Palin Backs Anti-Masturbation Candidate
Christine O'Donnell now a force in Delaware primary
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 10, 2010 2:04 AM CDT
Sarah Palin has endorsed Christine O'Donnell in the Delaware primary Senate race, much to Democrats' glee.   (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser, File)

(Newser) – The Delaware Senate candidate who has spoken out against masturbation has become the latest object of Sarah Palin's affection. Palin has officially endorsed Christine O'Donnell in her primary race against long-time GOP congressman Mike Castle, Slate reports. Palin met with O'Donnell last month after critics viciously attacked the candidate for her lack of experience and positions, highlighting her opposition to masturbation because the Bible-thumper believes "lusting in your heart" during masturbation is the same as adultery.

Democrats are more than a little gleeful that GOP and right-wing infighting may be splitting the vote on that side of the aisle, giving the Dems a boost in the general election. Castle responded to Palin's endorsement by emphasizing the primary will be decided by "grassroots Republican voters here in Delaware, not out-of-state interest groups who are working to control the outcome." The Castle campaign has filed an FEC complaint against O'Donnell, charging an "illegal scheme" to coordinate donations with the Tea Party Express.

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Sep 16, 2010 11:17 AM CDT
I guess it's safe to assume Christine O'Donnell doesn't swallow.
Sep 13, 2010 9:28 PM CDT
I am a conservative Republican, member of Team Sarah. Here we go again with the liberal press making fun of a conservative candidate and tearing her down if it can. The liberal press doesn't just report the news here as another conservative candidate. It doesn't take a balanced look at the entire conservative Republican platform the size of a major city phone book. The liberal press takes the one issue of masturbation, blows it up and tries to make hash out of her with it. If the liberal press is upset with the label "lame stream media," they should stop giving conservatives reasons to continue using that label.
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Sep 13, 2010 3:08 PM CDT
Poor Bobby Mahr. He's an idiot. I'll take a crack pot over a democrat any day of the week. ...not to say she is a crackpot since the left always finds some sort of thing to amplify in what is essentially an ad hominem attack.