Palin visits Israel, skips the media

posted at 11:36 am on March 22, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

We have received a lot of reader interest in Sarah Palin’s visit to Israel and her meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but Palin herself kept the visit low-key, so there isn’t much to say about it.  She declined media requests and public appearances, choosing instead to make a quiet and brief visit for her first time.  Palin did promise to return for a longer stay the next time:

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her husband Todd concluded their brief first visit to Israel on Monday by meeting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at his official residence in Jerusalem.

Ahead of the meeting, Netanyahu’s office checked with Palin to see whether they could expand it to a full reception for her with other politicians and aides, but she politely declined.

In an effort to keep her visit as private as possible, Palin also declined all requests for interviews and did her best to avoid the media as she toured the Mount of Olives and Christian sites in Jerusalem on Monday.

McClatchy reports that the Palestinians were “disappointed” when Palin changed her mind about a visit to Bethlehem, apparently at the last minute:

But she skipped a visit the adjacent Al Aqsa Mosque compound, the third holiest site to Muslims, and also cancelled a planned trip to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, one of Christianity’s most revered sites, though it wasn’t clear why.

Her white van was seen driving up to the main checkpoint between Jerusalem and Bethlehem Monday afternoon, but neither she nor her husband, Todd, exited the vehicle or spoke with Israeli soldiers guarding the checkpoint. Her car was stopped just outside the 25-foot wall that runs alongside the checkpoint.

Israeli officials said she hadn’t coordinated her visit with Palestinian authorities, though any person possessing a U.S. passport can enter Bethlehem after showing their identification to the soldiers.

Palestinian officials expressed disappointment that Palin hadn’t visited them, but added they were “not surprised.” They pointed to a controversial post on Palin’s Facebook page last year in which she said, “As Israel makes concessions (and is still criticized by the Obama Administration), Arab leaders are just sitting back waiting for the White House to further pressure Israel. The Obama Administration needs to open its eyes and recognize that it is only Iran and her terrorist allies that benefit from this manufactured Israeli controversy.”

Usually, American politicians court the media with the hope of getting plenty of coverage back home in the US.  Instead, the only real news from Palin’s trip was the photos of her with Netanyahu and her decision to keep the trip private, after a very public platform in India.

The private nature of her visit did generate a tempest in a teapot for Netanyahu, with a silly attack from his opposition over the Prime Minister’s welcome to Palin while putting off a meeting with their leader.  Jeremy Ben-Ami complained that Netanyahu “has time to host Sarah Palin” while ignoring the representative of “170,000 pro-Israeli, pro-peace supporters.”  However, as the leader of the government, it’s Netanyahu’s responsibility to extend hospitality to significant foreign visitors, and Palin only had a short window for her visit.  If Ben-Ami aspires to help choose a successor, perhaps he should get a little more perspective on the job first.

Update: Via Instapundit, American Glob has a photo quiz asking readers to choose which American politician looks more comfortable in Netanyahu’s presence.  Oh, let’s not always see the same hands …

Update II: Ben-Ami is not an Israeli, but the president of the left-leaning lobbying group J Street here in the US — which makes this even lamer than first thought.  Why did the Jerusalem Post even bother to report Ben-Ami’s criticism?

Update III: Palin disputes the McClatchy report about Bethlehem:

An aide to Sarah Palin says she was not turned away at a checkpoint crossing into Bethlehem this week, as has been widely reported. SarahPAC Treasurer Tim Crawford told POLITICO on Tuesday that “Governor. Palin was never scheduled to go to Bethlehem.”

“They had always planned on viewing Bethlehem from the Separation Wall,” Crawford said of Palin’s visit to Israel with her husband Todd. “They did that, then drove past the checkpoint on the way out.”

“Their guide is not licensed or insured for tours of Bethlehem,” he added.


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Yeah, he seemed to fade after Palin smacked him on FOX right? Same thing happened w/ Santorum lol..

davek70 on March 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM

I think that poll showing him bleeding support from the right in NJ after his Palin attacks made him rethink the whole destory Palin strategy of the Mitt boys.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Is it just me or has Chrisite’s star fallen in the last couple of weeks? I don’t hear much about him at all.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Who?

Saltysam on March 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM

volnation on March 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM

Me too.

