Tea Party Reps ‘have acted like terrorists’ says our Vice President

The new post-Tucson civility™.

Biden: These Republicans certainly have acted like terrorists; Update: Biden denies


Update: “I’m sure that if Dick Cheney had used the phrase ‘terrorists’ to describe his domestic opponents we’d all just have a good laugh.”

Update: Remember, Politico cited “several sources” — Democratic sources — for the quote. Here’s the obligatory denial:

“I did not use the terrorism word,” Biden told CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley…

“What happened was there were some people who said they felt like they were being held hostage by terrorists,” he said. “I never said that they were terrorists or weren’t terrorists, I just let them vent.”

Added Biden: “I said even if that were the case, what’s been happening when you now have taken and paid the debt and move that down so we can now discuss, the nuclear weapon’s been taken out of anyone’s hands.”

Read the entire article at HotAir.com

At GatewayPundit Jim Hoft offers this video from the House this afternoon “as lawmakers debated the debt-reduction deal negotiated by the White House and Congressional leaders”:

Oh, wait! That’s not members of the Tea Parties! Sorry! That is a protest by members of the far left groups Vocal New York and  National People’s Action of Chicago.

Writes Hoft, “They’re outraged that they won’t be getting more of your money.”

Read the entire post.

Related: At Verum Serum  John has posted a video of Van Jones explaining social justice to an audience. John writes, “Is this communism or just socialism? Seems to me it could be either…”

Update: The amazing Sheila Jackson Lee “says she and fellow Democrats will ‘read the entire’ bill to determine whether it provides ‘justice for all, or justice for a few.'” At The Blaze with video of her remarks on the Fox News Channel.

Update 2: But wait! There’s more Sheila Jackson Lee video. Evidently, spending tax dollars responsibly and living within our means is a civil rights issue, or something. “We are witnessing the tyranny of the minority.” At TheRightScoop commenter The Wizard of Oz replied:

” ‘Tyranny of the minority’

“Like 10,000s of thousands of people showing up at the capitol to protest a bill that 70% of the population opposed, and then a few hundred people in D.C. mocking them and flaunting their power as they walked through the crowds….pretty sure that’s what she means.”

Update 3: U.S. House Passes Debt Limit Agreement as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Enters Chamber to Spontaneous Applause – Video

…As the final votes were being cast, spontaneous applause began to echo through the House Chamber as members realized Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had entered to cast her vote. Giffords was casting her first vote on the floor since being shot by an assailant in January…

Update 4Following Joe Biden’s Lead… Al Sharpton Calls the Tea Party a “Monster” That Will “Destroy You” (Video). Al’s really great, isn’t he?

Update 5: Sarah Palin Slams Joe Biden Linking Tea Party Conservatives with Terrorists at American Power.

Comments are closed.