COME ON LADY GIVE IT A REST  4:04 pm July 3, 2009

SARAH PALIN RESIGNS

by Ken Layne

Oh jesus christ.
Come on, we are supposed to be celebrating AMERICA this July 4th Weekend, but of course with Sarah Palin, it’s all about Sarah Palin. So she has RUINED our Independence Day by announcing that she’s quitting the governor’s job (boring!) and handing over power to the lieutenant governor, and this apparently means she’s running for the GOP nomination for PRESIDENT (we just elected one!) in 2012, the end? Probably not. [Fox News/CNN]

 

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ms_mcgee July 3, 2009 at 4:06 pm

On the eve of July 4th? That’s just unpatriotic. Quitter.

SkimLatteModerate July 3, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Friday the day before Independence Day? It’s almost as if you don’t want people to care about this, Sarah.

memzilla July 3, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Too good to be true! Palin/Bachmann 2012! It’s Whiggalicious!

Bearbloke July 3, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Ding dong, the dumb bitch is politically dead…

Happy Independence Day, yanks! I’m off to bed – there’s a lot of Rugby to watch this weekend…

Don’t forget to comment on the Mark Sanford for President 2012 Facebook page

ManchuCandidate July 3, 2009 at 4:07 pm

Hello comedy.

You betchya!!

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

From her speech:
“Once I decided not to run for re-election, I also felt that to embrace the conventional ‘Lame Duck’ status in this particular climate would just be another dose of ‘politics as usual,’”

So if you’re not going to run again just chuck the whole deal. Thanks.

bonghitsforjesus July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

…the bridges are burned behind us and there’s waiting guns ahead -into the valley of death…

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

This is her Mean Girl revenge on all that Librul Media… make those lazy fuckers put on their makeup instead of get drunk by the pool.

WickedWitch July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

You know it HAS something to do with Sexy Time in the 49th state…

Alaska, Argentina — they both start and end in “A” — for assfucking.

Atheist Nun July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

YES! MEGA DRUDGE SIREN!
LOLzzzz

OK, I missed her swandive on TV, is she leaving to “spend more time with her family?” Because I’d really, really love for this to turn into a sex scandal.

smellyal8r July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

Maybe she’s going to go run South Carolina. Even better, I hope Todd’s girlfriend/boyfriend (whichever it is) is about to make a GRAND announcement while the Governor is out “hiking the Bering Strait”

OReillysVibrator July 3, 2009 at 4:08 pm

This is easily her all-time funniest speech too, no point in finding block quotes, it’s ALL good.

d34dfish July 3, 2009 at 4:09 pm

It seems suspicious to release this on a Friday being the media whore that she is- there must be something more to this and I think it may be scandalous.
Are we lucky enough to have 3 GOP infidelity ‘issues’ in 3 weeks?

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:09 pm

i can haz sex tape now?

facehead July 3, 2009 at 4:09 pm

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srry, my penis lept onto the keyboard, I better go calm him down.

Alpha O. Mega July 3, 2009 at 4:10 pm

She doesn’t want to be a lame duck! Someone please remember that, and remind her in the 7th year of her presidency (god forbid)!

bofm July 3, 2009 at 4:10 pm

the old wisdom still applies:
60% of republicans and 100% of democrats want Sarah Palin to run in 2012

Anita Cocktail July 3, 2009 at 4:11 pm

Hoo-hoo, is Baby-Gate about to break wide open? Has someone done a DNA match on Palin’s lipstick-smudged coffee mug and Trig’s pacifier? Is she knocked up again? Is Williow knocked up? Are there new infidelity or ethics bombshells about to drop? Suddenly this soporific weekend got a whole lot dishier…

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:11 pm

“I am determined to take the right path for Alaska even though it is not the easiest path,” Palin said.
“I look forward to helping others — to fight for our state and our country, and campaign for those who believe in smaller government, free enterprise, strong national security, support for our troops and energy independence.”

Bearbloke July 3, 2009 at 4:12 pm

[re=353925]facehead[/re]: Maybe smack ‘im around a bit, ’til he chunders and collapses, eh?

charlesdegoal July 3, 2009 at 4:12 pm

Another sex scandal, I presume. Next step is a press conference with Todd at her side, at which she will admit that she has betrayed, balbalbla?

