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Sarah Palin tries to stay relevant (WaPo falls for internet hoax)
Washington Post ^ | February 12, 2013 | Suzi Parker

Posted on 02/12/2013 8:32:45 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Sarah Palin planned to contribute to the Al Jazeera America news network. The erroneous report was based on a fictionalized story in The Daily Currant, a news satire Web site.

The Sarah Palin Story is a cautionary tale about what can happen when politics and celebrity meet.

Fox News and their once-upon-a-time darling Palin recently parted ways after three years. But it appears that Palin is still trying to find ways to stay relevant while her 15 minutes fades into the political history books.

On Monday morning, Palin posted a message via Facebook that she and her husband, Todd, planned to attend Monday’s memorial service for slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. After the service, she wrote on her page, “It was a beautiful memorial service for Chris Kyle at Cowboys Stadium this afternoon. What a celebration of a great life! All in all, is there a finer human being who has crossed the 50-yard line star in Texas than Chris Kyle?” She then linked to a way to honor Kyle. She also thanked her followers for recent birthday wishes.

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If you look at the link, the original title to this story was "Sarah Palin's Plan to Reach Millions of Devoutly Religious People Through Al-Jazeera." That was before they discovered the article they based it on was a satire/hoax.

The real title to this article should be: "Stupid Dinosaur Media Tries to Stay Relevant."

1 posted on 02/12/2013 8:32:54 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Any so called adult who uses a cutesy child’s name for her so called professional world, is too stupid and infantile to be taken seriously.

Hey Suzi-q, go back to high school were you belong, no one cares about your classroom cut ups of people who are your betters.


2 posted on 02/12/2013 8:39:40 AM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

[saw that earlier, had a good belly chuckle.]


3 posted on 02/12/2013 8:42:31 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The comments that follow the article are priceless.


4 posted on 02/12/2013 8:46:30 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Suzi Parker is an Arkansas-based political and cultural journalist and author of “Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt.” Follow her on Twitter at @SuziParker

hee hee hee What a dim bulb

5 posted on 02/12/2013 8:49:27 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This reminds me of when that idiot Matt Damon said he was deeply concerned that Sarah Palin thought dinosaurs roamed the Earth 6000 years ago. He had read it on some left-wing blog and it was Satire, but he was too stupid to know that.


6 posted on 02/12/2013 8:51:09 AM PST by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; ...
Oh G-d in Heaven! When will this idiocy end?

WaPo Obsessed with Sarah Ping!

The Washington Post isn't fit to line my Cat's Litter Box.


7 posted on 02/12/2013 8:53:34 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Classic media pavlovian response. They’ll bite at anything that diminishes Palin’s influence in the public square.


8 posted on 02/12/2013 8:58:43 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS
Classic media pavlovian response

Which is great because if she is so inclined she can keep them running round and round in circles chasing their own tails for years on end.


9 posted on 02/12/2013 9:04:51 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: KC_Lion

Sarah Palin, living rent free in Liberal minds since 2008....


10 posted on 02/12/2013 9:05:49 AM PST by GraceG
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To: JaguarXKE

Palin is well aware that dinos still roam the Earth, just not as much of it as they did 1000 years ago.

Palin defines relevence, and has no need to seek it.


11 posted on 02/12/2013 9:08:09 AM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Back in the day if the WaPo had picked up as fact something out of, say, Mad Magazine, they would have cleared the newsroom. Every last one of them would have been fired.

Today it’s just “oops, our bad, sorry!”


12 posted on 02/12/2013 9:08:09 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: KC_Lion

Compost Idiots. LOL!


13 posted on 02/12/2013 9:08:22 AM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: TADSLOS

[ Classic media pavlovian response. They’ll bite at anything that diminishes Palin’s influence in the public square. ]

Wow, we should play with the media by comming up with all sorts of Bunk about Palin and watch them post stories and then have to retract them...


14 posted on 02/12/2013 9:08:40 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Texas Fossil
“author of “Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt”

Sounds like another nitwit trying to trash Christianity.

