Check out this bizarre logic coming out of Sarah Palin's mouth: The media is threatening her First Amendment right to free speech, by saying that she's running a negative campaign. Um... what? This is a woman who went to journalism school, right? So she would have studied the First Amendment, and should know that she gets her right to free speech, and then the press does, too. And if they call bullshit on her campaign, so be it.
Not in Palin's world:
"If [the media] convince enough voters that that is negative campaigning, for me to call Barack Obama out on his associations," Palin told [conservative radio] host Chris Plante, "then I don't know what the future of our country would be in terms of First Amendment right and our ability to ask questions without fear of attacks by the mainstream media."
Because in Palin's world, if the media "elite" say you're going negative, that means your right to go negative is taken away...