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Posted at 2:34 PM ET, 12/20/2010

Sarah Palin's 'sarcas-ka'

By Jonathan Capehart

Snark Palin continued her campaign against first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to keep the nation's youth from becoming bedridden obese people who have to be forklifted out of their houses to make doctor's appointments. The latest broadside came during last night's episode of "Sarah Palin's Alaska."

"Where are the s'mores ingredients? This is in honor of Michelle Obama, who said the other day we should not have dessert," says the woman who speaks with little accountability for her constant flow of sarcasm. Palin's desire to display her facility with put-downs instead of the intricacies of policy may explain why, after two years on the national stage, she is not seen by many as qualified to be president.

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At the end of the video clip, you can hear Palin complain about her children's foibles playing out on the front page of the National Enquirer. Now's probably a good time to point out that Levi Johnston, the baby daddy of Palin's grandson, informed the world via Facebook over the weekend that he has a new girlfriend. Don't worry. I'm not going to swoon over this one like I did over the short-lived reunion between Johnston and Bristol Palin over the summer. But I would like to highlight Bristol's response. "I have to be happy for Levi's new relationship because it sounds like his new girlfriend is influencing him to want to actually spend time with Tripp," she told E! News. "I sincerely appreciate her influence because [Levi] hasn't asked to see Tripp in over five months."

Note to Mama Grizzly: Your family's business wouldn't be out there for all to read if members of said family quit airing their dirty laundry so publicly.

By Jonathan Capehart  | December 20, 2010; 2:34 PM ET
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You tell her Jon!


Posted by: lindalovejones | December 20, 2010 3:41 PM | Report abuse

I think that Palin is so jealous of the Obama's that it's just eating her up. They are where she wanted to be and she knows she will never be there. Her hatred is just spilling out all over, giving people the opportunity to see the real Palin. Hence the continuing plunge of her approval in the polls. She is not a nice or sane woman. It's too bad the beauty of Alaska is being poisoned by this snarky woman's mouth.

Posted by: loudyk | December 20, 2010 3:45 PM | Report abuse

WoW! I wish that all I had to complain about was Palin's remark about the First Lady. Quite frankly it's not the business of the First Lady to dictate what I feed my kids, it might be her business to make parents aware of the wrong they may be doing by allowing their children to live on a diet of junk food.
Not the First Lady nor Congress have any authority to dictate my childs diet.
The Feds are the ones that screwed up the school lunch program by putting all the fast food in the cafeteria to begin with, they set the guidelines.

Posted by: jhnjdy | December 20, 2010 3:53 PM | Report abuse

@jhnjdy
Your blind hatred of the Obamas reveals itself in your comments. Please quote chapter and verse exactly how Michelle Obama has dictated your child's diet, particularly since she has no legal authority.

She is doing exactly what you say you want - "educating parents of the wrong they may be doing by allowing their children to live on a diet of junk food".

Frankly, you sound a bit unhinged on the subject.

Posted by: warren5 | December 20, 2010 4:04 PM | Report abuse

It's way past time for Palin to quit her program. Please do all of us a favor and crawl back under the rock that McCain found you.

Posted by: COLEBRACKETT | December 20, 2010 5:00 PM | Report abuse

What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump | December 20, 2010 5:06 PM | Report abuse

jhnjdy,
the first lady is not "dictating" what you feed you kids. Lighten up. There's nothing wrong with promoting good and healthy food as a solution to obesity in America. Sarah Palin plays her victim-hood so well at this point, she has all the other conservative victims buying into it. Sarah, quit blaming everyone for your success! You're the one making all the money at their expense, not vice versa.

Posted by: swiftsmail | December 20, 2010 5:13 PM | Report abuse

What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
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Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm

Posted by: frankn1 | December 20, 2010 5:18 PM | Report abuse

Please Santa,I've been good all year! All I want for Christmas is to have Sarah Palin go away!

Posted by: Dnlien | December 20, 2010 5:22 PM | Report abuse

As I recall, TLC and the show's executive producers were asked point blank if this fiasco was going to be a political platform for "she who shall not be named." They assured the media and those of us who asked, "Of course not! It's travelogue! It's educational!"

It has turned out to be anything but. It is time for viewers offended by this non-stop diatribe against the Obamas, Democrats, and people with full functioning human brains to revolt. Don't hide your kids or hide your wife. Call your cable company. Call TLC. Call an end to this boatload of hooey.

Posted by: jade_7243 | December 20, 2010 5:24 PM | Report abuse

to all,

The First Lady is very welcome to advocate for/against anything that she wants to speak about but most of us "regular people out in flyover country" do not want any taxpayers $$$$$$$$ being spent/any laws passed to do what she (or any other "do gooder" in DC) wants.
(this is despite the fact that Michelle is about 5x smarter than BHO. = we elected the wrong Obama, as she has the brains & he has only the big/open mouth.)

fwiw, i raised a kid sister & two daughters (essentially by myself) to successful adulthood, without any help from Michelle or anyone else in the government. - all 3 ladies are doing just fine, thanks! ====> this is called: being a responsible parent!

sincerely yours, Retired MP46

Posted by: retiredMP46 | December 20, 2010 5:26 PM | Report abuse

Gov. Sarah Palin has a great sense of humor. Her cute, witty jokes are sometimes piquant, but never acerbic.

Posted by: bubbasouth | December 20, 2010 5:27 PM | Report abuse

It seems as if Sarah Palin has a very unhealthy obsession with the Obamas. She seems to put every situation into an Obama context by way of some snarky public remark. Maybe that is just exagerated by the instantaneous reporting of each and every remark, but it still represents a woman who's mind is on the Obamas and who looks for every reason to find unfavorable context. She is like a virtual stalker, creeping after the Obamas with her virtual snarkiness. It can't be healthy to be that obsessed with bringing someone else down.

Posted by: truthwillout | December 20, 2010 5:44 PM | Report abuse

truthwillout wrote:
It seems as if Sarah Palin has a very unhealthy obsession with the Obamas...
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Are you serious? And the liberal left isn't insanely obsessed with every move this "former" governor makes? LOL.

Whomever wrote:"What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots."
I agree!
Go Sarah

Posted by: blevins20061 | December 20, 2010 6:06 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin's Alaska is a joke.

Mrs Michelle Obama has better, taste, style, standard and class than that Wasilly Hillbilly. Mrs Obama had brought the Iron Chefs to her reality show to show-off the lifestyle of the Rich and Famous, introducing ordinary Americans to lavish dining and fine wining, scenes that ordinary Americans can only smell and lick in their dreams. Every American are forever grateful to Mrs Obama for allowing them to peek into their highly-envied lifestyle so that the little people can at least have a virtual experience of those Rich and Famous in Mrs Obama's very extravagant reality show.

Compared to the ever-polished, highly-cultured Mrs Obama, that Wasilly Hillbilly is only capable of bringing ordinary Americans like Bones and Mud to her ordinary show demonstrating the lifestyle of every ordinary Americans. Who care and who bother about the sickening pathetic miserable life of those little people. We crave to enjoy, share and appreciate all the exotic vacations the Obamas visited; the exquisite golf courses patronised by the Obamas; the top-notched glittering designer clothes graced by the Obamas; all the AAA+ celebrities who are fortunate and blessed to be seen with the Obamas. Mrs Obama would never allow the Gosselins, Bones, Muds, Peggyes and Musher trash and all those little people to ever step into the White House and join her reality show. Only AAA+ celebrities and people of high social status are entitled to enter the White House and star in Mrs Obama's reality show. Those little people can queue up behind the White House back door, like the Dalai Lama, to collect those unwanted bones and leftover trash keep as treasured souvenirs forever.

Those low-class little people should join the Wasilly Hillbilly, not the Obamas big people, big star reality show.

Posted by: tmbodok | December 20, 2010 6:37 PM | Report abuse

Until it is much too late $arah, her family, and her sheep are not going to realize that every word that comes out of $arah's mouth is blood-red bait.

$arah's willfull giddy ignorance about all things - propriety, decorum, decency, political etiquette, and (MOST importantly) policy of any kind on a local, national or international level will be her downfall.

$arah will have no one to blame but $arah.

When $arah leaped onto the stage in 2008 her snarky sarcasm was amusing & temporary. Now it's tiresome. No on can run a campaign for POTUS on snarky sarcasm and win.

$arah will abort herself should she decide to run (& I believe $arah will - the girl can't help herself) because of the words that have come out of her mouth past, present & future. It will not be pretty. $arah's cries of grievous unfairness will be shortlived because she will quit before she gets started.

I'd give anything to be the brooch on First Lady Michele Obama's dress if $arah were ever lucky enough to be in her presence. Whatever Mrs Obama may think about $arah it will NEVER be uttered from her lips let alone on a politically motivated reality show in some backwoods locale in Alasaka.

Funny. We'll NEVER hear "President Palin" or "First Lady Palin." "Lady" & "$arah Palin" do not go together. "President" & "Palin" would be an international joke this country would take years to recover from.

By November 2012 $arah will be a sad footnote & not wanted anywhere. Enjoy it while you can $arah.

Posted by: Parsley1 | December 20, 2010 6:41 PM | Report abuse

Fat,lazy kids are less of a threat to our country than some bag of gas from Washington who thinks she has the right to tell some what they can or can't eat. Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone.

Posted by: carlbatey | December 20, 2010 6:47 PM | Report abuse

It would appear that the Lame stream media and liberal socialist have an obsession with Mrs Palin!
She does not like the Administration' arrogant Nanny state - You need me to tell you what to do attitude - that' for the Brit's not Americans.
And by the way Palin is good looking unlike the majority of the liberal Hags and more man than the weeny liberal Metromen.
And Laura Bush has more class in her baby finger that our globe trotting - vacationing 1st "lady"

Posted by: Jakartaman | December 20, 2010 6:56 PM | Report abuse

I watch her now just to hear the "quips" that I know will make Lib's like Capefart heads explode. Its too funny. Its allot like someone having their own stage which to preach their views. Now you Lib's know how we Con's felt in the 70' and 80's. One Network, One Voice. Like you all said back in the 60's, "The times, they are a changing".

Posted by: elcigaro1 | December 20, 2010 7:25 PM | Report abuse

I don't think that promoting healthy eating is a political issue. Mrs. Obama isn't doing that. The US has the highest percentage of obese people. Criticizing her efforts is just ridiculous!

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 20, 2010 7:36 PM | Report abuse

I've got a surefire cure for your poor kids so they don't have to be on the front page of the Enquirer anymore- GO AWAY!!! Oh wait, you making money off naive idiots is more important than your kids- forgot about that! Sorry!

Posted by: kenmcree | December 20, 2010 7:37 PM | Report abuse

Have you all seen Palin's kids? Her little tubbettes should most definitely skip desert & follow the First Lady's advice! They are well on their way to obesity. Remember Bristol's jiggly, flabby arms on DWTS? There's way too much of her for a 20 yr old. (Remember "Breakfast Club"? To paraphrase: "Bristol is a fat girl's name...")And, clearly, not-so-little Piper is following in her big sister's chubby little footsteps.

These kids need s'mores like Palin needs a hole in the head. (Come to think of it...) It's amazing how quickly Palin is becoming an irrelevant geek show. And she's dragging her pudgy kids along for the ride.

Sorry for the snarkiness of this post, but hey, Palin's earned it.

Posted by: nyskinsdiehard | December 20, 2010 7:48 PM | Report abuse

Like so many other things in Palin's life, she was against childhood obesity before she was for it.

First Ladies traditionally have a cause they promote. Healthy eating is one of Michelle Obama's. But because she's promoting it, the right wing has to make stupid comments just to prove it no longer has a brain or a heart, just a wicked tongue.

If we really wanted to do something about obesity we'd get high fructose corn syrup out of everything. It's even in some "diet" products!

Posted by: Darklady | December 20, 2010 8:39 PM | Report abuse

Like so many other things in Palin's life, she was against childhood obesity before she was for it.

First Ladies traditionally have a cause they promote. Healthy eating is one of Michelle Obama's. But because she's promoting it, the right wing has to make stupid comments just to prove it no longer has a brain or a heart, just a wicked tongue.

FWIW, if we really wanted to do something about obesity we'd get high fructose corn syrup out of everything. It's even in some "diet" products!

Posted by: Darklady | December 20, 2010 8:40 PM | Report abuse

Once upon a time school lunches were so healthy that the kids quit eating them. Changes were made to serve something in the school cafeteria that kids would eat instead of going hungry that latter half of the school day.

The "intellectual" dems need to read more so that they don't continue to make history repeat itself.

Posted by: johntu | December 20, 2010 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Changes were made to serve something in the school cafeteria that kids would eat instead of going hungry that latter half of the school day.
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So, making kids overweight is better? It isn't about the schools as much as it is about parents teaching their kids, from a young age, to eat things that are healthy. The schools should build on that. That is the point of Mrs. Obama's efforts. It starts at home. Not so different than the "Just Say No" campaign. No one criticized that!

One small step taken in our local school system was to get rid of sodas in vending machines. Small, but a step in the right direction.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 20, 2010 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone.
Posted by: carlbatey

And you baggers wonder why people think you're racists, huh? Yeah, it's because us Libs are big meanies. Not because of proud baggers like ol' carl.

Oh, and retired MP46: Why do I get the feeling that you, your kid sister, & the 2 daughters you raised so heroically should probably lay off the desserts, too?

Posted by: nyskinsdiehard | December 20, 2010 9:42 PM | Report abuse

I don't usually make these kind of comments...but...the teabaggers are full of old white men who think Palin is hot. That's the draw....the only draw. Someone can be pretty and get a lot of attention, even if they don't have an original thought in their pretty head. But they justify their arguments regardless of how rediculous and biased her statements are. Think - the lowest common denominator. Welcome to America. Where our educational system is obviously in shambles.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 20, 2010 10:01 PM | Report abuse

i don't dislike Sarah Palin because she's supposedly conservative, I dislike her because she's stupid. it is amazing to me that someone would support her "because she makes the libs squirm". how about because she's intelligent and articulate? oh, wait.....

Posted by: fatdime | December 20, 2010 10:06 PM | Report abuse

"I dislike her because she's stupid"

I disagree. She is illiberal. Whoops. That's an oxymoron in and of itself.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 20, 2010 10:49 PM | Report abuse

"I dislike her because she's stupid"

I disagree. She is illiberal. Whoops. That's an oxymoron in and of itself.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 20, 2010 10:50 PM | Report abuse

Mandy_M wrote:

""I dislike her because she's stupid"

I disagree. She is illiberal. Whoops. That's an oxymoron in and of itself."

LOVE IT!!

Random House Dictionary:

illiberal -

1. narrowminded;bigoted

2. not generous in giving; miserly; niggardly; stingy

3. without culture or refinement; unscholarly; vulgar

YEP. $ums $arah $imply!


Posted by: Parsley1 | December 20, 2010 11:04 PM | Report abuse

Sarah WHO? Oh, her. She's so last year...

Posted by: arancia12 | December 20, 2010 11:37 PM | Report abuse

That isn't sarcasm, and celebrities are seldom held accountable for their stupid remarks.

I'm voting for her, if I get the chance. And if she wins I'm going to support the advertisers of her new TV show.

Posted by: gpsman | December 21, 2010 12:09 AM | Report abuse

Great column, JournoLister.

Sarcasm has a long history in taking down the sanctimonious and self-absorbed. There's no better target than Michelle...except for the Big 0 himself.

Posted by: asdf2 | December 21, 2010 12:10 AM | Report abuse

Retaining America's standing as the fattest b%$tards in the world is part of what Palin means by "taking back America"

Posted by: Chops2 | December 21, 2010 12:52 AM | Report abuse


Companies do give out samples. They are looking to put their products in potential consumers' hands. They wouldn't do it if it didn't work one of the place that always worked is "123 Get Samples" search online

Posted by: jessicawatt21 | December 21, 2010 2:15 AM | Report abuse

frankn1 wrote:
Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm.
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frankn1,
your thinking is flawed on many levels but I will highlight three. One, Sarah Palin is irritating to far more people than just "The Liberals". She also offends a significant number of voting Conservatives & Moderates thus making her unelectable to national office. Second, Sarah Palin isn't a political threat to "The Liberals". Annoying yes but a threat??? NO! Third, for a person who claims she hates "The Lame Stream Media" she certainly enjoys saying a doing the very things that will keep her face plastered on MSM TV.

I would love for the MSM to stop covering her because frankly she really doesn't have anything of value to offer. For as much as Sarah Palin whines about MSM wait to the day the MSM stop covering her altogether then you will see some real Sarah Palin whining.

Posted by: SteelWheel25 | December 21, 2010 2:42 AM | Report abuse

God Bless Gov Palin--wonderful Evangelican Pentecostal Christian woman. Remember =93% of secular death conversions occur at hospice. When your cancered =chemo-body is rotting and pain is ranting-we will be there to help but NOT your secular friends. Urinating and deficating =crying and screaming--see you soon !

Posted by: bulldogss | December 21, 2010 3:23 AM | Report abuse

Please Santa,I've been good all year! All I want for Christmas is to have Sarah Palin go away!

Posted by: Dnlien
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Isn't this comment precious! Oh, yes, Dnlien, you have been a good girl. Except for the fact that you have hate oozing out of every pore, you are just sugar and spice and everything nice!

I want hate-mongering liberals to go away. Their bigotry is preventing America from reaching her full potential.

Posted by: shecallsmemoe | December 21, 2010 3:39 AM | Report abuse

Please Santa,I've been good all year! All I want for Christmas is to have Sarah Palin go away!

Posted by: Dnlien
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Maybe Sarah Palin would go away if neurotically obsessed liberal Journalists at The Washington Post wouldnt write 10 articles about her a day and readers of these articles wouldnt respond with 500 comments under the article with witty and tolerant responses such as "Sarah's stupid!", "Sarah's a hillbilly!"

For a woman who isnt even an elected official and holds no power in Washington, she certainly has found a way to occupy way too much space in this newspaper's Political section and in some people's minds and when she does that unfortunately, she wins.

Posted by: hastoglis | December 21, 2010 5:33 AM | Report abuse

Jonathan, if she goes away what in the world will we need you for? I guess you can work at Huff Post on the right column "news".
I am an Repub, don't care much for Palin, don't watch her show or interviews but cannot seem to ignore her as you talk about her all the time! Weird...

Posted by: dcjayhawk2 | December 21, 2010 5:53 AM | Report abuse

Ordinarily, Sarah Palin is good for a laugh but she crosses when she insults Michelle Obama who has done her no harm and who seeks to enhance the common good.

Years ago the phrase "The Ugly American" was common. In Sarah's case we could add "The Stupid American".

Sarah craves attention and that is why she is a narcissist. She will not recognise her own failings. Instead, she seeks to ignore them or to explain them away. One tactic is to try to deflect negative attention by attacking those who show her up.

Sarah is, like her stablemates at Fox TV, as valuable as a three dollar note.

Gotcha!

Posted by: robertjames1 | December 21, 2010 6:09 AM | Report abuse

Palin is simply jealous of Michelle who is, by far, a superior mother. Rather than throw undignified insults at the President and First Lady, Sarah should worry about educating her children and keeping Bristol's legs closed.

Posted by: mz2010 | December 21, 2010 7:42 AM | Report abuse

I get a big kick out of Sarah Palin. She is part of a relatively new phenomena, the Politicelebrity.
While her career as a politician was at best undistinguished, her skills at being a "personality" are impressive.

The sum total of her substantive political remarks don't even compare with Michelle Bachman and she makes Rand Paul look like a deep thinker.
Her collection of folksy-cutesy sayings ("Momma Grizzlies", "Pit-bull with lipstick", "Lame Stream Media" at. al.) manages to delight her supporters and irritate her enemies in a way that few public figures can match.

But as SteelWheel25 and others have noted, she is annoying to more than just those on the Left and more importantly, her "I'm jes' a plain talkin' hockey mom" routine suggests a lack of the seriousness that moderates and independents look for in a Presidential Candidate.

The political insiders, who we all love to hate, have, in fact, pretty well summed up her chances. She would be a disaster as the GOP candidate and many of the more sober Republicans are well aware of this.

So La Sarita will continue to thrill TPers and others on the Right while sending some on the Left around the bend. It will make Ms. Palin lots of money but she will only get into the White House as a visitor.

Posted by: OlSloaner | December 21, 2010 8:42 AM | Report abuse

It appears that Ms. Palin's approval rating is nearly down to the 20% who still hang on to the claim that Pres. Bush did a good job while in office. And that's about the same percentage of the folks who didn't think that DADT should have been repealed. You don't suppose they could all be the same people do you??

Posted by: cmarston99 | December 21, 2010 9:01 AM | Report abuse

IGNORE HER !!!!!!

Posted by: jatarps | December 21, 2010 9:15 AM | Report abuse

jhnjdy! Please don't listen to Michelle Obama & feed your family with whatever crap you want & make sure the kids are atleast 50 pound over-weight by the time they are 10 (doesn't matter if they look uncouth). Just make sure you have good health insurance. They will drop your coverage like hot potato, once they know, your kids have juvenile diabetics & hyper-tension. They don't like it when you are 5' vertically & horizontally.
By the way, did you notice the cellulites in Bristol's thighs when she was in DWS? He second chin was wobbling. If Sarah Palin listens to any one other than herself she would cut the meat & sweets & increase vegetables & exercise so the other brats will not have/get-rid-of the cellulites.
One thing being blindly anti-Obama & an other thing being sensible.

Posted by: sarvenk63 | December 21, 2010 9:16 AM | Report abuse

Not one person has the right to tell another person what to eat. We are living in a free Republic. It's bad enough MO dumped patients in Chicago to earn her 300,000+ thousand a year and told audiences of young graduates not to work for corporations and it's bad enough that she tells others to "sacrifice" while she lives in a 1.6 million dollar home and takes vacations with our money.

First, these two in the WH set out to destroy healthcare -already they gave their cronies a waiver while our premiums and deductibles are going up - in one year this has happened!-

Then she goes after private restaurants and tell them how much salt to use, now Walmart will have the Obamas' henchman Napolitano telling us to spy on each other.

And now FCC czars and officials want to regulate the Internet- control over food, internet, free market capitalism-we may as well be in Venezuela-

I think Capehart has alot more to worry about than Palin's so-called sarcasm-in fact she hasn't gone far enough. Must be nice to allow our country to fall off a cliff while writing pieces like this about a lady who at least does not want to destroy America.

Posted by: cathnealon | December 21, 2010 9:20 AM | Report abuse

Not one person has the right to tell another person what to eat. We are living in a free Republic. It's bad enough MO dumped patients in Chicago to earn her 300,000+ thousand a year and told audiences of young graduates not to work for corporations and it's bad enough that she tells others to "sacrifice" while she lives in a 1.6 million dollar home and takes vacations with our money.

First, these two in the WH set out to destroy healthcare -already they gave their cronies a waiver while our premiums and deductibles are going up - in one year this has happened!-

Then she goes after private restaurants and tell them how much salt to use, now Walmart will have the Obamas' henchman Napolitano telling us to spy on each other.

And now FCC czars and officials want to regulate the Internet- control over food, internet, free market capitalism-we may as well be in Venezuela-

I think Capehart has alot more to worry about than Palin's so-called sarcasm-in fact she hasn't gone far enough. Must be nice to allow our country to fall off a cliff while writing pieces like this about a lady who at least does not want to destroy America.

Posted by: cathnealon | December 21, 2010 9:21 AM | Report abuse

Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone.

Posted by: carlbatey | December 20, 2010 6:47 PM |

Wow... nope... No racism there!!!

Posted by: CardFan | December 21, 2010 9:33 AM | Report abuse

Seems like there is a gene defect in this family - Snarking! I've never seen a family chase publicity like this one. The reward, of course, the paycheck at the end. How many of you want to bet Bristol and Levi did not return the 100K when they appeared on the cover of US announcing their 24 hour engagement.

As for "momma" the perennial teen-ager. Well, she is just jealous of everyone, but particularly the Obamas. Going after a worthwhile program to get her dig in on Michelle is just plain stupid. There are millions of parents out there that already have a program for their children in place concerning their children's eating habits. She could stand to learn about the program - Bristol and Piper might benefit. Snark!

Posted by: suz1941 | December 21, 2010 9:47 AM | Report abuse

My comment did not go through because I have made too many to WP. Not true. You missed a good one

Posted by: suz1941 | December 21, 2010 9:50 AM | Report abuse

What is interesting about this column's comments is that it shows Palin supporters are just as ignorant as she is. Offering good advice (you should eat more vegetables and less dessert) doesn't in any way force anyone to follow it. Palin's childish public rebellion against "Mommy" Obama would be less unbecoming if she was 15, but she has never progressed beyond being the snarky mean girl. A good mom with fat daughters (like Palin's) wouldn't feed them junk on TV which only makes them more vulnerable to ridicule. Of course, Palin isn't a good mom. She uses her kids for political gain and then uses the inevitable criticism of them for more political gain when they are criticized. She's still a mean 15 year old hillbilly emotionally and her fans are cretins the Sarah Barracuda would have stomped to get to the front of the line.

And for you ignorant hicks calling The First Lady fat, your vision is either distorted by your racism or you need new glasses. Michelle Obama is a beautiful, healthy and very physically fit woman. And she doesn't have to put her daughters on stage to jiggle their private parts to stay in the limelight.

Posted by: fingersfly | December 21, 2010 10:02 AM | Report abuse

Palin has consistently displayed the mental maturity of a spoiled 7 year old.

Here in the real adult world, most of us figure out how to deal with issues, people and conflicts in an adult manner. It appears that ms palin missed that part of her education when she was college hopping her way through subpar universities on her way to eventually landing a degree in journalism.

Theres no substitute for class, and Ms Palin is severely lacking in the grace and class departments.

Posted by: notfooledbydistractions1 | December 21, 2010 10:40 AM | Report abuse

I consider Sarah Palin a useful bad example; she neglected her children and looks at the results, pregnant teenager who doesn't know how to behave, chubby kids that she makes a point of showing the world she pushes rotten diets, etc. I can see no value to her except as a illustration of what one never wants to be like. The is "white trash" as they used to describe people like her.

Posted by: withersb | December 21, 2010 10:40 AM | Report abuse

I could be wrong but I am getting the distinct impression that Palin is declining as a serious candidate for political office and is now becoming a celebrity phenom along the lines of Paris Hilton or Lindsay Lohan. It seems as though the media fascination with Palin has evolved from serious Presidential prospect to the more familiar fascination with tabloid figures for who everyone is waiting for the next explosive bit of evidence of personal implosion.

One suspects that any day now, Bristol is going to rush into Levi's bedroom wielding a knife and slashing away at him for his latest betrayal whild screaming at the top of her lungs: "Nobody ditches a Palin and gets away with it!" Que up Bernard Hermann's creepy score from PSYCHO!

Posted by: jaxas70 | December 21, 2010 10:50 AM | Report abuse

Oh come off it cathnealon! Nobody is ordering you to eat vegetables. There are no swastika emblazoned troops entering your home and hauling you away because you ate an ice cream cake roll. This is precisely what turns people against you morons!

I would bet that if Palin became President and went on a tear over drug addiction, you would be far more likely to see the sort of imagined intrusions into one's home than under any democrat.

I didn't notice any of you right wing trogs up in arms when Nancy ordered up JUST SAY NO!

Posted by: jaxas70 | December 21, 2010 11:01 AM | Report abuse

Every time Sarah Palin speaks she sounds like she never matured beyond her high-school years. That probably explains why she thinks it is acceptable to scribble words in the palm of your hand instead of actually taking the time to prepare for an interview. Hopefully for those average Americans who are eager to part with their money to donate to her potential Republican primary run, she will do them and the rest of the country a favor and stick to being a celebrity and TV star.

Posted by: CMAN27 | December 21, 2010 11:17 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin puts herself and her children on TV and on Twitter every single day and then complains about the media coverage! She grants "exclusive" interviews to ABC at the same time that she is a paid Fox correspondent and TLC reality show star. The idea that she is protecting her children from the harsh glare of media coverage is a complete joke -- she has used them as props since day one. She absolutely cannot stand being out of the spotlight for even a day, but she insists on being covered only on her own terms. Good luck with that if you want to be an actual candidate.

Posted by: fmjk | December 21, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

LOVE IT!!

Random House Dictionary:

illiberal -

1. narrowminded;bigoted

2. not generous in giving; miserly; niggardly; stingy

3. without culture or refinement; unscholarly; vulgar

YEP. $ums $arah $imply!


Posted by: Parsley1 |
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Careful Parsley1 - your comment, while cogent and spot on, included the word "niggardly". For those of you with short memories, a few years back the DC government was the laughingstock of the nation for forcing out a public official who used the term, on the grounds that it "appeared" racist! It is a toss-up as to who are the bigger morons - the DC City Government or $arah and her illiterate minions...

Posted by: DCSucks | December 21, 2010 11:24 AM | Report abuse

How many "Palindrones" watched her show last week? That is a new word I invented to describe people who adore Sarah Palin as a modern day Eva Peron. Will I get an entry into the New American Oxford Dictionary?

Posted by: CMAN27 | December 21, 2010 11:26 AM | Report abuse


What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
++++++++++

Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm

_________________

Actually, what I enjoy most about SP is her ability to constantly make herself the but of the nation's jokes. If it weren't for SP we'd have to find ourselves another idiot. I laugh/squirm at her like I laugh/squirm at Linsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and David Hasselhoff. A bunch of people who don't matter, don't know they don't matter, and are living a slow motion car crash of a life I can't look away from.

Posted by: DCLocal20 | December 21, 2010 11:47 AM | Report abuse

All the uproar about Ms. Obama's campaign against childhood obesity is quite funny.

It is interesting that some self-proclaimed defenders of Liberty see the First Lady as trying to interfere with their Constitutional Right to eat junk. One senses a bit of guilt.

It reminds me a bit of the furor over cigarette smoking back in the day. Some of us can still remember how offended some were at being told they could not light up in restaurants, airlplanes, offices etc.
Now it all seems rather a quaint reminder of a bygone day and smokers are relegated to huddling in corners by the loading dock and such.

