Skip to comments.The Palin Brand ("no consistent philosophy, no guiding principles, no remedial vetting")
Posted on 05/27/2010 1:26:40 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
In the midst of one of the most precipitous political crashes in the Mountain West, Sarah Palin made a mad dash into Boise on Friday, urging the election of a man who had plagiarized his campaign speech from Barack Obama, had been rebuked by the military for misusing the Marine uniform and had called the American territory of Puerto Rico a separate country.
And why not? Vaughn Ward, the Republican congressional candidate from Idaho, has the dubious character trifecta of the Palin brand: bone-headed, defiant and willfully ignorant. When told that Puerto Rico was not a country, he said, I dont care what you call it.
On Tuesday, this Palin protégé was routed in a huge upset, despite a big early lead in the polls, a 6-to-1 fundraising edge and that Friday fly-in by the former half-term governor, who has Idaho roots.
In California, Palin has endorsed Carly Fiorina for Senate. Who cares? Well, Palin should. In the 2008 presidential campaign, Palin pledged to stop multi-million dollar payouts and golden parachutes to C.E.O.s who run their companies into the ground.
After having steered Hewlett-Packard into a ditch, with the stock plunging 50 percent and 20,000 real Americans forced into layoffs, Fiorina walked away with about $45 million.
Between surreal appearances from Wasilla as the caged pundit of Fox News and quick, splashy landings in the lower 48 states, Palin has shown she still has the attention span of a hummingbird on a nectar jag. She does not do basic homework. Never has. The result is a string of endorsements for people whose lives are living contradictions of their stated philosophies.
(Excerpt) Read more at opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com ...
Not only that, in SC McCain has specifically endorsed one of Nikki Haley's opponents, Henry McMaster. There is NO WAY you can square that with McCain directing Palin's endorsements. No way.
Shhhhh......don’t tell Maggie, it might make her have to think...........
You mean instead of the political propagandists that we currently have? Bite your tongue!
pissant: “But it doesnt make sense to use this little fags musings as ammo.”
blind squirrel... “Even blind squirrels find nuts on rare occasions.”
We’ve all been waiting patiently. Could you ping all of FR when you find that nut?
.... oh, it’s the New York Times ...
Nuttier than Squirrel Poop.
Austrian is a language!
McCain Team only is out for one endorsement - theirs.
(McMaster was McCains point man in South Carolina during the presidential primary)
Ooops. Well, what a roguey-maverericky endorsement from Mrs Palin. I still say someone is pulling her strings. (And, apparently, so does her dad.)
Have a great day!
;) Have a great weekend!
Lol. Not too paranoid are you? Or snarky.......
Good luck with that Paulist cult of yours. I'm sure you'll find a 12 step program someday.
;) Have a great weekend!
You too, Maggie!
Your ‘friends’ are back from that vacation. It was quiet here for a few weeks.
Probably a bit of both, Lakeshark. Have a great weekend!
You know, for some perverse reason, I love bumping a thread that says, The Palin Brand ("no consistent philosophy, no guiding principles, no remedial vetting")
It's being called "snarky"-- always makes me want to prove it, too!
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