Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Matt Taibbi brilliantly analyzes Sarah Palin

This is fantastic writing *and* analysis:

Sarah Palin, WWE Star

At the end of this decade what we call “politics” has devolved into a kind of ongoing, brainless soap opera about dueling cultural resentments and the really cool thing about it, if you’re a TV news producer or a talk radio host, is that you can build the next day’s news cycle meme around pretty much anything at all, no matter how irrelevant ...

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  1. Personality over policy: exactly. Scary. Same theme proven by Palin book-buyers in this YouTube video Tiffany Moore Campbell forwarded, showing folks declaring Palin a "rock star" of American politics and saying they'd love to see her become President, but unable to enunciate a single clear policy position she advocates:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKKKgua7wQk

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