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McCain Doesn't Get It: Women are not that stupid. [Streisand blows a gasket re: Sarah Palin]
B.S. Official Website ^ | From the mouth of Babs

Posted on 09/02/2008 10:59:19 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative

Maybe he was sick of the lack of media attention…maybe he had enough of the late night talk show hosts poking fun at his age…maybe he realized that belonging to a party that has been associated with rich, white men was not going to connect with voters in this historical election year. Or maybe he was just ready to take back some of the spotlight that has shined so brightly on Barack Obama and the Democrats since the beginning of the Democratic convention. Desperation can motivate people to make some pretty cynical and hypocritical decisions. Whatever the reason, John McCain’s Hail Mary-- in the form of Vice Presidential pick Governor Sarah Palin--sent a very clear message to America about how he views female voters. Women, he thinks, will vote another woman into office regardless of the candidate's values, experience and political positions.

No one can dispute that this decision was micro-targeted to the small percentage of Independent and Democratic women residing in the Rocky Mountain West, who strongly supported Hillary Clinton in the primary and still find themselves undecided as we move into the general election. Unfortunately, what John McCain failed to realize is that after eight long and destructive years of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and their cronies, American voters will not fall prey to political ploys once again.

For months, John McCain and the Republicans went after Barack Obama for lacking the experience they felt was necessary in order to be commander in chief. Yet, on this day, an aging John McCain, who is the oldest Presidential nominee in history, chose a running mate—a person that is just a heart beat away from the Presidency—that has no foreign policy experience, no national experience and limited state government experience…. a virtual unknown who has only been Governor for a less than 2 years of a state with a population of fewer than 680,000 people…a woman who condemns a woman’s right to choose.

I believe John McCain chose Gov. Palin because he truly believes that women who supported Hillary—an experienced, brilliant, life-long public servant--would vote for him because his Vice President has two x chromosomes. McCain’s selection of Governor Palin is a transparent and irresponsible decision all in the name of trying to win this election.

John McCain has served this country. No one in this election is denying him that. But his selection of Governor Palin has demonstrated that he is willing to put his desperation to win this election above the welfare of the American people. As someone who has spent over 40 years advocating on behalf of women both politically and philanthropically, as someone who was a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton and as someone who cares deeply about the health and welfare of all women, hear me Senator McCain: “This calculated, cynical ploy to pull away a small percentage of Hillary's women voters from Barack Obama will not work. We are not that stupid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; babs; callawaaambulance; catfight; democrats; dnctalkingpoints; jealous; palin; shutupandsing; smearcampaign
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Note the thoughtful, measured use of exclamation points for greater emphasis.

Note also that at the end of the third paragraph we see what's really bothering Babs about Sarah -- the latter opposes in utero infanticide.

1 posted on 09/02/2008 10:59:19 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Streisand really IS STUPID. What McCain did with Palin is to insure that Obambi get almost zero of the WHITE HETEROSEXUAL MALE VOTE.


2 posted on 09/02/2008 11:01:37 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Women are not “THAT” Stupid? What is she saying?


3 posted on 09/02/2008 11:02:43 AM PDT by The_Republican (Conservatives are in trouble because they hate Scarlett Johanson.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“Women, he thinks, will vote another woman into office regardless of the candidate’s values, experience and political positions.”

No. He thinks women (and men) will vote another woman into office BECAUSE OF the candidate’s values, experience and political positions.


4 posted on 09/02/2008 11:02:53 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
...…a woman who condemns a woman’s right to choose.

Unlike YOU, Honey, who condemns a fetus’ right to LIVE!

5 posted on 09/02/2008 11:02:54 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
John McCain has served this country. No one in this election is denying him that.

You haven't been paying attention, Babs.

6 posted on 09/02/2008 11:03:04 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

The nomination must have hit a raw nerve the way the Rats are moaning.

They are making very sexist arguments against the nomination. They are playing the “sex” card.


7 posted on 09/02/2008 11:03:57 AM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

this has been posted at least three times.


8 posted on 09/02/2008 11:04:35 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Hey stoopid Babs - go powder your considerable nose - about 100 pounds ought to be enough.


9 posted on 09/02/2008 11:04:57 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: 1Old Pro

“What McCain did with Palin is to insure that Obambi get almost zero of the WHITE HETEROSEXUAL MALE VOTE.”

Based on Palin’s being cute? Heheh. No really, I think that is true, that vote will go to her.

I think also that even though women are not stupid enough to vote for a xx chromosome they will vote for an intelligent female with conservative choices, aka Sarah Palin.


10 posted on 09/02/2008 11:05:00 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“McCain Doesn’t Get It: Women are not that stupid.”
Some women are, babs. Some women are...got any mirrors around?


11 posted on 09/02/2008 11:05:31 AM PDT by henkster (Obama: More people under the bus than on it.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Women are not that stupid

That's pretty funny, coming from one who is...

12 posted on 09/02/2008 11:06:10 AM PDT by bcsco (Palin runs a state. Obama runs...from his ties to Communism.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

I will give Streisand the benefit of the doubt and say she is probably not as stupid as she sounds.


