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The McCain Classless Cowards
Michelle Malkin ^ | 11/05/08 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 11/06/2008 3:38:47 AM PST by DocT111

The anonymous trashing of Sarah Palin by blabbermouth McCain aides who are leaking to Fox News is disgusting. Absolutely disgusting.

Allah’s got the vid clip of a report citing unnamed McCain staffers accusing Palin of lacking, in Carl Cameron’s words, “knowledgeability.” More slime here. And here.

At least all the Hollywood and Manhattan Palin-haters were willing to sign their names and put their faces on their attacks.

Let’s assume the rumor-mongers are telling the truth for a moment. Who does it damn more: Sarah Palin or McCain and his vetters who green-lighted her for the vice presidential nomination? Don’t need an Ivy League degree to figure that one out.

Sarah Palin worked her heart out. She energized tens of thousands to come out who would have otherwise stayed home. She touched countless families. I didn’t agree with everything she said on the campaign trail. But two fundamental conservative stands she took mattered greatly to me: She vigorously defended the Second Amendment and the sanctity of life more eloquently in practice than any of the educated conservative aristocracy.

And she did it all with a tirelessness and infectious optimism that defied the shameless, bottomless attempts by elites in both parties to bring her and her family down.

Shame on the smearers who don’t have the balls to show their faces.

Thank you, Sarah Palin. Thank you for stepping up the plate and serving your country.

(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...


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I agree with Michelle...

Mark my words - she will be the first female POTUS

1 posted on 11/06/2008 3:38:47 AM PST by DocT111
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To: DocT111

related....

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2008/11/06/comrade-barak-obama-is-not-americas-next-president-by-devvy/


2 posted on 11/06/2008 3:39:27 AM PST by gunnyg
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To: DocT111

LOL.. Where were these aides when their man was stuttering around and bumbling the bailout package?

What dips.


3 posted on 11/06/2008 3:40:33 AM PST by Onerom99
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To: DocT111

She and we need a new political party. We will never get rid of the RINOS.


4 posted on 11/06/2008 3:41:28 AM PST by screaminsunshine
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To: DocT111

Hello,I’m Fred Garvin,male prostitute, err I mean political
consultant!


5 posted on 11/06/2008 3:42:14 AM PST by Dr. Ursus (( commander of the simian host))
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To: DocT111

It was the late-added presence of SARAH which energized an otherwise moribund and apathetic conservative voting base.

It was SARAH who drew record-shattering crowds, everywhere she went on behalf of a sour and ungrateful McCain campaign.

Friendly little word of warning to any/all RINOs out there reading this, and thinking about standing in the way between this woman and the conservative base that adores her, anytime during the next four years:

You're expendable to us. SHE isn't.

6 posted on 11/06/2008 3:44:23 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: DocT111

Sarah Palin was by far the highlight of this campaign season. She represents me and I wish her and her wonderful family well.


7 posted on 11/06/2008 3:45:20 AM PST by SueRae
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To: All

Made my teeth grind when I saw what they were doing to Palin after the loss.

Politics is a filthy business to be in. The more honest and truth-telling you are, the worse you are demeaned by the spinners.

Sarah Palin is far too good a human to mess with it - perhaps she can accomplish much more in reaching people by other more positive methods.

I hope we in the public venue never lose our touch with her.


8 posted on 11/06/2008 3:46:34 AM PST by imintrouble
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To: DocT111

I’d agree with you. But the left sees her as a threat. Which she is. They will continue their character assassination campaign.


9 posted on 11/06/2008 3:49:16 AM PST by wny
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To: DocT111

The problem was at the top of the ticket. When the primaries were concluded I knew we were sunk.

Now if only I can keep my spirits up during the week so I can get my work done. It doesn’t help that I am surrounded by smug Obama-ites at work. Although they are not gloating in my face (one even tried to clumsily comfort me by praising McCain’s concession speech, not exactly comforting), it is still a bitter pill to swallow, and I don’t think today is going to be much better.


10 posted on 11/06/2008 3:50:11 AM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender!)
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To: wny

If she was so bad, why did the RNC have the highest ratings ever?

Why did 70 million people watch her debate vs. Biden?

Why SNL had the highest rating in 14 years when she appeared?


