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Steve Schmidt Admits Role in HBO Smear-U-Drama





Last December I wrote about a piece titled Behind the Smears of HBO’s “Game Change.” While writing about the authors of the book that the fictional HBO smear-u-drama is based on, I noted:

They claim to have interviewed over 300 people during their research, but not one of those people are named. Heilemann and Halperin do however, name the people who where present during each instance during the ’08 campaign that they claim happened. I found it interesting that within the Palin chapters of the book, Nicolle Wallace, her husband Mark Wallace, Steve Schmidt, and or the mysterious “famous GOP strategist” are always present.

After reading the book, it was pretty obvious to me that the unnamed sources for the book were primarily Steve Schmidt, Nicolle, and Mark Wallace. That was verified in Saturday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times when Schmidt and Wallace finally signed their names to this deal. Entertainment writer

Schmidt and a chief Palin ’08 aide, Nicolle Wallace, said they found it highly credible. Wallace said the film "captured the spirit and emotion of the campaign."

Of course they did! They sold their souls and their careers to the enemy in an effort to save their sorry reputations. I am happy to see that none of the current GOP presidential candidates were dumb enough to hire any of these losers.

And now here’s proof that Schmidt sold his garbage to two left-leaning book authors, in a publication that essentially glorifies Barack Obama, right after he failed in his job (emphasis):

Schmidt and most of the other top operatives from the McCain campaign gave extended interviews to John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, the book authors. Many of the same sources also spoke to Danny Strong, writer of the film, and to director Jay Roach, who also teamed on the Emmy-winning docudrama "Recount," about the razor’s edge 2000 election finish. Chris Edwards, one of Palin’s 2008 staffers, served as a technical advisor to the filmmakers.

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  • http://www.twitter.com/whitneypitcher Whitney Pitcher

    There’s a reason why I always refer to him as Steve Schmuck. 

    Thank you, Stacy, for highlighting this.

    • fb274

      Called him ‘schmuck’ myself and another blog website auto-check said ‘schmuck’ was a bad word.
      Since it’s not banned here, steve SCHMUCK is a SCHMUCK and his sidekick isn’t much better.

      • blueniner

        As Sarah would say"Hey Steve You mucked it up".

      • blueniner

        As Sarah would say"Hey Steve You mucked it up".

      • socon

        Schmuck is a bad word, and that’s why it’s the perfect description for the SCHMUCKS Wallace and Schmidt.  Bottomfeeders is another good one.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

      Whitney, you are a great lady.

      I try not to swear, too (heavy traffic and lousy drivers are when I’m really challenged).

      But THIS guy…….  well…….  it’s no accident what his name rhymes with, truly.

      How does he sleep at night, KNOWING that he betrayed this dear servant, Sarah Palin?

      • Guest

        When you sell your soul, it doesn’t matter anymore whether you sleep well at night.  You’ve betrayed your principles, if you had any to begin with, to the highest or lowest bidder, as the case may be with HBO.  If they did it once, they will apparently do it again, which they have with this latest confession.

      • Guest

        Oh and with all the talk about a ‘brokered convention’ taking place.  I can’t help but wonder if she anticipated this quandry over the candidates, and that’s why she said last year that she would run an ‘unCONVENTIONAL’ campaign?

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Dunnell/100000450849697 Richard Dunnell

        He is a traitor with no morals, a degenerate who will live with this sin on his soul forever, He betrayed not just McCain-Palin, but this country as well. He will live as a pariah the remainder of his life, as decent people will shun him.

  • Freempg
    • Bogdan51

      Fantastic Freempg!

  • Nancy6

    Aw, they are so precious!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

      Crucify a sweetie, to try saving one’s rear.

      NOT priceless; bet he had a price………

  • cuatrocinco45

    Very good post.  Although I don;t know if it’s really fair to blame Schmidt for the outcome of the election.  Once the economy fell apart with Lehman Bros and the market crash the election was over.  Up to that point Schmidt was actually running a campaign that was ahead in the polls despite having no reason at all to be anywhere near the lead.