13 posted on 09/02/2008 11:07:34 AM PDT by popdonnelly (I'll tell you a little secret: we're smarter and more competent than the Left.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Babs, Babs, Babs...as my deceased uncle used to say...”That old Streisand gal will never want for a handle to carry her face in out of the rain”.


14 posted on 09/02/2008 11:07:42 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (The Difference Between Palin and Obama is Common Sense, She's GOT IT, He DOESN'T)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Back when she was in college she had 80's HAIR!!!!!!!!!!!

She also had some 80's albums too that she would sing to her hairbrush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Do you really, really want a VP who sang "Wild boys alwaaaaays shiiiiiiiine! into her hairbrush instead of "Evergreen"!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WELL DO YOU?!?!?!?!

15 posted on 09/02/2008 11:07:48 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Note the thoughtful, measured use of exclamation points for greater emphasis.

I noticed. You know, one or two exclamation point after a statement would not have convinced me to agree with her in the least. BUT, her liberal use of a dozen or more exclamation points swayed me over to her arguments. Babs is right!!!!!!!! There's nothing better than, um.....what was her argument again?

16 posted on 09/02/2008 11:09:59 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

McCain needed to do two things. One was to shore up the base, so he looked for a Conservative. Two was to bring in a young outsider, a reformer with executive experience. Why not choose the most popular governor in the land? The fact that she is a female, and might pull in some disgruntled Hillary voters, is a pure bonus. I don’t think there was a male candidate with those qualifications available.


17 posted on 09/02/2008 11:12:57 AM PDT by Paradox (Obama, the Audacity of Hype.)
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To: Snickering Hound

Yes.

: )


18 posted on 09/02/2008 11:13:34 AM PDT by Califreak (Rome is burning and nobody cares)
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To: Califreak

I agree with Barbara that women in general are not stupid...but she is.


19 posted on 09/02/2008 11:15:36 AM PDT by Moby Grape
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To: wbill

I guess Babs missed that episode of Seinfeld!!!!!!!


20 posted on 09/02/2008 11:15:51 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Dear Babs,

Your rant is stupid. Stupid is as stupid does.

Cheers,

What_Not


21 posted on 09/02/2008 11:16:15 AM PDT by hoe_cake ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." MTwain)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

You have to read this out loud pinching your nostrils for the proper effect.

Kind of like you have to start the percolator, get a shawl and toast an onion bayali before listening to Andrea Mitchell.


22 posted on 09/02/2008 11:16:46 AM PDT by kinghorse (Selecting Palin took the guts of a fighter pilot landing on the deck of a carrier)
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To: weegee

Can anyone name a male candidate that could resemble Palin?

Those fanatic liberals who think this pick was ‘pandering’ to women should just get over themselves.
It isn’t about you!
This is a pick that stands for the ‘rugged individualism’ of the American Spirit!


23 posted on 09/02/2008 11:17:00 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Photobucket

babs blows her WaD!

24 posted on 09/02/2008 11:17:53 AM PDT by pipecorp
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

biyali, not bayali.


25 posted on 09/02/2008 11:18:01 AM PDT by kinghorse (Selecting Palin took the guts of a fighter pilot landing on the deck of a carrier)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Does this mean McCain is going to start singing again?


26 posted on 09/02/2008 11:19:05 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (ANWR would look great in pumps.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Here’s what’s happening with the Sarah Palin pick. The Dim leftists and the liberal Republicans have taken great pains over the past 10 to 20 years, and most particularly in 2008, to frontload the primaries and caucuses with States and voting laws that would guarantee no conservative could emerge with the Republican nomination.

Then, McCain picked conservative Sarah Palin to be his VP, giving her a leg up to run for president as a conservative in either 2012 or 2016.

The leftists and liberals reacted, “Whoa, we had this thing fixed. But John McCain is backing out of the deal we fixed.”

McCain’s fixed a fix that has fixed their fix. That’s wht they’re in a lather.

Now the only fix they have for McCain’s fix of their fix is to shout and scream and whine.

That’s what’s happening.


27 posted on 09/02/2008 11:19:53 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: griswold3

This pick was about CONSERVATIVES, not about women.


28 posted on 09/02/2008 11:21:35 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

>>an experienced, brilliant, life-long public servant<<

People keep saying this about hillary. What has she done?

A bunch of unelected “First Lady” roles and a couple years as senator, what lifelong is there?


29 posted on 09/02/2008 11:22:42 AM PDT by netmilsmom (The Party of Darkness prefers to have the lights out. - Go Fierce 50!!!)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“we are not that stupid!!!!!!!!!”

there she goes, projecting again, tsk, tsk,tsk.


30 posted on 09/02/2008 11:22:57 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

I gues there’s no ‘THAT’ there, Babs.


31 posted on 09/02/2008 11:23:25 AM PDT by combat_boots (She lives! 22 weeks, 9.5 inches. Go, baby, go!)
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To: griswold3

“It isn’t about you!”

Obama said that this election is about ‘you’ though. After about a million ‘I’ insertions.

