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WaPo’s Parker: 'Might Trig Palin Someday Read His Mother's Abortion Thoughts and Find Them Hurtful?'
Newsbusters ^ | February 16, 2010 | Erin Brown

Posted on 02/15/2010 9:31:17 PM PST by Rufus2007

It's no surprise that elitism and a pretentious point of view have a place on The Washington Post editorial page, but even this is a little much.

Pseudo-conservative columnist Kathleen Parker asserted that Trig Palin, the Down syndrome son of the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin might one day find his mother's abortions comments "hurtful." A Feb 14 column published in the Post focused on the delicate art of criticizing Palin's recent political and personal defense of the special-needs community, stemming from White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's controversial comments involving the word "retarded."

Parker recounted Palin's brief mention that she understands how women entertain the though of abortion when learning about the special needs of an unborn child. Instead of praise for Palin's honesty and candor, Parker seized the opportunity to criticize Palin's outspokenness and attempt to speak on behalf of her son.

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KEYWORDS: abortion; dnc4romney; du4romney; kathleenparker; msm4romney; msromney2; palin; parker4dnc; parker4obama; parkerantipalin; pds4parker; pimping4romney; romney; romneybotdelivers; sarahpalin; tramping4mitt
There's something completely icky and troubling about suggesting a Down syndrome child might wonder why his mother wasn't more open to abortion.
1 posted on 02/15/2010 9:31:17 PM PST by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

I will never read crap from Parker, and this is down right evil. What a worthless woman.


2 posted on 02/15/2010 9:34:00 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (A good Blue Dog is an unelected Blue Dog. Ditto Rino's!)
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To: Rufus2007

Kathleen Parker has had Palin Derangement Syndrome for some time.

It is amazing how even older women in such privileged positions and who consider themselves to be logical and intelligent (I am not saying she is) can find themselves driven by the same emotions of anger and jealousy as a “mean girl” in high school, when it comes to Sarah Palin.


3 posted on 02/15/2010 9:35:35 PM PST by SirJohnBarleycorn
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To: Rufus2007
Parker is an effing retard .
4 posted on 02/15/2010 9:36:24 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: SirJohnBarleycorn

Parker probably loves Sarah Palin .. if not for her, what would Parker write about?


5 posted on 02/15/2010 9:37:31 PM PST by EDINVA (Sarchasm (n): The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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To: Rufus2007

Kathleen Parker is obsessed with Sarah Palin and her family. Maybe it’s because the best Kathleen can do is write a column for a left-wing paper and get a degree in Spanish Literature. Sarah was governor of a state and lives with the FIRST DUDE!


6 posted on 02/15/2010 9:37:51 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kbennkc

Kathleen Parker

7 posted on 02/15/2010 9:39:36 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Rufus2007
WaPo’s Parker: 'Might Trig Palin Someday Read His Mother's Abortion Thoughts and Find Them Hurtful?'

Might not this Parker person do the same? Can Parker's mom get a do-over?

8 posted on 02/15/2010 9:40:24 PM PST by kittycatonline.com
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To: Rufus2007

I try to boycott those who publish Parker.

It is obscene she is paid to write what she does, particularly by what are supposed to be conservative publications.


9 posted on 02/15/2010 9:43:44 PM PST by DB
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To: Rufus2007

That picture on her website is not what she looks like now...she wishes!

I think she is jealous of Sarah.

http://tinyurl.com/yg3nkoe


10 posted on 02/15/2010 9:45:10 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

She looks like the snowmen in my neighborhood now that the temps have risen.


11 posted on 02/15/2010 9:46:48 PM PST by Rastus
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To: Rufus2007

If he has that critical thinking he will understand that Mom went for life. This is a very sorry statement on the part of this death clown.


12 posted on 02/15/2010 9:47:21 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: ABQHispConservative

She is just another liberal beating the Hate Sarah drum, hoping to poison the voter pool before 2012.


