Don't pander to me, kid. (lidane) wrote in ontd_political,
Don't pander to me, kid.

Sarah Palin's first public appearance after the Tuscon tragedy -- a gun show

Because really, it's the height of Presidential gravitas and seriousness to go to speak at a gun show while a member of Congress is in the hospital after being shot in the head.

I'll give Caribou Barbie the benefit of the doubt and assume this was booked in advance of the shooting since most public speaking engagements are set weeks in advance, but still. Would it kill this woman to show even the slightest bit of empathy or class?


Sarah Palin to speak in Nevada
By JENNIFER EPSTEIN | 1/14/11 7:44 AM EST Updated: 1/14/11 10:49 AM EST

The former vice presidential candidate and possible 2012 presidential hopeful is headed to Safari Club International’s convention later this month in Reno, Nev. - one of the key early presidential primary states.

Organizers made the announcement that Palin would be appearing at the gun-related gathering less than a week after the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that badly injured her and left six dead.

Palin is scheduled to keynote the pro-hunting group’s huge annual meeting on Jan. 29 - 20,000 are expected from around the world - with a speech on “her past hunting experiences and how politics affect the current state of hunting and fishing,” according to a Safari Club website. Tickets for the event are already sold out.

Tags: sarah palin / palin family, you stay classy

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