Hillary: I can’t protest Ahmadinejad because Sarah Palin might be there

posted at 12:10 pm on September 17, 2008 by Allahpundit

To show you what a sucker I am, I was all set to praise her this morning after the first stories came out last night for putting partisanship aside in the interests of a worthy international cause. Much like, oh, John McCain speaking next week at the Clinton Global Initiative.

Like I say, I’m a sucker.

“We are pleased to inform you that the keynote speakers at the “Stop Iran. Now!” Rally are confirmed to be Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Governor Sarah Palin and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel,” read an e-mail from a leader of a Jewish group planning the event.

But the curtain came down on the comedy sketch-turned-reality before the duo ever hit the stage: Clinton officials soon said they had not been told Palin would be on hand — and that her presence, which made the event a political one, would mean the absence of the New York senator.

The McCain-Palin campaign has not yet said whether Palin herself will still be attending the event, but released a statement criticizing Clinton’s withdrawal. “Governor Palin believes that the danger of a nuclear Iran is greater than party or politics,” said spokeswoman Tracey Schmitt. “She hopes that all parties can rally together in opposition to this grave threat.”

Am I hallucinating or didn’t Her Majesty and The One manage to momentarily overcome their differences last year and join hands in the interest of another good cause? How come that joint appearance didn’t make the Selma event a “political” one? Answer: It did, but Hillary didn’t stand to lose any votes by being there. She does stand to lose votes — for Obama, as his most prominent surrogate — if she shows up on Monday and gladhands the usurper, so naturally she put her party interest first and backed out. She’s the one making it a political event, not Palin. If she was half as committed to this cause as she pretends to be, she’d opt for a compromise: To avoid any fallout from having the two of them momentarily share a stage or, lord forbid, a handshake, simply coordinate the schedules so that they aren’t there at the same time. It speaks volumes that her first impulse was to say “to hell with it” rather than seek an accommodation.

As it is, now Palin’s invite is in jeopardy too. Exit question: Which party-over-country Hillary pander is more disgraceful, this one or the time she did MoveOn’s bidding by voting against that Senate resolution expressing support for Petraeus after the “Betray Us” ad?


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The girl has priorities, messed up as they are.

Schadenfreude on September 17, 2008 at 12:13 PM

AP is CORRECT. HILLARY is making this political.

The DEMS are obviously ONLY concerned with WINNING. They don’t care about the Jewish people or the threat of Iran.

originalpechanga on September 17, 2008 at 12:13 PM

If New York or New Jersey actually come relativity close to the McCain/Palin camp this would be the event that would turn the tide. In these two states Jewish voters actually make a difference. Thanks Hill!!!

Lance Murdock on September 17, 2008 at 12:16 PM

She is willing to appear with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, however.

Mr. D on September 17, 2008 at 12:17 PM

Sarah Palin: class act.
HRC: Won’t be compared to a class act.
As Ann Coulter would say about Hillary: ‘That’s our girl!’
She won’t play unless she can set the rules.

Christine on September 17, 2008 at 12:17 PM

“Governor Palin believes that the danger of a nuclear Iran is greater than party or politics,”

Yet one more thing she’s right about. Or maybe she just doesn’t want all the eeeevil jews of Israel being relocated (redeployed?) to Alaska per the Iranian plan?

Hilpatine? At an anti-Iranian event? It’s hard to believe the lefties would protest against their jihadi allies to begin with. Anybody who doesn’t think these two ideologies are allies, just llok at the civil war in Lebanon back in the late 70s.

Tony737 on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

When have the Democrats ever cared about Israel? …. Never.

Maxx on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

The MoveOn disgrace was worse, but this is still bad.

Are you still going to write her in on Nov. 4th?

BadgerHawk on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

Billary and Obummer. Nothing should surprise us.

tberke on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

The Beast cannot attend any event with the Arctic Fox. Her pretense that she actually represents women in any way would publicly vanish forever.

She does not want anyone to know she actually represents only manhating, far-left socialist, sea-hags like herself.

