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42. Smart. I like your thinking. (nt)
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  -Can Palin get away with shutting out the press? TwoSparkles  Sep-05-08 09:21 AM   #0 
  - i hope not  grannie4peace   Sep-05-08 09:22 AM   #1 
  - Yes she can get away with it, there is no way to force her, and there is no penalty to her doing it.  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:23 AM   #2 
  - Except in the popluar mind whe she's called a chicken-shit for hiding out. (nt)  apnu   Sep-05-08 09:23 AM   #6 
  - So.  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:27 AM   #12 
     - Well, the ground game is the most important game there is.  apnu   Sep-05-08 09:36 AM   #30 
        - Absolutley, I just think there isn't enough time for it to really sway anything.  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:45 AM   #37 
        - Obama's response to this should be....  TwoSparkles   Sep-05-08 09:52 AM   #41 
           - Smart. I like your thinking. (nt)  apnu   Sep-05-08 09:57 AM   #42 
           - yup... I think you're right about keeping Biden super busy  renate   Sep-05-08 10:02 AM   #44 
              - Its the ground game person to person, Obama/Biden will win becasue the ground has been set  Boz   Sep-05-08 10:05 AM   #46 
  - There is no way she can be forced and it's time we stop making her such an emphasis.  elocs   Sep-05-08 09:33 AM   #24 
  - There is a penalty for it.  gal   Sep-05-08 11:23 AM   #64 
     - They were in 2004  Boz   Sep-05-08 11:31 AM   #65 
  - Maybe for another week or so.... after that, it will become a running joke that will hurt them  scheming daemons   Sep-05-08 09:23 AM   #3 
  - How will it hurt them, there is no enforcement of hurt if they ignore the media.  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:30 AM   #17 
     - The Obama campaign will mention it... EVERY DAY.... that she has yet to be interviewed....  scheming daemons   Sep-05-08 09:33 AM   #27 
        - I do trust that the campaign is on it, but listening to Obama is only enforcment of people that  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:41 AM   #35 
  - Sure. n/t  Guy Whitey Corngood   Sep-05-08 09:23 AM   #4 
  - Sure she can get away with it  thecorrection   Sep-05-08 09:23 AM   #5 
  - The key is "thinking people." Northwest Cable News just mentioned that Palin...  Union Thug   Sep-05-08 09:32 AM   #20 
  - Americans not thinking much is how we got boosh twice.  No Surrender   Sep-05-08 09:38 AM   #34 
  - The last major presidential candidate from Illinois, Adlai Stevenson, was  AlinPA   Sep-05-08 11:10 AM   #58 
  - wasn'it it Adlai Stevenson who said something like  NewJeffCT   Sep-05-08 10:04 AM   #45 
  - I think everyone should do letters  Epiphany4z   Sep-05-08 09:24 AM   #7 
  - Why wait at all ~ she needs to be front and center Now!  goclark   Sep-05-08 09:32 AM   #21 
     - I am going to work on a letter  Epiphany4z   Sep-05-08 09:35 AM   #28 
        - Snowballs are so cool ~ Fired Up, ready to Roll!  goclark   Sep-05-08 03:04 PM   #74 
  - She can't answer the questions.  SmokingJacket   Sep-05-08 09:25 AM   #8 
  - The longer she stays in an  Mz Pip   Sep-05-08 09:25 AM   #9 
  - They don't care about indies, they think they dont need them if they get out the fundies.  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:33 AM   #23 
  - They will carefully -- very carefully -- script her.  Sparkly   Sep-05-08 09:25 AM   #10 
  - My Question Is, Why Isn't The Press Outraged Over This?  Yavin4   Sep-05-08 09:27 AM   #11 
  - Jay Carney, the DC Bureau Chief from "Time"...  TwoSparkles   Sep-05-08 09:32 AM   #22 
     - Biden + Obama = TRANSPARENCY. McCain and Palin have things to hide.  DangerousRhythm   Sep-05-08 09:36 AM   #31 
     - In fairness to McCain  Marsala   Sep-05-08 10:06 AM   #47 
  - That's up to the press!  RichGirl   Sep-05-08 09:28 AM   #13 
  - Why is the pit bull w/ lipstick afraid of the lap dog press?  Notorious Bohemian   Sep-05-08 09:28 AM   #14 
