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Debbie Schlussel Rides The My Little Pony Of Bigotry

Debbie Schlussel. … Debbie, Debbie, Debbie. What am I going to do with you?

I've already tried to tell you, politely, that I'm just not into you. I get the come-hither look. Those smoldering blue contact lenses under that tawny mane of dyed blonde hair. I appreciate all the desperate attempts to grab attention, really, but I'm sorry to tell you that it will never work out between us. You're Betty and I'm Archie.

And I'm into Veronica. My Veronica, Debbie, is astronaut Sally Ride. Sally Ride will always be first in my heart. So while I know you won't forgive me, Debbie, for this rude reply to your love letter, I hope one day you'll understand.

The mainstream news media and many Americans are remembering Sally Ride, who died today at age 61, as though she were some sort of American hero for being the first female astronaut. She was not. Not even close. Instead, she was the beneficiary of militant feminism, in whose ranks she was proudly present, along with blatant gender-based affirmative action. Many male astronauts and astronauts-in-waiting were far more qualified, had more experience, and had been waiting much longer for a ticket to ride onthe space shuttle. But they were passed over because NASA had just instituted affirmative action and wanted to please feminists.

Poor Debbie, don't you see that none of that matters to me?  I loved Sally Ride for her wit, her intelligence, her can-do spirit, her raven-haired good looks, and because Sally was something that you, Debbie, can never be: a great human being.

Although, as I've mentioned countless times in response to your pleas for attention Debbie, we're never going to be a couple, I want to tell you, as a friend, about your least attractive trait: Jealousy does not become you, Debbie. Contrary to your assertions, Sally Ride was absolutely qualified to go into space, to be the first American woman into space, and the third woman ever into space. I know this because Sally did it.

Twice.

You'll never go into space Debbie. Because you're not qualified. You're barely qualified to be a guest hostess on the G. Gordon Liddy Show,  much less to ride a rocket into low earth orbit.

In one biography of Ride, it gushes that she was the first female astronaut to use the robotic arm to retrieve a satellite. Big whoop (or as I was thinking, B-F-D, “Big F Deal”). A man did it first, so it’s not history. It was done. She was also the first woman to go to the bathroom on a space shuttle. Again, a dude did it first. And he was still more qualified and earned his trip.

Now you're showing your ugly side Debbie. This is why I de-friended you on Facebook. Shall we put your biography under the same lens?

As an attorney, Schlussel represented University of Michigan students in a lawsuit against the University when it hosted Al-Arian as a speaker at a radical conference (a conference urging divestment from Israel) on campus, exposing him and other radical speakers, and putting them and their supporters on campus on the defensive.

Big whoop. (Or as I was thinking, B-F-D, "Big F Deal").  You lost a lawsuit in which you attempted to suppress a fellow American's right to speak in a public forum.

You know what, Debbie? A man did that first.

In 2002-2003, Schlussel was the host of her own show, “The Debbie Schlussel Show,” on 97.1 FM, Detroit’s FM Talk Station (Infinity/CBS)–#1 in its time-slot.

You hosted a failed talk radio show? A man did that first.

You fucked up your html formatting, on your own website, by allowing strange symbols from foreign languages to stand in place of apostrophes and quotation marks? A man did that first.

A regular on the nationally syndicated “The Howard Stern Show” (audience: 20 million every morning)

I hate to break this to you Debbie, but Howard Stern didn't invite you onto his show because you're a great political thinker. When Howard Stern wants to discuss politics seriously, he invites a man.

In 1988, Schlussel was the youngest female and youngest Jewish delegate to the Republican National Convention, a National Youth Vice Chairman of George H. W. Bush’s 1988 Presidential campaign, and a Youth Chairman of his 1989 Inauguration.

You were invited to be a delegate at a major party convention? A man did that first. You think it's significant that you were invited as a Jew? A gentile did that first.

A lifelong conservative Republican activist, at the age of 21 and with all odds against her, Schlussel ran for the Michigan House of Representatives from the suburban Detroit area and lost by just one vote, the closest election in Michigan political history.

You lost an election in Michigan? A man did that first. You lost it running as a Republican? A Whig did that first.

 Schlussel has literally worked on campaigns for conservative Republican candidates since she was in the sixth grade, when she worked on Ronald Reagan’s first campaign for President.

You misused the word "literally"? A man did that first.

A long-time member of Mensa, the high IQ society, Schlussel was a National Merit Scholar Finalist.

You boast about membership in an organization whose name is a byword for clueless snobbery? A man did that first. You failed to earn a national merit scholarship? A man did that first.

It takes astonishing courage, willpower, and ability to ride a multiton rocket into space Debbie. It takes none of those qualities to bitch about it here on earth. All that it takes is a lack of shame.

