Posts Tagged ‘children off limits’

Why Obama Didn’t Go Far Enough To Condemn Palin Attackers

September 2, 2008

In the face of rather vicious attacks by the left against Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin, Barack Obama came out with a strong statement that families should be off-limits in presidential campaigns.

But he failed to go as far as he needed to go, or frankly as far as he should have gone.

The worst perpetrator of the hate directed against Sarah Palin came from the Daily Kos.

Barack Obama was one of the Democrats who boycotted the Fox News Debate but participated in the Daily Kos debate.  It is frankly amazing that Democratic candidates for President of the United States would boycott an event hosted by the largest cable news channel in the nation and then attend an event hosted by an organization that rejoiced in the death of Tony Snow in the most graphic, despicable ways imaginable.

Liberals claim that Fox News is biased; but in rejecting the Fox event but agreeing to participate in the Daily Kos event – which is a far left radical hate site (see also its connection to anti-Semitism) – Barack Obama has tied himself to this organization.

By participating in its forum, he helped legitimatize it.

So when the Daily Kos led the shockingly hateful campaign to claim that Sarah Palin was not the mother of her young son Trig, but that rather her daughter Bristol was – and even charged that the father was Sarah’s husband and Bristol’s father Todd Palin – Barack Obama really needed to come out and forcefully condemn this hate group.  He did not do so. (more…)