TROOPERGATE  9:37 pm October 10, 2008

Liberal Alaskan Laws Smear Sarah Palin

by Jim Newell

So what’s the deal, is this gal a rotten crook? Will the Obama wolves throw her in the slammer with her corrupt robber friends? Lil’ impeachment action? We don’t know, you’ll have to ask Jeffrey Toobin or his rich lawyer commentator friends. The point: in 25 days, she’ll return to governing a state where everyone hates her slimy guts. [Anchorage Daily News, Report PDF]

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tocute2btrue October 10, 2008 at 9:42 pm

There is nothing anyone can say that would change my mind about Sarah.
She is beautiful, intelligent,and moral all the things that I am not.
If I had her as my VP I could rule the World.
Dam she is AWESOME!

rocktonsammy October 10, 2008 at 9:42 pm

I was expecting it to be written in crayon or whale blubber, First Dud, fire up the hellocopter, we’re a goin huntin.

grendel October 10, 2008 at 9:43 pm

Schadenfreude needs an official dance. Srsly… best day ever… McCain has to defend Obama from nutjobs and Palin is declared a crook. I’m giddy…

President Beeblebrox October 10, 2008 at 9:43 pm

Well, we *hope* she’ll be returning to Alaska, anyway. Diebold may see it differently.

Rush October 10, 2008 at 9:44 pm

Editors, please remimd us each year of who she was and what fun we had with her. Her 15 minutes is nearing a close.

Texan Bulldoggette October 10, 2008 at 9:44 pm

“So what’s the deal, is this gal a rotten crook?” Yes!

HuskyMescan October 10, 2008 at 9:44 pm

Alaska can really poop em out.

Beans October 10, 2008 at 9:45 pm

OMG!!!! I am so shocked. Sarah Palin misused her power? And First Dude–You misused power that wasn’t even yours!

I am stunned that the snowbillies acted like a pair of bullies.

But then–She didn’t abort her retard baby, did she? What more do you people want?

astroprofeddie October 10, 2008 at 9:46 pm

Alaska is in the tank for Obama…wait no it isn’t…. so much for the talking points memo
blank is in the tank…..

SayItWithWookies October 10, 2008 at 9:46 pm

Well, a maverick wouldn’t violate ethics rules. So any silly government report saying she did is obviously biased.

Spackle Camshaft Palin October 10, 2008 at 9:48 pm

[re=130404]astroprofeddie[/re]: Clearly, in this case, laws are IN THE TANK

BobLoblawLawBlog October 10, 2008 at 9:49 pm

No, really, what does this mean? I saw that there will be no criminal investigation. So then, what? Do they lash her a few times with a wet noodle? Cause if they sell that video, this economic crisis might be ovah.

chascates October 10, 2008 at 9:50 pm

10 Republicans & 4 Democrats on the committee unanimously voted to release the report. Hard to spin it a witch hunt. Especially since Wasilla Barbie has been ‘protected’ against witchcraft!

Beans October 10, 2008 at 9:51 pm

WTF–Everyone is in the tank everywhere. Is the tank full of anything narcotic? alcoholic? hallucinogenic? Should I be in the tank with everyone else? Is everyone high but me? What do the in-the-tankers know that I don’t, except the fact that Republicans have made it the most overused cliche of the WTF campaign year.

Nathalie08 October 10, 2008 at 9:54 pm

The fat lady is singing

user-of-owls October 10, 2008 at 9:54 pm

[re=130400]Rush[/re]: In the same “Where Are They Now?” segment with Katherine Harris, Larry Craig and Butterstick.

Crab1 October 10, 2008 at 9:54 pm

I think the Alaskan punishment for this violation is either a public Booting from Trooper Wooten or Sarah has to sit on top a flag pole for the entire month of February. I just cant remember.

Terry October 10, 2008 at 9:55 pm

Wow, so pretty much everything about Sarah’s initial image was wrong, except that we believe her to still be genetically female.

rocktonsammy October 10, 2008 at 9:55 pm

get Lieberman on the blower, pronto !

xanax October 10, 2008 at 9:56 pm

I hear there are frickin’ sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their frickin’ heads in that tank!

facehead October 10, 2008 at 9:56 pm

[re=130400]Rush[/re]: I think she was the one on 30 Rock.

But seriously folks, a 263 page report? That might not seem like a lot of pages, until you find out that all official Alaskan documents are printed on the dried skin of aborted Inuit fetuses.

emmbob October 10, 2008 at 9:56 pm

There goes the backup job!

irisheyes October 10, 2008 at 9:57 pm

Anybody wondering why our troll invasion rate seems to be going up?

rocktonsammy October 10, 2008 at 9:58 pm


there were 136 pages of pictures…

102415 October 10, 2008 at 10:00 pm

omg!Where is Katy?did she ever go to jail?

Rush October 10, 2008 at 10:00 pm


Or like so shitty VH1 “Rock Stars of the 80′s (Kajagoogoo, Berlin and Culture Club)

facehead October 10, 2008 at 10:03 pm

[re=130410]Beans[/re]: Apparently it is really dangerous to not be in a tank.

Don’t forget about this guy:

tonehedge October 10, 2008 at 10:04 pm

:) Hyuck, hyuck, hyuck, ooooh boy. Well McCunt sure can pick em can’t he.

sailingthestyx October 10, 2008 at 10:05 pm

[re=130395]tocute2btrue[/re]: get out more; she’d eat you alive…which may be what you desire, but at least go in with your eyes open…

blader October 10, 2008 at 10:06 pm

Get into section IV

Right away, its not difficult to imagine this is the stuff of a Jerry Springer episode.

TeddyS October 10, 2008 at 10:08 pm

The Republicans on the committee did their job by delaying the report past the evening news deadlines on Friday. Hard to hide this one though. Tomorrow wil be the spin cycle, followed by the Sunday talkies. Monday morning, the game goes back to the economy, which is in the tank for the Dems. Three days off message at this point of the campaign is a big deal. But Obama is still a terrorist freakzoid Arab Muslin.

sailingthestyx October 10, 2008 at 10:08 pm

[re=130417]Terry[/re]: but that may be up for review…hate to have her pissed at me; kind of the like the gal/alien from Species…

sailingthestyx October 10, 2008 at 10:09 pm

[re=130422]irisheyes[/re]: college is back in session and the young Republicans are having a gay old time…if you know what I mean; not that there’s anything wrong with that…

President Beeblebrox October 10, 2008 at 10:12 pm

[re=130435]TeddyS[/re]: Right! And not only is Obama a half-breed Muslin, but it’s also *his* half-breed Muslin fault that the Palin rallies are starting to sound like they’re in Nuremburg:

“Barack Obama’s assault on our supporters is insulting and unsurprising. These are the same people obama called ‘bitter’ and attacked for ‘clinging to guns’ and faith. He fails to understand that people are angry at corrupt practices in Washington and Wall Street and he fails to understand that America’s working families are not ‘clinging’ to anything other than the sincere hope that Washington will be reformed from top to bottom.”

