**Saturday Update: The “Palin Report” has posted, here’s the TAM direct link to the podcast.
**Friday Update: Palins in Iowa**
Video: Palin at Iowa State Fair: Obama, not Tea Party, responsible for downgrade
Palin will leave before Iowa straw poll: ‘I don’t want to step on anybody’s feet’
Palin on Bachmann’s “submission to husband” remark at debate: Sarah Palin ‘can’t imagine my husband ever telling me what to do politically’
Welcome to Thursday! Here is your Lounge for Politics and Palin. As with other Lounges, the usual ‘No Link’ rule is lifted in the name of sharing and, er, lounging 😉
There’s a new CNN poll that most of the LSM is touting as proof Perry enters the race in the lead. Actually, when you consider the 4.5 MoE, everyone is tied. The real news of this poll is the virtual collapse of Michelle Bachmann, who seems to lose half her support to Perry…who will then lose all his support to Palin (and everyone else) when it becomes clear he’s a Religious Liberal in the mold of George W. Bush. Campaigns are meant to let you get to know people.The fact that Palin, after everything they’ve done to her, is tied with everyone, speaks volumes about the patience of the American people 😉
Let’s see how ‘calm’ he feels in about two months. ABC: Rick Perry Speaks: Tells TIME Magazine He Feels ‘Calmness in my Heart’ to Run
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced her appointments to the bipartisan congressional “super committee” on Thursday , tapping Democratic Reps. Chris Van Hollen (Md.), Xavier Becerra (Calif.) and James Clyburn (S.C.) to join nine other lawmakers tasked with reducing the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion by Thanksgiving.
Meet Your Super Legion of Friends Committee! I have something burning in my heart and it’s not ‘hope.’