Meltdown at the DNC: Former Michigan governor goes all Howard Dean on stage

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Glenn called the speech by the former Michigan governor and Current TV host Jennifer Granholm at the DNC last night ‘down right insane’ and one listen immediately confirms this assessment. We haven’t seen this insane a rally speech since Howard Dean’s ‘yeaaaah!’ scream speech back in the 2004 Democratic primaries!

“I mean, when you start going down the progressive road, you lose your mind quickly,” Glenn joked after hearing the insane speech.


“You get so distracted by what a spectacle it is but you don’t stop and think she’s almost entirely wrong here. First of all, it wasn’t the one ‑ Barack Obama wasn’t the one that bailed out Detroit,” Glenn explained.

It was actually George W. Bush who bailed out the auto industry, a move that was unpopular among conservatives. But what’s worse is that it didn’t even work, despite Granholm’s claims!

“It’s really amazing and they keep saying that, you know, they got Detroit back online and ‑‑ no, they didn’t. They put it on a respirator. Pull the respirator off. The thing is going to die. And they’re only making it worse because they’re not ‑‑ they are not letting the body ‑‑ you know you’re on a respirator for a long time, you pull the respirator out, your body doesn’t breathe on its own anymore. And that’s what they’re doing to the auto industry. If you went through a structured bankruptcy, which is what you’re supposed to do, you have a chance of survival. But we’ve put this thing on a respirator now for, my gosh, four years,” Glenn said.

  • landofaahs

    Sure she is crazy. But she is playing to her democratic base. They are crazy too.

  • landofaahs

    For all of you who have never been to a nut house, you now know what they are like; the democrat convention.

    • snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

      The main differce: we keep electing the same nutcases for positions of authority.

    • snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

      By the way, which is more insane: the insane who is in power, or the insane who vote them back into power?

      • landofaahs

        I can explain with logic which came first? the chicken or the egg. But that question is going to require a little more thought.

      • Alice Bartell

        Thank you Jennifer for showing the world why you no longer are our governor.

        • Anonymous

          Still spamming, Alice? Don’t know how Zerogon feels about your taking his post as your own.

      • Anonymous

        It’s a toss-up. It is beyond belief to hear this bat rant, and worse to see democRATS standing up applauding her; I’ve come to believe aside from them all being liars, they’re all nuts. Very scary and so bad for America.

    • Anonymous

      Wow that was the worst speech I have ever seen and heard.. Amazing how many idiots believe all the lies the democrats spit out. My God they are all liers and they have no God so they must have satan. Well I can ask God to help them they sure need something besides the cool-aide

  • snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Down right insane describes the mental sickness known as Communism that so many of the leadership of the Democratic party encompass. They are nuts to the core; their convention showed that loud and clear.

  • landofaahs

    Sadly, she was the sanest of the bunch. Which really says something.

  • Rahm Kota

    They are famous for this mind numbing brain washing.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you Jennifer for showing the world why you no longer are our governor..

    • Lioness

      Amen to that!

  • Cody Zales

    Is she drunk??

    • Anonymous

      No she just popped a bunch of pills

    • Anonymous

      on drugs I think !

    • Jim Welsh

      My first thought, either drunk or on something more potent! Also, where is the mention of the $50 billion we taxpayers will never recover? Such BS and the attendees must be NUTS to believe all this

  • Anonymous

    The meltdown reminds me of a nuclear reactor during it’s meldown as it radiates you, death soon follows

  • Joan Secrest

    I have heard this woman lying before about michigan and its failures and successes. She is full of baloney on almost anything. This is crazy!

  • Patricia

    What liars. It was the taxpayers who saved the auto industry.

  • Anonymous

    So many possible responses..hmmm, let’s see…I like the Nazi-esque gesture she had about 1 minute through…fitting given the Statist stance of Progressives…more Government, more Government, and more Government…funny how the inclusive, ‘Big Tent’ party only includes those that agree with their warped and inconsistent ideology (Nanny State NY Mayor Bloomberg and Michelle Obama’s food police, vs. “a woman’s right to choice”…because its HER body after all- except when she wants to drink a Big Gulp, abortion is choice, but Big Gulp…women just aren’t capable of making THAT decision).

    The cultist lemming-like approach of these Democrats…I thought that they were so much more advanced in their thinking…yet so quick to groupthink and popularity contests.

    Saw some nice SEIU shirts in the audience…

    And why the incendiary, provocative, molotov cocktail-esque comments? Why are the Dem’s so classless (moral relativism, perhaps?) when it comes to ethics?

