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CNN's Don Lemon & Dana Bash - rude comments made about McCain's "72-year-old heart"
Self (somewhat) ^

Posted on 08/30/2008 8:27:26 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

I just saw this on CNN five minutes ago.... Don Lemon telling Dana Bash that Sarah Palin is "a heartbeat away from the Presidency, and that's a 72-year-old heart!", to which Dana agreed and went on to say that Palin's executive experience for the past 13 years includes "a year and a half in the Gvernor's mansion and the rest as mayor of a small town in Alaska!" (emphasis made by her on the words "small town" and "Alaska").

This MSM 'meltdown' is so blatantly obvious........

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 08/30/2008 8:27:26 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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I know of men and women with 72-year-old strong hearts..... this is ridiculous.... the American Heart Association should put out a statement..... this comment discriminates against older folks and senior citizens.....


2 posted on 08/30/2008 8:29:12 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

More sexually based assault on the person of Ms Palin by the Lefts attack misogynists.


3 posted on 08/30/2008 8:31:03 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Biden Healthy, But at Increased Risk for Aneurysm, Doctor Says

Monday, August 25, 2008

By Jessica Ryen Doyle


4 posted on 08/30/2008 8:31:19 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 ('GOP' : Get Our Petroleum)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

F CNN nobody cares what they say or the rest of the media, Nov 4 they will wonder why they were so wrong, again.


5 posted on 08/30/2008 8:32:21 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: TornadoAlley3

Yes, that’s my point, Tor.

ANYONE is at a risk of death — whether by an aneurysm (may my sister-in-law R.I.P. She died suddenly of a brain aneurysm at age 49 last summer), or due to an airplane crash or being hit by a Mack truck.

We know when we are going to be born, but we do not know when we are going to die.


6 posted on 08/30/2008 8:35:02 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: TornadoAlley3
Biden Healthy, But at Increased Risk for Aneurysm, Doctor Says Monday, August 25, 2008

This is VEEEERRRYYYY INNNNTERESTING!

I wouldn't be surprised if all of a sudden Joe Biden "is not feeling well" and decides to "drop out of the ticket" so that Obama can put a woman or someone else in the VP slot.... far-fetched but doable, no?

7 posted on 08/30/2008 8:37:48 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Sarah Palin appears to have a heart of gold


8 posted on 08/30/2008 8:40:02 AM PDT by stopem1 (God Bless America! McCain/PALIN 08)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I love the left. How about we kick all the old liberal farts off of the Supreme Court, and out of the house and senate (looking at you Kennedy and Byrd).


9 posted on 08/30/2008 8:40:49 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

They need to apologize.


10 posted on 08/30/2008 8:43:18 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: snarkytart

Yea, how old is Breyer and Stephens? The combined age of their hearts must be over 150+ years of age....

Byrd’s heart — well, I don’t even want to go there.


11 posted on 08/30/2008 8:44:38 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Byrd’s heart — well, I don’t even want to go there.

Does he still have one?

12 posted on 08/30/2008 8:49:10 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I answered rude with ruder this morning in terms that the woman at the gas station could deal with:

"Dick Cheney's had four heart attacks and he's still with us. McCain doesn't even have a weak heart, so he isn't going to suddenly keel over and die."

Not my finest moment, but it shut her up.

13 posted on 08/30/2008 8:50:39 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Teachers open the door. It's up to you to enter.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Dear dems, don’t worry about the president’s heart. We have a great back-up.


14 posted on 08/30/2008 8:52:00 AM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Tanniker Smith

I’ll have to remember that line for when I have my “run-ins” with other moms at our local grocery store....


15 posted on 08/30/2008 8:53:45 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: TornadoAlley3

This from a party who has Nancy Pelosi a couple of heartbeats from the presidency!


