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Juan Williams: Sarah Palin "Can't Stand on the Intellectual Stage With Obama"
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Posted on 12/26/2010 9:45:19 AM PST by Talkradio03

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To: Talkradio03

The voters of 2012 may have to deal with the 2 greatest political myths. Palin’s stupidity and Obama’s Genius.


101 posted on 12/26/2010 10:58:46 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (The candidate they smear and ridicule the most is the one they fear the most.)
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To: Talkradio03
Of course Hussein can stand on the intellectual stage above Palin!

What ever facts Palin mentions, the media will debunk; whatever lies or untruths Hussein mentions will be praised as great knowledge by the same media. Ipso facto... QED...

etc.

102 posted on 12/26/2010 11:01:06 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine .. now it is your turn..)
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To: Ev Reeman

Get yourself a properly trained German Shepherd (male, I’m sorry ladies) and he will earn his keep. One walked by my side for 12 years in a challenging security environment and no one ever got up the courage to say an unkind word to me in his presence. He slept in a position of honor beside my bed and I still grieve at his being gone now.


103 posted on 12/26/2010 11:01:33 AM PST by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: freekitty; Ev Reeman
They are pulling the same thing they did on Bush. It’s a bunch of BS.

And the same crap they did to Reagan too!

And Ev Reeman is helping them.
104 posted on 12/26/2010 11:01:56 AM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: Ax

Always interesting to study how Jesus interacted with the “lawyers” of his time!


105 posted on 12/26/2010 11:04:24 AM PST by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Talkradio03
"INTELLECTUAL" - the left's code word for "one of us".

Anyone who has watched Juan more than once knows he's liberal in every way, he's just not as militant as some black commentators.

But insofar as intellectuals go, the left has thrown away that self-anointed title by electing barack obama - perhaps the biggest fraud, and no-talent goon to ever invade Affirmative Action.

That Bennett guy on Sean Hannity's "great great American panel" has stopped me from watching Sean, and Juan, Geraldo, Stossel, (and O'Reilly himself) have stopped me from watching O'Reilly. and I've disengaged the automatic DVR from capturing Beck's gloom and doom hour. I really don't see why the left is so upset at FOX news, as it is drifting leftward faster than Juan can kiss obama's @$$.

I watch Greta once in a while - but only on DVR so I can fast forward - but even she - or the lawyer inside - makes some of her remarks sound leftish.

So, Fox drifts left, obama is neutralizing the net, Sharpton and the FCC are after Rush - and if they can take down Rush, all the other conservative shows will follow. There will be nothing left but the obamedia and the National Enquirer.

We need to start an underground news network - peer to peer dialup to get the daily "Free Republic" like news, or someone needs to start a "Radio Free America" originating out of the FCC's reach.

Now back to obama's "intellect"...the reason that Juan and the liberal see him as intellectual is, no one is allowed to ask him any hard questions. He thinks up what new propaganda to spread, and the obamedia is instructed to ask questions that will allow him to espouse those items. His remarks are always prepared ( by someone) and he just reads them off.

We're not allowed to even see his grade school transcripts, much less college. There is absolutely not proof that he is intellectual, and his words, ideas and actions certainly don't prove it. He is thought of as intellectual because his trained goons in the obamedia say so...and the media is a synonym for "liars".
Coffee Time
106 posted on 12/26/2010 11:04:58 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Brilliant
Yeah, I think Juan’s statement is completely BS, but on the other hand, I am very worried that this field of candidates we have is not going to be able to beat Obama. Of the bunch we have, it may be Romney who has the best chance, and that’s a Pyrrhic victory, if you ask me.

Puhleezeee!

Flip-flopping Myth "Romney-Care" Romney?

YOu have to be kidding?

He spent how many millions of his own money last time to win in a Primary that had a bunch of lack-luster RINOs in it and he is going to win this time with a bunch of better candidates?

You are kidding, right?
107 posted on 12/26/2010 11:05:04 AM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: Talkradio03

If Obama is such a smart ass, how come we haven ever seen his college transcripts..COME ON Juan, let’s see the big genius’s transcripts so we can see what a masterful genius he really is


108 posted on 12/26/2010 11:06:00 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Talkradio03

Obama can’t stand on the “Common Sense” stage with anyone, let alone Sarah Palin.


109 posted on 12/26/2010 11:06:19 AM PST by Rebelbase ( Islam is a mental disorder.)
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To: Talkradio03

It is possible that Obama is smart - but there’s no evidence that it’s true.


