This Exists: The Sarah Palin Battle Hymn

Honestly, I’m not even sure what to say about this.

And, no, this isn’t tonight’s edition of OTB Latenight

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. anjin-san says:

    They say there is no hell… but there is.

    Save your sanity. If you listened to that, click on this link at once:

  2. Terrye says:

    And Obama has school children singing his praises.

  3. anjin-san says:


    When kids do something like that it is cute. When adults do it, well, it is scary. And bastardizing the Battle Hymn of the Republic for political purposes is kinda disrespectful, no?

  4. Trumwill says:

    School children praising the president in song has no bearing on the fact that this is pretty tasteless.

  5. Herb says:

    This is a church service???

  6. commonsense says:


    At first I thought this was a skit from the Comedy Channel.

    I did not really realize that people like this actually existed until the last Presidential election.

    This is frightening because people like this listen to “wing nut” radio and believe the rhetoric. I’ll bet that at least 50% of Americans could not pass the same knowledge test we give to people immigrating to the US.

    Nothing like praising an person that can’t remember what magazines she reads. This reminds me of the 1985 film Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome!

  7. jfoobar says:

    The U.S. of A. She takes all kinds.

  8. TG Chicago says:

    It’s funny how someone like Terrye feels a need to defend or explain or make equivalences when confronted with something as goofy as this. Why not just say “Man, those folks are goofy!” It’s not like people are saying that these are average Palin supporters. They’re clearly off the deep end. Why is it so hard just to say so?

    Anyway, like Herb, I wondered: are they in a church? The book in front of the podium looks like a Bible, and the podium looks a bit like a pulpit. And in the background, there’s something on the wall which could be the bottom of a crucifix (or not). How odd to sing this anywhere, but even odder to sing it in church.

  9. Neil Hudelson says:


    When a small kid craps his pants, its embarrassing but forgiveable. When a grown man does it, its disgusting and shameful.

    See how your equivalency works now?

  10. Carol Wesson says:

    All you liberals need to lighten up. Herb, this was not done during a church service.