CBS political director urges Obama to ‘go for the throat’ of GOP to cement legacy

I’m shocked, SHOCKED that a person in the MSM is an ardent Obama supporter who wants him to defeat Republicans:

FOX NEWS – A column published on over the weekend urged President Obama to “pulverize” and destroy his Republican opponents — even “go for the throat” — in order to “cement his legacy.”

The words of advice, though, didn’t come from a Democratic strategist or a former member of the president’s inner circle.

The nearly 2,000-word playbook came from CBS News’ political director John Dickerson.

Dickerson, who also works as chief political correspondent for Slate, had some unusually harsh words for the minority party as Obama takes the oath and launches into his second term.

To hear Dickerson tell it, Republicans have proved so intransigent that Obama’s only option is to obliterate them. The subhead on the article said, “Obama must declare war on the Republican Party” if he wants to transform American politics.

“There’s no indication that the president’s clashes with House Republicans will end soon,” Dickerson wrote. “The president who came into office speaking in lofty terms about bipartisanship and cooperation can only cement his legacy if he destroys the GOP. If he wants to transform American politics, he must go for the throat.”


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  • 12grace


    obama has gone for more than the jugular.

    Health care chip.

    666 Mark of the Beast Setup Worldwide By 2017? – Perry Stone


    Sounds like a pack of rabid animals…

  • WhiteGuy2

    Lets face it, the GOP deserves it. They are incompetent and weak. They refuse to fight back for fear of being called racist. Only a few remaining champions left in the Republican party.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Amen. As many of us have long said, they’re really no different from Showbama’s minions.

    • Jazzee

      Amen wake up silly wimpy republicans……………..or obama will tear you apart
      you are just like him if you don’t grow a few

    • Conservative_Hippie

      You speak truth!

    • Orangeone

      We The People need to start screaming racism right back at the GOP. They give and give to minorities instead of being the color-blind representatives and employees of We The People.

  • sDee

    Naw – the media is not 100% globalist propaganda – it is our imaginations.

    p.s. The elephants are destroying the GOP just fine on their own.

    • aposematic

      My thoughts when reading this earlier this morning: The GOP Leader(less)ship is doing a good job of destroying itself already and might it not be better for the D’s to just get out of the way?

    • Conservative_Hippie


  • aposematic

    Should the Press as an advocate for the destruction of the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of These U.S. remain protected by that same Amendment?

    • sDee

      I wonder if the Founders, in protecting a free press, would have ever imagined that all printing “presses” in the world, and all type set on them, would one day be controlled by a single cabal, and that the free people of America would become so ignorant as to not even see it.

    • Don

      This fool at CBS just confirms what everyone already knows that the mainstream media is corrupt to the core. If the American public wanted to send a message to these bigots,they would make CBS the most ostracized media since CNN. Of course that will never happen and the fools will proceed unabated. Racism and bigotry by the left is destroying our country and no one seems to care.

  • Hacker5988

    What do you expect. The LIBS play for keeps and they have courage. Something the PUBS should look into rather than trying to compromise and think they will like you. They smell blood and like a shark they are going after it! Have to admire their courage even though one does not like it. Hey, RINO Party this is how you win, it is called COURAGE ?

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Don’t mistake ‘bluster’ for courage.

    • aposematic

      How much courage does it take to go along with the mob?

    • Conniption Fitz

      Newt’s not scared of them.

  • Hacker5988

    What do you expect. The LIBS play for keeps and they have courage. Something the PUBS should look into rather than trying to compromise and think they will like you. They smell Boood and like a shark they are going after it! Have to admire their courage even though one does not like it. Hey, RINO Party this is how you win, it is called COURAGE ?

  • TexasPGRRider

    Isn`t there a law against assisted suicide ??????????????

  • ApplePie101

    The GOP has been doing an effective job of destroying itself, though perhaps it’s a good thing democrats haven’t figured that out yet.

    PS to GOP: Die already.

