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Friday Talking Points -- Sarah Palin, Under the Republican Bus

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The muck in question isn't even Democratic muck. It's purely conservative and Republican mudslinging, at a person who used to be put on a pretty tall pedestal in Republicanland: Sarah Palin.

Elise Foley

Sarah Palin And Supporters Drown Out Occupiers | Elise Foley | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Occupy protesters interrupted Sarah Palin's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, only to be dr...

Palin Rails Against Obama, Issues Warning To Tea Party

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sarah Palin says the Tea Party needs to play a larger role in the 2012 presidential race. Speaking to...

Sam Stein

Palin Crossed Border For Canadian Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin -- who has gone to great lengths to hype the supposed dangers of a big government takeover of American health care -- a...

Sam Stein

Palin Says Democrats Are 'Running Out Of Time' -- But Also Warns Of Primary Challenges For Republicans (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a fiery speech before a small crowd of Tea Party convention-goers, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin branded President Obama and the Democratic Pa...

Fox News Fact-Checks Sarah Palin's Coin Conspiracy Theory (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This must sting a bit. Sarah Palin's newest conspiracy theory on the "disturbing" redesign of U.S. coins was too much, even for Fox News -- on Tuesda...

Sarah Palin Suggests Coin Conspiracy In Wisconsin Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin didn't allow press at her speech Friday at a Wisconsin Right to Life fundraising banquet, and attendees were barred from bringing cell pho...

Palin Lectures Not Selling, No One Wants To Book Her: NY Post

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin is not selling well on the lecture circuit, an industry insider told the New York Post. "The big lecture buyers in the US are paralyzed w...

Alaska's Moose-Shootin' Quitter-in-Chief Waves Goodbye. People with Brains Everywhere Rejoice

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

While she and the kool-aid drunken Republicans who adore her delude themselves into thinking she's our next president, the rest of us sane Americans know she's an empty Versace suit.

Palin Hit With Another Ethics Complaint

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

In the wake of Governor Palin stepping down from her job, new allegations have surfaced today in Alaska charging Palin with additional violations of the Alaska Executive Ethics Act.

The Iquitarod!: Sarah Palin's Latest Arctic Sport

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin expects no one to wonder why in the world she would step down from the governorship, which is the only platform from which she can claim any political legitimacy. And we're not supposed to speculate? Come now.

Sarah Palin Resigning as Alaska's Governor (VIDEO)

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

For weeks, the rumors of a criminal investigation against the governor have been brewing. They are rumors, but are swirling fresh again with Palin's resignation.

Palin Sounds Off On Media, McCain Campaign At GOP Dinner (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN picks up on a speech Sarah Palin gave last week to the Alaska GOP, posted online this Tuesday, where she again expressed frustration with the medi...

Palin Spreads Debunked Teleprompter Story

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Country Club First" read a lonely protester's sign, lampooning the McCain campaign's Country First mantra, as the Sarah Palin motorcade swung past. O...

Palin Drops Reference To "Bridge To Nowhere" In Speech

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In speech after speech to crowds in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia in recent days, Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican candidate for vice president, has...

Palin Quoted Anti-Semite In Convention Speech

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thomas Frank writes in the Wall Street Journal: It tells us something about Sarah Palin's homage to small-town America, delivered to an enthusiastic...

Revisiting Palin's Recycled Stump Script Line by Line

Larry Persily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry Persily

Given that convention speech snippets may be all voters can expect to hear from Palin in the coming days and perhaps beyond, it's worth reviewing some of the assertions she made to the crowd in St Paul.

SAT Question for Sarah Palin (Hint: Think MLK)

Elizabeth Austin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Austin

A community organizer is like a mayor, except ...

Special Needs

Richard Walter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Walter

Republican advice to special needs families: cut back on your lavish lifestyle, get entrepreneurial, get night work, get a weekend job too.

Trashing Democracy

Harry C. Boyte | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Harry C. Boyte

Community organizers are those who teach the arts of combining -- how to work together across differences of religion, ethnicity and partisan background.

Chi-Town Activists? Joke Is On GOP

Robert Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Reed

Only someone with a sick sense of humor would deride activists who toil in Chicago's worst neighborhoods, dedicating time and effort to providing poor and disenfranchised citizens with a voice in the political and social process.

Palin Teleprompter Didn't Break

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin delivered a powerful speech last night, but she did not "wing it." That is what Erick Erickson, citing sources close to McCain, has writt...

RNC Speech Proves Sarah Palin is Not "Every Woman"

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Mance

As a woman and feminist, I'm not buying all the rhetoric. Mainly because Sarah Palin is the most anti-women woman to hit national politics to date.

The Double Standard and Obama's Answer

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

Obama can be described as many things: U.S. senator, state senator, organizer, author, teacher of law. For the sake of his campaign, he ought to revert distinctly now to the role of explainer.

McComics: Behind the Scenes of Palin's Speech

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman