Caribou Barbie comes complete with matching white sheet and hood. Worse, Palin’s routine attacks on the media have begun to spill into ugliness. In Clearwater, arriving reporters were greeted with shouts and taunts by the crowd of about 3,000. Palin then went on to blame Katie Couric‘s questions for her “less-than-successful interview with kinda mainstream […]

Caribou Barbie

Now that I’ve had a chance to hear more of Sarah Palin — a lot more, way too much, actually — I wonder why she sounds like Frances McDormand in Fargo. She was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, and I can tell you we don’t taak like dat back dere in Eye-De-Ho. It’s possible, like her […]

Conventional Wisdom

Kyle Smith has a lacerating, funny piece on last week’s GOP convention in the Post. Here’s a sample: The Rethuglicans tonight squander prime time on the Crusty Ol’ White Guy vote. They indulge in a double dip of the Depends demo: First spake Fred Thompson (R-Cape Fear) and then Joe Lieberman (D/R/I-Apostasy), who together have […]