9/11 IS ONLY FOR THE PURE OF HEART  2:55 pm May 3, 2011

WSJ Writer Says Obama Is Allowed To Visit Ground Zero Now

by Jack Stuef

The magical protector of 9/11! Boy, we're glad to see YOU!“President Barack Obama will visit Ground Zero in New York City on Thursday for the first time as president,” starts off Carol E. Lee in the Wall Street Journal. Okay, sure, that makes sense! Troops just killed Osama bin Laden under Obama’s command. Probably as fair a time as any to drop by there. But then: “Mr. Obama has been a controversial figure in what many consider hallowed ground.” A controversial figure? He’s the president of the fucking United States. He didn’t fly a plane into the buildings, did he? Last time we checked, he did not, but it’s been a while since we checked, as that subject is pretty depressing. Obama is really lucky he killed Osama bin Laden, because if he hadn’t, the security team at the Wall Street Journal was not going to let him into this particular construction site in Manhattan. YOU MUST PROVE YOUR WORTH IF YOU WISH TO EXPERIENCE THE MAGICAL LAND OF 9/11, ELOQUENT TRAVELER.

Just weeks before last year’s ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the president declared his support for the construction of a mosque and a Muslim community center near Ground Zero. The issue opened fresh wounds for some New Yorkers and 9/11 families who opposed the project, and ignited a passionate debate across the country.

What the hell does that have to do with anything? Oh, we see, this journalist saw fit to provide “context” by devoting the last half of the piece to an issue raised this past summer by American bigots, whom were able to find a few family members of 9/11 victims to exploit as cover for demonizing a random Muslim community center that was going to be constructed in the city.

When was that issue ever about Ground Zero? When was it raised by people who actually concern themselves about the site of the World Trade Center, where a new skyscraper, among other things, is being constructed? Never. But according to the Journal, that fake controversy was Barack Obama’s legacy concerning 9/11 until he managed to oversee the killing of bin Laden.

We seem to remember an inane Politico article written last year about how Obama wasn’t allowed to commemorate 9/11 anywhere, especially Ground Zero, last September because he previously told Americans to stop being bigots. Oh, hey, will you look at that—that article was also written by Carol E. Lee! We finally have a reason to praise Politico: they managed to unload this Carol E. Lee person on the Journal. Haha, suckers! Enjoy your shitty journalist!

We assume Carol E. Lee will be on hand Thursday to personally hand Obama the Golden 9/11 Key and help him to defeat the wizard charm and unlock the magical door that only lets worthy presidents into the wonderful land of 9/11. Then this troll will scamper off to the crash site in Pennsylvania, where she will ask Obama a series of riddles if he ever wishes to see that part of the United States for himself. [WSJ]

 

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nounverb911 May 3, 2011 at 2:59 pm

Will Rudy 9iu11iani be standing next to Obama?

Callyson May 3, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Next to? Hell, he will jump in front of Obama at his first chance.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:04 am

Does "photobombing" someone count as terrorism? Can we send Rudy to Guantanamo, if so?

bitchincamaro2 May 3, 2011 at 3:28 pm

I'm pretty sure Barry will have to sign some sort of waiver of common sense agreement in order to bask in the glory hole of Rudy's trademarked 9/11.

Omophagist May 4, 2011 at 10:33 am

I believe his latest security consulting gig for the Mexican cartels in Juarez will be keeping him busy that day.

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Sure wish old Carol had been standing guard over the WTC on the morning of 11 September 2001. All this could have been avoided.

BarryOPotter May 4, 2011 at 9:11 am

Although the strength of Carol's fucktardery seems to be of magical proportions, it's not, but it is growing, so, maybe it is. But yeah, she totes should have been there that morning…

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm

it seemed excessive but they really had to make him recite all of the verses of the National Anthem while stand on one leg and saluting the flag. the only way to be sure he is sufficiently patriotic.

Jukesgrrl May 3, 2011 at 5:54 pm

While waving his "long form" birth certificate, which is the same length as the "short" one, but infinitely superior because it was brought to us by that great New Yorker Donald Turmp.

BarryOPotter May 4, 2011 at 9:14 am

…make him recite all of the verses of the National Anthem while stand on one leg and saluting the flag, which he agreed to do to give the kill team more time to get into place.

/WishfullyFixed

metamarcisf May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm

And today, The Wall Street Urinal is the most popular daily newspaper in the country.

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:01 pm

i think the "yellow cake" in the bottom of the urinal is more appetizing.

nounverb911 May 3, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Is the "yellow cake" from Niger?

