Sarah Palin: I think the president’s comments on Trayvon Martin were orchestrated

posted at 2:30 pm on March 29, 2012 by Tina Korbe

In an interview on Fox News, Sarah Palin said she thinks the president’s comments about Trayvon Martin were orchestrated, according to a report by Todd Starnes.

She … called out President Obama – saying he should not have jumped into the growing outrage over the shooting.

“I think it was orchestrated,” Palin said. “I’m going to get clobbered for even suggesting this, but it is what I believe.”

The president addressed the shooting in the Rose Garden.

“My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said. “All of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves.”

“Obviously, this is a tragedy. I can only imagine what these parents are going through,” Obama said. “All of us have to do some soul searching to figure out how something like this has happened.

Palin said she was “very, very surprised out of all the issues that are going on in our country today that the president” would have taken a question about the Martin case.

She said the politicization of the shooting is unfair to Martin’s parents.

Certainly, the president would not have had to weigh in on the case and he shouldn’t have said anything that could even slightly be construed to suggest he was taking sides in the matter. The president probably helped himself politically with his remarks — they were much lauded afterward as illustrative of the “power of the personal” — but he didn’t help to ensure a calm public opinion climate, which is needed so the appropriate people can pursue the appropriate investigation into the facts of the case. Given that the president did weigh in, his subsequent silence is especially notable. As the public controversy surrounding the case continues to intensify, why hasn’t he chosen to diffuse it? Notable, too, is his silence on another recent shooting in which race potentially played a part.

It all matters because outrage, once manufactured, is very hard to tamp down, whereas it’s not at all difficult to whip up when the facts of a case warrant it. In this case, long before we knew all the details, the president was telling us to search our souls. Research by Wilson Perkins Allen Public Opinion suggests that initial media coverage of the incident clearly biased the way Americans view the issue. Those who have seen the most information about the incident have the most antagonistic attitudes toward George Zimmerman. By the same token, the last few days have moved public opinion significantly in favor of Zimmerman. A young boy is dead and another man’s reputation is on the line. Public officials owe it to both Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman to let the investigation play out with as little disturbance as possible. Both sides are shouting about how despicable it is to politicize this — but they won’t stop. Infuriating.


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on the contrary all you have to do is look at this thread to prove you guys are

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Translation: I really got schooled.

RepubChica on March 29, 2012 at 5:19 PM

are we sure that “scar” is not an old one from one of Zimmerman’s other violent incidents? like when he fought that undercover cop and then later his girlfriend? and his head was being bashed into the sidewalk? why wasn’t he treated for a concussion? why do they trust a statement by someone who just had a traumatic head injury? where are his facial scars and bruises? for someone being beaten with an an inch of his life he sure looks fine, doesn’t he?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Don’t you love how the pathetic racist DBear spins?

Before DBear screamed that there was no injury. Now when DBear’s lying about that is confronted, it changes the story.

DBear is a racist bigot who wants to lynch Hispanics. DBear supports extrajudicial killings and lynchings, just like the worthless Barack Obama who told black people to go avenge Trayvon, kept the DOJ from prosecuting the Black Panthers over their illegal bounties, and threw a screaming fit to keep his multimillionaire donor Spike Lee out of prison for Spike Lee’s deliberately endangering an elderly couple.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 5:20 PM

on the contrary all you have to do is look at this thread to prove you guys are

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Through your eyes, anyone who doesn’t support Obama is racist.

Your tired race baiting is getting to be very boring.

Is that all you’ve got?

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:21 PM

who actually has the police record? the “thug” or the wanna be cop?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Let’s see, how about the thug Trayvon, who was caught with burglary tools, stolen jewelry, and drugs, and who at the time was on school suspension because of his thug ways?

Oh, that’s right. Racists like yourself, DBear, dole out justice based on what you determine to be skin color.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Martin and Zimmerman are incidental. The vital question is do we have a hate filled racist lyncher as President and the clear and obvious truth is that we do.

VorDaj on March 29, 2012 at 5:23 PM

and decided out of a clear blue sky to clod cock him, kneel on him, and try to drive his head through concrete, such a belief, that a young hoodlum whose parents let him grow up to be a hoodlum might kill him, certainly seems reasonable to me.

Those of you on the Obama Kochsucking Left may disagree.

