Skip to comments.Palin to Cheney: Careful where you aim
Posted on 08/01/2012 9:34:15 PM PDT by WilliamIII
Don't expect to see Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney on an elk hunt anytime soon.
The former Alaska governor slammed Cheney Tuesday for his assertion that it was a mistake to put her on the 2008 GOP ticket, saying the former vice president was being influenced by the "lamestream media."
Appearing to reference a now-infamous incident from 2006 when Cheney accidentally shot a campaign contributor on a quail hunt, Palin said sarcastically that Cheney was not known for his "misfires."
"Seeing as how Dick excuse me, Vice President Cheney never misfires, then evidently he's quite convinced that what he had evidently read about me by the lamestream media, having been written, what I believe is a false narrative over the last four years, evidently Dick Cheney believed that stuff and that's a shame," Palin said in an appearance on Fox News.
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I have respect for Cheney for his relentless pursuit of terrorists, but the old timer needs to keep his mouth shut when it comes to denigrating the most promising future POTUS.
“Shame on Cheney. I wonder if he is jealous that Sarahs kids didnt turn out gay?”
That was uncalled for. I doubt Cheney would have much to be jealous of Palin’s daughter. What was the point of that comment again?
What you said. Couldn't agree more.
Cheney screwed up. He should have simply kept his pie hole shut.
He deserves to be called on it.
BTW, I’m just kidding Bill. Somewhat.... I don’t want to offend any of the factions here and be sent to the corn field....I give this two honks. honk!honk!
Thanks for the thread!
I wish VP Cheney hadn’t said this. It was uncalled for. We’ve got DemocRATS to spew crap like this. Republicans need to shut up and make the ‘RATS do their job. The 11th Commandment.
Kinda like sagar called out garjog!
Good for her.
Sarah made the ticket palatable. Cheney is the best.
How to reconcile this disagreement ? Cheney counts results, so in that sense he has a point. We lost. She raised lots of concerns about readiness (though no fault of hers) so he has another point if you operate in realville.
On the other hand, even Liz disagrees with pops and it’s quite clear Sarah has cajones and the common sense to do the job.....meaning President, not VP although she’d kill at VP too.
Too bad...these two would make a great hunting two-some.
At least instead of shooting a fellow hunter in the face, all he did this time was shoot himself in the foot.
How interesting to see the GOP-e seep out of his brain, causing him to join with Romney, McCain, Barbara and Laura Buish et al to try to marginalize Palin.
Every single time someone tries this tactic, it marginalizes the one speaking ill of Sarah Palin and builds up respect for her.
Hell....with a new ticker, how does Palin/Cheney sound ?
How to reconcile this disagreement ?
There’s nothing to reconcile. Cheney was in the wrong. Violated Reagan’s 11th Commandment.
He has had several heart attacks and heart surgery. At his age (around the same as me) that can dull even the sharpest mind...I’ll give him a pass on this. Age sucks....
BTW, it seems one or two posts have been omitted.
I have no idea why.
I see that...I just read through all the comments...didn’t see anything inappropriate.... but now I see at least one deleted.... Wonder why?
I wish he would not have done this. For his service to this country and strong fight against our enemies, he really is an American hero.
I said much the same thing when I first heard about this a night or two ago. Why the heck would he need to jump on the bash Palin bandwagon?! He doesn’t think she’s been pummelled enough by the left? Geez, Mr. Cheney, I thought you were smart enough to focus on the real problems and demons in this country, and it ain’t Sarah Palin.
Cheney and Jeb are two globalist peas. Quelle surprise!
The crap dribbles from the lamestream... truth be damned.
Maybe I should page the old man? I usually don't b****, but this is weird. Maybe I have stalker moderator? LOL!
But it proves someone is paying attention Mum. Not all is lost!
Thanks for not missing a beat Mum!
“..sometimes you are the Louisville Slugger, baby, and sometimes you are the ball, and evidently in these last months, per many, many comments from those within the GOP establishment, I’m the ball.”
Looks like the commentators on the original CNN article are the same six or eight loyal viewers who still watch CNN hehe.
