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Sarah Palin's bus tour treats reporters like paparazzi ("I don't think I owe anything to the MSM")
CBS News ^ | 5/31/11 | Brian Montopoli

Posted on 05/31/2011 12:37:03 PM PDT by Libloather

Sarah Palin's bus tour treats reporters like paparazzi
Posted by Brian Montopoli
May 31, 2011 1:07 PM

Sarah Palin and her advisers are refusing to tell members of the media where she is going on her current bus tour - and the former Alaska governor seems to be enjoying the cat and mouse game that's resulted.

"I don't think I owe anything to the mainstream media ... I want them to have to do a little bit of work on a tour like this, and that would include not necessarily telling them beforehand where every stop's going to be," she told fellow Fox News employee Greta Van Susteren in an interview from the bus.

Yet the reemergence of the GOP's larger-than-life 2008 vice presidential candidate - who says she is strongly considering a run for president - is undeniably news. Which is why more than a dozen national news outlets have sent reporters and producers out to try and follow Palin.

Since Palin and her team won't share where the potential candidate is headed, reporters and producers have little choice but to simply stay close to Palin's bus. This has resulted in scenes of the Palin bus tooling down the highway followed by a caravan of 10 or 15 vehicles - including a massive CNN bus - all trying to make sure they don't lose sight of the Palin bus.

It adds up to a dangerous situation, says CBS News Producer Ryan Corsaro.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bus; palin; paparazzi; reporters; sarah; tour
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...more than a dozen national news outlets have sent reporters and producers out to try and follow Palin.

Palin's fault.

LOVE YA SARAH! (Oh, and if you get the chance, kick 'em in the teeth for me, too.)

1 posted on 05/31/2011 12:37:08 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
MSM reporters act like paparazzi, so they should be treated like paparazzi.
2 posted on 05/31/2011 12:39:27 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Libloather

Someone in the back of Palin’s bus should dump a bag of drywall nails on the highway; that’ll take care of the media pests!


3 posted on 05/31/2011 12:39:51 PM PDT by NRA1995 ("In the [Mexican] border, we are asking, who are you?" President Calderon of Mexico)
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To: Libloather

Bravo Sarah!


4 posted on 05/31/2011 12:40:39 PM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Libloather
Sarah Louise Palin

Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.

50:8

5 posted on 05/31/2011 12:41:38 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Libloather
This has resulted in scenes of the Palin bus tooling down the highway followed by a caravan of 10 or 15 vehicles - including a massive CNN bus - all trying to make sure they don't lose sight of the Palin bus.

Sounds like a movie:
Smoking Palin and the Bandits.

6 posted on 05/31/2011 12:42:27 PM PDT by AU72
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To: NRA1995
rather than screw a lot of innocents....How bout just giving them a bogus itinerary
7 posted on 05/31/2011 12:42:32 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Libloather

> and the former Alaska governor seems to be enjoying the
> cat and mouse game that’s resulted.

It ain’t “cat and mouse”.

It’s more like “buzz off, bozos”, you know, the kind of brush-off the head cheerleader gives to the creepy guys.


8 posted on 05/31/2011 12:42:36 PM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Libloather

Why would you follow a stupid person who doesn’t matter anyway everywhere she goes?

I like the nails idea!


9 posted on 05/31/2011 12:44:14 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Libloather

Yeah, you just keep dissin’ them, to give them a taste of their own medicine...

The MSM has dissed the entire U.S. of A, by not giving us the real news and for not understanding what “freedom of the press” is all about. The MSM is like TMZ these days...

They act as such and should so be treated.

Finally, someone’s had the guts to punch the bully and leave him bleeding on the playground.


10 posted on 05/31/2011 12:44:37 PM PDT by hope_dies_last
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To: Libloather

“It adds up to a dangerous situation, says CBS News Producer Ryan Corsaro.”

Women, children, and minorities at greatest risk.

The only danger here is that CBS et al may lose control of the discussion.


11 posted on 05/31/2011 12:44:56 PM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (In last year's nests, there are no birds this year.)
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To: Libloather
Say “NO” to media welfare!
12 posted on 05/31/2011 12:44:56 PM PDT by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: Libloather

Giving the LSM a dose of their own medicine! You go girl!


13 posted on 05/31/2011 12:45:32 PM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: ASA Vet

Make it 51:8


14 posted on 05/31/2011 12:45:50 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: Libloather

“It adds up to a dangerous situation, says CBS News Producer Ryan Corsaro.:”

Then tell the MSM morons to BACK OFF!

