JESUS CHRIST HAS RETURNED TO EARTH  11:30 pm September 3, 2008

Liveblogging Famous Historical War Leader Sarah Palin at the RNC

by Ken Layne

The next pretend president, after Old McCain dies!Guess who hasn’t been mentioned at all tonight? America’s favorite president, George W. Bush Junior! It’s as if Republicans haven’t held the White House for the past eight years. Who can remember that far back? So let’s welcome the new Geraldine Ferraro, “Barracuda Sarah” Palin — her own sister just called her that, on CNN — as she squeaks through a speech destined to give John McCain the SURGE he needs to finish this campaign as a complete sell-out loser who stands for nothing. Go Sarah!

9:16 PM — “John McCain’s presidential campaign is threatening a lawsuit against the National Enquirer over a print edition story the tabloid ran today alleging that Gov. Sarah Palin has had an extramarital affair with her husband’s business partner.” Wait, what?
9:17 PM — Just watching Rudy da Rat finish up. Thank the American God that John McCain is not afraid of choosing a strong anti-Islamic war hero as his vice president! It would be so great if Giuliani just fell over dead right now, and was found to be wearing a bondage outfit under that million-dollar suit — a bondage outfit made of korans.
9:20 PM — Hey, there’s going to be a funny video biography of Sarah Palin, set to banjo music. Let’s go refill our drinks and get ready for this great new show, narrated by Waylon Jennings and Sam McGee.
9:29 PM — Wait, what the hell, where’s the video biography? Rudy just kept screamin’ about Arabs forever! Anyway, hi Sarah. Sorry about, uh, this fucking train wreck, which you are at least partly responsible for, because you said “Yes” when Walnuts called.
9:31 PM — She already can’t lead: She’s been dumbly saying, “Thank you … Thank you so much” like a voice-mail robot for like nine hours now, instead of waving her hand and starting the speech.
9:32 PM — Video feed is blinking out as she says she’ll accept the nomination — legally, according to the Constitution, this means she can’t be the veep nominee and Ron Paul automatically becomes president.
9:32 PM — Let’s talk about the look, out of sexism. Well, she looks a lot better than Crazy Cindy! But the hair is kind of … frivolous, really. The top is okay, although it doesn’t work with those (fake?) pearls pushing right down on the collar. And she sounds like a nine-year-old kid.
9:34 PM — This whole thing of complaining about “politics” after freakin’ Rudy Giuliani gives a spittle-flying insane wingnut-radio rant, that’s just quaint. We mean, “bullshit.”
9:35 PM — Ha, do you know that she believes GOD made Cheney invade Iraq?
9:36 PM — Ugh, this is painful. Couldn’t somebody with a better voice and command of language just read a speech for her, offstage, the way the Chinese did the Olympic singing trick?
9:38 PM — This isn’t a veep nominee’s speech. It’s a goddamned infomercial for home-schooling.
9:38 PM — It’s a good thing Sarah Palin will be the friend and advocate of the special-needs kids, should she somehow get to the White House if everybody else running all dies, and all the voters die, in a plague. Because with Palin’s advocacy and, say, a personal fortune, you could take care of your special-needs kids!
9:40 PM — This is really incredible. We need a new, meaner word for “vapid lightweight.”
9:41 PM — She grew up with Harry Truman! No wonder people say she aged well — she’s 100 years old!
9:43 PM — Ha ha, community organizers help dirty negroes, but mayors of 6,000-population help white people.
9:44 PM — This is cute, watching her read the attack-dog speech. You are all free to hate her now, because she’s a tool.
9:44 PM — From ditzy hockey mom to snarling monster in 15 minutes! This really is like a terrible movie about rednecks on oxycontin.
9:45 PM — Good lord, this whole crowd is now madly chanting … NBC? CNN? US Weekly? It’s all a mesh of insanity.
9:46 PM — Ha ha ha ha John McCain wasted his whole life sucking off the national media, and now snowbilly gets the job of coming out and acting like this never happened, despite John McCain becoming a national celebrity in Nineteen-Seventy-Three and riding that story all the way to the GOP nomination after everybody else dropped out.
9:50 PM — Wow, these lies about the “Bridge to Nowhere,” which Palin supported, are going to end up being in Obama commercials tomorrow.
9:51 PM — But kudos to whoever wrote this part of the speech, because it makes her 18 months as governor sound like actual accomplishments, instead of an artfully constructed list of literally everything she did on every day as governor since 2007.
9:54 PM — It’s a chamber of commerce speech! (For the oil industry.)
9:55 PM — Oh my god that dirty negro wrote two books!!! (Wild cheering, stomping, standing, lynching ropes, etc.)
9:55 PM — Ha ha, she is complaining about the roar of a crowd, to the roar of a crowd. Do not try to follow this or your head will explode.
9:56 PM — “Victory in Iraq is in sight, and he [Obama] wants to forfeit.” Wait, isn’t Bush the president who just agreed to leave?
9:57 PM — What will be interesting is seeing this character speaking in front of anyone other than mouth-breathing GOP delegates. Because we have never seen such an ugly combination of dimwit “Meet my kids!” and pissy talk-radio talking points.
10:00 PM — It’s now 10 p.m. in the Central time zone, which means it’s 11 p.m. in the Eastern zone, which means Ohio and Florida and Pennsylvania (and Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia) all just lost their prime-time convention coverage. Remember, these conventions are for the registered-yet-baffled voters who come across the prime-time convention coverage. Good jerb, RNC!
10:07 PM — America, we’ve met Sarah Palin before. It was in junior high. She was that snarling evil god-obsessed nut who punished you constantly and enjoyed nothing more than torture — seeing you tortured, that is. And your parents would never quite believe it because she “seemed like a nice lady,” from a distance, with her squeaky voice.
10:08 PM — But, let there be no doubt, she will be hailed by the cable commentators as the greatest orator in American/World history, and then tomorrow the evil media will get back to reporting on whatever new cheap bullshit they dig up about her wingnut church and seventeen affairs and whatever. Hooray 4 America! Clap for the knocked-up teen-ager!
10:10 PM — Ol’ Walnuts McCain waddled out, as planned — he arrived at Xcel an hour ago — and gave Sarah a semi-human hug. She made the pursed lips.
10:11 PM — “Don’t ya think we made the best choice for the next vice president of the United States? And what a beautiful family.” Honestly, that’s what McCain just said. Dear god ….
10:12 PM — This weird scene is the only thing prime-time network teevee people saw on the West Coast. It’s kind of perfect.
10:14 PM — “She is a torpedo aimed directly at Barack and Michelle Obama. This has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton.” — Chris Matthews, just now, sounding kind of shocked and disgusted.
10:14 PM — Ha, Olbermann and Matthews are snapping at each other again. After Matthews’ pretty astute comments (astute because they are the same basic comments we made, HA), Olbermann says something weird about the name of a character from a movie, which he then has to mention (Election) and the actress (Reese Witherspoon), and then it passes to David Gregory and Matthews is muttering loudly, “Well that’s not what I think, that’s not my view.” Olbermann didn’t come to St. Paul because Chris Matthews is going to beat the shit out of him.)

 

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hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

she has a great face for porn.

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

She isn’t accepting anything, they haven’t had a roll call. IDIOTS

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

“and my hobbies are…”

graceless September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

So few, clapping for so long…

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

Phew! She accepted…

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

I can’t take 3 months of this accent, eh.

Pawdedoo September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

That poor baby is getting passed around like a hot potato.

themightysea September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

Anybody notice that the adorable VP retardobaby is ALWAYS asleep? I think they sedate him.

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 10:32 pm

Gawd, her voice makes me want to kill myself

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

John S. McCain

S stands for………?

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

I am so up for this. Pulse just under 200.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

She should have come out ridin’ on a moose & shooting a rifle.

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

She really DOES sound like Karen Walker!

Terry September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

Cindy did a make over on Sarah! Palin’s got that 1960′s hairdo now that Cindy usually sports.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

Just cuz I like thinking about Elizabeth Dole cursing, I’ll repeat:

I bet Elizabeth Dole is sitting at home right now with a big ol’ smile thinking, “fuck all a’ y’all.”

Godless Liberal * September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

She just did the Bill Clinton thumb point. I do not know what this means.

rikitikitavi September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

John S. McCain? cool it on the S, Palin! McCain doesn’t like being reminded that his middle name is sidney!!!!

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

Levi best get his applause on. He’s looking a little week in the cheering section.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

When are they gonna sacrifice that yummy baby they keep passing around?

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

Wingnut and dreadfully unqualified as she is, I can’t help but feel a little thrill down my leg at the thought that the Republican party’s new standard bearer will be an attractive, nice, authentic young lady rather than douchebags like Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani. For this alone, America owes a debt of gratitude to John S. McCain.

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:33 pm

…her voice is already boring a whole through my eardrums!

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Wow, the republicans are progressive. They accept nominations for Vise President before President. Wait, they don’t Ooops.

HandsomePete September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Do we really have to listen to this screeching voice for the next two months? Fuck.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

This whole Convention looks like shit. The production value is shit. The crowd is old white men. The hall has empty patches. They chant “USA” and laugh at community organizers. They don’t have snappy video intros. It’s a shoestring convention in comparison to the DNC.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

I wish someone would tell those Iraqi and Afghani bastards that were winning.

kremla September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Looks like Levi got a free trip to Men’s Wearhouse today!

Merkin September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Is Levi the hawt tool with the buzz cut? Damn, I’d let him knock me up too, no doubt.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

I had no idea that Alaskans had that fucked up Fargo accent. SNL is going to have a field day with Palin.

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Rudy’s diatribe went so long that they had to ditch the warm up video for Palin. They can’t run a convention, and they want to run a country?

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

[re=82618]SkimLatteModerate[/re]: sidney

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Losing wars is awesome. The country already lost in Vietnam, and thank goodness we got out of there!

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

“Profile encouraged?”

Is that like racial profiling?

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Did the republicans just nominate Julia Sweeney?

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Hey, she looks about seven months pregnant.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Talk about a screechy voice. Now I know what the Toddster took up snowmachining.

grendel September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Victory within site? Did they ask the people on the ground? “Mission Accomplished” II

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Awful, awful voice…

kremla September 3, 2008 at 10:34 pm

[re=82611]NoWireHangers[/re]: Oh my gawwwwd, it’s worse than Lynn Martin.

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

[re=82625]Viva la Cynthia[/re]: Keep an eye on the Maine delegation, I bet Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins are doing shots!

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Eye-Rack Victory within sight! My kid is going over there! Have I mentioned that?

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

I totally halfway called the hair! Fucking loser RNC couldn’t decide. Up or down? Up or down? Losers. Trying to appeal to everyone satisfies no one. When will they ever learn? Now she’s not sexy librarian at work or sexy librarian at home–she’s like some junior choir leader. Totally not sexy. Fail.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Snowbunny McShrillmouth makes me so happy I don’t live in Alaska.

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

She talks like she’s masticating her face.

And did you know that John McCain was in the military? This is the first I’m hearing of this. Why didn’t they say so before?

nietzscheprojectile September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Welcome Tracy Flick! Oh, and the S. stands for Syndey.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

[re=82625]Viva la Cynthia[/re]: That’s what I said. If WALNUTS! wanted a woman, why not at least go with Elizabeth who isn’t a complete baffoon? He wanted a young, purdy one with babies.

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

What is with the strange non-specific accent. Also she just said, “lose an election, win a war.” DRINK

eekahil September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

There she is!!!
Are Skipper and Gilligan appearing? Well, no, this is prolly more of a Thurston and Lovie crowd.

vikram200 September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Now who’s this McCyayin character she keeps talking about?

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

She just said eye-RACK. Got that right. I, rack. But what about that country out there somewhere?

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

My son Track, as in “Track and Field”…

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

OMG she really DID just exploit the crap out of her Army son… and note the AND HE IS LEAVING ON 9/11 thing.

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

9/11? Again?

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Oh, god–who the fuck paid his unit off so he could get shipped out on September 11??

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Trak, Trig..why the fuck are her kids named after Winnie the Pooh characters?

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Wait — yesterday we won in Iraq, and today victory is in sight? How did that happen?

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

*weak. whoops.

irisheyes September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Idiocracy is on HBO. Just as accurate.

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Less than 5 minutes and she already sold out the son headed to Iraq

buckrogers September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

is that an israeli flag on her collar?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

God, they chant USA all the goddamn time. It’s scary.

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Track is scared shitless.

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

UUUUUUSSSSSSAAAAAAA UUUUUUUSSSSSSSSSSSSSAAAAAAAAAA

catdance September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

She sure sounds like a VP

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

I can’t take this. All I can think of is Mrs. Lubner’s famous egg-salad.

“Nooogies!”

Cape Clod September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

This the ‘Platitudes in Cans’ section of the speech.

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Lose the election or lose the war? Hey, why not both?

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

People weren’t kidding about the “imaginative” names.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Uh oh…here comes the grandchild reference……all cheer the teen pregnancy!

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

[re=82644]Keram2[/re]: They don’t even have to write anything since she already gave her children the most hilarious names ever!

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

My strong daughters? Except where common sense come sin …

graceless September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Ahhh, how cute is she?

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Track is kind of hot. But I would not do him because these people make way to many babies. And I do not want a baby because I am a bad American.

AmericanValues September 3, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Here! I will sacrifice my son, I also have 4 extra children ready to die for America!

Fat Old Dirty Whore September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Mother McCain ain’t cheering for shit! Suck it, unwed teenage mothers!

rikitikitavi September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

[re=82618]SkimLatteModerate[/re]: Sweetums!!

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Server…going….loopy….must…hang…on…

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

[re=82626]Godless Liberal *[/re]: She and Bill will be getting it on tomorrow during McCain’s speech.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Did I mention I gave birth to a child with Down syndrome rather than flushing her down the drain?

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Oh yah, they’re going to send Bristol’s boyfriend to Iraq too. Just watch.

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

She’s introducing the family… this is going to take all night!

eekahil September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Oohh… she’s introducing Simple Trig !

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

How cute. Levi knows when to clap.

vikram200 September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Levi looks like he’s having the time of his life.

Sidenote: When you name your kids dumbshit names like Track and Trig, you clearly need attention.

j6n September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Bristol, Willow and Piper. Aren’t they from ‘Charmed’?

rikitikitavi September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

her family doesn’t seem typical from the outside, either!

Naked Bunny with a Whip September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

I do not know what this means.

It means Monica Lewinsky’s got another job waiting for her in January.

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Secret Service agent to Levi Johnston, “come with us.”

Levi Johnston, “Dude, it’s a school night.”

Secret Service agent, “Of course it is.”

Franklin Pierce & Pierce September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Sarah Palin = VP
Rudy Giuliani = Attorney Genera;
Levi Johnson = Secretary of Hair Gel

Terry September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

She’s bragging about how many kids in her family enlisted. That’s because when you drop of school (or are chucked out) you have limited options, a fishing boat, the oil field or the military. Are these boys afraid of fishin or drillin?

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

…GAWWWWWWWWWWD, that voice!!!!!!!!!!!

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

OMG, Cindy just mounted Track!

