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McCain Campaign Issues APB for "Rogue" Palin

Article: McCain Campaign Issues APB for "Rogue" Palin

The campaign of John McCain, in conjunction with the Republican National Committee, has issued an All Points Bulletin for vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Republicans nationwide are alerted to be on the lookout for this rogue politician who is suspected of brutally assaulting John McCain’s presidential aspirations [dyn.politico.com]. Should those aspirations die within the next…

The Palin Effect

Article: The Palin Effect

Something felt familiar to me about the roller-coaster of emotions I felt toward Sarah Palin’s appearance on Saturday Night Live [www.nbc.com] last night. After hearing her stump speeches during the past few weeks, there was no way she would be able to pull off a guest appearance on the show without making a complete fool…

Reading Comprehension 102: On the Economy

Article: Reading Comprehension 102: On the Economy

Given the lack of damage control in her seemingly never-ending supply of weapons-grade dumb [blogs.reuters.com], it’s tempting to believe that Sarah Palin has all the self-awareness of a coffee grinder. Occasionally, though, something breaks through; she senses people are……mocking her? Is that the right word?…. and feels compelled to take another bite at the apple.…

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Sarah Palin

Article: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Sarah Palin

She’s whip-smart, with a breadth of foreign policy experience one wouldn’t suspect from her relatively brief tenure as an elected official. Considered a sex symbol by some, her steely resolve both surprises and charms her male counterparts, turning partisan foes into respecting admirers. Backed passionately by a large number of her party’s base, she also…