"Stay home and do your job and your homework. You'll still be a national figure come the primaries. But if you can't surprise your detractors with your grasp of policy when you re-emerge on the national stage, you won't win the nomination. More important, you won't deserve to."Fair advice. He received a lot of critical email - along with positive ones too -- and responded to several in the Corner around Noon, ending his post with
"One last thing: It's a holiday weekend. I don't plan on posting Palin-related e-mail all weekend. Feel free to send your thoughts, but I don't expect to run a Palin seminar all weekend."I guess Palin had other plans in mind for his 4th of July.