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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Gov. Palin Discusses McGinnis, BP Spill on Hannity

Audio Transcript retrieved from PalinTV

Gov. Palin discussed the McGinnis situation and the BP oil spill on Sean Hannity's radio program, today, May 26, 2010.

Video; Megyn Kelly on Palin's Stalker: This is Really Deplorable

By Adrienne Ross - www.motivationtruth.com

"This is really deplorable," said Megyn Kelly, speaking of Joe McGinniss moving 15 feet from the Palin home as he writes an unauthorized biography of the family.

Kelly and a couple legal experts discussed whether or not his being there is legal and what the Governor's options are. As I wrote last night here, this is no regular author. This man writes hit pieces about her, bid thousands of dollars in an unsuccessful attempt to trap her into having dinner with him, showed up in Florida during her book tour, and now has left Massachusetts to move to Wasilla, Alaska to watch her from a few feet away--on his deck, allegedly with binoculars. Not only is his presence there unethical, it's sick--and certainly a cause for concern. Governor Palin and her children deserve better.

(H/T Sheya)

Let Me Get This Right WaPo’s Dave Weigel Defends Sarah Palin’s Dangerous, Deranged Stalker, Then Hammers Palin? Really?

You know, I really have better things to do than deal with this nimrod, but this guy, Dave Weigel over at the Washington Post makes me sick. The fact that he bills himself as a "Conservative Republican Insider" makes me want to both laugh, and throw things at the same time.

No doubt, by now you know Sarah Palin has a stalker, an unhinged, and increasingly believed dangerous, deranged stalker: Joe McGinniss. Sarah, herself, wrote about the fact this Grade A whack job has rented the home next door for the summer. Stacy Drake wrote about Sarah’s note, and did some quick background. You can read her report here.

McGinniss is a nasty fellow on a good day, and when he’s not plagiarizing other people’s work, he writes hit pieces on Sarah Palin. Sarah writes this about Joe’s brand of "journalism."

Knowing of his many other scathing pieces of "journalism" (including the bizarre anti-Palin administration oil development pieces that resulted in my Department of Natural Resources announcing that his work is the most twisted energy-related yellow journalism they’d ever encountered), we’re sure to have a doozey to look forward to with this treasure he’s penning.

I have yet to read anything McGinniss has written that includes fact one on any given subject. The guy has a vivid imagination though, most likely from all of those years of writing violent "true crime" novels, like Fatal Vision. He also penned a book about Nixon, as well.

Just how creepy is this fellow? THIS Creepy:

I haven't been able to reach McGinniss, but did send an errant email to his son, the novelist Joe McGinniss Jr., who replied, "Sadly, she's right. We tried our best to intervene, but alas, the heart wants what it wants. We can only pray for him now. He's convinced that Todd will step aside and when the time is right, he'll be there, right next door, to pick up the pieces."

~ Ben Smith .... Politico

Kinda makes your skin crawl, doesn’t it.

We were reminded by a reader that McGinnis also bid $60,000 in the Ride2Recovery eBay auction to benefit wounded troops. Sarah donated a private dinner with her and Todd to Ride2Recovery, with the winning bidder getting some quality time with the Palins.

We knew about Joe’s attempt at the time, but blew it off as a stunt, something one of Obama’s little hate bloggers in Alaska would pull. But putting this into context with what Joe Jr. told Ben Smith, this whole thing just went off the freak-me-out-o-meter scale!

Sarah talks about her concern for her children’s safety. That’s just like a mother. I’m more concerned about her safety, and frankly Todd’s. Over the years we’ve seen more than a few obsessed nutbag stalkers, and this sort of thing never ends well. Never.

That's why when I read this crap by the Washington Post’s "Conservative Republican Insider," Dave Weigel, I wanted to puke. What a darling this loser must be in real life.

This crapweasel goes for maximum douchebaggery right off the bat:

Sarah Palin's strange, unprofessional and paranoid grudge

Sarah Palin took to her Facebook account today to inform her readers that Joe McGinniss, an award-winning reporter and author, had rented the house next door.

I saw Ben Smith flag this earlier today but did not really appreciate how strange and, frankly, immature Palin's post was until I read it.

Palin informs her readers that McGinniss is "overlooking my children’s play area" and "overlooking Piper’s bedroom." Alternately sounding angry and mocking, she refers to "the family’s swimming hole," which at first reference sounds like she's accusing McGinniss of checking out the Palins in their bathing suits, until you realize the family's "swimming hole" is Lake Lucille. And she posts a photo of the space McGinniss is renting, captioning it, "Can I call you Joe?"

Can somebody explain to me how this isn't a despicable thing for Palin to do? She describes McGinniss as the author of "the bizarre anti-Palin administration oil development pieces that resulted in my Department of Natural Resources announcing that his work is the most twisted energy-related yellow journalism they’d ever encountered."

"Unprofessional," .... "paranoid, " .... "immature" .... "despicable" .... Really Dave? Really? How’s about we do some digging and find out where you live pal. You got a family? Maybe your mate is a hottie. Maybe we should fantasize about you taking a hike, and us stepping in and "takin’ care of business" with the "little lady"?

Oh who the hell are we kidding here?!? This loser probably lives in some rundown Washington D.C. tenement with little furniture and a half dozen cats. Poor cats!

You can read the rest of this clown .... I mean .... Mr. "Conservative Republican Insider’s" mind numbing drivel here.

