After a scheduling mix-up too baffling to untangle, Sarah Palin took the stage at a Tea Party event in Iowa Saturday to deliver a baffling mix-up of another kind: an impassioned rant against the current political system that married a string of left- wing grievances with a confounding set [...]
I often assume when I write on a topic that everyone else has read as much of the media coverage of it as I have, and subsequently assume that it’s unnecessary to give basic background on the issue. I may be mistaken about that, and if so, I apologize. I don’t say that at all [...]
Sarah Palin has posted a new burst of blather about Obama and Israel:
As I noted on Judge Jeanine Pirro’s show this weekend, I reject President Obama’s idea that Israel must cede back its territories to the 1967 line. Will we now be in the habit of telling our allies what their borders should [...]
In the National Journal, Matt Cooper unloads one of the more ill-informed interpretations of Palin’s instantly infamous “blood libel” speech:
The former Alaska governor was likely trying to send a signal to her evangelical Christian supporters who are, in fact, deeply pro-Israel (although many Jews are wary of their support for the Zionist [...]
What’s wrong with this picture?
Not sure yet? Besides the awful color palette and type selections, the flag waving ever-so-hopefully at the top is union down. Do you know what that means? I do.
A side point jumped out at me while reading this story in The Economist. The author asserted that evangelical women like Michele Bachmann, Nikki Haley, and Jan Brewer turn to politics because it is easier to thrive there than in “the stiflingly male evangelical subculture.”
The evangelical woman is an endlessly fascinating, complex [...]
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