13 posted on 02/15/2010 9:48:20 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

She is also probably envious that more people read Palin’s facebook posts than her pathetic columns in the WacomPost.


14 posted on 02/15/2010 9:51:02 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (A good Blue Dog is an unelected Blue Dog. Ditto Rino's!)
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To: Rufus2007

Kathleen Parker: Oogedy-Boogedy

‘How about social conservatives make their arguments without bringing God into it? By all means, let faith inform one’s values, but let reason inform one’s public arguments.’

‘That was and remains my point. It isn’t so much God causing the GOP problems; it’s his fan club.’

‘As long as the religious right is seen as controlling the Republican party, the GOP will continue to lose some percentage of voters, and that percentage likely will increase over time as younger voters shift away from traditional to more progressive values.’

http://article.nationalreview.com/380125/them-oogedy-boogedy-blues/kathleen-parker


15 posted on 02/15/2010 9:51:48 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Rufus2007

Parker is a R-word.


16 posted on 02/15/2010 9:52:53 PM PST by rfp1234
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Does anyone know where I can find the video of Sarah’s speech at Daytona. I’ve seen some mention it, but I haven’t been able to find a thing about her visit there, either at the race or the book signing.


17 posted on 02/15/2010 9:53:28 PM PST by WVNan (I hate the liberal news corpse..)
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To: ABQHispConservative

No, it is worse than that. The media convinced a large portion of the people to hate Bush because THEY hated Bush. They want to do the same to Sarah before 2012 so that THEY can once again select a RINO candidate for us.


18 posted on 02/15/2010 9:55:26 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

2012 is a ways off. 2010 will be another matter. Gridlock on a socialist President is the goal. That bastard is killing America.


19 posted on 02/15/2010 9:59:18 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: kcvl
Fat, ugly, old, and jealous.
20 posted on 02/15/2010 10:01:34 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Check out post #10...it’s worse than just ugly


21 posted on 02/15/2010 10:03:30 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

As Earl Weaver once said “Kathleen Parker, god bless her soul, ought to worry about getting her @ss off a barstool once in a while and maybe a man would stick a pr!ck into her”.


22 posted on 02/15/2010 10:08:58 PM PST by j-damn
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To: kcvl
OMG...Murtha in drag!

Cheers!

23 posted on 02/15/2010 10:08:59 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Rufus2007

Kathleen...You have become a woman fit only to be pitied.


24 posted on 02/15/2010 10:13:27 PM PST by Soul Seeker (?)
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To: Rufus2007

Oh, yeah, that would bother me alright. Gee, mom, you had a chance to kill me and you didn’t do it? What’s wrong with you?/SAR. Is this guy serious? What a bunch of evil people reside on the left.


25 posted on 02/15/2010 10:14:47 PM PST by calex59
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To: grey_whiskers

Another ugly broad to add to the gallery of creepy looking female rats.


26 posted on 02/15/2010 10:18:15 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The first American Revolution started in Massachusetts. So did the second one, on January 19, 2010!)
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To: Rufus2007
'Might Trig Palin Someday Read His Mother's Abortion Thoughts and Find Them Hurtful?'

I don't know...

Does anyone wonder if Malia Obama might read her father's thoughts one day and think she and her sister punished her mother?

-PJ

27 posted on 02/15/2010 10:20:31 PM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: EDINVA

You’re right. Never heard of Parker before her Sarah hit pieces.


28 posted on 02/15/2010 10:23:06 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
No, it is worse than that. The media convinced a large portion of the people to hate Bush because THEY hated Bush. They want to do the same to Sarah before 2012 so that THEY can once again select a RINO candidate for us.

Right on!!! You squarely hit the nail on the head!

Very nice job!

See if you can't spread that message a little far and wide, huh? Do us all a favor...

CA....

29 posted on 02/15/2010 10:38:19 PM PST by Chances Are (Whew! Seems I've found that silly grin again!)
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To: WVNan; onyx

Hi there - am looking for same - ping me if you find it first and I’ll do the same for you.

