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Sarah Palin is as popular as Diana in the hearts of the American public
DailyMail UK ^ | September 20, 2008 | Staff

Posted on 09/20/2008 9:32:40 AM PDT by bobsunshine

Feminists like to claim that if women ruled the world, there would be no more wars.

Sarah Palin, the woman poised to become the most powerful female politician in the free world, disproves that once and for all.

The gun-toting, Iraq war-supporting Governor of Alaska may decide the next U.S. presidential election. Here is a politician who won't rule out war with Russia.

Here is a mother who waved her soldier son Track off to Iraq on September 11. And here is a campaigner who next week will man the barricades at a public protest against Iran's President Ahmadinejad.

If Palin becomes America's first woman Vice-President, one thing is for sure - there will not be an end to war.

Nor to the war between two cultures she has already unleashed in her own country.

The pro-life, devoutly Christian, happily married mother-of-five has emerged from the political margins to become the most intriguing and divisive woman in today's America.

She has enraged the Left in general and feminists in particular at every turn. What infuriates them most is her rapid rise to the national stage and her ability, like Ronald Reagan before her, to talk to the people in a language they understand with a fundamentalist message many of them want to hear.

It's all so damned reactionary. Heck, the man she admires most in the world is her husband.

There is something almost evangelical about her desire to give voice to the largely unheard folk of America; the ordinary, hard-working, God-fearing majority.

The liberal elite of the East and West coasts despise her, but middle Americans seem to have fallen for Palin as the figurehead of a new kind of politics.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska; US: District of Columbia; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: diana; mccainpalin; palin
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From the article:

"At a recent rally in the swing state of Virginia, she was greeted with crowds chanting 'Sarah, Sarah, Sarah' as though she was a cross between Madonna and the Pope."

1 posted on 09/20/2008 9:32:40 AM PDT by bobsunshine
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To: bobsunshine

Sarah Palin is a woman of the people.


2 posted on 09/20/2008 9:35:11 AM PDT by Ancient Drive
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To: bobsunshine
The UK is seeing the handwriting on the wall. The left and MSM in this country are still knashing their teeth.


NOW, NOW, NOW...THERE THE LEFT GOES AGAIN.

3 posted on 09/20/2008 9:35:24 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: bobsunshine

I suggest to my MIL the other day that, instead of reading book about the Royals, Kennedy’s and Elvis, she might try Sarah Palin.


4 posted on 09/20/2008 9:37:37 AM PDT by manic4organic (Obama/Biden Palin comparison.)
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To: bobsunshine

The audacity of reporting... another shred of hope for the UK. God help them.


5 posted on 09/20/2008 9:38:28 AM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: bobsunshine

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/broward/sfl-flbpalinhumor0919sbsep20,0,3416290.story
Broward Democrats poke fun at Sarah Palin
By Anthony Man | Political Writer
September 20, 2008
Get a room full of Democrats, and they can’t resist poking fun at Sarah Palin.

It’s not exactly the message that the Barack Obama campaign wants to exude — preferring to act as if the Republican vice presidential candidate doesn’t get them ruffled — but Palin is just too rich a target for loyal Democrats.

At the Broward Democratic Party’s monthly meeting Tuesday night, it started right at the beginning — with the invocation, delivered by Mike Moskowitz, the state committeeman for the county.

He called for a “blessing on the elk and moose in Alaska who have been decimated by Sarah Barracuda” and included a prayer that Palin doesn’t turn her sights on the squirrels in Washington, D.C.

“We pray that her journey takes her across the bridge to nowhere,” he said.


6 posted on 09/20/2008 9:40:19 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: bobsunshine
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7 posted on 09/20/2008 9:41:06 AM PDT by txroadkill (Sarah Palin-- Vote for her?!? Hell, I want to marry her!)
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To: bobsunshine
Sarah Palin didn't marry this guy...


8 posted on 09/20/2008 9:42:05 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: bobsunshine

“Feminists like to claim that if women ruled the world, there would be no more wars.”

Oh, that’s right. Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi and Golda Meir weren’t REALLY women...


