One-time Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is no stranger to the spotlight — most would say, by choice. She’s also familiar with the spotlight’s frequent companion: criticism.
Now, possible GOP presidential contender Donald Trump seems to be following in Palin’s 24/7 media circus footsteps. Trump is all but unavoidable on Sunday shows, evening newscasts and in the political press these days.
Palin has again taken up her sword against the “lamestream media,” this time not in defense of herself: She’s swinging for Trump.
“Donald Trump is the one really being treated unfairly, I’d say, in the press,” Palin said last night in a Fox News interview. “They’re hammering him about the one issue that he has brought up and not been shy about, and that’s the birth certificate…Reporters turn around and say, ‘that’s all he’s got, he’s only running on the birth certificate issue,’ when that’s really not the case.”
Palin said that Trump is “running on the issue, bottom line, that President Obama is in so far over his head.”
Billionaire Trump has been insistent on the subject of Obama’s birth certificate, to the point where he said on Monday that he “may tie my tax returns to Obama’s birth certificate,” and release his financial statements if Obama released a long-form birth certificate.
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