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Mediaite Ranks Sarah Palin as America’s Top TV Pundit and Influencer
A Time For Choosing ^ | June 22, 2012 | Gary P. Jackson

Posted on 06/22/2012 3:07:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s something we missed until our good friend Jackie Siciliano from the Sarah Palin Blog brought it to our attention. Mediaite, a left wing website that tracks the media, also ranks the power of TV pundits. 175 pundits in all made their list.

When it comes to being the most powerful, and influential, it’s Sarah Palin all the way. And not just on television. Karl Rove is ranked number two, but as Jackie points out on her website, when you study the various ranking points, it’s a distant second.

You’ll notice that in every category of influence, Sarah is either number one or number two.

Steve Flesher at Conservatives4Palin has a little more on this, in an article taking on “Moaning Joe” Scarborough, MSNBC’s resident liberal who plays a Conservative on television, and Tucker Carlson, the misogynist publisher of The Daily Caller, whose “Senior Editor” we called out a few days ago for having not one, but two articles begging Sarah to endorse Mitt Romney, while at the same time deeming her irrelevant.

From C4P:

When the left attempts to smear and distort Palin’s record and performance as a candidate in 2008, we expect it. However; when alleged conservatives purposely disparage their party’s last VP nominee, it can be off-putting (considering their early calls for unity during the primary). We know Palin’s excellent and well-vetted record is in the public domain. We also know she did much more for the massive conservative victory in 2010 than either Scarborough or Carlson did.

However; a look at Mediaite’s real-time ranking of power-players might explain the recent cheap shots. Business-as-usual might be good for politicians in Washington, but with Palin’s presence in the world of influence and commentary, it’s becoming more competitive for pundits and journalists of every stripe.

Aside from having his Politico piece re-tweeted only 25 times in more than 12 hours, Joe Scarborough ranks at #30 among radio show hosts and an even-worse #62 among TV hosts. From the looks of these numbers, it looks like “Morning Joe” might as well say “goodnight!” What’s interesting is Mediaite claims the show “generates headlines” but explains that the ratings never seem to correlate.

Tucker Carlson of Daily Caller ranks at #12 for online editors and #32 among TV pundits. While these numbers are a little better than Scarborough’s, they’re still lacking considering how long Tucker’s been in business as a pundit.

Considering these dismal rankings, you’d think GOPe pundits like Scarborough and Carlson would want to see who currently ranks as #1 to get an idea of how to appeal to more people to gain more interest.

Read more here.

Steve is wasting his breath on “Moaning Joe” and Bow-tie Man. Those two will never get it, because they aren’t Conservatives. And they aren’t Sarah Palin!

It’s amazing how this woman who we are told is absolutely irrelevant [at least 100 times a day] is so completely relevant! So relevant, she’s America’s top opinion leader.

Of course, chances are you already knew that.

Thanks again Jackie.


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: anncoulter; karlrove; palin; sarahpalin
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To: humblegunner

Are you a Mormon?


51 posted on 06/23/2012 12:37:06 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Hey, I give props to Palin™ for this. WTG, Saint Sarah!


52 posted on 06/23/2012 12:39:33 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

You give whatever pleases the bishop of a cult. Mitt’s mutts never fail him as they eat the chow he gives them in his bowl of deception.


53 posted on 06/23/2012 12:46:17 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
Are you a Mormon?

Yeah, I'm a Mormon. I'm the really odd kind that creates
really cool graphics making fun of the magic underpants.

You've already seen the Yoda one upthread, I like this one better:

It not only mocks the underpants, but even has a picture of Joe Smith on the desk.

Used it as part of another one too, but it's not the best work:

I'm listed on the "Free Republic Anti-Mormon" blog, right side, third block down:

http://framreport.blogspot.com/

Yeah, I'm a Mormon, alright. Try to know something before you start spouting crap.

And where's my sandwich?

54 posted on 06/23/2012 12:52:14 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: altura

Or posts a link to a “gasp” blog!


55 posted on 06/23/2012 1:04:31 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: presently no screen name

I didn’t know I was a Mitt-bot.


56 posted on 06/23/2012 1:11:13 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: humblegunner
Try to know something before you start spouting crap.

What DID I spout? SHOW ME. I asked a question with 4 words - can't be much spouting in that - but your NEED to embellish takes precedence.

Asking a question is spouting crap? All that work and 'foam' when a simply yes or no would suffice. You do show some spunk when you don't like something, that's obvious.

57 posted on 06/23/2012 1:13:33 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
You be a'spouting every day. Mittbot this and Lackey that and EEEEvil! over there.

