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sarah palin and her three answers

12-Sep-08

watched her interview with charlie gibson last night. and i can now unequivocally say that charlie gibson is qualified to be vice president. sarah palin? not so much. as kirk and i watched, we kept saying that she sounded like she had been given canned answers to give based on keywords in the question. i […]

all you need to know about republican campaign tactics

04-Sep-08

…is contained in this short post (with accompanying picture) by jake tapper: The McCain campaign tells the media to stop intruding on the private life of the unmarried pregnant 17-year-old daughter of Gov. Sarah Palin while staging a photo op with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the 17-year-old’s fiance, Levi Johnston. talk about have your […]

laura mcgann

03-Sep-08

here’s a name you may be hearing from in days to come. i learned about her via talking points memo…she has reported on alaska politics in the past and seems to know the lay of the land. she’s now in wasilla and has a series of posts at the washington independent. she’s doing the thing […]

joe klein nails the palin summary

03-Sep-08

in a must-read blog post about the desperately devious inanity of the mccain campaign’s newly-started “war on the media”, joe klein neatly summarizes what’s wrong [so far] with sarah palin: Palin raised taxes as governor, supported the Bridge to Nowhere before she opposed it, pursued pork-barrel projects as mayor, tried to ban books at the […]

i’m just guessing here

01-Sep-08

but i’d imagine that unmarried 17-year-old high school student bristol palin, who was enough of an adult to make the decision to risk pregnancy, was not presented with a range of options and asked what her preference was.