Palin may excite the base, but that's not helping Don Young, her state's incumbent GOP Congressman. He just eked out a primary victory over Palin's choice, Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell (who's passing on a recount since he seems to be having too much fun playing Gov. while his boss is off making speeches). But a poll taken right after Palin's selection as McCain's right-hand woman found him trailing Democratic challenger Ethan Berkowitz 54–37. (A DailyKos poll taken this week shows Young bumping up to trail just 53–39... but as my commenters will tell you, DailyKos is junk.)
Boy, looks like another example of Palin not being able to do much to help a septuagenarian Washington veteran beat an energetic 40-something Harvard grad.
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