    I think that we really are talking about 2 very different versions of America these days. The traditional version as spoken by Romney and Ryan in this election, and the Progressive, Statist, Globalist, UN worshipping, anti-colonialist, constitution-shredding view of the Democrats.

    To think that God was denied 3 times by what sounded like a majority of the ‘Big Tent’ party (not very big without God, or…too “big” to include God), and that Jerusalem had to be added….ADDED to the platform to be counted. How ridiculous is this?

    Anyone who does not see that as anything more than political posturing for the upcoming election should not have a vote.

    • Frank Physter


  • sheffield

    Reminded me of Hitler with the loud b.s.

    • Anonymous

      At least, she didn’t go: Heil(sp.) Obama. Or did she?

  • Anonymous

    How many vendors got cheated out of their money? What Romney was talking about was a Normal bankruptcy, not a gov’t run and finance by the gov’t. . Big difference.So how many jobs were lost from companies that never got their money from GM or Chrysler. It’s nice how the facts are being twisted.

    • HELEN

      And the lion’s share of new jobs were in China! GM is moving large sections of its work overseas to CHINA!

  • Anonymous

    This was exactly what rally is to mask the lies that are presented. Tell lies so forcefully that you can convince the audience to believe you and create a mania of support. Isn’t that what Hitler used on Germany? The tactics do work, especially when the media support them by exposure to the public. Is this the path that Obama was talking about, that will lead America to a better end? Of course, the people caught up in this mania won’t see the truth until it’s too late.

  • Anonymous

    Trimuph des Willens

    Very distubing.

    • HELEN

      All hail Caesar!

  • Anonymous

    I couldn’t watch it all. What a nut job.

  • Anonymous

    Thank G-D for remote control!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    All they have is emotion. No facts, just pure adrenalin.

    • Anonymous

      Before either convention, someone on Fox News called it. He said the Reps. would appeal to the minds of their audience, while the Dems. would aim for the heart/emotions. That sounds like it’s the way things may have gone.

  • RemaininginMichigan

    From Michigan myself and still reside therein. We have our problems. Never voted for her. As far as I am concerned, Northern-Lower Michigan (where I am from) is planets away from this woman. There are crazy ones like her around up here, but please, let the UP (Upper Peninsula) and the Northern half of the Lower Peninsula become their own state. Let the Southern Lower Peninsula collapse under their own weight of unions and corruption. As I see it, we don’t need Detroit and similar cities, they need us.

    • RemaininginMichigan

      I forgot to add (for those outside of Michigan), that we, in the northern portions of the state, don’t seem to have the numbers (considering the political sentiment) to change things. Still, I remain, and wait for this great State to thrive again.

      • Anonymous

        Oh, boy, M., I hear you. Living in CA, the large cities (and surrounding communities) carry the state, as far as elections go. Conservatives don’t have much of a voice, except sometimes, in local politics.

  • jon venuto

    Do NOT Choose,
    Degenerate Narcissistic Creep
    Dumb-a.. Nut Case

  • William Wilson


    • Lioness

      She was reelected, she had 8 years in my state, then she took her pathetic ass to California.

      • Anonymous

        Hey, Lioness! We have plenty of dumbasses here in CA already! A lot of them in politics which the d/a voters keep returning them!

        • Lioness

          She said she was going to “blow us away” sorry she blew your way:( Well, at least the weather’s nice!

          • Anonymous

            Yep, for the most part, can’t complain about the weather. Well, we actually do, but that’s the norm. Still waiting for ”the Big One”. The earthquake heading our way. Probably will arrive if B.O. gets back into office, then he can come out here for a lot of photo ops.

  • Lioness

    She said she was going to “blow us away” and the morons reelected her. I hope the rest of the country does not reflect the stupid in my state.

  • Anonymous

    There’s talk of GM filing for bankruptcy AGAIN. That aside, Jennifer whatever her name, former governor of Michigan, was excruciating to watch and even more to listen to. Is this really the best the DNC can do? it’s laughable and pathetic. And to think people vote for this.

  • sara holy land

    Unfortunately, I can not hear.

  • rodrigo szeinkop

    Scary! I thought you could only hear this stuff in old reels of great dictators. Really sad to see.

  • Anonymous

    Followed Granholm’s amazing speech and she appeared to be channeling her muse, Phyllis Diller . This performance was so disappointing from a former MI. governor.

