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Former GOP senator calls Palin a 'COCKY WACKO'
AP ^ | 9.11.08 | AP

Posted on 09/11/2008 9:47:40 AM PDT by rface

(The Former Republican Senator) has called vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin a "cocky wacko" and said her selection as John McCain's running mate has energized supporters of Democrat Barack Obama.

(The Former Senator) said her speech at the Republican National Convention had the unintended effect of energizing Democrats and Obama supporters.

"People were coming into my office, phone calls were flooding in, e-mails were coming in, 'I just sent money to Obama, I couldn't sleep last night' .... To see this cocky wacko up there, HA! (the former GOP Senator) said to laughter.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Rhode Island
KEYWORDS: lincolnchafee; mccainpalin
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1 posted on 09/11/2008 9:47:40 AM PDT by rface
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To: rface

Son, ya know you’re gonna drive me ta drinkin’ if you don’t stop quoting that slop-shot Lincoln.


2 posted on 09/11/2008 9:49:14 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (The opinions expressed are mine! Mine! MINE! All Mine!)
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To: rface

The ex Senator is Lincoln Chafee.


3 posted on 09/11/2008 9:49:29 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: rface

Former Senators get offices?


4 posted on 09/11/2008 9:49:32 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: rface

It’s Sen. Lincoln Chafee... like he has any credibility in the GOP...


5 posted on 09/11/2008 9:49:43 AM PDT by John123 (Obambi said that he has been in 57 states. I will now light myself on fire...)
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To: rface

Who is this unnamed senator? Anyone can say this crap. Is this that glowing jewel of colossal ignorance, Linc Chafee? or that might voice of reason in Iraq, Chuck (the deposed) Hagel?


6 posted on 09/11/2008 9:50:15 AM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: rface
....and said her selection as John McCain's running mate has energized supporters of Democrat Barack Obam

Chafee, you have it the wrong way.

I can't believe some conservatives were happy when this guy defeated Laffey in 2006. Thank God he is gone from the U.S. Senate.

7 posted on 09/11/2008 9:50:28 AM PDT by Night Conservative (Sarah Palin for Vice President in 2008.)
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To: rface

Libs are so classy, aren’t they? Their mothers must be so proud.


8 posted on 09/11/2008 9:50:41 AM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Lx

We are witnessing the national nervous breakdown of the left. It ain’t pretty...


9 posted on 09/11/2008 9:51:48 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: rface
‘COCKY WACKO’

More insane ramblings from the Left.

10 posted on 09/11/2008 9:53:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Sarah Palin 08 12 16 20)
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To: rface

Libtards are getting absolutely pathological over Palin.


11 posted on 09/11/2008 9:55:01 AM PDT by ZX12R
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To: rface
(The Former Senator) said her speech at the Republican National Convention had the unintended effect of energizing Democrats and Obama supporters.

Uh....yeah. We've noticed that. {YAWN}

12 posted on 09/11/2008 9:55:17 AM PDT by Allegra ("Spare me the phony outrage." -B.O. Sept. 10, 2008)
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To: rface

Name calling, a higher form of criticism.


13 posted on 09/11/2008 9:56:22 AM PDT by GoLightly
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To: rface

Ann Coulter recently said that Chaffee is living proof that retarded people can be elected to the Senate.


14 posted on 09/11/2008 9:56:32 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: rface

And I happily call Chaffee a “former” senator. So there!


15 posted on 09/11/2008 9:57:21 AM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: John123
...like he has any credibility in the GOP.

None whatsoever...


16 posted on 09/11/2008 9:58:12 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: rface
(The Former Senator) said her speech at the Republican National Convention had the unintended effect of energizing Democrats and Obama supporters.

Oh, yeah.... Right. Boy those republicans sure wish they could take back that convention. If only it had gone better! </sarcasm>

What a moron!
17 posted on 09/11/2008 9:59:31 AM PDT by AaronInCarolina
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To: rface

Parking yourself in a garage doesn’t make you a Cadillac, and being named “Lincoln” doesn’t make you a Republican.

Speaking of Lincoln, Republicans prefer that even Iraqis live in freedom, while Democrats are okay with consigning them to slavery. Some things never change.


