Stump and Stumper
After announcing her latest in a long line of quits and on the heels of another in a long line of ethics complaints aimed at her, Sarah Palin inexplicably offered up her witch hunting maverickiness in aid and comfort of "socialist/commie/pallin'around with terrarists" candidates in the conservative coalition of the Democratic party:
The former Republican vice-presidential nominee and heroine to much of the GOP's base said in an interview she views the electorate as embattled and fatigued by nonstop partisanship, and she is eager to campaign for Republicans, independents and even Democrats who share her values on limited government, strong defense and "energy independence."
If the "much of GOP's base" that thinks she makes a good candidate for president, all 33% of the ever declining GOP base, aren't as excited about this as the American people in general are then I don't know what will get them going?
But would there be any takers on Palin's career stumpabilities from the Democratic party's conservative bench?
Democrats reject palling around with Sarah Palin
Interviews with a number of the most conservative Democrats in the House and Senate induced an awkward, stare-at-your-shoes unease when the prospect of appearing with Palin was posed.
Some of the members lunged for elevators, others moved to get into meetings (or at least behind closed doors), and a few just chuckled nervously and replied in a clipped fashion that reflected an immense desire to not discuss the topic at any length.
Not asked for reaction to this recent development in her non-political future, Sarah Palin's answer was anything but stumped:
h/t Tengrain for the image.