Sponsored Content

Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

« Overnight Open Thread | Main | Top Headline Comments 8-10-10 »
August 09, 2010

(Misfire) Claim: Teacher Who Razzed Palin Isn't a Teacher Actually Probably Is a Teacher

The left tried to make a lot of this video confrontation.

Since she didn't make any obvious gaffes, they invented one -- she "rolled her eyes," or something, when dude claimed she was a teacher.

The LSM has now decided to use this brief encounter for another one of their spin operations. They claim I – wait for it – “appear to roll my eyes” when the lady tells me she’s a teacher. Yes, it’s come to this: the media is now trying to turn my eyebrow movements into story lines. (Maybe that’s why Botox is all the rage – if you can’t move your eyebrows, your “eye rolling” can’t be misinterpreted!) If they had checked their facts first, they would have known that I come from a family of teachers; my grandparents were teachers, my father was a teacher, my brother is a teacher, my sister works in Special Needs classrooms, my aunt is a school nurse, my mom worked as a school secretary for much of her professional life, we all volunteer in classrooms, etc., etc., etc. Given that family history, how likely is it that I would “roll my eyes” at someone telling me that they too work in that honorable profession? Stay classy, LSM.

Well, maybe an eye roll would have been warranted. Or not; more checking has to be done.

Gateway Pundit is saying she's a singer in a "drag queen band," but that doesn't make a lot of sense, since she's a woman.

Actually, she seems to be a director for a local performance of "Hedwig and the Angry Itch," some kind of play/performance hybrid (whatever) about an attempted transsexual who virtually emasculated himself. (Hence -- the angry inch. Yeah, I know; not a nice image.)

At any rate, I don't think this proves the woman isn't a teacher -- a "theater tech" for some kind of very local production in the small town of Homer, Alaska for an outre one-man caberet/glam rock mish-mash which will probably collect ten or twelve customers a night is probably not a paying gig.

It's probably volunteer, or has some kind of nominal compensation. She gets paid in popcorn or something. (She's in the business of snacking, and business is good.)

So this woman probably has a day job, and until it can be proven otherwise, I'm guessing the day job is "teacher."

Thanks to Dr. Spank, but I think this one might be a misfire.

D'Oh! I didn't read Gateway Pundit all the way through once I thought I caught an error.

Gateway Pundit is saying the woman does work at a high school, but as a "theater tech," which is not, he points out, a teacher.

Oh, okay, I guess that's sort of right, but one can understand that the woman might claim otherwise, since she teaches people how to work the lightboard and otherwise prepares them to be stone-cold nerds in college.

(Sorry Man of Substance... not talking about real pros!)

Post Changed: I accidentally posted the Roman Polanski item meant for the sidebar here; to preserve the comments, I put up this post instead.

The Roman Polanski item is in the sidebar, now, where I intended it to be, but of course feel free to continue the discussion begun here.

digg this
posted by Ace at 11:25 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
joe, living dangerously: "i did not read the content, but I did nood ..."

Montec: "NFL is still doing the kneeling thing? ..."

BruceWayne: "You seen how they hold their guns ? Posted by: It ..."

jim (in Kalifornia): "Nood Hunter ..."

Tex Lovera: "379 >>344 I wonder what Nazi, Canada will honor to ..."

joe, living dangerously: "nood ..."

Beartooth : "I'll go get the Yorkies ..."

Beartooth : "First ..."

It's me donna : "Personally, I am surprised Chicago Voters aren't s ..."

publius, Rascally Mr. Miley (Mzdiz): " One of the proposals to create money out of th ..."

DB - former participant: " TS + TK 4E ..."

JEM: "Hey Travis, dump her then write a song about it. ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64