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On Palin: The Politics of Criticism vs. the Politics of Destruction
June 26, 2010 | vanity

Posted on 06/26/2010 1:15:17 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege

It is good to criticize fanaticism, esp. BLIND fanaticism, but be equally weary of the fanatical Palin haters that parade around this site. Regardless of how some mask their true wishes for Palin in "constructive critic" guise, there are plenty of writers and thinkers out there who offer honest critique of Palin while having her and our country's best interests in mind and therefore want her to come out WINNING.

Most of the FR trolls who post the latest Palin hit-piece of the day could care less for Palin and take joy everytime she supposedly "falls." To these types, Palin is an enemy that must be destroyed for GOOD, not a leader with clear weaknesses to address.

There is something viscerally powerful about Palin that goes beyond her nonconformist style of operation and beyond her gender (even women such as Michele Bachmann and Nikki Haley do not attract the level of reactionary responses that Palin does.)

It's fascinating to ponder how and why God is using her and her family to invoke such captivating responses from people across the world. The hate, envy, and ultimately FEAR she is met with by some corners of society is truly remarkable...and some of the people most threatened by her continual rise to prominence happen to be members of this site.


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One of the most glaring aspects of ignorance I notice on the site surround the issue of Palin's resignation. I don't think people realize (or are willing to realize) just HOW strong the agenda of politics of personal destruction against Palin and her family really is. I'm not talking about the media parodies and the leftist rumor mill. I'm talking about the fear she struck within those ever so quiet yet ever so masterful holders, movers, and shakers of power within the Obama circle, the Romney circle, AND the Republican establishment as a whole.

There were a ton of insiders whose basic assignment following the McCain Campaign was: "Operation: Destroy Palin." "Operation: Drive Palin Out of Office."

It's unfortunate that Palin treads such a thin line when glossing over the details about all the things that followed when she returned to Alaska after the 2008 election. Most of us do not grasp the enormity of the attacks she faced. Her family was literally bankrupt! Governors do not have the same shield of protections surrounding them the way Presidents do...

By not saying anything, she risks being accused of the "quitter" mantra --but by going into immense detail, she risks coming off as a victim who attracts too much drama.

The governor often addresses the greater public assuming they’ve read her book and they've waded through the lies surrounding her. But in fact, the deception and questions surrounding ter remains VERY STRONG. She has to be prepared to communicate clearly and slowly her story and her record of experience to a public who still know absolutely NOTHING about her. Even the people who think they know her, don't know her. She has to be DETAILED in her explanations of things, as if everyone's hearing these things for the first time. She cannot assume that peple already "get it."

Should Palin announce her candidacy for the presidency, I feel we must be prepared to watch many leaders and figures us Palin supporters have come to respect and trust come out of the woodwork only to stab Palin in the back and deny her their support when it'll matter most.

1 posted on 06/26/2010 1:15:22 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

The more they trash Sarah,the more I support her.The fact that the left hates her is all the more reason to support her.


2 posted on 06/26/2010 1:21:42 PM PDT by hwkbeer (I will pursue my enemy and not stop till I consume him.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I believe Palin may be the closest thing to an honest politician we have right now. She may be the only one. That’s why virtually everyone in politics and in the media will gang up on her — she risks exposing how deep the dirty game playing really goes.


3 posted on 06/26/2010 1:25:27 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Palin is a REPUBLICAN. This is a CONSERVATIVE site. There is a difference.


4 posted on 06/26/2010 1:30:35 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege
You have crossed over a line. You are the fanatic.

Actually you make me sick.

Sarah Palin better learn to take the criticism of past performance and policy. The good with the bad, it will help her grow and shape into a formidable candidate. You can't browbeat and force people to walk in lockstep with you. To be a good candidate, the candidate has to win over the people who are not convinced.
If you can't do that, you might not win.

There is a huge difference between those that make stuff up about her personally or use sexism to demean her.

Other stuff is fair game.

We have yet to have a 2012 primary season start. She will take criticism from those in her own party. That is just the way it is. You are creating a thin skin for her. I doubt she asked for people to do that. You remind me of an obamabot. Only difference is you think you are above that because you aren't shilling for Obozo. Ideology may be different, but your method is familiar.

