Leftist dullards mock Palin for correctly referencing Boston Tea Party

posted at 5:03 pm on October 19, 2010 by Allahpundit

Yesterday, at a Tea Party Express event in Nevada, she warned the crowd not to get overconfident, telling them they won’t be able to “party like it’s 1773″ until a bunch of tea-party candidates are safely elected. Lefty insta-meme: Idiot Sarah Palin doesn’t know that the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776! Because, after all, nothing happened in 1773 that could possibly be worth referencing at a tea-party rally, right?

Cuffy Meigs at Perfunction did the hard work of sifting through tweets from left-wing imbeciles, so I’m going to force you to click over there for his full round-up. I do want to steal this one, though:

That’s from Gwen Ifill, respected PBS fixture and — remember? — moderator of the Palin/Biden VP debate back in 2008, a job she landed right around the time she was working on her book about the glory of Hopenchange. You sure showed her, Gwen.

Via Hot Air alum Bryan Preston, here’s video of Palin at yesterday’s event standing in front of all sorts of signs referencing tea parties. Get it? 1773, tea party. Right? Exit question: I realize that the thought of protesting against taxes is anathema to lefties, but has their memory of the Boston Tea Party really faded that far? Good lord.


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‘Don’t know much about history…’ was not supposed to be a demand…

ajacksonian on October 19, 2010 at 9:28 PM

Durr, I’m a leftie, I don’t know US history!

ZK on October 19, 2010 at 9:31 PM

And they keep saying SHE’S stupid…………

manofaiki on October 19, 2010 at 9:32 PM

That thread still keeps goin’///hilarious! Tweeted Boss Emeritus and Gov. Palin to check it out.

ProudPalinFan on October 19, 2010 at 9:45 PM

Ummm…

Planet Moron on October 19, 2010 at 7:11 PM

It’s baaack…

Del Dolemonte on October 19, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Just some random selections from Iowahawk:

MattOrtega: @RevDrEBuzz @tahDeetz @iowahawkblog You people are fools. I wasn’t questioning the date of the original Tea Party.

iowahawkblog: @MattOrtega mmm hmm. And you can see 1776 from your house.

@pbsgwen What kind of wallpaper did Palin choose for her rent-free apartment in you head?

Kos notes that GOP=American Taliban. What makes them different from Afghan Taliban? (a) we shouldn’t kill Afghan Taliban

And this one, which is unrelated but f’en hilarious:

Breaking: VFW PAC Endorses Pentagon Shooter

LOL

strictnein on October 19, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Pearl Harbor was named after

A) Pearl Bailey

B)Pearl Jam

C) Bruce Pearl

D) Boston Harbor

Pelayo on October 19, 2010 at 7:43 PM

E) Pearl E. Gates, Fearless Leader of one of the finest late ’70′s SF bands

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4nYl2U5GTg

Del Dolemonte on October 19, 2010 at 10:00 PM

strictnein on October 19, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Those are great. I love this:

And you can see 1776 from your house.

INC on October 19, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Sarah Palin: party like its 1773! ummm,
11:40 AM Oct 18th via TweetDeck

i hadta go back to Ifills twitter feed and see that one for myself…….he hehehe. shaking head.

Strong work gwennie. Stick to something you’re good at…Oh wait!

ted c on October 19, 2010 at 10:13 PM

I knew what she was talking about just from reading the first sentence of this article. And I’m not even that historically knowledgeable.

You mean to tell me that all those people didn’t? How could anyone be so dumb?

In their effort to make Palin look dumb, they actually thought the wrong thing themselves, and made themselves look dumb?

That just shows how much blind hatred can affect a person’s intelligence.