110 posted on 12/26/2010 11:06:52 AM PST by Jim Noble (Re-elect Palin 2016)
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To: Ev Reeman

Ryan and Rubio are too young and inexperienced.

DeMint is a dream who couldn’t get elected.

The rest of the ‘good’ options you list are mush on immigration (okay, maybe T-Paw isn’t mush on immigration specifically, but he’s mush generally, to the same effect)—so they would all be presiding over the last Republican/conservative era.

And I haven’t seen anything that suggests she’s not with any of them intellectually. Have you noticed where she started? What she accomplished at the various levels in AK? How she has set the agenda since taking on the national scene? Stupid she’s not.


111 posted on 12/26/2010 11:09:22 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: The Comedian
He's an elitist snob with delusions of sufficiency

HAHA! Neat.


112 posted on 12/26/2010 11:10:42 AM PST by magooey (The Mandate of Heaven resides in the hearts of men.)
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To: reasonisfaith

On Christmas Day I watched Mr Smith Goes to Washington. In the scene where Smith sits with his bags at the Lincoln Memorial after having been railroaded by the DC insider machine, Saunders finds him and helps him remember what he’s made of and why he was there.

I was struck by a parallel. The US citizens have a lot in common with Mr. Smith.
Sarah, is our Saunders.


113 posted on 12/26/2010 11:10:48 AM PST by moehoward
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To: Talkradio03

I would think that Juan Williams also thought that George Bush couldn’t stand on the “intellectual stage” with Obama. - By the way, what are Barack Hussein Obama’s I.Q. and college scores anyway? . . . . . . (sound of crickets) . . . . . . (silence) . . . . . . . so, unless Juan has inside information unknown by other mortals, I can’t imagine what he bases his remark on.


114 posted on 12/26/2010 11:11:52 AM PST by Twinkie (THE WRONG SHALL FAIL, THE RIGHT PREVAIL . . . .)
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To: mylife
Opps.. Juan is having a relapse!

A relapse to what, being a lib? He's never pretended to be anything else. Just because Juan admitted to being spooked by Muzzies on planes doesn't mean he ever took a turn to the right.

115 posted on 12/26/2010 11:15:55 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Talkradio03

I’d like to hear what all the silly Freeper Juan Williams cheerleaders have to say about this.


116 posted on 12/26/2010 11:16:01 AM PST by pgkdan (Protect and Defend America! End the practice of islam on our shores before it's too late!)
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To: SoConPubbie

Yep


117 posted on 12/26/2010 11:19:20 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: central_va

Right.

I figure he’s at least a triple citizen—Kenyan, British, and Indonesian. Possibly American, although there is zero evidence that he ever reapplied for naturalized citizenship after his parents renounced it in Indonesia.

But as an exchange student no doubt he claimed to be Indonesian.


118 posted on 12/26/2010 11:23:16 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Soothesayer

You’re right. I don’t like it when folks compare politions with drunk sailors. Drunk sailors stop spending when they run out of there own money...


119 posted on 12/26/2010 11:25:35 AM PST by PilotDave (No, really, you just can't make this stuff up!!!)
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To: SoConPubbie

No, I am not kidding. I’m just reading the polls. Romney may be a flipper, but he’s got more gravitas than any of the other GOP hopefuls. Since Obama is entirely gravitas, that puts him in the best position to challenge Obama. Unless we can come up with a conservative who appeals to more than just the conservative base, we are going to end up with Romney v. Obama. That’s my prediction. I think the conservatives are going to have difficulty making their choice stick in the primary this time because there are a lot of Democrats who’ve switched parties, and they will be voting in our primary. If you don’t believe me, then look at who we nominated in 2008. If the conservatives don’t want Romney, then they are going to have to coalesce behind a conservative consensus candidate, and they are going to need to do it pretty soon.


120 posted on 12/26/2010 11:27:08 AM PST by Brilliant
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To: Talkradio03

Even if it were true, I would take a patriotic person with average intelligence over a genius traitor any day.


121 posted on 12/26/2010 11:29:24 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Palin has character; Obummer is a character. ;-)
122 posted on 12/26/2010 11:32:43 AM PST by verity
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To: Brilliant

Whats this “gravitas” you mention? And why does it attach to a lightweight like Romney. It seems to be a quality more befitting an actor.


123 posted on 12/26/2010 11:37:29 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: SoConPubbie

Realism is a bitch.


124 posted on 12/26/2010 11:38:29 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Talkradio03

Hey Juan, I would give my right nut just to see Sarah debate FUBO (one on one) on live TV. Mega Super Bowl we are talking, and my money is on the Grizzly Momma. FUJW bring in on any day any time any hour, that is if your boy bama has it in him to leave the prompter at home.


