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Dear Palin and Trump: Stop Whining. Thank You.
Right Across The Atlantic ^ | Michael van der Galien

Posted on 04/20/2011 10:46:08 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien

Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska, believes Donald Trump is being treated unfairly by the mainstream media. Politico reports that she especially takes issue with the MSM’s obsession with the ‘birther issue.’

Palin, who’s been trading kind words with Trump in recent days, said on Fox News that the real estate mogul isn’t pushing the birther issue and would talk about more substantial issues — if only the press would let him. Reporters, she said, are “hammering [Trump] about the one issue that he has brought up and not been shy about — that’s the birth certificate. … He’s answering reporters’ questions about his view on the birth certificate. And reporters turn that around and say that’s all he’s got.

Although Palin is obviously right that the media love to focus on this kind of thing, not they but Trump himself is to blame for the coverage he receives. If Trump is half as smart as he seems to believe, he’d simply start talking about other subjects, no matter the actual question asked.

Let’s imagine a reporter asks: “Tell us about the birth certificate.” Instead of giving the reporter what he wants, Trump could say: “Oh, I’d rather talk about the deficit. You see, Obama’s running this country into the ground” etc. yada yada yada. It’s not that difficult to do. Heck, professional politicians do it all the time.

I understand it that Palin, Trump and other Republicans believe the media are biased (because, well, they are), but it’s time for them to stop nagging about it. Yes mainstream reporters support progressive politicians. And yes, they’ll do everything in their power to hurt a conservative candidate’s chances.

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1 posted on 04/20/2011 10:46:10 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien

Not getting enough hits on your website?


2 posted on 04/20/2011 10:48:40 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (If Dick Cheney = Darth Vader, then Joe Biden = Dark Helmet)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Michael, it appears that you are the one doing the whining.


3 posted on 04/20/2011 10:49:16 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Michael van der Galien

Dear Michael van der Galien,

SHUT UP


4 posted on 04/20/2011 10:49:16 AM PDT by Reagan69
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To: Michael van der Galien
They aren't whining. They're asking questions that the Press refuses to in hopes of getting another Conservative Tsunami started.
So quit whining yourself.
5 posted on 04/20/2011 10:50:28 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Yes mainstream reporters support progressive politicians.
And look at what they gave us and yet they still pimp idiot ideas.So much for reporter school education,next time try the school of logic it works.


6 posted on 04/20/2011 10:51:51 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Michael van der Galien
If Trump is half as smart as he seems to believe, he’d simply start talking about other subjects, no matter the actual question asked.

He has done that, but what actually gets reported for the most part, are his statements about the BC stuff. Are you paying attention at all?

7 posted on 04/20/2011 10:53:34 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Michael van der Galien
While the Trump bulldozer is busy smashing the Obama birth mystique, Sarah is smart enough to not get in front of it but to step to the side while lending it a slight assist.

IMO, your complaints are shallow and unneeded. If you want to make yourself useful, why not take a bite out of Wonkette and their treatment of Trig Palin?

8 posted on 04/20/2011 10:54:05 AM PDT by JPG ("Mr. President, GAME ON." - Sarah Palin)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Hey Michael, stop carrying Obama’s water and start acting like an independent journalist.


9 posted on 04/20/2011 10:54:20 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (That Beck guy was right about gold, too.)
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To: Michael van der Galien
Dear Michael van der Galien,

You want Palin and Trump to quit discussing the birth certificate issue but that is the topic of your post. Ironic isn't it?

10 posted on 04/20/2011 10:54:25 AM PDT by McGruff (I am not a Birther. But I am a Proofer.)
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To: Vaduz

I’m a New Media guy. I’m not a fan of the MSM. Heck, I became a (fulltime) blogger because the traditional media aren’t doing their job.

BUT: that doesn’t mean we should whine day in, day out. I’ve got nothing against Palin, and only a bit against Trump (because of his opportunism), but come.on. Don’t nag, define yourself, take charge and fight back. That’s all you have to do.