Alana on October 19, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Funny, some of them are now trying to say that Palin literally wants to take us back to 1773, with no constitution, slavery is legal and women can’t vote. These are the idiots that are inspiring the new wave of Democrats.

kvader on October 19, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Oh yes it IS their fault: They run the public school system!!!

landlines on October 19, 2010 at 8:37 PM

They are victims of their own ideology. It takes a willfull blindness to become so ignorant.

theCork on October 19, 2010 at 10:31 PM

That’s from Gwen Ifill, respected PBS fixture

Is that like the “furniture” in Soylent Green?

jdkchem on October 19, 2010 at 10:38 PM

That’s from Gwen Ifill, respected PBS fixture

Is that like the “furniture” in Soylent Green?

jdkchem on October 19, 2010 at 10:38 PM

Only if its a very low rent apartment.

sharrukin on October 19, 2010 at 10:40 PM

i hadta go back to Ifills twitter feed and see that one for myself…….he hehehe. shaking head.
Strong work gwennie. Stick to something you’re good at…Oh wait!
ted c on October 19, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Did ya get her spin?
Ifills twitter

Stand down everybody. I was quoting Sarah Palin from her Nevada speech yesterday.
pbsgwen

Errr Gwen, do you make it a habit to “quote” peoples speeches on twitter, for no apparent reason?

DSchoen on October 19, 2010 at 10:43 PM

Where have these people been? I had a “Party Like It’s 1773″ sign at our first Tea Party rally on April 15, 2009. It’s been made into bumper stickers and T-shirts.

Common Sense on October 19, 2010 at 10:53 PM

Someone needs to tell Matt Ortega that he’s, you know, WRONG.

@DrewMTips Of course but it is Jefferson saying in his own words his reading of it since he was, you know, there. As opposed to O’Donnell… about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to DrewMTips

MattOrtega
Matt Ortega

http://twitter.com/MattOrtega/status/27863340433

Jefferson was in, you know, France when the Constitution was, you know, drafted. HISTORY FAIL.

powerpro on October 19, 2010 at 10:54 PM

Where have these people been? I had a “Party Like It’s 1773″ sign at our first Tea Party rally on April 15, 2009. It’s been made into bumper stickers and T-shirts.

Common Sense on October 19, 2010 at 10:53 PM

they were just looking for your white hood and racist sign…nevermind the shirt and sticker.//

ted c on October 19, 2010 at 11:00 PM

@DrewMTips Of course but it is Jefferson saying in his own words his reading of it since he was, you know, there. As opposed to O’Donnell… about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to DrewMTips

MattOrtega

Well sure, Matt. Thomas Jefferson was somewhere…but it surely wasn’t the Constitutional Convention….Nice try buddy. Here’s your sign.

ted c on October 19, 2010 at 11:02 PM

I love the way this “stupid hillbilly” makes the liberals look like raving fools.

SARAH PALIN 2012!

jimmy2shoes on October 19, 2010 at 11:09 PM

I’m not a fan of Dick Morris, but I’ll never forget what he said about that Hillbilly from Wasilly (as the Senator from Illinois referred to her hometown).

Right after the Convention, when she stepped onto the National stage in early September 2008, he rightly said this…..”a political star was born”.

We’ll see if she runs, or if she passes, if she runs a good campaign or falters but there is no denying that with her in the mix CONSERVATIVES can see the White House in 2012 and it might just run straight through the town of Wasilla.

http://www.dickmorris.com/blog/a-star-is-born/

PappyD61 on October 19, 2010 at 11:14 PM

I’m putting extra butter on the popcorn. This is so worth it!

redwhiteblue on October 19, 2010 at 11:54 PM

Knee-slapping funny! Crackpot Pultzpuller Awarded in 3,2,1…

TN Mom on October 20, 2010 at 12:54 AM

I’m putting extra butter on the popcorn.

redwhiteblue on October 19, 2010 at 11:54 PM

Whoa! That’s partying like it’s 3600 BCE!

Shy Guy on October 20, 2010 at 1:34 AM

Why do I suspect a set up by Sarah? Bait in the trap? Knowing the prey? Execution.. PERFECT!

She must be smiling in her sleep tonight.

RalphyBoy on October 20, 2010 at 3:32 AM

Palin’s tweet doesn’t make sense tho. The Boston Tea Party wasn’t an end zone dance celebration, it was an act of rebellion. So when Palin tweeted “Don’t party like its 1773 yet”- what does that mean? That we shouldn’t rebel yet?

