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For dignity’s sake,
Jim Jordan, put on a jacket

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Posted By: MissMolly, 11/14/2019 5:06:20 AM

Of course Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) took his seat Wednesday morning, at the opening of the public impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill, wearing nothing but his shirtsleeves. No suit jacket. That’s how Jordan dresses. It’s his power move. His sartorial chest thump. All the other members of the House Intelligence Committee turned up in suits and ties or other business attire. But not Jordan. Everyone else was willing to offer at least a symbolic nod to decorous formality, to that old-fashioned notion of civility. Jordan announced himself as the man who was itching to rumble. He was the guy who came not to do

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL 11/14/2019 5:14:47 AM (No. 234562)
Robin, it seems that you are the only one that it bothers. Everyone knows that Jim Jordan is performing as a pro it is totally freaking out the Washington Post.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HammerDax56 11/14/2019 5:35:27 AM (No. 234563)
Lemme guess. The attire of the drag queen, however, that stormed into the hearings - totally appropriate according toThe Post.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 11/14/2019 5:43:24 AM (No. 234566)
For dignity's sake... Get your feet off the Oval Office desk, Obama.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: atexaslupine 11/14/2019 5:49:55 AM (No. 234568)
Jordan: working. Everyone else: posturing.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 11/14/2019 5:56:26 AM (No. 234570)
I don't believe that there is a "proper" attire demanded of a Kangaroo Court. I am glad that Jim Jordan is there to protect our rights and I don't care if he shows up in wrestling tights quite frankly.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx 11/14/2019 5:59:53 AM (No. 234573)
If this were a dignified hearing, maybe so, but it is a farce. Jim looks good to me.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ToryWhite 11/14/2019 6:05:06 AM (No. 234576)
WAPO reduced to sartorialism. That's all they've got.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Philipsonh 11/14/2019 6:08:36 AM (No. 234579)
Is that a RULE ? Maybe Robin ought to visit the Hqs of the largest tech companies and notice what the employees there wear on the job; or maybe she ought to find a real problem to write about and stop just filling space. Rep Jordan works for us! and we are happy with his performane.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: George R. 11/14/2019 6:11:31 AM (No. 234580)
With Schiff in charge, Robin's worried about decorum???? What as Ass!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: judy 11/14/2019 6:21:52 AM (No. 234585)
Jim, next time wear a mega hat, shirt, bring a drink with a Trump straw & carry an American flag for WP.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/14/2019 6:24:08 AM (No. 234587)
I can see why she's the WaPoo's fashion editorette.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: anniebc 11/14/2019 6:25:14 AM (No. 234588)
Robin is just avoiding dealing with how Jim Jordan, the CHAMPion (for you, Robin) wrestler, almost singlehandedly took down the Nancy and Schiff Clown Show. It's a coping mechanism, and she must have really hated how every Republican on the committee tried to give the NEW guy, the substitute (think old school TV wrestlers slapping hands as they sub in and out) some of their time. Why? Because they all knew he'd kick butt every chance he got. He did so much in their time that he started waving off the offers of time, as if he were saying. I'm good. Poor Robin; she probably got no sleep last night.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: unionriverman2316 11/14/2019 6:31:11 AM (No. 234593)
I couldn't help but notice that Schiff was "properly" dressed....with jacket and tie. In my humble opinion that didn't make anything that came out of his mouth more important. He might as well have been sitting there in his underwear. Glad I don't have a relationship with anyone like the fool who wrote this piece!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: A.I. 11/14/2019 6:32:57 AM (No. 234596)
This article is supposed to be a take down on Jim Jordan, but it only makes me admire him even more.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ARKfamily 11/14/2019 6:36:19 AM (No. 234599)
