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Dems say Palin is 'risky,' could be a disaster (Yes a, Disaster for the dRats)
CNN ^ | 8/29/08 | CNN

Posted on 08/29/2008 9:41:48 AM PDT by onlylewis

(CNN) – A leading House Democrat said Thursday John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is a "risky" move that could ultimately prove disastrous to the Republican prospects in November.

Meanwhile, a top Senate Democrat said the pick is a "Hail Mary pass" and a "roll of the dice," in what is the initial reactions from McCain's rival party.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; 2008veep; democrats; mccainpalin; palin; palinmccain; republicans; riskyscheme; sexistleft
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Listen to the the whines, they didn't see this coming! HA HA HA HA HA HA............................
1 posted on 08/29/2008 9:41:48 AM PDT by onlylewis
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To: onlylewis

I’ve been snerking and laughing all morning. Palin is a brilliant pick. :-)


2 posted on 08/29/2008 9:45:01 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW ("Make yourself sheep, and the wolves will eat you" Benjamin Franklin)
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To: onlylewis

The more Obama slams her on her lack of experience, the more foolish he looks.
Of the 2 candidates and their VPs, the one with the least experience is Barrack Obama.

Has the man ever run anything in his life?


3 posted on 08/29/2008 9:46:41 AM PDT by Jaguarmike
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To: DJ MacWoW

Hillary, Bill and Gerry Ferraro will be voting Republican. So will a lot of liberal RAT women.


4 posted on 08/29/2008 9:48:32 AM PDT by freespirited
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To: onlylewis

They probably have Hitlery under suicide watch.

(Hey, Hitlery! Welcome to your first day as a nonentity.)


5 posted on 08/29/2008 9:48:58 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (They told me those were Tibetan prayer flags, they're not tear away handkerchiefs.)
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To: onlylewis

Translation: “OMG we just lost the election.”


6 posted on 08/29/2008 9:49:13 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: onlylewis

The democrites are punch-drunk. They don’t have any idea how to react since they never saw this coming, so they’re babbling.


7 posted on 08/29/2008 9:49:38 AM PDT by ClaudiusI
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To: onlylewis
A leading House Democrat said Thursday John McCain's choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is a "risky" move that could ultimately prove disastrous to the Republican prospects in November.

Meanwhile, a top Senate Democrat said the pick is a "Hail Mary pass" and a "roll of the dice," in what is the initial reactions from McCain's rival party.

And this, my FRiends, is how you know that picking Palin is a great idea.

8 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:23 AM PDT by JRios1968 (Never kick a leftist when they are down. Wait until they are halfway back up. You get more leverage!)
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To: onlylewis
So, an inexperienced man at the top of the ticket is just fine, but an inexperienced woman as VP is risky and dangerous?

It's going to be fun watching gender politics explode in the RATs face on this one.

9 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:31 AM PDT by comebacknewt
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To: onlylewis

I heard Bob Beckel on Fox this morning (before Palin was even announced) saying that Dems would question her experience. I thought that was rather rich considering the two-bit hustler who the Dems nominated. Palin has executive experience wheras Obambi has...well...um...voted present...a lot.


10 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:40 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: onlylewis
Hey DhimmiRats, would you like some cheese with that whine?

Tee hee.

Just heard her remarks. I AM SO IMPRESSED WITH SARAH. WHAT A WOMAN.

I wonder if this will affect other Freepers like myself, WHO BEFORE TODAY, was going to stay home.

Needless to say, that is no longer the case.

I AM PSYCHED!!!

11 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:45 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet ((One of ONLY 37 Conservatives in the People's Republic of Vermont. Socialists and Progressives All))
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To: onlylewis
Their concern is touching.

Touching somewhere.

12 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:47 AM PDT by Steve1789 (Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. -A.L.)
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To: freespirited

Wow, she knocked it out of the park. Paying props to Hillary was a stoke of genius.

The whole thing kind of got me in the ole tomater.

I like it and the crowd was going crazy.


13 posted on 08/29/2008 9:50:59 AM PDT by BookaT (My cat's breath smells like cat food!)
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To: onlylewis

“A leading House Democrat said Thursday John McCain’s choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is a “risky” move that could ultimately prove disastrous to the Republican prospects in November. “

It will be disastrous to the Chosen One’s ambitions..

Ha ha ha ha ha....


14 posted on 08/29/2008 9:51:07 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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To: DJ MacWoW
I’ve been snerking and laughing all morning. Palin is a brilliant pick. :-)

You think it's a brilliant pick but you will have to wait and see what the rest of voting America thinks. THEY may not agree with you.