  - I would have said yes yesterday  IWantAnyDem   Sep-05-08 09:28 AM   #15 
  - By design..  bookman   Sep-05-08 09:28 AM   #16 
  - I look for her to appear only at events that the media will advertise as "major"  AlinPA   Sep-05-08 11:13 AM   #60 
  - They did it in 1988 with Dan Quayle. It worked then. But with the internet I don't think it works.  yellowcanine   Sep-05-08 09:30 AM   #18 
  - I predict she'll eventually go on say ABC  SoFlaJet   Sep-05-08 09:31 AM   #19 
  - not a chance  the Sundance Kid   Sep-05-08 09:33 AM   #25 
  - If you have been paying attention for the past eight years, there are never any consequences for  TooBigaTent   Sep-05-08 09:33 AM   #26 
  - I'd like to think that the American people won't...  TwoSparkles   Sep-05-08 09:37 AM   #33 
  - They stood for it in 2004 and that was with several people that had COMMITED KNOWN CRIMES  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:48 AM   #39 
     - Sarah Palin is an unknown...  TwoSparkles   Sep-05-08 09:57 AM   #43 
        - Dan Quayle, Spiro Agnew and both tickets WON  Boz   Sep-05-08 10:08 AM   #50 
           - and the Democrats were in disarray both times. The Chicago convention  yellowdogintexas   Sep-05-08 10:42 AM   #53 
              - I absolutely believe we will win this time, I just think its stupid to not learn lessons from the  Boz   Sep-05-08 10:45 AM   #54 
  - This is a gift  TheKentuckian   Sep-05-08 09:43 AM   #36 
  - Exactally, rules only matter when there is an enforcable penalty that is used by force  Boz   Sep-05-08 09:47 AM   #38 
  - They're going to try to freeze out questioning her until the first debate.  TexasObserver   Sep-05-08 09:35 AM   # 
  - Here's a SLOGAN for that  symbolman   Sep-05-08 09:35 AM   #29 
  - Only if the press let her.  faithfulcitizen   Sep-05-08 09:37 AM   #32 
  - Or worse- if DEMS let her. (see link)  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 11:35 AM   #68 
  - Haven't you noticed the last 8 years? They do what they want.  against all enemies   Sep-05-08 09:51 AM   #40 
  - Cheney Did.  GalleryGod   Sep-05-08 10:07 AM   #48 
  - It's that terrible liberal media they'll avoid. Limpballs, O'Liely and locals Repubs will ....  WA98070   Sep-05-08 10:07 AM   #49 
  - i suspect they will play the 'media victim' card till the election  spanone   Sep-05-08 10:09 AM   #51 
  - The media should return the favor and shut her out. nt  No Surrender   Sep-05-08 10:09 AM   #52 
  - If they can't talk to her they'll dig for dirt and talk to other folks about her.  BigAnth   Sep-05-08 11:04 AM   #55 
  - Just like when they dug up all that dirt on Bush when he wouldnt give press conferences...Oh wait...  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 11:42 AM   #72 
  - I seriously hope not  butlerd   Sep-05-08 11:08 AM   #56 
  - Yes. The press will be busy bashing Obama and praising McCain. nt  AlinPA   Sep-05-08 11:08 AM   #57 
  - Look at what the press has done over the course of the last 8 years. eom  Bigleaf   Sep-05-08 11:12 AM   #59 
  - Only if we let her  aint_no_life_nowhere   Sep-05-08 11:16 AM   #61 
  - But..but LOOK! She's speaking on TV!  WinkyDink   Sep-05-08 11:19 AM   #62 
  - Can she...? Two words: Dick Cheney  noel711   Sep-05-08 11:22 AM   #63 
  - Of course they can. Because the media doesn't challenge them  BrentTaylor   Sep-05-08 11:32 AM   #66 
  - But DEMS could challenge both the media & Pailin in 5 seconds flat. (see link)  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 11:37 AM   #70 
  - She could if DEMS let her- but here is my idea to force their hand (link)  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 11:34 AM   #67 
  - Ultimately, no.  Kristi1696   Sep-05-08 11:37 AM   #69 
     - Just like media destroyed Bush & Cheney after they didnt perform. Oh, wait.  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 11:39 AM   #71 
        - Those are good ideas. nt  Kristi1696   Sep-05-08 11:53 AM   #73 
 

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