Palinites, Latinos, Tea Partiers, Women, Oh My!

It's getting choppy out there for the ever-more-extremist GOP. In Alaska, the Palin candidate is getting a run for his money from write-in Lisa Murkowski. Money quote:

"It looks like Alaska Democrats may be planning to do some strategic voting. Nearly four in ten Democratic likely voters say they plan to write in Murkowski's name. That's an indication that a lot of Democrats are more interested in defeating Miller than they are in electing a member of their own party."

Palin-loathing is growing in her own state. Meanwhile, this is not exactly going to help the GOP with the Latino or the Tea Party vote:

Gloria Allred claims when [Whitman's] housekeeper was hired 9 years ago through an agency, Whitman never asked if she was in the U.S. legally. And, during her employment, Santillan told Whitman she couldn't travel to Mexico. And, Allred said, Whitman found out Santillan's Social Security number didn't match her name, but Whitman did nothing... That all changed, Allred says, when Whitman launched her campaign for Governor, realizing having an illegal alien on board was a liability ... and fired her. Santillan says Whitman treated her "like a piece of garbage" by letting her go.

Even Malkin can't defend this one:

Heckuva job, California Pubbies!

Meanwhile, two leading Republicans, DeMint and Coburn, essentially filibuster a National Women's History Museum. How do you manage to offend Latinos, Tea-Partiers and women? In one news cycle?