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:04 pm

leave that kind of talk to the teahadists, Hitler. lol.

metamarcisf May 3, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Ask Dr. Laura

Geminisunmars May 3, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Ah, yellow journalism at its finest.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:06 am

The South China Morning Post humbly disagrees.

genxr May 3, 2011 at 4:08 pm

With over a dozen readers, it is the most popular newspaper today.

axmxz May 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm

It's very absorbing.

JoeBiteme May 3, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Yeah, but it's popular the same way The Economist is popular.
By that I mean, popular to have sticking out of your briefcase to impress the less 'enlightened'.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:07 am

Oh, Bagehot!

Get it: Bagehot, for "bag off"? Huh? Huh?

axmxz May 4, 2011 at 11:58 am

I get it – it's like a fancy gadget!

Chillwaver May 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm

So basically now that OBL is dead, Barry proved us that he is Ground Zero-worthy. Fuck you, WSJ…

Laughitoff22 May 3, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Because, I'm sure, voting to take benefits away from 9/11 responders and their families wouldn't stop plenty of Republican representatives from being able to visit this "hallowed ground."

Oh shoot. I'm using logic again when I read.

Rosie_Scenario May 3, 2011 at 3:20 pm

And remember, before the 9/11 responders can get benefits, their names must first be checked against the terrorist watch list. Courtesy of GOP amendment.

genxr May 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm

their names must first be checked against a list of muslim-sounding names

/fixed

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:23 pm

I liked your comment, but I gotta be honest with you: I upfisted you just for your avatar.

Laughitoff22 May 3, 2011 at 11:59 pm

Much obliged, I realize that my avatar may be garnering me more attention. But being the attention whore that I am, I see nothing wrong with it (said like a true American).

mavenmaven May 3, 2011 at 3:01 pm

The Republic of 9/11 still holds fealty to Giuliani and foreign visitors are not permitted.

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Baconzgood can't snark today…… Fuckin' clients who want me to do work. In fact I'm typing this to give myself a break…….Sorry Wonkers that Baconz has to phone in the sarcasm today….I'll be back tomorrow to snark for your pleasure. Troll you have my permission to continue your down fisty ways.

(this comment is 100% snark free)

DaRooster May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Except the "fuckin' clients" part… do we have the same customers?

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm

I don't have "customers", I have "clients"…And yes they are the same…The only difference is that I sit in a office….That's the only difference….THE ONLY ONE.

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:26 pm

Oh…..I can also take them out drinking (alot) before selling them somthing.

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:27 pm

….And a tie. I have to wear a tie everyday.

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 4:44 pm

Let me guess, automobile salesman?

NYNYNY May 3, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Your clients won't let you use your other hand to type?

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Obama is now in possession of the magical secret password that will allow him to gain access to the hallowed site. "I killed Osama!"

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm

i've been commenting for years on how life often resembles old video games.

"you cannot enter. at least not without the sacred/magic/holy/forbidden/lost item."

SorosBot May 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm

I was thinking that he must answer five questions – three questions – to pass the bridge. What is your name? What is your quest? What is the average air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:19 pm

He probably knows what the capital of Assyria is, though, being a college boy and all.

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:28 pm

and Kenya isn't too far from where Assyria was, of course. much closer than it is to Merika.

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm

African or European?

genxr May 3, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Elf needs food! Use magic potion…

fuflans May 3, 2011 at 3:04 pm

to be fair to carol e. lee, balrogs were under-represented at the WSJ.

Clancy_Pants May 3, 2011 at 3:04 pm

He'd be welcome at any Bob Evans too (offer valid until the end of the week)

memzilla May 3, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Still not welcome at Denny's, though.

nounverb911 May 3, 2011 at 3:09 pm

Unless he pre-pays in advance, and doesn't bring any black secret service agents.

Dudleydidwrong May 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Bob Evans: Where the Ohio wingnut loony fringe gets its funding.

Goonemeritus May 3, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Listen to the average Trader on Wall Street talk about Obama you would think he nationalized the stock exchange and made hot secretaries non tax deductable. I don’t get why the greedy pricks can’t see that he saved their sorry asses.

Fare la Volpe May 3, 2011 at 4:20 pm

The same reason a spoiled child won't thank his father after dad stops him from running off the Grand Canyon: "But Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad, I wanna juuuuuuump! You never let me have fun!"

Goonemeritus May 3, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I would be good with them running off the cliff if my business and 401k wasn’t chained to them, I might even push.

ArmoredBore May 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm

This American Life did a show about that plus others late last year. From what I gathered, their basic thoughts were "PFFF, we're smart, tricky, and dastardly enough to spin this situation in our favor!"