5 posted on 06/26/2010 1:30:35 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy

Um...I’m not suggesting anyone walk in lockstep with me, I’m only saying there’s a profound difference between critics and the haters. Many of the Palin “critics” on FR are in fact haters who see her as an enemy that must be crushed for good.

It’s like the difference between people who hate Obama’s policies versus the people who just hate him because he’s black.


6 posted on 06/26/2010 1:35:25 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: indylindy
Sarah Palin better learn to take the criticism of past performance and policy.

Since when has Palin haters objectively looked at her record as city councilwoman, Mayor, regulator, and Governor? When have they pointed out something she did wrong policy wise? The answer is never.

All of the criticisms leveled at Sarah are subjective. They say she's a quitter, she's not ready, she supports RINOs, she needs to hire a speech coach, etc. I have no problems with FReepers actually discussing her record. But they keep repeating the same left-wing garbage over and over again.

7 posted on 06/26/2010 1:39:17 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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meanwhile...back in the real world, the queenmaker from Wasilla just keeps chugging along.


8 posted on 06/26/2010 1:39:49 PM PDT by ak267
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Very few want her crushed for good. Figment of your imagination. If she enters the race, puts herself up against the other candidates in the primary, and does well, She will get the votes.

No other potential candidate will be perfect either.

We have a year before the race gets going in earnest.

Give it time and let it play out. You might be surprised.


9 posted on 06/26/2010 1:40:41 PM PDT by dforest
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To: VRWC For Truth
Palin is a REPUBLICAN. This is a CONSERVATIVE site. There is a difference.

Au contraire. Until she formally declares a presidential run, she is a conservative. Right now she's a private citizen.

10 posted on 06/26/2010 1:43:41 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Truth is all you on your white horses step up to defend little Sarah who wants to be POTUS. I myself think it will be up to her to formulate a winning strategy. She will be campaigning for the toughest job on the planet, especially after Obozo leaves in shame. The mess left will be formidable and there will be very little room for error.

I guarantee you, feeling sorry for her for the nitwit fat rat behavior up in Alaska will disappear.

That won’t work as a strategy.


11 posted on 06/26/2010 1:46:11 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy; hennie pennie; Extremely Extreme Extremist
Very few want her crushed for good. Figment of your imagination. If she enters the race, puts herself up against the other candidates in the primary, and does well, She will get the votes.

No other potential candidate will be perfect either.

We have a year before the race gets going in earnest.

Give it time and let it play out. You might be surprised.

You see, this is exactly the kind of mentality that is so strikingly ignorant of reality. As if we can just expect Palin to go on be treated like any normal ole candidate in a normal ole primary process. And we'll just watch the normal ole process play out as it normally does.

PUH LEEZE. If we think the absurdist nonsense and pathetic excuses for humanity people in our government, in the elite, and in the media have displayed can only go so far when it comes to Palin---all I have to say is, we ain't seen nothing yet. And it's good to be honest about it and prepared: the kind of process and treatment Palin will receive will be NOTHING what the other candidates will have to face and will potentially be worse than anything she's had to endure up till now.

Don't get me wrong, I know she can handle it. I'm just saying she's not your average "Republican contender" -- people realize she's "special" and set apart from the crowd. Her candidacy would be transformational in a lot of ways, hence the massive fear she is met with.

12 posted on 06/26/2010 1:51:28 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: VRWC For Truth
My guess is that Sarah Palin does far more to promote conservatism on a slow afternoon than you will in your entire lifetime.
13 posted on 06/26/2010 1:55:53 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

She’s a big girl...she can handle what comes her way. Meanwhile, she has announced that she’s running. She’s simply doing what she said she would do - help other candidates she believes in.


14 posted on 06/26/2010 1:57:03 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Your last sentence is why she won’t get the nomination. You said it, I didn’t. If you would cut that crap out, she might have a chance. I don’t see Palin as many of you do. I have my own theory about her and I believe her to be far tougher than you folks do, in a way. She is very ambitious and enjoys the limelight. Otherwise she would have disappeared by now.

She isn’t gnashing her teeth and pulling her out out over any criticism from anyone.

How is she transformational, other than she is a republican female?


