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Tue May 22, 2012, 07:32 PM

Sarah Palin called Barack Obama an empty vessel

The only thing that makes her look like a vessel with something is all the hot air she spews.

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Reply Sarah Palin called Barack Obama an empty vessel (Original post)
LiberalFighter May 2012 OP
mzteris May 2012 #1
lastlib May 2012 #4
bluerum May 2012 #2
Tx4obama May 2012 #3
Ed Suspicious May 2012 #14
yellowcanine May 2012 #30
JoePhilly May 2012 #5
Siwsan May 2012 #6
zbdent May 2012 #7
ladym55 May 2012 #8
Yavin4 May 2012 #36
ladym55 May 2012 #38
LiberalFighter May 2012 #46
tanyev May 2012 #9
center rising May 2012 #10
siligut May 2012 #23
pscot May 2012 #11
33Greeper May 2012 #12
mojitojoe May 2012 #13
Rosa Luxemburg May 2012 #15
walterreuther May 2012 #16
mazzarro May 2012 #17
Happydayz May 2012 #18
2on2u May 2012 #19
otohara May 2012 #20
Marie Marie May 2012 #21
rug May 2012 #22
spiderpig May 2012 #24
Warren DeMontague May 2012 #25
backscatter712 May 2012 #26
no_hypocrisy May 2012 #27
littlewolf May 2012 #39
Iggo May 2012 #28
Arkana May 2012 #29
yellowcanine May 2012 #31
yellowcanine May 2012 #32
backscatter712 May 2012 #35
yellowcanine May 2012 #37
backscatter712 May 2012 #41
yellowcanine May 2012 #43
backscatter712 May 2012 #44
Dulcinea May 2012 #33
Proud Liberal Dem May 2012 #34
annabanana May 2012 #40
MineralMan May 2012 #42
DFW May 2012 #45
sakabatou May 2012 #47
RFKHumphreyObama May 2012 #48
and-justice-for-all May 2012 #49

Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:34 PM

1. says the woman with the empty head. n/t

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Response to mzteris (Reply #1)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:36 PM

4. The Queen of Babble-On hath spoken.

I would be offended if I knew she wasn't projecting.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:36 PM

2. Wow. Projection maximus.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:36 PM

3. Here's the VIDEO




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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #3)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:24 PM

14. Cory, in the house!... Doggone it. She sucks badly.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #3)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:37 AM

30. Hannity looks like the sad sack that he is here.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:37 PM

5. Was she in Texas or Kansas when she said it?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:37 PM

6. Gee, do you think she projects, much?

It doesn't take a degree in psychology to figure out that wretched individual.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:40 PM

7. That's like the Grand Canyon calling a putting green cup

a hole ...

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:40 PM

8. She said the word vessel???

Sarah, I'm SO impressed. That is a big person word. Even at two syllables, it is not that common that an ignorant chucklehead like you would know the meaning.

Oh, wait, maybe Sarah has no idea what the word means and what she just said. That would be more like our Sarah, you betcha!

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Response to ladym55 (Reply #8)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:54 AM

36. Somebody Probably Coached Her

Probably took hours to do it.

"It's vessel. Not lessel. Vessel!"

"No. No. Not 'Bessel'."

and on and on for hours.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #36)

Wed May 23, 2012, 03:03 PM

38. LOL

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #36)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:17 PM

46. Is that you Chekov?

Can you please beam Palin to some Klingon ship?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:43 PM

9. So she took a break from writing posts for Bristol's blog to actually appear on TV?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 07:47 PM

10. Pot, meet kettle

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Response to center rising (Reply #10)

Tue May 22, 2012, 11:44 PM

23. I hope you just used the wrong saying here

Pot meet kettle would mean they are two of a kind.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:07 PM

11. One of the characteristics of stupid people

is that they're too dumb to realize how dumb they are. Psychologists figured that out. Stands to reason, when you think about it.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:11 PM

12. Hannity..........

Has a MILF obsession.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:15 PM

13. If Obama is an empty vessel then Palin is a cracked one.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:33 PM

15. Palin is a barrel of gas

methane

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:47 PM

16. I guess she's read "The Audacity of Hope" then

 

Actually, then Senator Obama called himself an empty vessel. If you read his book surely you recall the forward where he said of himself "I serve as a blank screen on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views"

Even progressive writers like Froma Harrop of the Providence Journal picked up on Obama's admission and wwrote about it as far back as 2006.

