03
Jun
11

professional left embarrasses itself ….. again

President Obama signs the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010, Dec. 22, 2010

There was mass ‘Obama-bashing’ hysteria on a number of professional left-infested sites today after the news that the secretary of the Air Force had approved a discharge under the military’s ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on April 29 of this year. “The discharge, according to a Pentagon spokeswoman, is the only such discharge since the Pentagon last October directed that DADT discharges would require the approval of the service branch secretary.”

So, we got ‘Obama is a homophobe!’ all over again.

But?

Stripes.com: “….service officials emphasized the move came at the request of the airman, who requested to be released from military service despite the imminent repeal of the law banning openly gay troops … the individual was informed of the current status of the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ and he reaffirmed that he desired his separation action be expeditiously processed.”

….In a statement, Alexander Nicholson, executive director of the gay rights group Servicemembers United, said the incident “appears to be a classic case of someone simply trying to use ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ … to get out of his service obligation.”

…Pentagon officials confirmed that since those rules went into effect on Oct. 21, this airman is the only person dismissed from the military because of sexual orientation.

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Steve Benen: By all appearances, this airman, for whatever reason, simply wanted out of the military. He was offered a chance to keep serving, and asked to be removed anyway. Indeed, since October, this one individual is literally the only person to have been dismissed from the military because of sexual orientation.

Clearly, the sooner the DADT policy is brought to an official end, the better. But to characterize this incident as a betrayal from the administration appears to be an unfair criticism.

ABC: Under the repeal law signed into law last December, DADT won’t be repealed until 60 days after Defense Secretary Gates, Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen and President Obama certify that the readiness of the force has not been affected. To that end, all of the services are in the midst of training their forces for what will change when repeal occurs. Top Pentagon officials have said they expect certification to occur in mid- summer; that will begin the 60 day clock to repeal.

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Did the Professional Left apologize for getting it so embarrassingly wrong? What do you think? 🙄

This was the Choi creature’s last tweet, 10 hours ago …. no correction since. Surprised? Me neither.


29 Responses to “professional left embarrasses itself ….. again”


  1. 1 lisalovesobama
    June 3, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Oh, The Parasite Losers, just when you think they’re gone, they show up like a bad penny or Syphilis. 😕

    • June 3, 2011 at 9:00 pm

      😆

      You have a way with words, Lisa!!!!

      • 3 lisalovesobama
        June 3, 2011 at 9:07 pm

        😳 They and their brothers and sisters on the right bring out the absolute worst in me, Ms. Chips. 😉

      • 5 utaustinliberal
        June 3, 2011 at 9:09 pm

        Hahahahaha… “they show up like a bad penny or syphilis.” 😆 Lisa you’re cracking me up here. I think you can add herpes to that list.

        They never want to listen to the full story with all the facts; instead they prefer going off like a gun half-cocked. This is the President who repealed DADT… no one else had the balls, gumption and heart to take on this battle so they really should stop giving him guff, sit in a corner and shut their freakin yap up.

  2. 6 Bblessed47
    June 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Chipsticks, this photo is priceless. Where in the world did you find this? 🙂 I love it. The PL does it again.

    • June 3, 2011 at 9:11 pm

      😆 I can’t even remember Bblessed, I think I just searched for ‘egg on face’ on Google images, and there it was – perfect for the professional left!!

  3. 8 anniebella
    June 3, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    Alot of people who may support gays being treated fair, are being turn off because of things like this. Sometimes I get so fed up with them. They should at least have the guts to apologize for being wrong. And that Dan Choi guy, to hell with him, he just want his fifteen minutes of shame.

  4. 9 anniebella
    June 3, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    You see this B.S. is what this President have had to deal with. There are alot of reasons why the Tea-Republicas took control of the House, and one of them was Democrats not coming out to vote. Dems like the Professional Left,gays and others, also the Independents who went to the Republicans. Well I wonder if they all regret that decision.

  5. 10 StR
    June 3, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Dan Choi is mentally unstable, and very likely a Republican. But as long as he has a fervent anti-Obama agenda he’s a rockstar to nutroot progressives.

    • 11 Bblessed47
      June 3, 2011 at 10:02 pm

      God forgive me, but I detest Dan Choi. He rubbed me the wrong way from day one when I first saw him appear on Rachel’s show. All of his dramatics, like chaining himself to the WH fence was another turn off for me.

      • 12 hopefruit2
        June 3, 2011 at 10:10 pm

        He’s a Libertarian Republican who used gay Democrats to tear down our President and Harry Reid.

      • 13 africa
        June 3, 2011 at 11:00 pm

        He seeks the spotlight, flattering or not. Hilarious when he went to Russia and got himself arrested and demanded that Hillary Clinton get involved. LOL!!

