Debunking the moonbat attacks against Palin. Part 1.
Moonbat attack #1: Palin’s son Trig isn’t really hers, it’s her daughter’s son.
Moonbat Argument: Palin didn’t look that pregnant until late into her pregnancy. Therefore she was never pregnant. Her daughter looks kinda chubby around the middle, therefore, she was pregnant secretly and it was her kid.
The Reality: Palin didn’t want people to know she was pregnant for as long as possible. Why? First of all, many of Palin’s critics seize on that fact that she’s a mother and attempt to argue that she can’t take care of her children and do her job at the same time. By revealing her secret pregnancy in her seventh month after having worked for those seven months, she proved them wrong. Second, pregnancy does unflattering things to a woman’s body. It is only natural for a woman to want to hide or downplay these changes. There is nothing “scandalous” about a woman wanting to look her best.
The pictures used to “demonstrate” Palin’s non-pregnant appearance only further support the fact that she was pregnant. For example:
As I said before, many women will attempt to hide or downplay their state of pregnancy. The most popular tactic is to wear large bulky coats. (And, being in Alaska, this would not seem out of place) Do you see anything like that in this picture? If you look at the bottom of the coat, it becomes extremely apparent that it is far out in front of her body. Add to this that she is leaning forward slightly, causing the coat’s own weight to pull it in this direction. She doesn’t look like a non-pregnant lady, she looks like a pregnant lady trying to hide it.
Here is another picture used to “demonstrate” Palin’s non-pregnant appearance:
For starters, her mid-section isn’t even all that visible in this picture. She’s also wearing almost all black - the choice color of those wanting to hide undesirable curves - and sitting down behind a table with a very dark shade. This makes her figure, which is already mostly hidden, very indiscernible. As usual, she looks more like a woman trying to hide a pregnancy than one without.
Now, these pictures are from the period in which she was trying to hide her pregnancy. What about after she decided she could hide it no more?
And another picture of pregnant Palin:
Naturally, the moonbats claim that her apparent bulge after a certain date can be explained by pillows under the jacket and padding of her mammary glands. I will concede that this is possible, although unlikely and fairly absurd. However, this provides no explanation for her very bloated cheeks and face, which are common amongst women rapidly approaching their due date.
So, essentially the moonbats are claiming that Palin suddenly decided she wanted to pretend to be pregnant 7 months into her daughter’s supposed pregnancy, despite her daughter having hidden the fact from the start, then stuffed herself with pillows all day long while magically puffing up more noticeable features (like her face) in a very short period of time. Not only that but the moonbats seem to think it impossible for a woman to hide her pregnancy, but nevertheless argue that that’s precisely what Palin’s daughter did, for a full 8 months.
Further factor in the fact that young women, like her 16 year old daughter, are several times less likely to have a baby with down’s syndrome (the baby has down’s syndrome) than women who are say, 44 years old like Palin. In addition, there is the fact that dozens of doctors and medical staff examined her unborn baby in the months leading up to her official announcement. It’s hard to argue with ultrasound. In order for this conspiracy to be true, huge numbers of professionals would’ve had to have been in on it. Just from that angle alone, it is extremely improbable.
In conclusion, this story is completely without merit. In fact, it’s so ridiculous, that even a decent portion of the KosKids reject it. For example, Rapcetera writes:
Please let the professionals deal with this. It seems like we are looking for a reason, any reason, to tear this woman down. This has the potential to backfire on us. Leave her and her 4 month old baby/grand-baby alone.
DKos needs to rise above this….
This leaves only one loose end. Why are the moonbats so scared of Palin? I can’t read minds, but if I had to guess, I’d say it has something to do with this:
Palin is a woman who can be a mother and do an important job both at the same time. And she’s really good at both. It seems for some on the left, that is a terrifying prospect.
(Continued in part 2. If you know of any other moonbat attacks on Palin, please email them to me at Fred_s36 (at) Yahoo (dot) com and I’ll evaluate them.)