Sarah Palin’s Victory Lap – Responds to Fox News After Martin Bashir Resigns

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The woman who Martin Bashir described as “America’s dunce” went to the safe confines of Fox News and commented about Bashir’s resegnation from MSNBC. Palin, who usually have too many words coming out of her mouth before her brain actually formulate the thought, was true to form today when asked about Bashir’s resignation.

“My role is to accept his apology and be humble enough to accept it and move on,” Sarah said. “But I just hope that unprovoked attacked like that don’t result in people being hesitant to jump in the arena anyway. To get out there and serve the public or start a business or commit themselves to changing within their family their community their world doing whatever that they can despite the fact that in this world you are gonna be hurt and attacks will come your way. I don’t I just hope that an attack like that doesn’t make people hesitate.”

Egged on by the hosts at Fox News to comment on why MSNBC didn’t fire Bashir instead of allowing him to resign, Palin stated that she was indeed happy that the same “lame stream media” she attack every chance she gets, came to her rescue.

Well it was refreshing to see though that many in the media did come out and say ‘look our standards have got to be higher than this.’ Those with that platform with a microphone a camera in their face they’ve got to have more responsibility taken.

The entire interview felt like a victory lap for those sitting on the Fox News set, as Palin took the bigger person role in a battle she quite frankly started.

Back in early November, Palin equated the national debt to “slavery,” proving that she knew nothing about slavery or what the slaves actually lived through. Martin Bashir tried to educate Mrs Palin, by quoting life stories from a diary of a slave owner. Bashir’s goal was to show Palin that if she really had any idea what slaves lived through, she would not have made such a dumb comparison.

Because of some of the words Bashir used to paint a real slavery picture for Palin, he ended up apologizing a few days later. Yesterday, he sent in his resignation to the bosses at MSNBC.

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  • Joey Tranchina

    As uncharacteristic as it was of both his character and personality, Martin Bashir had to resign after that gross comment, I knew that as soon as I heard it.

    I’m sorry, as I’m sure that he is, that he offered this imbecile the opportunity for such a victory. But, the sad fact is that he said it and words have consequences.

    I do wish such intemperate comments would have consequences on both side of the aisle, in American political dialogue.