"Presumably, he doesn’t consider sitting alongside his colleagues during a matter of national importance to be a situation that deserves his high regard." Our neighbor replaced her "Obama" bumper sticker with "Vote For A Clown, You Get A Circus" or something very close to those words. Well, I don't consider this impeachment thing a matter of national importance. If I felt that Donald Trump had done something wrong, I would consider it. Not now. The only clown and circus we have is Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Trapper 11/14/2019 6:37:55 AM (No. 234601)
And THAT is what you take away from this? THAT's your headline? Go home. Just ... go home.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: frew 11/14/2019 6:39:40 AM (No. 234603)
The silly norms of deep state creatures on display.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: StormCnter 11/14/2019 6:43:41 AM (No. 234607)
I also wish Congressman Jordan would occasionally wear a jacket, just for decorum. But as upset as Robin Givhans is that Jordan isn't dressed up enough, that's how upset she was years ago when she complained that Justice Roberts' wife had dressed herself and her children "as if for Sunday School", in other words, in their very best for his swearing-in. We readers understand that what Jordan, Mrs. Roberts and the Roberts children are wearing or not wearing has zero to really do with Ms. Givhans' melt-downs.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: mobyclik 11/14/2019 6:48:11 AM (No. 234614)
If the bug-eyed, pencil-necked Schiff was sitting there wearing a clown outfit, goofy Robin would write that it just shows what the esteemed Congressman Schiff thinks about all of the eeevile things President Trump has done for three years. If the Rats and their hand maidens in the so-called ''media'' aren't moaning, groaning and complaining about something any Republican has done or said, they're not happy. And when was the last time you saw a happy Rat?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Sully 11/14/2019 6:49:25 AM (No. 234617)
If Jethro Jim Jordan wore a tuxedo it wouldn't change the fact he pinned their star witness in 30 seconds.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: CountryDoc 11/14/2019 6:53:31 AM (No. 234623)
He is a warrior, and we are at war. Everyone else thinks its a game. We are not playing. We warriors will dress so as to be able to kill you, should you have the audacity to continue your escalation of stupidity and dishonor of our sacred constitution. Many have laid down their lives for the freedom afforded in our Declaration, our Constitution, and our Nation, which you are trampling with your disrespect of our laws, our judicial system, and our sacred elections. We know that sitting at the table to reason with you is pointless, and that you will lie, connive, and manipulate, and escalate without regard to human life (as in Arkancide, Epstien, Benghazi, Bergdahl, and Seth Page). Jim Jordan is there for business, he's got your number. He ain't playing. You deserve death, but out of respect for our law, we are going to take you through the process of our justice system -- and justice will prevail.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Jethro bo 11/14/2019 7:22:35 AM (No. 234642)
Is this a great ccountry or what? This guy actually gets paid to write childish drivel such as this!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: TLCary 11/14/2019 7:31:41 AM (No. 234652)
And he left his white powdered wig home as well. The Barbarian! When was the last time that the Post offered at least a symbolic nod to decorous formality, to that old-fashioned notion of civility, to any Republican?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Daisymay 11/14/2019 7:33:10 AM (No. 234654)
Smartest move by Republicans was moving Jim Jordan to that committee! He was like a Gatling gun going after the Two guys who had no clue what they were talking about!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: tootall 11/14/2019 7:33:29 AM (No. 234656)
Please keep writing articles like this Robin. It illustrates the ridiculous positions the WAPO uses its clout to lie about. Fashion does not negate truth. $90,000 a month for a do nothing job is something even Tony Soprano would not try. Greed overwhelms intellect, and once exposed all these Elites are scared to death. You're just the ineffective tool they're using to try and shift the focus away from their corrupt and traitorous acts. Not a useful idiot....I won't give you that much credit. Or maybe you are being useful, since in a way, you're bringing to light the truth by focusing on attire. Are his shoes more important than Biden selling influence?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: janjan 11/14/2019 7:44:18 AM (No. 234659)
Ha ha. This chick’s real problem with Jim Jordan has nothing to do with his attire. It has everything to do with his effectiveness. If he was a Democrat she would say he was folksy and cute. What he is is devastating to the fools orchestrating this charade. Go Jim.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: subman47 11/14/2019 7:45:27 AM (No. 234661)