Lascauxcaveman July 3, 2009 at 4:14 pm

“So, no decision yet on either 2010 or let alone 2012?” Blitzer asked.
“No decision that I’d want to announce today,” Palin responded.

Please, God. Bless me and let me live through 2012, at least.

El Pinche July 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm

The siren should be even bigger.

Its funny how this could be categorized under politics, gossip, entertainment, media, and comedy.

Suds McKenzie July 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm

Hannity and Palin?

sezme July 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm

Obviously, now that the tripped-while-jogging scandal is public knowledge, she can no longer serve.

thefrontpage July 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm

Well, we’ve only been saying for a year that she should resign, and that she has no place in politics. Maybe she’ll go back to entering beauty contests and working as a television sports announcer–that would be fun. If she thinks she’ll ever be president of the United States, she must be living in Fantasy Land–the majority of people in this country would not vote her in as president.

A Better American Than YOU July 3, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Selfish bitch: won’t let us properly mourn Michael Jackson.

Autochthon July 3, 2009 at 4:17 pm

First, Jesse Helms, now Sarah Palin – July 4th has become the new Xmas!

Anita Cocktail July 3, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Do you think she’s one of the women Mark Sanford “crossed a line” with?

Prof. Junk July 3, 2009 at 4:18 pm

Her brother is on Fox News right now blaming the attacks from the media, and saying defending herself was becoming a full time job. I don’t see how she can possibly run for higher office now if she can’y even handle being governor of Alaska without quitting. Does anyone really think that the press is going to be any easier on her if she was elected President of the United States?

A Better American Than YOU July 3, 2009 at 4:18 pm

[re=353939]Anita Cocktail[/re]: Republican Governors meetings? Hmmm?

Min July 3, 2009 at 4:18 pm

Oh, please, please, please, let it be a sex scandal. And if it is a sex scandal, let it be a sex with livestock scandal.

PhyrePhox July 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm

Way to capture the long-weekend news cycle. her handlers have improved their game.

There is no way on earth that Bible Spice actually used the term “bloodsport” on her own. Also.

Tawmn July 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm

What happens if you put lame lipstick on a duck?

El Pinche July 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm

[re=353928]Anita Cocktail[/re]: Yes, in any case , semen is involved. It’s always involved.

glamourdammerung July 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm

She is resigning for the following reason:

“so that this administration, with its positive agenda, its accomplishments, and its successful road to an incredible future, can continue without interruption and with great administrative and legislative success,”

So in other words, she is ending her administration so that her administration can continue without interruption.

????

flapjackjackson July 3, 2009 at 4:20 pm

I think she just said “it’s better to be WHITE than to be popular”. I’m not even kidding.

AK Insomniac July 3, 2009 at 4:20 pm

You guys have got to check out the forum for this topic at conservatives4palin.com — It’s Fucken hilarious

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:21 pm

In her Friday announcement, Palin made a seemingly veiled reference to the Vanity Fair article, which she characterized as a blatant shot at wounding her politically.

“My choice is to take a stand and effect change and not hit our heads against the wall,” Palin said. “You are naive if you don’t see a full court press from the national level picking away right now a good point guard.”

Anarchitect July 3, 2009 at 4:21 pm

Oh goody… the Sarah PAC can now tea bag each other ALL DAY LONG.

Delicious July 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm

I’m having the best STARBURST evah!

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm

She’s supposed to be chattering away on MSNBC right now if someone can catch it and report the glory.

rereridiculous July 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm

[re=353942]Min[/re]: This is Alaska. More like sex with a dead (from hunting) sea lion.

CumaeanSibyl July 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm

She’s MJ’s surrogate mother.

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm

[re=353947]flapjackjackson[/re]: Well, that is kinda true.

loquaciousmusic July 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm

This announcement makes me think of something a famous man once sang:

Those sweet memories will always be dear to me
Girl, no matter what was said
I will never forget what we had now, baby!

R.I.P., Snowbunny!

J-Man July 3, 2009 at 4:25 pm

So when will she be announcing that Alex Rodgriguez is the father of Willow’s unborn child?

