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The Lies of Sarah Palin: "Words Straight Out of the Confederacy" (Excerpt)

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Geoffrey Dunn

Contrary to what she has promulgated afterwards about believing in victory until the end in 2008, Sarah Palin, according to John McCain advisors, had long believed the loss was inevitable -- she had clearly set her sights on 2012.

Sarah Palin: 'Do People Not Understand Why McCain Picked Me?'

Newsweek | Peter J. Boyer | Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

It is an abiding source of annoyance to Palin that her success story as Alaska's governor vanished overnight in 2008. "Do people not understand why Mc...

Sarah Palin Asked To Discuss Factors Behind 2008 Election Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid speculation that she could run for president in the next election cycle, Sarah Palin addressed the loss she suffered alongside then-presidential ...

Is McCain on Crack?: He Denies Ever Being a Maverick

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

Yes, John McCain -- the maverick is no more. In fact, the former presidential candidate even denies ever taking on the moniker.

Will Palin's Campaign For McCain Save His Political Career, Or Endanger Her Own?

Politics Daily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John McCain picked Sarah Palin to be his running mate, he did the not-yet-launched Tea Party movement a hefty favor by elevating to national prom...

Sam Stein

McCain: 'I'm Proud Of' Palin, Thought Book Was Fair | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he enjoyed Sarah Palin's book and thought the former Alaska Governor, who he helped thrust into the national spotlight...

Palin Story Sparks GOP Family Feud | JONATHAN MARTIN | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A hard-hitting piece on Sarah Palin in the new Vanity Fair has touched off a blistering exchange of insults among high-profile Republicans over last y...

Sam Stein

Will Palin Endorse McCain In Senate Race? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin has not yet publicly endorsed John McCain in his primary challenge in 2010 despite Arizona Republican's role in transforming her from...

Meghan McCain: "I Don't Know" If I Could Vote For Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Meghan McCain has declined to talk about Sarah Palin in the past -- even as she calls out other controversial female Republicans in her Daily Beast co...

Meghan McCain: Palin One Thing I Won't Talk About

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's 24-year-old daughter Meghan has kept blogging at the popular site she started during her father's presidential campaign. But she tells M...

Sam Stein

Palin's Star Dims In Georgia: Networks Barely Cover Speech | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly a month after she and John McCain were soundly defeated in the presidential election, Gov. Sarah Palin took to the campaign trail, this time to...

Palin Won't Say Who She Voted For

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chicago Tribune reports: Citing her right to privacy, Gov. Sarah Palin refused to say who she voted for after emerging from her polling place in...

McCain Snubbed Palin On Campaign Bus

GQ | Robert Draper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost from the very beginning, the Palin pick created tension. ... I'm sympathetic to Eskew and Wallace, and not just because they're decent people....

Palin Big Drag On Ticket, Polls Show

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin has become a drag on the Republican presidential ticket, the first time in recent political history that a running mate has made such a di...

HuffPo Readers Wax Poetic in Comments

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

In the comment section of a recent story on the Huffington Post, posters started making up limericks and poetry about the article's subject, Gov. Palin.

McCain Campaign's Old White People Strategy

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

McCain's strategy is that there is enough of a "Bradley effect" that the election is 3%-5% closer than the polls indicate, and that scare tactics can convince another 3%-5% of white voters not to vote Obama.

Why Some Smart Women Think Palin is a Good Choice

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

A few of my very smart women friends think Palin has what it takes. I don't get it. Why can't they see what I see and what many conservative pundits are falling all over themselves to say? Palin is not qualified. I was so confused, I sought the advice of experts.

Sam Stein

NYT Mag Lifts Curtain On Palin Choice, Angst With Schmidt, Worry In McCain Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times Magazine is set to publish an explosive story this Sunday on the inner workings and combative personalities of what has been a wild...

Sarah Palin Run For Senate? Alaska Senator Ted Stevens Corruption Trial Closing Arguments to Begin [VIDEO]

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Spyros

Not to count any chickens, but did anyone else notice on Saturday Night Live Sarah Pallin told Lorne Michaels that she didn't think the opening sketch...

Palin Stars In McCain Robocall After Calling Them Irritating

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin may have condemned robocalls yesterday as intrusive and a drain on people's attention spans, but that didn't stop her from recording her o...

Sam Stein

New McCain Mailer Pushes Palin As Ticket-Head And Moderate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign and the RNC are sending out a mailer that pushes Gov. Sarah Palin as both the figurehead of the GOP ticket and a centrist. A rea...

My Protest at Palin Rally Finds Some Support From the Crowd

Susan Eleuterio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Eleuterio

Noblesville, Indiana -- A group of intrepid peace activist Hoosiers (members of CodePINK, Women for Peace) braved a Sarah Palin rally in Noblesville, ...

Send Us Notes On Your Experience As A McCain Volunteer

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

Are you volunteering for the McCain-Palin campaign or a conservative group this weekend? We are looking for people to share their experiences out on t...

McCain and Palin In Their Own Words: 25 Laughable Quotes

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kurtzman

1. "Our economy, I think, is still ― the fundamentals of our economy are strong." ―John McCain, Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 15, 2008 (Source) 2. "T...

Palin Fans Flames Of Fear And Hatred

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

During times of extreme insecurity, people can fall easy prey to the fiery rhetoric and xenophobia of folksy characters like Sarah Palin, Huey Long, Charles Coughlin and Joe McCarthy.