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While waiting for a kind soul to upload it to YouTube, please watch as one mortal (who’s now running for office, tsk tsk) is taking on the Vice President Joe Biden, while at the same time eats Al Sharpton for dinner-in his own TV show!
Dear Mrs. Couric,
Would you accept to do a second interview with a reporter who had a clear agenda of personal destruction, cut about six hours of footage to intentionally portray you in a negative light-and then got rewarded for it? Why would you visit the same reporter who had the PRIVILEGE to be a pioneer with her own evening news program, only to be cancelled because nobody cared to watch her?
Why interact with a reporter that showed contempt to you, did not have a hunger nor a curiosity for the truth, and mislead the audience and those that wanted to know more about you, yet what they took away from that interview was a crass attack to a “renowned” journalist with a lifelong career?
While all these questions are valid since any reporter worth their salt these days won’t stop and consider that what they do is crucial for Americans as a service and as honest, serious portrayal of national and world news, there’s a clamor for Governor Palin to decline the bait and switch and avoid Couric’s wishes to quench her ratings thirst.
I totally agree with Sarah Palin‘s reaction: “I hear that she wants to now engage in more ‘multi-dimensional story telling‘ versus I guess just the straight on, read into the, that teleprompter screen story telling. More power to her. I wish her well with her ‘multi-dimensional story telling.”
Maybe it’s time Sarah asks Couric what is her problem with sputum.
Professor Dershowitz Is Right About Media Matters
Harvard University Professor Alan Dershowitz is one of the most knowledgeable and unapologetic defenders of Israel among American academics. This has unfortunately opened him to unfair and intellectually dishonest attacks from his fellow liberals.
In answering a recent attack by Max Blumenthal, formerly of Media Matters for America (MMfA), Prof. Dershowitz said , “Let me tell you, Max Blumenthal and Media Matters will be singlehandedly responsible for (Obama) losing this election. They (the Democrats) cannot win the election and keep this affiliation with them.”
I agree with Prof. Dershowitz, though obviously I think there are many, many more reasons why President Obama should lose this election (trillions, if you consider his latest budget proposal).
Prof. Dershowitz is right to draw attention to MMfA in particular. As Big Journalism points out: “Media Matters has been condemned by the Simon Wiesenthal Center for their continued use of an antisemitic slur ; their own allies have even thrown them under the bus for antisemitism .”
This just shows that Americans of all political stripes are awakened to the dangers of unethical journalists and media organizations that deceive their audiences and use bullying tactics to unfairly target political opponents.
- Sarah Palin
- Palin: Professor Dershowitz Is Right About Media Matters (sarahpalinblog.typepad.com)
- ED MORRISSEY: The Curious Link Between Media Matters and the White House War on Fox. “It’s getti… (pjmedia.com)
- Daily Caller: Politico reporter withheld information? Really? (riehlworldview.com)
Prior to Governor Palin’s much anticipated speech at CPAC today, she sat down for a brief interview with CNN and the New York Times. She reiterated her preference for an extended nominating process so that the candidates can be vetted. She also called on Mitt Romney to explain his record to conservatives or face an enthusiasm gap if he’s the nominee.
Note by TPE: On this topic, I totally agree with the Governor:
“People who start screaming that a brokered convention is the worst thing that could happen to the G.O.P., they have an agenda,” Ms. Palin said in an interview. “They have their own personal or political reasons, their own candidate who they would like to see protected away from a brokered convention.”
Now, on the CNN end, on Romney’s “severely conservative” statement:
In an interview with CNN and The New York Times before her speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Palin said she was confused by Romney’s declaration here on Friday that he was a “severely conservative Republican.”
“I wasn’t quite sure what the word ‘severely’ meant,” Palin said.
She said Romney and his two main rivals – Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich – should be given time to explain the flaws in their record until the Republican National Convention in August, when she said the nomination fight could ultimately be decided.
But Romney may have the hardest sale to make, she said, asking him to explain his “shifts in ideology” since he left the Massachusetts governorship.
Mitt Romney must be vetted on this issue. Vetted? Continue to be vetted? Yes, and by that I mean that I disagree with Rush Limbaugh and others on comments that Romney needs to be “pushed” to the right. If he feels it, he should not overstate it or emphasize to prove a point.
