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‘What?!’ Donna Brazile leaves co-hosts
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Posted By: Imright, 5/28/2020 6:41:55 PM

Fox News contributor Donna Brazile sent co-hosts of “The Five” into a fit of laughter over her take on the First Amendment.The former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman left the panel momentarily speechless after she declared that “there’s no First Amendment right to lie” during a discussion on the battle between President Trump and Twitter. (Video) “This whole fact-checking thing is designed as a way to tackle misinformation which would be good if there was a balance,” Greg Gutfeld noted in the discussion after President Trump blasted the platform this week for adding a fact-check label to his tweets about mail-in voting.“

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Reply 1 - Posted by: lazlototh 5/28/2020 6:50:28 PM (No. 424730)
She is flat-out wrong - the Stolen Valor Supreme Court decision expressly stated that lying is protected Constitutionally. The opinion is interesting. By the time I completed it I concluded the court was right.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40 5/28/2020 6:54:01 PM (No. 424733)
Unless you are telling people they can keep their policy if they like it!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Daisymay 5/28/2020 6:54:37 PM (No. 424735)
Donna Briazile has no business on Fox News and The Five. When she arrives I leave. I don't watch most shows as it is, maybe Fox and Friends or Fox Business in the morning but then I won't watch again until The Five comes on. Sometimes I wish I hadn't watched that show as well. When Donna is on, I can't stomach it! Shame of Fox for paying a Cheater to be on their shows!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: pinger 5/28/2020 7:04:35 PM (No. 424751)
If there's no right to lie in the First Amendment....then...why is she lying about there being no right to lie in the First Amendment? A first-class asshat. Every dime Fox pays this grifter would be better spent going to the unisex restroom and flushing the money down the unisex commode.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/28/2020 7:07:28 PM (No. 424754)
Democrats lie for a living. The only time lying is verboten is while under oath in a court setting.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Petronius 5/28/2020 7:13:02 PM (No. 424758)
Then what are we going to do about Adam Schiff?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 5/28/2020 7:27:19 PM (No. 424778)
Uh, yeah, actually, you ignorant airhead, you have the First Amendment RIGHT to say ANYTHING YOU WANT TO SAY. Leftists CANNOT put limits on free speech, no matter how much they hate losing the arguments - and no matter how often they claim that views different from theirs are "lies". IMO, 90%, at least, of what Brazile says on a daily basis is a lie.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: msjena 5/28/2020 7:29:17 PM (No. 424782)
Wrong. Democrats would like this, though, because they claim everything the Republicans say is a lie.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: EQKimball 5/28/2020 7:43:48 PM (No. 424791)
She is partially correct. The First Amendment will not protect you from civil liability for defamation and fraud, and it will not protect you from lying to the FBI or lying under oath (perjury). And if you tell your wife you were out with the guys and you were really seeing Lulu, you will need more than the First Amendment to protect your sorry hide.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Maggie2u 5/28/2020 7:46:29 PM (No. 424795)
Actually, I think she meant there's no First Amendment for Republicans to lie but it's O.K. for 'rats. Agree with other poster, when I see Brazile on the Five I don't want to watch them. Today it was that really really smart Marie Harf. You know she's smart because she wears really really big black rimmed glasses.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: PCMM 5/28/2020 8:09:25 PM (No. 424809)
Wait, there’s apparently no First Amendment right to tell the truth. Ask any schoolteacher who’s posted John 14:6 in their classroom.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nimby 5/28/2020 8:51:02 PM (No. 424831)
Who ever thought she was fit to be on a panel should be fired
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Reply 13 - Posted by: greyseal 5/28/2020 8:55:48 PM (No. 424835)
And in other news, IQs across the world just dropped 10 points as Donna Brazile opened her mouth and offered her moronic opinion once again. What is she doing on Fox anyway? I have to jump to Watercolors on SiriusXM anytime she shows up to keep my BP under control... greyseal
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Reply 14 - Posted by: rytwng 5/28/2020 10:04:59 PM (No. 424869)
What news does this jerky woman contribute to Fox? Why do they have this. commie on anyway.? She is sickening and disgusting.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: NYbob 5/28/2020 10:12:06 PM (No. 424877)
