Radio talk show host Mark Levin is offering Obama’s Super PAC $50,000 for a one-hour debate with the big guy. Palin hasn’t offered money but after Obama’s campaign put out a political ad featuring her, she suggests a debate is appropriate. Seems her remark about a “man of valor” disturbed Obama. Levin took note and made his own offer of $50,000 to a one-hour one-on-one exchange:
I see my friend Sarah Palin has challenged Obama to a debate, because now he’s running ads against her,” Levin said. “Come on. I’ll tell you what — I will give, are you ready for this Mr. Producer? I will give $50,000 to Obama’s Super PAC if he will debate me for one hour.”
Since Obama has been traveling the country in search of smaller donations, Levin asked, why not take him up on his bigger offer?
“Now he’s flying all over the country in exchange for meals and handshakes and photos,” Levin said. “People are giving a lot less than that. Just one hour, a debate. It doesn’t even have to be televised. In fact, we’ll do it right here on this program. [It would] be very professional, be very fair, equal time, just a debate.” ~ Mark Levin
Sarah Palin (I’ve done some re-paragraphing and added bulltes for easier reading but have not changed the text order):
The far Left continues to believe American voters are not smart enough to grasp the diversionary tactics it employs to distract us from the issues our President just doesn’t want to talk about – issues that affect us all every day and must be addressed.
Exhibit A in these diversionary tactics is an absurd new attack ad President Obama has released taking my comments out of context. I’m not running for any office, but I’m more than happy to accept the dubious honor of being Barack Obama’s “enemy of the week” if that includes the opportunity to debate him on the issues Americans are actually concerned about. (Remember when I said you don’t need a title to make a difference?)
Just off the top of my head, a few of these concerning issues include:
● a debt crisis that has us hurtling towards a Greek-style collapse,
● entitlement programs going bankrupt,
● a credit downgrade for the first time in our history,
● a government takeover of the health care industry that makes care more expensive and puts a rationing panel of faceless bureaucrats between you and your doctor (aka a “death panel”),
● $4 and $5 gas at the pump exacerbated by an anti-drilling agenda that rejects good paying energy sector jobs and makes us more dependent on dangerous foreign regimes,
● a war in Afghanistan that seems unfocused and unending,
● a global presidential apology tour that’s made us look feeble and ridiculous,
● housing market in the tank, the longest streak of high unemployment since World War II,
● private-sector job creators and industry strangled by burdensome regulations and an out-of-control Obama EPA,
● an attack on the Constitutional protection of religious liberty,
● an attack on private industry in right-to-work states,
● crony capitalism run amok in an administration in bed with their favored cronies to the detriment of genuine free market capitalism,
● green energy pay-to-play kickbacks to Obama campaign donors, and
● a Justice Department still stonewalling on a bungled operation that armed violent Mexican drug lords and led to the deaths of hundreds of innocent people.
I’m sure I missed a few things, but the list is just for starters. Along with millions of others, I’m willing and free to discuss these issues with the President anywhere, anytime; and I’m sure any of the four patriots currently running for the GOP nomination would also welcome the opportunity to talk about the problems everyday Americans face due to the abject failure of our current administration’s policies.
The President will dismiss all of these problems by saying, “Well, uh, ‘change isn’t easy.’” But considering that candidate Obama promised to turn back the waters and heal the planet, the American people had at least a reasonable expectation that, at the bare minimum, he wouldn’t bankrupt our country.
This latest ad is quite odd, but also quite telling. It shows that our President sure seems fearful of discussing the economy, energy prices, and all the other problems people need addressed.
And intended or not, now that his ad opens up the discussion of Barack Obama’s radical past associations and the radical philosophy that shaped his ideas about his promised “fundamental transformation” of our country, I welcome the media to join ordinary Americans in finally vetting Barack Obama. The media failed to do so in 2008 to the detriment of us all. Maybe this time around they can do their job.
– Sarah Palin
Follow the links in the above paragraph to see that Palin was not talking about racism. See the original on Palin’s Facebook page.
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