THe right to eat unhealthy food is of course, inalienable and any attempts to legislate anything more than nutrition labels would be a mistake. Sarah Palin may score some points and a laugh or two with her jibes at the First Lady but just like those who moan about "political correctness" she knows that thre is no real argument in favor of being ignorant or insensitive.

Posted by: OlSloaner | December 21, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

DClocal20;all,

actually the people who laugh at Sarah Palin are the DUMBEST of the DUMB-bunnies. - in point of fact, they are so STUPID that they aren't able to figure out that they are the idiots that their former village is seeking.

further, "the smart set", that is STUPID enough to laugh at Sarah Palin, are also stupid enough to let us "stupid, stupid people from flyover country" (Princess Pelosi said that in 2009 of us "ordinary voters", who are outside of the DC beltway.) find out exactly how you elitists see us "commoners"/"workers".
(that was REALLY stupid on the part of "the DIMocRAT leaders".)

that stupidity & "arrogance of power" is ONE of the MAIN reasons that the DIMocRATS party is FINISHED, as we former "moderate to conservative Democrats" & independents have permanently deserted the DIMocRATS party for THE TEA PARTY & left the "donkey party" to the ARROGANT, leftist, lunatics & FOOLS, who believe that they can do without our money, our volunteer hours & our votes.
(SORRY DIMocRAT "leaders", we former democrats are gone & will NOT be back. instead, we are now & will remain TEA PARTY PATRIOTS!)

tell me, DIMocRAT "big shots": how are you going to win any future national election without us?

yours, TN46
coordinator, CCTPP

Posted by: texasnative46 | December 21, 2010 12:49 PM | Report abuse

Sarcasm has always been the defense mechanism of the intellectually insecure who are trying to demonstrate their intelligence, while actually just proving how mean and petty they can be.

Sarah and her family are just low life rednecks. Soon this will be clear to everyone.

Posted by: edismae | December 21, 2010 12:56 PM | Report abuse

@TN46.

You actual make a convincing case for the stereotype you are trying to mock. great irony, thank you. You sound like that kid who doesn't make tryouts and then says they never wanted to be part of the stupid team in the first place.

Posted by: rgray | December 21, 2010 1:07 PM | Report abuse

jakartaman:
{{It would appear that the Lame stream media and liberal socialist have an obsession with Mrs Palin!}}
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Palin sucked you in. Ms. Moose has gotten very rich via the "lamestream media." They report every stupid, snarky thing she says and on everywhere she goes. One would think that eventually the type of vapid, mean person she is would do her in politically but in the end, over-ssaturation will bring about her demise as a national sensation. Her curse and tormentor (or so she thinks) that has become her blessing will turn back into a curse.

Posted by: Sandydayl | December 21, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

Palin must read the blogs, each time her approval ratings dip she makes a snarky comment ... much like cheney.

Soo ... expect an escalation in snarky comments because her approval ratings are in a nosedive.

Posted by: knjincvc | December 21, 2010 1:14 PM | Report abuse

What? Sarah should always take it and never dish it out?

Posted by: Ynot1 | December 21, 2010 2:12 PM | Report abuse

Wow.

A mild one-line rebuke of Michelle Obama on a reality TV show draws the wrath of not one but TWO Washington Post columnists.

Who knew Sarah Palin was so powerful ? : )

Posted by: pvilso24 | December 21, 2010 2:18 PM | Report abuse

Sadly, too many commentators above respond unthinkingly and fail to grasp the foundational point of Palin's comments about the First Lady's anti-obesity campaign, and other policy matters. That point is Palin's belief that intervention by the government should be limited, not expansive, and that taking personal responsibility (and parental responsibility over children's choices and their upbringing) lies at the heart of liberty. I agree. As a retired Calif. State attorney I defended many cases filed by government employees who only too readily pointed the finger at their supervisors and alleged some kind of "illegal" discrimination, when the weight of evidence clearly established that the employee had failed to do the job or had no ability to perform it adequately in the first place. It became tiresome and eventually depressing to see how low those employees had reached to justify their own limitations or failings. That's also my take on commentators who make unwarranted and illogical interpretations of Palin's commitment to personal responsibility as an alleged pro-obesity stance, or who call her a bad parent.

Posted by: anngrogan | December 21, 2010 2:28 PM | Report abuse


What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
++++++++++

Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm

Posted by: frankn1
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These two comments are the eye of stupidity storm that engulfs all of Palin's moron base. Newsflash - the only squirming that this dumb bint causes is stifled laughter. And the only thing that gets under my skin is how dumb and bigoted you have to be to celebrate her - How did you two manage to navigate yourselves out of a corner?

Posted by: LABC | December 21, 2010 4:04 PM | Report abuse

nyskinsdiehard,

"Why do I get the feeling------?" = perhaps because you're a typical "know it all", self-impressed nitwit out of the northeast, who "knows NOT & knows NOT that he knows NOT".

fyi, you couldn't be more wrong about my sister, my daughters or me.
Sarah, my kid sister, at 48YY wears a size 4 dress.
my two daughters wear sizes, respectively, 6 & 3/4 (depending on how the dress is cut)
and
finally, i'm 6'1" & weigh about 170#, thus you are exposed again on "PP" as clueless/ignorant/snarky/foolish/silly.

just out of curiousity, do you enjoy being thought a fool and/or a hate-filled bigot by the regular readers of "PP"? = that is, based solely on your words, your reputation here.

sincerely, Retired Mp46

Posted by: retiredMP46 | December 21, 2010 5:10 PM | Report abuse

The Black JourNOlist hating on white republicans.

If Palin cured cancer this dude would be killing her at the press conference because she's too white, too redneck, too.... whatever.
Capehart to the world... "Whitey Shut Up!!!"

Posted by: ravioliman6666 | December 21, 2010 7:53 PM | Report abuse


What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
++++++++++

Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm

Posted by: frankn1 | December 20, 2010 5:18 PM | Report abuse
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What I enjoy most is that his nitwit has the real possibility of sinking your parties presidential plans in 2012. But she exemplifies representative democracy as a nitwit representing nitwits.

Posted by: interactidiomas | December 22, 2010 7:40 AM | Report abuse

Are you reading the comments of these Palin apologists and supporters?! They seem determined to validate every criticism out there concerning the narrow-minded, shallow and stupid antics concerning Palin and those that approve of her.

Posted by: interactidiomas | December 22, 2010 8:06 AM | Report abuse

Was a very sincere McCain advocate, but when he took Sarah dumb dumb as his Veep, I gave up on anything sensible coming from the GOP. She is a stupid, money grubbing wannabe politician. Too bad for the general public, especially those of us who think! God bless America with these yo yos representing us.

Posted by: LongRanger1 | December 22, 2010 8:07 AM | Report abuse

Was a very sincere McCain advocate, but when he took Sarah dumb dumb as his Veep, I gave up on anything sensible coming from the GOP. She is a stupid, money grubbing wannabe politician. Too bad for the general public, especially those of us who think! God bless America with these yo yos representing us.

Posted by: LongRanger1 | December 22, 2010 8:08 AM | Report abuse

I'm amazed by the sheer over-reaction of the Twittering Twit and her cohort of defenders to the good faith effort of our first lady to increase awareness about the threat to our children and their futures from obesity and poor diets. Nancy Reagan once told the nation's children to just say "no." She saw drugs as a threat to their futures too. Isn't Michelle essentially doing the same - using the bully pulpit she has as first lady to promote the nation's welfare? What is the big deal, my conservative friends? It looks like you folks have irrationally convinced youself that anything that comes to us from the government, or in this case anything associated with the government can't be good. Better that our school children should waddle around, suffer long term bad health and die an early death than, heaven forbid, the government should try to do anything about it. In this case, it's not even the government. It's just our first lady who is trying to lead us by example to a better future for our kids.

Posted by: rcairo | December 22, 2010 8:31 AM | Report abuse

I am utterly amazed at how some feel that Michelle's desire to help America's fat children somehow means that the Government is dictating what they should eat. Any person with a 1st grade education knows that each First Lady picks a social issue that would benefit as a society as a whole. For all you republicans aka racists aka Palinbots out there, completely disregard what the first lady says.....your doctor will love you for it as you pad his pockets.

Posted by: jmcin696 | December 22, 2010 8:41 AM | Report abuse

I am utterly amazed at how some feel that Michelle's desire to help America's fat children somehow means that the Government is dictating what they should eat. Any person with a 1st grade education knows that each First Lady picks a social issue that would benefit society as a whole. For all you republicans aka racists aka Palinbots out there, completely disregard what the first lady says.....your doctor will love you for it as you pad his pockets.

Posted by: jmcin696 | December 22, 2010 8:41 AM | Report abuse

I think its funny how critics of the Obamas have resorted to name calling. The name calling and racist insults are a gleaming testament that they are performing well. Repubs and Palin followers - let's see you make legitimate and thoughtful substantive arguments. Maybe then we will view you as more than racists, rednecks, unintelligent, and now....obese.

Posted by: jmcin696 | December 22, 2010 9:09 AM | Report abuse

jmcin696,

fwiw, posting THREE dumb-bunny, false & terminally stupid posts in a row doesn't make you look intelligent. - in point of fact it makes you look like a typical DIMocRAT, lunatic-fringe, extremist.

fyi, statists, leftist lunatics, race-baiters, crooks, bigots, fools & "empty-heads" are all that is left in the DIMocRATS party, after the moderates, "rank & file" union members & social conservatives left the party. ====> that's WHY the DIMocRATS party is DYING.
the DIMs will win no more national elections, as the "average voter" just doesn't trust them with our FREEDOM anymore.
(the vaunted "Democrat base", that "the lame-stream press" blathers endlessly upon, is perhaps as much as 25% of the electorate; 25% does NOT win elections, in case your arithmatic skills are poor.)

a coalition of Independents, disaffected Democrats, conservatives & some GOP members (i.e., THE TEA PARTY) will select the GOP candidate & will humilate whomever the DIMocRATS choose as their candidates in 2012.= it won't even be close.

instead it will be a BLOODBATH for the DIMocRAT extremists, as the DIMs will lose the Senate, many more seats in the HoR & the WH.
(i do NOT think that BHO will survive the 2012 DIMocRAT primary season, even if he chooses to run again. by 2012, BHO will be MORE unpopular than Jimmy Carter was. - HRC is the LIKELY candidate, as i write these lines.)

yours, TN46
coordinator, CCTPP

Posted by: texasnative46 | December 22, 2010 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin continues to exemplify the population of the USA who are uneducated, unsophisticated, and generally mean-spirited. She's nothing but common. If she wants to criticize, then let's get a good critique of her. First, why is it that all you do is complain and whine?

Second,what is that hairdo, Sarah? Is it a pony tail, upsweep, bangs, frosted, streaked, pulled back, pulled up, pulled high. Exactly what is it? You don't know and your contingency doesn't know. I figured it out.

It's the whole-do. It's the hairdo for those who don't know what the hell to do, so they a little of everything, rather like you do. Talk a little of this, that, nothing important except about how you can see Russia and how sickly stupid you are.

This woman is living proof that the USA needs a massive overhaul of its education system.

Posted by: ray17 | December 22, 2010 12:43 PM | Report abuse

ray17,

whatever you may think of Sarah Palin's clothes, hairstyle, shoes, thoughts, etc. it makes NO difference in the long haul.

despite what "the lamestream media" says, Sarah Palin will NOT be the candidate of THE TEA PARTY and/or the GOP in 2012.
(i truly hope, however, that the DIMocRATS party continues to spend VAST amounts of time/money on "downing her", as they will waste their time/assets to NO good purpose.)

yours, TN46
Coordinator, CCTPP

Posted by: texasnative46 | December 22, 2010 12:57 PM | Report abuse

Two Thumbs Up For First Lady Michelle Obama ... Sarah WHO? I'm sorry, I don't watch Reality Shows.

Posted by: JayBeez | December 22, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

I think its interesting that the liberal writing this article has nothing worse to say about Sarah than her culinary habits. He has the gall to suggest that she is not qualified, when the White house is occupied by an accomplished community organizer. Maybe Sarah should go that route as a sure path to the White House? I'm just hoping that the destruction of this country will soon be curtailed... but we have may to wait until 2012 to get a responsible leader for the USA.

Posted by: DrDave4 | December 22, 2010 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Perhaps I am being overly simplistic, but it strikes me as odd that no one notices the incredible double standard here. Sarah Palin is put down and called "stupid" for anything and everything, while the Obama's can do no wrong. The media is behind this. Shame you you Jonathan Capehart for walking in stride with the rest of the MSM drones. And shame on the Obama's and the media for making everything about race, when the real motive for the character assassination is about replacing our traditional and chosen ideology, Christianity with a atheistic socialist ideology.

Posted by: ClearMinded | December 22, 2010 3:47 PM | Report abuse

I am 64 years old, weigh 115 lbs and have never needed an idiot to tell me to lose weight. AND I eat deserts all the time. Sarah may or may not run or become president, but she does have the intelligence to do so. As far as I am concerned the one in the white house got there by default. Anyone beside me remember another idiot by the name of michael ryan? NO ONE TELLS ME OR MY FAMILY WHAT TO EAT AND WHAT NOT TO EAT. AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT DO IT!

Posted by: rookierieg | December 22, 2010 3:51 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin's comments confuse me. Is she FOR obesity in children or simply using her access to a television audience to show her lack of understanding and attack someone who is actually trying to do something positive? If she is for obesity, does she have an idea of crafting a policy and explaining it to others or is her political acumen limited to criticizing other more productive citizens? I believe she is using her FOX TV exposure to make promote herself politically for 2012 for free (no actually she is paid for it). Isn't that a surprise that FOX TV would permit that.

Posted by: scking-politics | December 22, 2010 4:09 PM | Report abuse

Sara will ultimatly go away, just like those before her. Paris Hilton,Britney Spears, They have the same mental capasity for politics,just want to be seen and heard constantly,people will become sick of her and Lindsey Lohan. Oh paris is better equiped to run for President.

Posted by: rubberhead | December 22, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Hey, and while I'm thinking about good ole Sarah, as a hunter myself I'll tell you she never in her life went out with a high-power rifle and shot any wildlife. It was obvious when they showed the film. Her guide even needed to chamber the round for her. So then, her cover of doing this to put food on the table is bs. She makes $250,000 per episode so she needs to put wild game on her table? It was a contrived political statement that she is a good-ole-girl, just like Teddy Roooosevelt. I'm a hunter and have been for 53 years and it's easy to see.

Posted by: scking-politics | December 22, 2010 4:17 PM | Report abuse

I don't watch this waste of time show, I didn't listen to the clip...but if you believe that food is the only culprit causing childhood obesity you are not much smarter than the people responsible for putting Palin on television.

Posted by: prosein | December 22, 2010 4:19 PM | Report abuse

I don't watch this waste of time show, I didn't listen to the clip...but if you believe that food is the only culprit causing childhood obesity you are not much smarter than the people responsible for putting Palin on television.

Posted by: prosein | December 22, 2010 4:21 PM | Report abuse

Let's not compare qualifications for president... she was a state governor and ran an administration without running it into the ground... Obama will go away eventually as well, and go down in history as one of the most damaging, irresponsible presidents in America's history. I don't know who will run for the GOP or even if Obama will get the Dem nomination after all the destruction left behind him, but let's hope for a good manager who understands we can't keep borrowing from China to support failed social programs that haven't even worked in other countries. NObama in 2012.

Posted by: DrDave4 | December 22, 2010 4:23 PM | Report abuse

How funny! Of course, no one thinks about Michelle's comment that no children should have dessert.

http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0710/i_scream_you_scream_da24762c-3c2e-4368-bae2-3cf0599193ed.html

Notice it's not just Mr. Obama enjoying his ice cream. It's the "family."

Posted by: sandy67 | December 22, 2010 4:23 PM | Report abuse

Michelle Obama NEVER said not to eat desert, she said to watch what your kids eat so they don't become fat/obese. Now Sarah happens to be a woman who likes to take things and "make up the reasons" why other people say what they say. I agree with another post'er that said Sarah Palin is jealous, I believe Sarah Palin is and has always been a hater and jealous of the first family. What a lying jerk Sarah Palin is. I feel Sarah Palin isn't to be trusted ever!

Posted by: carolbclam | December 22, 2010 4:24 PM | Report abuse

How funny! Of course, no one thinks about Michelle's comment that no children should have dessert.

http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0710/i_scream_you_scream_da24762c-3c2e-4368-bae2-3cf0599193ed.html

Notice it's not just Mr. Obama enjoying his ice cream. It's the "family." How hypocritical!!!

Posted by: sandy67 | December 22, 2010 4:25 PM | Report abuse

How funny! Of course, no one thinks about Michelle's comment that no children should have dessert.

http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0710/i_scream_you_scream_da24762c-3c2e-4368-bae2-3cf0599193ed.html

Notice it's not just Mr. Obama enjoying his ice cream. It's the "family." How hypocritical!!! And no, I don't like Sarah Palin either.

Posted by: sandy67 | December 22, 2010 4:26 PM | Report abuse

How funny! Of course, no one thinks about Michelle's comment that no children should have dessert.

http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/0710/i_scream_you_scream_da24762c-3c2e-4368-bae2-3cf0599193ed.html

Notice it's not just Mr. Obama enjoying his ice cream. It's the "family." How hypocritical!!! And no, I don't like Sarah Palin either.

Posted by: sandy67 | December 22, 2010 4:27 PM | Report abuse

Thanks for your post texasnative46. You proved my point.

Posted by: jmcin696 | December 22, 2010 4:46 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is pitiful! This is the best she can do - go after the First Lady? And what is Sarah concerned about? Evading the main stream media BECAUSE they ask her questions requiring some ability to reason and analyze. Two areas where Sarah lacks ability!!

Posted by: Freethotlib | December 22, 2010 4:48 PM | Report abuse

I applaud Mrs. Obama's efforts to influence children to eat healthy food and to avoid obesity. I hope the parents who are defensive about this are seeing that their children eat wisely. I doubt that they do. I feel for the children that I see in an elementary school where I volunteer. A quarter of the ones in the class where I volunteer are on their way to weight problems. Mrs. Obama is the right person to lead change in this area.

Posted by: annegreen | December 22, 2010 5:01 PM | Report abuse

Lets face it Sarah is going to run for President. Her ego will not let her not run.Even with the Repbublicants telling her she will mess up the chances of the real Republicants choice. She will not be able to help herself. She will not go as second fiddle either. looks like poor Bristol had too many smores as a kid,but hey dont tell her what to do,she is Sarah Palin the rights great white hope.

Posted by: rubberhead | December 22, 2010 5:04 PM | Report abuse

Thank God we have the Obama's to give us good health advice... what to eat, what not to eat, don't smoke... oh, wait, he smokes cigarettes doesn't he? Well, that shouldn't invalidate his right to tell us what to do... right? So let's keep spending like there's no tomorrow... live for today, I say! Let tomorrow worry about itself! I'm just happy the government is there to take care of me and my family... so much less responsibility! It's wonderful! Feed me, house me, tell me what to do and where to go (or not go)... reminds me of Russia in the good old days when the party was in control and all was well with the world (or so we thought because we didn't get much outside news... it was bad for us)... you nit wits...

You got your change and its going to sink the whole country... brainless twits...

Posted by: DrDave4 | December 22, 2010 5:20 PM | Report abuse

jmcin696,

tell us, since you seem to see yourself as an expert, what your point is IF you have a point. - having read several of your posts, they seem to have the following things in common:
1. NO evident ability to make valid arguments,
2. an inability to think critically,
3. "snarkiness"
4. unwarranted arrogance
and
5. little or nothing more than "parroting" the "talking points" of the most extreme of the DIMocRAT "spinmeisters".

PITY that you don't seem to understand that you're considered to be one of "the bad jokes" on "PP". = your posts sound like the rantings of one of the minor functionaries over at the DNC.

note: when a "progressive" is irretrievably "losing their toucas" in an argument & are NOT capable of thinking of anything even half-intelligent to say in response, DIMocRAT extremists invaribly complain about "name-calling" and/or "not playing fair". = such SILLY complaining/ranting is a sign of the "emptiness between the ears" of the leftists, which is well-known to every conservative!

yours, TN46
coordinator, CCTPP

Posted by: texasnative46 | December 22, 2010 5:21 PM | Report abuse

I can never forgive John McCain for unleashing this idiot on this country. Please Sarah, go home and be quiet.

Posted by: FortunaCat | December 22, 2010 6:07 PM | Report abuse

I can never forgive John McCain for unleashing this idiot on this country. Please Sarah, go home and be quiet.

Posted by: FortunaCat | December 22, 2010 6:08 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin should do a spread for Playboy and call it a day. If she ever gets closer to the White House than taking a picture from across the street I'm moving to Canada... or Sweden. Seriously folks, I believe the continuing interest in Palin is to see how far, and in what way, she is able to jam her foot in her mouth. Same goes for her daughter on DWS. ("Oh, how I am victimized because of the people who hate my mother and me". What about those who kept you in the competition long after your lack of talent was more that evident?) Talk about disfunctional!!!

Posted by: curog | December 22, 2010 6:31 PM | Report abuse

Enough of the free publicty for this imbecilic bimbo! If she falsely accuses a class act like Mrs. Obama, can you imagine what she might do to foreign leaders? Would that be something to see? You betch'a.

Posted by: EGCNY | December 22, 2010 6:45 PM | Report abuse

I don't know whats more ridiculous, People trashing Palin for stating her opinion about Michelle Obamas take on dessert or people trashing Michelle Obama on her belief on dessert and certain foods. Everyone has the right to their opinion, and that is just what both of them are expressing is an opinion. Myself and my family growing up were extremely active in sports and outdoor activities and we all ate desserts, candies, cake as well as the healthy vegetables and proper meals. We are all still in great shape clean bills of health from our doctors. Played sports college and continue to be active in sports. Its about parents raising their kids and making choices on how best to do so. There is nothing wrong with someone informing people of what they believe to be the correct way eat or exercise but in the end it is just that, an opinion. For every expert in a field there is usually another expert who disagrees to some extent. It all comes down to informing individuals so they can make an educated decision without the government dictating how to parent; and as Bill and Ted said in their excellent adventure "Be excellent to each other"

Posted by: bonair187 | December 22, 2010 7:50 PM | Report abuse

What is all the hub-bub about. To dessert or not to dessert lol. I think it is silly for the first lady to suggest that having dessert will make you obese. What needs to be done is have all the garbage that is allowed to be sold, "as food, or snacks", to be banned and outlawed. That is all the junk that has high calories, preservatives, fat, sugar, and minimal-to-zero nutrients including soft drinks. Adding vitamins to this junk food does not make it healthy either. The stuff that companies have spend years making and billions advertising for, with kids as their Target Market. It explains how we as adults are all too happy to buy this poison and serve it to our own kids since we were advertised to, and fed the junk when we were kids. This leads to childhood addictions and obesity. I think Sarah was justified in taking that jab over what Ms Obama had to say, for desserts sake. Dessert can be very healthy and delicious when using the right ingredient and choices. I don't know how these companies have been allowed to sell this #%$@ to us for so long, and still call themselves food companies. It became the norm so long ago to use these bad ingredients in foods that it is hard to find any processed food that is not laden with some or all of them.

Posted by: Shellena | December 22, 2010 7:50 PM | Report abuse

I WONDER IF MICHELLE IS AWARE OF THE SIDE AFFECT OF SOME ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION (WHICH IS HANDED OUT LIKE CANDY) IS DIABETES. THEY NEED TO MAKE THE FDA DO THEIR JOBS AND NOT LET IT BE CONTROLLED BY THE DRUG COMPANIES ANY LONGER. THIS IS THE REASON FOR THE BAD INGREDIENTS IN THE FOOD AND THE OVER OVER OVER USE OF MEDICATIONS.

Posted by: crnpat77 | December 22, 2010 8:10 PM | Report abuse

I WONDER IF MICHELLE IS AWARE OF THE SIDE AFFECT OF SOME ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION (WHICH IS HANDED OUT LIKE CANDY) IS DIABETES. THEY NEED TO MAKE THE FDA DO THEIR JOBS AND NOT LET IT BE CONTROLLED BY THE DRUG COMPANIES ANY LONGER. THIS IS THE REASON FOR THE BAD INGREDIENTS IN THE FOOD AND THE OVER OVER OVER USE OF MEDICATIONS.

Posted by: crnpat77 | December 22, 2010 8:11 PM | Report abuse

It's so funny that Michelle Obama is thin and fit..so are her children..
While Sarah Palin's kids are overweight. Her daughter is very obese and her younger children seem to be borderline obese.
How can this woman even pretend to be intelligent?
Worse...how can supposedly intellects consider her intelligent?

Posted by: cherry_flamexx | December 22, 2010 8:47 PM | Report abuse

It's so funny that Michelle Obama is thin and fit..so are her children..
While Sarah Palin's kids are overweight. Her daughter is very obese and her younger children seem to be borderline obese.
How can this woman even pretend to be intelligent?
Worse...how can supposedly intellects consider her intelligent?

Posted by: cherry_flamexx | December 22, 2010 8:49 PM | Report abuse

who are we to judge michelle obamas kids as thin and healthy and palins' kids as obese and unhealthy. Recent studies show that weight is not an indication of health. 20/20 did several segments dedicated to this entire misconception of health. Its about how you care and take care of your body, they took several individuals of all weights and sizes in for blood tests, physicals, heart exams and found there was no real correlation outside of the extremely obese. Who are we to criticize their children. My brother was what seemed to be a very large child and grew several inches and thinned out over two summers and ended up with soccer scholarships and at no time changed his diet. Let parents parent and let the government govern. Let stores and resteraunts make the foods they so choose and let us make the decision on what our children can and can't have or do.

Posted by: bonair187 | December 22, 2010 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Wow... the blind hatred from the donks for Palin is on full display, that's for sure.
But to call Michelle Obama "fit" is a lie that not even Nancy Pelosi could pull off. (Check out the junk on Michelle's trunk!)
And this racist quote from the article, "Palin's desire to display her facility with put-downs instead of the intricacies of policy may explain why, after two years on the national stage, she is not seen by many as qualified to be president." What? "Facility"? You went to public school, didn't you, Capeheart? The donks run Palin out of elected office with harrassing, frivolous lawsuits and you STILL can't admit that Palin will always be more qualified to be President than Barack Hussein Obama. The rampant FEAR the donks have for anything resembling Conservatism is what will keep them out of office for a long, long time. Palin is the least of their problems...

Posted by: Dredd1 | December 22, 2010 10:36 PM | Report abuse

"Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals."

Actually, this ignorant twit gets under the skin of many conservatives as well. The only people who go all Lady Gaga over her (and for what reason, I will never understand) are those die hard, far right religious conservatives who somehow think she's God's gift to this country. Many probably just love her because the think she is a good looking woman, although I beg to differ on that issue.

She has such a low approval rating and a high disapproval rating. She needs to go back and stay in Alaska, in a cave.

Posted by: Denjudge | December 22, 2010 10:49 PM | Report abuse

it is so pathic that you people have decided to use these sites for your own personal venue to spread your hatred, your ignorance and your racism. I find it so amazing that you people are always in complete denial. This story is from a lady who spend 150,000 dollars of taxpayers money to buy her a new wardrobe and you people are OK with that.

Posted by: crnkfld | December 22, 2010 10:56 PM | Report abuse

Let's not forget which president allowed the school lunch program to add high fat/high calorie foods. The beloved Ronny Reagan. Remember when ketchup was considered a vegie? It could be because big agribusiness had him in their back pocket. And another thing, Nancy Reagan's pet project was getting kids off drugs. Using the same argument, She had no business telling us that our kids can't take drugs. And Laura Bush's project was reading and literacy. The government needs to stop telling us what to do. I'ts my decision whether or not my kid learns to read. Palin complains about how her famiy is in the spotlight, but SHE PUT THEM THERE!!!

Posted by: sukibarnstorm | December 22, 2010 10:56 PM | Report abuse

"Note to Mama Grizzly: Your family's business wouldn't be out there for all to read if members of said family quit airing their dirty laundry so publicly."

Really Capeheart, then what would you have to write about? It's the only time you can get away with your bigotted, chauvanistic, tirades and be paid to foist your biased and outlandish opinions under the laughable guise of "journalism."

It's so cool that you refered to her as "Snark" Palin. I bet you had such a giggle with that one.

Posted by: Rightyo | December 22, 2010 11:01 PM | Report abuse

way to go sarah you are all for free speech. you are the real thing. that is what everyone likes. if you disagree with michelle ; what the heck i agree with you , its a free country, go girl!!!

Posted by: apfaff | December 22, 2010 11:41 PM | Report abuse

number 1 , sarah is married has kids, has held a job, school board, city council, governer of alaska, why do so many hate her, because she is not a democrat. i wonder. she does make alot of sense. the press hates her because she is conservative, whaT IS WRONG WITH THAT.she is a true american. she is for you and I, Freedom and liberty are for all. That is what she wants.

Posted by: apfaff | December 22, 2010 11:55 PM | Report abuse

I think the best thing about being a Sarah Palin fan must be the peace of mind that stupidity brings. A true conservative would never endorse her. They use her to corral the "sheep" but they don't look to her for intelligent answers. Come on people, you are being used. Get a clue.

Posted by: nicolenc | December 23, 2010 12:22 AM | Report abuse

Rookierieg wrote
"I am 64 years old, weigh 115 lbs and have never needed an idiot to tell me to lose weight. AND I eat deserts all the time."
I'm surprised you weigh as much as 115 lbs, eating deserts all the time.
And all that sand can't be good for your teeth.
Now, what was it you were saying about "idiots" and "intelligence"?

Posted by: clamcyp | December 23, 2010 12:58 AM | Report abuse

palin is like a hmemoride always complains about things how bout you go on back to alaska and shoot another helpless defenseless animal sarah go ahead maybe they will get a chance to return the favor too you with one of there racks

Posted by: gatormac53 | December 23, 2010 1:14 AM | Report abuse

An excerpt from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now why in the world would Palin disagree with the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:28 AM | Report abuse

An excerpt from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now why in the world would Palin disagree with the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:28 AM | Report abuse

An excerpt from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now why in the world would Palin disagree with the President and the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:29 AM | Report abuse

An excerpt from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now why in the world would Palin disagree with the President and the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:30 AM | Report abuse

An excerpt from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now why in the world would Palin disagree with the President and the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:31 AM | Report abuse

The following excerpt is from a 12/21/10 AP article.