        Unfreaking believable.

        • 14 hopefruit2
          June 3, 2011 at 11:15 pm

          His ego is the size of Mt. Everest. From what I’ve read, many people in the LGBT community cannot stand his narcissistic posturing arse.

  6. 15 Me4obama
    June 3, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    I don’t like Dan Choi and don’t apologize for it. Happy gay pride month to all the gays in the world except Choi.

    • 16 lisalovesobama
      June 3, 2011 at 9:49 pm

      hahahahahahaha!I was just about to write that down too. I thought his sorry ass was still in jail? What an idiot! Ugh! I wish they’d kept him in jail longer. Can’t stand his dumbass’ mouth. Shouldn’t he have gone back into the army? Nope, instead he goes around running off his stupid mouth. I wish he’d go away, far, far away. Shithead 😡

  7. 21 majii
    June 3, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    I wish there were a pic of a mouth with a foot in it to send to Choi and the other PLers who keep making fools of themselves.

  8. 23 Left-Indie
    June 3, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    I think the problem is they get wedded to a single issue and go extreme at it, like the NRA or AIPAC (which only really advances Lakud party values). These folks tend to pull the trigger first and don’t apologize later; they just move on to the next controversy. Problem is the low info voter hears the complaints and may take it to heart. A low info evangelican friend said to me that Obama is turning all anti-Israel. My head hurts from talking with him about it.

  9. June 3, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    I visited Americablog to see what they had to say and they had the nerve to complain that the administration should have TOLD a couple of gay groups (they only gave acronyms for the groups) about this before. Apparently the military and the administration knew about this months ago or so they say.

    Since when is the military or the administration obligated to inform anyone in advance about a personal decision made by a soldier? Its not the administration’s fault so many on the left have foot in mouth disease.

  10. 25 Fred
    June 4, 2011 at 9:03 am

    Dan Choi while I thank him for his service to this Country is nothing but a sociopath and I stand by that.I would not feel comfortable having him physically around the President as he seems to hate the President.

    He reminds me of Greenwald;both jackasses but Choi grew up the son of a pastor who leans Republican so he spews hate on a daily basis towards the President and even he admitted to having some emotional issues when he checked himself in to a mental hospital 😡

  11. 26 Jessica
    June 4, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Choi literally makes me want to vomit!! I hate lookin at his stupid face and hearing his name. Gross gross gross!!

    • 27 lisalovesobama
      June 4, 2011 at 9:45 am

      He’s sick. I wish Maddcow had never invited him on her show. The good thing is, she hasn’t invited him since the first time (I don’t think.) I hope PBO NEVER invites that dumbass to the WH EVER again. The freak is unstable! One day he’s gonna try something and I really hope SS gets him REALLY, REALLY GOOD. Freakazoid. Militant douche. So he’s a repug eh? well he needs to tell his fellow freaks to stop hating gays and support their rights! If I said it once, I’ve said it a million times: why the hell are women, blacks and gays republicans? No minority should be a republican. The Gross Old Party does not embrace diversity, so what posses’ people who are diverse to join? Those damned repugs. They sit on the sideline while their own party does everything it can to demean and destroy their rights and then curse out the democrats for not doing enough to ensure their civil rights. Well a-holes, get off your asses and drop kick the repugs and make yourself useful to the democratic party! Lazy fools. Don’t want to do any of the work but you want all the rights and glory that result from the work! Nothing, pisses me off more than lazy tools and parasite losers.

      • 28 utaustinliberal
        June 4, 2011 at 10:12 am

        Right on Lisa! Right on! Your rant is well received. I scratch my head in puzzlement when I hear of Blacks, Hispanics, any ethnic minority, women and gays being republicans. It’s ridiculous. The repugs will never ever pass bills/laws that benefit any kind of minority. NEVER! Who the heck repealed DADT – President Obama and the Dems. So all these log cabin repugs need to SHUT THE F UP. How the heck can you belong to a party that constantly says gays are freaks, animals, pedoophiles and molesters. Who stopped the repugs from defunding Planned Parenthood? – PBO and the Dems. Who restored healthcare for all including healthcare reform that specifically targeted women and children so they can get much needed benefits – PBO and Dems. Who constantly fights for the rights of women in the workplace, a woman’s right to choose and equal pay for equal work – PBO and the Dems. Yet you see repug women standing like stepford wives next to repug men who constantly deny them much needed rights. Who fights for ethnic minorities everyday with passage of The Dream Act in the House of Reps, making sure minorities aren’t discriminated against and get their fair share of education and work benefits – PBO and the Dems.


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