9 posted on 09/20/2008 9:42:20 AM PDT by PhilosopherStones
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To: bobsunshine
It's hard to imagine two more different people than the no nonsense self-made Governor Palin of Alaska and the ditsy, self-absorbed moonbat Princess Diana.
10 posted on 09/20/2008 9:42:32 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Gene Eric

Comparing the British people’s attitude to Diana with the American People’s attitude towards Palin shouldn’t be seen as a compliment.
The way the multitudes demonstrated such emotional incontinence and wailed like ululating arabs when Diana died was a disgrace to the nation....


11 posted on 09/20/2008 9:44:46 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: PhilosopherStones
“Feminists like to claim that if women ruled the world, there would be no more wars.”

But as Robin Williams put it, "every 28 days there would be real heavy negotiating."

12 posted on 09/20/2008 9:45:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: griswold3
Hanging chads are still pretty funny too...(eye roll)
13 posted on 09/20/2008 9:45:32 AM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: griswold3
Yeah, and now the daily kos is accusing her of charging rape victims for the rape kits the hospitals use when gathering evidence.
The leftists just believe this stuff...they don't even TRY to find out if it's true or not.
I cannot even tell you the crazy stuff in some of the emails I have received.
Did you know that Sarah, herself, has shot hundreds of wolves from the air?[/sarcasm]
14 posted on 09/20/2008 9:45:56 AM PDT by kimchi lover (Just another non-racist not voting for Obama)
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To: PhilosopherStones

Under Benazir Bhutto’s rule, Pakistan provided the Taliban with the money, arms and training necessary for victory in Afghanistan.


15 posted on 09/20/2008 9:47:44 AM PDT by Zhang Fei
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To: bobsunshine

Sarah is a far better person than that British slut.


16 posted on 09/20/2008 9:47:58 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Vote McWhatshisname and PALIN)
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To: bobsunshine

bttt


17 posted on 09/20/2008 9:49:01 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Jeff Head

Thanks for abiding by “The Rules”!


18 posted on 09/20/2008 9:50:38 AM PDT by comps4spice (Obama supporters are fascist thugs.)
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To: bobsunshine

Please. Don’t compare her to Thatcher, but don’t compare her to Diana either.
A, she’s not dysfunctional like Diana;
B, she’s not THAT popular;
C, her drivers aren’t high.


19 posted on 09/20/2008 9:52:04 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Where is Michelle Obama? Somewhere a campaign is missing its albatross.)
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To: kimchi lover

Yes, hospitals ALL over the country charge for rape kits! They also charge for sutures for knife wounds. Everything a hospital uses has a price tag. It only depends on whether you pay or another party pays (insurance).

This ‘rhetoric’ is just dog whistle to ignorant voters!


20 posted on 09/20/2008 9:52:17 AM PDT by griswold3 (Al qaeda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: dfwgator

Yep. I’d put my ex-wife up against Amicrazyorwhat every 28 days just to watch him cringe...


21 posted on 09/20/2008 9:52:39 AM PDT by PhilosopherStones
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To: bobsunshine

We have now achieved near 100% amongst the wife and my friends ... They are all going to vote McCain ... Some were Democrats before Palin showed up.

What are you doing for the McCain-Pailn ticket. Get in their faces —— LOL.


22 posted on 09/20/2008 9:52:59 AM PDT by Tarpon (Three things matter when selecting a President - character, character and character.)
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To: griswold3
He called for a “blessing on the elk and moose in Alaska who have been decimated by Sarah Barracuda” . . .

This idiot doesn't even realize that Palin supported aerial hunting of wolves to PROTECT the moose and caribou and elk who were being decimated by the wolves.
23 posted on 09/20/2008 9:53:32 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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To: Ancient Drive
From the Article:

And while the East Coast intellectuals may sneer at her homespun ideology and lack of experience, these are the very credentials that are attracting an increasing number of middle Americans.

In Palin they see optimism; in Obama cynicism. In Palin they see pride in her country; in Obama an element of shame.

Very true!!

24 posted on 09/20/2008 9:55:19 AM PDT by bobsunshine
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To: bobsunshine

Feminists are ignorant of history if they think women leaders do not participate in wars. Queen Elisabeth I, Golda Meier, Margaret Thatcher, et. al. were just as willing to go to war as male leaders were.


