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Republicans Deploy The Buffoon Squad Of Rick Perry and Sarah Palin To Save Kansas For The GOP

Half-term former Gov of Alaska: Sarah Palin and Tx. Gov. Rick Perry | no attribution

The title says it all…

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Yeah, this will help. With Republicans losing both the governor and Senate races in Kansas, the GOP is deploying the dream duo of Rick Perry and Sarah Palin to the state to help their sinking candidates.

According to The New York Times, hillbilly brawler Sarah Palin is heading to Kansas to help sinking Senate incumbent Pat Roberts, “Roberts is flying in a motley crew of GOP surrogates — including former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) and former Florida governor Jeb Bush — to stir suspicions about Orman and convince voters that a GOP majority hinges on Roberts’s reelection.”

Meanwhile, the flatlining gubernatorial campaign of Gov. Sam Brownback is looking for a boost from indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, “Texas Gov. Rick Perry will be in Wichita on Wednesday for a 4 p.m. rally at the Republican Party headquarters followed by two private receptions for donors.”

The only way this would make sense is if Republicans thought that the problem with Kansas was that it wasn’t conservative enough. But the very reason Republicans find themselves in jeopardy of losing Pat Roberts’ Senate seat to an Independent is precisely because Governor Brownback purged moderate Republicans from the state legislature 2012.

Those moderates want their state back. They are siding with the moderate/sane people. They are against extremists. Clearly this rules out secessionist cheering Rick Perry and Sarah Palin. Sending Perry and Palin into Kansas as fixers is the equivalence of a white flag surrender.

Yes, Perry and Palin can whip up some frothing hatred, misunderstanding of government and a dazzling ability to con voters into ignoring their own self interest, but Perry and Palin are political failures as politicians. Perry has been indicted and Palin had to quit her “job” as governor after blatantly lying about being found guilty of abusing her power on the trail.

Hate President Obama and think he should be impeached for daring to act as President even though he was elected in a landslide? Perry and Palin are your peeps. Too ignorant to understand just how ignorant these two are? Perfect GOP voter. Need to save your party due to the influence of Republicans like Perry and Palin? Don’t send Perry and Palin to fix that.

Only in the Republican Party could being one of the least popular politicians and being indicted be a bonus. If this sentence is not enough to give Republicans pause, they are never going to fix their national branding issues.

Psst, GOP: When the best solution to your problem — any problem — is Rick Perry or Sarah Palin, you have bigger problems than you know.

Palin Clan Fight Club: The TPM Investigation

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Half-term Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin | AP Photo / Ron Sachs

What would Saturday be without a Palin family drama report…

TPM Livewire

The details that have come out from Saturday night’s party have been almost as jumbled and chaotic as the party itself. Witnesses have said Sarah Palin was there along with her husband, Todd, and other members of their family. Police have confirmed that “some of the Palin family members were in attendance” but have declined to say what their role was or what exactly transpired. Investigators continued to look into the incident this week.

Coyne stands out as the person who has provided the most detailed picture of what happened that night, quoting several eyewitnesses in a lengthy post published on Thursday. But as other news outlets have jumped into the fray, TPM has pulled the most concrete details together, along with our own reporting, for a look at what has come to be known as the “Palin Brawl.”

At least two named sources said the Palin family was at the party and members of the clan were involved in two altercations that night. Both eyewitnesses reported seeing the former Alaska governor herself at the scene. In addition, Coyne spoke to an anonymous source who said Sarah Palin became physically involved in the second altercation.

On Friday, TPM spoke to a neighbor, James Sarafin, who lives on the same street where the party took place. He said he didn’t see much and described the people who live at the house as generally “good neighbors.”

The retired lawyer said he never saw the Palins but he did see the stretch Hummer limousine they reportedly arrived in. Saturday’s party was so loud, Sarafin said, he “could hear the music thumping through the walls of our house.” He looked out at one point and said there were about “20, 25 people out there” who were “mobbing around the front of my house.”

“It was probably after midnight when I heard a bunch of shouting outside,” he told TPM.