15 posted on 06/26/2010 1:59:46 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy
You ignore the fact that she defeated an incumbent, well-known Republican Governor and a Democratic ex-Governor.

No one's pampering her or wants her to be treated with kid gloves. We realize she will have her work cut out for her. As you can see from her many Facebook posts and op-eds slamming the Obama administration, I think she can handle herself. What makes Palin so popular to the grassroots, and why we support her passionately, is that she is a true outsider and reformer. There is no other potential presidential candidate who will go to Washington and actually change it for the better. But you guys don't understand this though. You are used to backing establishment Republicans who will just continue the leftist agenda only at a slightly lower speed.

All I'm saying is if you're going to criticize her, then debate her record. Stop using leftist talking points and presenting them as fact.

16 posted on 06/26/2010 1:59:52 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

From this point forward, I will be posting this comment on every Sarah Palin thread:

It is very distressing that many FReepers- who cannot support Sarah Palin as a presidential candidate- have begun to follow the leftist strategy of hateful invective.

Sarah is a fantastic standard bearer for Conservatives - putting herself in harm’s way to help other candidates and if you cannot support her - I beg you - do not destroy her.


17 posted on 06/26/2010 2:00:33 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: All

I live in the SF Bay Area and the mere mention of her name makes some on the left become absolutely unhinged.

When you ask them why, they usually can’t tell you.

When pressed, they start reciting falsehoods about how she hunts Deer from an airplane, or other idiotic statements (The “I can see Russia from my house.” is another.) then they finish up by claiming she is stupid.

These people are willfully ignorant and intellectually lazy.

They believe every falsehood ever said about her, yet they deny any of her achievements, which are many, or they are dismissive of them.

Example: One lefty claimed he could also sell 2.5 Million books if he was a VP candidate the previous year.

Most Palin haters fall into several types of people:

Misogynists.
Envious.
Ignorant.
Stupid.

Unattractive, liberal women tend to become the most hysterical when it comes to criticizing Palin, while liberal men tend to be the most misogynistic.

I also predicted the MSM would do to her what they did to GW Bush, but only much worse in a much shorter time period.

After she gave her acceptance speech, I mentioned it in a thread. I said the media is going to go all out for the next 3 months to destroy her.

I knew that she would energize the GOP and that her presence was a major threat to the chosen one.

If I have time, I’ll do a search and repost it, but I’m sure others thought and wrote pretty much the same thing.

Sarah Palin resonates with the average, hard working American, and the liberal establishment despises people, especially a woman, a mother of five, that became successful without Government assistance.

The thinking by the left is that people like Sarah Palin, Joe the Plumber, and other hard-working people who strive to achieve and succeed on their own aren’t popular with the Dems or the MSM, and they and their message must be silenced by any means necessary.

There was a time in America when people like Joe and Sarah would be upheld as role models.

Instead they are ridiculed, attacked, and marginalized while shysters like Obama are put on a pedestal and idolized.


18 posted on 06/26/2010 2:01:47 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (The MSM are nothing but cheerleaders & complicit enablers for the Democrat Party.)
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To: indylindy
How is she transformational, other than she is a republican female?

She resigned from office when many politicians would have bitterly clung on to it and continued leeching off the taxpayers.

She doesn't attack other Republicans. She is attacking the true enemy, the Obama regime, Democrats, and the liberal media.

As an executive, she gets things done. She is an outside the box thinker. She's not going to create a blue-ribbon commission or pass the buck to another department. I guarantee you if she is elected President, she will do a top to bottom review of all federal departments and agencies and abolish the ones that are obsolete or duplicate another one.

19 posted on 06/26/2010 2:05:19 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

Reading her book goes a LONG way to knowing the real Sarah...as well as separating the truth from the fiction about her.


20 posted on 06/26/2010 2:05:43 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Point out where I used leftist talking points.

I see the tactics of the left coming from those who wish to construct what manner of speech or criticism is acceptable as being leftist.

Palin has many great qualities. She also has a long road ahead of her to get a nomination.

I will wait a see how she goes about it.

By the way, she is a Republican, thats whay she backs people like McCain, Fiorina. Yes. She also backs conservatives. She will be running as an establishment republican.


