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Sarah Palin: all tail, no head

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From Sarah Palin’s political action committee — SarahPAC — raised $733,000 in the first half of the year and is set to push past $1 million in the wake of the recent attention she’s gotten herself. On the one hand, this isn’t that impressive. Mitt Romney, for instance, has raised twice as much. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Palin’s sometime rival who is now running for governor in Texas, raised nine times as much. For somebody with a political celebrity dwarfed…

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Sarah Palin’s impact on Charlie Crist

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Sarah Palin’s sudden and unexpected announcement that she will resign as governor of Alaska at the end of the month could have a substantial impact on Southern politics. For starters, if Palin’s decision to resign indicates that she will now gear up for a 2012 campaign for president, she will provide effective competition to two Dixie GOPers who also harbor presidential ambitions, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Florida Gov. — soon to be US Senator? — Charlie Crist. Read…

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