A reader recommends this Jake Tapper piece (link fixed) on the graspy and backstabbing Sarah Palin. He suggests a parallel with Arkansas's former governor, Mike Huckabee, a potential presidential rival in 2012. Just saying.
ALSO ON THE NATIONAL SCENE: Want to be creeped out? Read Jonathan Alter's imagining of a horror story -- "How McCain won the election."
HOW TO DO IT: Republicans also hope to win by suppressing hundreds of thousands of votes on typos and other trivial grounds. Rolling Stone explains.