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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 ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: johnmccain; malkin; marines; mccain; palin; sarahpalin
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To: VictoryGal
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.

I don't know if this will help, but here is one thing you can do to prepare yourself for the coming loss of your Second Amendment freedom:

Headline from today's front page ABQ Journal: Run on Guns

151 posted on 11/06/2008 9:35:32 AM PST by CedarDave (John McCain -- "Country First" is getting yourself elected. Save us from Obama and the socialists!)
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To: Mr. Silverback

I didn’t pull your chain so stuff it.


152 posted on 11/06/2008 10:06:08 AM PST by org.whodat ( "the Whipped Dog Party" , what was formally the republicans.)
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To: DocT111

What the hell were these idiot campaign “managers” doing—playing Trivial Pursuit with Sarah, while neglecting to get out and play the ground game? No wonder we lost.

They should never get a job on ANY campaign EVER AGAIN.

Useless as boar’s tits, all of them!


153 posted on 11/06/2008 11:58:34 AM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: org.whodat

Maybe Kent went to a few Sarah rallies, like I did.

That’s all it took to prove to me that she had more charisma than John McCain in her little finger than he had in his whole decrepit body.

He would have lost by a much bigger margin without Sarah.


154 posted on 11/06/2008 12:06:31 PM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: Cheetahcat

“Now it all makes sense!”

http://www.modernhistoryproject.org/mhp/ArticleDisplay.php?Article=FinalWarn05-3


155 posted on 11/06/2008 12:10:35 PM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: Always Right

Whatever happened to editorial discretion at FOX?

The Cameron Gossip Page should be deep-sixed, and the little fairy should be hung out to dry.


156 posted on 11/06/2008 12:15:30 PM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: screaminsunshine

Let the Romneyites be the first to walk the plank.


157 posted on 11/06/2008 12:16:53 PM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: org.whodat

Why don’t you go crawl back under Lizard Rock in Utah?

Be sure to take your secret underwear with you.


158 posted on 11/06/2008 12:18:41 PM PST by Palladin (Obama on Ayers: "He's just a guy in my neighborhood." LIAR!!!)
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To: org.whodat
You made the assertion, on and open forum, so now defend it or withdraw it. We are all conservatives here, we do things honorably in the light; we don't run around talking in secret code.

Who are the "certain" people?

What is the "why" that causes them to push her?

Put up or shut up.

159 posted on 11/06/2008 12:20:40 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (A member of His Majesty's Loyal Opposition...ready for four years of hard slogging.)
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To: DocT111

If she was so bad, why did we never hear these kinds of comments from her political opponents in Alaska who have known and worked with her for awhile? I never heard any Dems up there quoted as saying these kinds of things about her.


160 posted on 11/06/2008 12:21:57 PM PST by Cecily
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To: DocT111; screaminsunshine; Cedric; NYC Republican; Palladin
"She and we need a new political party. We will never get rid of the RINOS."

Indeeed. Based on the treatment of Sarah Palin by the "Republican Elites" during the campaign (As well as their general incompetence over the last four years) then to savage her so horribly for their own failures afterwards, I have decided today that the trial separation between my money and the Republican 'machine' is going to be a divorce. I'll continue to $upport individual Republican candidates who stick to conservative principles, but will urge them to come join us in our new party/movement, whatever that may be.

" ONE DAY after they win the White House the Dems are busy spreading “Divide & Conquer” dissension amongst Republicans....... and we FALL FOR IT! "

The GOP elite was just as guilty of this before the election as the Dems, and even more guilty since the end of the election. Palin is more of a threat to the Republican elites than she is to the Democrats right now. Plus the handy scapegoat for them to hide their own incompetence.

"fully agree with MM, but sadly, I totally disagree with you. SP is damaged goods"

She may be. And while I like her very much, I'm not going to jump on the bandwagon of her being the hope for the future. But I'm going to watch closely. Now that she doesn't have to carry McCain's dirty bath water, she can prove herself AS herself, rather than as a surrogate for a horribly flawed candidate.

"Whatever happened to editorial discretion at FOX? The Cameron Gossip Page should be deep-sixed, and the little fairy should be hung out to dry."

FOX has has been trending left for two years. With the election of 0bama, they immediately went on their knees to their new 0verlord, hoping that the coming (un)"fairness" Doctrine would go easier on them.

161 posted on 11/06/2008 12:55:11 PM PST by LegendHasIt (Vote for Common Sense '08 ......... OOPS! too late.)
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To: Mr. Silverback

Didn’t get the email putting you in charge!!


162 posted on 11/06/2008 1:00:19 PM PST by org.whodat ( "the Whipped Dog Party" , what was formally the republicans.)
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To: org.whodat

There wasn’t one. I’ve often said that there are only two kinds of people who can tell folks what to do on this site: People with “moderator” in their screen name and people with “Robinson” in their screen name.

However, the fact that I don’t have the authority to make you do it doesn’t make you any less of a B.S. artist and/or intellectual coward. If you really had something you would put up.

We’re not going to throw this woman under the bus so we can have more donkey-kissing RINOs from the DC tarpit running the show. Get used to it.


163 posted on 11/06/2008 1:45:17 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (A member of His Majesty's Loyal Opposition...ready for four years of hard slogging.)
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To: TChris

Oh posh TChris. I said True conservative Republicans. Republicans should say naught of fellow Republicans. Unfortunately..we have some rinos in our midst and they’ll say anything about anyone to try and elevate themselve.


164 posted on 11/06/2008 1:57:40 PM PST by tillacum (Let's find conservative veterans who really know how to fight for this country, next time.)
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To: Seattle Conservative

Another mccain advisor with pillsbury boy cajones? I doubt that was true and if she did, she was covered.