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:26 pm

[re=353948]AK Insomniac[/re]: How ’bout you make some selections and copy them over here so we don’t have to give them traffic.

torera July 3, 2009 at 4:27 pm

So basically her feelings got hurt because people have said mean things about her so she’s going to take her toys and go home. Now she won’t have to be accountable to anyone about anything; it really will be Sarah’s word against everybody else’s. Welcome to SP’s padded cell!

spymoose July 3, 2009 at 4:27 pm

David Lettermen is to blame for this.

krooskie July 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm

what is wrong with this woman, she can’t even keep her attention on a job for more than three years

also did you see the camerawork on that vid, the guy was shaking and zooming and shit every two seconds. are we so sure it wasn’t trig holding the camera?

Alpha O. Mega July 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm

[re=353938]Autochthon[/re]: Yes, but also Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

MFAWG July 3, 2009 at 4:29 pm

I hate to admit this, but I actually feel a little sorry for her now that it’s all over.

She was just a clueless little shit from some backwater that got in way, way over her head.

The problem was she didn’t realize she was clueless and in way over her head until somebody asked her where Russia actually is.

Buzz Feedback July 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm

Also

Come here a minute July 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm

I blame A-Rod. This explains the Letterman ‘overreaction’ by Palin. It was too close to home and too near the bone.

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Shorter Sarah: “By gosh golly I knew that Todd was right when he said my bein’ governor and all would make us a shitload of money. I just never realized it’d come from bein’ a quiter so I can have more time to go fleece the rubes Outside without those pesky ethics complaints and investigations by the librul media.”

Which one of the kids gave the “Hell, yeah!” to her quitting?

SmutBoffin July 3, 2009 at 4:32 pm

From the FOX piece:
Todd Palin told FOX News that his wife will concentrate on “doing the things for Alaska and the country” that she is passionate about and can not do as governor with the limitation and constant opposition she deals with within the state.

What ‘things’? Feuding with lame comedians? Giving NRO writers and PUMAs starbursts? Squabbling with relatives?

Oh. ‘Shameless self-promotion’. Duh.

SkimLatteModerate July 3, 2009 at 4:32 pm

[re=353964]MFAWG[/re]: What makes you think this is over? It likely means she’s bringing her crazy from Alaska down to the rest of the country – not good.

Itsjustme July 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm

[re=353960]torera[/re]: And it was her OWN party saying the ugly things. I will Not miss her. (fades away to Amazing Grace)

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:33 pm

The Anchorage Daily News reported earlier this week that SarahPAC, the governor’s political action campaign, sent out an e-mail seeking new contributions from supporters, in part to boost Mrs. Palin’s fund-raising totals ahead of the June 30 reporting deadline to the Federal Election Commission.

“With your help, we can take the governor’s message and encourage others who also have hope and are firmly rooted in the conservative belief that you know best how to spend your money and not government,” wrote SarahPAC spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton in the e-mail solicitation.

“A good point guard knows exactly when to pass the ball so the team can win,” she said. “I know when time to pass the ball for victory.” She added the decision to step down had been “in the works for a while.”

Vanity Smurf July 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Now what are we supposed to do when Putin REARS HIS HEAD????

smellyal8r July 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm

[re=353960]torera[/re]: And if she thinks Mittens isn’t going to say mean things about her, then she hasn’t been paying attention. It won’t be the libruls who take her on, it’ll be her own party that’s frantically trying to rid itself of wingnuts. Independence Day, indeed!

Chuck Fildren July 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm

Letterman was right all along! Willow was impregnated by A-Rod!

obfuscator July 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm

they’re pooing their pants over at conservatives4sarahpalin.com…

“we need to pray.
now.”

Prof. Junk July 3, 2009 at 4:36 pm

You can really see the different biases on cable news right now. MSNBC is talking about how Palin is political dead meat, and Fox is talking about how she’s this giant victim. CNN is talking about Michael Jackson.

Dear Diorama July 3, 2009 at 4:36 pm

http://www.sarahpac.com/news/news39.aspx

Judging from this, she’s either aiming to overtake the GOP or model while standing in front of cars or something.

A Better American Than YOU July 3, 2009 at 4:37 pm

Ack, that voice! My ancestors in the Revolutionary War never “fot” for anything.

elSantos July 3, 2009 at 4:38 pm

@klayne

Ken, I am sorry I doubted you. I raged at wonkette for a few minutes, thinking that none of you will be able to summon yourselves from 3rd-of-july-drunken-stupor to serve your community.

I will never doubt you again.