Worthless. Pugnacious, but worthless. Like every rat ever.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/28/2020 10:54:06 PM (No. 424893)
Donna, Donna, Donna, let's go back to you giving Shillary the questions ahead of the debate and you both lied about it.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: doctorfixit 5/29/2020 2:38:38 AM (No. 424977)
This is the left's talking point for the suppression of speech. Lying is not protected, you're lying, I get to censor your "lies". Using this logic, all liberal communications could be shut down.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/29/2020 4:37:36 AM (No. 424995)
If there's no right to lie, how come she's still roaming the streets? She should be locked up for life.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: 4Justice 5/29/2020 5:09:52 AM (No. 425005)
If there were no right to lie, then all Democrats would be in jail, there would be no CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, NBC, CBN, BBC, Washington Post, NYT, AP, Vox, Atlantic, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Politico, Hollywood, Music Industry, SPLC, ACLU, Democratic Party or DNC, Ivy League universities, Clinton Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, etc., etc., etc. Wow, what a world of difference that would make!! :-P
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Reply 20 - Posted by: DCGIRL 5/29/2020 5:27:38 AM (No. 425011)
Very good #6. Donna really needs to be taken off Fox. It should have happened when she told Ronna McDaniel to go to hell. As long as Fox keeps her on, they are toast.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: LaVallette 5/29/2020 5:29:38 AM (No. 425014)
Before any of this can be settled there is a crucial question that must be answered first?. Who determines what is a lie and what is the truth especially when it comes to the worlds of politicians, lawyers or journalists?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Lazyman 5/29/2020 6:35:22 AM (No. 425044)
You have to let this go on Donna. She's black and was denied an education because of racism.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/29/2020 7:02:35 AM (No. 425061)
And she's one of the "smart ones."
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Reply 24 - Posted by: cor-vet 5/29/2020 7:58:17 AM (No. 425093)
Donna's racism, racism, racism schtick is so tiresome. All blacks are victims, all the time with her.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: BaldGuy 5/29/2020 8:12:45 AM (No. 425107)
If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor....
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Reply 26 - Posted by: walcb 5/29/2020 8:17:53 AM (No. 425113)
I am glad to see her on the Five (occasionally). I fast forward through her segment because I know what she says will be stupid but since she is there to represent the Dim perspective I am glad she is the one doing it because anyone who watches can easily see how stupid the point she tries to make.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Jebediah 5/29/2020 8:18:58 AM (No. 425114)
Brazile was caught slipping the questions to Hillary Clinton prior to one of the Network/Cable debates. WHY is she on Fox to begin with.......this is like Cable hiring "criminals" from the FBI. She may be likable but she is a crook.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: dagger 5/29/2020 9:05:34 AM (No. 425162)
I'm gonna catch grief for seemingly defending Brazille, but she is right in a limited sense. That is in the law of slander and defamation. However, that is a different context from that which she made her statement. In that context she is completely wrong.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Strike3 5/29/2020 9:12:52 AM (No. 425171)
Between Donna and Juan, The Five should become The Three.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: msjena 5/29/2020 9:18:23 AM (No. 425177)
#28, the Supreme Court has put limits on suits for defamation based on the 1st Amendment. To sue a public figure, the plaintiff has to prove knowledge of falsity or reckless disregard for the truth. One SC justice--I think it was Hugo Black--dissented from rulings in defamation cases arguing that the 1st amendment was absolute and that defamation suits are unconstitutional. That didn't carry the day, but sometimes minority views end up becoming majority.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Red Ghost 5/29/2020 9:22:48 AM (No. 425183)
Donna Brazile. One of the reasons I watch Fox less and less. When she is on, I switch the station. I would rather watch a commercial than watch this admitted liar. Am watching Newsmax more often. It is stunning, absolutely STUNNING, that she has the ball- to talk about lying. She purloined debate questions from CNN ; she lied every time she opened her mouth about hag Clinton. She is the poster child for the dangerous, lying corrupt Democrat party. Sickening.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Cindiana 5/29/2020 9:32:57 AM (No. 425199)
That self-proclaimed Christian woman also started her screed with an exasperated "Jesus Christ"! Why is she welcomed anywhere on that channel??