11 posted on 04/20/2011 10:55:15 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien

Trump is a trojan horse sabotuer or a very very very recent (like this year) convert to conservatism.


12 posted on 04/20/2011 10:55:40 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Palin is about the last person in the world to whine, and different as he is from her, I can’t imagine Trump whining either.


13 posted on 04/20/2011 10:56:05 AM PDT by Cicero
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To: Michael van der Galien

Um. The gov doesn’t whine. The gov has handled worse than this with far more grace than I know I for one would have.


14 posted on 04/20/2011 10:57:08 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Michael van der Galien
Funny, I thought it was Obama who has been whining.....since the day after his big inauguration party. Bush's fault.....Republicans fault......wall street's fault......speculator's fault.....NOT Muslim’s fault.....bitter clinger's fault.....whitey's fault....
15 posted on 04/20/2011 10:58:31 AM PDT by liberalh8ter
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To: Michael van der Galien

Get lost pimp!


16 posted on 04/20/2011 10:58:34 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: Michael van der Galien

Palin/Trump / Trump/Palin 2012!


17 posted on 04/20/2011 10:59:03 AM PDT by Celtic Cross (Some minds are like cement; thoroughly mixed up and permanently set...)
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To: Cicero

I’m on record as being a “are you [bleeping] kidding me?” vote on The Donald, but I agree, he’s not a whiner.


18 posted on 04/20/2011 10:59:55 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

All the whining about the whining is coming from the Left. To now join the Left in this tactic says more about the critics of Republicans than the Republicans themselves. There are some judgements the people can actually make for themselves without inspiration from some frustrated columnist. We can actually recognize the difference between candidates whining about their treatment, and simply stating the obvious.

Besides, this is fall out time. You have many disillusioned falling out of the democrat ranks who are giving us conservatives a look. They need to be reminded, by these candidates, from whence they came—a world of unfair media bias and attack on any Republican who deigns to open his mouth. Call it continuing education.


19 posted on 04/20/2011 11:00:07 AM PDT by RitaOK
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To: liberalh8ter

Obviously, Obama is the Whiner-in-Chief. But that doesn’t mean it’s perfectly alright when we’ve got our own whiners on the right side of the aisle or, more importantly, that whining works. It doesn’t; not in the long run, anyway.

We have to define the opponent and ourselves instead of nagging about how they’re defining us.


20 posted on 04/20/2011 11:00:55 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: dalereed

LOL

You DO have a way with words!


21 posted on 04/20/2011 11:02:19 AM PDT by freejohn
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To: Michael van der Galien

Trump and Palin aren’t whining, pimptroll. Get lost.


22 posted on 04/20/2011 11:03:16 AM PDT by Chunga (I can see 2012 from my house. Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: savedbygrace

Yes I am paying attention, it’d be wonderful if you did so as well. The point is that they can’t report about it if he doesn’t say anything about it. In his next interview, he should just talk about other things; not even mention the certificate. Before he knows he’ll see that they’d cover other issues as well.

BTW about Trump: this is the man who said just a few years ago that Bush should be impeached because he “lied” about the Iraq War. This is also the man who blasted Republicans for being fiscally conservative. And now he’s suddenly a Tea Partier?

Give me a break.

Palin is for real, Trump is an opportunist.


23 posted on 04/20/2011 11:06:01 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Chunga

Oh, wonderful response. I’m guessing you’re the national debate champ aren’t you?


24 posted on 04/20/2011 11:06:57 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien
BUT: that doesn’t mean we should whine day in, day out.

Bias of the LameStream Media is worth repeating, as are many other facts out there. Some people need to hear it several times for it to sink in.

Nobody's whining.

25 posted on 04/20/2011 11:09:41 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Oh poor you.

Go away.