But, for extra credit, you need to give us the goods. Uncover the sex scandal here first, FTW! and a possible Pulitzer.

Alpha O. Mega July 3, 2009 at 4:40 pm

XGILF!

desertwind July 3, 2009 at 4:41 pm

“People in Alaska hate my guts. So, of course I’m telling those Snow Crackers to fuck off. Also.”

x111e7thst July 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Have S P and “Maria” from Buenos Aires ever been seen together?

Mr Blifil July 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm

OMFG GILF DOA LOL

Min July 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Let me get this straight. Assuming this isn’t a sex scandal, and I haven’t yet given up hope, Palin thinks that resigning her current elected office, the office to which the Alaskan people duly elected her and for which she still has a year to serve, to run for another elected position, the election for which will not occur for another 3 1/2 years, is supposed to recommend her as a candidate for president?

chascates July 3, 2009 at 4:45 pm

From SarahTweet:
“We’ll soon attach info on decision to not seek re-election… this is in Alaska’s best interest, my family’s happy… it is good, stay tuned”

There’s been rumors of an ‘iceberg’ scandal involving the FBI investigating misuse of a trust fund but that’s too goo to be true. More likely she really thinks she can take on Mittens and is going to tour the country ‘talkin’ to real folks’ and at least end up with a talk show gig. Plus now’s a good time to bail out as governor since the state’s finances will only go downhill.

desertwind July 3, 2009 at 4:46 pm

Late-Friday-afternoon-before-a-holiday news dump?

Ho ho ho ho. Christmas in July!

ManchuCandidate July 3, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Seems Sarah’s going full Britney Spears crazy now.

I’m guessing this will end with someone getting their head shaved and Jonah Goldberg crying with mascara running down his face on Youtube shrieking hysterically “WHY DON’T YOU ALL JUST LEAVE HER ALONE!!!!11!!!!”

Bearbloke July 3, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Bible-Spice is keeping my up past my bedtime with her news-dump bombshell…

And of course, the Freepers are freeping freeping the freep out of their-freeping-selves over this freeping freep

Suds McKenzie July 3, 2009 at 4:50 pm

oh Sarah I love the curves of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of night’s light. Despite the best efforts of my head my heart cries out for you, your screeching retarded voice, your body, the touch of your tattooed lips, the touch of your finger tips and an even deeper connection to your soul.

You have not brought complication or are not bringing complication to my life, on the contrary you’ve fullfiled (sic) me with happiness and made me aware how you can feel when you love somebody.

Suds xxxooo

Bearbloke July 3, 2009 at 4:51 pm

[re=353990]Min[/re]: It’s from all the N-Hemi midnight sun – she’s been staring at it for “inspiration” since June 21, and this is the perfectly valid and well-reasoned policy positions she’s reached – PALIN 2012!!!1!!

nappyduggs July 3, 2009 at 4:51 pm

[re=354014]Suds McKenzie[/re]: *drip, drip, drip*

AK Insomniac July 3, 2009 at 4:52 pm

Here’s one conservatives4palin.com commenter’s reaction, STRAIT FROM THE HEART: “okay, i’ve been following her since Dec. this is too much. my parents don’t understand AT ALL. i skipped going out for ice cream because i’m so sick-feeling…
i know praying works, but still not feeling better…” :(

And another:
“I am never walking away from this woman. Wherever she goes. Whatever she does.

Sarah knows what she is doing. I agree with KentonAK – it is her Independence Day.”(1!!11!!!!)

I Am Not Your Gary Busey July 3, 2009 at 4:54 pm

Snowbilly resigning? No! This is as bad as the time Karl Malden died.

Lionel Hutz Esq. July 3, 2009 at 4:58 pm

Somebody get her travel records and find out how many times she has been to Argentina?

Or is it she who was balling with A-Rod during the Seventh Inning stretch?

Still, since Conservatives like Limbaugh have had fun with Pat Schroeder’s tearful stepping down, imagine how much fun can be had with Palin’s “You are all mean, and I’m taking my snow machine and going home.” Both Lilly Tomlin and Tina Fey should thank their lucky stars.

Still, I’m sure that Sean Hannity and Greta Van Sustren are somewhere weeping. Hell, the local station that plays Hannity has been in silence here in Seattle, I assume in morning for the lost of Bible Spice.

