Does Sarah Palin Need an Alcohol Intervention?

by The Drink Nation on Aug 15, 2014 in Culture
Does Sarah Palin Need an Alcohol Intervention?

For the second time in a month, Sarah Palin’s strange behavior has prompted many Americans to wonder if she may have a drinking problem. If so, perhaps it’s time someone intervenes and gets her some help.

In late July, the former Alaska Governor and Fox News pundit delivered a 30 minute-plus incoherent — and at times slurred — speech at the Western Conservative Summit in Colorado. Youtube videos show her babbling on aimlessly, touching on the usual right-wing hot topics like Benghazi and impeaching President Obama. But at no point does she make any sense.

More recently, she’s turned up looking bleary-eyed on her own TV channel spewing a stream of similar nonsensical blather that was intended as a response to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s comments on fast food workers and their need for a livable wage. Out of the gate, she’s talking in circles:

“We believe — wait, I thought fast food joints — er. Don’t you guys think that they are of the devil or something? Liberals, you want to send those evil employees who would dare work at a fast food joint that you just don’t believe in — thought you wanted to send them to purgatory or something until they all go vegan! Wages and picket lines. I don’t know. They’re not often discussed in purgatory, are they? I don’t know. Why are you even worried about fast food wages?”

Watch for yourself in the clip below: 

Chronic alcohol abuse is no joke, and can cause both serious medical and psychiatric problems. Not to mention the untold damage it inflicts upon family and loved ones. Here’s hoping Palin gets the help she needs.

Photo: Flickr user sskennel

 

 


Tags: News
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Play Around at These NYC Bars with Games

Play Around at These NYC Bars with Games

We're rounding up the best New York City bars around with billiards, darts, and everything in between....read more ›

by Kerry Jepsen Nov 14, 2017
Get in Formation: A Beyonce-Themed Bar is Coming to Brooklyn

Get in Formation: A Beyonce-Themed Bar is Coming to Brooklyn

Starting on December 1, Brooklyn bar Leyenda will transform itself into a real-life Beyhive for the holidays in honor of Beyonce....read more ›

by The Drink Nation Nov 14, 2017
Deck Your Halls With These Whiskey-Filled Ornaments

Deck Your Halls With These Whiskey-Filled Ornaments

Forget the tinsel and string lights - the UK's Lakes Distillery has released a line of booze-filled ornaments just in time to make your holiday season...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Nov 14, 2017
SPONSORED
Han Dynasty to Host Wu Tang Beer Dinner, November 20

Han Dynasty to Host Wu Tang Beer Dinner, November 20

Back by popular demand is Han Dynasty's Wu Tang Beer Dinner featuring Ghostface Killah in person, which will take place in Brooklyn on Monday, Novembe...read more ›

by Drink NYC Nov 10, 2017
Napa Valley is Running a Christmas-Themed Wine Train to the 'North Pole' For the Holidays

Napa Valley is Running a Christmas-Themed Wine Train to the 'North Pole' For the Holidays

If you've ever wanted to travel to the North Pole for the holidays, you can - but you have to get to the Napa ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Nov 6, 2017
Where to Celebrate World Gin Day in New York City

Where to Celebrate World Gin Day in New York City

On November 7, we'll celebrate World Gin Day, and here's where you should go in New York City to raise a glass to this eternally popular spirit....read more ›

by Kerry Jepsen Nov 6, 2017
Brace Yourself: A Wine Shortage is Imminent

Brace Yourself: A Wine Shortage is Imminent

Europe is bracing for the lowest wine yield in decades, dropping 14% from 2016....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Nov 6, 2017
Delta is Now Serving Complimentary Prosecco on Select Flights

Delta is Now Serving Complimentary Prosecco on Select Flights

Delta Airlines is now serving complimentary prosecco on all of its international flights, including to coach customers....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Nov 6, 2017
A Rare Sam Adams Beer, Utopia, Is Being Released

A Rare Sam Adams Beer, Utopia, Is Being Released

Sam Adams has released their biennial Utopias beer, a barrel aged ale that is illegal in 12 states due to its high alcohol content....read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Oct 31, 2017
A Canadian Man is Suing an Airline for a Ridiculous Champagne-Related Reason

A Canadian Man is Suing an Airline for a Ridiculous Champagne-Related Reason

This Canadian man has sued an airline for a champagne-related reason you won't believe....read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Oct 31, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close