01/23/16 - 6:29pm
Let’s hear it for Chuck and Sally Heath. And John McCain. And now Donald Trump. In 1964, Mr. and Mrs. Heath (they didn’t use “Ms.” back then) brought Sarah Palin into this world. As a kid, she was known as “Sarah Barracuda.” In 2008, McCain made her his vice-presidential candidate, and since then she’s been called a lot of other things. Finally, once she lived down to those descriptions, she ever so slowly faded from prominence, except in the eyes of the ultraconservatives who adamantly hold her close to their hearts.