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NYT: 'Journalists Wrinkled Their Nose in Disgust' at Piper's Touching Gesture
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 09/07/2008 7:59:34 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

When NewsBusters posted the screencap shown here as its Weekend Captionfest on Friday, the result was an outpouring of affectionate reader responses. Typical was this one, from "iveseenitall":

"The ladies in my house instantly fell for this kid. "Oh" and "Oooh" and "Ah". The giggles, the pointing at the t.v. Love all around that night."

The MSM lives in a different house. Check out this candid admission from New York Times media reporter David Carr in his article in today's NYT [emphasis added]:

"In the press galleries at the convention, journalists wrinkled their noses in disgust when Piper, Ms. Palin’s youngest daughter, was filmed kitty-licking her baby brother’s hair into place."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; mccainpalin; mediabias; msm; newyorktimes; palinfamily; piperpalin
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To: MSF BU

They hate loving gestures because their parents were absent, physically or psychologically. Who knows how many of them were of the “I wish I were never born” variety?


51 posted on 09/07/2008 8:31:26 PM PDT by JoJo Gunn
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

52 posted on 09/07/2008 8:32:22 PM PDT by vamoose
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
David Carr should shut the bar*ck up! Anyway, does he look normal to you? David Carr NY Times
53 posted on 09/07/2008 8:32:37 PM PDT by Lux-In-Domino
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To: oblomov

Actually, one of the books I’m currently reading attributes that quote to Steinem, before her 2002 marriage. Perhaps she was simply parroting one of her deities.

No matter. It is the sick feminist thought that counts, not which diseased feminist uttered it, eh?


54 posted on 09/07/2008 8:33:07 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
David Carr should shut the bar*ck up! Anyway, does he look normal to you? David Carr NY Times
55 posted on 09/07/2008 8:33:07 PM PDT by Lux-In-Domino
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To: EyeGuy
Women need men like fish need bicycles

Maybe a bit of truth to that.....but some of us really LIKE bicycles.

56 posted on 09/07/2008 8:33:53 PM PDT by generally (Ask me about FReepers Folding@Home)
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To: T-Bird45
"Is the use of “Ms. Palin” in NYT style book or does it hurt their fingers to type Gov. Palin?"

Or, at the very least, Mrs. Palin.

57 posted on 09/07/2008 8:34:34 PM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Ms. Palin’s youngest daughter

The MSM need to ake that MRS. Palin's youngest daughter

58 posted on 09/07/2008 8:34:38 PM PDT by politicket (Palin-tology: (n) - The science of kicking Barack Obambi's butt!)
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To: T-Bird45

Same reason they print “Mr. Bush” instead of “President Bush”. Pure disdain.


59 posted on 09/07/2008 8:34:40 PM PDT by thecabal (Conservatives who don't live up to the liberal caricature are now hypocrites.)
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To: Old Sarge
"While I enjoy reading the accolades of Palin, let us not forget we're having to elect McCain to get her."

Sarge: He picked her, what does that tell you about his decision making skills?

60 posted on 09/07/2008 8:35:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: Eccl 10:2
Or, at the very least, Mrs. Palin.

You beat me be 4 lousy seconds! ;-)

61 posted on 09/07/2008 8:36:26 PM PDT by politicket (Palin-tology: (n) - The science of kicking Barack Obambi's butt!)
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To: Lux-In-Domino

Let’s be fair to Carr. He was NOT saying he himself had that reaction. He simply had the honesty to report how other journalists reacted. He himself went on to observe:

“But to many Americans — including some I talked to in the convention hall — that looked like family church on Sunday, evidence of good breeding and sibling regard.”


62 posted on 09/07/2008 8:36:30 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Keeping track of the MSM so you don't have to!)
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To: goldstategop

What do you expect from a bunch of gay guys and lesbians.


63 posted on 09/07/2008 8:36:56 PM PDT by no dems ("Extremism in the defense of Liberty is no vice...." Barry Goldwater)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We were watching the Convention on the only channel that was broadcasting it in the old rooftop antennae World we live in out here in the sticks. PBS McNeil News on KCET was the only one broadcasting it.

