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Did Jay Leno go rogue in picking Sarah Palin as Tonight Show guest?
Ann Arbor Examiner ^ | January 26, 2010 | Kevin Fobbs

Posted on 02/26/2010 3:24:29 PM PST by Kfobbs

Sarah Palin will not only help to re-launch Jay Leno’s second stint as The Tonight Show host but will serve as an example for other conservatives and those leaders in the Tea Party Patriot movement that late night can be a welcome home for its supporters and viewers.

There are of course the naysayers on the left coast who believe that Jay Leno’s booking of Sarah Palin on The Tonight Show in such a high visibility slot only gives credence and support for a possible positioning of a run for the presidency in 2012 as well as a confirmation, of sorts, of the array of traditional values that she and conservatives hold dear.

Yet what is startling for some is the possibility that again, Sarah Palin is showing that it is...

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


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1 posted on 02/26/2010 3:24:30 PM PST by Kfobbs
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To: nobody

I’m sure this will make John Ziegler very jealous.


2 posted on 02/26/2010 3:26:40 PM PST by Sporaticus
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To: Kfobbs

Nah, it’s pretty standard Leno tactic. Mock someone mercilessly in the monologue, then kiss their butt when they’re on the show.


3 posted on 02/26/2010 3:29:38 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Proud Member of the Teeth Party Movement)
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To: Kfobbs

BTW, I would bet money that the ill-fated Jay Leno show captured their highest ratings ever when they had Rush Limbaugh as a guest. Or at the least, I’ll bet it was in the top 10.


4 posted on 02/26/2010 3:31:49 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Proud Member of the Teeth Party Movement)
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To: Kfobbs

Smart move by Leno in picking Palin, but I’ll still pass. Even the thought of tuning in to Leno again at 11:35 is boring.


5 posted on 02/26/2010 3:32:30 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Kfobbs

Both need the exposure.


6 posted on 02/26/2010 3:38:01 PM PST by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: Kfobbs
Many have appeared on Leno.
Few ever even run for President!

I am all in for Palin, but this article is kind of stupid, isn't it?

7 posted on 02/26/2010 3:39:30 PM PST by Kansas58
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To: Kfobbs

So what did Letterman do?

Booked Mitt Romeney for the same night Governor Palin is on Jay Leno....


8 posted on 02/26/2010 3:49:20 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Freddd

And as Rush stated thats political suicide. Mitt should be ashamed of himself going Bitterman.


9 posted on 02/26/2010 3:54:34 PM PST by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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Leno just wants some ratings..................especially after booting the more talented and much more funny Conan from L.A..............


10 posted on 02/26/2010 4:12:24 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: Kfobbs

Leno has to make a splash to draw an audience - there is no one in America who can draw a crowd like Sarah.


11 posted on 02/26/2010 4:13:05 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Freddd

Leno has gold medalist Shaun White and Palin...Letterman doesn’t stand a chance.


12 posted on 02/26/2010 4:13:13 PM PST by TruJess
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To: Kfobbs

It’s a win/win.

They both hate Letterman.


13 posted on 02/26/2010 4:15:53 PM PST by Retired Greyhound
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To: Retired Greyhound

Is that tonight?


14 posted on 02/26/2010 4:25:11 PM PST by WVNan (I hate the liberal news corpse..)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
...not only help to re-launch Jay Leno's second stint as The Tonight Show host but will serve as an example for other conservatives and those leaders in the Tea Party Patriot movement that late night can be a welcome home for its supporters and viewers.
Letterman will no longer just talk about his affairs, he will actually consummate one instead of performing his opening monologue.
15 posted on 02/26/2010 4:30:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: Kfobbs
... booking of Sarah Palin on The Tonight Show in such a high visibility slot only gives credence and support for a possible positioning of a run for the presidency in 2012 ...

Yep. Without Leno, no one would take Governor Sarah Palin seriously as a candidate. If she wins, it will only be because of Leno's help.

16 posted on 02/26/2010 4:33:04 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: WVNan

I believe it starts on Monday.


17 posted on 02/26/2010 4:33:07 PM PST by oldteen
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To: oldteen

Thank you. It was written as if it were tonight.


18 posted on 02/26/2010 4:36:11 PM PST by WVNan (I hate the liberal news corpse..)
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To: Kfobbs

WHEN is she on....


19 posted on 02/26/2010 5:00:07 PM PST by The Wizard (I support Madam President, the only President in America today)
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To: Freddd

Booked Mitt Romeney for the same night
***************

What night will Sarah be on TV?


20 posted on 02/26/2010 5:01:30 PM PST by Canedawg (FUBO! Just FUBO.)
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To: Freddd

I’ll bet that Letterman blindsided Romney. He’s not ready to go head to head with Palin. People will compare book sales and ratings and find him wanting.


