I goofed on the opening post. I quoted the article language regarding the Obama administration fandango, in particular, its failure to govern on behalf of all Americans, not just doctrinaire liberals.
Originally Posted by Gingersnap
What I meant to criticize was Palin's involving herself by criticizing Rohm's language. The fact is that one of the problems with the left is its insistence on banalizing language, for example, by using words such as "militants" instead of savages. The focus should not be on Rohm's choice of words; it should be on the fact that the Obama administration is detached from reality and does not represent the country. Excerpt from article about Palin's criticism below (link to article).
Palin: Rahm Emanuel should be axed for 'retarded' comment
Last Updated: 5:16 AM, February 3, 2010
Posted: 11:55 AM, February 2, 2010
Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin posted a note on her Facebook page late Monday calling for President Obama to fire his Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel for comments he made that she said were offensive to children with developmental disabilities.
In the Facebook posting entitled “Are You Capable of Decency, Rahm Emanuel?,” Palin called for his firing for comments attributed to him in a Jan. 26 Wall Street Journal article where he called plans by liberal groups to run ads against moderate Democrats "F—ing retarded."
“I would ask the president to show decency in this process by eliminating one member of that inner circle, Mr. Rahm Emanuel, and not allow Rahm’s continued indecent tactics to cloud efforts,” Palin said in the posting.
“Just as we’d be appalled if any public figure of Rahm’s stature ever used the “N-word” or other such inappropriate language, Rahm’s slur on all God’s children with cognitive and developmental disabilities – and the people who love them – is unacceptable, and it’s heartbreaking,” the post continued.