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Oct 7, 2008, 9:26:35 AM10/7/08
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Unleashed, Palin Makes a Pit Bull Look Tame
By Dana Milbank
Tuesday, October 7, 2008; A03

FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 6 John McCain is collapsing in the polls in
Florida and other swing states, but Sarah Palin, God bless her, has a
solution.

"For me, the heels are on, the gloves are off," she announced at high
noon Monday to a group of Republican donors at the Naples Beach Club.

You betcha.

As the donors sipped their bloody marys and mimosas, she added, in a
conspiratorial stage whisper, "I'm sending the message back to John
McCain also: Tomorrow night in his debate, might as well take the
gloves off."

Darn right.

Of course, it's not only gloves and heels; headgear has a role, too.
"Okay, so, Florida, you know that you're going to have to hang on to
your hats," she said at a morning rally in Clearwater, "because from
now until Election Day, it may get kind of rough."

Say it ain't so, Sarah!

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a McCain confidant, told The Post's David Broder
that the campaign would "go down in history as stupid if they don't
unleash" Palin. Well, the self-identified pit bull has been unleashed
-- if not unhinged.

Barack Obama, she told 8,000 fans at a rally here Monday afternoon,
"launched his political career in the living room of a domestic
terrorist!" This followed her earlier accusation that the Democrat
pals around with terrorists. "This is not a man who sees America the
way you and I see America," she told the Clearwater crowd. "I'm afraid
this is someone who sees America as imperfect enough to work with a
former domestic terrorist who had targeted his own country." The crowd
replied with boos.

McCain had said that racially explosive attacks related to Obama's
former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, are off limits. But Palin
told New York Times columnist Bill Kristol in an interview published
Monday: "I don't know why that association isn't discussed more."

Worse, Palin's routine attacks on the media have begun to spill into
ugliness. In Clearwater, arriving reporters were greeted with shouts
and taunts by the crowd of about 3,000. Palin then went on to blame
Katie Couric's questions for her "less-than-successful interview with
kinda mainstream media." At that, Palin supporters turned on reporters
in the press area, waving thunder sticks and shouting abuse. Others
hurled obscenities at a camera crew. One Palin supporter shouted a
racial epithet at an African American sound man for a network and told
him, "Sit down, boy."

McCain's swoon is largely out of his control, the result of an
economic collapse that ignited new fears Monday when the Dow Jones
industrial average closed below 10,000 for the first time in four
years. That's why his lead in Florida polls, which once reached as
high as 15 points, has turned into a three-point deficit.

But the campaign has reacted with recriminations (the St. Petersburg
Times reported that the Florida Republican Party chairman, after
questioning Palin's aptitude, was told that he couldn't fly on her
plane) and now Palin's rage.

The angry GOP vice presidential nominee even found a way to blame the
market decline on the yet-to-be-enacted tax policies of the yet-to-be-
elected Obama.

"If you turn on the news tonight when you get home, you're gonna see
that, yah, this is another woeful day in the market, and the other
side just doesn't understand -- no!" she said at an afternoon
fundraiser at the home of mutual fund giant Jack Donahue. "Especially
in a time like this, you don't propose to increase taxes. The phoniest
claim in a campaign that's full of them is that Barack Obama is going
to cut your taxes."

Of course, Obama never promised to cut taxes for people at $10,000-a-
plate lunches in air-conditioned tents on waterfront compounds. And
the crowd -- among them New York Jets owner Woody Johnson -- reacted
without applause to Palin's Joe Six-Pack lines. After they didn't
strike up the usual "Drill, baby, drill" or "USA" chants, Palin,
rattled, read hurriedly through the rest of her speech.

The reception had been better in Clearwater, where Palin, speaking to
a sea of "Palin Power" and "Sarahcuda" T-shirts, tried to link Obama
to the 1960s Weather Underground. "One of his earliest supporters is a
man named Bill Ayers," she said. ("Boooo!" said the crowd.) "And,
according to the New York Times, he was a domestic terrorist and part
of a group that, quote, 'launched a campaign of bombings that would
target the Pentagon and our U.S. Capitol,' " she continued. ("Boooo!"
the crowd repeated.)

"Kill him!" proposed one man in the audience.

Palin also told those gathered that Obama doesn't like American
soldiers. "He said that our troops in Afghanistan are just, quote,
'air-raiding villages and killing civilians,' " she said, drawing boos
from a crowd that had not been told Obama was actually appealing for
more troops in Afghanistan.