    He was running a campaign where his guy was polling close to 25 pts above the approval rating of the sitting GOP President(who just happnened to be the most unpopular President in the history of polling) and leading the race despite being outspent by hundreds of millions, despite the media being 1000% in the tank for the other guy, despite his guy being associated with and the leading cheerleader for a war that almost 70% of the country disapproved of and was sick of, despite the media push for the 1st black President and calling any criticism of Obama racist, despite McCain being a 72 yr old who has no charisma or excitement on the stump  and the other guy being the most exciting and charrismatic on the stump maybe ever, despite the economy having been in recession since Dec of 2007, etc… I could go on.

    And it was largely, if not all because Schmidt was one of the main guys who suggested to the Senator that he pick a little known Governor for VP.

    Now, obviously things happened after the Lehman collapse and I agree some wrong decisions were made re the bailout and the campaign suspension, but the die was cast on September 15.  Schmidt had nothing to do with what happened to the economy.  If it wasn’t for Lehman and the collapse Schmidt was on his way to winning the biggest upset and most impressive victory in US history.  It’d be like a 16 seed beating a 1 in the NCAA tournament.

    I just don’t think it’s fair to really blame him for the election, any more than it’s fair to blame McCain or Palin or anyone else.  Events happened beyond their control the determined the outcome.  It happens sometimes.

    That said, from everything I’ve read, after the election Schmidt, Wallace and others have done nothing but bash Palin and blame her, so I don’t really have any sympathy for them and they serve what they’re getting and all the criticism.  They both should have been honest and said "Gov Palin was the only reason we were ahead and was the reason we were in good position to win.  THen the economy fell apart.  That was just too much to overcome.  If the economy collapses in Sep/Oct 2012 like it did in Sep/Oct 2008 Obama will lose, just like we did.  It won’t be because of campaign strategy or anything but because of events and facts on the ground.  Gov Palin had nothing to do with the eocnomic collapse.  Nothing.  She had nothing to do with Lehman, the subprime fiasco, AIG, Merril, BOA, fannie and freddie, none of it.  Nothing to do with Bush’s 25% approval and the 65% disapporval of the Iraq War.  Any honest and objective analyst or observer would have to conclude that she bears 0% of the responsibility for the outcome of the election and had nothing to do with the reason it ended up as it did."

    So, I’m not a fan of Schmidt or Wallace and they clearly have been rather scummy since the election.  Just don’t think it’s fair to blame him for the result.  And I do recall that he was one of the ones who was pushing for her over Pawlenty and maybe have been the decisive voice and advisor who convinced McCain to pick her(my understanding is that Mark Salter, McCain’s other top aide was more of a Pawlenty guy and wanted him), so he does have that going for him.

    • http://www.twitter.com/whitneypitcher Whitney Pitcher

      I don’t think Stacy’s blaming Schmidt solely. She’s noting that, as one of McCain’s advisers, his supposed expertise lead to some poor decision making on McCain’s part as far as how he approached TARP that contributed to the loss. That’s not blame.

       Schmidt’s on record himself as saying Palin was a net positive for the campaign, yet he’s also saying this book/movie is accurate.It wasn’t Steve Schmidt who suggested Governor Palin; it was Rick Davis, by the way.

    • generictrainee

      The stupid/intentional idea to roll out a nationally "unknown" candidate on liberal media are to be blamed on them.
      A campaign is not so much about facts as it is about narrative, why let your liberal friends in media control it?

    • johnfromcanada

      Ultimately McCain is responsible, but it must have been Schmidt who advised McCain to take those  decisions around the bail-out and campaign suspension. In fact, McCain looked like a panicked fool  while Obama seemed cool as a cucumber, seeming to have it all in hand.  Schmidt didn’t cause the economic collapse, no, but he was surely responsible for the campaign’s response to it. And both Schmidt and Wallace deserve lots of blame for the way they mishandled Sarah and her appearances. Good grief, that was poorly done.  It was a gift to the Obama camapign that never should have been given.  It took them way too long to figure out how to use Sarah’s strengths. 

      One thing we can be sure of is that there will be no economic collapse leading up to the ’12 election. (It will simply be put off for a few months).  In fact I think there will a nice rally in the stock market and a decline in oil prices in Sept/Oct.  Soros and friends  will see to that, just as they precipitated the collapse in fall ’08.  And I’m not a conspiracy guy, but you can see this one coming.

