The best way to determine whether Governor Palin had a successful interview is if her opponents resort to lying about what she said. The left-wing extremists at Politicususa effectively concede that Palin had a successful interview with Jeanine Pirro by lying about what Governor Palin said and then lying about Fox News’ coverage of her comments.
First, Jason Easley, the left-wing hack who wrote the piece at issue, claimed that Governor Palin said the following:
Well, what the tea party is wanting the government to be smaller yet smarter and you consider we saw an increase in government spending 28 percent and cut to the tune of one percent. No, the tea party and Americans in general who are concerned about the fiscal health of their country did not get what they wanted. We have a lot of work to do to educate Congress when it come to the expectations that we have when we send our politician to dc to do the job to make sure our country is solvent.
Of course, Easley refuses to provide a citation or video of her comments, so that his readers could determine whether he accurately quoted Palin. Here’s what Governor Palin actually said:
Well, what the tea party wants is for government to be smaller and smarter. So, you know, when you consider that we just saw an increase in government spending by about 28% and saw a little chip out of that to the tune of 1%, I would say that no, the tea party and Americans in general who are concerned about the fiscal health of our country did not get what they wanted. We have a lot of work to do to help educate Congress when it comes to the expectations that we have when we send our politicians to DC to do the job of making sure that our country is solvent.
Unlike Easley, I’ll actually provide a link to the video here. You can see for yourself whether I am accurately quoting Governor Palin.
Now, Easley claimed on twitter that he was quoting from the official Fox News transcript of her interview. If that were the case, it’s curious why he wouldn’t provide a link to the transcript as I have been unable to find what he claims is an official Fox News transcript. Even if Easley was quoting from the Fox News transcript, he could see with his own eyes that that what he quoted her as saying was completely incorrect.
In any event, the left-wing radicals at Politicususa didn’t stop with just lying about what Governor Palin said. Easley then proceeded to lie about Fox News’ coverage of Palin’s comments in a pathetic attempt to create a narrative that Fox News was purposefully trying to diminish and minimize its star commentator:
Interestingly, Fox News hasn’t posted the video of this part of Palin’s interview. Instead they put up Palin’s comments supporting Donald Trump’s birtherism.
What isn’t interesting is how willing Easley is to deceive his far-left readership. Fox News has posted the first part of her Palin’s interview with Pirro here. In fact, at this moment, the video of the first part of her interview complements one of the headline articles on the Fox News website about how the Tea Party is responding to the budget compromise.
It’s clear that Easley and his extreme left-wing friends couldn’t find anything wrong with what the Governor said during her interview with Pirro. They had no other choice but to peddle lies that are easily disproven with video.
Update: Fox News had been playing her non-Trump comments on-air for much of yesterday morning:
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