The world found out today that Sarah Palin had filed for trademarks on the names Sarah Palin® and Bristol Palin® in 2010. Did she trademark the phrase "mama grizzly?" Can you no longer say that you, too can see Russia from your house? The twitter-verse had some things to say.
The Atlantic's Joshua Green noted that she was hardly the first.
Herman Cain did the tradema®k thing first
Brian Beutler had some suggestions for her complete trademarked title.
How about: Forme® Half-Term Governo® Sarah Palin® ?
Governor Palin (a parody account) thought the Wire was mis-attributing her.
@TheAtlanticWire - Actually, per the USPTO, please refer to me now as "Gov. Sarah Palin®, America's Greatest Living Legend."
And then there's Reuters with the cold, hard facts of the trademark world.
Sarah Palin trademark application refused - for now http://t.co/i5CSxc6
Guy Endore-Kaiser brought up some general good points about Palin's electability.
If you think Sarah Palin can’t be elected president, count how many people cheer for the noise meter at your next sporting event.
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