Beginning of opinion on Sarah Palin:
But there can’t be much doubt that Palin has become the brightest star in the GOP firmament. A whopping 91 percent of Republicans have a favorable view of her, according to a recent Rasmussen poll, and she is the runaway favorite when they are asked to rank possible contenders for the party’s 2012 presidential nominee.
Later on, ironically thinking he is talking about the left, he writes:
Well, maybe; partisans and ideologues are good at seeing only what they want to see.