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

You know you’re a redneck when you’re not even sure who the baby’s mom is.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Have another kid, Sarah! Matched set!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:37 pm

Yeah, good luck with those special needs babies if you DON’T HAVE HEALTH CARE. God, fuck the RNC

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

This is like an ad against breeding.

chunkstyle September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

word, they’re using Trig like a prop. Wouldn’t it be better for him to not be at a convention right now? He going to grow up and write some fantastic memoirs. More lucid that anything ol’ Sarah Failin be saying.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Aww, cute kids!

Sorry, no snark.

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Levi = KFED

Hopetarded September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

They had all these days and THAT’S what they did with her hair? It looks like a hairdini threw up on the back of her head.

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Wait… so are family off limits or political tools?

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Yay! Ramps on the White House and the Clapper in all the rooms!

snott September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Finally an advocate for special needs families in the White House! Because Dems hate the handicapped apparently?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Did you see Todd throw the baby at the little one so he could wave? HA.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:38 pm

But you parents with special needs kids WON’T be getting any government help, just our friendship & prayers!

vikram200 September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Oh wow, did you guys hear that Todd is a snowmobile racer?

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

well, maybe she’ll get the “special needs” vote.

ernie September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

what is this a home reunion?? lets meet the family??

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

hehe, quite a package

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Oh, look, now she’s an advocate of the “special needs” set…..christ on a fucking hammock, the snowmobile reference……good god…..

Naked Bunny with a Whip September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

[re=82667]AmuseRiot[/re]: What is with the strange non-specific accent.

I think Alaska is in Canada.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

“Todd is a world champion drunken snowmobile racer.”

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

…didn’t she already use this speech?!

Darehead September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Special government spending for special needs!

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

he’s eskimo like I’m republican

MC_Bob September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

That would be your friend in the woodchipper, then?

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

“Mothers of special needs children will have an advocate in the White House.”
I thought they already did.

themightysea September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

[re=82637]NoWireHangers[/re]: SO MUCH! I think it proves that my fellow graphic designers, as a constituency, are reliably blue. (Politically speaking — we still like to wear black.)

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

We met in High School, overpopulated the earth, and race snow machines. How relevant.

kitryne September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

She just mentioned her husband’s package?

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Did she just mention Todd’s package? WTF!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

And what does ANY of this have to do with you being president when WALNUTS! croaks?

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

My boyfriend: “Ok, what’s your political platform? now that we’ve covered the whole Hee-Haw gang”

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Did she say” “He’s still my guy?”

ARRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

[re=82720]Naked Bunny with a Whip[/re]: WIN.

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

They keep passing that baby around like a ham.

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Hey, let’s talk some more about childrens, now shall we? I’m Sarah Palin, the mommie VP. I’m a mom and I talk about children and how I can give birth all the time.

Seriously, WTF is this?!? How is this woman qualifed for anything not involving small town American domestic life??????

Terry September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Oooh, she’s going to advocate for special needs kids and their families? A good idea, Sarah. Will that involve spending tax dollars?

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Sarah for school council! More soda machines!

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

There are babies draped over everything.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

She’s repeating the same fucking speech from the other day…..

Please, not the goddddammmned glass ceiling…..please….no…..

Monsieur Grumpe September 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Husband got a hair cut.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

every woman can walk through every door, except the door to a family planning clinic

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Maybe you wouldn’t have a special needs kid if you hadn’t kept it in for 3 months past term.

Fat Old Dirty Whore September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

What’s up with the women in this family and their shit taste in eyewear?

BruceLee5000 September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

YEaaaaahhhh!!! WHHHOooooo! Let’s get Retarded in HERE!

(and by “Here,” I mean Grammy Palin’s uterus. …er, rather, uterU.S.of A!)

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

[re=82655]grendel[/re]: Just be happy that now that the 20-month governor of Alaska has pronounced the war over, it is really over.

knoxtheharpy September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Aw, she wants to make America more welcoming to retards. That’s nice.

Komando September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

“And my favorite color is pink, and I like rainbows, and fairies, and unicorns and then shooting the unicorn from an airplane and field dressing it.”

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

She’s been dumbly saying, “Thank you … Thank you so much” like a voice-mail robot for like nine hours

Yes! That’s exactly what she sounds like when says thank you. I knew that voice was familiar. I can’t wait till the National Enquirer confirms that Sarah is in fact the auto-attendant lady.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Oh right — Sarah’s neither divorced nor polygamous. Ready to lead!

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Do the Republicans even know what they’re hooting and clapping for anymore? Unions? Snow machines? Are they high? Are they really Mexicans brought in from meat packing plants for the evening at threat of deportation to clap or else?

EnBuenOra September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Operation THE LAST 7.5 YEARS OF REPUBLICAN RULE NEVER, EVER HAPPENED is in full swing.

That is all.

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

WE GONNA BREAK DOWN THAT GLASS CEILING.
And replace it with a real bitch.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

She just said the word “haberdasher!” Like, for serious!

Whitey Did Katrina September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

She can’t deliver her speech. She just can’t. She stresses the wrong words. In every line. She’s awful. They’re going to have to change her nickname from “Barracuda” to “Admiral Stockdale” when Biden is done debating her.

Slutty_Chola_Cobbler September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

I always knew This Palin was an undercover slut with those freaky glasses!!

I wonder if the affair created TRIGGER Palin?

Things that make a wonketter go hmmmm??

I still can’t get over them naming their sons TRACK & TRIG.. And let’s not forget BRISTOL!!
All homegurl needs now is a Trailer on the White house Lawn and it’s HeeHaw baby making sexy times!!!

dumbfounded September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Rudy just talked through her video Intro!

What a Fricking egomaniac!!

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

You guys grow a LOT of good (white) people don’t you?

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Does she think she’s giving a speech at her brother’s wedding or something? I don’t give a fuck about your inbred family, you dumb bitch (note: apparently I’m the same gender as this person, so it’s allowed).

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Holy Hell Bristol looks pregnant. and she’s not even seven months yet.

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Isn’t she supposed to be convincing us that she’s ready to be Commander in Chief? This is clown shoes bible study…Frozen North edition…

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Has anyone else noticed that the Republicans have got it way up for Harry Truman this time ’round (more than her just now)? What’s the deal? Maybe it’s that kindred S.?

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Yeah! People who live in cities are fucking commies!

themightysea September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Speaking of I-rack, is it only Bristol Palin’s boobs that are pregnant?

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

I want to rip out my vagina and throw it at her, right now.

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

CNN is just following the baby as he gets passed up and down the row like a rugby ball.

Squiggyfm September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

So is Wasilla a major crop producing hub or manufacturing center?

HedonismBot September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Forgive me if someone already said this, but Levi is TENSE. If McCain’s mommy taps him on the shoulder, he will jump 15 feet out of his chair.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

I grew up with great people like Truman….the best people in the world. You know, Democrats!!

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Like all of you, our husband’s have had DUI’s….for god sake, the PTA reference…
fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucck

catdance September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

Were they too cheap to make a little movie about her to tell us all this crap?
Do they figure she’ll be gone soon, so why waste the money?
Why are they letting her squawk on like this?
Tell her how to pronounce a G.
“And I had to get married when my guy Todd knocked me up”

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

She’s not quite sure who Harry Truman was.

irisheyes September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

[re=82736]DieOnTheTurnpike[/re]:AMEN

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:41 pm

God…if you fall for this shit, if you honestly beleive in the lies they’re spewing and the hollow slogans they throw around, then you deserve what will happen if these scumbags get into the White House…

LIPSTICK?

GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALHfkd;ajkfd;sa fhdlka jfsl; af;sajdl;ajl;faL!!!!

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

My favorite analogy on the SAT:
Sarah Palin is to “Hockey Mom” as Rudy Giuliani is to “9/11.”

ph7 September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Is she running for Student Class President?

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

average hockey mom? so, nothing extraordinary.

And the dog wears the lipstick.

bwill September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

I see they got a suit on Levi Johnston. Too bad they couldn’t have got a condom on him a few months ago.

pixiestyx September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Erghhh…I think my ears are gonna throw up.

ShaqsDong September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Somone should tell her we dont play hockey in America.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

At least a pitbull doesn’t use 80s lipliner when applying lipstick….

Merkin September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Oh shit, hockey mom ad libs. All hail Presnit Palin!

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

BTW…The republitards passed out those “hand made” signs at the doors

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Well, technically, she’s a Hockey Mom-in-Law….

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

CNN online reporter Reggie Aqui reported that the “handmade” signs were made en masse and handed out by one person.

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Difference between a hockey stick and McCain’s dick? Lipstick.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Sarah, if you don’t want to make your family an issue in this election, then stop fucking talking about them ad nauseam.

AmericanValues September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Palin is a snarling pitbull!!!

SystemError September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Just said her husband has “Eskimo” heritage. Not cool for someone from Alaska to know that most Native Alaskans see this as a slur.

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

…that kid just licked her hand wiped the tard baby with it!

CthuNHu September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

“And my hubby’s a super-awesome snowmachine racer WHO WAS CAUGHT CHEATING IN THE 2007 IRONDOG RACE!”

Oh, wait. She left that second part out.

http://community.adn.com/adn/adn_pubstory_316352#comment-151613
http://www.supercub.org/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?p=138795&highlight=

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

[re=82765]NoWireHangers[/re]: She called herself a pit bull! That’s moxie! She can handle them Iraqis!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:42 pm

Jesus, that voice is annoying. What character did Jane Curtain on SNL do that was like that?

grendel September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Maybe they’ll return the favor and explain what the VP does

Fat Old Dirty Whore September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Ok that little girl pasting down that baby’s hair is about ten thousand flavors of adorable.

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Is she running for VP, or the PTfuckingA?

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

John McCain is a genius. This lady is literally the only likeable Republican, apart from maybe Huckabee.

ph7 September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

[re=82801]knitgrrl[/re]: Throw it at me! Political conventions are great hookups!

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

She actually brought up the PTA…this is 2008 right? *breathe*

The Lucky Republican September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

The Cindybot just computed something to be humorous

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

But, Sarah, you *don’t* know what the job involves. Unless you’re flip flopping or “learning” (whatever that elitist shit is).

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

LOOK DOWN ON EXPERIENCE????

I can’t. You can’t. What are they? What the Fuck? I mean? Did they not JUST say Barry had no experience, and now they’re saying Palin has enough experience? IT DOESN’T EVEN MAKE SENSE. God, you HAVE to be retarded to eat this shit up.

Lorax September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Did the little girl just smear her spittle all over the baby’s head????

Franklin Pierce & Pierce September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

“… then I became the governor and I DID need focus groups”.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Yes! Running Wasilla is verrrrrrrrry complex…. the moose crossing sign keeps getting shot up…

jarsilver September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Hahaha did they just kick out a code pinker?

Monsieur Grumpe September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

I’m going to sum up all the speeches tonight, in order.
Hate, hate, hate, hate, hate, fluff, fluff, fluff.

nietzscheprojectile September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

She’s Ekaterina Borgia without the family connections.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

I didn’t need focus groups and profiles…..but I did need a lobbyist!

Ooooh. i’m all atwitter to hear about the job of a mayor in shitberg Alaska.

And she had responsibilities Like hiring a city manager to do her job for her?

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Who was that being led out forcefully? I bet it was a LIBERAL

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

OOOOH! protesters getting hauled out!

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

You are kidding me? “Like a community organizer only with actual responsibilities.” These people have no soul.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

WTF. Was that kid licking the baby?

This community organizer shit is getting kind of old. I kind of hate you Caribou Barbie.

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Actual responsibilities like banning books in the public library.

Another DC Lawyer (Again) September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Over under on the Levi-Bristol nuptials — Feb. 2009.

BruceLee5000 September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

I can’t believe they clapped when she said hubby Todd was a UNION MEMBER.

Gasp. “Get a rope. er… coat hanger.”

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:43 pm

I was president of my high school chess team…guess I have executive experience too! duh-amn! Community organizers are getting smacked around tonight..take that, bitches.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

[re=82658]knitgrrl[/re]: And Kay Bailey Hutchinson is loading her gun…

Fighting Bill September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Moran.

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

They are all on drugs. There is no other explanation for all the enthusiasm.

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

What’s wrong with Community Organizers????

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Dick Cheney with a snapper! Lovin’ it, Sarah! Bring it, don’t sing it!

AmericanValues September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

The bittters came back tonight too.

floraway September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

I bet she’s never been to Scranton or San Francisco.

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Did i just miss a protester??? FUCK!

Atoz September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

I want her to say SCRANton again

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Oh oh, she put Scranton on the table. Joey’s going to go off!

Tito Puente September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Oh damn! Palin FTW.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Wait, did she just jump to the top of the ticket? AWESOME.

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

What IS that pin on her collar?

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Thank god! She’s useless!

She may actually be made of wood!!!

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Bitch just talked shit about San Francisco. I think I have to sodomize everyone around me now.

grendel September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

McCain is always the same confused bitter old man… everywhere he goes

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

Man, Jesus totally would not be cool with the whole “community service” thing. You’re so right Palin.

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

[re=82804]HedonismBot[/re]: It’s cuz he has a shotgun to his head

zippy September 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

“Mothers of special needs children will have an advocate in the White House.”
I thought they already did.

She got voted out in 1992

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

Woot..somebody’s getting tossed out. Bad news though: To show it on the TVs, they had to show all those farking empty seats.

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

[re=82846]Lorax[/re]: yes. very symbolic for republicans

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

These are all of Hillary Clinton’s criticisms of Obama.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

Did Democrats belittle her mayordom of Wasilla? ‘Cause I remember two weeks ago when Karl Rove was talking about how Tim Kaine was a lousy VP pick because, before becoming governor for three years, he had been the mayor of a town of 150,000. (In reality it’s closer to 230,000 but whatever).

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

Oh, hey, is that an AMERICAN flag on your lapel? Or an alaskan flag? HMMMMMMM??????

Sara Benincasa September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

She is a goddess. I am obsessed with her. Please, let this woman reign in our hearts and minds forever. I also would like for her to force me to push a squealing parasite out from my pussy, because I’m not allowed to take a pill to make a few cells go bye-bye after a condom breaks. She’s just that sexy.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

Are they chanting NBC? WTF? This is beyond insane.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

Fuckin A….she’s right about one thing….she is not now, nor will she ever be, a part of the political elite.

God, THESE ARE THE FUCKERS THAT STILL LIKE BUSH!!

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

[re=82845]NoWireHangers[/re]: Well Trig’s been eating today, so that’s one.

rikitikitavi September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

oh, yeah, being mayor of wasilla is just like being a community organizer in chicago–except it has responsibilities.

also, except that five square blocks in chicago has the same population as her town. and did she have to deal with inner city crime? right

twoeightnine September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

FREE CHOCOLATE MILK FOR EVERYONE!

graceless September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

[re=82846]Lorax[/re]: Yes, She licked her hand, to smooth down the Down baby’s hair. For those of you who just tuned in, I’m evil.

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

“Jane, you ignorant slut”

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

[re=82802]angryhippopotamus[/re]: Did ya see little Poplin or whaterever her name is wet the baby’s hair with spit????

rhet_orical September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

FINALLY!!! it would not be a republican convention if they did not knock the town i have lived in my whole life–San Francisco!!! i was starting to worry. i now feel whole.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:45 pm

What about the Hockey Team Ho? Everyone scores with her, even the goalie.