25 posted on 09/20/2008 9:56:33 AM PDT by Mogollon ($5/gal Gas....Kick the Jacka$$es Out!)
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To: PhilosopherStones
“Feminists like to claim that if women ruled the world, there would be no more wars.”

Oh, that’s right. Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi and Golda Meir weren’t REALLY women...

According to the feminists, they couldn't have really been women because, obviously, they weren't liberals. Just like conservative blacks aren't really black, conservative women aren't really women.

26 posted on 09/20/2008 9:59:36 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Mogollon

Don’t you know that with liberals, history starts the day they were born?


27 posted on 09/20/2008 10:00:45 AM PDT by bethtopaz (Check out Obamafraud: http://wewillnotbesilenced2008.com/video/index.htm)
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To: bobsunshine

When my son passed away as governor of Alaska...she sent a condolence letter...this was before her nomination. Jeremy died in June from a freak accident by a rogue wave in Australia (jeremyearnshaw.com)....anyway, she has my vote!


28 posted on 09/20/2008 10:02:43 AM PDT by LADYAK
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To: bobsunshine

When my son passed away as governor of Alaska...she sent a condolence letter...this was before her nomination. Jeremy died in June from a freak accident by a rogue wave in Australia (jeremyearnshaw.com)....anyway, she has my vote!


29 posted on 09/20/2008 10:02:44 AM PDT by LADYAK
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To: kimchi lover

The Red Communists have taken off the gloves. Each and every unsuspecting American must realize that the Communist propaganda machine has been scheming for decades in our courts, media, public schools, and government for decades. Practically speaking, if we lose our guns, it may very well be over.

Lord have mercy on this country.


30 posted on 09/20/2008 10:03:32 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: LADYAK

That’s awesome! I’m sorry to hear you lost your son.


31 posted on 09/20/2008 10:04:40 AM PDT by bethtopaz (Check out Obamafraud: http://wewillnotbesilenced2008.com/video/index.htm)
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To: PhilosopherStones
Oh, that’s right. Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi and Golda Meir weren’t REALLY women...

Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi, Golda Meir, Queen Elizabeth I, Joan of Arc....

32 posted on 09/20/2008 10:06:14 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (End the Obamanation, Vote Maverick, McCain/Palin '08; Free Laz; Drill baby drill; Stand up for Chuck)
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To: bobsunshine

A good article. WHile this author cannot resist taking shots at Sarah and we conservatives, for the most part it was alright, unlike most of the pap that dribbles out of Brit media (almost as bad as our own).


33 posted on 09/20/2008 10:06:16 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: bobsunshine

This could be a record turnout election, with one canidate carrying 0 of the 57 states.


34 posted on 09/20/2008 10:07:36 AM PDT by Waco ( G00d bye 0'bomber)
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To: bobsunshine

Note to the world.....We love our straight talking, gun toting, Iraq war supporting women! Dont mess with these women.........


35 posted on 09/20/2008 10:07:37 AM PDT by rrrod
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To: bobsunshine
"And here is a campaigner who next week will man the barricades at a public protest against Iran's President Ahmadinejad."

I just wanted to point out she has been dis-invited to that protest...
36 posted on 09/20/2008 10:09:10 AM PDT by TheWyzzyrd
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To: bobsunshine

Sarah is not an bulimic, philandering woman. No comparison to Diana at all.


37 posted on 09/20/2008 10:09:44 AM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: bobsunshine

And no more hilary for 12 years.


38 posted on 09/20/2008 10:09:58 AM PDT by Waco ( G00d bye 0'bomber)
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To: bobsunshine

Really, really enjoyed this article. Thanks for posting it.


39 posted on 09/20/2008 10:10:57 AM PDT by border bud
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To: bobsunshine

In Palin they see optimism; in Obama cynicism. In Palin they see pride in her country; in Obama an element of shame.

It is heart versus head, instinct versus intellect; certainty versus hand-wringing; straight-forwardness versus sophistication.

Right on!

 


40 posted on 09/20/2008 10:10:59 AM PDT by littlehouse36 ("Thanks, but no thanks. If we need a bridge, we’ll build it ourselves.")
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To: bobsunshine
Oh, gee.

FIrst she's compared to Eva Peron, and now, Diana, Princess of Wales.

Kind of sick, don't ya'll think?