125 posted on 12/26/2010 11:38:33 AM PST by VastRWCon (Taxed to Death)
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To: Talkradio03

Sarah Palin is the bête noire of libtardism. Many libtards express an almost violent reaction to her. The reason is not hard to imagine. She threatens their paradigm of emotionalism, secular humanism, postmodernism, altruism, collectivism, statism, and socialism. And she doesn’t fit in with their agenda of central planning and control, initiation of force, violation of natural rights, wealth expropriation and redistributionism, interventionism, social engineering, paternalism, and egalitarianism.


126 posted on 12/26/2010 11:39:24 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Ev Reeman
Palin may not be a mental giant...

But that still leaves a qide range of potential good conservative candidates such as...Huckabee

LOL! Stop, STOP! You're killing me! LOL In fact, to quote you...

What a laugh.

127 posted on 12/26/2010 11:39:51 AM PST by PalmettoMason (It's easy being a menace to society when WAY OVER half the population is happy being sheep.)
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To: 9YearLurker

Palin is smart.

She could not get to be mayor or governor without being smart.

She is also likable.

But the nation is divided still and I do not think Palin is electable.

Regrettable, yes. Realistic, also yes.


128 posted on 12/26/2010 11:41:19 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Talkradio03

Sarah Palin won’t “stand on the intellectual stage with Obama” because that would be beneath her intellectual stage.


129 posted on 12/26/2010 11:41:27 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: Mr. Mojo

Sounds like Juan is trying to get his job back at NPR.

“Oh please massa take me back. Please don’t whip me anymore massa.”


130 posted on 12/26/2010 11:43:35 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Ev Reeman
I am just questioning Palin’s electability.

As long as Palin’s negatives outweight her positives for the majority of Americans, Palin will have a problem as far as presidential campaigns go.

Palin can deliver great speeches but interviews are also very very important and so are debates.

When I hear this from people on "our side," I wonder if they've seen any recent interviews with Governor Palin.

Her Nightline interview (with liberal democrat Robin Roberts) was awesome.

It will only take a couple more like this and everything from the 2008 campaign will be forgotten.

I don't see how people can believe opinions can't be changed. It was just two years ago the Republican party was said to be through, never to regain power in 50 years.

The public changes it's opinions as new facts come out. Sarah is lucky as she has the truth on her side. She is not the brainless dunce her detractors have falsely portrayed her to be.

Check this out.

Governor Palin on Nightline

131 posted on 12/26/2010 11:44:36 AM PST by t-dude (Sarah causes banal and vituperous evil snarks to shriek in horror!)
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To: Ev Reeman

But Mitt, with no money problems, yet still unable to win a primary,,,, IS somehow “electable”.


132 posted on 12/26/2010 11:45:20 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: Talkradio03
Juan Williams: Sarah Palin "Can't Stand on
the same Intellectual Stage w/ Obama"
Obama is not exactly an intellectual.


more hor$e-$hit, from O'$h!t'$ "Media" Chorus Line..
A dog-catcher; has more qualifications than O'$h!t.
"He IS the most unqualified (of any) person to walk into
any room &/or space"

The Imam, wouldn't be permitted on the same "Intellectual" Stage w/ Palin
...she's far TOO qualified.

he'll have [NO/] Teleprompter / COLB / College Transcripts / Chorus Line / (recognized)
Male Parent / (recognized) Social Security # / [/NO] (recognized) Political Accomplishments
....he'll have only hatred and loathing for America, on stage.

That's the only thing, you got right...Juan.


133 posted on 12/26/2010 11:46:07 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Imam Zer0: DeathCARE, Is my only "health" plan....to hell w/ free enterprise system :^)
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To: Ev Reeman

Regrettable, yes. Realistic, also yes.


134 posted on 12/26/2010 11:46:25 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: Talkradio03
It's not about intellect.

Obama assembled a winning team, got out of their way, and won -- or the team that assembled Obama won, because he knew enough to keep out of their way.

Palin has yet to show that she can assemble such a team -- that she'd know who to pick and when to listen to them.

More importantly, there are real doubts about whether she's able to take good advice when it's given to her, to deliver the message and get out of its way.

To Palin's credit, she's more "real" and spontaneous and unscripted than other people in politics. That's why she has such a following.

But to be spontaneous in politics isn't always a good thing. It didn't work for McCain. It doesn't work for Biden either, but he's got the media on his side, so he can more or less get away with it.

