Olbermann Comment: Sarah Palin Is a Socialist

Olbermann Comment: Sarah Palin Is a Socialist

Olbermann Comment: Sarah Palin Is a Socialist

Palin is accusing Obama of advocating socialism even though she supports collective wealth sharing in her home state of Alaska.


In a Special Comment Tuesday night, Keith Olbermann showed footage of the McCain campaign’s newest attack strategy: labeling Obama “Redistributor in chief” and connecting him to socialism and totalitarianism. And like some of the McCain camp’s previous criticism, this is another set of attacks that implicate the GOP more than Obama. Olbermann displays a quote by Palin that includes statements very similar to the anti-Obama sound-bites she excoriates such as “collectively Alaskans own the resources” and “we share in the wealth.

Erica Landau

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