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Old 11-09-2008, 03:51 PM   #406
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Has anyone seen this?

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Old 11-09-2008, 04:25 PM   #407
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:07 AM   #408
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(CNN) — As Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin heads to Florida to attend the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Miami, she says she'd consider a run for the White House in 2012 or beyond.

Less than one week after the victory by Barack Obama and Joe Biden over the GOP ticket in the presidential election, John McCain's running mate is speaking out about her political future in national politics.

"Don't let me miss the open door. Show me where the open door is and even if it's cracked up a little bit, maybe I'll just plow right on through that and maybe prematurely plow through it, but don't let me miss an open door. And if there is an open door in '12 or four years later, and if it is something that is going to be good for my family, for my state, for my nation, an opportunity for me, then I'll plow through that door," Palin said in an interview with Fox News Monday.

Palin will be with her fellow Republican governors on Wednesday and Thursday as they meet in Miami. In the crowd will be other possible contenders for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Palin also sits down Wednesday for a one on one interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Tune into the Situation Room, starting at 4 pm ET Wednesday to see Wolf's candid conversation with Palin.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:00 PM   #409
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She's got 4 years to try and learn our history and the laws. Good luck, cause she is an idiot.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:12 PM   #410
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From The Daily Show last week:

"Sarah Palin is so dumb, she thinks that soy milk is Spanish for "I am milk!"

Sorry, I laughed a good minute or so at that one.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:15 PM   #411
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From The Daily Show last week:

"Sarah Palin is so dumb, she thinks that soy milk is Spanish for "I am milk!"

Sorry, I laughed a good minute or so at that one.
YES! I could not stop laughing at that one. Brilliant! I also loved "Sarah Palin is so dumb, she thinks Lincoln's vice president was named Town Car.
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Old 11-11-2008, 12:33 PM   #412
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YES! I could not stop laughing at that one. Brilliant! I also loved "Sarah Palin is so dumb, she thinks Lincoln's vice president was named Town Car.


i liked, "she thinks billboards are postcards from giants."
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how funny i missed it..
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Sarah Palin Is So Dumb... | The Daily Show | Comedy Central...
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Old 11-12-2008, 06:30 PM   #415
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It was among the juicier post-election recriminations: Fox News Channel quoted an unnamed McCain campaign figure as saying that Sarah Palin did not know that Africa was a continent. Who would say such a thing? On Monday the answer popped up on a blog and popped out of the mouth of David Shuster, an MSNBC anchor. “Turns out it was Martin Eisenstadt, a McCain policy adviser, who has come forward today to identify himself as the source of the leaks,” Mr. Shuster said.

Trouble is, Martin Eisenstadt doesn’t exist. His blog does, but it’s a put-on. The think tank where he is a senior fellow—the Harding Institute for Freedom and Democracy—is just a Web site. The TV clips of him on YouTube are fakes.
And the claim of credit for the Africa anecdote is just the latest ruse by Eisenstadt, who turns out to be a very elaborate hoax that has been going on for months. MSNBC, which quickly corrected the mistake, has plenty of company in being taken in by an Eisenstadt hoax, including The New Republic and The Los Angeles Times.

Now a pair of obscure filmmakers say they created Martin Eisenstadt to help them pitch a TV show based on the character. But under the circumstances, why should anyone believe a word they say? “That’s a really good question,” one of the two, Eitan Gorlin, said with a laugh...They say the blame lies not with them but with shoddiness in the traditional news media and especially the blogosphere. “With the 24-hour news cycle they rush into anything they can find,” said Mr. Mirvish, 40. Mr. Gorlin, 39, argued that Eisenstadt was no more of a joke than half the bloggers or political commentators on the Internet or television.

An MSNBC spokesman, Jeremy Gaines, explained the network’s misstep by saying someone in the newsroom received the Palin item in an e-mail message from a colleague and assumed it had been checked out. “It had not been vetted,” he said. “It should not have made air.”

But most of Eisenstadt’s victims have been bloggers, a reflection of the sloppy speed at which any tidbit, no matter how specious, can bounce around the Internet. And they fell for the fake material despite ample warnings online about Eisenstadt, including the work of one blogger who spent months chasing the illusion around cyberspace, trying to debunk it.

The hoax began a year ago with short videos of a parking valet character, who Mr. Gorlin and Mr. Mirvish said was the original idea for a TV series. Soon there were videos showing him driving a car while spouting offensive, opinionated nonsense in praise of Rudolph W. Giuliani. Those videos attracted tens of thousands of Internet hits and a bit of news media attention. When Mr. Giuliani dropped out of the presidential race, the character morphed into Eisenstadt, a parody of a blowhard cable news commentator. Mr. Gorlin said they chose the name because “all the neocons in the Bush administration had Jewish last names and Christian first names.” Eisenstadt became an adviser to Senator John McCain and got a blog, updated occasionally with comments claiming insider knowledge, and other bloggers began quoting and linking to it. It mixed weird-but-true items with false ones that were plausible, if just barely. The inventors fabricated the Harding Institute, named for one of the most scorned presidents, and made Eisenstadt a senior fellow.

...In July, after the McCain campaign compared Senator Barack Obama to Paris Hilton, the Eisenstadt blog said “the phone was burning off the hook” at McCain headquarters, with angry calls from Ms. Hilton’s grandfather and others. A Los Angeles Times political blog, among others, retold the story, citing Eisenstadt by name and linking to his blog. Last month Eisenstadt blogged that Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, Joe the Plumber, was closely related to Charles Keating, the disgraced former savings and loan chief. It wasn’t true, but other bloggers ran with it. Among those taken in by Monday’s confession about the Palin Africa report was The New Republic’s political blog. Later the magazine posted this atop the entry: “Oy—this would appear to be a hoax. Apologies.”

But the truth was out for all to see long before the big-name take-downs. For months sourcewatch.org has identified Martin Eisenstadt as a hoax. When Mr. Stein was the victim, he blogged that “there was enough info on the Web that I should have sussed this thing out.”

And then there is William K. Wolfrum, a blogger who has played Javert to Eisenstadt’s Valjean, tracking the hoaxster across cyberspace and repeatedly debunking his claims. Mr. Gorlin and Mr. Mirvish praised his tenacity, adding that the news media could learn something from him. “As if there isn’t enough misinformation on this election, it was shocking to see so much time wasted on things that didn’t exist,” Mr. Wolfrum said in an interview.”
Why am I not surprised...
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Fox's Carl Cameron should apologize. And then MSNBC's Chris Matthews should apologize. Matthews, in his glee, has run hack segments on the Palin/Africa thing for nights. Post-election, no less.
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Old 11-12-2008, 07:58 PM   #418
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evidently, Palin thought Africa was a country.


YouTube - Fox News: Palin didn't know Africa was a continent


but, more importantly, did Tim Kaine also not know that Africa is a continent?
Evidently huh?

What did you find out about Tim Kaine?

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She thought Africa was a country.


Let me say that again:

She thought Africa was a country.


She thought Africa was a country.




LOL


My God........

Goodbye Sarah, we hardly knew ya.
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Fox's Carl Cameron should apologize. And then MSNBC's Chris Matthews should apologize. Matthews, in his glee, has run hack segments on the Palin/Africa thing for nights. Post-election, no less.
So far there is no need to apologize. The claim that this Mr Eisenstadt (Ironcity ) was the source got proven wrong, nothing about whether Palin really was clueless about that.

I hope she wasn't, nonetheless.
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