Sarah Palin Comments On Giffords Shooting; Alleges “Blood Libel”

Sarah Palin released a video statement today, offering her views on the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, Arizona, four days ago.

This is the transcript of Sarah Palin’s video message.

Like millions of Americans I learned of the tragic events in Arizona on Saturday and my heart broke for the innocent victims. No words can fill the hole left by the death of an innocent, but we do mourn for victim’s families as we express our sympathy. I agreed with the sentiments shared yesterday at the beautiful Catholic Mass held in honor of the victims. The mass will hopefully, begin the healing process for the families touched by this tragedy, and, for our country. [Read more…]

Palin: Diagnosing the Problem, Prescribing the Solution

This graphic, produced during the 2010 congressional elections, was removed from the SarahPAC website today, following the Arizona shootings.

Gabrielle Giffords’s 8th Congressional District in Arizona was one of the “targeted” seats.

A PAC is a Political Action Committee, essentially an organisational and fundraising vehicle for groups supporting particular candidates for election.

SarahPAC target seats

London Observer Endorses Obama

The Observer, the Sunday companion of London’s Guardian newspaper, has endorsed Barack Obama in this week’s presidential election.

This is the text of The Observer’s editorial.

Barack Obama is a President for modern times

The 21st century began late for America, on 11 September 2001. Before that day, the US still defined its role in the world with reference to ideological triumph in the Cold War that had dominated the century just passed. It was the planet’s only superpower and saw itself as a popular champion of global democracy. Few expected the nation to come under attack, least of all the man who had been installed in the White House a year earlier. In 2000, George W Bush was uninterested in foreign affairs. He was ill-equipped to be the first US President of the new millennium. [Read more…]

Sarah Palin On Saturday Night Live

The Republican Party vice-presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has appeared on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Anyone expecting Palin to go head-to-head with Tina Fey would have been disappointed.

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I prefer Paris Hilton with the best fake President ever:

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