    • hope4palins

      Thank you for your post.  I have only one very small "nit-picky" difference of opinion, based on my younger (and stupider because I was a Republican Moderate) days as a heartbroken supporter of Richard Nixon when he destroyed himself.  The lowest poll ratings for any President in the history of polling was Harry Truman:  Nothing about his character, it was just that in 1952 we were stalemated in the Korean War; people believed that Communists were rampant in the State Department; the Democrats had been in the White House for almost 20 years; worst of all his firing of Gen MacArthur, while exactly the correct decision, was the final straw because MacArthur was a national hero almost of the stature of Eisenhower.  Truman may have been technically eligible to run in ’52 (I’m not sure since he served almost all of FDR’s fourth term) but he probably would have lost to Eisnhower by an even larger margin than Gov. Stevenson did. I believe his poll numbers in ’52 were either in the very high teens or in the very low 20′s.

      Richard Nixon was the second lowest:  At the time of his resignation I believe he was also under 25% but oddly above Truman’s "cellar".  He resigned in disgrace after Goldwater and a few other Senators that had credibility with Nixon told him that not only would he be impeached by the House but that he wouldn’t get more than 12 votes for acquittal in a Senate trial.  That’s why President Ford has the "distinction" of being either the only or one of the very few Presidents who were never elected POTUS which with all due respect to VP Cheney (Ford’s Chief of Staff in the White House years) is yet another reason we conservatives seriously doubt the political skills of self-procaimed "moderates".

      I’m totally on board with everything you said, I just thought you might be interested that as bad as it was for Bush in ’08, it was worse for Nixon in ’74 and even worse than that for Truman in ’52.

    • wpmwindsong

      "And it was largely, if not all because Schmidt was one of the main guys
      who suggested to the Senator that he pick a little known Governor for
      VP."  

      Do you not see the complicity behind his involvement in selection a "little known Governor for VP"?    It wasn’t because he thought that Palin was going to salvage the campaign.  He thought that she would be an acceptable sacrificial lamb while saving the best for next time around.

      That was part of his attempt to not put Mitt or Jeb on a losing McCain ticket since it at the time Obama was 5-10 points ahead with no indication of it changing.  Palin was a safe selection since she was a woman and it would appear to be an out of the box selection like McCain was known for.  But they had no illusions that it would change the dynamics.   Why throw the next election’s front runners under the bus?  

      The problem is that the plan backfired right out of the gate, and Schmidt and the Wallaces have been backtracking ever since.   They failed Mitt and Jeb by the selection of Palin, and they have been trying to make up for it by making up stories to cover their behinds. 

    • Speaking Heart

       "Once the economy fell apart with Lehman Bros and the market crash the election was over."

      I’m reading Kevin Freeman’s book on that topic just now… ("Secret Weapon" )
      Very sobering.

  • ConservativeBearCA

    Backstabber!!  I heard he’s now on MSNBC.  Need I say more?

  • patnatasha

    and i wonder why no one has hired him? you are not qualified to be a dog walker.

  • latinchic

    I feel sorry for people unaware of God’s justice. It’s coming.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6YMEYFCV2MVO2RIRDZ54WUSG6A Marianne

       To me, justice will take the form of seeing Sarah on the steps of the Capitol building, with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts asking her to raise her right hand.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

        Your vision to God’s EARS, dear Marianne!!!!!!!  Thank you!—-and thank You, Lord!

    • songofdeborah

      Katie Couric….crickets.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Phil-Arnold/100000263615569 Phil Arnold

        Nicolle Wallace "set Sarah up" (double meaning intended) for the interview with Katie Couric, because Wallace wanted to help Couric advance in her career. The interview did wonders for Couric’s career! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. 
        If Wallace had insisted on having someone from the campaign make an independent recording of the entire interview, the campaign could have released it all and exposed how the interview been edited to make Sarah look as bad as possible. Wallace would never done that, because that would have ruined Couric’s career.I can’t help but wonder if Schmidt and Wallace weren’t out to destroy  Sareh from the very beginning even if that would cost McCain the election.

      • Leroy Whitby

        Is Katie Couric still on the air? 

