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Sarah Palin Tells Of 'Media Attack' Fear
Sky News ^ | 08/12/11 | Greg Milam

Posted on 08/12/2011 9:04:11 PM PDT by TomServo

Sarah Palin has told Sky News that the fear of media attacks on her family is preventing her from joining the race for the White House.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; fear; mediabias; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 08/12/2011 9:04:15 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo

Our setup here in the free USA is beginning to look more and more like tyranny.

Afraid to run for political office because of fear of unreasonable attacks on a family.


2 posted on 08/12/2011 9:08:02 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: TomServo

I remember the good ole days when the media reported the news. Now they manipulate it, fabricate it, choose sides and now even choose our Presidents.


3 posted on 08/12/2011 9:08:23 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan
Now they manipulate it, fabricate it, choose sides and now even choose our Presidents.

Yup.

4 posted on 08/12/2011 9:09:15 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: DBrow

Agreed. Obama never had to fear media attacks on his kids. Why should anyone? It’s disgusting.


5 posted on 08/12/2011 9:11:46 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: DBrow

Don’t worry, the headline is overblown, go watch the video.


6 posted on 08/12/2011 9:11:58 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Bristol Palin's book "Not Afraid Of Life: My Journey So Far" became a New York Times, best seller.)
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To: TomServo

bttt


7 posted on 08/12/2011 9:13:58 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: TomServo

interesting that Sky News, owned by News Corp, would misquote the Governor as evidenced by the tape of their interview. When asked for a possible reason why she wouldn’t enter the race, her answer was “the impact on family”, not the reported “media attack”.

When I saw this threads title, it didn’t sound right for a reason.


8 posted on 08/12/2011 9:14:02 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: DBrow

“Our setup here in the free USA is beginning to look more and more like tyranny.

Afraid to run for political office because of fear of unreasonable attacks on a family.”

Life imitates art at times. Sarah Palin is the real Emmanuel Goldstein in the Washington government’s ‘1984’.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmanuel_Goldstein


9 posted on 08/12/2011 9:15:02 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Rational Thought

And the MB “drew the largest crowds” isn’t supported by on the ground reports as well.


10 posted on 08/12/2011 9:16:24 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: GreatRoad

The media wouldn’t even mention Obama’s EARS, let alone his lack of a paper trail.


11 posted on 08/12/2011 9:16:37 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: tsowellfan

Umm... when was that specifically? Seriously? When....? The media has always known their power and have considered themselves a separate yet powerful political process. I do not know of any “good old days” with the media. Only ignorant days the public did not realize their undermining stench.


12 posted on 08/12/2011 9:16:46 PM PDT by Walkingfeather (Dr)
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To: TomServo

Sarah will run, she’s a gutsy lady and she knows what to expect. Gather the family and tell them what’s going to happen, stay close to eachother, and damn the torpedoes.

We are all being attackes and we can take it. Full steam ahead. WE HAVE YOUR BACK SARAH!


13 posted on 08/12/2011 9:17:32 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: TomServo

They would love to make Sarah look afraid of the media. They know she’s not. But in today’s politics the hatred from the left is so vitriolic there certainly is a safety factor.


14 posted on 08/12/2011 9:17:32 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Rational Thought
There is also Todd Palin’s statement that “this is the life we have chosen” further saying that “this family has been tested”.
15 posted on 08/12/2011 9:18:49 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: Rational Thought
interesting that Sky News, owned by News Corp, would misquote the Governor as evidenced by the tape of their interview.

Yeah. The only one mentioning the 'media' is in fact - the media. She never used the word.

16 posted on 08/12/2011 9:19:18 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Al B.; Lakeshark; LibLieSlayer; Virginia Ridgerunner; Brices Crossroads; sarah fan UK
*Since when is *impact* on her family, *FEAR*? Only in the lamestream and PDSer minds!

Of course her concerns are still with her family. The press is vile and I'll never forget the slanderous treatment she receives and still receives, but to try to make her cowardly, is really just another, bashing and gives the press more power than she would EVER permit. Outrageous and a new angle and low, even for the lamestream *across the pond* trying for a scoop in Iowa!

Todd said today, that their family has been vetted, which was an understatement!

GAME ON!


