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Sarah Palin Never Read The Duck Dynasty Interview. She Just Defended It.

Sarah-Palin-HotHere’s the definition of knee-jerk (emphasis on second syllable): defending something without knowing what you’re defending. So it comes as no surprise that Sarah Palin, the former half-term governor of Alaska, admits that she never read the GQ interview with Duck Dynasty paterfamilias Phil Robertson, in which Robertson brought new meaning to the phrase “offensively homophobic.”

Of course, that didn’t stop Palin from defending Robertson with all her might. In a tweet last week, Palin complained that “those ‘intolerants’ hatin’ and taking on the Duck Dynasty patriarch are taking on all of us.”

Palin’s admission that she had no idea with Robertson said came, appropriately enough, in an interview on Fox News with Greta Van Susteren. Van Susteren asked Palin to comment about the “graphic” and “offensive” way Robertson expressed himself, even if one agreed with the substance of his remarks.

“I haven’t read the article. I don’t know exactly how he said it,” Palin responded. “But what he was doing was in response to a question about a lifestyle he disagrees with, and yet he has said over and over again he doesn’t hate the person engaging in a lifestyle he disagrees with.”

Moreover, Robertson’s critics are, in Palin’s universe, attacking God Himself.

“In response, he was quoting the Gospel,” she told Van Susteren. “So people who are so insulted and offended by what he said evidently are offended by what he was quoting in the Gospel.”

Now, Sarah has never been celebrated for the Aristolean rigor of his logic. But if you’re looking for something to be thankful for this holiday season, just remember: this was the woman who could have been a heartbeat away from the Oval Office.

By:           John Gallagher
On:           Dec 24, 2013
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  • 43 Comments
    • PARKAVMAN
      PARKAVMAN

      She doesn’t read any main stream magazines, news magazines (except Enquirer) or newspapers. Remember the Katie Couric interview, but she can see Russia.
      What a dumb MF.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tyler100
      Tyler100

      Do we know that she can read at all? I mean, I’ve never seen her do it.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redspyder
      redspyder

      Teleprompters. And cereal boxes.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • manjoguy
      manjoguy

      Have Obama, Reid and Pelosi ever read the entire Affordable Care Act they have foisted upon us?

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redspyder
      redspyder

      (Leviticus Approved cereal boxes, naturally)

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redspyder
      redspyder

      @manjoguy: Obama/Reid/Pelosi/Affordable Care Act bashing is here:
      http://www.queerty.com/slut-shaming-log-cabin-republicans-attack-sexy-obamacare-ad-ruin-christmas-20131223/#ixzz2oQH1yiKW

      This is Palin/bible thumping/Christian right/cereal bashing only. With maybe a little Greta/Scientology bashing thrown in on the side, if we can work it into the conversation.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • flyboydog2
      flyboydog2

      Perhaps she misread the article and thought it was “Dumb Dynasty” and she was applying for Queen.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 2:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      They are free to state what they want, the network is free to punish.

      You are either for free expression or speech or you are an islamic republic, which is it right wingers?, you can’t have the cake and eat it, that’s for Chris Christie.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 3:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • michaelmt1009
      michaelmt1009

      and we are all surprised by this because???????? Its Sarah Palin guys…

      Dec 24, 2013 at 3:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sweet Boy
      Sweet Boy

      Can she read at all?

      Dec 24, 2013 at 3:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scotshot
      scotshot

      @redspyder: Best of the day!

      Dec 24, 2013 at 3:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scotshot
      scotshot

      @Sweet Boy: She moves her lips when she tries to read what’s on her palm.

      She should receive the Einstein award.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 3:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • krystalkleer
      krystalkleer

      She will attach her name to anything to be relevant!
      http://Www.getoffmydress.blogspot.com

      Dec 24, 2013 at 4:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PARKAVMAN
      PARKAVMAN

      So did she tell Bristol to defend it without reading to cause momma says so.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 4:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joetx
      Joetx

      Thank you, John McCain, for foisting this complete dunce on the rest of America.

      Perhaps Ted Cruz will pick Sarah’s dimwitted older daughter (they’re likely all as stupid as their mother), Bristol, as his running mate.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jmmartin
      jmmartin

      She never read Jack and Jill, either. The woman is an ignoramus.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 5:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist
      AuntieChrist

      If you had to talk to her, what could you say to a thing like that..? Did you go to the circus this year..? What’s your favorite ice cream..? How do you spell cat..?

      Dec 24, 2013 at 6:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • karl61058
      karl61058

      Somehow this woman gets into the (Fox) news. It just seems to me that paying attention to FN just adds to the level of frustration with anything anybody says there. And maybe since they selectively choose to ignore facts that we should then ignore Fox News, altogether.
      Just a thought.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 7:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • glitterbang
      glitterbang

      And again we have that word I find so offensive—“lifestyle.” I don’t honestly know what that means. Does Palin incorrectly assume that all gay men are sex-obsessed bar whores who live for gratuitous, anonymous & risky kink encounters? Because speaking from experience I am not like this nor do I know of any gay men who ARE. So the word “lifestyle” in reference to gay men confuses me. As gay men, the vast majority of us live fairly normal, everyday lives that would surprise the Christian element who regard us as an aberrant bunch of sex fiends. Other than the fact that I have a relationship with a man, my “lifestyle” consists of work, paying taxes, paying bills and being a great son, brother, friend, co-worker, neighbor and American citizen.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 9:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101
      tjr101

      Just feel myself losing brain matter anytime I read about this woman.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 10:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      @jmmartin: In her case, I would go as far as to say she is an ignoranus: both an idiot AND an asshole.

