Ann Coulter, well known hate monger (not my words) has a new book out which promises to be exactly like her old ones – an avenue in which to put down liberals while preaching her own brand of neocon vitriol. Unfortunately, that means she’s making her round of talk shows to promote her “work.”
Here’s a sample from a recent interview on CNBC with Donny Duetsch, host of The Big Idea , transcripted byMedia Matters:
DEUTSCH: That isn’t what I said, but you said I should not — we should just throw Judaism away and we should all be Christians, then, or —
COULTER: Well, it’s a lot easier. It’s kind of a fast track.
COULTER: Yeah. You have to obey.
DEUTSCH: You can’t possibly believe that.
A blogger on DailyKos has an article about this that makes a rightful point:
“The absurd part about all of this is not that a serial scenery-chewer like Coulter would say shocking things. The absurd part is that, in spite of all the things Coulter says all the time, she still gets invited by major news outlets to make those comments. Every. Damn. Time.”
So here’s my question – why do people not view her the same way they do extremists of other religions? She stands for hate and is against everything that America is supposed to stand for.
She’s also part of the tour for David Horowitz’s completely silly “Islamofascism Awareness Week,” a thinly disguised forum for bigotry gracing a university campus near you during the week of October 22nd.
10 Bucks says she doesn’t have a reflection.
I leave you with this exchange, also from the Media Matters transcription of the same interview, regarding her views on liberal mixed race couples:
COULTER: You walk past a mixed-race couple in New York, and it’s like they have a chip on their shoulder. They’re just waiting for somebody to say something, as if anybody would. And —
DEUTSCH: I don’t agree with that. I don’t agree with that at all. Maybe you have the chip looking at them. I see a lot of interracial couples, and I don’t see any more or less chips there either way. That’s erroneous.
COULTER: No. In fact, there was an entire Seinfeld episode about Elaine and her boyfriend dating because they wanted to be a mixed-race couple, so you’re lying.
DEUTSCH: Oh, because of some Seinfeld episode? OK.
What an argument folks!