21 posted on 06/26/2010 2:06:45 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Spin machine. Won’t work as a nominee.


22 posted on 06/26/2010 2:08:10 PM PDT by dforest
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I would rather have Palin on her worst day as President than that rinophag Romney on his best.

The latter is running on the wink wink handshake blessings of Soros.


23 posted on 06/26/2010 2:13:19 PM PDT by InternetTuffGuy
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To: sodpoodle

It is very distressing that many FReepers- who cannot support Mitt Romney as a presidential candidate- have begun to follow the leftist strategy of hateful invective.

It is very distressing that many FReepers- who cannot support Mike Hukabee as a presidential candidate- have begun to follow the leftist strategy of hateful invective.

It is very distressing that many FReepers- who cannot support Ron Paul as a presidential candidate- have begun to follow the leftist strategy of hateful invective.

It is very distressing that many FReepers- who cannot support John McCain as a presidential candidate- have begun to follow the leftist strategy of hateful invective.

Why is Sarah so different?


24 posted on 06/26/2010 2:16:28 PM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: indylindy
Point out where I used leftist talking points.

I'm talking about Palin haters in general. Saying she's a quitter, she's not ready, she should serve in the Senate first, she should get rid of her accent etc., are all standard left-wing talking points that have no bearing with her accomplishments and record.

I see the tactics of the left coming from those who wish to construct what manner of speech or criticism is acceptable as being leftist.

I see projection from you. You're upset that there is a politician that people vehemently support and will go to Hell to defend her. Since you're losing the debate, you want to accuse us of engaging in Orwellian speak and say that all criticism of Palin is forbidden. Never mind that it's YOU GUYS who call us cultists and Palinbots when all we're doing is defending our candidate.

Palin has many great qualities. She also has a long road ahead of her to get a nomination.

Again, we understand this and none of her supporters are asking for a coronation. We're just pointing out the unfair obstacles that some conservatives are throwing in front of her, like repeating the talking points I described earlier.

25 posted on 06/26/2010 2:17:59 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: indylindy
Spin machine. Won’t work as a nominee.

Whatever. Like I said, there is a contingent of FReepers who want that nice, safe, moderate, bland establishment hack Republican to win the nomination so he doesn't upset the apple cart. When it comes to implementing a true conservative agenda you guys are wussies.

26 posted on 06/26/2010 2:20:50 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You are silly. You make your mind up about people and PROJECT your thoughts as the final word.

So be it. Truth is, I don’t hate Palin. I wish to see her take a great path, differently than the current one.


27 posted on 06/26/2010 2:21:20 PM PDT by dforest
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To: HospiceNurse

You are good!!!

All that hatred was also distressing; however, I have been reminded that Sarah has not declared her candidacy so the issue is moot.


28 posted on 06/26/2010 2:26:36 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: bwc2221

Campaigning for Juan McAmnesty isn’t what I’d call promoting conservatism.


29 posted on 06/26/2010 2:30:27 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Palin is an establishment Republican. ROFL. Going Rogue = Compassionate Conservatism = ‘Rat Lite.


30 posted on 06/26/2010 2:35:35 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
But they keep repeating the same left-wing garbage over and over again.

That's my main problem with them. Debate and discussion is one thing. Keeping on hammering in already discredited and untrue talking points is another, i.e. "Palin's for amnesty", practically anything BobJ says, etc.
31 posted on 06/26/2010 2:38:14 PM PDT by Uncle Ivan (Alea iacta est)
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To: anniegetyourgun

The problem is that some people choose to remain willfully ignorant, thus they won’t read Palin’s book or even bother to find out if the latest rumor about her is true or not.

If you asked 100 random people what they know most about Sarah Palin, I guarantee that at least half would parrot the “I can see Russia from my house.” falsehood.


32 posted on 06/26/2010 2:42:23 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (The MSM are nothing but cheerleaders & complicit enablers for the Democrat Party.)
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To: indylindy
So be it. Truth is, I don’t hate Palin. I wish to see her take a great path, differently than the current one.

Do tell, what path she should have taken other than the successful one she's on now.

Yeah, she should have stayed in office and been ruined politically and financially and be a bigger pariah to conservatism than Tom DeLay.

