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Quote of the Day – Fox news Poll: Do Republicans have a jobs plan?

 

Even Fox News in a recent poll doesn’t think Romney can create jobs. The totals? 27 percent of Americans think Romney has a plan to revive the American economy… 41 percent of registered voters think Obama the better plan. That is a 14-point gap.

A revealing question in this poll was “Who do you think will do a better job looking out for you and your family during tough economic times?” 47 percent said Obama and 36 percent Mitt Romney.

As a Fox News commentator said:

“What is true in poker is true in politics. You can’t beat something with nothing. 

And right now, voters are coming to the conclusion that when it comes to credible plans to fix the economy, Republicans have nothing.”

Juan Williams, Fox News analyst

Are you surprised?

 

Another Quote… Juan Williams, on FOX on Sunday…

… once again put his foot in his mouth when commenting on singer Yusuf (a Muslim) and Ozzie Osborne at the Stewart/Colbert Rally:

“I KNOW THIS IS POLITICALLY INCORRECT, BUT I’D RATHER TAKE MY CHANCES GOING OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN … THAN RIDE WITH A MUSLIM ON A PEACE TRAIN.”

Juan Williams demonstrating his fears once again.

Juan Williams Fired by NPR…

…over anti-Muslim remarks on Fox.Here’s part of the story from HuffPo… go in and read more:

clipped from www.huffingtonpost.com

Juan Williams
Juan Williams

NPR announced late on Wednesday night that it has terminated the contract of longtime analyst Juan

Williams over his comments on Fox News that, when he is on a plane with Muslims, “I get nervous.”

NPR’s media reporter David Folkenflik broke the news on Twitter.

Williams’ comments came during a discussion with Bill O’Reilly on Monday’s “O’Reilly Factor.” O’Reilly asked Williams if he had been in the wrong during his now-infamous appearance on “The View” last week. (There, O’Reilly’s statement that “Muslims killed us on 9/11” caused Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg to walk off the set in anger.)

Williams replied that he thought O’Reilly had, in fact, been right.

“I mean, look, Bill, I’m not a bigot. You know the kind of books I’ve written about the civil rights movement in this country. But when I get on the plane, I got to tell you, if I see people who are in Muslim garb and I think, you know, they are identifying themselves first and foremost as Muslims, I get worried. I get nervous.”

Williams had been a contributor and analyst at NPR for decades, but his dual role on Fox News — where he has also been a longtime and frequent contributor — drew so many complaints from NPR’s listeners that it asked Fox News to stop identifying Williams as an “NPR News Political Analyst” in 2009.

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Quote of the Day – and note that Repiglicans can’t tell the difference…

In a C-Span interview this morning, Juan Williams was asked if the statement made by Harry Reid that referred to Barack Obama as “light-skinned” with “no Negro dialect” was at the same level of racism as Trent Lott’s 2002 comment “we wouldn’t have had all these problems over all these years” had segregationist Strom Thurmond been elected President.

Juan’s response seems to sum it up just fine:

“I don’t think Barack Obama would be in the White House if we had a segregationist country. That’s a major, major difference.”

You go, Juan!