        • songofdeborah

          I don’t think so - hence the crickets. :)

          • Leroy Whitby

            I think informed people don’t watch the evening news anymore unless they are campaign operatives tracking the "marginally informed elderly" demographic.

            ; p

  • Huge_Heffner

    They have destroyed their credibility forever. They will go out as ‘losers’, and very sore ones at that.

    • dhoneagleswings222

      I was reading during my Bible study this morning, and the following jumped out at me.  God has these liars in His sights, and He will deal with them:

      Psalm 31:15-18:
      "My times are in Thy hand; Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, and from those who persecute me.
      Make Thy face to shine upon Thy servant;
      Let me not be put to shame, O Lord, for I call upon Thee;
      Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol.
      Let the lying lips be dumb, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt."

      • Rightmindedmom

        "Make Thy face to shine upon Thy servant."  Exactly as I said, Sarah has the light of God that shines on her.  ;-)

  • WVBobcat75

    Sarah does not paint a positive picture of either Schmidt or Wallace in Going Rogue.  She has better political instincts than either of them.  Not only that, her instincts are not just political, they are rooted in strong, conservative, American foundational beliefs.  I stand with Sarah.

  • ZH100

    About the movie ‘Game Change"  and the lies of  Nicole Wallace.

    From the article:

    "Former Bush White House official Nicolle Wallace drew a swift rebuke from one of her former McCain campaign colleagues Wednesday, for claiming in an interview that the 2008 McCain team discussed whether or not it was “appropriate” for Sarah Palin to be sworn in as vice president.

    Wallace, who worked with the McCain-Palin ticket in the general election, was promoting a novel she wrote an interview with Time when she said: “There certainly were discussions – not for long because of the arc the campaign took – but certainly there were discussions about whether, if they were to win, it would be appropriate to be sworn in.”

    That assertion is “not true” and “bizarre,” said Charlie Black, a veteran of Republican presidential politics who was one of McCain’s closest advisers in the 2008 race.

    “No such discussions ever happened and I have confirmed that with Sen. McCain,” Black told POLITICO. “In fact, Sen. McCain and most of his senior staff from the campaign admire Sarah Palin and appreciate her contribution to the ticket. The McCains and the Palins are close friends.”

    http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/65257.html
    ———————————————————————————–

    "Charlie Black, a senior adviser to Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign, tells NRO that former McCain aide Nicolle Wallace is peddling “fiction, not only in her new novel, but in what she is saying about Governor Palin.”

    Over at the Washington Examiner, Byron York reports that Wallace is claiming, in a new Time interview, that McCain’s team considered bumping Palin from the veep slot. “There certainly were discussions — not for long because of the arc the campaign took — but certainly there were discussions about whether, if McCain were to win, it would be appropriate for her to be sworn in,” Wallace tells the magazine.

    Black says that’s nonsense. “Nicolle, like any author, is trying to sell books. This comment to Time, like her book [It’s Classified], is a piece of fiction. There were never any such discussions. At no high level of the campaign was there ever such talk. She’s probably doing this to sell her book.”

    “Look, I was with McCain 90 percent of the time. If I wasn’t around, I knew what was happening. And nothing like this happened.” Wallace, he says, “is one of the few dissidents,” one of the “disaffected” staffers who continues to criticize Palin, and “she is inaccurate in doing so.”

    http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/279301/mccain-adviser-wallace-s-fiction-robert-costa

    • hope4palins

       Thank you so much for this.  I have to fight fellings of depression and worry when garbage like this movie gets wide play.  I can’t explain why, but I tend to take attacks on Gov. Palin personally, and stuff like this movie just frustrates me to no end.  Your posting of other officials who agree with us is very very helpful.  Thank you.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

        You’re understandably upset when a good person like Sarah Palin is attacked, hope4palins.

        The Holy Spirit Herself (it’s feminine in the Hebrew!) literally GRIEVES when good people are attacked—-so why would you NOT also be upset?

        • songofdeborah

          1 Chron 16:22 – Touch not mine anointed one and do my prophets no harm.
          As mentioned before – God’s justice will prevail.