Nathalie08 October 10, 2008 at 10:13 pm

Who is Sarah Palin? Can we trust Saeag Palin? hmmmm Palin, Putin are they siblings?

SayItWithWookies October 10, 2008 at 10:13 pm

What’s really disappointing is how small time this is. I mean, after reading that her top priority as governor was getting her ex brother-in-law fired, I can’t imagine Sarah Palin torturing people and goading pathological liars into providing a pretext for invading another country. As VP, she’d probably have the FBI investigating the Wasilla dry cleaner that lost a button on her favorite suit.

user-of-owls October 10, 2008 at 10:13 pm

[re=130422]irisheyes[/re]: Arrah, yeh fella mick, dey haint trolls, dey leprechauns!

ghardcastle October 10, 2008 at 10:14 pm

God, way to be in the tank Alaska! Haven’t you heard? The McCane camp released their own report YESTERDAY okay? and it cleared her of everything. Isn’t that enough?

Worlds End October 10, 2008 at 10:15 pm

[re=130406]Spackle Camshaft Palin[/re]: Like i said Alaska is so in the tank for Obama

Rev. Juan MessyCan October 10, 2008 at 10:16 pm

[re=130435]TeddyS[/re]: nuh huh, he ain’t! McDiapers said he ain’t, ‘n’I buleeve whatever Waltrucknutz sez… oh wait… whippits wearing off…

FunkyPalmettoBug October 10, 2008 at 10:18 pm

They do things differently up there. She’s been fined a herd of moose(meese?) and must marry her daughter to Montegan’s son who can’t get a date.

user-of-owls October 10, 2008 at 10:18 pm

[re=130424]102415[/re]: No, I think she’s on the Nude Christian Rodeo circuit.

[re=130425]Rush[/re]: 99 Luft Balloons (or 2 Luft Balloons in Katy’s instance)

windupbird October 10, 2008 at 10:20 pm

*cue circus music*

Ah, schadenfreude………..this news is like getting a million hugs from Baby Jesus

I can’t believe that the stupid TBS announcers called a no-no for Dice-K in the middle of the game. You don’t do that til the final out.


memzilla October 10, 2008 at 10:22 pm

“And I may not follow the statutes that either the constitution or you want to hear, but I’m going to talk straight to the American people and let them know my track record also.”


Careful whatcha wish for, Caribou Barbie.

And why has no one come up with a suitable acronym for her name?

j6n October 10, 2008 at 10:22 pm

She only violated an ethics law. Everyone knows ethics laws aren’t real laws. Moose poaching – now that’s a crime.

President Beeblebrox October 10, 2008 at 10:27 pm

[re=130453]memzilla[/re]: “Sarah Palin belts out her deceptions and distractions with a radiant confidence we usually only see in sociopaths and infomercial pitch-persons. The last public figure we saw who could grin and lie with that kind of sunny confidence was O. J. Simpson.”

larz October 10, 2008 at 10:28 pm

How long will it take her to blame Obama, Biden, Bill Ayers, Rev Wright and “those guys in Washington”?

I think Obama’s new slogan should be “McCain – Palin – Thanks, but No Thanks”

sati demise October 10, 2008 at 10:29 pm

[re=130453]memzilla[/re]: score!

yea, someone mentioned Apocalypstick.

Palin/Putin ’12

quazi October 10, 2008 at 10:33 pm


Serolf Divad October 10, 2008 at 10:35 pm

You guys realize this will only make her stronger, right?

Blue Line October 10, 2008 at 10:37 pm

[re=130460]Serolf Divad[/re]: In what respect, Serolf Divad?

Johnny Zhivago October 10, 2008 at 10:38 pm

Throw her to the wolves!!!

gliberal October 10, 2008 at 10:38 pm

I knew they were perverts. They’re bipartisan.

windupbird October 10, 2008 at 10:42 pm


Porcine Aleutian Lipliner-Tattooed Inbred Nimwit

windupbird October 10, 2008 at 10:44 pm

um. NITwit.

skyinator October 10, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Rabbie Rabicou (Caribou Barbie) no matter how you spell it she’s a turd blossom.

gliberal October 10, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Her biggest crime IMHO are the new dimensions of her ass. Too much room service, Trixie. Her butt is roughly the size of Denali National Park. In fact four race-baiters hiking across her ass disappeared on a little used logging trail earlier this week.

WagTehGod October 10, 2008 at 10:52 pm

I can’t wait to see the copy of the report with Palin doodles.

azw88 October 10, 2008 at 10:52 pm

[re=130452]windupbird[/re]: Circus music is appropriate, Palin supporters were dressed as clowns when the meeting commenced, shouting “The circus is in town

So the elephants are in the tanks for Obama, and that is why McCain defended him today

Democratica October 10, 2008 at 10:56 pm

I am enjoying my news this evening with a delightfully satisfying cup of Whirl of Change ice cream courtesy of my local Baskin Robbins… Seriously, the cutie that served it to me said that it was neck ‘n neck with Straight Talk Crunch… that shit had some weird red candy things swirled in. Even my desert is in the TANK for Obama!

Gopherit v2.0 October 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm

Haha! Suck it palin!

gliberal October 10, 2008 at 10:58 pm

McCann’s crack campaign staff has already spun this issue, citing Walt Monegan’s cozy relationship with Bullwinkle.

Rush October 10, 2008 at 11:03 pm

I only wish Russert were still alive to declare this thing officially over.

I miss Timmy!

peterPerfect October 10, 2008 at 11:03 pm

Matt Drudge (owner of the Drudge Report) says he can”t find that damn animated GIF file of the red siren anywhere! “I”ll put the Palin Troopergate story up as soon as find it, it”s got to be here somewhere!”

Earlier Drudge claimed that the siren was “out of batteries”.

Lionel Hutz Esq. October 10, 2008 at 11:06 pm

So, will she throw the First Dude under the bus as quickly as she made her daughter get married?

azw88 October 10, 2008 at 11:07 pm

[re=130468]gliberal[/re]: Maybe that’s why she was selected, baby’s got back and as Lisa Lampinelli will tell you, ‘the blacks love the big backside’.. McCain was hoping to distract Obama.

cal October 10, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Foolish Americans, your petty laws cannot stop the power of Apocalipstick!

