Responding to direct questions with a barrage of pithy cliches and folksy colloquialisms to avoid admitting that you don't have the slightest idea what you're talking about.
A few minutes into the interview I realized the applicant was pullin' a Palin, and didn't have any relevant experience whatsoever.
by cjbrix July 09, 2009
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1. Quitting when the going gets tough; abandoning the responsibility entrusted to you by your neighbors for book advances and to make money on the lecture circuit.

2. Bizarre move that will damn ambitions for higher office.
I bet when people saw Jade they were convinced that David Caruso was pullin' a Palin.
by No One Likes a Quitter July 08, 2009
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Choosing to NOT take "the quitters way out" by QUITTING is Pullin' a Palin.

Claiming that the media is always hounding you, followed by inviting members of the media to join you on a "fishing run" the next day is Pullin' a Palin.
by Cynic the Infotainer July 09, 2009
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To admit that you are quitting your job because your employers would be better off without you.
The CEO was Pullin' a Palin when he told us we might be better off with someone who doesn't make decisions with a coin toss.
by Pyrite Foolsgold July 10, 2009
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Quitting after realizing you can't withstand basic criticisms and complications of the job you have.
1. "I hear Dave was Pullin' a Palin at his new job after his boss yelled at him for being late all week."

2. "Sarah Palin was facing numerous ethics probes and public insults. Since she doesn't have the fortitude or commitment to fulfill her post as a state governor under such common scrutinizing, she announced the other day that she was Pullin' a Palin. It's a good thing she wasn't the Vice President at the time."
by RetardTrig July 11, 2009
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Ticking off the opposition to no end simply by existing.
Man did you see how worked up those neo-Nazis got over that Purim carnival?? The Jewish community was really Pullin' a Palin!!
by ashesnglass July 09, 2009
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taking the road less traveled and not returning pathetic verbal assaults in kind.
Did you hear the mouth on that kid in the speech and dedate club? It was a good idea for his opponent to go with the choice of "Pullin' a Palin. It made him a lot easier to agree with.
by Cpt. Reality July 10, 2009
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