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Donald Ian Rankin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-17-08 02:19 PM
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81. "Verbiage" is a fancy word for "words".
Attacking what McCain actually said strikes me as fair game.
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  -Palin: "It was an unfair attack on the verbiage that Senator McCain chose to use" sabra  Sep-17-08 01:28 PM   #0 
  - it's all about verbiage you stupid twit  spanone   Sep-17-08 01:29 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-17-08 01:29 PM   #2 
     - ouch  spanone   Sep-17-08 01:30 PM   #9 
     - You owe me a keyboard!  BattyDem   Sep-17-08 01:31 PM   #13 
  - I just LOVE how she lets her down for interviews!  Whalestoe   Sep-17-08 01:29 PM   #3 
  - I am never voting for her but I would like 15min in a room with her ;)  Max_powers94   Sep-17-08 01:31 PM   #10 
  - Max, get ahold of yourself! There are many, many beautiful democratic women out there.  pirhana   Sep-17-08 01:33 PM   #21 
     - She probably has something else that is like a moose.  Whalestoe   Sep-17-08 01:35 PM   #30 
     - I am sorry you are right...there are cute and sexy Dem women out there  Max_powers94   Sep-17-08 01:36 PM   #32 
  - Crab porn  fugop   Sep-17-08 01:31 PM   #11 
     - Lookie here Grampy McSame!  ShortnFiery   Sep-17-08 01:37 PM   #34 
  - Oh, okay Sarah - I believe you.  gateley   Sep-17-08 01:29 PM   #4 
  - Yes, it's so unfair to examine things people say. We should read their fucking minds instead.  SoonerPride   Sep-17-08 01:30 PM   #5 
  - Well then, Sarah, the fundamentals of our economy will give you a boot in November. nt  thereismore   Sep-17-08 01:30 PM   #6 
  - Unfair attacks on verbiage always make me cry.  Pirate Smile   Sep-17-08 01:30 PM   #7 
  - Straight talk or more French verbiage: fromage with your talking points anyone?  Supersedeas   Sep-17-08 02:53 PM   #88 
  - Isn't it the same verbiage he's been using for weeks?  BattyDem   Sep-17-08 01:30 PM   #8 
  - 22 times this year alone.  last1standing   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #16 
     - I KNEW a DUer would have the actual count!  BattyDem   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   # 
  - Well then, she better never go after Obama or Biden for what they say.  pirhana   Sep-17-08 01:31 PM   #12 
  - If you're explaining, you're losing  StrongBad   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #14 
  - Yeah.... verbiage... that's the ticket!  lamp_shade   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #15 
  - a noun, a verbiage and a POW!  Whisp   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #22 
     - Lol! you beat me to it -nt-  ContinentalOp   Sep-17-08 02:00 PM   #70 
  - Somebody call the whiner a Wahaaaaaaambulance!  zidzi   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #17 
  - Attacks on verbage is why McCain won't use a computer...he can't take the criticism  HereSince1628   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #18 
  - It's unfair to attack McBush for his dumb-ass words!...  Virginia Dare   Sep-17-08 01:32 PM   #19 
  - I bet Hannity pressed her on that statement!  jenmito   Sep-17-08 01:33 PM   #20 
  - Please tell me Hannity didn't pull it out and start playing with it right there on the set  ericgtr   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, because the Repukes (and their media lapdogs) would NEVER do THAT!!!11!  racaulk   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #24 
  - From now on, we should only criticize words McCain *doesn't* use. n/t  Orsino   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #25 
  - Man she just can't stop with the beauty pageant answers can she?  Richardo   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #26 
  - "verbiage"???  terrya   Sep-17-08 01:34 PM   #27 
  - First they attack me because I a woman. Now, they attack my running mate because he's clueless.  denverbill   Sep-17-08 01:35 PM   #28 
  - foundation V. fundamentals  lapfog_1   Sep-17-08 01:35 PM   #29 
  - Way too intelligent...  orwell   Sep-17-08 01:47 PM   #52 
  - Yet she has no problem going after Obama for the "bitter" remark. Gotta love that double standard.  last1standing   Sep-17-08 01:35 PM   #31 
  - Do they have any explanation for anything that doesn't involve whining  pdxmom   Sep-17-08 01:36 PM   #33 
  - Boo-Hoo!  Pattib   Sep-17-08 01:37 PM   #35 
  - Wow, she learned a new word.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-17-08 01:37 PM   #36 
  - Too bad she did not learn what it actually means n/t  Inuca   Sep-17-08 01:40 PM   #44 
  - At least we didn't have to hear about "efficiencies of agencies"  Solomon   Sep-17-08 01:53 PM   #60 
  - Oh fucking great. And I suppose next you'll be blathering on,  EnviroBat   Sep-17-08 01:38 PM   #37 
  - Without meaning to, a perfect characterization  Inuca   Sep-17-08 01:38 PM   #38 