Brian1972 on March 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Consider this a warning. If additional mentions of other candidates occur, I may be forced to begin hysterically whining and ruin the thread.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Hey we like to compare all the candidates at the same time. Not hold them to some mythical republican candidate. But we are so sorry we haven’t mentions TPaw yet. I keep forgetting about him…..

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Who?

Saltysam on March 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM

you know the bully of the GOP

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM

Somebody needs to, or God forbid he may succumb to the hype and *gasp* quit the Governor’s office to do something else.

We can’t have that, can we?

Brian1972 on March 22, 2011 at 1:02 PM

If he resigned to run for office I would have more respect for him then if he milks the NJ taxpayers to help pay for his campaign like Mitt did…

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Palin’s not shy on the symbolism. Look at the size of her Star of David!

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Boy, is that Frum article nuts!

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:09 PM

I do believe Sarah has the fire in her belly to do just that – the RNC, not so much.

volnation on March 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM

…and the instincts.

Saltysam on March 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Palin’s not shy on the symbolism. Look at the size of her Star of David!

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM

yeah I saw that. I’m still trying to find the us flag pin on Obama…..

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Is it just me or has Chrisite’s star fallen in the last couple of weeks? I don’t hear much about him at all.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Speaking of falling stars, I can’t wait to see how Coulter’s new book sells in comparison to Slander, Treason, & Godless.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM

One indeed wonders why J Street is given press time:

J Street Reeling After Soros Money Revelation

George Soros contributed $750,000 to J Street over a three-year period. The group had repeatedly denied the contributions.

Extent of damage for lobby on Hill unclear; ‘huge setback,’ says expert.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
James D. Besser
Washington Correspondent

Since it was formed, J Street, the pro-peace process lobby and political action committee, has fought for credibility in the face of charges from the right that it is anti-Israel. This week it was reeling after revelations in the Washington Times that the group has received substantial contributions from controversial financier George Soros — despite two years of denials. http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/international/j_street_reeling_after_soros_money_revelation

paul1149 on March 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM

you know the bully of the GOP

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM

One trick bully.

Coulter needs to get out of Washington.

Saltysam on March 22, 2011 at 1:12 PM

She blew off the palistinian sub monkeys

good girl

Sonosam on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

Speaking of falling stars, I can’t wait to see how Coulter’s new book sells in comparison to Slander, Treason, & Godless.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 1:10 PM

I would imagine sales will be much lower. I have never bought any of her books. Never liked her much. But I think the last couple of months has opened a large amount of people to the real Ann, CK, Rove…..

Sometimes the bridges you burn just can’t be rebuilt.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

J Street is a racist Jew hating organization funded by George Soros. Associating with J Street is the samw as associating with the KKK or the Black Panthers.

georgealbert on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

Palin’s not shy on the symbolism. Look at the size of her Star of David!

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Putin can see it from his house in Russia.

Saltysam on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

There is no way for former Christie lovers (i.e. Ann Couleter) to defend his soft spot for Sharia Law. So, they’ve just shut up.

Even Ann seems to be turning to Herman Cain. Now that’s the Ann we all knew and loved.

Now, if she’d just get over her jealousy of Sarah, …

stenwin77 on March 22, 2011 at 1:14 PM

Update II: Ben-Ami is not an Israeli, but the president of the left-leaning lobbying group J Street here in the US — which makes this even lamer than first thought. Why did the Jerusalem Post even bother to report Ben-Ami’s criticism?

I was just gonna say that.
Ben-Ami is the head of “J-Street”, which is an extreme left, American organization. They deal almost exclusively with Israel though. They claim to be “pro-Israel, pro peace”, but while the first half of their slogan is factually wrong (they actually believe it), the second part of their slogan is dishonest. They are anti-Israel which is simply visible just by the public stances they take.

Ben-Ami wouldn’t have been received by Netanyahu even if Netanyahu had a clear schedule. The apparent policy of the Israeli government is not to give too much credence to this “code pink”-type bunch of morons, and they do it by boycotting their events. Ben-Ami is delusional if he thinks he would’ve been received.

And… go Sarah! :)

AlexB on March 22, 2011 at 1:15 PM

That picture has somehow made me hate Obama even more, as if that were possible.