    • Guest

      I like this comment from our own hrh40 over at NRO, where Palin is usually trashed. I’m surprised at the positive Palin comments! "Nicole was a total and complete failure in her job on the McCain campaign and she needs someone to blame. In fact, to be so arrogant and ignorant to think that as a staffer you could even suggest removal of a constitutional position tells me that Nicole is the crazy one."

      Culvahouse link in hrh40 post is this: http://www.washingtonian.com/print/articles/6/0/18817.html# which carries the whole Culvahouse article. It’s six pages long.

  • ZH100

    Speaking to Stephen Sackur, McCain said it was a myth that Palin had been harmful to the campaign – she had in fact energised it.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9695839.stm

  • mark1955

    With all due respects to everyone,Nicole Wallace and Steve Schmidt’s did the job that they were assigned to do perfectly.They were paid by the Bush’s to sabotage Governor Palin from the inside,because if Governor Palin became Vice President, Jebbie doesn’t ever get to be President. Also,Sarah would turn the Country Right,stopping the New World order,one world government all the elites want to enslave us in.Don’t ever forget,Wallace and Schmidt’s former employment for the Bush crime family,that explains alot!

    • generictrainee

      That’s the way it looks.

    • TexS2012

      And how do you know that? It’s more likely Romney’s staff were using Schmidt & the Wallaces.
      It seems to me it would be way too soon for the Bush’s to be involved. It was Romney that was supporting McCain during the election and so would have connection to Wallace & Schmidt.

      • generictrainee

        One thing doesnt exclude the other.

      • mark1955

        Nicole Wallace was George W.Bush’s former communication director. Steve Schmidt’s,was the co-head of oppo research (dirty tricks),for Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign.Schmidt’s at the time he took over McCain’s campaign,was Karl Rove’s top aide.You have to look at this from the Bush family angle to understand this then it will all make sense.The Bush’s want to destroy anyone viable,who’s last name isn’t Bush from getting the nomination,because they could actually become President and get in the way of a Bush dynasty.MITTEN’S,as loathesome,dirty and dispicable as he is,will get slaughtered by Obama.MITTEN’S is the father of all of Obama’s crackpot leftwing policies.They have endless material of MITTEN’S taking every side of an issue.The media won’t be covering up for him like there doing now and the Bush’s will be feeding the lamestream media material through the backdoor helping to destroy him if he get’s the nomination.That is precisely why the Bush’s and the establishment are pushing MITTEN’S and trying so hard to destroy Palin,Newt,Santorum,because they might actually get the nomination and beat Obama and another Bush doesn’t become President. MITTEN’S will be the easiest to defeat,ensuring Jeb in 2016.

      • mark1955

        Also with a hat tip to "Hyman Roth," who post’s on this site with his analogies from the "Godfather" movie. If your familiar with that movie,look at MITTEN’S as Phillip Tittaglia and the Bush’s as the Barzini’s,the real opponents trying to destroy Don Corleone’s (Marlon Brando’s) Mafia Family.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mrl-Tav/100001255710931 Mrl Tav

     "Is
    there any question why Governor Palin always makes it a point to
    encourage the current crop of GOP presidential contenders to be wary of
    campaign consultants?"  you NAILED that sucker right on the head. Mr.L

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Phil-Arnold/100000263615569 Phil Arnold

      I suspect that the biggest reason Sarah decided not to run this year was because she became  convinced that she could not run without being shackled by campaign consultants. 

  • OldPat

    And he can’t blame any of his failures on having a bad-hair day.  What rotten luck.

  • ZH100

    " The Trailer For HBO’s Game Change Depicts Sarah Palin ‘On The Verge Of A Complete Mental Breakdown"
    ———————————————————————————————–

    This is what private photographer  (during the 2008 election)  Shealah Craighead said about "behind the scenes"

    "She’s just the same in person as you see on TV. What you see is what you get," she says. "Off and on air, that person is still the same person."

    So, no  "mental breakdown"

    • hope4palins

       Again I thank you.  I don’t know where your information comes from, but it has a lot more credibility with me than any LSM outlet.

      • ZH100
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    • senator20526

      Someone as well grounded as Sarah, is a long way from a mental breakdown….With Todd and God, and a supportive family….this statement couldn’t be further from the truth.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

        Sarah Palin is too HEALTHY to get depressed.
        RUNNING keeps her healthy—-and good "times" with Todd, too!