It's not that Obama is a great intellect and Palin isn't. It's that he can follow the script (and, at least in the last election, he had people who could write him a winning one), while she trips herself up (at least as far as half the population is concerned).

135 posted on 12/26/2010 11:52:25 AM PST by x
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To: x
Obama is a Post Turtle.
136 posted on 12/26/2010 12:00:06 PM PST by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: Talkradio03
Juan's still married to his intellectual elitism. If someone didn't go to an Ivy League school, and is a liberal Democrat, how could they POSSIBLY be smart? Of course George W. Bush went to Ivy League schools, but since he's a Republican, he's not considered one of the smart folks.

Frankly, with the state of the economy right now, I question the smarts of those liberal elites.

137 posted on 12/26/2010 12:00:31 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: Talkradio03
What the Hell has Obama ever done besides sit under the tutelage of Wright for 22 years? He has Never distinguished himself ever,only bit the hand that fed him!
138 posted on 12/26/2010 12:02:13 PM PST by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: Talkradio03
Liberals are so void of substance that someone is considered intellectual if they read well.
139 posted on 12/26/2010 12:08:28 PM PST by alrea
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To: Talkradio03
Liberals are so void of substance that someone is considered intellectual if they read well.
140 posted on 12/26/2010 12:08:32 PM PST by alrea
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To: Talkradio03

Koolaid drinking Jaun who no doubt, says what he says about his AnnointedIdiot based upon two things: his race connection and political ideology. Nothing new here; move along. =.=


141 posted on 12/26/2010 12:11:07 PM PST by cranked
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To: Talkradio03

Juan Williams can’t stand on the intellectual stage with Sean Hannity.


142 posted on 12/26/2010 12:11:20 PM PST by Fresh Wind
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To: t-dude

Well, OK I would have thought it self-evident - but to be specific, interviews about relevant domestic and particularly international issues. We don’t have any idea what kind of political views Sarah Palin holds, but we know that she really can’t see Russia from her house. That was silly she actually took Robin Roberts out to check.


143 posted on 12/26/2010 12:16:52 PM PST by erlayman
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To: x

And please tell us about the teams assembled by other repubs. For bonus points, tell us what races away from their home state that were significantly affected by endorsements by Mitt, Daniels, huckabee, etc,,,

Sarah is the clear leader. Time already to get on the team and make it happen.


144 posted on 12/26/2010 12:19:42 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: erlayman

That was Tina Fey that said that. It looks like that was a pre-prepared canned slap by that reporterette. I didnt see *anything* that implies Sarah took her “out to check”. They were on the pier in front of her house, and the reporter said, “OK,,Hahahah,,, I GOTS to ask,,,”.

Sarah blew her off and moved into missile defense,, which Obama is destroying.


145 posted on 12/26/2010 12:25:22 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: erlayman

I wonder how stupid you have to be to keep repeating a line from Tina Fey, a COMEDIAN who said that bit about seeing Russia from her house on SNL.

Sarah NEVER said that and only ignorant sheep believe she did.

Yes, that’s the problem; the narrative that she’s a dunce is easily believed by the weak minded and clueless...but that’s what campaigns are for.

Thanks for self identifying, anyway, erlayman


146 posted on 12/26/2010 12:26:37 PM PST by t-dude (Sarah causes banal and vituperous evil snarks to shriek in horror!)
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To: Ev Reeman

We all have our opinions and I’ve no self-flattery that mine is better than yours. For our country I hope you’re wrong and of course one must weigh the alternatives before us.

But my take is that she’s the most electable one we have. More McCain-like mush won’t do it, and she is the governor who reached a 90% approval rating at one point. As she has wisely pointed out, the presidential race is an electoral one, and she’s looking pretty good against Obama in the key swing states at this point.

The 10 million polls asking if she is qualified and all the recent polls showing Barry in the lead on a nationwide level are expressly meant to make you think she isn’t electable.


147 posted on 12/26/2010 12:27:20 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Talkradio03

Jaun Williams just recovering from a huge faux pax, should refrain from attacking the 2012 president. Doesn’t he learn from mistakes?


148 posted on 12/26/2010 12:32:18 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: 9YearLurker

Yes,,, and those polls are meant to direct us to Mitt, who is unelectable. The media attack on Sarah is blunt proof that they think SHE is the threat. If they were sure that Obama would beat her by 20 points,, we would be seeing staries about her being a “maverick” valiantly taking on the repub establishment.

They are telling us who they fear,,, and it ain’t Mitt, et al.


149 posted on 12/26/2010 12:32:52 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: DesertRhino

Agreed.


150 posted on 12/26/2010 12:35:33 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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