"See, John McCain is a different kind of man: He believes in our
troops," she said.

At times, Palin hinted at the GOP campaign's troubles. "It's going to
be a hard-fought contest, especially in these swing states, some maybe
we would not have expected," she admitted to donors. She allowed that
"John McCain and I need to do a better job" of talking about the
economy.

At other times, she had troubles of her own, as when she spoke over
the weekend of "our neighboring country of Afghanistan" or when she
got choked up at the Clearwater rally, saying, "Some of your signs
just make me wanna cry," without explaining which ones or why.

But then the gloves came off, the heels came out, and Palin was once
again talking about her opponent hanging out in a terrorist's living
room.

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Is Palin running for the Klan Wizard job?

Or just Führer?

we_bak...@yahoo.com

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Oct 7, 2008, 9:58:01 AM10/7/08
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On Oct 7, 9:26 am, rewa...@yahoo.com wrote:

> Palin leads Klan rally in Fla.

See the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUEQz5dltmI


tiny dancer

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Oct 7, 2008, 11:28:17 AM10/7/08
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You betcha.

Darn right.


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So much for the party of unity, crossing the aisles, non-partisan yadda
yadda yadda. It sounds like if we get to election day without rioting and
violence, we'll be very lucky. Sarah Palin is setting back the civil rights
movement single handedly.

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The reception had been better in Clearwater, where Palin, speaking to
a sea of "Palin Power" and "Sarahcuda" T-shirts, tried to link Obama
to the 1960s Weather Underground. "One of his earliest supporters is a
man named Bill Ayers," she said. ("Boooo!" said the crowd.) "And,
according to the New York Times, he was a domestic terrorist and part
of a group that, quote, 'launched a campaign of bombings that would
target the Pentagon and our U.S. Capitol,' " she continued. ("Boooo!"
the crowd repeated.)

"Kill him!" proposed one man in the audience.

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Kill who?


td


Manny

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Oct 7, 2008, 12:54:46 PM10/7/08
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I've never seen so many people scared of one woman

John Black

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Oct 7, 2008, 3:29:44 PM10/7/08
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In article <ffe71c6e-0b8b-4058-91f9-
b92289...@v30g2000hsa.googlegroups.com>, rew...@yahoo.com says...

> One Palin supporter shouted a
> racial epithet at an African American

Doubtful. Just desperate Obama supporters throwing out the race card left
and right to see if they can generate some sympathy or outrage. Obama
himself even threw down the race card on McCain saying he was going to
attack his race before he even did so. Keep it up folks -- people are
getting sick of it...

John Black

bval...@aol.com

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Oct 7, 2008, 3:33:54 PM10/7/08
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So, let's see if I've got this straight.

It's OK for Obama to ridicule the fact that McCains hands were smashed
as a POW so he can't send e-mail

It's OK for Democrats to attack Sarah Palin's teenaged daughter, and
her son who had Down Syndrome.

It's OK to publish whispers from disgruntled ex-inlaws as fact.

That's fine.

But the second that Obama's past is question .... "it's just like the
KKK, man."

You're disgusting.

Tom Gardner

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Oct 7, 2008, 4:29:09 PM10/7/08
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"Manny" <manny...@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> I've never seen so many people scared of one woman
>

And, if you don't vote for Obama...YOU'RE A RACIST!


2nz

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Oct 7, 2008, 5:18:52 PM10/7/08
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On Oct 7, 1:33 pm, "bvall...@aol.com" <bvall...@aol.com> wrote:
> So, let's see if I've got this straight.
>
> It's OK for Obama to ridicule the fact that McCains hands were smashed
> as a POW so he can't send e-mail

Bullshit. He can shake hands. He can sign bills. He can use a
telephone.
The reason he can't send email is mental. He doesn't want to learn
how.
He's like that. Change bugs him.

bval...@aol.com

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Oct 7, 2008, 5:35:43 PM10/7/08
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.
> > So, let's see if I've got this straight.
.
> > It's OK for Obama to ridicule the fact that McCains hands were smashed
> > as a POW so he can't send e-mail
.

> Bullshit. He can shake hands. He can sign bills. He can use a
> telephone.
.
A year ago, I had intense chemotheopy to treat leukemia. One of the
side effects were that my hands tended to shake. I could shake hands,
I could sign my name, I could use a telephone.

However, my ability to type went down from 75 wpm to about 3.

Here's hoping one day that you find out first hand.

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