DOTDOTDASH: I don't plan to stray away from Downtown Art notes or Arts District neighborhood news for national politics. Still, e-mails are showing Arts District locals are puzzled over Sarah Palin's rock star reception from Tea Party Nation . . –– This side of the Alameda curtain, after all, is Obama country. TALK TO THE HAND: These Traction Ave liberals have smirked at Palin's line tweaking President Obama as a “charismatic guy with a teleprompter” before a number of cameras show her reading crib notes written on her iSarah . . . on her left wing.