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HuffPo's Sarah Palin Foot Fetish
Conservatives 4 Palin ^ | 6/8/09 | Videmus Omnia

Posted on 06/09/2009 6:09:09 AM PDT by gridlock

The Huffington Post actually has a poll and a slideshow up about Governor Palin's toenails. No, I'm not kidding, and it's already got hundreds of poisonous comments.

This reminds me of the numerous wire photos of the Governor's feet and lower legs during the 2008 campaign, and the interest seems to be continuing. For instance, Ben Smith's Politico piece from last Saturday's Auburn visit included this quote:

Her four-car motorcade, including two black SUVs provided by the New York State Police, then headed to Seneca Falls, where Palin, bright red toenails visible in open shoes, trooped through a museum that focuses on the 19th-century origins of the American women’s movement in Upstate New York.

Why is the liberal media so interested in the Governor's feet? Are they podophiles?

By the way, the author at the HuffPo, Senior Style Editor Anya Strzemien, is the same person who also posited that the Governor's lipliner is tattooed on -- another HuffPo piece that generated hundreds of comments.

But remember that conservatives are the sexist ones!


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I love the Politico quote, commenting on a woman's tonail polish as she goes to visit a museum focusing on the struggles of women in the political arena. You can't make this stuff up.
1 posted on 06/09/2009 6:09:10 AM PDT by gridlock
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I saw this one and thought of you...


2 posted on 06/09/2009 6:09:58 AM PDT by gridlock (L'Etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: gridlock
Why is the liberal media so interested in the Governor's feet? Are they podophiles?

No, they are merely reviving and continuing the memetic analogy the Associated Press dreamed up during the campaign, where Palin is portrayed as a sort of stripper who goes on stage to bare her "radical" beliefs to the crowd. The AP even managed to get a photo of Palin on a stage, her ankles in the foreground and some guy's head in the background looking up at her. You know, like how guys look at strippers on stage.

The depth and breadth of this analogy is pretty disturbing, but then again, what about the drive-by media isn't disturbing?
3 posted on 06/09/2009 6:12:42 AM PDT by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: gridlock

WHERE IS “N.O.W.”????


4 posted on 06/09/2009 6:13:26 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft
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To: gridlock

The attempted assassination of Sarah Palin continues.

Maybe this is a leap of faith but I think that Sarah will survive this and all the hyperbolic lies will slap her foes in the face. Not that they will acknowledge it, but a majority of regular people will easily see through it and support her with voices and votes.


5 posted on 06/09/2009 6:14:17 AM PDT by paulycy (BEWARE the LIBERAL/MEDIA Complex)
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To: gridlock

when you can’t fight in the arena of ideas...go for the personal attacks, it’s the Liberal way.


6 posted on 06/09/2009 6:14:32 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: gridlock
If Sarah had NOT been sporting red polish on her toenails would the reporter have noted that Gov Palin didn't know the meaning of the word pedicure?
7 posted on 06/09/2009 6:15:19 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: gridlock

I am convinced the hirsute troglodytes that pass for females on the left are at the same time stunned, confused, impressed and repulsed by Palin.


8 posted on 06/09/2009 6:15:29 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: gridlock
If the left wants to keep Gov. Palin out of the White House in 2013 then it should stop reporting on her. All they are doing is giving her a free vetting.
9 posted on 06/09/2009 6:18:25 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: gridlock
Whereas I agree regarding the media's silly focus on Gov. Palin’s toenails or lip liner, I don't see them as any different than our threads trashing Mrs. Obama’s choice in clothes. They're both tacky.
10 posted on 06/09/2009 6:18:37 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: gridlock

Maybe the governor should don a pair of these $500 designer
stompers instead of dress shoes. That would silence her critics.
Right?

11 posted on 06/09/2009 6:19:02 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obama: Always wrong, never in doubt.)
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To: gridlock

What is wrong with a women who wants too look attractive. If Michelle Obama did this, all the people criticizing Sarah would run out and get their toes done and they would be drooling over how sophisticated it is.