  - Any attack or criticism of McCain  Mz Pip   Sep-17-08 01:38 PM   #39 
  - Oh, come now. You know you're just a POW-hating sexist.  Left Is Write   Sep-17-08 02:17 PM   #77 
  - In what respect, Charlie? n/t  FSogol   Sep-17-08 01:39 PM   #40 
  - That hard-hitting "journalist" Sean Hannity gets an interview?  Daphne08   Sep-17-08 01:39 PM   #41 
  - rofl rofl rofl rofl  medicswife   Sep-17-08 01:39 PM   #42 
  - the same work force he said wouldnt work hard labor for $50/hr but mexican labor willing  seabeyond   Sep-17-08 01:40 PM   #43 
  - Of course, this solves the immigration issue...  lapfog_1   Sep-17-08 01:51 PM   #58 
  - Verbiage = Verbage = Garbage in McCainspeak  ismnotwasm   Sep-17-08 01:41 PM   #45 
  - Wait! I thought 'energy' was the foundation of our economy. Which is it, Sarah Palin?  closeupready   Sep-17-08 01:42 PM   #46 
  - thats a free hour long ad for mccain and her nt  marlakay   Sep-17-08 01:43 PM   #47 
  - Dictionary definition of verbiage - Merriam Webster  LittleApple81   Sep-17-08 01:43 PM   #48 
  - The only definition in my dictionary:  Lautremont   Sep-17-08 02:58 PM   #90 
  - Verbiage - definition #1  livetohike   Sep-17-08 01:44 PM   # 
  - So Palin has to defend McCain and explain his "verbiage"?  mokawanis   Sep-17-08 01:44 PM   # 
  - We KNOW what he meant, Mooseburgers  CakeGrrl   Sep-17-08 01:44 PM   #49 
  - According to the dictionary  Obamarulz11   Sep-17-08 01:46 PM   #50 
  - McLiar loves the American Workers.  Disturbed   Sep-17-08 01:49 PM   #54 
  - She meant to say "wording" but figured "verbiage" made her sound like she has Teh Smart.  Left Is Write   Sep-17-08 02:16 PM   #76 
     - you can tell she was told to use that word - the clip has her using it twice in 1 minute span  sabra   Sep-17-08 02:18 PM   #79 
  - Why would he have to remind hardworking Americans that they work hard?  texasleo   Sep-17-08 01:47 PM   #51 
  - it's hard work reminding hard workers how hard their work is  frylock   Sep-17-08 02:45 PM   #86 
  - Well, then, Ms. Palin, allow me to express my feelings for you without verbiage:  rateyes   Sep-17-08 01:47 PM   #53 
  - LOL! I second that!  Mad_Dem_X   Sep-17-08 01:57 PM   #64 
  - McCain should stop using "verbiage" and try "words."  IMModerate   Sep-17-08 01:49 PM   #55 
  - She'd better get a new "word of the day" calendar  TheDoorbellRang   Sep-17-08 01:50 PM   #56 
  - Is this a joke? They are really going to try and parse their way out of that statement?  abernste   Sep-17-08 01:50 PM   #57 
  - boy, they dish it out but they don't take it their own BS thrown back  alyce douglas   Sep-17-08 01:52 PM   #59 
  - Glad you're on board with McPain, missy?  graywarrior   Sep-17-08 01:54 PM   #61 
  - John McCain doesn't speak for the McCain campaign, people!  NewJeffCT   Sep-17-08 01:56 PM   #62 
  - Now attacks on the chosen "verbiage" of your opponent are unfair?  wienerdoggie   Sep-17-08 01:57 PM   #63 
  - She "meant" that he has been out of touch all along..  RiverStone   Sep-17-08 01:57 PM   #65 
  - Oh, bull shit  MaineDem   Sep-17-08 01:58 PM   #66 
  - That same old absolutely relative rhetoric, "All truths are True."  patrice   Sep-17-08 01:59 PM   #67 
  - That same old absolutely relative rhetoric, "All truths are True."  patrice   Sep-17-08 02:00 PM   #68 
  - LAY OFFA MY VERBIAGE!  ContinentalOp   Sep-17-08 02:00 PM   #69 
  - Liar, liar, pants on fire.  Oregonian   Sep-17-08 02:03 PM   #71 
  - Oh the poor verbiage!  treestar   Sep-17-08 02:04 PM   #72 
  - Barf  Juniperx   Sep-17-08 02:04 PM   #73 
  - I see a little Katherine Harris is that pic  MaineDem   Sep-17-08 02:10 PM   #74 
  - OK, Sarah, is there anything it IS okay to attack? Seriously?  Left Is Write   Sep-17-08 02:15 PM   #75 
  - In what respect, Sarah?  rucky   Sep-17-08 02:17 PM   #78 
  - Stop picking on us, you big meanies!  Phx_Dem   Sep-17-08 02:19 PM   #80 
  - "Verbiage" is a fancy word for "words".  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-17-08 02:19 PM   #81 
  - Does he or she even realize its a Herbert Hoover quote?  cleveramerican   Sep-17-08 02:20 PM   #82 
  - Note to Palin/McCain campaign  CitizenPatriot   Sep-17-08 02:59 PM   #91 
  - Well I guess we're up to two now...  BlueIdaho   Sep-17-08 02:21 PM   #83 
  - In what respect, Charlie?  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-17-08 02:23 PM   #84 
  - So were are supposed to use the Vulcan mind melt to figure out his meaning lol  grantcart   Sep-17-08 02:24 PM   #85 
  - Psychic hotline  mtnester   Sep-17-08 02:54 PM   #89 
  - It was bad "verbiage", you fucking airhead.  Alter Ego   Sep-17-08 02:48 PM   #87 
  - Sarah Pailn on the economy:  Buck Rabbit   Sep-17-08 03:01 PM   #92 
  - Thats it!! If she is a republican i'm becoming a democrat.  gal   Sep-17-08 03:18 PM   #93 
  - grrr  Democratic_Blood   Sep-17-08 03:21 PM   #94 

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