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McCain camp: Negative Palin press is spiteful
The Washington Times ^ | September 3, 2008 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 09/03/2008 11:12:15 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

The McCain campaign says press coverage of John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, has gone overboard, and that reporters are being spiteful because the campaign managed to keep the press from learning about her selection until they announced it themselves.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; 2008veep; mccain; mccainpalin; palin; propagandawingofdnc

1 posted on 09/03/2008 11:12:15 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
BREAKING NEWS: We (the press) Are Spiteful
2 posted on 09/03/2008 11:15:06 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Sarah Palin 08 12 16 20)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I think a lot of reporters best think twice or they will ruin their careers. This could bury a lot of the media. I also believe that most people are getting tired of the hate.


3 posted on 09/03/2008 11:16:49 AM PDT by RC2
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The McCain campaign is wrong. The media is on a feeding frenzy because they thought when McCain became the presumptive Republican nominee, they were assured of not having a single conservative running for president or VP.

Then McCain double-crossed them and picked Sarah Palin.

And, here’s a flash for Team McCain: The corrupt MSM is acting vindictively, not merely spitefully.


4 posted on 09/03/2008 11:19:03 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: savedbygrace

THANK YOU!! McCain better learn who he is dealing with and fast.


5 posted on 09/03/2008 11:22:38 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Berlin_Freeper

From the article:

A top adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama...also took a shot at Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent who Tuesday night blasted Mr. Obama’s claims to bipartisanship.

“...he turned to the American people who were watching and then flat-out lied [about] Barack Obama,” Mr. Gibbs said.


wahhhh wahhh wahhh.

What an articulate response to what was a very good speech, aimed at a crucial segment of voters.


6 posted on 09/03/2008 11:24:01 AM PDT by Canedawg (Sarah Palin Rocks! McCain-Palin '08)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The best defense is a good offense. Sarah will take care of things in the coming days, beginning this evening. Nobody is going to push her around. Especially not our press weenies and liberal Obama hatchet men.


7 posted on 09/03/2008 11:29:11 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: savedbygrace

“Then McCain double-crossed them and picked Sarah Palin”.

...I 100% absolutely agree! I also believe that the McCain are NOT surprised by any of this and that “The Bullet” has plans of his own. A la Karl Rove.

The negative, hateful, spiteful and venemous left wing press will regret the outcome of all of this!


8 posted on 09/03/2008 11:33:46 AM PDT by albie
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The McCain campaign says press coverage of John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, has gone overboard, and that reporters are being spiteful because the campaign managed to keep the press from learning about her selection until they announced it themselves.

"No John, it's because they hate you..."

9 posted on 09/03/2008 11:34:53 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Related...

http://exposingtheleft.blogspot.com/2008/09/disingenuous-spin-of-week.html


10 posted on 09/03/2008 11:35:20 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Caipirabob
All sarcasm aside...the left hates all of us.
11 posted on 09/03/2008 11:35:20 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Why do they attribute it to the wrong reason? /rhetorical


12 posted on 09/03/2008 11:36:29 AM PDT by balk (thefightnetwork.com)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

This has gone WAY beyond an investigation of her professional credentials and public record. This is a smash-mouth, brass-knuckles, muckraking, anal examination, MEANT to be demeaning and degrading. There is no sense of propriety, no decency, no boundaries.


13 posted on 09/03/2008 11:36:55 AM PDT by alloysteel (Are Democrats truly "better angels"? They are lousy stewards for America.)
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To: Caipirabob

Everyone who practices wickedness hates the light and does not come to the light, so that his actions may not be exposed.
John 3:20


14 posted on 09/03/2008 11:38:39 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: Berlin_Freeper

Nice. Mac is playing rope-a-dope with the Drive-Bys.
Watch for them to overreact and assault McCain’s “hot temper”, “age”, “senility”, etc. The Drive-Bys will alienate even more citizens and hasten their own dinosaurian demise.


15 posted on 09/03/2008 11:39:05 AM PDT by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: alloysteel

It’s the minions of the Evil One recognizing and attacking a Warrior of the Light.

Nothing less than that - recognize this for what it is.

The left has their secular messiah, and we have a warrior called forth to defeat him.


16 posted on 09/03/2008 11:40:04 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: MrB
It's mind boggling. Rush Limbaugh made a statement that you just reminded me of. He said the left's hatred of the right is simply a reflection of their hatred and fear of all thing righteous, including their hatred of God and not being able to destroy him.
17 posted on 09/03/2008 11:41:35 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Caipirabob

I was already on to the God V Satan battle that we’re witnessing, prior to Rush today - I’m glad El Rushbo sees it too.

Someone’s gonna think I’m a kook for seeing it this way, but none of y’all know me personally, anyway. :)


18 posted on 09/03/2008 11:45:03 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: Berlin_Freeper

Spiteful is the least of their problems. They’re also unprincipled and loathed.


