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Palin: wrong woman, wrong message
LA Times ^ | September 4, 2008 | Gloria Steinem

Posted on 09/04/2008 6:48:34 AM PDT by nikos1121

Sarah Palin shares nothing but a chromosome with Hillary Clinton. She is Phyllis Schlafly, only younger.

Here's the good news: Women have become so politically powerful that even the anti-feminist right wing -- the folks with a headlock on the Republican Party -- are trying to appease the gender gap with a first-ever female vice president. We owe this to women -- and to many men too -- who have picketed, gone on hunger strikes or confronted violence at the polls so women can vote. We owe it to Shirley Chisholm, who first took the "white-male-only" sign off the White House, and to Hillary Rodham Clinton, who hung in there through ridicule and misogyny to win 18 million votes.

Palin has been honest about what she doesn't know. When asked last month about the vice presidency, she said, "I still can't answer that question until someone answers for me: What is it exactly that the VP does every day?" When asked about Iraq, she said, "I haven't really focused much on the war in Iraq."

So far, the major new McCain supporter that Palin has attracted is James Dobson of Focus on the Family. Of course, for Dobson, "women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership," so he may be voting for Palin's husband.

And American women, who suffer more because of having two full-time jobs than from any other single injustice, finally have support on a national stage from male leaders who know that women can't be equal outside the home until men are equal in it. Barack Obama and Joe Biden are campaigning on their belief that men should be, can be and want to be at home for their children.

This could be huge.

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


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Do you get the feeling that Sarah Palin is the left's worst nightmare?
1 posted on 09/04/2008 6:48:35 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

They unearthed Gloria Steinem?!?!


2 posted on 09/04/2008 6:49:25 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: nikos1121

The more howls I hear from the MSM, the better I like her!!


3 posted on 09/04/2008 6:49:51 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria is so 1973.


4 posted on 09/04/2008 6:49:59 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: nikos1121

HEre are the perfect rejoinders to Ms Steinem — from across the pond:

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/columnists/fergus_shanahan/article1647092.ece

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/the_real_american_idol/article1647483.ece

pardon me, but OUT F-ing STANDING!!!


5 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:22 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria Steinam? LOLOLOLOLOL What a ditzy broad.


6 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:25 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria Steinem?

What does she know - clearly nada....


7 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:45 AM PDT by roaddog727 (BS does not get bridges built - the funk you see is the funk you do)
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To: nikos1121
And American women, who suffer more because of having two full-time jobs than from any other single injustice...

You made your bed, now sleep in it.

8 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:48 AM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: nikos1121

It was obvious they felt that way the second she was announced last Friday. If the GOP gets the convention bounce that Obama got after his speech (with nothing from their side to blunt it, the way the Palin announcement stunted their bounce), they will really go nuclear on this woman.


9 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:56 AM PDT by hunter112 (John McCain might just have made a decision that has earned him my vote with Sarah Palin.)
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To: nikos1121

It must suck to be an idiot.

But to be such a PUBLIC idiot? Eesh.


10 posted on 09/04/2008 6:51:14 AM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: nikos1121

I cannot believe the amount of WHINING this morning by Democrats! Sarah must have struck a cord.


11 posted on 09/04/2008 6:51:14 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (McCain/Palin '08)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria Steinem: Just plain wrong.


12 posted on 09/04/2008 6:51:20 AM PDT by GoDuke
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To: nikos1121
Anybody else notice that opposite the Palin speech AMC ran The Enforcer as part of Dirty Harry Week?

This is the Clint Eastwood movie where, after the “stylish” promotion of Tyne Dailey’s character to inspector, she eventually earns Dirty Harry’s grudging respect in their fight against, well, Bill Ayers-type domestic terrorists.

13 posted on 09/04/2008 6:51:45 AM PDT by afortiori
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To: nikos1121

Please Gloria, go back to your ironing...


14 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:02 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: johniegrad

That old hag broke out of her rest home?


15 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:30 AM PDT by Stayfree (***********************************************If it is left, it can't be right!!)
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To: johniegrad
They unearthed Gloria Steinem?!?!

No, I heard she's still alive.

