Contradictions, Misleading and Outright Lies: Recent Speeches by Sarah Palin
Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s speeches are excellent examples of the use of propaganda, distortion and dishonesty in support of an ulterior motive. In Palin’s case, she attempts to energize the base of her party by promising things they want to hear, while using absolutely contradictory and often false buzz words that are the currency of conservatives in this country.
This is some of what she said in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Tuesday:
Our opponents put their faith in government; John and I, we put our faith in all of you.
If they don’t put their faith in government, why would they want “all of us” to put our faith in them? This is empty rhetoric which is contradicted by the fact that they are running for the presidency.