June 9th, 2010
09:00 AM ET
4 years ago

Palin wants Obama to call her

 Palin says Obama should consider calling her for advice.
Palin says Obama should consider calling her for advice.

(CNN) – Sarah Palin says its time for President Barack Obama to pick up the phone and make some calls – maybe even to her.

In her latest post on Facebook, the former Alaska governor takes aim at the president for not speaking directly with BP CEO Tony Hayward during the ongoing Gulf Coast crisis. Obama told NBC Tuesday that he has not spoken with Hayward because "when you talk to a guy like a BP CEO, he's gonna say all the right things to me - I'm not interested in words, I'm interested in actions."

Palin wrote that Obama's comments amount to "further proof that it bodes well to have some sort of executive experience before occupying the Oval Office," and added that the president should call experts who lived through the 1989 Exxon-Valdez oil spill in Alaska – including herself.

"We've all lived and worked through the Exxon-Valdez spill," she wrote. "They can help you. Give them a call. Or, what the heck, give me a call."

"Based on my experience working with oil execs as an oil regulator and then as a Governor, you must verify what the oil companies claim – because their perception of circumstances and situations dealing with public resources and public trust is not necessarily shared by those who own America's public resources and trust," Palin added.

In the lengthy Facebook post, the former vice presidential nominee also revives battles of the 2008 presidential campaign while targeting Obama's lack of executive experience.

"My experience (though, granted, I got the message loud and clear during the campaign that my executive experience managing the fastest growing community in the state, and then running the largest state in the union, was nothing compared to the experiences of a community organizer) showed me how government officials and oil execs could scratch each others' backs to the detriment of the public, and it made me ill," she said.


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  1. gr

    Based on my experience working with oil execs as an oil regulator and then as a Governor, you must verify what the oil companies claim – because their perception of circumstances and situations dealing with public resources and public trust is not necessarily shared by those who own America's public resources and trust," Palin added.

    The quitter is talking about experience. Sorry but now President Obama have two years of executive experience and you Sara Palin is a quitter.

    June 8, 2010 10:33 pm at 10:33 pm |
  2. Haas

    Hey Palin! I'll call you...I'll call you a dimwit.

    June 8, 2010 10:33 pm at 10:33 pm |
  3. Norman Cador

    Will someone tell this BIRD BRAIN she and McCain lost the 2008 election. This is what you get when people with LOW IQ are are put on stage.the sad thing she really think is smarter then PRESIDENT OBAMA.

    June 8, 2010 10:33 pm at 10:33 pm |
  4. LegalAce18

    "Further proof that it bodes well to have executive experience" – soo...does this go for the VP office too? This statement is further proof why you should stop commenting.

    June 8, 2010 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  5. user

    Palin who? I think Alaskan lady needs a warmer hat... to much ice crystals..

    June 8, 2010 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  6. Lanny

    Can she just shut up already? Just shut up. Shut up. SHUUUUTTT UUUPPP. She's not even an elected official anymore. She's doing like a "Former Governor's on Ice Tour" at your local Hot Topic. She couldn't manage herself out of a paperbag. ENOUGH already. Her giving advice to anyone on how to run things is just a pathetic joke. Please stop reporting on her every utterance. She's is just a grifter looking for a daily sound bite.

    June 8, 2010 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  7. moweser

    For crying out loud, will you please stop listening to this crazy lady and reporting on her latest rantings? If we all stop paying attention, maybe she'll go away. And yes, before you start, I know I'm paying attention by leaving a comment.

    June 8, 2010 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  8. Alex

    Sarah Palin managed a micro-town of 5000, then quit as gov. of a state of 1million.

    Obama can call any University President (as more students go to most schools than the town Palin managed) or any city mayor.

    Like talking to Amry, or Coast Guard isn't enough... is this women insane?

    June 8, 2010 10:35 pm at 10:35 pm |
  9. shinden58

    Why call a quitter? Do back under the rock you have been living under.

    June 8, 2010 10:35 pm at 10:35 pm |
  10. David G

    The "quitter from"Wasilla" is going to give advice. The President can't be that desperate.

    June 8, 2010 10:35 pm at 10:35 pm |
  11. Beau

    He should call her? What the heck for? He's the President; she's kinda... not a whole heck of a lot. Dang, he should call me then too.

    June 8, 2010 10:35 pm at 10:35 pm |
  12. Harriet

    Hey Palin, don't you have a fence to finish building? While you're at it, make sure it keeps you IN. You don't have to worry about keeping us out...we want nothing to do with you and your delusions.

