Skip to comments.Candidate apologizes for Sarah Palin death wish post on Facebook
Posted on 08/12/2010 8:31:14 AM PDT by raccoonradio
CONCORD, N.H. A Democratic candidate for the New Hampshire House has apologized for posting a death wish for Sarah Palin on Facebook.
Keith Halloran of Rindge made the comment in response to a Republican lawmakers post Tuesday about the plane crash that killed former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens. When the lawmaker expressed disappointment that some news accounts of Stevens death focused on negative aspects of his career, Halloran responded: "Just wish Sarah and Levy were on board," an apparent reference to Palin and her daughters ex-boyfriend, Levi Johnston.
After the leaders of both political parties denounced his comment, Halloran posted an apology on his Facebook page, saying he wishes the best for Palin, Johnston and their families.
Sorry he said it? No - sorry someone found out about it.
Yeah, an apology (which was only issued AFTER the idiot was lambasted/caught) ought to fix it all up......reminds me of a criminal that commits a crime and after being caught, apologizes....how frakin’ quaint. =.=
Indeed. Well spoken!
It’s good that people like this reveal who they really are. Even if the voters are too dumb to care, the information is out there for anyone who might (for example) consider taking a job for the creep, or doing business with him.
The loons hate Sarah because she is a career killer for them. When Sarah comes along, Democrat candidates worry about having to get a real job.
Part of the danger of the web is the eteral nature of the beast for future viewers- who likely will not see a follow-up post of a phoney apology.
The guy does not deserve to be elected to ANY office...apology or not...
Just another jerk wanting government benefits...VOTE THEM ALL OUT IN NOVEMBER...
In fact here in Pennsylvania from the mountain top ‘I CAN SEE NOVEMBER’
He gives the word “apology” a bad name. He spoke the truth. . .it is who they are. . make no mistake about that. . they want all conservatives dead. These Liberals are TOTALITARIANS and are very dangerous. . which is why we fight so hard for the Constitution. . without it, WE’RE ALL DEAD!
When the levee breaks have no place to stay?
Or did he want a legal seizure of property on the plane?
He should be forced to resign
Yep he’s not the best speller.
btw I was in New Orleans recently and went to New Orleans
Zephyrs minor league game (in Metairie). The “berm” in center field (raised, grass-covered area good for picnics etc)
is, of course, called the Levee.
Another leftist whose hate was revealed to the world. Don’t feel sorry for it. Leftists are immune from hate crime charges. Leftists won’t be prosecuted for death threats as long as they’re against a normal person.
It says he’s a candidate but I don’t know if he is currently in the NH legislature or not.
And when the levee broke they had to wait for the FEMA.
I am sure his opposition has a fine quote to use in a campaign to show what type a guy he is.
I called this guy out on Facebook and he responded with:
“I’m sorry... confused... the tea pot is boiling over.”
He regrets that he was caught.
You're much too kind with your words. These people are Narcissistic, Marxist commie LOCUSTS that left Russia because all the money they took is gone and came to the USA to steal the money and power...
Indeed...btw zydeco artist Buckwheat Zydeco did a pretty good cover of When the Levee Breaks (orig by Memphis Minnie I believe, 1920s?) on his most recent CD
When The Levee Breaks
Buckwheat Zydeco | Format: MP3 Download
From the Album Lay Your Burden Down
video report below
also from that page
>>Halloran issued the following response Wednesday to News 9, stating, “I have no interest in stirring up this tempest in a tea party tea pot who will do anything to cause more harm to our country. This is nothing out of nothing.”
But Thursday morning, Halloran posted an apology to his Facebook page.
“For those of my neighbors who know me and know my true nature, I wish to offer an apology for my post on my Republican friend’s DJ Bettencourt’s Facebook page, and want to reassure everyone that I wish the best for Sarah, Levi and their family,” he wrote.
I’ll look for it. Zep did some really good covers of old blues songs and that was one of them.
He’s sorry he got caught...he was pressured into apologizing.
man.. the internet is like a double edge sword. lol
The funny thing (not really) is that he’ll probably win his election. Dignity, is not a democrat value.
It appears that this jack*ss is from Massachusetts...Rindge is just north of the Mass-NH line...another democrat that doesn’t like paying taxes...
He’s still an asshat.
Words once said, can never be recalled.
Words posted on an Internet site will come back to haunt you again, and again, and again . . . . . . . .
So he apologized....how do we know he really meant it?
Yes he is.
It was nice to the NH GOP had Sarah’s back on this.
