I mentioned two weeks ago that Larry Johnson – a pro-Hillary blogger and former CIA man – was spreading a rumor about Michelle Obama. A rumor that Michelle is caught on videotape using the term “whitey” at Trinity United Church of Christ.
I thought it was bullshit then. I think it’s bullshit now.
Well... the rumor was spoken aloud today on national television. Would it surprise you to know that it was... Fox News?
Absolutely sickening. Even more sickening is the man who uttered it: the notorious Republican “dirty-trickster” Roger Stone.
Stone’s career as a saboteur goes back to 1972, when he worked for the Committee to Re-Elect the President (Richard Nixon).
Here’s what Roger Stone told Geraldo Rivera on Fox News this afternoon, according to a poster at the liberal forum Democratic Underground:
“Some indelible record exists of public remarks that Michelle Obama allegedly made which are outrageous... including some reference to white people as whiteys allegedly.”
Stone went on to say: “I believe a major network now has this tape.”
A poster at Larry Johnson’s blog also wrote about Roger Stone’s Fox News claim.
Supposedly Geraldo told Stone: “I will give you a hundred bucks if it is true. I don’t believe it is true.”
True or not, this poisonous gossip has now seeped from the malarial swamps of the blogosphere into the quasi-legitimate corporate media.
Fox News must be dealt with. Plain and simple.
While I cogitate on that, let me remind you that Roger Stone, apart from being a famous political knife-fighter, is also a renowned sex pervert. He resigned from Bob Dole’s campaign in 1996 when the National Enquirer discovered an ad that Stone and his wife had placed in a swingers magazine.
Here is Roger Stone’s “INSATIABLE COUPLE” ad:
“We are hot, athletic and very fit. We are seeking similar couples or exceptional muscular, well hung, single men. She’s 40DD-24-36 and bi. She loves to fuck hard and deep. He’s 195 lbs., trim, muscular and 8” +. She prefers jocks, military men, and body builders. No fat people or smokers need respond. Send photo and phone. ...”
The photo below on the right was published with this swinger ad. The one on the left is Roger Stone as he looks today.
UPDATE (06/01/08): Larry Johnson has uploaded the actual Fox News footage to YouTube. Now I’m even angrier.
This wasn’t something Roger Stone just blurted out, with Geraldo trying to shut him down. Stone’s entire appearance was built around this so-called “incendiary prediction” about Michelle Obama. Geraldo teed it up for him... even as he pretended to be offended!
By the way, hearing it from his own lips... Stone’s shit sounds extremely weak.