Governor Palin doesn’t have to prove it; just like Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich, they live it. I do believe that if Newt is elected as the candidate to beat Obama (now it’s a bit of a stretch) he will fix up the mess we’re in. Now it’s up to all four candidates to make their point on how they plan to reduce the deficit the United State has (Newt laid it out on his CPAC speech, Paul is quite vocal about it) but with Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, people need to do more digging because it’s quite elaborate.
To read the New York Times interview, click here.
To read the CNN interview, click here.
- Sarah Palin’s Live Stream List For Today At 4:30 ET (thepalinexpress.wordpress.com)
- TRENDING: Palin calls on Romney to work harder for the conservative vote (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com)
- Breaking: As Overflow Crowd Grows – Palin to Press on Brokered Convention(Updated) (markamerica.com)
I am very pleased when artists and movie stars decide to make a move that challenges the liberal current in Hollywood or in the music arena. Wyclef Jean has inspired millions, and his love for Haiti is immense.
He tried to run for President there, but lost the elections. Mr. Jean is a good man, not someone that loves to seek attention from the paparazzi and is not a junkie.
Here’s his opinion on Sarah Palin:
“I have to tell you this: I am a huge fan of Sarah Palin,” the former Fugee said. “Cause she’s rad. She’s shrewd. She’s cool. Because at the end of the day, I’m for the people, because this is the United States of America…this is what America’s really about. Anyone should have the right to say, ‘Look I can do the job and this is what qualifies me to do the job.’….Now my wife probably will debate and disagree with me.”
Seeming to sense a little bit of disbelief, he qualified his statement.
“I’m not saying she could be the next president, you know, but there’s something about her. Heavy debates in my house. Whenever I say Sarah Palin, people think I’m crazy, but I like her, I do. I can like whoever. This is America, right?”
- Wait…What? Wyclef Jean Professes ‘I Am A Huge Fan Of Sarah Palin’ (mediaite.com)
- Wyclef Jean Reappointed as Goodwill Ambassador of Haiti (repeatingislands.com)
T-Paw Vs. Couric. Kudos for Tim Pawlenty for defending Governor Palin; something that the GOP possible candidates find quite hard to do. Personally it’s either because they don’t want to feel any backlash from the Palin-hating media, or because praising her “could” have an effect on their followers who might not like Governor Sarah Palin.
With that said, I can’t wait for Round 2 between Palin and Couric. Now that her job’s basically done with CBS, she has lost not only audience but in a futile attempt to pull off the condescending-eyeglasses look of Charles Gibson, she tried again to get Pawlenty to admit things about Palin that are simply not true. Katie Couric tried to get Pawlenty to say or admit that Sarah has no experience whatsoever to run the White House.
Watch these videos below:
Whether the future is still unclear for most of us who follow the GOP race and their prospects, strategy still matters. And bias from the media still matters, is up front and center and it falls on the shoulders of those that aspire to run for the White House to shake them up, tell them the cold hard truth that cannot be shaken off in an interview that’s posted on YouTube for the people to see.
People criticize Palin for not engaging the alphabet networks or attending morning shows and so on; people forget that she is STILL bound by the Fox News contract that does not allow that to happen. Once she’s free in one way or another, you betcha Twitter and Facebook will take a short pause and then she WILL show them, in person, what their bias looks right on like eggs on their faces. Keep in mind the lamestream media has never, or barely brought up that she has a journalism degree and has experience with broadcast news on TV, just like they do. That’s why there’s such a frustration to see such a rewarding job go down the chute. Journalism is to be right there, embedded within history to watch things happen and report them; in the process, journalists meet all types of remarkable people. Then let the public decide which way their report(s) resonates with them the most.
It’s unfortunate indeed that Governor Palin has no other choice but start all over again (and I mean since the GOP Convention in 2008) to talk about her qualifications, why she is more than capable of being the President than President Empty Suit and assure the masses that she will never resign in the middle of her presidency. Should this happen even if she decides not to run? Perhaps. The damage is there, and the media will be busy taking down another presidential candidate.