Ann Coulter Offends Liberals, Film at 11

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Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Ann Coulter’s speeches at CPAC are simultaneously the least surprising and the most headline-ready parts of the conference. Every year, the lines to get into the ballroom start more than an hour before the speech; every year she dishes out six or seven one-liners that horrify liberals. Ted Kennedy was “spilling drinks in his grave,” and Keith Olbermann was a “girl,” and Obama was the “least dangerous person named Hussein.” You’ll see the video on blogs — all of it got huge cheers. The biggest cheers? When a fan gushingly asked whether Coulter had “ever dated a liberal.”

“They weren’t liberal for long,” she said.

The closest thing to dissent came when one fan whined about the presence of anti-war libertarians at the conference.

“We learned that soy beans were the answer to Afghanistan,” he said.

“I think bombs are the answer,” said Coulter.

The libertarian presence in the room was fairly small — Sam Swedberg, the Campaign for Liberty volunteer who played sumo Janet Napolitano on Thursday, told me that if Coulter fans, not Ron Paul fans, had been in the room yesterday, there wouldn’t have been such lusty booing of anti-gay activist Ryan Sorba. But Coulter indulged the few libertarians who chanted “End the Fed.”

“I’m just curious about this movement over there for ending the Fed,” she said. “Yes, end the Fed.” Later: “If Ron Paul is behind it and it has nothing to do with foreign policy, I’m for it.”

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13 Comments

Kevin!
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 12:31 pm

Really hope she was true to form and rocking a cocktail dress at 10am.


Ben
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 12:50 pm

Ann likes to kill Muslims. I think that much is obvious. If Bin Laden wants to take her out, go ahead.


chrisjay
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 1:07 pm

well, to the extent that a tranny can rock a cocktail dress, anyway


darrylschmitz
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 2:03 pm

Both of the major parties need to purge themselves of the anti-Constitutional left and right. Thank God that the neoconservative organizers of CPAC decided not to arrogantly exclude Constitutional conservatives from this year's event. Maybe there's hope for the Democratic and Republican parties yet. But is it too late?… Are our saved dollars about to be reduced the value of a few cents?


Devolutionist
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 2:10 pm

Anyone see her on CNN yesterday with Rick Sanchez, when she apparently compared World War II to Iraq and Sanchez asked if she thought that was really an apt comparison? The clip is up over at TPM. It's pretty hysterical watching her try to backtrack. Like a lot of her ilk, she makes these leaps in her thinking that are completely illogical.


Name
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 4:57 pm

She called Anderson Cooper gay. That's slander/libel, right?


Ordinary_Taxpayer_Joe
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 5:31 pm

Offending one person or a group is NOT CONSERVATIVE…
Bombing a country is NOT CONSERVATIVE…

There's NOTHING CONSERVATIVE of this woman…

CPAC should rewrite their Mission statement!


Some sound bites from CPAC - bs’s blog - RedState
Pingback posted February 20, 2010 @ 5:43 pm

[...] Ann Coulter was the big headliner for mid-day.  Her presentation was anticipated with a bit of concern by some bloggers who believe that Coulter is too divisive and should not be invited to CPAC. Personally, I like the confrontational style.  After yesterday’s controversy about gay conservatives, and from Coulter’s unpopular and widely-condemned statements about homosexuals at the 2007 CPAC, many feared she’d fire off additional shots today. It didn’t happen.  Her talk was her normal acerbic “stand-up comedy” talk, but the real funny stuff came during the Q&A. [...]


clarkruper
Comment posted February 20, 2010 @ 6:13 pm

Check out the original speech by Students For Liberty's Alexander McCobin that got the controversy with Sorba started: http://studentsforliberty.org/news/sfl-controve…


ghostcommander
Comment posted February 21, 2010 @ 1:12 pm

Can Y'all picture Coulter in an SS uniform, complete with riding pants, a riding whip, black boots, a military hat with the skull and cross bones emblem, and a swastika arm band on? Is she the equivalent of the bitches of the Buchenwald concentration camp?


JohnC
Comment posted February 23, 2010 @ 3:26 am

Ann Coulter is so 2004.


ellid
Comment posted February 23, 2010 @ 9:57 am

I would have said 1004, but a woman as loud and obnoxious as her would have been thrown into irons…..


ellid
Comment posted February 23, 2010 @ 2:57 pm

I would have said 1004, but a woman as loud and obnoxious as her would have been thrown into irons…..


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