The camera panned back to Piper licking her hand and smoothing Trig’s hair multiple times. My wife and myself fell instantly in love with that little girl.

Her Mom gained our respect and our comfort as to her nomination as VP with McCain by her presentation. We both finally feel good about voting this coming November. We were going to vote for McCain regardless, but now we just feel better about it all.

We can’t see Obama winning this one. It has to be McCain and Palin, and it will be.


64 posted on 09/07/2008 8:38:56 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, Call 'em what you will, they ALL have Fairies livin' in their Trees.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

These are the same folks that “Oh” and “Oooh” and “Ah” and giggle when two men french kiss in a church full of perverts attending their wedding ceremony, yet they find this disgusting!

It’s good to know where these folks stand. It reminds me I need to stand as far away as possible... morons.


65 posted on 09/07/2008 8:39:13 PM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Me... I'm ignorant but I do know this; God is our only hope!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

This story is perfect proof of how out of touch the media is with the heart of America. Only a complete asshole, published in the New Your Slimes could say something like that and believe that anyone outside of his little circle of media elites would agree with him.

I hear sales of newsprint are in the toilet in this country, and that the only thing keeping the whole industry from tanking is exports.

Wonder why...???


66 posted on 09/07/2008 8:39:13 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts.....)
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To: JoJo Gunn

I think it was one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. It was totally genuine and loving and natural.

Maybe the journalists who don’t like this have never experienced real love in their lives. I feel sorry for them.

I think Piper is personally responsible for bringing thousands of votes to the R column due to her actions that night. Let the journalists complain. It will call attention to it - a good thing. The more people who see this, the more will be charmed by her.


67 posted on 09/07/2008 8:39:21 PM PDT by generally (Ask me about FReepers Folding@Home)
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To: Smokin' Joe

lets HOPE they aren’t breeders!


68 posted on 09/07/2008 8:39:31 PM PDT by DrewsMum (Proud member of the Grand OIL Party!)
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To: PhatHead

How weird.

We see the cultural difference in our country by a simple act by a sweet little girl taking care of her brother.

They know not what the miss if they cannot see what we see in that child’s action.

This was the same thing with Bush. They could never see what we saw in W.


69 posted on 09/07/2008 8:40:12 PM PDT by ClancyJ
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Anyone who had a problem with that sweet, spontaneous and loving act is a very sick ticket, who should not be allowed near children.
70 posted on 09/07/2008 8:40:45 PM PDT by webrover
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keating Five.
Amnesty.
McCain-Feingold.

We all know a LOT about McCain’s decisions.

We can only hope that Palin can rein in the maverick.


71 posted on 09/07/2008 8:40:48 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Went to sleep with Palin - woke up next to McCain...)
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To: politicket

You beat me be 4 lousy seconds! ;-)

Tell you what, you can beat me to the voting booth on Election Day by four seconds.

But you’re going to have to be pretty fast - lol.


72 posted on 09/07/2008 8:41:10 PM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; All

“The MSM lives in a different house.”

I’m convinced they didn’t have mothers. Read what Glenn Beck said about it.

http://www.glennbeck.com/content/articles/article/198/14771/

Glenn Beck: Slammin Sarah

[snip]First of all, when her daughter was sitting there holding Trig and she licked her hand to put Trig’s hair down, a rush came to me. These people are like my family. When she licked her hand and did that, you know what it made me think of? Where did she learn that? Mom. And suddenly I saw mom licking, you know, licking her fingers and then doing that to my head. My mother used to do that. When I was a kid, we would be out some place and she would say, why didn’t you comb your hair. And then she would lick her hand and she would try to make the little cowlicks stay down on my did anybody else’s mom do that? So all of a sudden Sarah Palin, I saw her with her children just as I could see my mother with her children, except my mom wasn’t nearly as smoking hot as Sarah Palin. I’m just sayin’.


73 posted on 09/07/2008 8:42:06 PM PDT by AuntB ( "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Interesting how no one from the press mentions that Piper (a 7 year-old) has the maturity to handle an infant in a crowd of thousands of convention attendees in front from 37+ million TV viewers. It also shows how the Palins teach their children responsibility and respect.
74 posted on 09/07/2008 8:44:55 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That sweet little girl is just a child and she loves her baby brother.

