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canada goose coats “Now he’s [Matthews] enthralled with race,” Goldberg said. “… This is a conservative woman from Alaska, this isn’t Lil’ Kim or Al Sharpton. Why would it surprise you that her followers are white? And while we’re on the canada goose outlet in canada subject, Chris… how many black people do you think are watching your show….?” See, here’s the thing, Bernie just like “regular” people, black people can actually like white people, if they’re worth liking. They can even watch television shows with white hosts even blond ones. Palin just doesn’t speak the language of the “everyday American” she so professes to be well, actually, Palin doesn’t speak the language of anybody, really, except the all white, ultra conservative groupies who hang around at her book signings and have no clue as to her position on anything of substance. It doesn’t surprise me that her followers are white it surprises me that she has any of any color. canada goose coats

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canada goose store So, now we come to Goldberg’s comment about “Palin Derangement Syndrome” (“a mental illness that struck millions of liberals”) and what that means to the liberal elite Harvard educated Katie Couric NBC media elite whatever. Goldberg’s notion of PDS is the liberal elite detesting her. Here’s my example of Palin Derangement Syndrome: “… [W]hat does this woman have against a young girl that looks up to Sarah Palin!? canada goose outlet los angeles She’s a brilliant role model and no liberal could deny that without sounding like an idiot.” canada goose store

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buy canada goose jacket cheap “She has five kids, liberals don’t have five kids,” Goldberg Derangement Syndrome began. “One of them has Down Syndrome, liberals certainly don’t… allow that to happen….” Showing a clip of Jon Stewart telling Goldberg to go fk himself, Goldberg started defending himself by fabricating a twisted version of liberal women you know, Godless women for whom religion has no meaning, who lack compassion, and who will ruthlessly slaughter any fetus that doesn’t meet our standards of perfection. buy canada goose jacket cheap

buy canada goose jacket Spewed Goldberg, “… Who do you think is more likely to willingly and knowingly have a baby with Down Syndrome, a canada goose clothing uk pro choice woman or a pro life woman, a woman for whom religion isn’t terribly important or a woman for whom religion is important, a liberal woman or a conservative woman? The odds are that it’s the pro life religious conservative woman that would make such a compassionate decision, and… he [Stewart] like most liberals think they have a monopoly on compassion and she showed that they don’t.” buy canada goose jacket

Canada Goose online So the only thing you have to do in life to demonstrate compassion is give birth to a special needs child? So that’s the conservative standard? This will come as quite a shock to Bernie, but many liberal women are very spiritual and very religious and then canada goose outlet hong kong there’s conservative Laura Ingraham, who wears her crucifix like a neon sign but wouldn’t know a Christian attitude if it leaped up and bit her in the ass. I know some liberals who have special needs children (well, Goldberg would probably say they’re closet conservatives), and then there’s Sarah Palin who made the “compassionate” choice to have a special needs child, then used that child as a stage prop. I know Catholic women who are pro choice and I know women with no particular religious beliefs who are pro life Canada Goose online.


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