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NYT Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails (AKA Anti-Palin Dirt)
Times Watch ^ | A.D. 09 June 2011 | Clay Waters

Posted on 06/09/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT by Robert Drobot

Early Thursday afternoon, Derek Willis posted on the paper’s "Caucus" blog a request surely enticing to the paper’s online liberal readership: "Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records." Ken Shepherd at NewsBusters says enlisting newspaper readers to pore through the email trove "indirectly amounts to free oppo research for the 2012 Obama campaign."

On Friday, the State of Alaska will release more than 24,000 of Sarah Palin’s e-mails covering much of her tenure as governor of Alaska. Times reporters will be in Juneau, the state capital, to begin the process of reviewing the e-mails, which we will be posting on nytimes.com starting on Friday afternoon E.D.T.

We’re asking readers to help us identify interesting and newsworthy e-mails, people and events that we may want to highlight. Interested users can fill out a simple form to describe the nature of the e-mail, and provide a name and e-mail address so we’ll know who should get the credit. Join us here on Friday afternoon and into the weekend to participate.

Sounds like a liberal party at the Times this weekend. But where was this crowd-sourcing investigative enthusiasm upon the release of the 2,000-page Obama-care bill, when it could have uncovered all sorts of expensive hidden surprises?

The Times was actually beaten to this game by the Washington Post, who made a similar request (it’s a more formal process than the Times') just after noon on Thursday.


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The commie anti-American print and electronic media, demrats, Texas and East Coast RINO globalists and FED money lenders are going nuts looking for a way to defame Governor Palin; forgetting what goes 'round comes 'round.

January 20, 2013 will be their day of judgment.

1 posted on 06/09/2011 2:32:35 PM PDT by Robert Drobot
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To: Robert Drobot

What if we take them up on it, and find them instances of Palin’s stellar conduct instead of the dirt they want?


2 posted on 06/09/2011 2:35:49 PM PDT by harmonium
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To: Robert Drobot

Has anything ever been done like this before? Their fear is palpable. On the other hand, both newspapers are desperate for sales and revenue.


3 posted on 06/09/2011 2:36:57 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Robert Drobot
This plea looks like they are in trouble over at the Slimes. They don't have enough people around anymore to read a bunch of Emails so they enlist their dwindling readership. Does anyone think there is anything left to find out about Palin anymore? This is an act of attention grabbing desperation by the Slimes. Nice work your doing with the so called "Paper of Record" Pinch.


4 posted on 06/09/2011 2:39:29 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Robert Drobot
Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails

"Perhaps you'd like me to come in there and wash your dick for you, you little sh*t."
- John Gieguld in Arthur.

5 posted on 06/09/2011 2:39:39 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Digging dirt on Palin = shovel ready jobs!


6 posted on 06/09/2011 2:40:44 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner; 2ndDivisionVet

(((ping)))


7 posted on 06/09/2011 2:41:08 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Quaeras de dubiis, legem ben,e discere si vis)
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To: Robert Drobot

Strange. WaPo just pulled this stunt, then NYT announced this.

After Talking Points Memo, and basically what HoffPost/Koz horde were dreaming of doing ever since 2008.

It is almost as if there is a, dare I say it, coordinated effort....


8 posted on 06/09/2011 2:42:23 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Same kind of eye as Harry Reid...maybe it's contagious?
9 posted on 06/09/2011 2:42:33 PM PDT by JPG (Sarah Palin, driving the MSM crazy one day at a time.)
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To: Robert Drobot

The Washington Compost is doing the same thing. Commies working in lock step.

The comments on their web site are almost 90% negative against the post.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/help-analyze-the-palin-emails/2011/06/08/AGZAaHNH_blog.html


10 posted on 06/09/2011 2:43:08 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Robert Drobot

She is almost not even human anymore. She is a purpose. Its unbelievable. We should all be shuddering and going to her defense


11 posted on 06/09/2011 2:44:17 PM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: Robert Drobot

12 posted on 06/09/2011 2:44:26 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Quaeras de dubiis, legem ben,e discere si vis)
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To: dead
We should shut down the server with emails reporting "I got an email from Palin saying "...the NY Times bites big crusty dog ass..."

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!

13 posted on 06/09/2011 2:46:08 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Palin 2012 ~ Going Oval" ©2010 by Gargantua)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Sounds like a liberal party at the Times this weekend. But where was this crowd-sourcing investigative enthusiasm upon the release of the 2,000-page Obama-care bill, when it could have uncovered all sorts of expensive hidden surprises?

