Skip to comments.Palin: 'Only Flag in My Office' Is Israeli
Posted on 09/26/2008 8:23:05 AM PDT by Iron Munro
President Peres of Israel yesterday met for the first time with Governor Palin and with Senator McCain, who called the veteran Israeli statesman "my old friend." /snip/ "I wanted to meet you for many years," Ms. Palin told Mr. Peres, according to an aide to the president. "The only flag at my office is an Israeli flag," she was quoted as saying, "and I want you to know and I want Israelis to know that I am a friend."
(Excerpt) Read more at nysun.com ...
If this is according to an aide, then the statement isn't parenthetical, it is hearsay.
Anyone know why? I mean, I fully support Palin, I fully support Israel, but this seems an odd thing for the governor of Alaska to say.
I don’t get it. A U.S. governor will have an American flag and state flag in his/her office. Without context I’m having trouble following the point of this article.
Other than the American flag, obviously.
[quote] The Alaska governor told CBS’s Katie Couric that “a surge in Afghanistan also will lead us to victory there as it has proven to have done in Iraq,” adding that “we cannot afford to retreat, to withdraw in Iraq.” [snip]
We did win a vitory in Iraq. Maybe we’re reluctant to brag. But truth is truth.
Now if you'll excuse me, I need to go purchase my own rape kit.
Her office must have both the flag of the United States and the Alaskan flag in it. In fact IIRC both flags are prominently displayed in her office. The Israeli flag is a little 2" flag attached to the curtains.
Confusion from the Left generally means one thing.
There was a controversy among leftists and some nutty right wingers a while back that she wears an Israeli flag pin instead of an American flag to show her allegiance for AIPC.. HOWEVER, the idiots didn’t realize the pin she was wearing was a Blue Star Mom pin for her son overseas in the military.
Palin at work in 2006.
Palin in the Governor's board room.
I wonder who field stripped Alcee Hasting’s brain.
I have seen pictures of Governor Palin in her office and she does indeed have a US flag along with an Israeli flag. This is just another gotcha story.
New York Sun as a credible media for Palin? ROTFLFAO!!! Anyone who believes this sh*t might as well believe in Scientology.
Wow. Thanks for that perspective, if that indeed is in play here. I guess any one person can make a mistake, but how can a group of people mistake the Blue Star flag with the Israeli flag?
I think she meant of another country
Check 2:40 of the following video:
There is a small Israeli flag in the window of Palin’s office There is also a large US flag and flag of Alaska.
Here is a link to a video which shows the Israeli flag in her office.
I’m sure that this isn’t being reported acurately. I’m sure she said/meant the only ‘foreign’ flag in my office is an Israeli flag.
Obama: "McCain hasn't meantioned my Muslim faith --"
Stephanopolous: "You mean your Christian faith."
Obama: "Oh, right. Anyway ..."
Palin: "The only flag in my office is an Israeli flag."
Journalist: "She said it wrong! She left out 'from a foreign country'! This is great! Run with this! Ya-hoo!"
Well Shimon is old--85 last August 21.
This is an old story. I first read it a day or two after she was announced as the VP pick.
I didn’t think that the Sun was part of the leftist propaganda mill and maybe they aren’t as I don’t quite see this as a negative. It appears to be rather poorly written.
I notice that the leftist propaganda media just recycles already debunked stories about Governor Palin. This is all they can do at this point because there simply isn’t anything of substance that they can point to as an “AHA!”. The only other thing they can do is call her names.
wexler wouldn’t be happy if she is shown to be pro-israel
Exactly Arthur the war is over in Iraq, we are now just cleaning up and training a competent Iraqi military and police.. I am sick of the libtards saying end the war... It is over its not a war... Now if you wanna talk about war look at Afganistan. Liberals are a bunch of moroons!
Exactly... What’s that about? Not too smart for an incredibly talented lady
Recently, it was in serious financial trouble, and was not expected to survive.
It looks like the paper has had a complete make-over into a NYSlimes clone.
Actually there is an American Flag, An Alaskan Flag and the little Israel flag taped to the window. She got it from some "friends" who came back from a trip to Israel. At least two films include this detail hiding in the background as they covered a visit to the Governors office.
The first two pictures show Palin meeting with Dennis Fentie, the Premier of the Yukon territory (Canada). IOW, she’s meeting with a leader from a foreign country. They were working on the “Alaska-Yukon Accord” — an international agreement. There’s more here, from the Yukon perspective: http://www.gov.yk.ca/news/2008/08-043.html
Iraq is the first unannounced victory the US ever had. It would be foolish to make it official just yet — if ever. So the confusion is understandable. Leave it to the rats to try and exploit our need for diplomacy.
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