DeweyWins on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

Hillary was for showing up, before she was against it.

AeroSpear on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

Clinton officials soon said they had not been told Palin would be on hand — and that her presence, which made the event a political one, would mean the absence of the New York senator.

Shameful, but typical. Once again the dems can’t put aside politics and do something for the greater good. Supporting our most important ally should have more importance than their perception of what it will mean for the party.

4shoes on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

Hillary is a reject. She won’t do anything without what it will do for her.

Allah.. you live in NY. Do NYer’s even care about this? Or is it just fodder for the imagination?

upinak on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

Hillary is wrong for canceling. But… in a way I do understand it. Like some of her supporters have said, why should it be Hillary’s job to counter Sarah Palin for Obama’s benefit?

She’s been put into a difficult position and it looks like she’s taking the easiest way out at least in the short run. That she’d be willing to take this risk to her personal credibility with her own constituency speaks volumes about the real feelings between the Clinton and Obama camps.

Gilda on September 17, 2008 at 12:19 PM

She’s the one making it a political event, not Palin.

Hillary Clinton doesn’t take a dump without it being a political event.

Seven Percent Solution on September 17, 2008 at 12:19 PM

I’m still trying to figure out how Clinton’s appearance by herself doesn’t make it political or partisan… she really is full of herself…

ninjapirate on September 17, 2008 at 12:19 PM

When was the last time Hillary did something that wasn’t political? And I’m including cell division in the womb.

Jim Treacher on September 17, 2008 at 12:19 PM

Can you blame her? I mean, put Hillary next to Sarah on stage……

carbon_footprint on September 17, 2008 at 12:20 PM

This is weak, even for Hillary. The real problem for Hillary is that she would want to give Sarah Palin a big hug and would have a hard time keeping a huge grin off her face every time she looked at our Sarah.

HawaiiLwyr on September 17, 2008 at 12:20 PM

It’s interesting that when McCain and Obama appeared together at Ground Zero, it was not a political event. Apparently protesting against the anabashedly anti-Israel Ahmadinejad is just not important enough for Clinton. Hmmmm, isn’t she supposed to be pro-Israel?

m064404 on September 17, 2008 at 12:20 PM

Democrats still living in 1947

Wade on September 17, 2008 at 12:20 PM

When have the Democrats ever cared about Israel? …. Never.

Maxx on September 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

True. But you think they’d at least be concerned enough about those Jewish votes they’d at least fake it for a night.

4shoes on September 17, 2008 at 12:21 PM

wittle Hillawy afwaid of big bad pit bull?

Steve Z on September 17, 2008 at 12:21 PM

This is rich: look at this quote from JP:

“Her attendance was news to us, and this was never billed to us as a partisan political event,” said Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines.

So, Hillary or any Democrat alone in the event makes it non-partisan, while adding Palin suddenly makes is partisan?

That must be the most stupid, PDS infected statement i’ve heard.

Aristotle on September 17, 2008 at 12:21 PM

Democrats hate Jews and women!

mylegsareswollen on September 17, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Hey, c’mon, if you were Hillary would you want your cankles on display next to Sarah’s legs? I think not.

Fletch54 on September 17, 2008 at 12:22 PM

So according to Hillary, Gov. Palin is more of a threat than the Iranian government.

The question is, a threat to what?

rbj on September 17, 2008 at 12:23 PM

What’s that old saying about how a leopard can’t change its spots…..

Always Right on September 17, 2008 at 12:23 PM

Well, Hillary’s decision makes more sense when you consider the ugly rhetoric Palin has spewed at her:

“What determination, and grit, and even grace through some tough shots that were fired her way. She handled those well.”

McCain/Palin: Smear merchants!

Jim Treacher on September 17, 2008 at 12:24 PM

Nappy Headed Hillary is back just waking up from a nap dreaming of herself as the C-in-C of Feminism instead of a gun-toting, bible-reading, reasonable Republican in Sarah Palin.