16 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:30 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: nikos1121

The left and the feminazis are very upset that the first woman to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave will be a conservative.

They considered it their birthright and now think it was stolen from them.


17 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:37 AM PDT by Rammer
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To: nikos1121

where is the BARF alert.


18 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:43 AM PDT by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: nikos1121

America needs Gloria Steinem like a fish needs a bicycle.


19 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:44 AM PDT by Enterprise (Let all Democrats have a half vote. They deserve it!)
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To: nikos1121

The left and the feminazis are very upset that the first woman to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave will be a conservative.

They considered it their birthright and now think it was stolen from them.


20 posted on 09/04/2008 6:52:49 AM PDT by Rammer
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To: roaddog727

The “Real” Gloria is coming out with fangs. No longer is she a feminist.....no, it’s obvious she’s a Liberal first! You just can’t stand it that Palin has more class and dignity and YOU Gloria are old news!


21 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:01 AM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (Native American pleading for Truth!)
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To: nikos1121

We need Gloria Steinem like a fish needs a bicycle.


22 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:05 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Vote McWhatshisname and PALIN)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria Steinem???? Who dug her up? I thought she’d be rolling over in her grave, but apparently she is still with the living, unless this is “ghost-written”...... so much fun to see the left in panic mode.


23 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:08 AM PDT by Enchante (Millions of liberals stock up on laundry detergent as they soil more underwear)
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To: nikos1121

The first line of the article says it all:

Sarah Palin shares nothing but a chromosome with Hillary Clinton. She is Phyllis Schlafly, only younger.

All I can add is a fervent: Thank you, Lord!!


24 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:16 AM PDT by RedElement
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To: nikos1121
We owe it to Shirley Chisholm, who first took the "white-male-only" sign off the White House

How cool would it be to own that sign?

I going over to E-bay.....

25 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:23 AM PDT by laotzu
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To: nikos1121

Of course they are.

She is a combination of Ronald Reagan and Teddy Roosevelt in a sparkling female body. They are stunned.


26 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:30 AM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: nikos1121
the anti-feminist right wing ...-- are trying to appease the gender gap with a first-ever female vice president.

I judge people by what they have done...not by their gender.

The libs are the ones who engage in gender politics.

27 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:33 AM PDT by syriacus (FIRST check out the Alaska state webpages. THEN tell me that governing Alaska is easy.)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria Steinem, who’s only claim to fame was to be a Playboy Bunny and write a book about it. Someone for women to look up to.


28 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:41 AM PDT by popdonnelly (An Obama administration isn't "Camelot", it's "Doctor Zhivago".)
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To: nikos1121

Liberal politics is not real smart....understatement, I know. You ALWAYS know when you have them...they whine like the little Marxist piglets that they are. Bingo! Palin is a wooden stake into the heart of these gutter-dwelling socialist lizards.


29 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:45 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: nikos1121

I thought Gloria died....Oh! ...it was Gloria Swanson, the silent movie star.


30 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:47 AM PDT by lonestar
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To: nikos1121

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha


31 posted on 09/04/2008 6:53:53 AM PDT by fightinJAG (Rush was right when he said: "You NEVER win by losing.")
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To: johniegrad

Gloria just wants all women to have the same happy and fulfilled life that she has lived.


32 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:01 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: nikos1121
Do you get the feeling that Sarah Palin is the left's worst nightmare?

yep.

33 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:08 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: johniegrad

Who’s Gloria Stienman?


34 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:30 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: nikos1121

Keep it up, MSM, keep it up.

Srah Palin may even hasten the lingering death of MSM sewer outlets like the LA Times.

She is, after all, a hunter with compassion enough to administer the coup de grace.


35 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:32 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: nikos1121
Sarah Palin has the left wing nutbags running around like their hair's on fire saying whatever mean and stupid thing comes to their mind first.

I love it and I love Sarah Palin. I think we saw the coming out party of the first female President of the United States and that is driving the moonbats wild!

36 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:41 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: nikos1121

Gloria I am so sorry...

I know its painful..but u just might have to start shaving your legs after 39 years.

Palin is everything that terrifies you: a woman who is not afraid to be a woman, yet demands real respect.


