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Palin Emails: Less Scandal, More Unwarranted Media Scrutiny

June 13, 2011 by  

Palin Emails: Less Scandal, More Unwarranted Media Scrutiny

The mainstream media’s love-to-hate relationship with Sarah Palin rages on, as they dissect the recently released emails from her time as Alaska’s Governor. The sheer number of emails, more than 24,000, was supposed to offer an unheard-of glimpse into the intricacies of her time as Governor.

That glimpse reveals that during her time in office, Palin was juggling her responsibilities as Governor, Mom and eventually, Vice-Presidential candidate.

“The trove of… emails detailing almost every aspect of Sarah Palin’s governorship of Alaska, released late on Friday, paints a picture of her as an idealistic, conscientious, humorous and humane woman slightly bemused by the world of politics,” Toby Harnden, the U.S. editor for the U.K. newspaper the Daily Telegraph, wrote in a blog.

“If anything, Mrs Palin seems likely to emerge from the scrutiny of the 24,000 pages, contained in six boxes and weighing 275 pounds, with her reputation considerably enhanced.”

The emails (the full text of which has been published online by several left-leaning publications) contain both the minutiae of governing a State and the personal concerns of a mother whose family was unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight.

“I wish I could shame people into ceasing such gossip about a teen, but can’t figure out how to do that,” Palin wrote shortly after her daughter’s pregnancy was revealed.

“Whether or not she runs for the White House — and the solid consensus among Republican leaders is that she won’t — the scramble over the Palin emails confirms her status as a pivotal figure in the race to challenge President Barack Obama next year,” Harnden wrote.

 

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  • TIME

    The special Media mad dogs on attack mode yet again.
    What would any of you do if they sighted you in as the theme of their attacks?

    How do you think you would fair? Look what they did to that guy in Waco, how about the Ruby Ridge guy?
    Can I get me a shoot first and ask questions later?

    Look the media is alledged to be part of keeping a nation FREE as well informed.
    Yet if the AP is owned by the very people who are involved with a New One World Order aka – One World Government, let me ask any of you, hows that really going to work out?

    • granny mae

      I agree with you Time. None of these people could stand up under the scrutiny that has been forced on Palin and her family. How many of us have had children that have had a baby out of wedlock? Most I dare say. So instead of focusing on whether Palin had what it takes to be a vice president, they attacked a child of hers and smeared her all over the papers and television. I cannot understand what it is that makes so many people fear Sarah Palin ? She apears to me to be a person that is focused on her job, cares deeply for this country and is willing to defend the people of this country with everything she has in her. Now tell me what is so bad in all that? I mean heck we could have someone like Weiner , he is a winner ! Then again we could re-elect Obama and get another 4 years of errogance , look at me, frivolous spending , and living like the world owed him a living !
      His background isn’t holding up so good either yet he gets a free pass ! Disgusting !

  • http://NONE DAN PENCE

    i cant believe sarah palin has survived the last 3yrs of being scrutinized, lied on and had her family attacked. when she has done nothing but help her home state more than any other governor has ever.in the other 49 states. she could teach all of them how to manage money. i wish her the best, and hopes she keeps up the good work. the liberals are scared of her. so keep em scared. because they know she can beat them, and she will know when the time is right for her to make her move, so keep em guessing sarah you got my vote & lots of others.

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