Sarah Palin, who took a cue and opted for the skirtsuit and heels, became the subject of sexualized mockery.
You do have to hand it to the McCain team for their oddly subtle touch. They didn’t want to go out and call Obama a terrorist just because Obama’s father was Muslim.
We have become so jaded that democracy for its own sake seems meaningless, but voting to stand against “isms” seems somehow more justified.
Well, it seems that McCain didn’t get the submissive vice presidential candidate that he wanted.
The stores listed on Palins shopping extravaganza were Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. It’s important to remember that these well-known retailers were once linked to the slave labour of women.
This scandal should show everyone that Palin did mean it when she said the Vice President’s office should have expanded powers. It should also show people exactly what she thinks of the rule of law.
Like a Filipino gamecock, Alaska’s female Robin Hood is striking a profound chord in the hearts of the “dittoheads,” as Rush Limbaugh’s faithful sheep describe themselves.
Buoyed up by the “young and plucky” governor from Alaska, “plucky” enough to hear death threats against her opponent and not bat her mascara, this campaign has entered into its most surreal phase yet.
Palin views her so-called relationship with a lesbian as providing her with permission to make homophobic commentary, as well as promote social injustice.
On health care policy, Biden made sure to bring up McCain’s proposal to tax employee health benefits to pay for his $5000 tax credit for insurance.