As Sen. Saxby Chambliss squares off Tuesday against challenger Jim Martin in Georgia’s runoff election, a certain Alaska governor has managed to work her way back into the spotlight. Stumping for Chambliss, Sarah Palin continues to draw throngs of Republicans while others wish she would simply go away.
Washington Post / The Fix:
Palin’s decision to blanket the state with appearances—and the rock-star reception she is receiving—speaks to two basic facts about the former vice presidential nominee: she is beloved by the base of the party and she has absolutely no intention of stepping off the national stage any time soon.
While Palin has been widely derided by many political commentators and many Democrats, it’s hard to dispute that there is no more appealing face for the party faithful at the moment than her’s.