Bee on March 22, 2011 at 1:16 PM

I really like that Gov. Palin left no doubt as to who she was visiting and who she supports.

Cindy Munford on March 22, 2011 at 1:19 PM

Well if Sarah does decide to run, she won’t get the rop type votes because of her love for Israel. Sad to say, she probably won’t get some Jewish votes either.
L

letget on March 22, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Is it just me or has Chrisite’s star fallen in the last couple of weeks? I don’t hear much about him at all.
unseen on March 22, 2011 at 12:55 PM

There you go wishcasting again.

Vyce on March 22, 2011 at 1:24 PM

I thought this was the defining moment of Palin’s trip to Israel and what seperates her from the rest of the politicians in the United States. Other than Rep. West, I cannot think of anyone else who would actually say this. No nuance involved in this statement.

‘Palin Asked: Why Apologize to Muslims?’
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/143035

Popular conservative politician Sarah Palin understands the importance of the Temple Mount to the Jewish people, according to MK Danny Danon (Likud), who accompanied her on a visit to the Kotel Sunday.

Danon told Arutz Sheva’s Hebrew-language service: “When we toured near the Kotel and in the tunnels near the Holy of Holies, she told me clear things without hesitating. She understands the importance of the place for the Jewish people and even asked me “Why do you keep apologizing to the Muslims all the time?”

I imagine many Jews in Israel agree with Sarah Palin on this subject and appreciated her candor. I admire Palin’s courage for speaking up for Israel and her people when so many of our PC infected US politicians try to assign blame to Israel for simply trying to exist. How dare Israel want to remain on the face of the earth.

chief on March 22, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Looks like the IAF finally stuck back. There’s been close to 130 attacks in Israel by Hamas rockets this year alone.

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Why would you use McClatchy as a source for anything Palin? Oh right, another opportunity to try and take her down. McClatchy would use a stranger on the street for quotes about her. They don’t even disguise the hatred for her.
I’m still waiting for the imminent indictment by the feds that was to happen shortly after her resignation. After all, they did say it was a big reason she resigned. And the divorce which was coming up.
Still waiting…

lonestar1 on March 22, 2011 at 1:29 PM

Palin’s not shy on the symbolism. Look at the size of her Star of David!

Blake on March 22, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Stop looking at her chest, perv!

/sarc

Doughboy on March 22, 2011 at 1:30 PM

Ben-Ami is not an Israeli, but the president of the left-leaning lobbying group J Street here in the US — which makes this even lamer than first thought. Why did the Jerusalem Post even bother to report Ben-Ami’s criticism?

oh come on Ed you know the rules. No Palin story can be allowed to be published without some type of negative attack attacjed to it….

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:42 PM

I would imagine sales will be much lower. I have never bought any of her books. Never liked her much. But I think the last couple of months has opened a large amount of people to the real Ann, CK, Rove…..

Sometimes the bridges you burn just can’t be rebuilt.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

Many of those bridges that won’t be rebuilt, are the ones that were connected to people who actually buy the books and read them … like the Palin supporters who bought close to one million of Palin’s latest book.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 1:44 PM

Many of those bridges that won’t be rebuilt, are the ones that were connected to people who actually buy the books and read them … like the Palin supporters who bought close to one million of Palin’s latest book.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 1:44 PM

You know I never understtod that in people. Like why does hollywood bash over half the population. If you ar e in business to sell “entertainment” to the population why pis*off half your potential customers. And if you ar ea “conservative” why pis* off over half your customers. Sometimes I think they get stuck in the media bubble of the NYT-DC corrider. And forget where their bread is buttered….

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:48 PM

You know I never understtod that in people. Like why does hollywood bash over half the population. If you ar e in business to sell “entertainment” to the population why pis*off half your potential customers.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:48 PM

It’s funny you say that, because Michael Jordon is someone who gets it. Although politically liberal, he mostly avoids talking politics and when asked why he replied something to the effect of “Conservatives buy sneakers too.”

(This was obviously back before he retired and was not only on top of the world fame-wise but had all of those sneaker endorsements.)

