Sarah at the Gridiron Dinner highlights…


Palin said if GOP ticket had won last year, she would be veep and Biden would be “selling his book, Going Rogaine.”

Palin tells gridiron she loves her hotel room in DC: “I could see the russian embassy”

Palin takes a shot at steve schmidt, “if I ever need a bald campaign mgr,it appears all I am left w is james carville.”

Palin joke in speech re book travels : “the view is so much better from inside the bus than under it.”

Palin said she was addressing “leading journalists and intellectuals, or as I put it, a death panel.”

Palin said “sometimes you’ve got to trust your instincts and when you don’t, you end up in places like this ”

Palin jokes big announcement: “tomorrow I am going to Iowa ……noon to 3p at barnes & noble ”

Palin tells gridiron that in dc “I went out for a jog. Or as newsweek calls it–a photo shoot.”

Palin at gridiron jokes normally dem speaker next but: “McCain campaign staff asked if they could have that time for rebuttal.”


Best lines for Frank:

“I’m honored to be the second Jew to have that song dedicated to me,” after hearing the Gririron chorus mock his record as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee with a satirical rendition of “We Three Kings.”
On his bipartisanship: “I am grateful to a major Republican candidate, (New Jersey Gov.-elect) Chris Christie, for making it safe for fat guys to be in politics.”
On the relationship between politicians and the press: “Almost without exception, when someone in my business says , ‘I was quoted out of context,’ he means, ‘I wish I hadn’t said that.’ “

December 6, 2009. Tags: , , . Celebrities, Comedy, Entertainment, Obama Administration, Politics, Popular Culture.

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