Thursday, November 06, 2008

Dion and Palin: Off the Record

Remember when Dion was lambasted for not being able to answer that incoherent and grammatically senseless question from a CTV interviewer?

Remember how the Conservative party - quite foolishly - tried to jump on the language problem as if it were an actual hole in the Liberal platform?

Remember how guys like this jumped on it, telling us that conservatives of any stripe would never get "do-overs" from the media, so why should Liberals expect it?

Heh. Try this:

The important quote comes up at 0:10 in to the video:
I wish I could have told you back at the time but all of it was put off the record until after the election.

And what were the items put "off the record"? Palin didn't know that Africa was continent as opposed to a country. She didn't know what countries were in NAFTA.

So whereas Stephane Dion couldn't handle an incoherent question, Palin was actually vitally ignorant in important matters ... and the media kept it "off the record".


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1 comment:

Canajun said...

What's really surprising is that Fox News acted with more integrity than CTV. But then again, perhaps it was just a matter of supporting their preferred candidate, whereas with CTV it was putting a fork in their supported candidate's opponent.