DrAllecon on March 22, 2011 at 1:57 PM

You know I never understtod that in people. Like why does hollywood bash over half the population. If you ar e in business to sell “entertainment” to the population why pis*off half your potential customers.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:48 PM

They think they can have their cake and eat it too. It’s a gamble that they almost always lose. For example it’s why the television show Glee will inevitibly implode.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 2:03 PM

Attention good sirs:

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 1:02 PM

BZZZZZZT Wrong !! You assume I’m good, and you know what happens when you assume, dontcha ??

Jerome Horwitz on March 22, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Nice to see Palin not pandering to the Palestinians – why do we care about them again?

MeatHeadinCA on March 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM

You know I never understtod that in people. Like why does hollywood bash over half the population. If you ar e in business to sell “entertainment” to the population why pis*off half your potential customers. And if you ar ea “conservative” why pis* off over half your customers. Sometimes I think they get stuck in the media bubble of the NYT-DC corrider. And forget where their bread is buttered….

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 1:48 PM

I think, in this case, we know the answer is PDS resulting in ABP behavior patterns. Some of these folks are so delusional, they think they are our opinion makers and can actually change our minds about Palin. Right now, I believe they are looking for the candidate that they hope her supporters would find to be an acceptable alternative to Palin, hoping we’ll get off her bandwagon. IMO the candidate RINOs eventually endorse will be the one they think can take on Palin and it looks like Christie did not make it to the semi-finals. They really don’t understand how committed Palin supporters are to her candidacy.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM

They think they can have their cake and eat it too. It’s a gamble that they almost always lose. For example it’s why the television show Glee will inevitibly implode.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 2:03 PM

I don’t know. I think to them the PR push is more important than making money. Glee, I will never watch. I didn’t watch the show CinC because of the liberal nutcase writers for that show, same with West wing. I enjoy politics and politcal shows but when the liberals is God’s gift and the Gop are Evil satan, the show loses something for me.

I stopped watching most TV because of the complete Liberal slant on most shows. Sadly Foxnews is starting down the same path.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 2:12 PM

“Conservatives buy sneakers too.”

(This was obviously back before he retired and was not only on top of the world fame-wise but had all of those sneaker endorsements.)

DrAllecon on March 22, 2011 at 1:57 PM

Smart man Jordan was. I don’t know how many “stars”, sports figures, music artists, etc I no longer watch or buy their products because of their politcs….

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 2:15 PM

We have received a lot of reader interest in Sarah Palin’s visit to Israel and her meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

You Betcha we are very interested Ed! Thanks for the post.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Right now, I believe they are looking for the candidate that they hope her supporters would find to be an acceptable alternative to Palin, hoping we’ll get off her bandwagon. IMO the candidate RINOs eventually endorse will be the one they think can take on Palin and it looks like Christie did not make it to the semi-finals. They really don’t understand how committed Palin supporters are to her candidacy.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM

Yeah that’s their game plan. They are trying to find someone they own that the base can accept. As far as understanding Palin and her supporters they don’t get her or us because they no longer care. They think they are “smarter”, “better”, “more hip” then flyover country and therefore they can simply dismiss our concerns.

that is why I fight the concept that voters are stupid so much. Once you decide the people are stupid you no longer have to listen to them because you already “know” your opinion is better than theirs simply by default.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 2:19 PM

Sadly Foxnews is starting down the same path.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 2:12 PM

All Fox has to do to become completely irrelevant is drop Beck and RedEye.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 2:24 PM

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 2:24 PM

never liked redeye much. But yeah they are very close to being open on their right flank.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 2:40 PM

Palin’s polite turn down of a reception was absolutely the right thing for her to do. Even though the Israelis wanted to give her a warm and “State” dinner welcome she unfortunatley is not POTUS yet and so it would have been inappropriate. We her supporters would not have cared and the Hatefilled Left would have gone ballistic (who cares)but Palin has etiquette and a sense of decorum the Poseur POTUS doesn’t and knew what to do. God bless her and her family.

