November 18, 2009

The Palin Chronic(les)

Disclaimer: I have not read and have no intention of reading Sarah Palin's "book". Based upon every review I've read and my own personal dislike of the former Republican Vice Presidential hopeful, my time would be better spent rubbing Purell in my eyes while gargle-singing the Star-Spangled Banner.

With that being said, I did happen upon a particularly strong and stinging review of the "book" that made me alternate between chuckling and crying. >>> GOING ROGUE.

If the "book" is even remotely close to this reviewer's presentation of it, there needn't anything else be said. Between Palin's crying foul over this week's cover of Newsweek being "sexist" and Andrew Sullivan's chronicling the odd lies of the former governor, I feel assured that the "book" is nothing more than a hubristic recounting of a political career built on preying upon the fears of the public and relying upon the unwillingness of the large media to call her out.

I wish there was some certainty within me to say that the circus will soon be over. But I have more than a sneaking suspicion that we're only in the beginning of a long and drawn-out Palin period.