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Is Sarah Palin sending mixed messages in her Newsweek article?
The Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 11, 2011 | Linda Feldmann

Posted on 07/11/2011 8:22:01 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Just when you thought Sarah Palin was fading from view, boom, she’s back. On the cover of Newsweek. Looking distinctly unpresidential in a gray hoodie that says “Edge Fitness,” hands on hips, hair blown back.

In a Newsweek interview, the former governor of Alaska says she believes: that she can win a national election, that the field of GOP hopefuls should be bigger, and that she still has months to decide if she wants to enter. So what will she do? “I’m still thinking about it,” she told Peter J. Boyer.

“I’m not so egotistical as to believe that it has to be me, or it can only be me, to turn things around,” Palin said. “But I do believe that I can win.”

Palin has a ready-made reason not to run – her family. Three of her children are still at home, including three-year-old Trig, who has special needs.

Says Palin: “If it came down to the family just saying, ‘Please, Mom, don’t do this,’ then that would be the deal-killer for me, because your family’s gotta be in it with you.”

We already knew all of that. What’s striking about the Newsweek feature is the photographs – not just the cover, but the two-page inside shot of Palin standing in a field of flowers, hair down, wearing a pink hoodie, hands in the pockets of loose-fitting work pants. It’s the Garden of Sarah.

Maybe the photos are Palin’s way of saying, “I’m not running.” Time was when a politically ambitious woman would agree to be photographed only looking “dressed for success” – usually in a suit, à la Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Newsweek cover earlier this year. Or the way Palin usually dresses on Fox News.(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at csmonitor.com ...


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KEYWORDS: newsweak; palin; palinoia; pds; sarahpalin
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This is the new attack on her. That Newsweek article must be powerful.

Sarah Palin as Newsweek cover girl — again (Sexism, thy name is jourbalist)

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Welcome to America folks. The women, men and homosexuals of the left hate Sarah Palin for the fact that she has it all and I mean all. Beautiful family, physical capability, high intelligence and very strong with common sense, physical beauty and a loving hollywood handsome husband and the fact that when the left tried to suppress her she took their attacks and turned them into FAME and a multi-million dollar opportunity with book sales and TV contracts and it is going to drive them absolutely psycho if she announces a run for the President. No better way to beat a suppressive trying to destroy you than to flourish and prosper and rub it in their face for your own amusement. Katy Coric's little gotcha game eventually cost Katy her career. Justice was done and America still LOVES Sarah Palin.

1 posted on 07/11/2011 8:22:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is not her article. It is probably an edited version of an interview in a leftwing rag,


2 posted on 07/11/2011 8:24:18 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, let’s see. Lefties and dimwit independents elected Dumb0 because he ‘talked real good’ and paraded around Hawaiian beaches shirtless.

No double standard here; none at all.


3 posted on 07/11/2011 8:26:40 PM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Looking distinctly unpresidential in a gray hoodie that says “Edge Fitness,” hands on hips, hair blown back.

unpresidential as opposed to a dork riding a girl's bike???

4 posted on 07/11/2011 8:27:11 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: GeronL

Huh?


5 posted on 07/11/2011 8:27:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Waiting for the announcement. :-)


6 posted on 07/11/2011 8:28:11 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But of course she's giving mixed messages. She's not going to waste her big announcement in News-bleeping-Weak.

She'll come out when she's good and ready to - like most women.

7 posted on 07/11/2011 8:35:27 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

LOL


8 posted on 07/11/2011 8:37:34 PM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: gov_bean_ counter

http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2011/07/11/re-palin-can%E2%80%99t-%E2%80%98be-taken-seriously-as-a-presidential-contendor-dressed-like-that%E2%80%99/

RE: PALIN‘S ’NON-SERIOUS’ NEWSWEEK COVER


9 posted on 07/11/2011 8:39:12 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Huh? Todd already said that they’re ready if she chooses to run.


10 posted on 07/11/2011 8:40:43 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think she would look fine in a burlap sack.


11 posted on 07/11/2011 8:40:52 PM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: jennychase

Some just can’t help themselves.


12 posted on 07/11/2011 8:41:33 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
But the media LOVES this stuff...