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 5:16 PM

he also said “you gonna die honky!” and went for his gun too, right? so did the police check the gun for his fingerprints? uh, no, they gave it back to Z. and you take a leaked police report from a corrupt police department as gospel? the police always leak info to make them look good when they are under siege, and you good ol boy law and order types take it as the word of god! why do you give the benefit of the doubt to the jack booted thugs of this “evil gubmint”?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Let’s see, how about the thug Trayvon, who was caught with burglary tools, stolen jewelry, and drugs, and who at the time was on school suspension because of his thug ways?

Oh, that’s right. Racists like yourself, DBear, dole out justice based on what you determine to be skin color.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 5:22 PM

oooh you love to call the black kid a thug don’t you? again, who had the police record?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:25 PM

And let’s show another example of one of Obama’s sons.

Of course, the racist liar DBear would have a screaming aneurysm if a white politician said that said folks killed looked like their parents, or if white groups tweeted the Obama thug’s family’s address, or if white groups called for a “bounty” on the Obama thug.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Leave it to Democrats to plant false flags. During the Civil War Southern Democrats fought to maintain slavery and Northern Democrats put pressure on Lincoln to stop the fighting-which would have given the South a total victory in their breakaway attempt to preserve slavery. Yet blacks, today, flock to Democrats at a nearly 100% approval rate.

Now several false flags in the Martin case.A poor innocent black was set upon, attacked harassed and eventually murdered by a white guy (no doubt some cracker out of the Georgia swamps). The murdered “victim” was an All-American young man-the black equivalent of Jack Armstrong.

While the case is still developing and Zimmerman may still be culpable-what scant evidence we do have may indicate the OPPOSITE.

So far the ONLY witness, 13 year old Austin Brown who description of the victim on the ground yelling for help more closely fit Zimmerman (NOT Martin) Oh yeah-and Zimmerman is Hispanic NOT white. Oh yeah and All American Martin (Obama’s adopted “son”) was suspended from school three times-once for marijuana possession and another time for possession of burglary tools and and a bag full of women’s jewelry (BUT MAYBE HE WAS A CROSS DRESSER, EH?)

MaiDee on March 29, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Through your eyes, anyone who doesn’t support Obama is racist.

Your tired race baiting is getting to be very boring.

Is that all you’ve got?

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:21 PM

figures that sarah palin is your side’s version of an intellectual. y’all have a good one

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

When are you going to admit, when it mattered the GOP was there for Black America as it was in 1861-1865… when is the history.. The TRUTH going to be heard from your party?

mark81150 on March 29, 2012 at 4:28 PM

you have to go back 150 years to “prove” your party is not racist? nuff said

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Oh… the history is MUCH more recent, and you are ignorant..

a few more Einstein..

August 10, 1988
President Ronald Reagan signs Civil Liberties Act of 1988, compensating Japanese-Americans for deprivation of civil rights and property during World War II internment ordered by FDR

November 21, 1991
President George H. W. Bush signs Civil Rights Act of 1991 to strengthen federal civil rights legislation

August 20, 1996
Bill authored by U.S. Rep. Susan Molinari (R-NY) to prohibit racial discrimination in adoptions, part of Republicans’ Contract With America, becomes law

If you progressives weren’t so proufoundly ignorant of history..

The plain fact is Senator Dirkson was the father of the Civil Rights Act of 64, not Johnson…

and you refuse to see the truth of the printed word, because it don’t fit the narrative you make up as you go.

and you got schooled.. again.

mark81150 on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Four more years of hate! We have just begun! – Reelect Barack Obama

VorDaj on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

figures that sarah palin is your side’s version of an intellectual. y’all have a good one

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Yup.

And she is infinitely smarter than yours.

Run away now, coward little racist. You know you got your butt kicked and that you have no more answers, just like your race-baiting Obama.

Your lies and screaming and endorsement of criminal actions just got thrown back in your face. No wonder you run away like your coward thug Obama.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Kill all the Honkies! – Reelect Barack Obama

VorDaj on March 29, 2012 at 5:30 PM

figures that sarah palin is your side’s version of an intellectual. y’all have a good one

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

That’s it? that’s your intelligent response?

You poor thing..:)

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:30 PM

figures that sarah palin is your side’s version of an intellectual. y’all have a good one

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Translation: I hate school.

RepubChica on March 29, 2012 at 5:33 PM

and you good ol boy law and order types take it as the word of god!

