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Why Sarah has the X appeal
The Sun ^ | 9/2/2008 | OLIVER HARVEY

Posted on 09/02/2008 8:29:58 PM PDT by weef

SHE is the moose-hunting mum-of-five who could soon be the second most powerful person on the planet.

Ex-beauty queen Sarah Palin has arrived out of the political — and geographical — wilderness to send shockwaves through the US Presidential race. The gun-toting Alaskan Governor’s appointment as John McCain’s running mate has been met with glee by many conservative Republicans.

She is fiercely anti-abortion and went ahead with her pregnancy with son Trig, now five months, after learning at an early stage that he would have Down’s syndrome. The former Miss Alaska runner-up is deeply religious and supports the teaching of creationism alongside evolution in schools. The 44-year-old Vice Presidential candidate is also a “supermom” who has managed to run the state of Alaska while bringing up five kids.

(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; 2008veep; mccain; palin; sarahpalin; vp
Great, positive article. Why can't newspapers in the US be this fair?
1 posted on 09/02/2008 8:29:58 PM PDT by weef
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To: weef

BUMP


2 posted on 09/02/2008 8:31:21 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: weef
"Why can't newspapers in the US be this fair?"

Because they're too busy being liberal.

3 posted on 09/02/2008 8:34:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: weef

A British tabloid more objective than the USA media. Who knew?


4 posted on 09/02/2008 8:35:46 PM PDT by yongin
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To: weef

Maybe the Sun can put her on Page Three, if she has XXX appeal.


5 posted on 09/02/2008 8:35:58 PM PDT by Clemenza (Barack Obama: Black and White and RED all Over)
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To: weef
“who could soon be the second most powerful person on the planet”

The Vice President? Obviously Constitutionally illiterate. The American Vice President has almost no power.

6 posted on 09/02/2008 8:37:53 PM PDT by allmendream (If "the New Yorker" makes a joke, and liberals don't get it, is it still funny?)
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To: weef

cuz they want their Messiah to be President. Pretty clear cut.

If our candidate was the black one, the MSM would play the race card against us. Because we have a woman on the ticket, they are going sexist. They really don’t have a moral compass beyond ensuring that the people who support their ideology are as victorious as possible.


7 posted on 09/02/2008 8:39:17 PM PDT by bpjam (Obama is Black. Stop Asking Questions, Dammit!!!)
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To: yongin

The Sun takes a right of center stand (although Murdoch loved Blair). Papers in the UK are honest about where they stand ideologically.


8 posted on 09/02/2008 8:39:30 PM PDT by Impy (Spellcheck hates Obama, you should too.)
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To: weef

Did Rush really drop the f-bomb?


9 posted on 09/02/2008 8:41:03 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("John McCain has a birthday but he gives US the present.")
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To: weef

Good piece, Begala is his old scummy self.


10 posted on 09/02/2008 8:41:23 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: Clemenza
Maybe the Sun can put her on Page Three, if she has XXX appeal.

GMTA

11 posted on 09/02/2008 8:43:05 PM PDT by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: allmendream

If pushed, or through some kind of nuclear option, what could the Vice President do in his role as President of the Senate? Could Cheney go down there and force a vote on something Dingy Harry won’t bring forward?


12 posted on 09/02/2008 8:45:36 PM PDT by Styria
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To: Clemenza

13 posted on 09/02/2008 8:47:22 PM PDT by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: weef
They had me until, It is estimated that one-third of US girls get pregnant before the age of 20, with 80 per cent of those “unintended”.
14 posted on 09/02/2008 8:47:27 PM PDT by itsthejourney
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To: Styria
Nothing. No.

Vote only in case of a tie. That is it other than serve if the President dies in office. It is the unofficial ‘successor’ and ‘spokesman’ that gives the Vice Presidential role its purely symbolic significance.

16 posted on 09/02/2008 8:50:27 PM PDT by allmendream (If "the New Yorker" makes a joke, and liberals don't get it, is it still funny?)
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To: Baynative

Thanks for posting that, personal experiences mean much more than pundits or the enemedia.


17 posted on 09/02/2008 8:56:57 PM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: Gondring

I swear, she looked just like Dawn Welles when she was in her late teens/early 20s.


18 posted on 09/02/2008 8:57:20 PM PDT by Clemenza (Barack Obama: Black and White and RED all Over)
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To: weef
I LOVE the reader comments! The British seem really intrigued by the whole Annie Oakley thing while completely bored with the teenage pregnancy thing.

I don't think our press appreciates how exotic Sarah Palin is to some foreigners. He's actually more exotic to them than Barack Obama. They've seen black people before, but Sarah Palin is the sort of thing they've only seen in movies.
19 posted on 09/02/2008 9:10:54 PM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Sarah Palin got more votes running for Mayor of Wasilla than Joe Biden got running for president.)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
They've seen black people before, but Sarah Palin is the sort of thing they've only seen in movies.

Brilliant! I'm loving all the hillbilly redneck etc stuff we are seeing in our press too. Good ol boys (and girls) totally freek the left out. No brains liberals confronting no bladder control -- that's what you get when lefties observe "hillbillys" & "rednecks"

20 posted on 09/02/2008 10:52:36 PM PDT by FreeRadical (Say you hate me. Say you are an Obama voter.)
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To: Clemenza
I swear, she looked just like Dawn Welles when she was in her late teens/early 20s.

Sarah's MaryAnn vs. Obama's Ginger. Let the debates resume. I expect the usual, MaryAnn by a landslide!

21 posted on 09/02/2008 11:10:46 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer
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To: JohnBovenmyer

“She looks like Mary Ann in that photo. Everyone with two brain cells preferred Mary Ann.”

A post I made Aug 29 on another board, and yes there are other boards.


22 posted on 09/03/2008 1:46:29 PM PDT by Eagles2003
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