If you don't like the message attack the messenger. That's the best she can do because Jim Jordan buried Schiff's star witnesses yesterday. End of story.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: udanja99 11/14/2019 7:49:30 AM (No. 234666)
Don’t forget that this is the same woman who spent 8 endless years having orgasms over the fashion sense and style of Mooch 0bama.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: beca 11/14/2019 7:51:40 AM (No. 234669)
Practice what you preach at WAPO. Where is your dignity??? Jim you were marvelous. Wear what you want... you are the guy...., the left had no one of your caliber. As for the WAPO. Pffffft!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: fordtran 11/14/2019 7:54:12 AM (No. 234670)
This hearing deserves the same level of respect Billy Jeff showed the Oval Office.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Hermoine 11/14/2019 7:58:03 AM (No. 234674)
When they've got NOTHING, they go to this kind of stuff. Since when does anyone at the WaPo care about traditional formalities?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/14/2019 8:06:46 AM (No. 234681)
Everything will be ok, Robin. By the way, did you ever apologize to candidate Billary in 2007 for criticizing her exposed neckline? Just wondering though, Robin, why does the WaPo even need a fashion editor? Pretty hard to make fake news out of it, no?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Peach1 11/14/2019 8:07:21 AM (No. 234684)
Someone should show up in a kangaroo costume!!!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: jasmine 11/14/2019 8:09:21 AM (No. 234687)
Keep in mind that just a few days ago, the MSM restarted last year's smear campaign against Jordan, claiming he "turned a blind eye" to sexual abuse of Ohio State wrestlers. Critics say it was "common knowledge" that the team physician from the 1970s to the late 1990s was molesting the wrestlers. For a time, Jordan was an assistant coach for the team. The MSM is again smearing young Jordan, who could not have done so anonymously, for not reporting abuse he says he didn't know about. This is the same MSM that insists a veteran CIA operative caught coordinating with team Schiff to take down President Trump over a phone call he he did not hear, is entitled to remain anonymous. The whiny column today over Jordan's shirtsleeves might be a new low in journalism. Jordan's confidence doesn't come from wearing a suit. His confidence comes from doing his homework and having his facts straight, even when the people he questions do not. Yesterday, he dressed as he often does, ready for battle. As for showing respect, he gave Schifty's kangaroo court all the respect it deserved.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: ginadee 11/14/2019 8:18:13 AM (No. 234692)
I don't care if he wears a jacket or not just so he keeps the rest of his clothes on. Jim Jordan is authentic. Take him or leave him. I'll take him the way he is.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: lisa belanger 11/14/2019 8:24:04 AM (No. 234694)
he never wears a jacket he is hot all the time he is a boxer or former its a yellow tie and blue shirt but no one mess with him he is in top shape...i like him he is a plain guy...he needs lots f dental work his appearance is not important to him...
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Reply 37 - Posted by: lisa belanger 11/14/2019 8:26:39 AM (No. 234698)
21 a former boxer that is why he is combative
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Quigley 11/14/2019 8:43:18 AM (No. 234713)
It wasn’t robin that outed hillary for wearing Cornelius’s (from planet of the apes) Tunic Collection.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Strike3 11/14/2019 8:45:48 AM (No. 234716)
I have always found this to be the case in my end of the business world. The real workers attend meetings in shirtsleeves because they do not have the time to waste on formality. The ones with the suits, vests and ties are the poseurs. They won't even leave their desks to go to the rest room without putting their jacket on. Jordan gets extra points from me for this.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/14/2019 8:49:34 AM (No. 234719)
Jordan might have worn a Bomber Jacket because he blew them out of the water. Schiff's skivies are STILL damp.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: lana720 11/14/2019 8:51:50 AM (No. 234722)
This is how he dresses...and this is how you write, Robin for the comPost. Snarky, in the face of an entire party that is upending our Republic and shredding our Constitution. Jim Jordan was a wrestler. He still is. Too many clothes are an encumbrance when in a lion’s den..