12 posted on 06/09/2009 6:19:39 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: gridlock

There was something decidedly creepy about this article. But then, you have to consider the source: they’re Liberals, and Democrats. They probably haven’t seen women with “feet” before. All of their women have cloven hoofs or, in Michelle Obama’s case, trotters.


13 posted on 06/09/2009 6:21:32 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: gridlock
Why is the liberal media so interested in the Governor's feet?

The liberal press, bereft of any semblance of journalism, dominated by disordered minds, have nothing else to do except resort to the prurient interests of fellow asylum members of the Democratic Socialist Party.

I cannot remember the last time a MSM paper actually published a meaningful discourse; they do get the sports scores correct, though.

You can still find even handed journalism in the still profitable conservative newspapers like the Washington Times.

14 posted on 06/09/2009 6:22:28 AM PDT by olezip
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To: Terpfen
The AP even managed to get a photo of Palin on a stage, her ankles in the foreground and some guy's head in the background looking up at her. You know, like how guys look at strippers on stage.

THAT is probably the best observation possible.

It also goes along with the Tina Fey portrayal, the "Bristol Stomp", and the porn flicks that came out at the same time. All crafted to transform her image into a hypocrite and harlot.

15 posted on 06/09/2009 6:27:00 AM PDT by The Flying Dutchman (Ask me about my Vow of Silence...)
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To: gridlock
Funny, I don't remember any of them gushing about Sotomayor's bright red toenails, as seen here:
16 posted on 06/09/2009 6:27:59 AM PDT by alicewonders (Sarah Palin is the face of America's future.)
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To: gridlock

17 posted on 06/09/2009 6:30:33 AM PDT by McGruff (Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency - Obama)
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To: gridlock

They were up to 700 posts on HuffPo before somebody figured out that the pattern on her toes was from the Alaska Flag.


18 posted on 06/09/2009 6:32:10 AM PDT by gridlock (L'Etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: Zakeet

UGLY! CLASSLESS! FRUMPY! TEENY BOPPER SNEAKERS!


19 posted on 06/09/2009 6:33:10 AM PDT by angcat ("When the strong man, fully armed, guards his own dwelling, his goods are safe".)
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To: McGruff
Suddenly, I too have a foot fetish ...






Oh wait, that's not her, oh well ..
20 posted on 06/09/2009 6:33:18 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: gridlock


21 posted on 06/09/2009 6:33:29 AM PDT by gridlock (L'Etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: FourPeas
threads trashing Mrs. Obama’s choice in clothes

Blame the media - they toot her as 'best dressed' and a beauty. They tear down one unjustly and build up another falsely. We have every right to speak the truth in face of those bold faced lies. You say 'tacky' - Lying is tacky!
22 posted on 06/09/2009 6:33:42 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: The Flying Dutchman
It also goes along with the Tina Fey portrayal, the "Bristol Stomp", and the porn flicks that came out at the same time. All crafted to transform her image into a hypocrite and harlot.

Bingo. The strategy was and is to delegitimize Palin by making her into a "pretty face" (being kind here) rather than portray her as a substantive conservative. Let's not forget that simply by standing on stage holding her baby Trig, she demolishes the liberal narrative about what feminism is and means.

With regards to the porn flick starring the lookalike, I'll say that if it weren't for the fact that Larry Flynt produced it, I wouldn't count it as part of the media assault on Palin. But it's a Flynt "creation" and so it counts.
23 posted on 06/09/2009 6:33:44 AM PDT by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: gridlock

Sarah Palin is feminine and well composed. This wouldn't drive the Leftist hordes so mad if she also weren't beautiful. Then on top of all this she had the unmitigated gall to bear a special needs baby.
Milquetoast liberal males and butch liberal females are simply envious of Sarah Palin. And to be honest, some on the Right are also, though a very small number.

24 posted on 06/09/2009 6:34:47 AM PDT by jla
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To: presently no screen name

It’s not a question of rights. It’s a question of lowering oneself to their level.


