Talk:Sarah Palin

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We might consider moving this section to a Fun space article. One does not yet exist for our subject, bizarrely, and I'm not sure this section belongs in Main space. On a related note, call me crazy, but I think this article could become an entry point if we work really hard on it. Rand0 (talk) 13:32, 21 July 2014 (UTC)


So, Skeptics with a K did a segment on their last episode about Trig Trutherism, a minor but vocal conspiracy theory surrounding Sarah Palin's son, Trig Palin, and allegations that he is actually the son of her daughter, Bristol. It was revived in 2011 with a paper by Northern Kentucky University professor Dr. Bradford Scharlott, in his paper "Palin, the Press, and the Fake Pregnancy Rumor: Did a Spiral of Silence Shut Down the Story?"

There doesn't seem to be a mention of it here -- I think I can write something up on it, but the Sarah Palin page looks a bit full. Should there be a brief section here about the Trig Truthers, or do you folks think it deserves its own page? ℕoir LeSable (talk) 02:14, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Keep it here. Can't imagine it's large enough to merit a page. FuzzyCatTomato (talk/stalk) 02:33, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Suggestion for another quote[edit]

I just found what I think is the ideal description of Sarah Palin's behavior:

“Sarah Palin is the bold selfish woman whose ignorance is accepted in the electorate as the ideal proletarian response to the utter aloofness of the political establishment.”

It's my translation from this comment in a German newspaper (and it may be a bit faulty in both accuracy and style).

Should we put it on top of the page?--Sophophobe (talk) 19:59, 3 August 2015 (UTC)

As nice a suggestion as that is, I don't think it can compete with John Cleese for the summary quote. But I'd say it has a place in the section with quotes about her. As long as you can truly vouch for the translation of course. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 20:29, 3 August 2015 (UTC)
It's not an exact word-by-word translation, because I think it reproduces the message better, but I couldn't go so far as to call it accurate. Someone else better check it before we put it up here. --Sophophobe (talk) 21:02, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

Palinism UD quote[edit]

The Palinism UD quote is just holy-fuck levels of sexist (and pointless). Can we please focus on criticizing her without resorting to that kind of schlock? (talk) 15:48, 21 January 2016 (UTC)

Removed it about a billion years after the fact. Better late than never right? MyNameIsMudd (talk) 07:50, 25 December 2016 (UTC)

Yo can we cut the sexual insults?[edit]

Shit like that Christopher Hitchens quote isn't really cool, can we keep it to shit like "what the fuck she says so much dumb shit what a wingnut?" without the "I wanna fuck her and somehow that reflects poorly on her" stuff? (talk) 02:37, 21 November 2018 (UTC)

I don't think the quote was made in good taste either. It's removed. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario! 22:11, 21 November 2018 (UTC)