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cali

(114,904 posts)
Tue Feb 23, 2016, 01:08 PM Feb 2016

Time's interview with slime merchant Brock about attacking Bernie

Way to legitimize this disgusting human being. There is no one lower or slimier in politics than Hillary's good pal. Time echoes and amplifies this asshole's lies.



If Robby Mook manages Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, former journalist David Brock rules the external Clinton machine.

He is a founder of Media Matters and Correct The Record—two groups that monitor and “correct” news reports about Clinton; and Super PACS American Bridge and Priorities USA, which work to help Democratic candidates, especially Clinton.

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TIME sat down with Brock at his Nashua, N.H., on a snowy Monday afternoon to get his take on Clinton’s campaign. Below is an edited transcript of our interview.

All the pushback on misleading news reports that Bernie Sanders won the Latino vote (he didn’t) in Nevada, trackers following Sanders catching his every gaffe like when he yelled “English, only!” into a mic at a Nevada event or pushing polling showing Clinton winning amongst African Americans in South Carolina—those all come from from Brock.

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Q. Do you believe Bernie Sanders has ever allowed a campaign contribution to influence an official act?

A. I do know there’s been some hypocrisy here. It came out over the weekend—I go to the DSCC retreats myself. I’ve seen Senator Sanders myself sitting on the deck of a nice hotels talking to lobbyists, talking to people from the financial sector who are there supporting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and they’ve supported his Senate races. So I think the purity bubble here is about to burst. I think that what we’re seeing is politics as usual. I’m not making accusations that he’s done anything. I won’t make those accusations in the way they’ve made them against Secretary Clinton because we don’t have any evidence of that. … Lets get real here and let’s not having the pot calling the kettle black.


Q. Clinton pollster Joel Benenson said that Bernie Sanders is running “the most negative campaign” of any Democrat in primary history. Do you agree?

A. I think so. … All of these attacks on Secretary Clinton at the end of thee day are character attacks. They’re very personal they’re totally unwarranted and it’s especially troubling because he’s using the Republican playbook against Secretary Clinton these are exactly the kinds of attacks certainly after she wins the nomination that they will be launching, and I think it’s very troubling that he’s using these same tactics. It’s false, it’s wrong and it’s about the time that Secretary Clinton speaks up about that.

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http://time.com/4214020/david-brock-correct-record-media-matters-hillary-clinton/

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Time's interview with slime merchant Brock about attacking Bernie (Original Post) cali Feb 2016 OP
Brock is the king of character attacks. TTUBatfan2008 Feb 2016 #1
Not one question about Brock's background or history..... daleanime Feb 2016 #2
And flat out lies from Time like saying Bernie yelled "English only" cali Feb 2016 #3
Wow, what a stunning amount of bullshit. HooptieWagon Feb 2016 #4
He is a sick,hateful liar. cali Feb 2016 #5
Brock, the low life career liar. The lie that Bernie is using Republican tactics is pathetic. Jefferson23 Feb 2016 #6

TTUBatfan2008

(3,623 posts)
1. Brock is the king of character attacks.
Tue Feb 23, 2016, 01:11 PM
Feb 2016

By the way, I doubt the Republicans will go after Hillary for being owned by corporations. After all, the GOP is 100% owned by corporations. They have no room to go after her on that issue. What they will go after her on is the FBI investigation, which Sanders has given her a free pass on.

 

cali

(114,904 posts)
3. And flat out lies from Time like saying Bernie yelled "English only"
Tue Feb 23, 2016, 01:14 PM
Feb 2016

Brock is filth. And who does this pig represent?

 

HooptieWagon

(17,064 posts)
4. Wow, what a stunning amount of bullshit.
Tue Feb 23, 2016, 01:19 PM
Feb 2016

Her campaign is quite the gathering of pathological liars.

Jefferson23

(30,099 posts)
6. Brock, the low life career liar. The lie that Bernie is using Republican tactics is pathetic.
Tue Feb 23, 2016, 01:35 PM
Feb 2016

It will be Trump who goes after her for WS, he does that now with Republican candidates and none of them
push back on it b/c they can't. Neither will she be able to do so, should those two be the nom winners.
He will be merciless on her, beyond what she is prepared to explain and Independents will flock to
him as a result.

Time should be embarrassed to print this piece of shit's lies.

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