25 posted on 06/09/2009 6:36:28 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: jla

The fact that she can change shoes in that skirt with the flashbulbs popping shows that she is more than capable of running the White House.


26 posted on 06/09/2009 6:37:39 AM PDT by gridlock (L'Etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: gridlock

Good point! I’d like to see Joe Biden try it!


27 posted on 06/09/2009 6:38:48 AM PDT by jla
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To: FourPeas

NO! It’s pointing out their propaganda and correcting the ‘wrongs’ with truth. You obviously see speaking the truth as lowering yourself - I don’t. I don’t roll over at the face of evil - I stand up to it.


28 posted on 06/09/2009 6:40:19 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: gridlock

Best keep Ma Palin away from the toe sucker Dick Morris......


29 posted on 06/09/2009 6:42:04 AM PDT by deport
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To: gridlock

You’re right - she just does what needs to be done and screw the media. She is self assured - and not like McLame who NEEDS to be liked, thus a media pawn.


30 posted on 06/09/2009 6:43:25 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Zakeet

31 posted on 06/09/2009 6:44:18 AM PDT by maggief (I)
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To: gridlock

This is so sick. While at QVC, whenever we did shows called “Feet Treats” (which featured toe rings and foot massagers, etc.) we would have these people glued to the program and posting screen grabs and video clips of Hosts feet. There’s a whole foot fetish community out there...and I mean “out there!”


32 posted on 06/09/2009 6:45:13 AM PDT by NordP (BHO's new book, "To Serve Man/United States" --- NO NO NO....RUN....it's a COOKBOOK!)
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To: presently no screen name

The media touts her as a queen of fashion. That’s evil? Isn’t that a question of taste no matter how much we may disagree? Who appointed us the fashion police?

So we fight this “evil” difference in opinion by....what? Multiple threads with snide comments about her large posterior and bad taste in belts?

Is that really a platform on which we conservatives want to stand?


33 posted on 06/09/2009 6:50:52 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: gridlock

According to the DBM...

Bare arms (libtard) = GOOD

Bare toes (Conservative) = BAD

Is there a connection here somewhere?


34 posted on 06/09/2009 6:54:57 AM PDT by CPOSharky (Barak al-DC. Barak al-Chicago, Barak al-Oahu. Barak al-Mombasa. What' it gonna be?)
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To: gridlock
Her four-car motorcade, including two black SUVs provided by the New York State Police, then headed to Seneca Falls, where Palin, bright red toenails visible in open shoes, trooped through a museum that focuses on the 19th-century origins of the American women’s movement in Upstate New York.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6452087.ece

Parisians cheered the Obamas, travelling in a 30-vehicle motorcade, as police sealed off all the streets through which they moved. Mrs Obama and her daughters ended by shopping on the Left Bank and Champs Élysées and taking a trip to the Louvre.

35 posted on 06/09/2009 7:02:33 AM PDT by maggief (I)
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To: DieHard the Hunter

Some of these people are sick. I am serious. when I read the KOS, HuffPo or DU. it seems like a bunch of demonic spirits socializing.

I pray for the safety Sarah and her family.

I worry one of these marxist fruitcakes is going to go Lee Harvey Oswald on us...


36 posted on 06/09/2009 7:02:53 AM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative (Palin 2012)
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To: FourPeas
The media appointed Michelle as a Queen of fashion and put her near the top of the hundred most beautiful.

If your reaction to such breathtakingly slobbering propaganda is mere detachment then that is a perfectly tenable position.

But don't stop others from deriding the media's idolatry. There is no mere difference in taste here. We are engaged in a primary battle on the plane of perception, and Michelle's parade of grotesqueries is a skirmish of that battle. We are being told that right is wrong, up is down and - in this case - ugly equals beautiful by our betters, and we don't care for it!

37 posted on 06/09/2009 7:09:39 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: agere_contra

Well said!

Harrumph harrumph...


