Tag Archive for Palin

Observations on the RNC

Diversity isn’t a strong point among rank and file Republicans.  There’s the occassional African-American man or Asian woman, but the RNC stands are filled with white faces.  Nothing wrong with that, but in contrast with the DNC last week in which 25 percent of the delegates were black, 5 percent Asian, 10 percent gay/lesbian, and…

The Maverick and the MILF

Bill Maher is back on HBO and be sure to catch his show. The headline of this post is his assessment of McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin as VP.  My favorite line though: “Republicans know how to fill a football stadium with screaming people too.  They filled the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.” With the lone…

Dan Quayle in a Dress

I listened to remarks from Sarah Palin and it took me back 20 years to Dan Quayle’s introductory speech.  Quayle was selected because of his youth, good looks and ability to spell. Sarah Palin started into her “hockey mom” speech and discussed her record of ignoring lobbyists and the old boy network; my first thought…