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  1. 11 Feb '10 20:35
    Latest Attempt to Smear Palin Fails Miserably (Update: Huffington Post Effectively Retracts)

    Eric Robinson tries to smear Governor Palin in the Yale Daily News:

    "What has me troubled is a black bracelet firmly clasped around her left wrist....The name on her black memorial bracelet — one, like the gold star, a demonstration of a friend or associate who was killed in action — is that of her oldest son, Track. Track served honorably in Iraq, and both he and his parents should be thanked for his selfless service to his country. He is also alive.

    Commemorating Track’s service by wearing a a black memorial bracelet which is reserved for those dead or even a red bracelet for those missing in action, demonstrates a horrifying contempt for those who gave their last full measure of devotion or an almost unbelievable ignorance of the importance of symbols in American history.

    Unfortunately, given Palin’s reputation and frequent public statements, I assume it is the latter."


    After being called out that this was blatantly false and misleading,even the professional liars at the radical liberal blog Crooks and Liars concede that they erred in their "reporting" of this "story".

    Robinson has retracted his story:


    "In my column in the News Wednesday, I criticized former Alaska governor Sarah Palin for wearing a black memorial bracelet with her son’s name on it, as Track returned unharmed from Iraq last fall. However, Sarah Palin's bracelet was not black; instead, it was a dark brown "DeployedHero" bracelet worn by those who have loved ones currently serving in the military. The bracelet is different from the black one associated with men and women who are killed in action overseas. Recognizing this, I apologize to the governor and to any reader who might have been misled by my piece. I hope that this serves as an important lesson for anyone interested in the importance of these symbols."

    PDS is a horrible disease sweeping the nation and the "main stream" media.It makes you lie and exaggerate and report stories as reporters before getting the facts straight.
  2. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    11 Feb '10 20:38
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    Latest Attempt to Smear Palin Fails Miserably (Update: Huffington Post Effectively Retracts)

    [b]Eric Robinson tries to smear Governor Palin in the Yale Daily News:


    "What has me troubled is a black bracelet firmly clasped around her left wrist....The name on her black memorial bracelet — one, like the gold star, a demonstration of a friend or ...[text shortened]... d exaggerate and report stories as reporters before getting the facts straight.[/b][/b]
    Yes thinking something was black when it was dark brown shows the essential evil of all those who would dare oppose SP. And how dare they retract the story and apologize!
  3. 11 Feb '10 20:50
    The press likes to tell us she’s a dumb hick who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time. So, I wonder why they spend so much time trying to demonize the woman. I mean, if she’s that dumb, why spend time digging up the dirt? Palin’s greatest attribute is her ability to drive the press and the left insane.
  4. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    11 Feb '10 20:54
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    The press likes to tell us she’s a dumb hick who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time. So, I wonder why they spend so much time trying to demonize the woman. I mean, if she’s that dumb, why spend time digging up the dirt? Palin’s greatest attribute is her ability to drive the press and the left insane.
    Right now her greatest attribute to the "Left" as you define it is the possibility that the Republican Party might actually run her for president in 2012.
  5. 11 Feb '10 21:01
    What does it say when the losing candidate for Vice President is for all intents and purposes, treated as the political equal of the President of the United States?
  6. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    11 Feb '10 21:05
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    What does it say when the losing candidate for Vice President is for all intents and purposes, treated as the political equal of the President of the United States?
    It says that you are living in a fantasy world.
  7. Standard member expuddlepirate
    Exaulted high possum
    11 Feb '10 23:05
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    It says that you are living in a fantasy world.
    BTW, who was Dukakis' running mate?
  8. 11 Feb '10 23:20
    Originally posted by expuddlepirate
    BTW, who was Dukakis' running mate?
    Barbie ?
  9. 11 Feb '10 23:22
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    The press likes to tell us she’s a dumb hick who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time. So, I wonder why they spend so much time trying to demonize the woman. I mean, if she’s that dumb, why spend time digging up the dirt? Palin’s greatest attribute is her ability to drive the press and the left insane.
    The press absolutely loves Palin. If Palin announced plans to go into seclusion in the Himalayas, the press would be begging and pleading and bribing her not to go.

    It used to be that you knew it was a slow news day because the media would start picking on the England's royal family. It just seemed like Prince Charles or someone else was always doing something that would be sure to get a cheap laugh.

    But in recent years, you don't hear that much about them -- okay, every once in awhile Prince Harry commits a faux paux -- but it seems like the royals have been replaced by any number of clowns in the political arena right here in our own backyard. And the clown princess right now is Sarah Palin. And she herself probably knows it and is milking every last ounce of the attention she's getting.
  10. 11 Feb '10 23:26
    Originally posted by expuddlepirate
    BTW, who was Dukakis' running mate?
    most people have probably forgotten him - even though he made perhaps THE all-time most memorable debate quote.
  11. Subscriber Sleepyguy
    Reepy Rastardly Guy
    11 Feb '10 23:30 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Melanerpes
    most people have probably forgotten him - even though he made perhaps THE all-time most memorable debate quote.
    "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."

    *zing
  12. 11 Feb '10 23:39
    Originally posted by Melanerpes
    most people have probably forgotten him - even though he made perhaps THE all-time most memorable debate quote.
    I remember it like yesterday. But back to Palin. When McCain announced her as running mate the Obamas were scrambling as well as all the media that backed him. It was Panic mode. I remember that clearly and I have never seen a VP candidate cause such a stir.
  13. 12 Feb '10 18:24
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    Latest Attempt to Smear Palin Fails Miserably (Update: Huffington Post Effectively Retracts)

    [b]Eric Robinson tries to smear Governor Palin in the Yale Daily News:


    "What has me troubled is a black bracelet firmly clasped around her left wrist....The name on her black memorial bracelet — one, like the gold star, a demonstration of a friend or ...[text shortened]... d exaggerate and report stories as reporters before getting the facts straight.[/b][/b]
    The guy made a mistake and then apologized, yes, that is indeed very hateful.
  14. 12 Feb '10 18:26
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    The press likes to tell us she’s a dumb hick who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time. So, I wonder why they spend so much time trying to demonize the woman. I mean, if she’s that dumb, why spend time digging up the dirt? Palin’s greatest attribute is her ability to drive the press and the left insane.
    The press likes to tell us she’s a dumb hick

    you don't need the press to realize that, palin does a good job on her own.
  15. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    12 Feb '10 20:24
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    I remember it like yesterday. But back to Palin. When McCain announced her as running mate the Obamas were scrambling as well as all the media that backed him. It was Panic mode. I remember that clearly and I have never seen a VP candidate cause such a stir.
    Actually initially she got very favorable press and helped give McCain a bit of a convention bounce. That faded, but more because of McCain's botching of the financial panic issue and his attempt to duck out of the first debate than anything Palin did.