That anyone anywhere could find something objectionable about this shows only the depths of their decadence and depravity.

The MSM is on full display, and America has gotten an eyeful.


75 posted on 09/07/2008 8:45:29 PM PDT by mojito
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To: CatOwner

“Interesting how no one from the press mentions that Piper (a 7 year-old) has the maturity to handle an infant in a crowd of thousands of convention attendees in front from 37+ million TV viewers. It also shows how the Palins teach their children responsibility and respect.”

Absolutely. Something that’s lost on the rabid press but is obvious to the average observer out in the rest of the country.


76 posted on 09/07/2008 8:46:45 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I think Piper sealed her mom’s fate as POTUS one day with that one gesture. It was just so adorable at first when she was smoothing his hair, but that big long lick of her hand had me cracking up.


77 posted on 09/07/2008 8:49:42 PM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Wrinkled their noses?How can we tell with their noses buried so far up bambis arse?That picture is so precious of Piper and little Trigg.


78 posted on 09/07/2008 8:49:50 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Defeat liberalism, its the right thing to do for America.)
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To: gswilder
"Anyway, all she is talking about the last week is Palin. All of her friends at work are talking about Palin. She never talks about politics, even though she has to listen to me. "

LOL! I was at Costco Saturday, and a Korean-American lady was doing the sample thing with smoked Alaskan salmon. As usual, I indulged.

She said in heavily accented English "it's from Alaska...you know,like da Palin....you like da Palin?"

I assured her I was on board.

"Oh da Palin, Sarah, she gonna win...she gonna win big!"

79 posted on 09/07/2008 8:51:19 PM PDT by cookcounty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built." ---Governor Sarah Palin)
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To: EyeGuy
Gloria Steinem: Women need men like fish need bicycles.

Now where did my bicycle go. I know I left it here somewhere. Man, I hope nobody stole it!


80 posted on 09/07/2008 8:51:44 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Joe Biden's a swell guy)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I think Piper sealed her mom’s fate as POTUS one day with that one gesture. It was just so adorable at first when she was smoothing his hair, but that big long lick of her hand had me cracking up.


81 posted on 09/07/2008 8:51:53 PM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: Old Sarge
While I enjoy reading the accolades of Palin, let us not forget we're having to elect McCain to get her.

Ironically, no one other than McCain would have picked her to be VP.

It's a true conundrum

82 posted on 09/07/2008 8:52:27 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (OVERPRODUCTION......... one of the top five worries for American farmers.)
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To: goldstategop

They must be the most sanctimonious, bitter and angry people on the planet. I laughed out loud and then went awww, wasn’t that so cute!


83 posted on 09/07/2008 8:52:48 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Nothing wrong with Piper’s spit-comb. In fact, I took it as further evidence that Sarah has NEVER neglected her children to pursue her political career. You know just by watching that Piper didn’t learn that from a nanny!


84 posted on 09/07/2008 8:52:53 PM PDT by Ellendra (Most eco-freaks wouldn't know nature if it bit them on the butt . . . and it often does!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Oh, that’s very sweet. How could anyone not think so?


85 posted on 09/07/2008 8:53:29 PM PDT by Lijahsbubbe
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To: Eccl 10:2
""Is the use of “Ms. Palin” in NYT style book or does it hurt their fingers to type Gov. Palin?"

Yeah, but hey, she's from such a small state.

Hey, do you know if it's true that Delaware is known as "The Pimple State?"

86 posted on 09/07/2008 8:54:26 PM PDT by cookcounty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built." ---Governor Sarah Palin)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I spent years dealing with these people. They considered me to be a hick and a redneck. But I could do things they couldn't and they needed me. I was happy to take their money.

I never pointed out how sheltered, obtuse, and helplessly dependent they appeared to be.

87 posted on 09/07/2008 8:55:25 PM PDT by Octar
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The left hates life. They just hate it.


88 posted on 09/07/2008 8:56:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Piper Palin = Lucy Pevensie. Here she is taking to Joe Lieberman on her first day in Washington...


