In his November 30 Politico column ,
Joe Scarborough rips Sarah Palin whose "anti-intellectualism" threatens
the GOP's success in 2012. With a scathing indictment of Palin's
presidential aspirations, Scarborough asks Republicans secretly critical
of Palin to stand up and voice their opposition to her presidential
Scarborough questioned the former Alaska governor's basic intelligence for even considering running for the presidency, although he admits later in the article that Palin "is not a stupid woman" but "does not know what she does not know."
"What man or mouse with a fully functioning human brain and a resume as thin as Palin's would flirt with a presidential run?" Scarborough asks, discreetly mocking former Delaware Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell (R) for her belief that American scientists have infused human brain cells into mice.