Goonemeritus May 3, 2011 at 8:55 pm

You’re dead on, some of this Americans life’s best work, not Squirrel Cop good but definitely the best thing I heard this year. The tools they interviewed were so full of themselves they had no clue what part they and their system played in our last three year of misery.

lulzmonger May 3, 2011 at 7:51 pm

2008: "DERP DERPY DERP DERP."

2011: "Deficits Record profits don't matter! How DARE he return a few iotas of legitimacy to our con-game! We were COERCED into taking those huge bags of money we begged for! TARP = SOCIALISM!"

2013: "Oooooopsy … um … we can haz Mega-TARP now plz?"

Oblios_Cap May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

You Shall Not Pass!

And then the President became Obama the White.

axmxz May 3, 2011 at 4:33 pm

Not until we see that Eru Intervention certificate.

BarryOPotter May 4, 2011 at 9:22 am

and then the President became Obama the White

"Then from out of nowhere, the bearded fucker caught two above the left eye, and President Obama brushed his shoulders off and kept moving forward…"

/FixedWithExtraSpicyBadAssery

RadioJihad May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

And where exactly was this community organizer on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001?? Has he ever released proof as to his whereabouts?? Has he denied being involved in the attacks??

nounverb911 May 3, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Are you being sarcastic again? Just checking.

RadioJihad May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Just downfist me repeatedly again, my sphincter is in shambles anyway.

Geminisunmars May 3, 2011 at 3:42 pm

Don't give 'em any ideas.

neiltheblaze May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

I wouldn't make my pet canary shit on that column.

widestanceroman May 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm

That honor is reserved for Pegs, right?

neiltheblaze May 3, 2011 at 3:23 pm

Now THAT I'd hate to see – though it would amuse me to hear about it.

imissopus May 3, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Pretty sure Pegs has her servants shit for her.

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:31 pm

And also has her servants peg her?

memzilla May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Murdoch's News Corp scribblers just use a randomizer to take Rethuglican memes and string them together. It's not a thought process, it's Mad Libs for Wingtards.

nounverb911 May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

A million monkeys typing on a million typewriters.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinite_monkey_theo

Pithaughn May 3, 2011 at 4:02 pm

Close. They have two wheels, much like the Wheel of Fortune. One has all the memes on it. The size of each pie is determined inversely to how the issue actually affects most folks. ie the abortion pie section is huge, because a very small percentage of the population is actually affected. While the "jobs that tax cuts for the wealthy" have created is a tiny sliver. They don't want any one to notice that the jobs those tax cuts created were mostly in China.
The second wheel has the various pundits and experts on it.
In use, a segment producer spins the meme wheel then spins the pundit wheel, calls up the pundit and schedules their appearance, to yell at the other talking heads about the meme.
Seems to be a profitable process.

Jukesgrrl May 3, 2011 at 6:08 pm

And Mr. Murdoch has many come-hither blondes available to spin the wheel.

imissopus May 3, 2011 at 4:11 pm

I was thinking of South Park's "Family Guy" episode.

fuflans May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

where she will ask Obama a series of riddles if he ever wishes to see that part of the United States for himself.

what has it got in its pocketses?

DarwinianDemon May 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Probs a Koran.

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

"What is the airspeed velocity of a unladen swallow?"

undeterredbyreality May 3, 2011 at 3:20 pm

African or European?

Oh yeah, African of course.

Extemporanus May 3, 2011 at 3:20 pm

"What do you mean? A Kenyan Usurper or European swallow?"

poncho_pilot May 3, 2011 at 3:29 pm

European swallow or GTFO.

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:32 pm

Be nice; they were both just vanished off a bridge.

arcane_allusion May 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm

handses?

Badonkadonkette May 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

You know what would be really presidential? If he cruised down Broadway in the back seat of an S-3 Viking and gave his speech wearing a flight suit, in front of Ground Zero, with a "Mission Accomplished" banner on goal posts set up behind him.

axmxz May 3, 2011 at 4:35 pm

No, no, it wouldn't be at all Presidentiary in his case. See, he actually did accomplish the mission. Success in real life is not at all Presidenterrific.

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:33 pm

"it wouldn't be at all Presidentiary in his case. See, he actually did accomplish the mission"

Well, that, and the whole "skin color" thing.

real_dc_native May 3, 2011 at 4:46 pm

That would be so AWESOME. USA USA USA.

walstib May 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm

"That tanned feller may can visit that zero place but he aint allowed ta go to teh Pentagram or dat feeld in Pennslyvayneea cause he iz teh mooslim."

fucktards.

Bonzos_Bed_Time May 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Just wants some of that sweet leaf from the Shire.

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 4:50 pm

Don't we all. I could use a pipe full of Longbottom Leaf right about now.

Bonzos_Bed_Time May 3, 2011 at 5:31 pm

Goes great after second breakfast.

