Seven tips for Republican hopefuls

Tip No 4: Be Prepared to Outlast Palin Fever.  The big question is if Sarah Palin will decide to run for president. It’s anyone’s guess at this point, and I don’t think even she knows the answer. If she enters the race, there will be a proverbial tsunami of media coverage for months. Don’t panic and ride it out. The cream always rises to the top and at some point she is going to have to do something other than come up with clever sound bites…

Tip No. 6: Make Friends With Rachel Maddow. You’ve got to do interviews outside of Fox News. This isn’t an option, you can’t become president talking only to Greta Van Susteren.