The military exam results are also worrisome because the test is given to a limited pool of people: Pentagon data shows that 75 percent of those aged 17 to 24 don't even qualify to take the test because they are physically unfit, have a criminal record or didn't graduate high school.

Now, why in the world would Palin mock the First Lady?

Posted by: Comment100 | December 23, 2010 1:35 AM | Report abuse

By the way, didn't I see something about Sarah "backwoods" Palin shooting a caribou for her larder?
I suppose that you know that a caribou is what we call a reindeer in Europe.
Now, shooting reindeer in the week before Christmas .... poor old Rudolph.

Posted by: clamcyp | December 23, 2010 1:56 AM | Report abuse

I'm amazed that little Sarah uses the term "sucks" in order to expalin her frustartion on why a cheap tabloid is focused on her children. I'm wondering if little Sarah realizes that the term is used in reference to fellatio?
Probably not, she seems to miss many obvious details...like the fact tabloids focus on the most ludicrous elements of society and public imagination.

Posted by: LaoShur | December 23, 2010 2:02 AM | Report abuse

Palin is 100% correct. Who does Michelle think she is, Mrs. Hitler telling us what we can and can't eat! The reason of Obesity is the lack of exercise! She should be promoting exercise like Palin does. She approved P.E. programs in schools as governor. That's right, liberals don't know her record, because they are too busy spreading lies about her. Her unapproval ratings are based on liberal's. Put that same graph about Obama and conservatives and Obama's approval goes down the tubes. Liberals lie, because they can't win on the truth!

Posted by: shaolin_kempo15 | December 23, 2010 2:03 AM | Report abuse

Yup, get a lot of exercise shooting Santa's team. Then eating it.

Posted by: clamcyp | December 23, 2010 2:52 AM | Report abuse

Palin shure bugs you liberals. As long as mama obama thinks somebody's interested in what she has to say somebody will be ready to tell her to shut up and keep quiet, her husband got elected no her, but he won't be there long God willing

Posted by: ngmpcdr | December 23, 2010 3:49 AM | Report abuse

I don't understand why some people seem to think they are scoring points off people who dislike Palin simply because they dislike Palin. It makes no sense, unless I am to assume they believe that Palin has no real political or national relevancy. Hey, I'd love for that to be so, but why would a Pro-Palin supporter argue such a thing?
Once again, I just feel so sad that the discourse has reached such pathetically low levels. A programme to introduce better eating habits is nowhere near the argument about nanny states.

Posted by: volvican | December 23, 2010 5:02 AM | Report abuse

PETTY PETTY PETTY!!! Maybe Palin needs to take this time and brush up on historical facts by returning to school. Instead of focusing on silly things such as this.

Posted by: tpartysc | December 23, 2010 8:10 AM | Report abuse

While I am no Palin fan she does strike me as someone who will speak their mind. Which the people of this country use to do but out of fear of being sued or thrown in jail do not anymore. One only needs to listen to Gene Simmons (of KISS) requesting his vote back from Obama to understand how he became President. In the interview it is quite obvious he voted for him because he was a black man. However we all know his mother was snowwhite. So in my eyes that does not make him the "first African American" to be President. Now don't take that the wrong way, had I heard of him prior to the election I may have been swayed BUT the fact remains he has no experience in doing anything but rallying people together thats it. I heard it many times prior to the election from some 50 or so "work friends" that "It's our turn now, watch out whitie" Now come on...this whole time he is only showing he is just signing papers and the people that work in his office are running the show.

Posted by: gomentmule | December 23, 2010 8:16 AM | Report abuse

While I am no Palin fan she does strike me as someone who will speak their mind. Which the people of this country use to do but out of fear of being sued or thrown in jail do not anymore. One only needs to listen to Gene Simmons (of KISS) requesting his vote back from Obama to understand how he became President. In the interview it is quite obvious he voted for him because he was a black man. However we all know his mother was snowwhite. So in my eyes that does not make him the "first African American" to be President. Now don't take that the wrong way, had I heard of him prior to the election I may have been swayed BUT the fact remains he has no experience in doing anything but rallying people together thats it. I heard it many times prior to the election from some 50 or so "work friends" that "It's our turn now, watch out whitie" Now come on...this whole time he is only showing he is just signing papers and the people that work in his office are running the show.

Posted by: gomentmule | December 23, 2010 8:17 AM | Report abuse

I think Palin's sarcasm pales in comparison to yours jon, considering that nothing she could ever say would alter you for you are so set in your ways. Of course, like most liberals you would accuse her of being mean spirited just because she sports an opinion different from yours. Seems like liberals think they are the only ones entitled to an opinion. I am not surprised that queen Obama wants to tell us what to eat, after all, isn't that what big government is all about? Why don't you write how Mrs Obama insulted the American people by implying they are too stupid to even make their own food choices?

Posted by: drjohn1980 | December 23, 2010 9:02 AM | Report abuse

How dare Sarah say ANYTHING derogatory about the annoited ones, although I have observed that Queen Obama perhaps should refrain from a few deserts herself.

Posted by: Pipe34 | December 23, 2010 9:59 AM | Report abuse

How dare Sarah say ANYTHING derogatory about the annoited ones, although I have observed that Queen Obama perhaps should refrain from a few deserts herself.

Posted by: Pipe34 | December 23, 2010 10:01 AM | Report abuse

bulldogs

your comment is ignorant and offensive. You don't anything about what your talking about. I have been a hospice chaplain in that Great Satan of NYC, working among the poor and unwashed, and I can tell you for a fact, that most people die with their friends and families around them, suppported by the religious tradition they were brought up in or believed in.

Your comments are vicious, libelous and, yes, Unchristian

Posted by: matvox | December 23, 2010 10:57 AM | Report abuse

bulldogs

your comment is ignorant and offensive. You don't anything about what your talking about. I have been a hospice chaplain in that Great Satan of NYC, working among the poor and unwashed, and I can tell you for a fact, that most people die with their friends and families around them, supported by the religious tradition they were brought up in or believed in.

Your comments are vicious, libelous and, yes, Unchristian

Posted by: matvox | December 23, 2010 10:57 AM | Report abuse

All one need do is set up an IQ test, or any other test for that matter between Palin & Michelle Obama. I'm afraid there would be no contest. Palin, whether republican or democrat, is garden variety trailor-trash. An epic idiot who appeals to the arrogat un-educated. How could anyone with an education or common sense listen to this idiot? However, stupid populations have always been attracted to stupid leaders. How could it be otherwise? How would they know? Just look at where the U.S. ranks in global test scores. Hence the love of Palin. Let's face it: If the two women were heart surgeons, and assuming you really valued your life, which one of these women would you select to perform your by-pass?

Posted by: zenflakes | December 23, 2010 11:17 AM | Report abuse

All one need do is set up an IQ test, or any other test for that matter between Palin & Michelle Obama. I'm afraid there would be no contest. Palin, whether republican or democrat, is garden variety trailor-trash. An epic idiot who appeals to the arrogat un-educated. How could anyone with an education or common sense listen to this idiot? However, stupid populations have always been attracted to stupid leaders. How could it be otherwise? How would they know? Just look at where the U.S. ranks in global test scores. Hence the love of Palin. Let's face it: If the two women were heart surgeons, and assuming you really valued your life, which one of these women would you select to perform your by-pass?

Posted by: zenflakes | December 23, 2010 11:18 AM | Report abuse

The industrial food complex in America sucks. Read the ingredients, if you cannot pronounce it don't eat it. Returning to Houston after 10 years in Europe we find food in the grocery stores not worth eating. We need to learn from the Europeans about fighting against GMO and other crap corporations present to us.

Posted by: sheik_mo | December 23, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

For the moment, we live in a democratic society...so keep up the debate. It's all good. Because when this administration reduces us to a Socialist nation, you might lose your right to do....well, anything.

Go Sarah and whomever else has the guts to subject their lives to complete hell to run this amazing nation.

Posted by: Democracy4U | December 23, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

"For the moment", we are lucky enough to live in a democratic society; so keep up the debate.

I wish these debates could be less personal and stay focused on the issue at-hand. How nice would it be if we could just hate the perspective; but not the person.

Go Sarah and whomever else (no matter the party affiliation) has the guts to subject his/her life to complete hell to run this amazing nation.

Posted by: Democracy4U | December 23, 2010 12:33 PM | Report abuse

YOU SOUND KINDA RACIST MR CAPEHART. BUT THAT'S OK ITS A FREE COUNTRY WHERE FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS STILL AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE!

MAY I SUGGEST YOU LOOK UP MAXINE WATERS: NO JUSTICE NO PEACE. THEN YOU CAN POINT THE FINGER AT EUROPEAN WOMEN!

VIVA ITALY

Posted by: Virginia_Smith1954 | December 23, 2010 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Personally I thought her comment about MO was hilarious. But then I know the difference between a joke and a personal attack. This article, for example, is a personal attack. But not an intelligent one; pretty juvenile actually. Is this the best the NYP can come up with? Rhetorical question.

Posted by: kg598301 | December 23, 2010 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Obese? I am surprised that the 15-20 percent of the unemployed or the 2 million disabled, or those living in shelters & not counted (60% of active & veterans of the Armed Forces too)--are able to stand for hours in line at food kitchens or pantries to get any food available. Our local pantry has the following left for this holiday weekend: radishes, potatoes, onions (sprouted), rejected carrots, celery root, white rice, beans, pasta, gov't cans of peanut butter & sardines in oil. So, what are in the Hawaiian pantries for their 15% unemployed where the First Family will be staying for 11 days? People are in line for free coats, 8 people sharing 3 rooms & others are living in unheated, illegal basements just to stay out of the elements with their babies. How many Baby Boomers are now forced to live on tea and toast? If you wonder where poor kids can get a sandwich for a buck, they will go to the fast food places where nutrition is the last thing on the menu. When hungry, you will eat what can fill you. And those with diabetes or heart disease are forced to go off their diets due to this Depression, in the end, they will end up in the ER costing billions when this gov't could stop this nonsense by bringing back the WPA & filling pantries with special diet foods & fresh vegetables. Seems it is cheaper to eventually bury those that can no longer contribute to their "party" one way or another. Just recently in NYC, a 60 yr old artist/writer was told by her surgeon that if he knew how old she was, he wouldn't have saved her life. A fine state of affairs for a country that once had pride in how we helped our own people regardless of how much cash or social standing they have.

Posted by: AllAmerican4 | December 23, 2010 12:47 PM | Report abuse

Yes, she has done that and said that, But I Bet she is laughing all the way to the bank.

Posted by: Lckylrry | December 23, 2010 12:48 PM | Report abuse

Wow. Spewing a little hatred there aren't you Jon? But after reading some of these posts that seems to be a Liberal trait.

Posted by: whatabunchofgarbage | December 23, 2010 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Attention- Mrs. Palin- i think your remarks speak for your mentality- and especially when you state - you allow your children to be free- to explore or etc- well thats says alot- i guess that is why your teenager became pregnant, maybe alil too much freedom- but what is done is done-

Maybe when you were growing up you were not influenced or taught to respect, and my you making the comments just says, what type of person you are- unfortunately we do have some children who are just couch potatoes and may not have a positive adult in their lives- and if you allow that then that is what happens- children of our future need to be taught to be active and go out and do but there has to be a responsible adult in their lives to show them- i am so tired of your 5 mins of fame and how we never saw or heard of you and suddenly here you are with something and so much to say- please go back to alaska- stay there and maybe they wish to hear you- but honestly i am very tired of what you have to say- dont care to listen or acknowledge anything that comes from your mouth- sorry- sorry but my opinion of you not very high- i think you give some of us females a bad name and you set us back a few- i would rather vote for Mickey Mouse than to vote for you as our president or as a representative of our goverment and us the people of the United States- Austin, Texas*****

Posted by: sofm7970 | December 23, 2010 2:07 PM | Report abuse

SARA,
YOUR GREAT!!! I CAN NOT WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOU HAVE IN STORE FOR US IN THE FUTURE. KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK AND COMMENTS..LOL..

Posted by: JUSTATHOUGHT13 | December 23, 2010 2:13 PM | Report abuse

Two U.S. wars still rage on and the Global Economy is still flushing down the toilet. Americans are unemployed in record numbers at the holidays. American G.I.s are still dying in the Bush Administration's "Mission Accomplished" war - Meanwhile, a Republican Presidential Hopeful for 2012 is concerned about . . ."sweets."

Guess this means the Republican Party had better make sure they have the finances and the technology to "impact" the "electronic voting" in 2012 because they don't seem to have a "hopeful" with a strategy other than . . .

"let's all eat our veggies to rebuild the economy and end the wars."

A true holiday dish of "Ho, Ho, Hopeless !"

Samuel55

Posted by: Samuel55 | December 23, 2010 2:23 PM | Report abuse

You call this news? Purely opinion and not real journalism. A baby step up from the Enquirer with this article. I agree that anyone who can get worked up about this stuff is a myopic simpleton. Glad to know we have class in the White House because that will help the American People so much in crisis! Please.

Posted by: Pleasereportfactsnotopinion | December 23, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

Dear Sara Palin:
As per you:
Its ok for commerical companies to advertise their product on TV and elsewhere and get us to consume them, even if its bad for our health.
BUT -
Its not OK for Michelle Obama to ask us to stay healthy?

Ooops. Does that sound too logical for you?

Posted by: pointnoted | December 23, 2010 2:56 PM | Report abuse

A much to do about nothing. I think if the American people thought it through the comment by Michelle Obama, as though she is our savior, would decried. Noone likes, busy bodies, telling them what to do. Most of the comments are from brain dead individuals who parrot the Democratic line and as stooges, blindly want us to have no freedom of speech and our father in Washington, is always right.
As for Sarah, she has freedom of expression and those who condemn her for her expresions are the ones, by their actions, desire the completely change of our form of government, into a socialist dictatorship. If their words were more then just petty, they would be worth something.
George!

Posted by: grandle1164 | December 23, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Is your a denial of free speech? This is the very first time I have ever wwritten anything to the Washington Post.
Michelle Obama, acts like a dictator and is telling us what to eat. Sarah Palin is using her right of free expression. This is a much to, about nothing! So what is you problem?
George

Posted by: grandle1164 | December 23, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is right. Michelle needs to butt out of my kitchen.

Posted by: nana58 | December 23, 2010 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is right. Michelle needs to butt out of our lives and worry about her own fat kids.

Posted by: nana58 | December 23, 2010 3:40 PM | Report abuse

Except, of course, that Michelle's kids are not fat. Nor is she; nor is her husband. Kind of makes your point look stupid, doesn't it? But you Baggers didn't get upset when Nancy Reagan butted into your families to tell your kids to "just say no", or when Laura Bush asked them to read books. Gee, I wonder what's different about Michelle?

Oh, I know, how about this: "Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone." Comment from one of your moron compatriots up above. Some of you aren't quite bright enough to hide your nasty racism.

And then, of course, there's that good Christian bulldogss (gee, did he think we wouldn't get the point if he didn't capitalize BulldogSS?), who is having an orgasm contemplating atheists dying in agony in hospitals. Actually, he wants to be there to "minister" to them. Yes, that sounds very painful to me, too; not so much the cancer, we have morphine for that, but the visits from hypocritical and vicious Christians like bulldogss would be exquisite torture. I say this as a devout Christian myself, by the way.

Posted by: leighwilliams | December 23, 2010 4:09 PM | Report abuse

Why would anyone care what Sarah Palin has to say?

Posted by: ohrowbare | December 23, 2010 4:20 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin?

Even Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwarzeneggar completed entire terms as Governor, whilst she bailed in the middle of her first term after losing VP ticket.

I sincerely believe all anyone ever thought of her was that she was hot.

End of story.

Posted by: nosferotica | December 23, 2010 4:24 PM | Report abuse

That Palin is a real piece of work.... I hope she takes Dick Cheney hunting with her.. and soon!

Posted by: toni470 | December 23, 2010 4:24 PM | Report abuse

Up in Alaska there are still plenty of wild beaver it seems.

Posted by: catclaw | December 23, 2010 4:28 PM | Report abuse

Let's face the truth: Sarah is in LOVE with Barack. He is everything she ever wanted in a man and he plays Basketball just like she did (amd she would have been better than him). In her dreams she sees herself playing with him in the White House gym and pushing him and shoving him around and making body contact. He would be so much better than Todd as a daddy - Bristol would have never gotten into trouble with Barack as a daddy. In contrast, Todd has dragged her down into sleazeville and tabloids. She is so much better than that.
Alas, I hope she can use this love to inspire her to great things and rise above Todd. She is talented and beautiful and she and Barack are a handsome couple that never can be!

Posted by: knollwoody | December 23, 2010 4:29 PM | Report abuse

All will be well. Just chant:
Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare
Hare Rama, Hare Rama
Rama Rama, Hare Hare

Posted by: bwanaboblives | December 23, 2010 4:31 PM | Report abuse

I am NOT a Palin fan, but Sarah Palin's Alaska has been highly entertaining. She should leave off the political jabs, though. Sarah is a celebrity, a great shot, an Alaskan original. She would have made a great Texan, as well. Is she qualified to be prez? Heck, no! Would I vote for her? Double heck no! But would I watch more of her Annie Oakley style antics? Of course! She has a zest for living that makes her great fun! Sarah Palin can be great entertainment!

Posted by: pebworthb | December 23, 2010 4:32 PM | Report abuse

All will be well. Just chant: Hare Krishna.

Posted by: bwanaboblives | December 23, 2010 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Again, Palin shows why she is a reality tv star and not a leader. She completely distorts Michelle Obama's efforts because Mrs. Obama is NOT trying to force parents to feed kids veggies and fruits but encourage parents to be better parents.All the Palinbots, please cite chapter and verse WHEN and WHERE Mrs. Obama called for policy mandates on food. PROVE IT! The nation has a childhood obesity epidemic; 1/3 of children are obese, leading to long term health complications. Those complications often end up placing strains on both the private and public healthcare systems as private insurers and providers have to often raise their prices and insurers their premiums and in the case of public systems e.g. county or city hospitals, often called general or university hospitals, have to seek increased funds through bonds or property tax hikes. And, Palin's beloved military said childhood obesity will be a long term problem in terms of recruitment.

My questions are: Did her supporters forget that both Barbara Bush and Laura Bush campaigned for increased literacy? Was that "government intrusion?" In the early 1990s, President George H.W. Bush had Arnold on his President's Council on Physical Fitness and even then Arnold said kids needed to get outside and exercise? Was Arnold being a pompous elitist telling people what to do? In the 1960s, JFK stressed physical fitness. If Mrs. Obama commissioned Sly or Arnold to help with her campaign, would Palin yap her trap then? Obesity is not a GOP vs DNC issue.

I also am curious about what constitutes government intrusion. Let's see: Don't police pollution, fraud, discrimination, faulty products and what our children are eating in cafeterias Joe and Jane Public PAY for yet restrict women's reproductive rights, restrict who can marry whom and put someone in the hoosegow for smoking a joint in his/her own home or paying for sex with a consenting adult. Ok.

Sarah Palin and her whole tawdry and trashy family are simply low class, low brow versions of the Kardashians and Hiltons.

And that's how the s'more crumbles.

Posted by: Handsome19781 | December 23, 2010 4:49 PM | Report abuse

My daughter and I have a new found respect for Sarah Palin and her family. Hard working people, strong family ties, and a great sense of humor. I am amazed that people are so nasty and ignorant to what people believe and do in their daily lives. I don't like any political party at this point in my life but hope that in time our country can work its way out of this terrible rut we are in. Would not mind seeing Donald Trump or Mayor Blumberg give the presidency a shot both have been succesful and are hard working. Lay off Sarah Palin

Posted by: kennethcauchi | December 23, 2010 4:51 PM | Report abuse

DOnt watch her show....
Dont listen to what she says....
Dont belive what she says...
YET...
there she is everywhere...
FOR NOW..
I agree....enjoy your time Media Hog
it will be over ...in time..

Posted by: monroeml | December 23, 2010 4:59 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is in Love with Barack. This latest outburst is just jealousy of Michelle. Michelle gets to be with Barack and fly on USA one while she is stuck with uncouth Todd and the trash that surrounds him.

Posted by: knollwoody | December 23, 2010 5:33 PM | Report abuse

Poor Sarah. Her Kids's mistakes plastered all on the Inquire. Oh well they all will get over it quick when they look at the trade off on the family bank account!

Posted by: mcmunday | December 23, 2010 5:56 PM | Report abuse

-wish I could say Palin was a blow-hard on this one but the bill that dictates what your kid can and can't buy at school food-wise has already passed the house. Vending machines, bake sales, etc...all will be affected. And vegan/vegetarian alternatives will have to be offered in the school cafeterias...riiiiight. PE was cut to half-time at our elementary many years ago so the kids get maybe 1/2 hour twice a week. How about we try reinstating healthy activities before we become food police?

Posted by: lb50 | December 23, 2010 6:02 PM | Report abuse

I haven't watched Sarah's show at all. Some poor Eskimo could have used the income Sarah is getting to show off Alaska. That would have been the right thing to do. This is just another way to line Sarah's pockets. Anybody thinks Libs are jealous of Palin is mislead. I scratch my head wondering what the republicans see in that shrill mouth woman.

Posted by: mcmunday | December 23, 2010 6:06 PM | Report abuse

Although I do not approve of everything Gov Palin says, I think we can all did deep and agree that there is only one reason, one, why the Obamas are where they are. One. Sad. It is not his/her experience, ethics, platforms, no, it is because he is half black. Funny, he is considered black, how much black does someone have to be to ride that train?
Mr. and Mrs. Obama are extremely smart, no doubt, but to give him/her the most powerful office in the world (or use to be) just because he is 50% black? Geez, I wish someone would have given my Mother a hint of what could have come and maybe she would have stepped out on my Dad. Wonder how far that train would have taken me? At least Gov Palin can say she is self made, she wasn't given a free ride, she is where she is today of what she has done.
Scares me to think where America will be after the Big O gets done. Liberals are scary, very scary.
Thank you.....

Posted by: tonyj111 | December 23, 2010 6:09 PM | Report abuse

Although I do not approve of everything Gov Palin says, I think we can all did deep and agree that there is only one reason, one, why the Obamas are where they are. One. Sad. It is not his/her experience, ethics, platforms, no, it is because he is half black. Funny, he is considered black, how much black does someone have to be to ride that train?
Mr. and Mrs. Obama are extremely smart, no doubt, but to give him/her the most powerful office in the world (or use to be) just because he is 50% black? Geez, I wish someone would have given my Mother a hint of what could have come and maybe she would have stepped out on my Dad. Wonder how far that train would have taken me? At least Gov Palin can say she is self made, she wasn't given a free ride, she is where she is today of what she has done.
Scares me to think where America will be after the Big O gets done. Liberals are scary, very scary.
Thank you.....

Posted by: tonyj111 | December 23, 2010 6:10 PM | Report abuse

Excuse me, but who is being a little "snarky" and "sarcastic" and, well, caustic?

"to keep the nation's youth from becoming bedridden obese people who have to be forklifted out of their houses to make doctor's appointments"

Seriously, skipping one desert or NOT skipping one desert isn't going to fix this problem. Getting up off our butts and moving is going to fix this problem but, regardless, slamming Sarah Palin in an article that is obviously as biased as it is poorly written isn't going to fix anything.

Posted by: anastasia4470 | December 23, 2010 7:36 PM | Report abuse

Cape - is that the best you got? I can't believe your readers actually "eat" your words. Nobody wants a nation of obese kids, including Palin. What we do want is for the kids' parents to teach and take control NOT the government.

I'm sure Michelle is being a very good example living on pineapple while they vacation the next 11 days in Hawaii on the taxpayers of this country.

If you're going to keep taking shots at the "right" at least give your followers some credit. They can't be as dumb as you portray them with the way you right your articles.

Posted by: fordson45152 | December 23, 2010 7:40 PM | Report abuse

Cape - is that the best you got? I can't believe your readers actually "eat" your words. Nobody wants a nation of obese kids, including Palin. What we do want is for the kids' parents to teach and take control NOT the government.

I'm sure Michelle is setting a very good example living on pineapple while they vacation the next 11 days in Hawaii on the taxpayers of this country.

If you're going to keep taking shots at the "right" at least give your followers some credit. They can't be as dumb as you portray them with the way you right your articles.

Posted by: fordson45152 | December 23, 2010 7:42 PM | Report abuse

It's because of the so-called "liberal" media that she got this show. Palin like all the rest have somehow conquered network television (so much for liberal media). A bunch of right-wingers sitting in front of a cameral for 1 or 2 hours bashing democrats and the president totally unopposed by rebuttals, qualified debaters or any qualified democrat. This is prevelant all over cable and network tv. How many democrats or left wing shows are there, one maybe two and they're kinda weak. Look you can take palin serious if you want, but I know all she cares about is money--dolla-bill-yo! Take a good look at all of them, they have best-seller books, newsletters, fat radio and tv contracts. This right wing market is a boon and fast becoming a cash cow. If you have enought contacts and some skill for discourse, you too can be a radio and/or tv loud mouth. The producers will make sure you never have to actually debate anyone. You can say whatever you want-truth be damned--and nobody will be there to reign you in. And, as in the case of foxnews, if you do have to debate with a democrat or any sensible independant, fox will make sure you are joined with another like-minded conservative in double-team tag match. The poor left-wing sap will be left babbling like a retard getting cut-off and over-talked on every topic.

Posted by: j3161usa | December 23, 2010 7:53 PM | Report abuse

One word comes to mind when I see a Palin. It starts with the letter 'C' and ends with the letter 'T' and sounds like "PUNT".

Posted by: cpmondello | December 23, 2010 7:58 PM | Report abuse

tonyj111

Now there's a first! That's hilarious! So is Sarah Palin and her attempt to discredit the Obama's. Gets funnier every day..great entertainment. I'm sure the First Lady thinks so as well.

Posted by: ForReal3 | December 23, 2010 7:59 PM | Report abuse

I know a few young guys around here (friends of my son) who were not allowed to enlist in the Army because they were too fat. These are young kids who can't get jobs around here because of the economy. They're good kids, they're just fat and out of shape from being fed on Froot Loops and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese all their lives.

If Sarah Palin had any sense, she would do a little research on this subject. Our armed forces can't be a lean mean fightin' machine if everyone in the military is allowed to be chubby and out of shape. Some of these kids who want to enlist need to lose over 50 pounds to be accepted!! That's just too big of a hurdle for most of them and that's really sad.

Posted by: mavisdarling | December 23, 2010 8:00 PM | Report abuse

jon why show so much fear of Sarah? I'm sure that your use of the word snark in Sarahs name does'nt bother her in the least. Sarah has been proud of her country,America, all of her life. You cant say that about Michelle. And as far as class goes,I think Michelle could take lessons.

Posted by: metcarp | December 23, 2010 8:01 PM | Report abuse

I wonder if Nancy Reagan was wrong in trying to keep kids of drugs or if Laura Bush was wrong for promoting literacy? This really makes no sense to me. The First Lady is trying to cut down childhood obesity which has tripled in the last 30 years.

Posted by: solipsism | December 23, 2010 8:39 PM | Report abuse

I greatly admire Sarah Palin and think she would make a great leader. She has the common sense (not Harvard book knowledge) and relates to the common person. She has a true and meaningful relationship with all of her huge family. She has been a leader in the political world...Obama never had a job where he had to make payroll or lead. She draws as large a crowd at her rallies as Obama.
As for Michelle and her taking control of the food that will be served in the school lunch rooms and after school (?)...she does not have the knowledge to know and understand that the children will not eat the food that is put on their plate if they do not like it. I have subbed at schools and can see how much food is going to be thrown away by Michelle's edict being forced upon the children. Taxpayer's money going down the political drain!
And, before she can push this "proper diet" on the children...she needs to lose about 10 or 15 lbs through her hips. She is a poor example to be preaching against obesity!!!!

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Posted by: patrick_peter39 | December 23, 2010 8:54 PM | Report abuse

@Perfectlyaged

The First Lady is promoting healthier school lunches and the initiative provides more choices for children at lunch. She is not taking control of anything. The First Lady does not write ANY policy of the government. Was Nancy Reagan a drug counselor? I mean what right did she have to warn our kids about drugs?

Do you really want to talk about poor examples. Ms. Palin has an unwed daughter who was pregnant in high school. Is that really good parenting?

As for Michelle and her taking control of the food that will be served in the school lunch rooms and after school (?)...she does not have the knowledge to know and understand that the children will not eat the food that is put on their plate if they do not like it. I have subbed at schools and can see how much food is going to be thrown away by Michelle's edict being forced upon the children. Taxpayer's money going down the political drain!

Posted by: solipsism | December 23, 2010 9:00 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is not being sarcastic, she is just being honest. She is right about big mamma obamma, neither the wife of the president, nor the government has any right telling me what to feed my kids ! Go Sarah, 2012!!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 23, 2010 9:12 PM | Report abuse

what do you get when you put lipstick on a pig?
a pig w lipstick
what do you get when you put lipstick AND glasses on a pig?
palin

Posted by: pjpslc | December 23, 2010 9:13 PM | Report abuse

Michelle O. is a shame and a disgrace to the office of first lady. A first lady, she is not!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 23, 2010 9:15 PM | Report abuse

well rightwing
i think mrs obama would not feed your kids crap
are you?

Posted by: pjpslc | December 23, 2010 9:21 PM | Report abuse

According to an article in the post yesterday 75% of the people trying to enlist in the armed forces cannot pass the fitness test. For someone that rants on and on about National Security you would thing that Palin would be leading the charge for better nutrition for children in an effort to prevent obesity. It shows that she still puts her hate ahead of her country.

