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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-01-08 12:25 PM
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39. Perspective Please...Leave ALL The Kids Alone!
I know this is almost impossible to ask for in this day of self-gratification and a sensational coporate media, but for me, and I suspect many others here...this matter wasn't about the Palin children...they are being dragged into a national spotlight that will drastically alter their lives no matter what happens. We didn't put them in that situation...her parents, and specifically her mother did. And further, the entire matter will now grow no thanks to the selfish, cynical and desperate motives and actions of John Sidney McCain. PERIOD!

As I kept saying (as did others), this matter wasn't about who the mother was or even about the religious aspects, but from a purely political perspective. It points to parents who put their careers and egos ahead of the best interests of their children and a corrupt political party that is attempting to parlay Palin's selection as some kind of "new feminist" in a ploy to hoodwink women and play for the votes, and more specifically the pocketbooks of the "base" of fundies and other right wing "moralists". Remember, since Friday, Camp Gramps pulled in $5 million in much needed money and pandered to the most repressive and intolerant elements of the party.

This is now a big character issue with both Commander Huff'nPuff and Grannie Sarah Barracuda. What message does this send as to their ability to govern responsibly and rationally? As always, one can't help but note that if this had been a Democrat, I'm certain the cables would break into their hurricane orgy and blast the news...fortunately they're not doing this, yet, but it's still to determined how they'll handle this scandal...and, yes, it is now a REAL scandal, not some rumor mongering by "whackos" (ala Obama is a Muslim)...the initial reports were confirmed (the girl's pregnancy) and it forced Camp Gramps, while an American city is once again fighting for its survival, to use this as cover to release this dirty little family secret.
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