Skip to comments.PALIN MOCKED IN 2008 FOR WARNING PUTIN MAY INVADE UKRAINE IF OBAMA ELECTED
Posted on 02/28/2014 1:52:52 PM PST by Jim Robinson
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin warned that if Senator Barack Obama were elected president, his "indecision" and "moral equivalence" may encourage Russia's Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine.
Palin said then:
"After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine next."
For those comments, she was mocked by the high-brow Foreign Policy magazine and its editor Blake Hounshell, who now is one of the editors of Politico magazine.
In light of recent events in Ukraine and concerns that Russia is getting its troops ready to cross the border into its neighboring nation, nobody seems to be laughing at or dismissing those comments now.
Hounshell wrote then that Palin's comments were "strange" and "this is an extremely far-fetched scenario." "And given how Russia has been able to unsettle Ukraine's pro-Western government without firing a shot, I don't see why violence would be necessary to bring Kiev to heel," Hounshell dismissively wrote.
Palin made her remarks on the stump after Obama's running mate Joe Biden warned Obama supporters to "gird your loins" if Obama is elected because international leaders may test or try to take advantage of him.
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Obummer can`t see Russia from the Golf course
She is one of the most intelligent politicians of our time. I sure wish she could see her way clear to run!
Obama to make statement on Ukraine at 4:45.
And they called her the dumb one
I can’t help but listen to the opening riff here:
YES! Other people remember this as well as death panels!
Sarah/conservatives were correct but ridiculed.
He's finally found it on a map.
But, but, but all of the smart people in the media know that Sarah Palin is a dumb chick. /s
Here is the Clown who mocked Sarah.
I think I'm going to send some more money to SarahPAC.com today.
I wonder whether Hounshell has yet written an extensive apology, with details on how and where he went wrong. Hounshell should also take a look at all the other comments by Palin that were correct.
Or, is he just another political hack who knows nothing except to tear down his adversaries, call them names, and demand higher taxes?
Time and time again, Palin has been proven right.
... all while Obama, the media, the GOP-E, and frankly, America as a whole, get things gravely and dangerously wrong.
Sarah Palin makes 0bama look the fool he is regarding foreign policy.
She was mocked/condemned for using the word debt slaves
Or his red marker. What a doofus.
“....concerns that Russia is getting its troops ready to cross the border”
Whoops. Too late.
Smart people in the media?
Conservatives need to start mocking Blake Hounshell
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