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Sarah Palin: Tweet?

Are Americans really just chomping at the bit for Sarah Palin to run for President in 2012? Not if you go by our short-form writing forum Twitter. Searches for tweets featuring the phrase “Palin for President” bring up just 14 results during the past seven days… and only 6 of those are actually positive comments [...]

Hold Palin Accountable Rally in Alaska Draws 2,000. In Alaska, Huge.

The Hold Palin Accountable Rally in Anchorage, Alaska drew 2,000 participants yesterday. In Alaska terms, that’s huge. Click here and here for video.

Best sign: “Corruption is Not Patriotic.”

Vote Issues Not Lipstick

Sarah Palin speaks for women? A person might as well claim that George W. Bush speaks for men, and we know that isn’t so. [...]

Palinism of the Day: I Wouldn’t Presume to Know God’s Will, And Here’s What It Is, Charlie

Sarah Palin: Never presume to know what God’s will is. And I would never presume to know God’s will or to speak God’s words….

Charles Gibson: I take your point about Lincoln’s words, but you went on and said, “there is a plan, and it is God’s plan.”

Sarah Palin: I believe that there is [...]

Palinism of the Day: I Wouldn't Presume to Know God's Will, And Here's What It Is, Charlie

Sarah Palin: Never presume to know what God’s will is. And I would never presume to know God’s will or to speak God’s words….

Charles Gibson: I take your point about Lincoln’s words, but you went on and said, “there is a plan, and it is God’s plan.”

Sarah Palin: I believe that there is [...]

Top Five Liberal Bumper Stickers, September 1-5 2008

What’s most salient in the liberal zeitgeist? To get an idea, take a look at these, our top five selling bumper stickers from September 1 to September 5, 2008:

#1: Librarians Against Palin bumper sticker #2: People With One House Against McCain bumper sticker #3: Republicans for Barack Obama bumper sticker #4: I Like Obama, [...]

Help Me Sum Up: What Makes Palin Appalling?

Sarah Palin is the Vice Presidental pick of John McCain. McCain is no spring chicken, and Palin is next in line, so the question we have to answer isn’t whether Sarah Palin is ready to be Vice President, but rather whether Sarah Palin is the kind of politician you want to be your president.

A [...]

Country First, Family Second Doesn't Apply Just to Sarah Palin

This morning someone asked me to design a “Country First, Family Second” bumper sticker about Sarah Palin. I declined; the phrase made me queasy. Part of my queasiness was in reprinting the “Country First” slogan that Rowan notes is tied to totalitarianism. But mainly I have a problem with the premise of the sticker that [...]