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Politico´s Simon: McCain
Picked Palin But Won´t
Vote For Rice - ´That´s Absurd´

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/17/2012 2:48:56 PM

The liberal media cheerleading for United Nations ambassador Susan Rice to become Secretary of State despite her repeated claims that September´s attack on our consulate in Libya were a reaction to an anti-Muslim video are becoming nauseating. On PBS´s Inside Washington Friday, Politico´s Roger Simon actually said, "John McCain named Sarah Palin to be a heartbeat away from the presidency but he won’t vote for Susan Rice ’cause he can’t trust her. That’s absurd" (video follows with transcript and commentary):ROGER SIMON, POLITICO: This is such a cynical political attack by these guys.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/17/2012 2:52:34 PM     (No. 9020883)

Sarah Palin for President!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/17/2012 3:04:27 PM     (No. 9020896)

Cut to the chase ... it´s because she´s black and McCain is a racist.

Okay ... now that´s settled. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/17/2012 3:09:33 PM     (No. 9020903)

Palin is not an incessant liar.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: AnnG, 11/17/2012 3:20:09 PM     (No. 9020910)

The difference is that Palin has a brain.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/17/2012 3:28:55 PM     (No. 9020921)

Palin´s devotion to the truth at all costs is what scares the frilly tu-tus off of these people. Worse than that...she can communicate with normal blue collar Americans.
And they LOVE her.
That is why she had to die. (So to speak.)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/17/2012 3:35:45 PM     (No. 9020934)

Obama was not obliged to approve of Palin. McCain has no obligation of approve of Rice.

Or to explain his reasons.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 11/17/2012 3:44:31 PM     (No. 9020945)

Palin for Speaker of the House.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/17/2012 3:46:08 PM     (No. 9020948)

Wrong again, Simon. What´s absurd is the moronic spooge that keeps oozing out of slow-witted liberal toadies such as yourself...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 11/17/2012 4:15:46 PM     (No. 9020976)

Sarah is at least twice as qualified as Susan Rice and eight times as qualified as Obama.

I just heard from the Senatorial Campaign Committee again, lookinng for bucks. If they had taken my advice, which was to hire Sarah to criss cross this country in the three months before the election, taking names and kicking butts, they wouldn´t have to be beggin´ and complainin´ now

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Reply 10 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 11/17/2012 4:51:40 PM     (No. 9021009)

What´s absurd Noel, is that you don´t know the difference between picking Palin as VP vs not rewarding Rice for her deliberate cover-up and lies. It really is apples n oranges

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Reply 11 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 11/17/2012 4:52:56 PM     (No. 9021015)

I meant Simon not Noel :-)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: chrisrenegar, 11/17/2012 5:08:16 PM     (No. 9021027)

So is this it now, one of the most important worldly jobs has to for now on go to a woman?? This is how this crap starts and then it just takes over. Put a white male in there and correct future history. Men overseas wanna see women in little black dresses, not commanding the ship.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dwa, 11/17/2012 5:20:18 PM     (No. 9021046)

The socialists are still so afraid of Palin. It is always funny to me to hear them say if elected she would have been a heartbeat away from the presidency when they supported a total incompetent liar to be the president and a complete idiot to be a heartbeat away. But then, that is a democrat

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Reply 14 - Posted by: wi cynic, 11/17/2012 5:23:34 PM     (No. 9021051)

Much as I hate to defend McVain, he is right to do so. Palin is a good person, and Rice is not. He sees people, not genitalia or skin pigment. I guess that´s a little too complicated for Simon.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Kristen, 11/17/2012 5:25:18 PM     (No. 9021053)

Very simple: Rice is a not a bright liar while Palin has smarts and charisma.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: fritzilou, 11/17/2012 5:25:36 PM     (No. 9021054)

Some of us think Sarah is smarter than McCain, Obama, etc..... To bad she is a gorgeous woman with a way of speaking that doesn´t sound acceptable to the elitists, but what she says is still intelligent and well thought out.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: MMC, 11/17/2012 5:28:21 PM     (No. 9021059)

Content of character over gender or race.

I am really tired of people saying that opposing a person is based on race or gender.. NOPE.

Ms. Rice is under investigation in her working knowledge of Benghazi- and so far, she doesn´t pass the test.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/17/2012 5:31:47 PM     (No. 9021063)

The Left grasping at any straw to distract from the lies about Benghazi.

The fact that John McCain chose Sarah Palin as a running mate in some past Presidential election has nothing to do with this U.S. Senator doing his duty to get to the truth about what happened in Benghazi. Susan Rice is incidental to that objective. She just happens to be the person sent out by the POTUS to lie to the American people, and aid in the cover-up.

Sarah Palin has nothing to do with this. She isn´t the UN Ambassador who lied to the American people about Benghazi on five different television shows that Sunday.

It has nothing to do with how smart Susan Rice is or isn´t, the color of her skin, or the fact that she is a woman. She did what she did from the power of her position.

She is accountable.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/17/2012 5:33:36 PM     (No. 9021066)

SIMON: They’re trying to turn it into anything. John McCain named Sarah Palin to be a heartbeat away from the presidency but he won’t vote for Susan Rice ’cause he can’t trust her. That’s absurd.

What´s absurd is Simon´s logic.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Kristen, 11/17/2012 5:34:44 PM     (No. 9021067)

What an absurd statement by Simon. These are two entirely different issues. And Rice has proven herself already to be an incompetent liar.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dipi, 11/17/2012 5:34:48 PM     (No. 9021068)

I don´t blame McCain. Rice had to be directed by the White House to go out to the Sunday talk shows and lie.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: sonofboomercat, 11/17/2012 5:55:47 PM     (No. 9021091)

Simon is proof positive that drugs should not be legalized....No more pot for you, bud.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: alltheway, 11/17/2012 6:10:47 PM     (No. 9021103)

Susan Rice is´nt qualified to wipe Sarah Palin´s Arse!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/17/2012 7:19:05 PM     (No. 9021177)

It is called common sense, something most liberals and a little over half of my fellow countryman don´t possess!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: DARling, 11/17/2012 9:51:38 PM     (No. 9021272)

Has Susan Rice ever been the elected governor of a state? Has Palin ever lied through her teeth?

Why compare decent apples to low-life, lying oranges?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: readaholic, 11/18/2012 1:29:57 AM     (No. 9021428)

When the dems call someone stupid it merely means they´re trying to discredit a threat.

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