Kristol doesn't disappoint:

Now we see why the liberal establishment has been trying for the last few days to destroy Sarah Palin. She is a threat to their hopes to take the White House this year, a threat to their broader claims to speak for youth, for women, and for the future, and a threat to their attempt to control the high ground in the culture war. After her stunning success last night, some in the liberal media may retire from the ring for a while. Others, with the threat now even more evident, may redouble their assaults and become even more desperate and vicious. Surely they’ll fail.

For an advance version of this piece, see here. I'm not sure that Google is the "liberal establishment." As for "destroy", the truth is: Americans were simply trying to find out who she is. Because the McCain campaign didn't bother.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to