God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin Candidacy to Lowest Common Denominator

September 3, 2008 -

David Jaffe, creative genius behind the God of War and Twisted Metal series, isn't one to keep silent, but sometimes he probably should.

Jaffe posted a stream-of-consciousness video to his blog on Saturday from his office. At 3:40 into the video he segues into a rant about Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin:

The VP pick... I think she's, you know, kind of cute. She's the perfect definition of a MILF. Not to, you know, disparage her or anything. I'm not trying to sort of make it about that, but it's like that's what I see when I look at her. I didn't love Hillary but I looked at her and I saw experience and intelligence... you look at this woman and you see a MILF. That's what you see.

 

Her experience doesn't really seem to indicate that she would be all that great as a vice-president and certainly not a president. What are they thinking...

GP: Palin's lack of experience is certainly subject to discussion. Her attempted book banning, definitely. However the MILF comment is rather far beyond the pale, especially for someone of Jaffe's stature.


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Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

"...rather far beyond the pale, especially for someone of Jaffe's stature."

I thought that was funny too. Seemed to me Jaffe's celebrity is pretty much based on being "beyond the pale."

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Pretty much.  Jaffe's a good man and a straight talker.  It's in his straight talking moments, that he takes the PR muzzle off, that you get quotes like this.

If GP actually FOLLOWED his blog instead of looking for sound bites to discredit the man, they'd see he was constantly posting images from Death Race and yes, even posted a couple porno bloopers with NSFW tags all over it.  Somehow his saying Milf isn't disappointing in the slightest and actually FITS his blog.

Of course then you wouldn't get all the awesome posts here pretty much bashing Jaffe again.  I swear, the games consumers love their villians.  Jack Thompson, Uwe Boll, David Jaffe... all have pitchforks waiting anytime they speak.

Ehh...bit of a douchey comment...

I agree about the whole "not seeing experience" thing, but yeah...the MILF comment was kinda uncool...

 

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Re: Ehh...bit of a douchey comment...

I'd agree with you...

buuuutttt.....

well lets face it... it's cute how Jaffe thinks any of us give a damn as to what he thinks...

Seriously... his opinion ranks lower than Michael Moore's, and Ann Coulter in mah book.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

I agree with the experience part, but the MILF comment was uncalled for. A sincere apology is in order.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Give me a break with the MILF comment stuff. A man can't say that Sarah Palin is an attractive woman. Because really that's all she has goin. She's in trouble with her ethics in Alaska which could possibly tear the republican ticket apart. Her underage daughter is pregnant. Show's she really doesn't have that much control of her family. She keeps saying that she was against the bridge to nowhere. If you watch older debate videos of her race to the governers office of Alaska you'll see she supported the bridge ALOT! So she will bring down the republicans this time around

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Besides.. why should he have to apologise?  Has the right to free speech been sent back to the manufacturers for a few weeks where he is?

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

You do have the right to free speech, but you also have to be responsible with your speech - especially if you choose to broadcast it on a medium that has no delete button (the intarwebs). If you say something that's out of line, you should apologise.

Disclaimer: this is a logical argument that is not a comment or opinion on this exact story.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

The Question then is what is out of line? Where you may draw the line can be different from where I draw the line. Do not say where the majority of people draw the line because as of lately the so called "majority" has been reduce to those who scream the loudest, the craziest, or the ones given air time.

 

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Absolutely - therefore he should not be forced to apologise, but he should probably think about it :)

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Think about it? nah. If he doesnt feel like he crossed the line he shouldnt give it a second thought. just because you think he crossed the line doesnt mean he should all of a sudden be think of needing to apologize. If this was the case then we all should think about apologizing to he who shall not be name every time he gets offended. Yeah, like we are going to that.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

do you not know what a MILF is? It's an accurate statement. She's a mother of 5 (maybe only 4) and somewhat hot for a 44 year old. MILF is an opinion (hence why the I in it is for "I'd")

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

She is the only one with any real executive experience, and after McCain, the only one with any proven leadership ability.

She's got more experience than Obama, that's for sure.  Of course, if you're looking for legislative experience, Biden trumps everyone, but the President isn't a legislative position, it's an executive position.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Ya, and last i checked Bush has 5 years of governorship under his belt before he became president. Palin's executive experience doesn't mean much when you consider that she's barely done anything outside of alaska; kinda hard to run the county when you don't know(or care) about 99% of it; not to mention dealing with the rest of the world.

