Tag Archive: Sarah Palin

Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Other Catastrophes

I must confess that I was never as big a fan of Sarah Palin as some Republicans. But honesty compels me to confess that much of my antipathy derived from the fact that her voice had the same effect on me that bagpipes and fingernails on a blackboard have on others. So the fact that…

The Media Can’t Bring Themselves to Detach Palin from Giffords

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If I had to write a list of the most bone-headed media indictments of my lifetime, toward the top of the list would be Sarah Palin’s suggested involvement in the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. As many will recall, almost immediately after Jared Lee Loughner opened fire at a January event put on by the Democratic congresswoman,…

Palin Did it Her Way

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Sarah Palin announced Wednesday that she will not be running for the office of the U.S. presidency in 2012. Her declaration brought to end the exhaustive media speculation that had centered around her political aspirations for nearly three years. Over the next couple of days we’ll most likely hear from a multitude of news analysts…

A Picture’s Worth of Bias

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They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. This phrase rings no truer than when it comes to most of the media’s feelings toward Republican politicians. The photo to the left was posted Wednesday on CNN’s website as the featured image for an article describing Republican Bob Turner’s Congressional seat win in New York. While…

Larry Flynt and Palin Obsession Disease

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While “Bush Derangement Syndrome” has subsided in the psyche of the left since the President left office, Palin Derangement Syndrome has risen.  As the presidential election of 2012 looms, even though no one knows whether Mrs. Palin plans to run, I would venture to say that the left is now suffering much worse with, what…

Random Thoughts: Election 2010

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When I finally turned off the tv last night, it was 12:30 in the morning here in Washington state and, despite percentage signs and other stats flashing in red and blue inside my brain, I miraculously fell asleep.  Three Senatorial races were still undecided when I finally went to bed, Washington, Colorado and Alaska, and…