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'Oopsies!': Us Weekly apologizes to Sarah Palin over using fake quotes
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Posted on 02/11/2011 11:46:14 AM PST by The Unknown Republican

Whoops!

Us Weekly ran a story quoting Sarah Palin demanding that Christina Aguilera be “deported” over her botched performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl XLV.

The only problem: It never happened.

The item “quoted” Palin trashing Aguilera as “a demanding beauty queen who’s clearly in over her head” and adding for good measure, “If I were president, I’d deport Ms. Augilera back to wherever it is she’s from and give Amy Smart a call.”

The fake quotes originated from an Onion-like satirical web site, relaying a fictional radio interview between the former Governor of Alaska and Fox News host Sean Hannity.

Other choice “quotes” from Palin that fooled Us Weekly included, “Here’s another case of an airhead diva going on TV, running her mouth off, sounding like a fool. She doesn’t understand something so basic about America, yet we’re supposed to tolerate her diva behavior?” and “Unemployment is at nine percent, yet we have to suffer through a performance by a foreigner with a poor grasp of the English language?”

(Excerpt) Read more at entertainment.blogs.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: enemedia; fakequotes; false; february2011; freepressforpalin; lefthate; leftspew; palin; pds; quotes; sarah10pissant0; tolerantleft; usweekly; waronsarah
They should issue an apology to Palin on the front cover.
1 posted on 02/11/2011 11:46:19 AM PST by The Unknown Republican
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To: The Unknown Republican
She will never get respect.
2 posted on 02/11/2011 11:49:02 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Memo to Mitt Romney: Just go away.............)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Where did they get the quotes from? What was their source?


3 posted on 02/11/2011 11:50:12 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php for FR backup site!)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Rush said that Time magazine also ran with this fake quote.

Everyone will think it was Palin saying this, because half the American people STILL BELIEVE she said she could see Russia from her house.

I think Palin should sue.


4 posted on 02/11/2011 11:50:17 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: The Unknown Republican

An actual apology! What progress!

Problem is the wacko leftie blogs will pick up the lie and spread it around and millions of people will believe it.


5 posted on 02/11/2011 11:50:59 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Lazy bass turds. They should be sued for plagiarism.


6 posted on 02/11/2011 11:50:59 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Why can't the Mexican government provide "a better life" for the illegal aliens? It's their job!)
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To: Sybeck1
She will after she kicks that gangsta’s ass back to the hood where he belongs.....
7 posted on 02/11/2011 11:51:56 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Yaelle

She need only send them ONE BULLET “anonymously”. That should set their bowels aquiver.


8 posted on 02/11/2011 11:52:02 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: The Unknown Republican

Instead, they put in a file labelled “Fake, but accurate”.

Not that I would believe anything printed in such a rag, nor use a copy of Time magazine for anything other than to kill a bug.

These cretins deserve the wailing and gnashing of teeth they will certainly engage in when she becomes President.


9 posted on 02/11/2011 11:52:59 AM PST by turfmann
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To: Sybeck1

Is that for real?


10 posted on 02/11/2011 11:55:51 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Took long enough. A bit BEHIND THE LEARNING CURVE are you?


11 posted on 02/11/2011 11:56:26 AM PST by cake_crumb (Why do they call them "pat downs" when they're obviously "feel ups"?)
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To: Sopater

Yes, it is from People magazine the week before the VP debate in 2008.


12 posted on 02/11/2011 11:58:00 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Memo to Mitt Romney: Just go away.............)
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To: Sybeck1

The best debate in the whole presidential campaign.


13 posted on 02/11/2011 11:59:09 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Yaelle

The greatest lawsuit of all will come with Palin winning the Presidency.


14 posted on 02/11/2011 12:00:40 PM PST by Gator113 (I'm voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: GeronL

obama and romney probably.

LLS


15 posted on 02/11/2011 12:00:57 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: The Unknown Republican

The damage has already been done. It’s in print. ‘Nuf said. The lefties will wave that all around. US magazine is disgusting,especially after that sick photo of Elton John and his homosexual partner holding a baby as if it were theirs.

Now this. US magazine is probably in hysterics!


16 posted on 02/11/2011 12:07:24 PM PST by laweeks
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To: GeronL
You must be one of those speed readers.

From the above article: "The fake quotes originated from an Onion-like satirical web site, relaying a fictional radio interview between the former Governor of Alaska and Fox News host Sean Hannity."

17 posted on 02/11/2011 12:08:52 PM PST by Spunky (Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.)
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To: The Unknown Republican
What the reality and real sound of Sarah Palin does to liberals:


18 posted on 02/11/2011 12:09:29 PM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To:

Place holder.

19 posted on 02/11/2011 12:10:11 PM PST by I see my hands (You can guess a poster's age by the misplaced optimism in their posts.)
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To: I see my hands
Your Place holder
isn't in a white box?


20 posted on 02/11/2011 12:18:37 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 752 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Yaelle
I think Palin should sue.

Enough is enough. Don't accept the apology, Sarah. SUE until you own both rags. Not bothering to check sources they so wanted to believe the quote was true they tripped over their drool dripping tongues to print those lies. And, moronic, progressive of the the U.S. will claim it to be true no matter what. SUE the Bath tards!

