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Sarah Palin Knocks Obama's 'Latte Salute'

Sep 26, 2014

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin needled President Barack Obama for his now-infamous "latte salute" Friday, haphazardly raising a Styrofoam cup to her head after thanking U.S. troops.

Palin took the stage at the Values Voter Summit to much pomp and circumstance, rousing the largely Christian conservative audience to uphold the values she said liberals and the “lamestream media” have tossed aside.

“The media is trying to say our basic core values divide,” the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said. “How about truth and liberty and opportunity and life. … Do they divide?”

The part pep talk, part liberal media roast included questions like“why are the liberals so intolerant?” and “do you think it’s time to abolish the IRS?” Palin also got the address of the White House confused, referring to “1400 Pennsylvania Avenue” (it's 1600). Palin later had fun with her mix-up on Twitter.

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