      Dec 24, 2013 at 10:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      Typical stupid christian

      Dec 24, 2013 at 11:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mrsbuela
      mrsbuela

      here’s some gospel for charlatan sarah:

      Genesis 38:24 – “And it came to pass about three months later, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath played the harlot; and also, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.”

      one name; Bristol.

      Let ol Buela get you some matches Sarah…..

      Dec 24, 2013 at 11:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geoff B
      Geoff B

      @AuntieChrist: Was that some Dorothy Parker you were referencing? Love it! I think I just found a use for an Amazon gift card I got for Christmas.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 2:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist
      AuntieChrist

      @Geoff B: Guilty as charged..I tweeked it a little to fit the article…My land is bare of chattering folk; The clouds are low along the ridges, And sweet’s the air with curly smoke. From all my burning bridges..

      Dec 25, 2013 at 2:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • badatom@badatom.org
      badatom@badatom.org

      Palin’s admission that she had no idea with Robertson said came,

      s/with/what/

      Now, Sarah has never been celebrated for the Aristolean rigor of his logic.

      s/his/her/

      Please to be englishing gooder.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 6:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • guest4ever
      guest4ever

      @glitterbang:

      Don’t like the “lifestyle” reference, huh?

      David Goldstein, the former publisher of the Advocate, the world’s largest homosexual magazine, said this – “Our LIFESTYLE can become an elaborate suicidal ritual.”

      Do you think he knew what he was talking about when he chose the term “lifestyle”?

      No, maybe, probably, yes?

      I think he did… and by the way, he was dead at 53 from anal cancer.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 8:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brunilda J. Scoggins
      Brunilda J. Scoggins

      like Deborah implied I am shocked that any body able to get paid $7017 in one month on the computer. you could try here… http://bit.do/fKJn

      Dec 25, 2013 at 8:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      So she attacked a corporation and defended the statements without even reading the statements.

      That is Palin is. She is a wind up toy who will spew meaningless right wing platitudes. Just wind her up and point her in whatever direction will get her a few minutes of airtime.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 10:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DonW
      DonW

      @guest4ever: I can make up complete bullshit about an individual too and use it to smear an entire community. Like, Ted Haggard, head of the world’s largest evangelical Christian organization, preached anti-gay hatred while he was hiring male prostitutes to feed his meth addiction. You think he knew that all Christians are hypocrites?

      No wait, that one’s true.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 10:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scotshot
      scotshot

      @guest4ever:
      “Football season is over” Hunter s Thompson

      Condemnations form the Hetero Troll. Do you get off while writing these things? Is it the only way you can?

      Dec 25, 2013 at 1:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101
      tjr101

      @guest4ever: Do you right-wing trolls get off sexually by posting on gay blogs?

      Dec 25, 2013 at 2:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jpcflyer
      jpcflyer

      Her brain was still-born-again.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 5:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • frenchjr25
      frenchjr25

      If you think Palin actually tweets herself you are delusional. She has someone that tweets in her name. She has no clue how things like tweeting and Facebook posts make her look.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist
      AuntieChrist

      Girls, really, can we talk about something else Palin is so last week. I know…Tom Daley.

      Dec 25, 2013 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pistolo
      Pistolo

      Sarah Palin is a clown, that’s the only reason we know her name. She’s a f–k up, she’s never gotten attention for saying anything well-informed. Just for -inciting- people which is actually very easy to do with a public platform. Her and her s–t for brains daughter are dangerously stupid!

      Dec 26, 2013 at 4:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matt G
      Matt G

      She is a very sad reminder that in today’s culture, it doesn’t matter if you’re intelligent or have something worthwhile to say to be famous. If straight men want to put their penis in you, you’re golden.

      Dec 26, 2013 at 9:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Teleny
      Teleny

      Conservatives can’t think for themselves and don’t read anything. All they do is listen to endless hours of hate spewed by Rush & Hannity. Then they watch the blatant lies of Faux news and Bill O’Liely. They are so angry and filled with hate because a black man is in the White house and we are getting civil rights. They worship liars, fake rednecks (and real ones too). They live in a world of hate. I find it sad…

      Dec 26, 2013 at 10:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Degas
      Degas

      @glitterbang: Well, lifestyle is a code word used by right wingers and bigots. Lifestyle implies that sexual orientation is a choice. After choosing to be gay, you then proceeded to living a debouched and depraved life, and then, one way or another, get what’s coming to you for living such a life.

      Dec 27, 2013 at 9:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jonjct
      jonjct

      look at these hate-filled comments. gays can’t live and let live. so much vomit coming out of gays mouths, creating animosity everywhere and they don’t realize that when the shi*t comes back at them in the form of hateful words or violent actions it’s just blowback, blowback gentlemen, because you are reaping what you have sown, hatred and animosity. so my recommendation is to live and let live and stop being hateful just because you do not agree with sarah palin. you mouthy liberals are giving gays a bad name.

      Jan 6, 2014 at 10:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scotshot
      scotshot

      @jonjct:
      Gee, thanks for the advice.

      It’s odd I haven’t seen any rants here that all heteros should die, be sent to concentration camps, be deported, be left to starve to death, etc. etc. etc. I do see on conservative websites recommendations those actions be taken on gays.

      Given the fact we don’t give a shit that for your smarmy opinion STFU!

      Jan 6, 2014 at 12:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jonjct
      jonjct

      @scotshot: ^ scotshot … illiterate much?

      Jan 8, 2014 at 1:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scotshot
      scotshot

      @jonjct: zzzzzzzzzzzz

      Jan 8, 2014 at 7:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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