21 posted on 02/11/2011 12:27:32 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: I see my hands

I see you are following the adage if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. ; )


22 posted on 02/11/2011 12:30:50 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“Lazy bass turds. They should be sued for plagiarism.”

Yeah, where’s the thugs from Righthaven when you actually need them?


23 posted on 02/11/2011 12:39:09 PM PST by MeganC (Soli Deo Gloria)
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To: The Unknown Republican

1. This will continue to be repeated as fact.
2. Idiots will continue to believe it.
3. “Concerned” “conservatives” will say Sarah shouldn’t run for President because idiots believe these lies.


24 posted on 02/11/2011 12:41:24 PM PST by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: Sopater
The best debate in the whole presidential campaign

And the only one to include an actual qualified American patriot.


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

25 posted on 02/11/2011 12:43:44 PM PST by The Comedian ("Cry flummox and let loose the camels of war." - Truth29)
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To: Tax-chick

What was said about a lie told often enough?


26 posted on 02/11/2011 12:46:37 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( Ft. Lauderdale Florida)
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To: null and void
Nope ...
but it is hidden ...
not to web bots ...
or highlighting ... why bother? ;-)

Thanks - tables make it easy! ;-)
27 posted on 02/11/2011 12:48:24 PM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: bicyclerepair

Something or other ...


28 posted on 02/11/2011 12:49:40 PM PST by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: Yaelle

does anyone have a pic of the Time quote or a link to it?


29 posted on 02/11/2011 12:50:30 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: The Unknown Republican
If they had only had the sense to quote Tina Fey they could have gotten away with it.
30 posted on 02/11/2011 12:53:33 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: Tunehead54; I see my hands
I only asked because I see my hands puts everything in a box.
FWIW I stole the formatting for the box from him fair and square...
31 posted on 02/11/2011 12:55:11 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 752 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void
Really, all I wanted to do was to lock in a new tag line. I put "placeholder" in the post so to stem any confusion of those who might highlight. Oh well, I've failed before and I'll fail again. D'oh!

32 posted on 02/11/2011 1:02:38 PM PST by I see my hands (You can guess a poster's age by the misplaced optimism in their posts.)
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To: I see my hands

And a fine tag line it is...


33 posted on 02/11/2011 1:04:44 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 752 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: The Unknown Republican
This reminds me of a line Bob Saget used to use in his comedy monologue. It went like this:

"Men can nurse. No they can, I read it. First I wrote it down and then I read it."

Somebody in the MSM is writing weird stuff down about Sarah Palin and then after reading it they are printing it. I wonder what class they take in Journalism school to learn that?

34 posted on 02/11/2011 1:04:58 PM PST by Harley (Life is Tough, But It's a Lot Tougher When You're a Liberal. Stop Global Whining Now.)
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To: The Unknown Republican
The fake quotes originated from an Onion-like satirical web site, relaying a fictional radio interview between the former Governor of Alaska and Fox News host Sean Hannity.

Media Matters or Huffandpuff post?

Pray for America

35 posted on 02/11/2011 1:06:55 PM PST by bray (Vote Palin to make heads explode on both sides of the aisle.)
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To: Spunky

That does not say which site


36 posted on 02/11/2011 1:17:24 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php for FR backup site!)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Ninety percent of Democrats still believe she said, “I can see Russia from my house.” (-Tina Fey, D-SNL)


37 posted on 02/11/2011 1:28:55 PM PST by 3niner (When Obama succeeds, America fails.)
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To: Bitsy

Sue them. Sue them all.

Then destroy them all, for Allah knows his own (satirical comment only, not suggesting that anything bad happen to our leftist friends).


38 posted on 02/11/2011 2:00:40 PM PST by JusPasenThru (Why won't those knuckle-dragging tea-bagging right-wing bastards just negotiate with me?)
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To: GeronL
SuperTuesdayNews
39 posted on 02/11/2011 2:08:17 PM PST by oldteen
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To: oldteen

Why would anyone in the media think that is a real news site?


40 posted on 02/11/2011 2:54:01 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php for FR backup site!)
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To: GeronL
Why would anyone in the media think that is a real news site?

Good question! Did they know it wasn't true and run with it in hopes of not getting caught? Or, are they really THAT stupid? Perhaps both!

After all, it IS the (so called) media we're talking about! :)

41 posted on 02/11/2011 3:06:52 PM PST by oldteen
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To: oldteen

They probably knew it was fake, they don’t care. They probably high fived each other.


42 posted on 02/11/2011 3:10:23 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php for FR backup site!)
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To: GeronL
They probably high fived each other.

You're most likely right about that!

Did you read any of the comments at SuperTuesday?

43 posted on 02/11/2011 3:34:03 PM PST by oldteen
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To: oldteen

Yes, a lot of the sheeple fell right for it.

Journolists?


44 posted on 02/11/2011 3:47:48 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php for FR backup site!)
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To: GeronL
Journolists?

Likely.

I can't even begin to wrap my mind around such thinking! Sheeple for sure!

45 posted on 02/11/2011 4:10:58 PM PST by oldteen
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