Skip to comments.Vanity: McCain's Nicole Wallace stands her ground!
Posted on 09/02/2008 5:24:13 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
While the main stream media is trying to make an issue out of the pregnancy of Sarah Palin's daughter, John McCain's spokesperson Nicole Wallace expertly handled pointed and aggressive questions from Diane Sawyer and Meredith Viera on two morning shows. Diane and Meredith kept trying to create controversy and Nicole expertly put them in their place. Hurray to her. It's about time those being questioned fight back with pointed responses of their own.
Exactly. As Rush said last week...'in their efforts to destroy her, they will destroy themselves'.
That would be an answered prayer! :)
Could you tell us what those two so-called journalists asked her?
I don’t have the transcript but they kept ranting on about abstinence, why McCain and Palin didn’t divulge the pregnancy immediately, was Palin property vetted at a VP candidate, etc. Wallace firmly noted how vicious the treatment of the Palin family has been and that it’s “your” reporters who are in Alaska trying to dig up any dirt they can against the family (paraphrasing). I was impressed with Ms. Wallace.
i encourage the MSM and you obama supporters to keep trashing the mother who is sending one kid off to war, has a second kid with downs syndrome, and now a third who is pregnant...get a good giggle you scumbags
She then moved over to the Morning Joe crew and did the same fine job all over again.
first Pricess Di, now this the effing press
Did you by chance see Mary Matalin zing her husband James Carville? I was laughing my rear off!
If the Democrats had any sense at all .... pause for obvious comments .... they would ignore Palin, pretend like she doesn’t even exist. You know, pretend like she is Joe Biden -— so what, nothing to see here, everybody just move along.
The more they transparently screech about her the stronger she’ll be on the ticket.
Go MSM, you are about to elect McCain!
Comparing these MSM vultures to scumbags is giving scumbags a bad name...
I love the part where Ms. Wallace said . . .All the reporters up in Alaska digging up any and all dirt on Sarah AND her children. She said she hadn’t seen anything like this since Princess Diana.
Someone PLEASE get to the McCain Campaign and have them bench Tucker Bounds ... saw him with Campbell Brown yesterday and Larry King on Thursday night ... he is REALLY weak ... send email and make calls to campaign to get a first stringer to fill his spot!
The Republicans were just waiting for the dims and their mouthpieces in the media to walk right into this kill box.
Just like they did with Hurricane Gustav and just as they are going to do on the "experience issue" with someone who leads 17,000 employes in an $8 Billion enterprise with a $1.2 Billion surplus (2007 numbers, your mileage may vary) and a GDP of $42 Billion. When you are comparing your number 1 with our number 2 on experience, you are losing.
If the stakes weren't so serious, and the dims so unlikeable, I could almost feel sympathy for them. Just like a Wile E. Coyote cartoon, the audience can see the next catastrophe coming from a long way away, and the dims and the media, like Wile, have a look of utter disbelief on their faces as they stand amidst the wreckage.
I agree that the McCain team knew that once this can of worms was opened, Obama’s own illegitimacy as a child would be fair game.
Sorry for Diane and Merideth, it seemed their horns began to show, especially Diane’s. It is not about abstinance only
education, but abstinance plus education.
Nicole Wallace is a fine spokesperson. Tucker Bounds is pathetic. McCain needs to dump him. He let Campbell Brown eat him for lunch yesterday.
I saw that as well. Bounds was pathetic. Anyone who lets Campbell Brown best them is not competent to be a spokesman for anything.
I totally agree with you.
To the press and others worms: Leave the girl alone!!! I hope you are happy humiliating her like that. She is no different than any other girl at that age finding herself in the same position.
I continue to monitor FR every day but I don’t post very much any more. In 2006 I was disgusted by the Limbaugh attack blaming the pages in the Foley scandal. Many posters here followed his lead and the entire campaign simply fell apart around issues of sex and morality.
I think Limbaugh is a problem. He is doing enormous damage to the Republican brand and has made life miserable for every middle of the road and moderate conservative.
If Limbaugh comes on the radio today trying to fire up the controversy, you know it is only about him and his ratings. McCains best hope is to move beyond the all the noise and try to get some positive traction out of the convention.
I do not believe Limbaugh will do anything other than hype a situation that really needs to be allowed to quiet down. This is a family matter and most people will allow it to be exactly that. But, just watch, Limbaugh will do what is good for Limbaugh. Perhaps he will bring back Michael J Fox for round 2. The man is an idiot. I wish more conservatives had the courage to tell him to shut up
They’re angry that she’s not having an abortion like they would have done at her age. THAT’s what has them ticked, that she’s not killing the baby to sacrifice to Molech......
The premise of these moral tempest’s is that Democrats never violate their own moral code because they don’t have one. Democrats have no moral failures because they have no moral aspirations.
You mess with our women we get crazy, it's that neanderthal/chivalry gene we have.
We need a weekday talk show thread. I can’t keep up with everything that is being said on the MSM!
