Why is McCain camp going after Palin?

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I think it is shameful what the Republican Party is trying to do to Sarah Palin after the election by making her look like either a manipulative, vindictive diva or a complete idiot or both.

I first heard this on Fox News Thursday morning, then later on several other media, including Austin Rhodes. The fact that these are "unidentified" sources makes it worse. If you are going to engage in a personal attack, at least have the guts to do so publicly so the "charges" can be refuted.

And the McCain campaign can't figure out why they lost. Because they are stupid!

Robert Wahlmeier, Augusta

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I_Wear_Lipstick_2
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I_Wear_Lipstick_2 11/10/08 - 01:51 pm
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I agree, baroness. I like

I agree, baroness. I like Palin. It's inspiring to see a woman devoted to her husband, kids, career, and country. She's not afraid to take on the "good ole boys" and I find that refreshing. I think she'll be in the political spotlight for a long time. I also don't think it's McCain's campaign that's bashing her. I think Obama and his liberal media pals are afraid of her....so they figure if they attack now she'll back down and not want to pursue Washington again. She's tough, she can handle it, and I look forward to watching her move through the political ranks in the years to come.

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cparker 11/10/08 - 02:24 pm
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convertedsoutherner...I told

convertedsoutherner...I told you all last month Palin was an idiot and that Conservatives would make her a goat...And they did!! Conservatives may not be traitors to the country, but you guys are traitors among yourselves. People like you and patriciathomas lied on Obama all during the election and now you own party has started the same witchhunt against the country's favorite soccer mom. McCain loss because he is an elderly idiot and Palin is a youthful arrogant idiot. You guys really thought the American people were stupid as he**, but your alligiance to your party and not the truth proved to much to overcome. I hope silly folks like you continue to voice your stupidity in 2012 & 2016 because Obama made this seem like taking candy from a brainwashed Conservative baby....Peace!!

cparker
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cparker 11/10/08 - 02:31 pm
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baroness...The in fighting

baroness...The in fighting was her own party unless you believe Democrats were leading McCain's campaign. Be honest with yourself now that the election is over...Palin is an idiot with lipstick on. She allowed herself to be pimped by the most dishonest polictical party in history. She might be a shining star if she never stood before hundreds of people and outright lied every chance she got. No one respects Palin because people had higher expectations of her than to tell weeks of cowardly lies for the benefit of her party. She is a political goat and most people will remember that in 2012. She is better off refreshing her lipstick and cheering at hockey games than pimping herself for a political party that does care about cheap lipstick on cheap women!! Palin is a goat, not a baracuda!!

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 11/10/08 - 02:53 pm
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Most of what has been said

Most of what has been said about O has been the truth and his lovefest media are now wondering who he is, what he is, who are his friends and what is he going to do. The honeymoon isn't going as smoothly as planned.

Farful
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Farful 11/10/08 - 03:12 pm
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Africa is a continent......a

Africa is a continent......a lost continent.

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 11/10/08 - 03:16 pm
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LOL. There WERE some

LOL. There WERE some Democrats in McCain's campaign. If there were any immature aids making false statements against Palin they deserve whatever they get. Palin is not an idiot with lipstick on. She was not pimped. The Republican party is NOT the most dishonest political party in history. She did not lie. I respect Palin and she told no lies, cowardly or otherwise. She is not a political goat and she will be remembered in 2012 for good reasons. Why do you find it necessary to call her names and spread misinformation about her? She making you feel insecure? I'm hoping to see great things from her in the future. I didn't see her supporting a tyrant like Raila Odinga. Or attending a racist church for 20 years. Or have a spouse that had the audacity to hope that her sophomoric college treatise would not be read before the election. And certainly if you have a problem with Palin's fashion sense (the cheap lipstick comment), in all fairness, you should take another look at Michelle's garish designer clothes. Somebody is having some fun at her expense with those awful excuses for dresses. Why mention Michelle's instead of Obama's? ctd...

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FallingLeaves 11/10/08 - 03:20 pm
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Anybody can tell Michelle is

Anybody can tell Michelle is wearing the figurative pants in that family. I doubt very seriously Obama would have Michelle's employer as his right hand "man" (she's a woman, actually, she's being called the other half of his brain), and gone to Jeremiah Wright's church for 20 years, if Michelle hadn't been pulling his strings. So commenting on that strange red and black dress isn't offlimits under the circumstances. I wouldn't take that dress if they gave it to me. By the way, was it given to her?

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JesusIsComing 11/10/08 - 03:32 pm
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Palin was unable to save the

Palin was unable to save the moderate candidate McCain. McCain had many chances to take a conservative tack but chose to go middle of the road (as the media assured him he had to to win the "undecideds"). If he had strongly repudiated his disastrous support of amnesty for illegals and then took a firm stand against the bailout and voted against it, we would all be discussing how Biden lost the Presidency for Obama. Obama won by being more conservative than McCain (at least on message) - when have you ever heard of a Democrat running on lower taxes?! (Since JFK that is).

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Niko Mahs 11/10/08 - 03:32 pm
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The McCain camp were just a

The McCain camp were just a bunch of Rovian Hacks. So when they lost they had to blame somebody, so they blamed the person that they forced McCain to pick as his running mate. I really have to fault McCain here. No real review, no real vetting, and it was his big mistake - or at least one of them, e.g. The economy is fundamentally sound!

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 11/10/08 - 03:48 pm
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Talk about real vetting.