Her minimal executive experience does not excuse the fact that there are numerous republicans that would have been FAR more qualified for the job, including female ones... which is the real point the media wants to say about the Palin pick... why did McCain overlook women far more qualified and went with Palin? Simple reason i'm finding, a lot of republican women are moderate republicans; some are pro-choice, some support gays, and some just work across the aisle a lot more often... The fact hita home even more when you think about how McCain abandoned like every moderate stance he had for like the last 8 years to please his conservative base (i'd feel so much better if McCain of 2000 was running instead)... McCain looked at his VP short list and said "i need a woman who won't hurt my conservative base" and thus he was left with his only choice, a little known governor with very little experience (he could have pleased his base with a lot of male candidates though)... the first big decision a president had to make and McCain blew it big time, dozen's of people far more qualified and he chose the 100% political choice

 

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 Small town mayor and then govenor of a state with less people then San Diego? sounds like perfect presidental experience!

Fun fact: when palin started as mayor the town had no debt. when she left the debt was over ten million.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Maybe you should check out some facts before you start running off at the mouth.  instead of listening to everything the media makes up to throw at you, why not see what she has done in her 20 months as governor of the "wealthiest state" in the union and what she did prior to that. (if you can figure out what that was, I will be impressed! Hint: not mayor of wasilla.) 

 See also; approval polls, first female governor.

Fact: when Palin was mayor of wasilla the population was about 5,000.  Now, wasilla is the 4th largest city in alaska and most of the change, for the better, is due to what palin accomplished.

I guess we will see what happens when Obamamama gets elected, has our troops pull out of Iraq and taxes the f*** out of us.  Oh, and takes away everyones guns, just to make sure we don't go all hillbilly on anyone.

Now if you will excuse me, I need to take my dogsled back to my igloo.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

She supports Alaska spliting away from the Union. Remember what happened last time? ~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~
~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

His is a moron. No wonder why the general public thinks gamers and developers are nuts.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

But he's a right moron

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 "'His is a moron''

unintentionally hilarious

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

I think your making too big a deal of it, it's not nuts, just something that men do actually think about from time to time. It has nothing to do with politics or gaming beyond the two individual people involved in it. All this shows is that he is a perfectly normal member of the human race who is completely not caring about her daughter being pregnant and what this says about her way of doing things and instead passing the time thinking "I don't really care what's going on, but she's pretty hot".

-------------------------------------------------- I LIKE the fence. I get 2 groups to laugh at then.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Yes, heaven forbid the guy can have and express an opinion about something other than his game that isn't dripping with PR spin.  Of course, we have to associate his statements with the industry as a whole rather than just disagreeing and not watching them anymore.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 The sad thing is that it's kind of true. It's a desperate attemept to inject interest into a stagnating campaign, and it's pretty obvious.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

I don't know what GP has recently been doing, but it sounds more and more bias.  For you to concider this to be true about her experience... How long has Obama been in the senate?  Do the research.  Lately I have been seeing a lot of back in forth from both fronts with straight lies that they have heard from somewhere else.  Fact is, if you think that McCain is the next Bush, you are sadly mistaken.  If you guys would have done some homework you would have found out that McCain hates Bush with a passion... mainly for what they did to McCain in South Carilina in the 2000 primarys (which was wrong and distasteful on all points).  And if you guys want to talk about McCain voting 80 percent with Bush on the war issue (try joining the military and find out why)... plus McCain was sort of forced into siding with him.  Remember when Mrs. Clinton was all about free health care in the early 90's?  We almost had it, but millions of dollars into her pocket fixed that problem... So much for helping out the people.  I know both parties have there problems, >>>BUT MOST PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR PROBLEMS INSTEAD OF LOOKING FOR WHAT THEY HAVE DONE.<<<

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Considering that McCain voted for Bush policies over 90% of the time.... They really must "hate" each other pretty deeply. And if John McCain truly does hate George Bush... He should stop because they have a lot in common. They could be good friends!!! Hell they could even date.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

"If you will recall ... we took a list of 31 crucial votes since the 109th congress.  We eliminated from that list all unanimous Senate votes ... and figured out that McCain actually votes "with Bush,"  (That means with the Republicans), about 45% of the time when the vote is (1) meaningful and, (2) not unanimous.  Again .. only a Democrat with Bush Derangement Syndrome could get his boxers in a wad over McCain voting "with Bush" on a resolution commending a basketball team."

http://boortz.com/nuze/200809/09012008.html

 

Just thought I'd throw that out there.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

MMMMhmmmm.

 

The rest of ya gun slingers should read Rolling Stone September issue (#1060)

 

5 million is borderline with middle class. You've gotta be fucking kiddin' me.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

The telling difference between Obama and Palin is this - Obama probably knows what the Vice President's job is.