Terry October 10, 2008 at 11:10 pm

The original Wonkette, Ana Marie Cox, is on Rachel Maddow’s show. Doing well, but bless her hear, Ana Marie should have put a bit of eyeliner and mascara on.

S.Luggo October 10, 2008 at 11:13 pm

[re=130395]tocute2btrue[/re]: “Damn”.
Mister Putin, does this mean that you two have done the polar bear “nasty”? Pictures please. Color, B&W, don’t care.
— Laura Bush

S.Luggo October 10, 2008 at 11:20 pm

[re=130469]WagTehGod[/re]: Much of it says, “Bad boy. Smack my botton. Smack it. Heart ted stevens.” But I could misinterpret.

Democratica October 10, 2008 at 11:23 pm

[re=130476]Rush[/re]: Amen, brother. Amen.

ladymacbeth October 10, 2008 at 11:24 pm

good. NOW can we move on to the underage page texting / mistress slapping / men’s bathroom trawling stories please?

i like those better than tall tales from the moose girl.

Rush October 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm

This is a fun little website.

Their server is probably based in Bangladesh so be patient.

spencer October 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm

Never thought I would masturbate to a legislative PDF release on Friday night. But there you go.

shodan2020 October 10, 2008 at 11:28 pm

[re=130402]HuskyMescan[/re]: Not really Alaska’s fault. Every state has their fair share of ego tripping ex-beauty queens.

obfuscator October 10, 2008 at 11:44 pm

If everything goes our way on Nov. 4th, will Palin be remembered as the most bizarre/failtastic VP choice in history, hands down? Will she live on in the American political lexicon, her very name becoming shorthand for “a fuckup of epic proportions”?

August, 2040: “Well, Li’l Tim, Chelsea is clearly the front runner going into the fall, but will her decision to choose her mother as her running mate become her Palin moment?”

Will Palin and McCain be inextricably linked forever, branded into the memories of political pundits and campaign managers as the ultimate object lesson?

Why do I have an erection right now?

azw88 October 10, 2008 at 11:54 pm

[re=130488]shodan2020[/re]: yeah, here is Tucson’s version of the Beauty queen meltdown

Remind you of someone??

slappypaddy October 10, 2008 at 11:55 pm

[re=130395]tocute2btrue[/re]: “Mind”? Did you say “mind”? I hear it’s a terrible thing to waste.

S.Luggo October 10, 2008 at 11:55 pm

[re=130485]ladymacbeth[/re]: MIss smarty smart:
Your tales are now subject to sequestration by the NSA and a two-picture deal with the Nature Channel. Bite me.
– Steve Schmidt

DangerousLiberal October 11, 2008 at 12:02 am

[re=130409]chascates[/re]: Yet spin it they did, calling it something run by the Obama campaign, etc.

Somewhere on the SAT they have this idea of time running in one direction. Why the fuck would the Obama campaign give a ptarmigan’s ass about this little civil service investigation when it was started before John Herbert McHoover tapped her to be snowbilly in waiting? And then the Legislative Council, dominated by Rs, sez it’s ok to release this…how is this part of a sweeping conspiracy?

Her press flacks are even dumber than Palin–and we now know how dumb that is.

ThePuckStopsHere October 11, 2008 at 12:06 am

“…Sen. Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, said the report is flawed because…”

A cut-’n-paste from the Anchorage Daily Whatever story on the Palin report.
I mean, seriously dudes, the dude is from the freaking North Pole! The North Goddamn Pole!

Whenever Santa™ needs the skids of government greased, this is who he bleeping calls. How cool is that?

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 12:09 am

Fox pundit Michael Barone sez that McCain still has a chance* because Barry’s GOTV operation is maybe not as strong as it’s supposed to be. He actually compares the Obama ground game to Dean’s 2004 Iowa volunteer network. I guess the 2008 Iowa caucuses never happened Barone’s universe.

*(I guess that’s what passes for optimism in GOP circles these days.)

S.Luggo October 11, 2008 at 12:17 am

[re=130415]user-of-owls[/re]: The program now has an existentilist twist and is titled, “Where we Where”.
To be great is to be once misunderstood.
— Tucker Carlson

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 12:17 am

[re=130410]Beans[/re]: It’s full of HOPE!!! Crack-like addicting HOPE at that…. and our pusher is brother from Illinois

burton judson October 11, 2008 at 12:24 am

[re=130466]windupbird[/re]: What is “wit-nit”?

Johnny Zhivago October 11, 2008 at 12:24 am

Right winging, press avoiding, aerial wolf hunting, domestic anarchist group joining, race baiting, homeschooling, oil drilling, witchdoctor believing, lieing, expense report cheating – and now POWER ABUSING???


Johnny Zhivago October 11, 2008 at 12:27 am

[re=130496]ThePuckStopsHere[/re]: Santa is in the TANK for McCain – big, big issue with the minimum wage thing and all those elves.

Wagamuffin October 11, 2008 at 12:29 am

Canadian Corner Time, Kids!

Haven’t been here for awhile, busy with federal and civic elections in the Great White North.

But we had a media incident up here yesterday that should make you feel all warm and fuzzy about your very own Sarah P. In fact, it makes Sarah look like a nu-clear physicist

For your entertainment, see our Leader of the Opposition completely lose it in a cringeworthy performance befitting your own lady-in-waiting. This ESL student has a hard time even understanding the question, never mind answering it.

It’s Canadian Thanskgiving this weekend so only fitting that this turkey take centre (Anglo-Canuck spelling) stage…

S.Luggo October 11, 2008 at 12:30 am

Once in a while, one must be cruel to kind. In this case: no.

HuskyMescan October 11, 2008 at 12:30 am

[re=130488]shodan2020[/re]: I know. I live in Texas, so I shouldn’t say shit. We have Tom Delay.

wolfcatcher October 11, 2008 at 12:32 am

hmmm, 0:26hrs edt and STILL no rotating beacon on drudge and headline screaming “PALIN GUILTY!!!”

to help that bone smuggler out i used his helpful “send me a tip” feature and suggested that he look into the matter.

perhaps we should all be sending that douchenozzel helpful tips on important stuff that he’s missed.

facehead October 11, 2008 at 12:34 am

This is your late-night invite to the least gay chat room ever:

Discussion topic: seducing the celibate.

President Beeblebrox October 11, 2008 at 12:38 am

[re=130499]obfuscator[/re]: Sean Quinn did a great job debunking Barone’s weird theory.

grendel October 11, 2008 at 12:41 am

Least gay in what respect, Charlie?

