Leno asked Palin what she thinks about joining the media by becoming a Fox News analyst. Palin told Leno that she's there to build trust in the media. "I think that the mainstream media is quite broken and I think that there needs to be the fairness, the balance in there. That's why I joined Fox." Leno laughed.
When asked about the "beautiful" Tea Party movement, Palin described it as a group of "many, many independent people, not excessively partisan, not one side or another." Palin acknowledged that if the movement were to become a political party that it would probably hurt Republicans.
As part of her stand-up routine, Palin told Leno's audience she planned to speak at a gun-rights convention: "Be there or else," she warned them.
She's single handedly going to build back the trust in our media by joining the propaganda arm of the GOP. Then she branded the teabaggers as basically non-partisan. OK, I'll bet her five pounds of salmon on that one. Even she is issuing warnings to the teabaggers not to form a third party. Don't worry Sarah, only a few from the arch-conservatives will branch off on their own to capitalize on the cash they can make. The rest will neatly fold into the GOP.
Stephen Colbert skewered the likes of Michele Bachmann and her ilk for supporting Ted Cruz, who told them all "not to blink" on their hostage taking and decision to shut down the government, but not before letting the media have it for minimizing the harm it's going to do to the most vulnerable among us. Read more...