Rodney Badger September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

[re=82796]DieOnTheTurnpike[/re]: It’s all the hormones in milk. Expect a cottage industry of lawsuits for breast cancer caused by hormones in dairy products.

I mean, have you ever noticed how 12-14 year olds have huge tits? I have.

(don’t hit Submit Comment you fool!!!)

Komando September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

Because reporters and commentators are all from Belize. Little known fact.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

[re=82846]Lorax[/re]: Yes — that was kinda cute. She’ll be beaten for it later.

kremla September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

And to think I thought this campaign wasn’t going to have any bimbo eruptions.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

You’re going to Washington to be the latest fool in 8 years of incompetent leadership.

pixiestyx September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

No snowbilly, you are not going to Washington to serve our country. Not now, hopefully never.

Sara Benincasa September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

Total and complete genius, this little cupcake is.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

So cool. This is totally falling to pieces. She is so bad. They should have found out if she could talk first.

Maybe they picked her because she was the only republican who would make McCain look like a good public speaker?

jarsilver September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

[re=82887]hrhkingfriday[/re]: I seriously think that’s an Israeli flag.

oh noes The Jews are taking over!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

Challenge the status quo by continuing Bush policies.

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

We are over 17 minutes into this speech, and has she given a single reason why she should be a heart beat away from the presidency? I mean, other than she is not an uppity negro?

sweetits September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

[re=82831]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: i spit beer on myself when i saw that. CLASSY

Grouchy Marxist September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

[re=82835]chascates[/re]: Thank you, Mrs. Lubner! (snort(

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:46 pm

Hate Rudy for the ass he is, but he can deliver a speech. This Chick is terrible.

gradgrind September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Um, she could leave this nation better than she found it by LEAVING.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Leave this nation better than we found it? What, America isn’t good enough for you already, Sarah bin Palin Hussein Obama?

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

I can’t wait until she actually has to form a coherent thought in a debate rather than reading the Republican hate-points.

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

[re=82890]Gopherit v2.0[/re]: Don’t go there yet. She’s doing herself enough failure without bringing that up.

snig September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

[re=82611]NoWireHangers[/re]: They should have the woman who starred in Fargo overdub her voice.
It’d be charming even if she’s still speaking republican.

floraway September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

I have never had a real job in politics. In fact, I don’t even understand how to govern. But the media is all “why don’t you understand foreign policy? Why won’t you answer our questions? Why are you under investigation in your home state?” and I’m all like, “I don’t care what you think. I just know that idiots will like my accent, the fact that my daughter is pregnant, and that I had a retarded baby.”

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

God, if she gets elected I’m going to eat a gun..I thought W. was bad. This might be worse.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

A servant’s heart? Damn, her maids better watch out tonight when she gets home….

(By the way, they’re all completely right–community organizers do nothing and they DEFINITELY do NOT want to serve ANYONE.)

ph7 September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

“Servant’s heart” = Jesus Code

ella September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

1963 called. It wants its hairdo back.

HopeNutz September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Do you guys remember the movie, “The Witches”, based on the Roald Dahl book? There’s this scene where Anjelica Huston, the head witch, is giving a speech about how she’s got a plan to eradicate all kids, and the witches go nuts with excitement. They drool, shake, and laugh so hard you can see their wisdom teeth.

This reminds me of that. The crowd shots are terrifying.

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Is that a nuclear bomb going off in a forest?

OH, wait..Mount Rushmore.

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

[re=82888]Sara Benincasa[/re]: Ha!

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

“And a servant’s heart.” Ooh bible reference.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

She’s doing very well. She wants everyone to know she’s feisty. Good. Joe, you now have permission to take the gloves off and tune her up like Obama will McCain.

tits.mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

haven’t i heard this bit before?

Pawdedoo September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

This slideshow thing behind here looks like something my uncle would have put together after a trip, circa 1962.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

Why are you being investigated, Sarah? Don’t forget to mention that.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

The thing about the people that are cheering is that they’d cheer for a retarded monkey if it was Republican.

irisheyes September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

can somebody reassure me that this crapfest will not actually energize the rupublitards to a win in november?

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

Strange how she doesn’t mention that all the intrenched interest and power brokers in her state were Republicans.

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

[re=82923]barren earth[/re]: There is plenty of room up here (in Canada-land). And the good parts aren’t nearly as cold as Alaska.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

Watch her eyes flirt as she talks about luxury jets.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

What’s E-Bay? Is that on the Intertubes?

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

At least she’s not getting that tight-lipped mean ambitious look from earlier speeches…

rocktonsammy September 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

so she won’t be going to Scranton or SF

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

I can’t wait to bid on Air Force One on eBay!

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

She took on the bald-faced Republican corruption and instituted a less obvious corruption. Good for her.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Oh snap, she’s dissing private jets? Cindy does not approve.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

“I put it on eBay” is a fantastic line.

BruceLee5000 September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

She loves to drive herself to work. It’s easier to stop off for afternoon trysts that way…

CthuNHu September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Trust me, Sarah, nobody considers you unqualified because you’re not part of the Washington elite.

Any more than they consider pee undrinkable because it doesn’t come in champagne bottles.

knoxtheharpy September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

She drives herself to work! From Wasilla to Juneau, you guys!

nietzscheprojectile September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Ethics reform?!? She kept the fucking $237M dollars for the bridge to nowhere for other shit. Arrghhh!

eastcoastliberal September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

What is that toddler doing to that special needs baby?

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

oh, she’s in trouble with them now. She’s against luxury jets and drives herself to work.

Schilde September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Solipsism has never been worse with these gigantic ubiquitous ass-clowns.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Tell us about the $2 Billion you’re handing out to Alaskans this month from the Permanent Fund.

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Fought the good ole boys…like trying to have ex-brother-in-law fired, perhaps?

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

Personal chef and chauffeur?!?
ELITIST ELITIST!!!

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

[re=82831]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: HAHAHHAHAHA

rikitikitavi September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

[re=82909]Sara Benincasa[/re]: the real Sarah Benincasa? those videos are hilarious

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

So….high school? I don’t know how else to describe it? What exactly did she get a degree in?

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

[re=82909]Sara Benincasa[/re]: Welcome! If that’s really you.

Palin sounds remarkably like you.

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 10:49 pm

HEY LOOK AT ME! I CAN PRETEND TO BE DOWN HOME FOLK, JUST LIKE DUBYA. Also, the joke about the chef and her kids was a little too Phyllis Diller for me.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

SHE LIES!

nestor September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

she couldn’t write a speech this grammatically correct if you paid her 8,000,000 fiat dollars

Rodney Badger September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Levi Johnstone did not tie his own tie. What a fag.

ohiolobbyist September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

[re=82960]eastcoastliberal[/re]: Did she just poke it in the eye?

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Leave the country in better shape than you found it? Not hard after Bush!

StrangelyBrown September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Way to lay off your employees, Sarah!

grobby22 September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Attention walmart shoppers: crazy white woman speech on sale in aisle wacko

noidiotsplease September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

This speech is calling me physical pain.

Your kids miss the personal chef, because neither you or your husband were cooking.

meister September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Hey, Wait! Did she just say every family has it’s “DOWNS”? WTF??
That is one cold bitch.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

The Bridge to Nowhere lie again. Baldfaced whore liar.

BruceLee5000 September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Yeah, vetoes do work. Except when you try to veto books out of a public fucking library, you crazy cooze.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska… what do you MEAN we’re not in Alaska???

angrymommy September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

please tell me she isn’t really canadian?

Franklin Pierce & Pierce September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

I see we have entered the lying portion of our speech.

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Dude she said that shit about building bridges last week.

badco/LoJ September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

These people won’t stop fucking screaming,

“I’m Sarah Palin.”

YAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYY

“I have five kids.”

USA! USA! USA!

“One has special needs.”

SPE-CIAL NEEDS! SPE-CIAL NEEDS!

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Palin is bringing up the bridge to nowhere, voluntarily? – OH NO SHE DI’INT

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Thanks but no thanks on the bridge to nowhere. But I’ll keep the $400,000,000 …. oh, and I supported the bridge before I flip-flopped.

Komando September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Her voice is so piercing my dog is howling at the screen.

accidental_tourist September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

God, that voice. My dog just laid flat on the floor and covered his ears with both paws. Seriously.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

“Nearly half a billion dollars in vetos.”
Half of which was paid for by the money for that bridge they didn’t build. OH, and she mentioned it.

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

[re=82913]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: Bingo! That and the rack….

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:50 pm

Yup….including vetos for programs for young mothers.
Lying WHORE!!! Fuck this shit. I can’t listen to her. But leave it to a
bunch of republican to make a practiced liar out of someone i less than a week.

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

OMG. JR is in the audience! For those of you too young: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas_(TV_series)

essrog September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

I want a Piper-cam reserved for the bottom left corner of my TV screen. I swear I just saw her picking baby Trigg’s nose

spencer September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Leave it to Republicans to transform themselves into the party that vows to go to Washington and kick out Republicans.

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

EHH? YA KNOW????? EH???

themightysea September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

HAHA toddler is making the baby more retarded by picking at him.

What’s with the uninspiring black background? I know people didn’t like the ‘obamopolis’ set, but c’mon.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

I fought to leave my city with MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF DEBT…

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

competition and basic fairness…like awarding every contract to BP…where hubby works…i mean “worked”

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

[re=82939]NoWireHangers[/re]: That pretty much sums up George W. Bush’s political career…

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

[re=82952]obfuscator[/re]: Well, she does have an extra one to carry the pills around in…

villageatrois September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Hey, she has experience with a veto pen, though she doesn’t veto Todd’s pen very often.

Oops! Just lied about bridge to nowhere earmark. She vetoed building it, but kept the money and gave it to Alaskans for beer and drugs.

american mutt September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Wouldn’t that be so funny if that 17yr old’s baby comes out black? ‘Cause, I think that would be funny.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

If this speech gets anything other than total pans from the media, general public, etc, I’m moving to Hawa’ai.

Couldn’t they have given her an emergency accent lesson, at least? That nasal while is astoundingly annoying. Almost as bad as what comes out of W’s mouth, shucks.

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

[re=82915]Grouchy Marxist[/re]: Finally! I’ve been pushing that comparison from day one of this fiasco!

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

How many bidders were there on the gas pipeline, Sarah? Oh, one? A Canadian company? Wow. And how much did you give them for startup? Oh, $500 million you say? Very conservative.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Pray for the pipeline! Pray for the pipeline!

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

[re=82944]SkimLatteModerate[/re]: thanks! Let’s hope it doesn’t come to that!

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

I want to shove pencils in my head, but I’m out of pencils.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Some people won’t vote for her due to her accent alone, right?

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

As governor, she’s vetoed nearly half a billion dollars of the wasteful earmarks that she actively lobbied for as mayor.

Thanks but no thanks on the bridge to nowhere? Get the fuck out of here, lady. She EVENTUALLY nixed the bridge, but was happy to keep the money.

magic titty September 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

what was that about laying pipe?

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

Who cares what this brain-dead hick has to say. All I care about is shivving Rudy… repeatedly.

pixiestyx September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

It’s gonna take more than a natural gas pipeline to get to energy independence, ya dizt…

hateherhateherhateher….

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

You just watch. To prove her toughness, Palin will pinch out a kid right on stage, MID-SENTENCE. SHE PLAYED BASKETBALL, MUTHAFUCKAS!

Jeebus HAS returned, and he is FUCKIN’ HOTT! U-S-A! WE-ARE-GHEY!

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

She’s trashing a jet, doesn’t she realize she’s campaigning via jet? A sexy “straight talking” jet.

She’s also bragging about vetos on the budget… including funding for teenage mothers.

She’s like W but stupid-er.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

Oh, here it comes….DRIIIIIILLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!

This is now officially the stickiest and grossest convention center ever!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

These glasses that I’m wearing tell you that I’m smart…

essrog September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

I will say this for Sarah P, she does not drop that “s” at the end of sen-tun-susssss

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

“Dangerous foreign powers that do not have our interests at heart.”
i.e. our allies.

rhet_orical September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm
madtowngooner September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

[re=82628]rikitikitavi[/re]: It’s meant to be a play on Harry S Truman, only in this case it means sonovabitch this guy is fucking out of his mind nominating S. Palin. I want to die quickly if she and Grampa get elected.

Fighting Bill September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

Drill–like she did with her husband’s business partner (see National Enquirer, print edition).

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 10:52 pm

Biden’s going to have fun with her.

Atoz September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

[re=82940]irisheyes[/re]: I dunno. Lot of comments here that she is a crappy speaker but I fear this will resonante as long as she doesn’t say SCRANton too much. Someone tell me I’m wrong.

hatlesshead September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Cindy had Trig and shotgunned him which means he will be out till next Wednesday.

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Energy Independence = Drill the Wildlife reserve harder than Levi drilled my daughter.

populucious September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

OMG, they’re really doing it. They’re really trying to make Russia the new fabulous enemy of the future.

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

And now onto the question round…

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

She seems really, truly weak when talking about foreign countries. She needs to stick to the reformist, good-government, populist themes and not even bother trying to pronounce foreign country names.

Daggoth September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Ten bucks that says she can’t find Russia on a map. Or have a clue as to where our “European allies” are.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

oh oh oh oh..look at her say the names of lots of countries that she’s never been to!!

Sharif DelMonte September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Damn those Russian foreign suppliers! Boycott Vodka! Drink Alaskan Oil!

Eric_ Arthur_ Blair September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Are we watching the republican convention or a rerun of the movie “Drop Dead Gorgeous” I can’t help being reminded of Kirstie Allie’s character in that movie with every work Palin speaks.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Yes! We’re independent of foreign oil! No need to conserve when we got plenty of that Black Gold ready to drill!

Hopetarded September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Oh, now she’s just randomly ticking off names of countries that produce oil. There’s that foreign policy expertise.

Darehead September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Bitterz Unite! Rape Alaska, yeah!

azw88 September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

An airplane a luxury… well, Cindy McCain sure did disagree when she was the spouse of then senate candidate McCain….

Komando September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Drill here, Drill now, Drill Palin!

bugland September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

oh, Sarah, you’re doing a wonderful job producing gas for America right now.

hockeymom September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

How is this speech going to play with the pundits? How do you think this will be spun? I’m watching with the sound off because I’m afraid if I actually turn the sound on, I will hear the dem’s chance slowly draining away. Please tell me that she sucks. Not just to libs, but will suck to the rest of the non-fundie nation.
Please.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

We might ought to just start drilling (Drill Baby DRILL!) everywhere. And take that from a gal who knows drillin’

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

[re=82960]eastcoastliberal[/re]: Mothering him? Gotta practice before junior high….

Terry September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

I’m shocked. She wants to drill! Who could have guessed?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Lay pipelines up your ass, lady.

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

We’ve got lots of gas.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Tell us how Bush helped the past 8 years, Sarah!

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

She’s not a lady, she’s not a woman, she’s a “gal.” I just threw up a little. And that was good scotch.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Ok. I’m going to explain this to the Republicans: Oil is a globally traded commodity. Even if we get ourselves off foreign oil, shutting off oil in Saudi Arabia still affects the price of oil, even in the U.S., you stupid, fucking morons.

ph7 September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Tard babies make good lamp oil for Alaskan igloos.