The party was held at the home of a man named Korey Klingenmeyer, according to Coyne’s report. It was thrown to celebrate the birthdays of twin brothers Matt and Marc McKenna, who run a paving company in Anchorage where Klingenmeyer worked along with another man named Eric Thompson.

Thompson spoke on-the-record to Coyne about the party and the chaos that later ensued, and he later also spoke to ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

“It was a really nice, mellow party,” Thompson told Coyne. “Then it turned into the Jerry Springer show.”

Thomspon told the Alaska journalist he saw two girls walking around the party wearing sunglasses, which he found odd since the party was at night. He told Coyne his wife said the girls were Sarah Palin’s daughters, Bristol and Willow Palin.

The Palins had arrived earlier in the night in a stretch Hummer limousine, and Todd Palin also happened to be celebrating a birthday that night, the man told Coyne.

Shortly after everyone sang “Happy Birthday” to the McKenna brothers and Todd Palin, the chaos began.

Coyne spoke to multiple witnesses who agreed to talk on the condition of anonymity and apparently saw the first of two physical confrontations begin.

The first one involved Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, who apparently became upset about the presence of his sister Willow’s ex-boyfriend, Connor Cleary, according to Coyne’s report.

Witnesses told Coyne that the Palin son started the fight and that Cleary’s father, Steve Cleary, moved in to try to break it up. That’s when Todd Palin jumped into the mix and allegedly tried to choke the other father, according to the Alaska journalist’s report.

Thompson told the journalist that the fight eventually subsided and that the Cleary family gathered near him after it was over.

Soon, he said, he saw the two Palin daughters walk straight toward Conor’s mother, Melissa Cleary. But before they could get there, the host of the party, Klingenmeyer, tried to intercept them.

Coyne wrote that Thompson and other witnesses saw what happened next. According to Thompson, Bristol “stood straight up, brought her arm back and cold-cocked him right in the face.” She allegedly punched Klingenmeyer six more times before he pushed her aside.

“It was an assault if I’ve ever seen one,” Thompson told ABC News. “It wasn’t a light punch either. She was really hitting him. I’m surprised he just sat there and took it.”

Todd Palin arrived again as the second confrontation broke out, according to Thompson.

The report of Sarah Palin’s involvement in the second confrontation was based on a single anonymous source who spoke to Coyne. The source said the former Alaska governor was “nearly crawling on top of people” during the second melee in an attempt to get into the mix, all while screaming and shouting profanities.

Thompson told “Good Morning America” the ex-governor was yelling “Do you know who I am?” during the commotion, but he stopped short of saying she became physically involved in the fight.

After the second fight was broken up, Thompson told ABC News, the Palins were asked to leave.

Another eyewitness, neighbor Charles Fryer, told the Alaska Dispatch News that he also saw Sarah Palin at the party but that he didn’t know who was involved in the fights.

“I’m too old to fool with that stuff,” Fryer told the Dispatch News.

In her report, Coyne wrote that the Palins got back into the Hummer but didn’t leave until after Track was reportedly seen standing with his shirt off in front of the house, flipping off other departing partygoers.

The Anchorage Police Department told TPM in a statement on Thursday that officers were called to the party a little before midnight because of a “verbal and physical altercation taking place between multiple subjects.” The statement said “alcohol was believed to have been a factor.” A spokeswoman also confirmed members of the Palin family were at the party but did not say whether they were involved in the altercation.

The police were still investigating the fight as of Thursday and no charges had been filed.

The Palins have not released a statement about the ordeal. However, Palin made two Facebook posts that weekend. One, early on Saturday morning, hours before the party took place, mentioned that she had spent time speaking at a faith-based event in Houston.

Unhinged Woman Gets On TV, Says To Impeach Obama And Send His ‘Predecessors’ A Message

Let me say from the onset that Wonkette probably picked the pic below from several screenshots and I’m certain the pic shown was the worst case scenario to assist with the premise of the article.  Ok having said that, what is wrong with this woman?

