Skip to comments."Enemy" is "Source" of Palin Affair Rumor (Vanity)
Posted on 09/03/2008 3:16:50 PM PDT by JennysCool
Excuse the vanity, but the "affair" story seems to be getting more circulation, and credence, than it deserves. Byron York at the National Review got a copy of the National Enquirer story (which is below), which indicates the source of the smear is an "enemy" of Palin.
I'd like to know the last time a publication -- even one as questionable as the Enquirer -- published a story which had "charges" by an "enemy" as its only source.
We thought US was bad.
The pertinent section is below:
Another incredible allegation emerging from the family war is that Palin, a mother of five, had an affair with a former business associate of her fisherman husband, Todd.
Todd discovered the affair and quickly dissolved his friendship and his business associations with the guy, charges an enemy. Many people in Alaska are talking about the rumor and say Todd swept it under the rug.
And thats it, as far as the affair is concerned. In the brief cover story, the Enquirer also says this:
The ugly family feud stems from a three-year battle between the 44-year-old governor and her former brother-in-law, state trooper Mike Wooten.
Sarah has many enemies in her hometown but a lot of them are in her own extended family, a source close to the Palin family told The Enquirer.
Family members loyal to Wooten are now waging a campaign to drag Palins reputation through the mud.
I sincerely hope that a number of slander and libel suits filed by the Palin family will be shortly forthcoming...
SERIOUSLY! I have never seen a press so eager to destroy before. They have spent more time in 5 days, going through the sand on Palin than they have in 19months on Obomba!
When is Biden going to finally wise up and drop that sleazebag Barack Hussein Obama from the ticket?
So is it the Obama campaign or the media offering $5,000 for dirt on Palin?
God bless and protect john mccain and sarah palin and their families.
extended families can be a scourge
LOL - love your tag line. After all the anger I’ve had over the last couple of days I needed that!
Why are people posting this trash on this site?
The media is using the enemies of Palin in Alaska to play the fiddle for Obama...make no doubt about that.
OMG, I can’t keep up with the rumors!
John Edwards. He’s screwing around on his dying wife...not a word. Elizabeth is getting Chemo and out on the road campaigning....no one worried if children were being taken care of! We know their father didn’t have time!
Great question. Why ARE we feeding this beast?
Err, um, have you ever been to Free Republic before?
This is a rumor originating in the National Enquirer that mainstream news organizations are now picking up, and it needs to be noted in no uncertain terms that the Enquirer’s “source” is described as an “enemy” of Sarah Palin.
So we may battle against it.
Please see #16.
I’m waiting to hear that Palin was abducted by aliens.
I can’t imagine a family member try to stop someone from something like President of the US...You would really, really have to hate them. Just the association itself would be enough to put differences aside. I don’t believe this for one moment.
I wouldn’t be surprised if the Murkowskis had a hand in spreading this.
Personally, I am more interested in learning more about Obama’s homosexual affair in a limousine with Larry Sinclair. Sure, the two were doing cocaine at the time but I think that being on the “down low”, as men like Obama are known in the urban black community, cannot be excused by his drug abuse.
And I’m sure Sinclair was not Obama’s only male lover.
It would sure seem to be the case. These are dark times.
Clarence Thomas had a walk in the park compared to what Palin is going through. Absolutely disgusting.
What role do you think Barack Obama is playing in promoting this story? Judging from what I know of his character, I’d lay money he has some role.
Let’s just say they don’t call him “Bi-den” for nothing.
It is getting to the point that it won’t matter what she is accused of OR what she actually did or does...she won’t lose my vote over it.
And the difference is?
Think Michelle, not Mr. The One himself.
He’s doing nothing, not now. He created the monster, and is just sitting back watching it try to devour it’s next victim. All the while “staying above” the fray.
The media have so sold their souls to his false religion that they are only too happy to burn a “heretic” at the stake to please the anger of their false god, obama. And he can just sit back and laugh.
then she would still be more qualified than barack; she would have intergallactic experience
“Another incredible allegation ...”
Doesn’t “incredible” mean not believable?
it’s the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy
You give him too much credit.
Don't you think he and Daily Kook were both involved in exposing Bristol's pregnancy? I certainly do.
This guy is more Clintonian than the Clintons.
The same MSM which kept John Edwards affair and child made
out of wedlock under wraps!! That in spite of published in
National Enquirer. No surprise there. Edwards is pro-abortion.
I really don’t think Obama is smart enough to plan all this. He’s just the mouthpiece of the marxist massas who are also organizing the brownshirts, msm, acorn and moles throughout the country.
They want their 15 minutes of fame
Your kidding right? No one should be that partisan.
He’s not going to get his fingerprints on this one. Do you really think he has to tell the msm to attack? They are doing this on their own; again, it’s all fawning attempts to please their god.
Yup. Not only is this sleazy journalism, it's also lazy journalism. I am right now, even as we speak, making a "charge" against Joe Biden that he once received shock treatment to cure an unnatural and potentially deadly obsession with Mrs. Howell on Gilligan's Island.
My charge isn't true, but no matter, I'll just write it as:
Incredible charges have been leveled against Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Joe Biden, claiming an attraction to a millionaire's wife once drove him to seek extreme therapy.
See how easy that is? And fun? You bet!
Actually, the National Enquirer has been warned ... The McCain Camp is fighting back.
I will vote too... I don’t care if they prove she slept with big-foot...... NO to Obama.....
Oh, sure, he’ll maintain plausible deniability.
No, the media idiots will carry out the hit on their own, but I’m sure he is actively workign with the independent expenditure groups who are planting this garbage in the media.
Don’t you have anything better to do in your life than post this garbage?
Why warn? Warnings are for the news cycle.
Just sue them. Deeds, not words.
I refuse to take the high road this election. This is an all-out political war, and the only way to combat the endless smears is to put Obama on the defensive until every last rumor about him is discredited.
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