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Refudiation Round-Up

Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 1:50:23 pm

Gathered from our referrers page, here are some reactions to Sarah Palin’s now-famous “refudiate” post on Twitter.

Many people (but by no means all) seem to be focusing on Palin’s neologism, and missing the real point — the bigotry and hatred her statements on the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” endorse.

Andrew Sullivan: Quote For The Day

Gawker: Sarah Palin Invents New Word: ‘Refudiate’

Gothamist: Just What ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque Fight Needs: Sarah Palin

Newsweek: Palin Criticizes ‘Ground Zero Mosque,’ Coins New Word Word of the day: Sarah Palin invents ‘refudiate’

Ben Smith: Sunday reading: Refudiate

The New Yorker: Meme Watch: ShakesPalin

The Atlantic Wire: Palin Demands Muslims ‘Refudiate’ NYC Mosque, Sparking Criticism, Mockery

Language Log: Refudiate?

Bob Cesca: Refudiate

The Caucus Blog: Palin, Shakespeare and the Ground Zero Mosque

The Independent: Is Sarah Palin the heir to Shakespeare?

Attytood: You don’t have to live like a ‘refudgee’

The New Republic: Palin Takes On Islam And The English Language At The Same Time

CBS News: Palin’s ‘Refudiate’ Tweet on Mosque Near Ground Zero Draws Fire (for Substance and Style)