18 posted on 09/11/2008 10:00:06 AM PDT by cookcounty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built." ---Governor Sarah Palin)
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To: Allegra

A discrase to the name LINCOLN


19 posted on 09/11/2008 10:00:14 AM PDT by Dream Warrior ( Palin - the last best hope for America))
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To: rface
Former GOP senator calls Palin a 'COCKY WACKO'


20 posted on 09/11/2008 10:00:30 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Allegra
A disgrace to the name LINCOLN
21 posted on 09/11/2008 10:01:01 AM PDT by Dream Warrior ( Palin - the last best hope for America))
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To: rface
Well, former Rhode Island Republican Sen. Lincoln Chafee it's CLEAR to me as a FORMER Senator people are SICK OF YOU! BTW, Sarah has ENERGIZED the Republican base and demoralized the Demoncrat base. What I especially like is the attention given to the Demoncrats on their HYPOCRISY. Aren't they supposed to be the champions for women and minorities? LOL!!!!!
22 posted on 09/11/2008 10:01:25 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: rface

Dear Mr. Chafee:

If Ms. Palin is a ‘cocky wacko’, I must be a totally deranged psychopath. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going hog hunting.


23 posted on 09/11/2008 10:01:52 AM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (America: Home of The Free Because of The Brave)
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To: rface
"People were coming into my office, phone calls were flooding in, e-mails were coming in, 'I just sent money to Obama, I couldn't sleep last night' ...."


24 posted on 09/11/2008 10:03:25 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: rface

Shame on the RNC for supporting Chaffee. They won’t see another dime from me as a result. If I can’t give directly to the candidate, I’ll use a vehicle like Fred’s PAC. Hopefully Sarah will lead a little spring cleaning when she gets in there.


25 posted on 09/11/2008 10:04:01 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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To: rface

Not a surprise. Lincoln Chaffee makes Jim Jeffords look good.

WHY President Bush and Karl Rove supported this POS against his primary opponent is something that I will NEVER understand. Thank God he lost the election anyway. Better another left-wing Democrat in the senate than a traitor like Chaffee. Not good, but better.


26 posted on 09/11/2008 10:05:30 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: rface
Maybe somebody should tell Chafee that the Kokeewhako tribe of indigenous people of Upper Middle South America don't appreciate the slur being used.

Macaca.

-PJ

27 posted on 09/11/2008 10:06:13 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (You can never over-estimate the Democrats' ability to overplay their hand.)
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To: rface

Oh, I thought it was a U.S. Senator.


28 posted on 09/11/2008 10:07:04 AM PDT by kempster
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To: rface
said her selection as John McCain's running mate has energized supporters of Democrat Barack Obama.

Nonsense. The Dims have been "energized" for two years now. It was the GOP base that needed a jolt, and Palin have it to them. ....in spades.

29 posted on 09/11/2008 10:07:43 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies; Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes)
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To: rface

And being an Obama supporter himself, he would know..


30 posted on 09/11/2008 10:07:47 AM PDT by N3WBI3 (Ah, arrogance and stupidity all in the same package. How efficient of you. -- Londo Mollari)
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To: rface

Oh. Chafee.

Never mind.


31 posted on 09/11/2008 10:08:03 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Go, Sonics! And take the Mariners with you.)
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To: rface

Guess Sarah stole Link’s lipstick. ;)


32 posted on 09/11/2008 10:08:46 AM PDT by anymouse
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To: rface

“Cocky wacko”...mother of five, former Mayor, and Governor of Alaska...a “cocky wacko.” Yep. Some very distempered individual at the core of this bizarre Lib-Dem campaign strategy still thinks they can win by yeowling, scratching, purse slinging, and flinging poo...but they’re running out of pejoratives. Better by a thesarus, girls. ...”cocky wacko”?


33 posted on 09/11/2008 10:09:25 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (Will Work for Ammo)
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To: rface

I thought Obama already had energized supporters. And they were even MORE energized after his boffo speech last Thursday — Ophrah said so through her tears of joy at the salvation her savior Obama was bringing.

So how did they get so un-energized between thursday and wednesday that they needed HER speech to energize them again?

And why doesn’t the article use the guy’s name? We all know who he is?

And why doesn’t it say “The Former Republican”, because he quit the party, instead of “The Former Republican Senator”, which implies he is still a republican but just a former senator?


34 posted on 09/11/2008 10:09:52 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: rface

Thanks for the endorsement, Linc. I’m sure the Governor sends her love.


35 posted on 09/11/2008 10:10:40 AM PDT by RichInOC (...Phi Kappa Sigma, Beta Rho '87...Kevin Reilly, Stephen Ward and Brent Woodall, R.I.P.)
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To: rface

Chafee and Jeffords - two reasons that one should never contribute money to the RNC.


36 posted on 09/11/2008 10:10:45 AM PDT by calico_thompson
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To: nmh
A typical, old has-been who refuses to take any responsibility for his his own shortcomings in failing to retain his seat, despite a huge amount of money from the Republican Party. Instead, his HUGE ego has convinced him that his former party is to blame.

