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AP Attacks Gov. Palin EVEN in Birth Announcement of Grandson
Publius' Forum ^ | 12/31/08 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 12/31/2008 6:52:20 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus

The Associated Press is classy, indeed. They can't even keep sniping at Sarah Palin out of a story announcing the blessed birth of her grandson. Ah, but wait, it gets even more annoying because not only did the AP snipe at Palin in its first birth announcement story, once called on it the AP went back twice to rearrange the piece rewriting history to make it seem as if they never sniped at her in the first place.

Initially, the AP attacked Palin in its very first paragraph saying that daughter Bristol's pregnancy was the thing that caused Palin's candidacy to "go downhill." At 7:20 PM the AP gave us this: (Bold my emphasis)

ANCHORAGE — The teenage daughter of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whose quest for the vice presidency began to go downhill the day she announced the pregnancy, has given birth to a son, a magazine reported Monday. Bristol Palin, 18, gave birth to Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston on Sunday, People magazine reported online. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Colleen Jones, the sister of Bristol's grandmother, told the magazine that "the baby is fine and Bristol is doing well."

Downhill? The AP is saying that the daughter's pregnancy is what caused everything to flop? Then, why did Palin's acceptance speech -- a speech that happened days after the pregnancy announcement -- get as many viewers on TV as Obama's historic acceptance speech? Sure it was a momentary controversy, but it had practically no affect on the candidacy.

Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...


TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: assininepress; birthcertificate; lyingmedia; mediabias; sarahpalin
They are like sharks at this point.
1 posted on 12/31/2008 6:52:20 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

AP has no manners... no class ... no dignity.

They are not dissimilar from the Chinese Government. (Lying about the ages of the gymnasts, for instance.)


2 posted on 12/31/2008 6:57:02 AM PST by TaxRelief (Walmart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

what goes round comes round.....when we conservatives figure out that it is necessary to take back the media, we can put the sock on the other foot. the msm is in complete control.


3 posted on 12/31/2008 6:58:05 AM PST by devane617 (...And to the Republic For Which It Stood...)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

God I wish some unbiased company starts competing with the AP. I’m sick of this liberal propaganda monopoly.


4 posted on 12/31/2008 6:58:17 AM PST by winner3000
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To: TaxRelief

You know that you are over your target when the flack starts coming up.


5 posted on 12/31/2008 6:58:55 AM PST by shineon
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To: Mobile Vulgus

“whose quest for the vice presidency began to go downhill the day she announced the pregnancy” ..................... LOL!!!! This Jerk must not have heard of her rally attendance.


6 posted on 12/31/2008 6:59:47 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Liberals fear the return of The Cleaver Family.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

They had on CNN at the gym this morning and some worthless talking head commentator was whining “All Sarah Palin cares about is getting on camera. She is everywhere. She won’t go away.”

But why don’t they say that about Obama?


7 posted on 12/31/2008 7:00:22 AM PST by library user
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To: Mobile Vulgus

“...Bristol’s pregnancy was the thing that caused Palin’s candidacy to “go downhill.”

So when Palin runs in 2012, if she runs, then Bristol’s marriage (in February 2009) and Sarah being a grandma will cause her to spike in popularity and run on into the White House.

We can only hope.


8 posted on 12/31/2008 7:01:44 AM PST by quintr
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To: Mobile Vulgus; governsleastgovernsbest
Check out this AP image infomercial:

This undated image provided by President-elect Barack Obama's change.org website shows the front page of the website. Obama's top tool to push his agenda will not be his Cabinet secretaries or aides, but rather his online network. Obama's political e-mail list tops 13 million names, a digital force that the incoming White House can tap to push for his legislation, tamp down critics or bolster popular support. It's also a way for Obama to reach into every state, every city, and every neighborhood. (AP Photo/change.org)

Link

9 posted on 12/31/2008 7:07:48 AM PST by maggief
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To: library user
All Sarah Palin cares about is getting on camera."

Seems like the liberal media & their cameras continue to follow Sarah - not vice versa.

10 posted on 12/31/2008 7:09:14 AM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: maggief
It's also a way for Obama to reach into every state, every city, and every neighborhood. TAXPAYER'S WALLET.

