Sarah Palin Tea Party Convention

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Palin Dithered to Milk Voters: Stewart

Bristol said she knew in July, but SarahPAC was still looking for bucks

(Newser) - Why did Sarah Palin wait so long to finally announce she's not running for president? Money. John Stewart guffaws at Palin's jaw-dropping claim that she's just a low-key, little 'ol me quietly declaring that she's not going to stump for the top job after all—... More »

Tea Party Honcho Sued Over Palin Speech Fee

Fundraiser put up $50K and didn't get ticket, promised help

(Newser) - The man who put up the $50,000 down payment for Sarah Palin's speaking fee at the National Tea Party Convention says the organizer cheated him, badmouthed him, and barred him from attending the for-profit convention. Conservative fundraiser (and Upper Deck baseball trading-card company founder) Bill Hemrick has filed a... More »

Sarah Palin Is Brilliant

Klein and Broder say she's a populist tour de force

(Newser) - Joe Klein and David Broder remain wowed by Sarah Palin's Tea Party performance and weigh in with dovetailing columns today that place her at the head of the GOP class for 2012. In Time , Klein blasts the speech itself as "inspired drivel" full of gross simplifications. "But I... More »

Meghan McCain Rips Palin's 'Retarded' Double Standard

'Exactly what's wrong with politics today'

(Newser) - Meghan McCain had some harsh words for Sarah Palin, Tom Tancredo, and the whole Tea Party movement on The View yesterday. McCain, who says she avoided the Tea Party convention because of "ideological differences," said Palin's double standard about the use of the word "retarded" is "... More »

Sarah Palin's Cheat Sheet: Her Palm

Former Alaska governor uses prompts during Tea Party Q&A

(Newser) - Sarah Palin sniped at President Obama last night for using a Teleprompter, but it soon became clear that she objects to the technology, not the concept—the Tea Party convention keynote speaker referred to notes scrawled on her palm during her post-speech Q&A. Her left palm bore the words... More »

Palin: US 'Ready for Another Revolution'

Ex-veep candidate tells Tea Party Convention it's 'the future'

(Newser) - To chants of "run, Sarah, run," Sarah Palin told the Tea Party Convention last night that "America is ready for another revolution," and that the activists gathered to hear her speak would be the ones to carry it out. “This movement is the future of... More »

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