In which the Master schools the ignorant student and leaves him whimpering for mercy

Posted by: Phineas on November 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm

**Posted by Phineas

I don’t know how many of you watched the Republican debate on foreign affairs and national security last Saturday (1); I caught only parts, but I have to share this gem, which came when arrogant prat CBS anchor Scott Pelley (2) asked Newt Gingrich about the rule of law and the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki last September. The former Speaker starts to answer, and then Pelley kicks his moderator role to the gutter and begins to argue with him. (3)

Let’s just say that, when Gingrich was done with him, Pelley looked like Daffy Duck after yelling “Duck! Fire!

Thing. Of. Beauty.

RELATED: ST surprises herself by taking a second look at Newt. Much to my surprise, so am I.

(1) I had been avoiding them up until this point; I hate the quiz-show format. I will be watching the AEI-Heritage-CNN debate on the 22nd, however, since it will deal with foreign policy, one of my main interests.
(2) Pelley infamously compared skeptics of Man-caused global warming to Holocaust deniers. As you might imagine, he’s one of my favorite people.
(3) Thus displaying again the renowned impartiality of the MSM.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

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4 Responses to “In which the Master schools the ignorant student and leaves him whimpering for mercy”


  1. Great White Rat says:

    To steal one of ST’s patented lines, “Toldjah so!“.

    Unlike the other candidates, who treat the moderators deferentially, he’s not afraid to call BS on them when they toss a loaded question, or rip them for covering for Obama. You not only enjoy hearing ideas expressed with intelligence, you get to see someone give the media shills exactly what they deserve but so seldom receive.

  2. I could go Newt. After all, my blogging angle is Newt-onian. It’s a good fit. ;)

    “Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive”

  3. Sefton says:

    I have to admit, he’s winning me over. (Sitting on Norma Desmond’s lap in the AGW spot notwithstanding)

    He’s doing what a lot of us have been waiting to see – take on the liberal bias in the MSM for what it is. Other than Palin, he seems to be the only one willing to do this.

  4. H Hazell says:

    Also present in Pelley’s question/commentary is the false assumption that the deceased was an US citizen.