Weeping Jesus October 11, 2008 at 12:43 am

[re=130403]Beans[/re]: She didn’t abort a retard baby because she would have done it by proxy, since it was not hers to abort. When it dawned on her in the seventh month of her imaginary pregnancy that she really didn’t show like most pregnant women – or like she used to show when she was actually carrying the next generation of wolf-hating Palins – she started stuffing memory foam inserts in her flannel shirts so people would think she was toting another one of Super Todd’s spawn.

Gopherit v2.0 October 11, 2008 at 12:45 am

what the face said:

But don’t forget the pageviews for our great editors!

tednugentslover October 11, 2008 at 12:46 am

the electoral college is in the tank.

S.Luggo October 11, 2008 at 12:47 am

“Liberal Alaskan Laws”
There is certain spare poetry in this trifecta, as in:
dead seal yum
Russia kill us
oil rig broke
Willow next boinked

Serolf Divad October 11, 2008 at 12:52 am

[re=130461]Blue Line[/re]:

The GOP has nearly completed its wholesale transformation into a cult. This is especially true this year, when the number of GOP supporters has dwindled. Now, the natural reaction for cult members is to interpret every setback for their leader as part of some grand conspiracy by “the enemy” and circle the wagons in defense (consider, for instance, Ted Stevens, who’s running ahead of his Senatorial rival, even though he’s a corrupt and sleazy criminal). That’s why this news will only make Palin more popular with the GOP base.

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 1:13 am

[re=130512]President Beeblebrox[/re]: That’s actually where I read the Barone story. Does anyone, even the most devoted conservative, read Barone’s ball of desperation and actually buy it? Does Barone even buy it? I guess it goes with the official McCain campaign narrative of the last two months, though. McCain’s gone without one single positive news cycle for about a month now. He got a bounce from the Palin selection, but everything since then has been a moose carcass full of sad for them.

CooterMarie October 11, 2008 at 1:34 am

Since this still isn’t on the Drudge report, does this mean it’s figment of our overactive liberal gotcha-imaginations?
Say it ain’t so, Matt!!

shortsshortsshorts October 11, 2008 at 1:47 am

She is so presidential.

wavingnotdrowning October 11, 2008 at 1:52 am

The original CBS headline said only she had “misbehaved.”
Bouncin’ and misbehavin’.

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 2:02 am

[re=130532]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: It’s a crowded field, but would she be the best shitty president ever?

PentagonBookkeeper October 11, 2008 at 2:03 am

[re=130442]SayItWithWookies[/re]: And for good reason. You just can’t trust those Communist dry cleaners. What exactly would be the value of a button from a Valentino jacket that costs $2500? Well, it would cost $2500, seein’ how that Valentino jacket is a genuine, one of a kind.

Wonder if that lady who said that Barry was an Arab has ever owned a designer anything? She had some serious bed head goin’ on, and I imagined she looked just like Phyllis Diller. Also, don’tcha know that she backed down quickly when John said Obama wasn’t an Arab. She just paused, and asked, “No?” I think she was a plant. For you whippersnappers who don’t know about Phyllis Diller, here’s a sample:

shortsshortsshorts October 11, 2008 at 2:13 am

[re=130534]obfuscator[/re]: Palan deserves more then umm, this. She is a FINE governor dough.
She wont be POTUS, she will be MOTUS:
Mother Of Tainted Unusual Sexiness.

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 2:35 am

[re=130536]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: S.A.R.A.H.: So Astoundingly Retarded And Hopeless.

Worst acronym ever. Not my fault, I’ve been drinking.

springfield_meltdown October 11, 2008 at 3:01 am

[re=130535]PentagonBookkeeper[/re]: I bet she wears Quacker Factory and bedazzled clothing. Or just packers shirts all the time. Wisconsin is not very fashionable.

gurukalehuru October 11, 2008 at 3:08 am

[re=130506]Wagamuffin[/re]: O.K., you proved it. The U.S. is not the only country with incredibly, bizarrely stupid politicians.
The sad part is it was really an easy question. A creampuff question, a setup for him to launch into his program. He either didn’t get it, or he didn’t have a program to talk about.

CooterMarie October 11, 2008 at 3:30 am

[re=130535]PentagonBookkeeper[/re]: I thought the same thing about Arab-squawker. But less “bed-head”, and more like she’d been strapped to a gurney in a mental institution for a week and they had just let her out. Confused, disoriented, and a bad case of, I guess, “gurney-head”. I can only guess what the front half looked like. I’m thinking something with chocolate pudding dribbles. And I’d be willing to bet her name is clearly marked in the inside of her clothing.

Snarkfest October 11, 2008 at 4:04 am

[re=130422]irisheyes[/re]: Anybody wondering why our troll invasion rate seems to be going up?

No Irish – I kind of expected as much when McFailin said their campaign was a’gonna get nasty.

There are a couple of media firms ( for one) who breed rent-a-trolls to work smear campaigns on the internets. They roll into normally sane, librully stacked blogs, forums, chat rooms etc. in waves – and are paid by the post.
I think most of them are moonlighting from their day jobs at Mickey D’s.when they aren’t hootin’ it up at McFailin Rallys.
Looks like Wonks is the target of the week.

Snarkfest October 11, 2008 at 4:06 am

[re=130395]tocute2btrue[/re]: Don’t you need to get back to flipping burgers?

Scooter October 11, 2008 at 4:23 am

Six hours after the bomb detonates and still not a mention at Drudge, this from a webpage that reports every hiccup about Obama within moments.

I guess Mattie was apparently last seen slumped in a chair, drinking tequila from a McCain mug, playing Caribou Barbie’s swimsuit footage on YouTube over and over and listening to “I’ll tumble 4 ya” on the Wurlitzer.

gurukalehuru October 11, 2008 at 5:25 am

Still not up. Is this officially a “watch.”

wallythepug October 11, 2008 at 6:13 am

[re=130422]irisheyes[/re]: The closer the election date, the more numerous the trolls. Wonkette will have to fumigate on November 5.

lizards_of_satan October 11, 2008 at 7:04 am

AP-fed ITN (normally anti-hopey) is running it front page

that’s traction. she’s toast.

MISTAHCOUGHDROP October 11, 2008 at 7:24 am

Best strategy for my friend John McCain? Go into Alzheimer mode, make believe this does not exist. It’s his only choice. Arguing the merits of this report as politically motivated will bog him down. Or go full on… So…. When’s the 60 Minutes interview with President-elect Bible Spice?