Do you suppose that anyone who has been FORCED by REALITY to SETTLE for Romney is a Romney supporter?

Let me tell you, they ain't. You spouting all kinds of Pentecostal
fire and brimstone at 'em ain't helping anything. It just makes you look like a nut.

That's your prerogative. Hell, sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't.

But consigning folks to hell and pretending they are some kind
of evil conspirators out to destroy the Country just because they
don't make a career out of foaming at the mouth about Romney is kind of ate-up.

Point is, you're getting all excercised over stuff you can't control.
Even worse, you're probably wrong about more than half of the motives you ascribe.

You paint with a broad brush and make too much stew from a single oyster.

While you should have been making me a sandwich.

58 posted on 06/23/2012 1:35:36 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner
fire and brimstone at 'em

Since your posts include things that you are in your head and not in the posts you are responding to, this is just another display at that.

And here's another one of NO evidence to support but just one of your wild claims EVEN AFTER I just told NO ONE can consign anyone to hell - but, nontheless, here you go, again, spouting and foaming..... consigning folks to hell and pretending they are some kind of evil conspirators

And think I'm trying to control? LOL! Mitt HAS and did it by LIES and instilling fear into the easily deceived.

I will speak out against evil, the godless Romney and Barry, and DO EXPECT that milktoasts' would see it as nutty.

So squirrely - go hide, lest you see more of what offends you, what you ignore and what makes you foam - THE TRUTH.

59 posted on 06/23/2012 2:53:39 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Do you wash your hands after handling them snakes?

You just go ahead and keep on imagining all manner of evil
controlling anyone who doesn’t join you in frothing and spitting
about things you can’t control.

I’m sure it’s cathartic.. or something.. for you.

Now where the hell is my sandwich?


60 posted on 06/23/2012 3:02:00 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: altura
Maybe pissant calls?
61 posted on 06/23/2012 4:31:25 PM PDT by GregB (Sarah please save us from Mitt!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You know the expression “How can I miss you if you won’t go away?” With the PDSers, it’s more like “How much can you hate me if you never go away?”


62 posted on 06/23/2012 4:39:20 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah will endorse Mitt immediately after he choose Allen West as his running mate!
63 posted on 06/23/2012 4:54:56 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: humblegunner

>> “Inefficient. Sandwiches can be gotten locally most everywhere” <<

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Yes, but Palin is not likely to be swayed by sandwiches; she just doesn’t think like you.


64 posted on 06/24/2012 2:41:27 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Yes, but Palin is not likely to be swayed by sandwiches

Last time she was swaying, she was all hammered up and finally put enough Pastrami on my sandwich.

I said: You Betcha! Go Sarah!

65 posted on 06/24/2012 2:47:36 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

Making light of the poope will clinch youe spot in heaven.

Antichrist isn’t too popular up there.


66 posted on 06/24/2012 2:47:36 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Making light of the poope

If you have ever had two little kids in diapers you will quickly learn to make light of poop, because it happens a lot.

67 posted on 06/24/2012 2:50:19 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

>> “As if to kindergartners or moronic idiots.” <<

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Wow! her voice is digitally coded into your intellect that well!


68 posted on 06/24/2012 2:52:27 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: humblegunner

>> “As if to kindergartners or moronic idiots.” <<

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Wow! her voice is digitally coded into your intellect that well!


69 posted on 06/24/2012 2:52:37 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Wow! her voice is digitally coded into your intellect that well!

Let's just say that I was married to a shrieky attitudinal chick
who thought quite highly of herself and liked to explain how
she knew better about everything to everyone. You betcha.

So.. are you going to make me a sandwich?

70 posted on 06/24/2012 2:59:14 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

So you’re saying that catholics worship that stuff?


71 posted on 06/24/2012 3:02:44 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: humblegunner

So you’re saying that catholics worship that stuff?


72 posted on 06/24/2012 3:02:53 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: humblegunner

You’re already a sandwich; your face tween the cheeks of my seat.


73 posted on 06/24/2012 3:04:46 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: humblegunner

You’re already a sandwich; your face tween the cheeks of my seat.


74 posted on 06/24/2012 3:05:14 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
your face tween the cheeks of my seat.

Hey, Sandusky.. ain't you supposed to be in jail?

Freakin' pervert.

75 posted on 06/24/2012 3:07:12 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Okay, so the point of the Freepers arguing with/mocking/deflecting this story is...? I guess, that Mediaite has joined the Society of St. Sarah. Or something.

Guys, if you believe that, you’ve run screaming hysterical naked into the bayoulands of insanity.


76 posted on 06/24/2012 4:37:49 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin is an ‘influencer ‘????
Sorry but she is not gettng many new converts.


