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Sarah keeps earning ‘Palin-Quayle’

I was enjoying not blogging about Tea Party Princess/Queen Sarah Palin-Quayle for an entire week, I believe it had been until just now, but the “Family Guy” brouhaha has inspired me.

I don’t watch television (Hello, my name is Robert and I’m an Internet addict), but apparently a recent episode of the cartoon show “Family Guy” has a female character with Down’s Syndrome state, “My mom’s the former governor of Alaska.”

Of course fucktarded perma“victim” Sarah Palin-Quayle immediately got onto Facebook to denounce the latest liberal Hollywood swipe at her and her fucktarded family. A “kick in the gut” she called it. How about an actual kick in the gut?

But seriously, I read Palin-Quayle’s actual Facebook entry on this “controversy,” and, as the wingnuts like to do, Palin-Quayle tried to assert that satire that seems to have been aimed at her actually was aimed at her poor little retarded boy, whom she did such a great fucking favor by naming him Trig. [Yeah, give a mentally retarded kid a retarded namethat’s sure setting him off on the right foot in what’s going to be a tough life, isn’t it? As are toting him around like a prop for political points and using him as a political human shield.])

Anyway, I just wanted to note that I’ve long written it as “Sarah Palin-Quayle,” in homage to the dumbfuck Repugnican (I know, redundant) Dan Quayle, who was King George I’s vice president and who thought that you spell it as “potatoe.”

I feel vindicated, because besides the “potatoe” thing, Quayle is remembered also for his 1992 attack upon fictional TV character Murphy Brown. (That is a TV show that I did used to watch, and I loved it.) TIME Magazine reported at the time:

…[The] vice president dared to argue last week in a San Francisco speech that the Los Angeles riots were caused in part by a “poverty of values” that included the acceptance of unwed motherhood, as celebrated in popular culture by the CBS comedy series “Murphy Brown.”

The title character, a divorced news anchorwoman, got pregnant and chose to have the baby, a boy, who was delivered on last Monday’s episode, watched by 38 million Americans.

“It doesn’t help matters,” Quayle complained, when Brown, “a character who supposedly epitomizes today’s intelligent, highly paid professional woman” is portrayed as “mocking the importance of fathers, by bearing a child alone, and calling it just another ‘lifestyle choice.'”

Of course, these two incidents aren’t identical. Fucktard Dan Quayle seemed to not fully have understood that Murphy Brown was not a real person, and he is the one who picked the fight — with the fictional TV character. (If memory serves, the character of Murphy Brown, in a new episode that aired shortly after Quayle’s pronouncement, fairly hilariously responded to Quayle, albeit indirectly, if memory serves.)

In the more recent case, “Family Guy” drew the first blood, it’s true, but how presidential is it to be fighting with a fictional TV show — on Facebook?

I just don’t recall any member of the pantheon of great U.S. presidents having done anything like that…

I stand firmly by “Sarah Palin-Quayle.”

In her dumbfuckery, Sarah Palin-Quayle vindicates me constantly.

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Sarah Palin, professional victim

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Repugnican Sarah Palin-Quayle (pictured above in October) pisses and moans that Caroline Kennedy, potential appointee to the U.S. Senate for the state of New York, is being treated better by the media than Palin-Quayle was in her quest for the vice presidency.

Reports Politico today:

Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) believes Caroline Kennedy is getting softer press treatment in her pursuit of the New York Senate seat than Palin did as the GOP vice presidential nominee because of Kennedy’s social class.

“I’ve been interested to see how Caroline Kennedy will be handled and if she will be handled with kid gloves or if she will be under such a microscope,” Palin told conservative filmmaker John Ziegler during an interview Monday for his upcoming documentary film, “How Obama Got Elected.” Excerpts from the interview were posted on YouTube [last night].

“It’s going to be interesting to see how that plays out, and I think that as we watch that we will perhaps be able to prove that there is a class issue here also that was such a factor in the scrutiny of my candidacy versus, say, the scrutiny of what her candidacy may be.”

Palin said she remains subject to unfair press coverage of her and her family.

“Is it political? Is it sexism?” she asked. “What is it that drives someone to believe the worst and perpetuate the worst in terms of gossip and lies?”

She observed that Katie Couric and Tina Fey have been “capitalizing on” and “exploiting” her.

“I did see that Tina Fey was named entertainer of the year and Katie Couric’s ratings have risen,” she said. “And I know that a lot of people are capitalizing on, oh I don’t know, perhaps some exploiting that was done via me, my family, my administration. That’s a little bit perplexing, but it also says a great deal about our society.” …

I agree that it shouldn’t be a cakewalk for Caroline Kennedy because of her surname, but ultimately it is up to the people of the state of New York as to whether Kennedy’s appointment to Billary Clinton’s soon-to-be-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate is appropriate.

I mean, I thought that it was bullshit when Billary Clinton ran for a U.S. Senate seat for New York only because she had just been first lady, but that decision also was for the people of the state of New York to make.

And New York’s governor isn’t under investigation for having tried to sell Billary’s Senate seat, so I’m more or less OK with Kennedy’s appointment if that’s what New York’s governor decides. I am assuming that he is answerable to the people of his state and that he will decide accordingly.

But for Sarah Palin-Quayle to compare her treatment to Kennedy’s is ludicrous.

Palin-Quayle would have become president, for fuck’s sake, had anything happened to John McCainosaurus.

Politico reported back in September that according to the actuarial tables that the insurance industry uses, there is about a one-in-three chance that the 72-year-old McCainosaurus won’t make it to age 80, which is how old he would have been had he made it through the end of a second term in the White House.

Does Palin-Quayle truly not understand why she would have come under more intense media scrutiny as a vice-presidential candidate than a candidate for the U.S. Senate would? I mean, there are 100 U.S. senators, but just one president and one vice president.

Or is Palin-Quayle a liar, a professional victim?

In either case, her complaint that Caroline Kennedy is being treated better by the media than she was demonstrates that Palin-Quayle is too incompetent to hold any public office — with the possible exception of the mayorship of Wasilla, Alaska, although Wasilla residents have plenty of negative things to say about her capability to handle even Podunk mayoral duties.

Ironically, as a vice-presidential candidate Palin-Quayle very apparently expected the free ride from the media that she claims Caroline Kennedy is enjoying now.

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