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Scary Sarah and the He-Man Woman Haters Club

She's got lady parts and she's not afraid to use them!

From The DailyCaller:

Pres. Obama is the best fundraiser the Dem Party has, but his drawing power is way down from its peak during the ‘08 campaign.

Obama is heading to MO and NV today to raise money for Sec/State Robin Carnahan (D), running for an open Senate seat, and Senate Maj. Leader Harry Reid.

But Carnahan’s campaign wasn’t able to completely sell out the Folly Theater, where Obama will appear for a grassroots event on Carnahan’s behalf, at the prices they wanted. Tickets once priced at $250 are now going for $99, while $35 tickets are half.

I find that little story interesting because two weeks ago Sarah Palin was in my neck of the woods, giving a speech at a fundraising dinner at my alma mater, CSU Stanislaus. Despite what whoever kidnapped Joan Walsh might think about Palin, the people who plunked down $500 a plate to hear Palin speak at the sold-out event gave her a standing ovation.

Times are tough over in Obamanation. The honeymoon is over for Obama and the media and his approval rating is going down faster than Larry Craig in a men’s room. The economy is in the tank, our military is still in Iraq and “Hope and Change” has turned into “Crash and Burn.”

Things were so much better two years ago when except for a few paranoid shrieking holdouts (that’s us) there were few people who could have predicted that putting an inexperienced empty suit who was financed by Wall Street and other corporate special interest money in the Oval Office would turn into an historic clusterfuck.  Now all those arrogant creative class types who thought they were smarter than us bitter old racists are trying to figure out rationalizations that absolve Obama and themselves of any blame.

If they had any shame or self-respect they would perform seppuku or at least STFU for a decade or two until they learn wisdom.  But Kool-aid addicts are the worst kind of dope fiends – no tweekers or heroin addicts ever fucked off a whole country before.

So you really can’t blame the Sippy-Kup Kidz for trying to relive those glorious days when unhinged misogyny ran unfettered through Left Blogistan and Ms. magazine declared that Barack “99 Problems but a bitch ain’t one” Obama was a feminist super-hero.

I get the feeling that over in the “War Room” at Salon Steve Kornacki is probably wearing his “Sarah Palin is a c**t” tee shirt:

I absolutely agree with this assessment of Sarah Palin’s 2012 general election prospects from Daniel Larison:

If she did somehow [win the nomination], Democrats would spend most of the summer and fall of 2012 rubbing their eyes in disbelief at their good fortune… [A] ticket headed by Palin would be hard-pressed to break 40%. Palin as the nominee would probably make 2012 the most lopsided election victory for the incumbent President since 1984.

But the example of ’84 is worth looking a little closer at, because it shows how Palin — or a candidate as potentially disastrous as her — could theoretically manage to win the Republican nomination.

I’m not going to waste your time and mine explaining why Sarah Palin isn’t Fritz Mondale. Kornacki just needed to compare Palin to someone who got their ass kicked in the Electoral College and there’s only three people, they’re all Democrats and Mondale fit his premise better than McGovern.

I just want you to think about how many posts and/or columns at Salon or elsewhere in the Pro-Obama media have you seen describing all the reasons why Mitt “The Mormon” Romney or Piyush “Billy Ray” Jindal can’t possibly beat Obama and are crazy to even try? How often do you see a prog blogger going on and on about how stupid Newt Gingrinch is? For somebody who doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning they sure worry about that ditzy* chillbilly* an awful lot, don’t they?

To paraphrase Billy Shakespeare:

“Methinks they doth protest about the lady too much.”

But wait, there’s more!

I’ve (jokingly) said before that Sarah Palin’s vagina is haunted by evil spirits that drive her opponents insane. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. The GOPers hated Bill and Hillary with a passion but they generally behaved rationally while pursuing that hatred. But when it comes to Sarah the Obots either don’t realize how deranged they act or they realize it but are unable to restrain themselves.