Yep...he is the “Cocky Wacko” one and a perfect Democrat.

37 posted on 09/11/2008 10:12:13 AM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: rface

And the GOP went against us to protect this nitwit.

Thank God he’s gone.


38 posted on 09/11/2008 10:12:20 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: rface

What is this guy smoking?


39 posted on 09/11/2008 10:13:16 AM PDT by diamond6 (Is SIDS preventable? www.stopsidsnow.com)
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To: rface

And another “skirt” comes out to defend Bambi from Sarah!


40 posted on 09/11/2008 10:14:14 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Sarah Palin...Unleashing the Fury of the Castrated Left!")
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To: No Truce With Kings

LOL!
From a great song.


41 posted on 09/11/2008 10:15:47 AM PDT by jimmango
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To: rface
her selection as John McCain's running mate has energized supporters of Democrat Barack Obama.

Not as much as it's energized Hillary's supporters against Obama and for McCain!

42 posted on 09/11/2008 10:16:04 AM PDT by radiohead (Palin - conservative, female, mom, NRA member - good enough for me.)
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To: rface

For the record and for overzealous FReepers prone to RINO creep, the man is a real RINO.


43 posted on 09/11/2008 10:16:30 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Conservation? Let the NE Yankees freeze.... in the dark)
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To: rface

On 09/11 too. Nice, real nice Chafee.


44 posted on 09/11/2008 10:18:27 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: rface

How do we revoke Lincoln Chafee’s “Former Republican” card?


45 posted on 09/11/2008 10:20:29 AM PDT by gridlock (Sarah Palin knows how to kick butt or bake cookies.... And she's all out of flour!)
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To: rface
Obama is feeling usurped by Palin. Obama is not now the special boy, the favorite, who gets the adoration of the masses and he is hurting. He wants to reclaim his pop star status and stoops to sneaky, immature name calling with the media and Hollywood in attack mode. The right has found a fairy princess in Palin that they have no fear in identifying with. They are proud to be called Republicans now. That Republicans could actually be hockey moms endears them to Palin, after years of Hollywood implying that Left leaning is the norm and what we should be aspiring to as seen in the movies and TV. To hear Matt Damon or Ebert speak on Palin sounds like she is not only unfit for office but is also a wack job. Their model of "coolness" and normalcy must mean that abortions and gay marriage are OK because that is what Hollywood is all about. There is no room on the Democrat's ticket for anything but these progressive positions. And that is part of the problem with conservatives feeling isolated and in the minority for many years. Because of conservative "unprogressivness," they have been led to feel that they are somehow un-American. America has been associated with the "new," the innovative, having a system of government unlike anything in the history of Europe, on the cutting edge of technology and thought. Now with Palin conservative Americans have their pop star and can feel proud that they are quite sane and normal: that they are hockey moms, and that it is all right to live their lives with God and guns, if they should desire. The Left has been brutal in this respect of creating a mental tyranny, imposing rigid PC codes and defining the values of normalcy. But they are on the defensive now because conservatives too can have their normal hockey mom heroes and can now take pride in identifying in the values of Sara Palin.

For years conservative have been led to feel shameful for being conservatives and now shame and reproach must be leveled at Democrats and their mind police media for their spectacular bias and tawdry tactics

46 posted on 09/11/2008 10:22:35 AM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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I can't believe some conservatives were happy when this guy defeated Laffey in 2006.

Not me. I supported Laffey over the lame objections of keeping "control" of the Senate, and when Laffey went down I was actually hoping Whitehouse would win.

47 posted on 09/11/2008 10:22:42 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: rface

A ‘cocky wacko’?

I say Lincoln Chaffee is a sock cocking sumb!tch, how’s that?

Lincoln Chaffee is what happens when an extra X chromosome attacks and mugs the Y chromosome in utero.

You end up with a limp wristed, RINO POS that is good for nothing except worm food when he finally kicks off.


48 posted on 09/11/2008 10:26:43 AM PDT by mkjessup (Yeah, not all Muslims are terrorists, but on 9/11 EVERY TERRORIST WAS A MUSLIM!!!)
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To: ZX12R

He meant to say “Uppity conservative mom”


49 posted on 09/11/2008 10:29:28 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Time to recall those. poisonous CFLs and the polticians who mandated them)
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To: rface

This notorious Enemy Within is now a former RINO, thanks be to God.


50 posted on 09/11/2008 10:30:04 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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