Skip to comments.National Enquire reports Palin affair rumor(know what's out there)
Posted on 09/06/2008 7:07:49 PM PDT by bahblahbah
The National Enquirer is reporting Gov. Sarah Palin had an extramarital affair. The story doesn't mention when the alleged affair happened.
My sources in Alaska say the incident occurred in mid 1990s, right around the time she became mayor of Wasilla. Todd Palin's partner in a Polaris snowmachine dealership in Wasilla, Brad Hanson Hampton, and Sarah were reportedly flirtatious and but never consummated the relationship.
When Todd found out, he reportedly dissolved the partnership and sold the dealership. Hampton is now a member of the Palmer City Council. He was married at the time of the reported flirtation.
Here's the response from the McCain people:
The smearing of the Palin family must end. The allegations contained on the cover of the National Enquirer insinuating that Governor Palin had an extramarital affair are categorically false. It is a vicious lie. Governor Palin is the most popular governor in the country. She is a proven leader, an accomplished executive, a champion for ethics reform, and a fighter against corruption. The efforts of the media and tabloids to destroy this fine and accomplished public servant are a disgrace. The American people will reject it.
Senator McCain and Governor Palin look forward to discussing the issues that Americans care about, fixing broken government, creating jobs, making our country energy independent and securing the peace for the next generation by bringing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to a victorious end. Legal action will be considered with regard to this disgraceful smear. McCain senior adviser Steve Schmidt.
There's a lot of criticism about the way the media is treating Sarah Palin. A national story on an almost-affair does raise questions about how much of Palin's personal life should be dragged out for public scrutiny. It certainly must be an uncomfortable time for the Palin family.
Does a decade old flirtation have news value in a presidential campaign?
*I've gotten reponses back saying the incident may have tested her relationship but she seems to have come out the other side in a stronger relationship.
When the Enquirer reports they'll probably say that it was consummated, this person says it wasn't. The initial report from the Enquirer said the allegation came from "enemies".
The Enquirer's story about the fight with Bristol is crap though.
There was another story reported in the Enquirer, does anyone know what it was?
I can’t remember a public figure being criticized for flirting with someone 12 or 15 years ago. This might be a first.
There is more proof that Larry Sinclair did coke and had sex with Obama in the back of a Limo.
Maybe the Enquirer wants to get sued...once again.
I could have sworn Sarah blew me a kiss Wednesday night at the RNC. It’s another scandal!
If it wasn’t consumated, it wasn’t an affair.
mid 1990s...its 2008, almost 2009 translation at least 13 years ago...
13 years ago, Keith Olbermann was a credible sports commentator.
13 years ago, Barack Obama was still doing lines of coke.
13 Years ago, it was 2 years since Bin Laden Attacked the WTC with no response.
13 Years ago, the Democrats thought David Koresh a bigger threat than International Terrorists.
13 Years Ago Was 13 Years Ago...its very very old news.
So, are they going to dig into the Obama’s personal history? Biden’s? Biden’s sons?
Are they going to dig into those 135 boxes of files?
Hey, lets let it all hang out.
The National Enquirer ??!!
What she do sleep with elvis?
man these people are beyond stupid
And what about the allegations that Sinclair made, about Obama’s dead gay lover, just saying...
Can’t compare to Clinton 15,000 flitation events
My friend’s cousin’s girlfriend’s uncle is from Alaska, and he says Sarah Palin once smiled at a cute teenage boy who was on son Track’s hockey team. You heard it here first!
When are they going to report on Obama ‘flirting’ with Larry Sinclair? I personally don’t believe the story, but if rumors are what is ‘news’ these days....
It was "adultery in the heart."
How in the world do you have an “affair” with someone WITHOUT consummating?
To paraphrase the late Johnny Cochran,”If you did not consummate, you did not cheat on your mate!”
And Jim McGreevy was the limo driver.
Or Clinton’s at least 3 certifiable rapes.
Bernadine Dorhn is godmother to the Obama children, she worships manson..
Eskimo nookie bothers me, not quite as much. Oh yeah, and DU’ers are fags.
Just wanted to get that out.
You mean to tell me that OBAMA IS GAY ???!
Is that you Jimmah? LOL
Because the rest of the cretins they work with are truly and forever SCUM, in the most vile sense of the word.
and water is wet
“How in the world do you have an affair with someone WITHOUT consummating?”
Ask Jimmy Carter.
the vicious attack rabbit??
Actually...yes...people forget that McCain had just won the Nomination and the NYT came out with a story that he had messed around with a lobbyist.
The whole thing boiled down to the lady “spending too much time with John” according to some unnamed “campaign insider” and then the whole mess “went away”.
Ditto this story, the NE is schizoid, they occasionally do break a newsworthy story, then they quickly debase whatever credibility they would have gained.
15 years ago, a snow machine dealership, and a flirtatious inneunedo....
tsk tsk tsk..
“I feel bad for the three or four old timers left in the news business who might still be trying to do diligent work with integrity.”
The old-timers are scumbags, too. It’s just that before the Internet there was no way to catch them.
If this is the same “affair” then the ex-wife has already made a statement to the almighty msm that there was no affair and that she supports Palin.
Hmmm. It’s interesting that no tabloid or “news” outlet could sniff out the illustrious Democrat candidate John Edwards and Lisa Rielle Druck Hunter to save their lives until he was safe and sound in the bull pen and out of the race.
So, a “rumored” sort-of flirtation. . . . oooooooh . . . .
These liberals are SO afraid of her that she could now be filmed clubbing a baby seal and everyone would just think it was a double doing a smear on her.
Hey whats eskimo for Gracias?
bump with no comment
i was driving to san diego today and listening to roger.
he said this rumor was 100% false.
Oh, no! A flirtation.
That’s certainly worse than JFK nailing a hooker every day.
Hey guys and gals, check it out, over at the Sewer, I mean, DU, they are opening talking about Taking Palin Out...hmmm sounds like a threat to me..Anyone care to define taking one out..
“There is more proof that Larry Sinclair did coke and had sex with Obama in the back of a Limo.”
How about the rumor that one or two of three openly gay black men from Trinity UCC who were shot to death during a 40-day period around Nov 2007 are Obama’s lover(s) or at least he is very close to, and that their deaths may have been carried out to ensure no one bears true witness.
It was? Are you operating on the assumption the story is true? All the other smear stories have been lies.
It was “adultery in the heart.”
Reminds me of a “confession” of President Jimmy Carter.
When this broke at TSG, the Enquirer had already gone to press and they didn't want to lose any money by withholding their rag. They also undertand that a lot of their "readers" rely on the Enquirer as a source of pee papers for the dog and to line the bottom of their bird cages.
Believe it, or not, there’s a psychological term that’s rather popular today...try googling “emotional affair.” You get lots of links and I’ll betcha that’s the rumor they’re chasing.
And being filmed in three ways with prostitutes.
Read, Havana Nocturne, its all in there..Santo Trafficante had two way mirrors installed in hotel suites in the Hotel Nacional, in Havana. He watched JFK banging hookers three at a time...
That’s fascinating, let us further bump this...just to consider..
Considering that there is already a website called vpilf.com, rumors of this nature are not surprising.
Somebody saw her wink at the guy?
That's certainly more likely than the Enquirer's stories.
Yup, that’s the one.
Things like VPILF are the creations of basement dwelling fatsos who couldn’t get within 10 meters of a gal like SP....
They fantasize, that’s why they build crap sites like that.
She strikes me as a decent human being..
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