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Some sucker at Wonkette donated enough delicious dollars for another sucker at the popular site to keep track of performance artist Sarah Palin’s new grifty subscription-based show. Besides all of the other word salad the former half-term Governor of Alaska offered her viewers, her crazy-talk about impeachment was akin to a drunk at a bar feigning to be a physicist, but everyone knows  he’s just the infamous bully who lives on the corner and tortures flies by pulling their wings off.

Here’s our Sarah explaining that impeachment would really show Obama’s predecessors a thing or two:

“When we get to send a message to Obama — and you know my position on how do we send the message, we begin the process of impeachment — once that message is sent, then that is a clear message to be received by his predecessors, so that any future President will know we’re not going to put up with it, we the people are not going to put up with imperial presidencies.”

That’s right, Sarah wants to send George W. Bush a message by impeaching Obama.

Then Sarah got super-mad because former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura won a $1.8 million judgment in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of deceased Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

Sarah said:

“I’m not gonna make it personal, but a lot of us go through a lot of things about what people say about us, and we don’t go runnin’ to the lawyers and the courthouse, whinin’ and cryin’ that our reputation was hurt.”

You’re damn skippy she doesn’t. She’s a patriot and stuff.

Yr Wonkette would like to remind the former Governor of a letter drafted by her family’s lawyer three years ago, in which Palin threatened to sue a division of Random House “for knowingly publishing false statements” in a book by her one-time neighbor Joe McGinnis.

Well that’s different. Somehow.

 

Sarah Palin Launches Online Subscription Channel

NEW ORLEANS, LA – MAY 29: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yes, TFC friends, apparently there are people who still want to see and hear from Sarah Palin on a regular basis.  Go figure…

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For $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year you can have access to Sarah Palin’s new online channel. Palin will oversee all content on the channel, which will feature her take on “important issues facing the nation,” and a behind-the-scenes look at her life as a “mother, grandmother, wife and neighbor.” This way you don’t need to filter through the lame stream media to access her pearls of wisdom: “I want to talk directly to you on our channel, on my terms — and no need to please the powers that be. Together, we’ll go beyond the sound bites and cut through the media’s politically correct filter.”

Palin created the channel with Tapp, the online-video venture formed by Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBCUniversal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN U.S.

Channel members will have the ability to post their own videos to the Sarah Palin Channel, submit questions to her and participate in online video chats with her and other subscribers. Active U.S. military members can subscribe free of charge, according to TAPP.

 

Now read this:

Wingnuts Gone Wild: Calls To Impeach Obama After Crazy Lady Scribbles A Word Salad On Breitbart

Half-term ex-Governor Sara Palin | CNN

I love this headline…

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Half-baked former Governor of Alaska has had ‘enough” and is fed up with “the years of abuse from this president.” She took to Breitbart.com to scribble out a word salad which states, “His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, ‘no mas’.”

No mas! No mas! She has had it, dammit!

La mujer estúpida continued to say,”Because of Obama’s purposeful dereliction of duty an untold number of illegal immigrants will kick off their shoes and come on in, competing against Americans for our jobs and limited public services.”

The crazy lady added, “There is no end in sight as our president prioritizes parties over doing the job he was hired by voters to do. Securing our borders is obviously fundamental here; it goes without saying that it is his job.”

While she was drawing funny pictures on Breitbart, this happened. 

Today Obama has asked for help in what he has called a humanitarian crisis. President Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to confront a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. southern border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.

Meanwhile, it was  1George W. Bush who allowed more undocumented children into the United States. Sadly, it was Obama who wanted them deported.

But never mind all the fact-y stuff.

“President Obama’s rewarding of lawlessness, including his own, is the foundational problem here,” she declares.

Sarah’s ghost writer concludes “It’s time to impeach; and on behalf of American workers and legal immigrants of all backgrounds, we should vehemently oppose any politician on the left or right who would hesitate in voting for articles of impeachment. The many impeachable offenses of Barack Obama can no longer be ignored. If after all this he’s not impeachable, then no one is.”

600 upvotes on Breitbart for this comment, so it must be true:

Or maybe Obama will be so afraid that he’ll quit halfway through his second term.

IMPEACH! Also, apparently Sarah doesn’t have a vajayjay. I’m not judging though.

