Sean Hannity has some really cool friends

What a piece of work our buddy Sean is.  Besides trying to top Rudy's record for repeating one phrase ad nauseum  (Ayers- Obama-Terrorist instead of a noun and verb and 9/11) Sean should really be careful whom he accuses of guilt by association?

Seems his new BFF Andy Martin (nee Anthony R. Martin-Trigona) has a tasty little history of run ins with the law, and some statements that perhaps Sean might want to think twice about?

Cause if Obama associating with Bill Ayers makes him a terrorist, what does hanging with Andy Martin make Sean?

OCTOBER 14--The Chicago man credited with launching the Barack Obama-is-a-Muslim smear campaign once pledged to "exterminate Jew Power in America," and claimed that "Jew babies are fed with subsidized American taxpayer money," and that Jews were "schooled in blood sucking and money grubbing from birth."

Those anti-Semitic statements (and many, many others) were contained in a 1986 fundraising letter circulated by Andy Martin, then a Connecticut congressional candidate. Martin, who began his whisper campaign against Obama in August 2004 after the politician's keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, has a long history of impugning Jews, often in connection with the hundreds of legal proceedings filed by the 62-year-old perennial candidate.

But the 1986 letter, a copy of which you'll find below, is particularly virulent. In fact, in 1996, when Republican officials in Florida learned of Martin's prior fundraising pitch they rescinded the party's support for Martin, then a state senate candidate (when he ran for Congress in 1986, Martin was known as Anthony R. Martin-Trigona).

Martin's sleazy background has gained renewed attention in light of his appearance this month in a Sean Hannity-hosted Fox News documentary about Obama. During that October 5 program, Martin claimed that the Democratic presidential candidate was once "in training for radical overthrow of the government." Martin offered no proof for this claim, nor was any sought by Hannity, who identified Martin as an "Internet journalist."

Nor did Fox mention the kooky Martin's history of anti-Semitic statements or his arrest record. In fact, Martin is wanted in New York and Florida on outstanding arrest warrants. The New York warrant, out of Ulster County, resulted from harassment charges related to a child custody battle. The Florida warrant, from Palm Beach County, was filed in connection with a criminal contempt conviction.

Check out the docs on the smoking gun....

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/yea rs/2008/1014081andymartin1.html?link=rss feed

My old man always said, you can tell someone's character by the company they keep?

Sean, you never disappoint us....

Tags: black, guilt by association, Kettle, pot, Sean H (all tags)

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6 Comments

Aping urbanity

and Hannity the manatee referred to Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Rice as a dream team back in '99.  Yeah, he's the one to give advice.

by mydailydrunk 2008-10-14 03:15PM | 0 recs
Spewing inanity

Thank god I'd never seen him till that recent interview when he was trashed by Obama's media manager.

Once was enough.

He has a face I can only describe as 'thumpable'

by brit 2008-10-14 03:43PM | 0 recs
LOL!

good one, brit.

by ReillyDiefenbach 2008-10-15 09:43AM | 0 recs
Re: LOL!

Hey man. Why haven't we seen you on the Moose. You're one of the great veterans

by brit 2008-10-15 01:31PM | 0 recs
Re: Sean Hannity has some really cool friends

FYI, Andy Martin is the same guy who originated the "Obama is  a secret Muslim terrorist!!" e-mail smear.

I diaried it a few months ago here:
http://www.mydd.com/story/2008/6/28/2284 4/6584

by Johnny Gentle Famous Crooner 2008-10-14 05:04PM | 0 recs
Last Night (Monday) Sean had Ted Nugent on ...

... hawking his new book (about what Nugent would do if he was President - as best I could figure out it mostly involved ignoring the Constitution).

Tonight?  Hannity was outraged that anyone cares what celebrities think.

It's not my fault - I work several evenings a month and the individual who controls the remote insists on FOX News from 7pm to 10pm CDT.

by Collideascope 2008-10-14 06:14PM | 0 recs

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