Did Gibson have a double standard for Palin?

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    Obama interview:

    How does it feel to break a glass ceiling?
    How does it feel to “win”?
    How does your family feel about your “winning” breaking a glass ceiling?
    Who will be your VP?
    Should you choose Hillary Clinton as VP?
    Will you accept public finance?
    What issues is your campaign about?
    Will you visit Iraq?
    Will you debate McCain at a town hall?
    What did you think of your competitor’s [Clinton] speech?

    Palin interview:
    Do you have enough qualifications for the job you’re seeking? Specifically have you visited foreign countries and met foreign leaders?
    Aren’t you conceited to be seeking this high level job?
    Questions about foreign policy
    -territorial integrity of Georgia
    -allowing Georgia and Ukraine to be members of NATO
    -NATO treaty
    -Iranian nuclear threat
    -what to do if Israel attacks Iran
    -Al Qaeda motivations
    -the Bush Doctrine
    -attacking terrorists harbored by Pakistan
    Is America fighting a holy war? [misquoted Palin]



    Hot Air Blog Archive Did Gibson have a double standard for Palin? Update: ABC’s edits
     
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    I don't see a double standard. All the questions seemed legit to me.:eusa_boohoo:
     
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    Liberals never learn. Every "gotcha!" they've tried has backfired.
     
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    At least none of the questions was above her pay-grade.

    Hey! When are you guys gonna find somebody eligible for that pay-grade?
     
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    I have no issue what so ever with the questions Gibson asked Palin, nor the way he asked them. If he wants to ask her 18 times in one interview if she thinks she has enough experience because he does not agree with her answer, he can...if people feel it makes him look like a petulant, angry school teacher (as some have claimed), so be it.

    I would just like these same questions to be asked of Obama...since their experience-levels are commensurate...we should be equally concerned about both.

    Palin could have had a perfectly nice interview if Gibson had asked her, "How does your family feel about you breaking this glass ceiling?" "How did it feel to give that speech at the convention?" etc...instead, he asked her tough questions...no one should whine about that...but everyone should be asking why Obama isn't hit just as hard in his interviews. (Instead...Obama was hit hard during a debate...and the left went nuts and asked for peoples heads!)
     
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    Probably when you guys quit nominating someone who doesn't realize Iraq isn't on the border of Afganistan.
     
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    as opposed to the really effective disgusting campaign karl rove and the swiftboater have run?
     
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    So you take your cues from the GOP?

    Ni-i-i-ice.

    Rove told Obama there were 57 states.
     
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    I take my cues from listening to stupidity coming out of politicians mouths.
     
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    Well, I am one who thinks they are questions that needed to be asked

    of both candidates.

    Actually, I think the softballs that Obama got were probably more offensive. If Gibson is taking on the roll of a job interviewer, which the vibe I got from the Palin interview, then Obama got the "affirmative action" interview, in all its most pejorative meanings, while Palin got the real interview of someone who is getting a job that requires qualifications other than being the member of a must hire minority, who will be shunted off and ignored after he gets on the payroll.
     

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