Sarah Palin has become an instant celebrity in the political world, a phenomenon that has shaken up the presidential race.
A beehived governor from a huge oil state with a sharp accent and a tart tongue? We’ve been there.
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to the mission of the Houston Press. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Houston’s stories with no paywalls.
Support Our Journalism
Ann Richards lit up the 1988 Democratic convention much as Palin did the GOP convention 20 years later. There are a lot of similarities, and a lot of differences, between the two, as the chart after the jump shows.