Sarah Palin's InTrade presidential odds dive in wake of Giffords shooting

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The mere fact that Sarah Palin’s rhetoric is being discussed in connection with yesterday’s shooting is hurting her perceived odds of becoming the next President.

Here’s a look at her InTrade contract via Business Insider (note the cluster of trades on Saturday, and bear in mind that InTrade is based in Ireland, hence the time being later in the evening).

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