There - fixed it.

11 posted on 12/31/2008 7:10:03 AM PST by library user
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To: Mobile Vulgus

She threatens them, therefore like rabid dogs backed into a corner they attack. It’s too bad we can’t just put them out of their misery.


12 posted on 12/31/2008 7:10:23 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan (My mom says I need religion, I think I need a shower and something to eat.)
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To: newfreep

Yep, excellent point.


13 posted on 12/31/2008 7:10:58 AM PST by library user
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To: Mobile Vulgus
I'll take a Governor Palin “downhill” in any campaign, any time, any place.
14 posted on 12/31/2008 7:14:32 AM PST by LiberConservative ("I, you know, can see, you know, upstate, you know, from my house, you know.")
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To: newfreep

That’s like blaming Tiger Woods for attracting attention for not playing golf since June. The messenger is only to blame.


15 posted on 12/31/2008 7:15:56 AM PST by techno
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Downhill? Did the candidate go downhill? It would have been worse had Sarah kept the illegitimate grandchild a secret.


16 posted on 12/31/2008 7:20:44 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: Bringbackthedraft

This Jerk must not have heard of her rally attendance.

That is true. She had millions of people come to see her...if only they had voted for her and McCain it would have been more easier to brag about.


17 posted on 12/31/2008 7:22:41 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: maggief
Obama's top tool to push his agenda will not be his Cabinet secretaries or aides, but rather his online network. Obama's political e-mail list tops 13 million names, a digital force that the incoming White House can tap to push for his legislation, tamp down critics or bolster popular support. It's also a way for Obama to reach into every state, every city, and every neighborhood.

Don't look at them as 13 million mindless 0bamunists, look at them as 13 million new inboxes for emails from Nigerian widows and orphans seeking help to recover a few million dollars locked in a big security trunk in Lagos.

You see millions of beige-shirted 0bama shock troops, I see millions of worthy recipients of the 'Nyxem' virus.

Not that I'm advocating such things, that would be wrong.
18 posted on 12/31/2008 7:31:20 AM PST by mkjessup
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To: Mobile Vulgus

the campaign did experience a negative effect, every time McCain endeared himself to the left by calling them “My friends”


19 posted on 12/31/2008 7:32:32 AM PST by daku (Obama has experience pouring out of those big ears of his.)
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To: daku

God, you got that right.


20 posted on 12/31/2008 7:34:58 AM PST by mkjessup
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To: mkjessup

bttt


21 posted on 12/31/2008 7:35:51 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: maggief
We've been the receivers of obamanoid ‘tamping down’. David Axelrod is a mater astroturfer, a propagandist in the style of Herr Goebbels. Deception has been the hallmark of the Obama campaigns in politics. It will only grow more insidious having reach the pinnacle of power.
22 posted on 12/31/2008 7:42:41 AM PST by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: library user

Actually, I haven’t seen Sarah on TV since the new Senator from Georgia won his election. In fact, they didn’t even announce the birth of the grandson until days after his birth, and didn’t reveal any details of his birth. I don’t see this as a publicity play at all.


23 posted on 12/31/2008 7:44:36 AM PST by murron (Proud Marine Mom)
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To: MHGinTN

You hit the nail on the head!


24 posted on 12/31/2008 1:38:23 PM PST by techno
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To: murron
You're right. This wasn't a publicity play and we all know damn well if they never announced the birth we would have to endure four years of conspiracy theories about the baby never being born. Hell we may still have to endure that crap for a while.
25 posted on 12/31/2008 10:23:56 PM PST by redk
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To: TaxRelief

Or integrity!

With integrity, nothing else matters.
Without integrity, nothing else matters.
(Sorry - can’t name the author. It’s on my wall at work.)


26 posted on 01/01/2009 11:07:30 AM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: RebelTXRose

Integrity is the natural outgrowth of dignity and humility.


27 posted on 01/01/2009 1:34:57 PM PST by TaxRelief (Walmart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Don’t ever expect the MSM to rejoice in the birth of a child.

All they revel in is death by abortion.


28 posted on 01/01/2009 1:37:53 PM PST by Palladin (When will Bill Ayers start bombing buildings again?)
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