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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:48 AM
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The voice! That should be enough to end the Palin Pander.
Her voice is so grating I reach for the mute button whenever I see her on the TeeVee. Maybe it would be tolerable if there were some substance spewing forth but it's just empty grating noise.

There. Said it.
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1corona4u Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:48 AM
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1. I agree...I can't listen to her...
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chatnoir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:49 AM
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2. You're not alone
It makes my ears bleed. I have to have the remote within arms distance whenever she comes on.
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hedgehog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:49 AM
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3. It reminds my dad of this:
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:52 AM
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5. The Fargo sheriff would give me alot more confidence!
She was practical, had substance and was no shallow cheerleader.
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:29 AM
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6. Margie wasn't grating, Palin is.
Palin has the same "accent" but not the same tone.
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Joe the Revelator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:57 AM
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11. Ha, great comparison.
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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:56 PM
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35. It's Fargo times ten.
Though, I do like Marge.
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 09:51 AM
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4. I was never a huge fan of cheerleaders -
She certainly irritates this female - maybe unfairly but she is coming across as a shallow republican cheerleader with no substance
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POAS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:31 AM
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8. Excuse me but
she wasn't a cheerleader. She was a beauty pageant runner up and a point guard. Bush was the cheerleader.
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begin_within Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:30 AM
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7. Could you imagine a State of the Union speech?
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calmblueocean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:32 AM
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9. The voice is truly awful.
I can't imagine that singsong screech delivering a State of the Union.
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 12:00 PM
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18. it hurts. it hurts like kids whining hurts my ears. literally. i cant do it. lol. n/t
Edited on Sun Aug-31-08 12:00 PM by seabeyond
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:57 AM
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10. SNL will have a field day
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RagAss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 10:59 AM
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12. Sounds like this guy to me....
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 11:21 AM
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13. OMG!
:rofl:
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Imagevision Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 11:24 AM
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14. Palin is Sally Fields with glasses, with a voice more annoying though...
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torbird Donating Member (513 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 11:44 AM
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15. Nice Avatar
and also, her voice is annoying, but not because it's naturally so. No one has ever showed her how to use a microphone appropriately. You don't have to yell, lady--the sound guy can just turn up the volume and you can speak as normal. Hillary Clinton used to do that "yelly" thing, too, but she figured out that it becomes a screech real quickly and she moderated her tone. God willing, Palin will never figure it out. What an albatross!
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 12:04 PM
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19. LOL, maybe that is why her brief stint as sports anchor didn't last.
:rofl:

I think they should give her an outdoor show, you know one of those hunting/fishing shows. And I think her first guest should be Dick Cheney.

Outdoors with the GOP VP Nominee!

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Coexist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 11:46 AM
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16. .
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 12:22 PM
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21. Bingo!
That's the one -- and big hair to match.
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:25 PM
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28. Except that Edie McClurg is likeable, so you can forgive the voice.
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 11:58 AM
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17. i really hate to say this cause voice like look shouldnt be a part BUT
i cant listen either. it grates. she really needs to lower it a few octaves. and this is not just to attack the woman. but it bothers me
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AlinPA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 12:06 PM
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20. Sounds like the Miss Mississippi who said "I honestly believe...and such as that"...
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ObamaKerryDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:17 PM
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23. OMG, I was thinking that, too! LMAO!
Edited on Sun Aug-31-08 04:19 PM by latte_liberal_86
:rofl:

And I didn't even bother to watch that rally, just saw snippets on "Countdown" and elsewhere. I can already tell it's going to give me a headache having to tolerate her voice (and McCain's...geez, with all his money, you think he'd fix that hole in his tooth..) for the next couple of months; can't imagine having to do so for four years! Gah..
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Tansy_Gold Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 12:35 PM
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22. If I remember correctly, John McCain used to have a squeaky
and very irritating voice. I'm thinking back in the mid- to late 80s, when he was first getting into big-time national politics. Someone told him that if he ever wanted to run for president he'd need to get the voice fixed. My understanding was that he enlisted the services of a voice coach who taught him to speak much more slowly to lower the register of his voice.

Birds of a feather and all that?


Tansy Gold

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Meshuga Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:20 PM
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24. No kidding
He should had just picked Elisabeth Hasselbeck as his running mate. The voice is just annoying and just as qualified to be a heartbeat away from the presidency.
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:22 PM
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26. She's not old enough.
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Meshuga Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:29 PM
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29. Oh Darn!
:-)
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:35 PM
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30. Yeah.
It's too bad.

:rofl:
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:21 PM
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25. That and McCain's whistling speech - Agh.
The mute button is our friend. I'd rather read their words to learn what's up than hear them spoken.
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Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:24 PM
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27. McCain managed to find the one person who's voice is more grating than his
To be fair though, at least Palin doesn't look creepy when she smiles the way McMansion does.
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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:38 PM
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31. Lots of voices annoy me.
I care more about what they say, and what the people in control of those voices do.

And Sarah Palin will destroy this country with what she does and what she says. What tone it is in is completely irrelevant to me.
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EndElectoral Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:39 PM
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32. Whew..she seriously needs a voice coach. It is almost unbearable listening to that tone.
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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:40 PM
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33. I didn't pick up anything annoying about her voice. It could because I found her speech awful.
Edited on Sun Aug-31-08 04:41 PM by vaberella
She's no speech writer. She can't deliver speeches, and her speech was a damn roll call added with a lame shout out.
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1Hippiechick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 04:41 PM
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34. That bodes well for us, IMO. n/t
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jgraz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 05:29 PM
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36. Stupid people are always annoying
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FatDave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 05:50 PM
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37. She sounds exactly like Julia Sweeney
From SNL, Pulp Fiction, Letting Go of God. I like Julia Sweeney though, so I can overlook an annoying voice on her. Not so with Sarah Palin.
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tosh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 05:53 PM
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38. Thanks for stating that here.
I've been complaining of that (in the privacy of my home) since I first heard ~~the voice~~ on Friday. I've abstained from the palin-bashing but MAN, I'm trying to listen to Gustav coverage! Spare me this pain, please!! :grr: Get her offa my tv!!
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Quixote1818 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-31-08 05:55 PM
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39. She could break a glass ceiling with that voice!
And a lot of glasses.
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