33 posted on 06/26/2010 2:57:07 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: hwkbeer

If she sounds so great to you, god bless you. She pierces my ear drums and rebublicans are SO SCREWED if she is the future of our party.


34 posted on 06/26/2010 2:58:12 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: VRWC For Truth
Campaigning for Juan McAmnesty isn’t what I’d call promoting conservatism.

But us Palin supporters don't care that she endorsed McCain. We knew it was coming long before JD declared, and we understand that it's really nothing more than a thank-you to McCain.

She's not stopping us from supporting JD.

35 posted on 06/26/2010 2:58:59 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

EEE,
We have been on this forum for a long time. I can’t honestly tell you that I would ever support Palin. Her thoughts are good, but OMG, she is what I have to look forward too? Be honest. WTF???


36 posted on 06/26/2010 3:06:40 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
The anti-Palinites around here sure are a strange lot.

Stick to your guns, kiddo!

37 posted on 06/26/2010 3:11:23 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Politics is tough. Our side has been pathetic at standing up to the left. Actions speak louder than words.

Not allowing them to drive you out of office is tough.


38 posted on 06/26/2010 3:17:56 PM PDT by dforest
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To: indylindy
Our side has been pathetic at standing up to the left. Actions speak louder than words.

What the Hell do you think she's been doing?
She has been hammering Obama non-stop. She forced him to meet with McCrystal & then the BP executive. She almost derailed Obamacare.

Not allowing them to drive you out of office is tough.

OK, you're being sued by outside parties and state law provides no recourse. What would you have done?

39 posted on 06/26/2010 3:58:46 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: indylindy

“Our side has been pathetic at standing up to the left”

I knew if I followed enough posts I could finally find one thing I agreed with you.

On the other hand, you are quite wishy washy going from Palin can’t cut it to words to the effect of “we’ll see if she can cut it.” Those of you that show such animus for Palin seem afraid to say who your favorite for the nomination is. Is it because you are afraid of getting laughed out of here?

Those of you who continually and continuously attack Palin personally and not her positions are in the same league as Soros, DU, Huffington Post, MSNBC, NYT, WashPist, and other trash. And an endorsement is not a position. She is certainly not a lightweight like the rest of the likely potential candidates floating around.

Healthy disagreement is fine but the attacks on her in FR are not healthy and threaten the perception of FR as a real conservative website.


40 posted on 06/26/2010 3:59:46 PM PDT by secondamendmentkid
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To: goseminoles

You say this as if it’s a bad thing. What is it about Sarah that you don’t like?


41 posted on 06/26/2010 4:00:10 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: secondamendmentkid

What constitutes healthy disagreement? Why don’t you tell me?

I believe I do engage in healthy disagreement.

I would be flamed if I thought she had a piece of spinich in her teeth.

You folks always act reasonable, yet you aren’t. You just like to claim it so you can take the high road.

What if Palin does not run. Are you staying home in a hissy and leave Obozo at the helm?

I have been an active critic of many of the people who might run. I don’t reserve my criticism just for Palin.


42 posted on 06/26/2010 4:07:27 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I know it sounds shallow. But she makes me skin crawl to even listen to her. Her squeeling voice and rants aren’t press material. God bless republicans.


43 posted on 06/26/2010 4:14:01 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: CondoleezzaProtege; All
Is Palin is starting to reveal "Who" were behind the false lawsuits & "How" they did it? Yes! ------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2542266/posts
44 posted on 06/26/2010 4:32:57 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: indylindy; anniegetyourgun; mkjessup; hennie pennie; pissant; Bob J; rabscuttle385; caww; ...
How is she transformational other than she is a republican female?

WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN THE PAST FEW YEARS? Have you seen the impact she's made, not just in shaping the political landscape, but the cultural impact she's mad as well? All the "inane" statements that you Palin bashers make fun of--things like "death panels," do you know how much of an impact they had on shaping public discourse?

She's more than just someone who wants to criticize and do an overhaul of the failed Bush-era and Obama-Marx policies. Any ole Republican will say those things. And quite frankly, I don't plan on voting for Palin thinking she actually indeed will "fix" everything. No one person can do that.

