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Sarah Palin on Fox says she thought Iraq was behind 9/11
Politico ^ | Jan. 13, 2010 | Andy Barr

Posted on 01/13/2010 8:08:37 AM PST by Al B.

In her debut as a contributor to Fox News, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin admitted Tuesday that leading up to her 2008 vice presidential debate she thought Iraq may have been behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Interviewed by Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly on his show “The O’Reilly Factor,” Palin trashed many of the critical accounts of her candidacy in the new book “Game Change.” But one story from the book that Palin did not say was “made up” or “a lie” was the description of her uncertainty as to whether Iraq had a hand in the planning of the September 11 attacks.

“I did talk a lot to [campaign strategist] Steve Schmidt about the history of the war and where the attackers could have come from,” Palin said of her debate prep during the fall of 2008 – more than five years after the start of the war in Iraq and seven years after the terrorist attacks that hit New York and Washington.

“I do admit to asking questions about that,” she said.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: lies4romney; palin; romney; romneyantipalin; romneybots4romney
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Another shameful headline from Politico.
1 posted on 01/13/2010 8:08:38 AM PST by Al B.
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To: Al B.

SALMAN PAK!


2 posted on 01/13/2010 8:10:24 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Al B.

Lying bstrds...she said nothing of the kind...and as she was about to explain what happened. OReally, of course, cut her off...


3 posted on 01/13/2010 8:10:24 AM PST by jessduntno (We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation..." - B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Al B.

I watched that interview and I don’t recall her saying that. Politico LIES again.


4 posted on 01/13/2010 8:11:11 AM PST by nomoremods
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To: Al B.

“Thought” and “wondered” are two different things.


5 posted on 01/13/2010 8:11:19 AM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Al B.

Has Salman Pak been explained completely?


6 posted on 01/13/2010 8:11:24 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)
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To: Al B.

All you have to do is watch the show to see its a lie, but the media can’t report anything factual. Like another freeper said, this story will be quoted as a source all over the MSM.


7 posted on 01/13/2010 8:11:50 AM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: Al B.

I watched her on this show and I don’t recall her saying that.


8 posted on 01/13/2010 8:11:59 AM PST by 1776 Reborn
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To: Al B.

Iraq / Hussein was behind a lot of terrorism. Any analyst who didn’t consider whether or not 9/11 was supported by Iraq is a dumbass.


9 posted on 01/13/2010 8:12:07 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Gasoline is up 100% since the election of Barack Hussein Obama. Thanks, Democrats!)
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To: Al B.

Andy Barr lies (again). The title doesn’t match her quote.


10 posted on 01/13/2010 8:12:22 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Al B.

that is twisted so much they must have been dizzy.

She never said Iraq was behind 9/11

Still she can go on Beck’s show tonight and tell this writer that he is a dope


11 posted on 01/13/2010 8:12:35 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: massgopguy
Bingo. And as Freeper Jveritas proved with his translation of the Iraqi documents (before the Dems demanded they be taken off the internet) Iraq was very active in promoting and training terrorists.
12 posted on 01/13/2010 8:12:38 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this)
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To: VeniVidiVici

The left is so totally emotionally and politically invested in a complete separation of Iraq from 9/11 that there will be no rational discussion of the topic.


13 posted on 01/13/2010 8:13:26 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Al B.

Politico - what the Weekly World News would be if it lost all credibility.


14 posted on 01/13/2010 8:13:53 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Bush at his worst was still better than Obama at his best.)
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To: massgopguy
I'm glad to see I'm not the only one to remember that. It took me some time to look up the exact name.
15 posted on 01/13/2010 8:14:09 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)
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To: Al B.

To the author of the Politico piece please for your own sake put down the bong.


16 posted on 01/13/2010 8:14:14 AM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Al B.

Did Atta meet with Iraqi intetlligence agents in Prauge?

I don’t know.

Was Salman Pak a training ground for Al Qaeda in Iraq pre 9/11

I don’t know.

What the hell happened with Abel Danger?

I don’t know.

Sure, I have questions.

Wish I had answers.


17 posted on 01/13/2010 8:14:14 AM PST by NeoCaveman (usually clean, often articulate, only a slight Cro-Magnon accent except when I want to have one)
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To: Al B.

Oh, and what’s funny about this “article” from Politico is that the same people that will ridicule Sarah Palin about Iraq being behind 9/11, they themselves believe that George Bush was behind it.