15 posted on 08/29/2008 9:51:16 AM PDT by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT)
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To: onlylewis

The Dems are buffoons for even daring to knock Palin as the VP choice. They keep comments up like this and all of the Democratic feminist votes will go to McCain. Somewhere a Republican strategist is smoking a well deserved cigar. Rove has passed his genes on to a good group.


16 posted on 08/29/2008 9:51:27 AM PDT by WVNight (We havn't played Cowboys and Muslims yet....)
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To: onlylewis
In a matter of seconds, Sarah Palin has become the ANTI- antichrist
17 posted on 08/29/2008 9:51:35 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurtureĀ™)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I can tell they’re already scared to death by their reaction.


18 posted on 08/29/2008 9:51:39 AM PDT by jpl ("First come smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire." - Roland of Gilead)
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To: onlylewis
These people don't like women, wives and mothers, Alaskans, and small town Americans. And they have the chutzpah to say its a "risky" choice? That's damning Sarah Palin with faint praise! They knew they blew it!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

19 posted on 08/29/2008 9:52:39 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Jaguarmike
The more Obama slams her on her lack of experience, the more foolish he looks. Of the 2 candidates and their VPs, the one with the least experience is Barrack Obama.

Yep - shea has a lot more experience in things that matter than The Chosen One, and even a bit more executive experience that The Obnoxious One.

No way they can slam her lack of experience without getting bit big time.

Plus, she's CONSERVATIVE, smart, looks good, etc. I'm happy as a lark with this pick.

20 posted on 08/29/2008 9:53:05 AM PDT by trebb ("I am the way... no one comes to the Father, but by me..." - Jesus in John 14:6 (RSV))
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To: onlylewis
The Democrats believe that they can hammer her on the issue of experience.

That only allows the GOP to savage their presidential nominee.

21 posted on 08/29/2008 9:53:47 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Army Air Corps
wheras = whereas
22 posted on 08/29/2008 9:53:59 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

“I AM SO IMPRESSED WITH SARAH”

That was the first time I’ve heard her speak and I too was impressed. Paying tribute to Ferraro and Hillary was a nice touch.

My only concern now is how she’ll do against Biden at the debates.


23 posted on 08/29/2008 9:54:23 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: DJ MacWoW

I’m also very happy with this pick. Dodged a bullet by not selecting Willard!

She’s pro-choice.
NRA member.
She’s an avid hunter.
Has 5 kids (one of them is serving in the US Army)
Has executive experience, unlike Obama, Biden, and even McCain

Obama is screwed.


24 posted on 08/29/2008 9:54:29 AM PDT by Zombie Lincoln ("Defeat it!" - John McCain)
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To: onlylewis

IF McCain/Palin don’t issue some sort of advert like the one below,
they deserve to lose:

If you believe you have a fundamental right to own a gun, rifle or
shotgun
AND
to defend yourself and others against criminals...
you know in your heart that you MUST vote for McCain/Palin.

Despite Obama’s deceitful contention that he’s a Second Amendment guy.


25 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:10 AM PDT by VOA
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To: onlylewis

Uhhhhhhhhh . . . . thanks for the helpful advice!


26 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:23 AM PDT by dighton
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To: trebb

She might have some drawbacks but so did all of McCain’s possible choices. So this is very exciting and I think she will help McCain. Palin is a very appealing personality. I wish she were at the top of the ticket.

In any case the Dems are obviously running scared. Got to love it.


27 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:27 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: onlylewis
If Palin is such a bad pick and "risky" why are Dems complaining? They should be celebrating!

Palin is going to secure the conservative base. (Prolife, gunowner, huntress, ...)

Palin is going the secure the "special needs" crowd (asthe mother of a Down syndrome child).

As a woman Palin will be seen to disarm the dems criticism of "picking and old, establishment white guy."

Let 'em complain all they want about her so called inexperience. She's a sitting governor and has executive experience unlike the cypher O-bama.

28 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:31 AM PDT by nonsporting
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To: onlylewis

Panic mode from the fever swamps. Happy happy joy joy.


29 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:47 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.)
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To: onlylewis

“hail mary pass”, “another Dan Quayle”

- all brought to you by the Dem scriptwriter, dailykos


30 posted on 08/29/2008 9:55:58 AM PDT by hsrazorback1 (To get what you had, do what you did.)
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To: onlylewis

IF McCain/Palin don’t issue some sort of advert like the one below,
they deserve to lose:

If you believe you have a fundamental right to own a gun, rifle or
shotgun
AND
to defend yourself and others against criminals...
you know in your heart that you MUST vote for McCain/Palin.

Despite Obama’s deceitful contention that he’s a Second Amendment guy.


31 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:21 AM PDT by VOA
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To: trebb

Her speech was 4 grand slams (16 RBI s)


32 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:25 AM PDT by Rodm (Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

“I AM SO IMPRESSED WITH SARAH”

That was the first time I’ve heard her speak and I too was impressed. Paying tribute to Ferraro and Hillary was a nice touch.

