October 13th, 2010
08:51 PM ET
8 years ago

Analysis: A Sarah Palin moment

8:49 p.m. – O’Donnell couldn't answer the same question that stumped Sarah Palin in her interview with Katie Couric — about recent Supreme Court decisions.

Filed under: Debate Analysis • Delaware
soundoff (56 Responses)
  1. Marilynn

    It was like watching, "Are you smarter than a....career politician?

    October 13, 2010 09:14 pm at 9:14 pm |
  2. Dave

    She gave the same answer. "I'll post it on my website". What a tart.

    October 13, 2010 09:17 pm at 9:17 pm |
  3. Kev

    Our nation's economy is on the brink with Congress and the Administration in lala land unrestrained spending.....who gives a rip about the Supreme Court. What stupid, out of touch line of questioning.

    October 13, 2010 09:17 pm at 9:17 pm |
  4. Demonot

    Invoking Sarah Palin's name as a put down. Ted Turner created, & Red Jane Fonda shaped SheNN isn't biased against Conservatives or anything...

    October 13, 2010 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  5. Democritic

    Neither could Coon's. He only repeated something they already discussed.

    October 13, 2010 09:21 pm at 9:21 pm |
  6. dumbass

    no kidding that takes a real person and not a half baked pie

    October 13, 2010 09:29 pm at 9:29 pm |
  7. Clwyd

    Of course she couldn't she's a republican!

    October 13, 2010 09:29 pm at 9:29 pm |
  8. checktothepower

    This is not fair to the process.This is why NO ONE watches CNN.Soon to be out of business.

    October 13, 2010 09:29 pm at 9:29 pm |
  9. Alistair

    She's such a clown just like Sarah Palin.

    October 13, 2010 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  10. Rick

    Are we surprised at this?

    October 13, 2010 09:43 pm at 9:43 pm |
  11. Anonymous

    O’Donnell came across as well coached but ill informed

    October 13, 2010 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
  12. George of the jungle

    why do people keep voteing for these idiots who know nothing about government but to trash talk it. They couldnt run this countery if they wanted to and are pawns for big businees who is backing these morons.

    October 13, 2010 09:52 pm at 9:52 pm |
  13. Dt

    Lol i like that. i am having a sarah palin moment, lol

    October 13, 2010 09:58 pm at 9:58 pm |
  14. MS

    Well the apple doesn't fall far from the Cauldron I guess

    October 13, 2010 10:38 pm at 10:38 pm |
  15. barry

    Why would that matter? Could Coons? Oh wait I'm sure he got a copy of the questions prior to the debate. Coon wins anyway this whole thing is a waste of time and resources. Should have had SNL do the debate.

    October 13, 2010 10:48 pm at 10:48 pm |
  16. cane

    Why would anyone expect her to answer that sort of question?

    October 13, 2010 11:07 pm at 11:07 pm |
  17. CuadRose

    O'Donnell like Palin, is a cute face, nice hair and no substance. Neither one of these women could represent this woman. They are puppets/parrots/no originality.

    October 13, 2010 11:12 pm at 11:12 pm |
  18. Dabbygag

    :::Gasp::: SHOCKING!! Yeah right!

    October 13, 2010 11:17 pm at 11:17 pm |
  19. Tracy

    I know you all are not surprised right?? Those two women make women look stupid and irrelevant.

    October 13, 2010 11:28 pm at 11:28 pm |
  20. Ann

    This was another evidence that she is a sham – a clown masquerading as a public servant. Wake up Delaware! You deserve someone much better than ODonnel.l

    October 13, 2010 11:31 pm at 11:31 pm |
  21. Stacy Drake

    Why a Sarah Palin moment???????????
    Why not a Barack "I live in a country that has 57 states" Obama moment?

    Another transparent leftist shill with a the title of "journalist."

    October 14, 2010 12:09 am at 12:09 am |
  22. Sal

    Doesn't surprise me I mean c'mon Palin endorsed this sad excuse for a politician.

    October 14, 2010 02:31 am at 2:31 am |
  23. Ken in NC

    It might have helped if someone had explained to her what the Supreme Court is. Why waste her time anywaywith senseless "Gotcha" questions? LOL

    October 14, 2010 04:12 am at 4:12 am |
  24. jules sand-perkins

    There are a few races around the country that I hope will be won by Democrats, although I am a staunch Republican. The O'Donnell Affair is one.
    Candidates like O'Donnell could only have gotten on ballots as expected reactions to the unbelievable incompetence of President Obama.
    I had hoped he would do well in office: who would have dreamed that President Obama could have failed THIS miserably.
    Of course, the nation's reaction is going to include some O'Donnells and Angles as a result of Obama's bottom.

    October 14, 2010 04:13 am at 4:13 am |
  25. TangledThorns

    The reason why Christine and other conservatives couldn't name one is because the Supreme Court hasn't been an issue for them. Thank you John Roberts!

    October 14, 2010 07:33 am at 7:33 am |
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