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Think Progress Tries to Nuke Palin for Using ‘Shuck and Jive’


Think Progress is Hulk-like angry at Sarah Palin, calling her “insensitive” for using a “slavery-era phrase”:

Palin Uses Slavery-Era Phrase To Describe Obama’s Libya Response

Former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin has a new Facebook post out, accusing President Obama of lying to the American people, using language deeply entwined with America’s Jim Crow past.

Titled “Obama’s Shuck and Jive Ends With Benghazi Lies,” Palin’s piece lays out how in her mind newly revealed emails concretely prove that the Obama administration has lied about the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. . .

The rest of their moronic post here.

I’m still trying to figure out why, however, why when Jay Carney and Andrew Cuomo use the exact same phrase, they’re somehow exempt from the wrath of TP. (“TP” can stand for toilet paper or Think Progress — I’ll let the reader decide.)

Update: Sarah Palin defends via her Facebook page. Chris Matthews is guilty of using “Shuck and Jive,” too.


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