[re=353942]Min[/re]: Preferably headless turkeys….

Failed 2 Menace July 3, 2009 at 4:58 pm

Her clear goal is to crank up unemployment numbers by one more person in order to make Obama look even worse.

AK Insomniac July 3, 2009 at 5:08 pm

One commenter at conservatives4palin.com had this observation: Does anyone else catch the TREMENDOUS SYMBOLISM of this announcement on JULY 3RD???
(The day before INDEPENDENCE DAY!)

**********Sarah does!******

and another:
WHY.WOULD.SHE.RESIGN.

That only breeds drama….could it be that she’s sick of the pettiness and is ready to move on?

Would that brand her as a quitter? That’s why I think it has to do with something else…..

and another:
we need to pray.
now.

Mr Blifil July 3, 2009 at 5:18 pm

[re=354024]I Am Not Your Gary Busey[/re]: I’m only sorry he died before he got to learn of her resignation. He would have cracked a knowing sardonic sad sack smile over that one, you betcha.

Gun-toting Progressive July 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm

Random FREEPer quote…

“If it wasn’t for the tea parties, I’m not sure I could get out of bed tomorrow.”

Jajajajaja!!!

trickyrick July 3, 2009 at 5:19 pm

ADD Sarah, ADD. and megalomania. she thinks she is way more popular than she could ever possibly become. She thinks she could beat Obama in either a basketball game or a national election, I forget which one.

mrbunk July 3, 2009 at 5:23 pm

Will no one think of Michael Jackson and his father? Sarah Palin hates the Jackson 5.

ZombieRichardFeynman July 3, 2009 at 5:28 pm

When will the other shoe drop?…does the old live boy/dead girl adage work in reverse for a female politician?

Adolf Bachmann July 3, 2009 at 5:35 pm

People think that was the ducks shrieking in the background when she mentioned her kids, but it was just wolves getting shot from a plane.

Lionel Hutz Esq. July 3, 2009 at 5:51 pm

[re=354091]mrbunk[/re]: I think it is really shameful that Palin has booked the Staple Center the very next day for the funeral of her political viability.

ms_mcgee July 3, 2009 at 5:55 pm

“I thought about how much fun some governors have as lame ducks travel around the state, to the Lower 48 (maybe), overseas on international trade”

ms_mcgee July 3, 2009 at 5:58 pm

*like to Argentina?

P.T.T. July 3, 2009 at 6:05 pm

The easy path, like appeasement, is way underrated. That’s why nobody drives Rt. 1 all the way from Maine to Florida anymore. And appeasement is a natural and successful evolutionary response to making problems go away. It works 90% of the time.

iolanthe July 3, 2009 at 6:05 pm

[re=353974]smellyal8r[/re]: Even Krauthammer was hammering at her this week: http://tinyurl.com/kqkwcx

Kristol’s still starburstin’, though.

engulfedinflames July 3, 2009 at 6:20 pm

the poor thing! she bought the “anyone can be president” dream without understanding that the unqualified can only become prez if they’re connected , former actors, or owners of sport franchises. all the winking in the world won’t save her sorry ass now. i pity her poor children. “The world needs more Trigs.” In a world filled with Trigs she COULD be president.

doloras July 3, 2009 at 6:24 pm

[re=353915]bonghitsforjesus[/re]: We called for reinforcements from the friends that we had known
But this was the Republican Party, so we were on our own

(NMA 4TW)

Zorg July 3, 2009 at 6:32 pm

There are strange things done in the midnight
sun
By the men who moil for gold;
The Arctic trails have their secret tales
That would make your blood run cold;
The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,
But the queerest they ever did see
Was one week past the death of the Thrilla
Somewhere on the shore of Lake Wasilla
When I watched through brimming eyes the untimely demise
Of Caribou Barbie.

Uncle Glenny July 3, 2009 at 6:46 pm

[re=354156]iolanthe[/re]: He really should see a doctor – it’s been *well* over four hours.

