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Mika Brzezinski on Palin media buzz: So what? Makes her as significant as Paris Hilton
The Daily Caller ^ | June 30, 2011 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 06/30/2011 2:37:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The cast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” had quite a morning on Thursday. In an appearance to promote his new book, “The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah Palin in Her Own Words,” The Daily Caller’s own Matt Lewis said that Palin was “arguably” the most significant woman of the 21st century.

That statement caught the attention of show co-host Willie Geist, who asked Lewis to elaborate. But after panelist Mark Halperin called President Barack Obama a “dick,” a remark which he later apologized for, co-host Mika Brzezinski determined she would level the playing field and liken former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s fame to that of Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton, leading to a back-and-forth between Brzezinski and show host Joe Scarborough.

Transcript as follows:

GEIST: You said a minute ago, Matt, she’s the most significant woman of the 21st century. I can just hear our viewers screaming at their TVs. What about Hillary Clinton? Do you really think she’s the most significant, more so than Hillary Clinton?
BRZEZINSKI: I can’t, I can’t –
LEWIS: I said arguably, and I think you could make a case for Nancy Pelosi, as well, by the way, and Hillary Clinton and I’m sure some others. But I think you could make a good case for Palin because of the way — look at the Tea Party movement, which she was sort of at the forefront of. I think you could make a good case that Sarah Palin was in fact the most significant woman in terms of driving the debate, and certainly in terms of media coverage Sarah Palin has dominated it.
BRZEZINSKI: Yeah, but so does Paris Hilton, but that doesn’t mean they’re significant.
SCARBOROUGH: Hold on one second, don’t — let me stop right here. Don’t compare her to Paris Hilton.
BRZEZINSKI: I didn’t. I’m just saying –
SCARBOROUGH: You said so is Paris Hilton. You put her in the same category.
BRZEZINSKI: No. I’m saying there are people who get media coverage that maybe shouldn’t?
SCARBOROUGH: She’s one of two women — hold on a second, Matt.
LEWIS: The death panel comment is –
SCARBOROUGH: Hold on, hold on, hold on. Okay, let’s put it in perspective. I’m tired of her. People ask, “Why do we bring her up.” They’ll ask, “Why are we talking about her here.” You talk about Paris Hilton. I think that feeds into that narrative. Here’s the bottom line: She is one of the two only women who have ever been nominated for vice president of the United States of America. That ain’t nothing. It’s just like Dan Quayle for four years after he was vice president –
BRZEZINSKI: Okay, you’re going to have to let me respond.
SCARBOROUGH: — garnered more attention than that. That is why she remains significant.
BRZEZINSKI: No. I’m going to tell you there already was one and given the women that we have on the global landscape today, like Hillary Clinton, I mean, my lord. I’m sorry.
SCARBOROUGH: She’s in the top 10. I’m not saying she’s the most significant. You compared her to Paris Hilton.
BRZEZINSKI: No. I compared his statement about media coverage to Paris Hilton, okay? So, you know, you can jump on that like some of the –


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: jourbalists; mikabrzezinski; palin; sarahpalin
A woman who got what little success she has from her father's coattails, praising a woman who got hers from her husband and downplaying a successful self-made woman. Is this Bizzaro World?

The comments are not what you'd expect.

1 posted on 06/30/2011 2:37:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 06/30/2011 2:39:50 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who cares what what's-her-name thinks?
3 posted on 06/30/2011 2:40:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: EGPWS

Both of whom are more significant than you, Mika. (One quite a bit more so than the other.)


4 posted on 06/30/2011 2:42:20 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob
If her father was Larry Smith instead of Zbig, she'd be sitting in a cubicle in Cedar Rapids cajoling deadbeats to make their magazine payments or serving breakfast to truckers.
5 posted on 06/30/2011 2:45:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: EGPWS

What is Mika’s IQ?

Anyone?


6 posted on 06/30/2011 2:46:24 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

It’s probably a negative number, whatever it is. She probably needs help changing the batteries in her “personal massager.”


7 posted on 06/30/2011 2:49:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: Signalman
What is Mika’s IQ?

On the lower side of this

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Meet Mika's mentor.

8 posted on 06/30/2011 2:49:28 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: EGPWS

Bet she likes Dick and simply doesn’t understand why everybody doesn’t.


9 posted on 06/30/2011 2:55:12 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She obviously has Breast Envy!

Pray for America


10 posted on 06/30/2011 2:55:50 PM PDT by bray (Would the Country Club vote for Palin or Obama?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I believe I have the answer to the nonsense she spouts, as well as other TV libs.

She has a hollow skull and within it are two brain cells. The two brain cells race around the inside of her head in opposite directions like particles in the Large Hadron Collider. Occasionally the two cells crash into each other and for a picosecond, a coherent thought forms. But it’s a random coherent thought and not likely to make sense to the average listener. And much like the unstable particles created in the LHC, the thought, quickly dissipates.

The tremendous energies created by the impact of the two brain cells is released in a chaotic manner, shocking the liberal’s nervous system, thus accounting for the dazed, slack-jawed look they display, along with occasional drooling.


11 posted on 06/30/2011 2:58:41 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: EGPWS

Mika IS MSNBC’s Paris Hilton!

