Leaks from Joe McGuinness’ upcoming book about Sarah palin will allegedly reveal that she engaged in all kinds of illegal drug use, had a one night stand with NBA star, Glen Rice (a friend is quoted as saying Sarah “had a fetish for black guys” at the time, and that she “hauled his ass down” while she was a sports reporter for an Alaskan television station), and had a six month affair with her husband’s business partner.
Somehow, I think the thing that will bug her supporters the most is that she fucked a black guy.
For the record, I believe every word. McGuinness has been a responsible journalist in the past.
I’m torn between just sitting back and soaking up the schadenfreude on this one and ignoring the whole thing. It might be hard to ignore though, since I’ve already been exposed through what I assume are actual excerpts in this week’s Doonesbury.
I think Sarah Palin is a vicious nitwit. That said, I don’t want information like this being used against her. It was irrelevant when it was Bill Clinton, and it’s irrelevant now. I don’t want to go down to the level of Ken Starr and his ilk; I want us to be better than that.
Well, personal matters are political when they are the personal matters of a politician. If the conduct of a person’s private life makes it less likely for you to vote for them, that’s an entirely legitimate decision and a potential problem for that politician. If you make a decision that other matters in balance are more important, that’s legitimate as well.
In the case of the Starr investigation, there was a lot more at play than simple matters of personal revelations, and I don’t really think these can be easily compared.
McGinnis is free to write what he wants, assuming his book can stand up to legal scrutiny and he can find a publisher. These aren’t hard to do for him. And people can do what they want with the book.
In the past I have defended Palin on a couple of specific things, but I won’t do so across the board. She wouldn’t be my preferred candidate should she choose to run.
So apparently not. Still, I’ve known a few white girls in my time who “hated niggers” and didn’t mind saying so, but still did the occasional brother. People are weird, especially when it comes to sex and race.
The Starr comparions are a little off, since that wasn’t just about gossip, but about a political party actually using public resources to actively try to prosecute a sitting President for getting a blow job. No one is trying to prosecute Sarah, just laugh at her.
No, no, no–you libtards just don’t get it. This is an affirmative qualification, lacking in every other candidate, to speak out against promiscuous, miscegenistic sex. She’s been there, she’s the expert, she KNOWS how wrong it is (for everyone outside her immediate family, that is.)
The book also she alleges that she did coke and weed, and had an affair after she was married. None of it is especially significant except for the hypocrisy, but I have a feeling that Palins fans will be more bothered by her sleeping with a black guy than anything else.