Sarah Palin’s California Senate Endorsement Underscores Her Need for Gravitas


Critics or my recent NewsReal Blog post miss my point. My point is not to disparage either Sarah Palin or Carly Fiorina, both of whom I like, respect and admire. My point is to be candid about Palin’s shortcomings so that she can change. Because America needs the Sarah Palin that can be, not the Sarah Palin that now is.

Indiana Right to Life Realizes No Such Thing As a Pro-Life Democrat


From Lori Ziganto’ latest article at RedState
Indiana Right to Life PAC just announced that they are now barring the endorsement of Democratic candidates.
“Our leadership anguished over this decision,” notes IRTL-PAC chairman Mike Fichter. “Had Democrats like Brad Ellsworth held firm in opposing federal funding for abortion in the health care [...]

Everything I Now Need to Know About Sarah Palin, I Learned From Aristotle


In spite of all I admired and wrote in support of Governor Sarah Palin, I cannot claim intellectual honesty if I try to justify her profoundly disturbing endorsement of Dr. Rand Paul.
It is one thing to vote for a flawed candidate opposing one who is worse. It is another thing altogether to place immense credibility [...]

Was Sarah Palin Snookered Into Endorsing a Stealth Anti-Israel Candidate?


Rand Paul let the truth of his positions slip to the execrable Truther nutjob Alex Jones.
Previously today NewsReal ran a Point/Counterpoint between Janet Levy and myself regarding Governor Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Rand Paul for Senate.
Janet expressed strong concerns regarding Paul’s foreign policy views and argued that “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” [...]

Point/CounterPoint: Should We Be Concerned About Sarah Palin’s Endorsement of Rand Paul?


From Louisville Mojo:
As Republican US Senate candidate Dr. Rand Paul approaches his biggest campaign event yet—a Saturday rally at the Fairgrounds that will feature Paul onstage with his dad, former Presidential candidate and US Congressman Dr. Ron Paul—the big news is an upcoming endorsement from 2008 Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
David Adams, Paul’s campaign manager, [...]

Jon Keller: The Backlash Is Coming! The Backlash Is Coming! – WSJ.com


With characteristic hubris, people in this state like to think they’ve been at the leading edge of American politics since the “shot heard ’round the world” in 1775. And in the past few years, we’ve given the nation a preview of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign with Deval Patrick’s successful 2006 bid for governor; provided a […]