CCRWM on March 22, 2011 at 2:46 PM

At some point in my life, I want to go to Israel. I’d very much like to visit, for example, Gethsemane and Bethlehem: see places where I knew He was, walk the ground He walked, see the landscapes He saw. Doing so would be akin to a pilgrimage, I guess, and would make me feel closer to God. I’m not sure but I think that’s what the Palins were doing, hence the low-key nature of the visit.

troyriser_gopftw on March 22, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Palin’s polite turn down of a reception was absolutely the right thing for her to do. Even though the Israelis wanted to give her a warm and “State” dinner welcome she unfortunatley is not POTUS yet and so it would have been inappropriate. We her supporters would not have cared and the Hatefilled Left would have gone ballistic (who cares)but Palin has etiquette and a sense of decorum the Poseur POTUS doesn’t and knew what to do. God bless her and her family.

CCRWM on March 22, 2011 at 2:46 PM

Pushers of the “Palin is a publicity hound who injects herself into every story” meme hardest hit.

Kataklysmic on March 22, 2011 at 2:57 PM

Is it just me or has Chrisite’s star fallen in the last couple of weeks? I don’t hear much about him at all.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Yes. It all started right here.

labrat on March 22, 2011 at 3:16 PM

I think, in this case, we know the answer is PDS resulting in ABP behavior patterns. Some of these folks are so delusional, they think they are our opinion makers and can actually change our minds about Palin. Right now, I believe they are looking for the candidate that they hope her supporters would find to be an acceptable alternative to Palin, hoping we’ll get off her bandwagon. IMO the candidate RINOs eventually endorse will be the one they think can take on Palin and it looks like Christie did not make it to the semi-finals. They really don’t understand how committed Palin supporters are to her candidacy.

Done That on March 22, 2011 at 2:08 PM

This

CCRWM on March 22, 2011 at 3:17 PM

It is rather funny that Sarah Palin did not get any criticism for her use of the phrase “blood libel” while in Israel, like so many idiot lefties were certain she would.

Another meme bites the dust.

Brian1972 on March 22, 2011 at 3:28 PM

Yes. It all started right here.

labrat on March 22, 2011 at 3:16 PM

what does it say when the two fat dudes who have no self control side with the big government takeover that wishes to control everyone’s choices?

to me that shows a major character flaw since they can’t contorl their own impluses they “feel” others are also challenged in this regard…

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 3:31 PM

It is rather funny that Sarah Palin did not get any criticism for her use of the phrase “blood libel” while in Israel, like so many idiot lefties were certain she would.

Another meme bites the dust.

Brian1972 on March 22, 2011 at 3:28 PM

Excellent point. Excellent.

steebo77 on March 22, 2011 at 3:34 PM

J Street is a racist Jew hating organization funded by George Soros. Associating with J Street is the samw as associating with the KKK or the Black Panthers.

georgealbert on March 22, 2011 at 1:13 PM

I want to know if Soros still has title to all those empty Jewish homes in Hungary he was trying to unload onto members of the Waffen SS during WWII.

Gotta hand it to J-Street. They sure know how to pick ‘em!

victor82 on March 22, 2011 at 3:34 PM

Sarah and her family are all class.

0bama, not so much. All class without the c and the l.

Mirimichi on March 22, 2011 at 4:02 PM

what does it say when the two fat dudes who have no self control side with the big government takeover that wishes to control everyone’s choices?

to me that shows a major character flaw since they can’t contorl their own impluses they “feel” others are also challenged in this regard…

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 3:31 PM

I agree. ‘Struggling with your weight’ is one thing, but having nutritional protocol forced on you by the government is quite another. You would think two “conservatives” would recognize that.

labrat on March 22, 2011 at 4:17 PM

You would think two “conservatives” would recognize that.

labrat on March 22, 2011 at 4:17 PM

agreed. I guess thier conservative core beliefs don’t go very far. this is why RINOs ALWAYS sets themsleves up for the charge of HYPOCRITE.

they mouth things to get elected then buckle under to the media /left and then wonder why the media/left hits them over the head for beign hypocrites. Obama is getting a good dose of that now.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 4:37 PM

All class without the c and the l.

Mirimichi on March 22, 2011 at 4:02 PM

I see what you did there.

John the Libertarian on March 22, 2011 at 4:46 PM

Watch how we react when the electricity goes off or if there is no food in the store. They say you can’t release domesticated animals into the wild because they won’t survive. Well, we humans better realize that we, too, have been conditioned like domesticated animals. Our problem is we are spoiled as a nation. See those folks over there in the Muslim world? The extremists don’t have that problem.