 

Impeach our twice elected President for freedom and stuff:

 

Because he’s the boss of all the cops, that’s why:

 

Because Fascism:

 

 

Obama did this deliberately because a half-term Governor said so.

Sarah Palin: Let Me Tell You What I See From My House

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Ted emailed me this amazing article.  Sharing…

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Dear Sarah Palin,

Usually, I’ll read about some things you said and laugh. I’m not laughing today. The reason I’m not laughing today, Sarah, is that I’m a young woman who actually cares about my country. I care about the next generation of leaders, and I want them to have more role models in the political arena that inspire them, not more clowns for them to laugh at. I want them to have advocates who will fight for them, not more attention-seeking snake oil salespeople.

You tweeted on Monday, “Look who fired the 1st shot in the real ‘war on women. Hint: it wasn’t the GOP. See this excerpt from Hillary’s book.” The excerpt from Hilary Clinton’s book describes a situation in which she felt uncomfortable making a statement questioning the legitimacy of your selection as John McCain’s running mate as an attempt to use a woman to appeal to women voters. Really? You think this was the “first shot” in the war on women? You don’t think women have had to fight for every right we currently have, every opportunity we have? You don’t think women must continue to fight for these rights and opportunities which are constantly under attack? Well, let me tell you what I see from my house, Sarah. You’re the one who is fighting a war here, not just on women but on justice, enlightenment, and freedom.

When you spoke at CPAC, you declared that a culture war had been won against “perpetual panties-in-a-wad people” because a homophobe marketing himself as a redneck didn’t lose his job on a reality TV show. Well, let’s talk about our panties, shall we? There was a time not too long ago when women only had one choice when it came to their panties. Now, opening the underwear drawer can provide an endless array of colors and styles. I think it’s past time that you choose to put your big girl panties on and stop defending the ridiculous, perpetuating false attacks on our president and appearing at Tea Party rallies holding your hand over your heart. That’s not politics, it’s pandering. You, Sarah, are pandering to the lowest common denominator instead of trying to promote reasonable discourse and the across-the-aisle approach to policy that the majority of Americans want.

You seem to think women like me are “cheap dates” who are going let anyone in their panties who says what they want to hear. That would be the people you’re pandering to, Sarah. That would be the people who think the 2nd Amendment means carrying an assault rifle into Target. That would be the extremists who cover the bodies of their victims with “Don’t Tread on Me” flags. That would be the people who threaten women with rape for speaking out on the issues.

The future of this country deserves better. I deserve leadership who, regardless of whether or not I agree with their policy positions, is capable of conducting themselves with dignity. I deserve leaders who, when attacking the positions of their opponents, attack them with the truth. This nation deserves leaders who work to expand the opportunities and rights of all Americans and who don’t contribute to tragic outcomes for our fellow citizens.

I’ve tried very hard to find something to admire about you. The struggle was real. I do admire that our country has come so far that you and I as women have the opportunity to speak out and engage in the political sphere. Even though I disagree with your positions and methods, I admire you for using the opportunity so many women who came before us have fought for us to have. I don’t know how far I will choose to pursue my career in the political sphere, but it would be pretty cool to come out the way you did at CPAC with some music playing before my speech. You chose, “She’s Country.” This is my choice, and I hope the youth of this nation will continue to join their voices and sing so loudly we eventually drown out the voices of ignorance, greed, and intolerance.

Sincerely,

Madison Kimrey

H/t: Ted

Quitter Queen says ‘no’ to Twitter diplomacy from her Facebook Fortress of Derpitude

Sarah Palin speaks to Fox News (Screen-shot)

 

The headline says it all about Sarah (“Half-term governor”) Palin.  Love it…

The Raw Story

When we last saw Sarah Palin,  — Half-Term Governor of The Northern Territories, Mother of GED Students, Destroyer of Words — she was fresh off of a featured speaker gig at the NRA’s annual Blood Frenzy Circle Jerk. Depending upon your point of view, her speech went over boffo or she put her Naughty Monkey-shod slingback in it when she proudly said that she would like to to throw a Baby Jesus shower for each and every swarthy type she could get her  hands on when they are not full of grifted rube bucks.

