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The Nation's Chris Hayes on Sarah Palin's wildly inaccurate recent op-ed in the Washington Post on cap-and-trade legislation.

The Nation's John Nichols on how Sarah Palin's resignation will or won't affect her 2012 presidential prospects.

The Nation's Chris Hayes reflects on Sarah Palin's premature departure from Alaska and Tea Party politics.

Sarah Palin seems determined to make sure the party tradition of providing comedy fodder doesn't leave office with Bush.

Sarah Palin launches a PR blitz to show voters all they missed by not electing her queen of America.

Now that Sarah Palin is out of the running, the media thought it'd be a good time to let us know that she didn't know Africa was a continent.

God's gift to journalism--and to feminism.

Palin is accusing Obama of advocating socialism even though she supports collective wealth sharing in her home state of Alaska.

Chris Matthews confronts McCain spokeswoman Nancy Pfotenhauer about Sarah Palin's stubborn insistence that the VP is in 'charge of the Senate.'


Sarah Palin, in her first comments on Egypt, managed to make no sense at all.

February 6, 2011

The repeated invocation on the part of conservatives signals a deeper malady.

February 2, 2011

Are you reading this because it mentions Sarah Palin?

January 21, 2011

For journalism that connects the dots between Spokane, Tucson, the rise of an extremist American right and, yes, the uptick in violent rhetoric that feeds it, look to David Neiwert.

January 19, 2011

That’s the unspoken right-wing spin on the president's speech. And just in time for MLK Day, Pat Buchanan says a far-left "lynch mob" has been going after Palin, Beck and Limbaugh.

January 17, 2011

Surely Palin knows that it is easier to complain of being unfairly demonized than to pause for a moment in the aftermath of a tragedy to reflect on her own role in sowing rage and divisiveness.

January 14, 2011

It is irresponsible, at best, for ABC to further the Sarah Palin death-threat-meme based on hearsay from her aides without any corroborating evidence.

January 13, 2011

At his best, Barack Obama is a leader who appeals to our better angels, who rode to the White House on a campaign of "hope." Nowhere was Obama's empathy more needed, and more appropriate, than in Tucson Wednesday night.

January 12, 2011

Last March, Sarah Palin unleashed a sports-infused tirade that shows more than a lack of basketball acumen: it shows a comfort in the language of violence that should disqualify her from national politics.

January 10, 2011

The Tea Party congresswoman from Minnesota is headed for the first-caucus state of Iowa. She's openly discussing a presidential bid. But would she really run? Only "if I felt that's what the Lord was calling me to do."

January 8, 2011