Sharpton Caller Links Sarah Palin, Michael Jackson
Sharpton Willing To Entertain Palin - Jackson Plot Scenario
Did Sarah Palin step down as governor of Alaska because she was about to be exposed as having "done something" to Michael Jackson?
At a time when many on the left are using Jackson's death for political purposes, especially to smear conservatives (or anyone suggesting Jacko was not a saint), this one deserves to win first prize for sheer creativity. At the time of his passing, your Radio Equalizer warned of this inevitable trend.
While that kind of kooky theory might sound preposterously funny to the mentally well-adjusted among us, a caller to Al Sharpton's radio show yesterday appeared absolutely serious in suggesting a Palin-led plot to get Michael Jackson.
It's probably the wackiest Sharpton moment since The Reverend called Somali pirates a "voluntary coast guard".
Hey, there are always nutty callers out there, right? And occasionally, they sneak past call-screeners and reach the airwaves.
What's different here, however, is Sharpton's willingness to entertain the possibility, rather than dismiss it outright.
Sure, why not? No theory is too bizarre for the king of conspiracies.
Here's the transcript and clip:
FEMALE CALLER (31:50): He (Michael Jackson) is truly the soundtrack of my life. I also have a theory about Sarah Palin as well and I’m going to put it out there on radio, hopefully someone can investigate.
But, I think maybe she did something to Michael Jackson. Maybe there’s a scandal there. Maybe she’s stepping down because something’s about to come out. I don’t know, but I’m gonna just put it out there on your show so we’ll see.
SHARPTON: All right, thank you for your call, Ashley. That’s interesting. I’ll put it out, we’ll see. I don’t know.
Is it really interesting, Al, or certifiably nutty? Sharpton has cooked up so many conspiracies over the years that it's no wonder his listeners feel comfortable sharing them on his program.
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