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"Clean" McCain Taps Vindictive Two-Bit Hack for VP

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

She's someone who was part-time Mayor of a 6000 person town a few years ago, and got handed the keys to the Governor's office, and promptly became drunk with power that she was all too eager to abuse.

Politics on the Couch: Projection is Nine-Tenths of the Law, as Defined by McCaIn's "Hail Sarah" Pass

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

From this moment on, every accusation McCain makes must be regarded as a description of his own motives and character.

Sarah Palin Vs. Polar Bears: "Adding Them To The [Endangered Species] List Is The Wrong Move"

NY Times | Sarah Palin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABOUT the closest most Americans will ever get to a polar bear are those cute, cuddly animated images that smiled at us while dancing around, pitching...

What's He Going to Call Her in Public?

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Smiley

Who's that? Is this a joke? Who's that again? She has a four month old baby and she's hitting the campaign trail? Is she breastfeeding? Has she ever been called a "c***?"

Palin: You're no Hillary Clinton

Van Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

None of my pro-Hillary female friends are falling for this obvious GOP pander. John McCain has gone from maverick to "me too" -- trying to out-Democrat the Democrats and pick up some Hillary voters. But it ain't working.

For VP Choice -- Majority of Women Voters Say Gender Does Not Matter

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Ironically, the statistics gathered showed that selecting a woman for the number two position would result in a net negative for McCain.

It's On.

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

Okay, I barely had a chance to collect my thoughts regarding Barack Obama's speech last night when I learned Senator McCain has selected and announced...

Sarah Palin: John McCain Introduces His VP Candidate (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch Sarah Palin be introduced as John McCain's Vice President (short clip first, entire speech in the second player). Read all about Palin at HuffPo...

Five Top Reasons Why You Need Background in Today's Foreign Policy

Al Seckel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Seckel

Palin was mayor of a remote town with less than 9,000 people. No doubt, Osama bin Laden is hiding in a remote cave somewhere with even less people.

The VP Choice that Lost the Presidency for McCain

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

In choosing Sarah Palin of Alaska for Vice President, the Republicans have made a cynical but clever choice. At least they think it is clever.

What John McCain Is Thinking, Part II

Seth Greenland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Greenland

How's this for a kick in the pants, America! Sarah Palin? Like you saw that one coming! The Governor of Alaska, my new favorite state, Bridge to Nowhere, salmon, oil drilling!

Where Is Sarah Palin This Friday? ABC Says She's Still In Alaska

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Kate McCarthy Reports: As vice presidential speculation swirls, Gov. Sarah Palin is watching the fireworks from her home in Wasilla, Alaska....

Are American Women as Stupid as John McCain Thinks?

Darryle Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darryle Pollack

Many people are more qualified than me to write about politics. However, as an outsider, I think I am qualified to comment on John McCain's selecti...

Sarah Palin First Impressions

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kimberly Brooks

2008-08-29-brooks_palin.jpgAs a former Hillary supporter, my first thought when I saw Joe Biden up there with Obama was, "Darn... There's no more girls up there." I love seeing a woman in the fray. But this is indeed an unusual pick.

Gov. Palin: Is Not Taking Maternity Leave a Conservative Value?

Kim Stagliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stagliano

Once you've chosen to have five children, and your infant has special needs, who needs you more, your family or your job?


David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weiner

Offshoots of MILF, such as DILF and somehow GILF, have had their play in recent years, but now, thanks to McCain's new running mate, VPILF has officially entered our collective vocabulary.

Sarah Palin: The New Harriet Miers -- or Dan Quayle in Drag?

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

If the Democrats can avoid over-the-top sexism in belittling Palin, the pick could be a major boon to the Obama-Biden ticket.

One Heartbeat Away

Ari Emanuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Emanuel

God forbid something bad should befall a 72-year-old man who's had skin cancer. But if it does, is this truly the woman we want dealing with Putin on an instant's notice?

Leading GOP Senator Admits She Knows Almost Nothing About Sarah Palin

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

CNN turned to Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who was also on McCain's short list for the post. All she could muster was a few generalities about "spirit" and "enthusiasm," before admitting, "I don't know much about her. "

The Worst Vice-Presidential Nominee in U.S. History

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

It's not that Sarah Palin is inexperienced -- it's that this is gross political misconduct. Do you know what the "powers and duties" are for the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska? Check their municipal code.

Exclusive Video: Insight into Sarah Palin

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Get an exclusive peek into Palin's feelings about Big Oil and ethics in an excerpt from NOW on PBS story that aired earlier this month.

13 Reasons Why It's, Ah, Palin

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

John McCain doesn't like that he's lost the change mantle to Barack Obama. We shouldn't expect to see too much more from Team McCain about how inexperienced Senator Obama is.

No Dice to a President Who Loves to Roll Dice

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

This morning McCain confirmed the problem to which Obama alluded. His choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate is precisely the impulsive, risky sort of gamble that is a McCain trademark.

At First Glance, Palin Is A Smart Choice

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Here's four reasons why this is a pretty smart choice -- and for progressives, I think its a good idea that we look at these factors as we head into the final stretch of the campaign.

Sarah Palin Is McCain's VP Says CNBC

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a self-styled "hockey mom" who has only been governor for a little over a year, is GOP Presidential candidate John McCain's c...