GhostBuggy May 3, 2011 at 9:02 pm

Second breakfast?! No wonder Middle Earth has a childhood obesity problem!

Bonzos_Bed_Time May 3, 2011 at 9:46 pm

Don't tell the FLOTS (First Lady of the Shire) or the wee hobbits will have to dance to Beyonce.

elviouslyqueer May 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm

A controversial figure? He’s the president of the fucking United States.

Yes, but Jack, how many times do we have to keep reminding you that he's BLACK?

littlebigdaddy May 3, 2011 at 3:16 pm

The term of art is "nigra."

undeterredbyreality May 3, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Just because some watery tart threw a sword at him.

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:09 pm

They should have taken Osama's body to NY and flung it into the pit with a trebuchet, with Obama pulling the lever. Or throw it in as a totem when they pour foundation of the new skyscraper, like that Red Sox jersey at Yankees Stadium

DaRooster May 3, 2011 at 3:09 pm

"…9/11 families…"

Do you mean the victim's families? I think you should be banned from Ground Zero if you can't give everyone the respect they deserve.

chascates May 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

But will Obama invite George W. Bush, the person who dismissed the report that bin Laden would attack in the United States, the person who said bin Laden wasn't a concern to him any more, and the person who allowed the group designated to find bin Laden to be shut down (briefly) in 2006, to join him at Ground Zero?

Maybe he should invite Bill Clinton, who tried to kill bin Laden and had his advisers brief the incoming Bush people on how dangerous bin Laden was?

Ducksworthy May 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm

And, as I recall the RepublikKkan were doing everything they could to help Clinton when he was trying to kill Bin Laden. True patriots.

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 4:55 pm

To be fair, Clinton was only launching Tomahawks into Afghanistan to divert attention from getting a blowjob.
Let's stick to the FACTS!

JustPixelz May 3, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Here's a bit of trivia. During Sunday's raid, bin Laden's sentry was not at his post. Had he been diligent in his duty, bin Laden and the others in the compound could have mounted a better defense or even escaped. Plus, it turns out, the Pakistani Intelligence Service sent him a text message — "U.S. determined to attack bin Laden". Apparently he didn't see the message because he was reading "My Pet Goat" (which tells an entirely different story in Pakistan). Lucky break for us.

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:36 pm

""My Pet Goat" (which tells an entirely different story in Pakistan)."

It's also triple-X rated.

ThundercatHo May 3, 2011 at 10:20 pm

I was thinking how funny it would be if OBL's afterlife virgins were all goats but then I realized that for him it probably wouldn't be all that bad. At least they would probably not complain about the BO.

hooray4anything May 3, 2011 at 9:58 pm

How did you predict the next day's worth of news buzz?

mumbly_joe May 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

The commiesocialists in New York City love Obama, unlike the Real 'Merikins from 9/11.

Sparky_McGruff May 3, 2011 at 5:16 pm

That's because 9/11 didn't affect New Yorkers, or those "Inside the Beltway" commie liberals. It really only affected those in the "heartland" (a.k.a. "mouth breathing country-music / AM radio listeners")

riverside68 May 3, 2011 at 6:23 pm

The sound you hear is at least one New Yorker strangling as he laughs and screams at the same time.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm

Really, to hurt Keokuk, you have to attack New York.

pinkocommi May 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

It was really clever of Obama to cover up his terrorist connections by killing Osama Bin Laden. It's like when Matt Damon killed Jack Nicholson in The Departed.

undeterredbyreality May 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Spoiler alert!

qwerty42 May 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

but … but …Mr. Obama has been a controversial figure … to Carol!

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:21 pm

The sheriff is controversial!! And urban.

DerrickWildcat May 3, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Mr. Obama is also controversial to the, "Some people say" crowd.

Jukesgrrl May 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm

,,, and the TV networks that put question marks after lies they wish were true.

Extemporanus May 3, 2011 at 3:11 pm

At long last, the gaping hole at Ground Zero will finally be filled…by badass Barack Obama's big black cock!

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:37 pm

*cue bamp-chicka-bamp porn music*

riverside68 May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Ground Zero is a construction site surrounded by tacky tourists, low rent discount and 'going out of business' retail. (Oh ya and the entrance to the Battery-Brooklyn Tunnel.) WSJ can have it.

You want a nice 9-11 memorial? Go to Staten Island. I am serious, they have the nicest I have seen with the back lit profile of every Staten Islander lost in the towers in stone. All the firemen and bond traders mixed up together in a shape like bent letters in the wind looking across the bay to where the towers stood.

And the ferry is free.