In fact, plenty of other leading political figures have also used the blank screen/empty vessel line against Obama. Perhaps you recall what this well known far-right wacko said back in the winter of 2008:

"I think the best description, actually, is in Barack's own book, the last book he wrote, 'Audacity of Hope,' where he said that he's a blank screen," she said in the interview. "And people of widely differing views project what they want to believe onto him. And then he went on to say, 'I am bound to disappoint some, if not all of them.'"

"He was in the state Senate, what, three years ago, four years ago?...It's hard to know exactly what his positions are because they have changed rather rapidly in that four-year period. But there is something very appealing, and people have a right to vote for whomever they want."

Oh wait, I'm sorry, that wasn't some Rethuglican, it was actually his own Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who said that.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2008/02/29/clinton-obama-a-blank-screen/

Finally, the most famous women in American politics agree on something. Looks like Obama is finally bringing people together.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:55 PM

17. The gas bag talks - huh?

The empty gas bag talks as if she is perpetually out of breadth - what's up with her?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 09:39 PM

18. Who?

Palin, is so 2008.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 10:18 PM

19. Did the PRESIDENT quit midstream?? Hadn't heard. n/t

 

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 10:32 PM

20. I Sarah Palin Am The Real Empty Vessel

translation.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 10:46 PM

21. Oh where to begin, where to begin?

So many possibilities, so little time. If she swallowed a coin, it would sound like a penny dropping into a dry well. CLINK!!

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 11:02 PM

22. I used to think she was crazy and heard voices. Now I realize it's only echoes.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 01:33 AM

24. The jokes write themselves

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 05:40 AM

25. In what way, Charlie?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 06:34 AM

26. Classic dog-whistle to fundies!

"Empty vessel" is straight out of the Bible. 2 Kings 4:1-7. Empty vessels are implied by fundies to be people who have not been filled with the Holy Spirit.

Palin is insinuating that Obama is not a real Christian - trying to other him as usual.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 07:41 AM

27. Oh really?

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #27)

Wed May 23, 2012, 03:30 PM

39. heh

LOL ... good one

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 08:12 AM

28. Sarah who?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 08:44 AM

29. She's hardly one to talk, I'd think.

But we all know Sister Sarah is an expert on talking about things she knows nothing about.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:41 AM

31. I doubt that Sarah Palin even knows the meaning of "vessel"

She is probably thinking of "vassal". Or more likely she just heard the term "empty vessel" somewhere and liked the sound of it.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 09:42 AM

32. Is that vessel as in container, or vessel as in a ship?

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #32)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:44 AM

35. See my post #26 - she's dog-whistling to the fundies.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #35)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:57 AM

37. I doubt that Sarah is that "up" on fundy church talk.

Does she even go to church? I know she likes to talk as if she is religious but I am not convinced.
And I really doubt that she reads the Bible.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #37)

Wed May 23, 2012, 04:17 PM

41. She's hard-core Pentecostal!

Remember she got protection from witchcraft from Reverend Muthee...

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #41)

Wed May 23, 2012, 04:22 PM

43. Doesn't mean she actually goes to church and even less likely means that she actually reads

the Bible. But yes I will grant you that "empty vessel" might have originated in a Pentecostal rant that she was privy to. Still doesn't mean she knows what it means, however.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #43)

Wed May 23, 2012, 07:48 PM

44. She may have been prompted to use such phrases by her programmers... I mean her advisors.

Surely, she's got a Lee Atwater wannabe who's smart enough to come up with such dogwhistles.

Karl Rove & co. were when they got Dubya to use phrases like "Iraq is a comma", which was another fundie dogwhistle.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:33 AM

33. Takes one to know one. nt

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:35 AM

34. Pot

meet kettle.....black.......etc.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 04:11 PM

40. That girl really does NOT do "irony", does she..... . n/t

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 04:18 PM

42. She must have been looking in a mirror

when she said that.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 10:28 PM

45. She DESPERATELY needs new glasses!

She looks in the mirror and sees Obama? Time for a stronger prescription, you betcha.

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Wed May 23, 2012, 11:56 PM

47. Projecting again, Sarah?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Thu May 24, 2012, 05:35 AM

48. That's funny

Because she's the one making the most noise -the President's just getting on with the job

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Response to LiberalFighter (Original post)

Thu May 24, 2012, 10:55 PM

49. She needs to look in a mirror..nt

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