Jon0815 on October 19, 2010 at 5:30 PM

-
Ya know… Every party has one. There’s even a song about them…

RalphyBoy on October 20, 2010 at 4:10 AM

Don’t know much about history
Don’t know much biology
Don’t know much about a science book
Don’t know much about the french I took

But I do know that I love you
And I know that if you love me too
What a wonderful world this would be

Don’t know much about geography
Don’t know much trigonometry
Don’t know much about algebra
Don’t know what a slide rule is for…

yep

pabo on October 20, 2010 at 6:07 AM

Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor!

-Any Liberal

tommer74 on October 19, 2010 at 5:59 PM

I think it was over when the Japanese invaded Poland.

sdd on October 20, 2010 at 7:34 AM

And you can see 1776 from your house.
INC on October 19, 2010 at 10:07 PM

excellent :)

cmsinaz on October 20, 2010 at 7:35 AM

they were just looking for your white hood and racist sign…nevermind the shirt and sticker.//

ted c on October 19, 2010 at 11:00 PM

+1

cmsinaz on October 20, 2010 at 7:36 AM

Exit question: I realize that the thought of protesting against taxes is anathema to lefties, but has their memory of the Boston Tea Party really faded that far? Good lord.
The dept of Edukation n promotion of self esteem has done in the teaching/study of history in favor of Social Studies since the mid seventies.
Tests are dumbed down now so much so that the founding father is mlk.

Col.John Wm. Reed on October 20, 2010 at 7:53 AM

It appears leftists follow Palin on twitter religiously.

I wonder why?

darwin on October 20, 2010 at 8:00 AM

darwin on October 20, 2010 at 8:00 AM

i know you are being rhetorical, but it sure is concerning that libs have nothing better to do than see if they can stock up on any ‘gotchas’ so that they can pounce on them later should she run for office again….

pathetic

cmsinaz on October 20, 2010 at 8:07 AM

cmsinaz on October 20, 2010 at 8:07 AM

I know. But all their “gotchas” are pretty lame. Palin is probably the most investigated person on the planet and all they can come up with is well, nothing.

darwin on October 20, 2010 at 8:11 AM

darwin on October 20, 2010 at 8:11 AM

very true…

cmsinaz on October 20, 2010 at 8:14 AM

She fills the void for their pure undiluted hatred.

B Man on October 20, 2010 at 8:15 AM

ha ha ha I love when people try to play gotcha and then look like fu*king morons because they didn’t bother to do 3.7 seconds of research.

You should keep tracking these morons to see how they backpedal and tap dance around their stupidity.

Dave Rywall on October 20, 2010 at 8:36 AM

It shows you how in the tank for the democrats the mainstream media is and always has been. Even if it’s not true, they will slant their reports in such a way as to show the republican/conservative in a bad light. It’s almost laughable how they’re trying to paint the conservatives in this election cycle as extremists while making the corruption and incompetence on the democrat side look normal and ok in comparison. That’s how they’ve brain-washed us for years and it is changing little by little, much to their chagrin! Sarah Palin and Christine O’Donnell are perfect examples of, not just double-standards, but how the media can create alternate lies and stick with them long enough to make it stick as the truth. These ladies are far from bimbos as the media is desparate to label them

mozalf on October 20, 2010 at 8:44 AM

They must have all had the same history teacher as the Big O since we have 57 states now too.

turbeda on October 20, 2010 at 8:47 AM

It’s not about bashing Democrats, it’s not about taxes, they have no idea what the Boston tea party was about, they don’t know their history at all…

Janeane Garofalo proven wrong (again).

And now WE DO KNOW who REALLY doesn’t know their history! ;)

HondaV65 on October 20, 2010 at 9:07 AM

strong>tea…..NAMI!!!!

We’re the lead jet ski, the surfer are Conservatives, the Dems are the Shore and the Wave is turnout!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U66qW7kBVnM

PappyD61 on October 20, 2010 at 9:08 AM

I love hate the iPhone and the little keypad…..gggrrrr.

:-)

tea…..NAMI!!!!

We’re the lead jet ski, the surfer are Conservatives, the Dems are the Shore and the Wave is turnout!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U66qW7kBVnM

PappyD61 on October 20, 2010 at 9:08 AM

PappyD61 on October 20, 2010 at 9:09 AM

No, Palin wasn’t playing “reel ‘em in”, or rope-a-dope.

