Skip to comments.Who was behind the Sambo smear?
Posted on 09/08/2008 10:21:23 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Over the weekend, I noted the scurrilous claim of a left-wing blogger who reported the hearsay rumor that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called Obama a Sambo and Hillary Clinton a bitch.
Even the nutballs at the Daily Kos deleted a posting about the smear.
But its still out there.
(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...
Personally, I think the more of this absurd crap out there the better. Yes, it’s hard to read or hear about in the moment but the net effect over the next critical period is IMO to turn voters away from the Dems and to reveal the true nature of the extremists on that side.
Could this be the doings of the “Evil Genius” to create a backlash against the wacko dems?
If she did call Hillary Clinton a bitch, she’d be more popular than ever! ;-)
Who are Dick and Sharon Price?
Interesting question, and I’d love for one of our guys to investigate these two.
Is it challenging to rate the WORST of the worst jokes, rumors and smears?
I nominate this one for the Top Five:
Macranger has been tracking down who was behind the original KOS post.
Two members of Barack of Obamas campaign, Dick and Sharon Price, created a post today on their LA Progressive blog that accuses Sarah Palin of using the name Sambo to describe Barack Obama.
Aside from the fact that this constitutes slander, for there is absolutely no evidence - sources, etc, there is more to the story about Dick and Sharon. First, their blog only came into being on 10 March 2008 according to whois records.
This is about the time that several satellite Pro-Obama blogs began to appear around the internet, several of which were found to be funded by the Obama campaign. Most likely this rag is funded by the Obama campaign as well.
Secondly, according to sources they are bona-fide Democrat political operatives that are known for planting such slanderous stories about opposition candidate going back for a while now.
The source called them assassins.
The fact that the story wasnt designed to do anything but get the story into Google search engines tells you much of the type of characters these two are - bottom feeders and just what kind of people support Barack Obama.
UPDATE: To note how bad this lie is, the Daily Kos which linked to it earlier deleted the link.
They made national news with picketing by civil rights advocates and the owner of Curious George licesning demanded that he cease an desist.....
Calling Obama “Sambo” would be over the line but Hillary “bitch”, don't see the problem. Her Thighness has been called worse.......
Of course, this is all a waste of time since the original story is false.....well, at least regarding Obama.....
I'm pretty sure it was Sarah Palin... that's what they're saying on DU anyways...
If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.
There was a thread on FR for about 30 seconds.
Didn’t Obama promise to fire anyone on his staff who is part of said rumors? Let’s hold him to his word: Fire Dick and Sharon Price NOW!
I don’t think she is old enough to remember what Sambo was, let alone call someone that.
As for supposedly calling Hillary what she is supposed to... Ya gotta calls ‘em as you sees ‘em.
She called her a whiner at least. It’s a start.
“Personally, I think the more of this absurd crap out there the better..”
Me too. And Obamachev needs to answer for the sexism of his minions.
The wanker on MTV did us a favor disrespecting Pres Bush as well.
Can he fire Michelle? Is she on his staff?
If he’s doing this, who’s operating the hurricane machine?
Sambo was a little boy from India
“Could this be the doings of the Evil Genius to create a backlash against the wacko dems?”
I’ll take it, whether it is or it isn’t!
During a “lull” period in the campaign the hurricane machine was updated with new dual-core uprocs and is capable of multi-tasking.
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