More Sexist Attacks from Left: Lefty blogs start rumor that Palin has implants and elite media runs with it. Tennessee Democrat, “You have to lift their skirts to find out if they are women”
Posted by iusbvision on June 15, 2010
Via Michelle Malkin:
Tennessee State Democrat legislator Janis Baird Sontany of Nashville to the roster of abusers. Here’s what she said about her GOP opponents at a Democrat Party breakfast over the weekend:
State Republican Chairman Chris Devaney today denounced as “petty and insulting” a Democratic legislator’s statement about her Republican women colleagues. “You have to lift their skirts to find out if they are women. You sure can’t find out by how they vote,” said Rep. Janis Baird Sontany, D-Nashville.
Says Michelle Malkin -
Before it was Palin is not qualified because she has little kids at home (so does B. Obama by the way), than it was a series of “Trig is not your baby”, than it was a series of “your not a real woman”, than it was ”you support rape”, than it was you “hate pregnant teens”, now it is “you had a boob job”.
The fuss is over these two pictures -
The rumor started Tuesday on the liberal website Wonkette in a posting entitled, “Did Sarah Palin Buy Herself a Couple of Luxury Items?”
“We got a political news tip on our Facebook page from Wonkette operative ‘Laura,’” the piece began.
“And, having just now checked our tipster’s hunch with another woman (also, coincidentally, named ‘Laura’), we can report with confidence that at least two people with experience in having breasts say that Sarah Palin sure looks like she was trotting out some new work at the horse races on Sunday.”
Taking the bait was the Boston Herald Wednesday
Hey Sarah Palin, I can see your cleavage from my house!
Alaska’s former governor sported more Northern Exposure than usual at the Belmont Stakes race this weekend, sending the blogosphere into a tizzy, wondering whether Palin is exercising a woman’s right to (bigger) boobs.
The Toronto Sun also swallowed the hook:
Has Sarah Palin added to her assets?
Rumours are swirling on the Internet that the former U.S. vice president candidate and Alaska governor has gotten breast implants recently.
Numerous websites have of course followed suit.
The Huffington Post put on its front page, “PHOTOS: Did Sarah Palin Get Breast Implants?” This included a poll.
Fox TV in Boston actually asked people on the streets if they thought Palin had gotten implants. [Editor's Note - to see the video of what Fox25 did just follow the NewsBusters link; it is truly disgraceful. Honestly if that reporter had come up to me and started enquiring about any politicians boobs I would have thrown my drink in her face. That reporter is demeaning the profession. When I learned journalistic ethics the questions asked are: Does the story really matter. Does the story do more harm than good. Is it relevant? Is it true, if so can we prove it?]
Of course JWF has the evidence to show that they are NOT fake – LINK
The first stage of Conservative Female Abuse by the Left is infantilization. Right-wing women can’t possibly believe what they believe about the sanctity of life, self-defense, free markets, or foreign policy. They must be submissive little dolls of the White Male Hierarchy. Or, as a far Left (is there any other kind of Left in San Francisco?) San Francisco Chronicle columnist wrote of First Lady Laura Bush, they must be put in their place as “docile doormats” with no brains of their own.
The second stage of CFA is sexualization. A conservative woman is not merely a sellout. She is an intellectual prostitute. Unable or unwilling to argue with them on the merits, detractors resort to mocking the physical appearance of their ideological opponents in skirts and denigrating them with vulgar epithets. MSNBC hosts insulted former GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson’s accomplished wife and mother of two, Jeri Thompson, as working the stripper pole. Newspaper cartoonists Ted Rall, Pat Oliphant, and Jeff Danziger caricatured Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a mammy, thick-lipped parrot, and Bush “House Nigga” armed with “hair straightener.” New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd derided former GOP Florida secretary of state Katherine Harris for applying “her makeup with a trowel.”
True to form, Dowd was first out of the box to snicker at Gov. Palin’s beauty pageant past, ridicule her “beehive and sexy shoes,” and compare her path to the vice presidential nomination as a “hokey chick flick.” Joe Biden backhandedly praised her as “good looking.” And left-wing bloggers worked overtime on lurid photoshops of Palin as a bikini model and porn star. At the Democratic Underground, a highly trafficked liberal website raising money for Barack Obama, members held a contest to come up with nicknames and posters to slime GOP Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. [Editor's Note - the names they came up with are not safe for work. One of the nicer ones was VPILTF (VP I'd like to F**K)].
