“Senator McCain and Governor Palin look forward to discussing the issues that Americans care about, fixing broken government, creating jobs, making our country energy independent and securing the peace for the next generation by bringing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to a victorious end,” Mr Schmidt continued.After spending the entire "meet some Alaskan lady who ain't what she says she is" evening attacking community organizers, the average American kind of person trying to help others in thousands of little people ways, and as a back handed attack on Barrack Obama's previous works, and instead of concentrating on defining their positions on real issues... Now, all of a sudden they want to talk about the issues?
Via the AP, and I know this may shock some of you - the McCain campaign is so shocked they are threatening to sue the National Enquirer - but it appears that adultery may run in the Palin family:
The National Enquirer wrote in its edition dated Sept. 15 that Palin had an affair with a business associate of her husband, Todd Palin. He discovered the infidelity and dissolved the business, the article said. It attributed the allegation only to "an enemy" of the Alaska governor.No need to wonder why the sudden change of direction from the misfiring McCain-Palin for Alaskan Independence ticket...
“The National Enquirer's coverage of a vicious war within Sarah Palin's extended family includes several newsworthy revelations, including the resulting incredible charge of an affair plus details of family strife when the Governor's daughter revealed her pregnancy.Now this is the funny thing here that doesn't make much sense at all - and I credit my wife for noticing this before I did - Why the hell is the McCain campaign threatening legal action? Neither McCain nor his campaign should have any legal standing here. Shouldn't Sarah Palin be the one doing that? Unless she knows she would lose...
“Following our John Edwards exclusives, our political reporting has obviously proven to be more detail-oriented than the McCain campaign's vetting process. Despite the McCain camp's attempts to control press coverage they find unfavorable, The Enquirer will continue to pursue news on both sides of the political spectrum."
I have this feeling the National Enquirer featuring the scandalized Sarah Palin will fly off the shelves in the next little while.
The ENQUIRER has also learned that Palin’s family is embroiled in a vicious war that is now exposing her darkest secrets, threatening to destroy her political career.At this point in time I am beginning to wonder if the GOP should forget about just bringing in a new VP candidate to replace Sarah million and one scandals Palin and yank their endorsement of John McCain entirely.
Palin’s ongoing war with her ex brother-in-law Mike Wooten, a state trooper, has caused multiple sources to come forward with shocking allegations about the governor.
Details of those allegations, the family feud, and Palin’s attempt to cover up her teen daughter’s pregnancy are in the new issue of The ENQUIRER.
Because John McCain really blew it big time when he picked Palin.
Side Note: After putting so much effort into building up the National Enquirer's credibility during the John Edwards scandal it should be interesting to watch the right wing try and tear them down as a source this time.
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[update deux] Via the Alaska Blog Mudflats... The shit is really gonna hit the fan across the media:
The latest story the National Enquirer is working on is that Palin had an affair with Todd’s ex-business partner in an Anchorage Car Wash venture. This was an interesting twist because it was also rumored that Todd Palin had an “Edwards problem”. Maybe he has an Elizabeth Edwards problem. I generally try to resist getting too caught up in the smarminess, unless it becomes impossible. It just did.And the squeaky clean Hockey Mom's purported lover?
Two days ago, Todd’s ex-business partner filed an emergency motion to have his divorce papers sealed. Yesterday the motion was DENIED.
A local Palmer politician and...
A hockey coach? (see update below)
You just can't make stuff like this up! lol
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[update quatre] Right now there are all kinds of rumors floating around... While there is the original rumor of a guy named Brad Hanson as the lover, there is also a guy named Richter that shares a property with the Palins and that wanted to get his divorce papers sealed, and another former business partner named Ray Wells...
From what I have read about the Palins so far... I wouldn't be surprised if it turned out they were swingers! lol And it is fun to watch republicans squirm over this.