Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Obama, Palin and the ‘Sputnik moment’

Aha! The lamestream media has caught Sarah Palin committing another Palinism! In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama invoked the Sputnik, the artificial satellite the Soviet Union launched into orbit October 4, 1957, to justify new government spending programs (which he called “investments”): Half a century ago, when the Soviets beat us … Read more Obama, Palin and the ‘Sputnik moment’

In defense of crosshairs

Let’s perform a little thought experiment. Let’s pretend that, instead of the statement that Sarah Palin released Wednesday morning, she released a completely different one, a statement that made no mention of a “blood libel”, a statement in which she humbly apologized for using over-the-top rhetoric and violent imagery and promised never to do it … Read more In defense of crosshairs

The ‘conservative’ elite’s war on Sarah Palin

Let’s see if I understand this correctly. On November 2 Republicans won their biggest Congressional victory in 72 years, picking up at least 64 seats in the House of Representatives and winning 65 percent of their races for the Senate, where they will add six seats. In 2011 the GOP will hold more seats in … Read more The ‘conservative’ elite’s war on Sarah Palin

WaPo‘s Michael Gerson problem

Is Michael Gerson trying for a Pulitzer? After all, his Washington Post colleague, the faux-conservative Kathleen Parker, won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary this year for being, as she admitted to MSNBC talk show host Joe Scarborough, a “conservative basher”. It worked once; maybe it will work again. Gerson is part of the Post‘s attempt … Read more WaPo‘s Michael Gerson problem