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Sarah Palin Serves Up a
Healthy Serving of Venom
in Her Christmas Book

Daily Beast, by Michelle Cottle

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 11/16/2013 6:31:27 AM

She didn’t write about ‘Protecting the Heart of Christmas’ at all—instead, the eternally offended governor may have penned the perfect manual for another holiday altogether: Festivus. Initially I planned to ignore this week’s release of Good Tidings and Great Joy, Sarah Palin’s book waging war on the war on Christmas. Few political hucksters milking the culture war for an easy buck peddle antics more shopworn than the annual fear-mongering that secularist Scrooges are coming for our creches. But then I couldn’t stop wondering: What happens when the Queen of Grievance takes up arms on behalf of the Prince of Peace’s

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"Mitt Romney´s hair"? Well, that´s certainly a Christmasy subject. I offer a Palin piece to help offset the deluge of anti-Romney postings. L-Dotters are not united in our political likes or dislikes, obviously. Just call me a curmudgeon.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 11/16/2013 6:41:21 AM     (No. 9615881)

Michelle, your bias is so evident..I´m bit embarrassed for you. Take a hint, journalism IS NOT your strong suit. However, your local MacDonalds needs a french fry cook......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/16/2013 6:51:22 AM     (No. 9615902)

Typical hit piece from the "Beast". It could have been titled ´Slamming Sarah´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lilo, 11/16/2013 6:53:56 AM     (No. 9615903)

Actually, Ms. Beast, they are coming for our crèches. Ever see how many things Christian "offend" one person and the entire program or exhibit is scrubbed? I am offended by the push to demonize and belittle white men at every opportunity. I am offended by trash TV. I am offended by media that celebrates perversity, not diversity. I am offended by someone telling me its raining while they pizz on my leg.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bearcat, 11/16/2013 7:06:54 AM     (No. 9615922)

Thank you OP! I couldn´t believe her recent attack on the Pope. I was a huge Palin fan, but she has been revealed as a phony. We have them on the right as well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/16/2013 7:15:11 AM     (No. 9615935)

Another snarky posting to add to Mr. P´s growing pile.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: arkfamily, 11/16/2013 7:17:03 AM     (No. 9615938)

#5, Sarah Palin did apologize for her remarks about the Pope. I can understand why she made the remarks. I don´t know if the media distorted an interview he did but the story raised my eyebrows. I had to read further to figure out what he was saying but really not sure. The claims are made that the media distorted his responses but really unclear for me.

I think your claim that she is phony is in question, too. I realize that there are a lot of people who don´t care for her and that is their choice.

At the same time, I have choices too. I support the people who run against the Democrats and Sarah Palin happens to be one of them.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bohallx, 11/16/2013 7:20:35 AM     (No. 9615942)

Attack on the Pope?

You probably are unaware that Sarah was born and baptised as a Catholic by her Catholic parents. They have subsequently added "other" traditions to that rich and ancient body of beliefs as well.

BTW, the Pope and I have many of the same beliefs. Putin and I and the Pope actually could have a serious meeting of the minds on almost every moral issue on the planet.

At the same time I don´t think Putin and I would agree with ANYBODY from Argentina when it comes to economics! That´s where the Pope´s from these days ~ Argentina. They do some wierd things down there. Last thing I saw about Francis before he moved to Rome was he was trying to take the concubines away from a number of church officials who were otherwise old school Spanish grandees.

That´s where I draw the line with this Pope. Leave the guys alone ~ open up marriage to them. They´ll do just as good a job anyway and they won´t be so anxiety ridden about getting caught!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jinx, 11/16/2013 7:38:04 AM     (No. 9615953)

Michelle, did you critique Obama´s books? You know, the ones where he made up things and people. They were all about him and how mean people have always been to him. I could go on but you are not worth my time. I´ll get Sarah´s book and read it for myself.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jglas, 11/16/2013 7:44:25 AM     (No. 9615966)

Mrowrrrr! The green eyed monster rears her ugly head.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: so_free_me, 11/16/2013 7:45:54 AM     (No. 9615971)

How do you get to call one of the most viciously attacked politicians of our time "eternally offended?" More like "eternally maligned." That she stands strong and keeps on doing whatever it is that interests her, be it writing a book about Christmas or making an honest comment about a Pope, is a testament to her being an overcomer, a person above it all who will not be intimidated or silenced.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: chumley, 11/16/2013 7:53:34 AM     (No. 9615981)