77 posted on 06/24/2012 4:43:50 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Tell you what: When you’ve had your first “birthday” here, come back, I’ll take a look at your posting history and then maybe respond to your comments. In the meantime, just sit there at the kiddie table, look cute and let the grown-ups talk, okay junior?


78 posted on 06/24/2012 4:51:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: RichInOC
Exactly. You'll see Media Matters, The Nation and MSNBC wholeheartedly endorse Romney before that happens.
79 posted on 06/24/2012 5:05:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lets be honest. Top TV personality does not equate to top “influencer.”


80 posted on 06/24/2012 5:09:08 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: humblegunner

Talking to your self again.


81 posted on 06/24/2012 6:19:29 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

>> Lets be honest. Top TV personality does not equate to top “influencer.” <<

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In this case it does though.


82 posted on 06/24/2012 6:21:53 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If the people around Gov. Mitt Romney really wanted to explode the Democrats’ heads, they’d be on the phone to Gov. Sarah Palin as we speak.

The big problem with that is Romney and his people have spent the past four years trying to destroy her.


83 posted on 06/24/2012 7:00:53 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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To: presently no screen name; humblegunner

making light of her will not send anyone’s soul to hell.

Aggravate others long enough and end up being dispatched early to the decision point. Did you hear that Humble.


84 posted on 06/24/2012 7:54:58 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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To: W. W. SMITH

LBJ hated JFK. Henry Wallace was far too left-wing for FDR.
McKinley thought TR was crazy. There are many other examples.


85 posted on 06/24/2012 9:02:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: humblegunner
Let's just say that I was married to a shrieky attitudinal chick who thought quite highly of herself and liked to explain how she knew better about everything to everyone. You betcha.

Just ROTF flat out LMAO!!!!!!!
Know I shouldn't be, but with the crap you dish out everyday, you're really not a very sympathetic figure.

*Splains* a lot, suspected that as a probable cause for your continuous acting out though.
Well to be honest, I suspected it took a couple of women to burn you down this bad.
Almost feel sorry for ya, Hum-gun.............Almost, LOL.
At least we now know what drives the various manifestations of your childlike *little bully acting out* episodes.

86 posted on 06/24/2012 9:58:08 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: W. W. SMITH
Did you hear that Humble.

No. Speak up. Quit mumbling.

87 posted on 06/25/2012 3:49:57 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Unnecessary Force”
by JibJab
starring Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton, Tina Fey, Jay Leno, and David Letterman.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=AmRZIJ3Q7CQ


88 posted on 06/25/2012 7:29:33 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: editor-surveyor

I wish she would have used her influence to help Gingrich.

As soon as she got behind Newt, he tanked.

She couldn’t get Newt out of fifth place in the Alaska primary.... he was behind Ron Paul.


89 posted on 06/25/2012 11:17:52 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

She notoriously, and visibly failed to “get behind Newt,” even though her husband openly endorsed Newt.

Looked like she was deliberately avoiding endorsing him.


90 posted on 06/25/2012 11:34:34 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor

Newt was the smartest of the bunch. Too bad we will never see him debate Obama.


91 posted on 06/25/2012 11:39:37 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Newt would have been a far better choice than Mutt, for sure.

But even better would have been any candidate that is no part of “Mystery Babylon.”


92 posted on 06/25/2012 12:32:42 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: ansel12
These trolls hate and fear Sarah Palin so much just like the media does. These trolls and the media prefer Obama over Palin.

These trolls and the media will be happy when the Obama monster writes an executive order that suspends elections and becomes dictator for life. Why wouldn't it now since it passed the Dream act Amnesty by decree and Congress nor the media called him on it?

93 posted on 06/26/2012 11:09:56 AM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: rurgan
These trolls and the media prefer Obama over Palin.

Even trolls know that she isn't running against Obama.

Perhaps you hadn't heard.

94 posted on 06/26/2012 2:16:38 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: Morgana

want a laugh? read the thread through, he’s on a rip...


95 posted on 06/26/2012 5:26:31 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

You know I am not a gambling woman but if Sarah Palin was a horse at Churchill downs I bet money on her.


96 posted on 06/26/2012 8:18:49 PM PDT by Morgana (This space for rent. Cheap.)
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To: humblegunner

Wow. You are actually making sense. Well done.


97 posted on 06/27/2012 6:26:07 AM PDT by Tribune7 (Oh, the irony)
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To: humblegunner

Those pics are hilarious!


98 posted on 06/27/2012 6:31:23 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Ever notice that when a beggar gets a donation, they immediately put their hand out for more.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


99 posted on 06/30/2012 1:27:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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