how very uncouth

Comical Connecticut Senate Candidate Cries ‘Whore’ During Debate

They let me back on tv!Fun Connecticut lady Lee Whitnum appears to be a fixture in pretty much every “Nutmeg State” Democratic primary for any national office. She gets up there and starts hollering about a valid concern — how every Connecticut Democrat, as well as every other politician, just does whatever Israel wants 100% of the time — with absolutely no tact. For example: the Senate debate last night when she called Rep. Chris Murphy a “whore.” Look, Lee, that was a long time ago and Murphy had to pay for law school somehow, okay?

Chris Dodd and Joe Lieberman must be rolling in their graves:

It’s not often the word “whore” plays into a debate for U.S. Senate, but it happened Thursday night as five democratic candidates squared off in the first televised debate of the campaign season.

Lee Whitnum, an author from Greenwich who claims some of her ideas will anger voters, went after U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy for his stance on support for Israel.

Murphy called Whitnum out after the comment, saying he had supported inclusion by all candidates in the debate, but might rethink his stance after Whitnum’s “awful language.”

No more hilarious shouty lady? As great Connecticut liberal leader of yesteryear (and Wonkette bus friend!) Ned Lamont once said about the financial crisis’ effect on Greenwich, “This is our Katrina.”

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[NBC Connecticut]

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  • Barb

    He should have turned and said, "thanks, Lee Whitnum-nuts!" Oh well, she was probably on her period.

    • Steverino247

      She's pregnant?!

      • Barb

        All women are pregnant. We are nothing but Womb Zombies who are here to suck the baby batter from the men. We get our government checks and spend it on scanty panties and we drain the spermies again. We aren't going to stop until we get those big Tiger Wood sized checks every month.

        • Chichikovovich

          here to suck the baby batter from the men…. we drain the spermies again.

          Please don't speak with such disrespect toward our precious bodily fluids. That's our life essence you're talking about there.

          • Barb

            I don't have a cool cool uterus right now, Chic. Just give me some time in a graveyard, a shovel and my hunchback friend and I will be back to getting men to do my will.

            Your first clue should be when we answer the phone every morning by saying, "Happy Father's Day!"

          • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

            That is some crazy movie treatment you are working on, in this thread! (I might go see it, if it involves white cotton panty tickle fights.)

          • Chichikovovich

            Now Barb, you know that it just takes a coquettish flutter of your eyelashes and we're your slaves.—

          • Barb

            Happy Father's Day, Chic!

          • Chichikovovich

            I'll get the foot-rub cream.

        • BigSkullF*ckingDog

          Gross barb, gross.

        • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

          I advocated for all Wonketeers to be a part of these comments. I might think twice about that with that kind of awful language being used in these threads!!

        • HELisforHEL

          Baby Batter. Available now at WalMart.

        • Boojum

          Wait. Is this the baby batter where you just add water or the kind where you have to add milk and eggs?

          And, when you cook it, do the babies come out fluffy and light or all flat and chewy?

      • Steverino247

        See what you started, Steverino247, you bastard!

  • C_R_Eature

    Star Whores
    Episode IV: A New Dope

  • Radio福井県

    At least she didn't call him a skullfuck.

    • C_R_Eature

      Or a Re_t_@r_d.

      • Boojum

        Or a scrambled griT.

        • C_R_Eature

          Indeed.

        • Negropolis

          Mmmm…cheezy griT…delicious.

    • WiscDad

      Or a fuckstick

      • Callyson

        Are you saying something's wrong with his gear?

    • Dashboard_Jesus

      so anyone can call ANY other candidate a socialist/ communist/ nazi/ racist but a nice liberal lady can't call one of her own out for being the one thing we KNOW they all are WTF? I guess caliin' 'em a whore a whore just crosses the (whore) line

  • Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    "I'm not a whore. I'm you."

    • Boojum

      But, I'm a whore.

      • HistoriCat

        Personally, I'm more of a slut.

        • Boojum

          Oh, sure, give it away. Drive the price down for those of us who work for a living!

  • http://Wonkette.com MLHencken

    Great, just what we needed up here.