Witsendnj July 3, 2009 at 6:54 pm

Here’s the deal. I’m the anon who posted recently about the various media evidence of Sarah’s “dalliances” – in her early pageant contestant/seeking a journalism job days as well as video evidence of her affair while married to Todd. This was always in the hands of BOTH parties and I couldn’t figure out why it was being kept quiet.
For all you who do not patronize anti-Palin bogs, in this case,TheImmoralMinority.blogspot.com, here’s a comment:

The whispers I’m getting as someone who knows people MUCH more connected to the inner circle of decision makers surrounding everything the Repubnicans do (and no, I’m not fond of them after the stuff I’ve seen) – is that after the Sanford scandal the Repubs are cutting their losses. They worry that the media/sex stuff will come out soon on Sarah if they don’t take her off the playing field for a while, and because she’s such an evangelical/right wing heroine, again it’s going to make them look VERY bad. (Family values party is already taking a major beating.)

Karl Rove has been schooling Sarah quietly all along. Hence teaching her hate speech, how to always attack the other guy, etc. etc. instead of what sane politicians do which is to work for unity, functionality, etc. All the divisiveness that Karl is famous for.

Problem is, Sarah isn’t a very good pupil. She’s too rogue, too nuts to be useful in the political arena anymore. And with various media icebergs about to potentially hit, (she’s been blackmailed about this stuff for a while I’m told, hence the extreme weight loss, etc.) they need her to pull the old “I’m resigning to spend more time with my family” speech (code: I’m resigning before a new scandal destroys my career.)

She’s been promised that if she’s a good girl all that bad media info will magically “go away” (deals being quietly made in the background to make it disappear.) And she will get about two years of schooling and then be allowed to be a talking head at one of the right wing news organizations, possibly radio, possibly TV if she comes along really well and can get over her word salad problem. And she’ll make a helluva lot more money that way, anyway, plus she can rant about the family values stuff she’s so fond of since apparently her “people” are going to be directly responsible for the next coming of Jesus, etc. It’s very useful to have someone like her work as a paid propogandist. She was never really cut out for political office but will reinvent herself as a media talking head and also make up to $25,000 a speech on the speaker’s circuit. That’s what they’ll have her do first – lots of small speaking engagements out of the major cities to get her training, gradually working up to the big venues if she can handle it.

Right now her handlers aren’t sure if she’s up for any of it, but they are making promises to her that if she goes along with their agenda she will resurface and resurrect herself within two years as an important “voice” for that segment of the party that loves the conservative hristian, right wing, point of view.

The interesting thing is this – the Democrats have full knowledge of the media material that is so damaging on her. They’ve been holding onto it for a year or so. I’ve never been sure why they never leaked it. So will they wait until she establishes herself as a conservative Faux family values talking head, give her a year or so, and THEN leak the stuff? Or are the Repugs going to be able to make a deal and get them ot back off? I’m not sure what their strategy is but my intel says that at this point they are not going forward with leaking the material – unfortunately!

Witsendnj July 3, 2009 at 7:14 pm

That post left out, that was a quoted comment at theimmoralmajority dot blogspot dot com, not from me!

chauncey July 3, 2009 at 7:15 pm

[re=354192]Witsendnj[/re]: or perhaps her REAL birth certificate (RUSSIAN)????

Victor Von Doom PhD July 3, 2009 at 7:20 pm

She’ll be a Fox contributor before the end of next week…

102415 July 3, 2009 at 7:25 pm

[re=354000]ManchuCandidate[/re]: No Jonah had enough and printed this just hours before her turd hit the ground.
http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZGE1OTE3OTFhMmZkOWE5MDQ5MmZhZTFjMzE2MjcxNTM=

102415 July 3, 2009 at 7:36 pm

[re=354192]Witsendnj[/re]: The shorts porn in Runner’s World can’t have helped matters.Sarah Palin has set women back about a hundred years. Really I’m having a sad thinking about the damage she’s done.
Also. Where is Mr.Huckabee on all this Conservative bumping and grinding and line crossing?

dijetlo July 3, 2009 at 7:51 pm

She’s gone rogue again.
She Thinks: She can mobilize her base and impact election results in the mid term if she’s not tied to that giant time sump we call the State of Alaska. Her goal is to get enough “real conservatives” into office to tie up the Democratic policy agenda and then run as “the woman who stopped Barak Obama”.
The reality of the situation is that the “Club for Growth” conservatives she’s likely to support can win Republican primaries, but nobody else is likely to vote for them because we all know what a Libertarian paradise Somalia is.
So the over/under (I think) is her political career is over but as a traveling comedy troupe, the Palins will be entertaining us at least until November of next year.