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:23 PM

First time I can recall being accused of being a “law and order” type. My libertarian credentials are now in Jeopardy. Oh noes!!

The police have physical evidence, eyewitness testimony, and a suspect who, by all accounts, cooperated with the investigation to the fullest. Not to mention a State’s attorney telling them they don’t have probable cause for an arrest. As opposed to the little thug who, when confronted with women’s jewelry and burglary tools gave that age old ghetto response: “My friend gave them to me, they’re not mine, some other dude did it”.

Must have gotten an “A” in citizenship, right beofre he went out to burn a phat one and do some jewelry store heists.

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 5:35 PM

David Duke ran for office on a republican ticket. Just saying

liberal4life on March 29, 2012 at 4:16 PM

And Klansman Robert Byrd was a Democrat.

bw222 on March 29, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Of course it’s ochestrated, it’s part of this strategy:

“Even if it means the threat of race riots. They are willing to go that far – go down that road if need be. If the Obama team can’t guilt enough of White America into voting for them in 2012 – they are just fine with trying to scare the sh-t out of them to do it.”

0bama has been, by any objective measure, a complete and total disaster. The only possible way he could win reelection is by hiding his record, and the race card.

The Martin shooting has clearly been taken by the regime and a narrative created for it, to repower the race card 0bama so desperately needs to win.

If, as the vast majority of the evidence suggests, Zimmerman is cleared of any charges, count of race riots breaking out – riots only 0bama can magically save us from.

So, vote for 0bama OR ELSE – a campaign of fear.

Rebar on March 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Go away Simple Sarah.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Go away Simple Sarah.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

F off moronic Mittwit.

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:43 PM

If, as the vast majority of the evidence suggests, Zimmerman is cleared of any charges, count of race riots breaking out – riots only 0bama can magically save us from.

“It’s been utter chaos here. We’re recommending to all our clients that they invest in canned goods and shotguns!”

teke184 on March 29, 2012 at 5:44 PM

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Oh dear. I guess we can’t talk about the Icy Idiot without someone getting a little cranky.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:47 PM

So, vote for 0bama OR ELSE – a campaign of fear.

Rebar on March 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Obama – taking yet another page from Hitler’s playbook.

VorDaj on March 29, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Go away Simple Sarah.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Oh dear. I guess we can’t talk about the Icy Idiot without someone getting a little cranky.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:47 PM

You called it.

Ampersand on March 29, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Oh dear. I guess we can’t talk about the Icy Idiot without someone getting a little cranky.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Not cranky..:)

It’s funny and typical that a Mittwit would rather attack Palin, than comment on the substance of the article.

LOL

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:52 PM

SP is correct to call out bHo. He is not a president for all the people he is the agitator-in-chief and wants the races to fight with each other. Just like other dems he knows how to whip up the ignorant masses into a frenzied mob. It’s sad that the majority of minorities believe that people like him want to help them.

uber-con on March 29, 2012 at 5:58 PM

You called it.

Ampersand on March 29, 2012 at 5:50 PM

MJBrutus as just as predictable. :)

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 5:59 PM

I think Sarah’s simply right, MJ. Read Joel Pollack’s timeline on Breitbart. It fits. The President is guilty as charged. At first I empathized with him but I was had.

gracie on March 29, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Follow the outcome of Obama’s presidency.

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 6:04 PM

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 5:52 PM

You never post a word that isn’t malignant and dishonest. You don’t limit those posts to the topic of pols, either. Sorry, but I’m fresh out of sympathy for your tender feelings.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 6:06 PM

MJBrutus as just as predictable. :)

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Yup. Obama race-baits, and all the Mittbots can do is attack Sarah Palin.

It’s almost like all the Mittbots care about is supporting Obama and destroying Palin.

Think your liar Mitt supports race-baiting?

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM

You never post a word that isn’t malignant and dishonest. You don’t limit those posts to the topic of pols, either. Sorry, but I’m fresh out of sympathy for your tender feelings.

MJBrutus on March 29, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I left a mark…LOL

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 6:15 PM

I would bet money that Palin will be Romney’s attack dog against
Obama. Perhaps Newt too. Santorum should just go away.

Amjean on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

God, this woman just won’t shut up. She will say anything for attention now.

And I was a huge fan in 08…but now she is poison. No speaking slot for her in Tampa. Please no. Independents despise her. I should know.