11 posted on 11/06/2008 3:50:33 AM PST by DocT111
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To: DocT111
Sarah defended LIFE. With out life nothing else matters.
I love Sarah Palin. The left trashes her, the media trashes her, and now the right trashes her.. God bless this woman. She has taken more then any one I have ever read about... She never whined about any of it.. She is what we need. The rest of the jerks can kiss my A$$.
12 posted on 11/06/2008 3:53:51 AM PST by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: DocT111

Ditto all of the above! McCain had a pathetic, limp campaign going until he chose Sarah. I would have held my nose and voted for him but on election day, I was happy to cast my vote for Sarah on that ticket.


13 posted on 11/06/2008 3:57:14 AM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: DocT111

She saved the McCain campaign the embarassment of losing by a landslide, end of argument.


14 posted on 11/06/2008 3:58:30 AM PST by JohnLongIsland
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To: Onerom99

Exactly, When McCain was mumbeling inchoerently about Wall Street greed for two weeks, because he didn’t understand the actual cause of the financial crisis, or who really was to blame, it was his ignorance that cost him the election. Honestly, when McCain would say one stupid thing after another during that fiasco and when he publicly said that Obama would make a good president, I thought to myself, McCain wasn’t kidding when he said that he finished at the bottom of his class at the Naval Academy.


15 posted on 11/06/2008 3:59:14 AM PST by NavVet ( If you don't defend Conservatism in the Primaries, you won't have it to defend in November)
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To: VictoryGal

VictoryGal:

Chin up. Chin up. We have to realize that liberal elitism is now status quo. That’s ok.

Sarah Palin represents cloth coat Republicans. Not turn coat Republicans. Not East Coast Republicans.

We will see her to the Whitehouse.

Make it your mantra. Rinse, repeat. Rinse, repeat!

There, feel better?

:)
V’s wife.


16 posted on 11/06/2008 4:01:15 AM PST by ventana
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To: DocT111

This is all good. Lines now need to be drawn and the clearer they are, the better.

I’m starting a “dead to me” list.


17 posted on 11/06/2008 4:03:26 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Recruit training at Parris Island from October 20)
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To: DocT111

Did anyone forget she actually has a NEW BABY? She was running and energizing crowds while dealing with a new baby.

I think this is a belated effort to diminish her. This has to be comming from two fronts. One from beltway mccainiacs and poedesta attackers.

BTW McCain followed Dole around in 1996 and apparently THAT was his model for his campaign.

(as for the africa comment, I know a few rap fans who don’t understand africa is a continent not a country)


18 posted on 11/06/2008 4:04:09 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: just me

ditto

mine too

Post of the day!!


19 posted on 11/06/2008 4:04:33 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Recruit training at Parris Island from October 20)
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To: DocT111; All; GodGunsGuts; dixiechick2000; sweetiepiezer; grb; roses of sharon; NetSurfer; ...

Let’s all just list **ALL** of the top 20 central figures in the McCain campaign and blame them all for not pointing out the most evil ones in their midst. Hold them accountable and brand them and their credibility for future work, unless/until the most guilty parties are fingered or come forth on their own.

Let’s start with John McCain, himself - make that 21, then.

I’m getting late sleep. Someone start listing every known McCain staffer, please. Keep adding to the list. Maybe we’ll come up with more. Thirty people sucking up campaign contributions?

TOP TWENTY, GUILTY OF NOT OUTING THE EVIL DOERS:

1. John McCain
2. Rick Davis
3. Steve Schmidt
4. ____________ whassisname, McCain’s long time sidekick
5. Michael Goldfarb, whoever that is
6.
7.
8.
etc... go for it!

If you know their positions, list that too. If you don’t want to do it publicly, just sitemail me, so I can list their names in future posts.


20 posted on 11/06/2008 4:04:52 AM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com - www.etpv.org/whatsnew.html)
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To: DocT111; All
While McCain's statements would often induce wincing, Governor Palin's would always hit the mark. She is the consummate professional and a natural. The fear she induces among the Left and the RINOs is as palpable as that felt by a teen about to get taken out in a horror flick.

She is great. She is ours.

21 posted on 11/06/2008 4:04:53 AM PST by fortunate sun (Proud Palinista!)
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To: unspun

If that’s a ping list, please put me on it.


22 posted on 11/06/2008 4:06:16 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Recruit training at Parris Island from October 20)
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To: unspun

TOP TWENTY-ONE BLACK JACKERS....

Seriously.

Post or FReepmail me.


23 posted on 11/06/2008 4:06:25 AM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com - www.etpv.org/whatsnew.html)
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To: don-o

done


24 posted on 11/06/2008 4:07:04 AM PST by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com - www.etpv.org/whatsnew.html)
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To: Clintons Are White Trash
McCain had a pathetic, limp campaign

Precisely.

