Sometimes I don’t have to write anything because I find that someone has already said what I want to say, in a better way than I ever could have said it. That is the case with this article from Politico.
In the span of a single news cycle, Republicans got a jarring reminder of two forces that could prevent them from retaking the presidency next year.
At sunrise in the east on Wednesday, Sarah Palin demonstrated that she has little interest—or capacity—in moving beyond her brand of grievance-based politics. And at sundown in the west, Barack Obama reminded even his critics of his ability to rally disparate Americans around a message of reconciliation.
If you somehow missed it, here’s some background on the Palin video controversy: