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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 02:04 PM
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"It's surveyor's symbols"
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Palin staffer calls using tragedy to score political points 'obscene' :


Palinistas are furious over the accusations. Read here and here (just for starters). They blame the left using a tragedy to score political points. A Palin staffer, Rebecca Mansour told a radio talk show host Saturday that doing so is "obscene" and "appalling." In fact, she said that the "target list" was not intended to allude to guns.

"We never ever, ever intended it to be gun sights," she said.

"It's surveyor's symbols," the interviewer Tammy Bruce suggested. Bruce, a Palin supporter, describes herself as "a gay, pro-choice, gun owning, pro-death penalty, Tea Party Independent Conservative. " Her show is promoted as a "chick with a gun and a microphone."


From Palin's Facebook page, March 2010: Warning: Subject to New Politically Correct Language Police Censorship.


To the teams that desire making it this far next year: Gear up! In the battle, set your sights on next seasons targets! From the shot across the bow the first seconds tip-off your leaders will be in the enemys crosshairs, so you must execute strong defensive tactics. You wont win only playing defense, so get on offense! The crossfire is intense, so penetrate through enemy territory by bombing through the press, and use your strong weapons your Big Guns to drive to the hole. Shoot with accuracy; aim high and remember it takes blood, sweat and tears to win.


Media Matters, October 2010: Conservative media figures have history of violent rhetoric


Palin: "Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!" Fox News contributor Sarah Palin posted a list of House Democrats who voted for health care reform with crosshairs aimed at their locations. In a March 23 tweet about her map, Palin wrote: " 'Don't Retreat, Instead -- RELOAD!' " Palin's list was criticized by conservative Elizabeth Hasselbeck, who introduced and endorsed Palin during the 2008 campaign, as helping foster a climate of violent rhetoric. Hasselbeck added that the list is "purely despicable" and "insane."


Palin on Twitter, November 4, 2010:

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  -"It's surveyor's symbols" ProSense  Jan-09-11 02:04 PM   #0 
  - Yeah, surveyors "reload" all the time. nt  valerief   Jan-09-11 02:05 PM   #1 
  - You betcha! nt  workinclasszero   Jan-10-11 01:28 PM   #22 
  - They think the rest of the country is as gullible as they are.  Robb   Jan-09-11 02:06 PM   #2 
  - No violence metaphors there. Nope. Not a one.  geckosfeet   Jan-09-11 02:06 PM   #3 
  - Sarah Palin, the very definition....  Aviation Pro   Jan-09-11 02:07 PM   #4 
  - I always knew Palin was a closet-topographer. nt  mix   Jan-09-11 02:11 PM   #5 
  - Oh, sorry, she meant to say "your leaders will be in the enemies'  louis-t   Jan-09-11 02:12 PM   #6 
  - So this is a surveyor's symbol too?  Lucian   Jan-09-11 02:13 PM   #7 
  - Does she think we're stupid? In a word, yes.  1955doubledie   Jan-09-11 02:38 PM   #14 
  - yep, Palin is constantly using surveying analogies  Enrique   Jan-09-11 02:14 PM   #8 
  - So Palin HERSELF called it the "Bullseye Icon" ???  demwing   Jan-09-11 02:15 PM   #9 
  - Conservatives4Palin have Hilbuzz writer  TheBigotBasher   Jan-09-11 02:26 PM   #10 
  - She must think we are as dumb as she is.  RichGirl   Jan-09-11 02:31 PM   #11 
  - The lies don't have to even be slightly logical anymore.  Kdillard   Jan-09-11 02:35 PM   #12 
  - Register marks aren't used by mapmakers to note clusters, as was done on the SarahPAC map.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-09-11 02:36 PM   #13 
  - gee... I'm confused... why did they scrub the map of surveyors' symbols?  renate   Jan-09-11 07:33 PM   #15 
  - No point being disingenous.  Igel   Jan-09-11 09:47 PM   #16 
  - They have absolutely no shame  jsmirman   Jan-09-11 09:57 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-09-11 10:13 PM   #18 
  - Yet, I remember the RW getting their panties in a wad over this  JCMach1   Jan-10-11 05:46 AM   #19 
  - Palin actually calls them "bullseye icons" in her tweet(s)  Puzzler   Jan-10-11 06:04 AM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-11 09:40 AM   #21 
  - Why did Sarah's minions scrub her hit site minutes after the  workinclasszero   Jan-10-11 01:33 PM   #23 
  - this writing is like from a comedy skit it's so clumsy.  27inCali   Jan-11-11 01:24 AM   #24 
  - Taint bad!  peekaloo   Jan-11-11 07:38 AM   #25 
  - They don't know when to stop  sadbear   Jan-11-11 08:25 AM   #26 

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