"We believe that the best of America is in these small towns that we get to visit, and in these wonderful little pockets of what I call the real America." Those were among the most infamous words spoken by Sarah Palin during the 2008 election, when she was doing her damnedest to help John McCain lose his bid for the presidency. It was a desperate moment in an increasingly desperate campaign — a sound bite that probably contributed to the erosion of her popularity... More >>>