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Dim-bulb Dana Perino was doing jello shots at a frat party in 2001, so it’s no great surprise she doesn’t remember the 9/11 attacks on America. And the producers of Fox News could give a shit what anybody says on the air, as long as the subtext is racism.

But still, an actual George W. Bush White House spokesperson saying, clearly, that there were no TERRORIST ATTACKS ON AMERICA during Bush’s presidency, and nobody bats an eye? Oh, Fox News, have you fallen out of love with September 11?

Guess it’s easier to hate the coloreds over here than it is to hate the coloreds over there. Anyway, congratulations, airhead clown Dana Perino, for retroactively stopping 9/11. President Kerry will present you with the Magic Medal of Honor. [TPMTV]

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  1. Now, remember this is the woman who never heard of the Cuban missile crisis, so it’s certainly possible she just doesn’t about 9/11. Or anthrax (although all of the media seems to have forgotten about that).

  2. Now does this mean Faux News can commence with their layoffs firing people who screw things up? You know they won’t make Perino take responsibility for her comment – it was the fault of the sound guy, I’m sure.

  3. Oh, I thought you meant *before* 9/11. Well, in that case, if you want to call it *terrorism* go ahead, but it’s not like those planes were full of U.S. Army psychiatrists was it?

  4. Well, it is Hannity’s show. Any kind of mistake, over- or understatement, exaggeration, misrepresentation, personal attack, lame hypothetical, or outright lie is just part of the format. That, and vigorously masturbating to flags and eagles and torture and stuff.

  5. How could the Bush administration have realistically been expected to know a terrorist attack might take place? They knew that the real threat was Russia’s ICBMs, and were “working hard” to get the missile shield in place, remember?

    The IMPORTANT thing is, Bush learned from his experience, and gave us the Patriot Act. Never you mind that the horrors of September 11, 2001 could have been prevented with a simple tightening of airport screening. Hunting knives and switchblades were approved carry-on items until then. Seriously.

  6. Dana, Dana, Dana — for a few years you stood in front of the window of American foreign and domestic policy, where the entire scope of human history played out before you. And what did you do with it? Played with the bugs on the sill and stared at your own reflection.

  7. In response to Hannity’s question about why “they” won’t call Ft. Hood a terrorist attack she says, derisively, “They want to do all of their investigations, I don’t know, all of their thinking…”

    Hahaha. Awesome.

    It makes one pine for the days of the Bush administration when all this doggone thinkin’ and investigatin’ didn’t get in the way.

  8. Her predecessor Scott McClellan grew pudgy and anemic as his service as the mouthpiece of the Bush Administration destroyed his self-worth, yet Dana Perino seemed to grow more beautiful with each lie she told. I’m convinced that somewhere in Dana Perino’s home is a “secret room” hiding a portrait that depicts the true condition of the soul lurking underneath those exquisite cheekbones and that flawless profile.

  9. [re=466413]memzilla[/re]: Indeed. But given the multiple failures of grammar and syntax in that memo, they’re likely too dim to realize that failing to challenge a demonstrably false statement is an on-air error.

  10. [re=466413]memzilla[/re]: Maybe Perino, since it’s really just inaccuracies that are so obvious and stupid that it makes Fox news look like what it really is that the management cares about. Remember, this is the company that successfully defended a wrongful termination suit on the argument that they had a first-amendment right to lie in their broadcasts.

  11. Fox News is a kind of Skinner Box that conditions its viewers with repeated assertions of untruth. Pretty soon they’ll have all their retard true-believers thinking that 9/11 happened while Clinton was president, the same way the put a (D) in front of any Republan who fucks up. Oh, and the financial meltdown? Totally on Clinton because he gave mortgages to the Poors.

  12. [re=466432]Hedley Lamar[/re]: By law it HAS to be bi-partisan. Perino is decidedly not a Dem, and he figured she was stupid enough to not really do anything to get in the way. Hell, he probably figured she was stupid enough to not find the board’s meetings.

  13. [re=466439]Accordion-o-rama[/re]: It’s true. I’m starting to think she’s getting her makeup (or at least her applicators) from Sherwin Williams, which would also explain her light-headedness.

  14. It says right here in my Texas Board of Education-approved history textbook that Jimmy Carter, in an effort to make FDR’s Great Depression drag on, forced banks to give money to minorities so that they could buy finally buy their own airplanes and crash them. But Reagan (Peace be Upon Him) saved us by winning WW2 against the Soviet Union. Around this time, probably, Obama hatched his prenatal plan to forge his Hawaiian birth certificate with the blood of Vince Foster.