StrangelyBrown September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

McCain and Palin will be layin’ the pipe come January! You heard it here, folks…

Squiggyfm September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

McCain is going to lay some pipe on her north slope?

Daggoth September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Newsflash for Sarah Palin: Jesus. If McCain-Palin ever comes into play, YOU won’t be doing anything. Nitwit.

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

DRILLING WON’T HELP WORTH A SHIT, YOU MADWOMAN

Buffy and Hildegard September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Her family DOES know a lot about laying pipe.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

huh huh..she said she was going to lay more pipeline. Isn’t that what got you 4 kids and a grandkid?

ohiolobbyist September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Did she say in a McCain/Palin administration, we’re going to lay more pipe? Jesus, these people are OBSESSED with fucking. Is the butt secks graph coming soon?

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Why exactly would Iran turn off it’s “tap”? Considering they get all of their money from it?

“Bein’ from da North Slope, I know a thingee or two aboot gas and oil, ya know”

Lorax September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

She just promised that we’d lay more pipeline. Yeahhhh!!!!

EnBuenOra September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Alright! Republicans are now for American workers?

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Lol, nice shot of the teleprompter, MSNBC!

paolaccio September 3, 2008 at 10:54 pm

Lay more pipe! Easy laugh line, c’mon!

dumbfounded September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Good going Reps, you just said “Bring it on” to the entire
media. Good Luck you stupid, arrogant, self centered idiots

melvin September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Walnuts, how could you do this to her!

nestor September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Lay more pipelines?? I’d lay some pipe in her if you know what I mean.

stew September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

My grade school teachers had more charisma. This speech was supposed to set the country on fire?

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

…Roberta McCain looks lost!

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Uh, he wrote a pretty strong ethics/lobbying reform law not too long after he was sworn into the Senate…

Fighting Bill September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Please, please, please keep her on the ticket. She is a treasure.

villageatrois September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

She looks like Julia Louis Dreyfus on SNL and sounds like Gilda Radner doing the teenager skit with Bill Murray.

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

[re=83039]barren earth[/re]: She was practicing the pronunciations back stage, and STILL messed up Ven-eh-zoo-eee-la.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Haha! Those Dems don’t know that wind and solar even exist! They’re dopes! They hate America!

graceless September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

I hope she wraps this up before the 11 o’clock news.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

He authored two books, and we can’t even write our names! What does that say about him, huh?

PedestrianMe September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

What a sad time to be a Republican.

Waldo Geraldo Faldo September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

OH SNAP! WHEREZ YOUR LAWZ AT OBAMMER! NUTZ TO YOU

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Wow. Just totally lied about Obama not authoring a major law.

schvitzatura September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

[re=82725]Terry[/re]: Hypothermia, crushed by a 800# crab pot or rig block, or an occasional IED or sniper bullet?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

OH NO YOU DIDN’T DISS THE GREEK COLUMNS, BITCH

EnBuenOra September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

Barack Obama never once authored a law. Except the ones he passed, ’cause they have his name on it, and whatnot, like that reform you mentioned, but, um, he didn’t physically write each letter his self…

sylamore September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

She just called herself a “gal.” What is this, the Donna Reed Show?

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

american mutt: oh, if there is a God…

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

How does the “independence from foreign oil” and “American workers” rhetoric reconcile with Mitt’s free trade and capitalism shtick? Oh, the cognitive dissonance, it hurts.

gradgrind September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

Not smart to fun about Barocky’s “devoted followers” when his crowds outnumber yours 20-to-1. And that’s today. Next week, more like 400-to-1.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

Did she make fun of the Greeks?

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

Now McCain, he knows how to win a war. See, first you get captured…

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

damn those heterosexual hair dressers.
It looks like Cindy has a bald spot.

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

“Durlene won’t solve every problem.” Wait, I thought her name was Sarah?

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

YOU are questioning Obama’s substance. Bring it on, bitch. Bring it on. We’re going to eat you and The Rat alive.

Fat Old Dirty Whore September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

OOOOOOH, BURN! I’d rather have styrofoam columns than a backdrop full of slides from my great aunt’s RV sojourn through middle America circa 1972.

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

…ok now I wanna slap the bitch!

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

I think she may be more evil than Cheney. I didn’t think that was possible, but she just makes me so inexplicably angry that I cannot even explain it. As a woman I am just ashamed that she could be representing my gender.

Oh christ. I am so sick of this “hes a fancy speaker bullshit.” After eight years of Bush is a president who can form complete sentences too much to ask?

chascates September 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm

And you just thought Bush & Cheney were the oil company shills–Palin is dripping with crude. Ma & Pa Kettle Crude, that is!

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Wow — they broke down the door of the bitch barn tonight, didn’t they?

catdance September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

You know, there’s so much nastiness in that room that i’m surprised God isn’t throwing bolds of thunder from heaven.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Dems want the US to lose in Eye-Rack! They hate the U.S…they hate YOU!

HopeNutz September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

So clearly she’s an attack dog in the making.

I hate her so much.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

[re=83077]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: She’s just a little confused because she thought she was going to hear Herbert Hoover speak tonight and she’s worried that this lady will make her miss it.

Texas2Step September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

[re=82873]mitch_philbin[/re]: The pin is a “Gold Star” Pin. It’s for parents who have kids in service. Number of stars=number of kids in service.

TheSYNDICATE September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Sarah tooking about foreign policy? Ouch, this is painful.

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

She hates styrofoam Greek columns and babies with normal names. She’s for special needs.

And she says nuclear just like Dub-ya: Newk-yoo-lar.

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Lay more pipe! Drill baby drill!
That’s what Bristol said!

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

RIGHTS SUCK!!!

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Riiight…miranda schmiranda
holy jeebus she is SCARY

shortsshortsshorts September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

I officially fucking hate this woman. She hasn’t even said Barry’s name for fuck sake, and as she keeps talking I want her to die. I want her to be destroyed, as if she is some kind of inorganic being. A plague.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

YOU DIRTY FUCKS. YES, SO YOU’RE CLAPPING FOR TORTURE? IDIOTIC FUCKS.

Sharif DelMonte September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

No rights for terrorists! Torture for all!

villageatrois September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

The Terruses are here! She’s gonna rub their turbans off.

azw88 September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Build nuclear plants…. who’s gonna pay for THAT???

And if energy independence is sooo important, why did Johnny-mac either vote against bills that would have helped do that or just fail to show up for such votes.

Sarah Phailin seems to forget that it was Barak Obama that came out against the war BEFORE it began, citing that such a war would lead to untold casualties, and would lead to a long term occupation. Hmmmm who had the rue foresight???

StrangelyBrown September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

And she brings in the woman vote … how?

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Wow. She’s opened the door for Biden to come roaring tomorrow. What a bunch of CRAP this is.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Did she just endorse torture and suspension of civil rights?

bugland September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

1… 2… 3… BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

*gives delegates a treat*

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

How dare Barack Obama want to enforce the Constitution. I’m voting Republican.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Damn Obama for wanting to follow the Constitution!

PolicyWhore September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Did she really just make fun of the Constitution?!?

snott September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

yeah lets torture those dirty A-rabs!! *wild cheering*

essrog September 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

In profile her hair is doing a tribute to the designs of H.R. Giger

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Yup. Lock up the brown people, bitches!

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Hey, she pronounced ‘nuclear’ correctly!

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Sarah pretends she knows what’s going on outside America/Alaska. Way to read those sentences, Ms. Palin.

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Fuck the Bill of Rights! Yaaaaaaaaaay!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

LIES ALL LIES!

angryhippopotamus September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

I shit you not this is what the transcript looks like: “Terrorist states are seeking new-clear weapons without delay … he wants to meet them without preconditions.”
http://thepage.time.com/prepared-remarks-for-gov-sarah-palins-convention-speech/

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

AngryBlakGuy: Roberta McCain isn’t the only one.

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

If there was any doubt that McCain is a bedrock, right-wing conservative, Sarah has laid that to rest.

azw88 September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

TRUE, not RUE..
my bad…..

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

[re=83076]stew[/re]: It appeals to their barely-graduated-high-school sensibilities.

SkimLatteModerate September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

[re=83048]hockeymom[/re]: Oh, it’s painful.

So yeah, the talking heads will love it.

I’m already resigned to McCain pulling this out. And then the cancer eating his face within his first month of office. And then Bristol’s kid becomes president.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Those fuckers want to tax the very crap in your bowels!

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

You know, I really did start to like Palin there for a while, but I think I’ll remember this night for being the point when, given the chance to show itself to be better than Bush, the Republican party chose to officially endorse the position of denying human rights to detainees.

snig September 3, 2008 at 10:58 pm

[re=82730]NoWireHangers[/re]: And if these assclowns are still running the EPA and the FDA with all the industry input that we need to stay “competitive” and no margin for safety, kids with special needs will become the norm.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

BARRY ISN’T RAISING TAXES UNLESS YOU’RE LOADED. LIES! LIES! LIES!

I can’t take this.

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

…her accent is fukkin terrible!

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

The guy MSNBC just flashed on the screen was the saddest person in an oversized, foam Uncle Sam hat I’ve ever seen.

:(

HarrietB. September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

Her accent makes me want to boil kittens.

Buffy and Hildegard September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

What is it about the voice– deviated septum or something? Does anyone know? It’s making my ears bleeeeeeeeeeed.

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

TAX TAX TAX TAX TAX TAX. Boo.

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

I’m sorry, but is there such a thing as clean coal? Or is that just the new black?

Subdude September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

Heather opened a “service” station. Wink wink.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

Yes! We need no taxes at all! We can do everything for free! Those tax and spend effers hate YOU because you’re an American! They want this country to speak Irani!

grendel September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

Hey look, it’s Bush in a skirt

sweetits September 3, 2008 at 10:59 pm

This woman is a bitch. Hopey just got another $50.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

[re=83114]loudmouthredhead[/re]: There sure is some drilling going on in Alaska… HOT.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Isn’t there something about taxes actually being used to pay for, say, goods & services? Like, even, the War on Terror & Badness?

HopeNutz September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Cindy has a penchant for pukey colors.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Shame on those do nothing community organizers!!!!!

Hey, was Jesus one of those??????

Terry September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

A mindless blizzard of generalities and semi-truths.

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Maybe you’re trying to keep your job in a swing state, LOL. Nice touch. Was this written by a seventh grader in a civics class doing a report on election politics?

WadISay September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

In other news of dissembling crap, Peggy Noonan has a long and not super coherent “I didn’t really mean that thing I said” at OpinionJournal.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

“How are they gonna be better off if their taxes go up?”
Honey, my taxes didn’t go down during the tax cut. They won’t go up when the tax cut dies.

dumbfounded September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

[re=83106]catdance[/re]: God dont like ugly.

….Arrogant bastards

dontmeanship September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Liar, hypocrite, personal attacks. Yup, she’s qualified to be a republican.

Daggoth September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

So… is she from Alaska or from Wisconsin? I can’t understand her damned accent.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Oooh, dissing the Obama seal. No you didn’t!

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

She’s a snarky biatch.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Will the Palin family manage to go the full 40min without having unprotected sex?

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

i know the names of SWING STATES! *applause*

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

“The pin is a “Gold Star” Pin.” Thanks Texas2Step, I couldn’t make it out. :)

ExBeautyQueen September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Iceberg! Iceberg! My mother stole my baby!

spencer September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

THERE ARE NO SMALL FARMS

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

This is incomprehensible.
What if you use pain to promote your career?

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm

Maybe your sister can drill her own oil? Or scrunch up some clean coal in the blender?

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

[re=83149]Buffy and Hildegard[/re]: At least she’s keeping the volume down–my left eardrum exploded because of her voice at the speech last Friday.

floraway September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

[re=83032]Atoz[/re]: No, you’re right. I think that “security moms” will love her. And men. She’s hot and tough talkin’.

I hate her so much. She isn’t saying anything at all. People love that.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

They’re really trying to dredge up every minor, tiny Obama scandal from 3 months ago, when the ONLY scandal in this country is the Elephant in the room (heh), bitch, and that’s the bastard grandchild baking in your daughter’s womb of sin due to your trumpeting of abstinence only education

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

lobbyist fought McCain?..hell, they all work for him.

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

She says “day” like “dhey”

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

Nice. Let’s lie to the american people and say we never, ever, have to raise money to pay down the deficit.

My kingdom for a sea of paultards.

One thing….they opened the rude, angry rhetoric. Thanks for galvanizing the Dem base tonight, Sarah.

Lobbyists. Yeah, you and Maverick have never met with them. Liar. Cunt. Whore.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

So, she stopped the nuke-you-lur and now it’s nukeleer?

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

Oooooo, isn’t afraid of a fight! Macho rules! Smackdown@!

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

[re=83136]angryhippopotamus[/re]: Jumping jesus on a pogo stick!

Rodney Badger September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

Next time one of those fat fucks from the midwest ask me for directions to Fisherman’s Wharf after they stumble off a cable car, I am going to send them to Hunters Point.

snig September 3, 2008 at 11:01 pm

[re=83113]Rudy’s Microphone Wiper-Downer[/re]: Proposed Constitutional amendment: You’re not allowed to get close to controlling the red button if you’re not smart enough to pronounce nuclear.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

[re=83136]angryhippopotamus[/re]: That’s fucking incredible. Good eye.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

“Senator McCain’s record of achievement and actual reform…”
Uh — what? Like the torture bill?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

YES. The Right man to LOSE.

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

So much hate in that building… the speech is playing right to it.

EnBuenOra September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

God, I’m so glad we have the chance to send the Republicans to Washington to clean up after all those damn Republicans.

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

Yes, the lobbyist and insiders are fighting hard against McCain. That is why they are in control of his campaign.

american mutt September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

[re=83150]CivicHoliday[/re]: Taxes w’ll rape yer unborn babees!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

You know, the base is going to eat this up but tomorrow the overseas press will be saying “Female Bush to grow like Kudzu”

maxfield1 September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

Oh my God! “When he’s (Obama) is done rolling back the waters and healing
the planet.” I really, really, really, hope this gets played as the mean spirited hate fest
this is and not a “red meat and potatoes love fest,” by the media. This woman has me so angry it just took me 3 tries to type out the word angry without it coming out as ” angpry,”antry,” or anblgy!”

hockeymom September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

So how do you think this will play tomorrow…especially in states like Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada. I don’t think she helps in Florida, probably helps a little in Ohio.

EnBuenOra September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

John McCain was real tough with the Washington lobbyists. He hired them.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

now they’re booing and cheering BEFORE she gets to the talking points…

*takes away their treats*

j6n September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

She’s going to get independent voters how exactly?

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

Saddam Hussein would have liked Obama! They both hated John McCain! They love Celebrities!

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

If McCain is maverick, does that make her Goose?

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

She just mocked the environment, civil liberties and community service…she’s like W but Satan.

madtowngooner September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

[re=83118]NoWireHangers[/re]: I feel your pain. Like Harriet I also want to boil kittens after listening to this awful awful excuse for a politician.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

If she’s going to win over any new voters, she needs to lay off the bitchy attacks and run on her accomplishments and character.

loudmouthredhead September 3, 2008 at 11:02 pm

Oh golly ghee whiz. Oh! she says my fellow citizens! Not m-m-my f-fr-friends!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

What a turd. You’re a puppet of the administration, Palin.

ernie September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

wow i love how she throws her jokes at the end of every sentence.

