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Palin ‘Refudiates’ Cordoba House

Colorfully opposes Ground Zero Islamic center

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Sarah Palin.(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Noted wordsmith Sarah Palin announced on Twitter yesterday that “peaceful” Muslims ought to “refudiate” Cordoba House, the Islamic center (invariably misreported as being a mosque) that planners are hoping will be located a couple blocks from Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan. (Tablet Magazine’s Mark Bergen reported on the controversy last week.)

Of course, the political media being the political media, the story has become Palin’s use of the, shall we say, neologism “refudiate”; her subsequent correction of her Tweet to “refute”; and then her defense of her own flexible use of the English language: “‘Refudiate,’ ‘misunderestimate,’ ‘wee-wee’d up,’” she Tweeted. “English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!” (Does that mean the Constitution is living as well?)

The real story here, though, is that prominent moderate New York Jewish politicians like Michael Bloomberg and Scott Stringer all have no problem with the Cordoba House, which, by the way, is actively modeled on Jewish Community Centers. Another reason, in other words, why Jews may hate her. Also her sublimely grandiose view of herself.

Palin Invents Word ‘Refudiate,’ Compares Herself to Shakespeare [WP]
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rykart says:

Anyone as racist and stupid as Palin deserves to be made an honorary Israeli.

I think Palin meant repudiate, but failed to notice the dagesh.

Zionist says:

Actually anyone as racist and stupid as Palin should be an honorary Arab Muslim. The only Jews that hate Palin are the liberal very secular assimilated anti-Israel idiots.

David Star says:

How cute! Our upper West Side intellectuals sure can cut through spelling errors or misuse of words. It is a shame that they also lack a knowledge of history.
The name of this mosque, slicha, community center is Cordoba. Lovely, Spanish sounding name. Odd that a muslim community center should want a name like that. Could it be that Islam’s westward march was stopped in the late 1400′s at Cordoba?
But no! The Imams could not possibly be thinking anything like “The march for the conquest of the west continues from the point where Allah had his greatest victory at The Twin Towers thus far, and we shall rub the dumb Infidel’s noses in it.”

Shucks no! I’m sure that lower Manhatman will only be uplifted and honored.

The previous sentence is included to give the anti-semitic Jews among your correspondents something to rave about, ala “These bloodthirsty Israeli religous zionist warmongers”.

I am a Jew and do NOT hate Sarah Palin.

Take a look at history and see what the muzzies have built over synagogues, temples, churches when they have conquered them. How about our own temple!

The Truth says:

Ann; Truer words have enver been spoken!

Stuart Rose says:

Perhaps Stringer and Bloomberg have failed to note that the imam of the proposed mosque is rather partial to Hamas.
Actually, we don’t know exactly who he is yet, so it a full investigation should be allowed to take place.

And, yes, as David Star notes, the choice of the name “Cordoba” ought to give us pause.

carlos says:

Im a Spaniard. The name Cordoba house is an offense to our territory. The name hides the only goal of this people: Invasion of Spain 500 years after.

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