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Palin Cheap-Shots a Good Reporter
American Spectator Blog ^ | 08/15/11 | Quin Hillyer

Posted on 08/16/2011 5:55:33 PM PDT by TomServo

The press corps has a mild buzz going about a weekend contretemps ginned up, for publicity's sake, by Sarah Palin's camp, in her ongoing campaign to show how badly she is victimized by the media. The odd thing is that she has been victimized by the media, horribly so, and many of us (myself included, in several posts after the Gabby Giffords shooting) have rushed to her defense -- so she doesn't need to gin up controversies out of thin air. But that's exactly what she and her team did this past weekend.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: b; balloon; hindenburg; mitt; palin; pappas; romney; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 08/16/2011 5:55:35 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo

Wow, that is the lamest article I’ve ever seen.


2 posted on 08/16/2011 5:59:11 PM PDT by stevestras
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To: TomServo

When the MSM works up the guts to apologize for the YEARS and TENS OF THOUSANDS of misquoted articles and hit pieces based on unicorn farts, I’ll think about labeling Palin a Diva.

Tha Spectator ought to fire the idiot that wrote that. Friggin hilarious stupidity on display there.


3 posted on 08/16/2011 6:01:38 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: TomServo

Reporters are such whiners.


4 posted on 08/16/2011 6:02:05 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: TomServo

Pfffttt.. The air going out of Palin’s balloon.


5 posted on 08/16/2011 6:04:38 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: ClearCase_guy

It’s worse than you think. Having worked in the industry I ASSURE you that when they get smacked down they pout the rest of the day while they write the article. Then the ‘Thin ink line’ mentality kicks in and the others go defensive and get all righteous the next time that subject gets covered/interviewed.

Anyone who ever worked a newsroom will tell you a similar story.


6 posted on 08/16/2011 6:04:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: TomServo
But wait a sec. Read: The Pappas-Palin Drama If you bothered to read it, then, as Paul Harvey used to say, "Now you know the rest of the story."
7 posted on 08/16/2011 6:06:48 PM PDT by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: stevestras

Yes it’s pretty lame....no juice to it at all.


8 posted on 08/16/2011 6:08:49 PM PDT by caww
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To: TomServo

Why don’t you read this before you post something like this? http://conservatives4palin.com/2011/08/quin-hillyers-article-was-wrong.html


9 posted on 08/16/2011 6:09:24 PM PDT by palinsupporter1
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To: Josh Painter

Thanks for the link/reply.


10 posted on 08/16/2011 6:10:36 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo

Let’s see, was there ever an apology from Dan Rather for his fake but accurate document? Or from all the other RATporters who did their damnedest to destroy GWB up to and including endangering troops and the security of our country?

Ska-rew the presstitutes...wait a minute, they’d like that.

May the teabagging perverts all develop ED.


11 posted on 08/16/2011 6:11:07 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Unfortunately one can easily and totally ***** someone with a BS article thoroughly, and satisfactorily.

But I still share your desire ;)


12 posted on 08/16/2011 6:17:10 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: TomServo

First, if Pappas wears the scolding as a badge of honor, it might lead to better job offers given the make-up of those who hire journalists.

Second, Palin has to rapidly respond to anything that looks remotely like she supports Romney. The scolding, and the hubbub after accomplishes her objective, which is to make it clear that she is NOT endorsing Romney. If she is anything other than loud and brash on this stuff, it WILL be taken the wrong way.


13 posted on 08/16/2011 6:17:23 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Josh Painter; DJ MacWoW; goodwithagun

Because the poster has a history of cheap hits on Palin.


14 posted on 08/16/2011 6:18:44 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOs!!!)
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To: Josh Painter

Thanks for that. It’s nice that there are still a few people like McCain out there. That may not always be the case.


15 posted on 08/16/2011 6:23:18 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: palinsupporter1

Why don’t you KMA?


16 posted on 08/16/2011 6:24:00 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: Nonstatist
Pfffttt.. The air going out of Palin’s balloon.

Palin's balloon will always fly in the majestic heights of the stratosphere among the radiant light of her extremely loyal supporters.

