“Just a politician” v. Real Person
I think Specialist and a commenter on that post were onto something. I think Palin’s political history suggests he may be more right than anyone who says anything about her being “just a politician.” Hillary is “just a politician,” and it’s all she’s ever been. Ditto Obama. Kennedy. Romney. Ford, Jr., Tim Ryan (my parents’ Congressman, who got elected to the Ohio statehouse, is now in | Read More »
Hillary Clinton, the Smartest Woman in America and would-be first female President, issued the following statement on August 30, the day Sarah Palin’s selection was announced: We should all be proud of Governor Sarah Palin’s historic nomination, and I congratulate her and Senator McCain. While their policies would take America in the wrong direction, Governor Palin will add an important new voice to the debate. | Read More »
Palin: Red Meat *and* Sensible Salad?
Don’t have much here, I just don’t have access to RedHot or a live blog to post it there. But seriously: she’s a bona fide outdoors-woman effectively and meritoriously breaking the glass cieling who is not rough on the eyes. So she’s red meat, a good garden salad, and all in an attractive presentation. If you tell me she smokes the occasional cigar I might | Read More »
WaPo Radio goes berserk over Palin
On the Stephanie Miller program this morning, she and a co-host were fake-giddy over the Palin selection. “Fake” giddy because I’ve rarely heard a more fake laugh after obviously not-funny material. Anyhow. When I clicked it on they were talking about having “the former Mayor of Wasilla” in charge of everything. They began slagging her on experience and turned to how she couldn’t even win | Read More »