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

Snarky and superficial. She’s just going from cheesy zinger to cheesy zinger. I mean, I’m impressed. That’s essentially what we’re shooting for here. But shouldn’t there be some, you know, substance? Or, not.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

[re=83181]Gopherit v2.0[/re]: Shhhhh. Don’t you know taxes don’t pay for anything. It’s just the gubment takin’ my hard earned monies.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

I bet Rush Limbaugh is kind of, uh, messy right now.

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

[re=83103]OffTheRecord[/re]: Yes. God, yes. We have a joke in our house about Cheney eating babies, and now I know where he’s been getting his supply.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

[re=83159]Ilikepigeons[/re]: HAHAHHAHAHHA. I am using this line many many times in the future.

Darehead September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

I hear a palintive wail. Waaaaaaaaaaaa!

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

Yay! She DOES know what the V.P. does! Be a cunt!

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:03 pm

Perfectly said:

an ugly combination of dimwit “Meet my kids!” and pissy talk-radio talking points.

stew September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I’m beginning to think she’s not going to mention W.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Just saw “Students for McCain.” Shouldn’t those little turds be fighting for our freedom.

snott September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

OHHHHHHHHHH BUUURNNN

Does this remind anyone of the school president speeches from Napoleon Dynamite? Who gets to play the popular dumb girl again?

mitch_philbin September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

“Wow. She’s opened the door for Biden to come roaring tomorrow. What a bunch of CRAP this is.”

Why wait ’til tomorrow? Dems should have 5-6 great tv ads already from this cesspool.

Atoz September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

i gotta give more money to Barry tonight.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Jesus, WE GET IT, you enjoy shitting on the concept of community organizing!

What’s she talking about? Is John McCain a veteran of the armed forces or something? I hadn’t heard.

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

[re=83145]NoWireHangers[/re]: that’s in the fine print. barry’s got to learn to write large.

kittykat September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Seriously. Is this for real? Is that Tina Fey? Is the season premiere of SNL? Even better – is Tina Fey back on SNL?
Oh, I’m so bored with this dipwig…

Texas2Step September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

[re=83098]Ilikepigeons[/re]: The bald spot is from pulling her hair out over Caribou Barbie. Between the voice and the possibility that she’s about to get turned over for a younger model, the woman’s gonna be bald as Mr. Clean.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

So, the saddest thing about all this is that this convention center full of people all seriously think they’re headed toward the White House. :( Poor guys.

Also, MSNBC ftw for the angry codger of an pissy looking vet they just put on screen.

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Why the hate for community organizers? And I guess John Kerry was the only one last time around who really fought for America.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

[re=83136]angryhippopotamus[/re]: great catch. haha

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Journey of Personal Discovery -Ahahahahahhahahhahahahaaaaaa!! We don’t discover nothing ’bout nothin’ in Nowheresville, Alaska, population moose.

She’s like a Midwestern Kindergarten teacher from hell.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

“The presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.”
“It’s not just a community and it doesn’t just need an organizer.”
Wow — this is a polite and respectful campaign?
These people are just mean.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

“Defeat means death for McCain” – so we’re meant to vote for him to stop him dieing?

ladymacbeth September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

[re=83181]Gopherit v2.0[/re]: yup.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

John McCain was tortured for YOU AMERICA so he gets to be President because he was tortured for you America. Even though we now want to torture other people, but that’s okay.

EVERYTHING THEY SAY IS A HYPOCRITICAL CONTRADICTION COMPOSED OF SHIT

floraway September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Wow. Diminish his work helping people. Seriously. Keep doing it. Keep making his work helping people get jobs after their jobs left into a joke. It is really funny. Especially when we look at your experience.

IdespiseselfinvolvedRepublicans September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Haaaaaa-noi?

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I can really feel what it’s like in that cell right now…..

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I’m sadistically considering voting for her, just to see the epic fail that’ll result.

dumbfounded September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I think I saw this chick in a Lenscrafters commercial or something

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 11:04 pm

John McCain fought for FIVE AND A HALF YEARS to keep some cross-drawing gay-chinaman out of his ass.

azw88 September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

umm clean coal… that is a part of Obama;s plan and was long before McCain.

Change, and McCain???? yeah, he changed his residence to run for the house in AZ…. Changed his wife for a younger, richer one….. changed his stance to support Bush policies….

Change!

Lobbyist not support McCain.. no they just WORK for him….. (and he for them)

Do-nothing senate….. ummm… well, go back 2 years and see what a do-nothing Senate was.

Oh, the gloves will come off….. There are several senators that can;t stand McCain… and some are republicans… not to mention

McCain fought for ME??? or did he fight because he was in the Navy…. and he was a bad pilot and managed to get shot down… (his own words!)

So, being in the military makes you a great President…. Lincoln was a great President and HE was never a prisoner of war….

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

How many times has John McCain’s POW experience been mentioned tonight? 5 1/2 times per minute, about.

j6n September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

Only veterans count. New rule.

tyrantkitty September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

“the american presidency isn’t supposed to be a journey of personal discovery” – was that a Hillz slam? From finding her voice in New Hampshire like, 80,000 years ago before she lost the nomination and before she was features in jamakane’s ad? It’s just so many levels of recursive dingbattery.

Or maybe it’s somehow about Barry. You know, I don’t get the Daily Hate e-blast, I’m not up on this.

suths September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

her speech is making me wish she didn’t have a vagina. bad for women everywhere. she is just another dick in a suit.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

Come on, Walnuts! Bring on the real V.P. candidate! It’s getting very late!

Squiggyfm September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

Who the fuck says “fellow”?

forgracie September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

It’s a long way from the fear and pain and squalor of a 6X4 foot cell to the fear and pain and squalor of this convention center….

No, sweet cheeks, not really.

kellycisco September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

Queen of the zingers and meaningless nightmare world analogies. Just what we need to further sink into the prehistoric muck while our planet burns to the ground. Let’s all move to Alaska!

Daggoth September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

The journey we’re going to make is in a cell in Hanoi? Is that some metaphor for the further depreciation of the Vietnamese dong and how we’re going to be enslaved to the Vietnamese economy?

No thank you, ma’am.

By the grace of God? John McCain must be king now.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

in places… where winning means survival (i don’t know where that is)… and defeat means death.

*wait for it*

that man is John McCain.

OH!!! *applause*

P.S. “Hanooey.” Jesus Christ…

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

I wish that “state” would fucking secede already!

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

“special confidence”…is that like “special needs”? she should know.

jasonelias September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

She’s hard, hard right and quite crazy. I’m glad. Now people will know exactly what she is.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

compassion from being tortured? that’s why he supported US torture..this bitch is insane.

essrog September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

Why did she say “my fellow citizens” instead of “my friends” ??? I need that constant reassurance!

Buffy and Hildegard September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

pow 911 pow 911 pow 911 pow war memorials great country pow 911 snomobile champion baby daddy pow 911 evil 911

vicuna September 3, 2008 at 11:05 pm

How does an Alaskan who went to college in Idaho get a North Dakota accent?

madtowngooner September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Well, we can certainly say without a doubt we know this harpy bitch better than we did a week ago. And doesn’t it make us feel a lot better. Quick, get my clonazaprem!

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

John McCain has compassion because he was once tortured and powerless as POW, but you’re choosing to sneer at Obama at supporting the concept of human rights for the detainees we capture in this war. What the fuck, lady? No, seriously, are you even listening to yourself speak?

AmericanValues September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

FIVE AND A HALF YEARS, ALAN! Walnuts has magical powers that will defeat THE EVIL!!!

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Did I hear that correctly? Did she seriously just imply that Obama’s name isn’t “like those you’ll find on war memorials in small towns”?

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

…I smell a reverse bump in the polls! WALNUTS! campaign can officially be labeled a train wreck!

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Anyone else noticing how she’ll randomly slow down on some words? Like i-rack or oh…. hio? Cindy’s totally slipping her the V

Franklin Pierce & Pierce September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Whenever a Republican speaks for too long, I always wait for the n-word to slip out by accident.

tits.mcgee September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

f this, I’m going to watch the daily show.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

thanks for informing us that McCain came back from ‘Nam, Sarah. we really weren’t sure…

Pawdedoo September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Look! A black guy!

vicuna September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

[re=83245]Squiggyfm[/re]: or calls herself a “gal”?

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

God, after this speech I’m going to have to go and watch the clip of Obama’s daughters just to detox.

demtard September 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm

aw shit. here comes the POW crap.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

And he kept this watch in his ass for five and a half years!

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

Deer jerky for all!

(Boo)

No deer jerky for anyone!

(Boo)

Deer jerkey for some. A royal assfucking for everyone else!

(Yay)

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

This speech is making me want to drink.

God…no…not the pinhole McCain torture story…not.the.story….

And no, we don’t need that man to see us through the next four years. His one accomplishment is getting caught by the enemy. He got caught. CAUGHT.

Seriously?

azw88 September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

Her snarkyness will come back to haunt her…. her claims will be used in video after video along with the FACTS….. not that the Repubs let facts stand in the way of anything….

Truth…. truth about your actions as mayor are about to bite you in the ass, biatch

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

Loook, if McCain hadn’t been such a shitty pilot (aside from being shot down he crashed 4 other planes) he wouldn’t even be here today!

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:07 pm

She CAN’T EVEN READ THE TELEPROMPTER! HOW CAN SHE BE VP.

IdespiseselfinvolvedRepublicans September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

McCain has inspired with his deeds? You mean the deeds to his 7 houses?

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

We need John McCain as a leader, because the American people after the last 8 years are exactly like a detained POW beaten senseless by Asiatic torturers?

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Maybe the next four years of a McCain/Plain administration…

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

[re=83244]The 3-Legged Man[/re]: Seriously, Pawlenty must be pissed right about now.

Or maybe this was all a Marissa Tomei thing: He meant to call Pawlenty, but accidentally hit “Palin” on his phone, and now it’s just too late to rescind the offer?

Anonymous Office Zombie September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Gee, I hope we hear more about how John McCain is a martyr and a saint who was tortured and therefore should be elected Crucified Savior of America.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

She forgot to say “I God Bless you”…

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Thank GOD it is over. Amen.

demtard September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

what? john mccain has inspired with his dicks?

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Did she just say we need a president who can be tortured for five and a half years? Does that mean we’re electing Osama bin Laden’s driver?

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

Well, at least we can say that now, our long national nightmare is over.

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

join our CAWS!!!

Uncommon Nonsense September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

What the hell? What’s up with this speech? I thought the Refucks were ANTI-abortion!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

I Can Haz Mooseburger?

DogSniff September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

[re=83208]Komando[/re]: Thinking the same – she delivers one-liners with a voice like a Rosanne Barr.

saridout September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

thank god she supports special needs children, because if barack obama gets elected, he will eat them all for breakfast

paolaccio September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

[re=83272]SayItWithWookies[/re]: For the win!!!

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

show us yer tits!!!!

Daggoth September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

I feel dumber after having watched that speech.

No, really.

Sharif DelMonte September 3, 2008 at 11:08 pm

the republicans will declare that she gave the best political speech since moses laid down the commandments. any contrarian is a sexist baby hater.

sweetits September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

[re=83218]snott[/re]: Summer

HopeNutz September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Honestly, tuning into this, I’m scared out of my mind. Swing voters, let’s elect a garden gnome and a harpy!

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Somebody told me a VP candidate was speaking. All I saw was “Fargo” read aloud by some B list porn star dressed as a librarian.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Rudy so wants to make out with her right now.

ExBeautyQueen September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Let’s bomb the bejeezus out of San Fran, New York (ahem Wudy), Chicago, LA, etc… those “flashy” and “cosmopolitan” cities and bastions of culture so that we can become like that painting “American Gothic”…also, let’s burn all books, especially “Farenheit 451″…then allow me, a bitter, right-wing, religious nut/whacko to rule this country because NOTHING says diplomacy and world leader like a speech dripping with sarcasm.

cg September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

John McCain was in combat for 20 days total…then was captured and imprisoned. He’s nuts,she’s nuts and those republican scum are nuts. I just donated to BO campaign!!!!!!!!

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Anyone that tells you Small Town America is just the most decent thing on the planet just needs to go into a Kum-and-Go bathroom off I-79 and read the graffiti on the wall. It’s all “call 555-344-5839 for a good time a dump on your chest.” Small Town America is for perverts.

Godot September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

[re=83192]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: That really makes a lot of sense. Explains the Palin pick, and this disastrous speech as well.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

Breast feed that baby now!!

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

[re=83265]Franklin Pierce & Pierce[/re]: Completely. $10 says it happens in a live, televised event some time before November.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:09 pm

i think one of the delegates just had himself a pantsquake.

“Sarah… SarAAAAAHHH…”

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Well, you can safely assume anyone not a white person or a person of “special needs” is running out to register Democrat.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

[re=83265]Franklin Pierce & Pierce[/re]: Haven’t you been listening? “Community organizer” is the new code word for “negro”

shanadee September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

I swear to God. If I have to listen to this woman’s voice for 4 years…I will personally be sending her the bill for my migraine medicine. That voice (and her stupid ass) has got to go!

ShaqsDong September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

o shit its that nigga mccain!

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

…Trig and Roberta McCain have the same looks on their faces!

HopeNutz September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Shouldn’t that baby have gone to bed hours ago? I mean, seriously.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

They’re going to sacrifice the baby now!

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

OH MAN, it’s Walnuts!

StrangelyBrown September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Brokaw just asked if Obama had the equipment to be President…

graceless September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

and the obligatory surprise entrance from the candidate

Atoz September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

I love how Levi is chewing gum. Probably needed it to keep him from getting jittery without his dip.

robotico September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Karl Rove just ordered a new “slave” wardrobe to wear for Mistress Sarah. Newt Gingrich is IMing her like the little schoolgirl he is. And Lee Atwater just decided to roll out of that grave and get him some of that mean girl too.

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Levi is chewing gum on stage. Classy, chief.

ms_mcgee September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

sweetits: Thank you for the reminder that I can donate in an attempt to never, ever have to hear this woman speak again.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Grandpa in the house.

And he is wearing a Hillary orange tie?

Rodney Badger September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

She is no Hillary Clinton.

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

If SHE were in a POW camp, she’da fucked all the ‘Namese and had a tribe of Downs Syndrome babies with ‘em. God bless America! Convert every Jew!

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

my kid! he’s retarded! my kid! HE’S RETARDED! MY KID!

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Ha! Levi! One day he is porking the local Ho and playing the MySpace gangsta, next day he’s on stage at the RNC!

America is truly the greatest nation.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:10 pm

McCain is doing an Obama, except he’s trying to cop feels on the Palin girls.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

John McCain has T-Rex arms.

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

That baby really is retarded! He’s wearing communist america-hating democrat blue!

Lionel Hutz Esq. September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

John is coming out to thank her and to invite everyone to the Minneapolis Airport’s Men’s Room for his acceptance speech tomorrow.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Omigod Squiggy Arms just came out! That’s so — Obamaesque!

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

UN-FUCKING-BELIEVABLE

Its like watching to fall of Rome while the masses drink from lead pipes.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Get off me Dirty Old Man! Did you see that frigid chemistry between Palin and McCain?