UNbelievable

Previous ping that sounds like the same story...isn't. This one's from the NY Times, the previous one was the Washington Post. No one in possession of even a small bit of sanity could look at these two stories and deny the liberal bias...and the fear of Palin.

14 posted on 06/09/2011 2:49:02 PM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: Wurlitzer
Get used to it . This will get worse . The right refuses to defend itself. Cowards. Since the tears of turn the other cheek new tone days it has gotten progressively worse .
15 posted on 06/09/2011 2:51:38 PM PDT by fantom (,)
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To: Robert Drobot

I don’t know, i’d rather uncover proof of Weener sexting underage girls from his gov’t ofc. He’s actually IN office, while Palin is [thus far] a private person.


16 posted on 06/09/2011 2:52:22 PM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Robert Drobot

Some good comments...
http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/09/help-us-investigate-the-sarah-palin-e-mail-records/?ref=politics


17 posted on 06/09/2011 2:53:25 PM PDT by bronxville (Sarah will be the first American female president.)
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To: Robert Drobot
The Times was able to dig up dirt on Sarah in Alaska before - during the same time they were unable to find Chicago and Hyde Park on a map...

They have a track record...

Maybe the new managing editor could call Larry Flynt - he offered a million for dirt on unfaithful 'public servants' and later had to explain (after MUCH response) that he ONLY wanted dirt on Republicans. Too bad the Times can't be as honest and straight forward as Larry Flynt...

18 posted on 06/09/2011 2:56:55 PM PDT by GOPJ (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act. - - Orwell)
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To: GoCards
"She is almost not even human anymore. She is a purpose. Its unbelievable. We should all be shuddering and going to her defense"

I'm retired and an active third party member -- ready to roll; any time and any place I can to lend a hand within any of the Western states regions to secure the GOP presidential nomination for Governor Palin.

19 posted on 06/09/2011 3:04:11 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Quaeras de dubiis, legem ben,e discere si vis)
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To: Robert Drobot
I posted on the Washington Post thread that announced that newspapers plea for readers to volunteer to comb through the Palin e-mails (when she was Alaska's governor) looking for something, anything, to smear her with. I called it despicable. It is no less despicable when the New York Times does the same thing. Yet, these fishwraps will proclaim that 'polls show that Sarah Palin is disliked by a majority of Republicans and the rest of America hates her guts' - or something close to it. They tell us Palin is 'unelectable', a dunce, a joke and on and on. This desperate attempt to recruit people to voluntarily read thousands of (probably boring) e-mails sent to and/or by Sarah Palin in her position as a state governor is as pathetic as it is telling.

The left not only loathes Palin but they obviously fear her. To not recognize that at this late date is to be willfully blind to reality. No other potential or announced candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination has received anywhere near the same kind of attention, albeit, negative. Only president George W. Bush, whom the leftmedia hated with a passion, received anywhere near the same level of scrutiny and criticism. Sarah Palin confounds the left and I hope and pray she continues to do so. I also hope that she decides to run for the GOP nomination. It will be a thing of wonder to watch the left's heads explode and for Palin to surge past the pretenders and raise gargantuan amounts of money, quickly, putting the lie to the months of BS from the leftmedia about Palin being a virtual non-entity and only good as a butt of (unfunny) jokes and smears. Sweet revenge. I can't wait.

20 posted on 06/09/2011 3:06:32 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Robert Drobot

PALIN MUST BE DESTROYED AT ALL COSTS. But why? No one wants to vote for her, the polls say she is way behind Obama, she’s stupid and just a country bumpkin. THE LIBS AREN’T AFRAID OF HER, THEY ARE COMPLETELY MORTIFIED OF HER! The change she will bring will definitely not please them. SHE MUST BE CRUSHED, SHE CAN NOT RUN AGAINST OBAMA, THEY PREFER ROMNEY.


21 posted on 06/09/2011 3:11:09 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The storm clouds of war are on the horizon, 1939 is again approaching us.)
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To: bronxville
Thanks for the link...I think these papers just might have jumped the shark
22 posted on 06/09/2011 3:18:02 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Robert Drobot
"Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records."

"The Times was actually beaten to this game by the Washington Post, who made a similar request"

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23 posted on 06/09/2011 3:25:41 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Robert Drobot

A blatant case of soliciting the public to engage in character assassination.

While these village idiot liberals with torches dig for dirt that probably doesn’t even exist, they give Weiner a pass?