18 posted on 01/13/2010 8:14:29 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Gasoline is up 100% since the election of Barack Hussein Obama. Thanks, Democrats!)
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To: Al B.

how about everyone on here writing to this idiot and telling him where he’s wrong and that he can’;t even get the basics right


19 posted on 01/13/2010 8:15:01 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Al B.

saddam supported the terrorists, remember the training area with the plane? saddam obviously didnt want his fingerprints on the attack but gave a hand to the 9/11 act of war.


20 posted on 01/13/2010 8:15:27 AM PST by biggredd1
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To: Al B.

She most certainly did not. She said she asked about it, not that she thought Iraq was behind it. Doesn’t anyone at Politico actually watch the shows before doing a critique?


21 posted on 01/13/2010 8:15:30 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: jessduntno

There they go again. Making things up. I watched the entire interview and she said no such thing.


22 posted on 01/13/2010 8:15:56 AM PST by Roklok
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To: gov_bean_ counter

YEARS AGO IT CAME OUT THAT IRAQ INDEED HARBORED TERRORIST TRAINING CAMPS. SARAH IS RIGHT AGAIN!! POLITICO TWISTED THE FACTS. HEY POLITICO, AS JOE WILSON WOULD SAY-——YOU LIE!!!


23 posted on 01/13/2010 8:16:22 AM PST by growingpains
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To: jessduntno
Lying bstrds...she said nothing of the kind...and as she was about to explain what happened. OReally, of course, cut her off...

Wish I recorded her segment. I don't remember her saying anything like that also. These lying pric@s really fear her. O'Rielly is a real turd. She is on Beck tonight and I'm sure we will a better interview.

24 posted on 01/13/2010 8:18:40 AM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: MrB

the far left and the media, well both the same are so twisted in their hate towards Sarah that they can’t even get this right.

The writer is telling us and those who watched her that he said this and yet there is video showing she never.

Now it just shows that the media will go to great lengths to make Sarah look stupid but they are the ones who are makg themselves look stupid.
It’s like when they reported only 200 for a tea party and yet the video’s show 20000 there.
They then wonder why they lose any respect they once had.

I hope Fox now gets up to this writer and asks him why he lied and why is he twsting the truth


25 posted on 01/13/2010 8:18:44 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Al B.

Her first mistake was to ask Steve Schmidt anything. He was 9 or 10 years old when Reagan was elected, couldn’t pass math class and never graduated, worked for Bill Bradley’s campaign, and seems to be a 40 year old never married guy REALLY interested in gay rights and gay marriage.

He is another aide who thinks HE should really be running it all, yet,,,never runs for election himself.

Sarah is way out of his league.


26 posted on 01/13/2010 8:18:44 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn thi title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Al B.
"In her debut as a contributor to Fox News, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin admitted Tuesday that leading up to her 2008 vice presidential debate she thought Iraq may have been behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001."

She did not say that! I watched the show last night. She said that she had asked if there was a possibility that Saddam was invloved with 9/11.

27 posted on 01/13/2010 8:18:51 AM PST by avacado
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To: Al B.

its a lie. I watched the interview and it it was the exact oppposite


28 posted on 01/13/2010 8:18:51 AM PST by 4rcane
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To: Al B.

PolitiHo lies.


29 posted on 01/13/2010 8:19:12 AM PST by paulycy (The Liberals' DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE CRIMES.)
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To: Roklok
The interesting thing is that because of her state's relationship to the military it is quite possible she has had access to more revealing intel than many in Congress and all the press. She may have had other reasons for asking the question...
30 posted on 01/13/2010 8:19:37 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this)
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To: manc

What time slot is it she will appear on, with Beck? Radio? or TV?

Here he is on a few times a day. The only TV show I know of being broadcast is 5:00 New york time, 4:00 Texas time, etc.

Help! I do not want to miss her with Beck.

Thanks.


31 posted on 01/13/2010 8:19:43 AM PST by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter; jveritas
Any chance these documents are still available on a way back machine or somewhere else?

Maybe it is time we posted them again just to see how the RATS react.

I have friends overseas who might be able to do the job on an off-shore server.

32 posted on 01/13/2010 8:20:07 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: growingpains

Steve Schmidt is a RHINO. He has served on Bill Bradley’s campaign, and other democrats (McCain, et.al.)


33 posted on 01/13/2010 8:20:12 AM PST by RightResponse (It depends on what the defamation of Islam is .....)
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To: Logical me

well its all over youtube. Just rewatch it and its pretty clear she said nothing of this sort. The article is a lie


34 posted on 01/13/2010 8:20:35 AM PST by 4rcane
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To: MizSterious

The Left figured out long ago that most people only read headlines, so getting the message they want into news headlines is vital. The rest of the story, and the truth, don’t matter.