  • jrt1031

    The truth will come to a head for the democrat party and it won’t be pretty. The GOP needs to stay true to itself and all the chips will fall. What goes up must come down

    • aposematic

      The GOP rushed down the wrong path so long ago that the way back is now so overgrown with weeds as to make finding their way nearly impossible.

  • jrt1031

    None of you cynical so called repubs help the cause by blaming the right for the lack of intelligence in this nation

    • aposematic

      Yes, it is soooo wrong to include those letting the crooks run wild for the crooks running wild; isn’t it?

  • sue-marie

    So this “new order” that this CBS Director spouts about is bringing demise of catastrophic proportions in our economy. The GOP has to MESSAGE this to ALL voters that our economy is on the precipice and the Liberals are IGNORING our dilemma…and they call this “transformation”. Where have I heard this before? Oh that’s right…Rules for Radicals playbook…collapse the economy and bring in socialism..or as they call it…social justice.

    • sDee

      The GOP is like a herd of hyenas circling just out of reach of hunting lions, waiting to move in and gnaw on the spoils.

      • aposematic

        Sadly, there is a lot of truth in that sentence sDee.

      • Conniption Fitz


  • Watchman74

    The libs have never played fair. They will lie, cheat, steal, cry racism, whatever it takes to get ahead. And it has worked. This is why we should never compromise.

    • jrt1031

      Exactly this is why we should never dumb down to compete with their ways. Eventually they will see the pile of shit we are all in because of their laws and will see that true conservatism along with capitalism is the way for America.

  • So how do we make CBS go the way of Newsweek?

    • Sandra123456

      Get all your news and entertainment from your computer. Ditch the TV. Ditch cable TV. Think of the money you will save.

      • aposematic

        Ditched it three years ago, never missed it a second. Watch what I want when I want with 1/3 the commercials and its all FREE (except for the Internet Service. and the $3 NCAA charge to watch all of the March Madness BB games.)

  • Medaton

    When did the C in CBS become “Communist” Broadcasting Station? Maybe it always has been…

    • Biggbear52

      January 20th 1977 when Carter took office. They have been pushing the commie agenda since. look up some old footage and see what i am saying! Disgusting really.

  • This guy is hot for another Waco.

    He wants it so bad he can’t hide it anymore. Media people love to incite wars. That’s as old as the Spanish-American war, even if you believe the famous telegram by Hearst was never sent. In fact, during the Clinton years, the media were seriously hot for a war with Iraq. Clinton said he was working for “regime change” there, so he was treated like the next Churchill by the press. If Bill had begun the war, they would have heaped praise upon him.

    Unfortunately for the Republicans, it was left to them to deal with Saddam. This was a media bonanza, proving how their incitements work either way the politics flow. The Bush terms helped slow their death-spiral throughout the 00’s.

  • jrt1031

    The GOP needs to do nothing other than to remind people that we are in this mess because of the democrat parties laws. We have not been driving the bus since Bushes first term. And ever since Pelosi and Reid took over the house and senate and the the white house with their Obama this mess we are in is now the new norm.

    • aposematic

      I will agree to partially agree. We are in this mess because of the idiots making the Laws (Congressmen) and a large portion of those were/are Democrat passed. However, all Laws regardless of Party have as their primary purpose the benefit one or more persons, places, or things over others and the Bills names/titles are intentionally designed to hide the Bills true opposite intentions.

  • opinionatedhermit

    Earth to CBS News: There is a name for your type of political ignorance.

    It’s called, “My Lai Politics.”

    Better said:

    “In order to preserve our Great Republic with all of it’s diversity … we found that we needed to kill and destroy all dissent …first”

  • Just 3 little words:

    “Bring IT ON!”

    3 more for luck…

    “Prepare to LOSE!”

  • mikeinidaho

    Be VERY careful what you ask for, punk! We the People are awake, alert and armed.
    You would do well to beware what you ask for as we may well turn this all back on every one of you traitorous communists.
    Lock and load, the second American Revolution is coming VERY soon.

