Published: Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:00 a.m. MDT
Sarah Palin is great at throwing out shallow one liners which energize the far
right. I will give her that. However does anyone consider her a person with
substantive ideas? The fact that she is relevant in GOP politics
is, or should be, an embarrassment to Republicans.
I don't care who the politician is... I would never watch a channel called
the "name of the person" channel.Maybe the Sarah Palin
show... but the Sarah Palin channel? Give me a break!
Oh goody, yet another "news" source for the unwitting to hear more
partial truth and the editorialization of a partisan hack. I wonder when she
will come out with her "Little Red Book" that crowds can wave in the air
exhibiting their total adulation? And maybe an outfit for all to wear. Hmmm,
the marketing potential for Palinistas is huge!
@ Joe Blow, Exactly.
The Alaskan Narcissist returns!Her lack of intelligence is well
documented. Unfortunately, her lack of morals isn't as well known. While
she says all the right stuff I don't think she should be trusted. She
reminds me of those televangelists who will do and say anything for money. She
would appear on tv to have claimed to heal people and raise the dead while
showing people nonstop her "donation" hoine.Palin is a
wonderful business person along the lines of Tim and Jan Crouch, Ted Robertson,
and James Dobson. She knows what desperate, lonely, and poor people
want. And she sells it well.
I wonder how long it will take for this website news failure will take to
finally convince Ms. Palin of how irrelevant she is becoming in the national
Love the comments about Glen Beck and the Blaze: "a role model for wealthy
media figures who hope to monetize the cult of personality they've built up
by expertly playing to the cultural affinities and anxieties of Red
America."I am amazed at how many normally reasonable fellow LDS
members actually believe tha Beck has some special hotline to Church
Headquarters and is speaking for God and the Prophet. He is a rich media
personality getting richer on your neurosis about things that really don't
matter that much.God is in charge. Trust in Him. He will not leave
us nor forsake us. And He does not need Glen Beck to tell us what to do. He
already has a Prophet and Scriptuer for that...
Now it's being called "Activist Journalism"?Isn't that
just a dreased up, modern name for "YELLOW Journalism"?IMO
-- Just another way of putting lipstick on a pig. At least Rush
Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck all call theirs "Shows", Sarah Palin is crossing a new boundry by trying to get away with calling hers
a "News" channel.Legitimate NEWS outlets should be worried,
VERY worried!One bad apples, will spoil the whole bunch.
Sarah Palin will share her views on events of the day to you for a low low price
of only $9.95 a month... really? It's a merger of pseudo news, opinion,
and Palin family reality show. And this is the future of news coverage for the
future. This is more credible then mainstream news, no matter how biased it may
be?It just goes to prove there is a buyer for everything.
No. A News channel can't solve problems nor will they. It
doesn't matter if its msnbc or fox. Its not in their best interest. Why?
Because, exacerbating the issue leads to more ratings hence more $$$.
Fox News and MSNBC solved our nations problems, so why not have another fringe
so-called news channel that spends more time spinning the facts rather than
simply reporting them.
I don't think it's going to 'solve problems', but it's
sure going to be funny.
The only problem a Sarah Palin news channel will solve is to give easy fodder to
the writers of Jon Stewart, Colbert, John Oliver, etc. Their lives just got
This is hysterically funny.Then again, maybe it's not.There may actually be people out there ready to actually believe what this
woman might say.That's downright frightening!
@Hamath,Re: "I would never watch a channel called the "name
of the person" channel"...Ever heard of the "Oprah
Winfrey Network" (OWN)?=============@Maverick,Re: "Her lack of intelligence is well documented"...Oh really... Where is her "lack or intelligence" Documented?==============@RedWings,Re: "Love the comments
about Glen Beck and the Blaze"...I looked, and saw ZERO comments
about Glen Beck and the Blaze.How did this become an anti-LDS,
anti-Beck rant? The topic is Sarah Palin!================@Really???Re: "I wonder how long it will take for this website
news failure will take to finally convince Ms. Palin of how irrelevant she
is"...#1. It hasn't failed yet.#2. If it
fails... has a liberal network never failed? Does the failure of every liberal
talk show I know of indicate THEY are "irrelevant"?#3. Is it
really up to the Liberal-Left (who would never listen to her show) to tell her
she's "irrelevant"? Because to the people on the Right...
she's still relevant. Which group should she respond to??Is it
up to the people who DON'T LISTEN to Rachel Maddow, etc, to decide MSNBC is
irrelevant? Probably not.
It's really sad that the people who will pay for her "news" are the
people who can afford it the least.I've been to several
countries. It was easy to spot false preachers. Especially when I served a
mission. I saw many preachers on tv and heard them on the radio demanding money
from the poorest and most desperate.Palin is no different. She preys
on the poorest and most desperate. She promises miracles as she laughs all the
way to the bank. While her donors remain desperate and poor and hoping for
relief to their miserable lives.It's sad, because all the right
wing preys on these people. Ted Robertson, Glenn Beck, James Dobson, etc.For folks like Palin, selling their radical religo-politico views has
become a lucrative business. Had supply side never happened and had
we focused on keeping US manufacturing jobs here, none of these radical leaders
would have any desperate followers. Americans are becoming increasingly
desperate with our economic decline, much like how Germans became desperate in
the 1920s and early 30s.Where is this taking us?
@ 2bitsYes I have heard of the OWN, but I haven't watched it
nor will I. Millions do though from what I understand. That is their choice.
Millions may watch Sarah Pallin's network. I just think they are wasting
their time. Of course, truth be told, most TV is a waste of time.
Please don't refer to the Palin project as a news channel. It's not,
and she is the last person to provide substance.
@Maverick,Re "It's really sad that the people who will pay
for her "news" are the people who can afford it the least"...I love the way you paint the Right as the "Rich Folks" (when
you're playing your Class-Warfare games). And paint them as poor penniless
red-necks (when pretending the Left are the educated, smart, wealthy folks, and
the Right are mostly poor middle-America farmers who listen to nothing but talk
radio. You need to make up your mind on your stereotypes you use
for us....Are we the Evil rich businessmen you attack almost
daily?Or the poor toothless farmers that speak with an accent and only
listen to Rush Limbaugh?Which is it?You need to figure out
WHICH stereotype you're going to use, instead of flip-flopping between the
Right being the "Evil Wealthy people", AND the the Right being the
"uneducated poor people" who can't afford cable TV...Which stereotype is right?
Has there ever been a politician who possessed greater quantities of both
ignorance & arrogance as this woman? I predict in the future her name will
be found in the dictionary used to describe this (what should be) oxymoronic
combination.@2 bits – “Where is her "lack or
intelligence" Documented?”That’s a bit like asking
“where is air… I don’t see it.” Pretty much
any appearance she has ever made is documentation of her imbecility, but if
you’re looking for a printed source I would start with the book “You
Betcha” or just do a Google search of Sarah Palin gaffes… they are
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