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Reply 42 - Posted by: gone2pot 11/14/2019 8:52:56 AM (No. 234725)
Schiff started out the hearings by stating that his witnesses would prove bribery (remember when it was quid pro quo but seconds before the impeachment started it changed to bribery?). The start witness was Bill Taylor, the one the Marxists claimed would prove that Trump committed bribery because of the 55 days between the phone call and the military aid. In his short sleeve shirt, Jim Jordan questioned Taylor about the delays. Bill Taylor, who Schiff said would prove bribery did the exact opposite and of course, the media noticed Jordan's short sleeve shirt and called him an attack dog. It was game, set and match disproving the entire reason that there even is an impeachment taking place. But, Jordan is wearing a short sleeved shirt and not dressed the way WaPo thinks he ought to be dressed. Sadly, most Americans will agree with WaPo and are utterly clueless that Jordan eviscerated the entire reasons for the impeachment in less than two minutes, by the way. My God, we are a stupid nation that does not deserve the freedoms we afterburn to destroy.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: starboard 11/14/2019 8:58:32 AM (No. 234733)
A jacket doesn't make a person better or more professional. Jim Jordan will not conform to the dictates of the Washington media mob. Besides this side show didn't deserve any respect or dignity, especially the way it was presented in secrecy. Perhaps, the Republicans next time should all come in flip flops to symbolize Schiff and the absurdity of this concocted fund raising scheme by the Dems to smear President Trump and to raise money.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Ebenezer 11/14/2019 8:58:45 AM (No. 234735)
I bet she didn't say a word when Steve Cohen (Democrat) went into a committee hearing recently with a bucket of fried chicken and ate a piece. She's a partisan hack who uses a column allegedly about fashion to express her political opinions. Don't bother.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: fayebeck 11/14/2019 9:02:11 AM (No. 234737)
Well, I often times buy some shirts at the Goodwill or Salvation Army clothing shops too. Shirts better made years ago. Wife buys clothes there also, Women back then wore sexier clothes and better made.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: earlybird 11/14/2019 9:03:40 AM (No. 234739)
This superficial snot. Fancies herself a fashion guru, ranting on about “business attire”. He always dresses that way, Robin. Get over it.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 11/14/2019 9:23:34 AM (No. 234768)
The WaPo has all the dignity and formality of a saloon outhouse... and it stinks just as bad.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: bigfatslob 11/14/2019 9:24:32 AM (No. 234771)
Jim Jordan should wear some coveralls like a mechanic there to do some hard work and heavy lifting while tearing the leftist befuddled Schiff witnesses apart.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: paral04 11/14/2019 9:24:50 AM (No. 234772)
It was OK when Obama was in shirt sleeves at meetings in the Oval Office. And no one on the left was upset when Obama held court there with his feet on the desk.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/14/2019 9:50:44 AM (No. 234816)
Jordan protrays himself as a man that works, and a man of the people. The rest of Congress should take off their jackets and get to work for the good of the country.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Franz 11/14/2019 9:58:10 AM (No. 234826)
Rep. Jim Jordan was smart not to dress like the formidably dress lawyers on the Democrat side. They dressed to intimidate while he dressed like one of us. It made his take down of these self important accusers that much more sweet.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Pammie 11/14/2019 10:23:12 AM (No. 234860)
I enjoyed reading and loved all the replies! Thank you!
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Reply 53 - Posted by: SavageRider 11/14/2019 10:37:14 AM (No. 234875)
Who does Robin know who wrestles in a Sunday-Go-To-Church suit? When Jordan does battle, he dresses appropriately, for him.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Highvoltage 11/14/2019 10:40:41 AM (No. 234882)
The WAPO has run out of impeachment commentary and now resorts to the committee's attire. How very refreshing.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: Jubal 11/14/2019 11:12:15 AM (No. 234904)
Omy, omy — where to start? Maybe start here — does anyone, anywhere, anytime have any interest at all on what a fashion writer has to offer on the hearings? Right! I thought so. But since we’re here, let’s examine Miss Robin and her words — because she claims to be a wordsmith. (WAPO — Impressive!) a. “The former wrestling coach has defined himself . . . “ — Partially right. There are thousands of wrestling ‘coaches’. Denny Hastert was one. It would be more accurate to describe Jim Jordan as a two-time NCAA national wrestling champion. Not too many of those in Congress. Jordan may be the only one. b. “When his fellow Republicans put Jordan in for a third round, he skipped the questions altogether and just delivered a monologue on the injustice of the entire proceeding.” — Wrong again. He didn’t skip the questions. When another Republican offered him time, he had only 14 seconds left. No time to start a dialog. — “. . . just delivered a monologue . . .” Wrong. Jordan just smiled and acknowledged the 14 seconds wasn’t enough time. c. “When he got into the ring for his second round, Jordan was speaking so fast that he was swallowing his words. It was an “invesgashun," not an investigation.” — Do you have a hearing problem, Miss Robin? Or are you an expert on speech too? America understood him. You did not.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Timber Queen 11/14/2019 11:57:27 AM (No. 234947)
Its a throw-away column, but the Ldot comments are gold. Best recap of Jordan's epic take down yesterday that I've read this morning. The Big Ugly is here. MAGA.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: BillW. 11/14/2019 12:25:40 PM (No. 234960)
Jim: After what the Dems have done to America and American governance, why not try a Betsy Ross tee-shirt? KAG 2020
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Reply 58 - Posted by: DVC 11/14/2019 12:43:03 PM (No. 234983)
The ComPost is worrying about the "dignity" of a blazer with this lying horse's *ss, piece of garbage Schiff running his Kangaroo Kourt without the slightest SHRED of dignity or truth, or sanity? The ComPost has no facts to argue, so they pretend to worry about the dress code. How about the Constitution? How about the legal code?
