Skip to comments.Chris Wallace on Palin Interview: First Time I Ever Thought ‘This Women Is A Serious Candidate’
Posted on 06/05/2011 12:13:24 PM PDT by rface
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About her voice: if you listen to her speeches and her interviews on tv, her voice is well-modulated. It is when she gets out on the campaign trail and speaks over a crowd (rather than under it), her voice gets high and thin. That can be fixed - if she wants it fixed. She marches to her own drummer that gal!
Personally, as someone who remembers the infamous
Hillary-harangue audio that Sean Hannity sadistically plays for those of us trapped in our cars at 5pm, Palin’s voice is a model of beauty and clarity.
Actually some people have asked me if I was the Babster herself - as if she would deign to come down from Mount Olympus to speak to the filthy hordes here on FR, lol! No, Miss Marmelstein came about a long time ago and I stick with the moniker. It’s a great song, by the way. I heard her sing it in concert in 2004. I try not to let my conservative politics ever interfere with my love of music and theatre.
I’m amazed at how many freepers do not remember the bashing Reagan took for his - as you say - off the cuff remarks and his somewhat stumbling press conferences. Of course we didn’t have the internet then so it was mild in comparison to what Sarah gets but, boy, I remember the stinging criticism! People either have very short memories - or more likely - were too young to remember the 80s.
Love The Sopranos. Uncle Junior probably said it; he always got the best - and most media-savvy - dialogue.
you are exactly right. It’s not like Reagan was glib and entertaining like Dennis Miller or even Joe Biden. Yes exactly his press conferences were not scolarly or even very quoteable discouses. In some ways i have given President Zero a pass on press conferences because there is so much a president is resposible for and some of the questions are far removed from the ostensible topic at hand. but then he has been so awful otherwise, it all fits a pattern of sedition, treason, moral cowardice, lying etc. “The police acted stupidly” what a moron we have.
Yes, Reagan’s press conferences were a mess! I used to get tense during them because I knew the creep Sam Donaldson was out there gloating over the mistakes. So I’m confused when obviously older and smarter people come here and bash Sarah for her off-the-cuff remarks. We need some institutional memories around here!!! Biden and Obama and Al Gore make horrible gaffes - they are veritable gaffe magnets! The original mean girl, Maureen Dowd, always went after George Bush the Elder’s verbal mistakes. But, I guess, being guys, they are forgiven their misdeeds.
Of course Reagan would never have gotten into the whole Skippy/police thing. He was much, much smarter than that. Obama’s a boob.
At first I thought she might have been a little hoarse.
I am from Wisconsin and people out here on the east coast have referred to my accent as a twang.
The press also called Ike’s presidency *lackluster* and like you stated, he was always on the golf course..(wonder what his golfing stats are compared to Obama.) The media was somewhat muted because of WW2 but they still complained about IKE. The democrats tried to get Ike to run as a democrat. No scandels in his presidency so they invented one with whispers about a female driver he had in the army...(he must have had an affair with her, whisper whisper.)
Your PDS drivel has been duly ignored.
Rubio is not a natural born citizen. How can anyone here forget that????
Leading with the "she's not very bright" theme is an obvious tell.
Hey phantom, what's your degree in? What was your GPA? Where did you get your degree?
(Did you have to pay your own way through like she did?)
Yes, he warned the British, while he was their captive.
Maybe you forgot she had just been touring some of the historical landmarks...and that what most people learn in "history' is CONSIDERABLY dumbed down.
I hear he had a brother in Shreveport who was honest. Didn’t get along with Huey. Can’t remember his first name.
I just watched which set of trolls was off to the races with their predetermined talking points.
No one person in ten thousand knows anything about Paul Revere’s ride except from Longfellow’s poem—and that is all wrong.He was caught, and he did brag to the regulars that the Colonials were waiting for them. A great poem. Used to know it by heart. Once tested my son and daughter when they were in the 4th and 3rd grade by having them memorize the poem. They did it in half an hour. Anyway, back to the Regulars. They didn’t believe him, and the march continued. They didn’t know they were walking into a hornet’s nest. It would have been like Custer’s last stand if reinforcements had not come up from Boston and even then they had no choice but to retreat.
That’s my memory of the time! My husband - as a child - visited Gettysburg and actually saw Ike on his farm - at the tee! Ike waved at him. Wow!
Republicans have always had a hard time with the media. Nothing new.
Oh, so it's now damning with faint praise?
Pretty good for a n00b. We'll keep an eye on you and see how your posting history progresses.
Actually, you must be very smart. Very smart indeed. Theres an obvious tell, as you say. You not only have a whole lot of vanity posts, but you have very thoughtfully compiled them on your FR homepage. Im sure they are scintillating reading for your many followers.
