Sarah Palin in 2016. In a lawsuit, she contends that The New York Times improperly linked her to a 2011 mass shooting. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times

Doh! The Quitter Loses Again


You can usually tell when a would-be politician is descending into complete obscurity and irrelevancy. They start filing defamation lawsuits. The Quitter, Alaska’s infamous half-term governor, McCain’s mistake, she of the salad shooter grammar and fake accent, filed a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times. It’s a classic illustration of a politician’s descent. Although you…

Don't Be Stupid

WC Answers His Mail


WC received an expletive-filed email from a reader recently regarding former half-term Governor Sarah Palin. WC’s correspondent accused WC of “relentless hostility” to Sarah Palin. It’s kind of a remarkable accusation because Wickersham’s Conscience has been an almost completely Palin-free zone for about four years now. Nor has WC always been actively hostile to the…

Palin Reloaded

The Vileness That Spews from the Quitter


Alaska’s Shame, former half-term Governor Sarah Palin, is so desperate for attention that she cannot stop herself from spewing poison into the national conversations. Now she has involved herself in the Ahmed Mohamed scandal. On her Facebook page, she posted, “Right. That’s a clock, and I’m the Queen of England.” Of course, it was a…