24 posted on 06/09/2011 3:27:50 PM PDT by drierice
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To: Robert Drobot
Nothing like living with communists in America is there? The entire liberal from the top to bottom are bottom feeders and rotten communists. Everything they find will be spin or outright lies. Anyone that identifies with this communists are themselves anti-American communists.
25 posted on 06/09/2011 3:34:59 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Robert Drobot

The leftist and media elite view Sarah Palin as the embodiment, in one single person, of the conservative Christian bloc in this country. Therefore, they know no limits in their hunt to demonize, humiliate and destroy her (and, by proxy) us.

I wish there were 100,000 emails for them to churn through and waste their money. If I was a shareholder of the NYT, I would be furious at this waste of time and money. However, since I’m not, I wish them the best in the ongoing destruction of shareholder wealth. Their shareholders must be complete idiots.

The leftists are telling us who they are most afraid of, and this is a major reason I want a President Palin.


26 posted on 06/09/2011 3:36:54 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Gargantua

I think that’s a great idea. What if we freeped this project and the Post project by deluging them with emails that verify all the great things Sarah has done. Give them more than 25,000 emails from us to comb through to find what they consider dirt.


27 posted on 06/09/2011 3:37:22 PM PDT by mongrel
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To: Robert Drobot

This is just beyond the pale! Just when you think they can’t sink any lower..they all do.


28 posted on 06/09/2011 3:40:18 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: drierice; Jim Robinson; Virginia Ridgerunner
Well, I think we should all visit Romney's website and say, "Unless you go to the defense of Governor Palin in this witch hunt of her emails by the NYT and WaPo, you can forget my support for you. I voted for you last time, but I won't do it again."

Never mind that I didn't and don't support him, HE doesn't know that ;0)

29 posted on 06/09/2011 3:40:45 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (My God can't be bribed by money or good works. Romney's can.)
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To: dead

“Perhaps you’d like me to come in there and wash your dick for you, you little sh*t.”

Oh know, not another weiner thread!


30 posted on 06/09/2011 3:41:23 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: mongrel

They will never pick just regular folks. This is all a ruse. They probably already have the KOS kiddies and DUmmies signed up. This is just blatant communist bully tactics.

WAKE UP AMERICA! YOUR PRESS IS CORRUPT BEYOND REPAIR NOW!


31 posted on 06/09/2011 3:42:46 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Robert Drobot

Surprisingly, many of the comments at the bottom of the Slimes story are ripping the Slimes.


32 posted on 06/09/2011 3:46:13 PM PDT by TruthBeforeAll (I will never ask permission to do what's right.)
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To: bronxville

Some excellent comments. Definitely makes interesting reading.


33 posted on 06/09/2011 3:53:03 PM PDT by JEH_Boston (Never give up.)
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To: TLI

That’s just creepy.


34 posted on 06/09/2011 3:57:42 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: babyfreep

So is the NYT’s and other media sources involved in this effort to destroy Palin.

Wasn’t O involved in digging up dirt during the Il senate race, so much that the Repub candidate dropped out of the race. Looks like Dem’s are going that avenue once again. They play dirty, that is why it’s important to call them out on their political lies and deception. Palin does that, and it is messing up their agenda.


35 posted on 06/09/2011 4:08:02 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: Robert Drobot

The NY Slimes is trying to distract from Weinergate. It won’t work.


36 posted on 06/09/2011 4:11:48 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: TLI

That is quite possibly the most disgusting picture I have ever laid eyes on!


37 posted on 06/09/2011 4:20:11 PM PDT by rlferny
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To: Robert Drobot
FUNYT & FUWaPo

(I guess they see no reason to hide their agendas any longer; chilling.)

38 posted on 06/09/2011 4:28:05 PM PDT by zzeeman ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: Robert Drobot; xzins; wmfights

I have decided that if Sarah Palin decides to run, then she will have my vote in the primary. At this point I cannot consider any other candidate.

The contempt that the MSM has for Palin matches my contempt for the MSM.

If they want a war against all the Palin stands for (which is everything I believe in), then by God we’ll give it to them.


39 posted on 06/09/2011 4:29:51 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: greyfoxx39
"Unless you go to the defense of Governor Palin in this witch hunt of her emails by the NYT and WaPo, you can forget my support for you. I voted for you last time, but I won't do it again."

Never mind that I didn't and don't support him, HE doesn't know that ;0)

Actually I DID vote for Romney last time. I was trying to head off a secure victory by McCain in California and was trying to send the nomination to the floor of the Convention (where hopefully neither McCain nor Romney would have won).

Oh well.

