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johnsmith
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(04-21-2017, 03:51 AM)
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...xactly-say-no/

In a cagey interview on CNN on Thursday, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin declined to give a direct answer when anchor Jake Tapper asked whether she witnessed or experienced sexual harassment when she was a Fox News contributor.

TAPPER: Did you ever witness or experience, God forbid, anything like that at Fox?

PALIN: I wouldn't put up with anything that would be perceived as intimidating or harassing.

TAPPER: But you said you're “former,” so was that part of the reason you left?

PALIN: Um, you can ask them why I'm no longer at Fox. You know, I'm not going to speak for them. My contract wasn't renewed — that is, um, that's the line.

TAPPER: I don't want to be a jerk, but it sounds like you experienced something.

PALIN: Um, I just, you know, it was just time to part ways and get out there in, you know, I guess a more diverse arena to express views and speak for the public, and that's what I've been able to do now.

TAPPER: All right, well, I'm not going to push any farther on that.

Just looking at her reaction, and the way she seems really uncomfortable it definitely seems like something went on. It would also explain why they dropped her.

Full interview starting at the relevant section
https://youtu.be/7Lap0wB97-4?t=6m3s
Maxim726X
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(04-21-2017, 03:56 AM)
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Oh yeah, she definitely did.

Damn. Fuck Fox.
Dishwalla
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(04-21-2017, 03:57 AM)
scratches chin.
PeakPointMatrix
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(04-21-2017, 03:58 AM)
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Can someone change the text here to "#1 with Sexual assailants"?
Guevara
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(04-21-2017, 03:59 AM)
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Awkward because she probably signed a non-disclosure agreement.
Jarmel
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(04-21-2017, 03:59 AM)
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Wow at that emphasis on "I used to be at Fox". Yea something went down.
Tom Nook Sawyer
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(04-21-2017, 03:59 AM)
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If she did, doesn't that maker her a hypocrite (shocker, I know) since she had JUST said that women shouldn't stick around for the paycheck and take a stand and blow the whistle?
RRockman
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(04-21-2017, 04:00 AM)

Originally Posted by PeakPointMatrix



Can someone change the text here to "#1 with Sexual assailants"?

That's cool, taking shots at the network while on it. Futurama right?
Black Republican
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(04-21-2017, 04:00 AM)
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wouldnt be surprised at all sadly
Garrett Hawke
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(04-21-2017, 04:01 AM)
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If true this is really sad. nobody should have to endure that.

Sad that she sticks with a party that enables attitudes like this, despite her own opinions though.
PeakPointMatrix
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(04-21-2017, 04:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tom Nook Sawyer

If she did, doesn't that maker her a giant hypocrite (shocker, I know) since she had JUST said that women shouldn't stick around for the paycheck and remain silent?

She said how they should get out of there or blow the whistle on that behavior. Notice how she lists one of the things she did.
Escape Goat
(04-21-2017, 04:01 AM)
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Amazing we are still paying attention to a half term governor, failed VP candidate who's word salad makes George Bush look like Lord Byron.
LordKasual
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(04-21-2017, 04:01 AM)
What makes anyone think Sarah Palin of all women would be immune?

She seemed emotional when she was talking about it, more on the somewhat angry side. That speaks for itself.
metalslimer
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(04-21-2017, 04:02 AM)
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Man that channel needs to be sued out of existence
SomewhatGroovy
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(04-21-2017, 04:03 AM)
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Still, good for her for speaking up.
Kensation
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(04-21-2017, 04:03 AM)
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Jesus, that place is a zoo.
Gattsu25
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(04-21-2017, 04:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by RRockman

That's cool, taking shots at the network while on it. Futurama right?

Fox and Fox News are different entities with different executive structures. However, they are owned by the same conglomerate
Dan
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(04-21-2017, 04:03 AM)

Originally Posted by PeakPointMatrix

She said how they should get out of there or blow the whistle on that behavior. Notice how she lists one of the things she did.

Yup. There's a key use of "or" in her statement in this interview, and she emphasizes that she "used to be" at Fox News.

But she's kinda stuck, because even she knows that leaving quietly and saying nothing doesn't play well in public. She can't say much if anything did happen.
Dishwalla
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(04-21-2017, 04:03 AM)

Originally Posted by RRockman

That's cool, taking shots at the network while on it. Futurama right?

Um, Simpsons. They've been taking shots at Fox their entire run.
Meowster
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(04-21-2017, 04:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Escape Goat

Amazing we are still paying attention to a half term governor, failed VP candidate who's word salad makes George Bush look like Lord Byron.

I mean I think she's pretty reprehensible as a person but stuff like this is still messed up and sad if true.
Kyzer
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(04-21-2017, 04:04 AM)
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I saw this and thought it was interesting. And just before that she was victim blaming and sayong the women at fox shouldnt have stuck around for a paycheck
Boke1879
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(04-21-2017, 04:05 AM)
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I would hope that if she did experience something. That she would speak up about it. But that's her choice and maybe it's not something she wants to get into.

Her being cagey with the answer lets a lot of people read into that though.


And her "advice" earlier to woman who experience was basically "get out or say something".
Escape Goat
(04-21-2017, 04:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Meowster

I mean I think she's pretty reprehensible as a person but stuff like this is still messed up and sad if true.