16 posted on 08/30/2008 8:58:21 AM PDT by bushfamfan (Palin is America's Thatcher, Obama is America's Chamberlain)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
A President's job is to make decisions that protect us in a storm, listen to any concerns of his first mate, seek and expect the help of his crew as necessary and change direction as needed.

Palin can do this!

Our problem right now is that we have a "mutinous Congress" and the crew refuses to "do their duty".

17 posted on 08/30/2008 8:58:23 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (I'm planting corn...Have to feed my car...)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
ANYONE is at a risk of death — whether by an aneurysm (may my sister-in-law R.I.P. She died suddenly of a brain aneurysm at age 49 last summer), or due to an airplane crash or being hit by a Mack truck.

I am so sorry to hear of your SIL's untimely death.

Yes, brain aneurysms are not reserved for the elderly. One of my friends dropped dead of a brain aneurysm at her 36th birthday party, and another relative had one at age 44.

18 posted on 08/30/2008 9:01:08 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many are scared to read it.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

If God forbid McCain would drop dead during the term, Palin would be the President...Would Pelosi be the Vice President?
Now that is very scary...


19 posted on 08/30/2008 9:01:11 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
As raw and untested as she may be -- Palin is still more qualified for the White House than Obama.
20 posted on 08/30/2008 9:01:33 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Don Lemon telling Dana Bash that Sarah Palin is “a heartbeat away from the Presidency, and that’s a 72-year-old heart!”, to which Dana agreed and went on to say that Palin’s executive experience for the past 13 years includes “a year and a half in the Gvernor’s mansion and the rest as mayor of a small town in Alaska!” (emphasis made by her on the words “small town” and “Alaska”).

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2070858/posts

U.S. Representative, Heather Wilson, On The Selection Of Gov. Sarah Palin

Heather: “You know, Governor Palin has more executive experience than Senator Obama, Senator Biden, and Senator Schumer combined because those guys have never run anything. So I find that quite amusing.”

“I was very disappointed with Senator Obama’s choice of a running-mate. He chose somebody else who’s a Washington insider from the East Coast who knows nothing about the west and Senator McCain surely does. I’m also very pleased that he’s chosen as his vice president, the chief executive of the oil producing state in America, strong energy credentials and the energy issue is very important to Americans.”

Bravo Zulu Heather! Sarah Palin has more executive experience than Snowbami, Biden, Pelosi, Reid, Boxer and most of the rats in congress combined.

Is it working? Check these poll results:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2071208/posts

McCain shaves Obama Biden 4 Points on Palin Pick: Rasmussen
Real Clear Politics ^ | 08/30/08 | Brett Winterble

Posted on Saturday, August 30, 2008 7:48:23 AM by RadioCirca1970

Looking at the latest numbers at Real Clear Politics here:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2008/latestpolls/index.html

You can see that McCain shaved 4 points off Obama’s bounce.


21 posted on 08/30/2008 9:01:51 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Snowbami, the Oreo Bozo, wants special-ed treatment as an untouchable affirmative action candidate)
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To: Salvation

“They need to apologize.”

Naah!

Elect John and Sarah and toss out the Pelosi 9% congress.


22 posted on 08/30/2008 9:03:31 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Snowbami, the Oreo Bozo, wants special-ed treatment as an untouchable affirmative action candidate)
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To: napscoordinator

LOL.....after Nixon resigned a new VP was appointed......and I wonder just WHO Palin would pick? certainly a conservative!


23 posted on 08/30/2008 9:04:05 AM PDT by tioga (Vote the mavericks, McCain/Palin in 2008!)
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To: napscoordinator
If God forbid McCain would drop dead during the term, Palin would be the President...Would Pelosi be the Vice President? Now that is very scary...

No. Palin would appoint someone. IIRC, this is how we got Nelson Rockefeller in the vice presidency, when vp Gerald Ford ascended to POTUS after Nixon's resignation.

24 posted on 08/30/2008 9:04:38 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many are scared to read it.)
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To: Grampa Dave

Thanks for the info, Gramps!