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

…I cant wait to hear Bill Kristols critique.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere’s WALNUTS!

Can McCain not move his trunk or bend his arms? So Palin will be Prez, then.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Rudy is going to cry himself to sleep tonight, because this will bring home to him the fact that, even if McCain loses, he will never, ever be President.

Redhead September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

She’s FINALLY done.

Here’s your summary: McCain spent a long time in a tiny cell getting his fingernails ripped out and electrodes clipped to his nipples and nuts. He’s a REAL American! He fought for you 98374958734 years ago! That means he can do whatever he wants now – and he wants to rule the country so, damnit, he can rule the country! five years man, five years!

Announcer: Yes, we’re questioning whether Obama has the qualifications to be commander-in-chief. Palin, well, there is no doubt – governing all the polar bears is quite character building. But Obama, well… he just does not have the experience.

McCain: (to Palin) what a beautiful family you have, my pretty… heh heh heh

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Seriously, my friends, For 5 and a half years I didn’t own a kitchen table or a lamp.

gradgrind September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Seriously for a moment: that little infant’s hearing could be getting damaged right now.

Rudy's Microphone Wiper-Downer September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Summarization of Palin’s speech:

“Vote for me, and it’ll be Summer all year long! And who wants to eat chimichangas, anyway? I promise a Bonne Bell lip gloss dispenser in all the girls bathrooms!”

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Holy shit. Johnny Mac just eyeballed her ‘taint.

rhubarbpie2 September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

McCain’ll lead us to victory, just like in Viet Nam.

dorothyparker September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

I liked her better when she was just American’s Hottest Governor.

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

HAHAHAHAH!!
McCain’s pulling an Obama!

snig September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

[re=82746]dontmeanship[/re]: No, Bill and Hillary both said Autism during the convention speeches, so the dems get it. Unfunded No child left behind is already doing a number on the special needs kids, so we don’t really any more Republican “special favors”

Darehead September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

Palins all agreed to wear black and grey to not outshine Cindy.

eekahil September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

…hume just sad Simple Trig is a Downs Syndrome baby and he’s so gentle and sweet ‘as they always are”…

blurg.

Oh – but the crowd is chanting Sim-ple Trig Sim-ple Trig”..

bless.

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

They couldn’t get a suit on the young impreganator? Just a sport coat and some slacks? Alas. No class out there in the wilderness. PS. McCain is creepy.

Democratica September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

Well, I think we can add significant hearing loss to Trig’s medical chart.

Palinator September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

Levi is chewing gum!!!!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

Now you good people get out there and BREED!

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:12 pm

The baby is dead and they haven’t noticed????

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

It’s official. Wolf said “she really hit it out of the park.”

professor.cj September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

Everybody run, the homecoming queen’s got a gun.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

Holy crap Keith is pissed.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

Call me a misogynist pig, but Governor Palin is the living embodiment of every boring, opinionated, vapid, loudmouthed, passive-aggressive, judgmental cubicle mate I’ve ever had. Their catchphrase is “Look at these pictures of my kid!”

I had to listen to them opine on 9-11, the War on Christmas, Terri Fucking Schiavo, Evil Sand-Niggers Who Want to Kill us All, our doomed secular culture, the rapture, why I’m going to hell, and Why They Just Don’t Trust That Barack Hussein Obamas.

Jeeeezus.

Valerie September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

haha!! msnbc: “people who like this sort of thing will find it…the sort of thing they like”
EXCELLENT

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

Hey, if he can’t raise his hands above his shoulder maybe that explains his facial skin problems. Could be.

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

That Levi looks intensely awkward. Poor kid.

Upchuck September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

I hope they say this redneck hit homerun! So everybody can say oh NUTZ on those old angry left disses! Then she can make some more speeches she hasn’t been rehearsing for 2 days and we can come up with NEW DISSES!

legglaw September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

What a bunch of inbreds. Literally.

Uncommon Nonsense September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

Jesus Motherfucking Christ. These fuckers even copy their gimmicks from the Democrat Convention.

Refucklicunts: The Microsoft of AmeriKKKan Politrix.

Democratica September 3, 2008 at 11:13 pm

I want to crawl in Chris Matthews’ lap right now.

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:14 pm

Olbermann with the perfect summary of the content.

snig September 3, 2008 at 11:14 pm

[re=83314]HopeNutz[/re]: Dollars to donuts they gave him benadryl. They’re all angels when they’re sleeping. They’ll keep him sedated until November 5th.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:14 pm

Is this the intro music for the King of Cartoons?

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

Olberman angry!

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

There’s gay cowboys on stage! Named Troy!

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

what the fuck is David Brooks talking about???? that was good natured criticism of Obama? She sounded shrill and bitchy

Darehead September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

McCain = My Pharaoh American

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

[re=83306]Palinator[/re]: the baby is dead. just forget it.

AmericanValues September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

OMG CNN is interviewing her sister about their “close knit family” and their many “special needs” children.

Kvinna September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

That voice…It´s Mira Sorvino doing Romy!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

Black guy in a cowboy hat?

knackelflerg September 3, 2008 at 11:15 pm

I hope I am so wrong, but did she actually say something about not having to ‘worry about reading people their rights?’ Drill Baby Drill? This is the stuff of nightmares.

Democratica September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

[re=83358]obfuscator[/re]: Yes, yes, yes. I worked in the exact same place.

Olbermann just called the FLICK!!!!!!

CthuNHu September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Well, that sure was a solid policy-filled address reflecting a deep knowledge of critical issues foreign and domestic. I’m certainly glad she didn’t stoop to smarmy self-congratulatory sneering at caricatures of her opponents.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

HAHAHHA Keith O just called her a combo of Reese Witherspoon’s character in that high school election movie and Norma Rae.

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

‘Rights that the Republican party is trying to get rid of…’

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Only the republicans would remix the Star Spangled Banner

ernie September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

wow cnn is going ape shit over her speech.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Tracy Flick reference from Olbermann. I kind of love him.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Her vagina will connect with voters.
David Gregory said so.

Terry September 3, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Palin’s got those scary eyes of a True Believer. ack

robotico September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

[re=83361]jagorev[/re]: A pit bull with lipstick bit his nuts off.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

Dude, Gretchen Williams totally doesn’t have her hand over her heart. Fucking Communist.

schvitzatura September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

Somewhere in Elysium, HST is smirking and dining on psiloambrosia…

snig September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

[re=82759]SayItWithWookies[/re]: Shhhh. They never told George.

Liquid September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

‘UNDER GOD..!!!!’
Cue the cannons.

barren earth September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

I think she just scared all the independents away from Jerky McInsane.

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm

Now here’s what happens. All the Democrats say the speech sucked because it lacked substance and recycled old attacks. All the Republicans will say it was an amazing, transformational speech that establishes her as a true contender on the national scale. Both sides will spout hyperbolic bullshit. Reality: it was a “meh” speech.

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Cowboy troy, HEYYYYY

AppalachianWino September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

soooo….are we for or against torture now? i can’t keep up.

ernie September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

CNN just became CMT

Queen Regine September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

[re=83117]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: “I officially fucking hate this woman. She hasn’t even said Barry’s name for fuck sake, and as she keeps talking I want her to die. I want her to be destroyed, as if she is some kind of inorganic being. A plague.” THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU SHORTS! I no longer feel my deep Catholic guilt for the sheer hatred I feel for her. Deep appreciation for voicing the sheer disgust I am tasting at this time. Shit…she is truly AWFUL

c-sick September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

so in closing ladies and gentlemen 9/11, 5 1/2 yrs, hockey mom, maverick (pause for applause) USA!!!!

Low overhang September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

I now long for The nattering nabobs of negativism elegance of Spiro Agnew

hatlesshead September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

A Die-nasty is born. Trig for President 20….whatever.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Wow — what a perfectly horrid country-patriotism pastiche maraschino cherry on top of this shit sundae.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Can somebody please get a gun and shoot the baby?

grevillea September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

[re=83371]Keram2[/re]: And when did Andrew Sullivan become a singer? Is this a Republican version of rapping?

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Poor Levi. For just a little snatch now he’s doomed to an annoying mother-in-law, a soon-to-be demanding wife, a newborn kid, and no more strange! No more all night parties, nights out at the bar, hunting & fishing whenever you want to.
Kids, DON’T let this happen to you.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Seriously, fuck the actual MSNBC feed. Watch the unfiltered MSNBC coverage. A country band is playing “Raising McCain.” WTF?!

irisheyes September 3, 2008 at 11:19 pm

oh jesus! David Gregory just called it a “fine speech”. and that she’s made a “very strong start here”

ARRRRRGGGGHHHH!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

This song sadly misses a verse about McCain’s first wife.

j6n September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

She supports the “under God” part of the pledge, but what about “indivisible”?

snig September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

[re=83387]Ilikepigeons[/re]: Seems a lot less practical than just shaking hands.

Viva la Cynthia September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

I think the most disgusting thing about this whole Failin–I mean, Palin thing is that it gives hope to every female member of the Young Conservatives of Texas that I went to college with. They were all bastards, and they should not be encouraged to be as evil as they are…and yet they put this lady up on stage.

TrueBlue2 September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Very mediocre paean to McSame. Ho Hum. Should have brought the Golden Retriever as well as Baby Retard and Prego Bristol.

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

I don’t think the 3rd grade teacher should be president. She’ll just have a trist with a 12 year old, get arrested, flee, then be on “Cops” hiding under an upturned kiddie pool.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

The funny thing is that Palin calls her critics in Alaska “The Haters”. I’m not sure if that’s irony.

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

My friends, she did it. She WILL be your president at some point in the very near future.

Good luck with that! Just don’t come flooding over the border all at once. Bring cash.

hockeymom September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Oh fuck. Fred Barnes is saying she’s got a gift, she’s a natural. Both he and Gregory are talking about how she has a “story to tell”.

Lots of people have stories to tell. Let them tell them. That doesn’t mean they need to be vice president.

Uncommon Nonsense September 3, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Sonofabitch. I normally watch this crap on MSNBC, because it’s like the libtard Faux News, but I was watching this horseshit on CNN, because it’s in HD. But I paused a few times to go refill my liquor. So I was like, 5-7 minutes behind, and I’m reading about Olbermann apparently going batshit, and I couldn’t even enjoy it, because I was still watching the tail end of this clusterfuck of a speech.

Now I’m on MSNBC, but they’re just talking to random audience tards, with some closeted redneck wailing at way too high a volume on stage. Life sucks. Shoot me now.

Or just let me refill my glass. Again.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:21 pm

“We’re all just raisin’ McCain?” Did the campaign really need the undead reference?

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:21 pm

“We’re all just raisin’ McCain…”

he’s gone. he’s dead. let him GO.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:21 pm

What is a hockey mom? does she play hockey with other moms?
what? does she wear lipstick while she drives herself to hockey?

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:21 pm

When the house is a rockin’ don’t bother knockin’
The Palins are making more kin!

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:21 pm

Wolf Blizer just said “A star is born.” I think he meant a tampon was born.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:22 pm

Republicans are scary. I just defriended every single person on facebook whose status said something positive about that speech because, well, they are obviously insane.

irisheyes September 3, 2008 at 11:22 pm

Newt Gingrich is on the Daily Show. He’s gotten HUGE. Seriously, like he’s put on 100 pounds.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:22 pm

[re=83380]Democratica[/re]: I DREAD having to listen to them squeeee over this speech tomorrow. They’ll be all, “She’s just like meeeeee!”.

I’ll be all, “Yes. Yes, she is.”

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:22 pm

Nothing like a little Jerry Lee Lewis piano playing to remind us of what Republican values are about — marrying your 13-year-old cousin.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

I can’t wait to see how they spin this shit. I can’t wait to see the polls. Dear Lord, how long until November…

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

[re=83407]chascates[/re]: You’re probably unaware that in Alaska, having a wife and kids is considered a reason to go out to a bar, go hunting, go fishing, and screw your neighbor’s wife when he’s up on an oil rig on the frozen tundra.

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

When do we get to see her shoot polar bears from an unfinished bridge?

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

[re=83406]grevillea[/re]: The Republican version of rapping is taking a legitimate form of music and butchering it at frat parties and WWE events. The Republican version of rapping would also be like 1000x more white and involve a pack of unfiltered Marlboros. Flavor Country!

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

[re=83223]kittykat[/re]: No. It’s Jane Curtin.

you cannot be serious September 3, 2008 at 11:23 pm

Seriously, I need a barf bag. Stewardess!

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:24 pm

hee hee. dancing Republicans as CNN does a voice-over about the approaching hurricane

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:25 pm

[re=83428]SayItWithWookies[/re]: Are you a little bit more happy with the Biden VP pick – meaning someone who can dish it out with a woman who wants to fight?

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:25 pm

[re=83413]Viva la Cynthia[/re]: It’s okay. They’re all pregnant with a million hillbilly babies now.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:26 pm

[re=83430]The 3-Legged Man[/re]: And the state will send you money every year to boot? How long as this been going on? And you’re OK with up to an ounce of herb?

Hopetarded September 3, 2008 at 11:26 pm

Andrea Mitchell is visibly frightened of Judith 9ui11iani’s terrible, terrible face.

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:26 pm

according to Rudy, most of America is made up of small-town mayors.

hrhkingfriday September 3, 2008 at 11:26 pm

K. I’m puking red white and blue, its time to call it a night.

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:26 pm

[re=83117]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: You always know how to cheer me up

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:27 pm

I wonder if she’ll let Jeb Bush be her VP in 2012?

Texas2Step September 3, 2008 at 11:27 pm

[re=83098]Ilikepigeons[/re]:OMG! I think my head is going to EXPLODE!!!

hockeymom September 3, 2008 at 11:27 pm

[re=83400]Queen Regine[/re]: Can I join on your hate bandwagon? I think our only hope is that the smart, WASPY republicans stay home because they can’t vote for a dem and they’re smart enough not to be able to pull the lever for Norma Rae of the Frozen Tundra. Otherwise, civilization is doomed.

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:28 pm

“Rudith Giuliani.” That’s perfect.

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:28 pm

At least she honored the bit about family being off-limits. I mean, she didn’t refer to the bastard child once! Well, enough about Bush….

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:28 pm

There’s only one thing that we need to highlight about this speech – she curled her lip and sneered at the Democrats for wanting to protect the human rights of detainees. That decides it. One party in this election sneers and mocks at the very notion that we should respect the rights of prisoners captured in our war on terror, while it milks every sob available from the suffering of American POWs. She sneered at the concept of universal human rights.

Nothing else matters, really. Her babies and the mooseburgers and all that are a stupid distraction. She supports illegal detention and torture. She, and by extension McCain, have chosen to embrace Bush whole heartedly. Now my hatred is general – it’s not just Bush and his cronies, it’s the whole fucking gang of criminal thugs, all of whom need to be destroyed, regardless of age and gender. Fuck them all.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:29 pm

[re=83433]d4g33z[/re]: Yeah, it’s Jane!!!! That frozen smile, sarcasm spewing out while foot is going in….

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:29 pm

[re=83436]Delicious[/re]: or was that Shorts that was going batshit about Biden. I can’t keep track of my batshit.