This time I am 100% behind Sarah Palin. It is time to stick it to the MSM and the liberal establishment. A Sarah Palin presidency would drive them all crazy (which is kinda redundant since they already are crazy).

40 posted on 06/09/2011 4:35:54 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Robert Drobot

We must all remember......they ARE the party of unintended consequences.

With all these people reading her emails, her base will expand.


41 posted on 06/09/2011 4:42:31 PM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being beheaded.")
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To: Robert Drobot

la slimes is doing the same thing. Sarah should sue the crap out of them when they cross the line. They will do something illegal.

LLS


42 posted on 06/09/2011 4:47:53 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES... a Conservative subsidiary of Reagan's party)
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To: HollyB

Yes, and their placing moles on Sarah’s Facebook and on here, too, I’m sure. They can kiss it. It’s obvious that she scares the bejeezus out of them. I’m having fun watching them go crazy. They’re playing it as if “she can’t win” and trying to fluff up Romney since they know how popular he is with conservatives (total sarcasm).

Once again, if she matters so little, why are they making her matter so much? We know why. Sarah Palin is the real deal. She may have been a bit shaky at first, but she’s getting smarter every day. She’s not going to let them break her. I just hope she decides to run. (I’m hoping for Palin/DeMint, but right now, I just want Palin.)


43 posted on 06/09/2011 4:58:28 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Gargantua

I was thinking the same thing. Swamp their site with emails and keep them working on false leads.


44 posted on 06/09/2011 5:00:01 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Prayers for missing Marizela Perez. Prayers for her safe return.)
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To: babyfreep; rlferny
"disgusting" . . . "creepy" . . . but accurate!

The NYT believes it is "newsworthy."

Ok.

"And the NYT circulation is shrinking as fast as Newt's staff, too.

TLI,
June 9th 2011.

45 posted on 06/09/2011 5:04:34 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Rennes Templar

Watch the day she announces. They are showing their desperation and their knowledge that Palin is nowhere near as unelectable as they make it sound. They know she is not only 0bama’s but a major threat to their own credibility.


46 posted on 06/09/2011 5:11:36 PM PDT by mrspeelwerneeded (Palin 2012)
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To: Robert Drobot

Commie Libs...

Palin/Perry or Perry/Palin

Get used to it...a steaming locomotive coming to a location near you. Get the protests ready.

USA, USA, USA will survive, will thrive, will revive.


47 posted on 06/09/2011 5:15:34 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: harmonium
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Pawn to King-Four ...


The NYT and Washington Post acomplished EXACTLY what they wanted ...


It let it be PUBLICLY KNOWN that it (and it's Staffers) are actively recruiting "Citizen Investigators" to peruse through ALL of Sarah's 20,000 e-mails ...

THEN it conveniently appeared to say "Uncle" to the Tea Party ...


What a line of B.S ... the NYT and Washington-Post message has already ignited the fire they intended to set ..

Mission Accomplished ....




Meanwhile ... to be Honest, what did the Washington Post do that was Wrong ?

Absolutely nothing. Period.

"Citizen Investigations" (Free Republic conservatives, notably "BuckHead" helped bring down Dan Rather in 2004) ...

Doesn't Free Republic (by proclamation) encourage US everyday to investigate every Nook and Cranny of The Kenyan Boy Wonder (Obama) ... just like we did Bill Clinton, Loral, and Jonh Kerry ?

Fair is fair ...



Patton-at-Bastogne

(Free Republic member since 1996)




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48 posted on 06/09/2011 5:18:01 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne
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To: mongrel; Loud Mime; onyx
Excellent idea. Literally flood them with positive Palin accomplishment stories and executive successes, as well as quotes of Palin leading the fight against O'Bughole. We could drive them absolutely batsh*t.

LMAO!!!

I'm in if you guys are. Could we maybe do a sub-rosa ping of the Palin List to gin up some mischeivous support here?

:^O

49 posted on 06/09/2011 5:31:51 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Palin 2012 ~ Going Oval" ©2010 by Gargantua)
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To: Robert Drobot

There was a subtle lesson in the recent escapades of Donald Trump. Donald Trump flamboyantly demands Obama’s birth certificate...and get’s it in short order. Then laughs his way all the way back to better ratings next season. BUT, ask yourself why did Obama respond? /Hold that thought.

How is Trump like Sarah Palin, they both have pop culture notoriety whether positive or negative. Ask yourself, does it really matter if it‘s negative?

The bloom is well off the rose, all Obama has left is his pop culture plastic banana following. The left knows this well -better than most.


50 posted on 06/09/2011 5:40:18 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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