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Gibbs mocks Sarah Palin's palm-writing at briefing (Aren't they classy?)
The Washington Post / The Associated Press ^ | February 9, 2010 | Garance Franke-Ruta

Posted on 02/09/2010 1:34:21 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs flashed a left palm with notes written on it at the news briefing Tuesday, an apparent mocking reference to former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's use of her hand as notepad during the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville.

The words "hope" and "change" were written on Gibbs's hand where Palin had written "energy," "tax" and "lift American spirits" on hers, the AP reports.(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at voices.washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Alabama; Alaska; Parties
KEYWORDS: bho44; himom; obama; palin; politics; robertgibbs; sarahpalin; teaparty; teapartyrebellion
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When do the grown-ups take over again?
1 posted on 02/09/2010 1:34:21 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I still cannot believe these people are in charge.


2 posted on 02/09/2010 1:35:41 PM PST by skeeter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re scared sh*t of this woman......


3 posted on 02/09/2010 1:35:59 PM PST by geege
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not a word about “corps-man” though. Amazing.


4 posted on 02/09/2010 1:36:14 PM PST by albie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep it up Gibbsy.

It only makes real Americans Love Her MORE!!!


5 posted on 02/09/2010 1:36:24 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What was really on Governor Palin's Hand

6 posted on 02/09/2010 1:36:50 PM PST by Fred (For Freedom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boy they are scared to death of this woman. Sarah lives rent free in their heads 24/7..yet the libs keep on saying she would never beat Obama in 2012..yeah libs, you keep telling yourself that. If that were the case, they wouldn’t obsess over a PRIVATE CITIZEN like this. Their fear is showing and I’m LOVING it


7 posted on 02/09/2010 1:40:45 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope PJTV makes fun of Obama using TOTUS all the time including the one for the 6th graders and then compare that to The Palinator’s use of her hand notes. NO CONTEST!

Don’t forget to have video showing her talking with children (no notes needed there!.

It’s so easy to destroy the Left!


8 posted on 02/09/2010 1:40:57 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Don’t forget that this was right after Obama talked about the need for bipartisanship.


9 posted on 02/09/2010 1:41:21 PM PST by imskylark
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who showed Gibbs how to spell?


10 posted on 02/09/2010 1:41:36 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (I consume, therefor I am.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The fact they have to play childish games to keep their 18% far lefties in play
does not bode well for their future. They are the joke.


11 posted on 02/09/2010 1:42:01 PM PST by soycd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...

Why doesn’t Gibbs just donate his brain to science? It’s not like he’s actually using it or anything.


12 posted on 02/09/2010 1:42:27 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I am Ellie Light.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Surprised that he could even write through the hair.


13 posted on 02/09/2010 1:43:24 PM PST by JPG (Mr. Gore, we have a warrant for your arrest...put your hands behind your back.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Who showed Gibbs how to spell?

Hell, I didn't know he could read and write!

14 posted on 02/09/2010 1:43:34 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I am Ellie Light.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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15 posted on 02/09/2010 1:43:35 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority ("My...health care plan is a Bolshevik plot... which will destroy America." - Barack Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like your take. Yeah, “classy”. A green light to poke fun at Zero like never before.

Related Hand-Gate links:

Hand-Gate [Talk to the Hand.]

PALIN PALM PILOT going VIRAL! (Label YOUR OWN PALM!)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2447749/posts

Chris Matthews Attacks Palin: ‘Can a Palm Reader Be President?’
http://www.breitbart.tv/chris-matthews-attack-palin-can-a-palm-reader-be-president/
[All corpse-men in these fifty seven states never think lowly of the 0, not even if he used a telepromter with school kids.]

Gibbs Mocks Palin And Writes Shopping List On Hand
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2447706/posts


16 posted on 02/09/2010 1:44:20 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (2010 HOUSE RACES! Help everyone get the goods on their House Rats. See my profile.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah doesn’t have a Pilot, but she does have a Palm.


17 posted on 02/09/2010 1:44:36 PM PST by Parmy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When do the grown-ups take over again?

Oh come on. Did Palin or did Palin not take some swipes at Obama last Saturday? Well turn about is fair play. If Obama's dependency on a teleprompter is certainly a valid target then so are Palin's crib notes.

18 posted on 02/09/2010 1:44:45 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Interesting that he would keep with the “Hope & Cahnge” thingy.

What’s the deal there? Is he saying those were only speach lines too?


19 posted on 02/09/2010 1:51:23 PM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There he goes again. Just like clockwork.


20 posted on 02/09/2010 1:51:56 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality. (Hi Mom.))
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To: Non-Sequitur

I think Sarah’s messing with them.

When you jab a barracuda it turns around and eats your face off.


21 posted on 02/09/2010 1:52:13 PM PST by bicyclerepair (Sunrise, a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

22 posted on 02/09/2010 1:52:59 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Non-Sequitur

Hmmm. Let me think of the “fairness” part of it.

TelePrompTer for a sixth grade class = notes on hand for a coast-to-coast televised (on three networks) speech.

Gotcha.


23 posted on 02/09/2010 1:53:15 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I'm Ellie Light!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Obama administration and MSM act like children.
24 posted on 02/09/2010 1:53:41 PM PST by Wahoo82
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To: Non-Sequitur

Uhh, Mr. Non-Sequitur, one is a private citizen, the other is the mouthpiece for the most powerful man in the country.

If you can not see the difference then there is no hope for you.