Posted by: ewiggins | December 23, 2010 10:31 PM | Report abuse

I dont' remember any liberals complaining about the issues Laura Bush, or Grandma Bush campaigned on during their husbands tenure in the white house. Did any conservative's comlain about Mrs. Bush's campaign with the The Heart Truth, which educated women on how to avoid heart disease? Did the conservatives pout and demand their fat, cholesteral, and cigarrettes? Mr's Obama's paltform is not unlike that of Mr's Bush. Any conservatives saying Mrs. Obama has no right to advice other mothers...you're wrong. Then again, your kids are probably within the 40% of Amercian children overweight...It's just like Conservatives to just offer defiance to any logical, well reasoned debate from Liberals...that is how Conservatives play politics...to disagree to anything that makes sense.

Posted by: MrFern2u | December 23, 2010 10:31 PM | Report abuse

I don't remember any liberals complaining about the issues Laura Bush, or Grandma Bush campaigned on during their husbands tenure in the white house. Did any conservative's complain about Mrs. Bush's campaign with the The Heart Truth, which educated women on how to avoid heart disease? Did the conservatives pout and demand their fat, cholesterol, and cigarettes? Mr's Obama's platform is not unlike that of Mr's Bush. Any conservatives saying Mrs. Obama has no right to advice other mothers...you're wrong. Then again, your kids are probably within the 40% of American children overweight...It's just like Conservatives to just offer defiance to any logical, well reasoned debate from Liberals...that is how Conservatives play politics...to disagree to anything that makes sense.

Posted by: MrFern2u | December 23, 2010 10:33 PM | Report abuse

Michelle Obama responds to Sarah Palin:

"Honey, far be it from me to tell other people what to eat. With one exception. Sarah, you can eat s**t.

Posted by: moosejerky | December 23, 2010 10:45 PM | Report abuse

At jade_7243's suggestion I think I will contact TLC about Sarah Palin's program - to thank them for having the sense to broadcast it! Sarah and her family are refreshing and fun to watch. Can you imagine what a show about B. Hussein O's family would be like? A) boring, B) slow, C) dull.

Posted by: OCoillean | December 23, 2010 11:02 PM | Report abuse

You know, when I first heard $arah speak that night at the convention, I began to think of voting republican...then I heard the Couric interview and was saved... And ol $arah keeps rollin' on downhill, as --it will...

Posted by: cjoe1 | December 24, 2010 12:21 AM | Report abuse

I love how Palin drives the far left media mad and into a frenzy. Keep it up, girl - keep fighting those idiots who hate life in the US as it should be and want it to be a socialist state. Continure to take a stand for American Values. There are many more of us for you than against you, and those against you are afraid of what you can do.

Posted by: goldenco5 | December 24, 2010 1:19 AM | Report abuse

@ parsley1

...$arah's willful giddy ignorance about all things - propriety, decorum, decency, political etiquette, and (MOST importantly) policy of any kind on a local, national or international level will be her downfall.

$arah will have no one to blame but $arah.

When $arah leaped onto the stage in 2008 her sarcasm was amusing & temporary. Now it's tiresome. No on can run a campaign for POTUS on sarcasm and win.

$arah will abort herself should she decide to run (& I believe $arah will - the girl can't help herself) because of the words that have come out of her mouth past, present & future. It will not be pretty. $arah's cries of grievous unfairness will be shortlived because she will quit before she gets started.

I'd give anything to be the brooch on First Lady Michele Obama's dress if $arah were ever lucky enough to be in her presence. Whatever Mrs Obama may think about $arah it will NEVER be uttered from her lips let alone on a politically motivated reality show in some backwoods locale in Alasaka.

..."President Palin" would be an international joke this country would take years to recover from.

By November 2012 $arah will be a sad footnote & not wanted anywhere. Enjoy it while you can, $arah.

++++++++++++++++++++++

Gets my vote for BEST POST!!

Posted by: cjoe1 | December 24, 2010 1:52 AM | Report abuse

Just keep feeding that sow Bristol more S'mores.

Michelle Obama has a positive message.

Would anyone care to bet me that the Obama children are not healthier than Palin's clan in 10 years?

Posted by: the_marvelous_marv | December 24, 2010 1:55 AM | Report abuse

Poor Sarah Palin,every time she opens her mouth I am shocked by the stupidity that comes out of it. Please do us all a favor especially those of us who live in Alaska, You have had your hour of fame, you wrote your book, you have your stupid show that I will never watch,please just keep your stupid mouth shut and save us all the embarassment. We do not need you any more.

Posted by: nali_lexx | December 24, 2010 2:04 AM | Report abuse

goldenco5--

Apparently you haven't heard that we ARE a socialist state! What do you think Social Security and Medicare are? What about all those pork barrel projects our boys in Washington bring home(Both D AND R)?

Holler all you want, it's all about redistributing the wealth! (Though the wealthy have their boys on the R side of the aisle protecting THEIR pots) And your $aint $arah is using you AND the media to get paid--no more public service for HER--with the gullible fools who buy her book and watch her show, she's already one of the millionaires who don't pay their fair share....

Posted by: cjoe1 | December 24, 2010 2:16 AM | Report abuse

As usual, the left is out to sea on the occasion. Michelle Obama is so far behind the times and so far disconnected from reality that it’s gawdawful embarrassing! I feel sorry for people that are so self-absorbed to even indulge in a few minutes of homework and end up being just plain stupid. Both Obamas are dumber than stumps.

JFK (yes..the Democratic president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy) implemented a program that would “….keep the nation's youth from becoming bedridden obese people who have to be forklifted out of their houses to make doctor's appointments”. It was called, “The President’s Counsel on Physical Fitness”.

Rigorous physical education regimens were implemented in schools throughout the country. Kids actually had to…..gasp….work at getting in shape! They had incentives and goals to reach.! What an amazing concept! The kids, including me, were in great shape!! We could run, jump, and climb with the best.

The egalitarian left/socialists/Democrats pounced on the program within a few years
“NO! We can’t have that because the kids who didn’t want to achieve were left behind”, they said. “We can’t have the fat kids feeling left out! We have to have everyone EQUAL!”. So…that’s what they did. They removed all of the incentives and goals and guess what? Everyone became “equal”….equally fat, equally flabby, equally without motivation, equally without commitment, equally without goals. They reduced the program (that still exists!) and made it nor more effectual than a unisexual softball game. You can’t get much stupider than that. That’s stupid gone to seed and then some.

And now, Michelle Obama has a “revelation” of some kind that kids should be in shape and not need a fork lift to get to the doctor at some point in their life. What a load of horse hockey (ditto for Jonathan Dullhart [sic]. He hasn’t done so much as an ounce of homework. The man’s a joke).

Michelle will fight against the very program she wants to force on the public. Oh, by the way…since when is the “First Lady” (lady? ….ooooh…what a stretch) have any legislative authority? The entire matter is a load of bull.

Posted by: HandyRandy | December 24, 2010 2:20 AM | Report abuse

Its embarrassing to have Sarah Palin get so much attention in our country. She is very misinformed; but more than that, she represents very negative values....it scares me that so many people sympathize with her. One of my favorite presidents is Harry Truman, who was so much identified as a "common" man. Palin tries to appeal as the common person's representative. Truman was a positive person who would never indulge in the small minded, bitter, negative, divisive rhetoric thatb typifies Sarah Palin. She is a "bad" person...a truly dangerous, negative force. Her attempts to project otherwise are so pitiable and false.

Posted by: jrcsamad | December 24, 2010 3:40 AM | Report abuse

Sadly the Palin crowd are digital primatives who make most people's grandparents look good. The whole psudo-hunter/gatherer lifestyle of ennobled stupidity isn't an act. They really are that dumb, it's an excuse for the stupidity. Their behavior online reflects that very well.

I literally don't know anyone who acts as stupid as they do socially online. I have relatives pushing 100 who have more agility online than any one of the passengers in the Palin clown car.

Posted by: Nymous | December 24, 2010 4:56 AM | Report abuse

I am continually amazed at the amount of attention this woman gets. By the press and by people that post responses to articles like this. (yeah - I'm responding too.) Palin has become nothing more than her own money-making machine. She is, at the least, smart enough to know how to take advantage of McCain's idiotic error of judgment, and she makes the most of it. Beyond that - she is a scab that needs to be picked off and tossed away.

But, hey...who says you can't get rich winning the lotto. She did.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 24, 2010 5:43 AM | Report abuse

I am continually amazed at the amount of attention this woman gets. By the press and by people that post responses to articles like this. (yeah - I'm responding too.) Palin has become nothing more than her own money-making machine. She is, at the least, smart enough to know how to take advantage of McCain's idiotic error of judgment, and she makes the most of it. Beyond that - she is a scab that needs to be picked off and tossed away.

But, hey...who says you can't get rich winning the lotto. She did.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 24, 2010 5:44 AM | Report abuse

@HandyRandy

You're kidding, right? JFK implemented a program to promote health and nutrition. Yet Mrs. Obama's efforts that support the same goal is a bad idea to you? You can work out all you want...but if you eat garbage, it doesn't matter. Get a grip on reality. Or do you only see things in black and white?

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 24, 2010 5:52 AM | Report abuse

I hear the title of Sarah Palin's next book is going to be, "Throwing Cats".

Posted by: GaryD3 | December 24, 2010 6:07 AM | Report abuse

I really do not care what you liberal idiots think Jon especially you. Obama's baby mama should worry about her own kids and shut up. If she wants to be of value then she should focus her energies toward kicking out illegal immigrates, childrens' education, and b-slapping pelosi and reid at least once daily.

Posted by: andersmh123 | December 24, 2010 6:08 AM | Report abuse

andersmh123: Pathetic.

The First Ladies have always had a cause that they support and promote. Would you criticize Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign?

No to drugs = good thing.

No to unhealthing eating = bad thing?

What a hypocrite.

Posted by: Mandy_M | December 24, 2010 7:28 AM | Report abuse

To put it in the simplest of terms Sara Palin is that mean from high school who never grew up.

Posted by: faye426 | December 24, 2010 7:59 AM | Report abuse

Democrats are sooooo bitter.

It is okay to call the former president a dope and a chimp, to cover him in blood and create organizations like moveon . org to push the country away from patriotism and to hate our president.
Now we have Oblamer in chief and conservatives are called "heartless and mean"

Posted by: rdb2 | December 24, 2010 8:14 AM | Report abuse

Here's what I don't understand. I don't care if Sarah Palin doesn't want Michelle Obama trying to help American children more healthy with exercise and a more responsible diet. She's not forcing it down anyone's throat, anymore then Nancy Reagan forced "Just say No" into classrooms nationwide. And by the way, bad diets kill more americans then all drugs combined, not that I'm advocating dope in place of a greezzzzzy cheeseburger and extra fries and coke. I'm just sayin. But correct me if I'm wrong, I thought this stupid, joke of a TV show was not going to be about Palin the wannabe politician and more about showcasing the state she lived in. Her ratings are steady dropping in her home state with every episode. She may want to becareful, she may end up shluppin her self on Celeb rehab with Dr. Drew or Dancing with the Stars like her daughter, where all the hack people go to die in the limelight.

Posted by: mentalgravy | December 24, 2010 8:15 AM | Report abuse

Merry Christmas to all you Repuke scumbags!!! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(how's that for sarcasm?)

Posted by: daweeni | December 24, 2010 8:28 AM | Report abuse

Merry Christmas to all you Repuke scumbags!!! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(how's that for sarcasm?)

Posted by: daweeni | December 24, 2010 8:28 AM | Report abuse

It is time to STOP TALKING ABOUT THIS IDIOT .

wHAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT and no one mentions it in the news what the Seniors are going to do about SS and the taking away of our income to survive. Obama fails to give two words to this subject. Not only do we get NO COST OF LIVING INCREASE FOR 2 years Medicare is deducted from our SS. People are scrounging for money to survive, and he is on VACATION, smug as can be with all his rich friends.

I live in a village where we are having such floods because dredging ia too expensinve and I think my home will float away with the rest of the town.

Just one more item that should be addressed, we have no CELL PHONE service! I had a near death experience recently. My car plunged down 30 feet into a Ravine. A stranger saved my life. If I had a cell phone I could have called 911 for help. The car was on top of me and I had to be helicopted to Albany. I am 84 years old. Nobody gives a damm !! Lynn Parker

Posted by: LOONYBIN2000 | December 24, 2010 8:34 AM | Report abuse

First Ladies, and Michelle Obama is one of the smartest, often promote issues having a positive influence on our country. How better to do this than advocate a healthy diet.
Some of Sarah Palin's comments make her sound like a female Archie Bunker....only dummer. Next President of the USA? God I hope not, she quit the only job she was ever elected to do!

Posted by: 42itus1 | December 24, 2010 8:36 AM | Report abuse

Mr. Capehart would be more suited to riding tailgunner on a Waste Management truck than writing senseless columns about the musings of a celebrity about eating desert.

He forgot about his Marxist homeboy who actually influences public policy asserting that mid westerners cling to their guns and religion or that physicians routinely rip out youngsters tonsils or amputate oldsters feet to make a quick buck.

If he were to look up his family tree he would get hit in the head with watermelons.

Posted by: mmcmain42 | December 24, 2010 8:46 AM | Report abuse

THE PRESIDENT and FIRST FAMILY ARE BLACK
THE PRESIDENT and FIRST FAMILY ARE BLACK
ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha
to all those wanting the gov't to stay out of their business concerning health just remeber polio,smallpox,influenza and swine flu vaccine program it was the gov't that inspired the idea of "three square meals daily" how about "THE SURGEON GENERAL HAS DETERMINED THAT SMOKING MAYBE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH" c'mon let's think real hard when we say the gov't ought not because it's the GOVERMENT that continues to insure your privilage to agree/disagree
now go try and privatize that and see what you end up with
ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha,ha
THE PRESIDENT and FIRST FAMILY ARE BLACK
THE PRESIDENT and FIRST FAMILY ARE BLACK

Posted by: mariettehead | December 24, 2010 8:46 AM | Report abuse

gmafb....like it's their fault their names were dragged through the mud. Way to place responsibility where it belongs.

Posted by: mcsquared65 | December 24, 2010 8:47 AM | Report abuse

Ahhh, Sarah Sarah. You are a breath of fresh air, for the Democratic party. As a Democrat I only hope that you are the republican candidate as you stand a chance in hell of winning anything except the whining contest.
Oh, and you should dump your husband and take up with six-pack Joe the plumber. It's better press. He could even learn to moose hunt just like you, so you could both pretend to be hunters for your little TV show.

Posted by: sammsammus | December 24, 2010 8:49 AM | Report abuse

I thought her pathetic TV show was supposed to be a 'travel show' promoting Alaska tourism. Now I find out the show's only real purpose is to be yet another way for Sarah Palin to show herself off as the jealous ignorant harping shrew she really is?

I am so glad, so very, very glad I don't have cable TV.

Why do any media sources keep giving that....'woman' any attention? Enough already. Make her (and her family) go away!!!!!

Posted by: momof20yo | December 24, 2010 9:04 AM | Report abuse

The media can artificially make a celebrity out of someone who isn't news worthy and this is a good example. Why does a failed VP candidate and failed governor who quit because of the heat to pursue her own book get this orchestrated media attention to deceive us into thinking she's relevant. And the real question, Who Told Them Too?

Posted by: Fivel | December 24, 2010 9:07 AM | Report abuse

Sarah,


How long has it been since you've seen your younger kids? Aren't YOU gone from home more often than you're home?

How long has it been since Bristol has seen her own kid? She was on DWTS for months, then off to do her 'speeches' again.


You hacks better start looking in a mirror, before you criticize anyone.

Posted by: momof20yo | December 24, 2010 9:08 AM | Report abuse

Sarah,


How long has it been since you've seen your younger kids? Aren't YOU gone from home more often than you're home?

How long has it been since Bristol has seen her own kid? She was on DWTS for months, then off to do her 'speeches' again.


You hacks better start looking in a mirror, before you criticize anyone.

Posted by: momof20yo | December 24, 2010 9:09 AM | Report abuse

Palin is just like McCain in that neither has gotten over the campaign loss. Palin's comments that the parent has to take responsibility for what their kids eat is obvious snarkism. What she really wants to say is how did they beat me? Why am I not the one in the White House? She is beyond jealous to criticize something that Michelle has taken up as a goal to emphasize a healthy lifestyle for some of the fattest people on the planet. For Palin to denigrate healthy eating, I put a hex on you Palin since she believes in that stuff.

Posted by: DRightOne | December 24, 2010 9:12 AM | Report abuse

Re: Handsome19781; I think you lost them when you used the term "policy mandates". Duh...what dat mean??
And by "them", I mean the crowd of fat, ignorant slugs who are sitting on their bums applauding Caribou Barbie and her hillbilly home-boys!

Posted by: MD20201 | December 24, 2010 9:28 AM | Report abuse

"What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots."
Posted by: thebump

What ties them in knots is not 1/2Gov. Palin herself but her following who cannot see her lack of ability, her stupidity, her fear of open debate, and her exploitation of her following. Its like watching kids trying out smoking behind the school, except these are adults listening to this woman tell them how they should vote against their own best interests using lies and misinformation. Not much different than watching people join a cult. It gets sane people's blood up, as it should.

Posted by: Fate1 | December 24, 2010 9:32 AM | Report abuse

The very arrogance of this article and biased attack on another conservative makes me want to puke. It is hard to believe that there is anyone that can actually defend a gatemouthed I'm better than everyone else so We'll eat lobster while everyone else has their greens embarrassment. Moochelle needs to stick to wasting the taxpayers money while her big eared husband continues his globetrotter tour.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 9:52 AM | Report abuse

Let's see now...the Sarah fans commenting here are jumping all over Mrs. Obama because she (supposedly) said something stupid?

Hey pot--you're black.

Sincerely,
Kettle

Posted by: EdgewoodVA | December 24, 2010 9:58 AM | Report abuse

Palin's 15 minutes of fame should have been over ages ago; however, there is a sucker born every minute and Palin is a savvy grifter who has learned to play the game very well. The really sad thing is that her children and grandchild are being exploited and that her "fans" are soooo gullible. Palin is laughing all the way to the bank with your money.

Posted by: abbydelabbey | December 24, 2010 10:09 AM | Report abuse

Um. What happened to the actual policy debate. 17% of 17- 24 year olds are too overweight to join the military according to “too fat to fight”, a study by a group of retired military officers. This number is only projected to grow which could impact future military readiness by reducing the pool of potential recruits. They have called for changes in America’s school lunch program.

Currently 32% of U.S. children and adolescents are overweight or obese; in 1971, only 17% were. A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has revealed that one in three children born in the US in the year 2000 will go on to develop type II diabetes at some point in their lives.

If you think health care costs are high now, just wait. The obese will spend 40% more time disabled than their normal weight counterparts and greater disability translates into higher health care spending. If historical trends continue through 2020, up to one-fifth of health care expenditures would be devoted to treating the consequences of obesity. Medicare spending on an obese person is 35 percent higher than spending on a person of normal weight (Rand)

While “making liberals squrm” might be welcome political entertainment for some, this abject irresponsibility is at the core of my disagreement with those who scream “states rights” against any federal plan. There are clearly national security, fiscal, and moral considerations that drive Michelle Obama’s initiative. This is about patriotism. This is about a healthy future for children. You’d think there’d be bipartisan support for this. And yet Palin and her supporters can offer no more than snide remarks and diatribes on personal responsibility about this catastrophe that is sweeping our nation. So yes, go ahead and love your Sarah Palin. I’m sure her moral and intellectual bankruptcy will have no effect on the future success of our nation.

Posted by: f_a_s_t_w_a_t_e_r | December 24, 2010 10:10 AM | Report abuse

The glaring difference between our current POTUS and Governor Palin is she is actually earning her money. Unlike the POTUS, who had his education and money given to him for no real work, she is actually earning hers. For all of you "she quit" crowd, he quit The Senate at the opportunity to be a pathetic dear leader, I mean POTUS.

What a joke and embarrassment. Too bad for conservatives that the chameleon will now morph into a conservative and force a back door amnesty down the throats of a weary, overtaxed population.This is the only hope of the POTUS to continue to reside aboard Air Force 1 and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The redistribution party is pathetic and exposed.Too bad "we the people" continue to believe in free. Says something about us, eh?

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 10:10 AM | Report abuse

I live in Washington DC (don't work in politics) I used to live in NY. I am a liberal. I WANT to pay for poor women to have abortions if they need them. I WANT to pay for social programs that keep children healthy, that help underprivileged children become contributing and useful citizens through education and training, that help people who cannot afford it get college educations or job training, and that ensure that our elderly don't have to make a choice between medication and food. I feel that this is what separates us from third world countries, and makes America a civilized world leader. You don't have to agree with me, and I don't care if you don't.

But why do people in "flyover country" think that only their tax money counts? I get SICK of hearing people talk about "my tax money" as if only conservatives pay taxes. People in the densely populated, most liberal areas -- the Northeast and West coast -- are typically better educated and make more money than those in "flyover country" and (in most cases) are paying more in taxes for more expensive houses, higher salaries, higher cost-of-living purchases, etc.

And yes, our opinion and tax money count as well.

Posted by: CAC2 | December 24, 2010 10:10 AM | Report abuse

The glaring difference between our current POTUS and Governor Palin is she is actually earning her money. Unlike the POTUS, who had his education and money given to him for no real work, she is actually earning hers. For all of you "she quit" crowd, he quit The Senate at the opportunity to be a pathetic dear leader, I mean POTUS.

What a joke and embarrassment. Too bad for conservatives that the chameleon will now morph into a conservative and force a back door amnesty down the throats of a weary, overtaxed population.This is the only hope of the POTUS to continue to reside aboard Air Force 1 and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The redistribution party is pathetic and exposed.Too bad "we the people" continue to believe in free. Says something about us, eh?

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 10:11 AM | Report abuse

"...she is not seen by many as qualified to be president."

Ironically we elected one who has proven he isn't.

Posted by: archie521 | December 24, 2010 10:16 AM | Report abuse

Palin is so self absorbed and doesn't understand what it means to be a leader. Everytime she opens her mouth she either throws a punch-with no facts or reasoning behind it-or plays the victim and becomes defensive. She's neither kind nor wise.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

"the woman who speaks with little accountability for her constant flow of sarcasm. Palin's desire to display her facility with put-downs instead of the intricacies of policy"

First time I've seen this in print (aside from my comment saying same yesterday). She's not smart enough to come up with viable solutions, so she resorts to rhetoric (smaller government, etc) and "backs it up" with worthless drivel that distract from issues.

Her name-calling shows immaturity and low self-esteem - cutting down others to build self-esteem - it also pulls in like-minded followers (as does a cult leader). Psyche profile from "Sticks and Stones":
The process of name-calling is typically based upon feeling not OK, and name-callers are trying to make themselves feel more powerful by using the process. If I call you a name and get you upset, then I temporarily feel more powerful because I had a powerful effect upon you. My self-esteem rises at your expense.

Posted by: chris76543 | December 24, 2010 10:21 AM | Report abuse

The person that displays their superior arrogance that refers to liberal indoctrination as education displays the problem our country faces. It is not the FLOTUS that is the problem. It is arrogant idiots that think that a society can flourish under a policy of redistribution and boot on your neck oppressive policy. Taking from producers and giving to nonproducers has failed everywhere it has been implemented. However, our smarter than everyone else, I can run any business better than anyone, business crippling POTUS seems to have a new twist on redistribution. Hah!. What a joke. Too bad the highly educated blue bloods are so smart.

If I take from you long enough.......you will eventually give up. The new Democrat
pitch.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 10:24 AM | Report abuse

What an idiot!

Posted by: dakeannette | December 24, 2010 10:30 AM | Report abuse

Kill a Palin save a Salmon!

Sarah is trailer trash from the meth capitol of the world ....

She has never won anything ......

Palins are cumdumps!

Posted by: killapalin | December 24, 2010 10:32 AM | Report abuse

The attackers of the conservative woman forget that she is private citizen Palin whom has earned the money to speak out against the attacks from the tolerant left. She has used Facebook and any other possible means of communication to defend herself and her family against the snakes that call themselves "media."

Whether she is elected to higher office or not doesn't diminish the fact that she was the chief executive of a strategically positioned state in this country.

Watching her slap know it all smart mouthed liberals is actually entertaining.

Really it is the liberals that want to force regulation and taxation on your children and grandchildren

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 10:34 AM | Report abuse

I am a republican, and I find Palin to have the wisdom of a gnat.

Every first lady takes on a cause and Mrs Obama is trying to confront the the biggest health issue in the nation.

If Palin had a lick of common sense she would back up Mrs. Obama and her (Palin's) support would soar.

Her confrontational approach is unbecoming, you catch more flies with honey.

Posted by: ararebird | December 24, 2010 10:43 AM | Report abuse

Any black men left with guts....feed my baby's..help me.. Help me...Black men of the 1950s and 60s fought and endured for these entitled whining bunch of government dependent.....many years ago you were dependent on your government for everything..your ancestors were slaves you'd think maybe you'd like to make it on your own for "there sake".....pathetic...

Posted by: marty12341 | December 24, 2010 10:50 AM | Report abuse

So what if you call yourself Republican with a small r.

Lisa Murkowski, Olympia Snow, Scott Brown, and other RINO spineless Senators call themselves Republicans as well. Then they vote with the party of redistribution.

They are not conservatives with the peoples money.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 10:51 AM | Report abuse

Like many other Americans I just wish Palin would just go away. She reminds me of the little boy with the only ball if I can't play no one can, having said that take your ball and go home.

Posted by: dcbrown1 | December 24, 2010 10:59 AM | Report abuse

The conservatives need to find a strong, smart woman, who communicates their vision and policy. Lisa Murkowski, could be just that. She has proven she doesn't quit- even when the heat is on, which probably eats Palin up inside. Would love to see a Palin/Murkowski debate- the self-absorbed quitter vs. the strong leader.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 11:04 AM | Report abuse

Very revealing to read the comments of the tolerant left on here.

I realize that the Post and this writer is a left licking rag but to wish someone would take their ball and go home is just tripe.

When your ability to speak out against anything you wish is gone..........you will admire people who are willing to spend their own money to do so.

The snake in the grass media and people who defend them are really the vile distorters of the truth. She has only returned fire to the camps of liars and charlatans. Return fire is just something that can't be tolerated from the sleazy left.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:06 AM | Report abuse

It's jealousy, you betcha, that and $arahs need to be center of attention

she is taking lessons from Coulter, the only way she can get any attention is to say and do shocking things

beauty fades and so will $arah

Oprah's right, as a celebrity she is ok but as a politician she is too "snarky"

merry christmas and happy holidays everyone

Posted by: lndlouis | December 24, 2010 11:07 AM | Report abuse

Yes..........When the going gets tough Murkowski does not quit!

SHE CHEATS!

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:10 AM | Report abuse

I think Sarah had more in common with your grand parents, she didn't abort her unborn, she's religious, hard working and doesn't speak eloquently. And I'm sure she could kick your ass......as well as the rest of this group......

Posted by: marty12341 | December 24, 2010 11:11 AM | Report abuse

What a FLOTUS that Moochelle.

Wonder if she will don a 2500 dollar frock tomorrow to do a photo op in a Hawaii soup kitchen.

Wow.........what a great FLOTUS.

Barry will just lay low back at the crib.

Well maybe a little lobster and Kona bud.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

If it wasn't for Palin the WAPO would be out of business. She pulls the highest circulation ratings in the papers history.

Posted by: sportsfan2 | December 24, 2010 11:16 AM | Report abuse

Sports fan..........great post!

Kind of like Greta uses Rush on her show every night for ratings.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:19 AM | Report abuse

As a registered Republican voter, Sarah Palin is a constant embarrassment.
So, watch out, Sarah the quitter, that ugly green monster is rearing its ugly head. Your intense jealousy of Mrs. Obama's present residence and intelligence is showing.
If only the MSM would just drop her and make her go away!

Posted by: IDGem | December 24, 2010 11:22 AM | Report abuse

As a registered Republican voter, Sarah Palin is a constant embarrassment.
So, watch out, Sarah the quitter, that ugly green monster is rearing its ugly head. Your intense jealousy of Mrs. Obama's present residence and intelligence is showing.
If only the MSM would just drop her and make her go away!

Posted by: IDGem | December 24, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

IDGEM.........it means nothing to be a registered Republican voter anymore.

Are you a conservative and proud of it?

I am!

Do you cover a payroll or have you ever.

This is bigger than Sarah Palin.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:26 AM | Report abuse

Our current imposter in chief POTUS is a quitter.

He quit the Senate after two years to steal The Presidency.

What a quitter.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Murkowski didn't cheat, but Miller tried to cheat many people who have some spelling issues out of their right to vote. The people spoke volumes and yet Miller tried hard to silence them. The result- respect for Murkowski, and embarrassment for Miller and Palin. Funny how it's cheating when the GOP loses, but when the Supreme court decides in their favor, it's the will of the people.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 11:32 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin and Paris Hilton would make a perfect ticket in 2012.

Posted by: rjregan | December 24, 2010 11:33 AM | Report abuse

Murky lost the GOP primary and many write in votes were in the same handwriting.

Get on page Val. The fix was in.

Then she goes to The sewer and immediately votes with the snakes.

Posted by: frmhere | December 24, 2010 11:35 AM | Report abuse

I bet Michelle practices "chai-yok" daily...Sarah...I bet she thinks it's a Korean desert...

Posted by: marty12341 | December 24, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

Wonder if Palin would've screamed "government intrusion and takeover" when the first lady Bushes were urging children to "Just Read" and "Just Say NO". Betchya she would have hailed them as a step in the right direction for our youth. Think she would be standing on her slimy soapbox yelling "No government can tell me I need to read to my kids" and "How dare someone tell me what to say to my children."? What a phony hipocritical excuse for a human being.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 11:41 AM | Report abuse

Get on the page? How about read the page, maybe pick up a book or something. Makes you less ignorant and petty. Murkowski received more write in votes than anyone in recent history and Miller tried to get votes thrown out.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 11:46 AM | Report abuse

Instead of worrying bout the First Lady, Sarah Bullshitt should take care of her daughters cherries. The give them away like there is no tomorrow.
Funny thing, though, is that this imbecile believes the crapp she vomits.

Posted by: analyst72 | December 24, 2010 11:57 AM | Report abuse

Instead of worrying about the First Lady, Sarah Bullshitt should take care of her daughters cherries. The give them away like there is no tomorrow.
Funny thing, though, is that this imbecile believes the crapp she vomits.