  15. You have to understand that, in their fevered minds, the Bush Presidency did not start until approximately 9:30 p.m on September 11, 2001. The time between the Inauguration and Bush’s return to the White House on 9/11 was “Spring Training” and don’t count in the offical records of Major League Politics. And, yes, the anthrax attacks don’t count either since they were domestic and we all know there are no Native-born Anglo-Saxon terrorists in the U.S., only darker-hued fur’n ones.

    Or, maybe Dana is reminding us that the attacks did not occur during the Bush Presidency, they occured during the Cheney Presidency.

  16. [re=466439]Accordion-o-rama[/re]: Even pretty, perky people get old.

    By the way, when I went to Wiki to see how old she is (37, 38 in May – although that is somehow younger than it used to be, to my mind) I saw that someone has already reported there her little Fox News fiasco. You guys do work fast!

  17. [re=466419]RoscoePColtraine[/re]: “Never you mind that the horrors of September 11, 2001 could have been prevented with a simple tightening of airport screening.”

    Or, you know, the president reading the memos put on his desk. But playing the biggest, most realistic version of “Call of Duty” was just more fun.

  18. What is it? You’re not a terrorist, unless your actions are forecast to the President of the United States by federal law enforcement agencies in pithy policy memos titled “Bin Laden Determined to Attack the U.S” and junk??

  19. Don’t you understand? There was no George W. Bush until 9/14/01, when he emerged fully formed from the forehead of God, to suckle at the teat of Dick Cheney and then lead us to glorious victory over the brown infidels?

    Waterboarding is to good for you, Ken. You will now be forced to watch Glen Beck in the same apparatus used in A Clockwork Orange.

  20. [re=466439]Accordion-o-rama[/re]: You’re right. At first I thought it was just pixelization. Also, it looks like her lower jaw is becoming unhinged, probably so she can swallow rabbits and such.

  21. Can we just agree to loosely define mass murder as “terrorism?” They ought to be interchangeable, y’know. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am terrorized by the acts committed by Hasan. I will never feel safe walking around a military installation again.

  22. wake up sheeples!! she’s absolutely right — those sep. 11 01 terror attacks were on new york city and washington dc, which any red-blooded true american can tell you WITHOUT EVEN HAVING TO STOP AND THINK ABOUT IT are not in “our country.” and the anthrax attacks could not possibly have been in our country because “anthrax” is obviously A FOREIGN WORD AND WE DON’T HAVE FOREIGN WORDS IN OUR COUNTRY.

  23. Whoa!!! She made a factually incorrect statement on Fox News programming, now thanks to that zero-tolerance policy she’ll be gone forever!!!

    Ohh no wait, I forgot, Fox News is full of shit, she’ll be on next week, calling Obama the 20th hijacker.

  24. Awww…dainty Dana Perineum, sitting back on her pretty little circus poodle haunches, begging for attention from our favorite virgin mick who’s unable to throw her a bone.

  25. Never forget, Dick Cheney kept America 193% safe, 25 hours a day, 13 months a year. for all 7 years of his three terms in office.

    So safe, that we can now safely turn 9/11 into the Glenn Beck Fan Club Annual Get-Together and Hoedown, without the slightest hint of irony.

  26. The Republics’ success at politics is their relentless lying. Their lying is remarkable. It reminds me of McCain when he tried to make people believe Obama was going to tax people making 40k. Obama had to start interrupting McCain during debates, saying, “That’s not true.” One has to say “You’re a lying liar. Stop telling lies,” after every Republic commemt. On the teevee, on the internets, where ever a Repub opens his mouth. If a Republic acts as if he’s is about to speak, pre-empt him with “You’re a lying liar.” That is all.

  27. “I don’t say this to be political,” and I don’t say this to be provocative, but I think SEAN HANNITY should live in my gun shop basement with a BALL GAG and a leash.

  28. Undoubtedly, the stupidest woman on the planet, and yes I am including Sarah Palin and that girl who carved a backwards B in her face. Barry must have known this. Therefore, his appointing her to whatever that position was must have been deliberate.
    Just to give us some laughs, is my guess.

  29. Plus the bombings in the UK and Spain, our fellow Coalition of the Willing members, happened all the way across a fucking ocean. Who could have predicted coordinated terrorist bombings on mass transit systems, after what happened on 9/11? So anyway, fuck all of those people, Bush did a good job protecting his sinecure.

    FWIW, 8 years of Clinton’s tenure passed between the two attacks on WTC. I rarely, if ever, if never, hear conservatives pat him on the back for 8 years of keeping America safe, but I seem to remember a lot of attention paid to the comportment of his penis.

