Gideon Rachman, FT
[She was a big juicy hunk of red meat to the Blue America and the centrists too though, wasn't she? If you agree with the FT that America is a country of about 40 per cent conservatives, 40 per cent moderates and 20 per cent liberals, and you consider where McCain was in the polls prior to picking Palin....FAIL."]
Possible essay question for the next generation of historians:
Could Bush have avoided the Crash of 2008 and saved the Republican Party by bailing out Lehman Bros?