My Sarah Palin Romance - The New York Times
It was, however, a very brief romance.
And look, if one looks back at this very blog (no, I'm not going to help you find it), one will see that I too thought that her very first appearance on the national stage showed an impressive and natural confidence that might work well. But then, as Douthat says, she had to talk national policy to the media, and it all fell apart.
So I actually have a bit of sympathy here for Ross. But I still don't think he knows the way forward for the Republicans. No one on the Right has a proper grip on what has happened to the American Right, if you ask me.