NYNYNY July 3, 2009 at 10:18 pm

[re=353942]Min[/re]: “Cave Mistress” She went out into the woods to kill that bear. She never thought she would fall in love.

Zorg July 3, 2009 at 11:50 pm

[re=354263]dijetlo[/re]: You are very wise for someone who has not yet lived a complete human lifetime. Now, I must go up to my watchtower and listen to the beautiful music the children of night, whom this evil woman wishes to murder, make here, beyond the Burgos Pass.

OzoneTom July 4, 2009 at 1:22 am

I for one blame the blogosphere in general and Wonkette in particular for making her life the Living Hell she had earned.

Good job showing the WaPo what real journalism looks like. You betcha!

bonghitsforjesus July 4, 2009 at 1:33 am

[re=354178]doloras[/re]: Don’t even get me started quoting “Stupid Questions”! (ps xoxo for getting the reference!)

President Beeblebrox July 4, 2009 at 3:06 am

[re=353910]Bearbloke[/re]: you mean this page?

Today was without a doubt the darkest day for principled conservative since Marxist Obama was elected President. As you have probably heard, Gov. Sanford held a press conference declaring he had been unfaithful to his wife. I am unbelievably disappointed with Sanford betrayal of moral conservatives. He was conservative’s last best hope for defeating Obama–someone who opposed all the bailouts and was always very conservative on social issues and national security policy as well.

Due to Sanford’s admitted adultery, I am going to have to disband my Sanford for President group on Facebook. At this point, I am not in the least bit excited about any of the candidates and I do not plan to support either bailout supporters Romney or Palin in the primary. They are part of the problem in supporting America’s descent into national socialism. Gov. Huckabee opposed the bailout and is probably the next best conservative in the running, but he is considered by some to be a religious bigot.

I am hoping that someone new throws their hat into the ring. I guess big-time bailout opponent South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint might be my second choice.

BlueStateLibtard July 4, 2009 at 9:06 am

That is an excessive number of sirens.

Can O Whoopass July 4, 2009 at 9:33 am

Sarah got a text message from Big Sky Daddy, “Y’alls need to spend more time raisin’ the baby Jesus, Sarah!”

eclecticbrotha July 4, 2009 at 9:33 am

[re=354485]President Beeblebrox[/re]:

o: STARWISE
“This decision has been in the works for a while. It comes after a great deal of prayer and deliberation.”

If she has been talking this over with God, then that’s all I need to know. If that’s what the Lord wants, then that’s the way it should be. God bless Sarah and her family. God bless America!
25 posted on Friday, July 03, 2009 3:33:04 PM by Faith

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Quasi July 5, 2009 at 12:15 am

There is an iceberg coming, but thanks to that last solicitation, Lady Sarah’s PAC coughed up enough money to pay for a IV drip and a two year supply of dripovan.

Those nasty Libruls can still kick Bible Spice around, but she is now even better insulated than mere psychopathic egocentricity could ever achieve on its own.

labman57 July 5, 2009 at 11:47 pm

Palin suffers from “Blues Brothers Complex”.

She thinks she’s on a mission from God. Therefore she is not beholden to the mundanities of her gubernatorial obligations.

Palin claims that she left office before finishing her first term because she desires to “serve a higher calling” (what ever that might be). Basically, this is Palin-spin for “my current job has become a ball-and-chain holding me back from pursuing my personal ambitions and my desires to attain greater wealth and political clout in the lower 48″.

Palin needs to learn that if you wish to take full credit for your own successes, then you must accept full responsibility for your own failures and shortcomings.

labman57 July 5, 2009 at 11:50 pm

If her objective was a 2012 run for POTUS, Palin would have been better off finishing her term as governor and simply announcing that she would not re-run for office.

To quit after 2 1/2 years in her first term as governor suggests a person who cannot multitask, handle the pressures that come with the job (working with the legislature, dealing with the press, etc), and someone who is more interesting in being in the spotlight and waving to the crowds than she is in being a serious political force.

Palin, and now her spin doctor Meg Stapleton, keeps using this silly metaphor about being a point guard and passing the ball to another player while driving down the court.

Well, if she really wants to use this analogy accurately, she has essentially pulled herself out of the game because the defensive pressure was too intense for her to handle.

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