No, Conservatives Aren't Really Turning on Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's problems on the right are overrated.

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit September 26, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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If there is a political fact lab-tested to irritate reporters, it is this: Sarah Palin may be the most famous politician in America with a journalism degree. The University of Idaho graduate, who holds a bachelor's degree in communications with a focus on the life of kings, baits and commands the media like few people with her resume. If her power is fading—and five and a half years after she quit the governor's office, it is—she's still able to bait the press into covering her and mocking her, while she has the last chuckle at them.

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