Sarah Palin: “America’s Enduring Strength” from Sarah Palin on Vimeo.

Sarah Palin has released a video with her take on the response to the weekend shooting in Tucson, AZ. In the clip she says Jared Lee Loughner is the “single evil man” responsible for the tragedy and rejects the “irresponsible statements” of those, like “journalists and pundits” who would try to place blame elsewhere. Moreover, she dismisses any debate about whether political rhetoric had anything to do with the shooting.

MSNBC.com’s First Read column asks about the timing of the video, which was released 15 hours before a memorial service will be held tonight where President Obama will be speaking.

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