Palin is the most polarizing Republican since Lincoln. If the GOP were crazy enough to nominate Palin, the 2012 election would make the FDR-Hoover and Johnson-Goldwater landslides look positively benign.
What better way to put a face and voice to the increasingly regional, homogenized, sophophobic GOP than to nominate Haley Barbour for president?
Palin continues to cast herself as a victim of a sinister "partisan" conspiracy directed by Obama's White House against her. It's a sad joke that reveals the Palin camp's cultish paranoia and abject dishonesty.
The more Palin is excused, rationalized and hyped by the right-wing, the more she'll become a symbol of cynicism for conservatives. If they're peddling Palin, it shows they've given up.
It's far past time to stop pretending that Palin is just a joke. Her performance in Nashville was taken seriously by the kind of people who dominate the Republican nominating process.
Love her or hate her, Sarah Palin is entertaining.
Never before has there been somebody so clearly hypocritical, so obviously agenda-based, and so unabashedly opportunistic in her demagoguery and indignation as Sarah Palin.
The worst consequence of this marriage between news production and politicking could occur off-camera: it would seem that networks are less likely to report critically on the politicians that they hire.
Name the last governor you know of -- ever -- who quit. At any time. Out of the blue, unprompted. Other than being appointed to a higher job...or indicted. Just quit.
Enough already on Palin and her new book! The national media is creating a best seller for the former GOP vice-presidential candidate by its harsh criticisms of her.
"It is my honor to welcome you to the first class, or what some would call the inaugural class, even if that has a different meaning sometimes, here at the Sarah Palin Academy for Really Fluency."
Today, apparently cruising toward a third term as New York City Mayor, Bloomberg keeps a cone of silence around his larger political ambitions.
Hey Republican Doughboys and Gleeful Democrats: There are even more Sarah Palin supporters who say they'd elect her for president after her latest Big Mavericky Resignation Move!
Palin must assume the pitfalls of "movement" candidacies, running for the nation's highest office on the basis of lofty ideals and downplaying the importance of tried-and-true experience.
The biggest mystery about Sarah Palin's abrupt and droll decision to resign as governor of Alaska is why the media should think there is anything mysterious about it at all.
There has been a series of robocalls made in recent weeks regarding Sarah Palin in two key primary states for 2012. Palin's "authorized" political action committee has formally denied conducting the poll.