Palin was "political viagra" to McCain's campaign, who didn't know what to do with it after she arrived.

25 posted on 11/06/2008 4:08:00 AM PST by A2J (Buck Religion)
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To: DocT111

Palin/Malkin 2012

Aside: I wonder how the “intelligentsia” would have dealt with Ronald Reagan—seems to me that Ronaldus Magnus was slimed as well after 1976...so too Barry Goldwater after 1964.

A Palin/Malkin ticket would infuriate the “intelligentsia” (bleep the intelligentsia and the democrat donkey they ride in on); but it would very likely take the Republican party back for us conservatives, all but assure us of the motivated volunteers and donors and punditry we need to return true Republicans to a working majority in Congress; and make for some great fun and battles in the next four years.

To RINOs: Mess with the (pit) bull and you WILL get the horn.


26 posted on 11/06/2008 4:10:27 AM PST by Yench500 (RINOs let our toops down--shame on them!)
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To: DocT111

If this were true, don’t they realize that it simply reveals their extremely poor judgement in picking her as the running mate.


27 posted on 11/06/2008 4:12:02 AM PST by REPANDPROUDOFIT
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To: DocT111
If Sarah Palin had not been the vice presidential candidate, a couple of million more GOP voters would have stayed home.

No undecided broke for Obama over Palin. That's a joke.

28 posted on 11/06/2008 4:14:23 AM PST by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: DocT111
This is why we can't win:

ONE DAY after they win the White House the Dems are busy spreading “Divide & Conquer” dissension amongst Republicans.......

and we FALL FOR IT!

29 posted on 11/06/2008 4:14:50 AM PST by Cedric
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To: DocT111

Yesterday, one of the FNC anchors said that Steve Schmidt refused to say that Gov. Palin was a good pick for the ticket. He stammered and said let the pundits decide. He’s suspect #1.


30 posted on 11/06/2008 4:17:31 AM PST by rabidralph (Yeah, she's all that.)
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To: DocT111

If McNuts and his folks had let Sarah do the real straight talk, they would have been bett off. McNuts’ charisma was totally overwhelming! BTW, I’m back to using McNuts rather than McCain.


31 posted on 11/06/2008 4:18:24 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (President Bush has let me down! Palin in 2012!)
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To: DocT111

I worked my butt off for McCain these last months ONLY because he isnt Barack Obama. The only thing he did right throughout his entire campaign was picking Sarah Palin as his VP. Now the very people that led our party to disaster are attacking the one person who worked so hard to save it. Sarah will be back and John’s time is over. He is a military hero but a political fool who made it to the bright lights and wilted. He can go back now to being a RINO and let real Republicans rescue our party.


32 posted on 11/06/2008 4:19:12 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: DocT111
Ditto Michelle
33 posted on 11/06/2008 4:19:43 AM PST by bmwcyle (Primary support for McCain and Huck showed complete stupidity)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

in 1996 McCain followed and campaigned with Dole.

McCain with a few changes copied dole. Other than picking a conservative, he did the whirlwind push the final days.

McCain thought he was “just picking a woman”, he was wrong and did not understand it was the candidate’s conservatism that made the case.

NOBODY here had any illusions about McCain.

Senator Palin would be the counter balance for Hillary Clinton in the Senate.


34 posted on 11/06/2008 4:20:52 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Bushbacker1
...bett off.

...better off. (Finish your thoughts)

35 posted on 11/06/2008 4:20:52 AM PST by Bushbacker1 (President Bush has let me down! Palin in 2012!)
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To: Bulldawg Fan

Yeah, the problem is we worked for McCain but he wouldn’t work for us. Sarah is the one that kept my spirits up and she’s the future as far as I am concerned.


36 posted on 11/06/2008 4:21:44 AM PST by Shire
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To: DocT111
I didn't say she was bad. I think she's great! I believe she would have won a 4-way race against those three losers. What my post said is that the lib-left-demholes-MSMwhores have recognized her as a threat to their dominance. And a threat to them must be eliminated. They will continue their vicious attacks and character assassination so long as she is a threat. They may back off a bit, and it may not be as visible as it’s been since the convention. But it’ll continue behind the scenes. And after the 2010 mid-terms, when talk of the 2012 primaries starts, the knives will come out again. And the Vichy-Republicans will assist. I bet that in the meantime, the Obama justice department conducts some lame investigation(s) over completely trumped-up allegations, and of course Obama’s Ministry of Propaganda aka; the MSM, runs 24/7 coverage. Which will also be a convenient distraction from whatever scandal or debacle Obama will be hip-deep in at the time. They’ll bring the trumped-up charges to keep her from the nomination, or afterwards to kill her campaign.

