Palin no fan of ‘pathetic’ #nerdprom
April 28th, 2013
01:41 PM ET
5 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. livingston

    Sore loser. So how do does sour grapes taste, Palin?

    April 28, 2013 07:05 pm at 7:05 pm |
  2. PalinPerpetuallyPathetic

    Wow, just like the girl that doesn't get invited to the prom. Most people grow up. Palin just grows hatred.

    April 28, 2013 07:06 pm at 7:06 pm |
  3. mightyduk

    Everytime she appears in the public its another mail in the GOP coffin....go Sara!

    April 28, 2013 07:09 pm at 7:09 pm |
  4. SSampson

    Is this silly cow still talking???

    (I actually had different derogatory remarks.... but I figure the censor filter would have killed them – One of the words DID start with a C though)

    April 28, 2013 07:13 pm at 7:13 pm |
  5. man o man

    foul mouth quitter

    April 28, 2013 07:14 pm at 7:14 pm |
  6. Pete

    Palin where were you when Bushs were doing the same thing..Shut up and do us all a favor just stay irrelevant in Alaska ,you couldn't be a decent governor so why try being a publicist big mouth!!

    April 28, 2013 07:16 pm at 7:16 pm |
  7. jimmy

    and she is considered a "leader within the party". She couldn't lead us out of a paper bag. Don't ever leave the party Sarah, please, okay pretty please.

    April 28, 2013 07:19 pm at 7:19 pm |
  8. clarke

    Well isn't she nasty!

    April 28, 2013 07:25 pm at 7:25 pm |
  9. GOP = Greed Over People

    CNN, FOX does not report on the tundra twit's Facebook page, why in the name of all that is Holy, do you?

    April 28, 2013 07:34 pm at 7:34 pm |
  10. Tim Teller

    What a pill.

    April 28, 2013 07:35 pm at 7:35 pm |
  11. T get her older face into the press..............

    April 28, 2013 07:38 pm at 7:38 pm |
  12. John Mayo

    Let's see–a quitter, a whiner, a politician with thin skin–and finally a person shouting "look at me, look at me, I'm relevant".

    April 28, 2013 07:40 pm at 7:40 pm |
  13. Thinkergal

    I'm sure all attendees are devastated at her criticism. The event will probably be cancelled in the future to avoid upsetting Sarah.

    April 28, 2013 07:40 pm at 7:40 pm |
  14. liberal disease

    she has a point though, like her or not! you may call her a twit with millions of followers and millions of dollars made. Kind of like Obama!

    April 28, 2013 07:45 pm at 7:45 pm |
  15. jillib

    Oh poor sister Sarah, throwing a tantrum because she didn't get an invite.

    April 28, 2013 07:45 pm at 7:45 pm |
  16. Republicans Are The American Taliban

    She insults others because that's what Jesus would do.

    April 28, 2013 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  17. MaryM

    And the nerd prom is no fan of pathetic palin

    April 28, 2013 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  18. LeonardNelson

    Oh, Sarah, you are still acting like the bad loser high school home coming candidate. Such a person loves to do all she can to ruin it for everyone else. Such a person would enjoy spreading false vicious rumors about the victor. You lost and you are pissed off still. "So, who cares if they have their silly dinner, I don't want to be there anyway" says Sarah. You can act better than that.

    April 28, 2013 07:48 pm at 7:48 pm |
  19. jj

    "No need for that, we get the real joke.” it's you..

    April 28, 2013 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  20. yogi

    "The rest of America is out there working our asses off".....Uh Sarah for most of America it is weekend, and opening your mouth is equivalent of working your ass off? You know you are just one of the many GOP clowns, only your act is not funny at all and is mostly hot air. Secretly you are afraid that you would be the recipient of many jokes, that is why you didn't show up.

    April 28, 2013 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  21. fsmgroupie

    Palin -- the face of the GOP -- please stay right there and open your trap as often as possible

    April 28, 2013 07:52 pm at 7:52 pm |
  22. Tom

    Sarah Palin = moose flatulence

    April 28, 2013 07:54 pm at 7:54 pm |
  23. sparky

    No matter how much I hate journalists and politicians, if Palin hates them, I like them more.

    April 28, 2013 07:55 pm at 7:55 pm |
  24. gman

    I'm not a fan of Palin, but exactly why should these people get to live so high when the rest of America is suffering? The political process, the people who represent it, and the media should not be so cozy with one another. Its the media's job to try and keep these out of control political personas in control. It reminds me of old-style professional wrestling. In public they hated each other for the cameras. But when the cameras were turned-off, they all hugged and had dinner together. Don't get me wrong, Obama is certainly not the only high-profile politician to do this. But I guess when you represent the 1%, you need to kiss their proverbial *** sometimes?

    April 28, 2013 07:57 pm at 7:57 pm |
  25. Tim

    Why is she newsworthy? She says just enough to keep her name in the news. She has no relevance to anything.

    April 28, 2013 08:02 pm at 8:02 pm |
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