Sarah Palin, in an interview with the Fox Business Report, responded to Senator John Kerry's mention of her during the Democratic National Convention:
"I think he diminished himself by even mentioning my name. How does he even know my name? I mean aren't these guys supposed to be these big wig elites who don't waste their time on the little people like me."
During his DNC address Thursday night, Kerry slammed Romney's foreign policy experience by referencing an infamous remark made by Palin during the 2008 presidential race.
"Sarah Palin said she could see Russia from Alaska," said Kerry. "Mitt Romney talks like he's only seen Russia by watching Rocky IV."
In the interest of fairness, I'll have to agree with Sarah Palin. I think Senator Kerry "diminished" himself by mentioning her name.
A group of Occupiers attempted to “mic check” Sarah Palin's keynote speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Saturday.The audience drowned out the occupiers with boos, chants of “U.S.A.” and “Sarah!” before they were escorted away.
“See? You just won. You see how easy that is?” Palin asked as the protesters were removed from the room.
Not sure what Palin thinks they "won," but happy to leave it at that. I wouldn't want to have to listen to her explain it.
The Occupy movement is beginning to move into universities around the country. One professor in Chicago is teaching an "Occupy Everywhere" course and says that a third of the political science majors are enrolled in his class.
Two Occupy Oakland protesters were arrested after a march on Saturday. A woman was arrested for allegedly kicking a police officer, and a male protester who tried to pull her from officers was arrested for "attempting to unlawfully intervene." When he gets out of jail, I suppose he will have to allow the woman to kick away next time?
[Photo of the Year: Samuel Aranda - New York Times via Reuters]
2012 World Press Photo of the Year
The winning photo was taken inside a mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, that was being used as a field hospital by demonstrators against the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. It's an extraordinarily powerful image, showing a woman holding a wounded relative in her arms.
1,000 Rally at Meeting over Two Dozen School Closings
More than one thousand students, parents, teachers and Occupy Wall Street protesters rallied in New York City on Thursday at a vote over the closing of two dozen public schools. The protesters, under the umbrella group Occupy the DOE, tried to stop the vote from happening. Using the human microphone, the protesters disrupted the meeting at times but were unsuccessful in stopping the closing of 23 schools. New York public school teacher Brian Jones and high school student Tafador Saurov helped organize the protests.