Skip to comments.The arrogance of Palin critics
Posted on 06/17/2010 2:17:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
From Voice of America: In Louisiana and other states on the Gulf of Mexico there is frustration over what many residents see as a slow response by the U.S. government to protecting coastal areas. Some critics of the Obama administration cite offers by the Netherlands in April to supply sophisticated skimmers and dredging devices, and the administrations failure to accept the offer. The issue is as murky as the oil slick now threatening regional beaches.
A Houston-based company is now cleaning oil off surface water in the Gulf of Mexico using sweeping arms that attach to a boat and help gather large amounts of oil. These sophisticated devices were provided by a Dutch company with years of experience in such operations, but instead of using the Dutch ships and crews immediately, when The Netherlands offered help in April, the operation was delayed until U.S. crews could be trained.
The Royal Dutch Shell has oil rigs in the North Sea.
And 20% of the land in the Netherlands is below sea level, protected by dikes. Unless you live in New Orleans, you try to make sure your dikes are maintained.
In a Fox News interview, Sarah Palin alluded to this turn down of the Dutch offer.
From Tod Robberson of the Dallas Morning News: Bill OReilly asks her how she would stop the leak. After a bit of hesitation, she blurts out: The Dutch and the Norwegian. They are known for dikes and for cleaning up water and for dealing with spills. Hmmm, I do seem to remember that childhood story.
Once again, a critic of Palin does not realize the joke is on him.
Dana Milbank of the Washington Post fell into the same well of ignorance.
We went through this drill with Reagan.
“Uhhh, six, this is two, please have the PDS Platoon report to me at this location ASAP, over.”
In before the Bobbi thread humping.
Tod Robberson of the Dallas Morning News thought they were talking about dykes.
.. thirteen entities had offered the U.S. oil spill
assistance within about two weeks of the Horizon rig explosion. They were the
governments of Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands,
Norway, Romania, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the
The U.S. response - Thank you, but no thank you, we've got it.
..While there is no need right now that the U.S. cannot meet, the U.S. Coast Guard is
assessing these offers of assistance to see if there will be something which we will need
in the near future.
The bottom one is my favorite Palin cartoon, because it’s so true.
YES! She is the one! Like Fred Thompson was the one!
Why can't we criticize her?
“Why can’t we criticize her?”
You can criticise her honestly, but most just make up ridiculous barf.
I don't think she is ready
Like I said...
And BHO was ready? Yes, for consigning America to the trash heap of history, with no intention of doing otherwise.
Name one presidential duty Palin
Ready for what? are you kidding? We have BOZO in office. Jump on board friend.
Kidding isn’t the word.
The PDS people just don’t want the crap fixed, and they know full well that Sarah is going to fix it!
All ‘Hospice Nurses’ love big government.
Ok, I'll bite.
1. For starters, assuming she wins the GOP nomination, and actually were elected, would she finish a 4 year term?
2. I also want a satisfactory answer to the question of precisely what role Todd Palin played in the AK governorship.
3. She has serious ethics problems. Yes, yes, yes, I know the Palinista mantra: "The complaints are frivolous."
No, they are not. The ethics issue was the centerpiece of Mrs Palin's campaign. Did she not read the law that she championed and eventually signed? Yeah, that's what we need--more pols in Washington who don't read (and understand) the legislation before them. (BTW--I think the AK ethics law was rather vaguely written, which is why there were so many complaints--in order to define the legislation. I could be wrong)
4. Based on her conduct in the most egregious of the ethics complaints ("Troopergate") I think she would misuse the office of POTUS in a similar fashion.
5. Face it, Mrs Palin has more personal baggage than an airport carousel at peak flight time. This has been and will continue to be used against her.
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“For starters, assuming she wins the GOP nomination, and actually were elected, would she finish a 4 year term?”
Given her record of upholding her duties to the Alaskan people, and the fact that a president is shielded from the kind of attacks in the form of moronic ethics charges she endured as governoryes, without question.
“I also want a satisfactory answer to the question of precisely what role Todd Palin played in the AK governorship.”
But you will only call it satisfactory not when its the simple truth but when it does her real damage, regardless of how false it is.
“She has serious ethics problems. The ethics issue was the centerpiece of Mrs Palin’s campaign. Did she not read the law that she championed and eventually signed? Yeah, that’s what we need—more pols in Washington who don’t read (and understand) the legislation before them. (BTW—I think the AK ethics law was rather vaguely written, which is why there were so many complaints—in order to define the legislation. I could be wrong)”
The only reason she was targeted in such a way was that her attackers followed the Alinsky advice of using your enemys methods against him. (Oh, I get itpolitical judo. Real genius, Saul. Duhh. You doofus.)
“Based on her conduct in the most egregious of the ethics complaints (”Troopergate”) I think she would misuse the office of POTUS in a similar fashion.”
I think youre using your keyboard in an illegal manner. So I think you would also use illegal drugs. (Not really, but it has as much validity as your absurd statement.)
“Face it, Mrs Palin has more personal baggage than an airport carousel at peak flight time. This has been and will continue to be used against her.”
So far all youve done is to say, in so many words, that you hope she isnt nominated as the Republican candidate, and youll throw anything at her to that end. You tend to think that if enough verbal horse manure is thrown at her it will somehow take her down.
All used against her from you..... Wow. and you are on our side?
Where do you get this crap. I know you voted for Baldwin, and you think Rabadash is a good person, but honestly where do you get this crap? You sound like a full thoroughbred Kos kiddie.
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