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Melanie Morgan Takes Aim at Pelosi

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Posted on Nov 22, 2006
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Radio host Melanie Morgan launches a right-wing tirade against Nancy Pelosi, saying: “We’ve got a bull’s-eye painted on her big, wide, laughing eyes.”  Later in the clip, the pundits on the show are then too fixated by a discussion of Pelosi’s style of blinking to offer a more nuanced critique of House leadership.


 

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    On the November 14 broadcast of San Francisco radio station KSFO’s Lee Rodgers & Melanie Morgan program, Morgan said, “We’ve got a bull’s-eye painted on her big, wide, laughing eyes,” referring to House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), as noted by blogger Spocko. On the November 20 broadcast of the show, Morgan again asserted that “it’s time to put the bull’s-eye” on Pelosi. As Media Matters for America has noted, Morgan previously said that she “would have no problem” with New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller “being sent to the gas chamber” if he “were to be tried and convicted of treason” for the publication of an article about a Treasury Department program that monitors international financial transactions for terrorist activity.

    On the November 14 broadcast, Morgan also asserted that there are “700 days to start pushing conservative values and to start hitting back at the Democrats and slap the crap out of ‘em,” and referred to Pelosi as “Nancy McNasty.” After co-host Rodgers referred to Pelosi as “Nancy with the laughing face,” Morgan responded, “If you could call it that.” After Morgan’s remark on the November 20 program, KSFO host Brian Sussman asked, “Now can we talk about Nancy Pelosi’s new look?” Sussman then engaged in an extended discussion with Morgan and Tom Brenner, who appears on the radio show as “Officer Vic,” about whether Pelosi has had recent cosmetic surgery, a smear of Pelosi common among conservatives.

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    During the November 20 broadcast, Morgan also said, “I am putting together my down-and-dirty book on Ms. Pelosi, getting a book proposal, and boy, do I have some good dirt on her.” As Media Matters noted, Morgan published a book in October that smeared another favorite target of the right wing: anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan. Along with Catherine Moy, Morgan co-authored “American Mourning: The Intimate Story of Two Families Joined by War, Torn by Beliefs” (WND Books), which is purportedly a biography of two families who lost soldiers in Iraq, including Sheehan’s family. Although Morgan has acknowledged that there are “not a lot” of “new things” about Sheehan in the book, it nonetheless contains accusations by Sheehan’s former sister-in-law that “Cindy had become addicted to online chat rooms of a pornographic nature” and “eventually had physical rendezvous as well.”


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    By Shameful Cindy, December 11, 2006 at 11:37 pm Link to this comment
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    So Cindy was “smeared”. OK…

    Interesting how she and her lawyers came out swinging when America Mourning was published - yet she hasn’t lifted a legal finger.

    If it was truly a ‘smear’, she would use Soros’ money and sue the crap out of Melanie.

    I guess the truth really does hurt.

    Speaking of the truth, I guess you left-wing wack jobs are next going to deny Hillary’s major plastic surgery.

    Please - take a look at the scary photos of her from 10-years ago and tell me that she didn’t steal a page from Michael Jackson’s playbook.

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    By greyghost, December 3, 2006 at 5:34 am Link to this comment
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    Keep up the good work Melanie. I was exiled to ‘frisco for 24 years and finally got back to civilization here in the southeast. It’s amazing how uneducated the lib’s are, but they are smart enough to listen to you. Pelosi’s October interview is totally off the wall. She wants to limit the amount that those with disposal income can invest! Now that takes genuine stupidity, can’t fake that.

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    By gladrob, November 27, 2006 at 3:35 pm Link to this comment
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    My advice is NOT to ignore these people. Just look at what ignoring the wolves got us. They multiply.

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    By bye bye Melanie Morgan, November 26, 2006 at 7:19 pm Link to this comment
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    Melanie Morgan,you didn’t use LOGIC you are NOW DUMPED over board!  Consider it done, all by yourself!

    Bye bye NOW.
    Concerned Mother

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    By Jackie T. Gabel, November 26, 2006 at 1:40 pm Link to this comment
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    Perhaps she does or doesn’t know how puerile she is, but the thing to remember is this. Nobody’s going to bother much with Congressional pedophile ring. Payoff will shut that up. When the investigations, indictments, prosecutions and executions, especially for the 911 crimes, do eventually come down, there will be no comparison to the ‘98 “blue-dress” impeachment. It’s not “payback” that’s coming down. It’s justice for treason, hopefully to the full extent of the law.

    Knocking herself out with her silly ad hominem comedy…we’ll see how much fun she has with the Bush crime family’s escape to Paraguay after they’ve been shown the noose.

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    By CONNOR ARROYO, November 25, 2006 at 3:51 am Link to this comment
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    This particular example of the cesspool of cultural criminality that defines right wing media whores is just another example of the US corporate owned media, a right wing noise machine.  America has been thoroughly corrupted by the dismal conduct of these people.  How does any ‘news’ organization justify air time for these people?