Posted by: analyst72 | December 24, 2010 11:58 AM | Report abuse

It is mostly amusing to read so many comments complimenting Palin for being a thorn in the side of "Liberals". Nothing could be farther from the truth.

She appalls, not just those with a political perspective, but those with more than just a G.E.D. for their eduational resume.

It not her viewpoint that agitates, it's her inability to bring any weight to any discussion she engages in.

I don't fault her for being a conservative, I fault her for being intellectually lazy. No one, who aspires to high office in this country, has the right to remain so glaringly ill-informed.

Posted by: joecairo | December 24, 2010 12:12 PM | Report abuse

Michelle never said that.

Posted by: sarahabc | December 24, 2010 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Michelle is NOT telling anyone what they must do - she's giving them intelligent options which is most likely the problem - intelligent. That said, you need a license to drive, a license to marry, and a license carry a gun - but any damn fool can be a parent. There are dozens of these "parents" posting that they will feed their kids whatever they wish to feed them. Be my guest and load them all up with s'mores as the Wasilla Hillybilly recommends for her dysfunctional family. However, please stay out of the healthcare system as your kids develop heart disease, out of control cholestrol levels, and diabetes. The rest of us don't wish to pay for your lack of parenting skills and childraising ability. I'm sure these same parents rail about the lack of quality education in the schools - and yet let their kids spend hours on Facebook, on their cells, and in front of a computer and/or TV. Yup - just what this nation needs. A bunch of fat kids with no skills, and no intellectual curiousity. And by the way, Mom, if you're feeding your kids all that junkfood, then you're probably representative of the average American woman (look it up) at 5'3"" and 165 lbs.

Posted by: jharris99 | December 24, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

Well said, Jon! Michelle Obama is a woman. Palin is a little girl pretending to be a woman.

Posted by: freeworld23 | December 24, 2010 12:19 PM | Report abuse

"Gosh darn it" we can only hope the show will NOT get renewed for another season. I think those elusive 15 minutes will be over soon...tick, tock, tick, tock.

Posted by: Kimberley2 | December 24, 2010 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Well said, Jon! Michelle Obama is a woman. Palin is a little girl pretending to be a woman.

Posted by: freeworld23 | December 24, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse


What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
++++++++++

Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals.

Way to go Sarah, keep it up. It's fun to watch the lib's squirm

Posted by: frankn1 | December 20, 2010 5:18 PM
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And, what I love about all of you social-cons is how in the toilet you are for all things Palin.

Posted by: Tuathe | December 24, 2010 12:49 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is the best thing that has happened to this country in long time! Evidence is that the Democrats and liberals are so scared of her they are in a state of panic. More obvious evidence is this long list of negative comments. Go Sarah! Keep up the good work!!!!

Posted by: dailywalker | December 24, 2010 12:57 PM | Report abuse

I think Sara Palin is great to look at, I don't care what she says. Just keep on making news and making money, most women are all jealous of her for her looks and fame.

Posted by: joecarol | December 24, 2010 12:57 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is the best thing that has happened to this country in long time! Evidence is that the Democrats and liberals are so scared of her they are in a state of panic. More obvious evidence is this long list of negative comments. Go Sarah! Keep up the good work!

Posted by: dailywalker | December 24, 2010 1:00 PM | Report abuse

dailywalker- Dems are only scared that Palin might not try to run in 2012. Rove and the powerful GOP insiders are scared that she will try to run.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 1:00 PM | Report abuse

I can tell that most comments are from people that evidently hold the same opinion as the author, which is, at best based on information however false, spread by such as this author. Palin is no worse than the idiots already running the country-including, but not limited to the present administration. Unfortunately for you people, Obama has done such a horrific job that the public, including Democrats will send him packing soon-unless he has a divine enlightenment or awakening- and the end result is that you are actually propelling Sarah Palin into the next election. She should thank all you for presenting her as an alternate-voters will vote for her to get back at what is now happening by our leaders.

Posted by: eaglenews | December 24, 2010 1:01 PM | Report abuse

I can tell that most comments are from people that evidently hold the same opinion as the author, which is, at best based on information however false, spread by such as this author. Palin is no worse than the idiots already running the country-including, but not limited to the present administration. Unfortunately for you people, Obama has done such a horrific job that the public, including Democrats will send him packing soon-unless he has a divine enlightenment or awakening- and the end result is that you are actually propelling Sarah Palin into the next election. She should thank all you for presenting her as an alternate-voters will vote for her to get back at what is now happening by our leaders.

Posted by: eaglenews | December 24, 2010 1:02 PM | Report abuse


In The Post's "in and out" list this year, Palin should be out and anything else should be in.


Posted by: mortified469 | December 24, 2010 1:04 PM | Report abuse

Hey Jon: Let's be a little more one-sided! NOT! Who's snarky now?

Posted by: Food4ThoughtandMore | December 24, 2010 1:04 PM | Report abuse

A poster stated that:
The Feds are the ones that screwed up the school lunch program by putting all the fast food in the cafeteria to begin with, they set the guidelines.

There's a National School Lunch program that provides lunches to those who would otherwise not have the means to have a hot lunch. This program was begun in 1946.

However, what is offered in schools is pretty much dependent upon the local school district. They only need to offer items that meet the guidelines, but they often add ala carte items that aren't nutritious, like chips, etc. The schools often supplement their budgets with this added food purchase.

So frankly, leave the Fed out of your rants. If your child winds up with diabetes, at the rate the Republicans are going, they won't be able to get health care when they're older.

Posted by: MichelleKinPA | December 24, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

One comment is a fact -The Democrats are afraid she won't run and the Republicans are afraid she will. Many Democrats actually think Obama can win re-election -other Democrats already want another Democrat to run against him-while other Democrats are abandoning him already with some switching parties. They better hope she doesn't run-she will surprise a lot of people. The Republicans are afraid she will run and for good reason-they don't have one Republican that can beat her and they know it. So in the reality of politics both parties should not want her to run. If she does do not be surprised if the next president is a female named Palin

Posted by: eaglenews | December 24, 2010 1:16 PM | Report abuse

It occurs to me this is about neither Michelle Obama, nor Mom-knows-best snacks for kids.
I like Sara Palin for her foolishness; she is charmingly, blithely, blond-rooted.
This is merely Sara doing what she's so awesome at.
Be entertained and enjoy the farce.

Posted by: glenlincoln | December 24, 2010 1:19 PM | Report abuse

I am a conservative and I have no desire for Palin to be President. I don't think she would make a good president. I do think however that her views of liberals are correct. It's funny to see who the liberals are afraid of. She has no chance to be president, everyone knows that, yet the liberals constantly hound her. It's because they know many people agree with her views about liberals. The libs are afraid that she might sway more people to her views so they try to discredit her as much as they can. It's the liberals who kepp Sarah Palin thriving in the media. If they just stopped mentioning her every second then she wouldn't get as much attention. Even bad publicity form the libs is better than no publicity at all.

Posted by: eb122333 | December 24, 2010 1:21 PM | Report abuse

I am a conservative and I have no desire for Palin to be President. I don't think she would make a good president. I do think however that her views of liberals are correct. It's funny to see who the liberals are afraid of. She has no chance to be president, everyone knows that, yet the liberals constantly hound her. It's because they know many people agree with her views about liberals. The libs are afraid that she might sway more people to her views so they try to discredit her as much as they can. It's the liberals who kepp Sarah Palin thriving in the media. If they just stopped mentioning her every second then she wouldn't get as much attention. Even bad publicity form the libs is better than no publicity at all.

Posted by: eb122333 | December 24, 2010 1:22 PM | Report abuse

Sara Palin=Shallow myopic ignorant greedy parrot.

Posted by: dressypink | December 24, 2010 1:28 PM | Report abuse

1. Sara's best job is dancing on a pole in some bar in the lower 48. Definitely not flying around the country deceiving the most gullible among us.

2. I picture this woman as beauty pageant flaunting her carmel-toe and making money with the best legs God has blessed her with. Definitely not running a 300 million people nation. She couldn't run the smallest state in the nation, I wish she can go home and raise her children quietly. Afterall she has made her money already.

Posted by: dressypink | December 24, 2010 1:36 PM | Report abuse

The liberals are not afraid more people will agree with her views as they are born out of ignorance and have no basis in reality. They are too narrow and represent a small percentage of the American public. This is why she cannot win election, though if the GOP isn't careful, and lacks a strong leader who can articulate a broader conservative message, she could squeak out a victory in the primary. This is the hope of the dems and the fear of the GOP. Her lack of intellectual curiosity, and lack of any attempt to phrase her beliefs as a positive message may make her popular with the angry tea party, but as the economy improves and her message is proven false, her insignificance will be revealed.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 1:45 PM | Report abuse

TO ALL of you jerks / idiots / numbnuts who don't like Sarah Palin......In todays' world it is just as easy to turn unwanted news off as it is to turn it on... Just do like I do to clowns like Barack (sounds like me puking), Michelle, Joe Biden , et al White House clowns... Switch or change the frigging station. What you idiots don't seem to realize is that Sarah LAUGHS at you...ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK.

Posted by: rkeown | December 24, 2010 2:03 PM | Report abuse

I'd be laughing ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK TOO if I were Sara Palin. I like seeing the liberal sarcasm and criticism helping the conservative cause.

Posted by: Food4ThoughtandMore | December 24, 2010 2:12 PM | Report abuse

Jonathan Capehart, you seem to be nothing more then a bitter, bigoted black man. Michelle Obama may be highly educated, but nothing more stupid could have come out of the mouth of an intellectual who actually thinks they know what is best for everyone.

Do you know why the Republicans have said nothing about the Obama brats? Because they are not like Democrats, who think it is okay to lie. Democrats always are the first to bring up sex, family and other issues not related to the subject. Why is that? Because like Harry C. Alford happened to notice, most Democrats are hypocrites.

Democrats deny their responsibility for what happened to this country in 2007 and 2008, while they had a majority in Congress, and they blame Bush for their legislation. And simple minded bloggers like you, with a chip on your shoulder and an attitude of hatred in your heart, you buy their lies and excuses.

You sir, are nothing more then a party hack. If you were half a man, with true equality ringing in your words, you would not be a liberal, you would be a conservative, just like Martin Luther King, Jr., but your not. You are a liberal appeaser, just like a character from an old book, whose name I will not mention.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 2:14 PM | Report abuse

"let them eat s'mores"
Sarah Palin

Posted by: grobinette | December 24, 2010 2:22 PM | Report abuse

Anyone who calls the president's children "brats" has no business talking about a chip on a shoulder.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 2:23 PM | Report abuse

Five plus (5+) years,Five (5) colleges,one twice , 1 Bachelors degree in Communications with emphasis in journalism.

If she wre to have the same educational background as the first lady she would still be in college...her 15th of 16th probably.

It is spelled ....TWIT or PINHEAD either will do.

Posted by: jev97365 | December 24, 2010 2:27 PM | Report abuse

Watch it, frmhere.
The POTUS quit for a bigger job NOT more money like Sarah the Quitter.
I used to be more conservative than I am now. Then my eyes opened to the inequities that the conservatives were espousing. I would like to see a return to the Republican party of Jack Danforth. That one actually was on the right track IMO.
Try reading some books.

Posted by: IDGem | December 24, 2010 2:30 PM | Report abuse

jonathan, we know you got a secret crush on
Sarah but you can't have her.

Your articles definitely reveal that wish,
she is constantly on your mind.
She is a force to be reckon with, common sense smart, pretty and knows how to make money. Her last interview , wearing a dress, sort of low cut,on tv was a knockout. Her hair was beautifully COIFFEURED. Everyone should check out that interview. She was very smart and articulate, her facts were right on target.

See,you are not the only one who knows how to use some fancy word like SNARK.

Posted by: a302017 | December 24, 2010 2:32 PM | Report abuse

I love the fact that libs just go into a frenzy ev erytime Palins name is mentioned. They should be very afraid of Saint Sarah of the conservative religion. Palin/Daniels in 2012, and send O'bama back to the welfare line he was living off of.

Posted by: jjlj | December 24, 2010 2:33 PM | Report abuse

I don't care what job I got,
I would quit a billion times, a trillion times, trillions and trillions times, infinite countless times , to make more money and to live in luxury , and to take care of my family , financially.

Sarah knows how to quit smart to improve her position. That's the American way.

Wow! what a smart girl. Go,Sarah go.

Posted by: a302017 | December 24, 2010 2:48 PM | Report abuse

If I had to pick between Sarah Palin & Michelle Obama for a guardian for my children, I would pick Mrs. Obama. My kids may not get dessert, but they also would not have to experience the slaughter of wildlife to put meat & potatoes on their plate as the Palins gather around their fire like trogolodytes. If I had to choose between Sarah Palin and Michelle Obama for President, I would again choose Mrs. Obama. Mrs. Obama has so many qualities that Mrs. Palin lacks: intelligence, class, discretion, character, sensibility, savoir faire, culture, education, etc etc etc etc

Posted by: drparmer | December 24, 2010 3:22 PM | Report abuse


1.Democrats forget when Palin was the Darling of the Democrats, because as soon as Palin took the Governor's office away from a fellow Republican and tough SOB, Frank Murkowski, she tore into the Republican's "Corrupt Bastards Club" (CBC) and sent them packing. Many of them are now residing in State housing and wearing orange jump suits The Democrats reacted by skipping around the yard, throwing confetti and singing, "la la la la" (well, you know how they are). Name another governor in this country that has ever done anything similar.

2.Now with the CBC gone, there were fewer Alaskan politicians to protect the huge, giant oil companies here. So she constructed and enacted a new system of splitting the oil profits called "ACES." Exxon (the biggest corporation in the world) protested and Sarah told them, "don't let the door hit you in the stern on your way out." They stayed, and Alaska residents went from being merely wealthy to being filthy rich. Of course, the other huge international oil companies meekly fell in line. Again, give me the name of any other governor in the country that has done anything similar.

3.The other thing she did when she walked into the governor's office is she got the list of State requests for federal funding for projects, known as "pork." She went through the list, took 85% of them and placed them in the "when-hell-freezes-over" stack. She let locals know that if we need something built, we'll pay for it ourselves. Maybe she figured she could use the money she got from selling the previous governor's jet because it was extravagant. Maybe she could use the money she saved by dismissing the governor's cook (remarking that she could cook for her own family), giving back the State vehicle issued to her, maintaining that she already had a car, and dismissing her State-provided security force (never mentioning - I imagine - that she's packing heat herself). I'm still waiting to hear the names of those other governors.

4.Now, even with her much-ridiculed "gosh and golly" mannerism, she also managed to put together a totally new approach to getting a natural gas pipeline built which will be the biggest private construction project in the history of North America. No one else could do it although they tried. If that doesn't impress you, then you're trying too hard to be unimpressed while watching her do things like this while baking up a batch of brownies with her other hand.

5.For 30 years, Exxon held a lease to do exploratory drilling at a place called Point Thompson. They made excuses the entire time why they couldn't start drilling. In truth they were holding it like an investment. No governor for 30 years could make them get started. Then, she told them she was revoking their lease and kicking them out. They protested and threatened court action. She shrugged and reminded them that she knew the way to the court house. Alaska won again.

Eat your heart out everyone Palin is still around and will be forever

Posted by: gatorjim1 | December 24, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

Sarah needs to stay in Alaska! At least she may be cuter than the moose up there. On the mainland, she is just fugly.

Posted by: trifecta18 | December 24, 2010 3:41 PM | Report abuse

I would love to see her doing Playboy Centerfold before it is too late. That is our right, isn't it?

Posted by: gobsin7772 | December 24, 2010 4:00 PM | Report abuse

I have to comment again. There is so much hate coming from the Dem's and the far left, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE I AM ASHAMED OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY. We are Americans, or I thought we were. We are or we used to be looked up to as the Nation of all Nations. Now we have a President that Bow's to all of our so called friendly leaders or other Country's. I almost choked when Obama bowed to the leader of China, and bowed to the Muslim leaders in the middle east and even kissed the hand of one of them. When are you people going to wake up and see that Obama is leading us into Armageddon.
You are trying to compare a Lady (Palin) whom loves this country and is like the most of us watching it go to hell in just a couple of years. If you people had any sense you would start hording food and water and also silver and gold. because if you cant see the future of the United States, you are blind with stupidly. You hate someone who lives off the land that God gave us. and you be little anyone that, uses natural resources to feed and support their family. We are so close to the failure of our Government and you will wake up one morning and it will be mayhem in this country. if I had to choose between Palin and Michelle I would with no doubt stay with Palin. Michelle only knows what you should eat and Palin knows where to shoot it so you can survive. Like comparing a Lady (Palin) to a bowling pin (?) Just remember if you can not provide for your self if this Country goes down the way it is headed, you better start learning, and learning fast. Time is not on your side.

God Bless The United States Of America
Jim Gator
Texas

Posted by: gatorjim1 | December 24, 2010 4:09 PM | Report abuse

How come Palin didn't complain about about Laura Bush forcing America's children to read books? Her first lady gig was promoting reading. Obviously not to the benefit of her party's constituents, but still a valiant effort.

Posted by: bflagg | December 24, 2010 4:13 PM | Report abuse

Not only is Sarah Bin Palin sarcastic...she is as toxic of a malignant narcissist as they come. Add to that her below average IQ and her complete lack of intellectual curiosity. Palin is not half the person Michelle Obama is. Palin doesn't have 10% of the class that the First Lady Michelle does. Hopefully Palin's numbers will drop enough and the media won't be able to make money off of her inflammatory stupidity anymore. Then Palin will fade away like a fart in the Alaska wind.

Posted by: vintel7 | December 24, 2010 4:26 PM | Report abuse

As an Alaskan, please don't refer to her as Gov Palin. We don't. Not to continue the rant, but those titles are reserved for people who actually do the job. Not only did she quit, but she left us with no leadership while she began work on her tv career. She wasn't even a half term gov, she maybe served 1 year.

Posted by: cemoulton1700 | December 24, 2010 4:30 PM | Report abuse

These are the 10 states with the highest levels of adult obesity, according to a 2008 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

1. Mississippi, 32.0 percent
2. Alabama, 30.3
3. Tennessee, 30.1
4. Louisiana, 29.8
5. West Virginia, 29.5
6. Arkansas, 28.7
7. South Carolina, 28.4
8. Georgia, 28.2
9. Oklahoma, 28.1
10. Texas, 28.1

Source: Associated Press

Posted by: WmLaney | December 24, 2010 4:40 PM | Report abuse


God Bless The United States Of America
Jim Gator
Texas
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I'm starting to think the schools in Texas are more like Madrassas. Either that or pointy toed boots cuts off blood flow to the brain.

Posted by: WmLaney | December 24, 2010 4:46 PM | Report abuse

Palin is a smart mouth ignorant woman that gives intelligent women a bad reputation. She is a vindictive person and needs to stay home as Barbara Bush said. Hope she and all her family get fat as wild hogs, because she missed the point of Michelle Obama and her stance against childhood obesity. That's how shallow a person Palin is. Would a true and honest person really make fun of the health of our children in this Country. But of course Palin would because she knows nothing about what's going on anywhere outside of her protected compound of friends and idiots that follow her.

Posted by: tedfordus | December 24, 2010 5:01 PM | Report abuse

my GOD if all Sarah Palin has time to do is find any means to belittle or degrade Mrs. Obama than that means that she must be doing something right. if not why would Sarah Palin take the time out of her so call busy schedule and her tv show to complain about Mrs. Obama talk about what or what not to feed your children only further proves that this lady diffently has issues.

Posted by: crnkfld | December 24, 2010 6:17 PM | Report abuse

America is a free country and we have our own free choice.

Not everyone needs to refrain from desserts and be healthy. What would the drs. and the hospitals do if there are no patients?

Not everyone needs to go to college. We need people who dosen't have college degrees to work in honorable fields like trash collectors, plumbers that smell good, carpenters, handy men, porters, door men, taxi drivers, etc., you get the point. Believe me, sometimes they make more money than most of us so call pseudo intellectuals. Most liberals think they are so intelligent and all that.

I like to see a jeopardy tournament , pitting a democrat vs a republican conservative.

Posted by: a302017 | December 24, 2010 6:25 PM | Report abuse

I LOVE THIS WOMAN!!!

Finally, an American patriot willing to stand up and be stupid!! As Americans, we are all too squeamish regarding embarrassment, being caught in foolish situations and generally looking like total idiots. Sarah Palin is different. She utters every foggy thought that comes into her head, she communicates via Facebook (how 7th grade.....). She is diligent in avoiding knowledge at all costs such as that which would come from reading books or magazines and she keeps an entire stable of smarter folk to respond for her by email and Facebook. Thus, just enough credibility remains to keep smart people fascinated and dumb people captivated.
Build her a platform from whence she can see Russia and let the cameras roll as she regales her empty-headed followers and the rest of us who are just plain charmed with the words, "Americans, join me!!! Dare to be stupid!! Go where the brainiacs will not and help me to roll out the twilight of foolishness for all America and yes, all the world!! America has flooded the world with our inventiveness, our dress, our customs. Now let us flood it with ignorance and sheer loud-mouthed bluster, signifying NOTHING."
I stand all amazed; by dang, I fear I would be irrestibly drawn to vote Palin in 2012 just to see what she could do with a bigger stage. That is, my friends, the nihilism of idiocy.....and I embrace it!!

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 24, 2010 6:31 PM | Report abuse

Why are the socialists so fixated on such an inconsequential individual? Fear? Jealousy?

America also notes - and IF the media would focus on yet another Obama f up - the Russians have a completely different timetable on the START treaty. Maybe the female genius running state is clueless?

Like the cash for clunkers, swine flu, obamacare, stimulus and all the rest of the hysteria laden MUST DO NOW legislation - the START treaty is yet another drooling socialist crying wolf to their bedwetting fellow travelers.

Remember how America had to be raped to prevent unemployment from hitting 9 percent?

Remember Obama solemnly promising transparency?

Too rich. And truly too stupid even for saturday night live.

Though they do make a cottage industry over an inconsequential, non policy making citizen from Arizona.

I wonder what would happen if Palin said something to the effect of 24/7 364 days a year? Or "all 57 states?" Or Roosevelt going on tv during the depression. Or a mis-translated buffoonish button worn by a buffoonish secstate. Or a clueless Clapper admitting he really know little about world affairs.

You see there is stupidity - then there is socialist stupidity.

You know, the elitist, high brow, intellectual leftist stupidity.

Posted by: VirginiaConservative | December 24, 2010 6:36 PM | Report abuse

I usually skip any press having to do with Ms Palin because it's kind of like reading about Paris Hilton. Who cares about someone being famous for being famous? But I happened upon this article in some spare time, so why not check in to see what this woman is up to lately. Oh wow! How very small and petty she is. How mundane and narcissist her ego is. An inspired leader must step outside of themselves into something much larger than their little world of personal likes and dislikes. She'll never be anything more than what she already is.

Posted by: Mars777 | December 24, 2010 6:41 PM | Report abuse

Lard-Butt Michelle Antoinette is the Snark.

Posted by: JCM-51 | December 24, 2010 7:05 PM | Report abuse

The only idiots here are Capehart and you liberal jackasses. If Sarah Palin had alzheimers she would still be more smarter thant he brightest liberal, or democrat. You guys just don't have a clue. Jimmy Carter loves Obama, why, because Obama has taken the title of the worst President away from Carter. One simple example, maybe the brightest liberal can understand. Obama has preaches the past two years of how important creating jobs is. What did he say yesterday, "Now is the time to start focusing on jobs". What as idiot. Bush is a frigging Einstein compared to this moron. Wake up Gumbies...

Posted by: sonnyphillips | December 24, 2010 7:29 PM | Report abuse

The only idiots here are Capehart and you liberal jackasses. If Sarah Palin had alzheimers she would still be more smarter thant he brightest liberal, or democrat. You guys just don't have a clue. Jimmy Carter loves Obama, why, because Obama has taken the title of the worst President away from Carter. One simple example, maybe the brightest liberal can understand. Obama has preaches the past two years of how important creating jobs is. What did he say yesterday, "Now is the time to start focusing on jobs". What as idiot. Bush is a frigging Einstein compared to this moron. Wake up Gumbies...

Posted by: sonnyphillips | December 24, 2010 7:30 PM | Report abuse

valerie14:

Like Democrats have not befouled the air with words of utter contempt for both children of Governor Palin and a whole host of other children of Conservative Politicians. You don't see that low life underhanded crap coming from the conservatives, and meatheads like you eat up with spoon and fork.

Brats is an affectionate term, not a hateful one like Democrats use all the time. As far as I am concerned, not only are you on a high horse with the author of the blog, where you put yourselves, your opinion is also meaningless, along with an Unemployment Rate that will not top 8%.

So, why don't you go find something productive to do and stop siding with all the left wing dogma, hatred and shear bigotry that is the hallmark of the Democrat Party. They have been and always will be the party of personal destruction, even of their own. From the original defenders of slavery to the modern day advocates of socialism, they just become more and more anti-american.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

valerie14:

Like Democrats have not befouled the air with words of utter contempt for both children of Governor Palin and a whole host of other children of Conservative Politicians. You don't see that low life underhanded crap coming from the conservatives, and meatheads like you eat up with spoon and fork.

Brats is an affectionate term, not a hateful one like Democrats use all the time. As far as I am concerned, not only are you on a high horse with the author of the blog, where you put yourselves, your opinion is also meaningless, along with an Unemployment Rate that will not top 8%.

So, why don't you go find something productive to do and stop siding with all the left wing dogma, hatred and shear bigotry that is the hallmark of the Democrat Party. They have been and always will be the party of personal destruction, even of their own. From the original defenders of slavery to the modern day advocates of socialism, they just become more and more anti-american.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

valerie14:

Like Democrats have not befouled the air with words of utter contempt for both children of Governor Palin and a whole host of other children of Conservative Politicians. You don't see that low life underhanded crap coming from the conservatives, and meatheads like you eat up with spoon and fork.

Brats is an affectionate term, not a hateful one like Democrats use all the time. As far as I am concerned, not only are you on a high horse with the author of the blog, where you put yourselves, your opinion is also meaningless, along with an Unemployment Rate that will not top 8%.

So, why don't you go find something productive to do and stop siding with all the left wing dogma, hatred and shear bigotry that is the hallmark of the Democrat Party. They have been and always will be the party of personal destruction, even of their own. From the original defenders of slavery to the modern day advocates of socialism, they just become more and more anti-american.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

valerie14:

Like Democrats have not befouled the air with words of utter contempt for both children of Governor Palin and a whole host of other children of Conservative Politicians. You don't see that low life underhanded crap coming from the conservatives, and meatheads like you eat up with spoon and fork.

Brats is an affectionate term, not a hateful one like Democrats use all the time. As far as I am concerned, not only are you on a high horse with the author of the blog, where you put yourselves, your opinion is also meaningless, along with an Unemployment Rate that will not top 8%.

So, why don't you go find something productive to do and stop siding with all the left wing dogma, hatred and shear bigotry that is the hallmark of the Democrat Party. They have been and always will be the party of personal destruction, even of their own. From the original defenders of slavery to the modern day advocates of socialism, they just become more and more anti-american.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

What an unnerving sight: Sarah, this angry, vicious yet smiling ignoramus,holding a deadly weapon. The photo is bad enough. I haven't and won't watch two seconds of her series.

Posted by: jimsteinberg1 | December 24, 2010 7:39 PM | Report abuse

What an unnerving sight: Sarah, this angry, vicious yet smiling ignoramus,holding a deadly weapon. The photo is bad enough. I haven't and won't watch two seconds of her series.

Posted by: jimsteinberg1 | December 24, 2010 7:39 PM | Report abuse

drparmer:

At least Governor Palin's children are not ignorant of life like your children will be. Hiding where food comes from because it must be killed is stupid. Fools like you will be easy pickens when the power grid fails for an extended period of time and Uncles Sam does not come to your aid.

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:40 PM | Report abuse

jimsteinberg1:

At least she knows how to hold one.

Why are all you liberal socialists to arrogant, mean and stupid?

Posted by: krevlob | December 24, 2010 7:44 PM | Report abuse

Go back to Mars 777 and take Lard-Butt Michelle who isn't proud of her country with you. What Sara already is = much more than you and your "spare time"

Posted by: Pleasereportfactsnotopinion | December 24, 2010 7:47 PM | Report abuse

Your comment that kids are becoming "bedridden obese people who have to be forklifted out of their houses to make doctor's appointments" is quite a bit of an exaggeration. But then you would need to exaggerate to justify the government getting so involved in matters of nutrition.

It seems that Michelle Obama's policies in this area rely on worst case scenarios as a rationale. Pretty poor governing if you ask me, and she's not even an elected official..

Posted by: thishouseis | December 24, 2010 7:47 PM | Report abuse

Well done Valerie 14

Posted by: Pleasereportfactsnotopinion | December 24, 2010 7:52 PM | Report abuse

The Palin Celebrity Family Freak Show continues...

And their cult members are out in force as usual...making up excuses for them.

Posted by: wilder5121 | December 24, 2010 8:08 PM | Report abuse

if she thinks michelle is telling us what to do by pointing out problems obesity, then surely she thought the same thing when nancy reagan pointed out problems w/using drugs!!!!!

palin MUST have had a problem when nancy reagan tried to tell us how to live our lives w/say no to drugs, right????

Posted by: krzyhorse | December 24, 2010 8:36 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is one sorry individual who is just out to make others as miserable as she is. She can't stop putting down her own grandson's father, and never has anything good to say about anyone else. Get over yourself Sarah!

Posted by: mmalesada | December 24, 2010 8:43 PM | Report abuse

Why do journalists pay so much attention to this base, vulgar, uncultivated, mean and dull woman? Why does it matter what new idiotic and slanderous words she uttered?

She is no one and nothing and should be treated accordingly.

Posted by: Curatica | December 24, 2010 8:53 PM | Report abuse

I want hate-mongering liberals to go away. Their bigotry is preventing America from reaching her full potential.
Posted by: shecallsmemoe

And this "potential" would be world dominance I presume? You may find that "liberals" will be the very least of your worries should you continue to be the ignorant foll who regards history as a mere obstical you have the POWER to overcome. Dream on!

