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REVIEW: Sarah Palin's Makeover in Media Malpractice

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

As a film, Media Malpractice is porn for people who need to hear what they already believe to reassure themselves that they are not wrong for getting behind lackluster Republican leaders.

Palin 'Cringed At The Idea' Of Reading A Gay-Friendly Kids Book

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last fall, media reports alleged that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) had tried to ban books from the local library while mayor of Wasilla. The McCain campaig...

Palin's Facebook Page: Opposes Obama's Stimulus Plan

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

We learn on Facebook that Palin has "serious concerns" with Obama's stimulus package. Say what?

Selling Sarah (We Just Gotta Have More Controversy!)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

It's suddenly 1999 again, when we all thought that accurately calling a candidate "unqualified" would make him a laughing stock. But the joke was on us: the cheap shots generated controversy, which helped land him in the White House.

Pipe Dreams to Nowhere: Another Palin Lie

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin has always been fast and loose with the truth, but her duplicity about the pipeline extends far beyond whether it is currently being built or not -- it is not -- but whether or not it ever will be built.

$15 Million Price Tag Placed on Palin's Emails

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Had news agencies agreed to pay the exorbitant fees for access to her accounts, Palin's emails would have topped Alaskan crude oil as the state's No. 1 export.

How Did Sarah Palin Spend $150,000?

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Sarah Palin's stylists sure had to work hard to drop $150,000 on dressing the former Republican V.P. candidate. Vanity Fair's fashion department took ...

The Morning After

Laurel Kaufer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurel Kaufer

As we have heard from the analysts on both sides for much of the last month, this year we saw "the perfect storm" hit the Republican party in almost every conceivable way.

McCain and Palin Inciting Violence in North Carolina

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

In the wake of McCain-Palin visits to North Carolina, a string of election season crimes have occurred around the state involving violence, vandalism, and harassment.

Can McCain Still Win if he Dumps Sarah Palin Now?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

For John McCain, Sarah Palin has proven to be a bridge to nowhere. She helped him bridge the gap for the support of religious advocates and the conse...

Palin: Where'd Russia Go!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

If you haven't already, pay homage to a Palin White House. "Where'd Russia go!" Sadly, as funny as this is, it makes my stomach drop because it remind...

Signs of Growing Friction Between McCain and Palin

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Palin is in the driver's seat and plans to stay there. Her take-no-prisoners nasty streak and extreme right wing views have found kindred spirits now that she's fully staffed up with veterans of Bush.

Obama Finally Fastest In TV Ad Wars

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

It's all negative all the time now in the TV ad wars. For once, Obama has stolen a march on McCain in the campaign hit parade. And his attack strategy seems to be much more on the axis of decision for this election.

Exclusive! Tapes Of Palin Debate Cram Session!

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

I KNEW we'd heard that voice somewhere before! And I knew we'd heard this ANSWER somewhere before! "Something doesn't smell right..." - David Letter...

McCain: send your VP Palin to debate Obama

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

If John McCain is too busy saving America to debate Obama tomorrow, why not send Sarah Palin to take him on? After all, he handpicked her and insists ...

Women of the World Unite!

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

McCain didn't choose the hot governor because of his enlightenment toward the female gender or because of her intelligence or readiness to face the fiascos out of which our country must dig ourselves.

Sarah Palin's Inbox Reveals Possible Troopergate Smoking Guns

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why the secrecy? Why try so hard to cover up your e-mail trail? What exactly is Gov. Palin trying to hide?

Sarah Palin E-Mails Deleted Under Cover of Hacking Incident

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

A strange hacking incident earlier today tied up another loose end for Gov. Sarah Palin. Overnight, one of Palin's Yahoo e-mail accounts was compromi...

Time to Hold Bush's Feet to the Fire: Why the "Bush Doctrine" Flap Matters

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kettmann

The notion that there's any serious doubt over the meaning of the Bush Doctrine is as credible as the notion that there is any serious doubt in the scientific community on the basic reality of global warming.

Women Against Sarah Palin: Bloggers Strike Back

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jillian York

Two New York women decided to speak out against Sarah Palin by sending an email to their friends asking them to fight back. The email ended up getting sent around the world, and now women from all over the globe have responded on how they view the Alaska governor.

How to Win a Culture War

Susan Neiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Neiman

The culture wars are not distractions from real political business: John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin may be cynical, but conservative enthusiasm for her is not.

Mockery in the Public Discourse: Another Problem with Sarah Palin

Pamela Gerloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Gerloff

I suggest that it is time to ask: What are we personally doing to make mocking others unacceptable? What are we doing to create a culture of dignity?

Insulted Women Sound Off On Campaign Politics

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

My email roared out the response of women who wanted their opinions on this election to be heard. "Insulted," was one word they used, and enraged with John McCain's underestimation of them.

Mad Over Sarah Palin? Time To Get Busy for Obama.

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

How can progressives channel our outrage over the prospect of an unqualified, dangerously far-right wing pitbull with lipstick like Sarah Palin a heartbeat away from the presidency?

The Elephant In The Room

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

Barack needs to pay attention to a base of Black voters, not to take them for granted. Black America needs to be addressed on its key issues. Forty-six percent of Black America did not vote in the last presidential race.