25 posted on 08/30/2008 9:05:46 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: Lazamataz; neverdem

Health-related ping


26 posted on 08/30/2008 9:09:04 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Sarah Palin is "a heartbeat away from the Presidency, and that's a 72-year-old heart!"

I actually don't see what is so rude about that statement. Almost the exact same thing was said at my small group meeting last night and most agreed. BTW we are all Republicans and most are over 72.

27 posted on 08/30/2008 9:21:27 AM PDT by Between the Lines (I am very cognizant of my fallibility, sinfulness, and other limitations.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

One only has to look at McCain’s great looking wife to know he doesn’t have a bad heart or it would have already gotten him. A problem no doubt Obama will never face!


28 posted on 08/30/2008 9:27:10 AM PDT by nclaurel
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
just be careful about it because they'll probably come back with cancer. McCain will have the best of health care available, but if he's hit with cancer, it could hit fast and furious. remote chance, but he's had skin problems if I'm remembering correctly.

But the Cheney line is great for "hit-and-run" shut-em-up-get-out situations.

29 posted on 08/30/2008 9:31:24 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Teachers open the door. It's up to you to enter.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

This is something I’ve been wondering about a lot lately: The MSM has made it perfectly clear that in their opinion, being old is as good as being dead. Will this piss off enough seniors to put McCain over the top?


30 posted on 08/30/2008 9:31:37 AM PDT by Junior_G
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Dana Bash, AKA “the Blinker” (she beats Pelosi on this) is two faced - a far-out liberal on any CNN show except Lou Dobbs, where she reigns in her liberalism a bit.


31 posted on 08/30/2008 9:33:31 AM PDT by oldbill
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The MSM has made it perfectly clear that in their opinion, being old is as good as being dead. Will this piss off enough seniors to put McCain over the top?

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It couldn't hurt.

32 posted on 08/30/2008 9:36:28 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

SMALL MINDS CAUSE MORE HEADACHES!!!


33 posted on 08/30/2008 9:52:49 AM PDT by Stayfree (***************************************IF IT IS LEFT, IT CAN'T BE RIGHT!!)
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To: napscoordinator
No.

Aren't they teaching anything in schools anymore?

34 posted on 08/30/2008 10:00:14 AM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

No mention of Biden’s 65 year-old brain, or lack there of.


35 posted on 08/30/2008 10:04:03 AM PDT by maggief
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

LOL. McCain is such a mean old guy, escaped death numerous times. Don’t kid yourselves Dems that he is going to die before he is POTUS for as long as he chooses. This is his destiny for what he did for his faith and his country.


36 posted on 08/30/2008 10:11:48 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I know of men and women with 72-year-old strong hearts..... this is ridiculous.... the American Heart Association should put out a statement..... this comment discriminates against older folks and senior citizens.....

Hopefully all of the state of Florida hears this. Stand by AARP.

37 posted on 08/30/2008 10:13:14 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Well, you do have to deal with the age factor but:

Obama only released a one page medical summary with few details.

McCain released his records.

Thanks to the PUMAs for keeping track of all this!


38 posted on 08/30/2008 10:39:17 AM PDT by JavaJumpy (Thank you, Sarah Palin!)
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To: Ole Okie

Is he still alive or do they just prop him up to appear that way?


39 posted on 08/30/2008 10:55:51 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: HIDEK6

Aren’t they teaching anything in schools anymore?

No. I guess not. I learn more from you and other FRiends than I ever did in school. The only reason I asked that apparent horrible question is that I keep hearing that Pelosi is third in line of the Presidency...so third in line sounds logical.


40 posted on 08/31/2008 6:27:55 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Cocaine use is also bad for the heart, right Bambi?


41 posted on 08/31/2008 6:32:44 AM PDT by oiler (Reagan Republicans Unite!!!!! "Not gonna forget. Not gonna forgive." Jindal/Palin 2012)
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