  30. Dana has a point. If you don’t count attacks on the WTC, our embassies and troops overseas, various shooting rampages, and anything done by non-muslims, Bush and Clinton have the same record of Keeping America Safe[tm]

    Hooray! Bush won the War on Terra! We can now release all the POWs in Gitmo without charges (because we don’t want to be accused of treating terrorism like a law enforcement issue).

  31. Haha stupid Dana Perino and all that, but come on. Can any of us really blame Bush and company for wanting to spin this? “We did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush’s term” plays so much better than “We had the greatest terrorist attack on our country in the nation’s history during President Bush’s term.”

  32. [re=466432]Hedley Lamar[/re]: Because by law, Obama has to make the appointment of a non-Democrat. McConnell has held up all the other appointments and asked Obama to appoint Perino, as the opposition party usually gets to suggest their appointments and it is pretty much automatic.

  33. I think I know where she’s coming from. W was President for, what, about 2500 days? And in those 2500 days, there was only one terrorist attack which means that 99.99995% of his Presidency had no terrorist attack. That’s a pretty good average and if you round up, you get 100%!

  34. Well, false flag operations wouldn’t be their version of terrorism now, would it?

    Didn’t that strange dude and his boy wonder use a late-model GM, with slits in the trunk, to do about as much “damage” as the Texas Muslim shrink?

    Her and the Republicans are pushing this as a “Terrorist” attack under Barry, making him, well, obviously, a Terrorist, just like them. My mind hurts.

  35. Cheney 101: Repeat, rinse, repeat, ad nauseum, and it becomes true. This, unfortunately, is just one of the many misrepresentations they drill into TeaBaggers teeth.
    Guaranteed, one of our wingo relatives will spew this untruth tomorrow.

  36. Next week we’ll see Glenn Beck devote an entire week to covering how “Obama Appointee” Dana Perino FORGOT 9-11!!!! And not once during that week on any Fox News show will anyone mention the fact that “Obama Appointee” Dana Perino was the White House Press Secretary under George W Bush. Not. Once.

    And Hannity will splice in some fake video footage to show his outrage when “Obama Appointee” Dana Perino FORGOT 9-11. And soon there will be a pie chart showing that 193 percent of the American public want Obama to resign because of this OUTRAGE!

    And, just before Christmas, Steve Doocey will mention that “Obama Appointee” Dana Perino is married to a foreigner… And the photo shown will have been darkened to prove that he’s a terrorist. And then “Obama Appointee, 9-11 forgetting, terrorist married” Dana Perino will resign and flee the country. Proving that she wasn’t really an American after all…

  37. Hannity was so busy staring at her rack he actually forgot to listen. Not that he listens to what women say, it’s just that little Sean was tugging at the fabric of his underpants and it was a terrible distraction.

  38. [re=466831]Flanders[/re]: You got that right; like a Ralph Lauren paint color –Teabagger Yeller.

    [re=466820]Starrigavan[/re]: You could also throw in Czar, Socialism, Radical Agenda, dithering — there is no shortage of Foxshit.

  39. [re=466434]Rukasu[/re]: I hoped she went on to read up on the Bay of Pigs, speaking of reflections of the Bush Administration. Belligerent AND inept. Always a great combo.

  40. Remember Baghdad Bob?

    “On April 7, 2003, al-Sahhaf claimed that there were no American troops in Baghdad, and that the Americans were committing suicide by the hundreds at the city’s gates. At that time, American tanks were patrolling the streets only a few hundred meters from the location where the press conference was held.”

    So, guess what the only explanation is? “Dana Perino” is really Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf in drag.

  41. [re=466492]RoscoePColtraine[/re]: Agree. I bet the kids at Columbine were terrorized shitless. But of course that wasn’t on Bush’s watch — Bush kept us safe from more Columbines.

    The 9/11 thing? See, here’s the Rule: anything that happens within a year after the last president leaves, isn’t the current president’s fault, unless the current president is a Democrat. Then he’s responsible immediately. 9/11 happened during Clinton’s term. Or was it Carter?

    [re=466927]Daveislikelol[/re]: If Fox had any integrity, they’d seriously fire Sean Hannity and Stuart Varney for not speaking up. But the wingnuts like Hannity too much. This is outrageous, even for Fox.

  42. Hey, go easy on her, she’s a Republican. Drowning in that much cognitive dissonance day in and day out really screws up your whole brain. After a while, they don’t even make sense when they try to talk.

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