AngryBlakGuy September 3, 2008 at 11:29 pm

…I want to beat 9ui11iani with a sack full of quarters!!!

schvitzatura September 3, 2008 at 11:29 pm

[re=83310]jagorev[/re]: The Southern Strategized white folk used to bury “community organizers” in levees, right?

schvitzatura September 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm

We’re all community organizers now…

joyshine September 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm

OMG!!! WHY IS CNN KISSING ASS! THIS SPEECH WAS HORRIBLE!!! THIS LOSING TEAM CANNOT WIN!!!

ReverendGreen September 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm

[re=82832]CthuNHu[/re]: I don’t believe these claims – if Republicans excel at only one thing (and they do) it’s engaging in ego-driven competition that funds money to Saudi Arabia by wasting gas.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm

Off topic but fucking incredible: 759 comments? I think that’s a record.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm

Her vagina has energized the right

BillyT September 3, 2008 at 11:31 pm

Where’s John McCain’s executive experience?? If serving as Mayor of Wasilla was her key to the White House, and John McSame has none, why is she the VP nominee?

DieOnTheTurnpike September 3, 2008 at 11:31 pm

They’re doing roll call now? Isn’t past the bedtimes for most of these fossils?

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:32 pm

[re=83448]jagorev[/re]: Pop quiz! What was more disgusting, her disdain for human rights, or the crowd’s thunderous applause for it?

Uncommon Nonsense September 3, 2008 at 11:33 pm

[re=83448]jagorev[/re]: You’re ever so right. But you sadly make the mistaken assumption that you’re preaching to anything other than the choir here.

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:33 pm

Buchanan just called it a ‘secessional’ speech.

villageatrois September 3, 2008 at 11:33 pm

I watched to the bitter end, and she didn’t flash her lactating masses. And then “Star Spangled Banner” with Black Abe was the warmup act for NASCAR music. The end.

badco/LoJ September 3, 2008 at 11:34 pm

What a nasty, sarcastic bunch of bullshit. Just an ugly fucking night.

hockeymom September 3, 2008 at 11:34 pm

[re=83422]Ilikepigeons[/re]: A hockey mom is someone who, the second she stops working, gets in the SUV (hybrid), already loaded up with stinky hockey equipment and spends the next three or four hours driving between at least two different rinks in different parts of the state. She ends up eating a lot of stale popcorn at poorly lit rinks, feeding her children crap, doing homework on a cement floor with whatever child happens to NOT be playing hockey at the moment, maybe handing them off to her husband at some point, then doing it all over again the next day.

And it’s worth every second when you see your kids light up with joy the minute they hit the ice. It’s probably not something most people get…but for those of you on the board who grew up playing pond hockey every night until it got dark, you get it.

Unless you are talking about Sarah Palin. Then hockeymom is just another work for Republican Tool with Ladyparts.

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

(smoking a cigarette)

was it as good for you as it was for me?

AngerBoy September 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

I was surprised to learn tonight that political speeches can actually make your nuts hurt.

Magoo September 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

Palin = Hilary Faye in “SAVED!”

angrymommy September 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

you’ll pardon me if i don’t shake YOUR hand….

NoWireHangers September 3, 2008 at 11:35 pm

[re=83448]jagorev[/re]: It’s enraging. The GOP is disgusting, and must be destroyed. Too bad the decision making is up to the same assholes in swing states who fucked us hard the past two elections…

obfuscator September 3, 2008 at 11:36 pm

They’re jacking off about how this is a historic first because a Republican woman is on the ticket.

Am I to understand that GOP women are now worthy to be vp, 24 years after Dems decided the same thing?

The 3-Legged Man September 3, 2008 at 11:36 pm

[re=83438]chascates[/re]: Alaska is giving almost every resident a check for $3,300 this year. That’s about $2Billion from the fiscally conservative Palin, although most of it comes from the Permanent Fund they’ve built from oil taxes. She also just authorized $100,000 in state funds for her own attorney in the investigation of her.

She didn’t mention how she actually spoke out against a recent clean water initiative that would have restricted discharges from the massive Pebble Mine project, which will be the largest precious metal mine in this hemisphere, with more gold and platinum and other metals (like lead, arsenic, etc.) than have ever been discovered. When it leaks into the region’s rivers, it could make the Exxon Valdez disaster look like a small puddle of oil.

She probably didn’t want to say that she insists on continuing Alaska’s aerial predator control program, which allows shooting wolves from airplanes….

…or the Clean Elections ballot measure she opposed that would have forbidden special interests from funding local candidates….

She did, at least, repeat the lie about the Bridge to Nowhere that she fully supported but now claims she was against.

She’s quite consistent. Convenient truths.

simetrias September 3, 2008 at 11:36 pm

[re=83448]jagorev[/re]: That right, Jagorev. Kinda like the papa bull and the son bull in the nosebleed seats at the convention…. see all those cows down there, dad? Whatta ya say we run down there and fuck us one! Tell ya what, son. Let’s walk down there and

FUCK EM ALL!!!!

Delicious September 3, 2008 at 11:36 pm

Buchanan: “stiletto into Obama.”

PolicyWhore September 3, 2008 at 11:37 pm

Oh, how the MSM just LOVES her and her family. She’s so smart and cute! Blah, Blah, Blah, it was crap! Like watching Kathy Lee or Kelly Rippa.

AmuseRiot September 3, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Begun the 21st century culture wars have…

Buffy and Hildegard September 3, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Can we talk seriously? I think her sarcasm and mockery were disgusting and terribly unattractive. Again, I cannot believe the people who EVER thought this unmitigated bitch was attractive. Attractive like fucking cruella deville.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Can we start calling her a GINEWTF? Cuz, she could blow me to shut her the fuck up, but fucking? Uh, no.

Democratica September 3, 2008 at 11:38 pm

[re=83453]schvitzatura[/re]: Amen my brother. Amen. (Just curious, we’re not gonna break the Wonkette or anything, are we?)

Queen Regine September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

[re=83445]hockeymom[/re]: You can ride shotgun…we can travel town to town encouraging the WASPY Repubs to stay home or go to the Club on election day. Otherwise, I agree, civilization is doomed.

OffTheRecord September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

I am going to go cry now. I am too young to have to put up with this shit.

d4g33z September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

[re=83455]Keram2[/re]: Off topic in a Wonkette thread?
But seriously, Wonkette needs to invent something an interface like nico nico douga . Comments flying across in realtime. The potential is huge!

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

Her line about being a Servant (biblically, speaking I reckon) was a good one. How has Todd not become a heroin addict after 24 years of her? Thank god he has ‘some college’. (Majored in moonshin’ and minored in poachin’)

knitgrrl September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

[re=83477]NoWireHangers[/re]: Don’t look at us (Ohio). Look at Diebold.

SayItWithWookies September 3, 2008 at 11:39 pm

[re=83436]Delicious[/re]: That’s a good point. And I hope Biden shreds her mercilessly. Starting tomorrow, actually.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 11:41 pm

Anyone who feels sorry for her after the beating she gets for this kind of attack can just look up in a rainstorm and drown themselves.

DC Spring September 3, 2008 at 11:41 pm

OMG, the EST late crowd, thank you thank you thank you.

The mid-evening pile-in was waaaaay earnest and partisan. An’ juvie.

Just tryin to keep the faith with snark, however surreal it might end up. A looooong ways, guess

Equal Oppo. All dumb ideas shredded here:

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:42 pm

be[re=83493]chascates[/re]: because meth is cheaper

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:42 pm

My aunt said it is admirable how she takes care of “Mongoloid” children. It’s sooo 2008…

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:42 pm

Arizona respectfully passed. HAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Buffy and Hildegard September 3, 2008 at 11:44 pm

That fucking old crap-panted dolt Brokaw just said she was presented in a “very winning way.” What? This speech was the verbal equivalent of unleashing a seething, salivating, rabid swamp sow to sink her yellowed fangs into Obama’s ankle. Um. Winning? No.

snott September 3, 2008 at 11:45 pm

What? Why did Arizona pass?

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:46 pm

[re=83499]Gopherit v2.0[/re]: But it’s unfair to challenge republican women… ever! That’s like challenging a POW. You are no patriot mein friend.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:46 pm

[re=83503]ForeignSickSpecialist[/re]: And McCain takes care of one of those Bangladash children.

CivicHoliday September 3, 2008 at 11:47 pm

I swear to Jeebus, if they get a big bump from this trash, I’m moving to Dubai.

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:48 pm

[re=83513]snott[/re]: Arizona passed because Sarah was in the slow lane. (I’m drinking straight out of the bottle now.)

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:49 pm

snott: i’m hoping i’m just too drunk…

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:49 pm

hockey vagina lipstick

jagorev September 3, 2008 at 11:51 pm

[re=83480]simetrias[/re]: Yeah, this is a new feeling for me. I am enraged, but it’s a kind of concentrated, purposeful rage. It’s no longer enough to just mouth off about her on blogs. I am going to do everything I can possibly do to get Obama elected. It’s no longer really about hoping for change in some abstract way, it’s about fighting to prevent evil assholes from continuing their reign. Congratulations, Sarah, you’ve just converted this lazy-ass blogger into a dedicated volunteer and organizer, and I will devote every free moment I have to ensuring your defeat, bitch.

Keram2 September 3, 2008 at 11:51 pm

[re=83492]d4g33z[/re]: I feel like anything san snark on a Wonkette post is off topic.

Gopherit v2.0 September 3, 2008 at 11:51 pm

[re=83513]snott[/re]: So they can be the ones to put him over the top.

Good thing he’s getting the nomination, since the republicans already nominated Palin for VP at her own suggestion. Whore.

Did I mention she is a lying whore yet?

Maurice Levy September 3, 2008 at 11:52 pm

Chuck Todd just barely resisted saying the speech was too “bitchy.”

carolyns September 3, 2008 at 11:52 pm

“Sarah (sic) you ignorant slut”

chascates September 3, 2008 at 11:54 pm

[re=83520]CivicHoliday[/re]:DON’T! Halliburton is moving its headquarters there & Darth Cheney has his ‘getaway’ condo there as well. There’s lots of room up Alaska way I hear tell.

Ilikepigeons September 3, 2008 at 11:55 pm

[re=83482]Delicious[/re]: buchanan in stillettos

drunk_on_the_pitch September 3, 2008 at 11:55 pm

drinking the pain away

Komando September 3, 2008 at 11:55 pm

Thank the sweet baby jeebus that somebody called her on lying about taxes. I wish it hadn’t been the the known devotee of homosexualism, Jeffrey Toobin, but I’ll take what I can get.

bugland September 3, 2008 at 11:56 pm

dayum. look at all these states passing on McCain.

ForeignSickSpecialist September 3, 2008 at 11:58 pm

[re=83541]Ilikepigeons[/re]: Bay? She looks a lot better than I remember…

meister September 4, 2008 at 12:00 am

Todd is Part Eskimo!! Which part??

Fighting Bill September 4, 2008 at 12:00 am

C*nt Fist

Ilikepigeons September 4, 2008 at 12:03 am

C U N T R Y

FIRST

Ilikepigeons September 4, 2008 at 12:04 am

PAT, NOT BAY!

bugland September 4, 2008 at 12:05 am

…stunt, stunt, stunt…

badco/LoJ September 4, 2008 at 12:06 am

[re=83545]bugland[/re]: They’re passing so that Arizona will push him over the top.

WTF is a “great patriott”?

BrownL September 4, 2008 at 12:06 am

Man, I needed to cleanse my palate after all this…

Ilikepigeons September 4, 2008 at 12:06 am

[re=83471]hockeymom[/re]:

Thank you so much hockeymom.

can we call her a hockey cunt?

Uncommon Nonsense September 4, 2008 at 12:07 am

[re=83520]CivicHoliday[/re]: Jesus Chrispies, you had to reach, but you finally found the one nation more hostile to human rights than Bush’s US of A.

Goddamn, United Arab Emirates? You serious?

Hope you don’t partake of any poppy-seed bagels before you hop on that flight, “my friend.”

Ilikepigeons September 4, 2008 at 12:08 am

[re=83471]hockeymom[/re]: thanks again for explaining.

DC Spring September 4, 2008 at 12:11 am

[re=83532]jagorev[/re]: This is more like it. Get those mason-illuminati helicopter gunship convoys from buzzing my neighborhood at 2am and that’ll be just fine. All power to yr arm.

I’m falling out of love with living on the DC border.

You make good points earlier, as above; It’s a teary and ozymandial time for the rule of law. Anyone who wants to fight the big shredder on this has my support.

Uncommon Nonsense September 4, 2008 at 12:11 am

[re=83565]BrownL[/re]: You cocktease. You send me to a great speech . . . until I read the comments.

“No child left behind” rejects really shouldn’t be permitted to comment on YouTube. Actually, no one should. Ever. The end.

Anonymous Office Zombie September 4, 2008 at 12:12 am

[re=83532]jagorev[/re]: Exactly the same effect this had on me. The idea of this Nazi dominatrix in PTA clothing and Ratfuck Giuliani and all these mean-spirited, small-town idiot-bastards laughing in victory is too much.

bugland September 4, 2008 at 12:12 am

please, please, please, please tell me America is not dumb enough to buy this.

and well you’re at it, tell me the Repubs won’t rig the election in- ohhh, say- FLORIDA.

make me another fucking pina colada, too.

Strappo September 4, 2008 at 12:16 am

[re=83566]Ilikepigeons[/re]: we must call her a hockey cunt. there is simply no better description. besides “lady macbeth in mukluks.” (my coinage!)

Mr. Evercool September 4, 2008 at 12:16 am

Political “Extreme Makeover” — tonite was the reveal. We live in an era of shite.

you cannot be serious September 4, 2008 at 12:20 am

I manage a team of 2500 people and a multi-million dollar budget. Can I be VP too?

you cannot be serious September 4, 2008 at 12:25 am

BTW – I think it’s a Blue Star flag pin. For families who have someone in the service in harm’s way. Admiral that, but he hasn’t shipped out just yet. I think I heard that somewhere.

greatgooglymoogly September 4, 2008 at 12:27 am

She did better than I expected. This will take time but she can be dismantled. The press won’t touch her though, and the Dems need to think carefully about their counterpunches. She’s basically GWB with more coherent speaking skills. This is not good.

Uncommon Nonsense September 4, 2008 at 12:27 am

Sigh. I can’t believe I have to pull myself out of sarcastic, snark mode for this.

STOP IT STOP IT STOP IT. WE WILL WIN. WE HAVE TO. STOP GIVING UP AND GETTING PESSIMISTIC.

You’re being caught up in the moment. This dumb bitch, if she doesn’t completely self-destruct the fuck up between now and November, will be knocked the fuck out in the VP debates. McCain’s quaint little antique grandfather clock will be cleaned by Hopey in the weeks to come. And in the debates, it’ll be some Nixon vs. Kennedy type shit all over again. Muffuckers will see the shiny Boy Wonder next to the Crypt Keeper, and it’ll be case closed. A couple of elections of being genius at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory tends to teach you a few things. Most Dems haven’t learned the lessons. A few, like Our Man Hopey (TM), have.

Don’t underestimate the genius of Barack Obama, Inc. They beat the one and only Democratic machine that managed to crush the Refucks — Clinton & Co. And not only that, but they grabbed them by the balls, bent them to their will, and made them endorse him without reservation. Friends, if they can do that, there’s not much they CAN’T do. They crushed the biggest political operation in the last several decades. They look friendly, squeaky-clean, and well-behaved. They are, for the most part. But poke them with a stick, and they’ll bite your motherfucking balls off, then force you to thank them for it.