21 posted on 02/26/2010 5:02:55 PM PST by excopconservative
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Nah, it’s pretty standard Leno tactic. Mock someone mercilessly in the monologue, then kiss their butt when they’re on the show.

better than the smarmy venom of Letterman.

22 posted on 02/26/2010 5:05:03 PM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: The Wizard

WHEN is she on....

Next Tuesday night


23 posted on 02/26/2010 5:05:41 PM PST by excopconservative
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To: BallyBill

>> Both need the exposure.

Both?


24 posted on 02/26/2010 5:07:01 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Kfobbs

Will they have to cull commies out of the audience?


25 posted on 02/26/2010 5:09:32 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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To: RonDog

Are you going?


26 posted on 02/26/2010 5:10:43 PM PST by onyx (BE A MONTHLY DONOR - I AM)
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To: Vaquero

She should bring 3 or 4 clips of highlights from the old Tonight Show with Jay Leno of Jay telling Palin jokes. She should then unload a string of Leno jokes and say “Now, we’re even.”


27 posted on 02/26/2010 5:21:28 PM PST by excopconservative
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To: Freddd; Jim Robinson; ConjunctionJunction; Al B.; SolidWood; Leisler; greyfoxx39; ...
LETTERMAN's "TOP 10 Reasons Willard Mitt RomneyCARE is a LOSER"

10. RomneyCARE's endless shapeshifting, flip-flopping and taking 3 sides to every issue.
9. RomneyCARE's appointments of corrupt, liberal pro-criminal DNC judges, by completely overlooking all GOP candidates
8. RomneyCARE's usurping Mass Constitution to impose gay marriage without a vote
7. RomneyCARE's endless wussiness to criticism using tears, fabricated 'religious persecution', and endless claiming that if you do not vote for him you "hate Mormons".
6. RomneyCARE's coverup of the "Big Dig" for donations.
5. RomneyCARE's bankruptcy of Massachusetts for his RomneyCARE imposed without a vote.
4. RomneyCARE's endless targetting of other GOP candidates and their children
using surrogates, rather than being a man and doing it in the open, himself.
3. RomneyCARE's use of fake law enforcement officers (caught in at least two states).
2. RomneyCARE's claiming he is a "winner" when he buys votes, cheats, and whines.
1. RomneyCARE’s bad judgment with endless whacking GOP candidates, by pushpolls
and faked reports, even competing on TV (Letterman vs. Leno)


28 posted on 02/26/2010 8:12:32 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Kfobbs

I hope another event comes out of it like the BOOM TASTE MY NIGHTSTICK.

th emore people will see of Palin the more her support will grow.


29 posted on 02/26/2010 9:01:58 PM PST by unseen1
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

When Sarah shows up...it will be like the Beatles showed up.............can’t wait................


30 posted on 02/27/2010 1:08:12 AM PST by RRTJSP...........
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To: Diogenesis

No one watches you, you are boring, and stupid..LOL.......


31 posted on 02/27/2010 1:14:51 AM PST by RRTJSP...........
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To: Freddd

interesting


32 posted on 02/27/2010 1:28:31 AM PST by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: Diogenesis

Leno is a Boston guy, you would think he’d want Mitt, what with him..er...ah.. oh, yeah, Mitt’s carpetbagged to California now.


33 posted on 02/27/2010 2:39:50 AM PST by Leisler (What 'free market', where is it?)
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To: Kfobbs
Did Jay Leno go rogue in picking Sarah Palin as Tonight Show guest?

Only a few more days and we'll know; won't we...

34 posted on 02/27/2010 4:18:12 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Pollster1
Without Leno, no one would take Governor Sarah Palin seriously as a candidate. If she wins, it will only be because of Leno's help.

Without Mitt, no one would take Scott Brown seriously as a candidate. If she wins, it will only be because of Mitt's help.

35 posted on 02/27/2010 4:20:08 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: excopconservative

thank you


36 posted on 02/27/2010 4:34:18 AM PST by The Wizard (I support Madam President, the only President in America today)
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To: Freddd

If Romney knew Sarah was going to be on Leno (for sure he did) then it really shows him in a bad light.Not to mention Letterman is pure evil


37 posted on 02/27/2010 4:53:42 AM PST by Friendofgeorge ( SARAH PALIN or BUST.)
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To: Kansas58
“I am all in for Palin, but this article is kind of stupid, isn't it? “

Not really. It shows that the kingmakers in the MSM are losing their hold on the levers of power.

38 posted on 02/27/2010 2:37:52 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

I guess you are right.