It’s time to reopen the GOP convention and reverse the ticket…

HotAirJosef on September 17, 2008 at 12:24 PM

I confess…I’m actually disappointed in Hillary. Even from a cynical calculating perspective, this would have done nothing but boost her standings.
She gets goodwill from both parties, if the Obamabots freak out she can claim (correctly) it was a bipartisan affair and protesting Iran’s abuses towards women go beyond party lines.
She looks like a good guy and it doesn’t help Barack (thereby improving her chances for a 2012 run.)

The only thing I can think she’d be afraid of is Palin would get more cheers than her. (A likely scenario.)

Sarjex on September 17, 2008 at 12:24 PM

Hillary saw the “preview” of this on SNL and decided that she would look bad in contrast to Gov. Palin.

kayo on September 17, 2008 at 12:24 PM

hey, I can’t really blame the Hill. She got beat by Oblamey, and now she’s being relegated to the dustbin of history by the emergence of Palin. Egos as big as hers can only take so much deflation at a time.

trailboss on September 17, 2008 at 12:25 PM

I guess Hillary is just afraid of a strong woman.

nocomme1 on September 17, 2008 at 12:25 PM

She’s just doing her part to make sure NY breaks for McPalin so she can start fundraising for 2012.

BrianA on September 17, 2008 at 12:25 PM

Hillary’s first real political move since the primaries and she totally blew what should have been a slam-dunk. Give a talk. Shake a hand. Leave with a smile and good feelings from all. But, instead, Hillary finds Sarah Palin more dangerous to be around than Achmdjdkjad. Uh huh.

progressoverpeace on September 17, 2008 at 12:26 PM

Senator Clinton’s decision to withdraw from this event has turned it from an anti-Iran rally into a political football. Perhaps her decision will bounce back to hurt her.

Loxodonta on September 17, 2008 at 12:27 PM

There’s a “major push to disinvite Palin, if Obama/Biden don’t attend,” the source says.

Obama = too much to list… woods fund… church… yadda
Biden = Deal with a nuclear Iran and bribe them too

ninjapirate on September 17, 2008 at 12:27 PM

well what the hell will a protest do? ahmadinejad knows we hate him. he’s still going to the UN. whether hillary protest or not.

venicesurfer on September 17, 2008 at 12:27 PM

I really hope Palin isn’t disinvited. If they invited her in good faith and she’s still willing to attend and speak out in solidarity on an important issue, what’s the problem?

CP on September 17, 2008 at 12:30 PM

Hillary standing next to Sarah?

The comparison, on a sexist level of course, would be gruesome.

That said, I wish a shrink would do a study on all these bug eyed photos of Hillary through the years and tell us what they mean. I have my own amateur views but I would love to hear a professionals. For her sake I hope it’s just her thyroid!

patrick neid on September 17, 2008 at 12:30 PM

Democrats still living in 1947 1967

FIFY – In 1947 Democrats still loved their country

ManlyRash on September 17, 2008 at 12:31 PM

Exit question: Which party-over-country Hillary pander is more disgraceful, this one or the time she did MoveOn’s bidding by voting against that Senate resolution expressing support for Petraeus after the “Betray Us” ad?

I’d say the latter was most egregious – it is a close call, however.

Hillary just didn’t want to have the SNL skit played out for the world to see – I must admit, all I’d be able to think of was her rant about cankles and finding out what a FLIRG is….

tru2tx on September 17, 2008 at 12:32 PM

BTW, was Palin invited or did the McCain campaign get her invited? It would be interesting to see how that happened.

ninjapirate on September 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM

As it is, now Palin’s invite is in jeopardy too.

She should go whether invited or not. She has every right to be there, and those who would disinvite her would look small and unprincipled, while she will look even more principled.

