatedly told by members of the movement didn't exist?

    Oh, okay.

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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    How about we stop being so offended by idiots that we demand apologies for everything.

    That sounds like a good idea.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Does Fox News owe an apology for the general misinformation they throw around every day?

    Is him being a "pothead" relevant? Or are you trying to imply some liberal connection?

    Also, Mein Kampf and the Communist Manifesto aren't exactly compatible ideologies. He listed Animal Farm as well (Orwell is pretty popular with conservatives and the book its self was an attack on communism). I'm not saying he was part of the Tea Party movement, there really isn't any reason to believe he is but no one owes anyone anything. In your attempt to show how "the media" is making it political you are yourself trying to politicize it.
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    Re: Does the media owe the TEA party an apology?

    Quote Originally Posted by TacticalEvilDan View Post
    So, let me get this straight.

    The whole time leading up to election day this time around, every time something someone attacked the Tea Party movement (or the movement embarrassed itself) we were told that it wasn't a party. We were told (paraphrasing of course) that it was a loosely confederated bunch of grassroots organizations whose chief goal was power to the people and smaller government, not a party.

    Now, we're seriously asking ourselves if the media owes the Tea Party an apology? A strawman organization we were repeatedly told by members of the movement didn't exist?

    Oh, okay.

    **** off.
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