15 posted on 02/12/2013 9:12:56 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Sirius Lee

They’re making merciless fun of her on Twitter.

http://twitter.com/search?q=%23suziparkerscoops&src=hash


16 posted on 02/12/2013 9:14:49 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“Fox News and their once-upon-a-time darling Palin”

Stick it up your A$$ suzi


17 posted on 02/12/2013 9:15:33 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The “contributor” who wrote this tripe in the WaPo:

Suzi Parker is an Arkansas-based political and cultural journalist and author of “Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt.” Follow her on Twitter at @SuziParker


18 posted on 02/12/2013 9:21:37 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: KC_Lion; rightwingintelligentsia

Suzi is a floozie.


19 posted on 02/12/2013 9:26:06 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
It's true. Here she is giving commentary.


20 posted on 02/12/2013 9:27:42 AM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Check out #SuziParkerScoops on Twitter -- conservatives own the hashtag game!
21 posted on 02/12/2013 9:29:29 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Above, Suzi Parker: The hate festering inside this mean-spirited, chubby creature seeps through from the blackness of heart and lets the ugly out. The contrast between that vile writer of lies and Sarah Palin, inwardly and outwardly, is self-evident:


22 posted on 02/12/2013 9:29:36 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ah, you beat me to it. Be warned, though, Suzi Parker is blocking people using that hashtag... I know you’ll all be broken-hearted if that happens to you.


23 posted on 02/12/2013 9:31:21 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I don’t know whether or not Sarah will be a player but I do know she is laughing all the way to the bank


24 posted on 02/12/2013 9:31:38 AM PST by ontap
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; All


Suzi is the fat one on the left.
25 posted on 02/12/2013 9:36:14 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: kevkrom
Moira Fitzgerald ‏@Moira1987 #suziparkerscoops Overheard on the sidewalk from @suziparker: "Oh look, here comes my date. Met him on the internet. He's a French model."
26 posted on 02/12/2013 9:40:21 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Sarah Palin reporting for Al Jazeera. Where did you hear that?


27 posted on 02/12/2013 9:49:18 AM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: jimbo123
As stupid as she is ugly.

"CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Sarah Palin had signed on as a contributor to the Al Jazeera America news network. The blogger cited a report on the Daily Currant Web site as the basis for that information without realizing that the piece was satirical."

"Without realizing"? The Daily Currant 'story' right above the Palin item is, "Glenn Beck Calls 911 After Accidentally Eating Halal Pizza" - and the site's About page begins, "The Daily Currant is an English language online satirical newspaper". How do you miss this - and go to press with such a remarkable 'fact' without seeking a confirming source - while having enough gray matter to breathe?

28 posted on 02/12/2013 9:50:24 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Malkin is pounding her! That was a great link, thanks.


29 posted on 02/12/2013 9:51:08 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies
How do you miss this

By assuming anything that fits your preconceived notions (narrative) must be true, therefore no need to check it out.

30 posted on 02/12/2013 9:56:16 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The Daily Currant is often the source of fake stories like this one because they suck at writing satire. Their stuff isn't funny.

A Democrat Ungergroud thread title...

Daily Currant: Scalia Calls Homosexuality ‘Unamerican’

article excerpt...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is under fire today for controversial statements regarding LGBT rights.

In a speech to the conservative Federalist Society, the aging judicial firebrand claimed that homosexuality was ‘unnatural’ and ‘unamerican’ and suggested states should have the right to ban it under the 10th amendment.

The explosive remarks come just days after the high court agreed to hear two cases that might finally decide the question of whether gays in the United States have the constitutional right to marry. If Scalia’s speech is any indication, however, marriage equality won't be getting his vote when the case is decided:

“Certain countries have long histories of homosexuality. France, for example, has been a haven for queers since Charlemagne. And Australia was pretty much a bath house from day one - the English didn't send enough women for the convicts.”

Out of the 9 comments posted, only 1 realized it was satire...now there are 8 brain dense Dems all in a FB/Twitter, accusing Scalia of something that never happened.

Please leave satire to the professionals

31 posted on 02/12/2013 9:59:24 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (<-------currently working through post-election anger issues.)
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To: re_nortex
Suzy, you posted about Palin seven times last year. Obsess much?
32 posted on 02/12/2013 9:59:24 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: jimbo123

Just looked at her previous blog about Hillery: “One thing is certain – no one in American politics has her resume. She is every woman – political spouse, mother, lawyer, first lady, U.S. senator and Secretary of State. She can see Washington – and the world – through a prism unlike anyone else”.


33 posted on 02/12/2013 9:59:43 AM PST by Rusty0604
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To: kevkrom

Brutal, and deservedly so.


