"Ridicule? Is that all you can muster? Congratulations." most of them are along this vein. respectful in the we expected more from you than this vein. Perhaps Obama is raising everyone's game including commenters.
"As something of a Palin booster, I'm having some flop sweats at the idea it's actually happening. You've heard all the usual pros and cons, here are a few added thoughts off the top of my head." this from a booster.... provincial, not ready for primetime, inexperienced, etc.