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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.

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43 Comments

  • 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.

  • Tyler100

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

  • redspyder

    Teleprompters. And cereal boxes.

  • manjoguy

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

  • redspyder

    (Leviticus Approved cereal boxes, naturally)

  • flyboydog2

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

  • 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.

  • michaelmt1009

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

  • Sweet Boy

    Can she read at all?

  • scotshot

    @redspyder: Best of the day!

  • scotshot

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

    She should receive the Einstein award.

  • PARKAVMAN

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

  • 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.

  • jmmartin

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

  • 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..?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • tjr101

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

  • MikeE

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

  • Ogre Magi

    Typical stupid christian

  • 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…..

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • [email protected]

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • tjr101

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

  • jpcflyer

    Her brain was still-born-again.

  • 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.

  • AuntieChrist

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • jonjct

    @scotshot: ^ scotshot … illiterate much?

  • scotshot

    @jonjct: zzzzzzzzzzzz

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