Lazy Media October 11, 2008 at 7:31 am

Ha. Drudge buried it under a Tony Rezko story. Figures. Rezko is naming names in the Illinois statehouse and governor’s mansion (none of the names are Barack, Hussein, or Obama). HUGE scandal that could rock Cook County to its foundations.

Bald pussy says what?

t0mpr1c3 October 11, 2008 at 8:02 am

anagram of the day:
Palin Toopergate = A Perpetration Log

t0mpr1c3 October 11, 2008 at 8:02 am

anagram of the day:
Palin Troopergate = A Perpetration Log

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 8:18 am

[re=130457]larz[/re]: The statement from “Camp Gramps” has some blame for Obama. Probably written by Prick Davis.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 8:38 am

Okay, now Grampy’s evil spokesmen have now crossed a line. They pulled out some dumbass link between Michelle and the fact that she worked at a massive law firm at the same time as Ayers’ wife. They can’t even say the two ever talked, but that’s enough to try making a connection. Because they are just that desparate and mean.

Anyone remember McAngry’s whole “spouses and families are off-limits” statement? I sure do.

Dreamer October 11, 2008 at 9:21 am

Barry and his Chicago political machine are out of control – now they are smearing the Maverick.

Dreamer October 11, 2008 at 9:34 am

[re=130506]Wagamuffin[/re]: Seriously, are you comparing Professor Dion to Caribou Barbi – shame on you! There is a difference between a limited English and absence of intellect and curiosity. Besides, it was unethical of CTV to air this after they promised a re-take. Mr. Harper had the same problem because of his limited French and there was always a re-take.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 9:36 am

Tucker Bounds got nailed on MSNBC this morning. They told him that he can’t both claim that Troopergate exonerates Barbie AND it was a completely biased affair. Pick a side. Either the report is biased or it’s legitimate. Well done weekend anchor person! We hates all the Tuckers anyway.

MISTAHCOUGHDROP October 11, 2008 at 9:47 am

If you haven’t read this Rolling Stone profile of McBush, do so. Spoiled brat, drunken pilot makes W look like a War Hero:

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 9:47 am

[re=130566]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: I wish i saw that, hes such a fucking hack.

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 9:48 am

[re=130563]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: When asked by Larry King if she knew Bill Ayres, Michelle said “yes.” Stoopid attack by “Camp Gramps” yet again. Michelle’s got nothing to hide.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 9:56 am

[re=130568]Worlds End[/re]: It was awesome. The nice anchor lady started reading damaging quotes from the report, which caused Tucker to say she was cherry-picking from the report. She told him that he was the one who claimed the report exonerated her. Who is cherry-picking now? HA!

[re=130569]Itsjustme[/re]: They’re all just desperate for a strategy over there. You can see it. There is absolutely no playbook. It’s all audibles, called on the field. Mere reactions to the moment with no attempt to shape the narrative (unless you call attacking your opponent a narrative).

PopeSnarky October 11, 2008 at 10:01 am

Hail Eris!

I have but one thought on this: Leave Sarah Palin ALONE!

Snarky (just so you know, I’ve been “Snarky” on usenet since October ’99, so I’m not being a copycat — had the nick since 1990, IRL)
P.S. Synthetic Artificial Replicant Assembled for Hazardous Peacekeeping, Accurate Learning and Immediate Nullification. OK, not so much.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:01 am

[re=130570]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: Well looks like the harpy is going to have another rally in a few. Do you think McCain knows the kind of anger he set off with the people in those crowds?

JSDC007 October 11, 2008 at 10:01 am

Stick a fork in that caribou meat loaf now, you coupla mavericks. And welcome to an Obama presidency.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:02 am

Barbie is to appear at one of their Nazi rallies in mere minutes. MSNBC says they’ll switch coverage to that when it happens. Hope that they show all of it. Maybe CNN will stream it online. Cannot WAIT to see if she even mentions Troopergate.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:04 am

[re=130575]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: She will say all those republicans were in the tank.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:04 am

[re=130573]Worlds End[/re]: I think he knows now. BTW, Obama actually thanked McAngry in a speech in Philly this morning for simmering his rabid crowds. Hopey’s a class act.

Sonoran Sam October 11, 2008 at 10:06 am

Courtesy of my fellow desert rat, AZW88, here’s what our Alaskan Beauty Queen will look like after Nov. 4:

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:08 am

[re=130577]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: I fear the powder keg might already be lit, considering they are booing him. Also I wonder if harpy will get carried away and start speaking German.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:12 am

[re=130579]Worlds End[/re]: Those McPalin rallies do seem to bring out the worst in people. It’s quite interesting to listen to rallies on both sides. Lots of yelling and boos at the GOP affairs. More cheering and optimism at the Dem affairs. I just wouldn’t feel safe at a GOP rally. And with the way they attack the MSM at those things, I fear for the safety of those poor reporters.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:21 am

[re=130580]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: Harpy’s on now. On a related note Alaska is in the tank.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:22 am

CSPAN has the Barbie rally.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:24 am

[re=130581]Worlds End[/re]: I love Mudflats. It’s one of my favorite blogs these days.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:26 am

[re=130582]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: When she says choose how to teach children, she means religious brainwashing.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:26 am

WHAT?! Has Bible Spice been dropped on her head? No one, not even God himself, can balance the budget in 4 years. Certainly TweedleDee and TweedleDumber can’t.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:27 am

[re=130584]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: I also have been getting a laugh out of this one.

Die Gelbe Gefahr October 11, 2008 at 10:28 am

God, her voice is grating. It’s like a bad Fargo imitation.

She keeps repeating this bullshit lie about Hopey raising taxes on the middle class.

And no, I don’t think she’ll mention Troopergate. I think she’ll just plow through like it never happened.

Die Gelbe Gefahr October 11, 2008 at 10:29 am

Dear Sarah,

Are you being deliberately obtuse? it is not NU-KU-LAR!


Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:30 am

[re=130587]Worlds End[/re]: Hmm. Interesting. Hadn’t seen that one, yet, even though I regularly read the evil orange satan.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:31 am

“All we need is more love in the world!” Kumbaya in 5, 4, 3…

monty October 11, 2008 at 10:33 am

were i mctesty i would come out and say “see, shes vindictive and spiteful just like all you bitches, now vote for me”

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:34 am

Hey, what happened at the Flyers game last night? Did they throw hockey pucks at her or anything? Or did she cancel due to the report being released?