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Reply 59 - Posted by: h24015 11/14/2019 12:49:59 PM (No. 234993)
"Put some ice on it", Robin
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Reply 60 - Posted by: little guy 11/14/2019 1:22:15 PM (No. 235020)
I'd take Jim Jordan in his underwear over Adam Schiff-less in a tuxedo or Nancy in a ball gown. Jim is a former wrestling champ and college coach, so believe me, wearing a tie is "dressing up" for him!
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Reply 61 - Posted by: zoidberg 11/14/2019 1:42:41 PM (No. 235034)
#11, with all due respect, I think the correct term is "editrix."
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Reply 62 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 11/14/2019 2:01:26 PM (No. 235051)
You can tell when the likes of the commie Wapo does a hit job on someone... It means they’re very afraid of Jordan! Knock their block off Jim! We’re all WITH ya!
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Reply 63 - Posted by: USAdroit Editor 11/14/2019 2:46:33 PM (No. 235084)
The funniest thing about this fashion review is Givhan's admission that the hearing was nothing but a ‘shadowbox!’ OF COURSE there's no there there for Jordan (or anyone else) to land a punch on. It's all just smoke and mirrors.
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Reply 64 - Posted by: watashiyo 11/14/2019 3:12:18 PM (No. 235112)
The only person dressed appropriately for this circus was that guy in his red leotard and a huge cotton candy over his head.
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Reply 65 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 11/14/2019 3:56:13 PM (No. 235159)
Jim Jordan could be there in just a 'Speedo' and have more dignity than any of the dems there, even if they were dressed in tuxedos and top hats.
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Reply 66 - Posted by: BugsyinOrygone 11/14/2019 5:18:36 PM (No. 235236)
Robin, why don't you just tweet, tweet your ridiculously petty irritation?!
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Reply 67 - Posted by: rochow 11/14/2019 5:51:54 PM (No. 235254)
This Robin person did not seem to be bothered when the Chicago punk ran around in flip flops, little shorts and a t-shirt in the White House. He was spotted in similar little shorts, flip flops and a loose open shirt holding his coffee cup as if he was begging at an airport in Hawaii. Why pick on Jordan?? It's become his trade mark and this soviet style lynching party headed by bug eyed liar Schief in DC hardly merits any decent attire!
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Reply 68 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/15/2019 1:48:25 AM (No. 235500)
Why are women never held to the same standard ? Even female reporters on the news look like a night out at the bar while men wear a suit and tie.
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For more than two years we endured the horrible evil of the Mueller probe. The Hillary Clinton campaign had funneled $5.6 million to the Perkins Coie law firm, and they retained the services of Fusion GPS, which then hired Christopher Steele to compile a dossier on Donald Trump, the GOP candidate. Steele produced 35 pages of undocumented memos. He provided the “dossier” to Fusion, and they to the partner at Perkins Coie. Meanwhile, from within a corroded Deep State segment within the FBI, other falsifications bubbled up, all leading to allegations that the Trump campaign had conspired with “the Russians” to defeat Hillary and to win the 2016 presidential election.
The Democrats bungled the first day
of public impeachment hearings
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Posted by MissMolly 11/14/2019 4:51:06 AM Post Reply
If Democrats think they advanced their case for impeachment with the first day of hearings into the Ukraine matter, they are deluding themselves. The proceedings were confusing, not clarifying. Speaking as someone who has followed this matter in granular detail, I found it extremely difficult to tease out the set of undeniable facts that would prove Donald Trump did something so appalling he should be the first president in history to be removed from ­office and only the third to be impeached. And I ­assure you, I am willing to be convinced.
