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Sarah Palin and the New York Times: The Next Chapter
American Thinker ^ | September 6, 2017 | James V. DeLong

Posted on 09/06/2017 3:25:52 PM PDT by detective

As expected by the bien-pensants of the mainstream media, a New York federal district judge dismissed Sarah Palin's libel suit against the New York Times.

The decision reached what is, for the Progressive media, a politically correct result, which is that a scruffy conservative like Palin cannot be allowed to sue the New York Times.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: New York
KEYWORDS: fishwrap; libel; lies; nyt; palin; sarahpalin
This is an excellent article.

The author explains how the judge in the Palin v NYT case erred in his decision.

From the article:

"Palin's chance of winning an appeal are good, and one would certainly like to see the courts impose some sense of responsibility on the media.  In this case, as in other libel cases, the judge delivered a paean to robust political debate, but he ignored the harm to that debate that occurs when "made it up" reporting becomes the norm."

1 posted on 09/06/2017 3:25:52 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Palin received a New York Slimes treatment. She needs to correct the error.


2 posted on 09/06/2017 3:32:48 PM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings)
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To: detective

Fake Justice.


3 posted on 09/06/2017 3:34:18 PM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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To: detective

Sarah P chooses wisely, as always.


4 posted on 09/06/2017 3:36:33 PM PDT by freedomjusticeruleoflaw (Western Civilization- whisper the words, and it will disappear. So let us talk now about rebirth.)
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To: detective

I’ve thought all along that the NY judge would boot it because it would be preferable to lose on appeal than to be the one that sets such an unpopular (amongst libs) precedent. Let’s say Palin wins on appeal, you know for sure the NYT and it’s majority owner Carlos Slim will continue to appeal, and let’s hope it ends up in the Supreme Court, where the answer might not be to their liking. This is the only way to acomplish Trump’s promise to reform libel laws - a test case has to challenge the Sullivan standard at the Scotus level. And who better to bring it?


5 posted on 09/06/2017 3:37:43 PM PDT by bigbob (People say believe half of what you see son and none of what you hear - M. Gaye)
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...Palin’s chance of winning an appeal are good...

And some here said she couldn’t even appeal. Grr.


6 posted on 09/06/2017 3:39:36 PM PDT by McGruff (2017 or 1984?)
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To: detective

Go, Sarah! GO! :)


7 posted on 09/06/2017 3:44:49 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set!)
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And some here said she couldn’t even appeal.

No doubt about it: Sarah Palin is appealing.

8 posted on 09/06/2017 4:32:39 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (https://imgoat.com/uploads/645920e395/39513.gif)
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To: Jeff Chandler

BTTT!!!


9 posted on 09/06/2017 5:05:38 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: detective

Good article. If the author is correct, and Sarah has a good chance of winning on appeal, I hope she appeals. I also hope she asks the public to help her pay for it.


10 posted on 09/06/2017 6:12:47 PM PDT by TChad
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To: detective

She is a beautiful American woman.


11 posted on 09/06/2017 7:13:22 PM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: detective; Paladin2; Diana in Wisconsin; onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; ...
Ping to Sarah's Amazing List.

Very informative article.

Paladin2 said it best on this thread.

Fake Justice.


12 posted on 09/06/2017 7:21:04 PM PDT by KC_Lion (If you want on First Lady Melania's, Ivanka Trump's or Sarah Palin's Ping Lists, just let me know.)
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She may, unfortunately, never get the justice that she deserves after what they did to her. :(


13 posted on 09/06/2017 9:19:06 PM PDT by LUV W (Our troops are the best of the best and we should honor them EVERY day!)
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To: detective

When you read the actual ruling, it is plain that the judge had to engage in Olympic worthy legal gymnastics to support his ruling.

There were three points of law in the ruling, of which Palin won two with no contest.

The third point of law, the judge gave to the Times, after much verbal diarrhea, and wrongly asserting that the third point outweighed any value of the first two.

A complete legal hatchet job.

I hope she appeals. She will win.


14 posted on 09/07/2017 2:05:41 AM PDT by exit82 (The opposition has already been Trumped!)
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Thanks for the ping; post. HOORAY Sarah. Fight....girl.


15 posted on 09/07/2017 5:43:43 AM PDT by PGalt
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“it is plain that the judge had to engage in Olympic worthy legal gymnastics to support his ruling.”

I would just call it what it was. It was outright lying by the judge regarding both the facts and the law in the case.

Thanks for your comments. It’s great to hear from someone who read the judge’s ruling.


16 posted on 09/07/2017 9:41:19 AM PDT by detective
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