  • http://www.wonkette.com Chill-A-Sketch

    And the "War on Whores" continues…

  • tbogg

    I don't know what's worse. Anti-Semite meth lady or the guy who spent his dad's last 57 cents on that tie.

  • Schmannnity

    She must have seen how well it worked for Rush and couldn't help herself.

  • Steverino247

    There goes the Pimp Vote…

  • smashedinhat

    Courtney Love, that you?

  • SexySmurf

    In her defense, Chris Murphy will have sex for money.

    • HippieEsq

      Probably not with BIBI though.

  • gullywompr

    What a nafka.

    • Callyson

      Had to look that gem up. For those too lazy to do so:

      nafka – Or: nafkeh , early-20 th century American term, borrowed from the Yiddish and prior to that from the Aramaic nofka , meaning streetwalker. See prostitute …

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      North American Free Krazy Activist?

  • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

    Is "Israel" code for "On Birth Control" ? I can't keep up with the lingo.

  • sullivanst

    See, both sides are crazy.

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      She needs to hook up with that crazy chin dude from AZ.

    • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Deportably_Jose

      Key difference:
      For Democrats, the primaries are a winnowing process on the crazy

      For Republicans, it's a refining process.

      • sullivanst

        Also, quantity, nastiness and extremity of craziness.

        There's a reason we call it false equivalence ;)

  • Biff

    God damn her crazy eyes!

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      Bachmann after an H₂O₂ infusion.

      • Boojum

        She figured, "Water is good. Oxygen is good. More is better!"

        Who am I kidding? She saw an open bottle and drank it, because God told her to.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    Happy good Friday guys! Tonight I am having some friends over and I am going to BBQ some beef and chicken skewers on little crucifixes. Then we are going to eat them with bread (body of Christ) beer (blood of Christ) and corn on the cob (cob of Christ?). Then we may dance around my back yard in various stages of undress and maybe partake in the herb of Christ. So pretty much a typical Friday night except for the little crucifixes.

    • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

      That sounds much better than wrapping your Peeps in shrouds of mourning.

      • Radio福井県

        Life imitating art, courtesy of Extem.

        • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

          I'd say sweet, but with all those Peeps that would be redundant.

    • lowaltflier

      Sounds like the best Passover Sedar ever.
      Shalom.

    • C_R_Eature

      Excellent. It sounds about right for Pastafarian Holy Foamy Friday, also. So you're covered there.

      • BigSkullF*ckingDog

        It's 10:30 am and I have already conducted one round of beer tasting so holy foamy Friday is definitly covered.

        • C_R_Eature

          Outstanding. I know you've seen this before but, hey, it's a High Holy Day Convergence so: BEER.

    • Guppy

      A religious observance on a Friday, paired with a meal that contains no pork…

      SECRET MUSLIM!!111!!11

    • Barrelhse

      Jesus Juice for the youngsters?

    • Warwhatgoodfor

      Needs more beer mountain.

    • Boojum

      You should try coating the meat with Barb's special baby batter and deep frying in fetus fat. Yum!

    • Negropolis

      I think you meant "Christ on the cob."

  • http://Wonkette.com MLHencken

    Hey look, Susan Bysiewicz finally found a decent makeup artist!

    Wonketteers: wouldst thou hit it?

    • Dashboard Buddha

      Sexy, smart, sane: Pick two.

    • Chichikovovich

      Every single instance in my life that I violated my personal "Don't fuck crazy" code, I've come to regard the slip as a catastrophically stupid, potentially life-wrecking blunder within less than 24 hours of the event.

      Yeah, sure, I'd hit that. What's her address?

      • George Spelvin

        Are we related?

    • flamingpdog

      Based on the look in her eyes in that pic, I'd guess she's already been hit a number of times before. With a hammer.

      • sullivanst

        Those look more like the marks of the stupid stick.

    • http://Wonkette.com MLHencken

      I say we set her up with Basil Marceaux.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      With a restraining order!

    • Warwhatgoodfor

      Only if it comes with free beer. And three bags.

    • Negropolis

      Verily and for true.

      Wait, wha?

  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    If this were a GOPer primary, they would have crowned her queen of US America.

