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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What is not orchestrated with this charlatan?

Read Juan Williams’ article of yesterday. Therein lies the truth.

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:32 PM

He’s a sh!tty band leader!

KOOLAID2 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

No way it was orchestrated. You can tell because he wasn’t wearing a hoodie.

/

Lost in Jersey on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Sarah Palin has a bigger set of balls than the entire field of Republican candidates.

philw1776 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Sarah Palin is right on as usual. She is a leader unlike the gutless hacks in the GOP Establishment. She should be leading this Nation.

CoolChange80 on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

This post should hit 500 comments, easy.

teke184 on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Of course you’ll get clobbered Sarah, its the lsm way

cmsinaz on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Even if the Governor is correct, I think it is inappropriate to criticize the President for his remarks on the matter, which seemed to me measured and appropriate.

radjah shelduck on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Infuriating.

Not really. Just stupid race-baiting BS and this being America it’s not all that stupid because there’s big cash involved in race-baiting.

A Latino with a decidedly Jewish name shot a Black kid. Everything else is just fluff.

CorporatePiggy on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

OT: Read on twitter that Nikki Haley is going to be indicted for tax fraud by Eric Holder’s DOJ

El_Terrible on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

I believe Palin is right. Having no accomplishments to run on, Obama and the left are trying to recreate 2008′s white guilt phenomenon that caused so many to vote for this imbecile to “prove they weren’t racists”. Let’s see how many fools fall for it again.

Kataklysmic on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

Barry had to say that. It’s his reflex reaction as a lifelong street agitator.

Just like his “the police acted stupidly” comment he just couldn’t help himself.

wildcat72 on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

“Never let a good crisis go to waste”

Everything this puppet does is orchestrated.

HotAirian on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

philw1776 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM,

Sarah Palin turned this country against Obamacare with her facebook post on Death Panels. She is a leader unlike Mitt Romney.

CoolChange80 on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

OT: Read on twitter that Nikki Haley is going to be indicted for tax fraud by Eric Holder’s DOJ

Will they be assigning the same prosecutor who handled the Ted Stevens case while they’re at it?

teke184 on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

“My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said.

Tattoo at 17 years old? Gold grill in the mouth? Twitter Handle of No-Limit-N!gga? Throwing punches at authority figures? Routinely carrying cannabis and burglar tools?

Yep. Obama’s son would look just like Trayvon, I am sure.

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

I think it goes without saying. Do you think we could make a election poster with obama’s quote and an up to date picture of martin?

Have you seen the killzimmerman twitter feed?

aniptofar on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Of course Palin would say this. She has a total conflict of interest.

Wasn’t it really her who inspired the shooting of Martin with her inflammatory rhetoric, targets-on-graphs, … or something?

/

ShainS on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Also, bho has so far as I know hasn’t given a statement on the nbp ‘bounty’ on Zimmerman? Has holder done a flicken thing about this ‘bounty’ that the nbp want upped to 1M?

bho and team are flinging gas on a fire and not sending in fire fighters to put the flames out! Our Republic is under attack from with-in and it IS NOT ONE bit funny!
L

letget on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Sarah Palin has a bigger set of balls than the entire field of Republican candidates.

philw1776 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Yep.

Just Sayin on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Someone, I forget who, was speculating last week that the question that was shouted out to Obama about Martin was planted. It wouldn’t surprise me. I don’t think Obama’s comments were wrong, but the problem is he did(even if it was unintentional) inject race into the matter, which should never happen from someone like the President. I expect that from Sharpton and Rev. Jackson, but not the leader of the nation.

A lot of this is orchestrated though. Particularly the nonsense that’s going on in Congress with the CBC. And if Obama wanted to, he could put an end to it immediately by going out there and telling them to cut it out. But much like with the crap that came out of the Tuscon tragedy, he sees an opportunity for political gain(or at least ginning up enthusiasm in his base), so he’s remaining silent yet again.

Doughboy on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Notable, too, is his silence on another recent shooting in which race potentially played a part.