Redford on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

God, this woman just won’t shut up. She will say anything for attention now.

And I was a huge fan in 08…but now she is poison. No speaking slot for her in Tampa. Please no. Independents despise her. I should know.

Redford on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Ah yes, “independents” who, when Barack Obama race-baits and calls for race riots and lynchings, attack Sarah Palin.

You’ve exposed yourself as an insane bigot, so it’s pretty clear to everyone here that you’re just lying and playing moby. Go back and support your race-baiting Obama.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:29 PM

And I was a huge fan in 08…but now she is poison. No speaking slot for her in Tampa. Please no. Independents despise her. I should know.

Redford on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Notice how so-called “independent” Redford doesn’t have a thing to say about Obama’s disgusting race-baiting, Obama’s supporters tweeting false addresses to encourage and support violence and lynchings, and Obama’s DNC/NBP putting out bounties on peoples’ heads.

No, Redford only cares about lynching and destroying Sarah Palin.

Independent, my ass. Redford is nothing more than an Obama butt-kisser who is here spinning and screaming to cover up for his precious Obama’s race-baiting and lies.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:34 PM

God, this woman just won’t shut up. She will say anything for attention now.

And I was a huge fan in 08…but now she is poison. No speaking slot for her in Tampa. Please no. Independents despise her. I should know.

Redford on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

BS!

You’re a raving Mittwit, and all you do is attack Palin every chance you get. Rather than comment on the points made in the article, you can’t help but make dumb comments about Palin. and to make your day more miserable, let me point out that HotAir posted a poll last week that Palin is more popular than any of the current candidates. So it looks like you will be whining about Palin for many years to come…LOL

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

I would bet money that Palin will be Romney’s attack dog against
Obama. Perhaps Newt too. Santorum should just go away.

Amjean on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Could be. She can get under his hide better than anyone else. Surely he would know better than to respond to her goading?:) It would be like a red flag. Axe wouldn’t let hin do it surely,….yet…..an arrogant man can only take so much.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 6:44 PM

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 4:52 PM

But I bet you feel great after re-tweeting the Spike Lee thang.

katy the mean old lady on March 29, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Right on, idesign.

Again, it’s amazing. The Mittwits, when confronted with Barack Obama’s lies, Barack Obama’s race-baiting, Barack Obama’s supporters encouraging lynchings, Barack Obama’s supporters offering illegal bounties, Barack Obama’s DOJ doing nothing about any of it…..attack Sarah Palin.

This really shows you what kind of a person Mitt Romney is. Mitt Romney supports and endorses Barack Obama’s race-baiting if he can use it to destroy Sarah Palin. That’s what the Mittbots here are making clear.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Lord, this woman’s idiocy knows no bounds.

“orchestrate:” Arrange or direct the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, esp. surreptitiously.

Who’s orchestrating what? Is she saying the President is somehow leading the behavior of the players in this public drama? Is he somehow being led by other mysterious figures into saying something he doesn’t mean? For what purpose? To whose gain? It’s clear that she simply doesn’t know what that word means.

I don’t know what’s more grimly funny: the fact that Sarah Palin is yet again saying something that makes no sense, of that she “knows” she’ll “clobbered” for it, as if she’s actually stating a position that can be criticized on its merits.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Who’s orchestrating what? Is she saying the President is somehow leading the behavior of the players in this public drama?

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Yes, she is.

And that much is immediately apparent. Race-baiting Obama makes racist remarks, supports and endorses his racist supporters like Spike Lee calling for lynchings, supports and endorses his racist groups like the Black Panthers putting out illegal bounties, and pushes the media and the Obama base led by Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson to call for race riots.

Meanwhile, “Drew Lowell”, what do you do? Attack Sarah Palin.

What a surprise. All these things that the race-baiting Obama is doing to whip up racist hate and calling for race riots, and all you can do is attack Sarah Palin.

Do you lying mobys really think we’re fooled? You are spinning like crazy to draw attention away from what your Barack Obama is doing. Since you yourself support the race-baiting Obama, you attack Sarah Palin for calling him out.

Why are you a supporter of racists like Obama, Al Sharpton, and Jesse Jackson, Drew Lowell?

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

If you read the article, than read all the comments, you’re in the small minority Sparky..:)

But keep up your Palin bashing thing, rather than read some of the comments that actually understand what Obama was trying to do by ingaging in this controversy. Your dislike for Palin has distorted your reality….

