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Created by dipity on Oct 2, 2008
Last updated: 09/25/09 at 03:37 PM
...was to "Palin." (Seriously: Do a Google search for "Biden" and "gaffe.") But there's an obvious difference between Biden and Palin that you did not mention: Biden had a public record that went back decades. Votes, speeches, releases, positions taken. Palin...
...that I think the evidence is overwhelming that Sarah Palin was held to a completely different standard than Barack Obama or Joe Biden, and I think John McCain and Hillary Clinton were also held to different standards. You guys were in love with Barack Obama...
...for Politics. A LexisNexis search shows Palin has generated roughly twice the news coverage as Vice President-elect Joe Biden. Palin has not said whether she plans to run for national office again in 2012. The opening leaves her plenty of time to map out ...
Sarah Palin, criticized for a bunker mentality with national media, can now lay legitimate claim to being more accessible than either Biden or Obama. In the past 2 days alone, Palin has answered questions from the press corps on 3 occasions. She held another plane availability Saturday and a Sunday press conference. Biden: Zero. Obama: end Sept. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Palin_More_Accessible_To_National_Media_than_Biden_Obama
Christopher Hitchens providing the right reasons to question Sarah PalinFull Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Stop_covering_Palin_until_she_gives_a_press_conference
“Ladies and gentlemen, I, like your senator and governor, have been all over this great land. I've never been to a state, I've never been to a state that hasn't sent its sons and daughters to serve and die for this country.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Biden_Tired_of_Palin_s_Politics_of_Division
Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden ripped into recent comments by his Republican counterpart, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, that suggested some places in the U.S. are more "pro-America" than others. "I'm tired. I am tired, tired, TIRED, TIRED! of the implications about patriotism," Biden said. "We are ALL patriotic"Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Biden_Slams_Palin_s_Comments_We_ALL_Love_this_Country
Its Joe the Defender!! Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden mocked rival Sarah Palin's comment in North Carolina that she loves visiting "pro-America" parts of the country. "We are ONE nation, under God, indivisible," Biden shouted to the cheering New Mexico crowd. "We are ALL patriotic, we ALL love this country."
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Biden_BLASTS_Palin_s_Pro_America_Comments_We_are_ALL_Pro
seems pretty spot onFull Digg post: http://digg.com/comedy/Obama_Biden_McCain_and_Palin_if_they_were_phones
Print and cut out these nifty Sarah Palin and Joe Biden Halloween masks and wear them to your next costume party. Or just attach one to the coat rack and scare the beejezus out of your roommate.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/people/Get_your_Palin_and_Biden_Halloween_masks_here_For_free
If you still haven't made up your mind, here are the most recent Daily Show appearances by each of the four members of the two major party tickets.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/television/Jon_Stewart_Interviews_Obama_Biden_McCain_Palin
Joe Biden lashed out at Sarah Palin on Wednesday, calling her recent rhetoric "ugly" and "mildly dangerous," and expressing shock that she didn't interrupt recent rallies when supporters shouted hateful attacks about Barack Obama, including "treason!" and "kill him!"Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Video_Biden_Palin_Must_Condemn_Hateful_Obama_Attacks
How low...can you go.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_Criticizes_Biden_While_He_s_At_Mother_In_Law_s_Funeral
While many watched Thursday’s VP debate with bated breath, it was a waste of energy. We didn’t learn anything new, apart from the fact that both vice presidential candidates share a belief in American exceptionalism, don’t like windfall profits for oil companies, support clean coal, and have tremendous respect for each other. Oh, and yes, Biden Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Biden_and_Palin_on_Energy_The_Debate_That_Wasn_t
She added that Palin decided to "give a stump speech" instead of a debate, and that there's "little a moderator can do" to stop that. Watch:Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Ifill_Palin_Blew_Me_Off
Saturday Night Live's sketch about the vice presidential debate starring Queen Latifah as debate moderator Gwen Ifill and Tina Fey as Governor Sarah Palin. This is the higher-res version with full-screen capability.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Saturday_Night_Live_Palin_Debates_Biden_full_screen
Americans will make up their minds over the next few days how the vice-presidential candidates fared in the Thursday night debate. But, the instant polls from mainstream media outlets showed pro-life Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin both beat the expectations game and came across to Americans as more likable.