There was no “potential” racial component to the murder of the two British tourists. Race was central to the murders.

cicerone on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

The Consitutional law Professor President knows what is consitutional and what us not consitutional. Oh, wait….the mandate.

When have the due process and rule of law been important to liberals. There whole political views are based on emotion.

Oil Can on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

OT: Read on twitter that Nikki Haley is going to be indicted for tax fraud by Eric Holder’s DOJ

El_Terrible on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

The left seeks to criminalize political opposition.

Everyone who has done anything to embarrass or oppose Teh Won will find themselves dealing with IRS or other government jackboots.

wildcat72 on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

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.

Huh?

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

A Latino with a decidedly Jewish name shot a Black kid. Everything else is just fluff.

CorporatePiggy on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

????????

Zimmerman = “decidedly Jewish name”? Really?

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Sarah Palin is right on as usual. She is a leader unlike the gutless hacks in the GOP Establishment. She should be leading this Nation.

CoolChange80 on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Indeed!!

Sarah 2016!!!!!! (No matter how 2012 turns out)

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Good on Palin for pointing out that Obama was doing a bit of soft showboating because he is worried about AA turnout in November.

She didn’t say that, but that’s what this was about.

Meantime, she came out with a full-throated defense of Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Kleefisch today.

victor82 on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Both sides are shouting about how despicable it is to politicize this — but they won’t stop. Infuriating.

Tina, what? Liberals jumped on this to politicize it , it’s not “both sides”.

It’s the same ugly way the handled the Jared Loughner case.

Why the “both sides” BS Tina?

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

+1

I wish I had written that.

Kataklysmic on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

The Consitutional law Professor President knows what is consitutional and what us not consitutional. Oh, wait….the mandate.

When have the due process and rule of law been important to liberals. There whole political views are based on emotion.

Oil Can on March 29, 2012 at 2:37 PM

EVERYTHING they believe in is based on emotion.

And Barry will say SCOTUS “acted stupidly” of course, and that he will issue an EO because “we can’t wait” and recess appoint 9 more SCOUTUS justices who will “punch above their weight”.

wildcat72 on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Sarah Palin has a bigger set of balls than the entire field of Republican candidates.

philw1776 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Sarah Palin is right on as usual. She is a leader unlike the gutless hacks in the GOP Establishment. She should be leading this Nation.

CoolChange80 on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

What they said.

ITguy on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

BREAKING: Two sources claim Nikki Haley to be indicted for tax fraud this week.

http://politicalwire.com/archives/2012/03/29/haley_indictment_coming_soon.html

Lawdawg86 on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Morning Joe or tingles will begin the clobbering

cmsinaz on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

That red blouse is awesome

Uncledave on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

This thread won’t officially start until the Palin bat-signal is viewable from KeninCT’s mom’s house.

Chuck Schick on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Of course you’ll get clobbered Sarah, its the lsm way

cmsinaz on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

The disgusting part is that the lsm will have help.

CurtZHP on March 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Even if the Governor is correct, I think it is inappropriate to criticize the President for his remarks on the matter, which seemed to me measured and appropriate.

radjah shelduck on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Did you accidentally leave off the /sarc tag?

If not, one question: would Obama have said the same “measured and appropriate” words were Martin white? [Rhetorical question; of course not ...]

ShainS on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Who is this “Sarah Palin” person again and why is she important?

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Zimmerman = “decidedly Jewish name”? Really?

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Yep, it’s German Jewish in origin.

Just ask Bob Dylan, formerly Robert Allen Zimmerman.

teke184 on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Sarah is correct. But, it is not really surprising that obama jumped into this issue; he is a race-baiter extraordinaire, and he is using Martin as a tool to push his radical, destructive, race-based agenda.

Sarah has always been able to see through obama’s little games.

Pork-Chop on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

I think most of us knew that he set things up so he would receive a question about it, and therefore be able to cause more unrest and further division amoung people in this country. He should have stayed completely out of it, unless he wanted to cause more trouble.