So I'm returning the class ring that you sent me Debbie. I won't be taking your phone calls. You can stand in the street outside my house, screaming at the top of your lungs, for another weekend, but I'll just call the cops.

P. S. I was glad to hear that your father finally broke down and bought you a pony. Unfortunately, I will be unable to attend your pony party.

Little Debbie Makes Me Ask: Why Are So Many Would-Be Censors Stone Crazy?

The world was so much easier for crazy people before the internet.

Let's face it — in the bucolic neighborhoods of pre-internet America, you could pretty much phone the crazy in. Spend a few minutes shouting at the geese on the town commons and make the occasional pronouncement about aliens at the school board meeting and you could call it a day. But now, with floor-to-ceiling media and all of the world's crazy people at your fingertips, the bar is terrifyingly high.

But Little Debbie clears it.

"Commentator" Debbie Schlussel is the stream of bat's piss that shines out like a shaft of gold when all around is dark. She is the manic and oddly-worded blog post in the darkness, the watcher of the malls, the fire that burns the homes of incorrectly-hued neighbors, the light that brings the truthiness, the shrill honking voice that wakes the sleepers, the shield that guards the realms of the totally mental. Little Debbie stands out.

And apparently, as is common with floridly nutty people in public life, she's an aspiring censor. Go figure.

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Nir Hits His Nadir, While Debbie Doubles Down

The most interesting reactions (assuming you find abnormal psychology interesting) to news of CBS correspondent Lara Logan's sexual assault at the hands of Egyptian hooligans have come from those one might think would wish her well, her fellow journalists.

One would be wrong.  Consider Nir Rosen, a correspondent for Time, Rolling Stone, and The Arlantic Monthly, who committed professional suicide last night on Twitter, "joking" (as he later explained when he realized that he'd gone too far) that Logan exaggerated or even staged her rape to get ratings:

lara logan had to outdo anderson [Cooper]. where was her buddy mccrystal?

it sort of depends who it happens to. sometimes we have to find the humor in small things.

jesus christ. at a moment when she is going to become a martyr and glorified we should remember her role as a major war monger.

Rosen woke up yesterday morning a respected authority on the Middle East.  He woke up this morning with an appointment to see the administration at New York University, where he "offered" his "resignation" as a fellow in the Law and Security Studies program. He is now making amends with a curious apology:

A part of me was bothered by how celebrities, especially white ones, get so much attention, and before I realized it was a sexual assault I was sort of anticipating a return to the old theme about unleashed brown natives attacking a white woman. Another part of me was bothered by the knowledge that Arab victims would never get attention, that this would detract from everything else that was happening, and that most victims of sexual assault, whether in Egypt or the US will never get attention. These are not points a man has a right to make though, and nobody should try to take advantage of somebody else’s tragedy to make points anyway.

In other words, if a woman made Rosen's points that rape is a way of life for the victims of "unleashed brown natives," or whatever the fuck it is Rosen's trying to say as he keeps frantically digging himself deeper into a hole, that would be perfectly acceptable.

Nir Rosen, have I got the woman for you!  Meet our old friend Debbie Schlussel:

As I’ve noted before, it bothers me not a lick when mainstream media reporters who keep telling us Muslims and Islam are peaceful get a taste of just how “peaceful” Muslims and Islam really are. In fact, it kinda warms my heart.  Still, it’s also a great reminder of just how “civilized” these “people” (or, as I like to call them in Arabic, “Bahai’im” [Animals]) are: …

So sad, too bad, Lara. No one told her to go there. She knew the risks. And she should have known what Islam is all about. Now she knows. Or so we’d hope. But in the case of the media vis-a-vis Islam, that’s a hope that’s generally unanswered.

This never happened to her or any other mainstream media reporter when Mubarak was allowed to treat his country of savages in the only way they can be controlled.

Now that’s all gone. How fitting that Lara Logan was “liberated” by Muslims in Liberation Square while she was gushing over the other part of the “liberation.”

Hope you’re enjoying the revolution, Lara! Alhamdilllullah [praise allah].

This isn't the first time that Schlussel has played the "she was asking for it" card in rejoicing at the misfortunes of fellow, always female, journalists.  It seems Schlussel has a thing for damsels in distress.

But unlike Nir Rosen, Debbie sees no need to offer half-hearted apologies.

The reaction of the left to this article is funny in its predictability.Sooo damn predictable. Of course I don’t support “sexual assault” or violence against Lara Logan, and I said that nowhere here. RIF–Reading Is Fundamental. Your premature articulation is a problem. I did say that it warms my heart when reporters who openly deny that Islam is violent and constantly promote it get the same kinds of threats of violence I get every day from Muslims. Because now they know how it feels. They aren’t so dismissive of the threats when those threats are directed at them, instead of at us little people.

While the entire post is worth reading (again if you're into abnormal psychology) the "I'm one of the little people, who suffers violence every day" line is a new one to me.  To read her biography, you wouldn't know that Debbie Schlussel's a little person. She's one of the most important journalists in America.