Too bad, so sad.

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Sarah Heath Palin was, of course, right.

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

RACIST!

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Excellent post..:)

You know, he could be a deranged Mittwit…

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

I would bet money that Palin will be Romney’s attack dog against
Obama. Perhaps Newt too. Santorum should just go away.

Amjean on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Mittens needs someone to do his attacking because he’s proven time and time again that he doesn’t have the courage to fight for himself.

bw222 on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Please no. Independents despise her. I should know.

Redford on March 29, 2012 at 6:26 PM

And conservatives despise the cowardly Mittens.

bw222 on March 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM

again, who had the police record?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Not Zimmerman. The so called resisting was dismissed and there were never any charges filed on the so called DV incident which was only them screaming at each other.

Blake on March 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM

You see, it becomes as clear as day that Mittens is a loser, as are his supporters.

Notice that Palin rightly calls out Obama for attempting to capitalize on the death of a young black man. She knows that Obama is trying to juice black turnout in November because independents have a problem with Obama’s job performance.

However, to the Mittbots, attacking Palin is more important than attacking Obama.

The Left knows this about them, that is why they will fail.

The Mittbots, like Mitt himself, are constantly trying for an approval suck from the Left. They want Mitt to be liked by the New York Times and the WaPo, not like that white trash chillbilly who they despise just like the Leftists do.

They want to convince the Leftists that they are in on the joke and that they are the rational, reasonable Republicans.

Unfortunately for the Mittbots, the Lefties are much shrewder than they are and correctly see this as weakness to be exploited.

All that Mitt and his Bots have become is the Second Coming of Neville Chamberlain – begging for a Sudetenland to give away. That’s all RINO’s are, that’s all RINO’s ever will be. When Palin called them spineless in India last year, she knew what she was talking about.

Even in the face of shameless racialist exploitation of a tragic shooting in Florida by Obama and the Democrats, the Mittbots do Obama’s work for him.

If you want to know why Obama will beat Mitt Romney like a rented mule this November, read the Mittbots on this thread. They want to be liked by the liberals, not feared by them.

Palin knows this about Romney; that’s why she avoids him like the plague.

victor82 on March 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM

A young boy is dead and another man’s reputation is on the line.

I’m sure this must have been pointed out multiple times already (just got here), but there is far more “on the line” for George Zimmerman than his reputation.

capitalist piglet on March 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Palin!

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Palin!

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:21 PM

+100

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM

he also said “you gonna die honky!” and went for his gun too, right? so did the police check the gun for his fingerprints? uh, no, they gave it back to Z. and you take a leaked police report from a corrupt police department as gospel? the police always leak info to make them look good when they are under siege, and you good ol boy law and order types take it as the word of god! why do you give the benefit of the doubt to the jack booted thugs of this “evil gubmint”?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 5:23 PM

There are witnesses and a police report to bolster Zimmerman’s version of events. At least that’s some kind of evidence. What do YOU have?

capitalist piglet on March 29, 2012 at 7:25 PM

456 for a daytime thread. Not to shabby. Thought you might be in the mood for some entertainment. As if there wasn’t enough on this thread already. ; )

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM

How can you bear to live in the world that your dark and twisted fantasies are creating for you?

Race-baiting Obama makes racist remarks,

This has never happened.

supports and endorses his racist supporters like Spike Lee calling for lynchings,

The President has never said anything about Spike Lee since this started, let alone called for lynchings.

supports and endorses his racist groups like the Black Panthers putting out illegal bounties

Find a shred of evidence, one quote, one real thing that exists anywhere but in your sick mind, that the President supports the NBP and their idiotic, hateful antics.

and pushes the media and the Obama base led by Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson to call for race riots.

Oh, for God’s sake. Race riots!? You seriously believe the President of the United States wants race riots to happen, and that he is “pushing” the media figures into calling for them.

I prefer to think that you are just a bored person who knows that saying hateful things on a news blog will get a reaction. In that case, kudos, you got one.

Because the alternative –that you are truly convinced that these psychotic notions of yours have some basis in reality– is too sad to contemplate. If so, for your own sake and for the well-being of others that you may encounter in your life: get some therapy.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Palin/West 2012

Give ‘Em Hell

Stu Gotts on March 29, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Of course the President’s comments on Trayvon Martin were orchestrated.