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:35 am

I’m glad she got the chance to CHOOSE whether she had Trig or not. Thanks for not wanting the rest of us to have that ability! Bee-yotch.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:40 am

[re=130593]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: I looked it up i think that’s tonight.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:42 am

[re=130595]Worlds End[/re]: Oh goody. Wish it were televised. But hearing about it later will have to do.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:44 am

How many times is she going to exploit that kid.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 10:45 am

[re=130595]Worlds End[/re]: tonight @ 7PM Eastern

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 10:46 am

[re=130596]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]:
I hope that a shitload of Obama supporters buy up tickets and boo the shit out of her when she hits the ice

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:47 am

Figures. Zero Troopergate. Nice speech Barbie. Treat it like the economy. If you don’t talk about it, it’ll all go away.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:47 am

I like how she explains the the decrease in violence in simplistic terms, not mentioning this

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:52 am

[re=130599]azw88[/re]: Flyers fans are not known for being nice. It should be interesting.

[re=130601]Worlds End[/re]: Looks like they got a quick quote on Troopergate from her as she left her hotel this morning. From

“If you read the report, you will see that there was nothing unlawful,” Palin said as she emerged from her hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The very next line is priceless:

Palin violated state ethics law by trying to get her former brother-in-law fired from the state police, a state investigator’s report for the bipartisan Legislative Council concluded Friday.

Hee, hee. Just because the firing was legal doesn’t mean you didn’t violate laws.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:52 am

I may not be a sports fan, but i would expect drunken booing combined with people yelling show us your tits.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 10:55 am

[re=130601]Worlds End[/re]: She couldn’t comprehend something as sophisticated as how the surge ACTUALLY worked (i.e. paying off local heavies and targeting the sources of the bombs themselves; nothing to do with extra troops).

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:57 am

[re=130602]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: My eyes went straight to Jolie shown breastfeeding on magazine cover on the right.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 10:58 am

Breaking news: Todd won’t be allowed at the hockey game tonight. They fear an incident similar to this:
Todd Palin @ local hockey game

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 10:59 am

[re=130604]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: True

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 11:03 am

Just thought i would post these if anyone didn’t see them.

Even though i hate SNL the debate skit was funny but not the weekend update.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 11:05 am

[re=130605]Worlds End[/re]: Heh. “Ooo, look. Shiny!”

[re=130607]azw88[/re]: He’ll probably demand access to the Zamboni during halftime.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 11:21 am

Brad Blakeman will say anything wont he.

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 11:22 am

[re=130570]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: Doubting that Tucker Bounds knows anything about Cherry Picking…

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 11:25 am

[re=130588]Die Gelbe Gefahr[/re]: She’s looks as though she has not been sleeping.

Dreamer October 11, 2008 at 11:30 am

[re=130577]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: I hope hopey is not back to his “John McCain is honorable” shtick.

iolanthe October 11, 2008 at 11:41 am

[re=130403]Beans[/re]: In some kind of fairness, I’d have trouble aborting a baby just because of Downs, too. My Downs cousin Simon is a joy, even in adulthood. Of course, he’s fortunate in his situation. He lives on the family farm. He’s better at handling the cows than his Dad and brothers, and is a whiz with the milking. He can even read some.

But he’s going to have to live his life always in the bosom of family. If the family ever quits the dairy business, I’m not sure he could acquire another skill set. The outside world would eat him alive, and he’s smart enough to really suffer from that. He doesn’t understand unfriendly or mean or sneaky people at all.

So I really can’t fault someone for making the hard decision to abort someone who will always need that level of special protection.

Just saying it’s not the only right or decent decision. Downs folks can surprise you.

Besides — there are so many other better reasons to hate Sarah Palin! I’ll start with her “word salad”.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 11:43 am

[re=130614]Dreamer[/re]: he is, but it is an old trick. Shakespeare used it.

….and John McCain is an honorable man…

btwbfdimho October 11, 2008 at 12:06 pm

Here’s Gov. Palin and Todd preparing their return to Alaska.

Cogito Ergo Bibo October 11, 2008 at 12:11 pm

Ooo. This is really good. From Time Magazine article entitled “What the Troopergate Report Really Says”:,8599,1849399,00.html?xid=site-cnn-partner

The result is not a mortal wound to Palin, nor does it put her at much risk of being forced to leave the ticket her presence succeeded in energizing.

But the Branchflower report still makes for good reading, if only because it convincingly answers a question nobody had even thought to ask: Is the Palin administration shockingly amateurish? Yes, it is. Disturbingly so.

The 263 pages of the report show a co-ordinated application of pressure on Monegan so transparent and ham-handed that it was almost certain to end in public embarrassment for the governor.

Harsh! But soooo karmalicious.

smellyal8r October 11, 2008 at 12:19 pm

So this is John “some of my best friends are black” McCain? Crazy. I still think yesterday was a total legacy maneuver so he can get back on Daily Show and Letterman (well, maybe not Letterman) when he loses. Then, he’ll be all Mavericky and everyone will say, “Where was this guy?” Well, doing anything to win, that’s where. Inciting riots in Minnesota (quick, get Garrison Kellior on the phone), attaching himself to some crazy redneck momma from Alaska for crissakes and trying to keep Cindy on/off the Vicodin. What a country.

Gopherit v2.0 October 11, 2008 at 12:39 pm

“No, and if you read the report you’ll see that there was nothing unlawful or unethical about replacing a cabinet member. You gotta read the report”

She can read, yup, yup, but has trouble with comprehension.

Snarkfest October 11, 2008 at 12:44 pm

[re=130605]Worlds End[/re]: that’s the ‘bread and circuses’ part of the brainwashing/ignorance schtick – don’t let em distract.

longjohnson October 11, 2008 at 12:53 pm

Is Todd Palin the new Hillary (minus a brain) Clinton for the Republicans?

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm
Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 12:59 pm

[re=130629]Snarkfest[/re]: Are you refering to this comment. My eyes went straight to Jolie shown breastfeeding on magazine cover on the right. ???????

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 1:27 pm

Jeeez, the trainwreck continues. You think the angry race-baiting from McCain supporters is bad? Pfft, you’re just lucky that McCain and Palin aren’t REALLY trying to whip up that sentiment!

Texas2Step October 11, 2008 at 1:29 pm

[re=130403]Beans[/re]: I hate to say this, but I think she was hoping the cross-country plane trip while in labor would do it for her.

Too harsh….?

Texas2Step October 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm

[re=130445]Worlds End[/re]: You know, divine justice would be that Obama carries Alaska.

Texas2Step October 11, 2008 at 1:40 pm

[re=130468]gliberal[/re]: Two words: Stress Eating. If she felt confident, her behind her wouldn’t be so far out behind her.

