Now that she's not in government anymore, can we start pretending she doesn't exist?
The politics of resentment are impervious to facts. Palinists regard their star as an icon of working-class America even though the Palins’ combined reported income ($211,000) puts them in the top 3.6 percent of American households. They see her as a champion of conservative fiscal principles even though she said yes to the Bridge to Nowhere and presided over a state that ranks No.1 in federal pork.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Thanks, Frank Rich, for this amusing anecdote about how full of shit Sarah Palin is ("She Broke the G.O.P. and Now She Owns It ," Frank Rich, 2009-07-15):