Joe vs Sarah the (Unlicensed) Barracuda? And yes, Ted got arrested...

So, um, lipstick? Yes, lipstick is the main story of the day; but why? Is it sexist? Is it a diversion? Is itjust... lipstick? In today's Wilshire & Washington, hosts Ted, Teresa,and Maegan take on the overflowing Palin-spectacular, and ponder otherimportant questions of the day: Can Biden take Palin in a hand-to-hand combat?What's Steve Schmidt's problem, saying the media needs to provide proper"deference" to the Republican VP pick? Does Maegan McCain's claim that her family "understands" war make her fair game? ...more

The Pitbull in Lipstick Mommy: Five Questions for Sarah Palin

Okay, I think we all agree that even though she's probably a very nice human being, the Sarah Palin VP pick is deeply problematic. ...more

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They Loved You Tonight, Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin, you delivered the speech that they wrote for you in fine form, pointing your finger time and again just like Hillary used to, but I bet that the media won't call you on that pointing finger. After all, you are a ...more

Sarah is one of us

All day today the talk was this is Sarah's night. This morning I spoke with a woman from Minnesota. She said, everyone around here knows someone like Sarah, and like Sarah's family. And yes, that makes her success all the more remarkable. Yesterday I met a woman from New Hampshire, she said even the Hillary supporters she knows are enthused about Sarah, and independent women like her style--a mom, a professional and someone who doesn't put up with bullying. ...more

Do you appoint your friends to positions of power because they're qualified?  I bet you do. ...more

It's Called Democracy

Yes, there have been protests in Minneapolis-St. Paul. I haven't seen too many where I've been, as I have mostly been inside the convention center blogging and tracking down people. ...more

W&W: Bump Chic? Us Weekly Loves Palin Drama, But Will Voters?

The DNC's gone the way of the dodo, but the RNC has turned up the heat with scandal, moose, and teen-preggers. Sarah Palin's nomination has ignited a flame in the media, but is it a good thing for the Republican nominee? Why is it that all the big stories about Palin are being broke by the bloggers and is the McCain campaign overreacting over the media's coverage of her vetting process? ...more

Having a Pregnant Daughter and Son with Down's Should Not Be the Biggest Issues

Personally I have had it with the back and forth about Sarah Palin and her children.  There has been too much focus on her pregnant teenage daughter and her son with downs.  You can not base a campaign on these aspects.  We should be looking at what she has done as GOV of Alaska and as Mayor of Wasilla and basing her ability to be second in command on that. ...more

Take judgement off the table too.

In this chess game that is the presidential campaign, McCain in addition to forfeiting his own inexperiance talking point,  can also now  take judgement off the table.  And they are protesting on the lawn outside the RNC. ...more