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Democrat Debacle: Palin’s Alaskan Career, Caroline Kennedy And Rod Blagojevich

by | 10th, December 2008

THE best time for the other team to score is right after they’ve conceded. Barack Obama and the Democrats win. And then Rod Blagojevich is in the mire and a Kennedy pops up:

CAROLINE Keenndy? Ross Douthat slates her as a replacement for Hillary.

Caroline Kennedy is no doubt more prepared – in terms of her base of knowledge about national politics, her comfort with the ways of Washington, etc. – to be a United States Senator than Sarah Palin was to be Vice President. But if you consider where the two women started and stack their subsequent accomplishments against one another, Palin’s Alaskan career is roughly six times more impressive than Kennedy’s years as a high-minded Manhattan socialite and custodian of her family’s good name. That doesn’t mean that McCain was wise to pick Palin as his running mate. But if you think he wasn’t, then you should definitely hope that the Democratic Party of New York hunts a little longer through its ranks before handing a Senate seat to the editor of The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.


ANN ALTHOUSE: “Why am I getting the feeling that the mainstream media will do what it can to obliterate the connection between Rod Blagojevich and Barack Obama?”


The real news from Chicago. “Sure, the name Rod Blagojevich came into the story, but each announcer in turn tripped over himself to assure the audience that BARACK OBAMA HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.”

Tim Blair smells something:

More than 900 words from Anne Davies about Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and not one of them is “Democrat”, despite mentioning Democrat Blagojevich, Democrat

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