Open Thread

For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Why people like Sarah Palin.

Sarah Palin is a classic populist politician. What makes her so popular is her very nature. She is the definition of “grassroots”, a working mother who successfully entered politics at the municipal level and worked her way up to the governorship. She didn’t manage this by impressing people with her five different institutions of education, or how many books she had written on Russian foreign policy. No, she managed it because she inspired Americans who felt that Sarah was “one of them.”

Read the whole piece and offer thoughts.

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