Ducksworthy May 3, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Is that a memorial you're referring to or Fresh Kills landfill?

riverside68 May 3, 2011 at 4:33 pm

nah, Fresh Kills is where Osama is hangin these days.

axmxz May 3, 2011 at 4:38 pm

I'm not used to hearing that "the nicest" of anything is found in Staten Island, so I must ask: what is this thing that you have seen there?

riverside68 May 3, 2011 at 4:53 pm
finallyhappy May 3, 2011 at 5:28 pm

Next trip to New york, I am going. Thank you for posting this.

mumbly_joe May 3, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Wait, I remember this from Dragon Ball Z. "Pure at heart" can also mean "pure evil", so that's why Cheney is able to use the Spirit Bomb allowed in 9/11.

SorosBot May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm

"The issue opened fresh wounds for some New Yorkers and 9/11 families who opposed the project"

Carol's made a mistake here; the issue opened fresh wounds for some Red State bigots who normally despise New York but think they own 9/11.

Chillwaver May 3, 2011 at 4:02 pm

And the killing of OBL under this administration is basically like pouring salt in those wounds.

mrblifil May 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm

I'm sure those families would have preferred to spend the rest of their lives thinking the person who murdered their family member/friend lived in some mansion living out the terrorist version of The Suite Life. OBAMA WHY YOU GOTTA STIR UP ALL THAT SHIT? THINGS WUZ GOOD!1!1! NEVAR FORGET!!1

Worthly[♬♪♬♪♫♪♬]Skum May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm

What did you write Carol E. Lee?
A white nation turns its lonely eyes to you.

WhatTheHolyHeck May 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Ew, ew, ew.

cheetojeebus May 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm

Let me be clear: Fuck her.

Allmighty_Manos May 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm

"Wall Street Journal reporter Carol E. Lee was invited to give a speech before students at Grover Cleveland High School in Westport last week, but her appearance in front of a group of minors is expected to set off a firestorm of controversy in this small town, where town elders have traditionally had little patience for massive orgies, double penetration and water sports."

Hell, that was easy.

RadioJihad May 3, 2011 at 3:15 pm

You know who else isn't welcome at Ground Zero?

BaldarTFlagass May 3, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Is that Ground Zero, NY, NY, or Ground Zero, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan?

Callyson May 3, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Max Cleland, Dan Choi, Eric Shinseki, and anyone else who is not a Republican chickenhawk

Geminisunmars May 3, 2011 at 3:48 pm

Ground Beef?

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Pat Tillman?

flamingpdog May 3, 2011 at 6:42 pm

Zero Mostel?

lulzmonger May 3, 2011 at 7:58 pm

Snookie?

Warpde May 3, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Downfister guy?

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:48 pm

Major Tom?

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:12 am

Gilbert Arenas?

littlebigdaddy May 3, 2011 at 3:15 pm

So I'm guessing Carol E. Lee is one of Sarah Palin's FB friends?

OneYieldRegular May 3, 2011 at 3:15 pm

Back with my wife in Tennessee
When one day she says to me
"Virgil quick come see!
There goes the Carol E. Lee."

So I sez to her
Come away from there.
It's named after a repugnant bigot.

JoshuaNorton May 3, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Once again a wingnut takes an unfortunate gambol down analogy lane and, once again, steps on a rake and gives them self a black eye.

BornInATrailer May 3, 2011 at 3:20 pm

♪♫ Nobody doesn't dislike Carol Lee ♫♪

Worthly[♬♪♬♪♫♪♬]Skum May 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Way down on a house in old Abaddobamy
There's Biden and Bammy
There's Gatey and Hilly
On a moonlight night you can find them all
While they are waiting,
The Blackhawks are syncopating
What's that they're saying?
What's that they're saying?
While they keep repaying
A – humming and swaying
It's the good mate Carol E. Lee
that's come to keep that Kenyan away!

freakishlywrong May 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm

The NERVE of this woman. We really need the national media to call out all this insulting nonsense. That, and to highlight the lying and crazy on the Fox. What? Oh, they ARE they national media? Holy fuck on Ground Zero corndog.

Doktor Zoom May 3, 2011 at 3:23 pm

I hear that Obama believes that the Constitution even applies to Mahommetans. Shocking, truly shocking.

Not_So_Much May 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Isn't Carol E. Lee the car that Bo and Duke Luke drove so rascally all over Hazard County?

BornInATrailer May 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Remember that black tow truck driver friend of Bo and Luke?

Oh wait, he didn't make it past the pilot.

undeterredbyreality May 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Can Jackie Robinson play ball with your son yet?

finallyhappy May 3, 2011 at 3:26 pm

Proof positive that racists morons exist outside of Faux news and WND.