Talk about real vetting.

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 11/10/08 - 03:51 pm
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It is so funny watching the

It is so funny watching the blind and gullible dims fall all over themselves spewing all their venom about Sarah. You didn't and weren't going to vote for her anyway so why does she bother you so much? You spew all your venom about Sarah and you have the unqualified and inexperienced community agitator - O and then he picks the human gaffe machine, biden. Talk about a liar, in the debate biden couldn't find the truth. The policies of O must bother a lot of people since 47% of the people voted against him.

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shivas 11/10/08 - 04:09 pm
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I love Sarah. She was a big

I love Sarah. She was a big reason Obama won. If a real woman like Hillary could not defeat Obama, then this beauty queen certainly had no chance.

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weekapaug05 11/10/08 - 04:15 pm
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Anybody know why Obama took

Anybody know why Obama took his Agenda off his website?

shivas
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shivas 11/10/08 - 04:16 pm
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Southernor, Obama won in a

Southernor, Obama won in a landslide. He got more votes from white males than any democratic candidate since JFK.

shivas
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shivas 11/10/08 - 04:17 pm
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Yes, he took his agenda off

Yes, he took his agenda off because that was just to get elected. Now, he will implement his super secret radical Muslim agenda

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corgimom 11/10/08 - 04:18 pm
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John McCain handed the

John McCain handed the election to Obama when he picked Sarah Palin. Too many people didn't like her.

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 11/10/08 - 04:32 pm
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shivas, i do like your 3:17pm

shivas, i do like your 3:17pm response. lol

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STHS_REBELS 11/10/08 - 05:15 pm
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Palin will be our next

Palin will be our next Republican candidate for President. She was the only reason the election was as close as it was; and it wasn't very close either.

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carcraft 11/10/08 - 05:23 pm
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When was Obama vetted?, The

When was Obama vetted?, The conversation between Charlie Rose and Brokaw is too funny for words, "We don't know much about Obama, Yah that's right, what does he read, I don't know what are his views on china? I don't know, we really don't know much about Obama. Palin has been vetted, rememeber trooper gate, Palin found innocent ( boy the MSM sure blew that mole hill into a mountain huh), but what about Rezko and all his crooked deals, Obama's lies about puplic finnancing his campaign, his lies about infant born alive act......

_SisterAbdullahX_
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_SisterAbdullahX_ 11/10/08 - 06:43 pm
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So, she's not responsible to

So, she's not responsible to know basic GEOGRAPHY? She knew that she could see Russia.....
Posted by GACopperhead on Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:12 AM ----------------- Again... It's ok for Obama to think that there are 57 United States? Shouldn't HE know basic GEOGRAPHY?

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Chuchi 11/10/08 - 07:02 pm
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I keep reading these insults

I keep reading these insults about Gov. Palin from people who obviously did not support her. Comments like Gov. Palin is "an idiot with lipstick on," "a goat," a "liar pimped out by her party" and a "cheap woman." I still fail to see the point of these insults. Her campaign lost and now she's going home. So why continue attacking Gov. Palin if she is no longer a threat?

Chuchi
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Chuchi 11/10/08 - 07:13 pm
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If the Democratic Party

If the Democratic Party really believes that Gov. Palin is all of these things then they are definitely doing the wrong thing here. If I were an Obama supporter and looking forward to 2012 and I really believed that Gov. Palin is the idiot that some people are calling her, well then, I would do everything I could to encourage her to stay in national politics and run for POTUS in 2012. After all, if Obama is so great and Palin is so worthless, then Obama supporters should want Gov. Palin to be his challenger so he would win handily. Post-election attacks on a former candidate tend to elicit feelings of righteous indignation for that person, as well as give that candidate's party a sense of strengthening resolve. Those who badmouth Gov. Palin are shooting themselves in the foot. Insulting Gov. Palin is not just tacky --- it's very bad strategy.

_SisterAbdullahX_
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_SisterAbdullahX_ 11/10/08 - 08:12 pm
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I'm sure the agenda was

I'm sure the agenda was removed in hopes that people will forget about all the promises that he fails to keep. He's no different from any other politician. Change, hope, change, hope, change........

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ameliaf 11/10/08 - 08:30 pm
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Look at it this way. If Sarah

Look at it this way.

If Sarah Palin did not know that Africa is a continent then she is stupid. If she did know, she was stupid for not telling the McCain campaign that she did know.

If the McCain campaign did not that she didn't know, they were stupid not to do a better vetting of their candidate. If the McCain campaign did know that she didn't know, and put her on the ticket anyway, they were stupid for thinking the American people were stupid.

Anyway you look at it, both Sarah Palin and the McCain campaign were stupid. The only ones not stupid, were the American public who figured it out.

Everyone, get over it. The election is over. We now know the truth.

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apex24 11/10/08 - 08:56 pm
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Republicrat Lindsey Graham is

Republicrat Lindsey Graham is being linked to some of the leaks from the McCain campaign.

_SisterAbdullahX_
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_SisterAbdullahX_ 11/10/08 - 08:57 pm
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ameliaf, so what you are

ameliaf, so what you are saying is that Obama is stupid for not knowing that there are only 50 states? Biden is stupid for thinking "jobs" is a 3 letter word?

_SisterAbdullahX_
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_SisterAbdullahX_ 11/10/08 - 09:18 pm
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Freakin' hypocrites.

Freakin' hypocrites.

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