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Obama camp in panic as ‘Xena’ Sarah Palin scythes through support
Times - UK ^ | September 14, 2008 | Sarah Baxter

Posted on 09/13/2008 2:00:16 PM PDT by NewMediaFan

THE high-heeled, moose-hunting governor of Alaska has sent Barack Obama’s campaign into a state of panic as support for the Democratic presidential candidate haemorrhages in the battleground states he must win to reach the White House.

Sarah Palin, 44, continued to scythe through Obama’s support among women by taunting the first potential black president for declining to choose Hillary Clinton as his running mate and by declaring that questions about juggling work and family were “kind of irrelevant” in the modern age.

The mother of five, who has been called Xena, the warrior princess, said in a television interview: “I think he’s regretting not picking [Clinton] now, I do. What determination and grit and even grace through some tough shots that were fired her way - she handled those well,” Palin said.

She presented herself as a champion of no-fuss, no-non-sense working mothers. “Of course you can be the vice-presi-dent and you can raise a family,” she said brightly. “I’m the governor and I’m raising a family.”

...The Democrat cheers that greeted the selection of veteran senator Joe Biden, 65, the chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, as Obama’s running mate have died away.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesonline.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mccainpalin; obamabiden; palin; panic; sarahnoia
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“If we had picked Hillary Clinton, we would have saved ourselves three months of anguish over the summer,” the official said. “If we had spent the time unifying the party, we’d be in a totally different place. I’m not sure McCain would have picked Palin if Hillary was VP.”

panic and second-guessing, haha

1 posted on 09/13/2008 2:00:16 PM PDT by NewMediaFan
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To: NewMediaFan

I wonder if Joe Biden has quietly hired a food taster?


2 posted on 09/13/2008 2:02:00 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Let's get serious - there is only one choice - McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: Xenalyte

Xena pauses from shredding hurricane-downed trees in her front yard with her bare hands to read story ....


3 posted on 09/13/2008 2:02:11 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: NewMediaFan
Heh. Barry's just plain stupid and just getting stupider by the day! To quote his own words back to him, "you can't make this stuff up!" He got dat right! (laughing)

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

4 posted on 09/13/2008 2:02:16 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: NewMediaFan

If they had picked Hillary, we’d be in a “Yo Mama” contest.


5 posted on 09/13/2008 2:03:12 PM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: NewMediaFan

That was a brilliant move. Now if Obama does try to switch from Biden to Clinton, it will look like he’s following Palin’s suggestion.

Palin will look like the leader, while Obama a follower. Nice.


6 posted on 09/13/2008 2:03:25 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: NewMediaFan

That was a brilliant move. Now if Obama does try to switch from Biden to Clinton, it will look like he’s following Palin’s suggestion.

Palin will look like the leader, while Obama a follower. Nice.


7 posted on 09/13/2008 2:04:35 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: NewMediaFan

Xena? That’s practically an insult.


8 posted on 09/13/2008 2:04:37 PM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: NewMediaFan
Xena? Here we go .... Photobucket
9 posted on 09/13/2008 2:06:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Warning - Hurricane Sarah Is Coming")
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To: rjp2005
Lucy Lawless could play her. All she needs is some colored contacts and putting her hair up. What do you think folks?

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

10 posted on 09/13/2008 2:07:19 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: NewMediaFan
From an article posted earlier.

A senior Democratic strategist, who has played a prominent role in two presidential campaigns, told The Sunday Telegraph: "These guys are on the verge of blowing the greatest gimme in the history of American politics. They're the most arrogant bunch Ive ever seen. They won't accept that they are losing and they won't listen."

We know.

11 posted on 09/13/2008 2:07:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Whites lift McCain to slim lead over Obama in poll" - Ass. Press ---09-12-08)
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To: NewMediaFan
"The Obama adviser said the Democratic candidate should remain true to himself. “He has to be who he is. When he was totally himself, he was doing so well."

0be's the one you want if you feel the need to vote "present".

12 posted on 09/13/2008 2:08:33 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Palin for President! (PUMA))
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To: NewMediaFan

I see where NBC has brought Tina Fey back to SNL to play Sarah in skits.

Panic, everywhere.....


13 posted on 09/13/2008 2:08:50 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Fight Crime. Shoot Back.)
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To: NewMediaFan

Okay, then who’s Gabrielle?


14 posted on 09/13/2008 2:09:06 PM PDT by RichInOC (McCain/Palin '08: Built Tough.)
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To: SkyDancer

What the hell is that - “HoBama”?!?


15 posted on 09/13/2008 2:09:38 PM PDT by Yossarian (Everyday, somewhere on the globe, somebody is pushing the frontier of stupidity... FREE LAZAMATAZ!!)
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To: NewMediaFan
THE high-heeled, moose-hunting governor of Alaska

ROFL, I wonder if that chafes the left more than Bush as a "Cowboy".