__kth__ May 3, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Googling this pathetic little mean girl turns up this bit about the Obamas moving to Washington. It's mostly innocuous, but it ends with just the faintest suggestion that they are big ol hypocrites if Sasha and Malia attend private schools. It's only blatant in hindsight; to have picked it up in real time, you'd have the keen sense of smarm that Politico and Murdoch do.

prommie May 3, 2011 at 3:27 pm

He may be president, but he is still the nigger president, doncha know. He is controversial everywhere.

Gopherit May 3, 2011 at 6:53 pm

Well, we had clinton, too….so he's more "the second nigger president."

SayItWithWookies May 3, 2011 at 3:28 pm

And what, pray tell, did Dubya do to earn the right to visit the WTC site? Oh yeah, now I remember — he did the hardest part of all. I mean, it's not easy ignoring shrill warnings of impending disaster for eight months.

El Pinche May 3, 2011 at 3:42 pm

Dubya would probably just look at it from the plane. That's how he rolls.

Rosie_Scenario May 3, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Yeah, without Dubya's amazing disregard of intelligence briefings, why we'd never even have Ground Zero. Faux news and hate radio would have to find another site to protect and keep Muslins/ black presidents away from.

El Pinche May 4, 2011 at 1:24 am

Update : Apparently Dubya declined Obama's invitation to be at GZ with him.

jus_wonderin May 3, 2011 at 3:29 pm

I am pretty sure I could not take all the babbling detractors with the deft calm that President Barack Obama is able to muster.

I would, either, go insane or….drag each and every one of them into Ground Minus One.

crybabyboehner May 3, 2011 at 3:30 pm

I believe that Carol E. Lee is the illegitimate daughter of Robert E. Lee. Right?

Dudleydidwrong May 3, 2011 at 7:31 pm

I heard that she's the illegitimate daughter of Wang Ho Lee who runs a three-card monte game in front of the News Corporation's office on the Avenue of the Americas. Rupert Murdoch had to take her or her father would foreclose on his property. Otherwise she couldn't hold a job.

El Pinche May 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm

As my good friend Chuck Norris' pastor said , the Bushies should be banned from visiting GZ. BushCo dismantled the CIA unit and ultimately stopped the search.

Then Barry said, and I directly quote : "Fuck that shit. Load the Chinooks with the most bad ass SEALS. And tell the head nigga to shoot that murdering sack of shit in the fuckin eye. That's my signature."

Well, I imagine it went something like that if Samuel Jackson played Obama in the movie.

jus_wonderin May 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

Seals on the helicopter! Motha Effing, Seals on the helicopter!

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:51 pm

Eventually, every castmember from Pulp Fiction will portray a President, so it could happen.

(Travolta already did Bill for the Primary Colours adaptation.)

WhatTheHolyHeck May 5, 2011 at 1:21 pm

I look forward to Uma Thurman's turn as America's reluctant president Elizabeth Warren.

Sharkey May 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Dumbledore has really let himself go.

carlgt1 May 3, 2011 at 3:41 pm

this is funny – as if the frat boys partying at Ground Zero the other night (and tossing their bottles over the fence into hallowed ground) were allowed to be there, but not Obama.

Also how many shameless publicity stunts, including the '04 Repug convention, were held there to exploit 9/11? And they were the idiots that decided to forego the hunt for Bin Laden in March of '02, a whopping 5 months after 9/11? Yet 3 months BEFORE 9/11, they knew enough to tell Ashcroft to stop flying commercial jets ("Let the Eagle Soar" apparently means "protect our elite but ignore the warnings for the hoi polloi")
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2001/07/26/nationa

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 5:06 pm

But in six months, we can look forward to Franklin Mint selling special commemorative Xmas ornaments celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden made from the glass of broken beer bottles found at the Ground Zero Site.

* cue weeping eagle *

Boehneriffic May 3, 2011 at 3:50 pm

I now give her permission to indulge in a large bag of lightly salted rat's dicks.

Gleem_McShineys May 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Aw, screw you. Go wild, Carol! HAVE THE HEAVILY SALTED ONES!

DrunkIrishman May 3, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Obama killing bin Laden is a remarkable development in Manhattan. It assures the president an election victory in a region Democrats rarely succeed nationally. Prior to these events, Manhattanites and most most New Yorkers could never, ever support that anti-American, leftist terrorist lovin' Obama.

I mean, New York City is the heart and soul of the modern conservative movement.

But now, with everything that has happened, Pres. Obama just might pull in enough votes to win New York in the 2012 presidential election.

GOPCrusher May 3, 2011 at 5:07 pm

OBAMA DIDN'T KILL OSAMA BIN LADEN. A NAVY SEAL DID!

Too soon?