37 posted on 09/04/2008 6:54:57 AM PDT by housedeep
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To: nikos1121

Two thoughts:

1. Wow, that’s a pretty powerful endorsement.

2. Wow, Gloria Steinem is still alive?


38 posted on 09/04/2008 6:55:07 AM PDT by PhatHead
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To: nikos1121
Hey Gloria, IRON MY SHORTS $ KISS MY GRITS.
39 posted on 09/04/2008 6:55:39 AM PDT by dforest
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To: nikos1121

40 posted on 09/04/2008 6:55:41 AM PDT by Daffynition ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built." ~Sarah Palin)
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To: Rammer

If sarah had just bravely aborted her baby she could be just like a liberal. Because none of this is about feminism its about liberalism and aborting the helpless.


41 posted on 09/04/2008 6:56:11 AM PDT by omega4179 (McCain Palin)
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To: hunter112

“they will really go nuclear on this woman.”

Oh, they will go nuclear no matter what happens. We have to respond.


42 posted on 09/04/2008 6:56:38 AM PDT by popdonnelly (An Obama administration isn't "Camelot", it's "Doctor Zhivago".)
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To: nikos1121
Sarah Palin shares nothing but a chromosome with Hillary Clinton.

That’s actually true. Sarah Palin built her political career on her own merits. She didn’t sleep her way to political power. Unlike Hillary.

43 posted on 09/04/2008 6:56:53 AM PDT by RichInOC (McCain/Palin '08: And Now For Something Completely Different.)
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To: nikos1121

Governor Palin IS like a pitbull to these folks. They keep trying to pass her off as a puppy, but they know that if they get too close she’s going to bite their hand off.


44 posted on 09/04/2008 6:57:22 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: nikos1121
Palin has been honest about what she doesn't know. When asked last month about the vice presidency, she said, "I still can't answer that question until someone answers for me: What is it exactly that the VP does every day?"

Yes. She was being honest.

Most days the VP does what the President wants her to do.

Since she is not a Lib, Palin did not pretend to be able to read McCain's mind.

45 posted on 09/04/2008 6:57:29 AM PDT by syriacus (FIRST check out the Alaska state webpages. THEN tell me that governing Alaska is easy.)
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To: nikos1121

The seventies called.... Gloria Steinem ...they don’t want you back.


46 posted on 09/04/2008 6:58:21 AM PDT by badpacifist (Personal attacks on someones opinion of a "news article" you happened to post is asinine.)
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To: nikos1121
Of course Gloria Steinhem is going to be against Palin! Steinhem is first and foremost a left-wing democrat. Steinhem didn't listen to Palin last night, and doesn't talk to anyone who supports her. All her world is wrapped up in the Hollywood Left, American-hating wine-sipping, cheese-eating elitist coast culture. She wouldn't understand a real American if one bit her on the a$$.

Same goes for the LA Times.

Yawn!

Save it for the election, biotches....

47 posted on 09/04/2008 6:58:26 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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(Sarah Palin shares nothing but a chromosome with Hillary Clinton. )
UNLIKE THE HUNDREDS OF WOMEN THAT HAVE SHARED HER (HILLARY’S) HUSBAND....
(She is Phyllis Schlafly, only younger. )
HARDLY. SHE IS MORE MARGERAT THATCHER WITH AN AMERICAN BENT.

SORRY GLORIA. BUT YOUR SOUR GRAPES ARE JUST A REFLECTION OF YOUR SOUR LIFE..........


48 posted on 09/04/2008 6:58:46 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA ( Choice 2008 McCain =Hero, Obama = Zero. Palin = Fresh - Biden = Stale)
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Barack Obama and Joe Biden are campaigning on their belief that men should be, can be and want to be at home for their children.

That's exactly where Obama and Joe Bideni should be right now and where they should stay until after the election, at home with their childre, hiding under the covers.

49 posted on 09/04/2008 6:58:57 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Mr. Smith is coming back to Washington in the name of Sarah Palin.)
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To: nikos1121

Nonsense, Gloria, she is everything you all were calling for, but feminine too.


50 posted on 09/04/2008 6:58:57 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (don't worry, they only want to take water out of the other guy's side of the bucket.)
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