38 posted on 06/09/2009 7:16:15 AM PDT by gridlock (L'Etat, c'est Barack...)
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To: FourPeas

When we laugh about Michelle and her “fashion sense” we are not so much laughing at her but at the MSM that has set her up on the high fashion throne. I feel kind of sad that she looks so bad while the cameras a snapping pictures of her and no one has told her to lose the belts. If I was her friend I would say “Michelle, lose the belts!”


39 posted on 06/09/2009 7:17:23 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: gridlock
that focuses on the 19th-century origins of the American women’s movement

I'm with Rush on this one. I love the women's movement - especially when they are right in front of me.

40 posted on 06/09/2009 7:18:30 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Jimmy Carter - now the second worst POTUS ever. BHO has #1 spot in his sights.)
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To: gridlock
.............................................................................................................. "She's got legs...

41 posted on 06/09/2009 7:19:24 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: FourPeas
The media touts her as a queen of fashion That’s evil?

Is it true? Lying/propaganda is evil. It's manipulation and that is evil.

When one wants to APPEAR above it all - respond w/it's a matter of taste (PC is play). It's a weak stance - when really it's only a yes or no answer. PC is used to undercut the truth. You can use your 'it a matter of taste' when they say O is the best president - when it's an absolute lie. Lying/propaganda IS evil. Obviously, your don't agree because to you - it's a matter of taste. Lying/propaganda seem to be no biggie to you.
42 posted on 06/09/2009 8:02:27 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: paulycy

It is evident the desperation to keep this Palin bashing up. They are still grasping for everything, but I think the media propaganda machine for 0bama is going to have it hit them back hard enough when the ‘I told ya so’s’ keep coming.


43 posted on 06/09/2009 10:15:40 AM PDT by bushfamfan (United States of America: July 4, 1776-November 4, 2008)
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To: bushfamfan
‘I told ya so’s’

They're comin' - and Sarah's the one to tell 'em so.

44 posted on 06/09/2009 10:41:56 AM PDT by paulycy (BEWARE the LIBERAL/MEDIA Complex)
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To: Ditter
If I was her friend I would say “Michelle, lose the belts!”

But she might need her belt...


45 posted on 06/09/2009 10:44:49 AM PDT by paulycy (BEWARE the LIBERAL/MEDIA Complex)
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To: presently no screen name
You wrote:

Is it true?

It's an OPINION. Their opinion of her fashion sense is no more or less valid than yours. It's neither true nor false.

Lying/propaganda is evil.

Lying *is* evil, but since the MSM is giving their OPINION, they're not lying. Propaganda, on the other hand, although it carries with it a connotation of negativity, is actually a neutral work. Propaganda is not, by definition, evil.

Making snide remarks about someone's taste in clothes makes one look like a school girl trying to "get" her rival. It's petty. If we object to it when the MSM/DU/HuffPo does it to Gov. Palin and yet then engage in it ourselves, we are hypocrites.

46 posted on 06/09/2009 11:10:25 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: Ditter
I agree she needs to lose the belts. And, I certainly wouldn't want to be under the scrutiny she is daily.

I have to disagree about the threads, though. With people making comments about her large posterior or that she looks like Aunt Ester, or whatever, it's making fun of her.

47 posted on 06/09/2009 11:12:34 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: agere_contra
I haven't stopped anyone from posting anything, nor do I wish to. Even if I did, I neither have nor seek the power to do so.

I disagree that Mrs. Obama's fashion enters into the battle of perception for anyone but those who make their decisions based solely/mostly on beauty. With people so shallow we have no chance of winning them to our side.

I've said it before and I'll put on my asbestos suit to say it again: if there are that many people -- and I'm assuming the majority are women -- who care so much what the first lady is wearing that it will effect their opinion on political issues then IMO the 19th Amendment needs to be repealed.

48 posted on 06/09/2009 11:22:49 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: FourPeas

There is a difference: Sarah’s toenails and lipline look very good on her, and lady O looks like she’s wearing my tablecloth in the guest Dining Room.


49 posted on 06/09/2009 11:26:51 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: Cyber Liberty
I'd love to see Sarah wearing a pair of these ...


50 posted on 06/09/2009 11:28:39 AM PDT by Scythian
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