Questions are planted with the Press corps all the time.

The day of the Press conference was the second anniversary of Obamacare being signed into law.

The Trayvon Martin case provided a perfect distraction, while allowing the President to play the “race card” in an effort to “gin up” support among his base.

The video of the Press conference shows that:

- A few minutes before the press conference began Josh Earnest of the press office approached the NBC Reporter present and whispered something into his ear.

- After the press conference was over, but before the President had left, the NBC Reporter shouted out the question to the President about Trayvon Martin.

- The President answered the question.

Yes, it was a set up question designed to exploit the death of Trayvon Martin.

It was the race card with a personal twist from a twisted personality that “occupies” the White House as if it were Zoo-cotti Park.

john.frank on March 29, 2012 at 7:27 PM

George Zimmerman’s father speaks for first time…
Says Trayvon threatened to kill his son…
‘You’re going to die tonight’…
ABCNEWS: Police video shows no blood…
Large gash on back of head?
POLICE REPORT: Bleeding from nose, head…
Network names 13-year-old witness…
‘Plzz shoot da #mf dat lied 2 u!’
@KILLZIMMERMAN TWITTER feed…
Now Roseanne Barr tweets home address of parents!
Spike ‘Settles’ After Screw Up…

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Hear no evil, see no evil….

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Instead of calling out the President, many pundits in the conservative media applauded the President, while the leftist media have run with the story, creating a lynch mob atmosphere.

In the meantime, the President’s Press Office is now blaming Republicans for politicizing the story.

Talk about gall, but then we live in an Orwellian era where the President routinely lies and most of the media applauds and proclaims that what he is saying is the truth.

Interesting that someone who is supposedly “stupid” is one of the few to clearly see what is actually going on.

john.frank on March 29, 2012 at 7:34 PM

well this didn’t take long..:)

Dire Straits on March 29, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Find a shred of evidence, one quote, one real thing that exists anywhere but in your sick mind, that the President supports the NBP and their idiotic, hateful antics.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Well, there was that one sort of awkward moment involving voter intimidation in Philly that The Won’s handpicked AG shut down in spite of DOJ career attorney advice it should be prosecuted. I haven’t done a search, but, I’ll bet I can find a lot of cross fertilization between the NBP and ACORN. Maybe even some federal funding pushed by his capos.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Find a shred of evidence, one quote, one real thing that exists anywhere but in your sick mind, that the President supports the NBP and their idiotic, hateful antics.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

What has his justice department done about the NBP officially advocating for the kidnapping of Zimmerman?

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

well this didn’t take long..:)

Dire Straits on March 29, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Heh. Compensation offered in return for a waiver to not prosecute for civil damages. Heartfelt apology as an afterthought. Lee felt the cold breath on the back of his neck.:)

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 7:53 PM

well this didn’t take long..:)

Dire Straits on March 29, 2012 at 7:38 PM

I just saw that, Dire. I was struck by this:

The McClains have a son, William George Zimmerman, who is not related to the George Zimmerman who shot Martin and whose arrest is being sought by Martin’s family and civil rights supporters.

Civil rights supporters? What about Zimmerman’s civil rights? This is such an incredible distortion of what is going on here.

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Heh. Compensation offered in return for a waiver to not prosecute for civil damages. Heartfelt apology as an afterthought. Lee felt the cold breath on the back of his neck.:)

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Now, now. I’m sure the money had very little to do with it. After all, the couple was very “moved” by Lee’s apology. Barf!

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Find a shred of evidence, one quote, one real thing that exists anywhere but in your sick mind, that the President supports the NBP and their idiotic, hateful antics.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

In addition to Barack Obama’s screaming demands that the NBP be let off for outright videotaped voter intimidation and hate speech in Philadelphia, let us point out that offering bounties on peoples’ heads, as the DNC/NBP has done, is a violation of Federal law – which would, in a normal situation, have the DOJ arresting them.

Better yet, Drew Lowell, imagine the screaming fit that you and your Barack Obama would be having if a white racist group was offering bounties for the head of a Hispanic male, and just how fast your Barack and your Holder would be denouncing this. Or how you and your Barack Obama would be insisting that failure of a Republican to denounce a multi-million-dollar donor who tweeted a family’s name and address along with calls for violence against them indicated that you support such violence.

