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Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
That reminds me, more people watched Obama's acceptance speech than watched the Academy Awards, OR the finale of American Idol OR the opening ceremonies of the Olympics!
Yes, Governor Palin is sexy. She's cute and does well in public (except for that nookyoolar thing she learned from GW Bush).
Bush isn't the only American president to lose the "nucular" war. In his "On Language" column in the New York Times Magazine in May 2001, William Safire lamented that, besides Bush, at least three other presidents—Eisenhower, Carter, and Clinton—have mangled the word.
In fact, Bush's usage is so common that it appears in at least one dictionary. Merriam-Webster's, by far the most liberal dictionary, includes the pronunciation, though with a note identifying it as "a pronunciation variant that occurs in educated speech but that is considered by some to be questionable or unacceptable." A 1961 Merriam-Webster's edition was the first to include "nucular"; the editors received so many indignant letters that they added a usage note in the 1983 version, pointing out its "widespread use among educated speakers including scientists, lawyers, professors, congressmen, U.S. cabinet members, and at least one U.S. president and one vice president." They even noted its prominence among "British and Canadian speakers."
On the Richter scale of Internet search energy, Republican presidential candidate John McCain's announcement on Friday that he had chosen Sarah Palin, the current Governor of Alaska, as his running mate measured a magnitude 10. If you compare the number of searches for "John McCain," "Barack Obama" or "Joe Biden" to those for "Sarah Palin," there's no contest. In just two days, the number of U.S. Internet searches for "Sarah Palin" reached a peak greater than any other political personality in the last three years. In the week ending Aug. 30, 2008, searches for Gov. Palin were almost four times as popular as Obama searches, eight times as popular as McCain searches and over 10 times more popular than searches for Biden.
Originally posted by Kaywieny
Guess what, just another HO.
Originally posted by justamomma
I would be curious as well to see how a woman who possesses not only brains, but beauty ....
Originally posted by CreeWolf
I've seen people resort to calling the Governor "ugly" in these threads already. You liberal democrats would be parading her around as a YOUNG FRESH FACE if only she held your simplistic world views.