35 posted on 01/13/2010 8:20:52 AM PST by denydenydeny (The Left sees taxpayers the way Dr Frankenstein saw the local cemetery; raw material for experiments)
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To: Al B.

Total Politico Dirtbag Distortion.

She was completely open about having a conversation on the topic but never implied that she reached that conclusion. And, as another Freeper mentioned BOR didn’t allow her to finish her comment.


36 posted on 01/13/2010 8:21:29 AM PST by emissarium (Passivity is not an option ... it's surrender.)
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To: RightResponse

“Steve Schmidt is a RHINO.”

He’s big on the whole “log cabin” thing,,,It’s his main issue.


37 posted on 01/13/2010 8:22:04 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn thi title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Al B.

“In her debut as a contributor to Fox News, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin admitted Tuesday that leading up to her 2008 vice presidential debate she thought Iraq may have been behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.”

I was a high school drop out, grunt in the Army and I never thought that. Where she would have got that idea is beyond me.


38 posted on 01/13/2010 8:22:21 AM PST by Grunthor (Pete Carrol? He couldn't be worse than Mora.....could he?)
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To: Al B.

Politico lies!


39 posted on 01/13/2010 8:22:40 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Al B.
No...Iraq had nothing to do with 911 whatsoever....uh-huh...

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40 posted on 01/13/2010 8:22:55 AM PST by Eagle Eye (The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it is still on my list.)
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To: avacado

exactly
so because she asked did Saddam have anything to do with it , the writer says she said saddam was behind it.

I hope Beck show everyone this article and then shows the video to make this writer look stupid as he is.

These media fools are so twisted with hate that they forget that there is video .
Gone are the old days of saying something in a paper and everyone goes with it. We have camera, recorders, video’s etc now and all Sarah has to do is show the clip.

Get this media fools, Sarah is not going away and the more you keep attacking her and lying about her the more folks will side with her


41 posted on 01/13/2010 8:23:16 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Al B.

She DID NOT say that. Politico is lying.


42 posted on 01/13/2010 8:23:27 AM PST by Texas56
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To: geologist

The Governor is sitting down with Glenn today at 5 PM EST...I believe the re-broadcast is at 2 AM EST. Considering the ratings this will bring to FNC; I suspect this show will also be rebroadcast several times this weekend...


43 posted on 01/13/2010 8:23:46 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Al B.

O’REILLY: Was it a lie that you thought Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11?

PALIN: You know what, on that, I did talk a lot to Steve Schmidt about the history of the war and about where, perhaps, the 9/11 terrorists came from and could there have been any connection to Saddam.

O’REILLY: OK, so that’s...

PALIN: So I admit that I have questions about it.

O’REILLY: ...that’s not a lie but it’s — right. But you didn’t — you weren’t blaming 9/11 on Saddam Hussein?

PALIN: No. No, no, no.


44 posted on 01/13/2010 8:24:12 AM PST by Always Right
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To: geologist

TV. 5pm EST

I’m going to be sure to watch it


45 posted on 01/13/2010 8:24:16 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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Gov. Palin:

Did not comment on a growing problem with people kicking midgets in the shin. She must agree with it.

Blah Blah Blah Blah Hitler Blah Blah Blah Blah Tea Bag Blah Blah. Same DNC talking points.


46 posted on 01/13/2010 8:25:35 AM PST by Yackma
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To: manc

http://www.politico.com/reporters/AndyBarr.html

EMAIL ANDY BARR TELL HIM HES A LIAR.


47 posted on 01/13/2010 8:25:40 AM PST by AKReportz
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To: Always Right

I’m sending that part of the transcript off to the writer, thanks, I’ll also be letting him know what a complete fool he is and don’t insult us again with your blatant lies


48 posted on 01/13/2010 8:27:13 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: jessduntno

“Lying bstrds...she said nothing of the kind...and as she was about to explain what happened. OReally, of course, cut her off...”

Which is why she should not have signed on to the tv deal, if she any aspirations for prez. Everyword she says will be twisted and miscontrued, and it doesn’t matter how much is later clarified. She was fine on Facebook. She could say what she wanted to, when she wanted to, with the luxury of going over and editing before it appears.

If you thought she was badgered and lied about before, just wait a few weeks or so when the MSM gets to their twisting and bending whatever she says.


49 posted on 01/13/2010 8:29:11 AM PST by LeavingNewYork (We are at war with Oceania; we have always been at war with Oceania.)
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To: Al B.

And Barr - politico

How would he know? Young Andy apparently forgot to watch the actual interview but he absolutely knew an easy way to get hits for the site even though the dag ate his homework. Wake up Andy, it's time for school.

50 posted on 01/13/2010 8:31:31 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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