Skip to comments.Juan Williams: Sarah Palin "Can't Stand on the Intellectual Stage With Obama"
Posted on 12/26/2010 9:45:19 AM PST by Talkradio03
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The voters of 2012 may have to deal with the 2 greatest political myths. Palin’s stupidity and Obama’s Genius.
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...
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.
Always interesting to study how Jesus interacted with the “lawyers” of his time!
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
Obama can’t stand on the “Common Sense” stage with anyone, let alone Sarah Palin.
It is possible that Obama is smart - but there’s no evidence that it’s true.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I’d like to hear what all the silly Freeper Juan Williams cheerleaders have to say about this.
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.
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...
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.
Even if it were true, I would take a patriotic person with average intelligence over a genius traitor any day.
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.
Realism is a bitch.
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.
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 doesnt 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.
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.
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.
Sarah Palin won’t “stand on the intellectual stage with Obama” because that would be beneath her intellectual stage.
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.”
As long as Palins 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.
But Mitt, with no money problems, yet still unable to win a primary,,,, IS somehow “electable”.
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.
Regrettable, yes. Realistic, also yes.
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).
Frankly, with the state of the economy right now, I question the smarts of those liberal elites.
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. =.=
Juan Williams can’t stand on the intellectual stage with Sean Hannity.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Jaun Williams just recovering from a huge faux pax, should refrain from attacking the 2012 president. Doesn’t he learn from mistakes?
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.
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