Verb, (Political Slang) To nominate a Vice-Presidential candidate who initially appears to balance the electoral ticket, but ends up attracting only the most rabid and vociferous supporters from the other side of the party, thus ensuring you will lose your chance at the Presidency.
Guy1:"What did you think of Joe Biden as the VP choice?"
Guy2:" Well, I thought he was going to palienate the Right-wing Democrats with his pro-union schtick, but on the whole, looks like he's nailed it."
The effect on the Republican faithful of Governor Sarah Palin's extremely unprofessional and downright strange behavior in the political limelight. Winking at the camera during her Vice-Presidential run and her recent resignation as Governor of Alaska are fine examples. Coupled with her highly questionable professional experience and family/personal life most members of the GOP must rightly question what has become of their world.
I think she managed to Palienate even the horny old vets with that move!