Palin is transformational, not becuase she's a woman! Though that's part of it don't get me wrong...but I assure you: Meg Whitman, Condi Rice, Fiorina, Jan Brewer, or Kay Bailey Hutchison, or even as I said earlier, Bachmann or Haley, would NEVER have stirred up as much fear and reactionary responses as Palin has...There is something about Palin that is definitely harder to articulate...

Part of it may be a certain kind of charisma that all the other women just simply lack.

But it's more than that.

There's a big-mindedness and depth to Palin--something in the gut, that makes her more of a global and historical mover and shaker than your average politico. There's something about Palin, which strikes a chord with people because she touches on things that are so core and fundamental.

Maybe because she exudes a faith in God that is not your average kind of "Sunday church attendance" sort of faith, she has a sense of mission and calling that far exceeds the mere political ambitions of most normal contenders.

As I said, it's hard to explain. But what she stands for, what she says, why she scares people --> it's "visceral" not just political.

45 posted on 06/26/2010 4:52:17 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege
Well, well,well now that's saying it all! Great post Condi!

As we all know Palin has the “it” few can lay claim to. She is a powerhouse and unafraid of what the end results might be because she believes sincerely in what she states, and that the people need to hear it.

Would it be those of the REP. Party dare to be so bold and call a spade a spade? They are lacking greatly in that respect when considering all that the opponents are doing. If there was a time in our history where it counts to take a stand ...this is it...Palin stands!

46 posted on 06/26/2010 6:17:05 PM PDT by caww
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To: goseminoles

Hopefully you don’t vote according to how your skin crawls. It’s people such as this who voted for Obama.


47 posted on 06/26/2010 6:19:32 PM PDT by caww
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To: CondoleezzaProtege; Jim Robinson; Bob J; DoughtyOne; Liz; mkjessup; Bokababe; calcowgirl; ...
But what she stands for, what she says, why she scares people

Palin stands for McCain's vision for America (by her own admission).

McCain says he has no problems with the progressive-Marxist "views and philosophy" of the Democratic Party.

Palin says that conservative Arizona Republicans should "send the maverick [McCain] back to the Senate."

And that's why Palin scares the **** out of me.

"Senator McCain and I agree on the big picture,
where it is that the country needs to go."

FMR. GOV. SARAH PALIN, RINO-AK., 28 MAR. 2010

"I think the Democratic Party is a fine party, and I have
no problems with it, in their views and their philosophy."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, RINO-AZ., 02 APR. 2004

"I support [McCain's] position on immigration."
FMR. GOV. SARAH PALIN, RINO-AK., 27 MAR. 2010

"In the long term, if you alienate the Hispanics,
you’ll pay a heavy price. By the way,
I think the fence is least effective.
But I’ll build the G****mned fence if they want it!"

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, RINO-AZ., FEB. 2007

"[McCain] is part of the Tea Party movement."
FMR. GOV. SARAH PALIN, RINO-AK., 28 MAR. 2010

"I have to tell you, [Obama] is a decent person, a person that you
do not have to be scared [of] as president of the United States."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, RINO-AZ., 10 OCT. 2008


48 posted on 06/26/2010 7:19:56 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: indylindy; CondoleezzaProtege
You have crossed over a line. You are the fanatic. Actually you make me sick.

Wow!

What on earth did the poster do? Let's take the poster's first paragraph.

Apparently the poster is saying that fanaticism both for and against Palin is not a good thing. What in the name of common sense is wrong with that??

49 posted on 06/26/2010 7:21:16 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: sodpoodle; Bob J
Sarah is strong. Words cannot destroy Sarah. If however, you are correct, then it behooves Governor Palin to NOT enter the race, as whatever the Democrat Machine as well as the far left fringe whacKos have planned will make what is described as FR hate speech as lovey dovey serenades, indeed, --- in comparison to that Monstrous Huge Ugly Thing sitting waaaaaay overthere on the Far Horizon whose sole purpose currently is to await her announcement as a candidate for president.

To compare Republican and/or conservative posters on an online chatboard to the appalling APPARATUS of the Democrats' professional politics of personal destruction is, IMNSHO, simply irrational.

50 posted on 06/26/2010 7:21:54 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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