I don't know about followers, I don't even have a blog. I write because ideas occur to me and I have go get them out before I burst; cf Isaac Asimov's comparison of his writing technique to P.G. Wodehouse: "That happens to me over and over. Some writers work out the stories in meticulous detail before starting, and stick to the outline. P. G. Wodehouse does it, I understand, and I worship his books. But just the same I dont. I work out my ending, decide on a beginning and then proceed, letting everything in- between work itself out as I come to it."
I keep the vanities on my homepage so that I know where to find them: I usually write them on the "Post" page on FR, rather than writing them elsewhere and cutting-and-pasting. So if I didn't save them, I wouldn't even be able to remember where they were.
But you're more than welcome to read through any of them at your leisure, I don't just write about Palin.
As for me, I dropped out of school in kindergartenthe second day. I couldnt get the hang of recess. I pick up cigarette butts out of urinals for a living. (if you get a fairly dry one, as happens now and again, you can usually get a few puffs out of itbonus!). Right now, I m just killing time on FR waiting for someone to come along who can help me tie my shoes this morning. Then I get to ride on the short bus...Wheeeee!
How's that Hope and Change working out for you then? You might want to consider going to see The Undefeated when it comes out, then. Maybe, if your PDS is strong enough, you could get the X-rated version as described on Pollitico.
It was quite a dynasty.
Heres the deal...if Ron Paul is on the ballot he will get my vote. Life long republican but Ive had enough.
That's odd: given your prior posts, I think you'd be eager to vote for the candidate of "Drill, Baby, Drill". How's your trucking company coming along?
I have yet to entertain the thought that Chris Wallace is a serious journalist. Just sayin'.
Yer kinda slow, Chris...that’s SLOW...S-L-O-W.
Do I smell a hint of brimstone?
TOL, *PING* to you for post #224 if you can help get other people's attention (ZOT!)
I outed that troll yesterday. Check the born on date.
Yes, the one responded to in #224 seems to be spouting all the
old retread talking points. I wonder if Jim or the admin moderator have noticed that. Aren’t they the official zot-ers?
I’m not sure where all the keepers of the lightning bolts are
this time of night!
However, I am but an observer at this point.....:)
Grey_whiskers has assembled some posting history of a Paulbot PDS troll at Post #224, FYI.
Hear the crackle; sniff the ozone.
This is the first time I have had any 'contact' with you and I'm sick of listening to you.
You're a Republican, alright, and like all dinosaurs, I'd be looking out for that comet/asteroid if I were you.
No she doesn't. She never has to go on any network and not doing so will not hurt her at all. If she were smart, and I think she is brilliant, she will tell the lame stream media to go pound sand even when she is president.
I think she should serve notice that she will stand for no more media BS and the next snarky interview a reporter tries to give her will be the last contact that reporter will ever have with her again.
Sarah's right. She owes them nothing and should render unto them exactly what they deserve.
Didn't stop Obama (not that that's right, mind you).
People wonder why her negatives are so high. Maybe because alot of us are fatigued with the nightly appearances on FOX
You watch FOX nightly?
the book tours
You've been to these book tours?
the reality shows
You've watched these reality shows?
the bus tours
You followed her around on her bus tour?
No wonder you're fatigued. I have done none of those things. I think you need to get a life.
Hey Sarah, get off the bus, get off Fox and RUN for office, or let the other candidates have the spotlight. That simple.
Hey, OregonTide, I think you need to get off your high horse. The other candidates have all the spotlight they have earned and can get.
I don't know if FOX used to be conservative or if I just perceived it that way in comparison to the other networks. I watched about ten minutes of Fox and Friends this morning and it was stupid nonsense. I used to tape that show on my DVR.
I think maybe FOX tried so hard to be fair and balanced, they tipped over. Like Republicans did/do.
And like Guam did.
Sure you can. Two arms, two legs, a head, a nose, two eyes, etc. The list goes on forever. Guess it's a matter of perspective.
Can you compare Cain to Ike? That's a joke.
Thanks for that.
Short people are inferior. Everybody knows that. But mostly we don't call them short people. We call them women. :)
The comment just rubbed me wrong. Kristol is substantially taller than I am, and I’m definitely not a woman.
The above is the contents of the mail you sent me. Don't bother mailing me again as I will not bother to read any mail from you. You need a pen pal? Go find someone stupid enough to listen to your drivel.
Notice that it is always Republicans, not conservatives, who take shots at Palin. You think invoking Reagan's name will somehow hide your sniveling lowly views, so no one can see what a waste to this country you are.
Why are you so desperate for Palin to announce her plans? It's hard for you Republicans to backstab someone not playing by your playbook. You're not going to vote for her if she does run and you're not going to stop saying negative things about her if she doesn't.
You're just another putz that doesn't get it. Sarah's welcome to all the money she can make off me. I trust that she will put it to good use.
Saying you are a Reagan Republican has as much credibility as Weiner saying anything. You're a Rino at best. Yes, you have the right to take shots at Palin, called freedom of speech, but the question is, why do you have the need? What is your objective in doing so?
Okay, enough, I'm done with you. Go find a forum more suitable to your views.