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“Your world is on fire!” Cruz wants terrified little girl to know apocalypse is here because...Obama

He's like an insane televangelist.



Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) took an odd approach to riling up voters in a New Hampshire speech on Sunday — by shouting at a child. According to reports, at an event held by the Strafford County Republican Committee, Cruz attempted to convey the urgency of the American political situation:

“It’s now or never,” he said. “I don’t think we’ve reached the point of no return yet. But we’re close. We are close! And I believe if we go four or eight more years on this same path, we risk losing the greatest country in the history of the world.”

He continued: “And the Obama-Clinton foreign policy of leading from behind — the whole world is on fire.”

“The world is on fire?!” asked a little girl who was in the arms of her mother.

“The world is on fire,” he replied. “Yes! Your world is on fire!”


After a moment in which is bizarre fearmongering set in, he revised his statement. “But you know what?” he said. “Your mommy is here and everyone is here to make sure that the world you grow up in is even better.”

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/16/your_world_is_on_fire_ted_cruz_terrifies_little_girl_in_nh_stump_speech/
Posted by Cali_Democrat | Mon Mar 16, 2015, 01:47 PM (12 replies)

CNN Has Completely Given Up on the Meaning of ‘Breaking News’

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/cnn-has-completely-given-up-on-the-meaning-of-breaking-news/

Over the past year, we’ve seen CNN use its “Breaking News” Chyron to report that solving the missing MH370 plane mystery “could take years” and to tell us that the Titanic sunk 102 years ago, among other less than urgent stories. But this latest example just might be the best “Breaking News” ever.

After Washington, D.C. police banned sledding on Capitol Hill during today’s snowstorm, CNN sent Joe Johns out into the cold to report on the parents and children who were boldly defying those rules:



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Posted by Cali_Democrat | Thu Mar 5, 2015, 06:09 PM (14 replies)
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