41 posted on 09/20/2008 10:11:32 AM PDT by Texas_shutterbug
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Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi, Golda Meir, Queen Elizabeth I, Joan of Arc....

Boudicca...

42 posted on 09/20/2008 10:12:26 AM PDT by sima_yi (McCain / Palin 2008 Palin / Jindal 2012)
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan
Excluding the headline, there's one reference to Diana

It's the same story with the print media. Not since Princess Diana's death can I recall ever walking into a newsagent and seeing just one woman's face staring out from every cover.

Apparently, the article deserves a better headline.
43 posted on 09/20/2008 10:16:45 AM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: 13Sisters76

>> A good article.

I agree.


44 posted on 09/20/2008 10:19:19 AM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: bobsunshine
>>”At a recent rally in the swing state of Virginia, she was greeted with crowds chanting ‘Sarah, Sarah, Sarah’ as though she was a cross between Madonna and the Pope.” <<

Actually. . . “At a recent rally. . . he was greeted with crowds chanting ‘Obama, Obama, Obama’ as though he was a cross between Madonna and the Pope.”

I have noticed at Obama rally’s and such, the crowd chant's “Obama, Obama, Obama,” whereas at McPalin rally’s, the crowd chants with “USA, USA, USA. . .” or “Country First, Country First, Country first!”

Big difference between the cult of Obama and clear thinking patriotic Americans, and a great idea for a TV spot.

45 posted on 09/20/2008 10:24:19 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Texas_shutterbug
FIrst she's compared to Eva Peron, and now, Diana, Princess of Wales. Kind of sick, don't ya'll think?

When she's finally compared to Mother Teresa, we'll know it's gone as far over the top as possible. ;-)

46 posted on 09/20/2008 10:24:32 AM PDT by BlessedBeGod (John McCain and Sarah Palin: Reform, Prosperity, and Peace)
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To: BlessedBeGod
"When she's finally compared to Mother Teresa, we'll know it's gone as far over the top as possible."

Actually, if she wasn't a Republican governor, her life would make for good reality tv.

47 posted on 09/20/2008 10:26:05 AM PDT by Texas_shutterbug
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To: bobsunshine
Above all, they hate being patronised, insulted or taken for granted.

Nailed it ... and this phony outrage, indignation from Gov. Palin's detractors, the condescension demonstrated with the claims that Sen. McCain has insulted America with his veep selection falls on deaf ears -- we simply are not that stupid.

48 posted on 09/20/2008 10:35:53 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: bobsunshine
In Palin they see optimism; in Obama cynicism. In Palin they see pride in her country; in Obama an element of shame.
Very true!!
Three out of four isn't bad, but that last one is often said but is imprecise. It's not shame ("liberals" are immune to that), it is contempt and condescension.

When "liberals" speak of a cause for "shame," they use what has been called "the non-inclusive we." They use the first person plural pronoun, as if they included themselves in the shame (of, for instance, slavery) but they actually project the blame on you, and accept none for themselves. Theodore Roosevelt nailed Big Journalism and nailed Barak Obama before Obama's father was even born:

There is no more unhealthy being, no man less worthy of respect, than he who either really holds, or feigns to hold, an attitude of sneering disbelief toward all that is great and lofty, whether in achievement or in that noble effort which, even if it fails, comes to second achievement. A cynical habit of thought and speech, a readiness to criticise work which the critic himself never tries to perform, an intellectual aloofness which will not accept contact with life's realities - all these are marks, not as the possessor would fain to think, of superiority but of weakness. They mark the men unfit to bear their part painfully in the stern strife of living, who seek, in the affection of contempt for the achievements of others, to hide from others and from themselves in their own weakness. The rôle is easy; there is none easier, save only the rôle of the man who sneers alike at both criticism and performance.

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds . . . Theodore Roosevelt


49 posted on 09/20/2008 10:55:45 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The conceit of journalistic objectivity is profoundly subversive of democratic principle.)
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To: Gene Eric
Apparently, the article deserves a better headline.

The article is written for a British audience. The author is trying to explain to her readers the extent to which the common folks in the US are taking to Sarah. The analogy is not that far off.

50 posted on 09/20/2008 11:07:11 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (The Global Warming Heretic -- http://AGW-Heretic.blogspot.com)
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