  • Mahousu

    It’s not often the word “whore” plays into a debate for U.S. Senate

    Senators playing with whores, on the other hand …

    • Boojum

      And she went after him for his stance on Israel. Was it a wide stance? I heard rumors on the Internet and don't know anything, so it must be true.

  • C_R_Eature

    Lee, you Ignorant Slut!

  • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

    Limbaugh demands moar video!

  • DalePues

    Off limits.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    Has Hookers & Pimps Local 3142 seen this?

    • sullivanst

      Tsk! Everyone knows pimps can't unionize – they're management.

      • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

        Has Hookers & Pimps Local 3142 seen this?

        / fixed

    • Negropolis

      Nope, but the United Association of Pipefitters Local 69 sure have. Bow-chicka-wah-wha.

  • meatlofer

    Whore'n is good work,if you can get it!

  • SheriffRoscoe

    HAHA. CRAZY LADY COMES UNGLUED.

    Needs moar spittle, also.

  • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

    It's great to see how far we've come in this country, when someone with a clear case of Tourette's can BALLHAIR!

    • LiveToServeYa

      I can only read the above comment 1 time out of 5 without LOLing.

  • SayItWithWookies

    On the one hand, it's probably a valid accusation; on the other, she's vying to do the same thing, just with different johns. Integrity is hardly ever as clear-cut as we pretend it is.

    • SheriffRoscoe

      Yeah and since when is the word whore considered "awful language?" You can even stand up and say that one in church! Murphy needs to check himself before he wrecks himself.

      • Boojum

        "Whore of Babylon" comes to mind.

  • http://www.marionstein.net MarionNYNY

    Why the fuck is the left so stoopid? You get the shot to be up there, to at least talk about this shit and you blow it by coming off like a crazy lady. At least it made everyone else look idiotic for even being up there with you. Agent provocateur, much?

    • SheriffRoscoe

      One crazy ass bitch spoils the whole barrel.

      • Boojum

        You can buy bitches by the barrel in Connecticut?

    • Negropolis

      Excuse my French, but what the fuck are you talking about? Here on the left, folks like her are exceptions in debates, and they are roundly ridiculed. On the other side, they are the rule and the craziest one gets rewarded with the nomination or front-runner status.

  • WiscDad

    ….I'd hit it

    • SheriffRoscoe

      …..in the face with a mallet

      • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

        Wack-a-Troll

  • OneYieldRegular

    Call me crazy, but I suspect her strategy for attracting the Jewish vote may just backfire.

    • el_donaldo

      On the other hand, she may gain unexpected support from Tourette's sufferers.

  • Radio福井県

    You know who else wasn't enamored by the Zionists?

    • C_R_Eature

      Brian?

    • LiveToServeYa

      The Proctologists of the Elders of Zion?

    • SayItWithWookies
    • flamingpdog
    • Callyson

      Pat Buchanan?

    • Chick-Fil-Atheist™

      Jesus? (not a good answer, for they kilt him)

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    Alright, which one of you fuckers is Lee Whitnum?

    • Blueb4sunrise

      Today?

    • Toomush_Infer

      Well….any day can be Whoregate…..

      • bagofmice

        This insight gives a whole new perspective into the 'Happy Days' theme song.

    • Negropolis

      The only two acceptable Wonkette answers…

      1. Today, we are all Lee Whitnum.

      2. All of us, Katie.

  • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

    Chris Dodd and Joe Lieberman must be rolling in their graves:

    I see that as a good thing.
    ~

  • Chick-Fil-Atheist™

    SLUT LIBEL!

  • Beowoof

    Well sweetie you just can't out do the republican debate side show no matter how hard you try. And whilst thou are attempting to be the Democratic answer to Chelliie, you just can't get that crazy by shouting whore a couple of times. If you going to go full R, then you need to really get crazy.

    • catdanse

      Maybe she'll bring back her John Kerry Scrapbook.

  • Callyson

    "…and I'm the zealot"

    Gee, why would anyone get the impression that someone who calls her opponents "whore" and "ignorant" might be a zealot?

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      I call people ignorant all the time. But not to their face, nor on camera.