POSITIVELY PALIN

2012


17 posted on 08/12/2011 9:19:58 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: DBrow
You'll recall that Maureen Dowd did mention his ears and was promptly called on the carpet by O’Zero himself to never do that again.
18 posted on 08/12/2011 9:23:28 PM PDT by JPG (Yes She Can!)
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To: Rational Thought

That $1 Million plus a year paycheck she keeps cashing must really drive ‘em nutz. Fox News colleagues have been ourtright dismissive and snarky about her, save for Sean Hannity and Greta.


19 posted on 08/12/2011 9:24:46 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: DBrow
Sarah never mentioned "fear." That was the reporter's concoction. Sarah said, "Concern over the impact of attacks on my family. If you haven't been through what we've been through, you just can't understand."

Very different from "fear." She's walking around the Iowa State Fair in a T-shirt, for crying out loud... the woman fears nothing.

;^\

20 posted on 08/12/2011 9:24:57 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Our little pit bull says 'Taste my nightstick!',,, A barracuda in a skin-tight skirt.")
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To: Walkingfeather
Well, you do have a good point. If I implied they were 100% honest and clean in the "good ole days" then I was wrong. I do think there was more honesty in reporting back then but certainly not completely.

I am referring to the 1940s and 1950s when I talk about the good ole days. And still, they did their share of manipulation back then too.

Only ignorant days the public did not realize their undermining stench.

Very well put!

21 posted on 08/12/2011 9:25:54 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: TomServo
Think about it.

How much do we know about ANY of the other candidates
kids/family?

They have, rightly, been left alone. But they have savaged the Palins from day one.

If they did this to even ONE of the Rats families, the would be an overnight law passed with stiff penalties.

22 posted on 08/12/2011 9:28:12 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (ALWAYS WATCH THE OTHER HAND)
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To: DBrow
The media wouldn’t even mention Obama’s EARS

If they did they would blame Bush.

23 posted on 08/12/2011 9:28:12 PM PDT by South40 ("President Fox's vision for an open border is a vision I embrace" ~Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

The media put that family through the mill back in 2008. How many great leaders have we lost because of this media machine.


24 posted on 08/12/2011 9:28:54 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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25 posted on 08/12/2011 9:29:07 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I’m assuming you’re referring to this?

http://caucuses.desmoinesregister.com/2011/08/12/bachmann-tells-fundraiser-10000-people-awaiting-her-at-rally-150-are-there/


26 posted on 08/12/2011 9:30:34 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: Rational Thought
her answer was “the impact on family”, not the reported “media attack”.

Ahhh - she also said 'after what our family has gone through"

Are y'all suggesting the media hasn't been vicious to the Palins - while totally leaving all other politicians kids alone?

27 posted on 08/12/2011 9:31:36 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (ALWAYS WATCH THE OTHER HAND)
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To: TomServo

I read the title and had to laugh. I don’t believe the lying media. Sarah Palin fear the media???? PPPffffffffffff! Ha ha ha ha! Yeah right. LOL!!!


28 posted on 08/12/2011 9:44:49 PM PDT by abcc2011 (Christian and conservative.)
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To: mardi59

Like I said in another thread.. She has my full support until she specifically says, “I am not running”..


29 posted on 08/12/2011 9:45:36 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Gargantua
OK, concern over media attacks on one's family deters candidates from running, while other candidates enjoy protection from criticism and privacy for their families from the same media.
30 posted on 08/12/2011 9:46:37 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: onyx

;D
I actually enjoy her controlling the LSM.. I am waiting for her to announce, but I think she is using this time to her advantage..

IF, she announces that she is not running, then I will be along side her and trust her judgement. (BUT.. I don’t think she will fail us ;))


31 posted on 08/12/2011 9:48:39 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: maine-iac7

Nice to see you again FRiend :D been awhile :)


32 posted on 08/12/2011 9:50:01 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: Rational Thought
I hadn't seen that but thanks.

I was referring to the Tweets that were posted to FR during the day. Amazingly unflattering report. Her stretching of the truth started bothering be a couple of months ago. On top of that she apparently set something up today in spite of rules against it. I think the woman is character challenged. I get beaten up here for expressing that opinion, but that is just the way I see it.

BTW, just saw a rerun of Gov Palin on Hannity. That interview looked more like a campaign speech than an interview. Interesting that she gave props to Newt and T-Paw.

33 posted on 08/12/2011 9:52:02 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: Rational Thought
I hadn't seen that but thanks.

I was referring to the Tweets that were posted to FR during the day. Amazingly unflattering report. Her stretching of the truth started bothering be a couple of months ago. On top of that she apparently set something up today in spite of rules against it. I think the woman is character challenged. I get beaten up here for expressing that opinion, but that is just the way I see it.