The third stage of CFA is demonization. When the Left tires of hurling whore insults, it turns conservative women in the public eye into nefarious creatures. Bill Maher called Laura Bush “Hitler’s dog.” George Carlin attacked Barbara Bush as “the Silver douchebag.” A Huffington Post website member wrote of Nancy Reagan: “Like her evil husband, she has lived far too long. Here’s hoping the hag suffers for several weeks, then croaks in the tub.” Another added: “I feel no pity for the bitch who took delight in watching thousands die of a horrible disease and watching the poor having to eat out of dumpsters because of her husband’s political beliefs.” True to form, rumors of Palin being a crypto-Nazi surfaced on the Internet and the fringe media. And liberal critics used her gun-rights record to smear her as bloodthirsty.
The final stage of CFA is dehumanization. Conservative women aren’t real women according to the liberal feminist establishment’s definition. Remember when Gloria Steinem called Texas Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison a “female impersonator?” Or when curdled NOW leader Patricia Ireland instructed Democrats to vote only for “authentic” female political candidates? Or when Al Gore’s fashion consultant Naomi Wolf described the foreign-policy analysis of Jeane Kirkpatrick as being “uninflected by the experiences of the female body?”
Echoing the bottom-feeders in the liberal blogosphere, mainstream journalists and Obama water-carriers now question Palin’s commitment to motherhood and even challenged her pre-natal care decisions in an effort to destroy her.
So lets take a walk down sexist memory lane shall we?
Attacks on her womanhood -
More Media Bias to the Point of Laughable Stupidity – This one is amuzing as CNN and the Washington Post attacked Palin for saying her husband Todd is a close advisor. Umm how many male presidents and politicians have said that their wife is thier most trusted advisor?
Newspaper apologizes for calling Palin a “broad” – LINK
The David Letterman Attacks
Elite Media just taking rumors and/or reporting as true without a basic fact check:
Reactions by foreign press and honest pundits:
Clinton Political Strategist Mark Penn on Biased/Sexist Palin Coverage: ” Media on very dangerous ground” – Slams Media for Going Over Palin’s Daily Expense Reports While Not Doing So on Other Candidates!
The Boston Herald Took A Poll About Media Bias and Palin – Radio Host Howie Carr Explains – You must understand printing lies about Republican candidates is OK. It’s called “vetting.” Printing the truth about liberals – that’s called “swift-boating”
Other stories of Palin media bias results:
[Note - We included these because one should compare how the coverage of Sarah Palin's children is totally outrageous yet Joe Biden's kids have all sorts of troubles and the elite media has next to no coverage.]
And last but not least ABC’s Charles Gibson – Questions asked of Palin vs. Obama vs. Edwards
How does it feel to break a glass ceiling?
How does it feel to “win”?
How does your family feel about your “winning” breaking a glass ceiling?
Who will be your VP?
Should you choose Hillary Clinton as VP?
Will you accept public finance?
What issues is your campaign about?
Will you visit Iraq?
Will you debate McCain at a town hall?
What did you think of your competitor’s [Clinton] speech?
Do you have enough qualifications for the job you’re seeking? Specifically have you visited foreign countries and met foreign leaders?
Aren’t you conceited to be seeking this high level job?
Questions about foreign policy
-territorial integrity of Georgia
-allowing Georgia and Ukraine to be members of NATO
-Iranian nuclear threat
-what to do if Israel attacks Iran
-Al Qaeda motivations
-the Bush Doctrine
-attacking terrorists harbored by Pakistan
Is America fighting a holy war? [misquoted Palin]
John Edwards Gibson Didn’t Pound Edwards in 2004; Asked Him If GOP Attacks Made Him Mad:
GIBSON: You speak with such equanimity this morning. Didn’t they make you mad last night?
GIBSON: Did you get mad, though?
More – Look at the portions of the interview ABC edited out of the Palin interview. Much of what was edited out was substantive answers that showed she had mastery of the issues – LINK