This Parker woman - how pathetic. Does she really not know what venomous, catty, snake of a woman she reveals herself to be???? I pity her. I really really do. She has to be one miserable soul. Realize this sounds bad to some, but she needs our prayers!!!


30 posted on 02/15/2010 10:39:05 PM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt (Ronald Reagan: If American ever ceases to be a nation under God, she will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Rufus2007

I resolved some time ago that reading K. Parker is worse than a waste of time.
If Sarah P. becomes a candidate for election to any office some of the weirdos in the Lame Stream Press will become candidates for straight jackets.


31 posted on 02/15/2010 11:03:07 PM PST by Elsiejay (.)
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To: Freedom'sWorthIt

Here is where I found several theads.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/daytona/index?tab=articles


32 posted on 02/15/2010 11:47:14 PM PST by WVNan (I hate the liberal news corpse..)
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So, I guess Kathleen wouldn’t be calling attention to her and her child... correct? It’s not as if she could have contacted her privately, (since she’s so concerned).

So conservative, working, Hillary loving mom that she is, she wants Sarah to shut up, not be seen with her child, not speak up when the culture slanders special-needs or just stay barefoot, pregnant and out of her sight?

I gather she doesn’t have a special-needs child, or if she did, she wasn’t the one taking care of him/her most of the time or she’s forgotten. At the end of the day, it’s you and that child; He has to go to the hospital, problems at school, sitting down helping him to catch up later, dad’s working... momma’s baby. Maybe in her research re: Keeping Men (her book), she didn’t look at statistics on the strain of children with disabilities on fathers, as well as families in general. Trig is not her older daughters responsibility (she has her own), her son is fighting in Iraq (as if that’s not enough to stress her), her youngest has her own life (you wouldn’t dump a lot of duties on her, other than loving big sis), and the hubby works for a living. Happens all over the globe daily.

So she can’t speak her mind on a subject her beloved jerks know or care nothing about but spout ugly terms (and it’s not like it’s been once)? To defend them she lashes out at Palin?

Ah yes, motherly advice...

She said abortion for a reason. How long ago was it when Palin shared ‘honestly’ how she felt about ‘her choice’?

Parker has issues. This isn’t about one mom to another... not with that language and her history with Palin.

Sounds like someone aborted before, during or after her three sons. Maybe I can find the column she wrote on it, if that happened... did she tell her husband?; Or maybe she has abortion thoughts about her boys.

I wonder what she would think if that were in a well-read column? Exactly.

Someone should talk to Kathleen, she’s out of line.

Someone inform Mrs. Parker, Palin is a private citizen, we would welcome some facts on our government and a million other important stories being ignored. But it’s hard to complain when she’s a columnist and a mother. /s

A Gaynor response:

http://www.webcommentary.com/php/ShowArticle.php?id=gaynorm&date=100215


33 posted on 02/16/2010 12:03:17 AM PST by AliVeritas (Stolen from smoking frog at FR)
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To: kcvl

re: abortion angle

Gee, is that the same Parker that wrote this?

http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/opinion/columns/kathleen_parker__reality_show_on_abortion_sets_new_cultural_low.html

Her position (as of 2006):

http://forthegrandchildren.blogspot.com/2006/10/abortion-chic-by-kathleen-parker.html


34 posted on 02/16/2010 12:13:07 AM PST by AliVeritas (Stolen from smoking frog at FR)
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To: Rufus2007
Pseudo-conservative columnist Kathleen Parker asserted that Trig Palin, the Down syndrome son of the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin might one day find his mother's abortions comments "hurtful."

Yeah, Kathleen, you know, you may be right. One day Trig MAY find those words hurtful. But, then again, he MAY NOT.

One thing we can more sure of is he will be THANKFUL that his mother decided to give him life.

