Originally Posted by AkamaruChewtoy
Again, I don't see Sarah Palin's popularity as negative. A lot of people believe in and support her.
And Nero had many supporters, but that didn't stop History to paint his existence as austere.
After the 2008 PE, she burned herself badly enough to make her resign from being governor of Alaska before the end of her term to save face (at least I remember so, correct me if I'm wrong).
But I admit I can be biased here, because she didn't make much scientist friends after opposing steam cell research and supporting creationism as a valid alternative in education.