This did not sit well with the churchgoing folks who set about calling her a blasphemer and woman of ill will.  It’s almost as if they didn’t know her already.

So Sarah laid low for a few days after telling those namby-pamby turn-the-other-cheek fake Christians to ‘buck up or stay in the truck‘:

If some overly sensitive wusses took offense, remember the First Amendment doesn’t give you a right not to be offended. Perhaps hypocritical folks who only want Freedom of Speech to apply to those who agree with their liberal agenda might want to consider that the evil terrorists who were the brunt of my one-liner would be the first to strip away ALL our rights if given the chance.

Why do Christians hate America?

Many is the time I have asked myself that.

But now Sarah is back and talking trash about that #BringBackOurGirls thing that was a ‘thing’ about a week ago. Sure, she’s late to the party, but if you’re a Palin gal, ‘better late than never’ is more than something you say  once every month.

Dictating to someone with college level fancy type readin’ and cipherin’ skills, Sarah is hootin’ and hollerin’on her ShoutyFace internet hangout, once again  explaining what she would do if everyone in America suffered blunt head trauma and then  mass-elected her President and she had to deal with terrorists who weren’t close enough to dunk like an Oreo.

Short version: track them down and kill them like they were a baby wolf fleeing a low-flying Piper Cub full of drunken ‘sportsmen.’

More importantly she wants President Nobummer to quit Twittertwatting executive orders because that is no way to be an executive, which she briefly was before she up and quit-ed-ed.

Diplomacy via Twitter is the lazy, ineffectual, naïve, and insulting way for America’s leaders to deal with major national and international issues. It’s embarrassing.

Sarah is speaking of Michelle Obama’s tweet holding a #BringBackOurGirls sign and we have to assume that she thought Michelle Obama was Barack Obama because, everyone knows, all of those black people look alike or something.  Of course, Sarah disregards the fact that the US governmenthas already been providing help to Nigeria which icoincidentally is in Africa which Sarah thinks is a country. But Sarah is on a roll, so …. blabber on, dumb lady:

And what is the Obama administration’s weapon of choice in this battle for these young girls’ lives? Hashtagging tweets on social media! I kinda-sorta doubt a tweet will intimidate the kidnappers much. So, if you’re going to jump in and do something about these Islamic terrorists at all, then do it right, do it firmly, and kick their ass.

Lock and load, America! U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! These colors don’t run!

Unless they are faced with an ethics investigation.

Or they hate working.

Or Katie Couric is stopping by to give a pop quiz.

So, hey Barry Bammer Coward Girly President Man, stop hiding behind those social media Twitter skirts  that you are totally not tweeting or Sarah Palin will have her scrivener scriven some more words together for her Facebook Wall of Sick Burns.

I, on the other hand, have no such limitations, so: #ShutUpDumbLady

Sarah Palin Takes Shots at Hillary, Sharpton… But Praises Jon Stewart

 

Hey, it’s Saturday, a slow news day…

Mediaite

Sarah Palin joined Fox News’ Eric Bolling onCashin’ In Saturday morning and shared her thoughts on some of the big news stories of the week. After throwing some harsh words towardsHillary Clinton and Al Sharpton, the only person she seemed to have anything nice to say about was Jon Stewart.

Despite the fact that Palin recently suggested Clinton should run for president in 2016, she clarified to Bolling, “I said it’s fine if she ran, I didn’t say it’s fine if she won.” She added, “We don’t need, you know, more of the blue blood. We need new energy!”

On the recent revelations about Sharpton possible role as an informant for the FBI during the 1980s, Palin said, “There are so many reasons to look at Al Sharpton and not be impressed, this is just one of those.” Without much elaboration on what about helping the FBI makes the current MSNBC host a bad person, she instead focused on his role as a “critic of the average American” like her. “He’s not one to help to get the country back on the right track,” she said.

Towards the end of the interview, Bolling brought up a recent PSA in which both Palin and Stewart’s voices appear side-by-side. To be fair, Palin avoided saying anything explicitly positive about The Daily Show host, but did highlight his role in the effort to help wounded soldiers who are looking for training and work.

