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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Fox News’ Brit Hume has figured out Governor Chris Christie’s problem: Women!

After showing a video on Sunday’s Fox News’ Media Buzz of New Jersey’s chief executive calling a former Navy SEAL an “idiot” at a town hall, Hume explained why the governor’s bullying image is suddenly being turned against him:

HUME: Well, I would have to say that in this sort of feminized atmosphere in which we exist today, guys who are masculine and muscular like that in their private conduct, kind of old-fashioned tough guys, run some risk.


KURTZ: Feminized.

HUME: Atmosphere.

KURTZ: By which you mean…?

HUME: By which I mean that men today have learned the lesson the hard way that if you act like kind of an old-fashioned guy’s guy, you’re in constant danger of slipping out and saying something that’s going to get you in trouble and make you look like a sexist or make you look like you seem thuggish or whatever. That’s the atmosphere in which he operates. This guy is very much an old-fashioned masculine, muscular guy, and there are political risks associated with that. Maybe it shouldn’t be, but that’s how it is.

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  • FoolsRushLandHannityIn

    Brit Hume, a major league wuss, complaining about the de-masculinization of american men? Sounds like a deep-seeded psychological issue.

  • gmccpa

    What? Did anyone ever think of Christie as too muscular? That’s a new one. I guess I’ve been doing the gym thing all wrong.

  • eaprez

    He’s a fat guy….not muscular. Ha!

    • daniel bostdorf

      Compulsive over eating is a sign of a brain chemistry imbalance. It is easy to poke fun at this, but I believe we need to understand that this compulsive over eating is a sign of mental illness with a brain chenistry imbalance as cause….

      A former FDA commissioner explains why people overeat — and how to end poor eating habits….Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler, MD. states that the culprits are fat, salt, sugar, and brain chemistry.

      “The brain also releases dopamine, which motivates us to pursue more of that food. And cues steer us back to it, too: the sight of the food, a
      road lined with familiar restaurants, perhaps a vending machine that
      sells a favorite candy bar. The food becomes a habit. We don’t realize
      why we’re eating it and why we can’t control our appetite for it.”

      Christie is addicted to the endorphins associated with food. He is also addicted to the traits and endorphin imbalance a narcissist possess….

      Sandy Hotchkiss, PsyD, LCSW, is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Southern California. Hotchkiss identified what she called the seven deadly sins of narcissism::
      1. Shamelessness: Shame is the feeling that lurks beneath all unhealthy narcissism, and the inability to process shame in healthy ways.
      2. Magical thinking: Narcissists see themselves as perfect, using distortion and illusion known as magical thinking. They also use projection to dump shame onto others.
      3. Arrogance: A narcissist who is feeling deflated may reinflate by diminishing, debasing, or degrading somebody else.
      4. Envy: A narcissist may secure a sense of superiority in the face of another person’s ability by using contempt to minimize the other person.
      5. Entitlement: Narcissists hold unreasonable expectations of particularly favorable treatment and automatic compliance because they consider themselves special. Failure to comply is considered an attack on their superiority, and the perpetrator is considered an “awkward” or “difficult” person. Defiance of their will is a narcissistic injury that can trigger narcissistic rage.
      6. Exploitation: Can take many forms but always involves the exploitation of others without regard for their feelings or interests. Often the other is in a subservient position where resistance would be difficult or even impossible. Sometimes the subservience is not so much real as assumed.
      7. Bad boundaries: Narcissists do not recognize that they have boundaries and that others are separate and are not extensions of themselves. Others either exist to meet their needs or may as well not exist at all. Those who provide narcissistic supply to the narcissist are treated as if they are part of the narcissist and are expected to live up to those expectations. In the mind of a narcissist there is no boundary between self and other.

      NUMBER 7 leads to being a loud mouthed bully….

      Read more here:

      • eaprez

        Lighten up…the dig was at Humes description. Your reference makes one wonder what else he can’t control.

        • daniel bostdorf

          How is this? snicker…

          • Daniel Jones

            Unfortunately, it looks like he’s weathering it all.