BarackMyWorld May 3, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Damn, Wall Street Journal, just call him an un-American traitor already and stop beating around the bush.

finallyhappy May 3, 2011 at 5:33 pm

And black- call him black- because that must annoy the readership of that paper. It isn't only people wh oread the penny saver in Mississippi who are racists.

AlaskaGrrl May 3, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Carol E. Lee of the Wall Street Journal now has permission to STFU.

anniegetyerfun May 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Well, technically, MLK Jr. is still a controversial figure. In parts of rural fucking Idaho.

carlgt1 May 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm

I think we love his intelligence & erudition & eloquence – but hate that he's ultimately pwned by the corporations a la any other politician.

BornInATrailer May 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm

It can be both.

RadioGroundZero May 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Likewise, both OBL and Liz Cheney are contemptible.

dox[acted] May 3, 2011 at 3:57 pm

The WSJ thinks it takes stones for a secret muslim to show his face in Manhattan.

bitchincamaro2 May 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm

They also refer to the "ground zero mosque" as being "a stone's throw away" from hallowed ground.

Rosie_Scenario May 3, 2011 at 4:17 pm

They've measured the distance by throwing actual stones. That there's real dedication.

4TheTurnstiles May 3, 2011 at 3:58 pm

Say everybody! Here you can find Ms Lee's contact information:
http://www.politico.com/reporters/CarolELee.html

Happy corresponding, wonkeratti!

whiterabid May 3, 2011 at 4:29 pm

Oh., she's blonde. That explains a lot.

bitchincamaro2 May 3, 2011 at 3:58 pm

Even the NY Port Authority doesn't call it by it's original misnomer, "Freedom Tower", anymore. WTF, WSJ?

metamarcisf May 3, 2011 at 4:00 pm

WSJ: the second most trusted news source in America, next to World Net Daily.

BklynIlluminati May 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

racist tool reporter acts like racist tool reporter

imissopus May 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

And he doesn't even have to enter through the "Coloreds Only" door? Thanks, Carol E. Lee!

Christ, these guys: "He's a mysterious man from the Dark Continent and not like real Americans! But he ordered that towelhead Osama killed! Not that we're giving him credit for it, but we guess it's okay if he visits the hallowed ground where the other night we were all pounding brewskis and hopping up and down like we were at the Homecoming Game!"

philpjfry May 3, 2011 at 4:02 pm

Wonder if they will make him stand in the back

DangerHelvetica May 3, 2011 at 4:11 pm

I'm sure the president that let it happen on his watch would be welcome.
Edit: Ahh, this post is redundant. Hate when that happens, my apologies. Don't mean to be a Chuck Norris.

Ducksworthy May 3, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Come on. Some guy name Barry Hussein Sattero is the Preznit? And he's sort of dark complected? That's a good one. And he ordered the greatest Muslin hero of all time killed? No way.

BZ1 May 3, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Carol's little screed brought out righteous indignation from the likes of "Odumba" (says it all)…

Pop_Socket May 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm

By my clock, that puts the post-Osama honeymoon (discounting Rush Limbaugh as you must) at 65 hours. Carry on, wingnuts.

real_dc_native May 3, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Well, no "journalist" from the Wall Street Journal or Politico will ever be allowed to visit my commune, so there! I don't care how many capitalists they murder with their words.

WordSaladNation May 3, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Hey, do you know what I realized today? "Osama" and "Obama" sound a lot alike! Imagine that!

axmxz May 3, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I like it! It's like a troll banishment curse.

Mort_Sinclair May 3, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Carol E. Lee: The Robert E. Lee of good taste, good sense, and good thinkin'.

MarionNYNY May 3, 2011 at 5:33 pm

I've got no snark. I just hate these fucktards so much. I'm sorry. I really do. New York is my City. Obama for better or worse is the guy I voted for. He certainly has the right to travel wherever he wants in my City. These other clowns, I'd advise them to stay the fuck out.

VinnyThePooh May 3, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Ground Zero noun
The point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs.

Sorry New York City and Heroic Heroes. As traumatic and devastating as the terrorists' attack was, it would mean nothing compared to a nuclear detonation in Lower Manhattan. Just sayin'.

MozakiBlocks May 3, 2011 at 5:55 pm

I thank the Sweet Lord Jeebus that them Team Six Fellas know what the hell they're doing. Cause if this shit had gone down differently, the right wing mouth breathers in this country would have had the mother of all hissy fits.

mumbly_joe May 3, 2011 at 6:09 pm

To be fair, Ground Zero is also the name of a Cubs bar on the LES, and Obama's a White Sox fan.

notreelyhelping May 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm

As the Blackhawk slowly rises over Carol Lee's apartment complex….

voodooeconomics May 3, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Hollowed ground, so there is a jewish settlement going up there. Silverstein dude will be making a killing on this "blessed Holy Jesus Grounds where lots of janitors died"

Jukesgrrl May 3, 2011 at 6:21 pm

Nevar fergit … except the part that a Black Muslin kilt the emeny.

flamingpdog May 3, 2011 at 6:31 pm

I hear finals week is very hard on grandmothers, whose mortality rate seems to skyrocket that week.