Hillary Clinton explains why she didn't include
Margaret Thatcher in book of gutsy women
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Posted by MissMolly 11/14/2019 4:44:33 AM Post Reply
Hillary Clinton has explained her reasoning for omitting Margaret Thatcher from new book about “gutsy” women. During an appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss the former secretary of state’s book, The Book of Gusty Women: Favourite Stories of Courage and Resilience, host Emma Barnett questioned why the first female prime minister of the UK was not included. “Surely she comes to mind with gutsy women, even if you didn’t like her?” Barnett asked Clinton. In response to the inquiry, Clinton, who lost the election that would have made her the first female president of the United States in 2016,
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Brennan Sends President Trump Ominous
Warning in the Middle of Schiff’s
Impeachment Show Trial, ‘May Your
Downfall be Swift’
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Posted by Imright 11/15/2019 1:34:36 PM Post Reply
Former CIA Director John Brennan sent President Trump a very ominous warning on Friday in the middle of Schiff’s impeachment show trial. Disgruntled fired US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified on Friday on day two of the Adam Schiff show trial.Yovanovitch, an Obama holdover, was fired in May of this year and she perjured herself in last month’s closed-door testimony. President Trump torched the corrupt fired Ambassador on Friday in real time in a pair of tweets.“Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad.
All eyes on the NFL:
Browns’ Myles Garrett
could have killed a man
on Thursday Night Football
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Posted by Magnante 11/15/2019 8:50:56 AM Post Reply
On Thursday night, the underdog Cleveland Browns met the Pittsburgh Steelers. And the Browns showed up, beating the Steelers 21-7 in a pretty decisive victory. That wouldn’t be big news, normally. But at the end of the game, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett got into an altercation unlike anything I’ve ever seen in my decades of watching football. (snip) Where this became far different and more dangerous than your typical football scuffle is that, during the entanglement, Myles Garrett actually reared back and attempted to windmill-tomahawk slam the helmet he was holding on top of Mason Rudolph’s exposed skull with furious gusto.
Marie Yovanovitch Compares Herself
to Diplomats Killed in Benghazi
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Posted by NorthernDog 11/15/2019 3:06:46 PM Post Reply
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch compared herself to the diplomats and contractors killed in Benghazi in her opening statement in the second public impeachment inquiry on Friday. “We make a difference everyday,” she said in a defense of herself and diplomats serving around the world. She continued: We are people who repeatedly uproot our lives, who risk and sometimes give our lives for this country. We are the 52 Americans, who, 40 years ago this month, began 444 days of deprivation, torture, and captivity in Tehran. We are the dozens of Americans stationed at our embassies in Cuba
Sanders: ‘No question’ AOC will
receive ‘very important’ role
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Posted by M2 11/15/2019 6:47:02 AM Post Reply
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that if he is elected, he would give a “very, very important role” in White House to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Sanders, a senator from Vermont, said this in a joint interview with Ocasio-Cortez last week to ABC News, adding that the Bronx-Queens freshman congresswoman has ideas that “are resonating all over this country,” and: “If I am in the White House, she will play a very, very important role. No question.” “I don’t want you to hear this, because your head will explode,” Sanders said in jest to Ocasio-Cortez, before adding, “I don’t know of any person … who has had
Myles Garrett Hit With Historic
Suspension, May Face
Legal Action for Helmet Attack
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Posted by MissMolly 11/15/2019 1:22:45 PM Post Reply
In the wake of Cleveland’s Myles Garrett ripping the helmet off of Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him in the head with it, the 23-year-old defensive end was hit with a historic suspension by the NFL and may face additional discipline off the field. That’s assault, Myles Garrett should not play another game this season. — Maximiliano Bretos (@MaxBretosSports) November 15, 2019 With 10 games already in the books for the 4-6 Browns, Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, has six games left to play this season.
