You could argue that Mick Hartley won this game when he collected
Reports confirmed my suspicions: Palin, not McCain, is the FrankenBarbie of the Rove-Cheney cabal.
from The Huffington Post, but I think quoting Naomi Wolf is cheating. Here’s a good one from yesterday’s International Herald Tribune. Roger Cohen writes:
From an inspirational notion, however flawed in execution, that has buttressed the global spread of liberty, American exceptionalism has morphed into the fortress of those who see themselves threatened by “one-worlders” (read Barack Obama) and who believe it’s more important to know how to dress moose than find Mumbai.
That’s Palinism, a philosophy delivered without a passport and with a view (on a clear day) of Russia.
There are some real reasons to pause before voting for Sarah Palin. Why do supposedly serious commentators need to drift off into a Fiskian fantasy world to find others?
It’s not about not voting for Palin. It’s about showing just how awful she is compared with oneself.
It’s another version of the ‘not in my name’ conceit. The actual things she says and does aren’t important. What is important is that no-one thinks that *we* would endorse them.
Palin seemed to find Mumbai just fine: