September 01, 2008

Obama: Back the Fuck Off of Bristol and Levy

Via The Washington Times.

Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama Monday afternoon issued a strong statement to "back off" reports of Bristol Palin's pregnancy, telling reporters families — and especially children — are off limits in this presidential campaign.

Mr. Obama, campaigning here, also noted that his own mother was 18 when she gave birth to him.

"People's families are off limits," he said. "People's children are especially off limits. This shouldn't be part of our politics. It has no relevance to Gov. Palin's performance as a governor or her potential performance as a vice president. "

"I would strongly urge people to back off these kinds of stories," he added. "That shouldn't be a topic in our politics."

He vehemently pushed back against an unnamed McCain aide suggesting his campaign had any ties to the blogs that were spreading rumors before the news broke, saying he was "offended" by that and if any of his staff was involved in spreading the issue, "they'd be fired."

Thank you, Sir. I hope that puts that end to it; I fear that it will not.

But most people of good will—left, right, and center—know that this is an offensive and unfair line of attack. But the voices on the left-fringe and the right-fringe will keep yapping about it.

The solution? Ear plugs, and common sense. And the marginalizing of any medium or voice that gives the issue undue play or handles it in an insensitive fashion.

Via Malkin, via a fairly rawkin' post by AllahP at Hot Air.

Posted by Attila Girl at September 1, 2008 12:35 PM | TrackBack

What's with all these Palin babies? OK. I confess, we're cloning Sarah. Somebody has to. I have an order in for five.

Sarah seems to be practicing what she preaches. Family values MEANS coming together as a family to handle whatever comes your way. Taking responsibility. Making accomodations. Loving unconditionally. With her family around her, Bristol will be just fine. Big story! It makes me like the Palins more and more! Keep them coming!

Posted by: Darrell at September 1, 2008 12:59 PM

The Sarah-clones, or the human-interest stories about the Palins?

Posted by: Attila Girl at September 1, 2008 04:52 PM


The attempted smears to get you and me not to trust our eyes, hearts, and guts. Only the pretenders don't think that Sarah did exactly what they wish they would do under similar circumstances. Or know that she would do in the future.

They are not only destroying their credibility now, but they are causing people to reflect on and question what the "media" has been saying for the past eight years. That's the best thing I have been seeing in my travels across the web. Do they think that Christians practice "honor killings" of their young that stray? You would think so by what the "truth squad" visitors are saying. The Left has no clue as to acceptable behavior among the majority of Americans. And that becomes more obvious with every one of their rants. So obvious that people who refused to accept it are finally seeing the truth. And it's a very good thing.

Posted by: Darrell at September 1, 2008 06:24 PM

Morons for MILFs! Palin for President!

Okay, it's Vice President, but it doesn't sound as alliterative.

Posted by: Gregory at September 1, 2008 10:23 PM

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