Nation Topics - Sarah Palin

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Nation Topics - Sarah Palin


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It's not just the left that can't understand the appeal of Sarah Palin. Even her supporters have hard a time explaining themselves.

The Nation's Naomi Klein on Palin: "She's a gun toting Barbie created in the basement of the Heritage Found."

It's not the fact that she's pretty or that she shoots things, says Stewart--"that's actually my favorite part."

Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel weighs in on Sarah Palin's book tour and our magazine's book countering it.

The Nation's Richard Kim joins a conversation on Sarah Palin's recent media blitz and the impact it could have on our country's politics.

Why Sarah Palin can't be stopped from going nuclear inside the Republican Party.

With enemies like Sarah Palin, who needs friends?

Keith Olbermann takes on Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and other
propagators of healthcare reform misinformation in this special comment.

William Shatner, accompanied by bongo drums, re-enacts portions of Sarah Palin's resignation speech in his own classic style.

In her final speech as governor, Sarah Palin criticizes the media, denounces Hollywood and makes veiled Ashley Judd references.


Palin's influence on the Republican primaries of 2010 suggests that she is the most influential player in the GOP and perhaps the party's best-positioned 2012 contender. Just look what she did in Georgia.

July 21, 2010

At this point, Sarah Palin is just another member of the media. 

July 19, 2010

Is Sarah Palin's video a preview for a possible campaign in 2012? Nation correspondent Ari Melber explains why she hasn't crossed over into social media organizing just yet.

July 16, 2010

Even after all the "lamestream media" coverage, new data shows Sarah Palin's "Mama Grizzlies" video was largely ignored by her supporters and watched mostly by consumers of traditional media.

July 14, 2010

So it's “the year of the women" in the media again. But again, it's only some.

July 8, 2010

Sarah Palin's capacity to mobilize in spite of her gaffes is what makes her a more dangerous candidate to head the RNC.

July 7, 2010

The week in politics, media and Sarah Palin.

June 18, 2010

It's a political cartoonist's dream: Sarah Palin is reportedly planning a trip to England to meet her political idol, Margaret Thatcher.

June 15, 2010

Katrina vanden Heuvel argues that Arizona’s immigration law will further marginalize the already male, pale and stale Republican Party.

May 18, 2010

Unlike Obama, and Reagan, she celebrates power for the sake of power.

April 18, 2010