Palin is the Republican Obama

(Blog Post) Obama and Palin represent opposing versions of the same identity politics. Based primarily on personality, love, or hatred for the other, it is politics driven primarily by emotion–not logic. If you don’t believe me, try telling an Obama-loving Democrat that he is no different from a Palin-loving Republican or vice versa. Even the soundest reasoning will do little to quell the forthcoming rage. Full Story »

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by Jon Mitchell - Jan. 20, 2011

This is almost an interesting comparison. Certainly, in the ways they're treated by their bases vs. their detractors, there is a parallel between Obama and Palin. However, it seems that a full-borne comparison of two politicians should also compare their policy agendas. I don't think the analogy really stands up there.

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