These days, where you fall on the crucial issue of Sarah Palin tells the rest of us all we need to know about your character. Youâ€™re either a:
A) Scum-sucking, terror-loving elitist, or a
B) Radical, tea-bag-loving simpleton.
Yet, believe it or not, one can (as I do) admire Palinâ€™s charisma and roots, appreciate her dissent on the policy experiments brainy folks in Washington are cooking up and at the same time believe she has no business running for president in 2012.
In fact, all you haters out there force me to root for her.
Thereâ€™s nothing wrong, for instance, with The Associated Press assigning a crack team of investigative journalists to sift through every word of Palinâ€™s book, â€œGoing Rogueâ€ (HarperCollins, November 2009) for inaccuracies. You only wish similarly methodical muckraking was applied to President Barack Obamaâ€™s two self-aggrandizing tomesâ€”or even the health care or cap and trade bills, for that matter.
Comparing Sarah Palin to Barack Obama is the perfect case study of the different treatment given by the liberal media to conservative vs. liberal personalities. Palin goes through the ringer and Obama gets a pass.
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