165 posted on 11/06/2008 2:02:06 PM PST by tillacum (Let's find conservative veterans who really know how to fight for this country, next time.)
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To: Mr. Silverback

As I said when you get that position let me know otherwise I’ll say and think what I please.


166 posted on 11/06/2008 2:23:57 PM PST by org.whodat ( "the Whipped Dog Party" , what was formally the republicans.)
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To: org.whodat
As I said when you get that position let me know otherwise I’ll say and think what I please.

And as I said, you're free to and I hhave no illusions otherwise. But you'll still be a B.S. artist and/or intellectual coward.

Have a nice day, princess.

167 posted on 11/06/2008 2:27:29 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (A member of His Majesty's Loyal Opposition...ready for four years of hard slogging.)
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To: wolfcreek

I’ve heard of the CFR, but find it a bit hard to believe.I’ll look for the book to read. Sounds far fetched.


168 posted on 11/06/2008 2:31:45 PM PST by tillacum (Let's find conservative veterans who really know how to fight for this country, next time.)
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To: All; DocT111; unspun

I heard some of these McCain handlers are shills for other candidates.

They probably want another moderate to run next time.


169 posted on 11/06/2008 3:25:55 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: tillacum

I am truly ashamed that there are people, such as this, in our party. I hope Gov. Palin can separate the jerks from the hard workers and build a team for 2012, if she decides to run again.


170 posted on 11/06/2008 3:31:33 PM PST by rabidralph (Yeah, she's all that.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan
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.

I second that. McCain never even gave the United States fair warning that we are dealing with a Manchurian candidate who couldn't even pass a basic security check. It was Governor Palin who had the guts to bring it up. No wonder the staffers fought with her. She aimed straight for the stated goal; whereas McCain and his staff were more concerned about his long friendships with Democrats on the Hill than they were with defending the interests of the American people.

171 posted on 11/06/2008 4:13:16 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("Stand up and fight. We're Americans, and we never give up."--John McCain)
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To: rabidralph
I was thinking about McCain's “Country First” I was never fond of it. He was telling Republicans he did not share our values. If he wanted to represent the Republican Party well darn it, he should have. McCain should have put his party first, country first is just assumed.
172 posted on 11/06/2008 4:20:33 PM PST by Mark was here (The earth is bipolar.)
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To: unspun

Thanks for the ping unspun.
Sarah rocks and we want her to run in 2012.
When I signed on to work at a Republican Headquarters I signed on the day after she signed on. When I met her I told her, “Sarah, when you signed on so did I and we have 14 days to go girl, stay strong and stay tough and that millions were praying for her.
I will work very hard for her.


173 posted on 11/06/2008 5:56:31 PM PST by sweetiepiezer (I have a Pal in Sarah)
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To: Seattle Conservative

You could sign my name to your letter to McCain.

I didn’t ever give his campaign money, but after Sarah was on the ticket I sent a modest amount to the RNC.

John McCain sent a thank you letter. Ha! I sent the contribution in a birthday card (now belated) for George that Laura had sent out a few months ago.

McCain would have lost in 2000 as well if he’d been the nominee then.


174 posted on 11/06/2008 7:41:54 PM PST by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1993905/posts)
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To: DocT111; NFHale; Gordon Greene; Das Outsider

JUST STOP IT!!!

We let McCain down. We’re the voter. It was our
job to support our candidate and make it happen.
We failed. Not McCain.

He was outspent 3 to 1 and kept his campaign finance
promises. Obama didn’t.

He was out promoted by the media 10 to 1.

Quit trying to blame McCain. He’s an American hero.
He fought an herculean fight against an ominous foe.
We should be heralding him, not vilifying him.

We have only ourselves to blame. We failed our candidate.
We’re pathetic and we deserve what we’ve allowed to happen.

Get your house in order ... ‘cuz we’re about to
reap the whirlwind.

God help us all!


175 posted on 11/07/2008 8:37:44 AM PST by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: tillacum

“In 2004, CFR Affiliate* George W. Bush defeated CFR Member John Kerry.”
“In 2000, CFR Member George W. Bush defeated CFR Member Al Gore.”
“In 1996, CFR Member Bill Clinton defeated CFR Member Bob Dole.”
“In 1992, CFR Member Bill Clinton defeated CFR Member George H. W. Bush.”
“In 1988, CFR Member George H. W. Bush defeated CFR Member Michael Dukakis. “
“In 1984, Ronald Reagan** defeated CFR Member Walter Mondale.”
“In 1980, Ronald Reagan** defeated CFR Member Jimmy Carter.”
and on and on ...

*although his close ties to the CFR are apparent, no proof of George W. Bush’s membership has been found.
**Perhaps due to his widespread popularity, Reagan was the first president in many years who was not a member or close affiliate of the CFR. Some things even they can’t stop.

President elect Barack H. Obama is not known to be CFR but, Michelle Obama is/was on the board of directors for CFR Chicago. You can bet Obama’s cabinet and staff will be loaded with CFR members including this colorful gentlemen;

http://www.modernhistoryproject.org/mhp/EntityDisplay.php?Entity=BrzezinskiZ.


176 posted on 11/07/2008 10:54:38 AM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: DocT111
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.

ok, now I am crying for the first time...

177 posted on 11/07/2008 11:36:28 AM PST by tioga
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To: Mr. Silverback
Have a nice day, princess.

Dude... you busted his worthless RINO hinder so long and so hard, it sounded like a Keith Moom drum solo. ;)

178 posted on 11/07/2008 11:43:06 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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