Roundtable: Palin Controlling World by Facebook?

Some interesting discussion from the roundtable this morning on how Obama is “off the mark” on health care messaging, the partisan controversy over “death panels” and Sarah Palin as “queen of a narrowing island.”

Joining me on the roundtable was Ed Gillespie, former White House Counselor to President Bush, Democratic strategist and ABC contributor Donna Brazile, Ron Brownstein of the National Journal and the Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut.

I first started out the discussion quoting my conservative father-in-law in a recent email referring to Sarah Palin as “a genius controlling the world from her Facebook page.” As many were aware, this week was full of chatter from Palin’s posting on her Facebook page last week about Obama’s proposed “death panels” resulting in even the President being forced to respond that the Alaska Governor’s claims were not true.

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Minnick’s Millstones

From Sisyphus’s blog on 43rd State Blues

The title is derived from a “takeaway question” by editor Kevin Richert upon endorsing this insurance industry approved right wing screed weakly attempted to be legitimized by calling it a Wall Street Journal editorial opinion written by Kimberly Strassel. As an editor Kimmie gets to schill for right wing causes. But she’s not so quick on the draw. She once argued that if you’re an environmentalist, you should love nuclear power cause its pollution free. Last November she wrote a puff piece on Sarah Palin in a last ditch effort to sell the former beauty queen to the American people on the eve of the presidential election.

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