Sarah Palin Chimes in on Chris Christie Bridge Scandal, Laughably Says Obama is Worse

palin_christieWell you knew this had to be coming.  Whenever there’s a big story or some kind of scandal, Sarah Palin is sure to give her two cents about what she thinks and prove her stupidity for the umpteenth time.

Not that what she says is particularly important (in fact, it isn’t important at all) but her ridiculousness is always fun to expose, and as much as we might all loathe the woman — she’s still a politically relevant figure who has some influence within the Republican party.

So when this “bridge scandal” broke concerning New Jersey’s Chris Christie, I’m sure we were all on pins and needles in anticipation of what she thought of it.

Okay, well not really.

Well, Sarah Palin decided to sit down with “political heavyweight” Inside Edition where she called the bridge scandal “a pretty atrocious act, to snarl traffic,” also saying, “what an inconvenience, what a dangerous situation.”

Oh, but she says it’s “nothing compared to what some leaders in our White House have engaged in and covered up.”  Citing the ongoing NSA surveillance issues and, of course — Benghazi.  

Because no Republican attack on the Obama administration would be complete without a continuation of a made up Republican scandal that’s been debunked so many times I’ve lost track.  And let’s also not forget the power given to the NSA was granted by the Patriot Act, a bill originally passed by Republicans and which continues to be supported by many Republicans in Congress.

So the NSA “scandal” is not just Obama’s.  It rests on the shoulders of both parties.

Shockingly though, she showed some common sense by saying, “Even if Chris Christie were a Democrat, people would still be very, very outraged to find out that bureaucrats were involved in messing up people’s schedules and lives via power plays.”

Her comments clearly showing that she, like many Americans, don’t believe for a second that Christie knew nothing about this.

Then again, conservatives like Sarah Palin loathe Christie.  They don’t want him anywhere near the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.  So her essentially “throwing him under the bus” by agreeing that this scandal is fairly bad really shouldn’t be all that surprising.

While it’s still a long way from 2016, I have a strong feeling this bridge scandal will be Christie’s undoing.  As more and more small details continue to be made public, I think it’s only a matter of time before some sort of evidence emerges that directly links Christie to being involved in this scandal.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • cravin moorehead

    Please! Stop giving this vacuous twit, news coverage.


  • Steven Levy

    Allen, the ONLY reason that Sarah Palin is “politically relevant figure who has some influence within the Republican party” is because you keep providing her with a soap box to stand on. She has adds no value to any discussion and as I have said before.. the only thing that ever comes out of her mouth are lies and dis-information. If you really loathe her and want her to go away, stop providing her with a soapbox.

    • Ram Garcia

      So true… She’s laughing all the way to the bank….. Just like the Kardashians….Ignorance and stupidity pays big time……..

  • shopper

    She’s making lots of money by saying the dumb things the Tea Party wants to hear – don’t repeat it and make her richer.



  • Duchess Samira Edi

    The nation’s resident dimwit. We can always count on her to bring in a little bit of idiocy into any debate. What a bitch.

  • Ed

    This just in: Palin wants to take the “Christ out of Christie!” Stay tuned for another “roadshow!”

  • Edward Krebbs

    Palin decries, “bureaucrats were involved in messing up people’s schedules and lives via power plays” You mean like the Government Shutdown a few months ago ????

  • moe/larry & curly keys

    I want to sex her,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • Marilyn Olsen Scheffler

    Did you expect something intelligent to come out of her mouth?

  • Green_Devil

    Once again, CaribouCuntQuitter shows her political acumen, appearing on the politically hard-hitting no-nonsense show Inside Edition. She probably needed some gin, a couple of valium, and a good cleansing banging from the UMichigan basketball team to come down from such a stressful experience.

  • Ram Garcia

    Even if several of his inner circle say he was aware and endorsed it, he would vehemently deny it…. What else does he have to lose?? Admitting to the act would leave no doubt in peoples minds…..Denying is the only thing he can do….

  • jice

    What doesn’t this woman chime in on? Honestly she has got to be the most repulsive woman in the U.S., oh except Michelle Bachmann of course. What amazes me more is the number of Republicans who still stick behind her.