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Palin Takes Parting Shot at Media Also

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin shared some thoughts on her resignation with her friends on Facebook. As we've come to expect from her, her comments border on the nonsensical.

"The response in the main stream media has been most predictable, ironic, and as always, detached from the lives of ordinary Americans who are sick of the "politics of personal destruction". How sad that Washington and the media will never understand; it's about country. And though it's honorable for countless others to leave their positions for a higher calling and without finishing a term, of course we know by now, for some reason a different standard applies for the decisions I make. But every American understands what it takes to make a decision because it's right for all, including your family."

Let me get this straight; the woman who mocked then-candidate Obama for once having been a community organizer in her Vice Presidential nomination acceptance speech is now decrying the "politics of personal destruction." That's rich. And, no, Sarah, the media isn't singling out your resignation for scrutiny because they have it in for you. You see, Sarah, it is the media's job to report the details of newsworthy events, such as a governor's resignation. As with every other resignation, the pundits will speculate because that's simply what they do.

It is entirley fair for the media to try to figure out whether a person who might well have become the President of the United States (and who conceivably might run again) is bowing out to concentrate on a future presidential run, or whether she is unable to handle political pressures in Alaska, or if she's shedding her responsibilities to the people of Alaska in anticipation of federal indictments relating to malfeasance in the building of her home or the building of the Wasilla Sports Complex.

Is anybody else tired of the Republican victim mentality?



Narcissistic personality disorder. Period.

Palin would hate the media even more if they ignored her, so unfortunately this won't be the last we see of Caribou Barbie. *shudder*

actually, i'm quite taken aback my palin's decision. i never would have expected her to chose to abort in her first term. so not like her.

i like her moxie, but love her hypocrisy...

palin on clinton whining about the media...


Last time I looked, freedom of the press was in the good ol' constitution, right next to gun ownership (oh wait, that was yesterday)

Just for fun, correct me if I'm wrong, but the Constitution lays out a right to bear arms. I don't think the word "gun" appears anyplace. The Constitution is ambiguous about what arms we all have rights to bear, which, of course, is a source of endless controversy.

Additionally, it's unclear whether it means individual citizens have a right to bear arms or whether communities have a right to assemble and arm militias. There are even questions around the grammar used and the wording and how that conveys meaning. See Wikipedia:

There are several versions of the text of the Second Amendment, each with slight capitalization and punctuation differences, found in the official documents surrounding the adoption of the Bill of Rights.[2] One such version was passed by the Congress, which reads:[3]

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

Another version is found in the copies distributed to the states, and then ratified by them, which had this capitalization and punctuation:[4]

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”

The original hand-written copy of the Bill of Rights, approved by the House and Senate, was prepared by scribe William Lambert and resides in the National Archives.


I'm pretty sure our founding fathers just wanted to insure that future generations could wear wife-beaters.

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