        • mikem42

          Brit Hume doesn’t have a clue, but he must fill his show with something, and his audience isn’t very curious. Christie as a bully isn’t about physical threats, but from a base of power, the governors office. He is someone who would get smacked around the yard if he didn’t have police protection. He is arrogant and blathering. Once out of office, permanently, I hope, he will stop being a bully, or there will be consequences.

      • Shadow Diver

        A mans man would just diet and deal with it.

        • daniel bostdorf


      • Shanasmiles

        I think he was poking fun at the description of an obviously obese man as muscular. It’s not funny to be obese nor to have an eating disorder. It is Funny to be such a blind sycophant that you can’t see that the emperor is naked. Your sermon is informative, however.

        • daniel bostdorf

          agree about the sycophants around Christie pathetically attempting to justify this…

  • daniel bostdorf

    A total patriarchal society is ill advised. And there is no such thing as a “Too feminized society.”

    We need to have a balance between men behaviors and women’s behaviors inside all of us…

    Feminine attitudes in this new century are considered more important than masculine attributes. The reason for this is that many families are fatherless, due to abusive men, irreconcilable differences of a marriages path, and to a minor extent unfair custody issues. Children of divorced households, 50%, are influenced by females. And that is Ok to a certain extent. A non threatening male figure is also needed to help balance the scenario….

    Female and Male attitudes can complement each other and help produce balanced children. …and a balanced society…

    Examples of feminine attributes include: Prefering peace over war/violence as a first reaction as an answer to a situation, Nuturing, empathy, beauty and style, tenderness, and care giving support.

    Masculine traits generally: discipline, strength, reason, and competitiveness.

    Here is an interesting dissertation that has a viewpoint on this:

    Contradicting and Complicating
    Feminization of Rhetoric Narratives:
    Mary Yost and Argument from a
    Sociological Perspective


    • Kevin

      We don’t need to stamp fems out of existence, but while what you’re calling for might sound good, it just doesn’t work in practice. You think families are fatherless to a minor extent because of unfair custody issues? Single-motherhood is subsidized and the weakest bond in nature, that of father and child, isn’t supported by the court system. Having sex isn’t even a risk worth taking unless you are a rich man.

  • James Letchworth

    ..yeah, brit-wit, we need more morbidly obese loudmouths in government. brit? ain’t that a girls name?

    • daniel bostdorf

      Christie is a bully and narcissist. Just happens to have an eating disorder.

    • daniel bostdorf

      Brit b-rit as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Brit), is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brit is “spotted, freckled”. Also a short form of Brittany.

      Brit b-rit as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Brit), is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brit is “spotted, freckled”. Also a short form of Brittany.
      Brit b-rit as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Brit), is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brit is “spotted, freckled”. Also a short form of Brittany.
      Brit b-rit as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Brit), is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Brit is “spotted, freckled”. Also a short form of Brittany.

  • Shadow Diver

    Frankly, my idea of a ‘guy’s guy, would be a guy who is not so fat that he has become a farce. Mens men are tough guys Brit. Not fat boys.

    • daniel bostdorf

      A mans man is not afraid of women….or worry about if society is becoming too girly….

      Man’s Man

      Who is the Man’s Man? He’s the real class act. He always shaves and wears clothes that fit. He’s worldly, educated, and a gentleman. He thinks that buttoned shirts are not just for special occasions and that newspapers have more than one section. While he is polite, he is not a pushover. He will swear when he needs to, but will try to control his temper. He can handle his liquor and keeps himself in shape. Most importantly, he will admit his faults and errors, because that is what real men do. He don’t have to be gay or straight, black or white, Republic or Democrat, Athiest or Evangelical; he just does what ever he thinks makes himself a good person that he can be proud of. For these reasons, women want him and men want to be him.

      definition from:

      Article about the underpinings of a “mans man.”

      The Alpha Male, the real man:

      A man’s man, a warrior, a stand-up guy. It doesn’t matter what you call
      him, he’s a leader, the guy others look to for motivation, inspiration,
      and often with a hint of jealousy. He’s the man women want, without
      inention the center of attention.