SgtRed on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

OT: Read on twitter that Nikki Haley is going to be indicted for tax fraud by Eric Holder’s DOJ

El_Terrible on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

He needs the Carolinas, badly, to win.

“Divide and Agitate” — Obama 2012

————-
On the other hand, if she’s guilty, then…how come it didn’t come out before?

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

“Never let a good crisis riot go to waste”

Seven Percent Solution on March 29, 2012 at 2:41 PM

I believe Palin is right. Having no accomplishments to run on, Obama and the left are trying to recreate 2008′s white guilt phenomenon that caused so many to vote for this imbecile to “prove they weren’t racists”. Let’s see how many fools fall for it again.

Kataklysmic on March 29, 2012 at 2:35 PM

And why did it take a month for this story to get picked up? The shooting happened Feb. 26. But right then we in the midst of the Sandra Fluke/contraceptive manufactured kerfluffle. Then when that died down, they needed a new distraction from $4/$5 gallon gas, double digit unemployment, $16 trillion in debt.

rbj on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

While you can give a bit of leeway on expressing condolences to the parents, the true failure is his refusal to call the Black Panthers and Spike Lee on the carpet for their attempts to instigate violent outrage. Someone needs to start torturing Axlerod over the money that Spike Lee has raised for the campaign.

2nd Ammendment Mother on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Even if the Governor is correct, I think it is inappropriate to criticize the President for his remarks on the matter, which seemed to me measured and appropriate.

radjah shelduck on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Baloney!! He made it look like he was taking sides with the comment about “if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon”. That part was inappropriate given the circumstances surrounding the case.

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Who is this “Sarah Palin” person again and why is she important?

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Quoth the anonymous troll.

CurtZHP on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/03/29/Critical-Race-Theory-and-the-Trayvon-Martin-Case

The Trayvon Martin case shows, once again, the effect of Derrick Bell’s radical Critical Race Theory on President Barack Obama and his administration.

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

????????

Zimmerman = “decidedly Jewish name”? Really?

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Exactly. It’s just a German name, not specific to Jews or Gentiles.

cicerone on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Because Tina Korbe is a Beltway class RINO hack in training.

CoolChange80 on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Who is this “Sarah Palin” person again and why is she important?

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Just another unemployed person in Obama’s Amerika.

rhombus on March 29, 2012 at 2:43 PM

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

There’s more to it.

Why are the media, incl. Fox, showing the oh-so-innocent pic. of a 14 years old?

Suffocate, most of you, for dereliction of duty.

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Research by Wilson Perkins Allen Public Opinion suggests that initial media coverage of the incident clearly biased the way Americans view the issue.

Duh. Yesterday ABCnews just released video of Zimmerman led into the police station in handcuffs. Their comment was he doesn’t look like he’s been assaulted. They just won’t stop trying to shape the narrative. And once a narrative is set, it’s very hard to correct it.

The security guard who was a hero who found the bomb and cleared out the Millenium park. Life ruined. The scientist falsely accused of sending out anthrax. Life ruined. And now Zimmerman, who works to try to keep his community safe, vilified for likely defending himself after being viciously assaulted. Three guys, smeared. All of them white. Well … one of them is white-Hispanic. He’s got his own racial designation.

Paul-Cincy on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

*sigh* curt

cmsinaz on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Who is this “Sarah Palin” person again and why is she important?

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Her opinions are read widely, even by cornfedbubbas. They click on links relating to her.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/03/29/Critical-Race-Theory-and-the-Trayvon-Martin-Case

The Trayvon Martin case shows, once again, the effect of Derrick Bell’s radical Critical Race Theory on President Barack Obama and his administration.

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Oh, c’mon. Soledad O’Brien said that’s absurd.

Doughboy on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said.

Well, duh… Of course Obama’s son would be a weed smoking youth. Like father, like son.

Now, the part about Martin being suspended from school three times and the suspected burglery charges, you just can’t say if that would be a chip off the ol’ Obama block as Obama has never released his school records.

parke on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Yep, it’s German Jewish in origin.