My only concern now is how she’ll do against Biden at the debates.


33 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:36 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: Jaguarmike
Of the 2 candidates and their VPs, the one with the least experience is Barrack Obama.

Wow, that statement is genius!!!

34 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:42 AM PDT by Fox_Mulder77
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To: trebb

“Plus, she’s CONSERVATIVE, smart, looks good, etc. I’m happy as a lark with this pick.”

Yes, but is she clean and articulate...oh wait...


35 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:45 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: steve86

The beauty of Sarah Palin - SHE IS NOT MARRIED TO BILL CLINTON!!!!!!!!

What a great normal family - her spirit is right there in the open - I am so impressed and grateful that John McCain had the courage, insight and understanding to select her.

It says more about McCain than anything else that has been written about him.

Looks as if Cindy and Sarah have already bonded - WOWSER!!!


36 posted on 08/29/2008 9:56:58 AM PDT by sodpoodle (When you can't handle the truth...............try satire.)
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To: onlylewis

I’ve been laughing for an hour straight. The only thing I can think of to say is, “McCain, you magnificent bastard!”


37 posted on 08/29/2008 9:57:46 AM PDT by Buggman (HebrewRoot.com - Baruch haBa b'Shem ADONAI!)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

I was planning on voting for Barr. But now I’m gonna vote McCain. The problem is that I live in IL, so my vote doesn’t count (or, more accurately for Chicago politics, won’t be counted, unless it is for a “D”).


38 posted on 08/29/2008 9:58:07 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ("Give a man a fish, make him a Democrat. Teach a man to fish, make him a Republican.")
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To: onlylewis

Juxaposed to McCain’s classy congratulations ad of yesterday the Dims are making themselves look smaller and smaller with this.


39 posted on 08/29/2008 9:58:18 AM PDT by JLS (Do you really want change being two guys from the Congress with a 9% approval rating?)
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To: jpl

They are quivering in their Birkenstocks.


40 posted on 08/29/2008 9:58:27 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.)
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To: onlylewis

Juxaposed to McCain’s classy congratulations ad of yesterday the Dims are making themselves look smaller and smaller with this.


41 posted on 08/29/2008 9:58:50 AM PDT by JLS (Do you really want change being two guys from the Congress with a 9% approval rating?)
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To: wideawake
I heard Bob Beckel this morning on FNC make a statement questioning her experience and I laughed. If they do try that line of attack, it will serve to remind people of how horribly lacking is Obambi’s list of qualifications.
42 posted on 08/29/2008 9:58:52 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: onlylewis

Never underestimate “Mary”.

The Rats just lost any chance they ever had to win the election - and they KNOW it!!


43 posted on 08/29/2008 9:59:34 AM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: Zombie Lincoln
She’s pro-choice.

NOT!!! She's as PRO-LIFE as you get!

44 posted on 08/29/2008 9:59:47 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: onlylewis

“hail mary pass”, “another Dan Quayle”

- all brought to you by the Dem scriptwriter, dailykos


45 posted on 08/29/2008 9:59:58 AM PDT by hsrazorback1 (To get what you had, do what you did.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
I wonder if this will affect other Freepers like myself, WHO BEFORE TODAY, was going to stay home.

Well, judging by the other threads on this subject today(I went to bed at 3 last night and got up at 5:30 because it was beginning to look then as if Palin was it)a whole sh** load of them have come back to the fold.

I was voting for McCain, reluctantly, even though his campaign has stirred me up a little, but now I am joyously voting for him and not just because of Palin, but also because McCain had the guts and intuition to pick her.

He listened to his party and picked the right person for the job, that alone gets him my vote gladly, Palin is just the icing on the cake. I don't know if you can grasp my meaning or not I am slightly giddy right now!

46 posted on 08/29/2008 10:00:23 AM PDT by calex59
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To: goldstategop

Palin is NOT a career politician.... I like that.


47 posted on 08/29/2008 10:00:42 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: onlylewis

“hail mary pass”, “another Dan Quayle”

- all brought to you by the Dem scriptwriter, dailykos


48 posted on 08/29/2008 10:01:23 AM PDT by hsrazorback1 (To get what you had, do what you did.)
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To: onlylewis

“hail mary pass”, “another Dan Quayle”

- all brought to you by the Dem scriptwriter, dailykos


49 posted on 08/29/2008 10:02:13 AM PDT by hsrazorback1 (To get what you had, do what you did.)
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To: AmericaUnited

whoops. My bad. I meant to say pro-life.


50 posted on 08/29/2008 10:02:30 AM PDT by Zombie Lincoln ("Defeat it!" - John McCain)
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