Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Palin nominates nutcase, causing her huge political fallout

More political "astuteness" from the Republicans. Just think of what our country could be like with her and McCain in charge. OMG, No, don't think about it! It's too painful even to contemplate.

Sarah Palin Suffers Massive Political Fallout from Her Latest Nutcase Nominee
by Max Blumenthal | April 14, 2009

The governor is reeling after nominating for attorney general a man who allegedly defended the right of men to rape their wives.

— from The Daily Beast

While priming her political machine for a likely 2012 presidential primary run, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has fomented a scandal that threatens to further erode her reputation in the Last Frontier.

In March, Palin nominated Wayne Anthony Ross for attorney general. Ross, a colorful far-right lawyer and longtime Palin ally who sports his initials, W.A.R., on his Hummer’s vanity plates, was once considered a shoo-in for confirmation. However, his nomination was thrown into grave peril when his opponents presented evidence that he called homosexuals “degenerates,” hailed the “courage” of a student who lionized the Ku Klux Klan, vowed to undermine the sovereignty of Native American tribes, and allegedly defended men who rape their wives. According to two sources close to the confirmation hearings, Palin may ask Ross to withdraw before his appointment comes to a vote.

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