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 1:42 pm

[re=130641]Texas2Step[/re]: Not at all, I thought the same. Very dangerous to go into labor and not go to the hospital.

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 1:51 pm

[re=130627]smellyal8r[/re]: I’ll repeat what I said yesterday, His calling down his supporters was as scary to me as the KKK is. The one woman seemed “staged.” I wanted to grab her and say, Muslin, Muslin, they told you to say Muslin, not Arab.

tednugentslover October 11, 2008 at 1:58 pm

Teams of Mavericks “The McCain/Palin ticket is the first in American history in which both candidates were found to have violated ethics standards before a national election.”


Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 3:00 pm

[re=130640]obfuscator[/re]: I saw that, needless to say i said wtf.

StrangelyBrown October 11, 2008 at 3:17 pm

Now this is journalism: on John McCain’s latest inexplicable rally in Iowa:

“A national reporter in front of me is bored and surfing”

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 3:19 pm

danny diaz is such a whiny bitch. He said the report was written by democrats, pathetic.

Hooray For Anything October 11, 2008 at 3:20 pm

Let’s admit it…. we’re all going to miss Sarah Palin when this election is over….

[re=130609]Worlds End[/re]: I saw that Daily Show segment too. It’s like Fox is off their meds these days.

DoctorCulturae October 11, 2008 at 3:40 pm

[re=130640]obfuscator[/re]: Thanks for posting this. Melber rocks. The point here is that Freire fumbled his appearance because Melber was solid as a rock to any inanity, comparable to Gibbs vs Hannity. They need to keep putting him up against Repubmuts.

Bob Hopeless October 11, 2008 at 3:55 pm

Sorry if I’m the last person to see this but it makes the Palin rally parking lot thing look like tea with Cokie and Noonan:

facehead October 11, 2008 at 4:17 pm

[re=130657]Hooray For Anything[/re]: We will miss Sarah Palin, but I’ll bet you a moose fucking a goose that she’ll win the candidacy for the next Republican primary.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 4:23 pm


Sadly, as dumb as this fucking idiot is, at least SHE knows that Spain is out ally.

[re=130628]Gopherit v2.0[/re]: In Arizona, we get rid of our crooked governors: Ev Mecham and Fife Symington

And the ethics violations committed by Palin are worse than those Mecham committed. But, since this sort behavior is standard in Alaska, nothing will happen to her beyond a slap on the wrist.

2druk2phluq October 11, 2008 at 4:25 pm

[re=130660]Bob Hopeless[/re]: I would have been just fine without seeing that. Have you seen the a href=””>sidewalk to nowhere? “ACORN and Barama ruined these economy.” “Barama is an AyRab.”

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 4:25 pm

[re=130657]Hooray For Anything[/re]: Al you will have to do is watch Fox News, as I am sure they will make her their sweetheart and feature her quite regularly.

facehead October 11, 2008 at 4:29 pm

Holy Cat Scratch Fever!!!

Here we have a mercifully short video of Ted Nugent holding two large automatic weapons in hand, on stage, ranting about how he wants to make Obama (and Hilary) suck on his machine gun. Is it just me or does that sound like a death threat?

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 4:36 pm

[re=130663]2druk2phluq[/re]: Unbelievable…. “get a job”?? WTF??

did you see that t-shirt, the Obama logo with the Hammer and sickle. And I thought the red scare had gone out when Reagan left office….

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 4:39 pm

[re=130665]facehead[/re]: Can’t wait for Obama to get elected and have the Motor City Madman say that.

Wonder if Ted would be such a tough guy behind bars?

Chief Grinning Eagle October 11, 2008 at 4:44 pm

We thought she was Mrs Congeniality and now we learn she also has won the titles of Ms. High Crime and Ms. Demeanor.

“When they said you was high classed,
Well, that was just a lie.
When they said you was high classed,
Well, that was just a lie.
You slaughtered poor Bullwinkle
And you aint no friend of mine.”

Apologies to Lieber and Stoller. Condolences to Rocky.

Look at what she tried to do to Dudley Do Right! (Oops wrong country).
Take me back to Russia, Boris. We are very close. I can see it from here. . .

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 4:47 pm

[re=130665]facehead[/re]: I hope he enjoys the fbi.

moviechick October 11, 2008 at 4:48 pm

Wow, McPain was soooo meant to be. They both have ethics violations and they both send their spouses to do their dirty work.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 4:52 pm

[re=130668]Chief Grinning Eagle[/re]: Elvis would be rolling over in is grave, but he aint really dead. The Enquirer said so. I mean they’ve been right about Edwards affair!

Hooray For Anything October 11, 2008 at 4:53 pm

[re=130664]azw88[/re]: Oh, I’m sure Fox News is already dangling a contract for her as we speak. Between her fake populism, perky personality, hazy relationship with the truth, meanspiritidness, and illegal activities, she’d be perfect on Fox. Well, except for the fact she’s not a blonde but she could always change that.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 5:01 pm

[re=130673]Hooray For Anything[/re]: Actually, maybe she IS a natural blond… we need to gt proof.. Think M*A*S*H* (movie)

serj! October 11, 2008 at 5:08 pm

[re=130418]rocktonsammy[/re]: Please don’t form a sentence with “lieberman” and “blower” in it again! My fragile brains can’t tolerate the mental images!

springfield_meltdown October 11, 2008 at 5:11 pm

[re=130665]facehead[/re]: Nah, Ted probably didn’t mean it that way since he probably sucks his machine gun every night as a gesture of love.

obfuscator October 11, 2008 at 5:17 pm

John Lewis compares McCain campaign to Wallace campaign.

Barry’s already walked this back with a statement while still condemning the psycho crap Palin’s spewing & the wingnuts at McCain rallies.

I hope that this doesn’t cast McCain in a sympathetic light.

facehead October 11, 2008 at 5:18 pm

My new favorite Golden Girl (via Crooks and Liars):

Bee Arthur can take a dump.

anabellum October 11, 2008 at 5:24 pm

[re=130665]facehead[/re]:perhaps you remember this incident?…,2933,244661,00.html

user-of-owls October 11, 2008 at 5:42 pm

[re=130661]facehead[/re]: [re=130657]Hooray For Anything[/re]: No. Nein. Nyet. I have missed lanced boils more than I will ever miss having this wretched human vanish from everything but Google archives.

Kitty Harris, on the other hand…

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 5:45 pm
windupbird October 11, 2008 at 5:48 pm


My Campaign Collapsing As I Nap.

windupbird October 11, 2008 at 5:52 pm


“Special People Entering the World….Egg Yolks.”

facehead October 11, 2008 at 5:57 pm

[re=130683]Worlds End[/re]: The nastiness doesn’t really show up till the end … but ….AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!

