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GOP: Fascist Nutritionists

Remember the uproar from Sarah Palin, the tea party, and many GOP members of Congress, when First Lady Michelle Obama had the gall to encourage Americans to eat healthier to combat the obesity crisis in this country?  If not, here’s … Continue reading

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Our greatness, our goodness

I’d like to go ahead and nominate Sarah Palin’s “I’m not running for President” explanation for the next edition of American Speeches: Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton: My decision is based upon a review of what common sense … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin: Basketball fan

I wonder how this will be spun by the Palin worshipers.  McGinniss’ Sarah Palin biography, due in book stores soon, claims that she had an affair with Glen Rice (h/t Gars): In the book, which will be published on September 20th, … Continue reading

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I’d pay for them NOT to preview my movie at these screenings…

Remember when I was ragging on Atlas Shrugged’s numbers? Sarah Palin did even worse: According to the filmmaker, Steve Bannon, the movie screened in 10 markets and averaged about $7,500 per screen over the weekend for a gross of $75,000. [Update: … Continue reading

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It’s like Ishtar in the woods

Conor Friedersdorf went to Sarah Palin’s movie. Thank god he got there early. It isn’t strictly accurate to say that I sat through the whole movie alone. Just as the previews started, two young women walked in giggling together and took … Continue reading

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Drill, Begich, Drill

Alaska Senator Mark Begich, reflecting a common view of Sarah Palin among his constituents, dismisses her like Pres. Bush did Osama bin Laden in an interview yesterday: Sen. Mark Begich is turning a deaf ear to Sarah Palin‘s demand that he make … Continue reading

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Ms. GOP 2012

I recall seeing Tucker Carlson in 2004 say that the Democrats should nominate Al Sharpton, because he exemplified what the party stood for.  This was characteristically stupid of Carlson, of course– Sharpton never cracked 5 percent in national polls.  The … Continue reading

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Media Figures Note That The Media Is Terrible At Reporting The News

Lawrence O’Donnell was dead right about the Trump bubble. In this clip, he takes aim at the same NYT articles that drew nickgb’s ire in the course of offering his opinion, that I’ve long shared, that Sarah Palin will not … Continue reading

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Open letter to the New York Times – STFU

For three days straight, you have sent me e-mail updates that headlined a “Sarah Palin takes a shit” story, or “Sarah Palin looked wistful today”, or “Gosh, is she or isn’t she? The suspense is killing me!!!” Shut the fuck … Continue reading

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Is Our Nation’s Palins Learning?

Probably not, given their deep-seated hatred of postsecondary education.  But daggum, they’re going to try! At the annual Rolling Thunder event in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Sarah Palin will kick off a week-long tour of U.S. historical sites. She will … Continue reading

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Palin’s Seriousness

Ed Schultz made a mistake. I do accept that it was a stupid thing to say but I also don’t think it’s deserving of a firestorm. Schultz responded quickly by volunteering to take a week off without pay. MSNBC said … Continue reading

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Also Too: Electric Boogaloo

An unintended sequel to Atlas Shrugged may well be upon us. Shortly after Republicans swept last November to a historic victory in which Sarah Palin was credited with playing a central role, the former Alaska governor pulled aside her close … Continue reading

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If This Trump Thing Doesn’t Work Out…

… this guy sounds like he might be able to capture the hearts and minds of Real America for the GOP primary: This is the city: a mill that grinds down its inhabitants, a nightmare to its builders. It forces you … Continue reading

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