Schlussel’s unique expertise on radical Islam/Islamic terrorism and a host of other issues make her a popular speaker and television and radio news talk show guest, both nationally & internationally. (Her online fan club is the Internet's second largest for a political personality–behind only Ann Coulter.) She is a University of Michigan graduate and holds both Law and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin.

As both an attorney and a frequent New York Post and Jerusalem Post columnist, Schlussel’s writings/commentary on radical Islam and her legal actions against radical Islamic parties have gotten a great deal of attention — and results. Columns she’s written in the New York Post and appearances she's made on “O’Reilly Factor” …

Schlussel, who speaks Hebrew, Arabic, French, and Russian, works closely with several Federal law enforcement agencies, consulting on fighting the domestic War on Terrorism, and has provided them with much useful information. She has gone undercover, infiltrating many Muslim organizations in the Detroit area (the heart of Islamic America), exposing their radical nature and support for terrorism.

I hear she's also a millionaire, who owns a mansion and a yacht.

Nir Rosen wimped out, "offering" his "resignation" which was regretfully accepted by NYU.  Debbie will never back down to the liberals.  If you agree with Debbie Schlussel that Lara Logan deserved to be raped, won't you show your support by visiting the website of the New York Post?  Won't you watch the O'Reilly Factor tonight?

Won't you note several sponsors or advertisers, and won't you write them letters or emails praising their support of Fox News contributor and New York Post correspondent Debbie Schlussel?

Won't you strike a blow for free speech?

The Terrorists Have Won

America: where the batshit-crazy get agitated when the moronic collides with the banal.

Today's episode: certain segments of the blogosphere go completely off the rails because a hot (if somewhat confused) woman won the obnoxious, contrived, Trump-infested spectacle that is the Miss USA contest. Well, more accurately, they're wetting themselves because the hot woman in question is an Arab-American Muslim. Doug Mataconis reviews some of the resulting outrage, as does Jonathan Turley.

Case in point: the reliably crazy Debbie Schlussel wets herself, explaining that her unnamed "intelligence sources" (as a doctor with a flashlight to help with that one) tell her that the winner is, of course, a Hezbollah supporter, and that (of course) Obama the great and terrible will "exploit this propaganda for Islam." Debbie's commenters, in typical form, see the bigger picture:

Please get a clue. The Fort Hood shooter is the typical Muslim in the U.S. forces. The others Muslims, like him, are fighting to help Islam, not America, and they know they can do this by infiltrating the American military, just like this Muslim ho and terrorist supporter feels like she can infiltrate a beauty contest through affirmative action: “Look, fellow Muslim barbarians, we are winning the jihad! I’m the new Miss U.S.A.” It is a great propaganda coup for irrational, violent, Mohammed pedophile-worshiping Muslims around the world.

The people in a tizzy over this think that it shows that the terrorists have won, in that Arab American Muslim Miss USA = terrorist propaganda victory.

I fear that I agree with them that the incident shows that the terrorists have won. I just think so for a different reason. I fear that their reaction shows that the terrorists have won by transforming a significant — or, at least, significantly noisy — segment of American society. The terrorists have succeeded, at least to some extent, in marginalizing the culturally superior elements of American society — bravery, fairness, open-mindedness, tolerance, and devotion to liberty and equality. They have also succeeded, in turn, in empowering and mainstreaming all that is willfully ignorant, bigoted, ineffectually fearful, and totalitarian in the dark recesses of the American psyche.

An America that is defined by the Debbie Schlussels of the world — and by her inane mob of conspiracy-minded comments — is doomed to fail, and deserves to.

Update: Instalanche! Many thanks to Radley Balko for the link and the kind words.

O'Toole, The Mick Of Venice, By Debbie Schlussel And William Shakespeare

Well my fellow White Americans, those race-mixing Hollywood liberals are up to their race pollution again, and we wouldn't have known about it if not for Debbie Schlussel, conservative diva and guardian of Racial Purity.

It seems that the liberals have put up Jamie Foxx, or as Schlussel refers to him "pitch Black actor Jamie Foxx (slave name: Eric Bishop)" to play a White man in a moving picture.  And it's not just any White man, but Ole Blue Eyes himself: Frank Sinatra!

As if black people had blue eyes! But Schlussel says it more eloquently than I ever could:

After all, as we all know, in the spirit of Sinatra, FOXX should be hosting the Italian American Foundation banquet. And play Rocky in Rocky VII. I'm sure it's no coincidence that his first name ends in a vowel. So, it's all kosher. Capisce?

