I say let the Republicans have her. Let Alaska keep her. Without trying make a pun, she is very close to being a poster child for the Peter Principle.It’s admittedly a rare gift to produce a paragraph in which whole clumps of words could be removed without noticeably affecting the sense, if any.
One of the comments to the article does make the point about Palin's experience in beauty pageants that does need to be read. I think the writer is on the money.