I thunk that goes without saying.
ArkhamFantasy
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(04-21-2017, 04:06 AM)
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I think Tapper handled that about as well as you could ask him too. Palin being harassed is a potentially huge story, but at the same time you dont want to push a woman to talk about something like that, especially on TV.
smurfx
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(04-21-2017, 04:07 AM)
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it had to be roger ailes right? who else on fox would have the balls to sexually harass her?
PeakPointMatrix
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(04-21-2017, 04:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by RRockman

That's cool, taking shots at the network while on it. Futurama right?

Simpsons.
Plinko
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(04-21-2017, 04:08 AM)
Wow. That's pretty obvious.

Wouldn't be shocked at all if it was Ailes.
Stinkles
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(04-21-2017, 04:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by ArkhamFantasy

I think Tapper handled that about as well as you could ask him too. Palin being harassed is a potentially huge story, but at the same time you dont want to push a woman to talk about something like that, especially on TV.

Yep.

I hate everything about her.

But nobody should endure that and frankly I'm disgusted but not ultimately surprised that the balance of male/ female power is so skewed that even an ostensible VP has to deal with it.
Got
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(04-21-2017, 04:09 AM)
Oh good, maybe she'll learn a valuable lesson and change her ways and who she suppo...




oh...

well...


maybe next time.
SomewhatGroovy
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(04-21-2017, 04:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Got

Oh good, maybe she'll learn a valuable lesson and change her ways and who she suppo...



oh...

You beat me to it. I can't even reconcile these two things , both announced today.
Mimosa97
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(04-21-2017, 04:11 AM)
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With the kind of animals that work(ed) at Fox News would it be that surprising to learn that a good looking woman like her was harassed ? I don't think so.

Her body language speaks volume.
Michael F. Assbender
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(04-21-2017, 04:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by PeakPointMatrix

Simpsons.

Wow, you can tell that clip is old. That guy's not even on Fox News anymore.
Dryk
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(04-21-2017, 04:13 AM)
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When she says that the official line is that her contract was not renewed you can almost see the team of Fox News lawyers standing over her shoulder
Earthbound64
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(04-21-2017, 04:14 AM)

Originally Posted by RRockman

That's cool, taking shots at the network while on it. Futurama right?

Tiny Toons, Animaniacs, etc. used to poke at Fox all the time.
jviggy43
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(04-21-2017, 04:14 AM)
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This woman's mere existence sets feminism back like 50 years. She also said that women who couldn't handle this shouldn't have stayed working there for a paycheck. Yes Sarah, women being sexually assaulted are the problem for not just putting up with it.
massoluk
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(04-21-2017, 04:15 AM)
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Yup, she has seen some shits
Got
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(04-21-2017, 04:16 AM)

Originally Posted by massoluk

Yup, she has seen some shits

easy to see some shits when you wallow in it and it gets in your eye.
Black Republican
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(04-21-2017, 04:17 AM)
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makes you wonder if any women currently at fox news who was sexually harrassed but is still there because they are now "accustomed " to it :/
Dai101
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(04-21-2017, 04:18 AM)
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SomewhatGroovy
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(04-21-2017, 04:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by jviggy43

women being sexually assaulted are the problem for not just putting up with it.

You are taking what she said out of context. That isn't what she said at all.
Lmo911
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(04-21-2017, 04:18 AM)
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While I'm not a fan of Sarah Palin at all...

Someone who ran as a candidate for VICE PRESIDENT was sexually harassed at Fox News?

I mean the cult powers are strong, but that's some messed up stuff.
Shaanyboi
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(04-21-2017, 04:19 AM)
That's an NDA alright
HP_Wuvcraft
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(04-21-2017, 04:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dai101

Really?
Brakke
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(04-21-2017, 04:22 AM)
Guys Fox News doesn't show The Simpsons. Fox the network =/= Fox News.

Originally Posted by Escape Goat

Amazing we are still paying attention to a half term governor, failed VP candidate who's word salad makes George Bush look like Lord Byron.

Trump warped conservative spacetime around him. Everyone looks good compared to him, so everyone gets a reputation reset at least until they throw in with him.
Garrett Hawke
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(04-21-2017, 04:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Lmo911

While I'm not a fan of Sarah Palin at all...

Someone who ran as a candidate for VICE PRESIDENT was sexually harassed at Fox News?

I mean the cult powers are strong, but that's some messed up stuff.

the majority of women have experienced some kind of sexual harassment during their lives.

you're less likely to find a woman who hasn't experienced it than has, unfortunately.
BennyBlanco
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(04-21-2017, 04:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dai101

wew
ElectricBlanketFire
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(04-21-2017, 04:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dai101

[IMG]http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/small-violin.gif

She's a moron but doesn't deserve to be sexually harassed.
Puck Beaverton
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(04-21-2017, 04:23 AM)

Originally Posted by Dai101

At least your honest.
Shaanyboi
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(04-21-2017, 04:24 AM)

Originally Posted by Dai101

Dude, Palin being an unapologetic shitstain doesn't make this okay.
Speevy
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(04-21-2017, 04:25 AM)
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When Sarah Palin won't lie for you

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