13 posted on 07/11/2011 8:44:33 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They are so stupid, they don’t get it.

Sarah’s a genuine independent woman. She truly does things things her own way, and screw the libs, the establishment, and the rest of the shallow fools who can’t stand her for that!


14 posted on 07/11/2011 8:45:55 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
These pictures were taken in Alaska, for crying out loud; in pretty rural settings, and she looks strong and powerful in the cover picture!

If she were dressed in a couture suit, or some floaty dress, the nay-sayers would have had a field day with that, as well.

Yes, the NEWSWEEK cover and article appears to be driving the anti-Palinistas out of their already wee, last 2 surviving brain cell minds. LOL

15 posted on 07/11/2011 8:47:07 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Michele Bachmann has been looking presidential (style-wise) in her appearances following her announcement. And look where that’s gotten her — the MSM is coming after her for comments about her accepting government help to pay for caring for her foster children and just today for her comments about changing gay orientation.

Sarah has lots of photos of her looking “presidential” in her speeches and appearances. She CAN dress appropriate to the occasion as we have so often observed, and stunningly so. For this photo shoot she’s at home in Alaska relaxing (or seemingly so). Plenty of time to “dress up” when the time comes.

You can’t win with the MSM, they will denigrate whatever you say, do or how you look. However, with Sarah its hard NOT to have a good looking photo of her. Consider the CSM article another badge of honor. (And, BTW, the CSM went to an online-only publication a year or so ago after the print publication went belly up! So much for their relevance.)


16 posted on 07/11/2011 8:48:24 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Maybe the photos are Palin’s way of saying, “I’m not running.” Time was when a politically ambitious woman would agree to be photographed only looking “dressed for success” – usually in a suit, à la Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Newsweek cover earlier this year

see. now what I got was her saying "OK Pilgrim, take your best shot. I'm ready"

Take away the podium, the suit, and Obama looks like a little man: Sarah looks kinda badass.


17 posted on 07/11/2011 8:50:12 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think this was the intention of Newsweek. They know she’s beautiful and photogenic. They can’t ridicule her the way they have other Republican women so they figured out a way to use her beauty against her.


18 posted on 07/11/2011 8:50:38 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie (Jonah is my patron saint.)
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To: Oztrich Boy
“dressed for success” – usually in a suit, à la Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Newsweek cover earlier this year ...

Were either of these on the cover??

MSM jealous? Naw, no way.

19 posted on 07/11/2011 8:57:08 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: Upstate NY Guy

Jimmy in Hoosiers: “I’ll make it.”


20 posted on 07/11/2011 8:57:59 PM PDT by Ben Chad
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To: Oztrich Boy
Take away the podium, the suit, and Obama looks like a little man ...

That picture of Obama reminds me of the one in the situation room where they are watching communications during the Osama raid. Same jacket, I think. In that photo, Obama looks like he's on the pot having a bad BM.

21 posted on 07/11/2011 9:02:03 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: Ben Chad

I LOVE THAT ANALOGY.......


22 posted on 07/11/2011 9:03:23 PM PDT by runninglips (Republicans = 99 lb weaklings of politics.)
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To: youscreamIscream99

oh gawd I am going to be crucified

Can’t deal so I am quitting this thread


24 posted on 07/11/2011 9:12:56 PM PDT by youscreamIscream99 (q)
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To: youscreamIscream99

Bye, bye newbie. IBTZ


25 posted on 07/11/2011 9:16:27 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: youscreamIscream99

please post your frivolous claims and I will ignore them

I need a break from fighting all alone :(


26 posted on 07/11/2011 9:16:36 PM PDT by youscreamIscream99
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To: CedarDave
Take away the podium, the suit, and Obama looks like a little man ...

He looks like a cross between a Scrawny Metrosexual of Color (SMOC) and a p*ssy-whipped Chicago thug.

That picture of Obama reminds me of the one in the situation room where they are watching communications during the Osama raid. Same jacket, I think. In that photo, Obama looks like he's on the pot having a bad BM.

Why is there what appears to be an orange soda in the bottle immediately in front of the ManChild?

Cheers!

