by Chris Haire
The liberal media is afraid.
It is that moviegoer who is too spineless to ask the asshole three seats down to quit chatting away on the cell phone.
It is that next door neighbor who hears the yelling and cries and the screams coming from the house next door, night after night after night, but who never calls the cops.
It is that coward that so fears retaliation that it will never ever act against those who lie, cheat, steal, bully, and defame.
The liberal media was stuffed inside the locker a long time ago by the Rabid Right and it is too afraid to open the door.
I say this because I simply don't understand why the so-called liberal media hasn't jumped all over the comments that SCGOP chair Chad Connelly made last week regarding the Democratic Party and teen girls.
Last week in an email blast, Connelly made the bizarre claim that thanks to Sandra Fluke, the Democratic Party now believes that "abortions and taxpayer-funded birth control are rites of passage for every teenage girl - sort of like the prom or a first car."
It was an outlandish statement, the kind of over-the-top crap that this columnist makes his stock and trade but is inappropriate for, lets say, the leader of the state biggest political party. And yet no one in the liberal media picked up on it.
Not The State.
Not The Post and Courier.
Not Huffington Post.
In light of the Todd Akin controversy, you would think the liberal media would have seized yet another opportunity to paint the GOP as the party of women-hating neanderthals. And yet they didn't. Hmm.
Strangely enough, the liberal media had no qualms about reporting on S.C. Democratic Party chair Dick "The Homophobe" Harpootlian's comments comparing S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley to Hitler's gal pal Eva Braun. Interesting.
Fortunately, the S.C. Democratic Party isn't going to let this matter drop, even though the liberal media apparently wants it to go away.
Yesterday, I received a statement from S.C. Democratic Party executive director Amanda Loveday. Here's what she had to say about Connelly's latest blast of douchebaggery:
I think it is a shame that the Chairman of the Republican Party feels it necessary to make such crude comments about what is a personal, emotional and sometimes medical decision for some women. Comparing an abortion to the teenage ritual of prom shows how close-minded and off base the Republican Party is with the everyday American woman. Nothing should surprise us though; it is the same state where our female governor called rape crisis centers special interests and a distraction.
What Chairman Connelly doesn't seem to understand is that no one likes abortion. It is a tragedy for everyone involved. But unlike Republicans, the Democratic Party doesn't believe it is the government's place to make those kinds of health care decisions for women. The Democratic Party emphatically opposes the extreme national Republican platform that bans abortion even in the case of rape and incest. It is no surprise that women voters are fleeing the Republican Party in droves this year.
Once again, I expect the liberal media to ignore this.