Today, on LeftAhead, Lynne, Mike and I chatted about four sets of politicians on the national, state and local levels who have made rash, illegal, unacceptable and/or bizarre decisions. We discussed Sarah Palin and her problems in Alaska, … [Read more...]
Palin resigns. Seriously.
Sarah Palin has announced that she is resigning as the Governor of Alaska. She didn't say why she decided to step down, but the surprise announcement stirred speculation that she would focus on a bid for the 2012 Republican nomination for … [Read more...]
Setting the 2012 narrative: Romney the doer vs. Palin the talker
A couple of weeks ago, I opined that if Obama won, the campaign for the 2012 GOP nomination would begin on Nov. 5, and that the two front-runners would be Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin. So far, I'd say that's looking pretty … [Read more...]
What do Sarah, Mitt, Mitch & Chris all have in common?
Now, geo999 took exception to this video over at RMG, saying thatSarah Palin was responding to a direct question by Vargass as to whether she would be interested in the 2012 race were she and John McCain to be unsuccessful in their current … [Read more...]
Sarah Palin’s Red State (by “Red” I mean commie!)
Here's an enjoyable op-ed by Keith Olbermann about fraudulent Sarah the Governor proudly touting her state's communist tendencies. I know David and other BMGers have continually hit Palin on Alaska's redistribution of oil wealth, but this … [Read more...]
That voice … almost like music!
Via Alex Ross: Pianist Henry Hey does a bebop-meets-Steve Reich treatment on Sarah Palin's Couric interview ... Somehow I doubt this will achieve the smashing success of will.i.am's Yes We Can. But truly a moment of inspiration … [Read more...]
Why the New York Times should fire Bill Kristol from the op-ed page
This all began on a Weekly Standard-sponsored cruise to Alaska in 2007. The New Yorker tells all: On June 18, 2007, the first group disembarked in Juneau from the Holland America Line's M.S. Oosterdam, and went to the governor's … [Read more...]
RNC Sponsors Palin’s Wardrobe to the cost of $150,000….
It's all there, buried in federal financial disclosure records, including: $49,425.74 from Saks Fifth Avenue in St. Louis and New York A $75,062.63 spree at Neiman Marcus in Minneapolis, site of the GOP convention $295 for a top of the … [Read more...]
Governor of the most socialist state in America decries experimenting with socialism
A hilarious nugget from TPM: Sarah Palin derided Barack Obama's and Joe Biden's tax policies yesterday, telling a rally in New Mexico, "Friends, now is no time to experiment with socialism." Note: Sarah Palin is the governor of a state that … [Read more...]
Peggy Noonan unloads on Palin
Another pedigreed conservative decamps. Sure, she starts off with some silliness about how McCain won the last debate (the American people would beg to differ). But then she takes a look at the bigger picture of American … [Read more...]
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