Sarah Palin

Liberal Question of the Day

By on 10.10.08 | 11:02AM

Asked in a comments thread about Sarah Palin: "How can she be pro-life, but then go on hunting trips with her family?" It reminds me of a conversation I recounted some years ago on the main site between a pro-life friend and the then-antiabortion Dennis Kucinich:

A friend of mine makes it a point to thank politicians who share his commitment to the pro-life cause whenever the opportunity presents itself. A few years ago, he approached his congressman, Dennis Kucinich, and thanked him for standing up for the unborn despite the pressures of belonging to a pro-choice party.

"I am very consistent on this issue," Kucinich replied. "I don’t eat meat."

Babies=hamburgers. Or mooseburgers.

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The Public Policy

Intolerance for Imperfection

By 10.10.08

The cultural prejudice against children with developmental disabilities is being seriously challenged.
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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN PALIN E-MAIL CASE

By on 10.8.08 | 11:01AM

David Kernell, son of a Democratic state legislator in Tennessee, is under arrest, after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of hacking Sarah Palin's e-mail account.

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Don’t Know Much About History

By on 10.8.08 | 10:25AM

When asked by Tom Brokaw last night to give his criteria for use of American military power for humanitarian purposes, Obama said the Holocaust would have been a good reason to intervene.

Could Obama be such a historical illiterate that he doesn't know the allies DID use military force to liberate the Nazi death camps? When the camps were liberated, more than 11 million Americans were in uniform.

A stumble like this by Sarah Palin would have earned her a Dan Quayle de-merit badge, and would have sent Maureen Dowd into full sneer.

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Reader Mail

Callin’ It Quits

10.8.08

Is it really over? A special Reader Mail exchange on Robert Stacy McCain's "How John McCain Lost."
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Let Palin Be Palin

10.8.08

How to handle those handlers. Anti-Immigration as racism. Sarcasm lost. Plus more.
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