None of which is to say that any of us can afford to get complacent. But this long national nightmare WILL fucking end in a couple of months, as long as we don’t take our eyes off the proverbial prize, as long as we don’t DARE get the LEAST bit comfortable because a daily snapshot poll suggests we might be doing OK, and as long as we keep working. HARD. We WILL win this motherfucker.

Apropos of nothing, but I’m a diehard Mac fan, and have been since 1995ish or so. Back then, they laughed (if they didn’t spit) in my face for it. Nowadays, the common wisdom is that Microsoft is dying, and nobody with half a brain cell would touch that smelly turd with a 94-foot stick. It took longer than I would’ve liked, but people finally figured it out and ditched that sinking ship in droves.

The same will happen with this thing we call Amerika. It took fucking long enough, but crack open your history books. (Books — remember them shits?) It’s happened before. It’ll happen again.

scwrud September 4, 2008 at 12:32 am

Was it just a few weeks ago that she didn’t know what a vice president does all day? Dear Lord Jesus, we jis’ pray that you won’t let her intern with Dick Cheney, amen.

kellycisco September 4, 2008 at 12:39 am

66% are less likely to vote for McCain because of Palin VP nomination, according to MSNBC Poll

Slummervillain September 4, 2008 at 12:42 am

i’ll give the lady her due, she did well. however, when she has to think on the fly and say something slightly more involved than a talking point, it will get interesting.
gramps is desperately trying to steal the CHANGE mantra, and she is his change agent. apart from the drilling on the north slope, she basically lifted obama’s energy plan!?! talk about change you can xerox….it’s kind of like the GOP is constantly playing catch-up. get your own gig (aside from torture/spying/debt/recession/ineptitude)….

crh86 September 4, 2008 at 12:44 am

I love that the homemade signs added an unnecessary apostrophe- Hockey Mom’s for Palin! Hockey Mom’s for sum darn good educashun!

AxmxZ September 4, 2008 at 1:00 am

So… Obama is a small-time community organizer, and he’s simultaneously a big-time elitist San Francisco fag who hates small towns? MAKE UP YOUR GODDAMN MIND PEOPLE!

ms_mcgee September 4, 2008 at 1:03 am

Never thought I’d quote Jamie Lee Curtis, but she has a point on Palin: The problem is I may be relatable and share some of your experiences and concerns but you don’t want me as president of United States. Relatability gets you nothing in a complex financial crisis. Relatability doesn’t help you understand the Gordian knot of trouble in the Middle East….http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-lee-curtis/debate-not-relate_b_123491.html

obfuscator September 4, 2008 at 1:15 am

Towns bigger than 5500: Elitist and fancy(read: faggy and ethnic).

Community organizer: Lazy make-work rabble rousing colored who concerns himself with those not rich enough to attend the RNC.

meister September 4, 2008 at 1:16 am

Poor Levi. He will soon be joining his Bro Track in Iraq. Iraq Track. Anyway, he is going to join the Army. The RNC, at request of Ms. Palin, got him an MOS as a fuel truck driver in Fallujah.

morristhepat September 4, 2008 at 1:33 am

Ok, let me chime in. (Oh God, so much is soo wrong with this.) Well delivered written-for-her speech, given to an arena of old, fat, apparently uneducated white people. Poor little Mongoloid baby being exploited. Cute toddler child spittling said baby’s hair in place. (Eew) Sad, disfunctional family appearing on stage with old sad white guy who wants to be Prez! Wow! I’m so convinced. (Huh?)

scwrud September 4, 2008 at 1:35 am

I’m thinking that after that speech, she went backstage to lap up a saucer of warm milk. Do you suppose she carries the baby in her mouth, by the scruff of his neck?

greatgooglymoogly September 4, 2008 at 1:36 am
apocalypsethen September 4, 2008 at 1:36 am

why is there so much praise for this speech? I don’t see it. yeah–she didn’t puke on her shoes. so what? shouldn’t the bar be a little higher for the vice presidency?

njdon September 4, 2008 at 1:37 am

just woke up. did i miss somethin?

rove was just thinkin’: she could have a gun accident overnight.

edgydrifter September 4, 2008 at 1:39 am

So fucked. We are so very, very fucked. Goodnight, Amerikkka, oh nation of benukulared tards.

meister September 4, 2008 at 1:44 am

[re=82629]ms_mcgee[/re]: All the clapping makes his hangover worse.

trophy(forparticipation)wife September 4, 2008 at 2:02 am

Okay, which one of you whores wrote her speech?

llyn September 4, 2008 at 2:06 am

[re=82815]bwill[/re]: Bravo!

sanantonerose September 4, 2008 at 2:09 am

[re=82881]zippy[/re]: WIN 4 ALL ETERNITY

Bramlet Abercrombie September 4, 2008 at 2:15 am

[re=83613]Uncommon Nonsense[/re]: Thank you. Yes. Foul balls can also be “hit out of the park.”

meister September 4, 2008 at 2:34 am

[re=83680]morristhepat[/re]: Of course, Fat Ass Michelle Obama’s disgustingly boring video followed by her dragging her two Obama Spawn across the stage was at least as putrid. But there is always hope. Someone may take Palin under their wing and teach her how to talk, and maybe even teach FA Michelle how to act in public.

trai_dep September 4, 2008 at 2:43 am

…But which one is a little bit Country, and which one is a little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll?

jasonelias September 4, 2008 at 2:46 am

This speech was a lot like that 1992 speech Pat Buchanan gave, “The Culture Wars.” That hunk of steaming hot garbage is on the YouTubes, I couldn’t get past the 4 minute mark. As I’ve said, well, everywhere, I’m glad Palin did this, it showed how angry and hard-right she is. I’ve seen a few VP/running mate speeches and I’ve never seen one so angry, so bereft of ideas, hope and intelligence.
If they want to play it this way, they do so at their own peril. There isn’t a lot of votes beyond the base that will go for this–and they don’t like McCain like they liked Bush anyway.

llyn September 4, 2008 at 2:58 am

[re=83103]OffTheRecord[/re]: We need an amendment to the Constitution, one stating that no person shall serve as president or vice president who is unable to pronounce the word “nuclear” correctly.

llyn September 4, 2008 at 3:09 am

[re=83186]snig[/re]: Just came on your post about constitutional amendment. Hadn’t seen it when I made the same proposal a few minutes ago (damn, this is a looong thread). Great minds and all that! I like the way we think.

the doctor September 4, 2008 at 3:18 am

Well, the fundies I’ve seen were impressed for some reason. I cannot seem to find anyone who will say why they were impressed, though. But since most of her strongest talking points were outright lies I think we will still be pretty okay!

ZLN September 4, 2008 at 3:45 am

Ten bucks donated to to Barack is better than ten “Fuck you Sarah Palin”s. Nothing will make me happier than to see that self-proclaimed lipstick-wearing pitbull cry her eyes out when she & Walnuts McCain go down in flaming DEFEAT on November 4.

Wagamuffin September 4, 2008 at 4:05 am

Keith is not happy as he hoped she would fall flat on her ass.

So, here’s what I’ve got from reading the posts on this thread :

snarky
terrible accent
bitchy
her voice (which was much improved in pitch and cadence from last week)

Oh, what’s that sound I’m hearing??? Why, it’s 18 million cracks, all who have been called the same thing, at some time or another, and who say: WTF! I didn’t fight for equal rights or bust my hump in Iraq, or wrack up student debt to get ahead or work two jobs to afford my crap mortgage so that a bunch of ‘dudes would still be asking “why can’t you just stay home with your kid???” No, right now, they’re saying, “Shit, I could go to Starbucks with that woman. We might not agree on nuclear proliferation issues, and I sure hope she wouldn’t restrict my reproductive rights, but I have these kind of arguments with my friend SHirley across the street all the time. We agree to disagree. And then we hug. And so far, Shirley hasn’t blown up the street. They’re also thinking: she’s funny. And feisty. And she did what I’d like to do: freak out everyone who ever thought I would fall flat on my ass (shout-out to Keith). Hmmm. I wonder if she’s the same size as me. We could share clothes!”

Now, I’m not saying that she will actually turn a lot of people. But she has just made the base feel a lot better, so they might come out to vote. Party reform (as i heard it tonight) is the only way they can go (and with a rating of like, what? 3% approval? Bush obviously has pissed off many in his own party). Maybe she’ll fall on her ass yet. Maybe all the surrogates will do the heavy lifting.

But I will say this: the Dems screwed themselves by not putting Hil on the ticket. They could have covered off every “historical” contingency. Dammit, dammit, dammit. I can’t even vote–and I am so pissed right now.

tropaean September 4, 2008 at 5:16 am

[re=82600]hrhkingfriday[/re]: Somebody’s on it already.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/tfr/822433882.html

the doctor September 4, 2008 at 5:23 am

[re=83773]tropaean[/re]: Sarah Palin should go to Atlanta and star in a porn to appeal to feminists. Then when the librul media catches on and reports on it, they can play the sexism card, further alienating everyone, ever.

tropaean September 4, 2008 at 5:38 am

[re=83775]the doctor[/re]: I’d rather see Sabine Ehrenfeld, who is actually hot, do it. The nimrods are all using her picture and calling it Palin anyway.

http://img373.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sabine58ss.jpg

Robbertjan September 4, 2008 at 6:10 am

[re=82628]rikitikitavi[/re]: Oh that’s just fucking awesome. You got to love how the GOP loves their symbolism. first they had Ronald Wilson Reagan, and it’s no coincidence that all three names have 6 letters in it and now we have S.S.on the ticket.

Hmm, let’s loosen my thin foil hat.

Robbertjan September 4, 2008 at 6:13 am

[re=82622]knitgrrl[/re]: and looks like Marcy Darcy from Married with Children. SP the Sitcom VP.

moviechick September 4, 2008 at 6:32 am

She was kind of stupid to mention only Barack Obama’s community organizing days to compare to herself. He was straight out of college, like 22 years-old and hadn’t even gone to Harvard yet. She just compared her experience as mayor TWO years ago to something Obama did 25 years ago. I mean, I guess if Sarah Palin right now were running against the 24 year-old Barack Obama, she could maybe make that argument. Three weeks ago, she was all ready to jump on the Obama bandwagon. Plus, the factual errors were just too abundant. “Bridge to Nowhere” my ass. Get your own history right lady!

PentagonBookkeeper September 4, 2008 at 7:34 am

[re=83479]The 3-Legged Man[/re]: Yeah, the Pebble Mine Incident, I predict, will end in a bloody Civil War between Nanook of the North, who doesn’t want the last of the truly free, and democratic salmon to be forced to die a cruel death, poisoned by the gold and copper byproducts, and his cousin, Nuni of the Noowath, who wants them good paying mining jobs.

That PTA gig really must’ve made an impression on everybody in Wasilly…
Jeannie C.Riley’s “Harper Valley PTA”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn4-2qMErgM

Damn, someone must’ve gotten to her (after reading Wonkette of course) and taught her the correct way to pronounce “nuclear”. Is anyone disturbed that the “chicken in every pot” this time around, is going to be a nuclear plant in EVERY STATE?

gliberal September 4, 2008 at 7:45 am

Never mind all that. She can suck the chrome off a trailer hitch.

SkimLatteModerate September 4, 2008 at 8:05 am

I thought a good night’s sleep would fix it, but every time I try to snark it just gets overwritten by blinding rage. The only positive thing I can say is that they probably weren’t attempting to embolden both bases, but they certainly did it.

Interloper60 September 4, 2008 at 8:49 am

Did anyone see the little girl spit shine Trig’s head? Ewwww. Sure they aren’t Wolfowitz’s evil spawn?

Deez Walnuts September 4, 2008 at 9:07 am

Does she get her job as Governor back after she loses this race for McCain in November?

I hope so. Cuz Negative Nancy’s got a lot of mouths to feed.

Switters September 4, 2008 at 9:08 am

I think we should start a campaign to have Sarah Palin go to the South Side of Chicago and do some community organizing. There is a lot of time between here and November and she makes it sound so easy! If she can completely reform Alaskan politics in two years cleaning up a few housing projects in a month or two should be a piece of cake.

trophy(forparticipation)wife September 4, 2008 at 9:09 am

Have never seen the baby awake.

Just saying.

snig September 4, 2008 at 9:48 am

[re=83151]Liquid[/re]: There is a company called thermoenergy (disclosure: I own some shares),that’s working on a “wet” process to extract energy from coal (and other stuff) as opposed to burning it. Mercury and other toxins are extracted on site as opposed to being releases. Kind of pie in the sky, but may work. Yes, we still have to rape the earth and have miners killed to get the coal out, but nobody’s perfect. They also have some projects involving detoxification of industrial/municipal waste.

snig September 4, 2008 at 9:53 am

[re=83751]llyn[/re]: yes, long thread. I was staring at your post, and wondering how/why they’d screwed up and changed my name to Llyn. I’m glad there’s at least two of us who think this.

Sire Says September 4, 2008 at 2:18 pm

Oh lookie right here, Sarah Palin’s own fancy swirly handwriting praising her city council for bringing in 420k for a new poop tank in Wasilla. What earmarks?!

tocute2btrue September 4, 2008 at 7:56 pm

Geraldine Ferraro ? wasn’t that Jimmy Carters’ pet Cow and didn’t Bush Senior breed her and out popped Nancy Pelosi?

tennessee Jed clampett September 5, 2008 at 1:51 pm

“real McCain of genius” beer commercial:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6xR-_fvUOY

don’t bust a gut!

PentagonBookkeeper September 5, 2008 at 4:07 pm

[re=83005]villageatrois[/re]: We are all Gravinians!!!

I read that she used a big chunk of the Bridge to Nowhere money, to build the Gravina Island’s necessary road which would have given the islanders a road to the bridge so that they could get the hell off of that island. After criticism from McBush, she reneges on her commitment to develop Gravina, in favor of other Alaskan Transportation Development.

“The state, however, never gave back any of the money that was originally earmarked for the Gravina Island bridge, said Weinstein and Elerding.
In fact, the Palin administration has spent “tens of millions of dollars” in federal funds to start building a road on Gravina Island that is supposed to link up to the yet-to-be-built bridge, Weinstein said.”

http://www.reuters.com/article/vcCandidateFeed7/idUSN3125537020080901?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=10216

BruceLee5000 September 5, 2008 at 6:23 pm

I know nobody is reading this thread at this point, but last night in bed an awesome/terrible/elitist joke came to me. I suspect others have all ready come up with it or variations, but regardless.

In regards to Sarah Palin,

Q?: What’s the Difference Between a Hockey Mom and a Pit Bull?

A: The Pit Bull was Spayed.

We would also accept variations on, “Had the decency to get spayed,” “knew when to get spayed, ect…” but also “The Pit Bull Believes in a Bitch’s Right to Get Spayed. Keep your dog laws off my body.”

I’m sorry. The lipstick went to my head…

Smoke Filled Roommate September 10, 2008 at 3:04 am

[re=87343]BruceLee5000[/re]: Unfortunately, the pit bull didn’t have a DIE-a-phragm.

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