She’s a threat. They will put all their efforts into making her un-electable.

37 posted on 11/06/2008 4:22:07 AM PST by wny
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To: SueRae
Sarah Palin was by far the highlight of this campaign season.

Bingo! Sarah brought more attention to the McCain campaign than all the gimmicks the McCain's handlers could come up with combined.

THAT is why these aides have a case of sour grapes. It's also why their post election commentary isn't sitting well with fans of Sarah.....

38 posted on 11/06/2008 4:22:32 AM PST by Thermalseeker (Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom, but Babbling is ever a Mark of Folly. - B. Franklin)
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To: Yench500

It seems that the McCain aides know they screwed up running the campaign so badly they’re doing a Barney Frank-they know they’re at fault so they have to play offense and blame Sarah before the finger points back to them. Sarah was the only reason I voted for McCain-hope doesn’t let this dim her hopes of going on to bigger things. She’s the best thing that’s happened to this party in a long time.


39 posted on 11/06/2008 4:23:24 AM PST by growingpains
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To: DocT111
She energized tens of thousands to come out who would have otherwise stayed home.

You're wrong Michelle! ...more like millions!

40 posted on 11/06/2008 4:23:49 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: rabidralph

Schmidt’s the one who pushed for McCain to choose Palin.

All these stories are BS!


41 posted on 11/06/2008 4:23:55 AM PST by Cedric
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To: DocT111
If she was so bad, why did the RNC have the highest ratings ever?

Why did 70 million people watch her debate vs. Biden?

Why SNL had the highest rating in 14 years when she appeared?


Palin is the average person going into politics to make a difference. Her record is a record of many achievements in a short amount of time. Palin would have beaten Obama.

What you have are some incompetent McCain advisors trying to shift the blame from themselves, who know they do not have a role in any future Palin campaign, and shouldnt have a role in any future Republican campaign.
42 posted on 11/06/2008 4:24:21 AM PST by igoramus08
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
which energized an otherwise moribund and apathetic conservative voting base.

And your proof of this is what???

43 posted on 11/06/2008 4:24:27 AM PST by org.whodat ( "the Whipped Dog Party" , what was formally the republicans.)
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To: Cedric

You calling Michelle Malkin a Dem? Hello??????
Face is. The RNC is an empty shell. Time to get out the wrecking balls.


44 posted on 11/06/2008 4:25:47 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Recruit training at Parris Island from October 20)
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To: DocT111

I have one term for anonymous bashers like that —

Chicken sh!t.


45 posted on 11/06/2008 4:25:53 AM PST by ScottinVA
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To: DocT111

John McCain lost the election because he discounted the new world in which the election was held.

It is obvious that he lost because the Obama campaign had the deciding advantage of new voters in sufficient numbers in the exact places required to produce the win.

Although the effect of the Acorn registration effort of fraudulent voters is not known, the fact is the effort was effective and did the job.

Nothing Palin did or did not do could have overcome this effort. The middle McCain was after simply wasn’t there.


46 posted on 11/06/2008 4:26:20 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ferengi?.....Probably not, but he sure has the lobes)
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To: DocT111

Not only am I pissed off at the “anonymous McCain aides,” I’m REALLY disappointed at Carl Cameron for reporting this tripe. This has no more credibility than the “anonymously sourced” rumors that Obama is gay.


47 posted on 11/06/2008 4:28:07 AM PST by ScottinVA
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To: DocT111
McCain was chosen by the country club elites in both parties as a bookend for this election, knowing he had no chance to beat the ONE.

Many of these elites are members at the Council on Foreign Relations who desire a Socialist, on world government. (and bank) Barry is the candidate THEY'VE been waiting for.

48 posted on 11/06/2008 4:28:17 AM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: wny
Correct.

And if we don't call BS on these ridiculous rumors RIGHT NOW, the next phase will be , “Everyone knows what Sarah Palin did in the ‘08 campaign.”

That's why it's so vital that WE ON”T TAKE THE BAIT!!!

These stories don't pass the smell test.

49 posted on 11/06/2008 4:28:34 AM PST by Cedric
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To: DocT111

I certainly intend to work towards that goal.

Where can I contact Palin???

I am disgusted at these lowlives and at John McCain - perhaps he deserved to loose. The BEST things about him was he was not Barack Obama and he had Sarah Palin.


50 posted on 11/06/2008 4:30:54 AM PST by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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