Just ask Bob Dylan, formerly Robert Allen Zimmerman.

teke184 on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

It’s not specifically “Jewish.”

cicerone on March 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM

No way it was orchestrated. You can tell because he wasn’t wearing a hoodie.

/

Lost in Jersey on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Pelosi has weighed in, saying that it was extremely “courageous” of Bobby Rush to wear a hoodie on the House floor, even though it is against the rules.

onlineanalyst on March 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Of course Obama did this for political reasons. Everything he does is done for political reasons. He is trying to frighten African-Americans into coming out strong for him again in 2012, and he is trying to use this incident to (1) take shots at gun rights, (2) allows him to use the race card again to silence the weak minded from being critical of him, (3) It is a sideshow to distract people from noticing his other problems.

This case, based on the facts presented today, has nothing to do with racism, or guns, yet, the president made the statements he made with the clear objectives of making it about race and guns…

William Eaton on March 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Well, duh… Of course Obama’s son would be a weed smoking youth. Like father, like son.

Now, the part about Martin being suspended from school three times and the suspected burglery charges, you just can’t say if that would be a chip off the ol’ Obama block as Obama has never released his school records.

parke on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Didn’t Barry Hussein Soetoro admit to smoking crack at one point in his life?

wildcat72 on March 29, 2012 at 2:47 PM

So it takes a Sarah Palin to lead a village of cowardly GOP candidates…

I sure wish she had run. Even if she couldn’t win, at least the race wouldn’t have been the boring, depressing slog that it is now.

gumbyandpokey on March 29, 2012 at 2:47 PM

This President is shameless. Apparently, he has not learned his lesson from the last time he stuck his nose where it didn’t belong. Except this situation is much more serious. A beer summit will not diffuse the rage that is brewing around this tragedy. Sarah Palin is correct in accusing Obama of orchestrating this. He will do anything to gin up his base. First the war on women, now the war on blacks. It’s beyond the pale. The citizens of this country deserve much better than a President who divides us into groups. We deserve a leader like Sarah Palin.

bellagrazi on March 29, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Before I even finish my post we see that Roseann Barr has corrected Spike Lee’s mistake and tweeted the correct address of Zimmerman’s parents and Facebook, which hasn’t removed the Spike Lee tweets, has now added a “killZimmerman” hashtag…..

Call me crazy, but doesn’t all of this add up to a federal indictment?

2nd Ammendment Mother on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Sarah Palin has a bigger set of balls than the entire field of Republican candidates.

philw1776 on March 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Except that they ran, and she didn’t.

I hate to defend them, but actually running takes more balls, I think.

I wish she’d run.

Kensington on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

If the Hispanics had any balls, they’d make this a case against them, alas.

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Well … one of them is white-Hispanic. He’s got his own racial designation.

Paul-Cincy on March 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM

How many “white-hispanics” got killed in mexico from the Holder gun walker operation?

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

What does that even mean, “orchestrated”? I honestly don’t understand her criticism.

cjw79 on March 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Are you kidding?

Everything Obama does is politically orchestrated.

Palin is right, as always.

This is an easy one.

He incites violence, cutting just short of the actual-literal proof of it. It is his modus operandi. He leaves everything to interpretation so he can walk it back, or another way completely when needed and to his advantage.

This guy is a creep through and through.

“Personable” my butt. This guy is also void of any caring emotion.

so-notbuyingit on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Before I even finish my post we see that Roseann Barr has corrected Spike Lee’s mistake and tweeted the correct address of Zimmerman’s parents and Facebook, which hasn’t removed the Spike Lee tweets, has now added a “killZimmerman” hashtag…..

Call me crazy, but doesn’t all of this add up to a federal indictment?

2nd Ammendment Mother on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Anyone who gives out that information could easily be sued. And if anyone is harmed or any property is damaged, they can be prosecuted. Roseanne is certifiable though, so she could probably get off with an insanity plea.

Doughboy on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Notable, too, is his silence on another recent shooting in which race potentially played a part.

Notice no mention of ‘If I had a son, he’d look like Shawn Tyson.’

