16 July 2013

If This Is True, Then James O'Keefe Is An Douchebag.

I am A Tea Party, South Park Republican.  And there is no doubt James O'Keefe has done more than anyone to expose the hypocrisy and criminality of The Left / Mainstream Media in these last five years. He has gone after the truth where no one else would dare.

But this goes WAY beyond the pale. This wasn't about exposing abuse or fraud by the Democrats and their hangers on. This appears, from what the article indicates, to be a petty, personal vendetta.

Jim Letten is a friend of mine. He is, without a doubt, one of the finest and most honorable men I have had the pleasure to know. Know his wife and kids, too. And for O'Keefe to try to embroil them in his anger is not 'guerilla journalism'.  It is simply despicable. Despicable.

One correction, though, is necessary.  The article's insinuation that O'Keefe's ACORN videos were not accurate is bullshit.  They were no more "selectively edited" than a 60 Minutes expose video is "selectively edited".  Plus, O'Keefe released the full raw feed which backed the up his conclusion.  Ever see Morley Safer do that?


Anonymous said...

If I recall Jim Letten resigned in disgrace over some online impropriety.

I think the intent of James' inquirey was inline with a chapter on his book. There was impropriety regarding the investigation, and destruction of evidence (referenceing his book)

Was it personal? Yeah probably, was it threatening? not in the least. Was it worth doing? Probably not.

I don't think he's a douchebag; I just think he's looking for some promo material for his book which is a NY Times best seller now.

.....CLIFFORD said...

First, I have no respect for any opinion from "Anonymous". Have the balls to use your own name. Or don't post.

Second, going to a man's home and accosting his wife because you're mad at him, is a threat. And is slime. Period.

Third, Letten left after two staffer's online violations, nothing he himself did. But as head of the office he took responsibility - the longest-serving US Attorney in the history of the nation.