Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin jetted into Wisconsin to cheer up backers of Governor Scott Walker. But her tepid crowd of Tea Partisans was overwhelmed by masses of cowbell-ringing Wisconsinites who urged their anti-union governor to “Pull a Palin (and) Quit!”
She turns down prime invite from Conservative Political Action Conference. Why? A rival suggests she’s tends to skip conservative events in favor of paying gigs. And… the claws come out.
Sarah Palin, in her first comments on Egypt, managed to make no sense at all.
The repeated invocation on the part of conservatives signals a deeper malady.
Are you reading this because it mentions Sarah Palin?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.