That’s the truth. You and your screaming bigot Obama have demanded that if you don’t repudiate peoples’ actions, you support them. You’re just being held accountable for your own rules, and like the petulant and ignorant little brat you are, you’re throwing a tantrum.

Obama is a desperate failure who is trying to provoke race riots. He does so because he knows his entire base is made up of insane bigots like yourself who judge people by skin color rather than character.

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Lee felt the cold breath on the back of his neck.:)

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 7:53 PM

+ 100..Yes he did..:)

Dire Straits on March 29, 2012 at 8:00 PM

This is such an incredible distortion of what is going on here.

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Yes there is a distortion..I hope it cost Spike $$$..:)

PS..Plus it should cost him his tweeting priviledges..:)

Dire Straits on March 29, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Not Zimmerman. The so called resisting was dismissed and there were never any charges filed on the so called DV incident which was only them screaming at each other.

Blake on March 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM

In 2008, in correspondence to the local sheriff’s department, Zimmerman said he was involved three years earlier in an “altercation with an undercover officer that was taking part in a … sting for underage drinking” near a university. He was charged with battery of an officer and resisting an officer with violence. Court records show the charges were reduced to a misdemeanor of resisting an officer without violence. A judge ordered him to a pretrial diversion program.

Court records also show that a woman filed a petition for an injunction against Zimmerman that same year, citing domestic violence. According to the Miami Herald, the woman, who was his ex-fiancee, said they fought and engaged in a pushing match. Zimmerman also filed a petition, and a judge ordered the couple to keep away from each other for a year.

again, who has a police record and a history of violence?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

again, who has a police record and a history of violence?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

charges dropped, and yelling.

You are quite the racist fool douchebag.

Why do you hate hispanics so much?

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Does anyone monitor this site anymore? This place sucks!

Garym on March 29, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Just got home from work. Gov. Palin is spot-on.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 29, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Barack Obama’s screaming demands that the NBP be let off

imagine the screaming fit

your screaming bigot Obama … who is trying to provoke race riots

northdallasthirty on March 29, 2012 at 7:57 PM

You may be familiar with projecting, the “psychological defense mechanism where a person subconsciously denies his or her own attributes, thoughts, and emotions, which are then ascribed to the outside world, usually to other people.”

The jury is still out on whether you’re actually demented or just a tool, northdallasthirty, but your most recent post indicates the former. Your incessant references to “screaming” could represent that sound you hear in your head. It’s loud, isn’t it? Kind of drowns out any attempt to complete a coherent thought, doesn’t it? Tell us, is it your own voice you hear? Is it the President’s voice? Is it the screaming that induces your twisted fantasies about the man who gave this speech actually wanting there to be race riots in this country?

Again, please: look into that complete neurological workup.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Since it would seem you have set up tent here. A little something to watch? It really is perfect for you. Oh and OT

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Yawn….

idesign on March 29, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Again, please: look into that complete neurological workup.

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

If you’re done psychoanalyzing, maybe you could answer my question. What has Obama’s justice department done about the NBP officially advocating for the kidnapping of Zimmerman?

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 9:08 PM

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 9:08 PM

There may be some avoidance going on. I don’t blame him. Common defense mechanism. Fight or flight.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

You totally onboard with Obama claiming that a young man all tattoo’d up throwing gang signs, talking about slangin’ drugs, throwin’ a beatdown on a minority hispanic as his own child?

Wow you leftists are totally retarded.

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Drew Lowell on March 29, 2012 at 8:53 PM

You totally onboard with Obama claiming that a young man all tattoo’d up throwing gang signs, talking about slangin’ drugs, throwin’ a beatdown on a minority hispanic as his own child?

Wow you leftists are totally retarded.

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 10:41 PM

This is the stench of desperation. There is nothing else for these fools. They have no record of accomplishment. They have no goodwill or social kindnesses. Nothing.

They have high unemployment, rising gas prices, a two year boondoggle called “Obamacare” that will eventually circle the drain, perhaps sooner than later, failed programs that enriched cronies and a failed foreign policy.

All there is left are dog whistles and idiotic distractions.

Take a long, deep breath. This is the smell of losers and flop sweat.

They know it and we know it. Don’t get distracted.

kim roy on March 29, 2012 at 11:11 PM

They know it and we know it. Don’t get distracted.

kim roy on March 29, 2012 at 11:11 PM

I’m not distracted, I’m having a ball ridiculing these morons. They think they are so smart…it is hilarious.