Americans are easily distracted by Charlie Sheen, Jersey Shore or Desperate Housewives. While entertainment is fine, let’s not short change ourselves on keeping an eye on our country. Many are caught up in the pop culture and get their news in sound bytes from a very biased media.

This may at first seem like not a big deal, but it’s crucial to an educated citizenry in a democracy that people know that someone like Sarah Palin is out there discussing real threats to our country and raising alarms regarding our current leadership while the media lies about her, distorts her image and doesn’t cover the substantial stuff so they can get us to believe that she’s a lightweight. It’s also dangerous to not know that Muslim extremists are looking to impose Sharia law on the whole world while the media paints a picture of them as just a bunch of terrorists who can’t do much more than blow up car bombs while steering us away from the “M” word.

This is serious, folks.

The lame stream media won’t touch the Palin Doctrine or call Muslim extremism what it really is. They’re afraid people might start listening to Palin and take her seriously.

The media lives a double life of lies by propping up the incompetent president they helped get elected while desperately hiding the truth about Palin’s strengths, qualifications and message because they know these could get her elected in 2012 at the expense of their poor chosen one. Listen to;Sarah Palin’s 2008 VP acceptance speech and check that against Obama’s message of hope and change. Is what we have going on right now in America and in the world the hope and change that some of you voted for?

Don’t kid yourselves. Muslim extremism is as dangerous as communism was back in the Soviet days. Resist the urge to watch the Tina Fey version of Sarah Palin play back in your head when reading this or any other article that is trying to break through the fabric of a lying media. They want you to doubt her. They want you to fear her. Unless you’re a Muslim extremist, those fears are unfounded.

http://reagantman.blogtownhall.com/2011/03/22/sarah_palin_is_a_threat_to_more_than_just_the_establishment_here_at_home.thtml

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 5:01 PM

Obama is getting a good dose of that now.

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 4:37 PM

Obama – the fallen angel of the left. The media giveth, and the media taketh away…

labrat on March 22, 2011 at 5:08 PM

WOW! A moratorium of sorts on Palin bashing.

Posters on pages 1 and 2 – stand up and take a bow!

Amjean on March 22, 2011 at 5:09 PM

She is so freaking brilliant! I just love her!

JellyToast on March 22, 2011 at 5:36 PM

To see Sarah with Bibi and his wife smiling like this makes my heart smile. When have you seen bho and mo anyplace where we can see the same? Sarah and Todd knows how to deal with people. bho and mo think they need to be all that anyplace they go! Bibi and Israel, my home loves you. It is a shame this man in the wh doesn’t!
L

letget on March 22, 2011 at 6:51 PM

WOW! A moratorium of sorts on Palin bashing.

Amjean on March 22, 2011 at 5:09 PM

Ok, I’ll give it a try…

Where’s the transcript?!?!?!

And she said stuff on that trip she said before, somewhere else, at a different time! She said nothing original, or something!Ugh, PDSing is hard work.

Dongemaharu on March 22, 2011 at 7:09 PM

The Middle East is in crisis.

Palin is in the Middle East.

Obama is in South America.

profitsbeard on March 22, 2011 at 7:18 PM

Ugh, PDSing is hard work.

Dongemaharu on March 22, 2011 at 7:09 PM

nah it’s easy you just have to believe everything Palin says or does is wrong and work form there…

unseen on March 22, 2011 at 7:45 PM

I looked at the picture of Obama sitting with Bibi and I thought, wow someone photoshopped his middle finger out.

God Bless Sarah Palin. I look forward to her extended Middle East trip. Wouldn’t it be fantastical if the press covered it accurately?

Buckeye Babe on March 22, 2011 at 7:53 PM

Palin is hilarious.

lexhamfox on March 23, 2011 at 4:37 AM

I have to say, this was a great move and brilliantly executed by Palin. She did it exactly right. If Obama can snub/dis Israel then it is proper and right for Palin and other Repub’s to snub and ignore the Palestinians. We owe the PLO nothing. They celebrate in the streets when children are massacered. They should be dis’d for that, at least. DD

Darvin Dowdy on March 23, 2011 at 7:34 AM

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