Meanwhile, there are still real men in the world, men who believe in virtue. Men who actually think when a crazy man is stalking someone you care about, you don’t sit back and take it. Men who don’t think it’s "unprofessional" to call someone out when they have crossed way over the line. In this case, one of these men would be Glenn Beck.

Glenn told his radio listeners Tuesday that Sarah had e-mailed him about this situation. Being kindred spirits, I know he could relate. The hate on the left knows no bounds, as Beck knows all to well. He’s had to hire all kinds of security and take other drastic measures.

Anyhow, here’s Glenn discussing the situation:

We’ll post Glenn’s interview with Sarah as soon as it’s available.

Not that I would ever condone it’s use, but some advice to Joe McGinniss: Sarah has one of these, and a whole lot more to go with them. And just like ZZ Top sang in "Legs" she sure knows how to use ‘em!

I would recommend Sarah pick up one or two of these things.

Past that, if you are as freaked out by Joe McGinniss as I am, here are a couple of e-mail addresses you can contact Random House at. Be respectful, as we wouldn’t want to upset David Weigel’s tender sensibilities. After all, Dave is a "Conservative Republican Insider," ya know.



Speaking of Weigel, this one’s for you pal:

Gov Palin on Securing Borders

Video retrieved from PalinTV.

Gov. Palin discusses securing our border with Mexico...

Video Retrieved from PalinTV.

....And Gov Palin discusses securing her own border with at 14-foot fence.

Governor Palin, Secure Your Border From McGinniss; Build that Fence

By Adrienne Ross - www.motivationtruth.com

Apparently Arizona is not the only place that could benefit from a fence. The Palins now need to secure the border of their backyard because stalker Joe McGinniss has decided to move in 15 feet away for the next five months.

For those who don't know who this Joe is, Whitney the Pipsqueak did a good job giving the lowdown on the lowdown character whose recent act is as audacious--and creepy--as one can find anywhere.

She wrote:

Joe McGinniss is an author who writes true crime and non-fiction novels. Most well known is his book about Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign that he wrote as a 26 year old. He has also written a book about a year traveling through Alaska published in 1980 and is currently writing an anti-Palin book due out next year. He has written several Palin hit pieces over the past year and a half. He wrote a piece for the no longer existent Conde Nast's Portfolio. This piece is full of quotes from noted Palin detractors, and McGinniss called her Alaska's Eva Peron. The false claims made in this piece regarding McGinniss's assertions have been debunked here. McGinniss also made an attempt to win an auction for dinner with Governor Palin, the proceeds going to Ride2Recovery effort for combat victims (Cathy Maples won the auction). He bid on this auction event because he "would have enjoyed the opportunity for a frank exchange of views with Gov. Palin."

Whitney went on to share some of his other creepy behavior, which included dropping by the Palin home to give them a copy of his book and showing up in Florida during the Going Rogue book tour. He lives in Massachusetts, by the way. Well, he did--until he moved into the Palins' backyard. She continued by sharing this McGinniss disturbing quote:

"I'm not intending to write a salacious book about Sarah Palin's sex life. But if it's true, I'll find out."

Read the rest here.

Is this the guy you want living 15 feet from you? Is this the guy you want observing your children at play? No, you wouldn't want this guy anywhere near your children, your home, or your kitchen window. Doesn't Governor Palin deserve the same courtesy?

The Governor spends a tremendous amount of time traveling, giving speeches, and working hard to support candidates and conservative causes. Shouldn't she have the freedom to come home, relax, and enjoy the beautiful Alaska outdoors she so loves? Joe McGinniss, in a ridiculous invasion of privacy and a sick display of arrogance, has decided to take away that much-needed sanctuary. He'll do all this while working on that book he's writing, no doubt to smear the Palins.

Broadway Books, his publisher, released a statement, which reads in part:

"Well regarded for his in-depth, up-close reporting, Mr. McGinniss will be highly respectful of his subject's privacy as he investigates her public activities," the statement says.

"Well regarded"? By whom? Surely not by people who respect other people's personal space and appreciate truth in reporting. "Up-close reporting"? No argument there, for he couldn't get any closer than looking down on the Palins' living space. He'll be "highly respectful"? Why would he start now? Respectful would be setting up shop somewhere else to write about your subject, not 15 feet away. No matter how you slice it, McGinniss' behavior is a violation, even if not illegal. Must the law mandate human decency?

If the stalker were interested in being professional in his work regarding Governor Palin, he wouldn't avoid interviewing his subject's family, employees, supporters, and friends, would he? Any so-called quality work that relies solely on sufferers of Palin Derangement Syndrome--and spying--is flawed from the start.

Joe McGinniss has a problem. His focus on Governor Palin is creepy and crosses the line, his willingness to spend a load of money to force her into having dinner with him is sickening, and his apparent delight in leaving the East Coast to move 15 feet away from her is frightening. How many times are women put in situations like this that other people just blow off, only to discover these situations should not have been blown off?

The Palins will do what "good neighbors" do: erect that tall fence, securing their own border from an alien. Governor Palin said it this way:

And you know what they say about “fences make for good neighbors”? Well, we’ll get started on that tall fence tomorrow, and I’ll try to keep Trig’s squeals down to a quiet giggle so we don’t disturb your peaceful summer. Enjoy!

And the rest of us? We'll be keeping our eyes on Old Joe. You betcha!