“But, what’s really dangerous is that she just might get enough people to vote for her as president”

MSM ‘thought’ mode!

:0)


15 posted on 05/31/2011 12:45:59 PM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Libloather
And, the media accuses Palin of winning.

This reminds me of the chase scene from “It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.”

Palin didn't announce the tour to the media or invite them.

She is just a private citizen who is taking her family on a tour of historic sites in a bus and told her three million closest friends about it.

16 posted on 05/31/2011 12:46:22 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Westbrook

I’d like to hear her say

“look, you guys have acted like an enemy propaganda organ for about 30 years now, so why would I treat you differently?”


17 posted on 05/31/2011 12:46:28 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Libloather
Sarah Palin and her advisers are refusing to tell members of the media where she is going on her current bus tour - and the former Alaska governor seems to be enjoying the cat and mouse game that's resulted.

Hilarious. The MSM can screw. No one cares what their opinions are of Palins junket. We already know what they have to say.

18 posted on 05/31/2011 12:46:55 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Libloather

Remember, she went to school to become a reporter so she knows how to play them like a cheap volin. I hope they get lost in some back road so they can see what the REAL UNITED STATES is like!! Don’t think the media could report anything like that however, they do not have the skill, ability or training.


19 posted on 05/31/2011 12:47:32 PM PDT by Calif4Palin (President Palin sounds so good....)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

roger, wilco


20 posted on 05/31/2011 12:47:32 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: bwc2221
winning = whining.
21 posted on 05/31/2011 12:47:45 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Libloather

LSM - attention media whores.
Papparazzi - attention media whores.

Don’t really see much of a dif!


22 posted on 05/31/2011 12:48:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Libloather

This is just brilliant.

How DARE she treat them like this!? LOL

Now what? Do they just pout? LOL

She’s just shown them who’s the boss.


23 posted on 05/31/2011 12:49:03 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Libloather
The Left can't have rent-a-mobs protesting her and then the media will report it as such ("Thousands of protesters greeted the former Governor in this town...")
24 posted on 05/31/2011 12:49:14 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2012)
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To: MrB
“look, you guys have acted like an enemy propaganda organ for about 30 50 years now, so why would I treat you differently?”
25 posted on 05/31/2011 12:50:49 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Libloather

Sarah Palin, showing the pink-tie GOP ruling-class how it’s done.


26 posted on 05/31/2011 12:51:30 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: ConservativeWarrior
“It adds up to a dangerous situation, says CBS News Producer Ryan Corsaro.”

Funny...nobody is forcing you to turn the ignition key. You make that choice of your own free will. If you feel you are putting people in danger, don't turn the key. And stop whining ya big crybaby!
27 posted on 05/31/2011 12:51:40 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Libloather
...enjoying the cat and mouse game that's resulted.

(Psssst. She's on vacation with her family. Why not just leave her the hell alone? Breaking news - the rookie Hussein spent six hours away from his family while golfing on Memorial Day. Sounds like trouble with the marriage.)

28 posted on 05/31/2011 12:51:42 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Where Sarah is concerned...the msm is a huge step below paparazzi.


29 posted on 05/31/2011 12:51:42 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again for our justification)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
Make it 51:8

It wasn't too annoying the first 50 times. I'm one of those who believes that Obama was not born in the US, but there is nothing about posting that in every thread discussing a potential Republican candidate that is clever, exposes an issue that all of us don't already know about, or changes anybody's mind. It's just annoying.

30 posted on 05/31/2011 12:53:33 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: Libloather

You know that there is hysterical laughter coming from the bus. Too bad the back doesn’t have windows...it would be a hoot to see these jackasses behind her trying to keep up.

Puts me in mind of the movie ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, World’

LOL!!


31 posted on 05/31/2011 12:54:09 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: ASA Vet

50 is closer, you’re correct.

Wouldn’t it be great for her to call them on it?


32 posted on 05/31/2011 12:54:57 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: bwc2221

lol gmta


33 posted on 05/31/2011 12:55:46 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: PoloSec
Where Sarah is concerned...the msm is a huge step below paparazzi.

Papparazzi do occasionally come up with pictures that people want to see.

