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Sarah Palin Reaction

It's On.

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

Okay, I barely had a chance to collect my thoughts regarding Barack Obama's speech last night when I learned Senator McCain has selected and announced...

What Democrats Should (and Shouldn't) Be Saying About Sarah Palin

Larry Womack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Womack

Those of you in the blogosphere, on YouTube, and in the media rushing to "shame" John McCain for choosing an unqualified female running mate as merely...


David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weiner

Offshoots of MILF, such as DILF and somehow GILF, have had their play in recent years, but now, thanks to McCain's new running mate, VPILF has officially entered our collective vocabulary.

At First Glance, Palin Is A Smart Choice

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Here's four reasons why this is a pretty smart choice -- and for progressives, I think its a good idea that we look at these factors as we head into the final stretch of the campaign.

With Palin, McCain Makes It A Race

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Donahue

McCain did the only thing he could have done to reset the race. Palin gives teeth to being pro-life, having a Down Syndrome child. Her eldest of five enlisted in the Army last year. And Gov. Palin is a hunter.

Video: Palin Doesn't Even Know What the VP Does

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Grandia

2008-08-29-palin.jpg"But as for that VP talk all the time, I'll tell you I still can't answer that question until somebody answers for me: 'What is it exactly that the VP does everyday?'"

President Palin

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Like it or not, John McCain, this is your case: Obama, you said the race is about presidential temperament. Well, eat this, Barack. You want to see my presidential temperament in action? Sarah f*in' Palin, man. That's the ticket!

Palin Press Release First Draft

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

For Immediate Release August 29, 2008 John McCain Selects Alaska Governor Sarah Palin As Vice Presidential Running Mate ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator...

Sarah Palin: A Sleight of Gender?

Dee Dee Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dee Dee Myers

Does the McCain camp really expect pro-choice Democratic and independent women to be swayed by a sleight-of-gender?

Gov. Palin: Is Not Taking Maternity Leave a Conservative Value?

Kim Stagliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stagliano

Once you've chosen to have five children, and your infant has special needs, who needs you more, your family or your job?

Five Top Reasons Why You Need Background in Today's Foreign Policy

Al Seckel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Seckel

Palin was mayor of a remote town with less than 9,000 people. No doubt, Osama bin Laden is hiding in a remote cave somewhere with even less people.

McCain Meant Lack Of Experience Was A Good Thing

Jim Ramphal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Ramphal

I will in no way disparage the character, public service record, or policy initiatives of first-term Governor Sarah Palin for two simple reasons: I have no idea who she is nor what she has done.

Palin '08 = Bush '00

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Shrake

Stunned at your first encounter with Alaska Governor Sarah Palin? Keep it to yourself, please. Or else get ready for part two of Rove's secret formula.

Playing Poker With John McCain

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Palin is a first term governor who reportedly has only served two terms on a city council, and one as mayor before that. McCain: "I'll see you one two term senator and raise you with one first term governor."

A Feminist Appalled by Palin

Sarah Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Seltzer

It's no rare thing for the right wing to use prominent women to keep the rest of us down. But just because Sarah Palin is a woman doesn't mean she's good for women. And female voters know that.

The VP Choice that Lost the Presidency for McCain

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

In choosing Sarah Palin of Alaska for Vice President, the Republicans have made a cynical but clever choice. At least they think it is clever.

Sarah Palin: From the Sublime to the Insulting

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

In what universe does Sarah Palin's experience qualify her to be vice president? The choice is not only cynical -- it's insulting to women, and insulting to the entire American electorate.

Sarah Palin First Impressions

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kimberly Brooks

2008-08-29-brooks_palin.jpgAs a former Hillary supporter, my first thought when I saw Joe Biden up there with Obama was, "Darn... There's no more girls up there." I love seeing a woman in the fray. But this is indeed an unusual pick.

60 Days To Judge a Commander in Chief?

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Maybe Palin could one day be someone who has the judgment and experience that would make me feel comfortable with her leading our Armed Forces. But not now.

McCain-Palin: Priceless

Vic Chesnutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vic Chesnutt

Tonight at Sam's Club in Athens, GA my curmudgeonly friend Paul Nelson overheard a "fat lady" talking on her cellphone say, "It's the smartest thing ...

Politics on the Couch: Projection is Nine-Tenths of the Law, as Defined by McCaIn's "Hail Sarah" Pass

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

From this moment on, every accusation McCain makes must be regarded as a description of his own motives and character.

Sarah Palin

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Read more reaction from HuffPost bloggers to John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate...

Palin Comparison: Karl Rove Had Mocked Obama Considering Kaine --"Only a Governor for 3 Years"

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Appearing on Face the Nation less than three weeks ago, Republican strategist Karl Rove singled out Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, who was on Obama's short list.

I'm Just Sayin': Choice of Sarah Palin is an Insult to Women Voters

Phil Trounstine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Trounstine

As Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida said: "I know Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin is no Hillary Clinton."

McCain Would Rather Win an Election Than Pick a Qualified Running Mate

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

A 72-year-old man with a history of health problems has to consider the possibility that his vice president might actually have to govern. He's not thinking about you or me. John McCain is thinking about John McCain.