Sarah Palin's Loss 'Never Gets Old': Alaska Defeat Sparks Memes, Joke
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Author - joshai
After losing her bid to keep Alaska's only seat in the House of Representatives, Sarah Palin became the object of ridicule and mockery online.
Palin, former Alaska governor, lost to Peltola in the second election just three months after the Democrat won a special election in late august to replace Republican Congressman Don Young
Peltola will begin her full term as the first Alaska Native woman in Congress. She increased her vote share by beating Palin in the midterm elections, beating Palin -endorsed Palin 55 percent to 45 percent.
This result ended Palin's political comeback attempt. It also proved that the expected "red wave" of midterm elections did not materialize. the anotherTrump-backed candidate lost their respective races.
After Palin's defeat was confirmed, memes and jokes were everywhere on social media.
"Third time that I've seen Sarah Palin lose, it never gets old," tweeted Jeff Singer (elections editor at The Daily Kos)
Brian Tyler Cohen, a political commentator, wrote that Mary Peltola defeated Sarah Palin and was the first Democrat to represent Alaska at the House in 50-years