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10.14.08

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Re: Palins Are Creepy

By on 10.12.08 | 12:30PM

First of all, Christopher, Mike Wooten was a man who had tasered Sarah Palin's 11-year-old nephew over the objections of the boy's mother. Wooten was a man who, according to Molly Palin's testimony, had committed "extreme verbal abuse, violent threats, physical intimidation… driven drunk multiple times, threatened her father, and told her to 'put a leash on your sister and family or I'm going to bring them down.'" The Palins would have had to be nearly inhuman not to be a little fixated on Wooten.

Second, you should never, ever link to Andrew Sullivan -- who is still pursuing insane conspiracy theories about Trig Palin's parentage -- as an authority on the Palins. Sullivan's credibility is just a tick or two above David Icke's at this point.

Liberal Question of the Day

By on 10.10.08 | 11:02AM

Asked in a comments thread about Sarah Palin: "How can she be pro-life, but then go on hunting trips with her family?" It reminds me of a conversation I recounted some years ago on the main site between a pro-life friend and the then-antiabortion Dennis Kucinich:

A friend of mine makes it a point to thank politicians who share his commitment to the pro-life cause whenever the opportunity presents itself. A few years ago, he approached his congressman, Dennis Kucinich, and thanked him for standing up for the unborn despite the pressures of belonging to a pro-choice party.

"I am very consistent on this issue," Kucinich replied. "I don’t eat meat."

Babies=hamburgers. Or mooseburgers.

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