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I commented on Friday of last week about the pathetically transparent move by the anti-Palin mainstream media to dig up any kind of dirt they could on the former Alaska Governor by scouring (and actually begging their readers to help them do so) through 24,000 emails from Palin's early days in the Governor's mansion. No wonder Palin calls them "lame-stream."
My challenge last week was for anyone to try to make the case that the left doesn't fear this woman...to try to make the case that she is not regarded as a threat...to try to make the case that she is a joke "reality TV star" in their eyes that no one takes seriously. After all, we don't see the Times, the Post, MSNBC dispatching staffers and begging followers to scrounge through Snooki's emails to see if they can find anything newsworthy in the "Jersey Shore" star's exchanges.
I'm happy to see that this blatant desperation is actually backfiring on the geniuses who concocted it. Jim Roberts, the assistant managing editor of the New York Times has been forced to defend his actions, stating emphatically, "This is not a witch hunt."
Riiiiiiiight. Because you guys have always pursued out-of-office private citizens with high profiles in such a manner, right? I mean, it's not like you didn't do the same thing with another former Vice-Presidential candidate named John Edwards. It's not like the National Enquirer actually scooped you guys on his scandal or anything.
A reporter at MSNBC (also participating in the Palin "not-a-witch-hunt"), Bill Dedman, defended his network by stating, "From our perspective, we're just providing the public records to the public, who own them."
Ah yes, a public service. That's all this is. And EVERYBODY'S buying it, guys.