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Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday Lunch Break: Sarah Palin Skewers

Posted by Sarah Mirk on Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 12:14 PM

Nothing will ease you into a glum Monday like gleefully reading about the apparent implosion of our nation's most go-get-em politician. Hundreds of political writers speculated on Sarah Palin's madness this weekend — bipolar Twitter addict with a book deal? Thin-skinned presidential hopeful? The diagnoses keep coming. Anyway, I collected my favorite weekend Palin Skewers for your lunchtime delight.

Now, Sarah's Folly by Maureen Dowd.
choice cut: "She can hunt wolves from the air and field-dress a moose, but she fears being a lame duck? Some brickbats over her ethics and diva turns as John McCain’s running mate, and that dewy skin turns awfully thin."

Sarah Palin's Princess Di moment? by Daniel Finkelstein
choice cut: "And she thought competition was her strong point. She’s a hockey mom. A hunter. But really, it’s her Achilles heel. Because 'Sarah Baracuda' learnt competition on a high school basketball court."

A Higher Calling by Amy Ephron
choice cut: "But she got me this time. Or as she would say, "Gotcha!" I watched her speech four times because I think there were clues in it... And I'm now following her on Twitter because I want to 'stay tuned'."

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Bon Appetit!

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