Exclusive To Right Wing News: Bob Etheridge’s Opponent, Renee Ellmers, Responds To His Assault On A Student Film Crew
As many of you are no doubt aware, Democratic Congressman Bob Etheridge is in the news for assaulting a student who asked him a question. Here’s the video of the incident that’s turning up all over the place.
Etheridge has already issued an apology for his odd and violent behavior.
I have seen the video posted on several blogs. I deeply and profoundly regret my reaction and I apologize to all involved. Throughout my many years of service to the people of North Carolina, I have always tried to treat people from all viewpoints with respect. No matter how intrusive and partisan our politics can become, this does not justify a poor response. I have and I will always work to promote a civil public discourse.
One of the reasons Etheridge may have apologized so quickly is because he’s in a +3 Republican district and has a credible challenger,: : : : : Renee Ellmers.
If a teacher or principal treated a student this way — it would raise serious questions and he would be suspended. This kind of behavior is equally unacceptable in a Congressman. Bob Etheridge needs to make a full, complete and candid public explanation for this behavior. His describing his behavior as “a poor response” is not adequate. Most important of all, Congressman Etheridge should apologize — in person — to the two students.
Dan Riehl of Riehl World View has a bit of a bombshell to drop on the arrogant, self-reverential “Senator of
To understand the frustration of legacy media journalists such as New York Timeso racialist Kate Zernike over the strength of the Tea Parties and the resurgence of Friedrich Hayek and other past voices from the right, let’s paraphrase Janene Garofalo’s infamous rant last year on MSNBC. It’s not about bashing Republicans, it’s not about taxes, they have no idea what the Boston tea party was about, they don’t know their history at all. This is about hating conservatives in America. This is elitism straight up
Of course, most TEA Party shirts include an American Flag, so either one. See if you have the same issues