26 posted on 04/20/2011 11:10:46 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Yeah it’s a dead issue, and that is why you are talking about it. LOL! Moreover, why are you so upset about it? Don’t you realize you just contradicted your entire point Furthermore, if it’s such a dead issue, then why is Trump on top or close to the top in most polls? Don’t pee on me and tell me it’s raining!

You said Trump is stupid. How much did you make last year compared to Trump? Okay who is stupid now?

Upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States is the most conservative you can be. I don’t think you would recognize a conservative if you were bitch slapped and bulldozed by one.

We get it you are a Karl Rove hack, and you are VERY upset that Trump has guts unlike your spineless candidate. You are forgetting Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment. Even when a Republican I may not vote for (Newt Gingrich for instance), I still support them when they go after Obama. I don’t defend Obama, like you do, and attack the person going after Obama.

Thanks for showing everyone your true colors.


27 posted on 04/20/2011 11:11:35 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: Michael van der Galien
Don’t nag, define yourself, take charge and fight back. That’s all you have to do.

Where the hell have you been? Sort of clueless aren't you? Have to be to make a stupid statement like that which shows just how little you have been paying attention to Palin.

Another dope to add to the "New Media". At this rate the "New Media" will end up looking like the MSM in the near future.

28 posted on 04/20/2011 11:11:52 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge;..." Hosea 4:6)
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29 posted on 04/20/2011 11:14:16 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Sprite518

“We get it you are a Karl Rove hack, and you are VERY upset that Trump has guts unlike your spineless candidate. You are forgetting Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment. Even when a Republican I may not vote for (Newt Gingrich for instance), I still support them when they go after Obama. I don’t defend Obama, like you do, and attack the person going after Obama.”

LOL. OH yes, I’m a big, big defender of Obama. You’ve got me. My, my, you’re such a gifted analyst. Amazing.

Re 11th commandment: you’re talking about the guy who said on TV that Bush should be impeached. And you’re pretending all conservatives should forget about that and support / defend him? Excuse me but that’s ridiculous.


30 posted on 04/20/2011 11:14:41 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien
A nightstick the size of a telephone poll and the muscle to wield it effortlessly!
GAME ON! FIGHT LIKE A GIRL!

31 posted on 04/20/2011 11:17:27 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Michael van der Galien
If Trump is half as smart as he seems to believe, he’d simply start talking about other subjects, no matter the actual question asked.

Then he'd sound like every other politician. One of his virtues is he gives straight answers.

32 posted on 04/20/2011 11:17:50 AM PDT by Prokopton
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To: Michael van der Galien

The less attention paid to the mainstream press the better! It does nothing but bow and scrape to Communism. The Democratic Party has become the Communist Party, the Republican Party is to the left of JFK, and if people don’t know that by now, we deserve what we will get.


33 posted on 04/20/2011 11:17:52 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: Michael van der Galien

I agree that Trump is an opportunist. However, he’s been talking about a lot more than just the BC issue. Here, take a gander, see if you can find all he’s been talking about vs what the MSM have been harping one:

http://www.google.com/search?q=trump+interview&ie


34 posted on 04/20/2011 11:20:13 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Prokopton

True, but then he shouldn’t whine that this is what they’re focusing on. You can’t have your cake and eat it too; that goes even for someone like Donald Trump.


35 posted on 04/20/2011 11:20:13 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Michael van der Galien
It's hard not to notice no one agrees with you.

The disagreement is fairly strong, you might want to take note of that. Firing back (as you have done) at those that disagree must be some kind of whining, yes?

36 posted on 04/20/2011 11:20:32 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Great advice. Stop whining about media whining and, whatever you do, stop all talk about the “birther” issue. /s

The MSM is an enemy of conservatives. Don’t take advice from your enemy.


37 posted on 04/20/2011 11:21:11 AM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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To: Michael van der Galien

You think Bush was a Conservative??? LMAO! Yeah and I have a beach front property in Kansas to sell you.

You just attacked people that are going after Obama. I am perplexed you have the audacity to say you are not doing this? Once again double speak!