Perhaps if he claims he has a sex addiction and goes to "rehab" for 15 - 20 minutes or so. We forgive THOSE people!!
And so the “apology” is accepted and there’s nothing more to see or hear I suppose. “Off with his head” would be the cry if the tables were turned! Career would be over, his home picketed and vandalized, tires of car slashed, his wife and kids taunted at school and the grocery store. We really have to vote these people out and KEEP them out of public office!
And I guess he does hold some kind of office, Planning Board
August 12, 2010
You stay classy, Dems
As far as some New Hampshire Democrats are concerned, there was only one thing wrong with the plane crash that killed former Senator Ted Stevens in Alaska:
Sarah Palin wasn’t on board:
Halloran serves on the Rindge, NH Planning Board and is a Democratic candidate for State Representative in Cheshire County. He is a prominent supporter of Democratic frontrunner Ann McLane Kuster, who is running for Congress in NH-02. His comment appeared in response to a post by another Facebook user on the tragedy.
New Hampshire Republicans were not pleased with Halloran’s remarks.
“Mr. Halloran’s outrageous comments are a new low, even by the standards of the New Hampshire Democrat Party,” said New Hampshire GOP spokesman Ryan Williams. “His publicly stated death wish for Governor Palin and her family is abhorrent, and has no place in public discourse. Governor Lynch and Ann McLane Kuster need to immediately denounce Mr. Halloran’s hateful remarks and demand that he personally apologize to the Palin family.”
Halloran isn’t alone among New Hampshire Democratic leaders in wishing ill toward the controversial former Republican Vice Presidential nominee.
Natch Greyes, a staffer for Democratic Rep. and Senate hopeful Paul Hodes tweeted the following on July 21st: “I have to wonder if & or when @sarahpalinusa will learn the meaning of our state motto: “live free or die.”
Whenever this stuff happens,and we will see more be sure, pathetic as it is,it only makes us stronger and them more afraid.
Noon news on television once again described this incident as “controversial”. WTF?
Metrosexual Extraordinaire. Check out his platform below. Typical Democrat hogwash. High on touchy-feely and far, far short on specifics. He may as well just say that he likes rainbows, evenings alone with a good book and cats.
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Current taxes challenge working families, the retired, and our youngest citizens. New Hampshire is a prosperous and prudent state - let's use New Hampshire's REAL advantages and carefully prioritize our investments and obligations, and share fairly, in how we provide for our citizens and families, and pay for our state and local services.
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Good lesson for everyone. I've re-written many a post when, thank goodness, it occurred to me before hitting "send" that it will be read by people who don't know me and don't know how I meant it. Something that sounds jocular spoken can sound pretty cold in print.
And in the political world people often forget that the people they are talking about are not mere symbols, but they are also people. Which means certain kinds of attacks are legitimate and some are beyond the pale. When you are sharing a beer with friends talking politics the line can get blurred but when you are putting it in print for the entire world to see forevermore, you need to give a little more thought to what you say.
No self-respecting cat would sacrifice even ONE of their nine lives to spend an evening with this vile Chris Matthews wannabe...
Re: property taxes. Send him a copy of California’s Prop 103
That’ll stop runaway property taxes
Rush just mentioned this story. Hope it grows legs now.
Establishment politicians have become so arrogant they can’t fathom the depth of frustration the average American feels.
Its good that people like this reveal who they really are.
What Sarah Palin and Levi Johnston have in common is that they are both members of the country class that have achieved name recognition. Country class people are supposed to quietly sit back and pay their taxes, stay in the red states, and not embarrass the ruling class by making it known that they exist. This is a class hatred, the kind of hatred that is one step away from gas chambers and mass euthanasia.
Class and group hatred is generally reserved for a minority group. This hatred is directed by a powerful minority against the majority. It can only prevail if the majority remain asleep. Thankfully, there are idiots like this guy to tell us who they are.
This is gross misreporting by the Boston Herald.
There was NOT an apology, only a "best wishes".
DNC and Obama misfit Keith Halloran:
For those of my neighbors who know me and know my true nature,
I wish to offer an apology for my post on my Republican friends DJ Bettencourts Facebook page,
and want to reassure everyone that I wish the best for Sarah,
Levi and their family
Exactly. They’ve been doing this for years, death wishes and dancing on the graves of the recently deceased. There is no way that he’s truly repentant for what he said.
Its like Greg Gutfeld said last night on Hannity, he likes Sarah Palin because she brings out all the idiots from their rocks, shows them exactly for what they are
That old song by Led Zep sure brings back memories.
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