34 posted on 05/31/2011 12:57:10 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Libloather

Thus is hysterical.The comments from the left about how stupid she is yadda yadda all the while paying attention to her and the media whinning about not getting an itenaray of their summer vacation? What exactly do they need that for? She has made a complete circus of them and still they follow her.Has it not occured to them that if she does announce more than likely she will sneak out without the bus and they will miss the whole thing?


35 posted on 05/31/2011 12:57:45 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Libloather

Good policy. If they had advance notice, the msm would alert goon squads to go there and start trouble.


36 posted on 05/31/2011 12:57:50 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Please sir...permission to protest?)
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To: Libloather
"Sarah Palin's bus tour treats reporters like paparazzi "

How dare her! Doesn't she know they consider themselves special because they have a four-year degree??

/s

37 posted on 05/31/2011 12:58:18 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Libloather

This is hysterical.The comments from the left about how stupid she is yadda yadda all the while paying attention to her every move by reading the story and the media whinning about not getting an itenaray of their summer vacation? What exactly do they need that for? She has made a complete circus of them and still they follow her.Has it not occured to them that if she does announce more than likely she will sneak out without the bus and they will miss the whole thing?


38 posted on 05/31/2011 12:58:26 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Libloather

re: “It adds up to a dangerous situation, says CBS News Producer Ryan Corsaro.”

Typical left wing tripe. They are so predictable - twist everything she does or says to fit the media’s “she’s dangerous and stupid” template.

How about Obama’s actions that truly have led to dangerous situations: weakening America’s military, weakening our standing in the world by his constant apologizing on our behalf, failure to enforce DOMA, failure to enforce illegal immigration laws, sue states that attempt to stop his lack of border enforcement and his insane Obamacare.

Yeah, making the media follow her bus in 15 cars sure is a dangerous situtation - don’t the media know how to drive?? I guess if they hit someone it’s Palin’s fault (just like Bush’s fault)??


39 posted on 05/31/2011 12:58:33 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: KevinB
I'm one of those who believes that Obama was not born in the US

Even if Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama had been birthed in the Lincoln Bedroom of the White House he is NOT a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN.

40 posted on 05/31/2011 1:01:56 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Libloather

The Palins should continually heads down backwoods country roads and stop in the middle of nowhere to have cookouts. Can’t you just see all those MSM types looking at their watches and cussing..LOL


41 posted on 05/31/2011 1:02:14 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: bigbob
Why would you follow a stupid person who doesn’t matter anyway everywhere she goes?

You just asked the $64,000 question.

42 posted on 05/31/2011 1:02:50 PM PDT by StonyMan451
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To: Westbrook
the kind of brush-off the head cheerleader gives to the creepy guys.

Perfect analogy!

43 posted on 05/31/2011 1:02:52 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Calif4Palin

OH boy can you see them following an empty bus to a far away car wash where they could besurrounded by hundreds of people dressed in Palin 2012 t shirts and video cameras asking why they are hassling Sarah? IMHO this should happen on the day she decides to announce so only a pre selected group can make the announcement you knwo the ones who have treated her with respect and allowed them a summer vacation....


44 posted on 05/31/2011 1:02:52 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Bobalu

I just had a hilarious idea.
Find someone that resembles Sarah’s general look and size and have her waiting at a rest stop somewhere. Palin goes in..the double comes out. Then Sarah takes the doubles car and drives to some city to hold a rally...it all comes down and the press troops are following the bus somewhere far away from the action.

It would get wall-to-wall press coverage for days...you can’t buy that kind of publicity. :-)


45 posted on 05/31/2011 1:06:53 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: Libloather

What’s the difference?


46 posted on 05/31/2011 1:08:12 PM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Libloather

None of us owe anything to the MSM. It’s a criminal enterprise.


47 posted on 05/31/2011 1:08:23 PM PDT by freespirited (Truth is the new hate speech. -- Pamela Geller)
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To: Libloather
Piper tried running interference with one press member today. The result was hilarious:

Raw Video: Sarah Palin in Philly (Must see video of Piper in action)

48 posted on 05/31/2011 1:08:27 PM PDT by CedarDave (I agree with Obama's immigration comments in El Paso: We do need moats filled with alligators)
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To: Bobalu

This is about control. By them having to follow her not knowing where she is going next it puts her in control of the media and they hate it. This is how they translate their hatred into another attempted media lynching.


49 posted on 05/31/2011 1:10:22 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: NRA1995

Is it true she sent her bus to Baltimore, with press following, to visit the sites in DC? If so, what a great maneuver!


50 posted on 05/31/2011 1:11:43 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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