(VIDEO) Sarah Palin and Christine O'Donnell: Two Peas in a Pod?

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If you feel like you've been seeing a bit more of Sarah Palin these days, don't be confused -- you may just be catching the newest Tea Party darling, Christine O’Donnell. O’Donnell has been a regular on the news cycle since winning the Republican Party nomination in Delaware's special senate election.

WILMINGTON, DE - SEPTEMBER 14: U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell talks to reporters after voting in the Delaware primary September 14, 2010 in Wilmington, Delaware. O'Donnell has been endorsed by Sarah Palin and is running for Vice President Joseph Biden's old Senate seat. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

It's no surprise, however, that O'Donnell won the primary, considering the rousing endorsement she received from Sarah Palin. Though it seems to me that the endorsement may have been for hair and make-up as well her place in the U.S. Senate. The physical similarities between the two women are obvious, as seen in the many online photos of Palin and O’Donnell side by side, but they don’t end there. You can see traces of Palin in O’Donnell in many of the speeches and interviews she’s done. The two women's speaking styles are uncanningly similar (I can make up words, too).

Check out this recent clip of Sarah Palin speaking at a Tea Party Rally, and then compare with some clips of O’Donnell.

To quote Jon Stewart, "The Palin is strong in this one."

Meghan Harvey is a married mother of two residing in the East Bay area. She can be found blogging at Meg's Idle Chatter and on Twitter as @meghan1018

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