HEATHER MACDONALD ON THE PALIN PICK: Republicans betray their principles by playing identity politics.
On the other hand, here’s what Doc Searls says: “Struck me as pretty smart, though maybe a little too smart for McCainâ€™s own good. . . . Also FWIW, I know a lot of Hillary partisans, and if anything the Palin selection helps them rationalize voting for Obama.” He also links to this critical post by Richard Bennett.