Palin no fan of ‘pathetic’ #nerdprom
April 28th, 2013
01:41 PM ET
2 years ago

Palin no fan of ‘pathetic’ #nerdprom

(CNN) - Conan O’Brien and President Barack Obama may have had the political crowd in high spirits at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, but in Alaska, Sarah Palin wasn’t laughing.

“Yuk it up media and pols,” the former Alaska governor wrote on her Facebook page. “While America is buried in taxes and a fight for our rights, the permanent political class in DC dresses up and has a prom to make fun of themselves. No need for that, we get the real joke.”

On Twitter she was even more barbed.

“That #WHCA was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our asses off while these DC assclowns throw themselves a #nerdprom,” she wrote.

While this year’s dinner may have rubbed Palin the wrong way, she’s shown a little more love for the annual event in the past. In 2011, she attended an afterparty sponsored by Vanity Fair and Bloomberg News, held at the home of the French ambassador in Washington.

But she’s never attended the event, and has long mocked what she calls the “lamestream media” for an overly cozy relationship with the political establishment.

soundoff (583 Responses)
  1. Pat in IL

    I've never heard that there is anything that she likes. The amount of anger and hatred that she carries around has made her a very unhappy and ugly person. We should really just feel sorry for her, but it's hard to when she gets so ridiculously nasty just to get her name in the "lamestream media".

    April 28, 2013 04:25 pm at 4:25 pm |
  2. DBOS

    Lighten up Sarah...if the GOP had been in office you would have been there yukking it up with them. Ronald Reagan was a master in holding court at these events. Maybe you need a lesson in this fact, which would explain why the GOP would not let you within 10 feet of the White House. And I say this as a long time registered Republican.

    April 28, 2013 04:26 pm at 4:26 pm |
  3. Nancy

    Palin needs to get a life!

    April 28, 2013 04:27 pm at 4:27 pm |
  4. Cooper

    Why does the media report what this has been says? America already knows everyone is smarter than her. Please give it a rest

    April 28, 2013 04:28 pm at 4:28 pm |
  5. Lisa

    Lord, when will she go away? Please tell us when!!!!!

    April 28, 2013 04:30 pm at 4:30 pm |
  6. local

    Plain reminds mean of a bobble head. That is more than likely more intelligent than she is.

    April 28, 2013 04:31 pm at 4:31 pm |
  7. northerstar

    This has been a tradition started in the 1920s to bring the President & Press together for 1 night to help improve press/President relations. Palin needs to fade away quietly as her comments are increasingly less relevant and more ridiculous. This is silly.

    April 28, 2013 04:31 pm at 4:31 pm |
  8. wolfyb

    Why does the news still talk about Sarah Pain? She is old news, total self-absorbed, a quitter and big looooooser.

    April 28, 2013 04:32 pm at 4:32 pm |
  9. benfe08

    Funny to hear the whinning from the loser queen who didn't get invited to the 'prom.'

    April 28, 2013 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  10. Engineer in Raleigh

    Republicans – how does it feel to have voted for this woman?

    April 28, 2013 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  11. Rusty

    Somehow, I can't take Sarah seriously when she speaks of work. Dropping out of the governorship to become a reality TV star...then getting dropped by FOX. And she's supposed to know something about "work"?

    April 28, 2013 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  12. FastEddie

    Poor SP. She's just bitter and jealous because she knows she will never, ever get to be one of those "DC assclowns." Keep being your irrelevant self, SP!

    April 28, 2013 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  13. Independent Voter

    She's the biggest joke of all.

    April 28, 2013 04:33 pm at 4:33 pm |
  14. benfe08

    Funny to hear from the loser queen who didn't get invited and never will.

    April 28, 2013 04:34 pm at 4:34 pm |
  15. Tom King

    I am amazed that she still persists; just like Bachman- lies lies and more lies. She works for a living???? never a day so far!!!! It disappoints me that people like Palin, bachman, and Rove actually can breath the same air that we breath. They are the scum that feeds those who have no clue and support them. It seems to me that there is no hope for the human race when these people can survive!!!!

    April 28, 2013 04:36 pm at 4:36 pm |
  16. John

    Palin is just upset that no one with any influence, brains, or common sense takes her seriously. She has made sure that she keeps peeking out in the media to say "I'm here! Look at me!" But she has nothing relevant to say. She's not stupid. She's just not a real player.

    April 28, 2013 04:36 pm at 4:36 pm |
  17. pattysboi

    Palin is the one who's a joke. She's yet to realize that her 15 minutes of fame were up a LONG time ago.

    April 28, 2013 04:37 pm at 4:37 pm |
  18. retphxfire

    This woman is so ignorant and such a narcissus she just can't get 'it', the irony and hypocracy. When will people finally turn their backs on the palins and bachmanns of the world? To paraphrase: "have they no decency. haven't they done enough?" We don't need the perverted reasoning of a palin or the echo of 1930's Germany in a bachmann. I have to think most Americans are smarter than it appears and have finally seen the danger of hollowness of these two.

    April 28, 2013 04:38 pm at 4:38 pm |
  19. Anonymous

    Blah blah....blahblahblah.

    April 28, 2013 04:39 pm at 4:39 pm |
  20. RobynH

    Wow! Sarah couldn't even get a date to the nerdprom?
    She really has become the endless buffet of punchlines,
    Who isn't even welcome at the freaks and geeks table.

    April 28, 2013 04:39 pm at 4:39 pm |
  21. richellelj

    I don't understand why this warranted press coverage. Just quit mentioning her and maybe she'll go away.

    April 28, 2013 04:39 pm at 4:39 pm |
  22. Jack

    Oh, lady you are so out of touch! And a disgrace to female gender. My wife has more class and intelligence in her little toe nail. Barbara Bush is right "Stay Home"! Maybe your kids can teach you something, if you can keep your mouth shut for more 15 seconds.

    You couldn't even finish the job the Alaskans elected you to! You're pathetic! Please delete your twitter account and do us all a favor!

    April 28, 2013 04:41 pm at 4:41 pm |
  23. DJ Reality

    You Know what is truly pathetic? Sarah Plain's continual whining. She couldn't hack it as a governor. Quitting on her state, then thinking the world gives a darn what she thinks. She's a quitter and that in my book makes her useless.

    April 28, 2013 04:42 pm at 4:42 pm |
  24. Mona

    I sure would love to have Ms.Sara read all these fine compliments....but even if she did, do ya think she'd get it?
    NOT.......................................................................NOT...................................................................................NOT!

    April 28, 2013 04:42 pm at 4:42 pm |
  25. Cyric

    Why so angry, angry lady....

    April 28, 2013 04:43 pm at 4:43 pm |
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