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Thursday, October 13, 2022

The Party of Fetterman

Even before his stroke rendered him too incapacitated to serve in the Senate, John Fetterman was an unusually flawed candidate, much like the Democrat nominee for president in 2020. There is a reason Democrats chose imbeciles. They are easier to control.

Fox reported, "NBC News correspondent Dasha Burns reported Tuesday that John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, still has "a hard time understanding what he’s hearing" ahead of the midterm elections. 

"Burns appeared on MSNBC’s Katy Tur Reports to preview her exclusive interview with the lieutenant governor, which will air in its entirety on Wednesday. Both Burns and Tur noted that this would mark the first time that Fetterman has sat down for a one-on-one interview with a reporter since his stroke in May.

The stroke makes normal communication impossible.

Burns said, "We had a monitor set up so he could read my questions because he still has lingering auditory processing issues as a result of the stroke, which means he has a hard time understanding what he’s hearing. 

"Now, once he reads the question, he’s able to understand. You’ll hear he also still has some problems, some challenges with speech. I’ll say that just in some of the small talk prior to the interview, before the closed captioning was up and running, it did seem that he had a hard time understanding our conversations."

Democrats should have replaced him this summer. Now it is too late.

AP's rewrite was headline, "NBC reporter’s comment about Fetterman draws criticism."

By choosing to focus on the reporter and not the candidate, AP indeed is signaling that any mention of Fetterman's incapacitation is off limits.

The wire service reported, "An NBC News correspondent who interviewed Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman says an on-air remark she made about him having difficulty following part of their conversation should not be seen as a commentary on his fitness for office after he suffered a stroke.

"But reporter Dasha Burns’ comment that Fetterman appeared to have trouble understanding small talk prior to their interview has attracted attention — and Republicans have retweeted it as they seek an advantage in the closely followed Senate race between Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz.

"Fetterman, a Democrat, suffered a stroke on May 13, and his health has emerged as a major issue in the campaign.

"Burns’ Friday interview with Fetterman, which aired Tuesday, was his first on-camera interview since his stroke. He used a closed-captioning device that printed text of Burns’ questions on a computer screen in front of him.

"Fetterman appeared to have little trouble answering the questions after he read them, although NBC showed him fumbling for the word empathetic. Burns said that when the captioning device was off, 'it wasn’t clear he was understanding our conversation.'"

Fetterman is a failed mayor of a failed town who did not deserve the lieutenant governorship.

Democrats embraced him because he is controllable, especially after his stroke. Just as Ruth Ginsburg was a tool of her law clerks in her dotage -- and just as Biden largely is a figurehead and a conduit for corruption -- Fetterman will be run by his staff. He will show up, vote and issue press releases.

Salena Zito covered a Fetterman rally. He spoke for 10 minutes.

She wrote, "Fetterman went on with several stumbles over the next 10 minutes. He talked about sandwiches, salads, French fries on salads, more salads, how Dr. Oz is rooting for him to stay sick, and his most reliable tropes: crudites and protecting marriage equality. He said that Oz wanted to ban abortion with no exceptions and that he reduced crime while mayor of the borough of Braddock.

"Then, he left the stage.

"It speaks volumes that none of the speakers, including Fetterman himself, addressed the issues that polls show to be of utmost importance to the voters in this state — inflation, increasing crime and the drug epidemic."

He's damaged goods. Democrats are fine with that. What they are not fine with is someone pointing that out.

Burns made the mistake of actually reporting, which now is a sin in national journalism. She should have just read the script the Democrats gave her.

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27 comments:

  1. Dementia Joe, is a good example, along Kackles the veep, and now Fettered man. Control is the name of the game. No one is the real leader. 2DC

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  2. I wish for a revolution in our media, where reporters do the right thing. Could someone ask about changes in his condition? It's been a while. Perhaps medical people visiting this blog could chime in. My understanding is that a stroke can lead to a steady decline (not a jump back to a sparkling performance, which I'm sure he always had, with those hooded sweatshirts). Just saying...

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    1. Kelly The OT in Texas:
      Having been an Occupational Therapist working with adults and geriatrics, I have participated in the rehabbing of hundreds of stroke patients. Every stroke permanently diminishes. Some patients recover much of their previous abilities. Some return to a functional capacity as in they can toilet, dress, bathe and feed themselves. Some must spend the rest of their life being cared for. The cognitive and neurological damage is largely permanent. Some can learn compensatory techniques to cope with this damage. Some can lead close to normal lives, some just make it back to being able to perform their daily tasks, and some are institutionalized. Very Rarely, should they be in charge of anything major. They tend to be at high risk for continual decline.

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    2. The media revolution already happened in 2015 when they went all in to destroy Trump and blatantly go with team blue full time. Their pretending to be neutral is over and done

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  3. My late wife came back some but, she had other, secondary problems . Strokes are dependent where they are and how soon they are treated.
    Fetterman is not well. 2DC

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  4. does fetterman have his own "dr jill?"