Wondering about HRC’s motives. On one hand, it looks like she screwed herself here, but on the other, it sort of screws her party, which might be the plan all along.

thirteen28 on September 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM

Allah said,

“Hillary: I can’t protest Ahmadinejad because Sarah Palin might be there”

Allah, I think you’ve got this completely wrong. The headline should probably read:

“Hillary: I won’t be representing Obama/Biden to protest Ahmadinejad (no one told me I’d be representing anyone but myself); let them represent themselves, just like Sarah Palin will be there”

dtestard on September 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM

I would express disappointment that Hillary won’t put country and allies ahead of partisan and personal politics, but she is a Clinton, and nothing is too low for her stoopage. If she can’t see that keeping the Slime of Humanity out of the U.S. is more important than her petty personal/party snits, she has no business ever seeking the office of President of these United States.

EyeSurgeon on September 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM

“Hillary: I won’t be representing Obama/Biden to protest Ahmadinejad (no one told me I’d be representing anyone but myself); let them represent themselves, just like Sarah Palin will be there”

Aahhhh, I see now…

ninjapirate on September 17, 2008 at 12:35 PM

Why do Jews in the USA keep voting more for Dems?

What morons. Is it more important to them to be able to abort their babies than Israel getting vaporized?

Incredible.

Sapwolf on September 17, 2008 at 12:36 PM

FL would do…

Akzed on September 17, 2008 at 12:37 PM

This more than any recent event symbolizes the Democrat Party:

PRIORITIES

1. Self Interest
2. Country’s Interest

jeff_from_mpls on September 17, 2008 at 12:37 PM

Guys, this is a trap. The Obama folks are trying to drive a wedge between McCain and the Hillary supporters via a Palin/Clinton fight. Based on this blog and the comments, I think we are half way into this trap.

tdavisjr on September 17, 2008 at 12:38 PM

This is bad news for Hillary, she looks little and petty. Somehow I doubt that she made the decision to withdraw, but believe it came from the Obamanation camp. They don’t want their surrogates up with Palin, because she might field dress them.
Anyone in NYC please come to the protests on Monday against Pres Imamadjihadi of Iran.

eaglewingz08 on September 17, 2008 at 12:38 PM

Democrats still living in 1947

Wade on September 17, 2008 at 12:20 PM

Bingo.

Someone please tell American Jews that FDR isn’t in office anymore and that Democrats have no interest in the protection of Israel and it’s people.

Mindboggling.

fogw on September 17, 2008 at 12:39 PM

I can’t imagine a world where Hillary would agree to appear with Palin unless it would somehow help her.

I didn’t find the SNL skit all that funny, but it’s starting to feel like a premonition.

Esthier on September 17, 2008 at 12:39 PM

The left hates Palin more than Ahmadinejad. In fact, I kinda think many of them secretly like the hairy munchkin.

JammieWearingFool on September 17, 2008 at 12:40 PM

ninjapirate on September 17, 2008 at 12:19 PM

+1

Buford Gooch on September 17, 2008 at 12:41 PM

May be now Jewish people see the truth and realize democrats do not give dime about Israel.

pukara61 on September 17, 2008 at 12:41 PM

Every time I start to see cracks in Hildabeast’s icy shell, she does something like this and coats herself in another layer of frozen slime. She is lower than whale dung, and that’s at the bottom of the ocean.

SKYFOX on September 17, 2008 at 12:41 PM

It’s disappointing. The hatred and the pretzel logic on display over at the Politico story on this border on frightening. Apparently Palin is worse for the world than the mullahcracy.

Imagine what it would mean to have 2 successful female politicians reaching out to the women of Iran to put their country back on a path to political normalcy. Hillary’s decision has wrecked that opportunity. And for what? How insecure is she (or is it Obama-Biden pressure?)?

DrSteve on September 17, 2008 at 12:42 PM

1stL

Akzed on September 17, 2008 at 12:42 PM

There is a bizarre consensus that this woman deserves kudos since she allows her husband to molest women and refuses to quit trying to become the most powerful person on earth. How soon people forget that this woman would crawl up a whales anus for votes, or support the murder of millions of children. How is that worth my admiration?

The contrast between Clinton and Palin is in biblical proportions, literally. Clinton is where she is because/despite of her husband. She is an icon for distorted feminine thinking that has gotten American women nowhere.

Palin is an American women that works along with her husband, loves life, celebrates being a woman and is admired for all the right reasons. She only promises to be herself, and that’s good enough for me.