Her speech begins with a set up for the “party” line – very explicitly describing the Boston tea party and it’s year of occurrence.

kos et al. are just that lazy and ignorant.

SarahW on October 20, 2010 at 9:18 AM

You should keep tracking these morons to see how they backpedal and tap dance around their stupidity.

Dave Rywall on October 20, 2010 at 8:36 AM

Excellent idea. Fortunately it didn’t take long:
http://www.fireandreamitchell.com/2010/10/19/pbs-progressive-elitist-gwen-ifill-mocks-sarah-palin-over-party-like-its-1773-then-backs-off-telling-everyone-to-stand-down/

LOL what’s the phrase? It’s always the attempted cover up that gets you?

inviolet on October 20, 2010 at 9:18 AM

GwenIfill is just another leftwing nutjob with limited intelligence, but thinks she is omnipotent. A perfect specimen of intellectual bankruptcy that keeps on proving liberalism is a mental disorder.

volsense on October 20, 2010 at 9:18 AM

Was Palin just trying to set up the moronic left or just telling it like it is? Liberals are so quick to demonstrate their intelligence that they actually reveal her limited intelligence.

volsense on October 20, 2010 at 9:23 AM

As I’ve been saying: The Smartest people in the Room actually aren’t.

kingsjester on October 20, 2010 at 9:29 AM

Leftist dullards mock Palin…

That’s from Gwen Ifill, respected PBS fixture and — remember? — moderator of the Palin/Biden VP debate back in 2008, a job she landed right around the time she was working on her book about the glory of Hopenchange. You sure showed her, Gwen.

But Big A! How could this affirmative action nitwit be both a “leftist dullard” and “respected”?

Respected by whom?

Jaibones on October 20, 2010 at 9:30 AM

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2610594/posts

Love the photo and the comic

Asher on October 20, 2010 at 9:32 AM

My respect for loudmouth liberals has left the basement, gone below the foundation line, and has begun the slow dig to China.

The Left has selective memory and recall of history, and are not worthy of carrying Ms. Palin’s running shoes. If the day should come that a headline should include the words PRESIDENT-ELECT PALIN, I suspect that the hospitals will be filled with exploded heads.

itzWicks on October 20, 2010 at 9:34 AM

Why is the headline for this story about Palin? The headline is: “Gwen Ifill is a dolt.”

james23 on October 20, 2010 at 9:40 AM

As I’ve been saying: The Smartest people in the Room actually aren’t.

kingsjester on October 20, 2010 at 9:29 AM

My experience is that the smart people shut their mouths & listen.
It’s the unintelligent that are the first to open their mouths & claim higher ability.

Badger40 on October 20, 2010 at 10:05 AM

Of course, at least none of those dullards are running for Senate.

But liberals conveniently forget all sorts of stuff. Heritage points out that Obama and MSNBC have both systematically changed the phrase “endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights” to “endowed with certain inalienable rights”.

Some how “by their Creator” just disappeared from their Declaration of Independence.

hawksruleva on October 20, 2010 at 10:16 AM

It’s funny that the reason Ifill foolishly jumped so quickly on this is that she wanted to be first, -first to catch Palin in saying something dumb. Ifill expected high-fives from all the liberal old media, a great laugh at NPR, another round of invitations to all the right holiday parties, greater fame and fortune.

Ifill’s vanity made her do this.

slickwillie2001 on October 20, 2010 at 10:54 AM

It appears as though Gwen and that other bastion of libertard liberty Markos the moron have taken down their tweets….life is good

PatriotPete on October 20, 2010 at 10:58 AM

How to party like it’s 1773!

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=ff1_1287414638

A thread closer…

serendip2b on October 20, 2010 at 2:44 PM

In Hastings, MI they party like it’s 1066!

Akzed on October 20, 2010 at 2:53 PM

I don’t know if anyone linked to this yet:

“Palin: Don’t ‘party like it’s 1773′ just yet”

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-tea-party-express-20101019,0,2450180.story

Django on October 20, 2010 at 2:55 PM

Is that like the “furniture” in Soylent Green?

jdkchem on October 19, 2010 at 10:38 PM

Yikes! Careful, you’re dating yourself ;-}

jdawg on October 20, 2010 at 6:04 PM

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