19 posted on 09/03/2008 11:46:58 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Barack Obama was not properly vetted.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The MSM used to be able influence voters with subtle shading or spinning in a way that wasn’t open or obvious. Over time, roughly the last 35 years, the bias became more recognizable, and necessarily became more and more overt as it was less and less effective. This year, the bubble burst, and subtlety and shading are no longer effective. Now the MSM is waging open war on its ideological adversaries with lies, naked hatred and open contempt. The pretense and denial is over, and the MSM is fighting for its survival, hopeful of becoming a kingmaker rather than just an echo chamber for liberal dogma. 2008 is the turning point; America will be either manipulated by a political media that can dictate its beliefs and promote anyone it sees fit into positions of leadership, or the media as we know it will perish.


20 posted on 09/03/2008 11:53:00 AM PDT by Spok (The Sinopian Sage.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
So far, the scrutiny has not dented the support of evangelical and fiscal conservatives, who have said Mrs. Palin's selection has renewed their faith in Mr. McCain's candidacy.

Translation of this statement: Conservatives tell the media and Left we're not joining them on their fast track to Hell.

21 posted on 09/03/2008 11:55:59 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Spok
The MSM used to be able influence voters with subtle shading or spinning in a way that wasn’t open or obvious

The DBM/MSM still influences too many sheeple in this country.

For you to think that it no longer does...is folly.

22 posted on 09/03/2008 11:59:05 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Hillary's heart is blacker than the devil's riding boots...............)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I disagree with this assessment. A viper needs no reason to bite. It is a viper. Biting is what it does.


23 posted on 09/03/2008 12:01:25 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Man, that's stupid ... even by congressional standards.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Governor Sarah Palin is not only a dragon slayer, she is a three headed dragon slayer: the entire mainstream press, the washington insider ruling class, and the democrat party are all connected by a scaly, nasty body of horrible philosophies.

Governor Sarah Palin is up against a vile and wicked three headed monster. Governor Sarah Palin is a hero—she will slay the dragon.


24 posted on 09/03/2008 12:01:51 PM PDT by FreedomProtector
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To: snarkytart

THANK YOU!! McCain better learn who he is dealing with and fast.

On one hand...I think McCain knows.

On the other hand...he's been in love with the microphone and lights of the DBM/MSM for years....

It's the classic love hate relationship.

25 posted on 09/03/2008 12:02:38 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Hillary's heart is blacker than the devil's riding boots...............)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

such a shame that the politics of today come down to trying to discredit your opponent in order to increase your chances of being elected to office as opposed to selling yourself to the voters by telling them what you are going to do to better this country if elected. i for one think palin was an excellant choice as she is a breath of fresh air and will shake up washington good ol boy politics as usual. kind of reminds me of when ol uncle ronnie ran for president. then we have obama’s choice for v.p. a man that ran against him in the primarys and told us how obama is not qualified for the presidency. now that biden is the v.p. pick obama has all the experience in the world. sounds like same ol good ol boy politics to me.


26 posted on 09/03/2008 12:03:34 PM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: Berlin_Freeper

such a shame that the politics of today come down to trying to discredit your opponent in order to increase your chances of being elected to office as opposed to selling yourself to the voters by telling them what you are going to do to better this country if elected. i for one think palin was an excellant choice as she is a breath of fresh air and will shake up washington good ol boy politics as usual. kind of reminds me of when ol uncle ronnie ran for president. then we have obama’s choice for v.p. a man that ran against him in the primarys and told us how obama is not qualified for the presidency. now that biden is the v.p. pick obama has all the experience in the world. sounds like same ol good ol boy politics to me.


27 posted on 09/03/2008 12:03:43 PM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: FreedomProtector
Governor Sarah Palin is a hero—she will slay the dragon.

While I like what I know of her....Let's not get carried away.

Hero?

Not now....not yet.

28 posted on 09/03/2008 12:04:12 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Hillary's heart is blacker than the devil's riding boots...............)
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To: savedbygrace

not only that but a very appealing conservative. if he picked another older guy with a few extra pounds and thinning hair, they wouldn’t get him so much. I don’t remember crap like this after Bush picked Cheney.


29 posted on 09/03/2008 12:07:28 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Biden, it's Sarahcuda, not Sarahcutie. Dork!)
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To: MrB
It’s the minions of the Evil One recognizing and attacking a Warrior of the Light. Nothing less than that - recognize this for what it is.

Exactly right. It's the continuation of the same old controversy and struggle that opened in the courts of Heaven when Lucifer jealously desired a position of power and honor that were not rightfully his. He started a campaign of deceit and innuendo within that realm that continues to this day in the current outworking of events and personalities. Once the curtain is pulled back and you see it, then it becomes obvious.

30 posted on 09/03/2008 4:54:50 PM PDT by Prince Caspian
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