See also Post 46 on that thread. IMHO a good article written by a Rabbi (dont recall seeing this one before).That article was from 2011, in the aftermath of the months-long attacks on Governor Palin following the Gabby Giffords shooting.
It's just a reminder how isolated she is in the political arena. Until Senator Cruz came along, I can't think of any public official that stood up for her in the clutch. She's a pariah to almost every elected representative.
They are terrified of someone that actually stands by their beliefs.
Agree! My apologies for not including you on my post - since you posted that article.