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Galloway wipes the floor with Sky News anchor

Sky News anchor: Joining me now is a man who's not known for sitting on the fence. He passionately opposed the invasion of Iraq and now he feels that Hizbullah is justified in attacking Israel. The Respect MP for Bethnel Green is in our London studio. A very good evening, uh good morning to you Mr. Galloway. How do you JUSTIFY your support for Hizbullah and its leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah?
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Galloway (laughing): What a preposterous way to introduce an item and what a preposterous first question. Twenty four years ago, on the day my daughter was born and I've just celebrated her 24th birthday, I had to dash to the maternity hospital to see her giving birth from a mass demonstration in London against the Israeli invasion and occupation of Lebanon. Israel has been invading and occupying Lebanon all of my 24yr old daughter's life. The Hizbullah are a part of the national resistance who are trying to drive, having successfully driven most Israelis from their land in 2000, Israel from the rest of their land and to get back those thousands of Lebanese prisoners who were kidnapped by Israel under the terms of their illegal occupation of Lebanon.

It's Israel that's invading Lebanon. It's Israel that's attacking Lebanon. Not Lebanon that's attacking Israel. You've just been carrying a report of 10 Israeli soldiers on the border getting ready to invade Lebanon and you ask us to mourn that operation as if it were some kind of war crime. Israel has invaded Lebanon and has killed thirty times more Lebanese . . .

[she tries to interrupt him "you put your finger on the button didn't you?"]

. . . than have died in Israel. So, it's YOU who should be JUSTIFYING the evident bias which is written on EVERY line of your face and is in EVERY nuance of your voice and is loaded in EVERY question that you ask.


WOW!!! And believe it or not - you aint seen nothing yet. This interview ends with a real bang. Galloway cuts straight to the core.

To say that he wiped the floor with her actually minimizes the damage he inflicted on this woman's ego. By the end of this interview, she was either suicidal or homicidal.

Serves her right for selling her soul for a paltry price.

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priceless! 07.Aug.2006 13:08

nation of me

if you haven't seen this interview, you must!
(app 19Mb stream)

(the FLV file can be copied from browser cache following playback - requires a standalone FLV player)

Excellent! 07.Aug.2006 16:04

Matilda

I just heard a speech from Mr. Galloway on KBOO the other day, and was just blown away by it. I came in somewhere in the middle, and I'm not usually that interested in long speeches. But within minutes, I was wanting to know who this guy is. He was fantastic. So I listened to the whole thing, and at the end I was completely blown away to learn that he was actually a member of Parliament. WOW! Why can't we have a voice like this in American government?

(Oh, I forgot. Because every time we get someone like this, there is a mysterious plane crash....)

Just in case 07.Aug.2006 16:51

UR blocked

I found the site blocked on my Mozilla browser after the first viewing (!!) Try using another browser, and go to : link to news.sky.com

one good move has it, too 07.Aug.2006 17:31

asdf

 link to onegoodmove.org

Also available here...always a great site for clips.

I saw that this morning 07.Aug.2006 18:48

Jody Paulson

and it was brilliant. He gave the same treatment to the US Senate not long ago ...  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/05/317566.shtml

Jody...I am curious how the sign-carrying is going... 07.Aug.2006 21:12

Styve

I am glad to see you still post on Portland IndyMedia, or at least your name shows up from time to time, so I thought I would take the oppty. to ask how your "one woman parade" is going in SF.

I can't wait to see the Galloway clip, and I am glad he is still going for the jugular!! Doesn't seem Burns was really that damaged after Galloway ripped into him, but he is going down partly as result of Galloway's excoriation.

Shoot me a note at  svbk61@juno.com. I am working on the Portland City Council's future adoption of a Resolution of Impeachment, and I need information on what San Francisco has experienced as reaction to the unanimous adoption by the Board of Supervisors of a similar resolution in March. Can you give me some info on that, or would the Chron suffice?

Thanks,

Styve

Styve -- got my sign with me right now! 08.Aug.2006 14:53

Jody Paulson

I still take it out from time to time, but since I lost my internship I fell out of the regular routine a bit. Thanks for the subtle encouragement by letting me know you care.

I did, however, made a point to spread the word about "individual activism" on other Indymedias, linking your post about one-person parades [  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/05/338769.shtml ]. I have limited computer access and have been having trouble getting my emails out, but I'll try contacting you this evening.

Everyone else, get out there and let your voice be heard! Carry a sign, do some freeway blogging [  http://freewayblogger.com ], make a stamp and start stamping out positive messages on widely circulated objects. Let's put out some positive messages to counteract all the crap we see every second of every day. We can all be like George Galloway!

Re: my above post 08.Aug.2006 16:31

Jody Paulson

It just occurred to me that I should have mentioned:

-- "defacing" US currency is techically illegal  http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=426715

-- the reason I left my internship had nothing to do with my carrying signs!

george galloway vs. montgomery burns? 08.Aug.2006 22:12

i want to see that simpsons episode

> I can't wait to see the Galloway clip, and I am glad he is still going for the jugular!! Doesn't
> seem Burns was really that damaged after Galloway ripped into him, but he is going down partly as
> result of Galloway's excoriation.

The senator Galloway humiliated last year was Norm Coleman.

Galloway at Google Video as well 10.Aug.2006 12:33

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