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    1. Yes. She was illegal alien until he married her. Currently attend VERY ELITE private school

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    2. *children attend

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  5. Fetter man is the perfect democrat. Before the stroke, he was dim witted, incompetent and controllable. After the stroke, he is the same.

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    1. Also if anyone in PA cared, just ignore the health issue and see the tragic incompetent job he accomplished in Braddock! Why isn't that an issue? His eagerness to unleash criminals into innocent citizens of that state one would think, would alone cost him the freaking job! but as always, we are talking about democrat voters. logic has never mattered, at least since the clinton yrs.

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  6. Johnny from ClevelandOctober 13, 2022 at 1:04 PM

    Fetterman is another in a long line of incompetent Dems, many of which have already been foisted upon the unwitting voters.

    Look for voters in November to “pounce” on the opportunity to punish Dems for their incompetence and duplicity. Legacy media will be shocked and decry the pouncing of the Republicans (and all other disgusted voters).

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  7. October 25th, the debate with Dr. Oz will expose Fetterman's inability to reply to questions in a timely, thoughtful manner. Unfortunately, early voting began September 29th in PA. Fetterman's team pushed off a true exposure until the end in the hope that enough votes will have been cast to get him over the hump. (Can I say "hump" considering that growth on his neck?)

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    1. That growth on his neck is no hump...That's his head!!! And it is filled with mush.

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  8. At least Oz is an MD he'll be there in case Fetterman has an "event".
    I am truly disgusted with the Dems using people

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  9. Randy says: “Democrats should have replaced him this summer. Now it is too late.” Ditto for Republicans replacing Oz. Too late.

    If Fetterman wins and drops dead before or shortly after his swearing-in, the Pa. Governor should name Oz — the second-highest vote-getter — as his replacement. But he won’t. The Dem candidate for governor, Shapiro, has a 10-point lead in the polls, so he will likely name Fetterman’s successor. I’m guessing he’ll name the outgoing Dem governor, Tom Wolf, to that seat. Wolf has been governor of Pennsylvania for 8 years, and he’s term-limited out this year. Is this another reason for the Dems to push soon-to-be-dead Fetterman? I’m sure the subject of his successor has come up in the governor’s mansion.

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    1. That is why Trump needs to spend some cash NOW and get Mastriano over the finish line.

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    2. What poll. If it isn’t Trafalgar, I wouldn’t trust it and Shapiro does not have a 10 point lead in Trafalgar. Any incumbent under 50 percent is in trouble, especially if this year they are a Democrat.

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  10. This article is a clear-eyed account of Fetty's tenure as mayor of Braddock:

    https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/braddock-pa-see-why-not-fetterman

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  11. What is the growth on the back of his neck? You know the one that made hoodies a strategic decision and not a fashion choice.

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    1. Nothing good, that's for sure.

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    2. Given Fetterman's appearance and demeanor, I'd say it's a science experiment gone wrong.

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    3. I'm thinking a bad case of craniopagus parasiticus. I'm pretty sure the two face bastard named it George!!! It looks really soros... Ooofff!!!

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  12. Back in the day, the D's would switch out a weak candidate even with weeks to go before election day. They may try this trick again and depend on all the dead voting in Philly to win the day. Ugh.

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  13. Does nobody here understand that whether Fetterman is stupid, corrupt, damaged in brain and body, suffering from tertiary syphilis or growing a malignant tumor the size of grapefruit out of his neck means nothing to the typical democrat voter? I see comments that betray an old fashioned sense of decency, propriety and hope for the best, but please, dear readers, disabuse yourselves of any notion that democrats will hesitate to vote for Fetterman on account of his glaring mental dysfunction. They do not want or need a candidate with a working, let alone agile brain; all they need is a warm body to prop up in front of the network cameras and who will vote as instructed. To better understand, imagine you are an extra in a movie combining the storyline of "Weekend at Bernie's" and "Idiocracy." The cabal that actually controls the Biden regime got exactly this candidate for the presidency and he now occasionally occupies the White House (when not vacationing in one of his Delaware mansions). Fetterman, as long as he is alive and more or less ambulatory is the ideal democrat candidate. The media, being completely in the bag for the democrats, with the exception of notable internet outlets such as this one simply ignores anything that might do other than fluff the party's candidates, while issuing boldface lies they laughingly call "news" to fortify (their word, not mine) their party's position. We live in clown world, and the clowns rule. Don't expect anything else. If you don't raise your hopes at least you won't be disappointed. So by all means vote for your favorite candidate, but never, ever fool yourself about your chances. Just like in Las Vegas, the odds are stacked in favor of The House, and you're the mark.

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    1. Agree completely Devo. Cardboard cutouts are a dime a dozen...

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  14. That reminds me: how's Diane Feinstein doing these days?

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  15. What is being done in the united states is eerily close to what the political apparatchiks did in the book Atas Atlas Shrugged

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