She’s been mocked ruthlessly in the mainstream media ever since the day her middle-American way of ‘straight talk’ made its way into American living rooms during her 2008 VP run with John McCain.
Sarah Palin. The former Alaskan governor has been a legend since she hit the national stage; quite literally, because many remember her as the Tina Fey-portrayed parody who actually believes she can see Russia from her living room (an urban legend).
Not that Sarah Palin. We’re talking about the flesh-and-blood person who was a governor, Fox News commentator, reality TV personality, author and political pundit.
In what would be a sweet bit of revenge for the hard left giving mainstream America the most divisive president in history for eight years, ABC News reports “sources” say President-elect Trump is in talks with its nemesis — yeah, Sarah Palin — for a Cabinet position.
The New York Post reported the “devasting” development:
Sarah Palin is being considered for Donald Trump’s Cabinet.
The former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential nominee is a contender for Department of Veterans Affairs secretary, ABC reported.
The Post adds an additional key bit of background information:
Last week Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway suggested Palin wouldn’t be joining the administration at the cabinet level.
“I know that they’re close and that she’s been a great, loyal friend and adviser to him throughout the campaign, but I haven’t seen her as part of the cabinet mix,” Conway told Fox News’ “The Kelly File.”
Conway quickly added: “But that doesn’t mean that she’s not.”
In the midst of a cacophony of speculation about Trump’s potential Cabinet picks, one has to treat such reports from unnamed sources with skepticism.
The following message accompanied it:
“We should be grateful we’ll soon have a commander-in-chief who will champion our vets and honor the promises our nation made; a pro-private sector individual who surely understands bigger government is NOT the answer; a President who promised to drain the swamp and clean up all government corruption… all things our vets and active duty troops deserve.”
Palin also shot out a similar message on Twitter:
We should be grateful we'll soon have a commander-in-chief who will champion our vets and honor the promises our… https://t.co/lb5wdrlrWu
— Sarah Palin (@SarahPalinUSA) November 30, 2016
— Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) November 30, 2016
Sarah Palin as VA Secretary seems completely insane until you remember that Donald Trump was just elected President.
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) November 30, 2016
What HONESTLY qualifies Sarah Palin to run the office of Veterans Affairs…seeing russia from your backyard is NOT a qualification
— A MATTHEWS (@MzSparkle_1) November 30, 2016
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) November 30, 2016
— Steve Mullis (@stevemullis) November 30, 2016