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It's no longer funny. We need to see Governor Palin's medical records.

On October 22nd, Palin finally, reluctantly agreed. On October 26th, Palin spokeswoman Tracey Schmitt unequivocally stated the information would be released early that week.

It didn't happen. And it's not going to happen.

We're not going to learn anything until after the election, at which point the whole issue will be irrelevant.

How is she getting away with this?

Is Andrew Sullivan the only sane journalist left? Can anyone honestly explain why we haven't seen Trig Palin's birth records? Why are we letting ourselves be intimidated? The maternity of the infant is, at best, questionable. We have demonstrable evidence of numerous Palin lies. We know her daughter is sexually active. What about this story is unreasonable?

Sullivan writes:

Why not kill this rumor with Palin’s medical records? A 43 year old woman’s pregnancy with a Downs Syndrome child would have been intensely monitored, and the records must be a mile long.

He's absolutely right. The lack of evidence and bizarre, unkept promises of disclosure are becoming increasingly damning.

Why are we lying down??


To those who think this is the wrong way to go to get Obama elected -- I see your point. You may be right.

To those who think if true, this story doesn't matter -- No. This would be a huge, bizarre cover-up of Nixonian proportions. Palin would be immediately disqualified from all public service. And there has been no proof offered to dispute the "crazy" theory.

Originally posted to CopyKatz on Sat Nov 01, 2008 at 03:21 PM PDT.


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