Skip to comments.Palin and Hillary: Bad Interviews and Presidential Aspirations
Posted on 06/16/2014 2:40:45 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
If bad interviews can truly be used to determine someones readiness for the highest office in the land, then pollsters can save themselves a lot of time by removing Hillary Clinton from their list of 2016 contenders.
Back in 2008, after Hillarys own party sold her out, the conservative movement was energized by the selection of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin as John McCains running mate. Accordingly, her political head found itself in high demand by the left.
Critics began by questioning her experience. But once they got a hold of her true record of reform and budget-cutting in Alaska, they knew it wouldnt work, considering that their golden boy (Obama) had absolutely no executive experience whatsoever.
So they turned to the media. Remember the Charlie Gibson interview? In that interview, VP nominee Palin made a statement to the ABC host saying, You can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska to describe Alaskas proximity to the foreign country. The remark was informative. Most people in the lower 48 didnt realize that. Yet, when the writers at SNL decided to bludgeon the statement, it became I can see Russia from my house. And to this day, some low-information voters still believe that Sarah Palin said it in the way SNL portrayed it....
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Governor Sarah Palin, 50 and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, 66.
Boy, Hillary looks like an old hag in that pic. Touchup needed.
Because Palin was unknown in 2008, SNL mockery was particularly effective. It allowed the low information types to dismiss her, without evaluation.
Funniest comment I heard on this forum, when someone said of Diane Sawyer that she’s looking like Ms Haversham, when in reality, Clinton does.
You can’t fake it, and the MSM has taken such a beating, giving Obama a pass, that I assure you they are going to go after anyone else, conservative or liberal, unless it’s another minority candidate.
I’m thinking more than ever that Ben Carson can hold his own with the media, and will be above reproach. I think he’s are strongest candidate right now.
I still recall the easily visible “cuts & jumps” in editing the tape before ABC broadcasted the interview...not unlike the editing NBC has been doing. It was disgusting!
In addition, Charlie appeared to be sitting higher and actually looking down at Sarah with those glasses sitting low on his nose. Horrible optics for Sarah but typical of the arrogance of the Marxist media.
Yet despite such massive blunders and aside from the slight challenge Hillary got from Diane Sawyer, the idiot narrative just doesnt seem to dominate throughout the entire media, as it did with Sarah Palin back in 2008.
Meanwhile, Palin continues to call it with accuracy and clarity on matters like Bowe Bergdahls exchange and the White Houses cover-up of Benghazi.
This happens because the media cannot stand strong conservative women, though there isnt any need to cry for Palin when one considers how far shes come. There are many candidates she helped to victory in 2010s midterm elections. This continued in 2012 with the election of fine senators like Ted Cruz and Deb Fischer and today with the momentum shes brought to great 2014 Senate candidates like Ben Sasse, Chris McDaniel, Joni Ernst, and T.W. Shannon. Additionally, Palins been spot-on in calling out ObamaCares death panels, predicting Obamas use of health care to further assault our Second Amendment rights as well as the Ukraine invasion.
Looks like, she is.
It hacks me off a little bit when people don’t even say that Gov. Palin was the CIC of the only full time Air & Army National Guard in the country. That Guard controls a lot of nuclear missles. She regularly received high level briefings from the Pentagon on National defense issues (which she did attend).
Her efforts made her very popular with voters in Alaska and intensely hated by the Alaskan political powers that were, and still are, the progressive GOPe.
McCain chose a "win-win" strategy by picking her.
It's debatable, but he might have actually wanted to be POTUS and Palin certainly could have helped him win the election had he used her effectively. (She's the only reason I voted for McCain)
But, most importantly to those PTBs, it got her out of Alaska and thrown into the maw of a hostile msm mosh pit while McCain and the eGOP kicked back and enjoyed the show.
Fast forward past the election and their Palin problem is over and it's back to business as usual.
Hillary IS an old hag.