Lefty: Did you hear? Sarah Palin wrote notes on her palm!
Anybody capable of walking and chewing gum at the same time: So?
But do they ever learn? No, no they don't.
Anti-Palin Faux-troversy of the Day: The Black Bracelet
I thank Yale Graduate School student Eric Robinson for his service to the country in Iraq and Afghanistan.So, what did Sarah do this time that sent the usual subjects off on their very short trip to Nutsville? She wore a black bracelet with her son Track's name engraved on it. What, you're not shocked, disgusted, repulsed? Did I mention that Track is alive? Still don't get it? Well, Eric Robinson thought he had his "gotcha" moment.
But Robinson's hit piece on Sarah Palin, Palin’s bigger blunder, leads me to believe Robinson has succumbed to the New Haven funny water, either that, or he is spending too much time with Bruce Ackerman over at the law school.
Robinson refers to the bracelet as a "memorial" bracelet and claims that Palin has either show her disdain for military families or her ignorance by wearing one with name of her living son on it. Thing is, according to the manufacturer, HeroBracelet, Palin is wearing a deployed hero bracelet. Oh, and Vice President Joe Biden has one for his son as well.
After writing that Palin's wearing of the bracelet was "horrifying" the aptly named Crooks and Liars followed up with this:
UPDATE: Looks like the original writer and I should have fact checked more closely. Per a comment at the original op-ed:About Ms. Palin's HeroBracelet.
We sent her those bracelets during the last election. When we learned that her son, Track and Senator Biden's son were both being deployed overseas, we sent them both Deployed HeroBracelets with their son's names.
We've been providing Deployed HeroBracelets since 2004 for families to wear while their loved ones were serving. They can be made from sterling, copper, leather or bronze colored anodized aluminum (black is reserved for KIA).[..]
So she isn't out of line for wearing the Deployed HeroBracelet. There are ten's of thousands of families around the country wearing them right now. On the HeroBracelets web site, we've got hundreds of letters from families, many vowing to not take the bracelet off till their loved one comes home.