Can Levi Johnston catapult his career from the pages of Playgirl to the vaunted position once held by the woman who's now twice escaped being his mother-in-law? That would, of course, be Sarah Palin -- and no, we're not talking about becoming Miss Wasilla.
At the end of this month, Sarah Palin will no longer be Alaska's governor. The Thrilla from Wasilla made her announcement on Friday, sparking speculation that she may be preparing to run for president in 2012 -- or that she was compelled to resign for less opportune reasons. Updated
What's a former would-be-son-in-law of Sarah Palin to do once his time as an adjunct member of the family is over? Why, go on "The Tyra Banks Show" of course, as Bristol Palin's ex, Levi Johnston, has done in an episode slated to air Monday. This media-baiting move has clearly angered Mama Bear Palin.
Having returned home to Alaska, Gov Sarah Palin said she wasn't going to comment on the negative reports that emerged about her on Wednesday from within the McCain campaign, but she opined that whoever made those claims was likely a "small evidently bitter type of person ".
On Wednesday, Fox News' Carl Cameron kicked off a round of Republican in-fighting that had snowballed considerably by Wednesday, thanks to reports from unnamed McCain campaign informants about Sarah Palin's alleged "diva"-like behavior.
Someone better give Sarah Palin a copy of the U.S. Constitution -- or better yet, read it to her slowly. The up-and-coming legal scholar/vice presidential candidate is scared for her own First Amendment rights because of "attacks" from reporters who claim she is engaging in negative campaign tactics.
When Sarah Palin brags about the self-reliance of her state, she doesn't mention the mobile command communications vehicle, bought with federal dollars to help keep her home town of 7,028 safe from terrorism. Thanks in part to an anti-terrorism bonanza, Alaska is one of the greatest per-capita beneficiaries of federal funding among the 50 states.