Sorry this is so short---a busy life and lots of online writing responsibilities are preventing regular blogging in the short run.
But this I have to say. Negative campaigns are nothing new, obviously. But Palin's crack about "palin' around with domestic terrorists" is over the top, distasteful---and desperate.
Yes, negative campaigns work. I hope not this time. Surely voters can grasp that campaigns go negative when they can't compete based on their platform? And spinning facts is one thing---extreme exaggeration and malicious innuendo is quite another. Nothing illegal or improper happened here. In fact, a community benefited.
I see partisan glee at such attacks, but here's my question---why would we elect someone we already know will lie to us?