34 posted on 02/12/2013 10:01:21 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Has the Washington Post or New York Times EVER fallen for a hoax that made a Dem look bad?

The answer is: NO.

It’s a sign of media bias and hatred for traditional Americans.


35 posted on 02/12/2013 10:05:44 AM PST by GOPJ ( Illegal immigrants: violent boorish party crashers. Send them home, call police - make them leave.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Has the Washington Post or New York Times EVER fallen for a hoax that made a Dem look bad?

The answer is: NO.

It’s a sign of media bias and hatred for traditional Americans.


36 posted on 02/12/2013 10:06:57 AM PST by GOPJ ( Illegal immigrants: violent boorish party crashers. Send them home, call police - make them leave.)
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To: TADSLOS
“Classic media pavlovian response. They’ll bite at anything that diminishes Palin’s influence in the public square.”

Too many Republicans did the same thing.

37 posted on 02/12/2013 10:07:13 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Lawyers have caused thousands of times more destruction to our nation than have guns)
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To: McGruff
LOL!

Which reminds me that the man "who invented the internet" did IN FACT sell his lame azz media biz to al-Jazeera.

38 posted on 02/12/2013 10:07:51 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Rusty0604

Someone should remind moonbat Suzi Q that Bill and Hill had the FBI files of 900+ Republicans in their possession during the Clinton’s White House years.

Charles Colson went to prison for having just one FBI file of a democrat in his possession during the Watergate era.

Madame Hillary’s resume should include a stint in federal prison.


39 posted on 02/12/2013 10:11:15 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: jimbo123
Suzi is the fat one...

In my post a few prior to this, in spirit of Christian charity, I was kind and referred to her merely as "chubby". I did consider using the term "big boned" to describe this Suzi Parker creature. But truthfully, just plain fat is what she is.

I saw her on one of the book shows on C-SPAN and actually thought dumpy, frumpy little Suzi was borderline obese. In any event, she's an ugly, evil little ball of hate. She obviously never learned much since most Southern-bred women are gracious, beautiful and well-mannered.

40 posted on 02/12/2013 10:11:56 AM PST by re_nortex
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To: HereInTheHeartland
Too many Republicans did the same thing.

...and still are.

41 posted on 02/12/2013 10:15:01 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Fox News and their once-upon-a-time darling Palin

She's still my darling.

42 posted on 02/12/2013 10:15:37 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Texas Fossil
author of “Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt

Something tells me that suzi has some repressed issues regarding boys who would not unbuckle for her.

43 posted on 02/12/2013 10:15:37 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: CSM

David Burge(Iowahawk)at his usual best as per Twitter:

“There are times when we should cease the cruel humiliation of a fellow human being. This is not one of those times.”


44 posted on 02/12/2013 10:20:29 AM PST by princeofdarkness (The GOP is the present version of 1940 France and it will only get worse.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Methinks Ms. Parker’s ex-boyfriends have all been battery operated.


45 posted on 02/12/2013 10:21:02 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Suzi Parker proves that liberalism truly is a mental illness..Sarah Palin has been living in these bozos heads rent free for what, almost 4 1/2 years..all libs are proving is how terrified they are that Sarah can destroy the Marxist agenda, otherwise, why bother talking about her..talk about Chris Christie or Marco Rubio, but NO, they are obsessed with Sarah Palin, because at the end of the day that is who they are afraid of can win


46 posted on 02/12/2013 10:25:07 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kevkrom
They are ripping Parker at that 'Twitter' link...Brad Thor, Michele Malkin...this one from 'Iowahawk' ruined my keyboard...

"There are times when we should cease the cruel humiliation of a fellow human being. This is not one of those times."

OMG...ROTF!

47 posted on 02/12/2013 10:25:51 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Servant of the Cross
Sarah Palin planned to contribute to the Al Jazeera America news network?

Death to Al Jazeera!!

48 posted on 02/12/2013 10:26:12 AM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: who knows what evil?; IowaHawk

Yes, I saw that one from Iowahawk. He and Ace of Spades are national treasures.


49 posted on 02/12/2013 10:29:59 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: who knows what evil?; IowaHawk
this one from 'Iowahawk' ruined my keyboard...

"There are times when we should cease the cruel humiliation of a fellow human being. This is not one of those times."

Simply beautiful.

50 posted on 02/12/2013 10:30:07 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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