Another liberal double-standard. Surprise!

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Okay.  So, which is it?  Chris Matthews says

You know what I think of people when they come on “Hardball,” and they look at the camera, I think they’re dolts.

Don’t believe that quote?  Here’s the audio.  I think Roger Simon from Politico and I watched the same 2008 Vice-Presidential Debate held at Washington University. 

ROGER SIMON, POLITICO: When she faced the audience, she always looked directly into the camera, always directly at America. Joe Biden was turned for most of it.

CHRIS MATTHEWS: He was looking at Gwen.

SIMON: At Gwen Ifill, exactly! Which came across better?

MATTHEWS: Well apparently according to all the polling, talking to, answering the questions of the moderator, not ignoring those questions, not doing what every, every first year candidate does is go right to the camera. You know what I think of people when they come on “Hardball,” and they look at the camera, I think they’re dolts. I think that’s the one thing people don’t like, because when you’re looking at me right now, that’s real. You’re looking at me that’s real. You start looking in the camera right now and answer my question and see how you look. Okay just see how you look.

I’m not sure which debate Chris Matthews watched.  Does anyone know if Tina Fey and SNL were doing a spoof last night to which Matthews might have tuned his television?  😉

But, what about Barack Obama having looked into the camera so much at the first presidential debate at Ole Miss?  Did Chris Matthews have a problem with that?  Nope.  I didn’t hear a word out of him.  But, his friends at the NYT praised Obama for it

The differences were in no small part stylistic and visible with a glance to the stage: a 47-year-old black man who has been in the Senate for nearly four years standing at one lectern, facing a 72-year-old white-haired fixture of the Senate standing across from him. In many ways, Mr. Obama was a very different candidate than he was during the primary battles. He answered questions directly and affirmatively, typically looking right into the camera as he spoke.

Chris Matthew and Barack Obama…dolts?!  Okay.  😉

Bottom line…

Sarah Palin cleaned house last night as she rocked Washington University in St. Louis. 

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Others posting on this topic:

Palin does more than hold her own. She cleaned house tonight.

The Drudge Report

Source: The Drudge Report

Palin: “Bingo!

Almost 3/4 of the folks in Drudge’s poll think Palin won.

Greta Van Susteren is singing Palin’s praises. 😯

Frank Luntz’s focus group went overwhelmingly for Palin following the debate.

Commenters/viewers over at Michelle Malkin‘s blog saw it as a Palin event throughout the night.

And, I agree with all of them. 

Biden’s up. Can he not bash Bush in the next 90 seconds.

He’s tiiiiiiired. Gravel-voiced. Deflated.

But his forehead is really smooth.

Biden ends with a “God bless America” and a “God bless the troops” — the kind of thing the Christian-bashers would flog Sarah over.

Bottom line:

Sarah rocks. Biden’s tired.

Palin rocked tonight! 

First, I would like to see all the Sarah doubters and detractors in the Beltway/Manhattan corridor eat their words.

Eat them.

Sarah Palin is the real deal. Five weeks on the campaign trail, thrust onto the national stage, she rocked tonight’s debate.

Preach it, Michelle!  Sarah-cuda!  No need for “drunkblogging” tonight.  😉

Fred Thompson is on FNC now with Chris Wallace.  He is laying out how she rocked the night too and how Joe Biden blew it.

Take the Insta-Poll and tell us who you think won.  87% for Palin, when I cast my vote.

Oh, geez!  Claire McCaskill on with Chris Wallace now.  She’s upset because Palin wouldn’t stick to Ifill’s script.  *sniff*

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Others posting on this:  Webloggin, Mcnorman’s Weblog, Jules CrittendenStop The ACLU, Mcnorman’s Weblog, Flopping Aces, The Daily Conservative, Dianej’s Weblog, Civil Commotion, Stop The ACLU, The Unalienable Right

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