Seven years ago today, Sarah Palin QUIT. She quit politics. She abandoned the people of Alaska. She stopped even pretending to try to make a difference. She stopped being a politician.
Gosh! A lot has happened in seven years.
Sarah has been featured as the host on at least two national television shows.
She renewed her contract at Fox, as a commentator on national news, and then didn’t.
She started a national bus tour, and then quit.
She launched the Sarah Palin channel, and then quit.
She appeared in a movie made for a national audience, even though people across the nation refused to see it.
She proclaimed her daughter’s commitment to abstinence,on national television,
and then on December 24, 2015 she declared that Bristol’s recent child born out of wedlock was the best gift ever.
Sarah announced the marriage of her son Track, by announcing she was “on top of the world”. When Kyla was born three months later, if Palin was still on top of the world, she was remarkably quiet about it.
When Track and Britta divorced, she was surely no longer of top of the world, but she failed to talk about how hard it was to be at the bottom.
When Track assaulted the expectant mother of his second child, Palin blamed it on PTSD. It is unclear who she will blame when Jordan gives birth to another Palin grandchild.
If there is one thing that the last seven years has taught us about Sarah Palin, it is that she loves media attention. Yet Sarah and Bristol have asked that their “privacy” be respected.
As Sarah appears on yet another television show, and may be the host of another courtroom show, it seems apparent that there is never enough publicity for Grandma Palin.
Sarah has violated Federal trademark laws and Federal copyright laws.
She endorsed Ted Cruz, and campaigned for him. Then she quit.
She endorsed Carly Fiorina, and campaigned for her. Then she quit.
She demanded that one man be fired for using the word “retard”, but defended another for using the word.
Sarah has declared, in an interview with Megyn Kelly, that feminism is over, while claiming to be a feminist.
Yet is was Megyn Kelly that called Trump out for his anti-woman rhetoric, and a 10 year old boy who called Palin out for supporting a misogynist like Trump.
She’s given speeches pretending to know about Ronald Reagan, but proved she doesn’t.
Sarah has attacked Paul Ryan, the leader of the GOP.
At least she’s consistent about trying to hurt the Republican Party. Palin endorsed Ryan’s competition in the Wisconsin primary, Paul Nehlen. Whether because of Palin’s endorsement, or just her supremely bad judgment, Ryan leads Nehlen by a margin of 84-10 among conservatives in the district
and 66-22 among moderates. There is also a (ahem) modest gender gap: Ryan leads Nehlen 81-12 among women, and by 76-15 among men.
Sarah Palin quit being a politician seven years ago. When a Priest quits being a priest, the church stops looking to him for religious leadership. When a particular brand of ice cream quits making the ice cream free of deadly bacteria, we stop eating the ice cream.
If a person is allergic to shell fish, they stop eating it.
On this the 7th anniversary of Sarah Palin quitting her job as a politician, let’s stop asking for her political opinions about any politician, any political issue, any diplomatic issue, or anyone running for any office.