Here's an interesting twist in the talk about the presidential election:
From Clinton to Palin to Bachmann: Why Some Dems Now Support GOP Women (from CNN, posted July 19, 2011).
Definitely food for thought.
After all, such a cross-over was do-able for some of the African-American community (think Colin Powell, and possibly Condaleezza Rice, in the 2008 election of Barack Obama).
Many thanks to the savvy girls at Smart Girl Politics (a new fave site you should check out), whose link took me to this story.