      25 traits and 100 Things A Real Mans Man Doesn’t Do

      • Kevin

        You’re right, but why go through all of that just to cater to a woman and everyone else in the world. I’d rather live the beastly existence of a barbarian than kiss ass for the benefit of women and children. Being a man’s man would have made sense back when. It doesn’t anymore.

    • Kevin

      But isn’t that really part of the larger point? That’s how feminized society has become. Fit, lean, muscular, angular, masculine bodies are anything but the rule these days, they are the exception. Despite our preoccupation with being thin, dieting, and calorie-counting, people are fatter than ever before. Sounds like a woman’s influence to me! Instead of listening to one’s body and making common sense choices, careful planning, safeguards, security measure and whatever else needs to intervene. Everything from schools, football, courts, the workplace, you name it, has gone fem and while it has yielded disastrous results, men of course are the ones who must take the blame.

  • Shanasmiles

    Decorum and decency were once the hallmark of the elite, educated, leaders of the world. They may have been brutal in their governance but their tongues were often honeyed.

  • Lynda Groom

    Feminized because most Americans want to see a little honesty from their leaders. Brit is just making noise because it is in his employment contact to be counter intuitive in all things.

  • Budjob

    You know,I am so tired of commenting about Republicans and their obscene bullshit,I am just going to quit commenting! Last comment>>Republicans suck shit!!!

  • 1olderbutwiser1

    I’ve known a lot of fat people who are very strong, the accumulated fat denies muscular definition. Take a look at George Foreman’s belly while he was putting muscle-bound guys into nap mode. Our mistaken physical image of a strong guy is the Irish appearance with broad shoulders and narrow hips. Look at European builds being stronger in the middle, and that appearance belies the trunk strength, which is coupled with heavier legs, the legs having definition. The larger trunk allows more lung capacity due to larger diaphragm, delivering more oxygen to the muscles, resulting in larger leg muscles.
    Look at a person with diminished lung capacity. The first sign of it is weakening and deteriorating leg muscles, since the legs are the largest muscles and require that oxygen. Mental deterioration is usually hidden until a great deal of the lung deterioration has elapsed, due to the brain being first to get the oxygen from the lungs.
    Much more can be said on this. It would behoove one to use a sauna daily. The warmth helps to oxygenate the tissues, and when coupled with ozone, O3, better oxygenation occurs throughout the body. This oxygenation also helps to prevent cancer. Research this, you will thank me, and your body will thank you.

  • disqus_fsqeoY3FsG

    When Brit Hume walks does his knuckles drag on the floor? Brit Hume’s parents did a poor job raising him if he believes that being a man’s man is displaying knee jerk anger, intolerance, disrespect for women and for other peoples point of view.

  • howa4x

    I guess in the FOX bubble world Christie should have stood there and said” Yes that’s right I shut down those lanes as a lesson not to mess with me”. Then he would have been a man’s man.

  • Allan Richardson

    There is a fine line between “masculine” and “brutish” as history shows. The brute often justifies brutality by calling objections to it “feminine” and thus weak.

    I remember that, after Hitler’s power was secure enough that he no longer needed the church establishments (Catholic and Lutheran) for support, he began to promote reversion to the old Viking deities, and called Christianity a “weak, feminine, Jewish religion” in order to denigrate those in the churches who were calling for compassion. Not to compare Fox News, Brit Hume, Chris Christie, or ANY American political figure to Hitler directly, but to point out the GENERAL attitude of “might makes right” vs “right is right regardless of might” in these two, and many other situations.

    If believing in justice and compassion for the powerless, rather than the “right” of power to justify whatever it chooses to do regardless of who is harmed, is “feminine,” then civilization itself is feminine. So bring on the estrogen pills!

    • Kevin

      I wish that I were one of the “powerless” instead of a tall, attractive, intelligent white man. What could be better than being a “victim” who gets automatic sympathy, financial support, and special help, while constantly being able to complain that everything is unfair to them, and everyone is against them? What a convenient position to be in. I’ll give up my “power” any time in exchange for a little “justice.”

      • Allan Richardson

        I have heard that there are ladies who will accommodate that fantasy for a payment of cash, it that is what you would like, and having “power” you probably have money to spare.

