Sunday, June 04, 2017

Young Turks reporter has meltdown because elderly Congresswoman brushed his microphone out of her face.

Yes THAT is the horrendous attack that poor little Michael Tracey suffered at the hands of big mean Maxine Waters.

Here is more courtesy of Raw Story: 

Saturday evening, “Young Turks” reporter Michael Tracey tweeted that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) “shoved” him after a testy exchange in Los Angeles.

“Members of Congress shouldn’t be initiating unwanted physical contact with reporters,” he fumed, in an apparent reference to the vicious attack on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs by Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte, which left Jacobs injured and his glasses smashed. 

Tracey said that he asked the 78-year-old Waters two questions after a “March for Truth” event. 

“(S)he became agitated, stormed off, and ‘shoved’ my arm,” he fumed, going on to say that while the move wasn’t “excessively violent,” it was “unwanted physical contact.” 

He said that while he doesn’t want to argue “semantics,” the incident “shows Waters to be erratic, intemperate, and unprofessional.”

For one thing anybody attempting to compare this, in any way, to the Ben Jacobs body slamming is really demonstrating a pathetic cry for attention.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters is a tiny little woman, I doubt she could inflict any serious harm even if that were her intent.

Which clearly it was not.

The response from Twitter was quick and unsparing.

I have essentially ignored The Young Turks since the election, so I had no idea that they had become quite so pathetic.

I can only imagine how much worse this would have been for this delicate flower if he had actually had physical contact with Greg "I'll body slam ya" Gianforte.


  1. Anonymous2:15 PM

    OMG! Ta;lk about fucking snowflakes! Those huge men can't handle a microphone rubbing against them? Fcuking snowflakes is all they are, maybe they dropped their balls somewhere on the way. Hopefully they fnd them she they aren't neutered for life.

  2. Anonymous2:18 PM

    Poor huge hulking guy, it's not like he was in the mix for DNA test over Barstool Palin's latest leavings, get over it or...buck up or stay in the truck( to quote Sarah Palin).

  3. Michael Tracey (the little snowflake) should have left well enough alone. He has succeeded in holding himself up to public ridicule. No one is going to be sympathetic to the man-baby after seeing that clip. The guy towers over Waters and when she clearly wants to leave he blocks her with his microphone. I might add she moved the microphone out of her personal space, she didn't shove his arm.

  4. Anonymous2:28 PM

    I generally like the Young Turks, even if sometimes Cenk rants just to rant. But their reporters (like Jordan Chariton, who let his Berniebro flag fly while covering Bernie's campaign and after) are borderline awful.

  5. Anonymous2:56 PM

    He asks her a question about obama and Syria which had nothing to do with what the march was about. U would have thought he worked for Fox. And she walked through his microphone that he had in her face. If she shoved him she would have been on the ground, since she couldn't have moved him so she would push herself back. Go to am joy on MSNBC where the congresswoman was asked about it. She said something about being a 125 pound woman who didn't b able to push him out of the way.

  6. Anonymous3:04 PM

    Michael Tracey tweeted Maxine Waters "shoved" him. Here's the video. This is what he is calling a shove.

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    1. Anonymous6:01 AM

      More likely fifteen seconds. He showed how phony his subsequent outrage was by smiling for the camera.

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  13. Anonymous6:00 AM

    What an imbecile that guy is! It isn't even clear from his own little video that Waters deliberately touched him. I think she was just moving on, something he obviously cannot do. Look, he even smiled when the encounter was over. Was he smiling because he was going to milk the encounter for sympathy? None from me. Show more respect, buddy, for a member of Congress, especially one who has fought tirelessly for good causes.

  14. Anonymous8:58 PM

    I stopped watching Young Turks after a few episodes a long, very long, time ago. As in I don't believe Bernie was even a candidate at that time. Something about Young Turks turned me off about their show. Gut feeling.

    Now I'm embarrassed for them. Little whiners.


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