27 Feb Section Eight for Sunday February 22, 2015 Best Quotes and Tweets of the week
The last quarter hour segment of each two-hour LCWT show is the Eighth Section of the show, and is reserved for Quotes and Tweets of the Week, memorable comments by pundits on both sides, and the listing of DYKs — Did You Knows, which are talking points we share on the issues of the day.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK FROM THE AMERICAN LEFT …
Marie HARF, STATE DEPT spokeswoman, referring to the ongoing genocide by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, said:
“…But we cannot win this war by killing them.
We cannot kill our way out of this war.
We need … to go after the root causes that leads people to join these groups, whether it’s lack of opportunity for jobs…”
Harf should read the Atlantic article, What ISIS really wants: http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2015/02/what-isis-really-wants/384980//
Or at least the Red State summary:
Tweets of the Week
IOWAHAWKBLOG, referring to the alarmingly clueless and above-quoted, Marie Harf:
“After yesterday’s stupidest opinion of the millennium, Buffy the State Dept Tri Delt doubles down”
“Them: God willing, we will restore the Califate and hasten the holy apocalypse as written in scripture.
Us: so you’re saying you want jobs.”
“Clearly frustrated by lack of job opportunities and access to community college, ISIS burns 45 people alive in Iraq”
“The same left that opposes the death penalty winks when Islamists execute the innocent.”
“”ISIL doesn’t represent Islam.” – Barack Obama (JD Harvard)
“Yes we do.” – ISIL Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (PhD Theology Islamic U of Iraq)”
Obama once said, “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.” So why, when it comes to #ISIS, are we bringing job applications?
Online comment after LA TIMES editorial by Barack Obama explaining his Summit on Violent Extremism where the words Islam, jihad, Muslim were excluded:
“Dear President Obama – They are Islamic terrorists and you have not even begun to decimate them. Signed, Everybody”