McCain Insiders Paint a Not-So-Pretty Picture of Palin
Posted on Nov 6, 2008
On Wednesday, Fox News’ Carl Cameron kicked off a round of Republican in-fighting that had snowballed considerably by Wednesday, thanks to reports from unnamed McCain campaign informants about Sarah Palin’s alleged “diva”-like behavior. But the Thrilla From Wasilla still has her GOP allies, such as Rush Limbaugh, who waxed apoplectic about Cameron and the anti-Palin set during Thursday’s broadcast of his eponymous radio show.
Limbaugh wasn’t alone in taking umbrage at Fox News’ reports about Palin; online conservative forum Free Republic has started a thread urging members of the community to boycott the network.
Now that the defeated Republican presidential team of Sen. John McCain and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin have gone their separate ways, the knives are out and Palin is the one who is getting filleted.
But longtime Palin staffer Meg Stapleton is lashing back at anonymous critics within the McCain-Palin presidential campaign, telling ABC News they are attacking the former vice presidential candidate with distortions and blaming her for the Republican National Committee’s own missteps.
Revelations from anonymous critics from within the McCain-Palin campaign suggest a number of complaints about Palin.
Fox News reports that Palin didn’t know Africa was a continent and did not know the member nations of the North American Free Trade Agreement—the United States, Mexico and Canada—when she was picked for vice president.