That's sarcasm.  Of course Schlussel doesn't think that a black actor should play a White man, like Rocky Balboa.  In fact, she's as outraged as you, and me, and her regular commenter Thee_Bruno, who says it almost as well as Schlussel:

Only in the demented Liberal brain could anyone consider a black man to portray a [W]hite person. This shows you just how fucked-up the Liberal PC world truly is. I mean, these demented Liberals just don't live in the real world.

But sadly, and this astonished me as much as Schlussel's commenters, there is no law that prohibits a black man from pretending to be a White man.  And Schlussel knows who's to blame.  It's all the fault of that Martin Luther King!

when I read that, yesterday, DreamWorks Studios announced plans for the "first big-screen portrayal of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.," I was thinking of who should have a serious shot of playing him.

And I was thinking–of course!–it should be . . . OWEN WILSON. After all, we've moved beyond the race thing. And who better to play Dr. King than the very blond, very pale White Owen Wilson.

Now I know what you're thinking.  "WHAT?  Debbie Schlussel wants a White actor to debase himelf by playing a black man?"

Of course not.  It's a subtle joke, but there's a point to it.  If those race criminals in Hollywood plan to defame the memory of a great White man like Frank Sinatra, maybe they'll think twice if that means they also have to cast Owen Wilson as a black man, even one like Martin Luther King, who they worship for some reason.

Debbie Schlussel's plan will set them back in their place.  Then we can return to the good old days, when White actors played White characters, and black actors played themselves.

Debbie Schlussel's Darkness At Noon

Announcing a new feature, on conservative commentator Debbie Schlussel, who seems determined to show she can be coarser and more brutish than Anne Coulter in Coulter's wildest dreams.  We'll call it Schlusselwatch, because there are some folks for whom our "asshats" tag is just too impersonal.

Jason Fischer, in discussing the plight of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, sentenced to eight years' imprisonment by a mullah's court after a one-hour trial, pointed with approval to a post on the subject by Michelle Malkin, agreeing that the Saberi kangaroo court is an outrage which right and left can and should oppose together.  That led me to this comment by Schlussel (who feels Malkin's a sellout to the ayatollahs):

While Michelle links to a site promoting her somewhat “critical” reporting on Iran, that site conveniently ignores all of her apologism, which was the vast majority of her work.

She went there of her own accord to parrot the BBC/NPR line. She knew the risks. Now, we’re all supposed to pay more attention to her than persecuted Iranians who aren’t apologists and didn’t come to the country voluntarily, like Iran’s Jews, who want to get out and aren’t allowed.

That's pretty vile, but it's tame compared to what Schlussel writes on her own site about Saberi, and Laura Ling and Euna Lee, journalists being held without trial in North Korea:

I'm really not too concerned about the fates of Laura Ling [propagandist Lisa Ling's sister] and Euna Lee. Who told them to go to North Korea? Who put a gun to Roxana Saberi's head ordering her to go to Iran?

All of them knew the risks about these countries, Iran and North Korea. Yet, they chose to go to these countries anyway. They aren't like some of the innocent people in those countries, who wish for human rights and want to leave but can't get out. These are women who went to dangerous places and are shocked–shocked!–when those dangerous places are exactly as dangerous as even your average naif knows. You play with snakes, you get bitten.

I won't give it a second thought if all three of them rot in jail forever. Sadly, their lives are "more important" than the lives of innocent victims of Iran and North Korea, those who didn't chose to go there but want to get out.

Schlussel is playing, almost word for word, the "she was asking for it" card that rape apologists were fond of in the paleolithic era from which Schlussel derives her values:

"Debbie Schlussel knew the risks about walking into that dark alley. Yet, she chose to walk into that dark alley anyway.  I wouldn't give it a second thought if Debbie Schlussel is raped repeatedly in the future.  Sadly, her honor is "more important" than the honor of innocent women, those who didn't choose to be raped, but observed curfew and kept to the right side of town."

Next week in Schlusselwatch:  Debbie Schlussel agrees with Malcolm X that the Kennedy assassinations were only "chickens coming home to roost."

Previous thoughts about Schlussel here.

Debbie Schlussel Offers Deep Thoughts On Real Tragedy of Spree Killings

There are many reasons to be appalled, horrified, and saddened at the terrible spree killing at the Birmingham, New York immigration services clinic today.

But conservative commentator Debbie Schlussel (rhymes with "pustule") knows exactly what the real tragedy is:

Many of the people there weren't screaming or pleading for mercy in REAL AMERICAN, but were talking in SOME FOREIGN LANGUAGE.

But it looks like most of those who were at the American Civic Association at the time of the rampage didn't speak English. And yet, most were there to take the citizenship test.

That's not all. Every DAY people who are murdered or raped or assaulted in this country turn out to be foreigners who don't belong here and can't even talk English. Everyone cries for them. But who cries for people like Debbie, who are traumatized by the knowledge that they shouldn't have been here to be killed or raped or assaulted in the first place? Where's your compassion then, huh?

Hat tip to Sadly, No.