Friday, January 09, 2009

Palin Unplugged

When a politician blames the handlers for the mistakes, well it is not very confidence inspiring.

4 comments:

Jeremy D. Young said...

First off, let me say that I'm not a Palin fan, (nor Obama, nor McCain, nor Biden, nor any other big government power brokers), but the interview by David Shuster of John Ziegler was nearly exactly as Ziegler characterized it. Ziegler was asked manipulative questions and Shuster was not seeking the facts but desiring to display Ziegler (and of course Palin) in as poor a light as possible.

As to "blaming her handlers", I don't think that's quite warranted. She said that she disagreed with the decisions they made. Obviously she feels that she didn't have a reasonable choice when it comes to refusing, but I don't think that is exactly the connotation you were imposing.

Sore Loser said...

Jeremy D. Young said: "As to "blaming her handlers", I don't think that's quite warranted. She said that she disagreed with the decisions they made. Obviously she feels that she didn't have a reasonable choice when it comes to refusing, but I don't think that is exactly the connotation you were imposing."

She was running for vice president, one heart beat away from the presidency and she felt she didn't have a reasonable choice to refuse when others made decisions she says now she didn't agree with at the time?

oh never mind.

Jeremy D. Young said...

I think none of the faces for the major parties are in charge of their own destinies. They've let themselves be wholly owned by their parties, that's the only way to win a nomination. They do as the party says, not just what they want.

Not to mention the fact that scheduling media events and making decisions on that kind of thing are what candidates hire campaign managers and such for. Campaigning isn't what they want you to believe it is. They want you to think it's just the candidate out there talking about who they are and what they want their policies to be, but in reality it's an entire machine out there manipulating the entire nation, putting on a facade to sell a lie.

It's the same for Republicans and Democrats. They're not interested in losing control of the process, so when the country gets sick of what's happening (9% congress approval rating), they just make a big show of one party losing to appease the populace. It's all the Republicans' fault this year! Throw them out! Get wonderful Democrats in there!

It's all a lie. The Republicans and Democrats in Washington DC are so very similar on the most important things: Balanced Budgets, Growth of Government, Foreign Empire, Domestic Civil Liberties, Monetary Policy (Federal Reserve), etc..

Obama supporters like to believe the lies about Hope and Change, when the truth is nothing significant will change. There isn't much hope unless you're interested in continuing the race full steam ahead towards the destruction of the Constitution.

Obama's New New Deal will be a disaster, just as the New Deal during the Great Depression. Unless we change monetary policy and stop inflating the currency full tilt (Deficit spending anyone?) we will have just as bad (or worse) a Depression as the one they called Great.

If you're unsure about what I'm saying, just search YouTube for "Peter Schiff" and watch all the evidence on national TV (Cable news) of his predictions about the economic crisis coming true. Try out Peter Schiff Was Right

Anonymous said...

I don't think they are exactly alike. What about gun control, abortion, gay rights and foreign policy as well as the views on labor? All of these are important issues too. And yes, it does come down to the lesser of two evils but there is a difference. And as far as controlling their campaigns I do think the parties and campaign manager and pr people do have a big impact, but you have to have a pretty strong personality to even make it to that level of politics, so you can't blame all the poor choices on your handlers or claim you had no control or little input. If that was the case she wasn't the pitbull the party made her out to be.