Gopherit May 3, 2011 at 6:52 pm

I dunno. We need to get to the bottom of Pam Geller's truckful of crazy before we let that filthy Muslin usurper near Ground Zero Holy Ground.

AJW@[redacted] May 3, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Jesus, that insufferable cunt.

Dudleydidwrong May 3, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Holy shit in-your-hat! That gags maggots.

philpjfry May 3, 2011 at 8:55 pm

Jesus H Christ. What an incredible piece of work. Please never post a link to her web site again. Now I have to give my self a lobotomy with a can opener.

Gopherit May 3, 2011 at 10:02 pm

it pissed me off to give her page views…….but that uber-crazy bitch will be saying this on fox within a week. she is a contributor after all.

glamourdammerung May 3, 2011 at 10:26 pm

The fact she says such vile, horrible lies about Muslims and she is unharmed refutes the garbage that she spews.

102415 May 4, 2011 at 11:21 am

Unharmed? Well who the hell did that job on her face?

ttommyunger May 3, 2011 at 6:59 pm

"WSJ Writer Says Obama Is Allowed To Visit Ground Zero Now" When I saw this I immediately thought "Well, John "Fuckface" Fund has sobered up enough to spawn another right-wing hitpiece but now I see the WSJ has yet another idiot on its payroll. Looks like the WSJ is the only one taking the writing on the base of the Statue of Liberty to heart, providing safe harbor to the huddled masses of the Right.

HedonismBot May 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Don't you remember? THEY own the 9/11 holiday and Ground Zero. WE own Labor Day, Samhain and the former site of the NYC Burlington Coat Factory.

Swampgas_Man May 3, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Also, he has a name that sounds like "Osama", too.

lulzmonger May 3, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Let the Kenyan socialist visit the big hole in the ground … but only if he doesn't look any white wimmens in the eye.

Also, some argue that the only reasonable conclusion to draw from this op-ed is that in fact "Carol E. Lee" is Jared Loughner writing under a pseudonym, until proven otherwise.

Must be true, I just read it on the Interwebs!

tessiee May 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm

"Carol E. Lee … gives our first black president permission to visit Ground Zero"

Who put her in charge, anyway?
/fifth grade/

thefrontpage May 3, 2011 at 9:51 pm

Hey, Wall Street Journal: Your paper sucks!

hooray4anything May 3, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Unlike, of course, W., who was universally loved and had carte blanche to pretty much camp out on Ground Zero with his bull horn any time he wanted to.

Gopherit May 3, 2011 at 10:00 pm

This is kind of a hatefuck for some…..but hopey will always be my mancrush.

TheMeatmaker May 4, 2011 at 12:55 am

If my name ended in E. Lee, I think I'd leave the E. out of my byline. That vowel's carrying a lot of confederate baggage. Maybe she decided Carol Lee sounded too ethnic.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:08 am

See, I was thinking it's Lee, as in Korean, making Carol inscrutable.

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:15 am

Reminds me of Monty Python's "RAF Banter" sketch.

Clancy_Pants May 6, 2011 at 10:58 am

Not all train derailments are due to mustachioed Eurotrash. Indians on horseback? Butch and Sundance? Pennies on the track (that's how I did one in 1966.. Or that's what my dad said would happen).

Sharkey May 3, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Back to work! Quit yer slackin'!

Boredw/Gravitas May 3, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Are you Dwight Schrute?

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm

DON'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!!!!!!!! YOU MIGHT BE MY "BOSS" BUT YOU'RE NOT MY SUPERIOR!!!!! JUST ASK DEPT. DIRECTOR DALE!!! I'M UNDER CONTRACT MUTHUR FUCKAH!!!!!

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm

I had to google who that guy is……I never watched the office, or 30 rock. I'm lame.

baconzgood May 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Commercial/industrial kitchen and bar equipment.

kittenbomb May 3, 2011 at 5:16 pm

I'm impressed. You know people who drink enough to require commercial/industrial equipment? That's commitment!

horsedreamer_1 May 4, 2011 at 9:09 am

See Super. It seems a bit too hammy, at times, but there is a sexually-charged Ellen Page in most of the movie (including a female-on-male "rape" scene). I had a semi when I saw it.

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