As far as the rest of America goes, the Palin zeppelin crashed and burned a long time ago.

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FOX NEWS Poll released on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

FOX News Poll: (August 7-9, 2011)

Question 25. Sarah Palin - Do you think this person would make a good president or not?

.................YES.........NO.......DK.....Never heard of

ALL...........19%.......75%.........4%.......1%

Dem ............7%........89%.........3%.......1%

Rep ...........34%.......58%.......7%.......1%

Ind ...........20%........74%.......5%.......1%

17 posted on 08/16/2011 6:28:44 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: TomServo

Not ready for primetime. She should know better. Worse than eatin’ a corndog. Worse than not going to family reunion. Worse than missin’ Elvis deathday. All of that and more.

I haven’t begun to cover all of the worse thans.


18 posted on 08/16/2011 6:29:24 PM PDT by dforest
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Ska-rew the presstitutes...

Can't argue with you there. AFAIC, they're all an arrogant lot. We have a few (former) on FR (not gonna mention names) that are the biggest blowhards.

19 posted on 08/16/2011 6:31:01 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: indylindy

lol...


20 posted on 08/16/2011 6:31:42 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: TomServo; palinsupporter1
Why don’t you KMA?

KMA?

Keep Motown Active? No, why would you ask palinsupporter1 to "keep Motown active?

Klingons Meet in Allentown? No, that doesn't seem to work either.

Gee TomServo, what are you trying to say?

21 posted on 08/16/2011 6:33:19 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOs!!!)
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To: Grizzled Bear

Look it up - you’ll remember it longer.


22 posted on 08/16/2011 6:35:43 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: indylindy

Can you describe what it’s like to be lost in that fantasy of yours? It sounds a lot like a bad acid trip. Are their ponies and unicorns?

Really...help us understand the inner workings of the troll mind. I’ll bet you were the class clown in high school. Still there?


23 posted on 08/16/2011 6:35:43 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Payback is hell when the shoe is on the other foot. LOL

Ain’t it Norman the n00b? Hah hah hah

What? No sense of humor?


24 posted on 08/16/2011 6:40:36 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Norm Lenhart

Indylindy, RitaOK and many others on here at FR are women.....the catty ones who are jealous


25 posted on 08/16/2011 6:41:36 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: TomServo
Look it up? Where?

We all know that many acronyms have multiple meanings; so how would I know if I got the right one?

Besides, if you would post an acronym, surely you would post the clear text. Won't you share your “wit?”

26 posted on 08/16/2011 6:42:20 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOs!!!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Then she should make sure she’s chastising the CORRECT PERSON who made the assumption. Not being sure of her facts before she spouts off just makes her look bad!


27 posted on 08/16/2011 6:43:27 PM PDT by KalaSamy
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To: Bigtigermike

Hardly Big Mike. I like Bachmann.

I have told you many times why I am adverse to Palin, but you don’t want to hear real reasons, so all you have in your toolbox is whining about jealousy.

The other day I defended Palin on this remark. After all it sure isn’t as bad as not rebuking McCain publically for calling Tea Party people “hobbits”.


28 posted on 08/16/2011 6:47:33 PM PDT by dforest
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

They don’t need the E.


29 posted on 08/16/2011 6:48:05 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: TomServo
Wow,this from the American Spectator?

One long silly whine—quite unprofessional.

Complaining about some one Else’s thin skin.

30 posted on 08/16/2011 6:49:06 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("11/4/2008: The day America elected a pyromaniac in the middle of a fire storm.")
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To: indylindy

Lindy, I could have signed up yesterday and shown you for the drooling troll you are. But you do it so well, you don’t need my help.

Didn’t you just get smacked recently for trolling? Gotta be careful, electricity hurts like hell when it hits. So what IS it like in the wonderland of your mind anyway...still wanna know.


31 posted on 08/16/2011 6:50:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Josh Painter

Great article. Tnx for linking to it.


32 posted on 08/16/2011 6:50:45 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Bigtigermike

I have heard about that type.