Margaret Thatcher Out, Greta Thunberg In:
Hillary Clinton’s ‘Book of Gutsy Women’
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Posted by Imright 11/15/2019 8:02:57 AM Post Reply
During a visit to Britain this week, Hillary Clinton explained why she and daughter Chelsea chose not to include Margaret Thatcher in their new book featuring “gutsy women” – and why the teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg did make the cut. In Clinton’s view Britain’s first prime minister did not do enough to knock down “barriers for others.” The former Democratic presidential nominee did give a nod to Thatcher’s willingness to change the way she dressed, spoke and wore her hair, alluding to one of the most dramatic makeovers in 20th century politics.
Report: Hollywood Adds
More LGBT Characters to TV,
Cable, Streaming – Now 488 Total
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Posted by M2 11/15/2019 6:28:57 AM Post Reply
GLAAD, an organization that seeks to accelerate “acceptance of the LGBT community” in American culture, released its 2019 report, Where We Are on TV, and applauded the TV and cable entertainment industries for adding more LGBT characters to their programs. “Of the 879 regular characters scheduled to appear on broadcast scripted primetime television this season, 90 (10.2 percent) are LGBTQ,” states the report. (Emphasis added.) There are also some 30 recurring LGBTQ characters, making a total of 120. That’s up from last year’s 113 regular and recurring LGBTQ roles.
Testimony or ‘therapy session?’ Schiff claims
‘witness intimidation’ as Trump live
tweets bizarre hearing
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Posted by Imright 11/15/2019 1:37:34 PM Post Reply
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to defend his right as commander in chief to appoint ambassadors — even as former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified in the Democratic Party’s dog and pony impeachment show trial.It was all enough to prompt a reaction from Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, who accused Trump of “witness intimidation.”Schiff may have been perusing social media during a hearing that could have doubled as a therapy session for the former ambassador, it was clear Yovanovitch was not — thus how could she be intimidated? At least, not until Schiff brought it to her attention.
Michael Bloomberg pours $100 MILLION into
anti-Trump ad campaign to cover just four
battleground states-and he'll spend the money
even if he doesn't run for president
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Posted by Imright 11/15/2019 7:06:09 PM Post Reply
New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who is deciding whether to launch a Democratic presidential bid, is pouring $100 million into an online advertising campaign attacking President Trump. The campaign, which targets voters in four general election battleground states - Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - begins running on Friday, according to Bloomberg spokesman Jason Schechter. The former New York City mayor has already filed paperwork in at least two states to appear on presidential primary ballots.
The Salvation Army took on
LGBTQ activists…. and won
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Posted by StormCnter 11/15/2019 4:35:05 AM Post Reply
A familiar sight during the holiday season is the iconic red kettle used by The Salvation Army for donations. Volunteers stand next to the kettle and ring a bell as passersby walk into grocery stores or retail stores. Who would protest when a British singer announced her agreement to partner with the international charity? The perpetually outraged Twitter mob, of course. Singer Ellie Goulding set off a firestorm on social media among LGBTQ activists when she posted the announcement of her collaboration with the Christian charity. She agreed to sing as the halftime act for the Dallas Cowboys – Buffalo Bills Thanksgiving Day game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Conservatives Are Now Getting
Expelled From the Scientific
Community Over LGBT Issues
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Posted by Hazymac 11/15/2019 10:46:55 AM Post Reply
LGBT activists have weaponized two scientific societies to cut off a major Mormon university from their international community of scientists. The American Geophysical Union (AGU) in Washington, D.C., and the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Colorado pulled job ads from Brigham Young University (BYU) after facing complaints over BYU's Honor Code, which prohibits homosexual conduct among students and staff. This is unlikely to stop with the AGU and GSA and is likely to lead to blacklisting far more schools than just BYU. LGBT activists complained that the geological societies had listed a job posting from BYU on their job boards.
The Impeachment Hearing Witnesses:
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Posted by Imright 11/15/2019 10:12:41 AM Post Reply
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is appearing before Congress on Friday to cap off the first week of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. It follows the testimony earlier this week from U.S. chargé d'affaires in Ukraine Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe George Kent. Democrats have been moving quickly with their impeachment probe. Sparked by a whistleblower complaint, the investigation has centered on whether the president improperly used his office to pressure Ukranian President Voldomyr Zelensky into ordering investigations -- including into the family of 2020 contender Joe Biden -- that could have been politically beneficial to his reelection campaign
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