More pseudointellectual claptrap from the usual suspects.
"What you see happening is not real. Go back to sleep Johnny. Its just a nightmare."
If Sarah was a liberal the progressives would applaud her fairness and insight.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/16/2013 8:06:54 AM     (No. 9615996)

Yes- we get it. She´s happily married to a real man and loved by millions more.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kahunavol, 11/16/2013 8:09:18 AM     (No. 9615997)

Apparently the word deluge, in addition to flood or downpour, can also mean smattering when it comes to anti-Romney postings.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mws50, 11/16/2013 8:26:26 AM     (No. 9616019)

Thanks Michelle for giving us more proof that you are a barking moonbat crazy buffoon. Here is a desperately needed free clue for you: Sarah Palin is at least 45 IQ points above your IQ.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: SarahCudian2012, 11/16/2013 8:27:54 AM     (No. 9616025)

#5, perhaps you should actually watch the Palin/Tapper exchange. She did NOT attack the Pope. She said based on the media reports she read, she was concerned about his stances. She also emphasized that she didn´t take the media reports to be an honest account of what the pope said and that she hadn´t had the time to listen to what he actually said.

The bottom line is that you and many of the PDSers took her comments out of context to attack her. Shame on you.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 11/16/2013 8:34:18 AM     (No. 9616041)

Let me see if I interpreted this correctly. This article was posted as revenge for other people criticizing Romney? Wow! Love the playground approach.

I wonder what revenge will be invoked for the the more recent posting of Star Parker´s drubbing of the the main GOP establishment darling, Chris Christie?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 11/16/2013 8:36:01 AM     (No. 9616044)

I don´t know if she did or did not "attack" the Pope. I do know that she wandered out of her limited field of expertise. And she has admitted so.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: kahunavol, 11/16/2013 8:54:12 AM     (No. 9616083)

No, she spoke without being fully informed and admitted so. Just like you just did when you admitted you don´t know whether she attacked the pope.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: canuckchopper, 11/16/2013 8:58:19 AM     (No. 9616088)

#18
…limited field of experience…??
And who has a sufficiently wide field of experience to meet your expectations?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: steph_gray, 11/16/2013 8:58:20 AM     (No. 9616089)

It doesn´t look to me that Michelle even has a field of expertise - limited or otherwise.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 11/16/2013 8:59:56 AM     (No. 9616092)

Michelle, anybody defecated in your mouth recently? with a urine chaser? You have no one saying such vile things about you, but you style Sarah Palin a grievance monger?

You don´t have chutzpah, which requires some guts. You´re the person who shouts out from the rabid, foam-mouthed mob.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/16/2013 9:10:31 AM     (No. 9616121)

Could they be trying to change the subject over there at the (sign of the) Beast?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: yuban, 11/16/2013 9:27:38 AM     (No. 9616148)

More proof that the Moderates in the GOP are full of themselves. I really cannot see a difference in behavior between the Left and these sanctimonious Moderates.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: SarahCudian2012, 11/16/2013 9:37:53 AM     (No. 9616159)

#18, she didn´t attack the Pope. She also prefaced her comments to Tapper with the fact that she was relying on what the media reported. She said that if the reports were accurate, she had some concerns, but would reserve her final judgement until she actually heard the Pope´s words.

Since you always jump at the chance to blast Palin, why didn´t you take the time to watch the Tapper interview?

Here´s the interview. Watch and then come back and admit that your comments are unfounded. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AMSrHFhi6I

And here´s what she said about her comments on the Pope:

"Just to clarify my comment to Jake Tapper about Pope Francis, it was not my intention to be critical of Pope Francis. I was reminding viewers that we need to do our own homework on news subjects, and I hadn’t done mine yet on the Pope’s recent comments as reported by the media. Knowing full well how often the media mischaracterizes a person’s comments (especially a religious leader’s), I don’t trust them to get it right when it comes to reporting on the Vatican. I do, however, trust my many Catholic friends and family, including some excellent Catholic writers, who have since assured me that Pope Francis is as sincere and faithful a shepherd of his church as his two predecessors whom I admired. I apologize for not being clearer in my response, thus opening the door to critical media that does what it does best in ginning up controversy."

- Sarah Palin

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Reply 25 - Posted by: nonsense, 11/16/2013 10:03:05 AM     (No. 9616197)

The Left will always loudly announce who they fear. It seems as if the fear Sarah Palin more than they fear Rush. He has 7 to 8 million (or more) listeners worldwide. So how many fans does Sarah have? More than 8 million? No wonder their fear of her never diminishes.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Steele81, 11/16/2013 10:07:57 AM     (No. 9616202)

Op never fails to meet expectations. Once a Palin detractor, always a Palin detractor. And the elitists republicans call us conservatives to task for circular firing squads. If the elitists R´s ever got after Obama and the dems the way they slice and dice us, I might be a tad more inclined to support them. Not holding my breath.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: happy conservative, 11/16/2013 10:10:07 AM     (No. 9616206)

Thank you, #25 for doing your homework and bringing us Sarah´s words.

