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What Is Your Favorite Sarah Palin Moment?

Doggonit — 2008 was Sarah Palin’s breakout year, and whether you love the lipstick-wearing hockey mom's mavericky conservative credentials, or cringe at her policies, you have to agree that she made this year pretty memorable!

Before the end of August, most of us had no idea that Sarah Palin would leave such a mark. She soon made it obvious, with an electric speech at the Republican National Convention, which helped McCain surge ahead in the polls. But after a few stumbles in interviews with the likes of Katie Couric, some became extra curious about the impending VP debate. In the end, the Alaska governor delivered a one-of-a-kind debate performance for Joe Sixpack watching at home.

And who can forget the more playful moments? Palin starred next to look-a-like Tina Fey on SNL. And days before the election we found out the RNC spent $150,000 on Palin's wardrobe, which caused some to call BS on the regular-Joe routine and others to declare Sarah a victim of sexism. Finally, when the campaign ended for good, Sarah came back into our lives with some Thanksgiving spirit, giving an interview while someone slaughtered turkeys right behind her.


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ccpdm ccpdm 8 years
We haven't seen the last of Sarah Palin. Get over it.
Thong-Mom68 Thong-Mom68 8 years
Lets face it.....Sara was used by McCain to get the women's vote. It didn't work out because she probably got more of the male voters because she is very attractive and we know how guys are. She is not as brainy as Mrs. Clinton or Katie Couric but I give her credit for doing her best and having her 15 mins of fame!!.
ccpdm ccpdm 8 years
That's what I'm saying. The point WAS to demean. Why demean?? The mean-spiritedness has worn way thin.
True-Song True-Song 8 years
But I think the point was to demean Governor Palin. I can't think of a way to say "I enjoyed the interviews because they revealed her lack of education on national issues" in a way that doesn't demean her.
ccpdm ccpdm 8 years
Point taken, True Song, but I think there are ways of getting our points across without demeaning someone. If someone said I was dumb, I would consider that the same thing as calling me a Dummy. Just saying...
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 8 years
oh boy
True-Song True-Song 8 years
She didn't actually call someone a name. She said someone was dumb, which is an insulting adjective to be sure, but not a name. Now if I called her a Dummy, that's calling names. Just saying. Precision in language is undervalued.
ccpdm ccpdm 8 years
Great Sommelier, I agree with you.
ccpdm ccpdm 8 years
ECULeah, are we resorting to name-calling on this site???
Great-Sommelier Great-Sommelier 8 years
I see why I don't really come here anymore.
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 8 years
My favorite was the shout out to the third graders during the debate.
ECULeah ECULeah 8 years
Greatest moment was her sit-down, showed how dumb she really is!
janneth janneth 8 years
I liked when she did not get reelected as governor in 3 years.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
Nothing was a sadder sight then her squaring off against Joe Biden in the debate...
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I liked them all, every moment was her. She was herself, whether you excepted or not.
Calimie Calimie 8 years
I agree, skigurl. The best thing about SP is Piper holding Trig.
rivrchild rivrchild 8 years
no i didn't see the thread on it here. I only saw what was broadcast on the news, and I thought it was hilarious. Tina Fey couldn't have written it better. But then that goes for a lot of things concerning Palin ;)
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
river, did you see the thread on it? there was controversy allright.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
Ok got it.
rivrchild rivrchild 8 years
Hmm, not sure the turkey being killed behind her was so much controversial as just really, really bad choice of doing an interview after you had just participated in the pardoning of the turkey!! A bit ironic don't ya think? And that's why it was so hilarious ad my favorite Palin moment to top off the election!
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
And my comment about Sarah Palin... well that's an inside joke between stephley and I. ;)
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
That Turkey-draining thing was a controversy, I guess, but I have no idea why. I can't imagine anyone caring about some turkey that happened to be killed behind Sarah Palin.
Michelann Michelann 8 years
Skigurl, I think that was my favorite moment too! I voted for the debate, I also think she did well. However the turkey draining was pretty awesome, too.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I like the turkey interview, nothing like a little reality for america....It comes from somewhere and Sarah isnt afraid of a little controversy.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
The turkey interview was hilarious!!
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