Clinton next to Palin would expose the wrinkled, power-hungry beast for what her soul truly has become. Clinton first, always, and the USA, freedom, the abuses of Islam and one country standing up against evil can take a backseat as far as her and her minions will always be concerned.

Hening on September 17, 2008 at 12:43 PM

“This is bad news for Hillary, she looks little and petty.”

No she doesn’t, or do you think she should unequivocally represent the Obama/Biden camp in this protest, even if she doesn’t want to? Why? Why shouldn’t they represent themselves like Palin is doing? She’s an American, not an Obot.

dtestard on September 17, 2008 at 12:44 PM

Hmmm.

Well, as far as political power goes, I submit that a VP > Senator in the power department. Granted, it hasn’t been decided yet, but she is certainly higher in the political hierarchy than just about any other woman in the US right now.

I don’t think Palin has any special expertise in Iran or foreign policy, so I tend to think that this *was* politically motivated by whomever set it up. Either Hillary attends and alienates Dems or she backs out and gets hammered for putting politics before country. On the other hand, the planners might have just been tapping into the popularity of Palin and Hillary to help gain attention for their cause.

Given that it probably is political, I don’t blame Hillary for avoiding the affair. It probably would have been better to have Hillary and a former Republican candidate (teh Fred!) *or* have Palin and Biden, than to have Hillary and Biden.

Geministorm on September 17, 2008 at 12:45 PM

Maybe Hillary is afraid that there will be Bosnia-like sniper fire at the event. (Of course, I pity any sniper who takes a shot a Palin: unlike Hillary — and even most Democratic “men” — Palin would return fire.)

This only raises my opinion of Sarah Palin; Hillary has just handed over her “international statewoman” crown to Saracuda.

VastRightWingConspirator on September 17, 2008 at 12:46 PM

whoops, “Hillary and Biden” = “Hillary and Palin”

Geministorm on September 17, 2008 at 12:46 PM

Why do Jews in the USA keep voting more for Dems?-Sapwolf on September 17, 2008 at 12:36 PM

Judaism in America is as sharply divided as Christianity.

The Jews who follow the Democrat party in lockstep are either secular Jews who substitute worship of the state for worship of God) or elderly Jews who, indeed, still have a 1947 mindset.

Conservative and Orthodox Jews have been strongly supportive of conservative candidates as far back as Ronald Reagan.

ManlyRash on September 17, 2008 at 12:47 PM

If she was half as committed to this cause as she pretends to be, she’d opt for a compromise:

What hasn’t come up in the discussion but is relevant is the fact that Hillary Clinton may be a failed presidential candidate but she is still a US Senator from a state with a large Jewish constituency. For that reason alone, Hillary should be chomping at the bit to be at this event.

highhopes on September 17, 2008 at 12:48 PM

Wondering about HRC’s motives. On one hand, it looks like she screwed herself here, but on the other, it sort of screws her party, which might be the plan all along.

thirteen28 on September 17, 2008 at 12:33 PM

The cynic in me agrees with you. Hill doesn’t do ANYTHING that doesn’t help her in the long run – and I suspect she’s soooo POd at the Dems that this Palin appearance is just an excuse to twist the knife…..

tru2tx on September 17, 2008 at 12:49 PM

…can someone please get one of those Three Stooges sound boards for the Obama campaign…I’m waiting for Barak and Joe to make joint campaign appearances and do the split finger eye poke and finish up with the patented Curly “spin around the floor” after every speech.

It’s almost as if their strategy is being drafted by the Republicans…or the Greens…or Ron Paul…or, Godfrey Daniels, by Democrats….

Puritan1648 on September 17, 2008 at 12:49 PM

Honestly, they couldn’t find a way to protest this crazy man without sharing the stage? That is just petty. But considering who this is… I guess it was to be expected.

Maybe Obama is trying to leave the option of future negotiations and Hillary protesting would mess that up for him. After the Iraq story–Obama is probably having a secret meeting.

petunia on September 17, 2008 at 12:50 PM

Let’s hope Hillary changes her mind.. and they show up in the same dress. All Hell might break loose!

