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Originally posted by spacedoubt
reply to post by Monger
Absolutely they are.
And the saddest fact of them all is that the American people have been led to believe that The fence has only two sides. We're a very diverse country, and every election cycle we get "this one, or that one".
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
1. to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents: to abridge a reference book.
2. to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish; curtail: to abridge a visit; to abridge one's freedom.
3. to deprive; cut off.
...or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...
to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority
No, they haven't. They have continued to take what she has saying out of context and not have given the whole scope of the matter.
Originally posted by Hastobemoretolife
reply to post by Sublime620
It just really gets under my skin that the media is pretty much making decisions for the weak minded. For once a Presidential candidate actually mentions the constitution and the media try to make it seem that she is stupid.
I can see why though, if more people caught on to what they are actually doing they would be out of business.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
the media presents what she says in such a way that everyone thinks shes a total idiot
My Theory is that Palin was picked for this to Destroy her because she stood up to the oil companys in alaska.