89 posted on 09/07/2008 8:57:20 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
In the press galleries at the convention, journalists wrinkled their noses in disgust when Piper, Ms. Palin’s youngest daughter, was filmed kitty-licking her baby brother’s hair into place.

These alleged "journalists" have precisely no idea how good they have it in this wonderful Country; and,

they have no concept of just how truly miserable THEY will be if they ever get their wish for an Obama-ruled Utopian state collective.

.

90 posted on 09/07/2008 8:57:23 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: EyeGuy

Gertrude Stein wasn’t a cartoon leftist like the feminists of today. She was on very friendly terms with Mencken and other conservative/libertarian writers of her day. Her biographer said of her,

“she disliked Trotsky as much as Franco, and Roosevelt as much as either, and she referred to liberals ... as ‘people with unhappy childhoods’. It was a position that irritated her friends. When William Rogers sent her a packet of American corn seeds and warned her not to give any of the corn to her fascist neighbours in Bilignin, Gertrude returned the gift with a request: ‘please send us unpolitical corn.’ Why shouldn’t she give her friends the corn, she asked, ‘why not if the fascists like it and we like the fascists ...’”

She was an artist at a time that art could still be apolitical.


91 posted on 09/07/2008 8:58:15 PM PDT by oblomov
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To: rockinqsranch
Her Mom gained our respect and our comfort as to her nomination as VP with McCain by her presentation.

I think many of us in flyover country saw Governor Palin's family and thought the same thing. Her kids, husband, all looked REAL!. Their smiles were not forced, the way they touched and looked at each other indicted a family where the kids were raised right and the mom and pop loved each other. I think that's what middle-America made the connection with.

And that's why the Democrats are running so scared.

92 posted on 09/07/2008 8:59:29 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Amazing how Obama, Rangell, Biden and Dodd all got killer mortgage rates and below cost property.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I never could find the vid of the news person. I clicked on the link in the article and there was a 2 page piece but no vid.


93 posted on 09/07/2008 9:00:28 PM PDT by beckysueb (Drill here! Drill now!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Yet the media went all ga ga over the “fist bump” between Barack and Michelle.


94 posted on 09/07/2008 9:00:42 PM PDT by willk
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To: mombyprofession

... and they continue to parade the depths of their irrational hatred and cold-heartedness in plain sight before us. They seem so out of sorts that they’re even forgetting to put on their nicey-nicey faces when they go on the attack. I pray the rest of America is paying attention and seeing them for what they are.

Maybe this wonderful child can show them all that the emperor has no clothes.


95 posted on 09/07/2008 9:00:59 PM PDT by FreedomHammer (Just ring? ... let freedom ROAR!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That was the highlight of the convention in my opinion....


96 posted on 09/07/2008 9:01:53 PM PDT by LowOiL (Transition time for tag lines)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

97 posted on 09/07/2008 9:04:32 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: LowOiL
That was the highlight of the convention in my opinion....

I would put Governor Palin's speech at the top of the highlight list. The finish to McCain's speech (not that it ended, but the build up) was probably next.

Nonetheless, the video of Piper and Twig is certainly a memorable and positive image from the convention.

98 posted on 09/07/2008 9:04:48 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: T-Bird45
Is the use of “Ms. Palin” in NYT style book or does it hurt their fingers to type Gov. Palin?

Why in the world would they do that, when for eight years they have written "Mr. Bush"?

99 posted on 09/07/2008 9:05:34 PM PDT by giotto
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To: VeniVidiVici

I’ve spent this entire political season not liking John McCain. I think the Palin pick has done some uncanny things to the campaign that are being overlooked, not the least of which is that it has made both John and Cindy McCain appear more human as well.

I still do not agree with everything McCain stands for or even everything he said in his speech the other night. But he was real... as real as I’ve seen him.

Something about dealing with the Palin’s and the grief the media and liberals have given them has made John McCain real.

Another one of the many reasons his choice was the best.

We just don’t need to be fooled into thinking that Obama or the Media are going to be more real. They will continue to be the people (?) they are.


100 posted on 09/07/2008 9:05:36 PM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Me... I'm ignorant but I do know this; God is our only hope!)
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