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Over the last two years we have watched Sarah Palin say some of the most foolish things while doing an interview on Fox News. Just a few that come to mind are:
1. Building Dikes to control the Gulf Oil Spill.
2. Dumber than Bush
3. Fox News Commentators think they are off camera.
Two days ago we laughed watching Palin on Fox calling Mr. Cain “Herb” instead of “Herman”. I posted an article poking fun at Palin for calling Mr. Cain “Herb”.
My article included a link to a Fox News web site that worked when I posted it. Two days later the video is not available with a simple explanation “Page Not Found.” Perhaps Fox News is hoping that their transcript, which contained the correct first name for Mr. Cain, would be the only evidence still existing of that interview. Here is the transcript. However even the transcript revealed that Fox had been embarrassed by Palin’s use of the name Herb, and they corrected her in their transcript.
However here are segments of the original video.
Tonight Palin gave another interview which proves that Palin doesn’t just like to call Mr. Cain “Herb”, but someone must have told her she screwed up by calling him “Herb.”
Now,this is an important lesson in how misinformation is conveyed to Palin fans. The web site http://www.sarahnet.net reported:
“No, Sarah Palin Did Not Call Herman Cain Herb and Did Not Put Him Down UPDATE: Why Doesn t the Fox News Transcript Match the Politico Video?
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 19:15 | Written by – | |
Somebody told me that Herman Cain was asked about this on CBS News and said Governor Palin was “wrong,” evidently based on media reports. But let’s go to the transcript, shall we? VAN SUSTEREN: How does, though, a politician, though, connect with the people and get it across so it doesn’t just sound like more […]
The truth is that Palin didn’t know Herman Cain’s name. The truth is that Fox News wouldn’t have corrected Palin when they issued the transcript if they didn’t recognize that she, and thus Fox News, would the subject of much ridicule.
NSG provided this link. This is the complete interview. She calls him “Herb” four times and Greta works the next time she speaks to use the name”Herman” to try to help Palin, but Palin doesn’t pick up on the clue and calls him Herb a 5th time. NSG points out that not only does she call Herb the flavor of the week, but she suggests that she spoke to the Prime Minister of Israel, and SHE conveyed what the majority of Americans think about the conflict in Israel. While disparaging “Politicians” she says, “Ya Just Don’t Get It.” Maybe if they quit their jobs too they too would have time to “get it.”
Thanks NSG for the link!
“m” sent this link from MSNBC, recorded yesterday ,on Sarah Palin. Rachel Maddow concluded by explaining that this was “important political news about Sarah Palin”.
This would be an appropriate time to remember stories from the past done by MSBC on Palin.
This is the Msnbc Story on Palin’s lack of qualifications, immediately after the 20008 election.
This was the response of McCain and Nicole Wallace to Palin’s book Going Rogue.
Here’s the link to Nicole’s New Book.
Given the fact that Steve Schmidt and Nicole Wallace had the most interaction with Sarah Palin during the 2008 campaign, it is interesting that their assessment of Palin was the same as reported in Joe McGinnis’s book,
And Geoffrey Dunn’s book,
And Frank Bailey’s book.
Maybe Palin’s attorney will THREATEN a suit again Nicole Wallace and her publisher too?
“m” sent this link to a new commercial featuring Palin and Christie. Watch and enjoy! Thanks M
The Washington Post is warning Americans, not the British, that Sarah Palin might be a “wild card” in the 2012 election. . While the article itself is instructive, there is a total failure to identify which card(s) she would be. Here are just a few possibilities:
1. Queen of Hearts- She says she has a servant’s heart, and her book is called “America by Heart” so she might like this image to prove that she is not heartless.
2. Queen of Spades – She fancies herself as royalty. Her push-up bra would indicate she is a female member. Why Spades? “Spades” has been used as a derogatory term to describe African American people, and Palin has a history of both being a bigot, and having a fetish for Black men. Thus queen of spades is a name she might give herself.
3. Ace of Diamonds. Sarah Palin has made enough money as a celebrity, she might just become the Ace of Diamonds.
4. Joker – A Joker inspires laughter, and Palin does that. Whether talking about Herb, her friends in North Korea, Reagan attending college in California, building dikes, squirmishes, shackely, or refudiation, she is definitely a joke.
The problem with Political Jokes is they get elected.
Not long ago it was necessary to highlight the Culture of Corruption that defines Sarah Palin’s Alaska. That article was written as a result of amazement at the irony of Sarah Palin becoming the Governor as a result of people believing in her as the anti-corruption candidate, who became just as bad or worse than anything Alaska had seen. We learned about corruption in the Department of Economic Development when they approved a tax credit for a film made for political purposes. Featuring the Palin family riding in vehicles without seat belts, child restraints, and teenage mothers living the high life, the film was contrary to the best interests of Alaskans, but promoted the best interest of the Palin family. . A 1.2 Million dollar tax credit was awarded to Jean World Wide and the Attorney General failed to even respond to this atrocity. When the National Enquirer reported that Todd had been involved with prostitutes, the ADP, under the leadership of Officer Mew, issued a press release to the NE that was directly contrary to its own records. No retraction, modification or clarification was ever made. When it was proved that Sarah Palin had violated the Alaska Code of Ethics, the Attorney General didn’t even order an investigation, but simply declared that “legislation” is not “legislation.”
“Guest” brought a new story to my attention last night. It is the story of Police Chief Mew of the Anchorage Police Department being involved in a “bumper cruncher”.
In Texas we call this a “fender bender”. In Texas a “fender bender” is of little consequence. In Alaska this “bumper cruncher” is of great consequence. The offense is not the fact that Police Chief Mew was capable of making a mistake. The offense is not that he, like most of us, have used our cell phones while driving, and creating a potentially dangerous situation. The fact that Officer Mew violated Alaska’s Negligent Driving statute is proof that he made a mistake, but it is not outrageous. AS 28.35.410. The outrage is that Officer Mew, like Sarah Palin, are above the law. Officer Mew was not even given a ticket, even though he clearly was at fault, and even though he admitted that he had been distracted by the use of his cell phone.
Police Chief Mew was given a verbal reprimand. Troopers in Fairbanks have actually arrested drivers for using cell phones. Texting in Alaska is punishable with a fine of up to $5000.00 and one year in jail. Does Chief Mew deserve to spend one year in prison for this minor infraction. Of course not. But he does deserve to be given a ticket and held accountable for his conduct. If he had to appear before a judge, he would have to be accountable for programming his phone to alert him of a meeting, when he knew that it would sound its alarm while he was driving. A pedestrian could have been crossing the street when he was distracted. Instead of simply crunching the bumper of another car, he could have crunched the spine of an old lady crossing the street.
“Real” people have to abide by the law. Sarah Palin is repeatedly reminding us that she is a “real” person. The ugly truth is that she and her family and government officials in Alaska are not “real” people. They are the “elites,” not because of education or accomplishment, but because they are above the law. When a member of the Palin family breaks the law they are not charged, even though other “real” people who vandalized a house have a criminal record. When “real” people commit a burglary, or endanger a child, there are consequences and a criminal record that will forever remind them of past criminal conduct. When the Anchorage Police Chief, or the Governor or her family breaks the law, it is essential that they be held accountable. For the people of Alaska to believe in our system of justice; to respect our laws; to be accountable when they break the law, their leaders must be treated as a “real” person. They must be viewed equally under the law. Officer Mew, John Burns the Attorney General, and Sarah Palin and her family are members of the “elite” because they are above the law. Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Lord Acton.