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  • Huffington Post Apologizes for Offensive Sarah Palin Article

    07/03/2009 9:38:59 PM PDT · by kristinn · 153 replies · 7,775+ views
    Saturday, July 4, 2009 | Kristinn
    The Huffington Post issued an apology Friday evening for an article about the resignation of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin posted at their website entitled, Palin Will Run In '12 On More Retardation Platform, written by HuffPo writer Erik Sean Nelson.The Daily Dose published an e-mail apology from Mario Ruiz of HuffPo: Due to an editorial lapse, Erik Sean Nelson’s post on Sarah Palin bypassed the normal vetting process and appeared on HuffPost — but was never featured anywhere on the site. Even though satiric works are generally given greater latitude, Nelson’s post falls outside of HuffPost’s editorial guidelines. As such,...
  • Free Republic Sows Chaos at Daily Kos Over Huffington Post Palin 'Retardation' Article

    07/05/2009 10:43:03 AM PDT · by kristinn · 92 replies · 4,019+ views
    Sunday, July 5, 2009 | Kristinn
    File this under: It ain't braggin' if it's true.This weekend, Free Republic won a battle in the political and cultural wars over Sarah Palin by exposing an article published by the Huffington Post that mockingly attacked the Alaska governor and her infant son Trig over Trig being born with Down syndrome.The exposure by Free Republic went viral to Twitter, Newsbusters and Hot Air (includes screen grab) as well as numerous blogs. The Huffington Post pulled the article within hours and issued an apology. The author of the piece of work, Erik Sean Nelson, issued his own apology via e-mail and...
  • Free Republic Forces Huffington Post to Pull Offensive Sarah Palin Article

    07/03/2009 5:10:14 PM PDT · by kristinn · 270 replies · 16,329+ views
    Friday, July 3, 2009 | Kristinn
    Exposure by Free Republic has forced the Huffington Post to take down an article attacking Sarah Palin over her Down Syndrome afflicted child, Trig, within ninety minutes of the offensive article being written about at Free Republic.Clicking on the source link at the Huffington Post now brings a page devoid of the article and headline. The keywords referencing Trig remain, however the original 'Comedy news' tag has been changed to 'Home news'The article, entitled "Palin Will Run In '12 on More Retardation Platform" was written by Huffington Post writer Erik Sean Nelson.Link to Huffington Post page.Link to Free Republic article...
  • Obama's Huffington Post: "Palin Will Run in '12 on More Retardation Platform"

    07/03/2009 3:31:16 PM PDT · by kristinn · 249 replies · 25,166+ views
    Friday, July 3, 2009 | Kristinn
    The Huffington Post, an official arm of the Obama administration, published an article a few minutes ago on the resignation of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin with the following headline: Palin Will Run in '12 on More Retardation PlatformTo make sure that the article's reference to Gov. Palin's infant son Trig who was born with Down Syndrome last year, the article is keyword tagged by the Huffington Post: ...Sarah Palin Trig; Trig; Comedy NewsThe article is authored by Erik Sean Nelson was posted at the Huffington Post at 6 p.m. EDT.The text of the article:In Sarah Palin's resignation announcement she complained...