GoodBoy on September 17, 2008 at 12:50 PM

To show you what a sucker I am, I was all set to praise her this morning

Wow! You? Praise our enemies? Really?

Spanglemaker on September 17, 2008 at 12:50 PM

I don’t think Palin has any special expertise in Iran or foreign policy, so I tend to think that this *was* politically motivated by whomever set it up.

So Palin has to get her doctorate in foreign affairs from Georgetown before she is entitled to have a position on Iran? That’s BS. She’s the VP nominee of a major party. If elected in November, she will soon be working closely with those who not only opine about foreign policy but craft it. That alone gives her a place on that stage whether you like it or not.

highhopes on September 17, 2008 at 12:51 PM

“Oh gee. Use this opportunity to take a stand against a fascist, power mad midget Islamic dictator and look like I actually stand for something…or take a chance on running in Sarah-Cuda? I think I’ll stay home and bake cookies.”

HRC is afraid of Sarah Palin? Hahahahaha.

AubieJon on September 17, 2008 at 12:51 PM

B-I-T-T-E-R

cannonball on September 17, 2008 at 12:51 PM

I agree with the (previous) posters who have made the following observation:

By refusing to to attend (under what should be considered a preposterously weak “explanation”), Hillary is telling Obama she’ll decide if/when she’ll deign to appear in public on his behalf.

(If Palin attends) Republicans get a double whammy from this event – the spotlight is on Palin alone, and we could still excoriate Hillary for her absence – but I suggest we don’t press that issue too strongly. We don’t need to: We will have gotten all the “play” out of the event we need, and Hillary gets to make her statement to Obama without having to take any “flack” for her non-appearance.

alwyr on September 17, 2008 at 12:52 PM

“Oh gee. Use this opportunity to take a stand against a fascist, power mad midget Islamic dictator and look like I actually stand for something…or take a chance on running inTO Sarah-Cuda? I think I’ll stay home and bake cookies.”

HRC is afraid of Sarah Palin? Hahahahaha.

Yeah, I fixed it.

AubieJon on September 17, 2008 at 12:52 PM

I think Palin should plan on attending and then develop a conflict at the very last minute, just to see what wonderful verbal nuggets we could squeeze out of Hillary.

cannonball on September 17, 2008 at 12:53 PM

HRC is afraid of Sarah Palin? Hahahahaha.

AubieJon on September 17, 2008 at 12:51 PM

Sarah Palin is so tough she makes Hillary stay home and bake cookies!

petunia on September 17, 2008 at 12:55 PM

Hillary Clinton doesn’t take a dump without it being a political event.

Seven Percent Solution

…I imagine her there…bottom half of the orange pants suit around her ankles…leafing through the latest issue of “Tikkun”…cursing her colon…a brass band and confetti throwing acolytes in the next room…with a cluster Senate staffers waving signs in the background….

…then, I imagine drinking until this image gets out of my head….

Puritan1648 on September 17, 2008 at 12:56 PM

Dang, she blew the “Beauty and the Beast” photoshop.

It speaks volumes that her first impulse was to say “to hell with it” rather than seek an accommodation.

It proves also, aside from being so political and hypocritical, that she’s not as Jewish as she’d claimed, ancestors et all.

Entelechy on September 17, 2008 at 12:57 PM

No she doesn’t, or do you think she should unequivocally represent the Obama/Biden camp in this protest, even if she doesn’t want to? Why?

And she wouldn’t be representing them even if Palin wasn’t there?

Jim Treacher on September 17, 2008 at 12:58 PM

Give a talk. Shake a hand. Leave with a smile and good feelings from all.
progressoverpeace on September 17, 2008 at 12:26 PM

Yeah, I’m stumped. I don’t get it. It seems so simple.

