Even if I did not admire Sarah Palin’s accomplishments as Chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and as Governor of Alaska where that charismastic woman did more in short tenure to reform the corrupt politics of that great state than did the 2008 Democratic presidential nominee before he launched his bid for the White House, I would love her for how she gets under some very unhappy people’s very sensitive skin.
So obsessed are they with this good woman that she only need open her mouth for them to criticize her. Or write something innocuous on her palm. They practically wet themselves trying to engage in a speculative divination. And trying to deride her intelligence when she, as many orators do, scribbled notes to herself to remind her of issues she wanted to address, they neglected to pay much attention to what she actually did say.
“The far left,” Jim Hoft opined, “The far left absolutely freaked over this non-issue rather than focus on her brilliant speech“. They prefer to treat her as a circus sideshow that a woman with accomplishments and ideas.
At least, the mainstream media did take note of the speech and so helped elevate the former Governor of the Last Frontier. Indeed, it often seems she gets as much attention as he. And her supposed gaffes get more attention than his actual gaffes.
What does it say when “the losing candidate for Vice President [is] for all intents and purposes, treated as the political equal of the President of the United States“? (Quote via Instapundit.)