Skip to comments.Sarah Palin: McCain Campaign Managers Wouldn't Let Us Investigate Obama's Past
Posted on 03/10/2012 9:24:11 AM PST by OUTKAST
Video: Sarah Palin: McCain Campaign Managers Wouldn't Let Us Investigate Obama's Past
No doubt a preemptive strike at the HBO schlock-umentary.
Why are we just now hearing this from her?
Sarah Palin particularly calls out McQueeg campaign manager Steve Schmidt, who 'shackled' Sarah Palin in 2008. Prevented her from digging into 0bama's past as a part of the campaign. MSNBC contributor Schmidt now pals around with LogCabin, ChrissyMathews, Madcow, Norquist, Islam, etc.
Along with Nicole Wallace, they were the enemy within the GOP, and particularly against Sarah Palin.
Sure did...helped put Obama in the White House.
Thanks OUTKAST, pinging a re-post, but I don’t feel like tracking it down.
I recall they also prematurely gave up on Michigan, sending the message to other industrial states and blue collar voters that McCain-Palin was wrtiing them off, surrendering gracefully.
Lest we forget:
WOW! I had no idea. I always thought the GOP threw the campaign in 2008 and this is all but a smoking gun. Forgive me for being uninformed but I had no idea of this connection. It really explains a lot and I wish Hannity or someone else would explore this link. IMHO it's more shocking than Brietbart's video. I mean I expect Husein to pal around with the likes of Derrick Bell, but this shows the GOP to be a fifth column.
I always thought J. McCain threw the election and only ran to make sure either Hillary or Obama would win. A bigger shock to me was that the GOP did nominate Crazy McCain, a sure loser.
...so now the GOP-e is trying to nominate the guy that LOST to McCain; in the hopes that he will beat Obama...WTF?
i agree. the senile buffoon tanked it.
I’ve been saying for the last 4 years the GOP didn’t want this term and that McLame was basically pimping for Hussein. Lost count of how many flames were blasted my way from FR. Oh, well.
I’m tired of the GOP fixing elections for who they think we should vote. The cheating and lying by the romney campaign, with the assistance of the gop, the media on the right, and unnamed powerful people, has shown me they are corrupt too, as is the democrats.
IF romney wins, I am hoping for a third party candidate. I would never have considered that before, but because of the tatics used to force romney on us, we better start considering who we will end up with in 2016. I have no doubt that romney will lose against obama. Any third grader could show the hypocrisy of who he really is. If we do as we are told and vote for their man; just when will we ever have a choice in who we want? They are stealing our vote, no different than when people vote for the dead. If we give them what they want they will know there schemes have worked and will continue to use them until we stop it. They did it with Mccain so it is a pattern.
The GOP have taken our right to vote and corrupted it. Why should I stay with a party who uses me? I won’t if romney wins.
The lesson; Do what you think is right, and that would include considering endorsing JD Hayworth over John McCain, let’s hope Palins learned that this lesson sticks.
McQueeg "rally" (LOL) before Sarah Palin as VP ....
McQueeg rally AFTER selecting Sarah Palin ....
McCain gave up on Michigan without telling Palin, she was really upset they did that. I wanted to cut the McCain part off my yard signs when I heard that.......
How in the hell do jokers like that get put in charge of a national campaign? Don’t look into the past of your opponent?!
Michael Savage once posited that McCain and company actually were in the race to INTENTIONALLY LOSE to Obama. I used to find that somewhat implausible, but not anymore.
The way the gop acted then and now does seem to indicate that they certainly aren’t trying to win. One must wonder why?
This jerk after 2008 loss came out with towel story and other damaging lies against Sarah.
Now he is advising Mitt and Wallace husband is working for Mitt.
“The way the gop acted then and now does seem to indicate that they certainly arent trying to win. One must wonder why?”
The US is ruled by one party, a republicrat oligarchy. They do NOT represent the people.
Their only duty is to maintain their wealth and power.
Presidential elections are staged theater, like “Pro” wrestling.
I can't help but wondering sometimes who John McCain really is (I mean in his heart and mind).
One would almost think that the combination of McCain, Schmidt, and Wallace were paid big money to lose this election. Little did they know that God was on Sarah’s side and she could not be bought, brainwashed, or compromised. Unfortunately she was in a situation that she was unfamiliar with very quickly or she would have revamped everything.
Go ahead and offend that black man. Forget racism.
McCain’s Campaign managers were a fifth column and should be named and shunned forever.
“Sarah Palin: McCain Campaign Managers Wouldn’t Let Us Investigate Obama’s Past”
Instead, you should have spent a little time investigating Panama Juan’s dual citizenship.
You jumped the shark.
A fifth column is a group of people who clandestinely undermine a larger group such as a nation from within.
Palin wanted to fight for Michigan. They wouldn’t let her go there.
McCain was an addled old idiot at best, and a traitor at worse.
...like the media and educators; for example...
The GOP could have taken Michigan in 2008. Palin had some major plans which were aborted by McCain’s handlers. A deal had been cut, and Sarah was left hanging.
they manipulated the primaries, worked on getting horrible huckabee to be a third wheel to divide and conquer....