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    She should be debating Pam Geller. Now there's a crazy who-er fight I'd pay to see!

    • Callyson

      Orly Taitz vs. Lee Whitnum–it's on!

    • HippieEsq

      Where would proceeds go? Fifty-fifty split between the Emergency Committee for Israel (aka Kristol) and the Park Slope Brooklyn Coop?

  • Callyson

    I am officially jealous of Connecticut residents for getting the lulz from this Senate race. Though, if Orly Taitz gets the GOP nom, the Golden State might have some amusement coming its way as well…

    (Please God please God pretty please God…)

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      Oily Taintz 2012

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    haha

  • JustPixelz

    I live Connecticut and I'm shocked, shocked to learn there are whores in the nutmeg state. I'm also shocked to learn this is the nutmeg state.

    Ya gotta admit blondie will be a good match to the wrasslin' lady, Linda McMahon (R-WWE).

    • Warwhatgoodfor

      Linda kick her ass in the first round.

  • flamingpdog

    Whatever happened to Lamont, anyway? Only The Shadow knows?

  • Antispandex

    Don't you just hate it when someone who doesn't have the looks, or the personality, to be a really fine whore, makes sport of those who do? Besides, calling any politician a whore in a debate is redundant…totally true, just to be clear, but seriously overstating the obvious.

  • Barrelhse

    That Lee Whitman is so stupid. She can't even spell her last name!

  • JustPixelz

    Ms Whitnum said people all over the world hate the United States. That's only true in a narrow, geographic sense: There are people in every nation who hate us. In the normal sense (she can look up the word "normal"), people all over the world have a favorable opinion of the United States.

    Britain : 61% approval
    France : 75% (take that Go-Pee!)
    Russia : 56%
    Kenya : 83% ('cause their guy is in charge, I guess)

    Most countries that border Israel have low opinion of us. Also Pakistan. Fuck 'em.
    http://www.pewglobal.org/2011/07/13/china-seen-ov

  • prommie

    I thought Connecticut was a restricted state? Lieberman is just their token, like when they let Hank Hill into the asian country club.

  • prommie

    Isn't there some way you can get high on nutmeg? Like, if you are visiting someone in jail, aren't you supposed to bring them a jar of nutmeg and some KY or something?

    • Warwhatgoodfor

      Nope, we used to carve phony ones and sell them to rubes who were passing through.

  • Toomush_Infer

    57 cents doesn't get it done, anymore?….USE THE AMEROS!!!!!…..

  • rickmaci

    Dems generally do a better job of keeping the wingnuts from the leftish cuckoosphere off the stage when voters are looking.

  • mavenmaven

    Time for her to do a mud wrestling match with her matched colleague on the extreme right, Ann Coulter.

  • http://www.gurukalehuru.wordpress.com gurukalehuru

    If ever there is a correct situation in which to use the word whore it is with regard to American politicians and Israel.

  • HELisforHEL

    OY, she's such an idiot. Please STFU people of Greenwich and lower Fairfield County. Because the rest of us in the state hate you all.

  • oldswede

    Here in Connecticut, we are all too familiar with Miss Whitmun. For a good backgrounder, check this: Voter's Guide to Lee Whitnum The article is from 2008 but still valid and Miss Whitmum has only compounded her nasty reputation.
    First time out, she called her opponent, current Connecticut US Congressman, Jim Himes, a Nazi.

    • Warwhatgoodfor

      God yes. She has even hit the big time rawstory.com with this one. So much to be proud of.

  • Swampgas_Man

    See, all you anti-dittoheads? Liberals say all the things Rush said, only worse because they're Demoncratic wimminz! It's Bill Maher all over again!

  • chascates

    Didn't Michele Bachmann say she was a 'whore for Christ'? No, wait. She said she was a 'fool for Christ'! Big difference.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SakRaenG7EU

  • ttommyunger

    Tits or GTFO!

  • reasonbran

    He's not a whore, he's a politics worker.

  • Negropolis

    Who are you calling who-ah, whore?

    She puts the "nut" in Nutmeg.

  • HELisforHEL

    Aww, I so miss the Whore Diamond threads. Good times.