Cal Thomas Claims "Liberal Media" Hate Palin, Bachmann Because They Haven't Been Divorced Or Had Abortions

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In a June 13 op-ed in The Washington Examiner, syndicated columnist Cal Thomas claimed that "Palin, along with Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.," get a lot of media attention because they "represent everything the liberal media hate: They are attractive women who are married to the same men they started with." He went on to write: "In Palin's case, she and her husband have a Down syndrome child, which she refused to abort. Right there you have enough to offend pro-choice feminists, who treat abortion as a sacrament."

From the op-ed:

ABC News, which, in partnership with the Daily Beast website, offered breathless updates of the email dump, lumped Palin in with Donald Trump as a "sideshow." If she's a sideshow, why are they paying her the kind of attention normally reserved for a main attraction?

The answer is that Palin, along with Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., who is considering a presidential run, represent everything the liberal media hate: They are attractive women who are married to the same men they started with. They think big government is the problem, not the solution to our problems. They are pro-life and, gasp, believe in God.

In Palin's case, she and her husband have a Down syndrome child, which she refused to abort. Right there you have enough to offend pro-choice feminists, who treat abortion as a sacrament and appear to have no problem with eliminating the "defective," as was the case with their patron "saint," Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger.

The big media, rather than being honest brokers in the process of selecting the next president, see themselves as players. Many regard themselves as kingmakers, or in Palin's case, "queen destroyers." Increasing numbers of the public regard their arrogance with disdain.

Previously:

Cal Thomas takes a stand against freedom of religion

Cal Thomas: Hillary Clinton is "not a person who believes in the central tenets of Christianity"

In column criticizing health care reform, Cal Thomas invokes the Holocaust: "Great horrors don't begin in gas chambers"

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