    June 8, 2010 10:36 pm at 10:36 pm |
  13. Me

    Call you for what! She is such an idiot!

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  14. Nathaniel

    LOL The President of the United States would get better advice from the cast of Glee than from Sarah Palin. A person who cannot even finish her one single term as Governor of one of the least populous states in the Union is NOT the type of person whom our President should be wasting time talking.

    The sad truth is that BP caused the leak and their are the only ones capable of sealing it. The US government can only help to coordinate cleanup efforts and manage the crisis away from the well head. Unless Palin wants to put on a wet suit and try to see how deep she can swim underwater holding her breath (and I would pay to see that), she should put a sock in her mouth, stop letting other post for her on Facebook, and let real leaders lead. She is the biggest joke around and there are fools out their who think she should be taken seriously... our President, fortunately, is not one of them.

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  15. Helen

    Sarah Palin really is something else. The utter ignorance that spews out of her mouth every time she opens it, is shocking. Why does she get so much airtime? I can't understand it?!? She is like the Lindsey Lohan or Paris Hilton of politics....famous for the sake of famous but absolutely air-headed and zero talent. Why don't people just ignore her so she and her ignorance can go away?

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  16. FD00001

    Yes. How old was she during the Exxon Valdez disaster? 12? What did SHE do then to help?

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  17. Telaynea

    Why she he call her??? What a weirdo! I guess anything for publicity!

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  18. Mez

    You are a QUITTER and an IDIOT. Please go moose hunting with Dick Cheney and leave the rest of the intelligent world alone. Remember, Drill Baby, Drill. What a fool!!!

    June 8, 2010 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  19. David

    Give a break Palin. Why would anyone call you for advice. Well, maybe for a good moose burger recipe. Palin is clueless and so are her followers. The lady just want to be in the spotlight. Palin, for someone who brags about her role as a mother, you display so many behaviors that are unbecoming of any parent. The lies, finger pointing, and did I say lies are behavior that most parent discourage in children. Not to mention you also say that you are a Christian. Yeah right. Most of you Republicans don't know what a Christian really is. Jesus stated that by your "love" they would know that you are His disciples. Yet most of you are filled with HATE.

    June 8, 2010 10:38 pm at 10:38 pm |
  20. gr

    My experience (though, granted, I got the message loud and clear during the campaign that my executive experience managing the fastest growing community in the state, and then running the largest state in the union, was nothing compared to the experiences of a community organizer) showed me how government officials and oil execs could scratch each others' backs to the detriment of the public, and it made me ill," she said.
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    This woman live a world of her own. She is the biggest joke in this country. What experience are you talking about Sara Palin becasue you have quitt every job you ever had. WHAT A BIG JOKE THE REPUBICANS PARTY HAVE BECOME. Well Sara Palin the community ogranizer beat you in 2008 so if I was you I would shut my mouth you hater. I see you still have sour grapes over your lost to President Obama. Each time you come out and say evil things about President Obama let everybody know you still have not got over your big lost to this Community Organizer.

    June 8, 2010 10:38 pm at 10:38 pm |
  21. RollingEyes

    "then running the largest state in the union"

    The majority of U.S. cities have a higher human population than the entire state of Alaska, ya daffy nut-job.

    June 8, 2010 10:38 pm at 10:38 pm |
  22. John Q

    Give this message to Palin.

    President Obama doesn't have time to talkt to clowns like palin or her boy friend glenn beck.

    June 8, 2010 10:39 pm at 10:39 pm |
  23. deure

    running the largest state in the union. whoeahahahahahaaah, it may the largest by size but how many people actually live there? 17?

    June 8, 2010 10:39 pm at 10:39 pm |
  24. chester

    Look who is talking,I think she should go back to Alaska and take care of her children.and shut up.

    June 8, 2010 10:39 pm at 10:39 pm |
  25. e

    OMG this woman still thinks being a small town mayor in the middle of nowhere gives her some kind of special knowledge for international politics? What did she do there other than allow rape victims to be charged for their testing and run up a HUGE debt? She is completely delusional.
    Your "largest state" has a smaller population than most decent sized suburbs. Stop pretending Alaska has anything to do with the rest of the country.
    Lets see, what is more qualifying, 10 years as a constitutional law professor plus four in the Senate after years in state politics, or 6 years getting a journalism degree from a community college and then quitting the ONE job you had that gave you any credibility after 2 years.

    June 8, 2010 10:39 pm at 10:39 pm |
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