  • sjmom

    So, is Dickerson going to be fired?????????????????

    • Hahahaaha!!! Good one! LOL! /sarc.

    • we need to boycott cbs and all of it’s sponsors. let’s see how they like not getting money.

      • Orangeone

        Agreed but we also need to communicate to CBS’ sponsors why we are boycotting. This person did something very similar to yelling fire in a crowded theater

  • May Karma bless this angry minion.

  • 80s_kid_wants_rainbow_back

    Hey give him credit, he said go for the throat and not the nuts. That’s a little more classy than we’re used to from the lefty crowd.

    • colliemum

      Tru dat!

    • burt

      to go for the nuts would be going for Dickersons of this country… 😉

    • Orangeone

      That’s because he knows the Pubs are missing #Manparts

      • 80s_kid_wants_rainbow_back

        Hah! True…sniff, sniff…

  • burt

    Listen, Dick….er….son (you are a son of a di*k?) what if somebody goes for your throat – would you like it?
    You, as a pervert, might.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Lol… so unlike the “civil” left… ROFL! The are such hypocrites.

  • Conservative_Hippie
    • All true Patriots must do so! 🙂

  • nibblesyble

    It is now official the media has had a ‘coming out party’ they can now freely show their love for democRats and their scorn for Republicans, Conservatives, Libertarians, and the ‘fly-over’ States. I hope their fall is hard and bloody and I hope I am there to see it!

  • tshtsh

    His name is very appropriate.

  • las1

    I too am shocked… SHOCKED… I tells ya!

    Now maybe Dickerson can add a little bit of the DHS Right Wing Extremism Threat Assessment, or West Point Right Wing Terrorism Assessment to his lofty screed to give weight to “eliminate and destroy from within the miserable House” of the GOP.

    “Civilization-Jihadist Process” —
    The Ikhwan [Arabic for brothers] must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad to eliminate and destroy the Western civilization from within, and sabotage its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers, so that it is eliminated, and Allah’s religion is made victorious over all other religions.

    The Muslim Brotherhood and the Democrat Party.. separated at birth.

  • kloyd0306

    So this leftie journalist, Dickerson, is all for “transformation”.

    To what?

    • Orangeone

      Can’t wait to see how this person responds when the 1st Amendment is threatened

  • So if you don’t advocate violence, let’s do the same and “go for their throats!”

    The POS started…

  • warpmine

    Don’t worry ass-wipe, Obamakov’s legacy is cemented as the destructor sent by Zulu for the destruction of the United States. Who will defend your sorry little puckered up ass when the enemies come knocking?

  • No surprize – it’s beyond the “main stream media” and even the “lame stream media” – it’s now the “state run media.”

    Pravda had more truth.

  • Terry

    They want to “transform American politics” alright. Transform it to a one party rule. They do not like separation of powers because their thug cannot rule without hinderance. A leftist cannot help but believe this and the media are hopelessly sold on it.

  • Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el

    And a day soon followed and every man and woman in the nation of the eagle applied the same wishes upon those who had wished ill upon them. and it came to pass that those who had caused ill for the many found themselves devoured by the evil they uttered and wished upon others. Or you will reap what you sow!!! and that day will come very soon for a man named dick!!er!!son and those who believed like him……

  • tinlizzieowner

    “CBS political director urges Obama to ‘go for the throat’ of GOP to cement legacy”.

    I’ll admit I wouldn’t mind seeing his legacy ‘set in cement’, (ala Jimmy Hoffa, that is).
    😉 😉

  • bobemakk

    How about we/republicans/tea party members go for Dickersons throat?

  • Rthuba

    You expect the KOS, MSNBC:EdShultz, Slate and sometimes HuffPost to make comments like this.
    When it’s CBS and other ‘mainstream’ media types you know they’ve give up on 47%