Nothing could epitomize Palin Derangement Syndrome better than a gay man obsessed with Sarah’s uterus. Yep, I’m talking about Andy Sullivan. Sully has always been a few french-fries short of a happy meal, but he managed make people forget about hus years of CDS and Hillaryhate with his obsessive-compulsive need to “prove” his bizarre theory that Sarah isn’t Trig Palin’s mom, that she faked the pregnancy to protct Bristol, who is Trig’s real mother. At least Vince Foster was really dead.

Here’s what Sullivan had to say about Sarah’s chances of winning in 2012:

Know fear.

Well Andy, I’ve been there and I’ve done that. I knew fear for most of the eight years G-Dubya was in office. I knew he’d be a bad POTUS but he managed to exceed my expectations. That fear began to fade after the Democrats retook Congress, and I began to feel optimistic for the first time since SCOTUS selected Bush over Gore by a 5-4 vote.  I’m not feeling optimistic anymore

Obama and the new Democratic party scare me. I turned fifty this year and while I’m not old yet, I can see old from here. Right now there’s a pretty good chance I’ll have to keep working until I die, but that’s only if I’m lucky and don’t live too long. With Obama and the new Democrats ready to “privatize” (dismantle) Social Security I might end up having to choose between eating cat food and starving.  Even worse, I’ll probably have to buy cans of the generic kitty chow instead of the really tasty brand.

Right now my medical insurance plan is “don’t get sick until I’m old enough for Medicare, then don’t get too sick.” I could go on but the real point is that I not only have lost faith in our government to meet it’s obligations to me and my fellow citizens, I consider our leaders to be hostile to my interests.

Do you know who doesn’t scare me?  Sarah Palin.

I don’t agree with her on very much but she’s not batshit crazy like Bush or corrupt like Obama. There’s a few other things she’s not as well.

Palin is not stupid. Now I don’t think she’s a super smart uber wonk like Hillary Clinton, but who is?  Palin proved in the VP debate that as smart or smarter than Joe the talking donkey, and she’s far less prone to saying stupid shit.  Barack Obama said lots of stupid stuff during the campaign too, but he had the media covering for him.

The Obots don’t seem to grasp that not everybody shares their ow opinion of Sarah Palin.  She is a conservative Republican and a fundamentalist Christian and so are millions of other Americans, including some of my relatives. The way she dresses, the way she talks and the things she talks about may seem amusing to the young urban hipsters of Obamanation, but they’re not her target audience.

Palin supporters may not be hip but they don’t give a fuck.  They don’t think Sarah talks funny and even though they may have a college degree and work in an office they grew up in homes where people wore blue collars around red necks.  They have either cable or satellite television and they are familiar with this new-fangled internet thingie, so they’ve already heard all the shit there is to say about Sarah.

These people don’t like Sarah Palin, they LOVE her.  Their opinion of Sarah and their support for her are unlikely to change anytime son and certainly not because of anything Andy Sullivan or the other members of the PDS brigades throw at her.

Let’s finish with this little tribalist gem from Digby:

She is not a serious politician. She is a political celebrity/entrepreneur, collecting money from her fans to fund herself and sell her brand. To the extent that she is working for anyone but herself, she’s working for The Republican Party, bringing together some of the disparate strands of the conservative movement, striking the pose of the “outsider.” But that is the extent of her serious commitment to politics.

Palin is a “reality” entertainer. Look on the covers of the celebrity magazines and you’ll see lots of them. There’s a lot of money to be made by someone like her in merchandising alone, much less personal appearances, books etc. I’m guessing she’ll find herself on the personal growth/religious circuit too, along with her reality show on TV.

She is a creature of the new political media, maybe the first pure version of her kind. As soon as people grok that, her fund raising and touring will begin to make more sense. But I would be shocked if she would ever feel the need to subject herself to parochial elective politics again. It’s not where her talents and ambitions lie.

Yeah, Sarah Palin is like that actor dude who starred in Death Valley Days and Bedtime for Bonzo. Nobody took him seriously either, and then one day he was our “acting” President.


The Confluence is a liberal blog and does not support Sarah Palin blah blah blah.

She is a conservative pro-life  Republican yadda yadda yadda – do I really need to keep explaining this shit?

Here at The Confluence we don’t drink any flavor of Kool-aid.