Sarah Palin slams Correspondents' Dinner as "pathetic"

"Yuk it up media and pols," she wrote on her Facebook page, also calling the attendees "DC assclowns"

By Jillian Rayfield

Published April 28, 2013 3:23PM (EDT)

Sarah Palin is no fan of the White House Correspondents' Dinner: The former Alaska governor took to Facebook and Twitter to mock the "DC assclowns" who attended the festivities."Yuk it up media and pols," she wrote on her Facebook page. "While America is buried in taxes and a fight for our rights, the permanent political class in DC dresses up and has a prom to make fun of themselves. No need for that, we get the real joke."

Palin also tweeted:

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