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  • Genesis of the Swinegate "Lipstick on a Pig" Template and the Tom Toles Plagiarism

    09/10/2008 9:26:45 AM PDT · by KayEyeDoubleDee · 37 replies · 977+ views
    multiple sources: Fox, CNN, Washington Post, NARAL,,, etc etc etc | Wednesday, September 10, 2008 | FREE REPUBLIC WORLD EXCLUSIVE
    We know that NARAL was using the "Lipstick on a Pig" template as early as Thursday, September 4: "Lipstick on a pig" and other liberal misogyniesTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2008 We know that the "Lipstick on a Pig" template appeared at on Sunday, September 7: Lynn Ehrlicher's "Lipstick on a Pig" post, at, on Sunday, September 7thSUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008 We know that Bob Beckel used the "Lipstick on a Pig" template on Fox News on the morning of Monday, September 8, and that Julien Epstein used similar language, on CNN, in the same general timeframe: Bill Hemmer rips...
  • Obama: Lipstick on a Pig (Did he just call Sarah Palin a pig and a stinky fish?)

    09/09/2008 3:36:33 PM PDT · by kristinn · 1,565 replies · 3,561+ views
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Amie Parnes reports from Lebanon, VA: Obama poked fun of McCain and Palin's new "change" mantra. "You can put lipstick on a pig," he said as the crowd cheered. "It's still a pig." "You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It's still gonna stink." "We've had enough of the same old thing." The crowd apparently took the "lipstick" line as a reference to Palin, who described the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull in a single word: "lipstick."