The President (and his spokesman) should be above all this, yet they are not. It looks like they are extremely thin skin.


25 posted on 02/09/2010 1:54:05 PM PST by CIB-173RDABN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, Gibbs, I’m sure HOPING that things in Congress are going to CHANGE come November.


26 posted on 02/09/2010 1:55:03 PM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: skeeter

This is the face of the modern SS. Smug and snide.


27 posted on 02/09/2010 1:58:11 PM PST by billhilly
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To: CIB-173RDABN
Uhh, Mr. Non-Sequitur, one is a private citizen, the other is the mouthpiece for the most powerful man in the country.

Palin has chosen to plant herself in the public forum. And she's fair game as a result. Same as any other politician.

The President (and his spokesman) should be above all this, yet they are not. It looks like they are extremely thin skin.

So we expect them to be above poking fun at anyone but they're fair game to be poked fun at by us? Doesn't seem quite fair.

28 posted on 02/09/2010 2:01:14 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: Cyber Liberty
TelePrompTer for a sixth grade class = notes on hand for a coast-to-coast televised (on three networks) speech.

Hard to decide which one is more amateur, huh?

29 posted on 02/09/2010 2:02:53 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: bicyclerepair
When you jab a barracuda it turns around and eats your face off.

Well, Gibbs' face is fat enough to make for a decent meal. She can have at it.

30 posted on 02/09/2010 2:03:53 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep laughing, Gibby,
While your boss crashes and burns...
Largely ‘cause of you.

Seriesly... Obama’s poll numbers are down and show no sign of stopping. This guy is going to wish he had George W. Bush’s numbers by July.

Barack Obama’s falling poll numbers will, from now on, be called Presidential Polling Change...


31 posted on 02/09/2010 2:05:14 PM PST by Haiku Guy (Obama's Falling Approval Numbers will now be called Obama Polling Change...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another classic example that these people are followers, not leaders. However, they are following a good role model.


32 posted on 02/09/2010 2:07:26 PM PST by CheneyClone
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To: Non-Sequitur

You are right, it is not fair. Life is not fair.

I want my President to be above all that.


33 posted on 02/09/2010 2:08:21 PM PST by CIB-173RDABN
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Who showed Gibbs how to spell?

Besides, he needs those hands to find his butt.

34 posted on 02/09/2010 2:08:36 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Non-Sequitur
Sure it's fair, but it's stupid. To mock something that most “normal”, non-elitist do, is simply idiotic. We all hope they keep it up.
35 posted on 02/09/2010 2:08:41 PM PST by DadOfFive (I changed the name on my iPod to Obama just for the thrill when it displays "Obama is syncing".)
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To: Non-Sequitur

Not really.


36 posted on 02/09/2010 2:14:45 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I'm Ellie Light!)
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To: DadOfFive

He knew without a doubt he had a friendly audience to perform to if it’s about ridiculing Sarah. Just keep in mind the coming Chrysler trial, Quo Warranto.


37 posted on 02/09/2010 2:14:55 PM PST by ccruse456
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To: Cyber Liberty

Both are pretty bush-league. IMHO, of course.


38 posted on 02/09/2010 2:16:33 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If they want to play games, then I would suggest Palin mount a challenge to Obama. “I will lose the palm notes if you lose the teleprompter.


39 posted on 02/09/2010 2:18:01 PM PST by StandUpChuck
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To: DadOfFive

I always appreciated George Bush’s self deprecating humor and humility! Arrogance is hard to watch!


40 posted on 02/09/2010 2:21:45 PM PST by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gibbs should shut up. His boss can’t say two words other than “uh” and “um without a teleprompter.


41 posted on 02/09/2010 2:23:44 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Why doesn’t Gibbs just donate his brain to science?

Science would probably give it back.

42 posted on 02/09/2010 2:27:37 PM PST by Rainbow Rising (Thank you, Massachusetts.)
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To: Non-Sequitur

are u in the right place? DU or moveon might be a better fit for u.


43 posted on 02/09/2010 2:33:31 PM PST by JFC
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thank you, Mr. Gibbs. To complete this exercise, you must now make a 40-minute policy speech, with a few zingers and applause lines that are based on truth, using only your brain and your palm-notes.


44 posted on 02/09/2010 2:53:13 PM PST by ExGeeEye (The revolution began in Massachusetts -- again.)
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To: Fred

45 posted on 02/09/2010 2:54:32 PM PST by mentor2k
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

2012?

With a start in that direction in 2010?


46 posted on 02/09/2010 3:04:56 PM PST by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: JFC
are u in the right place? DU or moveon might be a better fit for u.

I certainly hope that her skin isn't as thin as your's is.

47 posted on 02/09/2010 3:13:02 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

48 posted on 02/09/2010 3:13:14 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Non-Sequitur

Let’s do this methodically. Palin wins, 99 to 1.

That is, Palin remembers about 99% of her speech, with 1% scribbled on her hand.

Obama’s speeches are 100% teleprompter, which leaves 0% memorized. We’ll give him 1% as a handicap. Even if you give him a really large advantage like 10%, Palin still wins 99 to 10.


49 posted on 02/09/2010 3:55:09 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Hey you noble leftists. If what you are doing is worth anything, it should be worth saying out loud.)
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To: paulycy

ROFLMAO! But don’t ya think it compliments the fella?


50 posted on 02/09/2010 4:09:36 PM PST by Republic (I love Rush)
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