After splashing onto the public stage in 2008 as John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin kept a fairly low-profile in 2012. But Republicans should seriously the former Alaska governor as their 2016 presidential nominee, conservative writer Charlotte Allen argues in The Los Angeles Times.
Palin would be an effective antidote to Mitt Romney's campaign, which got a million fewer votes than the 2008 McCain-Palin ticket. Palin would talk more like a normal voter would. Or, in a less charitable view, dumb it down.