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Sarah Palin Resignation

Pullling a Puckett: A Brief History of Selling Out

Steven Conn | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Steven Conn

No one seems to recognize that by bailing out when the going got tough, he is simply doing what many others before him have done, and often with good results. "Pulling a Puckett" has a rich history that deserves our respect, and Puckett now joins a distinguished list of those who have not been daunted by the adage "quitters never win."

Is Sarah Palin Out-Donalding The Donald?

Robert Hoopes | Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Hoopes

I believed Palin all along when she said she wasn't focused on 2012, when she resigned from her governorship, when she talked to Oprah, and I believe her now: Palin isn't thinking about running for President. She is thinking about Sarah Palin, Inc.

Survivor 21: Infants vs. Senior Citizens: Spinning Marty

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

We started right out this week with Twice-Shoeless Dan telling Crazy Holly he wanted to quit. There are thousands of people out there who want to be on Survivor, and only 36 to 40 who actually get to do it each year.

President Palin Resigns, July 3rd, 2014

Alex Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Alex Grossman

It is with much sadness, but no regret, that I am announcing my resignation as POTUS. That's right, Katie Couric, I know what an acronym is. So get some (Palin winks and smiles to camera).

Sarah, Plain and Small

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

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.

I, Fembot

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

For all of Sarah Palin's ambitions to be America's first PILF, it will never happen.

Sarah Palin's Post-Gubernatorial Career Blossoms

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this summer, when Sarah Palin announced her early retirement from the gubernatorial post in Alaska, there was, naturally, a lot of speculatio...

Sarah Palin's Obama Obsession

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I've just returned from Alaska, where I conducted interviews and archival research for a book on Palin, and many of those I spoke to in the Last Frontier, from across the political spectrum, noted that Palin was fixated on Obama.

From 'Birthers' To Death Panels: Blame It On August

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Does life seem weirder and crazier than normal these days? Do you feel like you've fallen down a rabbit hole or gotten sucked into the twilight zone?...

The Last Real American White Man Is a Woman

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Sarah is a tintype of what we used to be -- or who we believed we were: rugged individuals who charged across the continent, ripping up trees and taming the prairies.

Palin Considering Radio Talk Show

Inside Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska's now former Governor is coy about her future political plans, but radio is at least one option she's leaving on the table. While not exactly ...

Palin the Poet

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

It's not clear whether Palin is a legitimate player in the poetry game but at least the "found poetry" theory offers an explanation of Palin's complex role in our current political drama.

Sarah Palin to Alaska: And This Bird You Cannot Change

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ross Hyzer

Just as the cagey Poles continued to rely on horse power well into the mechanized era, so too is the continued greatness of the United States dependent on pouring money into finding and hoarding fossil fuels.

Is Sarah Palin Our Richard Nixon?

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Wyskida

"Palin-land:" where Sarah Milhous Palin barnstorms the country arguing that drilling can stop climate change, tax cuts can stop the recession and "family values" can win the day.

Sarah Palin Insults Our Intelligence One Last Time

Jim David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim David

Palin insults our intelligence by making nonsensical speeches and dredging up hoary political clichés thinking we won't notice and then gets mad when we notice.

Hey, Sarah Palin, Quit Stealing My HuffPost Blogs

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Heads up, Ms. Palin, because a Web site with your name on it is stealing my blog content: so it's gloves off, "Maverick."

Palin Resigns Today, Future Clouded By Ethics Probes, Legal Bills, Dwindling Popularity

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Sarah Palin stepped down Sunday as Alaska governor to write a book and build a right-of-center coalition, but she left her ...

Vanity Fair Copy Edits, Fact Checks Sarah Palin's Resignation Speach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you watched Sarah Palin's resignation speech, you know one thing: her high-priced speechwriters moved back to the Beltway long ago. Just how poorly...

Ventura: "Palin Would Never Make It As A Navy SEAL" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura called Sarah Palin a "quitter" on CNN's Larry King Live last night. "She is a quitter. Let me put it to you this ...

Half-Baked Alaska: Palin's Confused Vision of Energy & Environment

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

Palin's argument is so dependent on established Republican strategy that is reads like a grab bag of worn-out phrases.

Palin: Idiot? Genius? Or Something Else?

John McNamara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McNamara

Like Michael Jackson, Sarah Palin, more than anything else, is a weirdo. Is she Jackson-level weird? Not yet. But she hasn't even been famous eleven months and she's plenty weird already.

Con Games: Conservatism In Reality

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Conniff

Two out of every three Republicans believe news of global climate change is "exaggerated" -- the same margin as those who want Sarah Palin to remain "a major national political figure."

Sarah Palin Has Captured Our Imagination

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

Each Palin disaster, instead of spelling the end of her, sets the story up for a new chapter -- even if it's a new disaster.

Control Patrol

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

The most risible language contortions this side of Dick Cheney's tortured definitions of "torture" surround mavericky Sarah Palin, whose regular butchering of the English language rivals that of George W. Bush.

Palin Target

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger