Sarah Palin is slamming the U.S. government for using our American war heroes as “political pawns” in the current standoff over the federal budget.
In vintage Palin fashion, however, she is sort of doing the same thing.
Palin led a big rally in Washington to protest the government shutdown that has closed national monuments to visitors, calling such closures "shameful."
The 2008 Republican V.P. nominee feels Congress is using the veterans' plight to play on the sympathies of the American public. Not a bad point.
Political leanings aside, you can at least see why someone would say that ... but Palin was flanked by vets at her attention-grabbing stunt at the WWII memorial.
Pretty much the definition of irony. Good dig at Joe Biden, though.