Now available at cafepress.com

16 posted on 09/13/2008 2:09:39 PM PDT by chaos_5 (http://www.cafepress.com/chaos_5)
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To: silverleaf
Yo Bamma's ears are so big that the folks at SETI asked him to give it a shot and just listen.

Yo Bamma's ears are so big he puts his sweaters on by stepping into them.


17 posted on 09/13/2008 2:09:40 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: NewMediaFan
The Democrat cheers that greeted the selection of veteran senator Joe Biden, 65, the chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, as Obama’s running mate have died away.

All four of them?

18 posted on 09/13/2008 2:09:57 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Obama without a teleprompter speaks in tongues.)
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To: NewMediaFan

“After repeated jabs from McCain, including the false charge that Obama supported sex education for kinder-garteners, ....”

Where was that charge falsified?


19 posted on 09/13/2008 2:11:20 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: SkyDancer
HAHAHA!!!
Palin as a Blood Elf! I don't know, that one may not resonate with the base.
20 posted on 09/13/2008 2:11:26 PM PDT by chaos_5 (http://www.cafepress.com/chaos_5)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
These guys are on the verge of blowing the greatest gimme in the history of American politics.

Which BTW explains why they ran the One. If you have a gimme and you are rats you may as well run the most rabid marxist, racist you can. And, run the dope Biden to signal they is plenty of room for all Dem snots at the trough for the old money crowd.

21 posted on 09/13/2008 2:11:49 PM PDT by Swanks
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To: BigEdLB
I wonder if Joe Biden has quietly hired a food taster?

Actually, I think Biden will dump 0bama.

And from some comments I have heard from Dems, 0bama might want to consider a food taster.

22 posted on 09/13/2008 2:11:55 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Obama without a teleprompter speaks in tongues.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

All you have to do is go to DU and you realize they are not dealing in reality (Obama voters that is.) If his supporters are any indication of the arrogance in his campaign, then there really is a problem. I imagine it’s frustrating the Dem insiders to no end. I’ve even noticed liberal journalists trying to give Obama pointers how to get back on his game.


23 posted on 09/13/2008 2:12:27 PM PDT by Dawn531
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To: NewMediaFan

A good pic who can give her own opinions not a lap dog with credentials. Wonder if Barry thinks he got in over his head....
Wonder how Michelle feels about trying to destroy her based on ....um......she’s running aginst Obama only reason for a

knee cappping....

To paraphrase COl. Troutman from RAMBO: IF you send that many men after PALIN take plenry of body bags. HAHAHAHA


24 posted on 09/13/2008 2:12:55 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: NewMediaFan
The Obama adviser said the Democratic candidate should remain true to himself. “He has to be who he is."

But exactly who is he?

25 posted on 09/13/2008 2:13:31 PM PDT by fullchroma
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To: NewMediaFan

God Bless the UK press (and thanx to God for the Internet).

The Brit press is liberal, but the US LameStream Medjia is so far Left beyond simple bias, that it makes the Brit press look neutral in comparison.


26 posted on 09/13/2008 2:14:14 PM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: NewMediaFan
I love the way Sarah has neatly neutralized the Beast by praising her and having nothing but kind words for her.

Brilliant!!! LOL!

27 posted on 09/13/2008 2:14:20 PM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta
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To: I see my hands

28 posted on 09/13/2008 2:15:49 PM PDT by nicola_tesla ("Life is Tough... It's Worse When You're Stupid".... John Wayne)
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To: NewMediaFan
‘Xena’ Sarah Palin

OMG!!

Tina Fey!!! Are you listening???

SNL writers? Are you reading this!!!!


okay, yeah, i think Fey is cute ... and if she's wearing a skimpy outfit that shows off her legs so much the better...

29 posted on 09/13/2008 2:16:30 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (McCain/Palin: Moose ex machina)
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To: NewMediaFan
The mother of five, who has been called Xena, the warrior princess,

Not by anyone with any sanity.

30 posted on 09/13/2008 2:21:09 PM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (NRA - Vote against the dem party)
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To: fullchroma
He can't be who he is, the American people would reject him overwhelmingly.
31 posted on 09/13/2008 2:24:34 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: SkyDancer

Looks alot like Cindy McCain.


32 posted on 09/13/2008 2:24:43 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: BigEdLB
I wonder if Joe Biden has quietly hired a food taster?

Food-taster---no. Sex-reassignment surgery---yes.

"Hi there, voters. "

"For the debates, I decided on Revlon Tangerine Kiss Glace outlined with L'Oreal Pretty-in-Pink lip pencil."

33 posted on 09/13/2008 2:28:41 PM PDT by Liz (Taxpayer: one who works for the govt but doesn't have to take a civil service test. R. Reagan.)
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To: NewMediaFan
The Sunday Times, UK: ..... "the Illinois senator hit back with a negative advertisement mocking his 72-year-old rival for being out of date and out of touch with computer technology, including e-mail. ... It backfired when it emerged that McCain was unable to type because he was injured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam."