BTW, just saw a rerun of Gov Palin on Hannity. That interview looked more like a campaign speech than an interview. Interesting that she gave props to Newt and T-Paw.

34 posted on 08/12/2011 9:52:18 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: TomServo

I missed the part where she says that anything is preventing her from running.


35 posted on 08/12/2011 9:55:58 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: maine-iac7
Are y'all suggesting the media hasn't been vicious to the Palins - while totally leaving all other politicians kids alone?

I haven't heard a thing about Romney's kids.

Perry? Gingrich? Nope...them either.

37 posted on 08/12/2011 10:00:23 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Mensius

The woman is a liar.


38 posted on 08/12/2011 10:00:37 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Sorry Bean Counter...

Maybe....

You quoting or being "quoted"?

Matt

39 posted on 08/12/2011 10:00:56 PM PDT by Mensius
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To: gov_bean_ counter
The woman is a liar.

Look, been reading your stuff... Did NOT think that could come from you. Apologize. Sincerely!

Truly

Matt

40 posted on 08/12/2011 10:04:42 PM PDT by Mensius
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To: Mensius
You are right.

She isn't a liar, she it truth challenged.

41 posted on 08/12/2011 10:08:11 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: maine-iac7
How much do we know about ANY of the other candidates kids/family?

They have, rightly, been left alone..

The rest of them have manage to avoid..

1). DWTS
2). A Reality Show
3). Multiple Book tours
4). Public catfights.

It's kind of difficult to stay out of the public spotlight when you crave it so much.

42 posted on 08/12/2011 10:13:07 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo

By what right do you judge her motives and by extension her character?


43 posted on 08/12/2011 10:16:29 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (I am declaring 2011 the year of ME.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
BTW, just saw a rerun of Gov Palin on Hannity. That interview looked more like a campaign speech than an interview. Interesting that she gave props to Newt and T-Paw.

I listened to the first three minutes and said, "She's running."

Must confirm my impression with the legendary Mrs. Whiskers tomorrow if I can talk her into viewing it (loves Palin, hates computers.)

BTW the props to Newt and T-Paw are (just my hunch) a confirmatory non-verbal signal that she will find a place for them inside her administration.

Most likely Newt in the clear-cutting of federal agencies (or, as a pipe-dream, press secretary); T-Paw in the department of paint dessication ("as boring as ...")

Cheers! Cheers!

44 posted on 08/12/2011 10:17:24 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: DBrow; TomServo

>>> Our setup here in the free USA is beginning to look more and more like tyranny. Afraid to run for political office because of fear of unreasonable attacks on a family.

Have you never read a history book? Politics has always been a contact sport. Ask Andrew Jackson’s wife Rachel.

But Jackson, Abe Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton etc etc etc didn’t run away to the profitable world of reality TV.


45 posted on 08/12/2011 10:17:53 PM PDT by tlb
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To: Bikkuri

46 posted on 08/12/2011 10:21:49 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (ALWAYS WATCH THE OTHER HAND)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Yet you’re too lazy to list the alleged lies she has told?

Calling someone a liar but not backing it up with valid examples is about as childish as it gets.

I think you’re lost - make a hard left, go down the road to hell and you’ll find a place called “DU” that you may find to your liking.


47 posted on 08/12/2011 10:26:24 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (Welcome to "Hope & Change" - It's just freakin' dandy, isn't it?)
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To: DBrow
The media wouldn’t even mention Obama’s EARS, let alone his lack of a paper trail.

That right there has great tagline potential.

48 posted on 08/12/2011 10:27:38 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: tlb

“Politics has always been a contact sport.”

Yup, in colonial times the colonists tarred and feathered, or even hung, people they disagreed with politically. King George would have them hung as well (different side). And Stalin had Beria torture and kill his dissenters.

Sometimes here SEIU mobs someone’s house.


49 posted on 08/12/2011 10:28:01 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: tlb

Several of them.

Adams
Jefferson
Washington
Hamilton (This is most astonishing read about a founding father)
Founding Brothers
American Sphinx
1776
American Lion (Andrew Jackson.) Lived just down the road (literally) from the Hermitage. (Book was Boring - Too much about the Eaton affair). But cool he fired the entire cabinet.
Adams vs. Jefferson. (My next purchase) - A Brutal election. The crap that was slung.
Layfayette.


50 posted on 08/12/2011 10:28:11 PM PDT by TomServo
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