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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

More on that Crazy “Obama Is an Arab” Lady from the McCain Rally Last Week

posted by on October 14 at 16:11 PM


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Obama Supporters May Spew More Hate Than McCain Backers

"Obama supporters have planned to lob molotov cocktails at McCain events, for example. Or consider the instances in Michelle Malkin's roundup or Patterico's description of an ugly Obama rally. Or read this entry on Andrew Malcolm's Los Angeles Times blog."

Posted by John Bailo | October 14, 2008 4:15 PM

Insane Leftist Rage:

Independents are getting scared by Ayers-Obama!

Posted by John Bailo | October 14, 2008 4:18 PM



Posted by KBF | October 14, 2008 4:20 PM

Comparing comments on the internet to comments in meatspace is absolutely ridiculous. And even if you were to compare leftist internet drivel to rightist internet drivel, the right would still win over in disgusting bullshit. To wit: YouTube comments.

Posted by Chris in Tampa | October 14, 2008 4:27 PM

1. Go pick up a copy of St. Vincent's album "Marry Me"
2. Cue up the title track, and pretend she's singing it for you (and that someone would actually ask you to marry them)
3. Cry yourself to sleep
4. Leave the Slog alone

Posted by i have a medium penis | October 14, 2008 4:28 PM

@1: I didn't realize registered sex offenders posted at Slog.

Posted by whatwhat | October 14, 2008 4:31 PM

@1: Hmmm... so Republicans believe that calling Obama an "Arab terrorist" is okay, because some Obama supporter called Palin a c*nt? Tearing down signs is awful, but jamming Democratic Party phone banks is not?

I'd have a lot more sympathy for whiny Republicans if they weren't such nasty, foul hypocrites. So much for "the party of personal responsibility", eh?

Posted by demo kid | October 14, 2008 4:33 PM

That was next to impossible to hear... does somebody have a transcript, or at least the gist? Or is it essentially, "I don't care what McCain says, he's still an Ay-rab!"?

Posted by Christin | October 14, 2008 4:38 PM

@8 Here's a subtitled version with a transcript:

So, yes, you got the gist of it.

[CNN REPORTER]: His father was Muslim, and heís a Christian.

Quinnell Yeah , but heís still got Muslim in him. So thatís still part of him.

Posted by KBF | October 14, 2008 4:45 PM

She's Gayle Quinnell of Shakopee MN, and I wish someone would get a copy of her mailing and put it on the webs.

Posted by K | October 14, 2008 4:47 PM

There was a small swarm of onlookers, or perhaps reporters, by the end of the video. Essentially, a bunch of people (now including myself) just watch a crazy elderly lady spout off nonsense. No one would have noticed her if she was on her porch or on the streetcorner, so why -- even after the McCain interaction -- would we want to spend six minutes listening to/laughing at her now? Don't worry about the crazy ladies, unless they go by "Carly Fiorina."

Posted by pbaitch | October 14, 2008 4:49 PM

Oh, wait. I forgot about Palin. And Sally Kerns. And Anita Bryant. Oh, and Nancy Reagan. And, um... jeez, Republican ladies sure come off as reeaall crazy, don't they? Still, leave the elderly alone, except for McCain.

Posted by pbaitch | October 14, 2008 4:52 PM

My 84-year-old grandma could kick her ass.

Posted by DOUG. | October 14, 2008 4:53 PM

There are ignorant people in the US? Really? And some of them support McCain? Wow, this is so shocking.

Posted by john cocktosin | October 14, 2008 4:54 PM

Wow, so this is what a McCain/Palin supporter looks like! So this is the intelligence level of a McCain/Palin supporter. John McCain must be so very proud of the folks who're supporting him.

Posted by yucca flower | October 14, 2008 4:58 PM

"insane leftist rage"! of course! liberals do it all the time, so it's okay when conservatives do it!

whatever. malkin's entire thesis has always been that only conservatives are civil and only liberals are "unhinged." she literally wrote the book on it. her entirely predictable response to the shocking! news! that angry batshitcrazy conservatives exist is to deflect the charges by 1) blaming the "obamedia" for distorting the truth, and 2) saying "but look... angry liberals!" yeah, great mughshot collection, but that's not a point, it's a diversion, and a pathetic one at that. she fails, and you fail even more for thinking she has a point.

Posted by brandon | October 14, 2008 5:01 PM

#5 says "Go pick up a copy of St. Vincent's album 'Marry Me'"

I'm listening to it now on Rhapsody.


Yeah, there's this subscription service on the Internet. It's all instant now...don't have to go to the "record store"...

Any, any, any, any....