Copy the following link (http://www.forbes.com/asap/2000/0529/053_print.html) and quote from Forbes.com.

Note its original date: May 29, 2000

Paste it all over the Internet.

Forbes.com .... May 29, 2000 ...... "In certain ways, McCain was a natural Web candidate. Chairman of the Senate Telecommunications Subcommittee and regarded as the U.S. Senate's savviest technologist, McCain is an inveterate devotee of email. His nightly ritual is to read his email together with his wife, Cindy. The injuries he incurred as a Vietnam POW make it painful for McCain to type. Instead, he dictates responses that his wife types on a laptop. "She's a whiz on the keyboard, and I'm so laborious," McCain admits."

34 posted on 09/13/2008 2:28:49 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: NewMediaFan

Sarah taunts Obama about VP choice. Biden taunts self about VP choice. All of this makes me very, very happy. Now I’m off to put lipstick on my fish and then let it ride my bicycle. What a world, what a world!


35 posted on 09/13/2008 2:31:30 PM PDT by kayworthy
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To: Liz

Good One! Thanks for the laugh.


36 posted on 09/13/2008 2:36:59 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Thirty democrat attorneys are in Alaska "investigating" Gov. Palin....how many are in Chicago?)
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To: N. Theknow
Actually, I think Biden will dump 0bama.

I'm having that thought - he's trying to find a way out/

Heck, HE's been in Washington since 1973. Time to retire anyway. He took a last shot = with visions of being the next president.

That ain't gonna happen and his window is slamming shut. Go out with the bit of dignity you might still have, Joe.

37 posted on 09/13/2008 2:37:31 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (No trees were killed in sending this message but a lot of electrons were terribly agitated)
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To: NewMediaFan
Mark Penn, Clinton’s former chief strategist, said: “The media is doing the kinds of stories on Palin that they’re not doing on the other candidates. People are going to conclude that they’re giving her a rougher time. This is an election in which the voters are going to decide for themselves.”

These guys are quick.

38 posted on 09/13/2008 2:39:44 PM PDT by balk (thefightnetwork.com)
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To: chaos_5
Thanks. Just ordered from Cafepress! Can't wait to slap it on my car!

BTW, I live behind enemy lines here in NY.

39 posted on 09/13/2008 2:40:17 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: DannyTN

“Now if Obama does try to switch from Biden to Clinton, it will look like he’s following Palin’s suggestion.”

I really think there’s more and more of a chance of this happening. Hillary on the ticket gives Obama a much better chance at the Whitehouse then Hillary steps in after 8 years max. If McCain/Palin wins Hillary may have to wait 16 years!!!


40 posted on 09/13/2008 2:40:19 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: Polybius

Thank you for that link!


41 posted on 09/13/2008 2:41:19 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (John McCain and Sarah Palin: Reform, Prosperity, and Peace)
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To: NewMediaFan
After repeated jabs from McCain, including the false charge that Obama supported sex education for kinder-garteners, . . . They think repeating the sex ed talking point makes it true. I read the statute. McCain's ad was spot on. And it stepped all over the "education" issue day planned for Obama.
42 posted on 09/13/2008 2:41:42 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: GiovannaNicoletta
love the way Sarah has neatly neutralized the Beast by praising her and having nothing but kind words for her.

I have a sneaky feeling that Her Thighness is enjoying every minute of this.

43 posted on 09/13/2008 2:41:53 PM PDT by uglybiker (1f u c4n r34d th1s u r34lly n33d 2 g3t l41d)
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To: mc5cents
I live behind enemy lines here in NY.

You are brave!! =o)

Thanks for placing an order!

44 posted on 09/13/2008 2:42:55 PM PDT by chaos_5 (http://www.cafepress.com/chaos_5)
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To: I see my hands

Rumor has it that LBJ picked up Obama by his ears when he was a child.


45 posted on 09/13/2008 2:50:59 PM PDT by mombi
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To: BigEdLB

I wonder if Joe Biden has quietly hired a food taster?

Joe ain’t what worries me. Consider a Hillary-Biden ticket, if you catch my drift...


46 posted on 09/13/2008 2:56:12 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: BigEdLB
I wonder if Joe Biden has quietly hired a food taster?

LOL. Or have someone start his car for him.

47 posted on 09/13/2008 3:15:20 PM PDT by stripes1776 ("That if gold rust, what hall iron do?" --Chaucer)
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To: NewMediaFan

(”Our mistake was thinking women had nowhere else to go.”)

Pretty honest assessment. Women noticed that too, and that’s why they are gleefully punishing the Democrat Party.


48 posted on 09/13/2008 3:18:31 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: winner3000

bttt


49 posted on 09/13/2008 3:19:58 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (Obama is the Democrats guy. They bought the ticket, now they must take the ride.)
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To: NewMediaFan
The mother of five, who has been called Xena, the warrior princess

.....with Joe Biden as "Joxer."

50 posted on 09/13/2008 3:23:42 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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