Howard Kurtz improves GOP talking points about Palin Blog ››› September 8, 2008 3:20 PM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? And how "she was mauled, minimized and manhandled by an openly skeptical media establishment." Daily Howler points out Kurtz' proof for said mauling it pretty thin. Short Link copy link Posted In Elections We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.