Skip to comments.Sarah Palin Taunts 'Assassin' Kathleen Parker: "I'm still standing"
Posted on 11/12/2010 9:19:26 AM PST by kristinn
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin responded on Twitter this morning to the admission by pseudo-conservative TV host Kathleen Parker that Parker "led" the media "assassination" of Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign after Palin became the Republican vice presidential nominee.
While debating Palin supporter John Ziegler on CNN last night, Parker admitted her role:
ZIEGLER: You took part in the targeting of Sarah Palin. You essentially took part in the assassination of Sarah Palin 1.0. That person is dead; she doesn't exist any more.
PARKER: No, no, no. Actually, I did not take part in it: I led it. Let's be clear. Let's get our facts straight.
Palin taunted Parker with her response posted on Twitter today:
SarahPalinUSA Parker: appreciate your admittance. Now, I'm still standing;Standing by family, faith & flag. Who do u stand by today?http://bit.ly/d5p72x
32 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
Newsbusters thread on FR about the Parker/Ziegler dust-up last night.
You should leave.
You should leave...you shouldn't tolerate that!
You should grow up.
She said it ... and then the next sentence, which NewsBusters left out, gave the context: she wrote a column on Sept. 28, questioning Palin's qualifications, before anybody else had done so. "Led" meant "said first." S
So, yes, NewsBusters did, as usual, mischaracterize what she said.
NB has never been a trustworthy source. This is just the latest example.
It’s just that the sentence calls for a different word - admission (or, perhaps, confession).
Very brilliant use of words. She can tweet a short cryptic sentence and have people talking about it for days by saying “admittance” or she could have used “admission” and no one would have given the tweet a second thought.
“Waitaminute! I just re-scrutinized the thread.....”
Posts get deleted, and articles posted get relegated to “chat” where they die. You just deal with it. It’s all part of being on FR.
Parker is a despicable woman.
Well, you’re quibbling about the meaning of “led”. Parker is using it in the sense of “I got the ball rolling, I set the theme” not “I masterminded and coordinated an anti-Palin campaign among journalists.” I don’t think anyone, including Newsbusters, takes it in the latter sense.
Uh, no. The liars at NewsBusters are the ones doing that.
I wish I could say I can't believe FReepers fall for that kind of crap. But it's not been possible to do that for a long, long time.
I dont think anyone, including Newsbusters, takes it in the latter sense.
LOL.... then you haven't read the comments on this thread, have you.
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