  • Richard Firth

    Saved the auto industry, did he? You mean the one in the People’s Republic of China? The jobs are all there instead of Detroit. When the ads say “imported from Detroit” they’re only half right, it should read “Imported via Detroit.” But she did whip them up into a frenzy. Just like the Nazi rallies, they used lies then, too.

  • Kevin52

    Bill Clinton must have been impressed with Jennifer because he used one of her lines from her last election to get people to re-elect the Failure-in-Chief. Like all Hypocrats she blamed Bush for Michigan’s demise but said if we gave her 4 mores years we would be amazed at what would happen. Some fell for it just as many are praising Slick Willie’s claims that the country is doing well and we only need to give Obama more time. For any buying that lie take a look at how much worse Michigan became under Jenny’s 2nd administration. After all, she was the model for the Obama Regime!

  • Kevin52

    Too bad insane Jenny doesn’t tell of the ghost town that once was called Flint, MI. Then there is the capitol of Michigan. Go there and see the 1 mile long slab of concrete that once was an auto plant — torn to the ground. She is insane. I remember when CoMerica Bank left Detroit she (was gov. at the time) said it was good because there was a nice building for something new to occupy. Obviously moths have occupied her brain!

  • Paul Roman

    Was she drunk?

  • Eddie Crisp

    She should have read this first.

    Motors Is Headed For Bankruptcy — Again

    President Obama is proud of his bailout of
    General Motors.
    That’s good, because, if he wins a second term, he is probably going to have to
    bail GM out again. The company is once again losing market share, and it seems
    unable to develop products that are truly competitive in the U.S.

    Right now, the federal government owns
    500,000,000 shares of GM, or about 26% of the company. It would need to get
    about $53.00/share for these to break even on the bailout, but the stock closed
    at only $20.21/share on Tuesday. This left the government holding $10.1 billion
    worth of stock, and sitting on an unrealized loss of $16.4 billion.

    • Anonymous

      Eddie, forget on which thread I read this, but it was stated that it was the federal govt. who was responsible for the largest sales for GM. Electric cars, you know.

  • Poison_ Monkey

    Barack Insane Obama… rest your D for Forward minds. Bush II unfortunately did do that.

  • Anonymous

    This ex-governor exemplifies why Detroit is in the horrible shape it is in. Too bad she did not have her facts straight/correct. Do the liberals really believe the “rest of us” are as gullible as this speech would indicate? Sad, really sad. Loved the Ford signs!

  • Anonymous

    They do not live in reality; if reality become to close, they throw dollars at it to keep their fence up so they don’t have to see what is real.
    Hers was an epic speech. She must believe that theatrics and yelling make what she says true and I believe she practiced in front of a mirror for days.

  • Christina Huckabay

    She sounded like she had had one too many before going up on that stage.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry, I could only take a minute or two of that. Don’t think she meant B.O. saved the city of Detroit, but he DID bailout General Motors. And gave payback to the auto unions (they got waiver from Obamacare.) Saved one million jobs? You’re gonna have to break that down for me, Gov. G.

  • Sue Deyoung

    I don’t know which is scarier-that so many people actually believe the lies that the Dems are throwing out-or that so many people actually believe in Obama’s ideologies!

  • Anonymous

    HAHA..looks like professional wrestling before a match.Oooo Yeaaaa we are fixing the economy…Oooo Yeaaa

  • Thomas Tarwater

    Set this speech to 1950s rockabilly music and call it “Rant And Rave With Jennifer Granholm”. There are entire blocks in Detroit that have one rundown building each; all of the other buildings have been torn down, they were so decrepit. And sweet little Jennifer is exclaiming that Obama bailed out the auto industry. Did you notice that one of the members in the audience was holding up a Ford sign. Ford did not take any bailout money, how’s that for irony. Sweet Jesus but I’m so glad that I didn’t watch or tape any of the Democratic National Convention. Otherwise, my brain would have exploded and my VCR would have fricaseed. That’s all I’m saying. My name is Thomas Tarwater, and thanks for reading this commentary.

  • Steve Butler

    And these poor morons in the audience stand there with their mouths hanging open, cheering for things they don’t have a clue about. This is sad and pathetic America has come to this.

  • Jenn Fluck Sanders

    Thank God she’s not our governor anymore, I wanted to kiss the ground when that happened! Notice the crowd… blacks, latinos, a few old whites and then the crazy speaker. Just perfect, they can all stay home on election night.
    My husband works for Chrysler in Detroit and even I think they should have let them go bankrupt and restructure.

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