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Palin derides ‘elites,’ but then says she rejects labels.

By Faiz Shakir  

"Palin derides ‘elites,’ but then says she rejects labels."

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During an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams which aired tonight, Gov. Sarah Palin offered two contradictory statements in the span of just a few minutes. When asked who is “an elite,” Palin answered: “Oh, I guess just people who think they’re better than anyone else.” Moments later, here’s how Palin responded when asked if she’s a “feminist”:

I’m not gonna label myself. And I think that’s what annoys a lot of Americans – especially in a political campaign – is to start trying to label different parts of America, different backgrounds.

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Palin seemed not to realize that, just minutes earlier, she was labeling different parts of America.

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