The Obama folks are trying to drive a wedge between McCain and the Hillary supporters via a Palin/Clinton fight.

tdavisjr on September 17, 2008 at 12:38 PM

Hmmm..

keebs on September 17, 2008 at 12:59 PM

coward, last thing we need in a president.

jp on September 17, 2008 at 1:00 PM

If they, whoever they is, dis-invite Gov. Palin, she should show up anyway. How hypocritical that Clinton claims Palin’s appearance makes it political, but her appearance does not . Especially after all the tongue baths the donks have given The Dinner Jacket.

And if Palin does appear, I expect a certain HotAir pundit to also be there. That’s right, you, Allahpundit. Take your camera, take the subway, and appear at the rally as a reporter, republican, and New Yorker.

Blake on September 17, 2008 at 1:00 PM

This is the type of inexcusable nonsense that is going to cost the Democrats big time in November, not just in terms of the Presidential campaign, but in terms of House and Senate seats, mayoral elections, Governorships, etc etc etc. This anti-Palin stuff has now gotten out of control. Enough already!

pilamaye on September 17, 2008 at 1:00 PM

The Obama folks are trying to drive a wedge between McCain and the Hillary supporters via a Palin/Clinton fight.

tdavisjr on September 17, 2008 at 12:38 PM

Hillary doesn’t give a rat’s ars about Obama. She’s doing this to keep the tension between her and Sarah for 2012/2016…

Entelechy on September 17, 2008 at 1:01 PM

So should Palin have cancelled once she heard Hillary was going to be there?
Silly Hillary.

Hillary made her first error in judgment in her long trek for the Presidency in 2012…women will remember how she was afraid of Palin.

(Now if only Barack or Michelle Obama or Biden would show up at this event…oooooh…what a nice way to make Hillary look bad…)

albill on September 17, 2008 at 1:01 PM

Don’t hate on Hill. She knows that the oxygen would be sucked out of the event faster than Bill hitting on a Hooters waitress.

moxie_neanderthal on September 17, 2008 at 1:04 PM

I want to know what group is it that is putting the pressure on to disinvite Palin.

Buy Danish on September 17, 2008 at 1:04 PM

Foxie News Alert – Hillary Clinton says Sarah Palin is more powerful and fear inducing than Ahmadinnerjacket.

Hillary admits Sarah Palin is the only woman strong enough to stand up to the Iranian madman.

Film at eleven.

Elizabetty on September 17, 2008 at 1:05 PM

FYI: Googled Dan Fagan, the conservative featured with the article on Palin. He’s pretty far out there, not sure you want to be highlighting him. He’s got a radio show, but from what I saw, he’s at least 50% crackpot.

blue13326 on September 17, 2008 at 1:05 PM

“And she wouldn’t be representing them even if Palin wasn’t there?”

That is correct, since it wouldn’t be getting billing as a partisan event (or do you really think Hillary has now wrapped her life activities around the Obama/Biden ticket? As others have noted, she is looking ahead.)

dtestard on September 17, 2008 at 1:07 PM

ot/ apparently the Libs hacked into Palin’s email last night and are publishing contents of her emails over the web.

jp on September 17, 2008 at 1:09 PM

Rally are confirmed to be Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Governor Sarah Palin and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel,” read an e-mail from a leader of a Jewish group planning the event.

Elie Wiesel

What kind of screw-job is this event going to turn into anyway?

logis on September 17, 2008 at 1:11 PM

ot/ apparently the Libs hacked into Palin’s email last night and are publishing contents of her emails over the web.

jp on September 17, 2008 at 1:09 PM

Is that a crime?

Blake on September 17, 2008 at 1:12 PM

If they don’t let her speak, Sarah should do it at a campaign rally. She should tell the crowd she’s taking a timeout from her role as candidate for VP, and will address Madman I’m-a-damn-nutjob.

She should point out how the Iranians keep their women down, because they’re wimps who can’t handle strong women. Stop just short of saying he’s a teeny-weenie.

The Monster on September 17, 2008 at 1:12 PM

should be, here is link to the contents of what they pulled from her email account

http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin_Yahoo_email_hack_2008

unbeleivable

jp on September 17, 2008 at 1:13 PM

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