Watch video below, via Fox News:

Sarah Palin: Obama should stop ‘playing race card” (on MLK Day)

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One-term Alaska Governor Sara Palin | (Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP)

I’m absolutely speechless that anyone could be that dense.  Is she  just pandering to her racist followers or is she truly a dingbat?

USA Today

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin criticized President Obama on Monday and invoked Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

“Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and all who commit to ending any racial divide, no more playing the race card,” Palin wrote on herFacebook page on Monday, the national holiday marking the civil rights icon’s birthday.

She included King’s quote — “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character — in her post. Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, did not specify on Facebook how Obama is “playing the race card.”

But Palin’s Facebook comment comes after The New Yorker posted on its website a profile of Obama that David Remnick wrote after a series of interviews with the president. In that magazine story, Obama makes reference to his standing with white voters.

“There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black president,” Obama told The New Yorker in its Jan. 27 publication.

Obama also said “there are some black folks and maybe some white folks who really like me and give me the benefit of the doubt precisely because I’m a black president.”

Obama won a second term with the help of women, minorities and young voters. Surveys of voters as they left their polling places in 2012 showed Republican Mitt Romney won 59% of the white vote, while Obama garnered 39% from the group. Obama won 43% of white voters in the 2008 election, a two-point increase over Democrat John Kerry’s standing from four years earlier.

Go Home Sara Palin You’re Drunk

The author of the following blog post holds nothing back with her critique of Alaska’s half-term governor Sarah Palin.  It’s worth the read…

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Former Alaska governor and current ??? Sarah Palin, who has a rare condition that renders her incapable of improvement, appeared on Megyn Kelly’s show on Fox News yesterday. And it was… even more of a shitshow than most Sarah Palin appearances. Even Megyn Kelly — tough, no-nonsense host Megyn Kelly — had trouble reining her in. Let’s watch.

Here’s just part of Palin’s completely incomprehensible rant in response Kelly’s opening questionFor your convenience, I’ve bolded the winning Wingnut Bingo words in case you’re playing along at home.

Palin: I think that remark is one of his more out of touch remarks that we’ve heard in recent days. No. What emboldened our enemies and what empowered our competitors was his promise to fundamentally transform America from being a solvent, free, exceptional country into something we’re not gonna recognize. Also, what has emboldened enemies is that he with doubling of our debt since he’s been elected, putting us on a path towards bankruptcy, and then locking up pipelines and resources that will result in us being more reliant onforeign imports for energy, and then of course he, having left behind, his administration having left behind our brave men in Benghazi to be murdered, and then of course there’s Syria, where he promised to bombSyria because in that civil war, Syria was going to bomb Syria, and then we never heard another word again about his threat to bomb in a foreign civil war, and then of course, most recently, Megyn, he, uh, using our military, those who would fight against our enemies. Our military. Our vetsShutting down their memorials. Andholding them hostage in terms of budget deals. Uh, threatening to withhold paychecks for our brave men and women. As for economic—

Kelly: Listen, but let me ask you — let me jump in

Palin: AS FOR ECONOMIC COMPETITORS! Corporate tax rate, the second highest in the industrialized world. Now that empowers our competitors.

If you haven’t won BINGO after that you should request a new card.

Palin’s always been fast and loose with both grammar and facts, but does it seem like she’s even more, uh, unhinged than she was when she first barged onto the national scene in 2008?

She’s like what happens when you put a bunch of paranoid right wing talking points in the microwave and then accidentally hit 10:00 instead of 1:00 and then you walk away and forget about it and 6 minutes later, you’re like what’s burning? OH NOOO! and you run to the kitchen and your delicious Annie’s Organic Mac N’ Crazy has turned into molten hot inedible magma.

You guys, John McCain thought she’d make a good Vice President. Remember when his campaign team spent a weekend trying to help her cram for her debate with Joe Biden? In retrospect, that doomed effort seems almost adorably naive. Sarah Palin, frowning with concentration over index cards containing facts she’d never learn. Even 5 years later. God. What a world.

[HuffPo]