Skip to comments.Back Stab: Sarah Palin As Portrayed By Her Disloyal Staff
Posted on 03/10/2012 9:40:07 PM PST by Steelfish
Back Stab Sarah Palin As Portrayed By Her Disloyal Staff. MAR 19, 2012, VOL. 17, NO. 26 BY JOHN PODHORETZ
Nicolle Wallace was the onetime consultant to CBS News and media aide to George W. Bush who was assigned to work with Sarah Palin after the Alaska governor was chosen as John McCains running mate. It was Wallace who assured the McCain campaign that her dear friend Katie Couric, a committed liberal with a history of interviewing Republicans and conservatives in a quietly nasty way, was the right journalist to conduct a major early interview with the extremely conservative vice-presidential nominee.
Palin has only herself to blame for how horribly she came off, but as she was the most hotly sought-after interview in the world at the time, the McCain campaign could have picked and chosen and been cleverly calculating about which journalist would win the prize. Wallace was responsible for one of the great blunders in political advance work of modern media history.
Now, imagine youre making a movie about the Palin story, one that demonstrates a modicum of sympathy for Sarah Palins excoriation at the hands of the media. (I know, Im talking crazy, but go with me here.) In such a movie, Nicolle Wallaces catastrophic guidance could have been portrayed in several ways. It could have been played as a simple goof, a wrongheaded political calculation. Or as an example of a kind of golly-gee naïveté, with Wallace being snowed by a seductive Couric. Or as a careerist move killing two birds with one stone, with Wallace seeking to stay in the good graces of her former colleague Couric despite several years of working for Republicans.
Needless to say, that is not how Nicolle Wallace is portrayed in Game Change, ...
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We should have some photos of Nicole—a better way to recognize this Mean Girl.
Wallace and Schmidt....in their own words.
notice that the GOP-E has said nothing (except McCain) about this hit piece movie? Hmmmmm.
According to Jake Tapper (ABC News) top aides from the Romney and Santorum camps were at the VIP premier of the movie. Schmucks!!!!
Goes stoopid very quickly.
Makes her out to be a blonde in disguise and over exuberant dweeb.
Not at all how she actually comes across.
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
I guess we can always count on the Establishment, supporting the establishment.
Not a surprise, since Santorum endorsed Romney in 2008, but now says he’s not a true Conservative, but he was Conservative enough in 2008 to get his full support. As far as Wallace goes, I read on twitter a few days ago that she said to some buffoon on MSDNC that she did NOT vote for McCain in 2008, WOW Im stunned..stunned I tell ya/sarc
I wouldnt be surprised if McCain voted for Obama too
Which is why I won't be voting for the GOP candidate for president this fall other than Newt or Sarah. The GOP-E(vil) CBC lost my support with their behavior the past two elections.
Yep, you’re right on all counts.
Sarah never had any use for Wallace and knew from the start she was a traitor, but she wasn’t given a choice.
And brilliant too!
God always bless and protect her and her precious family.
McCain was a total dumb ass to ever allow Schmidt and Wallace to be on his campaign staff. They were Romney people, of course they wanted Romney to be VP, the second he was not chosen, they decided to sabotage the campaign, which wasn’t hard to do, since McCain himself didn’t even try to win..as far as I’m concerned, John McCain caused Sarah Palin to lose the election. Could have given a rats butt about McCain becoming President, I wanted Sarah Palin in the White House
This movie is stoopid beyond belief.
They are giving absolution to Juan McCain and making her out to be manic and uninvolved, not even curious.
McCain is an idiot, like all moderates. He puts a premium on “getting along.”
Recall that he really believed he was the media darling?
I still laugh at his stupidity.
Sarah belongs in the White House as our president.
I pray for her without failure every day.
I know you do too.
Yup, McCain and his *staff* lost the election and Sarah tried to win it, that is an excellent way to look at it.
Precisely. Still trying to destroy her. I detest every damn last one of them. Despite all, she prevails. Keep praying.
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