        But in a more serious vein, would you really prefer to be one of the TRULY POWERLESS? Would you really prefer to be in a world where there was NO SUCH THING as a justice system to help the powerless, AND be powerless yourself in such a world? When you were a teenager, did almost every storekeeper in almost every store you entered stalk you to see if you were going to shoplift or rob the store? Did ladies cross the street to avoid you just because you “looked like” a possible mugger? It seems that many middle class overestimate the value of the “help” that poor and minority people get, not realizing that it is only a fraction of the financial power and respect that they lack, and also not realizing (or caring) that they live shorter and more violent lives, on the average, than those “with” the power.

        If, God forbid, you were to be shot to death in cold blood, with no witnesses, by someone who then claimed that he “felt threatened” by you and in fear of his life, when you were unarmed, YOUR heirs would not have to worry whether the police and legal authorities would ASSUME he was telling the truth, ESPECIALLY if the killer were a person of color. But if you were a black teenager, no matter how innocent your behavior had been, the killer’s story would be BELIEVED, in the absence of EXTREME evidence of his lying, just because it is “logical” to assume black teenage boys are up to no good and that white teenage boys are just having fun.

        One of our great Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, said that he would no more desire to be a master than a slave, but rather to live in a society with NO slaves and NO masters. He lived and died for that ideal, and many since him have lived and died for it. But it is not yet here, and there are those who want to enslave YOU as well as the “non-white” people, and they enlist you on their side by convincing you that the “victims” worse off than you have it “better” at your expense. Actually, those would-be (and to some extent, de facto) “lords” are the ones who are taking from you, and taking even more (with your help) from those they have blamed for your problems, to gain even more money and power for themselves.

        • Kevin

          People have absolutely looked at me as a potential mugger, and you are misinformed if you think that only black people have been slaves, and only white people have been slave owners, even in the USA. I’m sorry that you have a chip on your shoulder for being black, but there are lots of successful black people in this country. It’s not easy for anyone to succeed, but it’s even harder if you lack the ambition, talent, and support system. Maybe it’s time for black people to stop viewing themselves as victims. This helps nothing but big government. You seem to know a lot about “innocent” black teenagers. I guess you’re right, women and black people should never be held accountable for anything. Everything is the fault of rich white men, which is why Africa is such a beacon of black achievement and prosperity. Time to wake up and smell reality pal. Just as I don’t know what it’s like to be you, you don’t know what it’s like to me. I have no one to blame but myself for not succeeding, you have a laundry list of excuses. If racism is really as rampant as you are suggesting, why not go back to Africa and live in paradise, away from oppressive white people? What would Africa be like if no white people had come there to colonize? You are completely delusional. You deserve your reparations for slavery, just as soon as I get mine, as I too have ancestors who were enslaved. Unfortunately, I don’t get to use this as an excuse for my own life. Enjoy wallowing in self-pity, I’ve grown out of the irrational guilt pushed on me by the media and public schools.

  • DezJimmar

    Yeah, whenever I see and/or hear Brit Hume, I immediately think of masculinity and tough guy manliness… NOT!

  • browninghipower

    The fat fuck actually called a SEAL an idiot?…to his face?..and lived? It shows the incredible training Navy SEALS undergo, doesn’t it? I’ve known from the gate Christie was all bullshit and watched in horror as he got the free ride from the Media and NJ Dems. I’ve been worried he was another Reagan. I still am because Americans and the Media have little lasting memory. NJ Dems better remember the British Dictum…if you after the King, you’d better make sure you ‘kill’ (ie ‘Destroy’) the King..make sure he doesn’t get up.

  • St Francis

    Brit Hume, quit spinning your 400 lb elephant in the deli …….. Chris Christie is the before picture…… a lazy lardass, bidding his minions to do his work, like the ne’er-do-well Harkonnen in Frank Herbert’s Dune. Either warm up to your Haters, or embrace as much as you can get your arms around the Governor…

  • Greenie Beanie

    In a related YouTube video, we find another example of Hussein Obama’s violent racialist rhetoric:

  • rls321321

    The world and the US continue to evolve and poor Brit is left behind.
    Rupert will continue to have him back as long as he provides right wing sound bites like that. Fox is the worst/best reality show on TV.