Soros must have a whole lot of money to spread around.


32 posted on 09/02/2008 11:25:45 AM PDT by combat_boots (She lives! 22 weeks, 9.5 inches. Go, baby, go!)
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To: Paradox

Great minds think alike!

see post #23


33 posted on 09/02/2008 11:27:04 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Desperation can motivate people to make some pretty cynical and hypocritical decisions.

Yep, Babs that describes you to a tee.

34 posted on 09/02/2008 11:27:27 AM PDT by notpoliticallycorewrecked ( Support Free Republic)
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To: Snickering Hound
Do you really, really want a VP who sang "Wild boys alwaaaaays shiiiiiiiine! into her hairbrush instead of "Evergreen"!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WELL DO YOU?!?!?!?!

We don't complain about Dick Cheney doing it. (running for the bunker).

35 posted on 09/02/2008 11:29:45 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Whale oil: the renewable biofuel for the 21st century.)
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To: savedbygrace

Whaaaaaaaaattttt !?!?

Fix, the fix, and fixed the fixer, fix?

Seriously...you are correct it’s just a long way to get there.


36 posted on 09/02/2008 11:30:36 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (I will not vote for Obama not because he is black, but because he is RED)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

STILL waiting for someone to make that collage ad I’ve been calling for:

“Rosie...Sarandon...Clooney...Sarandon...Diddy...Obama.
WE JUST KNOW BETTER.”


37 posted on 09/02/2008 11:31:29 AM PDT by BobbyT
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To: Impeach the Boy

I wasn’t saying women are stupid.

I was responding to this comment in fun:

>Do you really, really want a VP who sang “Wild boys alwaaaaays shiiiiiiiine! into her hairbrush instead of “Evergreen”!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WELL DO YOU?!?!?!?!<


38 posted on 09/02/2008 11:35:13 AM PDT by Califreak (Rome is burning and nobody cares)
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To: 1Old Pro

What a bunch of bs bs is spouting.

Hey dearie, we want a real leader; not some bs artist whose only qualification is well, bs.


39 posted on 09/02/2008 11:37:11 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: 1Old Pro

Streisand has never heard of transference.

See the dims are so used to using sex and race as a political ploy they just cannot understand
using a woman or a minority simply because they are qualified . They do not understand that we support
Justice Thomas, J.C. Watts, or michael Steel because of
their beliefs regardless of their skin color. The same goes
for Sarah Palin, or Condoleeza Rice.

I think the democrats are finding out how it feels to be
hoist on their own petard.

We have a winning team here, what we must do is make sure
they have big coat tails.


40 posted on 09/02/2008 11:37:37 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Babs, Babs, Babs...take an extra Valium and go change your Depends. We know women aren’t stupid (or THAT stupid, as you so elequently put it), but you definitely are. The good news is, even if McCain wins, you’ll continue to be an obscenely rich, spoiled, overfed, mindless, out of touch grimalkin that continues to be a source of entertainment to thinking Americans. In other words, nothing in your weird little bubble of existence will change at all.


41 posted on 09/02/2008 11:39:14 AM PDT by Spok (The Sinopian Sage.)
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To: griswold3
"Can anyone name a male candidate that could resemble Palin?" Am I close? Palin is a great pick though. I'm thrilled.
42 posted on 09/02/2008 11:39:26 AM PDT by Califreak (Rome is burning and nobody cares)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“Women, he thinks, will vote another woman into office regardless of the candidate’s values, experience and political positions.”

-How ridiculous! Hillary’s failure just proved the above accusation wrong! Women WON’T just vote for a woman just because...


43 posted on 09/02/2008 11:47:06 AM PDT by J40000
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Nuff said!


44 posted on 09/02/2008 11:48:47 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

God, I wonder how Babs would do with a Communist regime?

No more spas and limos.

No more food to feed her horrid face.

She is the ultimate Limousine Lib with no attachment to reality.


45 posted on 09/02/2008 11:49:35 AM PDT by wac3rd (Carter80/Obama08)
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To: Califreak

Why didn’t I think of Duncan Hunter??!!

I think you win that one!


46 posted on 09/02/2008 11:53:49 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: griswold3

Not trying to win anything here, but thanks anyway.

Hunter/Palin or Palin/Hunter?

How’s that for a dream team?


47 posted on 09/02/2008 11:56:06 AM PDT by Califreak (Rome is burning and nobody cares)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

Pelosi and Hillary can hold a “I hate you, but I hate her more” party.


48 posted on 09/02/2008 12:05:52 PM 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: Constitutionalist Conservative

That can’t possibly be from Babs - spelling, punctuation, structure, NO WAY that is her work (or are Microsoft’s autocorrect features that good?)


49 posted on 09/02/2008 12:11:17 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("John McCain has a birthday but he gives US the present.")
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Babs, not only are you that stupid, you are even more stupid.

BABS STREISAND (hissing, hyperventilating, spittle flying everywhere): How dare Sarah Palin not abort that little retard!

50 posted on 09/02/2008 12:16:51 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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