My response to the first idiot: HE”S A FUCKING SENATOR, WTF IS MORE PATRIOTIC THAN DEVOTING YOUR LIFE TO PUBLIC SERVICE YOU SHIT-TARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????!?!?!????

My response to the second idiot: Yes maam, Obama is an American. IF ANYTHING, the citizenship of John McCain should be called into question, he’s a bloody Panamaniac.

My response to the third idiot: You sir are a racist, may God take a fat dump on your soul.

I feel better.

PentagonBookkeeper October 11, 2008 at 6:31 pm

[re=130545]CooterMarie[/re]: I love that gurney-head image, and you’re probably right! Poor ole lady, those Republicans have certainly opened up the qualifications for their Manchurian Candidate Dept. The more I think about it, I think all of these people who take the mic now at these rallies to say scary things about Obama, are all covert, opposition players. Cain is obviously filled with hatred toward that one who must be defeated at any cost. From the beginning, Barry has always referred to the old man with honor, and praised him for his sacrifice to this country. Conversely, since the old guy can’t sincerely just weave some calming words into his opening speachifying at his beloved town halls, he has to take the low road – get these hypnotized racists to say this crap, keep the camera in tight on McCain to see his righteous reaction, and to hear his bogus rehearsed lines. It makes me sick!

Wagamuffin October 11, 2008 at 7:21 pm

[re=130544]gurukalehuru[/re]: Yes, cream puff of a question is the exact phrase. Explaining your economic platform at this point should be a rote exercise. Which is why,
[re=130565]Dreamer[/re]: your bluster about Dion’s performance rings hollow. Any question about economic performance for any candidate at this point should be a slam dunk—in both official languages. As for CTV airing the bung-ups, well, I consider it fair game. He was telling the journalist “Hey, I don’t understand the question!” then seguing off into this ridiculous rant about “are you talking about 2 years ago, now, tomorrow?”. And then losing his shit with the reporter?? Especially since he wasn’t even challenged and such a question certainly couldn’ be considered provacative. Any Grade 10 debater could have fielded a more palatable answer.

Sorry Dreamer, I have been a lifelong Liberal supporter, but I know bullshit and a piss poor performance when I see it, whomever the candidate…

Itsjustme October 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm

Speaking of Golden Moments

gliberal October 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm

Breaking: McCain admits not using TP after laying cable. He’s mavericky!

irisheyes October 11, 2008 at 7:42 pm

New favorite quote. From the Princeton Election Consortium:

Whatever your personal preference may be, a Democratic sweep is coming. The storm is about to make landfall, and we know where.

Also, Sarah dropped the puck, brought her kids, thinking that would cause the Flyer fans to be polite. They were not. Booed like crazy, then they turned the music up so loud it drowned out 18,500 people.

Nathalie08 October 11, 2008 at 7:52 pm

Sarah Palin’s getting BOOED right now dropping the first puck at the Flyers game!! Bwaa ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!!

Texan Bulldoggette October 11, 2008 at 7:53 pm

[re=130694]irisheyes[/re]: I thought the low-brow hockey fans would love Bible Spice. It warms the cockles of my heart that she got booed … by white people because I don’t know any AAs who would go to a hockey game.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 7:55 pm

I take those nasty things I’ve said about Philly!

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 8:01 pm

[re=130695]Nathalie08[/re]: hahahahahahahahahahahaha ill post the vid. In the meantime look what i found.

irisheyes October 11, 2008 at 8:10 pm

[re=130696]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: Oh- there are no AA’s at a Flyers game; but the crowd is not low- brow; those tix are crazy expensive. Mostly whiteys from the suburbs.

On a lower note- the Palin curse has now allowed the rangers to take the lead 4-0. Failin is watching in the crowd holding the baby. Gonna be interviewed in between periods- I’ll be watching ANYTHING else.

Kinbote October 11, 2008 at 8:14 pm

Here ’tis, luv! Palin gets loudly booed at Flyers game:

Cheese-steak eatin’ terr’ists. How disrespectful.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 8:17 pm
Texan Bulldoggette October 11, 2008 at 8:23 pm

Some links from Ben Smith about the booing. Funny stuff.

Nathalie08 October 11, 2008 at 8:30 pm

I like the Obama-Biden signs behing her on politico’s pic

bc October 11, 2008 at 8:36 pm

Isn’t Liberal Alaskan an oxymoron?

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 8:39 pm


Texan Bulldoggette October 11, 2008 at 8:43 pm

[re=130708]Worlds End[/re]: I’ve had a few beers, but what’s that pic supposed to be? I’m voting for Homer Simpsons’ head right now.

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 8:47 pm
tennessee Jed clampett October 11, 2008 at 8:51 pm

McCain-Palin has achieved distinction as the ONLY ticket in US history on which both candidates have been found to have violated ethical standards BEFORE an election:

Texan Bulldoggette October 11, 2008 at 8:52 pm

Oh, I see the resemblance, but I think I was close with my bald guy reference. Darn, you spent a lot of time on that!

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 8:58 pm

[re=130709]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: I say it is a mother covering the ears of her child so the child doesn’t her the vile, racist crap spewed by folks at McCain-Palin rallies.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 9:01 pm

[re=130712]tennessee Jed clampett[/re]: Inamtes running the Prison- now THAT’S change you can believe on!

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 9:02 pm

[re=130713]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: i didnt make it

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 9:03 pm

anyone see this little clip? I like how when he gets caught he gives it to some kid.

irisheyes October 11, 2008 at 9:07 pm

[re=130708]Worlds End[/re]: Oh for fuck’s sake! That Andrew Sullivan invocation crap is…is…..ARRRGGGHHH.

Please let me wake up tomorrow and have it be November 5th.

azw88 October 11, 2008 at 9:21 pm

Flyers fans in the tank for Obama-Biden

Hockey-puck drop

Worlds End October 11, 2008 at 9:28 pm

Looks like fox isn’t even trying anymore.

PopeSnarky October 12, 2008 at 1:06 am

[re=130540]obfuscator[/re]: How about: S.A.R.A.H. P.A.L.I.N.: Sinister, Abhorrent Rage-Addicted Hitchhiker-Pulverizing Abomination from the Legendary Isolated Necropolis


AKM October 12, 2008 at 4:43 pm

Sarah Palin’s response to reporters in Alaska:

Questions were limited to one from each reporter without follow-ups.

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