According to Laura Ingraham the back lash against the left is starting. Like she said this morning: “the obama camp sure kicked the hornets nest”
Maybe we should revive our morning talk show thread, at least until the election. There was so little participation after Imus went off the air there seemed no point to it. If there was interest, I could do it.
We need to let the McCain people know this and put Bounds in the background--or limit him to weak reporters like Blitzer.
Yeah, I guess you are right. But then why did X41, 43, and Jeb call Rush to congratulate him on his show yesterday?
Interesting that X41 asked Rush how “our man Ailes” is doing. Then X41 was told to temper his remarks cause he was “on the radio air”.
Diane Sawyer may be a media whore in more ways than one. How did she get her job working for Ron Ziegler and was she involved in the DNC Callgirl ring of watergate break-in infamy?
Here is an interesting discovery document, a memo in the lawsuit John Dean filed (and lost) vs the authors of Silent Coup. Why this was never checked out and brought to light is truly a wonder:
http://www.nixonera.com/etexts/colodny_exhibits/exhib105.asp The memo reflects an early, 1986 investigation by journalist Phil Sanford into the origins of watergate and his pursuit of the so-called callgirl theory of the watergate break-in. According to this early research, Sawyer’s code name in the callgirl ring was Ecdyiast. He also mentions John Dean’s future wife’s code name “Clout” in this memo.
I am sure this could be researched extensively by the online community to finally determine whether Diane Sawyer was indeed Ecdyiast as suggested by this document.
It is comical how out of touch Big Media is with normal people.
I like Rush. And no, I had no sympathy for 18+ year olds who supposedly were pressured into having sex with older men. Sorry, but heterosexual 18 year old males do NOT have sex with other men to get/keep a job.
The pregnancy is a semi-private matter. I say semi, because everyone knew it would become a public matter soon - even if Sarah Palin stayed in Alaska, or even if she resigned as Gov.
However, the vitriolic attacks on Palin, and the MSM sending ‘reporters’ to try to find any dirt, any where when they won’t even mention Ayers or review Obama’s history of non-accomplishment - THAT is a huge story. When you (liberals, not you personally) attack a woman by claiming she faked being pregnant, you obviously are insane - but the MSM has been eating it up!
This is the Wellstone Memorial done in a negative way, where the liberals prove that no one can escape their vomit. The USA needs to decide if people like that should be dominate in politics.
“middle of the road and moderate conservative.” = Liberal leaning Noreaster Country Club republican.
Limbaugh speaks to and serves conservatives, not “The Republican Brand.
I don't even recall which liberal news reader it was on MSNBC last night who tried to do the same thing.
Rush has been away all weekend. If he comments on this manufactured "crisis on the right", I will bet that he hits the liberals hard for their hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy for saying the kids of candidates are off limits - except when it's the kids of (R) candidates.
Hypocrisy for saying that women should be free to choose to have a child or kill it - but it's a good choice only if they choose to kill it.
Hypocrisy for saying that a woman's place is anywhere her own ambition leads her - except if she is an (R) woman.
And more, I am sure.
I hope he kicks the liberals' asses over this.
I agree. Bounds was weak, especially on the Palin matters.
Should have a woman defending Palin on the experience issue anyway.
The Larry King videos from last night are below. They made my blood boil. Remarkable and disgusting video.
Or, as Ann Coulter has put it, the Left renounces and repudidates any moral code whatsoever so that they can accuse others of hypocrisy.
So you think this is the hill we choose to fight on. Sorry, I think it is a private matter and it should be left private.
That's a good thing. Rush Limbaugh has done more for the Conservative movement in this country in the last 20 years than anybody except Ronald Reagan. What have you done?
So much to digest, so little time!!! So many lies to dispel.
Your analysis is always right on. If you can do it, I'll support it as much as possible.
Much deeper than that... it now opens up Obama’s position on the Born Alive Infant Protection Act.
The MSM have been hoisted by their own pitards.
Turn on Fox News. Liz Trotta is making excuses for the blatant sexism involved in this controversy. She says it’s absolutely justified.
McGruff, see #41. Shall we revive our morning thread, at least for the time being?
Thanks for the links, BTW. I may have to wait to watch it again. It was a disgusting display.
Never put a weenie like Bounds up against a loud-mouth man-hating leftist bitch like Brown. God every time I see her I puke just thinking what she must be like in bed. I pity the poor schmuck who has to listen to her give him sex instructions and then listen to her arrogant, insufferable leftist psychobabble after he does her!
I’m not sure which leftist rat hole you climbed out of to post this drivel, but get back underground with the rest of your mutant Democrap pals!
Americans hate mean people, it turns them off faster than anything else including ideals, and now the dims have spent days attacking a lady and her children including a disabled child! Brilliant McCain move stupid, stupid dim move. Stupid, stupid media move.
But, calling ‘em vultures is a real insult to a very useful bird. Face it, the English language doesn’t have a word that properly describes them; I think it would take many vulgar adjectives followed by “cretin.”
I am partial to, “monsters”, myself...
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