Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Favorite quotes from: Sarah Palin's Alaska TLC Political Campaign Show

" She carries her own weight, whether it's hunting or fishing or politics. Anything Sarah Palin does, she does with all four feet, let me tell you that. ” -- Chuck Heath

“ Some women want perfume and diamonds. Bloods, guts and bullets, that’s for me, ” -- Sue Akins


Misc. quotes:

 " ..If Republicans want to embrace Palin as a cultural icon whose anti-intellectualism fulfills a base political need, then have at it. I suppose it’s cheaper than therapy. " -- Joe Scarborough, Nov. 30, 2010 - tells GOP to man up and attack Sarah Palin

 " Now I am scared I am going to wake up with a decapitated moose head in my bed. " -- Margaret Cho, Nov. 29, 2010, Pistol Whipped

" The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,' whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil. " -- Sarah Palin, in a message posted on Facebook about Obama's health care plan, Aug. 7, 2009

 " Wasilla hillbillies looting Neiman Marcus from coast to coast. " -- an angry McCain aide describing Palin's $150,000 shopping spree

" A whack job. " -- a top McCain adviser describing Palin, one-upping the McCain adviser who called her a "diva" 

" 'Refudiate,' 'misunderestimate,' 'wee-wee'd up.' English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!' " -- a Tweet sent by Sarah Palin in response to being ridiculed for inventing the word "refudiate," proudly mistaking her illiteracy for literary genius, July 18, 2010

 " When you think about it, Alaska is also near the North Pole, so she must also be friends with Santa. " -- Jon Stewart, on claims that Alaska's proximity to Russia gives her foreign policy experience

" We believe that the best of America is not all in Washington, D.C. ... We believe that the best of America is in these small towns that we get to visit, and in these wonderful little pockets of what I call the real America, being here with all of you hard working very patriotic, um, very, um, pro-America areas of this great nation. " -- Sarah Palin, speaking at a fundraiser in Greensboro, N.C., Oct. 16, 2008

" She's not prepared to be governor. How can she be prepared to be vice president or president? Look at what she's done to this state. What would she do to the nation? " -- Alaska State Senate President Lyda Green, who is a Republican

" [McCain] knows, in his gut, that he put somebody unqualified on the ballot. He knows that in his gut, and when this race is over that is something he will have to live with... He put somebody unqualified on that ballot and he put the country at risk, he knows that. " -- Matthew Dowd, former chief strategist for President Bush's 2004 reelection campaign

" It's like a really bad Disney movie. The hockey mom, you know, 'oh, I'm just a hockey mom'... and she's facing down President Putin... It's totally absurd... it's a really terrifying possibility... I need to know if she really thinks that dinosaurs were here 4,000 years ago. I want to know that, I really do. Because she's gonna have the nuclear codes. " -- actor Matt Damon

" We used to hustle over the border for health care we received in Canada. And I think now, isn't that ironic? " -- Sarah Palin, admitting that her family used to get treatment in Canada's single-payer health care system, despite having demonized such government-run programs as socialized medicine that will lead to death-panel-like rationing, March 6, 2010