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Palin slams the media: 'Impotent, limp, and gutless'
In the wake of a hard-hitting Vanity Fair story on her "surreal world," Sarah Palin chews out journalists who rely on anonymous sources
Sarah Palin called reporters who cite anonymous sources "impotent and limp and gutless."
Sarah Palin called reporters who cite anonymous sources "impotent and limp and gutless."
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he video: In a radio interview with Sean Hannity (listen below), Sarah Palin castigated the "impotent and limp and gutless" reporters who seemingly follow her every move. She derided journalists who use anonymous sources, a criticism some are interpreting as a dig at Vanity Fair's Michael J. Gross, whose controversial new Palin expose contains many off-the-record quotes. "It is just absolutely clear what the state of yellow journalism is today," said Palin. "When a story especially is filled with [anonymous sources,] we know it's bogus and we won't read it." Palin added how "wack" reporters are today. (See highlights from the Vanity Fair piece here.)
The reaction
: Is it just us, says CNN, but did Palin deliberately "use sexual metaphors" to make her point? Either way, says Politics Daily, it says a lot that Palin still manages to make headlines "even when she's trying to refute — or should we say refudiate? — someone else's." Listen to Palin's interview here (the media discussion begins at around the 3:30 point):

 

 

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