Look, there is some credibility to the Tea Party movement. And some of their motivations are understandable and not unreasonable. However, I have maintained all along that the Tea Party alternative is just what the front pages are always looking for. Nothing sells newspapers and media time like provocation and controversy.
Here’s an interesting piece I came across on the Public Policy Polling blog. There are real parallels between the Palin thing-y and the Wizard of Oz. When that facade comes down . . .
Apparently, a majority of Alaskans see through Palin and know her as a quitter. As matters move along, greater exposure to the light will prove to the most effective disinfectant.
If Sarah Palin runs for President in 2012 she can’t count on a whole lot of support back home. 62% of Alaska Republicans are opposed to her making a White House bid and she gets only 17% in a hypothetical 2012 primary in the state tying for her second with Mike Huckabee behind Mitt Romney.
Read the full piece at Public Policy Polling.