Posted by: anOPINIONATEDsob | December 24, 2010 8:55 PM | Report abuse

We love Sarah, sarah all the way.
We love Sarah, sarah all the way.
We love Sarah, sarah all the way.

Posted by: a302017 | December 24, 2010 9:00 PM | Report abuse

Mr. Capehart:

When you stoop to name calling, you reduce your credibility to nill.

Frankly, I don't need Michelle Obama to tell me how to feed my 6 children. All of whom are healty and happy. If we allow her to continue unchecked, social services will be visiting our doorsteps and telling us that we can't provide cake for a child's birthday.

You want them to eat better and so do I, but, in the past we have been one of those families who bought and fed what we could afford. We didn't always have $100 a week to provide fresh fruit and vegetables. Sometimes our meal was rice with hamburger meat and very little meat. We ate what we could afford. And this predicament isn't limited to large families. Small families can't always afford to feed well rounded meals.

Ms. Obama needs to worry about what her own children eat, and the fact that her husband has the audacity to smoke in the White house and not worry about whether my kids are making smores at a Christmas Tree farm when we go out to cut down our tree.

Michelle, keep your opinions to yourself, none of the rest of us are interested.

I'm not a lunatic, but the election of Barak Obama was a gigantic mistake which all of america will pay for in the years to come.

God only help us keep him a one term president.

Posted by: leannlrobertson | December 24, 2010 9:08 PM | Report abuse

"Not the First Lady nor Congress have any authority to dictate my childs diet.
The Feds are the ones that screwed up the school lunch program by putting all the fast food in the cafeteria to begin with, they set the guidelines.

Posted by: jhnjdy "

Easy enough. Take charge of your own child's diet. You're their mother, aren't you? (Any idea who the father might have been?)

Posted by: thrh | December 24, 2010 9:12 PM | Report abuse

"Fat,lazy kids are less of a threat to our country than some bag of gas from Washington who thinks she has the right to tell some what they can or can't eat. Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone.

Posted by: carlbatey"

Aw, just crawl back under the porch and give the coonhounds a good kick, Carl! It always makes you feel better.

Ignorant peckerwood redneck.

Posted by: thrh | December 24, 2010 9:17 PM | Report abuse

"Fat,lazy kids are less of a threat to our country than some bag of gas from Washington who thinks she has the right to tell some what they can or can't eat. Michelle Obama should climb back up in her tree and leave us alone.

Posted by: carlbatey"

Aw, just crawl back under the porch and give the coonhounds a good kick, Carl! It always makes you feel better.

Ignorant peckerwood redneck.

Posted by: thrh | December 24, 2010 9:18 PM | Report abuse

Has Michelle ever looked in the mirror? She could lose that fat behind, then not try to tell me how to feed my off spring, None of her business

Posted by: golfron | December 24, 2010 9:20 PM | Report abuse

golfron, have you ever noticed the first lady's biceps? Bet she could take you on. As for your kids, feed them whatever you want, really no one cares. However,if they become obese, diabetic, and suffer from hypertension just hope that healthcare reform is in place.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 24, 2010 9:46 PM | Report abuse

Where IS that hook to yank her off stage?

Posted by: turbovega | December 24, 2010 10:21 PM | Report abuse

Eventually the realization that Governor Palin is history's most brilliant anencephalic dawns. Reasoned sentences and rash sentence fragments are not fungible.

Posted by: Martial | December 24, 2010 10:57 PM | Report abuse

Eventually the realization that Governor Palin is history's most brilliant anencephalic dawns. Reasoned sentences and rash sentence fragments are not fungible.

Posted by: Martial | December 24, 2010 10:58 PM | Report abuse

I LOVE THIS WOMAN!!!

Finally, an American patriot willing to stand up and be stupid!! As Americans, we are all too squeamish regarding embarrassment, being caught in foolish situations and generally looking like total idiots. Sarah Palin is different. She utters every foggy thought that comes into her head, she communicates via Facebook (how 7th grade.....). She is diligent in avoiding knowledge at all costs such as that which would come from reading books or magazines and she keeps an entire stable of smarter folk to respond for her by email and Facebook. Thus, just enough credibility remains to keep smart people fascinated and dumb people captivated.
Build her a platform from whence she can see Russia and let the cameras roll as she regales her empty-headed followers and the rest of us who are just plain charmed with the words, "Americans, join me!!! Dare to be stupid!! Go where the brainiacs will not and help me to roll out the twilight of foolishness for all America and yes, all the world!! America has flooded the world with our inventiveness, our dress, our customs. Now let us flood it with ignorance and sheer loud-mouthed bluster, signifying NOTHING."
I stand all amazed; by dang, I fear I would be irrestibly drawn to vote Palin in 2012 just to see what she could do with a bigger stage. That is, my friends, the nihilism of idiocy.....and I embrace it!!

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 24, 2010 6:31 PM | Report abuse
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still laughing....

Posted by: WmLaney | December 24, 2010 11:02 PM | Report abuse

Why do people keep referring to her as "Gov" Palin? I quit a job when I was 17 because it was too hard, too. Should I still be referred to as "fry cook" Matthew? Seriously, this woman is a self-indulgent, lazy, narcissistic QUITTER. The next-to-last thing she deserves is any honorifics. (The LAST thing is to be re-elected to any position that requires using her brain.)

Posted by: LostSok0523 | December 24, 2010 11:15 PM | Report abuse

"Frankly, I don't need Michelle Obama to tell me how to feed my 6 children."

Yeah...she should probably help you with BIRTH CONTROL. After all, it's a lot of work to home school six mouth-breathers.

Posted by: LostSok0523 | December 24, 2010 11:19 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is like the Madonna of politics - everybody criticizes her and claims not to like her, but everybody buys her recordings, and having her family act the way they do in public only adds to the publicity of the product and makes her a Super Star. lol.

You may be too young to remember, but how many people put up "I Hate J.R." bumper stickers back in the late seventies, and made Larry Hagman rich all over again? You guys are doing a similar job for Sarah Palin. lol.

Posted by: darkasnight1234 | December 24, 2010 11:33 PM | Report abuse

"These are the 10 states with the highest levels of adult obesity, according to a 2008 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

1. Mississippi, 32.0 percent
2. Alabama, 30.3
3. Tennessee, 30.1
4. Louisiana, 29.8
5. West Virginia, 29.5
6. Arkansas, 28.7
7. South Carolina, 28.4
8. Georgia, 28.2
9. Oklahoma, 28.1
10. Texas, 28.1 "

Interesting...a lot of fat people with fat heads and limited brain capacity. Not a thing about that is surprising. Conservatives are as lazy as they are stupid.

Posted by: LostSok0523 | December 24, 2010 11:35 PM | Report abuse

It is astounding to see the depth of the liberals mental illness. Still obsessing about Palin. Ms. Obama is trying to dictate what children should eat. Why doesn't she just stick her pie hole in her own business. Palin we love you.. and we love to see the insane liberals getting all upset and peeing their pants.
I hope they regain some sanity soon. Most people were shocked at the antics they pulled over dancing with the stars and Bristol Palin.
Death threats and the libturds were totally unhinged.
2012 can't come soon enough. Lock these lunatics in a padded cell.

Posted by: rickshawjim | December 24, 2010 11:43 PM | Report abuse

The libtards heads are going to explode..

This weekend’s episode is the series’ seventh of eight, with the final episode scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9 – a special two-hour finale starting at 8/7c on TLC. (No new show will be seen on Jan. 2.) And that means this much talked-about series will soon be over. However, it’s doing well enough in the ratings – averaging 3.3 million viewers each week after six episodes – that there’s talk now of a possible second season, though TLC’s reps say that’s premature.

Based on the ratings and all the buzz about the show, it stands to reason that TLC would be interested in pursuing a second season. They’d be crazy not to.

If you ask us, a second season for “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” would be just fine. As the first reality series to star a potential candidate for president, the show is historic. And we’ve enjoyed writing about it and reading the reactions of the Fancast community.

So, how about it? Should Sarah go for Season 2?

http://www.fancast.com/blogs/2010/tv-news/alaska-preview-its-timber-time-for-chainsaw-sarah/

Posted by: rickshawjim | December 24, 2010 11:50 PM | Report abuse

@gatorjim1: Are you Todd Palin's father, Jim, by any chance?

Just the first point tells me you're one of her acolytes who can't distinguish between reality and facts: "...as soon as Palin took the Governor's office away from a fellow Republican and tough SOB, Frank Murkowski, she tore into the Republican's 'Corrupt Bastards Club' (CBC) and sent them packing."

Total BS. The sting operation that nailed the CBC happened years before Palin was governor. The indictments and subsequent convictions of the CBC were completely handled by the Dept. of Justice, the FBI, and the IRS. She had NOTHING to do with it. You're just lying or sadly, completely, mistaken (and on Christmas Eve no less). Santa is bringing you coal, buddy.

And BTW, Frank Murkowski was so unpopular that a freaking banana could have beaten him in the election. She also won the governorship with less than 50 percent of the vote. Don't know if you've been paying attention, but her popularity in Alaska is now pretty close to what Frank's was.

Oh, and maybe you missed the recent report concluding that the gas pipeline won't be feasible for at least 20 years? Yep, she flushed a half-billion dollars of our money down the toilet. Say "thank you," Canada.

I wish you a happy, non-delusional, Palin-free year, gatorjim. Please do remember that facts are your friends.

Posted by: BlueDog1 | December 24, 2010 11:52 PM | Report abuse

Did I miss something? Where was the "blast?"

For all of you who are making comments about
Palin's children, shame on you!

LostSoc0523...you are vile.

Posted by: TTUGal1992 | December 25, 2010 12:36 AM | Report abuse

"What I adore most about Gov. Palin is her effortless ability to tie useless Beltway pundit twits up in knots.

Posted by: thebump
++++++++++

Actually, what I enjoy most about Governor Palin is her propensity to continuously get under the skin of all you liberals."

Posted by: frankn1

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Hmmm ... let me see ... former First Lady Barbara Bush said on Larry King Live when asked about Sara Palin: "Well, I sat next to her and she's a nice woman. She loves Alaska and, frankly, I think she ought to stay there!"

If I'm not mistaken, Barbara Bush is NOT a liberal nor is she a Democrat.

Sara Palin has no substance whatsoever. None. She draws in "fans" like the two of you because she is sarcastic. But her sarcasm is all smoke and mirrors that actually hides the truth ... she doesn't know squat!

To quote Jonathan Capehart, the writer of the article above:

"Palin's desire to display her facility with put-downs instead of the intricacies of policy may explain why, after two years on the national stage, she is not seen by many as qualified to be president."

'Nuff said!

Posted by: gitouttahere | December 25, 2010 12:41 AM | Report abuse

Most of the people all hyped up about Michelle Obama promoting healthy eating habits are probably the same 35% of obese Americans we see with their kids at shopping malls buying soda and cookies from Mrs. Fields.

Get over it obese America and admit you cost the tax payer money when you have your first stroke and beg some doctor to put you on disability. Thank goodness private companies ignore your whining about things like airline seats which aren't big enough for your fat derriere (notice a capitalist company is in charge of that business and it isn't profitable to use plane capacity for people with a ridiculous BMI.) See it isn't a private company's problem you became obese. Nor should it be the governments!! - the government should never give any funding to any obesity related illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart attacks in your 20s and 30s, not to mention all the knee and hip replacements you need because of your crushing weight. Also we need to stop paying for any fat kids with Type 2 diabetes who go to the school nurse paid for with government funds to inject fat kids with insulin a couple times of day.

So stop saying the tax payer has no right to tell you what to eat when you don't pay for your obesity.

Posted by: calvinesque | December 25, 2010 12:57 AM | Report abuse

Sara Palin is a disgrace to Republican Party and to US politics in general. Those who are close to her, should please tell her to grow up, she act and talk like her ground child.
She need to learn how to respond to issues, not fighting or throwing bad words to American President and his family, that will never lead her anywhere,only showing Americans and the world her foolishness.
Reasonable leaders takes time in planning not talking like Sara Palin. To day is 12/25/2010 Christmas day, am 75% sure Sara Palin will never win republican ticket come 2012, which is the best she can go. I wish she draw good meaningful politics close to herself, those who will tell her the truth. she doesn't have the quality and leadership ability to be in white house yet, yes Americans needs a woman president, but not Sara Palin who is not organized.

Posted by: julio1980 | December 25, 2010 1:55 AM | Report abuse

What liberals could possibly be jealous of snark wasillabilly palin? What a pathetic excuse for a governor she turned out to be, and furthermore, her seething jealousy of michelle obama is entertaining (unlike her goofy tv show). She's about as transparent as they come and she's no threat! I agree we should boycott TLC until they take this ridiculous excuse for a show off! Even conservative republicans are embarassed by her, and well they should be. I, in fact do not want her to go away...the longer she displays her ignorance to the intelligent people that see her for what she is, the more of a boost it is for Obama! She can only ridicule and make fun of others, and knows nothing about supporting her country...what a joke she is...her days are numbered as the people of her state and her political affiliation are all embarassed by her.

Posted by: djniekro | December 25, 2010 2:40 AM | Report abuse

"Note to Mama Grizzly: Your family's business wouldn't be out there for all to read if members of said family quit airing their dirty laundry so publicly."

Right on. This is something I've been saying since about mid-2009. I illustrated it in a couple of cartoons:

http://thisishistorictimes.com/2009/08/checkers/

http://thisishistorictimes.com/2010/02/animal-mother/

..and my comments on those, both in the posts and in conversation or debate with readers, already sum up my own thoughts on the matter.

Posted by: deephurting | December 25, 2010 2:49 AM | Report abuse

This woman is such a complete phoney. I feel sorry for the people that cant see her for what she is...a woman filled with jealousy and hate. If you Palin lovers wish to feed your kids junk and want to deal with them becoming type 2 diabetics that is your choice. She continually puts her children out there as props and then whines when they are in magazines to read about. What really gets me is this woman talks so unpresidential...I mean dont most grown intelligent people use the term "suck" in their conversation publicly...notttttt . Sarah you need to go back to where you came from because you are in no way presidential in any way shape or form.

Posted by: Webster51 | December 25, 2010 2:58 AM | Report abuse

Palin makes Republicans and independents squirm, too, by her arrogance, her ignorance, and her perpetual self-promotion through self-defined martyrdom and victimhood. She's the Mean Queen Bee of politics, the kind of girl we all went to school with. And she's out to use anyone and everyone in her quest for self-aggrandizement, wealth and political power. It's utterly depressing at how many people are falling for her schtick and whining victimhood.

Posted by: windrider2 | December 25, 2010 3:36 AM | Report abuse

I LOVE THIS WOMAN!!!!!

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 25, 2010 4:18 AM | Report abuse

I LOVE THIS GUY, TOO!!!

I wish I could get this guy to come to a party!! I'll be he is even funnier when more liquored up than usual, when all that fat, stupid third-grader ennui starts coming out......

THIS is a quintessential Palindrone....reactionary, ignorant, uneducated, obnoxious, seedy, uncouth and no doubt lazy..... all the seven dwarves of the politics of hate that the Republicans have become.............

Check it out!!!
________________________________

fwiw, posting THREE dumb-bunny, false & terminally stupid posts in a row doesn't make you look intelligent. - in point of fact it makes you look like a typical DIMocRAT, lunatic-fringe, extremist.

fyi, statists, leftist lunatics, race-baiters, crooks, bigots, fools & "empty-heads" are all that is left in the DIMocRATS party, after the moderates, "rank & file" union members & social conservatives left the party. ====> that's WHY the DIMocRATS party is DYING.
the DIMs will win no more national elections, as the "average voter" just doesn't trust them with our FREEDOM anymore.
(the vaunted "Democrat base", that "the lame-stream press" blathers endlessly upon, is perhaps as much as 25% of the electorate; 25% does NOT win elections, in case your arithmatic skills are poor.)

a coalition of Independents, disaffected Democrats, conservatives & some GOP members (i.e., THE TEA PARTY) will select the GOP candidate & will humilate whomever the DIMocRATS choose as their candidates in 2012.= it won't even be close.

instead it will be a BLOODBATH for the DIMocRAT extremists, as the DIMs will lose the Senate, many more seats in the HoR & the WH.
(i do NOT think that BHO will survive the 2012 DIMocRAT primary season, even if he chooses to run again. by 2012, BHO will be MORE unpopular than Jimmy Carter was. - HRC is the LIKELY candidate, as i write these lines.)

yours, TN46
coordinator, CCTPP

Posted by: texasnative46

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 25, 2010 4:39 AM | Report abuse

And, besides, texasnative46 (enough said?)I'll take my arithmatic skills anytime over your ignorant ravings....
Give this guy another glass of thorazine... he's plumb out....

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 25, 2010 4:43 AM | Report abuse

Sarah I hate to tell you this but the government has been in your business on how to feed your children for years. I remember sitting in health class and there was a chart of the 4 basic food groups. On that chart it said that these groups were recommended by the health and food department which is ran by the government.

I do not think that Michelle is trying to make it a law. I think she is just trying to inform children about the right foods. My teachers did that too. Michelle is trying to teach kids just like teachers. So, Sarah, since you are upset with the First Lady about teaching kids about the right foods to eat, are you upset with our teachers for doing the same?

Posted by: myopinionmatters2 | December 25, 2010 4:45 AM | Report abuse

What is WP's fascination for this ex beauty show contestant?

Posted by: rhda | December 25, 2010 4:50 AM | Report abuse

Well, probably the same fascination the rest of us have; she has a great a$$ and a mouth that just begs to be stuffed with something really big that would totally silence the yap yap yap....

Posted by: mbandercoot | December 25, 2010 5:00 AM | Report abuse

Just goes to show! You can not buy class! What a poster child for "White Trash"!!!

Posted by: manutx | December 25, 2010 8:03 AM | Report abuse

you are a joke, an embarrassment and a quitter....the last one is the most damning. people will not forgive you, ever. it is NO class to attack the first lady you bigot.

Posted by: lakelover36 | December 25, 2010 8:23 AM | Report abuse

The poll pretty much says it all. She's not gaining any ground toward running for president because the people see her for what she is. A newscaster who had 15 seconds of fame who is attempting to extend that into a full minute. 15 seconds was all we needed. She is BAD for the right wing. She may attract the fringe.. but in the end she does the rightwing harm, just like the fringe lunatics who follow her and the fringers from the far left who do the same thing. People want centrism, not fringe dictators. Sarah, sorry. I am sure your family loves you, Merry Christmas and all, but you will never be the president...I think you know that, and you're doing this for the money and fame. Good luck.

Posted by: cbenedon | December 25, 2010 8:25 AM | Report abuse

I tend to agree with the assumption that many cannot believe there are people who still think she can walk on water. She may be very jealous that the Republican ticket lost. I believe many bigoted and biased people still cannot believe that a black man won the presidency. Reading the posts show the prejudice that still permeates the American peoples. Many cannot say anything nice and continue to spew the right-winged rhetoric normally heard on FOX and the narrow-minded narcissistic talking heads on radio. You know who you are. Americans have corrupted by FOX's continued radicalizing, lying and gross falsehoods. When people stop listening to this arm of the Republican/TEA party and the narcissistic narrow-minded talking heads they might get a clearer view of the real world they live in. The obvious leaders who have any chance of meeting President Obama in 2012 are Mitt Romney, who has probably the best chance; Newt Gingrich, whom is too closely allied with the sham nonprofit 501(c)4 organizations who are able to raise funds without any transparancies or disclosures; Tim Pawlenty and Mitch Daniels, the least like able, and that leaves Sarah Palin. Sarah Palin will visit the states where she can raise the most money for herself and cast off any real contender. The Narcissistic quitter from Alaska could pick Rick Perry from Texas and have a viable ticket, or Rick Perry could pick Sarah as his running mate. Either way the GOP will not produce any contenders to match President Obama's team. Even Marc Rubio's Florida roots cannot propel him to the fore front of the pack. Barbour has the poorest of chances. If any of these so-called leaders really want to get a leg up and make a viable attempt to gain the upper hand, they must learn to speak Spanish, delve into the problems and issues confronting all Americans of Hispanic origins. Non-passage of the "Dream Act" has raised the ante on Republicans and TEA party activist and put a permanent label on the prejudices and biases still under current. The Republican Party and the TEA Party will soon be responsible for any and all that happens on the national level. They have the local controls and may be able to fix things to their liking. The party will be backed into tentative positions and at this moment in time there is no one with the panache to effectively counter President Obama. Be advised he is a very good player and has numerous controls he will use, including operatives with years of administrative and legislative experience. Take a close look at his accomplishments in this lame duck session. Responsibility has numerous fail safes and falls. Every state and local entity will bite the bullet and decisions will be made that will not fare well with the local constituencies. Tread lightly.

Posted by: radsenior | December 25, 2010 8:36 AM | Report abuse

I was born and raised in the center of the USA by traditional conservative religious parents. My mother had a rule that her four kids did not eat dessert after each lunch or dinner; but that on occasion we would all enjoy apple pie or another rich surgery dessert. Dessert was not a regular thing, but for special occasions.
I think the First Lady is trying to suggest to today's parents of little kids that maybe old fashioned ideas about raising kids and food habits are a good thing.
Mrs Obama is a very smart, kind, wonderfula example for all of us.
$arah Palin? Not so much.

Posted by: mikepost1 | December 25, 2010 8:51 AM | Report abuse

Sarah is self-indulgent like her ardent fans. She speaks their 'language' that freedom to engage in gluttony equates to liberty. This is the same crowd who are so opposed to healthcare reform, but first in line at the ER. Then they stiff the hospitals & scream at the top of their lungs when our FEDERAL government doesn't 'take care' of them as obesity takes its toll of their bodies.

Message to Sarah & Fans: Freedom equates to responsibility not only for oneself & family, but for our country... long term!

Message to ALL media: Freedom from coverage of 'All things Palin' would be a huge relief for the rest of us.

Posted by: momshugs | December 25, 2010 9:04 AM | Report abuse

NO SENIOR SHOULD VOTE FOR EITHER OF THESE SO CALLED CANDIDATES. OBAMA IS SLOWLY BUT SURELY GIVING SENIORS NOTHING BUT TAKE -TAKE-TAKE

AS A SENIOR I WILL NOT VOTE FOR ANYONE IN D C INCLUDING OBAMA

Posted by: LOONYBIN2000 | December 25, 2010 9:12 AM | Report abuse

The vast majority of seniors will vote for anyone that will take something that someone else has earned and give it to them.

How do you think redistribution thrives?

Vote for the person that will take it from producers and give it to nonproducers, eh?

Redistribution is the only product democrats have.

The real party of ignorant, selfish people.

Valerie........you are a pitiful hack. Read all the books you want. It will do no good if you ignore the obvious.

Posted by: frmhere | December 25, 2010 9:39 AM | Report abuse

First Lady Obama is devoting a lot of her time to see that children don't get fat.

Governor Palin was devoting much of her time to raise money to get conservatives elected in 2010.

Oh well, who's keeping score.

Posted by: marci1 | December 25, 2010 9:39 AM | Report abuse

Even though this writer uses The former Governor for his own gain........the real issue is not former Governor Palin.

The real issue is democrat spin. Lies, cheating, we all know which party dead people vote for, right?

Democrats are either selfish or stupid, take your pick.

Their message is forced redistribution.

I think conservative business owners that actually create jobs and cover payrolls outnumber these tripe spewing morons 10-1.

Read a book my as.

Cover a payroll and then check back in with your pathetic hatred of people that made this country!

Posted by: frmhere | December 25, 2010 9:49 AM | Report abuse

Sarah - you have outlived your usefulness now why don't you sit down and shut up.

Posted by: mineral469 | December 25, 2010 9:53 AM | Report abuse

sarah does not waste taxpayer money, so she has my vote if she runs which she won't.

the hussein muslim obamas can go kucf off !

Posted by: blonsbox | December 25, 2010 9:55 AM | Report abuse

The White House says that President Obama plans on spending some of his Hawaiian vacation reading, and among the books on his list is one about President Reagan.

Obama will be digging into Lou Cannon's biography, "President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime."


This is what happens when a joke is on the ropes.

You can fully expect the robotic democrats to lap up another plate on redistributive crap from this POTUS.

Posted by: frmhere | December 25, 2010 9:55 AM | Report abuse

Palin, get over yourself! You will never BE Mrs. Obama nor have her sophistication. Stop hatin', get out of the limelight, and raise your children. You have already experienced one heartbreak with Bristol. Wake up, pay attention, and leave the exquisite, intelligent Mrs. Obama alone. And, Sarah, do you even know how to spell dessert?

Posted by: kaystar | December 25, 2010 9:56 AM | Report abuse

sarah does not waste taxpayer money, so she has my vote if she runs which she won't.

the hussein muslim obamas can go kucf off !

and now the muslim gave the black farmers billions, and now the muslim wants to give the Indians money as well..

the negro muslim is trying to collapse the country into the hands of marxism, and anyone that supports this is a brainwashed libturd.

Posted by: blonsbox | December 25, 2010 9:59 AM | Report abuse

@frmhere- seniors worked throughout their adult lives and paid into the system-you know it's called taxes- so they are not taking what others earn. Redistribution is popular with the GOP- just look up how wealth has been divied up under Republican administrations. The rich have been getting richer, the poor have been getting poorer, and the middle class- well, can't really find them anymore, wonder why? Now back to my book.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 25, 2010 10:43 AM | Report abuse

Sarah is doing a fantastic job of showing why the GOP is so irrelevant right now. They have no legitimate arguments, after their policies almost destroyed the country during the 8 years that Bush was in power. Name calling and demonization is all they have left. Thank God the American People are able to see through her charade. Hopefully she will get the GOP nomination, so the silent majority will be able to shut her up once and for all. Keep up the great work Sarah, Thank You!

Posted by: mainflame1 | December 25, 2010 11:20 AM | Report abuse

if it weren't for palin, i wouldn't be able to entertain myself by throwing out a comment on comment pages like this. Palin is a piglet similar to Paula Jones who was pulled out of the woodwork by GOP slimeballs to further their own agenda. she then proceeded to fall in love with money and fame enough to stoke her own ego when she starts fading away. But fade away she will. While the Obamas will remain prominant in American History, Palin will be a footnote on the WTF page.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:38 AM | Report abuse

if it weren't for palin, i wouldn't be able to entertain myself by throwing out a comment on comment pages like this. Palin is a piglet similar to Paula Jones who was pulled out of the woodwork by GOP slimeballs to further their own agenda. she then proceeded to fall in love with money and fame enough to stoke her own ego when she starts fading away. But fade away she will. While the Obamas will remain prominant in American History, Palin will be a footnote on the WTF page.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:39 AM | Report abuse

if it weren't for palin, i wouldn't be able to entertain myself by throwing out a comment on comment pages like this. Palin is a piglet similar to Paula Jones who was pulled out of the woodwork by GOP slimeballs to further their own agenda. she then proceeded to fall in love with money and fame enough to stoke her own ego when she starts fading away. But fade away she will. While the Obamas will remain prominant in American History, Palin will be a footnote on the WTF page.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:41 AM | Report abuse

if it weren't for palin, i wouldn't be able to entertain myself by throwing out a comment on comment pages like this. Palin is a piglet similar to Paula Jones who was pulled out of the woodwork by GOP slimeballs to further their own agenda. she then proceeded to fall in love with money and fame enough to stoke her own ego when she starts fading away. But fade away she will. While the Obamas will remain prominant in American History, Palin will be a footnote on the WTF page.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:41 AM | Report abuse

the multiple posts are a glitch in the Post's software it seems.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:46 AM | Report abuse

I'm surprised that the sociopathetic trailer trash - the ones that love Palin, hate Obama- the ones that post the droppings of their sick minds on this comment page- even read the Post. you would think their noses would be buried deep in the pigsty that is FOX.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 12:00 PM | Report abuse

I'm surprised that the sociopathetic trailer trash - the ones that love Palin, hate Obama- the ones that post the droppings of their sick minds on this comment page- even read the Post. you would think their noses would be buried deep in the pigsty that is FOX.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Meaningless attacks on the First Lady by Sarah Palin should be stopped. It is utterly insulting to question Michelle Obama,s patriotism when she has shown so much supoort for military families in the last two yrs. The First Lady is right on target in her plan for reducing childhood obesity in this country. It is a free country nobody is telling your child what to eat. I only hope that Sarah Palin did succeed as a TV sportcaster after college and never entered politics by being lucky. She is just a polarizing figure.

Posted by: nursegloria2003 | December 25, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

What is frightening is that the Palin-loving right wingers actually have offspring. If you think the red half of America is dumbed down now, just wait until the spawn of these wingnuts get old enough to join the FOX cult.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

Valeie iffin ewe rilly kud reed ewe wood knowe that the sinkin ponzi scheme of socialism security will have to be drydocked AGAIN to repair the massive gaping holes created by people that haven taken far more than they EVER put into it.

That is obviously not a mathematics book dear.

Also to all the real haters on this site.......get over yourselves. This is about the direction and future of this country.

A country that has along with her allies has liberated more souls from tyrants and dictators than any country on the face of the globe.

She and her people have also created more prosperity in less time than any country in history.

As to the middle class ms. Valerie, they are being taxed out of existence as they have been in any other socialistic endeavor.

For all you lapdog lemming little socialists......you suck.

Posted by: frmhere | December 25, 2010 12:14 PM | Report abuse

I love you progressive liberals who don't understand or more likely haven't read the Constitution of America; like most of your lawmakers haven't read the bills they pass.

You make statements about conservatives that show your ignorance of our Constitution and the fact that the principles this country is based on are a Republic that serves the people and not one the people serve. This government is the largest employer ever and the most expensive,the average government employee makes 30% more in salary and benefits than the average american worker. It takes 10 americans working to support 1 government employee and it's still growing. Stop the insanity or it will collapse this country.
cp

Posted by: cpena7 | December 25, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

I love you progressive liberals who don't understand or more likely haven't read the Constitution of America; like most of your lawmakers haven't read the bills they pass.