Sarah really knows how to stick it to them. God bless you, Sarah!
This is CNN, and the adjectives and adverbs are BS on their faces.
Her retort was sound. Listen to it. Lamestream lies.
Right, I posted the link to her complete interview with Greta.
I agree, and Cheney dident even get his facts strait, Sarah’s 2 years as Governor and many more as Mayor made her the most relevantly experience person running for president or vice president that year.
Legislative experience does not translate to executive experience. If anything the political baggage hurts you. That is why no president that has come from either the house or the senate turned out to be very good.
An executive has to lead men of all factions to practical goals not usually set himself. Legislator has to represent a small pardisin faction of men & ideology to create and advance a proposed goal.
A Legislator will find himself disagreeable by most, and can deal with even being hated by most. An executive cannot deal with being hated by most and must find a way to get most to agree with at least enough of the set agenda to implement it.
Senile old men, resisting the challenge of citizens demanding principle over expediency and embracing the progressive definition of 'bipartisanship,' aka you lose.
The most embarrassing assertion was that 2 years as governor did not prepare Palin for the presidency.
Against an elected manchurian candidate with only "community activism" on his "executive" resume?
Senility does not begin to explain it.
For his service to this country and strong fight against our enemies, he really is an American hero.
Yes indeed -— Other than the worst recession since the Depression, his time as vice president was simply great!
I tend to somewhat agree with ya Bill.
I liked Cheney, but his boss was a whole nuther story. It was Cheney who should have been POTUS.
For his service to this country
What branch of the service did Cheney serve in?
Oh wait, you said “the service.” Nevermind.
right, I don’t Cheney ever wore the uniform. kind of strange to be a secretary of defense, and never served in the military.
Sounds Horrible. Palin yes,Cheney no. Cheney is an elitist ‘New World Order’ type,who is no where near as Conservative as he pretends to be. He worked for Globalists Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W.Bush. He lead the search for Gerald Ford’s VP and came up with Nelson Rockefeller. Talk about a One world government leftie Oligarch. Cheney also headed one of the Major New World Order organization’s,’The Council on Foreign Relation’s’. He also as VP admitted,he kept that fact hidden from his Wyoming constituents. Sarah Palin is the Real Deal. That is why the establishment keeps attacking her.
Cheny is another one of those Socialist Oligharchs of the RINO variety that needs to be purged
I used to semi -respect Cheny but always thought he was just another war mongering jingoistic cheerleader for the military industrial complex who has no problem wasting our kids lives to play frivolous unnecessary war games
Now I just see him as an idiot
Yes, Sarah was more experienced than Obama, but that’s damning with faint praise.
Cheney is entitled to his opinion. Sarah is running for anything.
Yes, Sarah was more experienced than Obama, but that’s damning with faint praise.
Cheney is entitled to his opinion. Sarah is *not* running for anything.
That Sarah Palin had been governor for two years in 2008 is a false narrative written by the lamestream media?
Dick Cheney doesn't think two years as governor qualifies a person for the vice presidency - and he doesn't make an exception for Sarah Palin. That's all. Right or wrong, it's no reason to throw him off the bus.
I don't see him as any kind of saint.
Then he has these convenient parochial social issues...his daughter's a dyke, so we all have to celebrate the fact by changing the definition of marriage?
Some people just need to RETIRE.
It is baffling. Cheney has been a politician for a long, long time, and his comment didn't reflect his political experience.
Unless his intention was to fire up the conservative base in support of Palin, then it really was a mis-fire.
RINOS have been “reaching across the aisle” compromising with the Democrats, all they have left are bloody stumps and it now appears the Dems have bitten off their heads... so they’ve lost their minds... literally!
Does she still even have that big of a following around here ? For a while I almost thought even many posters here were turning on her after she publicly came out in support of Title IX - even though she never expressed support for destroying men’s teams to fill quotas - and tried to get in touch with her feminist side and go on about how a woman president is needed to fix the mess men created and what not. I thought many traditional conservatives here withdrew at least some of their support after that.