Skip to comments.Liberals and Their Uppity Enemies
Posted on 03/17/2014 6:22:51 AM PDT by rktman
Why do liberals hate Sarah Palin? She has made far fewer gaffes than has Joe Biden, whose verbal mishaps have often been racist in nature. Is dropping your gs worse than saying corpse-men? She does not believe that Canadians speak Canadian in the way the president thinks Austrians speak Austrian. Her life story is inspirational working mom, without inherited privilege or capital, a successful pre-2008 tenure as an Alaska politician.
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People will defend to the death the delusional paradigms that they hold to be true. We see this every day.
They HATE her BECAUSE she’s a CHRISTIAN!
Very humorous and spot on.
Yup. Guess I’m becoming less tolerant of folks who hate me. LOL!
Biden’s not a good example. They’ll always savage Republicans over Democrats, but if Biden has the effrontery to run again Hillary Clinton in the primaries, the liberal elite will absolutely light into him on all his gaffes, and his educational record, which is hardly more distinguished than Palin’s.
They think they are superior, but the truth is everything they do ends up as a failure or a disaster.
All lefties are “legends in their own mind, which makes them laughable, if they weren’t so destructive to liberty.
Correction. They KNOW they are superior. Just ask them. You’ll be able to tell by their dismissive attitude towards “those people”.
Very true, FRiend!
While liberals seem to really hate Sarah Palin, who one would think would be a poster child for feminist... I do recall observing how they dropped their hate-fest and remained deafeningly silent when Sarah abused her power to intervene in her daughter’s child custody battle and not only tried to deprive the child of a father, but tried to totally destroy the father. I guess some things are more holy to liberals than hatred of conservatives — that would be hatred of fathers.
Ya can’t get any smarmier than a lefty.
And Palin doesn't believe that Canadians speak Canadian, unlike Das Stupidfuhrer when he's mooching off the Austrians...
“or the pained stutter of Barack Obama as his vast mind works so fast that his only too human lips cannot catch up.”
LOL! I thought it was “Australians” speaking “Australian”.
Kind of like the Swiss speaking Swiss. “Quick, call a corpse-man.” Speaking obamanese?
Beat me by 18 secs.! GMTA!
Listen to Obama - he drops his “g’s” more than Sarah ever did.
Most important in my mind is that she cleaned up corruption in her own political party in Alaska. The GOP-e noticed, and fear she might do the same nationally if she had the opportunity.
“The father” is a low life scum bag that actually did try to destroy the entire Palin family.
Is that you McCain?
So full of similar gems and snippets that it is too hard to pick the best. You’ve got to read the whole article. The writer is Steyn sharp!
VDH always nails it.
Liberal hate of Palin and also other conservatives is a reflex. I remember when Palin was first announced as McCain’s running mate that there was an INSTANT vicious attack on her by the left. I had never even heard of her and they surely hadn’t either and I was surprised at the instant hatred. All they knew was that she was branded a conservative and that was all they needed.
LOL! He has a real problem with words with “S” at the end too. I pick it up any time I hear him speak by accident. I call him the whistler but my wife can’t seem to hear it.
It’s not just liberals who dislike Sarah Palin. I remember alot of gentry Republican women like Dorothy Rabinowitz and Peggy Noonan coming out against her.
Sarah’s poising another “thread” to their liberal ways should she get a high level government position. The libs did it before and don’t want to take any chances that she may EVEN get to be our first lady president. Simply, they are scared sh_____s of her.
Thank YOU Victor Davis Hanson ... you nailed jerky liberal elites...
You're right about Biden - liberal elites are already sticking their press dogs on him...
I have spent considerable time in Alaska and much of it in Wasilla. I can well understand how somebody with Sarah Palin's personality and energy could rise to become governor of that state by virtue of her merit. In Alaska, at least in the Wasilla area, everybody knows everybody else and you better be a standup guy. You can be as eccentric as an out- house rat, but you better be a straight shooter and you better not put on no airs.
These down-home virtues are what is needed but not what is prized in Washington. I believe Sarah Palin is up against two psychological forces which she must overcome.
The first is a phenomenon applied to all Republican candidates that I can remember since Eisenhower. I can remember being told quite earnestly that the man who commanded the biggest, most complicated, and most successful amphibious operation in history was really quite stupid. Every succeeding Republican president since Eisenhower (excepting Nixon who was evil) was stupid. This calumny is tried on against every Republican candidate who comes along. We saw what happened to Dan Quayle. Can you recall how stupid Ronald Reagan was? Bedtime for Bozo? George Bush Sr. was out of touch and stupid, although his wife was conceded to be house smart in a grandmotherly sort of way. We all know her son is a moron. Sarah Palin, like Dan Quayle, was left out there exposed, unprepared and unsupported and no one should be surprised that the result was the same. So when Palin drops her gs and says "aw shucks," that is all the Eastern establishment needed to hear to match up the person with the holes in the template.
Of course, President Kennedy was in near genius who sped read at an amazing clip. We found out later that this was a lie and that his Pulitzer prize-winning book was ghostwritten. We now know that he must have been in a thick drug-induced cloud for much of his tenure in the Oval Office. Do you remember being told how intuitive Bill Clinton was and how he could summarize an expert's presentation better than the expert? Al Gore was a genius who was too good for the schools he flunked out of. And Barak Obama, well one can only express astonishment that his coming was not announced by John the Baptist.
And this messianic allusion brings me to the main problem which Sarah Palin confronts in structuring her image. It is the Billy Budd effect. If you recall your Melville, you will know that Billy Budd was a figure of good whose very presence antagonized the first mate who persecuted Billy Budd unmercifully. The mate was driven to do this unconsciously because the mate was a figure of evil. The mate had his demons. So it is with the left in America today, they are driven to a visceral hatred of Sarah Palin because she is the 21st century figure of Billy Budd. Sarah Palin committed an unforgivable affront, she knowingly carried a Mongoloid to term. This cannot be forgiven. This is the ultimate reproach to the entire belief system of the left. Sarah Palin need not even open her mouth and she is hated with a cold and unremitting fury.
This is why I said that the left hates Sarah Palin not for what she says or how she appears on television but for who she is. The left must react as evil always reacts in the presence of good. Like the second mate, they must persecute Sarah Palin and they do not even know why.
But Sarah Palin ought to know why if she is going to be able to cope with a brick bats that will come her way. She must know that she can never charm these people. The more she tries the more they will hate her. She must focus on her target, the conservative base which she will keep so long as she is faithful and the independent middle which is persuadable if she can appear to be a normal and a wholesome person.
You don’t have to ask them - they’ll be quite happy to tell you how superior they are without you ever asking.
LOL! Their “demeanor” says it all. The more you confront them, “demeanor” they get. And, I must say, I like it. They don’t/can’t deal with logic, truth and common sense.
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