It’s obvious you are a Karl Rove hack. Like I said before thank you for showing us you true colors.


38 posted on 04/20/2011 11:22:27 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: savedbygrace

Oh, he has been talking about other issues - certainly - but the thing is that he’s also talked about the certificate. If he’d just refuse to answer questions about that for a couple of days and talk about other subjects, the media would have to spend attention to those other issues. It’s not rocket science.


39 posted on 04/20/2011 11:23:31 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Sprite518

You’re hilarious.


40 posted on 04/20/2011 11:24:12 AM PDT by Michael van der Galien
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To: Paperdoll

Well said! You nailed it!


41 posted on 04/20/2011 11:24:20 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: JPG

Trump’s running interference so Palin is smart enough to tuck right in behind and hang onto the ball. I hope Trump actually announces and runs just so he can keep up the ghetto beatdown on Barry.


42 posted on 04/20/2011 11:24:26 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Michael van der Galien

OBVIOUSLY I GOT YOUR PANTIES IN WAD...

You are just like the heavy left media that gets all upset when you Conservatives want to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States by asking for Obama’s birth certificate. We are either a nation of laws or we are not.


43 posted on 04/20/2011 11:27:45 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: Michael van der Galien

Yes, because Trump’s numbers are in the tank, as are Palin’s. /sarc

What they really should do is stay above the fray and not respond. After all, that worked so well for GW Bush. /double sarc


44 posted on 04/20/2011 11:29:13 AM PDT by piytar (Talga Vassternich)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Congratulations. In #42, you have both admitted I was right AND that I was the one paying attention.

Well done, and thank you for changing your opinion and your tone.


45 posted on 04/20/2011 11:33:15 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Michael van der Galien
I think Palin and Trump have been defining the opponent, it's just that some people view their efforts to define as "whining". Pointing out that there are obvious holes (large enough to drive a truck through) in a person's biography is not whining. Declaring that, "to the victor goes the spoils" is not whining and last (but certainly not least) making observations about the lack of common sense within the current administration, the lack of desire for said administration to do what's best for Americans and America and the failure of that administration to recognize America's exceptionalism is most certainly NOT whining.
46 posted on 04/20/2011 11:44:06 AM PDT by liberalh8ter
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To: Cicero
Michael van der Galien is a Dutchman who
supports Romney and thinks he is "cool".

Who else would attack patriots Palin and Trump
except for such ilk.

47 posted on 04/20/2011 11:52:50 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Michael van der Galien

Really good advice, for the current occupant of the WH.

They aren’t whining. They are merely stating the facts and there are still many out there who are dull of hearing.


48 posted on 04/20/2011 12:15:08 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Michael van der Galien

Michael van der Galien should put on his big-boy pants and stop letting his mom dress him in little girl panties! So the next time she asks him to step into those flowery panties, Michael van der Galien should just say, “actually, I’d rather wear those boxers...”

Now, as silly as that is, I have no idea if your mom still dresses you. Just like you *CLEARLY* have no idea if Palin has ever “whined” about anything. There may have been daft wankers like yourself who whined *for* her, but I doubt very seriously you could point to any instance where Palin “whined” about anything.

I see what you are trying to do — urge conservatives to take charge of the narrative — but your mistake was calling the two biggest non-whiners, whiners. Scrap that miserable, indefensible little bloglet and start over. Next time, use Boehner or Graham or one of those spineless jokers and you just might be able to defend your meme.

Ready? Go!


49 posted on 04/20/2011 1:18:34 PM PDT by jaydee770
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To: Michael van der Galien
True, but then he shouldn’t whine that this is what they’re focusing on. You can’t have your cake and eat it too; that goes even for someone like Donald Trump.

I haven't heard Trump whine about his press coverage. The article was about Palins comments concerning the medias coverage of Trump.

50 posted on 04/20/2011 1:26:14 PM PDT by Prokopton
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