McCain was a placeholder, nothing more.....he makes me so sick to look at him....
Palin was the only decent one last election...
we better start growing up ....the world is not what we like but we're going against truely monterous odds....we have to take some steps....a Senator here...a Gov here...
you never know when we'll find another Walker.....
but third party gives us only Al Frankin for 6 years...
think of the judiciary...we need to get conservative judges and we can't do it if people vote third party throw aways...
He is a SCHMUCK! He even “shackled” me in the press room after the Hofstra debate 08!
I was supposed to stand behind him w/ my McCain/Palin sign, with his name in the middle, so the press would know where he was.
He and his little b*tchy “assistant” told me to go away, so I did.
One of the coordinators asked me what I was doing standing there, while the schmuck was over there. I told him they told me to go away. He said “what”?, seeming confused. I reiterated and he said no, go stand behind him, that’s your job.
I said okay and did so. The b*tch got nasty w/ me and told me they didn’t need me anymore. I advised her I was told to stand behind the schmuck, holding my sign and wouldn’t go away.
I can’t remember her exact words (not kindly) but then they ran behind the roped off section where no one was allowed to go.
I think the elites of both parties are on the same team. I don’t know how anyone can seriously think that Mitt Romney will beat Obama. Obama is certainly smug about it.
Watch “The Undefeated”
Sarah Palin’s numbers were going up and taking McLame’s with them. There was something like an 8% lead over Obama in September.
Then McLame “suspended” his campaign and the bottom fell out.
Palin could have dragged him to the winner’s circle kicking and screaming but he muzzled her.
So...I think you are right.
Well, the difference now is Obama will be running on his own record of incompetency and craptitude when before he was running on Hope and Change.
I just have to believe he is heading for a Carter style landslide loss no matter who the GOP throws up there.
Two main scenarios emerge here. One, that McCain himself did not intend to win. Two, McCain had turncoat staffers who sabotaged the campaign. These are not necessarily mutually exclusive. McCain may have hired these people knowing what they would do.
But a third scenario could be considered. First, consider what an egomaniac McCain appears to be. Second, consider how weak his campaign was until Sarah was picked. Third, remember how much unbelievable excitement Sarah injected into his campaign.
Theory: McCain would rather have lost the campaign than allow the credit for the win to go to Sarah, because he couldn’t take the hit to his ego. Just sayin’.
This is my theory, but I think that McCain wanted to win...but not all that much, basically, and he was more interested in being nice and civil than in doing what had to be done. Look at all the times Repubs were being lovey dovey milquetoasts while the Left were a bunch of ruthless Machivellians.
Your post made me think about the characteristics of the last 2 successful democrat presidential candidates. Smooth talkers, cool, above the fray, culturally hip. Just the right blend not to offend people, while appealing to the lowest common denominator that thinks a presidential candidate should act like their ideal celebrity: it doesn’t matter what they actually say, think or do, so long as they are really cool and tolerant and not mean. Meanwhile, the formula calls for surrogates in the campaign, the reliable lap-dogs of the media and the entertainment world to do the dirty work of smearing the opponent relentlessly, which, together with attack ads 24/7 combine to destroy the opponent.
Of course, conservatives prefer substance over style. Sadly, the American electorate has been dumbed down to prefer style. This probably dates back to the Kennedy Nixon debates and has been gaining dominance over the election process ever since. Obama has the style thing down pat. Any opponent is going to need to counter that with some style of his own. The current field doesn’t fill me with confidence that we can compete on these terms. I think the only remedy is someone who will not flinch at going right at Obama on every front. Gingrich is probably best qualified for this kind of warfare and his insistence on debating Obama would give him the opportunity to penetrate Obama’s cool bubble. I think that Obama’s soft underbelly is being challenged head to head on substance. Without a teleprompter and prepared remarks, I don’t think there is any way he could counter Gingrich’s mastery over issues, history, and his unique ability to shift the focus of any debate unexpectedly in a direction that would completely flummox Obama.
Am I saying Gingrich should be the candidate? I still don’t know. I recognize his baggage problems. But Romney is so flawed by flip-flops, RomneyCare, his foot-in-mouth tendencies and his sincerity deficit, that I find it hard to accept that he is really capable of beating Obama. I really like Rick Santorum on most issues, but I fear he’d also be a weak candidate pitted against Obama’s smooth, above-it-all style. Ron Paul? Hardly requires comment. Just when you are nodding your head in agreement when he talks about small government, he says something so insane about foreign policy that you immediately realize that he would be mortally dangerous in the White House and I, for one, start to really worry that the same insanity would ultimately bleed into his domestic policy agenda.
It’s been said many times, but I still can’t get enough of the prospect of Gingrich facing Obama in debate. To finally see someone wipe that smirk off the jerk’s face, to see him lose his cool, to see fear in his eyes is such a delicious prospect, I’m (almost) willing to go with Gingrich on that basis alone.
I agree 100%.