WorldNetDaily and Palin, Together At Last

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Thursday, January 07, 2010 at 10:32 am

I was surprised that Sarah Palin, who has twice passed on chances to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference, agreed to keynote the National Tea Party Convention. Undoubtedly the Tea Party event has more to offer her financially–tickets for her speech, as I reported last month, are selling for $349. But while CPAC is a well-established event with a filter for extremism, the Tea Party event is an unknown quantity. And right on cue, the conspiracy-minded site WorldNetDaily is joining the program, with Editor-in-Chief Joseph Farah getting a plum Friday night speaking slot.

To be asked to speak at the first national tea party convention is a great honor for me. I believe the tea party movement is a powerful and righteous social and political force that can help take America back from the grips of out-of-control and tyrannical central government. It’s also a personal privilege for me to be on the same bill with Gov. Sarah Palin and so many other distinguished leaders and friends such as Judge Roy Moore, Rep. Michele Bachmann and Phil Valentine.

Two months ago Farah appeared on the same stage as Bachmann and other conservative House Republicans to promote WND’s “pink slip” campaign against Congress, and political reporters pretty much ignored it. And WND has sponsored CPAC in the past. But CPAC has explicitly ruled out a “birther” forum at this year’s event, and some Republican activists have called for conservatives to cut ties with the birth certificate and conspiracy-obsessed WND. And here you’ll have Sarah Palin, giving her first political speech in months, on the same stage as Joseph Farah.

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24AheadDotCom
Comment posted January 7, 2010 @ 2:20 pm

Regarding the “some Republican activists” part, see this for my very bad experience with those activists.


mantis
Comment posted January 7, 2010 @ 3:41 pm

No one is interested in visiting your crazy birthtard website. Stop trolling for clicks, spammer.


24AheadDotCom
Comment posted January 7, 2010 @ 6:20 pm

Where ever I go, “mantis” – someone too cowardly to reveal who he is – is sure to follow. It's like being stalked… by Elmer Fudd.


chrisjay
Comment posted January 7, 2010 @ 6:59 pm

mantis isn't the only one weary of your awkward attempts to get people to click onto your loser site


mantis
Comment posted January 8, 2010 @ 10:41 am

“mantis” – someone too cowardly to reveal who he is

Oh, and I take it 24AheadDotCom is your given name, right? Stupid birthtard spammer.


Anthony
Comment posted January 8, 2010 @ 7:42 pm

I thought that WND was a satirical news site.


bordway
Comment posted January 9, 2010 @ 11:15 am

Since she represents a fringe of society, there's no more suitable place for her to appear. Hopefully she'll run on their ticket and garner the normal 8% of the popular vote. I wonder how she'll feel shaking hands with all those gun toting conference goers? Who knows, she'll probably be packing as well.


euphgeek
Comment posted January 10, 2010 @ 5:27 pm

It is, they just won't admit it.


Anthony
Comment posted January 10, 2010 @ 8:28 pm

It isn't evidence. It is logic. I have encounter various conspiracy theories and “other such ideas”. The one thing that is notice is when considering those ideas just on their merits is that the arguments just disjoint statements. Also, that the statements range from silly to asininely stupid. Birthers always turn the question back on those who are challenging their claim, all the while avoid answering any questions proposed to them.

The birther consparicy theory is nothing but smoke and mirrors, without the smoke or mirrors.


euphgeek
Comment posted January 10, 2010 @ 11:57 pm

Actually, logic is what you use to draw a conclusion based on the evidence provided. But since nirthers start from the conclusion, it's impossible for them to argue logically against the evidence.


Anthony
Comment posted January 11, 2010 @ 1:28 am

It isn't evidence. It is logic. I have encounter various conspiracy theories and “other such ideas”. The one thing that is notice is when considering those ideas just on their merits is that the arguments just disjoint statements. Also, that the statements range from silly to asininely stupid. Birthers always turn the question back on those who are challenging their claim, all the while avoid answering any questions proposed to them.

The birther consparicy theory is nothing but smoke and mirrors, without the smoke or mirrors.


euphgeek
Comment posted January 11, 2010 @ 4:57 am

Actually, logic is what you use to draw a conclusion based on the evidence provided. But since nirthers start from the conclusion, it's impossible for them to argue logically against the evidence.


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