Brit Hume actually said it.
“His problem isn’t just that he makes these ‘gaffes,’ which he’s always done. You know, he blurts these things out that are totally impolitic. For example, you know, ‘poor people are as smart as white people,’or whatever, however he put that...that’s a gaffe...However...the stuff you see with him more recently; for example, not remembering that when he met with the students from Parkland High School, that he wasn’t still in office. He’d been out of office for more than a year when that happened. The fact that he misremembered that, that’s not a gaffe. That’s the kind of memory problems that people his age --- and, indeed, my age --- have all the time. And I think that the thing that may catch up with Biden over time, even among Democrats who would otherwise be for him, is the feeling that he’s --- that senility is overtaking him, and I think it is.”
Hurricane Dorian weakens
By Mike Huckabee
As of this writing, Hurricane Dorian has weakened to a category 2 storm and has yet to come ashore, but its outer bands are bringing high winds and torrential rains to the northern Florida coast. But when Dorian was at its strongest, it lingered over the Bahamas for two days. Now that it’s finally passed, some heartbreaking images of the devastation have hit the media, and the known death toll has risen to seven.
I hope you’ll join me in continuing to pray for those affected and in giving to Samaritan’s Purse, which was already gathering aid and preparing to fly it in before the storm even left the islands.
Obama judge orders White House to restore Press credentials
By Mike Huckabee
Just another day in Washington: an Obama-appointed judge orders that White House press credentials be restored to a reporter for Playboy who acted like a disruptive jackass and even threatened a guest at a White House event. The judge ruled that “even the temporary suspension of his pass inflicts irreparable harm on his First Amendment rights."
I can’t help wondering if reporters also had a First Amendment right to act like disruptive, threatening punks during the Obama Administration. Because this has nothing to do with a reporter's right to ask questions, but with some newly-discovered Constitutional right to be a loudmouthed, immature, threatening boor while he’s a guest in the White House. Since all of us, not just reporters, have the same First Amendment rights, try acting like this guy during a White House tour and see how long it takes before you’re forcibly tossed out onto the sidewalk. Better yet, try acting like that in this judge’s courtroom and see what happens to you.
Kansas University: Choose carefully
By Mike Huckabee
Because Chick-fil-A’s owners exercise their Christian values by giving money to organizations such as the Salvation Army (“Boo! Hiss!...for some reason”), the Sexuality & Gender Diversity Faculty and Staff Council at Kansas University wants the popular fast food chain banned from the campus. They claim allowing Chick-fil-A there “violates safety and inclusion.”
First of all, I’m curious how “unsafe” anyone feels eating at Chick-fil-A, considering they have the friendliest customer service of any fast food chain anywhere. Secondly, I wonder if these people have ever even pondered how absurd they sound, demanding that certain people be banned from campus for their religious beliefs in order to protect “inclusion.” “Inclusion” apparently now means the exclusion of anyone who doesn’t hold exactly the same beliefs as the people enforcing “inclusion.”
But I’d like to make note of another important point: if you were a student at Kansas University, which would you rather have on campus: a “Sexuality and Gender Diversity Faculty” acting as self-appointed thought police or a Chick-fil-A?
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Will the last Democrat in South Dakota please turn off the lights? Oh wait: that’s already happened.
Once again, Facebook is accused of relying on liberal opinion as “fact-checking” to censor conservatives, in this case the pro-life group Live Action. By acting like a publisher while enjoying the freedom from being sued of a public forum, Mark Zuckerberg is practically begging for Facebook’s protection from lawsuits to be aborted.
After getting a backlash for trying to bring back blacklists, the stars of “Will and Grace” are backing away from their tweets demanding a list of attendees at a Beverly Hills Trump fundraiser so they know “who we don't want to work with.” Eric McCormack claims his tweet was “misinterpreted,” and “I absolutely do not support blacklists or discrimination of any kind.” Which is odd, since it sounded very clearly like he was supporting not working with people because they hold different political beliefs. But these days, liberals are like Lewis Carroll’s Humpty Dumpty, who said, “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”
Still, a big salute to Whoopi Goldberg for having the integrity and courage to stand up against the new McCarthyites of Hollywood and denounce attempts to bring back blacklists of people just because they voted for or support Trump.
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