“Know your enemy” is always good counsel -—


39 posted on 02/27/2010 3:57:33 PM PST by Kansas58
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To: onyx
Are you going?
I will be there. :o)
Shhhhhh.

We don't want to tip off the anti-Palin folks over at DU.

Private message to L.A. FReepers to follow, soon...


40 posted on 02/27/2010 8:36:42 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog
Excellent!
41 posted on 02/27/2010 9:13:05 PM PST by onyx (BE A MONTHLY DONOR - I AM)
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From hollywoodinsider.ew.com:
...One thing’s for certain: he and his staff won’t return to The Tonight Show’s old sound stage on the Burbank lot, much less take over the fancy new digs that were built for Conan O’Brien in Universal City.

Instead, Leno will tape Tonight from the set of his short-lived primetime show, also in Burbank, though the look of the place is sure to change...

And, from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NBC_Studios:
...The Jay Leno Show continued to broadcast from the NBC Burbank studios as Leno's Tonight Show had, though moving from studio 3 to 11.

Upon resuming the Tonight Show on March 1, 2010, Leno will remain in studio 11.[3]


42 posted on 02/28/2010 3:43:05 AM PST by RonDog
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From www.thejaylenoshow.com:
The Jay Leno Show tapes on the NBC Burbank lot in Studio 11, located just off of the 134 freeway.

The pedestrian entrance is on Bob Hope Drive or East side of our facilities. Street parking in the area is limited but can be found on surrounding side streets such as Bob Hope and Riverside Drive. A paid parking option is located on California Street underneath the Clear Channel building.

Our address is 3000 W. Alameda Avenue Burbank, CA 91523.
[This ie the same street address as where the "Tonight Show" previously taped.]

If traveling West on the 134 Freeway

Take the Buena Vista Exit.
Make a left at the traffic light. (This puts you on Riverside Dr.)
Turn right on Bob Hope Drive.

If traveling East on the 134 Freeway

Take the Buena Vista/Bob Hope Dr. exit.
At the Stop Sign make a left underneath the freeway.
You are now on Bob Hope Drive.

Please note that we admit the audience on a first-come, first-serve basis, and therefore no ticket or reservation guarantees admission.

Please follow all the instructions and rules located on your confirmation e-mail.

Enjoy the show!


43 posted on 02/28/2010 3:55:22 AM PST by RonDog
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From www.thejaylenoshow.com/tickets:
A limited number of tickets and stand-by passes are available each tape day at the NBC Ticket Box in Burbank.

You must come on the day you wish to attend.

All tickets are complementary and distributed on a first come, first serve basis starting at 8:00am.

Guests often line up early, you must use your own judgment as to the best arrival time.
[RonDog will be there before 6 am.]

Tickets will be distributed two (2) per person and you must be at least 16 years old.

The NBC Ticket Box is located at 3000 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank, CA 91523 on the California Street or west side of the studio facilities.


44 posted on 02/28/2010 4:03:29 AM PST by RonDog
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PALIN/LENO
2012

45 posted on 02/28/2010 4:11:54 AM PST by RonDog
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From gatewaypundit.firstthings.com:
Monday, February 8, 2010, 12:43 AM
Jim Hoft

RIGHT ON— On Sunday the left went bonkers after they discovered that the TelePrompter-less former Governor Sarah Palin wrote notes on the palm of her left hand for her speech to the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville.

The far left absolutely freaked over this non-issue rather than focus on her brilliant speech knocking the Obama Administration’s horrid record on economics and national defense.

Today Sarah fired back…

She wrote “Hi Mom!”

-- snip --

Of course, the far left is not amused.

Give this round to Sarah Palin...

I wonder what Governor Palin will have written on her hand for her appearance on the "Tonight Show." ;)
I wonder what Jay Leno will have written on HIS hand.
And, I wonder what all of the members of the studio audience should have written on THEIR hands, courtesy of a few FReepers with magic markers, sprinkled throughout the line waiting to get inside...
I guess "FUBO" would not be appropriate for a "family" show like this.

Perhaps we should keep it SIMPLE:

SARAH
2012

46 posted on 02/28/2010 4:36:49 AM PST by RonDog
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To: Cinnamon Girl; doug from upland; tame; Rockitz; rantblogger; Sabertooth; Avoiding_Sulla
See also THIS classic thread:
Ann Coulter on the Tonight Show and Freeper Party: Freeper Report

47 posted on 02/28/2010 5:00:41 AM PST by RonDog
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To: All
More UPDATES here:
Sarah Palin on Jay Leno (TUESDAY, 3/2):
What should STUDIO AUDIENCE FReepers write on their hands?

48 posted on 03/01/2010 9:01:39 AM PST by RonDog
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