Thursday, October 30, 2008

Blitzer twists Palin's words

Elizabeth Vargas of ABC asked Sarah Palin is she was so discouraged by the attacks on her that, if not elected vice president, that she'd just go back to Alaska. Palin answered:
I think that, if I were to give up and wave a white flag of surrender against some of the political shots that we've taken, that would bring this whole … I'm not doing this for naught.
Palin went on to say she was "thinking that it's going to go our way on Tuesday, Nov. 4. I truly believe that the wisdom of the people will be revealed on that day."

From this -- an honest, feisty, optimistic answer to a sandbagging question by Vargas -- the dunderheaded Wolf Blitzer tries to spin a "rogue" moment and imply that somehow Palin was undermining McCain:

(Cross-posted at AmSpecBlog.)


  1. It's another example of the MSM obsessed with a process story. Then CNN finds a McCain staffer who's miffed to turn it into something more than simply looking at what could be.

  2. Blitzer from got the idea from looking at this blog post. At lefty Americablog.

    Wow. This is pretty stunning. Sarah Palin just threw McCain under the Straight Talk Express. Palin told ABC News that she is indeed already thinking about 2012:

    If he didn't get the idea directly from there he thinks the same way as those characters, and that says a lot.