33 posted on 08/16/2011 6:51:03 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Bigtigermike

I think they got left on the bench at the prom, personally. Attitudes like they have, it’s not hard to imagine. ;)

They wanna be the cheerleader, but got stuck on the AV squad. And not because of looks.


34 posted on 08/16/2011 6:52:35 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Absolutely not. Making up things is common for your type.


35 posted on 08/16/2011 6:52:42 PM PDT by dforest
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To: TomServo

What pathetic desperation. The anti-Palin crowd is leaving trails of urine running to grasp at any and every straw.

“I am” printed on her tshirt a couple days ago occupied 4 pages of speculation on whether this was the final proof she was the antichrist.


36 posted on 08/16/2011 6:52:55 PM PDT by tarotsailor
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To: TomServo

Getting the Facts Straight on Quin Hillyer’s and Politico’s Stories

http://conservatives4palin.com/2011/08/quin-hillyers-article-was-wrong.html


37 posted on 08/16/2011 6:54:53 PM PDT by GlockLady (Right is right even if nobody else is doing it. Wrong is wrong even if everyone else is doing it.)
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To: TomServo

Palin messed up.


38 posted on 08/16/2011 6:55:47 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: indylindy

I didn’t make anything up...I “asked.” Can’t read Lindy? No shock. You don’t understand things too well and Reading IS fundamental to that.

Explains the rest of your slobber over Palin.


39 posted on 08/16/2011 6:57:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: TomServo

There’s no such thing as a good reporter!


40 posted on 08/16/2011 6:59:06 PM PDT by dalereed (uity wise!)
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To: Polybius

Hey, Karl... is that you?


41 posted on 08/16/2011 7:01:06 PM PDT by ngat
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To: tarotsailor

I gotta see that! whats the link?


42 posted on 08/16/2011 7:02:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

You are very funny, Norm.

You are also full of it.

I am not the one doing the slobbering. That would be you.

Have a lovely evening.


43 posted on 08/16/2011 7:03:48 PM PDT by dforest
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To: GlockLady
Palin didn't personally call the reporter - - she had an aide dial the number and hand her the freaking phone so she could challenge some reporter over basically a nothing story? ...In the middle of a noisy crowd at a state fair, where she had to speak loudly in order to be heard?? ...And then when she realized she had made a mistake, asked an aide to call back to apologize???

Wow.. Sorry. That is lame.

I like Sarah and look forward to voting for her, but man, she needs to get her head straight.

44 posted on 08/16/2011 7:04:26 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Polybius
Palin's balloon will always fly in the majestic heights of the stratosphere among the radiant light of her extremely loyal supporters. As far as the rest of America goes, the Palin zeppelin crashed and burned a long time ago.

How very patrician of you to speak for the rest of America. Your statistics don't mean anything this early in the race, and if you think they do, then you're a royal idiot.

45 posted on 08/16/2011 7:05:25 PM PDT by csense
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To: TomServo

Hmmm... That may explain a few things.


46 posted on 08/16/2011 7:05:55 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: indylindy

I’m not trying to be funny Lindy? I asked questions to better understand why you post all manner of snide and disparaging remarks about Palin as your posting history shows, act catty toward her and her family and supporters and just generally don’t contribute anything positive on a site the boss calls “Palin Country” and has 87% of the members being Palin supporters?

What’s funny about that?


47 posted on 08/16/2011 7:07:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: stevestras

“Wow, that is the lamest article I’ve ever seen.”

Shouldn’t be surprising, though. Quin Hillyer has a history of taking cheap shots at the conservative ladies.


48 posted on 08/16/2011 7:08:44 PM PDT by ngat
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To: Norm Lenhart

Can’t wait for ‘The Undefeated’, our copy’s in the mail.


49 posted on 08/16/2011 7:14:18 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: bicyclerepair

I’d said that I was locked in already and didn’t ‘need’ to see it, (I’m going to buy it regardless) but I hear from many that it’s filled with a lot of ‘new’ info that even long time supporters missed.

Very much looking forward to it.


50 posted on 08/16/2011 7:17:24 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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