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Just to Remind folks of just HOW MUCH DBear was SCHOOLED!!:

This is the most Bigoted, Racist Post I have ever read – and the poster bigoted racism is obvious:

i love when white conservatives talk about race! it’s like slavery or jim crow never happened!

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 3:19 PM

You don’t KNOW me – How do you KNOW that I’m “white”? WHY would you ASSUME that? Because of your Bigotry and RACISM?

I am not “white”

We could also go down this road: you don’t KNOW me – How do you KNOW that I’m “conservative”?

This all just gets back to the Bigotry and Racism of the quoted poster.

williamg on March 29, 2012 at 3:32 PM

williamg on March 30, 2012 at 12:45 AM

There may be some avoidance going on. I don’t blame him. Common defense mechanism. Fight or flight.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 10:02 PM

I guess I got the answer to my question: NOTHING!

This current crop of trolls really is lame. Crr6 was dishonest, but at least she was a little bit of a challenge to refute.

JannyMae on March 30, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Sarah Heath Palin was, of course, right.

tom daschle concerned on March 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM

A broken clock can be too (twice a day in fact) – So who cares?

JFS61 on March 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

“Orchestrated.” Yes, exactly, Sarah.

This is about seeing the forest through the Marxist trees.

There are several branches of the trees being ginned up at this point.

And WHY did ABC publish the name of the 13-year-old witness in the case and not the girlfriend? It’s all agenda-driven, and I agree with Sarah… it ain’t no accident that the media is pushing this so hard or that Obama spoke out about it.

UnderstandingisPower on March 29, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Did you know Hannity exposed that NBC news intentionally edited the 911 tape to eliminate the question from the operator which evoked the “he’s black” response? They lied to frame him. Oh, and it turns out an NBC reporter also evoked the “he looks like he could be my son” theatrics. Coinkydink?

Here’s the forest: the intent is to foment unrest/create civil disobedience/build to a crescendo of race, etc., riots —-> martial law on the eve of the election; to wit:

1. War on Capitalism – OWS
2. War on Women
3. War on Religion (except Islam)
4. War on the 1% – Class warfare
5. War on Race
6. War on Unions
7. War on Health Care
8. War on Constitution/Rule of Law
9. War on Exceptionalism
10. War on Defense Capabilities
11. War on Evil Oil
12. War on Arab Spring(s) —> Muslim Brotherhood/Caliphate support
12. War on Israel

The list and each component of the Marxist agenda will continue to be ginned up as we approach the Summer and the election.

It is no coincidence that the media gins up one of the branches, and then O ‘coincidentally’ comments on it: Fluck, Martin, etc.

Heads up. Please see the forest which is being ‘orchestrated’ before our eyes.

Sarah, thank you!!

Opinionator on March 30, 2012 at 3:50 AM

again, who has a police record and a history of violence?

DBear on March 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Again, not Zimmerman. He has no convictions on his record.

Blake on March 30, 2012 at 11:11 AM

Oh come on. It’s just one more. Who cares?

rjulio on March 30, 2012 at 11:44 AM

A broken clock can be too (twice a day in fact) – So who cares?

JFS61 on March 30, 2012 at 2:33 AM

Oh come on. It’s just one more. Who cares?

rjulio on March 30, 2012 at 11:44 AM

Nearly 500 comments for an afternoon thread. I’d say somebody does.

Bmore on March 30, 2012 at 12:08 PM

I started the week significantly in Trayvon Martin’s corner. That said, the revelation that Mr. Martin was a marijuana user sowed significant doubt about that position.

Everything is personal. When my son was a MJ user, he was antagonistic, disrespectful, violent. He had a drug-induced form of paranoid schizophrenia. That comprised about 6 years of his life. Before and afterward he was/is respectful and thoughtful — with the constant anger he once had at life now vanished.

What turned him around was that his girlfriend got cancer. He had to make choices, and whether or not he would continue to be a pothead was one of them.

With that thought, I, like Mr. Obama, think of Trayvon as being like my son — except my version has him on MJ.

unclesmrgol on March 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Mark Levin: “I think Brian Terry looks like my son.”

The thug-in-chief has yet to say one word about the slain border agent.

Colony14 on March 30, 2012 at 5:22 PM

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