Posted by John Bailo | October 14, 2008 5:02 PM

Here are 2 posts from John Bailo on diff. blogs:

this one re: To Catch a Predator shows:

"opinions on what's right or not vary. In Canada for example, the age of consent used to be 14. In Romania as well. I hate to say it, but I feel a little sorry for the predators. I think many of them want to enjoy the same privileges as the 17 year old "predator". And they may have a more young attitude in which older women are just too dreary for them. Yes, there should be boundaries, but remember at one point it was illegal for a white to date a black."

and on Teh GAYS (Larry Craig):

"I'm surrounded! As a heterosexual I feel besieged by encroaching de riguer gayness. Is it still safe for me to like girls, when a "Conservative Republican" pulls a Pee-Wee Herman?
Do I have to move off the coasts?
Maybe to Nebraska. Where housing prices are resonable..."

Yes John, please move to Nebraska

Posted by found it! | October 14, 2008 5:19 PM

So then a good thing to invest in would be pharmaceuticals specializing in Alzheimer's/anti-dementia drugs, what with the 40+% support for McCain and aging of America? No wonder my friend suggested nuclear energy and biotech as industries worth investment during a Democrat administration...

Posted by just wondering | October 14, 2008 5:19 PM

Any reason at all not interact with another person, huh?

Posted by Chris in Tampa | October 14, 2008 5:19 PM

I bet the stuff she read "at the library" is all e-mail forwards she read on the library computer. Why is it that people over the age of 60 seem to have such a hard time figuring out that not everything they read in an e-mail or on the internet is true?

Posted by Julie in Chicago | October 14, 2008 5:22 PM

Every time I miss Minneapolis, I just have to remember the ring of idiots that live around it. Homesickness=gone!

Posted by bethbeth | October 14, 2008 5:32 PM

John, we don't have leftist rage, we're winning. Maybe some insane leftist gloating, I got me some of that, sucka!

Posted by DJSauvage | October 14, 2008 5:52 PM

I bet the Nigerians would pay big bucks for McCain's email list.

Posted by DJSauvage | October 14, 2008 5:55 PM

@24 that is so true!

Posted by Fly-Over Illinois | October 14, 2008 6:00 PM

Shakopee is where they hold the Renaissance Faire. I recall her selling turkey legs from a pile of burning dung when I visited in 1987.

Posted by emma's bee | October 14, 2008 6:29 PM

That To catch a Predator show will never catch me. I do it old school by hanging out at playgrounds. It is amazing what cheap wine and candy will get you.

Gotta go...would you look at the ass on that 10 year old boy!

Posted by John Bailo | October 14, 2008 6:43 PM

John Bailo I love you and your abilities here in SLOB to kick up the dust, will you marry me?

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | October 14, 2008 6:52 PM

You're welcome to him, as far as I'm concerned. He's one fucked up fucker.

Hell, I remember when I was young. I was hot as hell, and thought that by holding down a barstool at Canlis I could find my Prince Charming and never work again. It's just my dumb luck to hook up with that worthless piece of shit. Now I'm 35 and look 50 on a good day. Jesus H. Christ.

Posted by Mrs. John Bailo | October 14, 2008 7:01 PM

@18: Speaking of Nebraska, maybe Johnny Bailo's mom will take him there and abandon him at a hospital.

Posted by RainMan | October 14, 2008 7:07 PM

@21 - It's not just people over 60. One of my friends, who is generally speaking a wonderful person, believes and forwards every stupid e-mail she gets. I've taken to sending her the link to snopes for most of the stupidity. She is 33, younger than me.

It's a lot easier to have a chain e-mail think for you than to do your own thinking.

Posted by Sheryl | October 14, 2008 7:18 PM

This woman makes me so sorry to be a Minnesotan. I'm moving as soon as I can, and I'm taking my Arab friends with me. What a fucktard.

Posted by Ariel | October 14, 2008 9:10 PM

FY-to-the-I: Shakopee is also home of the "Renaissance Festival" and "Valley Fair," our very own the-waterpark-water-makes-your-hands-itch version of Six Flags.

Sigh. Minnesota, Hats off to thee...

Posted by Ariel | October 14, 2008 9:14 PM

27-30 FTW!

Posted by Madashell | October 14, 2008 10:36 PM

@1 and @2 - aww, did we hoit your feewings?


Grow some.

Posted by Will in Seattle | October 15, 2008 1:16 AM

That benighted woman represents the very reason why it is NOT a good idea to encourage everyone to vote.

Posted by RHETT ORACLE | October 15, 2008 11:52 AM

wow show how racist mcain is "no mam he is a decent family man" as if arabs are not decent family man. people are stupid not realizing the argument about obama's religion and i thought this was a free country where u can be president regardless of religious preference boy was i stupid

Posted by jpalestine4ever | October 15, 2008 4:30 PM

What scares me the most is that they allow people like this to vote. Holy crap. In all fairness, this woman should have a mental health evaluation...I feel bad for her. Man it's scary that there are so many people who are so ill-informed and lost in the ways of society and they still can affect the future of this country, in in essence the world.

Posted by Pete | October 17, 2008 2:46 PM

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