You make statements about conservatives that show your ignorance of our Constitution and the fact that the principles this country is based on are a Republic that serves the people and not one the people serve. This government is the largest employer ever and the most expensive,the average government employee makes 30% more in salary and benefits than the average american worker. It takes 10 americans working to support 1 government employee and it's still growing. Stop the insanity or it will collapse this country.
cp

Posted by: cpena7 | December 25, 2010 12:17 PM | Report abuse

Whether you like the former elected Governor of Alaska or not.........some of you spewers please compare the accomplishments of Moochelle Obama to hers.

We're waiting dipsticks.

You can't because they don't.

Uh huh.

Bring it. You idiots are willing idiots at best. Next comes flat out liars. That's what a lot of you are.

Now.......compare their accomplishments.

I know........let's jet our friends to Spain while America burns.

I know......let's take another plane on yet another vacation to Hawaii while big ears stays back.

Hell no we will not wait an extra day to leave.

Let it burn. Aloha

I'll have the lobster Moochelle says.

Me too says her entourage.......

Who among us can actually even count the taxpayer funded vacations in less than two years in office?

Home for Christmas would seem to be Chicago.

This is yet another taxpayer funded trip to Hawaii for Christmas.

Queen Moochelle......the gatemouthed wideassed cow. xxxooo

Posted by: frmhere | December 25, 2010 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Why do people continue to give this moron any credibility. She's ignorant and a sociopath. Oops I almost forgot that makes her a perfect politician.

Posted by: imgibson | December 25, 2010 2:30 PM | Report abuse

All I want for Christmas is for Obama to loose his job... It's an irony that those who complain most about Palin are those who supported a man who had no accomplishments and no history.

Posted by: white_rabbit | December 25, 2010 2:40 PM | Report abuse

How many bedridden obese people who have to be forklifted out of their houses to make doctor's appointments have you known of?

Your sarcasm is demeaning. Shame.

You avoid fact to mock others. Payday someday.

Jim Lewis
atthedells@jvlnet.com

Posted by: atthedells | December 25, 2010 2:41 PM | Report abuse

If Palin's the leader of the Republican Party why do they think they have a chance at the Presidency in 2012 ? I have a pet skunk named Bush who is more intelligent. One thing about the Republican Party, they continue to flaunt their ignorance

Posted by: wasaUFO | December 25, 2010 3:03 PM | Report abuse

Sarah is brilliant. She is making millions from conservatives who just send her money, and from liberals who watch her every move.

Perfect TV host. She will be irrelevant once she decides to sit out the election, but meanwhile sucks money away from viable candidates. She will have an Oprah like endorsement factor, watch for a talk show following Alaska (you heard it here first).

Posted by: mikey999 | December 25, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Geez... How did I miss this opinion? Oh well. Just another thread of Obama haters venting their collective spleens.

I don't know when the use of propaganda became chic, but if my memory serves me correctly, the true goal of the card carrying Obama haters is to prop up corrupt power hungry dingbats and losers within the leadership of the right-wing wacko machine. Think Boehner. Think McConnell. Think Bachman. Think DeMint. Think...

All the statements that these trucklers make to justify or downplay that goal are only apologetics; they say and do nothing to shed the light of truth. In fact, it is only evil they spread, for the Obama haters are evil personified. Think Ba'al Zabûb.

These Obama haters are lost souls who believe it's perfectly okay to paint positive pictures of the most impudent hooligans you'll ever see. Think Cheney.

More than anything else, such beliefs shed light on these hater's immoral values and suggest incontrovertibly that they will say or do everything in their power to support their own totalitarian leaders. No wonder corruption is endemic in our society; with their insane, abysmal slurs, these Obama haters and their fellow acolytes function as irresponsible destabilizers of order in our society.

In reaching that conclusion I have made the usual assumption that we must reach out to people with the message that these followers of the stupid don't care one iota about accountability or compassion to others in our system of society. The true majority of thoughtful people do not need to be alerted of that. Although there are those who must be educated about the true motives of these Obama haters. Those are the people who we must inspire. And we must encourage them to replace today's chaos and lack of vision with order and a supreme sense of purpose. Does anybody else feel the way I do, or am I alone in my disgust with all these Obama haters?

Posted by: oldengoldendecoy | December 25, 2010 3:27 PM | Report abuse

Republicans= Hard working host
Democrats= Parasite
King and Queen parasite now visiting Hawaii

Posted by: NobodyInc | December 25, 2010 4:03 PM | Report abuse

Forgot to mention
USA needs tic collar!

Posted by: NobodyInc | December 25, 2010 4:37 PM | Report abuse

Ah! The envy is just dripping from your poor, impoverished, miserable, butt.
"How can these folks make so much money while I sit here, working at this miserable rag, pumping out pompous, judgemental, self-righteous vomit"?

Posted by: tripferguson1 | December 25, 2010 5:44 PM | Report abuse

WOW I am very saddened by what I have read here. Both sides have filthy things being said. Why reduce it to hair, thighs ect. The attacks on what someone looks like sicken me. You who have done this SHAME on you. Cant have a REAL comment that matters? You show how very low YOU are when you do this.

Posted by: mrstxnamrag | December 25, 2010 7:02 PM | Report abuse

Well. Sarah Palin and her porky daughter, Bristol, obviously BOTH have problems with their weight from their over-indulgences, so that's why Sarah has a soft spot for fatties! Sarah's drastic weight extremes, obvious from her frequent photo ops, reveal that she has some magical dieting tricks herself, but she probably just uses the binging and purging, like other not too bright people! Both of them had no will power to resist getting pregnant before marriage, so that would follow through with no will power to resist other goodies and self-indulgences.

Posted by: Maerzie | December 25, 2010 7:32 PM | Report abuse

There is so much obvious ENVY of the Obama's for reaching the American dream by working hard and getting educated and caring for others! How very sad that the ENVIOUS are simply too lazy to go through the same pains and sacrifices!

And, how DARE they, RIGHT?? They aren't even WHITE!!

We live in a very sad, low class society, where most goals are materialistic, and most energy levels are LAZY! Obviously, the Obama's were raised by parents who instilled MUCH better values because they knew BOTH sides of the coin. Our kids these days have golden spoons and gifts galore from Day 1! They don't have a CLUE how to WORK for ANYTHING!!

Posted by: Maerzie | December 25, 2010 7:45 PM | Report abuse

In this country of fatties, (many who are so fat they even have to grocery shop in a motorized cart because they can no longer WALK like a normal weight person), it is most DEFINITELY the responsibility of more educated people to TEACH the junk food, dietary ignorant adults enough, so they don't progress the idiocy of unhealthy living into posterity. It is very sad to look at a family photo and see ALL FAT PIGS!! It isn't even ONLY what they take in; it is that NONE of it is expended in ANY exercise!

Posted by: Maerzie | December 25, 2010 7:56 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is the perfect example of uneducated trailer trash mentality! She may have "passed through" 5 different colleges befor she finally found one to feel sorry for her and come down with their graduation standards a bit, but she never really got "educated"! "Going to school" is NOT synonymous with LEARNING, THINKING, or getting EDUCATED! Somewhere along the line you must learn to THINK, and INTEGRATE these lessons into real LIFE!

Sadly, Sarah isn't there yet! She got to the level where she found out that money and flirting could get ALMOST everything she wanted! THEN, she found out there was something she wanted in order to make her MORE money, but it was too late! She needs to go back now and learn how to THINK, LEARN, and be REAL!

Sarah is simply in the wrong profession. Her PERFECT job is actually the oldest profession in the world! Her theatrics would be such a PLUS! She'd ACE that!

Posted by: Maerzie | December 25, 2010 8:10 PM | Report abuse

I wish Palin would just go away and take Pelosi with her. I dislike them both. I cannot imagine what shape our country would be in under Palin. I agree with this article 110 percent.

Posted by: ran264 | December 25, 2010 8:54 PM | Report abuse

our country has more to worry about than taking political swipes at each other. no wonder nothing gets done in Washington, too much bickering and too many slap downs. I am so sick of politicians

Posted by: ran264 | December 25, 2010 9:01 PM | Report abuse

If the comments about dessert don't provide enough headlines, maybe Ms. Palin should try talking about death panels.

Posted by: jamalamman | December 25, 2010 9:02 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin please put all the crap that has been said about you in the trash where it should be !!!!!! You have the looks, smarts, cute kids and just a wonderful family all that the obamas don't have. Any mom who is as loving and giving to her family I trust. You take of your children and any special needs they have without having them hidden in the background. I need you, you understand children with special needs. That is why we need you in the white House. All you Palin haters out there calling us names and saying we don't like Obama cause of his color! Well what color are you? That family they don't understand us wih hard lives and no money and children to feed. Want us all to feed out kids smart as you put it well then lets lower the prices on this so called good food........ Can you do that or should I say will you ???????

Posted by: dgries2 | December 25, 2010 11:05 PM | Report abuse

I think Michele Obama is doing a good job and i believe in her as least she wants birth control i am going to laugh when one of Sara's daughter gets pregent that is not wanted and no birth control to stop it

Posted by: JHterzo | December 25, 2010 11:09 PM | Report abuse

We need Sarah Palin even more than we needed Ronald Reagan. With Sarah Palin we will return to the unquestioned world power that we were under Ronald Reagan as Commander in Chief. Sarah Palin is the most qualified American Patriot for the title of President of the United States. If Sarah Palin asks me to become her Vice President I would gladly accept with honor. I support Sarah Palin as another of few loving patriots of this greatest of nations ever. Socialism has proved to be a failure along with communism. People of this great world want the freedom to make their own choices without government interference. Read your Constitution and you will understand that it will always remain the most powerful document ever written by the most brilliant minds ever to have lived. The Constitution of the United States protects U.S. citizens from it's own government, read all about it please. Ever wonder why we were given the right to bear arms, think about it, do the math and please wake up!!! Anyone who says that they did not know obama was a phony is a phony themselves. obama is not a citizen and not qualified to be President however Sarah Palin is. Sarah Palin will bring this great country back to it's rightful owners, it's natural born citizens. Sarah Palin will turn the economy around so fast that people will be amazed. Sarah Palin will become the greatest and most powerful President the United States of America has ever witnessed. We are still a Christian nation and all of America knows it. Palin will restore this and all that has been taken from you and I. It is all a matter of time and all will be witnessed, all races will thank her for the amazing transformation as it quickly comes to pass. Order will be restored and teachers will be again respected. The rest of the world will stand in awe at this greatest of all nations as the world economy is once again brought back to it's correct balance. Unemployment will be a thing of the past along with the middle class of America expected to support the rest of the world. The greatest time in all of history will take place when Sarah Palin becomes President of the United States. Order will then be restored to this great nation and we will no longer be scared to death of our own government. I support Sarah Palin with all of my heart and would gladly stand next to her when she takes the privilege and oath of the position. We need Sarah Palin now people. Obama is even worse that Clinton. Other countries will not even pay attention to his wife Hillary. Wake up people, the time is now!!!

Posted by: guffeyville | December 25, 2010 11:13 PM | Report abuse

My heroes are not politicians but the soldiers of this great nation. I served my country proudly in the military and I salute all men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
God Bless America

Posted by: guffeyville | December 25, 2010 11:35 PM | Report abuse

We live in a country where parents want to sue McDonalds because McD's entices their kids to FORCE said parents into bringing said kids to eat evil Happy Meals. We have parents throwing lawsuits around because Cookie Monster is making their kids fat, we have parents blaming it on the school lunches, video games, tv shows, commercials, OH YEAH and MORE senseless lawsuits, etc... PERHAPS those lazy parents that cannot be a responsible catalyst in their childrens lives NEED someone to tell them WHAT to do. I personally find Palin amusing and her quirky group of followers. Trainwrecks are fun, it is a constant reminder of how NOT to be in life. Palin has no true sense of how the World spins-her rants prove that EVERYDAY, did not finish her term- perhaps she realized if she could not control her lil' clan-how the heck will she manage anything more. ;) Her kids are all overwight, are on public forums such as Facebook setting a bad example, getting pregnant, spew negatives via the media, bash, bash, & bash some more, have not done or stated anything positive for any of the many needed causes throughout the World, WAIT(!), then again nor has Mom. Negative creates negative, positive creates positive. Kids actions are a reflection of their surroundings, actions speak louder than any words, snarky or not.

Posted by: celestebluedawn | December 26, 2010 12:31 AM | Report abuse

We live in a country where parents want to sue McDonalds because McD's entices their kids to FORCE said parents into bringing said kids to eat evil Happy Meals. We have parents throwing lawsuits around because Cookie Monster is making their kids fat, we have parents blaming it on the school lunches, video games, tv shows, commercials, OH YEAH and MORE senseless lawsuits, etc... PERHAPS those lazy parents that cannot be a responsible catalyst in their childrens lives NEED someone to tell them WHAT to do. I personally find Palin amusing and her quirky group of followers. Trainwrecks are fun, it is a constant reminder of how NOT to be in life. Palin has no true sense of how the World spins-her rants prove that EVERYDAY, did not finish her term- perhaps she realized if she could not control her lil' clan-how the heck will she manage anything more. ;) Her kids are all overwight, are on public forums such as Facebook setting a bad example, getting pregnant, spew negatives via the media, bash, bash, & bash some more, have not done or stated anything positive for any of the many needed causes throughout the World, WAIT(!), then again nor has Mom. Negative creates negative, positive creates positive. Kids actions are a reflection of their surroundings, actions speak louder than any words, snarky or not. For the record, I am NOT a liberal, nor are my panties twisted...I just find ego-maniacs easy prey. ;)

Posted by: celestebluedawn | December 26, 2010 12:36 AM | Report abuse

That snowbilly is a hoot! She has as much class as 3rd rate hooker, and as much brains as any clown I have ever seen. If she weren't such a parody of herself, I would feel sorry for her.

Posted by: Mykelb | December 26, 2010 3:31 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin may be the only one who can save the republic the Founders gave to their posterity e.g. natural born citizens.

The author of this article should study his 14th Amendment..the subject to jurisdiction clause.

He will find Michelle's husband is not a natural born citizen. This should be a bigger concern than bashing Sarah Palin..

Posted by: dancingrabbit | December 26, 2010 5:36 AM | Report abuse

Scoreboard:

favorable 37.4%
unfavorable 52.3%

The trend is unfavorable after two years of post election exposure.

The Republican money management clique of Barbour, Gillespie & Rove hates her.

She has no future in politics.

Posted by: shrink2 | December 26, 2010 8:19 AM | Report abuse

This is not news. Please stop writing about every little thing Sarah Palin does. She is a retard.

Posted by: motogp46 | December 26, 2010 9:20 AM | Report abuse

How's this for an idea:
If the stupid media would stop picking up Palin garbage and airing it as if it were relevant to the rest of America, we'd be done with this afterthought of a family, by now, except as being a punchline as appropriate.

Johnathan Capehart, ask somebody to kick you swiftly in the groin. You deserve it for even mentioning this fool. Somewhat? Who cares WHAT she says? Does anybody care what Dan Quayle says? And he was an ACTUAL VP.

Posted by: fbutler1 | December 26, 2010 9:48 AM | Report abuse

guffeyville, I do sincerely do hope you were kidding with that long comment of yours! You can't really truly believe that woman is capable of governing this country. She wouldn't even qualify to be Prez in a third world country where people are cutoff from the world and illiterate, but certainly. It isn't just liberals she offends with her stupidity. Conservatives aren't in love with her either; they just don't have the courage to speak up. I did indeed vote for Obama but also voted twice for George Bush. Pls tell me your post was a joke??

Posted by: mfiori | December 26, 2010 9:59 AM | Report abuse

I agree with scking-politics This bloody witch's idea of hunting is sitting in a helicopter and chasing wolves until they drop from exhaustion then shooting them and collecting a bounty by cutting off a foreleg; or using a poison bomb in their dens to chase the pups out so you can shoot them in the head as they try to escape the poison. This is the bloody witch's real "my Alaska"!

She's a canker on the name 'Alaskan' and her nastiness reminds me of a Don Rickles paranoia.

It will be a real blessing when we can open the Internet and not see this hags face or that of her gene damaged kids in print.

Posted by: AnIndependentVoice | December 26, 2010 10:13 AM | Report abuse

Governor Palin didn't even have the nerve to utter her remark to the camera but instead chose to speak it while her head was inside a cabinet. Her non-verbal says that she is embarrassed to say such a thing.

As for being made of Presidential Material, you gotta be kidding me . . .

Posted by: thomp | December 26, 2010 10:27 AM | Report abuse

Good Lord 'guffeyville' you're scary! Hopefully there aren't many that think like you.

If there are more like you; does anyone know of a company that builds nuclear bomb shelters, and provides survival stores that will last until the radiation is no longer a threat?

Posted by: AnIndependentVoice | December 26, 2010 10:37 AM | Report abuse

I honestly love Sarah Palin, but I don't think she actually believes she's presidential material. She just loves taking jabs at this useless president we have, and his ol' lady, and is making plenty of cash, in the meantime!! But really, all you Hussein lovers,,do you really think Michelle should be trying to inform America of the proper nutrition our kids need, when her ass is axe-handle wide??

Posted by: gjones1191 | December 26, 2010 10:39 AM | Report abuse

Good Lord 'guffeyville' you're scary! I certainly hope that there aren't many that believe like you do!

If there are; does anyone know of a reputible company that builds nuclear bomb shelters, and provides survival stores that will last until the radiation is no longer a threat?

Posted by: AnIndependentVoice | December 26, 2010 10:41 AM | Report abuse

Oh Johnny you liberal loons crack me up. I absolutely love it when Palin gets under your skin so much. Oh by the way have you seen the sun glisten off the pecks of the toned body of the fraud in chief lately. Community organizer. Oh God I'm going to p--s my pants.

Posted by: shooterofgunmen | December 26, 2010 10:48 AM | Report abuse

'jev97365' It's not how many schools nor how many semesters she attended that is in question, but how many professors she had to sleep with before she got grades good enough to pass and get her degree that's important here.

Monica only had to crawl under one desk for her 15 minutes of fame, how many has it taken SP?

Must have been more than one cause she's had an entire hour of fame by now!

And it's definetly past time she fades into obscurity like Monica has done!

Posted by: AnIndependentVoice | December 26, 2010 10:54 AM | Report abuse

Sarah is a great patriot. She will make us proud to be americans.
We love her conservatives' ideas. Stop runaway spending and stop giving our money away to other countries. Help our citizens first.
Jonathan Capehart is leading the lib. haters charge.

Sarah lovers unite.

Posted by: a302017 | December 26, 2010 11:14 AM | Report abuse

I will rejoice the day the media stops reporting on Sara Palin if ever.

Posted by: mac7 | December 26, 2010 11:42 AM | Report abuse

This simply proves how unimportant SP is. That she is reduced to snarkism provides great insight as to how cheap her shots will be to gain any media attention.

Posted by: Miamiman33305 | December 26, 2010 11:53 AM | Report abuse

can we stop hearing/reading about the 1d1ot from alaska, her skank daughter pristol and all the rest on them please!

Posted by: calif-joe | December 26, 2010 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Speaking of skanks, what if Meghan "tramp stamp" McCain were living in the White House? She despises Bristol and I am sure the feeling is mutual. Then their mothers would have to get involved...what a cat fight that would be!

I wonder whether the Republicans are going to run anther nasty old man against Obama, three choices: obviously, absolutely and certainly.

Posted by: shrink2 | December 26, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

First of all, Jon, this "article" was supposed to be about the dessert battle. You bring in an approval rating chart ? Then, instead of discussing the issue at hand, you take a swipe at Mrs. Palin about airing dirty laundry ? It's a good thing this is the typical liberal tactic and an "opinion" piece and not billed as journalism.

The fact is, the "First Lady" does have some amount of power when it comes to influence, and she is using that to try and influence laws made concerning what our kids can and cannot eat. This "obese" part of the population who must be removed from a house by forklift is so minute, it doesn't even register a percentage point.

If you don't mind the government telling you what to do, great. Move to Europe or Russia. The best government is a small government, not one that dictates every aspect of my life ! You had better be careful what you wish for !

And just for the record,Jon, I'll bet there are plenty of skeletons in Michelle's closet. They are just really good at covering them up. At least the Palin's are honest and forthcoming. I actually find that quite refreshing. Honesty, what a novel concept. The liberals should try that concept sometime.

Posted by: cindyloutx | December 26, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse

mfiori- While I do love Sarah, I don't think she is any more qualified to run this country than the one who is currently in charge. Let's call it like it is...he isn't qualified either. He keeps digging us deeper and deeper. He didn't start it, but he sure kicked it into overdrive. He's an embarrassment.

Posted by: cindyloutx | December 26, 2010 1:00 PM | Report abuse

This simply proves how unimportant SP is. That she is reduced to snarkism provides great insight as to how cheap her shots will be to gain any media attention.

Posted by: Miamiman33305 | December 26, 2010 1:16 PM | Report abuse

I could see sarah palin's political career end up in fiasco. She isn't that lady anymore who showed up first time on the stage after mcain picked her up. That dignity isn't there anymore. She disgraced herself by constantly spilling out her hatred each time she opens her mouth, with little accountability.
One of her action in her reality show was also kind of voilent and merciless that shows her hatred, where she never even hesitated to keep hitting a poor fish with a rod/stick. Don't know if it died even after that. Her own daughter was hesitant to do it. This clip shouldn't be at least shown on TV. All these behaviour doesn't even show like she is a women with a kids (normally women and especially mothers are known to be very compassionate and sensitive).
She seems to get boost from few people who buy her. She doesn't know those who buy her are taking advantage of her effortless nature of attacking people -to achieve their own political objectives. She should realise this.
She could give her own opinion on any issue without making any blatant verbal attacks on people. She should be the women of little weight (in terms of what she speaks and do) and refrain from all those thats detrimental to her image.

Posted by: 1world | December 26, 2010 1:57 PM | Report abuse

This "put down of Sarah Palin" story is an old put down,, does the Post not have anything current to write about!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 26, 2010 2:25 PM | Report abuse

Just leave Sarah alone. She's cool with me. This country is to anal about people who speak their mind.The Obama's should have never been put in the white house anyway.If people in this country would get some "REAL"
people in the government maybe we would get some were.

Posted by: flintlockshooter | December 26, 2010 2:39 PM | Report abuse

I wonder if Sarah has ever contemplated becoming a suicide bomber? I know she has become a real bummer. Nobody should stop her rhetoric; its her own mouth that is keeping her from becoming a serious Presidential Contender. (Unless, maybe there are a lot more ditzy blondes in this country than we realize)

Posted by: JohnS-WRJ | December 26, 2010 2:40 PM | Report abuse

This is the same treatment the 'liberals' did to Reagan, both Bushes and Ford. Just forget what these people say about conservatives. In Palins case the clichéd overdone criticism will backfire just as it did for Reagan.

Posted by: bobh3 | December 26, 2010 2:44 PM | Report abuse

Did you mean "Snark" as it is printed? Or did You really intend to say "Snarf" as in the short-fat lame-brained 'Thundercat' of the early 90's?

Posted by: JohnS-WRJ | December 26, 2010 2:47 PM | Report abuse

This "put down of Sarah Palin" story is an old put down,, does the Post not have anything current to write about!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 26, 2010 2:25 PM

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ANY put down of Palin IS current!

Posted by: gitouttahere | December 26, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

This "put down of Sarah Palin" story is an old put down,, does the Post not have anything current to write about!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 26, 2010 2:25 PM

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

ANY put down of Palin IS current!

Posted by: gitouttahere | December 26, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

This "put down of Sarah Palin" story is an old put down,, does the Post not have anything current to write about!

Posted by: far_rightwing | December 26, 2010 2:25 PM

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ANY put down of Palin IS current!

Posted by: gitouttahere | December 26, 2010 3:21 PM | Report abuse

It cracks me up that the media is so obsessed with a woman who used to hunt and fish with here family to make a living.

I am sure Michelle would make her husband do something about fish guts in the boat because its yucky. That he would have to get into another line of work if he wants to be married to her.

See how easy it is to be mean to people. id10ts sorry michelle just driving a point.

Posted by: jim96 | December 26, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

It cracks me up that the media is so obsessed with a woman who used to hunt and fish with here family to make a living.

I am sure Michelle would make her husband do something about fish guts in the boat because its yucky. That he would have to get into another line of work if he wants to be married to her.

See how easy it is to be mean to people. id10ts sorry michelle just driving a point. I am sure you would survive just fine.

Posted by: jim96 | December 26, 2010 3:33 PM | Report abuse

It cracks me up that the media is so obsessed with a woman who used to hunt and fish with here family to make a living.

I am sure Michelle would make her husband do something about fish guts in the boat because its yucky. That he would have to get into another line of work if he wants to be married to her.

See how easy it is to be mean to people. id10ts sorry michelle just driving a point. I am sure you would survive just fine.

Posted by: jim96 | December 26, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

"the woman who speaks with little accountability for her constant flow of sarcasm." Well, Capehart is the man who...

Posted by: gmdim | December 26, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

It cracks me up that the media is so obsessed with a woman who used to hunt and fish with here family to make a living.

I am sure Michelle would make her husband do something about fish guts in the boat because its yucky. That he would have to get into another line of work if he wants to be married to her.

See how easy it is to be mean to people. id10ts sorry michelle just driving a point. I am sure you would survive just fine.

Posted by: jim96 | December 26, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

We are the fattest country on this planet. I thank anyone who takes the time and tries to make kids and parents aware of what they should be eating. And for all you hounds who keep asking how does this concern the rest of us? Ever heard of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc, etc. You think it is cheap to treat all these diseases? Who do you think pays for it? WE ALL DO. That is why this concerns all of us.

Posted by: marchello7 | December 26, 2010 3:55 PM | Report abuse

I guess that in order to post a comment,to this plethora of unsupported speculation and immature backbiting (not to mention those of you who post underlying profane,rape-o type inuendo's...you're sick and disgusting by the way,...you ever thought about psychiatric treatment?)I suppose that I have to speak comparitively.Thanks to those of you with manners though,I find it refreshing.
#1.Those of you who think that those of us who have a GED are stupid and uneducated,should at least learn how to spell,especially you Joecairo1,..."It not her"is not a proper word configuration,you sound like a hairlipped egyptian.
#2. The just say "NO"campaign didn't work.Drug addiction is now recognized as a progressive, potentially fatal disease,which is a matter of treatment,not willpower.
#3.Whether you are fat or thin depends alot also on genetics,whether a person has an ectomorphic,mesomorphic,or endomorphic,body frame.If you smart people who like to mock people who are heavy set don't know those definitions,all I can say is "google it".
#4.Love you're brother,after all,He was created in God's image.
#5.On teenage pregnancy...remember the sexual revolution a few decades back? girls also got married at 14& even 13 years of age in the 17&1800's.Judge not lest thou be judged,or maybe we should bring back chastity belts?
#6.Christians who say they are devout need to read the Bible more.For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.
#7.I guess people scrounging for money to survive should become hunter/gatherer's,oh,by the way,I must be one of those "stupid,uneducated,redneck GED holding, hunter/gatherer's".But I betcha I'll be one of the one's who survives and is still standing when the chips go down,while all of you classy people with no survival skills are cannibalizing each other.
#8.Ross Perot gave it up in the middle of his campaign because his family was in danger...maybe there are underlying circumstances behind Sarah Palin's concession as Alaska's governor?Who are we to judge?
#9.Wild Hogs aren't fat.They're longlegged, can run 60 mph,and they can tear you to pieces.
#10.It seems to me that Sarah Palin is a star because America want's her to be.After all, don't inquiring minds want to know?
#11.Aren't all politicians sarcastic?
#12.Thanks,martyr12341,sarah could "kick your ass"was a totally American statement LOL.
#13.NICE WORDING mbandercoot!I laughed my ass off!
#14.Whatsoever ye have done to the lowest of these my bretheren,ye have also done to me.(Jesus)
#15.Take my hand,be my brother,or I'll kill you.
#16.Learn to identify similarities and respect individual differences.

Posted by: crackshothillbilly | December 26, 2010 3:55 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin proposed the same exact thing for her state when she was governor. Probably the one positive thing she did in the two years before she quit.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 26, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

She's not jealous of the Obamas. She's voicing what *most* responsible parents are ticked off about. Stop worrying about what parents put on the table and worry about what schools put on the table or what WIC/Food Stamps deem as allowable "healthy" food (laden with HFCS & chemicals). Her family is not unlike any other *normal* American family -- other than the fact that she's got cameras everywhere (invited or intruding).

So I say to Sarah Palin, "You are the one that is being heard. You represent me. Thank you for being MY voice."

Posted by: spf7 | December 26, 2010 3:59 PM | Report abuse

You people that claim Sarah is a God fearing good woman that is bringing back family values are clueless. I watched the first 5 minutes of one of these Alaska shows and in that time, she managed to shoot a gun three times, threaten to give her husband "the finger" - you know, telling him to F - off, and degrade liberals - which is always fair when no one is there to offer a defense (sarcasm). I was raised southern Baptist and I will tell you - this woman is a hypocrite and for her to bad mouth our first lady because she is concerned about childhood obesity - well that is the epitome of stupid and shows bad taste. I do not like Sarah - I find her to be a complete waste of time. For those of you that still refer to her as Gov. Palin --- that is beyond ridiculous. She doesn't deserve that title because she failed to follow-thru. She made a committment to Alaska and she failed to honor it. If you knew nothing else about her but that - you would know enough to lose respect for her and know that she isn't capable of being a leader of anything. She lacks intelligence, honor, and heart. Wag a $100 bill in her face and watch her dance... or she may just ask her daughter to do it.

Posted by: kimmy1621 | December 26, 2010 4:36 PM | Report abuse

Just for the record, crackshothillbilly --- your post of 16 entries reads like the writings of one who is both bipolar and on crack. I love how people quote the bible, tell others to read it, talk about Jesus and loving one another - then swears in the same breath. We educated - nonGED folks with multiple college degrees and six income figures call that--- HYPOCRISY! Perhaps you should google it. Also, your GED course failed to teach you the difference between "your" and "you're" - "your" is possessive and "you're" is a contraction of the words "you are" - that lesson was free. While genetics plays a huge part in obesity - learned traits at home has more to do with obesity than anything genetic. Encouraging parents to choose healthy food over unhealthy is a good thing... how you people can find fault with a woman who simply cares about your childrens health is beyond me. All Sarah Palin cares about is $$$. That is why she is no longer Gov. of Alaska. She had a book deal and this reality show lined up as well as a deal with that worthless network, Fox News. Now how could she do all that and be governor as well? She had to choose - and she did. She went for the green - grabbing and extending her 15 minutes - much to the disappointment to those with active brain cells.