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Texas544 5/29/2020 9:43:14 AM (No. 425213)
She should still be fired for telling the RNC chairgirl to "Go to Hell" on the air. I dare say that if even Sean Hannity would have told a guest to Go to Hell, he would be gone, but everyone always has a double standard for Democrats. Even Fox News has a double standard and that is ridiculous. This time on Fox News as exposed Donna Brazile as nothing more than a trash talker who gives black woman attitude (i.e. Maxine Waters, Shelia Jackson Lee). Before coming on Fox News I was under the impression that she was refined, intelligent and classy. Those illusions are gone. When her arguments are week she goes into sassy looks at the camera.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/29/2020 9:58:43 AM (No. 425234)
In my opinion, the 8 minute wait to hear Donna Brizile call POTUS a liar was NOT worth the wait. She is on Fox so it will ''seem'' more fair and balanced? Gimme a break. She curdles lo-fat milk!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Zigrid 5/29/2020 9:59:07 AM (No. 425235)
I wonder if Donna means...lying about giving the beast the debate questions in advance counts?... I turn Fox off when she comes on...she has the right to speak.....but I have the right to tune her!!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Arby 5/29/2020 11:00:52 AM (No. 425304)
Let's be polite: on a good day Lady Donna is a know-nothing liar. Write to Bret Baier on FB and tell him to never have her on again. Ditto re: The Five. Someone at Fox is forcing hosts to utilize her since some idiot decided to hire her as a Fox News Contributor. She's like a horrible relief pitcher with a high salary. The manager is pressured to use her. Fox must be told to not renew her contract and if she has to be put on the air. . .well, put her on doing some sort of infomercial for cow manure in the middle of the night. She is little more than a political hack who was affirmatively actioned into a position of unearned prominence.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Zumkopf 5/29/2020 11:35:00 AM (No. 425340)
Seems like an odd statement to come out of Donna's mouth, what with her originally insisting she did not give those debate questions to the Hillary Campaign in advance. Which, of course, was a lie. I guess it's a definitional issue. If a Republican says something, it's a lie. If a Democrat says anything, it's the truth. Just ask Adam Schiff. Or Donna Brazile.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: edgar 5/29/2020 11:36:34 AM (No. 425343)
Not a big fan of The Five's 4 against 1 format, especially with Juan Williams standing alone. Juan needs a lot of help against the other team.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Jim Whittaker 5/29/2020 11:51:32 AM (No. 425360)
The FNC is now being run and controlled by the "Daughters-In-Law" of the old, senile Rupert. The sons/husbands are so *****whipped they just let their Socialist Wives be the ones now wearing the pants. So sad.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: janjan 5/29/2020 12:00:26 PM (No. 425371)
It does not surprise me that Brazile is clueless about what the Constitution says. It is not a document that liberals know much about. Impossible to understand why FNC hired this dolt to begin with.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: OregonBoomergirl 5/29/2020 12:16:05 PM (No. 425391)
Yes, #32! She used the holy name of Jesus Christ as an expletive when addressing Jessie. I was shocked because this is not generally accepted on shows nor should it be. Then in the next segment she declared herself a Christian woman. Sorry, Donna, but real Christians do not use the name of our Lord as an expletive. I haven’t watched the show in awhile, and when I turned it on and saw her, I was instantly on edge. Juan is bad enough, but she is anathema. Also, she told Jessie he was a whiner. Dems are the biggest whiners of all time, that is all they do, 24/7.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 5/29/2020 1:28:25 PM (No. 425468)
A nation of liars A nation of sheeple Is this where we’re headed?