27 posted on 07/11/2011 9:17:05 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: CedarDave

Keep dreaming cedar dave

the 51 percent of those who don’t pay taxes will vote for Sarah-you betcha


28 posted on 07/11/2011 9:17:55 PM PDT by youscreamIscream99
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To: grey_whiskers

wow barry IS photoshopped in there - even the edge of the wall on the left is fuzzy

damn!


29 posted on 07/11/2011 9:19:56 PM PDT by youscreamIscream99
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To: youscreamIscream99
youscreamIscream99
"Since Mar 7, 2011"

Cheers!

30 posted on 07/11/2011 9:21:01 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
How does one square so many strong personal attributes with the notion that personality politics is to be avoided? I tend to think SP is aware that true Authority ultimately extends from above, and the she is willing and able to be an instrument under that Authority as needed.

There is an element, however, and a very large one at that, whose trust is in anything but God. They think princes and princesses will save them. Too bad.

31 posted on 07/11/2011 9:23:05 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: youscreamIscream99

Zot!


32 posted on 07/11/2011 9:23:11 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: grey_whiskers

Yup, been flushed!


33 posted on 07/11/2011 9:24:08 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: Baynative

those breasts look rather female-ish...


34 posted on 07/11/2011 9:28:15 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: youscreamIscream99; darkwing104
Photobucket

Photobucket

35 posted on 07/11/2011 9:31:20 PM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: CedarDave

Airbrush or a lot of plastic surgery!


36 posted on 07/11/2011 9:45:32 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: grey_whiskers

It also looks like Obama is holding a cigarette in this picture.


37 posted on 07/11/2011 9:49:59 PM PDT by Britt0n
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To: Upstate NY Guy

looks kind of like what rocky was wearing.


38 posted on 07/11/2011 10:04:05 PM PDT by unseen1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry Linda, it’s called “not telegraphing your punches”. Look it up. She’s keepin’ them guessing. LOL! You better learn to live with it. You all laugh and make fun of Sarah but she’s more intelligent than all of you “journalists” put together. Deal with it!


39 posted on 07/11/2011 10:11:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (When the going gets tough, the tough check themselves into "rehab".)
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To: youscreamIscream99

you scream ,I Scream...get it?

(Prolly not.)

40 posted on 07/12/2011 1:04:46 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: CedarDave
Bye, bye newbie. IBTZ

They blow up so young these days.
41 posted on 07/12/2011 1:19:13 AM PDT by PA Engineer (SP/AW12: Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: Baynative

Moobs.


42 posted on 07/12/2011 3:30:49 AM PDT by Salamander (I don't want trouble, I don't need no fuss. But I'm wounded, old and treacherous.)
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To: grey_whiskers
I dunno so I sent the dog to find out.


43 posted on 07/12/2011 3:33:50 AM PDT by Salamander (I don't want trouble, I don't need no fuss. But I'm wounded, old and treacherous.)
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To: Grams A

Spackle and Silly Putty.


44 posted on 07/12/2011 3:34:44 AM PDT by Salamander (I don't want trouble, I don't need no fuss. But I'm wounded, old and treacherous.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They also imply that she posed for that photo with a Newsweak Photographer, or had some input of what past photo they would use.


45 posted on 07/12/2011 7:33:26 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (DID I MENTION...SARAH PALIN OR FLIPPIN BUST!)
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To: youscreamIscream99; 50mm; Lady Jag; Old Sarge; darkwing104; Darksheare; TheOldLady; Allegra; ...

46 posted on 07/12/2011 7:44:27 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back. He ain't my president either.)
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H/T Arrowhead1952

Cheeky n00b and PDS sufferer exposes his black heart and gets shoved onto a passing lightning bolt



Re-elect President Palin 2016

47 posted on 07/12/2011 8:24:21 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

[sweep sweep sweep shovel] [scrub scrub rinse rinse]

All cleaned up, Deo!


48 posted on 07/12/2011 8:26:26 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: TheOldLady

Thanks! You are so fast! Now this thread is sparkling clean! *hugs TOL*


49 posted on 07/12/2011 8:40:28 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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;-)


50 posted on 07/12/2011 9:40:42 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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