It's not just Fiorina and Whitman. More pols are distancing themselves from her, even nutcase Sharron Angle. Her last joint appearance with an actual candidate was September 16. Maybe her alienation of independents is something people actually trying to get elected understand. Or maybe the people cannot be fooled for long:

An ABC News/Washington Post poll released today reflects that view. Sarah Palin's seen as more interested in political division than in cooperation by 56-34 percent, and the Tea Party political movement gets a very similar 56-31 percent.

But Rubio will embrace her this Saturday.

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