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Oysterhaven 5/29/2020 1:32:48 PM (No. 425472)
Dumb as a box of rocks. But like people in DC and these pundits, laughing all the way to the bank.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: little guy 5/29/2020 1:33:15 PM (No. 425473)
This is how far we have sunk as a society that this moron is palmed off as being a great thinker and her pablum is supposed to be viewed as intellectualism. Hey --- Donna --- ya big dope --- "Freedom of Speech" means you say what is on your mind and exchange those thoughts with others so they can either agree or disagree with you. Who gets to determine what is a "lie" anyway? You? I think not!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Kafka2 5/29/2020 1:40:32 PM (No. 425489)
The so-called Twitter "Fact Check" was the lie. It has been proved in court that mail-in ballots are subject to manipulation. And, vote harvesting has been used to stuff the ballot box.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: mamabear 5/29/2020 5:06:15 PM (No. 425661)
FIRST AMENDMENT: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." Technically, she is correct. The First Amendment does not guarantee Americans the right to speak a lie or, for that matter, the right to speak the truth. It only mandates that no law be made to limit or curtail (thereby punishing) free speech. Gods' moral law working through our conscience should govern the content of all speech because one day, God will hold all of us accountable for everything done and said during our life on earth. Politicians who acknowledge no moral law (other than their own agenda) and no accountability to God feel free to lie. Politicians who acknowledge their accountability and try to live within Gods' moral law are less inclined to do so. In both cases, their rise to political power is a reflection of the values of the people who vote for them.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: grampus 5/29/2020 5:24:40 PM (No. 425673)
Donna suggests that, a "right" is something to which I have a "just" claim....and I claim the "right" to define "just"..
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Reply 48 - Posted by: udanja99 5/29/2020 6:17:07 PM (No. 425706)
Then how do you explain your messiah, Barack? I’ve never once heard that creature utter anything but lies.
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The store clerk who called 911 on George Floyd complained to an operator about an 'awfully drunk' man who was 'not in control of himself'. A call transcript released by the Minnesota Police Department on Thursday reveals that the caller reported a customer for using a counterfeit bill to buy cigarettes at the Cup Foods in Minneapolis. According to owner, Mike Abumayyaleh, Floyd had tried to use a counterfeit $20 bill but was turned away by an employee. He is said to have come back a second time, using the fake bill, NBC News reports.(Snip) Someone followed him out and demanded he
Violent Rioters Breach Ohio Statehouse,
Breaking Windows and Entering Building
to Protest Death of George Floyd
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Posted by Harlowe 5/29/2020 2:27:41 PM Post Reply
Rioters in Columbus, Ohio, launched an attack on the Statehouse in the early hours of Friday morning to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd, who was unarmed and subdued with handcuffs, died after a police officer pinned his neck to the ground with his knee and held it there until he stopped breathing. Protests and riots are ongoing in several cities around the U.S., including Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., Memphis, Tenn., Louisville, Ky., Denver, Colo., Los Angeles Calif., and Columbus, Ohio. The Statehouse in Columbus came under attack, with rioters breaking windows and some entering the building.
All Hell Broke Loose In Minneapolis and
Armed Rednecks' Stepped In to Protect
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Posted by ladydawgfan 5/29/2020 6:17:28 AM Post Reply
Chaos erupted in Minneapolis Wednesday night, with people looting and rioting following the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a white police officer. Two men decided to utilize their Second Amendment rights to prevent people from looting nearby stores. "Basically, you've seen the records the cops keep and the cops are a lot less likely to tread on people's rights when there's other armed Americans with them. So we figured it's about damn time – or at least I figure it's about damn time – for some heavily armed rednecks stood with fellow citizens," the one man explained.
Chris Wallace and the Weekly
Standard-izaton of Fox News
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Posted by StormCnter 5/29/2020 12:55:05 PM Post Reply
What is happening to Fox News Channel? With the exception of its primetime lineup and a few regular contributors, Fox News increasingly is indistinguishable from its cable news competitors. The network, once considered the sole antidote to dominant left-wing news organizations—both print and broadcast—is making a fatal brand mistake: Alienating its customer base. For nearly 25 years, conservatives have depended on Fox News to report the news in a way that represents their views. Conservatives knew issues, like those surrounding the pro-life movement, could count on fair coverage from the network rather than the scorn and derision they get in mainstream media. Even recently, Fox News was the only outlet pursuing
Trump announces US ‘terminating’
relationship with WHO
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Posted by JunkYardDog 5/29/2020 3:54:23 PM Post Reply
President Trump on Friday announced that the U.S. is "terminating" its relationship with the embattled World Health Organization (WHO) over its failure to enact reforms in the face of U.S. concerns over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its pro-China bias. "Because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs," Trump said at a press conference.
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