“The mainstream media hammers Republicans all the time — often very unfairly — and rarely do conservatives care. Newt’s comments were so perilous, simply because every conservative out there hit him for them.

“So this wasn’t the ‘lamestream media’ dictating things, as Palin claims, but instead right of center outlets exerting their influence.

“It should also be mentioned that Palin’s remarks weren’t just a rebuke to the media, but a very clear one to Gingrich himself.”

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