March 29, 2006
— Ace A reporter says it was the under-the-chin va fan cul gesture; Scalia says it was more of chin-stroking "I don't care guesture."
Does anyone care either way, besides our liberal suddenly-very-decorous media?
Posted by: Dave in Texas at March 29, 2006 12:21 PM (pzen5)
Cheney: "Big time."
Posted by: Sean M. at March 29, 2006 12:28 PM (dc5zY)
Posted by: Old Coot at March 29, 2006 12:31 PM (1Upxk)
I media hate's it when someone
like Scalia can make mincemeat
out of them, verbally and non-verbally.
Posted by: Ben USN (Ret) at March 29, 2006 12:45 PM (GQyHM)
Unlike most of his colleagues, Scalia is not shy about taking on the media, and has a penchant for doing so in a way that has caused some critics to question his decorum, if not his maturity.
Translation? Scalia's very occasional media criticism hits home with thin skinned liberal reporters.
Posted by: Fred at March 29, 2006 12:56 PM (oQOdQ)
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Posted by: Ian at March 29, 2006 05:20 PM (Msh0Z)
The ones most bothered by this gesture were fellow Catholics. It wasn't what he did, it was where he did it.
As if you care about the truth here.
Posted by: at March 29, 2006 05:20 PM (ANynN)
Posted by: Canelone at March 29, 2006 05:25 PM (1Vbso)
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Posted by: ErikW at March 29, 2006 05:30 PM (78hsC)
Posted by: anonymous moonbat at March 29, 2006 05:32 PM (/0Qyy)
Posted by: at March 29, 2006 05:39 PM (78hsC)
There are many times- when people bother me with trifling nonsense- that I wished I could use it.
Its not an obscene gesture- it means 'no' or 'I could care less' or 'don't bother me.' Basically, a dismissal.
But people think its obscene, because Americans only have a few universal gestures, and they're all obscene.
Posted by: lauraw at March 29, 2006 05:41 PM (Ffvoi)
Reminds me of a number people on this blog.
BTW, where's Sobek been?
Posted by: Muslihoon at March 29, 2006 06:39 PM (Q8UK2)
Posted by: Dave in Texas at March 29, 2006 07:17 PM (PM9gb)
Posted by: anna at March 30, 2006 04:37 AM (qODvs)
Posted by: Canelone at March 30, 2006 05:44 AM (1Vbso)
Posted by: Pixelflash at March 30, 2006 08:35 AM (O+1/6)
So the media perception is not that a member of an organized religion cannot be impartial, it is rather that people who are not impartial (i.e. those who disagree with the media) are frequently members of organized religion.
Posted by: Glen at March 30, 2006 09:12 AM (PmiCb)
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