Fallon on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

As the public controversy surrounding the case continues to intensify, why hasn’t he chosen to diffuse it?

I assume that’s a rhetorical question, but just in case it’s not, the reason is because he needs to have the race card vote stoked up with rage and ready to go to the polls in November. Up until now, all he could expect was apathy…

Buy Danish on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Pelosi has weighed in, saying that it was extremely “courageous” of Bobby Rush to wear a hoodie on the House floor

And then she shouted “THUG LIFE BAYYYYYBAYYYYYY!” a la Tupac Shakur.

Our leaders.

CorporatePiggy on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Didn’t Barry Hussein Soetoro admit to smoking crack at one point in his life?

wildcat72 on March 29, 2012 at 2:47 PM

I think it was weed and cocaine he admitted to, but it doesn’t matter. I think the assh0le is on crack NOW.

Wolfmoon on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Must read article.

Where is Obama?

He is a thug, no more.

He divided the land more than anyone.

He is a racist.

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Of course you’ll get clobbered Sarah, its the lsm way

cmsinaz on March 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Always appreciate Mrs. Palin taking the hits for saying what needs to be said. Too bad the rest of the R “leadership” are cowering under their beds.

Thank you, once again, Sarah Palin.

kim roy on March 29, 2012 at 2:51 PM

“I think it was orchestrated,” Palin said.

Yup!

TX-96 on March 29, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Without racial hatred and class warfare the demonrats have no chance whatsoever. Martin is the tip of the iceberg to keep black vote at 95%. Even Saddam Hussein couldn’t get 95% of the vote and he was the only one on the ballot.

volsense on March 29, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Notable, too, is his silence on another recent shooting in which race potentially played a part.

Why would he say anything about a case where the shooter has been convicted to a life sentence for the crime? How is that even similar to the case of Zimmerman who is walking around free as a bird and wouldn’t have even been investigated had national pressure not descended on to the situation?

I’m not saying that Zimmerman is guilty but the situation should at least be investigated. I’m going to let the results of the investigation come out and see what happens afterward before I draw any conclusions.

Still, this is two entirely different situations you’re trying to compare. The outrage over Zimmerman shooting that kid is that he did it and the cops acted like, “Meh, just another black kid.” Then they wiped their hands and walked away.

Benaiah on March 29, 2012 at 2:51 PM

“George Zimmerman acted stupidly.”

Ward Cleaver on March 29, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Who is this “Sarah Palin” person again and why is she important?

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Drinking Everclear for lunch is Bad for you.

Del Dolemonte on March 29, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Even if she couldn’t win, at least the race wouldn’t have been the boring, depressing slog that it is now.

gumbyandpokey on March 29, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Wait till June when the SC decision comes down. I guarantee it’ll liven up then, regardless of the decision. Of course, race riots can also suck up headlines and divert attention.

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 2:52 PM

I am glad he said something. Keep vilifying and attacking Hispanics and Jewish (Democrats)in the swing state of Florida Leftys- smart power LOL! Stupid is as Stupid does.

Dr Evil on March 29, 2012 at 2:52 PM

Kensington on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

We obviously don’t know all the factors, but considering the personal attacks/stalkers on her family, it’s quite probable to extrapolate there was a continuing virulent uptick of death threats to the extent.

INC on March 29, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Before I even finish my post we see that Roseann Barr has corrected Spike Lee’s mistake and tweeted the correct address of Zimmerman’s parents and Facebook, which hasn’t removed the Spike Lee tweets, has now added a “killZimmerman” hashtag…..

Call me crazy, but doesn’t all of this add up to a federal indictment?

2nd Ammendment Mother on March 29, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Disgusting to the core

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 2:54 PM

What does that even mean, “orchestrated”? I honestly don’t understand her criticism.

cjw79 on March 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM

The headline is somewhat misleading , read the transcript.

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Sarah Palin has more credibility as a leader than all the unprincipled stuffed shirt compromising RINO clones going. Freedom takes risk, and unlike her, they refuse to do that. Courage comes in many flavors -she has it.

