Sarah Palin has been called many things in her political career, including a few that shouldn’t be repeated in polite company. “Diplomatic” isn’t one of them.
Yet, there’s a real possibility the former Alaska governor could be …
Trump Needs To Take The VA Secretary Job Seriously
Among all the various things Donald Trump promised on the trail, few will be more central to the argument that his Administration has succeeded or failed than whether he can say, four years from now, that he made meaningful improvements …
Of Course Sarah Palin Is Endorsing Donald Trump
Where there are open flames, there will always be curious moths. Tonight, at a little after six o’clock, Sarah Palin will succumb at last to overwhelming temptation and sign up for Donald Trump’s ever-glistering light show. And in …
Medicare to Cover End of Life Planning
It seems to me that this should be part of a physician’s job anyway, but in a technocracy, everything must be coded and tallied.
Thus, Medicare is planning on paying doctors to engage in advance planning and end-of-life discussions. From …
Hillary’s ‘Scooby’ Tour Is Giving Sarah Palin Ideas . . .
Sarah Palin suggested today that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign kickoff is an imitation of the bus tour that the former vice presidential candidate conducted while mulling a bid of her own before the 2012 election cycle.
“This Hillary Scooby-Doo Tour …
A Sarah Palin–for–Senate Bid? Oh, Please! Oh, Please!
Today’s Morning Jolt begins with what could be one of the biggest stories of the 2014 election cycle#…#or just another comment that never amounts to anything:
A Sarah Palin for Senate Bid? Oh, Please! Oh, Please!
This could be big. …
A Mystery Speaker for Thursday? . . . Could It Be
From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt, now in the hands of the editors, and soon on its way to you . . .
A Mystery Speaker for Thursday?
The Wall Street Journal gives us something to talk about for the next …
. . . Her?
Watching the Same ‘Change’
Over on the home page, my review of the HBO movie Game Change is front and center.
I point out some examples where the figures who lived the scenes the movie dramatizes contend the movie-makers are making things up:
Democratic Congresswomen With No Comment on Maher’s Rhetoric
Ed Frank, a consultant specializing in video messaging, bumped into Democratic Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois on Capitol Hill today. He asked, in light of their denunciation of Rush Limbaugh, whether they feel the …
Newt Gingrich, America’s Sixth-Most-Admired Man?
The good news for Newt Gingrich, from his campaign:
Newt Gingrich was named the 6th Most Admired Man in 2011 today in USA Today/Gallup’s annual survey of Americans. Gingrich is the only GOP presidential candidate to make the top …
Manning-Assange-Snowden: These Final Days
Presidents do some funny things in their last days. Sometimes in their last hours. Bill Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich is famous. But equally interesting — equally infamous — in those last hours is this: He granted clemency to …
Sarah Palin’s Disgusting Excuse for Her Son’s Violence against His Girlfriend
It’s the political season, and I want to cut Sarah Palin some slack. She and her family have endured disgusting, unjust verbal abuse over the years, and I like her, personally.
But some things cannot be overlooked. I would …
Donald Trump & Sarah Palin: the Oddest of Political Couples
‘Jerry, how much do you think Lorne Michaels would pay me if I were to run in 2016?” Sarah Palin asked Jerry Seinfeld in a skit that aired as part of Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special in February.
Bristol Palin’s Pregnancy Reveals the Left’s True Colors
Let me begin by clearly stating my biases — I like the Palins. They are dear family friends. My wife, Nancy, worked with Sarah on her most recent book, she worked with Bristol on her book, she edits Bristol’s blog …
The View’s Rosie Perez Suggests Violence Against Sarah Palin
In Monday’s premier of ABC’s rebooted ladies’ talk show The View, co-hostess Rosie Perez asked the show’s designated Republican when she felt the urge to “pop” vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Perez, a star of the late 1980s who has been …
Needed: Conservative Leaders in for the Long Haul
Sarah Palin chose to resign as governor of Alaska in 2009, and then declined to pursue a 2012 presidential bid.
After the 2012 election, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina stepped down as senator to head up the Heritage Foundation.
In Florida, Allen …
How to Spot a Veep Pick Before the News Breaks
Maybe you’ll first hear the name of Mitt Romney’s running mate from the Romney campaign’s downloadable app. But it’s also pretty likely that the identity of the running mate will break in one of three other …
Axelrod Scheduled to Appear on Maher’s Show
In the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt:
Remember, Bad Words Are Only Bad When Our Political Opponents Use Them
On Wednesday, I shared video of Democratic congresswomen refusing to say anything — even a word — about whether they feel Bill …
The Uphill Climb a ‘Draft Palin’ Effort Would Face Today
A couple of Sarah Palin fans are looking at today’s article about the proposed, and ultimately dismissed, idea of writing in Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, or Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan in New Hampshire’s primary …
Interrupting Today’s Fun Rumor With Inconvenient Facts
And now, the kicker to today’s Morning Jolt . . .
ADDENDA: Wildest and least plausible rumor of the day: Sarah Palin is going to reconsider running for president. Er, she’s going to do this without appearing on the Republican primary …