This book review is meant to quash Sarah´s book sales. Those on the right may want to read it. Those on the left will want to add it to their fireplaces. Ms. Cottle´s target are the wishy- swishy moderates/independents who are curious about Sarah and Christmas.

This woman is vicious and vile like most liberal women. As someone else posted, Sarah is married, beautiful, famous, and successful. Had you ever heard of Michelle Cottle´before this rant was published?

So, throw this baby out with the bath water and have a lovely Christmas. Buy Sarah´s book and shove a proverbial sock in this woman´s mouth.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/16/2013 10:11:49 AM     (No. 9616210)

One wonders about those proclaiming to be Republicans (about 8-10 who can be counted on to find any negative article on Palin and now Cruz) get their talking points from the likes of McCain, McDonnell and Boehner. It is obvious they have difficulty in accepting Gov. Palin and Sen. Cruz as leaders----which they are since they are not part of the ´status quo´ or the ´go along to get along´ crowd. One wonders if they even secretly are showering their praises on the ´little boy king´ in the WH.



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Reply 29 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/16/2013 10:33:43 AM     (No. 9616254)

Do we have trolls among us? Did Daily KOS trolls post this? Because this is a hit piece on a woman who stands tall above even Ronald Reagan.

This is a slanderous ´review´ written by a piece of dog business and I want to know what this got posted ...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 11/16/2013 10:36:56 AM     (No. 9616258)

#26 Dittos on your observation about Sarah Palin, but Rush has something like 22 MILLION listeners.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: god of irony, 11/16/2013 5:11:04 PM     (No. 9616683)

Poster, your one trick pony is really boring.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/16/2013 5:49:21 PM     (No. 9616726)

This is shameful and embarrassing -
but not for Sarah Palin.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mikkins2, 11/16/2013 6:24:51 PM     (No. 9616770)

Another shining example of the Republican Establishment´s idea of logic and strategery. Its as if their entire playbook was written and implemented by Bevis and Butthead.

Well done OP! Well done indeed!

I cant wait for your retort eluding that I am of the fairer sex. It is such a devastating blow to my manhood.....

Yawn.



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Reply 34 - Posted by: msjena, 11/16/2013 6:32:02 PM     (No. 9616775)

#18, "area of expertise?" Is that now a requirement for expressing an opinion on something in the news? If so, a lot of people here (not naming any names) are out of their area of expertise. As others have shown, she did not attack the Pope. The media is another story.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/16/2013 6:33:08 PM     (No. 9616779)

Yes, #30. Unfortunately, there are many trolls on Lucianne.com. And some of them are tedious because of their complete lack of subtlety.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: gillyo, 11/16/2013 9:58:51 PM     (No. 9616938)

This article and the poster of it are an example of why those of us who identify as "Tea Party" are tired of being called the disruptive difficult ones. The worst we do is call folks like McCain and Romney RINOs, while the establishment GOP appears to condone this kind of disgustingly vicious nasty behavior towards a fellow Republican. Why do I say they condone it? Because I never hear them come to Sarah Palin´s or Ted Cruz´s defense. Aren´t they Republicans too? Whatever happened to party unity? I guess we have our own version of PUMAs and it´s not the Tea Party.

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When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

Why is US Senator Harry
Reid so concerned with
a local Nevada rancher?

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Fox News, by Wayne Allyn Root    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:37:12 PM     Post Reply
I live in Las Vegas. I live and breath Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it. I am of course referring to the Bundy Ranch siege. This was a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureayu of Land Management). The government claims they haven’t paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch- including snipers with assault rifles, SUV’s, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. No

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage
of her fraudulent Indian claim

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Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:54:52 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was “hurt” and “angry” by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage. “What really threw me, though, were the constant attacks from the other side,” Warren wrote in her book “A Fighting Chance.” “I would almost persuade myself that I was starting to get the hang of full-throttle campaigning and then — bam! Out of left field, the state Republican Party, or the Brown campaign, or some blogger, would launch a rocket at me,” Warren wrote, adding, ”I was stunned by the attacks.” This reporter (blogger?) reported extensively

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/15/2014 10:23:35 PM     Post Reply
Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.


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