While the boldface names of D.C. mixed it up with Hollywood stars and the who’s-who in journalism and media, Sarah Palin–like the rest of us–watched the the White House Correspondents’ dinner on television.
And based on her late-night Facebook post and tweet, it seems like the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential hopeful felt a little left out.
It started with this post on Facebook:
Yuk it up media and pols. While America is buried in taxes and a fight for our rights, the permanent political class in DC dresses up and has a prom to make fun of themselves. No need for that, we get the real joke.
The “real joke” here, as The Washington Post pointed out, is that even though Palin–who has been invited on at least two occasions–has never attended the dinner, just two years ago she was ’yuking’ it up at the 2011 Vanity Fair and msnbc after-parties.
Palin’s huband, Todd, and daughter, Bristol, have both attended the annual soiree, which makes the tweet she sent 10 minutes later even more ridiculous:
— Sarah Palin (@SarahPalinUSA) April 28, 2013
So that would also make Todd and Bristol … well… we won’t go there.
But here’s Martin’s advise for the former darling of the Fox News right, grappling with the fading limelight: