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Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Palin Loves The Press So Much She Forgot The Names Of All 1,500 Newspapers In U.S.
Okay, so maybe Sarah Palin can't come up with the name of a single newspaper she reads. So what? Maybe she reads so many newspapers she just can't keep track of all of them, or as it turns out, any of them. Is that so terrible?
What is Katie Couric's problem anyway? Why is she all up in Palin's face asking her trick questions like what newspapers she reads to stay informed and help establish her world view?
What, Katie, you don't think they get newspapers over in Alaska? What are you suggesting, that it's some foreign country completely out of touch with what's going on over in Washington?
Well, little miss mainland snob, it just so happens that Alaska is a microcosm of the United States. Just substitute the Arctic Sounder for the New York Times, replace Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians with Native Americans, pretend your closest neighbor is Russia, not Kansas--now throw in a frozen tundra, a couple of glaciers, and some roaming caribou, and voila, Mainstreet USA!