        (Please take NO offense by my mentioning that. 
        Actually, I first heard that idea from Dennis Miller on BOR’s show—-that her undoubtedly-great times with Todd were part of the reason many Leftists, especially women, were so jealous and hateful about Sarah!—-and I think Miller is absolultely correct!!!!!) 

    • generictrainee

      Wouldnt that make her exceptionally strong, constantly in a state of complete mental breakdown and doing that performance in public?

    • friskyness

      The trailers show how the campaign tried to change her. It also shows how strong Palin was, when she said "I’m not your puppet!"  I think it shows badly on the campaign. Palin had no control in that campaign. I hope it backfires. I wonder why Palin can’t stop the movie from being shown. Hillary stopped her movie from been shown.

      • Rightmindedmom

        Because it’s called freedom of expression.  Sarah is a believer in freedom of all kinds.  As distasteful as it is, Sarah would never try to silence those who spread falsehoods about her.  Hillary and Democrats try that ALL THE TIME.  Sarah trusts God to guide her through.  We here see the light of God in Sarah, as I have never seen in my lifetime, in a public figure.  We here see her as Esther of the Old Testament, fighting for truth. 

        I also believe that, in their heart of hearts (unknowing to them) the forces that fight against her (Establishment consultants and the Left) know it too.  They see a servant of God and they instinctively hate her.  As I said in 2008, "It’s the old fight between truth and lies; between the Godly and the godless; between good and evil".  I’m just happy that God has allowed me to be on the side of good and truth.  I’m happy for all of you as well, peeps!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Dunnell/100000450849697 Richard Dunnell

        I believe the Kennedy family stopped the airing of the Kennedy biop,also. The best way to counter this, is to not watch it and cancel HBO on March 1st. If everyone does that and donates the $15 a month that HBO charges to Sarah PAC, they’ll learn a lesson with whom they’re dealing with.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sue-Lynn/1831312967 Sue Lynn

    Steve Piece Of Schmidt….

    • conservativemama

      Good one.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O2JZVOLZP3CZ3PZXJECJ2EETBA Mountain

      That’s what occurred to me (see far above, after Whit’s post).
      TOO TRUE!—-that he’s behaved that badly.
      He’s NOT that, of course, because God created him.
      But he HAS been misbehaving to betray Sarah………..

    • Sarah4Prez

      I’l be right back – I have to go take a Schmidt!
      Schmidt Happens!
      I don’t give a Schmidt!
      You have got to be Schmidting me!

  • michaelgingerly

    Can’t imagine this smear will bode well for the careers of Schmidt and the Wallaces. They put themselves in the same gutter as Levi "Ricky Hollywood" Johnson and his "lovely" family.

  • blueniner

    As we get closer to that HBO movie being released I would like to see some true vetting and investigation of Schmidt and Nicolle Wallace, especially Nicolle Wallace. I have heard she herself has had issues with mental illness. For several years I have watched this woman on TV, be it
    Hannity and other FOX panels ( I dont know why Sean has her on) or elsewhere, and there is something weird about her (Wallace). We need a truth detector with those two.

    • generictrainee

      Why do fox have that woman on?

    • Audrey_I

      It is my fervent hope that HBO will lose its viewing audience and go bankrupted.  

  • Jimbini

    There’s a SciFi movie comming out called "Iron Sky" where earth is invaded by Nazis from outer space, and a Sarah Palin look-alike President of the US fights them when the UN and other countries won’t. It probably doesn’t depict her well, but just the idea that she fights the Nazis is a better depiction than Game Change. If anyone asks me what I think of Game Change, I will reply that as far as fictional depictions of Sarah Palin go, I would much rather see "Iron Sky." It’s probably more accurate!

    http://www.ironsky.net/

  • ZH100

     Post-Defeat Planners

    "Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers, some of whom are currently working for Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin’s bid for the White House, have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election."

    http://spectator.org/archives/2008/10/27/post-defeat-planners

    • generictrainee

      The usual suspect.

      They should post that piece on sarahpac.

    • Audrey_I

      One of my problem with Mitt Romney is that he never supported the Tea Party or came to Sarah Palin’s defense when the news media unfairly attacked her. 

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