Make it stick like glue. She has the same qualifications as Paris...a recognizable name. The woman has no other experience other than talking head also like Paris.


12 posted on 06/30/2011 3:00:37 PM PDT by griswold3 (Character is destiny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mika Brzenzinski; It must be awful being the daughter of a demon.


13 posted on 06/30/2011 3:02:50 PM PDT by abcc2011 (Christian and conservative.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Just two unaccomplished, insignificant nobodies poking jabs at a person whose name will go down in unbiased histories of the 21st Century as a Mayor, a Governor, a Vice Presidential candidate, and a woman whose ideas about the blessings of liberty and the Constitutional role of limited government in a free society inspired millions of citizens to become involved in preserving America's "beacon-of-liberty" status in the world.

That historical bio also may include a note that Palin's ideas more nearly resembled those of 1776 which culminated in the Constitution of the United States than of the 2011 mainstream media and politicians who presided over the potential demise of the Republic by coercively imposing their views derived from Mao, Marx, Lenin, and Keynes.

14 posted on 06/30/2011 3:03:27 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It's Mika who is closer in nature to Hilton

Two vapid dumb blonds whose every achievement in life is due to their famous father's last name.

15 posted on 06/30/2011 3:06:28 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: loveliberty2

All true. Whereas RINOboy and his cohort will go down, if at all, as a footnote somewhere, listed as talking heads on a poorly rated show on a biased cable channel.

I know which history I’d rather have written about me.


16 posted on 06/30/2011 3:06:58 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: griswold3
Mika IS MSNBC’s Paris Hilton!

I'll take Paris Hilton

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17 posted on 06/30/2011 3:09:36 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: EGPWS

Stock up on Coke and Penicillin ;)


18 posted on 06/30/2011 3:10:42 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ok, I am no expert, but will pontificate anyway. There is just something in the body language of Joe and Mika as well as their interaction that leads me to think there is some hanky panky going on betwixt them.


19 posted on 06/30/2011 3:14:46 PM PDT by Sea Parrot
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You mean they didn’t, and don’t, talk about Geraldine Ferraro like this?


20 posted on 06/30/2011 3:28:13 PM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These women on the left are SO pea-green jealous of Governor Palin. Boggles the mind how these avowed “feminists” have latched on to the coattails of politicians like leeches and still don’t get anywhere much. - Sarah did it herself, ALL of it. She’s got the whole enchilada, and they don’t like it ‘cause she’s a conservative. They’re just background noise, and now they’ve started on Michelle Bachmann, which proves they’ll attack by any means any conservative woman who succeeds without using their dubious methods to get ahead.


21 posted on 06/30/2011 3:44:27 PM PDT by Twinkie (For whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10:13)
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To: griswold3

Mika IS MSNBC’s Paris Hilton!

A much more legitimate comparison. If it wasn’t for “The big news” She’d be stuck as some ne’er do well talking face in Phenix City, Alabama.


22 posted on 06/30/2011 3:44:47 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Sea Parrot

They do that because they think it is cute & provacative......................I watched this morning & she just sat there like a lump of logs w/ this quizzical expression on her face............


23 posted on 06/30/2011 4:36:55 PM PDT by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mika can relate to the Paris Hilton syndrome since she got where she is because of daddy. Oh, and she is also a dumbass bleach blonde.


24 posted on 06/30/2011 4:52:05 PM PDT by crosshairs (Peace through superior firepower.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does anyone even watch these clowns?

I mean - really - who cares? She’s nearly a bimbo, and the rest are like useless sales guys who have never sold a new account - sitting around, drinking coffee, yapping it up.

They are worthless, and their opinions are worth-less.


25 posted on 06/30/2011 5:06:10 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Very good, Comrade Mika, very good. Your father has taught you well. P.S. nice decadent Western haircut. Do you want another picture of me on a horse? Vladamir
26 posted on 06/30/2011 5:25:12 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER thaln a TEA BAGGEE.)
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BRZEZINSKI: No. I’m going to tell you there already was one and given the women that we have on the global landscape today, like Hillary Clinton, I mean, my lord. I’m sorry.

Let's see if I have this. Sarah. Palin's VP nomination is unimportant because there already was one, whereas Hillay Clinton is a woman who is Secretary of State, the very third evah!

27 posted on 06/30/2011 5:28:30 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: cashless
"Mika Brzezinski on Palin media buzz: So what? Makes her as significant as Paris Hilton"

Yeah so what...

BTW Mika I bet you would be surprised to find out most Americans would vote for Paris before they would give Barry Hussein another term...

I know I would.

She couldn't be any worse!

28 posted on 06/30/2011 5:28:30 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mika is a 3 dressed up as a 9 at best.

Joe Scarborough??? I am not sure if I have more respect for Obama than I do for Joe Scarborough. I have zero respect for Obama.

Morning Joe is an abomination


29 posted on 06/30/2011 7:34:29 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST..... BACHMANN is being pushed by msm/rep establishment)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Hey that’s brilliant.
I can totally picture those two pico-particles scrambling around her head - probably anti-matter at that.

Problem with libs is that they don’t have to have any brains when you already think you are better than everyone else.


30 posted on 06/30/2011 7:43:39 PM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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