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During Sunday's NASCAR race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Michael Waltrip said 'strategery' by accident in the booth, then attributed the use of the word to Sarah Palin. Guess who's mad?
Politico says Sarah Palin's bus tour is a "rolling menace careening up the East Coast," breaking speed limits and running red lights. They think the tour's about politics, when it's actually Palin pitching a sequel to "Smokey & The Bandit."
Before settling for a more traditional launch of its Cruze small sedan, Chevrolet ad execs pitched a spot featuring Republican star Sarah Palin and comedy doppelganger Tina Fey. Why did it die? Too hot for Government Motors.