Posted by: kimmy1621 | December 26, 2010 4:57 PM | Report abuse

the multiple posts are a glitch in the Post's software it seems.

Posted by: skolniks | December 25, 2010 11:46 AM | Report abuse

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Duplicate posts should be automatically deleted by computer.

Posted by: Martial | December 26, 2010 5:43 PM | Report abuse

Just wonderful! La Palin is using The LEARNING Channel to further expound her political beliefs and bash a very classy black woman. One more reason why I don't watch TLC, I guess.

I'm also just as happy my Mom never used the word "sucks" except in its non-pejorative sense.

Posted by: tddork | December 26, 2010 5:47 PM | Report abuse

I must admit that my belief in the leadership of our country is somewhat shaken by the past few administrations so I have to realize that there are some things we read about that should be given extra consideration before we comment. When it comes to the Obama Administration I am not fully resolved as to whether I should critize or give merit to our current leadership. I do consider the Obama's qualified to represent our country and considering what they started with, I feel they have done well thus far. The Obama's have shown their leadership abilities and their professionalism not only here at home but around the globe. Sarah Palin and family or should I say "friends" have also shown the american people and the rest of the world their caring side. They only seem to care about themselves and their fifteen minutes of fame. Professionalism? I do not beleive they are able to grasp the entire meaning of the word. Character? I beleive the Palin's can only associate the word with their favorite cartoon or soap box character. Responsibility? Again that is something for someone else to assume and leadership applies to the first person going into the outhouse while the others follow. I am going to guess that is an inevitable journey at the end of The Palin's day. I do not have the answers to solving our countries issues and wouldn't know where to start when it comes to resolve but I wouldn't act as though I did to grab wealth and fifteen minutes of fame. I do know we are suppose to be an educated people who's standards in the world set the stage for others to follow and who's freedoms are envied by everyone outside our borders. I also know it is past time we start to recognize leadership and professionalism when we see it. Perhaps you are a Republican perhaps a Democrat or perhaps you are as I am; shaken by distrust in our entire system. Whatever we are we should be careful not to be taken in by the likes of wannabee politicals such as the Palin's. Educating ones self to the political issus which define who we are and putting into place the values we were taught are key to a future of stablization and growth not only for us today but for our children tomorrow. Following the Palin saga and political drama can only lead us to a place who's ratings are something less than where we are today and I know as do you, we are prime time and warrant much more.

Posted by: dsatola | December 26, 2010 5:48 PM | Report abuse

OK,Kimmy 1621,I accept your reproof.Lord knows I'm not a perfect Christian.Nor am I going to send any hostility your way.I was just trying to lighten things up a bit.I'm glad you were smart and fortunate to go to college and are making good money now,take care.

Posted by: crackshothillbilly | December 26, 2010 6:14 PM | Report abuse

This woman (the elder Palin) just keeps getting pettier and pettier. I can't imagine she seriously thinks this makes her look more presidential. If she does, it just makes me question her judgment and maturity further.

Posted by: B2O2 | December 26, 2010 6:21 PM | Report abuse

Palin is playing for ratings. She lost millions of viewers after the first episode.

or

She was offended by Michelle's message against obesity. Bristol had to join Dancing with the Stars to unsuccessfully shed off pounds.

Posted by: anon81 | December 26, 2010 6:22 PM | Report abuse

Jonathan. why isn't there a "report abuse" button next to your article? Were you hired as an unbiased member of the media? If you were, than your article is riddled with abuse! Abuse of your position, I am sure, you are familiar with that type of abuse Jonny - you are the poster boy for that type of abuse!!! If you were not hired as n unbiased member of the media... It is still abuse, on your part, for assuming we were aware of that, you should pre-text your articles informing potential readers of your biased opinions. After all, I'm sure you wouldn't want to falsely represent yourself - right?

Lets hear it poster boy... what's your agenda? - as if I didn't know it already!!!!

Herb Raskin
West Orange, NJ

Posted by: THEGADGETMAN | December 26, 2010 6:33 PM | Report abuse

Jonathan. why isn't there a "report abuse" button next to your article? Were you hired as an unbiased member of the media? If you were, than your article is riddled with abuse! Abuse of your position, I am sure, you are familiar with that type of abuse Jonny - you are the poster boy for that type of abuse!!! If you were not hired as n unbiased member of the media... It is still abuse, on your part, for assuming we were aware of that, you should pre-text your articles informing potential readers of your biased opinions. After all, I'm sure you wouldn't want to falsely represent yourself - right?

Lets hear it poster boy... what's your agenda? - as if I didn't know it already!!!!

Herb Raskin
West Orange, NJ

Posted by: THEGADGETMAN | December 26, 2010 6:34 PM | Report abuse

if You pay serious attention to the crap palin barks - you should check your mental ability.

But keep having fun - this moron has endless crap to bark out.

who cares?

Posted by: lordmi | December 26, 2010 6:52 PM | Report abuse

if You pay serious attention to the crap palin barks - you should check your mental ability.

But keep having fun - this moron has endless crap to bark out.

who cares?

Posted by: lordmi | December 26, 2010 6:53 PM | Report abuse

if You pay serious attention to the crap palin barks - you should check your mental ability.

But keep having fun - this moron has endless crap to bark out.

who cares?

Posted by: lordmi | December 26, 2010 6:53 PM | Report abuse

Capehart - get over it. Palin is popular, her views prevailed last month in the election, and Obama's attempt to bring down the US and turn it into a socialist state has FAILED. You're just acting out againt Palin because your boy is gonna be a one-term president and you know it. Palin ROCKS.

Posted by: csundstrand | December 26, 2010 7:03 PM | Report abuse

When Palin was sworn in as governor of Alaska, she gave a speech about how health care begins at home, and everyone should eat healthier food and exercise more in the great outdoors of their beautiful state. In other words, she said EXACTLY what Michelle Obama -- who isn't trying to force anyone to do anything, but is talking about making healthy choices, and having healthy choices available at school -- said. The more recent comment is just snark. But why does someone who wants to be President take on the President's spouse?

Posted by: fmjk | December 26, 2010 7:06 PM | Report abuse

When Palin was sworn in as governor of Alaska, she gave a speech about how health care begins at home, and everyone should eat healthier food and exercise more in the great outdoors of their beautiful state. In other words, she said EXACTLY what Michelle Obama -- who isn't trying to force anyone to do anything, but is talking about making healthy choices, and having healthy choices available at school -- said. The more recent comment is just snark. But why does someone who wants to be President take on the President's spouse?

Posted by: fmjk | December 26, 2010 7:06 PM | Report abuse

Actually, csundstrand, Palin's views did NOT prevail in the last election. Her handpicked clones -- Angle and O'Donnell -- lost. What won? Old fashioned party of the rich Republicanism. Boy are the tea partyers going to be disappointed!

Posted by: fmjk | December 26, 2010 7:09 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to stick a hot poker up Sarah's b-hole, remove her teeth with a pair of pliers, clip her fingers off with a heavy pair of shears, remove her eyes with a sharpened spoon, and finally, set her empty head on fire with a blowtorch.

Posted by: pooftah2 | December 26, 2010 8:13 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to stick a hot poker up Sarah's b-hole, remove her teeth with a pair of pliers, clip her fingers off with a heavy pair of shears, remove her eyes with a sharpened spoon, and finally, set her empty head on fire with a blowtorch.

Posted by: pooftah2 | December 26, 2010 8:14 PM | Report abuse

you all are jealous of Sarah,,, she does alot of things. I bet your mother dont know anything,,,all she does is sit on couch and watch Sarah on TLC.. i know you wish your mother would be like Sarah..HA HA HA HA

Posted by: chaznie2005 | December 26, 2010 8:44 PM | Report abuse

Palin's message is narrow and negative. She backed Joe Miller because she was jealous of Murkowski, never realizing (or more likely not caring) that he was an awful person. When he lost, Palin backtracked because she didn't want to be associated with him. She uses people and issues to get attention and money. That's about as deep as her convictions get.

Posted by: valerie14 | December 26, 2010 9:18 PM | Report abuse

If I remember correctly, Mrs. Omama is trying to put a halt on bake sales,etc that helps fund alot of extra activities, sports teams,trips, etc for schools, churches,that sort of thing........ well she should keep her sorry butt out of the country's business. Mr. & Mrs are said to have been the worst of the worst president & first lady. And it shows day after day, after day......... Can't wait until both of them, along with the old mother-in-law are out of the White House!
Nobody wants to eat when they are around, they could gag a maggot with their arrogance!

Posted by: slshall | December 26, 2010 9:50 PM | Report abuse

This from a lady who is supposed to be a potential candidate for president of The United states. From what I see the polls are telling the story!

Posted by: dhorton52 | December 26, 2010 10:20 PM | Report abuse

The Palin fans' only defense is she annoys Dems, liberals, the "elite" and anyone with 2 brain cells to rub together. When it is pointed out that there is NO quote or other evidence to back up their claims of a conspiracy by Michelle Obama to tell anyone what to do, they go for the "don't like how she's saying it; snobby elite" card, which is subjective, open to interpretaion and most of all, emotional rather than objective. As far as bake sales, they are taking place on TAXPAYER funded property, just as a vending machine in school is. If parents want their kids to sell sweets, do it the old way, like many Italians in Boston and Chicago did in the old days; sell it out of the kitchen window or get a vendor permit and sell cookies and cakes on the sidewalk.

Do ANY Palinbots EVER let FACTS permeate their brain? Every single claim Palin has made has been debunked by empirical or other evidence, ranging from her statements about the Bridge to Nowhere to Fannie/Freddie causing mortgage meldtdown and the cause and cost of ethic complaints in AK; not millions but $296,000; all routine costs and most of it her own fault in trying to undermine the REPUBLICAN led
investigation into her abuse of power in firing the state's Public Safety Chief, Walt Monnegan.

The reason her fans like her is she's white, superficially attractive for her age, offers simple soundbite and slogan solutions to complex issues that require little intellectual curiosity and "annoys" people.

I'm sorry but this is not high school and we're not dealing with a popularity contest for student council or Prom king/queen but serious issues requiring serious people who are intellectually curious about the world they have to deal with and Palin is not one of them. If she cannot even correctly get what Mrs. Obama said, which is similar to her own message about healthy eating (she was for it before she was against it; just like the Bridge), how can anyone say she can deal with actual issues of some weight? If anyone answers, don't deflect and say "Obama" or "Pelosi." Address the question of Palin's merits, based on FACTS, LOGIC and REASON and not "she is attractive" or "annoys liberals." Anyone who says that deserves a Moe Green special.

Posted by: Handsome19781 | December 26, 2010 10:34 PM | Report abuse

Do they really have to tell parents what to feed their children? Pleeeeease... let parents do their jobs...if they don't do it well, then that's life. Government can't dictate every part of our lives. Remember that the Tea Party was formed because Americans were tired of government involvement, wasteful spending, loss of jobs, increase of fuel cost and on and on. We don't want health care pushed on us...give it to those who really need it. Leave the rest alone. We need people like Sara and Rush and OReilly to speak out against too much government. Whether we agree with them or not, they're brave enough to stand up against those who try to take away the rights that early Americans fought and died for. We live in a great country, but we can't forget what makes us great...our right to choose. OUR rights, not those who think they know what's best for us. Time for a "Change" again. Let's choose well next time. Don't be passive, get educated on who can bring the right change for our country come next election. Maybe Sara, maybe not. We need someone strong, someone who listens, someone with experience to get us back on our feet again. God Bless and Merry Christmas!

Posted by: venice713 | December 27, 2010 1:04 AM | Report abuse

The many who believe that Sarah Palin is not qualified to be President must be the few who believe that B. H. Obama IS qualified! Just a guess.

Posted by: franbruf | December 27, 2010 1:57 AM | Report abuse

just goes to show you that you can't buy class and if you need to ask "what is class?" will let's just say your not alone.LOL

Posted by: octaviosergio2 | December 27, 2010 3:32 AM | Report abuse

This has nothing to do with MO and her prowess to persuade people (black or white or whatever color you choose) what is good or bad for their children to eat. This is about whom is occupying the White House @ present time. Until the Obama’s are gone from the White House all the haters (you know who you are) will never be happy about anything that originates from that locale. Don’t beat around the Bush about this and that. Long as there is this type of hatred from one race to another this country will never prosper. If you guys want Sarah to run this country, vote her AZZ in. Get back @ me then. Tell me how happy you are then. Face the facts as long as President BHO is running things, some jokers will never happy. It makes me sick in 2010 people are still not heading the words of MLK about the content and character vs color of skin. Last time I checked this country has been in the hands of your people for decades with wars, poverty, crime, and you name it. When someone solves every problem this great nation has, again get back @ me then. Until let the Man and his family do what they can to make it a little better. Out. Unothe1.

Posted by: larayj | December 27, 2010 4:36 AM | Report abuse

And the media circus goes on and on............

Posted by: crackshothillbilly | December 27, 2010 7:12 AM | Report abuse

Martin Luther King was a great man.If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted,then your light shall rise in the darkness.

Posted by: crackshothillbilly | December 27, 2010 7:19 AM | Report abuse

Michelle Obama isn't the first First Lady to make nutrition her platform, and there is a huge difference between giving people information and telling them what to do. Mrs. Obama isn't going to make people stop eating what they like, the only people who believe that are people who don't like to think for themselves, pretty much the very people who Sara Palin caters to.

Here's an excerpt from an exchange between Good Morning America's Robin Roberts and The First Lady:

Roberts: "there are some people who say 'I don't want you and I don't want anyone telling me what I should or should not eat.'"
Michelle Obama: "I completely agree. There is no expert on this planet who says that the government telling people what to do does any good. So I completely agree. This requires an effort on everyone's part. So we need a tailored approach. We have to get parents information. We want to improve quality of food in schools."

Posted by: laylaDuncan | December 27, 2010 9:01 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin WANTS to be on the front page news - just not in ways she can't control, or in ways that speak negatively about her grizzly family problems. She's funny tho. The more stuff she says, the more dignified seem the Obamas! Good for us. I hope she's the candidate for President in 2012, just so we have more to really joke about - like John McCain waving his stubby arms about... and Gingrich? Wow, bring him on. Thanks Obama for working your butt off (not like Bush Jr) and thanks Michelle for bringing attention to America's diet and obesity problems.

Posted by: byronwiemann | December 27, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin WANTS to be on the front page news - just not in ways she can't control, or in ways that speak negatively about her grizzly family problems. She's funny tho. The more stuff she says, the more dignified seem the Obamas! Good for us. I hope she's the candidate for President in 2012, just so we have more to really joke about - like John McCain waving his stubby arms about... and Gingrich? Wow, bring him on. Thanks Obama for working your butt off (not like Bush Jr) and thanks Michelle for bringing attention to America's diet and obesity problems.

Posted by: byronwiemann | December 27, 2010 10:18 AM | Report abuse

Desperation is your name Sara Palin. The First Lady recognizes that we have become an obese nation due to bad eating habits and lack of exercise. Your bag of tricks is empty as your brain and those that follow your empty rhetoric.

Posted by: PapaBear3 | December 27, 2010 10:36 AM | Report abuse

Typical of a liberal to attack a citizen over statements made, statements protected by the 1rst. ammendment.
The obamas have forced government into so many places it doesn't belong, and now the idea that children will become bedridden, this man is really being overdramatic.
Tea Party you could not have happened at a better time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: icewater75074 | December 27, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

Spoken by a woman with fat kids. Keep feeding them chocolate and marshmallows and forget to teach them about personal responsibility like birth control.

Posted by: sandradbeachbum | December 27, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin is the perfect example of GENETIC ABNOMALITY. It's like being the Biggest BIMBO representative for human-kind. I must say though, she can really swallow with the best, I attest to that..

Posted by: MFW123 | December 27, 2010 11:26 AM | Report abuse

To the writer of this article, I had to do a double take to see for sure that you were in fact a guy. This article reads more like the junk my wife reads on those gossip sites. Is this news? First, I think you are missing the point. Palin wasn't saying that to make a political statement. This is supposed to be a "reality" show (not a big fan of this genre myself), and in that fashion, her statement was just her cracking a joke, like I'm sure the first lady does about Sarah Palin, or for that matter any liberal does about George W Bush. It is part of who we are as a society to crack jokes about people we do not agree with. As a conservative, I find the first ladies attempt to address deserts as funny as the Presidents energy policy being summed up in the use of proper air pressure in our tires. It is funny to most, unless your a liberal with your undies all in a bunch about Palin, which seems to be most liberals these days. If find it funny how insane Palin makes Liberals, and how they watch or listen to her every move/word. I'm sure she finds it funny as well, and probably makes it a point to say something the media will pick up on and run with it. She does this because she thinks most media is laughable at best these days, and so called "journalists" are caught up in their hate for her vs. writing real news stories. She is really just making fun of you, not the first lady....but your too twisted up and jaded to get the joke. Poor you!

Posted by: Docfinder1 | December 27, 2010 11:28 AM | Report abuse

Well, obviously, Sarah AND Bristol BOTH have problems with being pudgy themselves, so she is probably defending herself and her own! Every couple photos, one of them is "FAT" again! There are only a couple of VERY unhealthy ways to BE FAT and then take FAT off so fast, back and forth, as they obviously do. One is "binging and purging", and the other is "cleansing" enemas! BOTH are extremely damaging to the health of a body!

Posted by: Maerzie | December 27, 2010 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Sara Palin, Huckster:
One who shows aggresive, showy, and sometimes devious methods to promote or sell a product.
Palin has finally achieved a title befitting herself. And we are not buying what you sell.

Posted by: PapaBear3 | December 27, 2010 12:16 PM | Report abuse

What SERIOUS Presidential candidate continuously "attacks" an Incumbent's spouse? Palin's comments are beyond "snarky" as she is the current "Queen of the Mean Girls". The fact that Palin cannot find even ONE positive or constructive point on ANYTHING Michelle Obama says is ridiculuous. Where's Palin's solution for any of the ills of the Country? What is REALLY ridiculuous is how all of us "play" into Palin's stupidity---why is she getting all of this attention? For me, it's because she totally obscures any progressive and important contributions women and womanhood have made in the last 50 years---she is our "one bad apple".

Posted by: ginsue | December 27, 2010 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Jonathan, you must never have been camping in you entire life. If you had, you would know that making smores and sitting around a camp fire while camping go hand and hand. I think you are reading way more into this than is actually there. I watched the same show and the only thing I noticed was Kate being a total pain in the rear about the entire camping experince, she never gave it a chance. Her kids had a great time till they headed back to the lodge. Send me an e-mail sometime and we will go camping, I'll show you how to make a smore's over the coals of a campfire.

Posted by: caltriderg | December 27, 2010 12:19 PM | Report abuse

What SERIOUS Presidential candidate continuously "attacks" an Incumbent's spouse? Palin's comments are beyond "snarky" as she is the current "Queen of the Mean Girls". The fact that Palin cannot find even ONE positive or constructive point on ANYTHING Michelle Obama says is ridiculous. Where's Palin's solution for any of the ills of the Country? What is REALLY unbelievable is how all of us "play" into Palin's stupidity---why is she getting all of this attention? For me, Palin totally obscures any progressive and important contributions women and womanhood have made in the last 50 years---she is our "one bad apple"---where's the DDT when you need it?

Posted by: ginsue | December 27, 2010 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Before you talk down on Sarah ,,remember
this Obama woman is the same woman who never found reason to be proud of America. Who in the beginning could not put enough words together to make a sentence.
If her teleprompter was taken away,,she would be speechless..
Now she's interested in the welfare of my kids???? please,,,be real....

Posted by: lar366ms | December 27, 2010 12:39 PM | Report abuse

I'm so tired of hearing rightwinger Palin fans double down on her repetitive petty bitterness about Michelle Obama's campaign to promote healthy eating for American children in a nation where obesity is a serious expensive deadly problem.

If you've posted one negative thought about First Lady Obama's actions or one affirmation of Palin's criticisms, I ask you this:

1. Did you rail against the federal government takeover of your kids' brains when Laura Bush campaigned for American kids to read more books?

2. Did you spit venom against those "liberal" Reagans in the White House when Nancy Reagan leveraged her position as First Lady to "Just Say No" to drugs?

That's right. If Michelle Obama's quest to raise awareness about the dangers of childhood obesity by promoting healthy nutrition for our nation's kids, then Bush 43 and the demi-god Reagan were clearly rightwing pinkie commie socialist marxist fascist federalist overpowering American individual rights to do drugs and shun basic literacy.

Grow up, people. You too, Palin.

Posted by: PattiFink1 | December 27, 2010 1:01 PM | Report abuse

I like what Palin says, but I am not sure she will make the best President. Though it is clear now, she would be much better than Obama. My comment deals with caution in getting sucked in by Mrs. Obama. Though the thought has merit, it also doesn't passed the smell test. Obesity to no junk food and tax sugar drinks. Gets everyone on the road to say 'hubby' Obama's Health Care Law is a good thing. If not, think of all the taxes Obama will get to spend. A journey begins with a single step.

Posted by: rocketjl | December 27, 2010 1:03 PM | Report abuse

In this age of fix everyones problems but your own,is just selfless shame. Look in the mirror fix your self, Any how I would rather have a lady that could feed me, then stand in the corner,and whine because she's hungry.I've seen palin fire a gun not just her mouth,give me palin any day,oh it looks like oblama,has'nt missed a meal or a treat,wow I just looked in the mirror. I have'nt missed a meal or a treat myself.

Posted by: mtdavis34 | December 27, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

I laugh at the comments that some people think that liberals are afraid of Sarah Palin? Why and for what reason? She is an incompetent fool who was chosen by the guy who canned his campaign the minute she was revealed. Not one person outside of Alaska even knew who she was. Not one person in the U.S. and the question everyone wanted to know was "who is that?" and now the one question we all want to know is how to make her whinning complaining dumb a$$ go away.

She lags behind everyone in the polls and there isn't an intelligent person in the U.S. who would ever voter for her.

All those people who support her remind me of that kid on youtube who was crying "LEAVE BRITTNEY ALONE!"

LOL. OMG, I couldn't believe that foolishness. Yes, she has fat children and she wants them to eat whatever they want and be fat and obsese, but the funny thing is, she stays slim while her daughters are all big and fat. She's probably jealous of her own children. I'm sure that Bristoll will wirte a tell all book in 10 years maybe telling how her mother was an out of control power freak who ran her husband crazy and governed her childrens lives, unlike the failed governing she did for the state of Alaska. ha ha ha ha.

She will never be president or even considered. She's a disaster already made!.

Posted by: Marc2020 | December 27, 2010 3:02 PM | Report abuse

To criticize Michelle is both wrong and unsavvy.

Posted by: GaCracker | December 27, 2010 3:22 PM | Report abuse

Maybe TLC should take a look at what is going on in Haiti. Seems that since Sara visited Haiti, Voodoo killings are on the rise.

Posted by: PapaBear3 | December 27, 2010 3:28 PM | Report abuse

If I were a Democrat and had the choice of talking about the President, the economy, the elctions, unemployment, the war, Gitmo, our image abroad, or Sarah Palin, I suppose I would choose Palin also.

Posted by: MinniePearlJam | December 27, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

The Tea Party is nothing more than the astroturf brainchild of Koch Industries and GOP operatives like Dick Armey, Sacramento GOP consultant Sal Russo, who previously headed up another fake grassroots outfit that coordinated Pentagon funded "counterprotests" against Cindy Sheehan in 2005-06 and features as stars Jim DeMint, Palin and Bachmann. Other key figures have been Chicago radio producer Zack Christensen and lobbyist Eric Odom.

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2009/12/06/in_glitzy_shadows_a_health_reform_foe_lurks/

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/08/30/100830fa_fact_mayer?printable=true#ixzz0xcAvDCvc

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2009/04/the-tea-party-movement-whos-in-charge/13041/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Odom

Many think CNBC commentator Rick Santelli fathered the Tea Party, based on his on-air rant last year. He was simply one piece of a greater astroturf puzzle. His rant was proven to be a PR stunt to leverage upcoming contract talks.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/was-santellis-tea-party-rant-planned-in-advance/1475937/

It is at its core astroturf, funded by special interests and appeals to prejudices and racism. After all, where was the big Tea Party when Bush ran up huge deficits, got soldiers killed over false intelligence as well as faulty wiring done by Halliburton subsidiary KBR and was asleep at the wheel when Wall Street was making risky bets in the subprime market? And, does anyone with an ounce of intellectual honesty believe if John McCain got elected, we would see the Tea Parties out in force?

The Tea Party bears eerie parallels to the Nazi Brownshirts and beer hall ruffians: lower and middle class rural social conservatives being whipped into a frenzy by elite industrial or corporate interests. In Germany, the key supporters of the Nazis were the Krupp and Mengele industrial magnates and key members were hangovers of the abolished imperial regime-Rudolf Hess, Hermann Goering and early on Erich Ludendorff. The Tea Party's backers are Koch Industries and Freedom Works; key members being old GOP politicos like Armey and Russo and key faves being Republicans Michele Bachmann and Jim DeMint. The Brownshirts blamed the Jews for Germany's loss in WWI. The Tea Party shouts that "their" country was "stolen" and they want it back; implying minorities and educated urbanites stole their lily white Christian America. When they talk about "real America(ns)," it is parallel to Hitler's early speeches about the "proud Volk" and "real Germans." The Tea Party's mythological real Americans are white, rural evangelical social conservatives concentrated in the South/Appalachia and rural Midwest and West; implying that educated urban/suburban dwellers and minorities are sub-human scum worthy of extermination.

As for Palin, she again is putting words in mouths; lying. M. Obama never said "don't have dessert." She simply said her kids don't have it by default.

Posted by: Handsome19781 | December 27, 2010 5:01 PM | Report abuse

HI THIS IS SARAH PALIN

IS BANK OF AMERICA IN RUSSIA?

Posted by: fashionbuggie2 | December 27, 2010 5:02 PM | Report abuse

Doesn't America and the state of the world deserve better from public speakers such as wanna be electable the "refudiater" Palin? She is so busy dishing on "fair and balanced" Fox "news" and her "reality" (yeah!) show plus her coloring books,et al against any and all who might get her a headline that she's not just a joke, Palin's a huge and growing debacle who doesn't know when to shut up and deal!

Why? She has nothing valid to deal..nothing to offer except endless criticism and one syllable sound bite prattle that seldom identifies, discusses, or evaluates serious problems in the U.S. and the world. The idea of a "United" States of America is alien to her. She's only "united" with fund raising, TV ratings and book sales.

Sarah's now the head clown in the Republican paraade, but slowly , noisily slipping to the back of the march. Soon Sarah will only be just another tired clown at the rear, walking behind the elephants and carrying a shovel and a trash can.

Posted by: JH2535 | December 27, 2010 6:42 PM | Report abuse

So let me get this right. At a time when many young men and women can't pass the physical to join the armed services. When teens are experiencing health problems, normally seen in older people, because of thier weight..Sarah Palin and many of you think it's ok to go on as we are. Mrs. Obama has only asked people to step back and think about what our kids are eating, at home and at school. That's a bad thing. I'm sure many of you saying you don't want her to dictate what your kids eat, are already feeding your kids healthy meals. Sadly, as proven my the number of overweight children, mamny parents are not.
She's not dictating, only asking people to think..think for themselves..not have Sarah Palin think for them. Shame on Palin for making a joke of a serious health issue for this country.

Posted by: PAOLOBENEVENTO | December 27, 2010 7:04 PM | Report abuse

my goodness. the obamas are the worst. all they do is eat steak and lobster and go travels with tax payers money. obama can't talk without a teleprompter.. haha. at least Sarah can!

Posted by: marlc | December 27, 2010 7:06 PM | Report abuse

Nobody could write this stuff. She is the funniest person in the spotlight. I love it. If you want real laughs read one of the books written about her meltdowns, bizarre behavior and the many lies she told her Republican handlers. I hope she doesn't go away soon. Republican P.J. O'Rourke swear she is really working for the Democrats. The Dems are not clever enough but it is an intriguing idea for the future.

Posted by: TJDemo | December 27, 2010 7:08 PM | Report abuse

forget to say. michelle is a fake. every since she became the first lady, she's a Jackie Kennedy wannabe... she doesn't care what kids eat. she's just doing her job to make herself look good. i mean what else can she do.

Posted by: marlc | December 27, 2010 7:12 PM | Report abuse

Maybe we should make the fat kids hunt and gather their food?!? Nothing burns calories like packing a dead deer out of the woods!!!

Posted by: crackshothillbilly | December 27, 2010 8:46 PM | Report abuse

I hate to hear Ms. Palin whining about the press' coverage of her children. I guess basically she's whining because Fox isn't the only media game in town.

If she is serious about running for president she should be willing to talk to all media and not just those who will showcase her and give her money.

Posted by: dgstewart55 | December 27, 2010 11:06 PM | Report abuse

What is so humorous is Palin's own State of the State speech in Jan 2009. Sarah just cannot keep from sticking her foot in her mouth

" We have alarming levels of heart disease, diabetes, childhood obesity and all of these maladies are on the rise. Now, I won't stand here and lecture for very long but health care reform on an individual basis is often just this simple: we could save a lot of money, and a lot of grief, by making smarter choices. It starts by ending destructive habits, and beginning healthy habits in eating and exercise. In my case, it's hard to slack when you have the ever-present example of an Iron Dogger nearby. But many of us could use a little more time in our great outdoors and when you live in the Great Land, there's no excuse. Protecting good health is largely a matter of personal responsibility, but government policy can help. Our new Alaska Health Care Commission will recommend changes that affect the well-being of Alaskans far into the future. "" Source: Alaska 2009 State of the State Address Jan 22, 2009

Posted by: BinWasillaAlaska | December 27, 2010 11:52 PM | Report abuse

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