Yglesias Award Nominee

“Sarah Palin is an example of what can happen when a person is consumed by bitterness and grievances. It has a corrosive effect, and over the last several years she has, if anything, become even more brittle and embittered. From a human standpoint it’s a shame. And from a political standpoint it’s precisely the countenance and bearing conservatism and the GOP need to avoid,” – Pete Wehner on Palin’s latest phony outrage at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, something she eagerly attended not so long ago (because there was a terrifying moment when I nearly ran into her).

No, I didn’t go this year. No media entity wanted me to; and the Dish has no White House correspondent, unless you call me one, and we’d rather spend our money on, well, journalism.