The other candidate de jours we’re systematically fed, act more like “Pet Rocks” in the face of full-scale attacks upon our freedom. They are more programmd than Obama’s attack on Zimmerman.

Don L on March 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM

“My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said.

Tattoo at 17 years old? Gold grill in the mouth? Twitter Handle of No-Limit-N!gga? Throwing punches at authority figures? Routinely carrying cannabis and burglar tools?

Yep. Obama’s son would look just like Trayvon, I am sure.

JohnGalt23 on March 29, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Just BO acting stupidly. Again.

climbnjump on March 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM

The president probably helped himself politically with his remarks

I highly doubt that.

Go RBNY on March 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM

What does that even mean, “orchestrated”? I honestly don’t understand her criticism.

cjw79 on March 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM

It means it was preplanned. It’s Obama’s MO. He sits back and lets people on both sides speak out on an issue, inevitably some of them say incendiary things, and then he goes out and gives a statement or speech in an attempt to look like the only adult in the room and appear above it all. Like God as Evan Thomas would say.

He did it in 2008 when his proxies trashed Palin. He did it in the aftermath of Tuscon. He did it in the Sandra Fluke controversy. And he did it last week with the Trayvon comment. Personally, I’m way past the point of cutting him any slack. Especially when his SuperPAC is taking a million bucks from a misogynist like Bill Maher. Spare me the lecture on civility and respect toward women.

Doughboy on March 29, 2012 at 2:56 PM

On the other hand, if she’s guilty, then…how come it didn’t come out before?

Schadenfreude on March 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM

It did, back in November 2010. And by all appearances, she’s neck-deep in it:

http://www.fitsnews.com/2010/11/01/more-haleynomics/

steebo77 on March 29, 2012 at 2:56 PM

We obviously don’t know all the factors, but considering the personal attacks/stalkers on her family, it’s quite probable to extrapolate there was a continuing virulent uptick of death threats to the extent.

INC on March 29, 2012 at 2:53 PM

And that’s just from Mitt romneys supporters…

the_nile on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Notice no mention of ‘If I had a son, he’d look like Shawn Tyson.’

Fallon on March 29, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Or Christopher Newsom.

Kataklysmic on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

What does that even mean, “orchestrated”? I honestly don’t understand her criticism.

cjw79 on March 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM

It means he secretly paid Zimmerman to kill Treyvan so that he could 1) stoke racial fears, 2) ban ALL guns (include squirt guns), 3) send white people to FEMA camps, and 4) win the election.

Duh. Get with the tinfoil hat paranoia program, man!

cornfedbubba on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

What does that even mean, “orchestrated”? I honestly don’t understand her criticism.

cjw79 on March 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM

A subtle way to say “RACE CARD” play- without saying it.

But do go there Sarah. We are all White Hispanics now, and its open season on us for a few more weeks or so.

FlaMurph on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

What so infuriated me about Obama’s comments from the White House Peanut Gallery is that they did the one thing that started this crap in the first place – focusing on what someone looks like. Who cares what Trayvon looked like, or whose son he would have looked like. It was a stupid thing to say.

tdpwells on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Between now and the election the Left is going to take every opportunity to whip up a frenzy over controversial events/issues. The better to deflect from the failure who lives in the White House.

nico on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Sarah Palin has more credibility as a leader than all the unprincipled stuffed shirt compromising RINO clones going. Freedom takes risk, and unlike her, they refuse to do that. Courage comes in many flavors -she has it.

The other candidate de jours we’re systematically fed, act more like “Pet Rocks” in the face of full-scale attacks upon our freedom. They are more programmd than Obama’s attack on Zimmerman.

Don L on March 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM

Amen, brother.

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 2:57 PM

It’s sad the way our culture has embraced the thug life. Clothing by FUBU, South Pole, Sean Jean, etc., is all the rage, hoodies are in, rap is popular, even with middle-class white kids, and soccer moms drive around in Tahoes with 24s on them. What a country.

Ward Cleaver on March 29, 2012 at 2:58 PM

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