35 posted on 02/16/2010 12:13:31 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: grey_whiskers

She’s aged 15 years in 2. I guess its true about how dangerous it is to slander God’s children.


36 posted on 02/16/2010 12:14:39 AM PST by JApost
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To: Rufus2007

Kathleen Parker is a c-word

I mean I almost never say that word but she merits it.

Sarah should slap her silly face.

Some women...I swear to God.


37 posted on 02/16/2010 12:16:11 AM PST by wardaddy (I have been in a serious RHCPers mood lately......)
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To: Rufus2007
Sick, sick, these people, 'so called' unfortunately. The darkness of the ignornce here is truly painful.

At least, in Wizard of Oz; the wicked witch gets her due. A 'self-implosion' would be welcome for Parker and all her like-minded ilk.

All to pathetic a spectacle passing as 'journalism' - and a journalist.

38 posted on 02/16/2010 12:36:07 AM PST by cricket (Proud to be in the 'Party of NO')
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To: Rufus2007

No.


39 posted on 02/16/2010 1:17:38 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Rufus2007

Totally disgusting.


40 posted on 02/16/2010 1:24:34 AM PST by rrrod
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To: Rufus2007

We are going to have to do something about these assholes in the media.....they have no souls left to look too, as their concept of their self importance has blurred their vision of themselves...

Trig will feel proud that his Mom choose life.....


41 posted on 02/16/2010 3:41:28 AM PST by The Wizard (I support Madam President, the only President in America today)
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To: Rufus2007

Parker: stop trying so hard to make others think you’re smarter than Sarah. You only sound painfully self-conscious and you’ll never reach Palin’s brilliance, let alone her looks.

The mind of a Down syndrome person will never think on that level—so Trig is protected from the venom of slithering, slimy media people whose lives are so cursed with envy that they don’t understand this basic fact.

I’ll spell it out for you so you don’t miss it: this vicious idea you’re cultivating will never have an effect on Trig, no matter how much it flourishes in the malice of the Washington media.


42 posted on 02/16/2010 3:59:03 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Hey you noble leftists. If what you are doing is worth anything, it should be worth saying out loud.)
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To: kcvl

Parker’s Palin obsession is Andrew-Sullivan-creepy.

- JP


43 posted on 02/16/2010 4:35:03 AM PST by Josh Painter ("We cannot spare this woman. She fights" - David Karki, regarding Sarah Palin)
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To: Josh Painter

Parker was a complete unknown before she started getting noticed by bashing Sarah Palin. She will return to obscurity after November 2012, when she will no longer be useful to her Masters.


44 posted on 02/16/2010 6:24:40 AM PST by Brices Crossroads
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To: kcvl
Judging by those chipmunk cheeks, Kathleen is making sure the Twinkies employees keep their jobs.
45 posted on 02/16/2010 6:25:16 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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To: Rufus2007

If this sick puppy has any daughters, I hope they turn out to be just like her. When parker is very old, things could turn out ugly. Just desserts.


46 posted on 02/16/2010 6:42:41 AM PST by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: reasonisfaith
Parker: stop trying so hard to make others think you’re smarter than Sarah. You only sound painfully self-conscious and you’ll never reach Palin’s brilliance, let alone her looks.

Absolutely. Every time they try to trash Sarah it makes them look small and Sarah look even better. Enough with the arrogant & elitist attitude coming from the media. They are no smarter or better than the rest of us including Sarah Palin. I doubt seriously if Alaska would elect a complete fool as governor.

BTW, maybe Kathleen and the rest of her ilk don't get that when she lowers herself to trash Sarah that she is trashing the rest of us (and our families) who are just like Sarah!

Besides the fact that some of the so-called intellectuals elected a fool who can't pour *iss out of a boot much less run anything! "Intellectuals" are highly overrated!

47 posted on 02/16/2010 7:50:38 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Rufus2007

I’m sure her parents wanted her to grow up smart and beautiful. What a disappointment!


48 posted on 02/16/2010 9:55:46 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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