Yes, that's the problem: It's not that Palin's record as a reformer has proven as durable as an oragami mountain bike.(emphasis mine)
That was quoted from the reason magazine Hit & Run blog, in an article written by David Weigel about Sarah Palin. The whole post is available here.
Stepping back from the politics, I think that's at once the greatest political use of a bike in a non-bike-related discussion, and just a fantastic metaphor, one I plan on using often.