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Poll_Sarah_Palin_Bests_Joe_Biden_in_Debate_Expectations_Game
One would think that the Republican rally celebrating the hometown girl, in her very red state would have drawn a huge crowd, and that the Obama rally would be a few brave intrepid souls with a couple signs. One would be wrong.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/McCain_Palin_Rally_vs_Obama_Biden_Rally_in_Anchorage
Who won the Palin-Biden debate? Barack Obama, I suspect.
Who was the big loser? In an historic fortnight that had already underscored his erratic nature, John McCain.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Carl_Bernstein_What_the_Palin_Biden_Debate_Really_Told_us
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin made considerably less money than rival Sen. Joe Biden, but the Palin family gave more to charity in the last two years than Biden has in the last eight combinedFull Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Palin_gives_more_to_charity_than_Biden_2
You may have noticed during the vice presidential debate that the candidates were busily writing on note pads the entire time. Fortunately, we were able to obtain a copy of Sarah Palin and Joe Biden’s notes.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/What_Palin_And_Biden_Were_Writing_During_Their_Debate
This morning, the hosts of Fox and Friends discussed last night’s vice presidential debate, concluding that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) was the “big winner.” Steve Doocy then jumped in by pointing out the fact that although both Biden and Palin were wearing flag pins, Palin’s was “about three times the size of his.” Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Fox_News_Hey_Look_Palin_has_a_bigger_flag_pin_than_Biden
Palin Administration Against Sudan Divestment Before It Was For It, Documents Show: "We were outraged," Gara recounted. "We went to the Commissioner of Revenue and said, 'What the hell are you guys doing? This is genocide. We're going to keep pushing this until we divest." Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/ABC_News_Record_Refutes_Palin_s_Sudan_Debate_Claim
...acknowledged that polls in the state show the Obama-Biden ticket outdistancing McCain-Palin. In the debate, Palin tried to portray Biden and Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama as obsessed with the failures of President Bush even as she acknowledged...
Santa Maria Times
Thursday's highly anticipated face-off between Alaska governor Sarah Palin and Delaware senator Joe Biden may be the most-watched debate in 16 years. Last night's event totaled a 45.0 overnight meter-market household rating, according to Nielsen Media Research.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_Biden_was_most_watched_debate_in_16_years
Appearing on a friendlier news outlet, Sarah Palin said she was "annoyed" with the way Katie Couric handled their interview, and -- UH-OH -- talked about herself (as "Sarah") in the 3rd Person. Oh, and she also complained that the CBS Evening News host failed to give her the opportunity to attack Barack Obama.
Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_On_Fox_Katie_Couric_Annoyed_Me
In an hour and a half of debate, both Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin claimed there were “fundamental” differences between themselves and their respective presidential tickets. But above all, one primary disparity between the two stood out: the former was about substance, the latter was not.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Biden_Brings_Substance_Palin_Beauty_Pageant_Parlor_Tricks
Video produced by Our Country Deserves Better Committee - http://www.OurCountryDeservesBetter.comFull Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Gov_Palin_Gets_Under_Joe_Biden_s_Skin_She_Wins_Debate
ThinkProgress has compiled a video documenting some of the instances where it was clear to the audience that Palin was propped up by written responses. Watch a video compilation:Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/VIDEO_Watch_Sarah_Palin_Read_Her_Answers_In_The_Debate
Talk straight she didn't, with only a few exceptions. She talked talking points. And when the talking points concerned areas where she didn't know diddly, she didn't talk them very convincingly.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_Was_Fine_But_This_Debate_Was_No_Contest_Time
Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin share their thoughts on the best and worst parts of current Vice President Dick Cheney's career. Katie Couric reports. LOOK at Katie's facial expressions, who could keep a straight face, but her?
October 3, 2008Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/CBS_Biden_and_Palin_interveiw_on_Dick_Cheney
The Alaska governor incorrectly made it sound like McCain supports giving bankruptcy judges the power to rewrite mortgage payment terms on first homes. He doesn't. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Palin_Gets_McCain_Stance_on_Homeowner_Protections_Wrong
Sen. Joe Biden from Delaware and Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska squared off in the Vice Presidential Debate. Find out who won and why!Full Digg post: http://digg.com/political_opinion/POLL_Sarah_Palin_vs_Joe_Biden_Who_Won
I know some folks out there might have had trouble following the Vice Presidential debate. Particularly, trying to parse meaning from the things that Sarah Palin said. With that in mind, here's a handy resource for your perusal.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/The_Sarah_Palin_Debate_Flow_Chart
...presidential nominee John McCain. And so for the most part, the debaters favorably answered lingering questions about Palin and Biden -- Palin by surviving on the same stage, Biden by not condescending to his less-experienced foe. It was a stark historical...
