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Sarah Palin Resigns

What You Need To Know Before Reading Sarah Palin's Emails

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

Many are wondering just what Sarah Palin said in the emails sent and received by the former governor being released on Friday, but there is a chance t...

Palin quits: One year later

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The bombshell that's still sending aftershocks rippling through the American political class had its epicenter near Lake Lucille on the quiet morning ...

Palin Issues Final Tweet On State Account

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has posted her final message on her official Alaska account on the social networking site Twi...

GOP Strategist: Palin Is Just Another Huckabee

CNN Political Ticker | Martina Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It looks like Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin may have one less fan. On the same day that Palin is set to transfer power to her lieutenant governor, Republic...

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 poorl...

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.

Don't Count Saint Sarah Palin Out for President in 2012!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bonnie Fuller

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's Speech is Classic Casuistry"

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

Apart from Dowd and Collins, Palin's crossed signals on quitting even prompted Karl Rove to weigh in. The point here: no speaker can afford to deliver a message that is self-contradictory.

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Resigns: Winners And Losers | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, over the holiday weekend, Sarah Palin filmed her very own mumblecore epic, for the Sundance Film Festival, entitled "Oh Hai I Am Resigning, For No...

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Complains That Critics Are Applying A 'Double Standard' To Her Decision | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All anyone seems to want to focus on is how Palin is a big old Quitty McQuitsalot who wants to use Twitter to sue to the internet and send the blogs to Syria for "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Sarah Palin's Resignation In A Minute...And A Half (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Stemler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Watching Sarah Palin's press conference on Friday was like watching a drunk seal trying to land a plane, or in basketball terms (which Sarah prefers) ...

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin: Working Class Hero? (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I appreciate that Ross Douthat is looking for a working-class hero for the future GOP of his book, Grand New Party. The sooner he can bring himself f...

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.

Only Dead Fish

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gershon Hepner

Only dead fish, Sarah Palin declared, go with the flow, but when, like Sarah, you are failin' to make sense, you should go.

Sarah Palin Called Cheney, Giuliani Before Quitting

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the weeks before Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced her resignation, she spoke privately with a range of prominent Republican officials -- including...

Palin Holds Press Conference to Explain Last Press Conference

Robert Lanham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Lanham

"Let me state my reasons in plain English without any sports analogies: I'm resigning because I feel I can be a more effective leader operating from the sidelines. I'm no bench warmer," she added.

Dear Sarah, Please, Please, Please Sue Me

John McNamara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John McNamara

Sarah, everything I'm now going to write about you in this public forum is a total lie. Ready?

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.

Palin Attacks Her Critics Over Twitter

Washington Post | Garance Franke-Ruta and Scott Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a low-profile Fourth of July, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took to Twitter this morning to decry her critics and urge supporters to weather the media...

Sarah "Barracuda" Doesn't Sleep With The Fishes!

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

She is not a narcissist. She just has the good sense to realize she is better and more deserving than most people to rule the planet and prepare humanity for the end of days.

Biden Rejects Palin Complaint She Was Victim Of 'Political Blood Sport'

ABC News | George Stephanopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden today rejected Gov. Sarah Palin's complaint that she has been the victim of political blood sport. ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

The GOP's Runnin' Off the Rails tour continued this week with Sarah Palin announcing she will resign, Mark Sanford admitting he "crossed lines" with multiple women (while providing an instant new slang term for sex: "crossing the ultimate line"), James Inhofe welcoming Al Franken to the Senate by saying, "We are going to get the clown from Minnesota," and John Boehner spending an hour on the House floor reading aloud portions of the landmark climate-change bill he labeled "a piece of shit." Also this week, U.S. troops in Iraq were finally cause for celebration, fireworks, and dancing in the streets of Baghdad. It turns out it was not our arrival in Iraq that was greeted with flowers and sweets but our departure. It's an agonizing lesson learned six years, $1 trillion, and 4,321 U.S. deaths too late.

Palin Resignation Splits GOP

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even those who were less critical of her choice were taken aback by Palin's rambling, hard-to-follow news conference by the side of a lake outside her...

McCain: Palin To Play Leadership Role

Reuters | Steve Holland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Senator John McCain expressed support for his former presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, on Saturday as Washington speculated about why...

The Real Story Behind Palin's Bombshell

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Some pundits have said that Palin's resignation is out of character. Hardly. Don't forget that she resigned from her last statewide office. Sarah Palin is a quitter.