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    By SF, November 24, 2006 at 7:44 pm Link to this comment
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    Swift Boat Melanie Morgan…give her a taste of her own medicine.  Find her skeletons, plus stretch/distort the facts beyond. Broadcast it to the world.  See how she likes to be unfairly villainized.

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    By A.H., November 24, 2006 at 5:40 am Link to this comment
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    Another Coulter clone making money being as viscious and empty-headed as she can.

    Does she keep gas chamber photos in her locker room closet at the club?

    Time for the world to put her on ignore, if they haven’t already, and move on to other free speech stations.  Those that have intelligence policies on their media hosts.  And have listeners without Neo Nazi membership affiliations, and higher than grade school educations.

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    By Spinoza, November 24, 2006 at 12:12 am Link to this comment
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    Melanie Morgan, I hope you have donated your organs to science since they have no useful purpose here on earth.

    Very well said

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    By mark, November 23, 2006 at 2:37 pm Link to this comment
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    Melanie Morgan, I hope you have donated your organs to science since they have no useful purpose here on earth.

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    By anna millraney, November 22, 2006 at 9:02 pm Link to this comment
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    If I were you lady I wouldn’t judge someonelse looks. I have seen you on talk shows and you sure should do something about your crooked lips.  You republicans can only spill hate out of your mouths.  In case you haven’t noticed this country finally woke up to what your so called family values have done to this country.  It took two elections but we all finally weren’t fooled again.  Thank god.  GROW UP LADY

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    By mike de martino, November 22, 2006 at 8:36 pm Link to this comment
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    Just another right wing nattack c—-. I think that the far right has been cloning these women for several years. They are all out of the same petri dish. I thought they were against messing with nature, because no human is born this obnoxious.

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    By john, November 22, 2006 at 7:02 pm Link to this comment
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    Here is her e-mail address grin

    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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    By jeanruss, November 22, 2006 at 2:46 pm Link to this comment
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    I don’t understand why this woman is on any of the talk shows. She’s not very smart, and doesn’t seem to be very well educated. She has completely missed the boat on the election results and what they signify. She also degrades all women, when she denigrates the first woman speaker. No man or woman progresses to power without some baggage on the way, either in business or politics. Anyone who has been around knows this. Melanis Morgan is just plain tiresome. Whenever she’s on a program I immediately change the station.

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    By John in Bear, November 22, 2006 at 1:16 pm Link to this comment
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    “You’re ugly, and your mother dresses you funny” is not valid argument about anything.  If this is the best these characters can come up with, I take it as a good sign that the smear-and-fear crowd is finally out of ammunition.  Let’s all get together and begin to repair the damage they have wrought these past six years.

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    By Galen, November 22, 2006 at 1:10 pm Link to this comment
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    This is SO typical of conservative crackpots like Melanie Morgan.  This type of ranting is nothing more than sour grapes—and there’s a lot of this going around in the right wing circles.  I suggest we all just ignore this narrow-minded blathering nonsense.

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    By Larry, November 22, 2006 at 12:58 pm Link to this comment
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    Radio Talk show people as well as a lot of TV pundits are becoming the car salesmen of this decade and should be ignored and thrown out with the trash that they spew.

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    By Jon B, November 22, 2006 at 10:14 am Link to this comment
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    melenie says “I got—we got 700 days to start pushing conservative values and to start hitting back at the Democrats and slap the crap out of ‘em. They need it”

    Helloooo, voters rejected your “conservative values” and thrown you out of the congress. The world despises your bloody values. Your values created falsified WMD craps that killed more than 1/2 million people, GIs included. Economically, your values translate to debt and more debt which will suffocate our children in generations to come.

    The civilized world flushed your values down the drain.

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    By Sharon Ash, November 22, 2006 at 7:43 am Link to this comment
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    Thank you for focusing on what is important, smearing someone, rather than being supportive of the fact that Nancy Pelosi has reached a new benchmark for women by becoming the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House,  in our history.  If you like your hate and division tactics, and they work for you, that is fine.  As for the rest of us, we plan to get behind Pelosi and try to help her get America out of the ditch, where hate and division, along with many others issues, has driven our country. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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    By Raymond, November 22, 2006 at 7:13 am Link to this comment
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    Why is it that so many “ladies” want equal treatment but seem to mount their attacks on other ladies appearance.  If you want to be taken seriously, keep to the facts.  Talk about someones record, not their look, their style.  Do you have anything of subtance to say?

    This trend of smearing someone for anything other than their record is disgraceful.  It is un-American and certainly not the way of Christ.  It seems to be just another way to get a book deal to line their own pockets. 

    I’m not sure how long the Republicans and the Neoconservatives can wave the banner of Christianity while acting like bitter, unprofessional and small minded hypocrites.

    Let all try to build, not destroy.

    Raymond

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    By Chaseme, November 22, 2006 at 4:34 am Link to this comment
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    Melanie Morgan, you are a CHILD.  The radio hosts, are children.

    There are grade students who can hold more constructive and substantive conversations.

    I understand you are representative of the majority of officials as well as republican voters, need I mention…you are children.

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