Lots of misleads and mistakes from both candidates.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/FactCheck_org_takes_on_Biden_Palin_Debate
Frank Luntz's focus group discusses how impressed they were with Sarah Palin's performance during the Vice Presidential debate. FOXFull Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Frank_Luntz_Focus_Group_Palin_is_Ready
I watched the vice presidential debate in a ballroom at the Four Seasons hotel in Aviara, just north of San Diego, along with a couple of hundred women attending Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit -- a receptive audience, you would think, for a debate featuring a woman who might become the most powerful in the land. It was an mixedFull Digg post: http://digg.com/political_opinion/McCain_s_Big_Gamble_Comes_Up_Snake_Eyes
...is drill baby drill because people are so hungry for our domestic sources to be tapped into," Palin responded. Palin's son and Biden's son are deploying to Iraq. "Obama opposed the surge, and won't admit it worked," Palin said. "We will end this war,...
...$250,000. "I do respect your years in the U.S. Senate, but I think Americans are craving something new and different," Palin told Biden. Biden pledged he and Obama would end the war. Obama is an early critic of the Iraq war who has called for a 16-month timeline...
Sarah Palin pulled off the amazing feat of refusing to answer whatever question was asked, constantly changing the subject and sticking to her pre-debate talking points. The cowed moderator Gwen Ifill never called her on it, perhaps too intimidated by the McCain camp's attacks on her integrity prior to the debate.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/AP_Palin_avoids_answering_questions_in_VP_debate_with_Biden
According to a Nielsen focus group of undecided voters in Las Vegas, one of Joe Biden's best moments of the debate -- when he talked about ending the war in Iraq -- was also one of Sarah Palin's worst, when she accused Biden of waving "the white flag of surrender" in Iraq.
Watch as the dial meter soars for Biden, and plunges for Palin.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Nielsen_Palin_s_White_Flag_Of_Surrender_Tanks
Early in last night's vice-presidential debate, Sarah Palin said that she might not answer the questions as moderator Gwen Ifill posed them. This was the Alaska governor's way of saying she was going to stick to the talking points she had stuffed into her head, no matter what the subject.... Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/E_J_Dionne_Jr_Hockey_Mom_on_Thin_Ice
...she was wrong on Obama‘s votes in the Senate. Two key phrases did come out, Bridge to Nowhere against Palin and a correction to Biden from Palin to get the phrase right? Drill baby Drill! That would be a drill here and everywhere in America point from the...
Bring It On
The CNN/Opinion Research Corp. said 51 percent of those polled thought Biden did the best job, while 36 percent thought Palin did the best job...On the question of the candidates' qualifications to assume the presidency, 87 percent of those polled said Biden is qualified and 42 percent said Palin is qualified."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Debate_poll_says_Biden_won_Palin_beat_expectations
...that genuinely affects the things that people really talk about around their kitchen table," Biden said. Palin chided Biden and Obama for trying to link McCain to Bush, saying the Democrats were "constantly looking backwards, and pointing fingers, and doing...
Sarah Palin was supposed to fall off the stage at her vice presidential debate Thursday evening. Instead, she ended up dominating it. She not only kept Joe Biden on the defensive for much of the debate, she not only repeatedly attacked Barack Obama, but she looked like she was enjoying herself while doing it.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/You_betcha_Sarah_Palin_can_debate
...bankruptcy to a forum for her views on energy. I want to talk about energy, she exclaimed. Palin repeatedly sought to portray Biden and Obama as tax raisers, a charge Biden rebutted with the accusation that McCain would cut taxes for the wealthy and for oil...
Joe Biden during Vice Presidential Debate, October 2, 2008 explains why he understands the needs of everyday men and women, and Sarah Palin reverts back to her talking points. Guess they didn't have one written up for "passionate recollection of painful family history"Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Biden_Chokes_Up_Recalling_His_Family_s_History
Under intense scrutiny, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a vastly more experienced Joe Biden, debating the economy, energy and global warming, then challenging him on Iraq, "especially with your son in the National Guard."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/Feisty_Palin_stands_her_ground_in_Biden_debate_2