I mean, you have to be living in Cloud Cuckoo Land if you think that McCain's camp is even moderately competent to be the next administration.  Now they'd be hard pressed to do worse than Bush, but the VP pick doesn't exactly instill confidence in those of us who are able to think.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Both parties are bought and paid for by the New World Order, so it doesn't matter between Democrats and Republicans.  Do your research on all the canidates.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Thanks for telling people to do some research.  Talking on this site reminds me of fanboys yelling at each other over the superiority between ati and nvidia.  If you really care about your country, you guys will stop taking sides and look at what is being done.  McCain, he wants us to finish up the war (do any of you guys know the problems that would have happened if we did that... think about it from a neutral point of view, not like a hippie.  No one likes war, but sometimes it is the only way).  Obama, he wants to ban all semi autimatic guns (while most people think that banning guns will decrease violence, people can still kill with a rock as equally well).  History has shown that if anyone is going to ban something, it will be the democrates.  Al Gore and his wife is now the reason behind censoreship in music.  What about the experience part of it... Obama a politician for only two years verses a vp candidate that had been in politics since the 90's.  I don't see what GP is trying to point out here with the subject of experience.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

9/11 WAS AN INSIDE JOB!!

9/11 WAS AN INSIDE JOB!!

WWW.INFOWARS.COM

 

 

 

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

holy crap. if that was true dont you think you "whistle blowers" would be dead by now?

hell, i wanna kill you just for being stupid.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 That must be why they both glowingly endorse each other whenever askes! To show how much they hate each other!

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Incase you didn't watch the news when McCain won the nomination, Bush didn't endorse McCain for president.  Bush only will support him because McCain is with the republicians.  It's like you help out your team even if you hate you quarterback.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

Are you fellowing the polls? McCain was leading the polls before the Democrat's convention. He is going to lead after the Republican's convention. The VP only job is to get the boss elected. The VP has very little power in the government other the breaking deadlock and taking over the boss job if he is dead or able.

 

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

McCain's done a decent job of energizing the Republican base, which had been lukewarm to him up until now.  But with the selection of an extreme religious conservative like Palin, he's also turning off the independents he needed to court if he wanted any chance of winning.  Democrats are already fired up for Obama, and even more so now with Palin's reintroduction of the old Bush-style pandering.  Thanks to eight years of Bush, there are many more self-identified Democrats than Republicans these days, and if Obama and McCain both rally their bases (which they are doing) and independents are put off by the extremism of the Republican party (remember, the Republicans still cling to widely unpopular positions supporting endless war in Iraq and opposition to things like stem-cell research or gays in the military), the numbers heavily favor Obama.

Palin, as the embodiment of Republican values, serves Democratic needs very well.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

The vice president has as much or little power as the president gives them. Gore wasn't really seen much in Clinton's presidency, but Cheny has usually been at the center of things. Some presidents relied heavily on their cabinet, others just lined them up once in a while to ignore what they say.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

It all depends on what VP we are talking about.  For one, if you think George Bush is calling the shots, you're sadly mistaken.  The brains behind this evil presidency is Dick Cheney. Period.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 He wasn't leading in the polls and if Palin's job is to get him elected then it certainly hasn't worked on this independent.  In fact, I'm less likely then ever to vote for McCain now.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 Yea, cheyney has very little power..

And yea, McBush being very few years away from expiration date,... the VP becoming president is a very real possiblity.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

You really have no idea what you're talking about if you think Cheney doesn't have any power.

None.

As for this nitwit's comment ... it doesn't surprise me at all. The God of War series is shallow tripe, quite obviously designed by a macho dumbass. Genius? Stature? Don't make me laugh. This guy's a joke.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 You really have no idea what you're talking about if you think Cheney doesn't have any power.

None.

I think he was being sarcastic, actually.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

All the games he's made have been of very high quality though, regardless of the themes. Games aren't made by idiots. They just depend on how idiotic the publishers are.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe Reduces Sarah Palin

 No he wasn't. He was closer than he had been at any other pint, but he was definetly not leading.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe: Sarah Palin "a MILF"

Awww, he's got a crush on her, how sweet!

-------------------------------------------------- I LIKE the fence. I get 2 groups to laugh at then.

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe: Sarah Palin "a MILF"

She is a milf. What of it?

Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe: Sarah Palin "a MILF"

friggin' looks that way, eesh! that's kind of gross, i'd rather pull my toenails off than try to bang Palin

 

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Re: God of War Designer David Jaffe: Sarah Palin "a MILF"

Awww...that's mean...

 

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