It's likely you've seen or heard about the footage of Gov. Palin's pardon of a turkey today at a turkey slaughter house. It seems her enemies in the press....aaaahh, her enemy, the press, is making hay over the activity going on in the back ground. It's obvious that the camera man is shooting Gov. Palin at one side of the screen so that the activity in the background can be plainly seen; the activity being the very thing one would expect to see at a turkey slaughter house; the slaughter of turkeys.
From a thinking perspective, it's not evident what Palin's great sin is here, other than not being politically savvy enough to avoid being taken in by her sworn enemies. But we live in an image driven society. It doesn't matter that in less than a week a large majority of Americans will be having turkey for dinner, including those aghast over the "controversial" images in the back ground. Never mind that Beef, chicken, fish, mutton, horse meat for the dog, are all food that must be murdered and prepared for the super market, but the image of such slaughter, it would seem, should not be tolerated. This does beg the question of who looks worse here, Palin or the media showing it all day? But this is a question that requires thinking; something that doesn't come easily for an image driven society.
As to the source of the media's hatred for Palin there can be no doubt. We can be assured that it has nothing to do with her not rescuing turkeys, but rather from the fact that she is a Christian who believes in rescuing babies. The irony of this fact, and the images being shown today, is nothing less than horrific when one considers a filmstrip negative of it. This negative would have Obama, or some other Liberal, pardoning an unborn child from the abortionist's knife while in the background can be seen babies being slaughtered and cut into peaces to be sold to researchers. But don't expect to see images like this from the image brokers because although they themselves have no problem with it, they know that most people would have a serious problem with it. That would sorely upset their powerful apple cart but perhaps worse, we would not be able to continue living the image of our lives sterilized of the horror occurring beyond the viewfinder.
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